JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK




ESTATE OF GEORGE B. SIMMONS

Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY



In the matter of the estate of GEORGE B. SIMMONS of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:

Petition to Open the estate brought by brother, CHARLES J. SIMMONS. Petition dated 8 March 1852. Charles Simmons stated that George B. Simmons deceased on 14 January 1851 of a natural death and left no will.

Heirs/next of kin named in the Petition:
ELIZA SIMMONS, widow, since deceased
HENRY DELOS SIMMONS
MARTHA AMELIA SIMMONS
HANNAH AUDELLE SIMMONS
SUSAN ELIZA SIMMONS, all residing in Watertown and minors under the guardianship of Charles J. Simmons.

Charles Simmons, the guardian, agreed to have the administration duties granted to EASON L. SIMMONS of Watertown, on 8 March 1852.
A Schedule D was added later to the original petition and named the kin of George B. Simmons:
HENRY DELOS SIMMONS
HANNAH A. SIMMONS
SUSAN E. SIMMONS all of Watertown and children of George b. Simmons deceased and all minors.
CHARLES L. SIMMONS of Watertown, administrator and guardian of the minor children.

It was stated that Eliza Simmons, widow of George B. Simmons, had deceased before Letters Testamentary could be granted.

Petition for Final Settlement dated: 15 July 1856


NOTE: Eliza Simmons, wife of George, died 20 Feb. 1852 at 35 years and is buried in the Brookside Cemetery in Watertown, NY. George B. Simmons died 14 Jan. 1851 at 43 years 4 days and is also buried in the Brookside Cemetery.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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