In the matter of the estate of HART MASSEY of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 28 March 1853, EDWARD J. MASSEY of Watertown, filed a petition to open probate and stated that Hart Massey had lately died and left a will.
Heirs/next of kin:
MARY FAIRBANKS, wife of JASON FAIRBANKS
EDWARD J. MASSEY
CYRENA L. BATES wife of JAMES K. BATES
JANE J. BOALT wife of GEORGE A. BOALT of Watertown
MARCELLA MASSEY of Brooklin
ALBERT E. MASSEY of White Pigeon, Michigan
all of full age
LUCY MASSEY of Watertown is the widow of Hart Massey, deceased, and of full age.
WILL OF HART MASSEY
HART MASSEY mentioned wife but not by name. He left the majority of his estate to his executor. He named children: MARY FAIRBANKS, wife of JASON FAIRBANKS; ALBERT E. MASSEY; SERENA L. wife of J. K. BATES; JANE J. BOALT, wife of GEORGE A. BOALT. He appointed his son, EDWARD J. MASSEY, as executor. Will dated: 1 Nov. 1849. /s/ Hart Massey
Witnesses: D. HUNTINGTON of Watertown, NY and P. B. BRAINARD of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 25 April 1853.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 406.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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