In the matter of the estate of HENRY BROWN of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY: On 26 May 1854, SANFORD B. HOLLEY of Ellisburgh, petitioned to open probate.
MARY ADDIA BROWN of Sheboygan, WI, a minor having no general guardian, sole heir of the deceased.
He left no widow surviving him.
HENRY BROWN made his will at age 29. Named his daughter, MARY ADELIA BROWN to receive when 21 years. If Mary did not survive, then the estate to his two sisters: MARY ANN HAWES and OPHELIA PATRIDGE. Appointed SANFORD B. HOLLEY as executor. Will dated 11 May 1854.
/s/ Henry Brown
Witnesses: JEREMIAH FIELD of Ellisburgh and JOHN BROWN
Will proved: 30 May 1854.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 100.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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