In the matter of the estate of HENRY LYON of Worth, Jefferson Co., NY: On 23 April 1852, ROBERT LYON petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:
CLARISSA JORDAN, wife of PATRICK JORDAN of Rodman, NY
TRYPHENA ADSIT, wife of ABEL W. ADSIT of Lorraine, NY
HENRY LYON of Adams, NY
RICHARD LYON of Worth, NY
ROBERT LYON and BETSEY GELLETT, wife of GEORGE W. GETLLETT of Worth, all of full age and children of the deceased.
Grandchildren of son, ERASTUS LYON, deceased:
RUTH LYON, residence unknown, REBECCA LYON and ABRAM LYON of Adams. RACHAEL MARIA LYON of Lorraine. ABEL LYON and RHODA SASHBROOKS, wife of HIRAM SASHBROOKS OF Gouveneur, St. Lawrence Co., all minors having no general guardian except Rhoda who was of full age.
TRYPHENA LYON of Worth, of full age, widow of the deceased.

WILL OF HENRY LYON

HENRY LYON named his daughter, CLARISSA, and her heirs except MATTISON McDONALD. Named his son, RICHARD. Named his daughter, TRYPHENA ADSIT. Named his daughter, BETSEY GELLET. Named his son, ROBERT, who received the home lot. Mentioned heirs of his deceased son, ERASTUS, as follows: RUTH, daughter of Erastus when 18; REBECCA and RACHEL MARIA, daughters of Erastus when 18. ABRAM and ABEL, sons of Erastus, when 21. RHODA, daughter of Erastus, left nothing as he had advanced all that she would have received. Named his wife, TRYPHENA. Named his son, HENRY LYON, JR. Appointed sons, HENRY JR. and ROBERT LYON as executors.
Will dated 30 September 1851.
/s/ Henry Lyon

Witnesses: W. C. THOMPSON of Adams, NY and C. BRONSON SKINNER of Adams and RUFUS RIPLEY of Adams.
Will proved: 24 May 1852.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 68.


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