In the matter of the estate of HEZEKIAH HAMMOND of Cape Vincent, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 29 December 1857, LUCY HAMMOND and JOSEPH HAMMOND of Cape Vincent, NY petitioned to open probate and stated that Hezekiah had deceased at Cape Vincent on 30 December 1856 and had left a will. Lucy had been named executrix in the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
LUCY HAMMOND, wife of deceased and executrix
JOSEPH HAMMOND, one of the petitioners, of full age
JUSTICE HAMMOND of Cape Vincent
LUCY ANN HOLLENBECK, wife of ABRAHAM V. HOLLENBECK of Bloomington, Illinois
Lucy Ann Hollenback and Justice Hollenbeck being minors with no general guardian.
JC Estate papers Box H11-14/94/
WILL OF HEZEKIAH HAMMOND
HEZEKIAH HAMMOND named his wife, LUCY. He named his son, JUSTUS. Named his daughter, ANNA. Named his children: JOSEPH, JUSTICE and ANNA. Appointed wife, LUCY, as sole executrix of his will. Will dated 8 December 1856. /s/ Hezekiah Hammond
Witnesses: W. R. PARRISH and MOSES WHITE of Cape Vincent, NY
Will proved: 29 December 1857.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 295.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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