IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HIRAM EDWARDS of Ellisburgh, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 17 August 1860, FREDERICK EDWARDS petitioned to open probate.
CELESTIA EDWARDS, wife of the deceased
FREDERICK EDWARDS, son of deceased, both of Ellisburgh.
Hiram named his wife, SYLLESTIA EDWARDS. Named ZIMRI FAR. Made a rquest of his executors to purchase a marble monument for the tombs of his father and mother Edwards. Named his son, FREDERICK EDWARDS. Named his brother: WILLIAM EDWARDS. Named his sister, JULIA CURTISS. Named his sister, HARRIET TAYLOR. Named his nephews: LUCIAN and EDWIN SPRAGUE, children of his deceased sister, PRUDENCE SPRAGUE. Appointed his son, FREDERICK and EDWARD B. HARRIS as executors.
Will dated 7 April 1860. /s/ Hiram Edwards
Witnesses: D. H. Chapman and L. L. Kenney of Belleville, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 27 August 1860.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 8.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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