In the matter of the estate of ISAAC WELLS of Lyme, Jefferson Co., NY:
GILBERT WELLS of Lyme, Jefferson Co. petitioned to open probate on 11 August 1856; he stated that Isaac had deceased and left a will.
Heirs/next of kin named in petition to open probate:
GILBERT WELLS, an executor of the will
MARCUS L. WELLS
ELLEN WELLS of Lyme
CALISTA MOFFATT, wife of BRUCE MOFFATT of Brownville
PAMELIA J. LUCAS, wife of GEORGE R. LUCAS of Ellisburgh
All of the above children of said deceased and of full age.
MARIA WELLS of Lyme, full age, widow of said deceased
WILL OF ISAAC WELLS
ISAAC WELLS named wife, MARIA. Named children: GILBERT WELLS; MARCUS L. WELLS, REMOS WELLS, PAMELIA LUCAS, wife of GEORGE R. LUCAS; CALISTA WELLS; ELLEN WELLS. Named GILBERT and MARCUS WELLS co-executors. Will dated 29 May 1855. /s/ Isaac Wells.
Witnesses: J. R. A. PERKINS and L. G. DONWIN of Watertown NY
Will proved: 8 September 1856.
Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. 4, p. 319.
NOTE: Isaac Wells died on 8 April 1856 at 62 years and is buried in the Harder Cemetery/Wells in Lyme. Maria Wells, his wife, died in 1863 at 68 years and buried in the same cemetery.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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