In the matter of the estate of JACOB W. BREWSTER of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 17 January 1844, HARRIET BREWSTER and SAMUEL T. HOOKER of Sacketts Harbor, and JASON PHELPS, Jefferson Co., petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
HARRIET BREWSTER, widow of Jacob W. Brewster, deceased
HARRIET BREWSTER, JR., a minor
SAMUEL T. HOOKER
JAMES L. HOOKER all of Sacketts Harbor, NY
SIDNEY D. HOOKER of the City of New Orleans, Louisiana
The following minors:
MARTHA ANN HOOKER of Sacketts Harbor
MARY CAMPFIELD of Lisbon St. Lawrence Co., NY
FRANCIS M. KIMBALL
JAMES B. KIMBALL of Sacketts Harbor, the minors having no general guardian.
WILL OF JACOB W. BREWSTER
JACOB W. BREWSTER mentioned the value of his estate as between $50,000 - $80,000. He named first the Foreign Missions through the Board of Commissions of Foreign Missions. He named the Board of Commissions of Home Missions. A sum of money to the purchase of suitable books for the Sabbath School of the Presbyterian Society, or if none, then for the benefit of the Children of the Society. Named the Presbyterian Society of Sacketts Harbor, to aid in building a parsonage house with others. Named his wife, HARRIET BREWSTER. Named the children of his deceased daughter, MARTHA B. HOOKER; also the children of his deceased daughter, LUCY ANN CAMPFIELD; and to the children of his deceased daughter, FRANCES D. KIMBALL. Named his only living child, HARRIET BREWSTER. Named his wife, HARRIET BREWSTER, DEACON JASON PHELPS and SAMUEL T. HOOKER as executors of the will. Will dated 13 June 1843. /s/ J. W. Brewster
Witnesses: GEORGE CAMP and WILLIAM GLADWIN of Sacketts Harbor, NY
Will proved: 19 February 1844.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol., C., p 150.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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