In the matter of the estate of JAMES BAXTER of Orleans, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 1 June 1846, CHRISTIAN BAXTER of Orleans petitioned to open probate and James had appointed him and PETER P. FULTZ and JOHN SHELL JR. as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
FANNY BAXTER, widow of deceased
NELSON BAXTER of Orleans
VIVULDA BAXTER, minor children of deceased.
WILL OF JAMES BAXTER
JAMES BAXTER named his wife, FANNY BAXTER. Named his son, CHRISTIAN BAXTER. Named his four youngest sons: JAMES, PHILIP, JACOB and VIVULDA. Named his son, NELSON. Mentioned PHILIP C. BELLINGER as a mortgage holder. He appointed PETER P. FULTZ, JOHN SHELL JR. and CHRISTIAN BAXTER as executors. Will dated 10 February 1844. /s/ James Baxter
Witnesses: CORNELIUS BORT, JACOB RICE, E. M. ELDRIDGE
Will proved: 9 June 1846.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. D., pp. 187-189.
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