In the matter of the estate of JAMES W. BROWN of Rodman, Jefferson Co., NY: On 5 October 1854, ZELOTUS BROWN of Rodman, petitioned to open probate.
AUSTIN A. BROWN
EMELINE THOMICE, wife of EBENEZER H. THOMICE of Kenosha, Wisconsin
MERSEY ANN BROWN
SEYMOUR W. BROWN
ZELOTUS M. BROWN of Rodman, all of full age
OLIVE B. BROWN of Rodman, of full age, widow of testator.
JAMES W. BROWN made his will at age 61. He named his wife, OLIVE B. BROWN. Named his daughter, EMELINE, to receive $200, and after her decease equally between her son, JAMES, and her adopted daughter, ESTHER MIRANDA, and if the said Emeline recovers from her present illness, $250. Named his son, GEORGE. Named his son, AUSTIN A. Named his son, SEYMOUR W. Named his son ZELOTUS M. Named his son, JOSEPH. Appointed son, ZELOTUS M. BROWN as executor. Will dated 14 September 1854.
/s/ James W. Brown
Witnesses: Alpheus Brown of Rodman and Abijah Potter of Copenhagen, NY.
Will proved: 14 February 1855
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 339.
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