James Congden Estate


In the matter of the estate of JAMES CONGDEN of Hounsfield, Jeff. Co., NY On 3 April 1856, JAMES H. CONGDEN of Hounsfield petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:

ELIZA M. MOREHOUSE, wife of GEORGE MOREHOUSE
MARY M. CONGDEN
HANNAH M. CONGDEN
JAMES H. CONGDEN, petitioner, and all of Hounsfield
SARAH A. COLE of Brownville, NY, all of full age.
ELIZABETH CONGDEN, of full age of Hounsfield, widow of the deceased.

WILL OF JAMES CONGDEN

JAMES CONGDEN made his will at age 59 years, 7 months and 11 days. Named his wife, ELIZABETH CONGDEN. Named his daughters: MARY MALVINA and HANNAH M. CONGEN. Named his daughters, ELIZA M. MOREHOUSE and SARAH ANN COLE. Named his son, JAMES H. COGNDON. Appointed his son, JAMES and wife, ELIZABETH as executors of his will.
Will dated 25 June 1855. /s/ James Congdon
Wits: David Babcock and John B. Kimball both of Dexter, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 14 April 1856.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 191.

NOTE: The will is indexed as Congden; however, James signed as Congdon.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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