In the matter of the estate of JAMES McCUMBER of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 10 September 1847, OREN A. McCUMBER of Ellisburgh, filed a petition to open probate. He stated that James had deceased and left a will. James had appointed MERCY McCUMBER as sole executrix.
Heirs/next of kin:
MERCY McCUMBER, widow of deceased
BETSEY WILLIAMS, wife of AARON WILLIAMS
OREN A. McCUMBER all of Ellisburg
ALBERT McCUMBER both of Belvidere, Boon Co., Illinois
DALLAS McCUMBER, all minors under the age of 21 years; Charles and Mercy being residents of Ellisburgh and James and Dallas of Belvidere. Minors having no general guardian within the state.
WILL OF JAMES McCUMBER
JAMES McCUMBER named his wife, MERCY McCUMBER. Named his son, GEORGE McCUMBER. Named his daughter, HARRIET McCUMBER. Named his daughter, BETSEY WILLIAMS. Named the heirs of his son, CALVIN McCUMBER who was deceased. Named heirs of his son, MARQUIS McCUMBER, who was deceased. Named his son, ALBERT McCUMBER. Named his son, OREN A. McCUMBER. James appointed his wife, Mercy, as sole executrix. Will dated: 13 March 1847. /s/ James X McCumber
Witnesses: WILLIAM NUTTING and ORRIN FILLMORE of Ellisburgh
Will proved: 18 February 1848.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. E, p. 63.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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