In the matter of the estate of JAMES TIFFT of Lorraine, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 4 August 1859, JULIA M. TIFFT of Lorraine petitioned to open probate.
MARY VAN WORMER, wife of AUGUSTUS C. VAN WORMER of Ellisburg, Jeff. Co.
PAMELIA P. LOWRY, wife of PHILO LOWRY of Lorraine
AMANDA N. JAMES, wife of LORENZO D. JAMES of Lorraine
NANCY M. CRANDALL, wife of ELI CRANDALL of Richland, Oswego Co., NY
ROSWELL K. TIFFT of Lorraine, of full age
HANNAH TIFFT, JAMES H. TIFFT, ALVIN J. TIFFT and HIRAM C. TIFFT, all minors having no general guardian, children of the deceased.
JULIA M. TIFFT, widow of the deceased.
JAMES TIFFT of the Town of Lorraine, Jeff. Co., NY, named his wife, JULIA M. TIFFT and his three younger sons: JAMES H. TIFFT, ALVIN J. TIFFT and HIRAM C. TIFFT. Named his son, ROSWELL K. TIFFT, and daughters: MARY VAN WORMER, PAMELIA P. LOWREY, AMANDA M. JAMES, NANCY M. CANDALL, and HANNH J. TIFFT. He appointed DEXTER WILDEN of Mannsville and JULIA M. TIFFT as executors.
Will dated 29 March 1859. /s/ James Tifft.
Witnesses: Roswell Kinney and Dexter Wilden both of Mannsville, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 22 August 1859
Jeff Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 11.
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