In the matter of the estate of JASON MERRICK 2ND of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 19 April 1848, HANNAH MERRICK, widow of Jason, filed her petition to open probate and stated that Jason had deceased on 20 January 1848 and had appointed her, DAVID MERRICK and EVEN TOWNSEND as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
HANNAH MERRICK, widow and petitioner
ROBERT MERRICK, both brothers of Jason
MARY ANN COOPER, a sister of Jason, and her husband, JAMES COOPER, all of Philadelphia.
WILL OF JASON MERRICK 2ND
JASON MERRICK of Philadelphia, NY named his wife, HANNAH. Mentions lands will to him by his father by will. Named his brother, DAVID MERRICK. Named his brother, ROBERT MERRICK. Named his sister, MARY ANN COOPER. Appointed wife, HANNAH MERRICK, as executrix and brother, DAVID MERRICK and EVEN TOWNSEND, as executors. Will dated 10 December 1847. /s/ Jason Merrick
Witnesses: ABRAHAM BARBER, MYNARL VAN VALKENBURGH, AMBROSE LINWOOD, all of Philadelphia, NY
Will proved: 15 June 1848
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. E, pp. 196-198.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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