In the matter of the estate of JOB PECKHAM of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY: On 22 March 1853, DANIEL PECKHAM of Westmoreland, Oneida Co., NY petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
PHEBE ANN PECKHAM of Westmoreland, NY
ELIZABETH PECKHAM of Philadelphia, NY, of full age, widow of the deceased.
JOB PECKHAM made his will at age 50. Named his wife ELIZABETH PECKHAM. Gave his wife ten dollars in trust to be paid by her to her several children by a former husband as follows: ANN MOSHER, CYRUS MOSHER, SARAH JANE MOSHER, MARY MOSHER, LUCY MOSHER, CATHERINE MOSHER, SAMUEL T. MOSHER. Named his daughter PHEBE ANN PECKHAM and awarded her his farm in the town of Westmoreland. Gave his wife goods that were possessed by her at the time of their marriage. Appointed his brothers, DANIEL PECKHAM and DAVID PECKHAM both of Westmoreland, as executors of the will. Will dated 24 December 1852.
/s/ Job X Peckham (X his mark.)
Witnesses: J. F. LATIMER of Philadelphia, NY and JESSE ROBERTS of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 25 April 1853.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 414.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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