In the matter of the estate of JOHN P. NELLIS of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 6 March 1852, HENRY D. VAN CAMP petitioned to open probate and stated that John had deceased in Clayton on 20 February 1852 and had left a will; the petitioner was one of the executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
EZEKIAS NELLIS of Demsek, Lasalle Co., Illinois
LANAH KLOCK, wife of ISAAC KLOCK
JULIA DELLENBECK, wife of JOHN DELLENBECK of Morristown, St. Lawrence Co., NY
CATHERINE WAGONER, wife of JOSEPH WAGONER of Lyme, Jefferson Co., NY
JOHN PETER NELLIS, all of Clayton, Jefferson Co.
THEODORE B. NELLIS of Fulton Co., NY, children and sole heirs of ARCHIBALD NELLIS, deceased son of John P. Nellis
Loretta, Theodore and John P., all minors under the age of 21 having no general guardian.
NANCY NELLIS, of full age and widow of John P. Nellis, deceased
WILL OF JOHN P. NELLIS
JOHN P. NELLIS named his wife, MARY. Named sons: ORLANDO NELLIS, JOHN PETER NELLIS. Named his daughters: LANY KLOCK, CATHERINE WAGONER, JULIA DELLENBACK and ELIZABETH NELLIS. Named his son, ARCHIBALD NELLIS of the Town of Euphrates, Fulton Co. Named his son, EZEKIUS NELLIS. Appointed his friend, HENRY D. VAN CAMP and son, EZEKIAL NELLIS as executors. Will dated 1 Feb. 1849. /s/ John P. Nellis
Witnesses: HENRY D. VAN CAMP and EZEKIUS NELLIS both of Clayton.
Will proved: 7 June 1852.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 91.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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