In the matter of the estate of JOHN W. NORTON of Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 18 November 1842, GEORGE R. EARL of Brownville, petitioned to open probate on the estate and he had been appointed executor in the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
NAMA NORTON, mother of the deceased
GEORGE R. EARL
MARY ANN EARL, his wife, and a daughter of the deceased, of Brownville
HORATIO N. NORTON of Pamelia, NY, a son of the deceased
WILL OF JOHN W. NORTON
JOHN W. NORTON named ALMINA BOARDMAN. Named his mother, NAMA NORTON. Named HORATION N. NORTON, his brother. Named EUNITIA R. NORTON, daughter of Horatio N. Norton when she became 14. Named MARY ANN EARL, wife of GEORGE R. EARL, his sister. Mentions a deed dated 8 April 1826 called the Potash Lot, which ten acres was divided between John W. Norton and WALTER HOWARD. Named George R. Earl as executor. Will dated 19 September 1842. /s/ John W. Norton
Witnesses: JOHN K. ADAMS and C. K. LOOMIS both of Brownville, NY
Will proved: 21 November 1842.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. B, p. 484.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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