In the matter of the estate of JOHN NORTON of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 5 March 1844, JOHN NORTON petitioned to open the estate for probate and stated that John Sr. had lately died and left a will but had not named an Executor.
Heirs/next of kin:
JOHN NORTON, petitioner of Clayton
POLLY NORTON, widow of the deceased
CHARLES EVERTS both of Clayton
BETSEY AMES and DAVID AMES of Steuben, Oneida Co., NY.
WILL OF JOHN NORTON
JOHN NORTON named his son, JOHN NORTON JR. Named his wife, POLLY NORTON. Named his daughter, KATHERINE EVERTS. Named his daughter. BETSEY AMES. Will dated 18 January 1843. /s/ John Norton
Witnesses: HELEN NORTON and CALEB BURNAM of Clayton.
Will proved: 25 March 1844.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. C, p. 179.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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