In the matter of the estate of JOHN PECK of Champion, Jeferson Co., NY:
On 12 October 186, JOHN F. PECK of Champion, petitioned to open probate and stated that JOHN F. PECK had been appointed sole executor of the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
MARTHA S. PECK, widow of deceased
JOSEPH W. PECK
JOHN F. PECK all of Champion.
The following minors:
ELECTA E. PECK
ORVILLE F. PECK
DUANE H. PECK
WILL OF JOHN PECK
JOHN PECK named his wife, MARTHA and all property which she brought on the occasion of their marriage. Named his daughter, CELESTA E. PECK. Mentioned personal items that had belonged to Celesta's deceased mother. Named his son, JOHN F. PECK and appointed him sole executor of the will. Appointed ROBERT MIDDLETON 2nd as guardian of daughter Celesta E. Peck, son ORVILLE F. PECK and WILLIAM J. BENTLY as guardian of his son, DUANE H. PECK. Named his son, JOSEPH W. PECK. Named again his sons ORVILLE F. PECK and DUANE H. PECK. Will dated 7 March 1846. /s/ Joseph Peck
Witnesses: CHARLES E. CLARKE, JOHN PECK, THOMAS P. FRANCIS, all of Champion
Will proved: 21 October 1846.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. D., pp. 282-284.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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