In the matter of the estate of JOHN RICHEY of Sacketts Harbor, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 9 August 1845, LETITIA LYON of Hounsfield filed her petition to open probate; further, that she and ASHEL SMITH had been appointed in the will as co-administrators.
Heirs/next of kin:
WILLIAM RICHEY of Lockport, County of Niagara, NY
ROBERT RICHEY; place of residence unknown
LETITIA LYON of Hounsfield
WILL OF JOHN RICHEY
JOHN RICHEY named his sister, LETITIA LYON. And, after Letitia's death, property to her daughter, MARY LYON. Named his brother, WILLIAM RITCHIE. Appointed LETITIA LYON and ASHEL SMITH as executors. Will dated 11 April 1844. /s/ John Richey
Witnesses: AUGUSTUS FORD and L. FOOT.
Will proved: 3 December 1845.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. D, p. 87.
NOTE: Spelling of the surname varies in the paperwork as Rickey, Richey, Ritchie.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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