In the matter of the estate of JONATHAN FISH of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 13 September 1841, JONATHAN FISH and CAROLINE FISH of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., petitioned to open probate; they stated that Jonathan had lately died and left a will.
Heirs/next of kin:
LILLIS FISH, widow of Jonathan Fish
AUGUSTUS LUM and NANCY LUM, his wife
THURSTON BARKER and ANNA BARKER, his wife
All of the Town of Ellisburg.
HOLLY HARD and MATILDA HARD, his wife, residing in Michigan, place unknown.
GEORGE CARPENTER and MARTHA ANN CARPENTER, his wife of the Province of Upper Canada, place unknown.
GEORGE BAXTER of the Town of Lorraine in Jefferson Co.
HORACE HULL and GEORGE HULL of Ellisburgh
MASON ROUNDS of Ellisburgh
CAROLINE FISH of Ellisburgh
GEORGE C. BARKER and THOM BARKER of Michigan, residence not known
NANCY JANE HULL
OSMAS L. FISH
ELLEN M. FISH
ELIZA C. FISH minors having no general guardian in Jefferson Co.
WILL OF JONATHAN FISH
JONATHAN FISH named his wife, LILLIS FISH. Named youngest son, SILAS FISH. Named daughters, NANCY LUM and FANNY BARKER. Named his granddaughter, FANNY M. BAILEY. Named JANE HULL and ADELINE HULL, daughters of PRUDENCE HULL. Directed Silas Fish to procure and erect a set of marble grave stones for himself and wife and for MARY FISH, MATILDA FISH and LAVINA FISH with suitable lettering on them denoting their several ages and time of their deaths. Named sons: JONATHAN FISH, CALVIN FISH and SILAS FISH. Silas Fish appointed executor. Will dated 7 April 1836. /s/ Jonathan Fish
Witnesses: PHILIP P. MARTIN, GEORGE N. FISH and GEORGE HINES
Will proved: 30 September 1841.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills: Vol. B, p. 311.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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