In the matter of the estate of JONATHAN PHILLIPS of Hounsfield, Jeff. Co., NY: On 9 November 1857, AMANDA PHILLIPS and JOHN ARTHUR PHILLIPS of Champion petitioned to open probate.
JOHN ARTHUR PHILLIPS of Champion
JAMES PHILLIPS of Rutland
JONATHAN PHILLIPS, JR.
LORA ROOT, wife of WILLIAM ROOT
JANE BIDWELL, wife of LOREN BIDWELL of Marquette Co., Wisconsin, all children of the deceased and of full age.
AMANDA PHILLIPS of Champion, widow of the deceased
JONATHAN PHILLIPS made his will at age 68 in the previous January. He named his wife, AMANDA PHILLIPS. Named his two sons: JONATHAN PHILLIPS, JR. and JAMES PHILLIPS. Named his two daughters: JANE PHILLIPS (now JANE BIDWELL) and LORA PHILLIPS, now LORA ROOT. Named his son, JOHN ARTHUR PHILLIPS who resided with him.
Will dated 15 October 1853.
Jonathan X Phillips (his mark)
Witnesses: Randolph Barnes and Joseph Warrington both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 28 December 1857
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 290.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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