In the matter of the estate of JOSEPH ADAMS of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 25 April 1840, STEPHEN MARTIN on behalf of LYDIA ADAMS, devisee, appeared in court and so did JOSEPHS ADAMS, son and heir of Joseph; also appearing was HANNAH SEVERANCE.
Heirs/next of kin:
LYDIA ADAMS, widow
JOSEPH ADAMS, son
STEPHEN MARTIN, special guardian of ELIJAH ADAMS, LYDIA ANN ADAMS, CALVIN ADAMS, LAURA ADAMS, ELIZABETH ADAMS and JOHN K. ADAMS, all of Clayton, infants.
WILL OF JOSEPH ADAMS
JOSEPH ADAMS left his entire estate to wife, LYDIA ADAMS. Will dated 27 Feb. 1840. /s/ Joseph Adams. Witnesses: STEPEN MARTIN and HANNAH SEVERANCE of Clayton, NY. Will proved: 25 April 1840.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. A., p. 351.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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