In the matter of the estate of JOSEPH LAWRENCE of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY: On 8 February 1853, JOSIAH HAWKINS petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
GEORGE W. LAWRENCE
ELIZABETH LAWRENCE, all of Watertown, NY
MARY ANN STURTEVANT, wife of GEORGE STURTEVANT of Auburn, NY, all of full age
MAHETABLE LAWRENCE of Watertown, of full age, widow of the deceased.
JOSEPH LAWRENCE made his will at 70 years and upwards. Named his daughter, REBECCA; named his daughter, ELIZABETH. Directed the daughters to care for their mother in lieu of her dower. Appointed JOSIAH HAWKINS as executor. Will dated 22 November 1841.
/s/ Joseph Lawrence
Witnesses: J. L. RICE of Watertown and J. B. MASSEY of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 10 March 1853.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 374.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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