Joseph Sheldon Estate


In the matter of the estate of JOSEPH SHELDON of Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY: On 16 November 1857, JOSEPH SHELDON of New Haven petitioned to open probate.

HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:

DANIEL B. SHELDON
MARCIA WILDER, wife of GEORGE WILDER
SUSAN THOMPSON, wife of JENCKES P. THOMPSON
JOHN SHELDON of Watertown
TILLEY R. SHELDON of Brownville
MARY EDDY, wife of WILLARD L. EDDY of Pamelia
JOSEPH SHELDON of New Haven, CT
BISHOP SHELDON
MARK SHELDON of San Francisco Co., California, of full age
AUGUSTA BECKWITH
JOSEPH SHELDON BECKWITH
JENCKES P. BECKWITH all of Watertown, grandchildren of the deceased and children of HARRIET R. BECKWITH, deceased, who was a daughter of said Joseph Sheldon, and minors with no general guardian
HEPZIBAH SHELDON of full age of Watertown, widow of the deceased.

WILL OF JOSEPH SHELDON

JOSEPH SHELDON named his wife, HEPZABAH SHELDON. Named his brother, DANIEL B. SHELDON. Named BISHOP SHELDON to receive gold watch given to deceased by his brother, JOHN SHELDON. Named his son, JOSEPH SHELDON. Named HEPZABAH SHELDON, DANIEL B. SHELDON, JENKS P. THOMPSON, WILLARD L. EDDY and JOSEPH SHELDON as executors. JOSEPH SHELDON, son of TILLY R. SHELDON when 21 years. TILLY R. SHELDON and his wife, MINERVA SHELDON. Named granddaughter, MARCIA SHELDON, who lived with him., when 21. Named grandchildren: AUGUSTA BECKWITH, JOSEPH S. BECKWITH, JENKS P. BECKWITH, when 21 years. Named his daughter, SUSAN THOMPSON, wife of JENKS P. THOMPSON. Named his daughter, MARY EDDY, wife of WILLARD L. EDDY. Named BISHOP SHELDON. Named JOHN SHELDON. Named his son, JOSEPH JR. Named his son, MARK SHELDON. Appointed sons-in-law: JENKS P. THOMPSON and WILLARD L. EDDY and his son, JOSEPH SHELDON JR. as executors. Will dated 17 February 1854.
/s/ Joseph Sheldon
Witnesses: Allen C. Beach and J. Moore, Jr., both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 25 January 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 334.


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