In the matter of the estate of JOSEPH L. WAIT of Antwerp, Jeff. Co., NY: On 20 November 1855, ALLEN G. WAIT of Antwerp, petitioned to open probate.
ALLEN G. WAIT of full age
LAURA A. WAIT
WILLIAM R. WAIT
DAN WAIT, minors having no general guarding, residing in Antwerp, children of testator.
LUCRETIA WAIT of Antwerp, of full age, widow of the deceased.
JOSEPH WAIT mentioned his wife. Named his son, ALLEN G. WAIT. Named his daughters: LAURA A. and JULIA WAIT, when 21. Named his two sons: WILLIAM R. and DAN WAIT when 21. Appointed his wife with Allen G. Wait as guardians of the minor children. Appointed Allen G. Wait, as executor, with Joseph's wife, LUCRETIA. Will dated: 30 June 1855.
/s/ Joseph L. Wait
Witnesses: Almon Buell and Hannah C. Buell both of Antwerp, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 5 December 1855.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 4, p. 100.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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