In the matter of the estate of JOSEPH WELLS of Lyme, Jeff. Co., NY: On 13 April 1858, GARRY WELLS of Lyme, petitioned to open probate.
JOHN M. WELLS
SIMEON WELLS of Lyme
SALLY HERRICK, wife of GEORGE HERRICK of Cape Vincent, of full age
ITHAMAR WELLS, minors having no general guardian and residing in the Town of Lyme, all children of the deceased.
WELLAND WELLS a minor, son of DAVID E. WELLS, deceased who was a son of the testator,
JOSEPH WELLS, of Lyme
JULIA WELLS, of full age of Lyme is the widow of the deceased.
JOSEPH WELLS made his will at age 62 years. He named his grandchild, WELLAND WELLS, infant son of DAVID E. WELLS, deceased. Named his wife, JULIA WELLS. Named his son, ITHAMAR WELLS when of age. Named his children: JOHN M. WELLS, SIMEON WELLS, GEORGE R. WELLS, ITHAMAR WELLS, SALLY HERRICK, CYRENA WELLS. Named his brother, GARRY WELLS to act as counsel regarding the property. Joseph appointed his brother, GARRY WELLS and sons JOHN M. WELLS and SIMEON WELLS as executors.
Will dated 4 March 1858. /s/ Joseph Wells
Witnesses: William Carlisle and Leroy E. Jones both of the Town of Lyme, Jeff. Co.
Will proved: 26 April 1858.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 408.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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