In the matter of the estate of JOTHAM IVES of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
Petition to open estate brought on 26 April 1841 by GILUS IVES and GARRET IVES of Watertown.
Heirs/next of kin named in Petition:
AMY IVES, wife of deceased, executrix
AMANDA WHITE, wife of HENRY WHITE of Watertown
WILL OF JOTHAM IVES
JOTHAM IVES of Watertown, named son, GARRET IVES. Named daughter, AMANDA WHITE and her husband, HARRY WHITE. Named daughter, Amanda, to receive real estate. Directed wife, Amy to support and educate his grandson, FRANCIS IVES, and gave him land on the west side of the Rome state road, near Sacketts Harbor road. After Amy's death, the rest of his real estate would go to son, GARRET IVES and AMANDA WHITE.
Named GILUS IVES and AMY IVES as executors. Will dated 20 March 1841. /s/ Jothan Ives
Witness: AARON BLODGET of Hounsfield and SALLY FASSETT of Watertown and H. S. DICKERSON of Watertown
Will proved: 8 May 1841
Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. B, p. 160
NOTE: Jotham Ives was the son of Jotham and Anna Foster Ives; married Amy Scott. Gilus Ives may be Titus Ives, who was a son of Garrett and Louisa Ives.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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