In the matter of the estate of LOUIS BRIANT of LeRay, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 21 August 1858, JEREMIAH CHEESEMAN of Theresa petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
MELVIN BRIANT all of full age
JOHN BRIANT, a minor having no general guardian, all children of the deceased and of LeRay, Jeff. Co.
MARY BRIANT of full age of LeRay, widow of the deceased.
Named his son, HENRY and his wife. Mentions wife MARY. Names his sons, HENRY, CHARLES, MELVIN and JOHN. Appointed JEREMIAH CHEESEMAN of Theresa and P. S. STEWART of Carthage as executors.
Will dated 14 June 1858. /s/Louis X Briant (his mark)
Witnesses: A. C. Ackerly of LeRay, Charles Lobdell of LeRay and Charlotte Trevaller of Philadelphia.
Will proved: 30 August 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 6, p. 91.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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