In the matter of the estate of MILO LESTER of Rutland, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 21 August 1840, MOSES EAMES of Rutland, Jefferson Co., and filed a petition to open probate on the estate. He state that Milo had deceased lately and had left a will and ABIGAIL LESTER, as widow of Milo Lester.
Heirs/next of kin named in the petition to open:
ABIGAIL LESTER, widow
MILO A. LESTER
POLLY W. LESTER
HELEN E. LESTER, children and heirs, all of Rutland, NY
WILL OF MILO LESTER
MILO LESTER of Rutland named wife, ABIGAIL. Names son, MILO A. LESTER. Named daughter, POLLY W. LESTER. Named daughter, HELLEN E. LESTER. Bequests when they became 21 years of age. Appointed MOSES EAMES as guardian of the children. Named MOSES EAMES and ABIGAIL LESTER as co-executors of his will. Will dated 5 December 1839. /s/ Milo Lester
Witnesses: ELDRIDGE WALSWORTH of Rodman; MOSES EAMES and DELIA A. EAMES of Rutland, Jefferson Co.
Will proved: 8 October 1840.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. B, p. 23.
NOTE: Milo Lester died 6 Dec. 1839 at 47 years and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Jefferson Co.,NY
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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