In the matter of the estate of NATHAN CROOK of Antwerp, Jeff. Co., NY: On 22 March 1858, LATON BENTLY of Antwerp, petitioned to open probate.
HANNAH GILLINGHAMSHARILL BENTLY, wife of LATON BENTLY of Antwerp
DEBORAH WINCHELL, wife of MORRIS WINCHELL of Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
HARRIET LIVINGSTON, wife of WILLIAM LIVINGSON of Fulton, Oswego Co., NY
SOPHIA DUNTON, wife of FRANKLIN DUNTON of Ontario, Lee Co., Illinois, all of full age
CATHARIN SIMMONS, now married, husband unknown, minors having no general guardian
CHARLOTTE CROOK, of full age of Antwerp, is the widow of the deceased.
NATHAN CROOK made his will at age 77. Named his wife, CHARLOTTE CROOK. Named his son, ERASTUS CROOK. Named his grandchildren: CORDELIA SIMMONS, JAMES SIMMONS, CATHARINE SIMMONS and LAFAYETTE SIMMONS. Named his sons: ERASTUS CROOK, JOHN CROOK and ALONZO CROOK. Named his daughters, DEBORAH WINCHELL, HANNAH GILL, SOPHIA DUNTON, SHARILL BENTLY and HARRIET LIVINGSTON. Appointed his son-in-law, LATON BENTLY, and his son, ERASTUS CROOK, as executors.
Will dated 4 October 1857. /s/ Nathan Crook.
Witnesses: John H. Conklin and J. P. Ellis both of Antwerp.
Will proved: 10 May 1858.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 447.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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