In the matter of the estate of NATHANIEL WARDWELL of Ellisburgh, Jeff. Co.: On 15 December 1857, TIMOTHY F. WARDWELL of Ellisburgh and JONATHAN WARDWELL of Lorraine, petitioned to open probate.
JONATHAN WARDWELL of Lorraine
TIMOTHY F. WARDWELL
HANNAH R. SHEPARD, wife of THOMAS B. SHEPARD of Ellisburgh, all of full age and children of the deceased.
EMMA S. WARDWELL
WILLIAM H. WARDWELL
NATHANIEL P. WARDWELL, children of NATHANIEL P. WARDWELL, deceased and grandchildren of testator
SARAH W. OTIS
ORAN G. OTIS, children of SARAH F. OTIS, deceased, and grandchildren of testator; all grandchildren are infants without a general guardian and all reside in Watertown, NY
NATHANIEL WARDWELL of Ellisburgh, named his son, TIMOTHY F. WARDWELL. Named his two grandchildren, by daughter SARAH F. OTIS, SARAH and ORIN GRAY OTIS. Appointed their father, D. D. OTIS to be their guardian and trustee. Named his son, JONATHAN. Named his daughter, HANNAH R. SHEPARD. Named his grandchildren, EMMA S. WARDWELL, WILLIAM HENRY WARDWELL and NATHANIEL P. WARDWELL, children of N. P. WARDWELL, deceased. Appointed his sons, JONATHAN WARDWELL and TIMOTHY F. WARDWELL as executors. Will dated 16 November 1857.
/s/ Nathaniel Wardwell
Witnesses:Roswell Kinney and Daniel Wardwell of Mannsville, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 24 December 1857.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol., 5, p. 282.
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