In the matter of the estate of OLIVER WRIGHT of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 15 April 1851, JAMES W. WRIGHT of Clayton petitioned to open probate as a legatee of the will as no executor had been named.
Heirs/next of kin:
POLLY WRIGHT, widow of the deceased
RUSSEL W. WRIGHT
JAMES W. WRIGHT
MARY J. SHED, widow of ALANSON SHED, deceased
MALINDA L. THOMPSON, wife of SAMUEL K. THOMPSON
PATTY WRIGHT, all of full age and of Clayton, NY
WILL OF OLIVER WRIGHT
OLIVER WRIGHT named his son, RUSSEL. Named his son, JAMES WILBORN WRIGHT. Named RACHEL ARZELIA SHED, his beloved granddaughter a bequest payable to his daughter, POLLY. Named his daughters: MARY J. SHED, MALINDA L. THOMPSON, PATTY WRIGHT. Named his wife, POLLY. Will dated 6 April 1850. /s/ Oliver Wright
Witnesses: STEPHEN JOHNSON and SYDNEY P. JOHNSON
Will proved: 31 May 1851.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 426.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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