In the matter of the estate of ORLANDO NELLIS of Brownville, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 28 September 1858, THOMAS KLOCK of Lyme and ADELIA NELLIS of Brownville, petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of Kin:
ANNETTA NELLIS, children of the deceased, residing in Brownville, having no general guardian
ADELIA NELLIS, of full age, widow of the deceased.
ORLANDO NELLIS named his wife, ADELIA. He named their children: EDGAR and ANNETTA. He mentioned his brother, JOHN PETER NELLIS. He appointed THOMAS KLOCK of Lyme as executor of the will.
Will dated 4 September 1858. /s/ Orlando Nellis
Witnesses: Hugh Smith of Perch River, and Thomas Klock of Lyme, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 5 October 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 6, p. 118.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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