In the matter of the estate of OTIS P. STARKEY of Cape Vincent, Jeff. Co., NY: On 17 February 1857, FREDERICK W. HUBBARD and JOHN LANSING both of Watertown, petitioned to open probate.
SARAH E. HAMMOND, wife of LUGANS S. HAMMOND of Cape Vincent
ORLANDO I. STARKEY of Buffalo in Erie Co., NY, children of the deceased and of full age
MARTHA D. STARKEY
GEORGE R. STARKEY of Cape Vincent
CHARLES STARKEY KEITH
MARY S. KEITH
ORLANDO S. KEITH of the City of New York, the said Martha D. and George R. being children and the said Charles L., Mary L. and Orlando L. being grandchildren of the deceased and children of MARY A. KEITH, deceased who was a daughter of the said Otis P. Starkey, deceased, minors having no general guardian
BEULAH STARKEY of Cape Vincent of full age is the widow of the deceased.
OTIS P. STARKEY named his wife, BULAH STARKEY. Named his daughter, MARTHA. Named his daughter, SARAH E. HAMMOND, wife of L. H. HAMMOND. None of her inheritance to be used by her husband for payment of debts and liabilities. Gave daughter, Martha, his piano forte. Mentioned his son, ORLANDO. Mentioned son, GEORGE R. STARKEY. Named his grandchildren: CHARLES L. KEITH, MARY S. KEITH and ORLANDO S. KEITH, children of his deceased daughter, MARY ANN KEITH. Bequeathed to JERUSHA PANNER the sum of five hundred dollars, the gift to be in full satisfaction and payment of any money due to her from me at the time of my decease for wages not including any monies deposited in my bank to her credit. One thousand dollars out of the estate for fencing, fixing, and arranging the family burial place, now owned by me in the lot conveyed by me to St. John Church in Cape Vincent and for placing a suitable monument or monuments therein. Nominated FREDERICK W. HUBBARD and JOHN LANSING of Watertown as executors. Will dated 30 October 1856.
/s/ Otis P. Starkey
Witnesses: H. W. Bushnell of Cape Vincent and Robt. Lansing of Watertown
Will proved: 9 March 1857.
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 4, pp. 439-445.
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