In the matter of the estate of PHEBE LEWIS of Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY: On 2 November 1853, JOHN CLARK of Ellisburgh, NY petitioned to open probate.
PHEBE SALISBURY, a widow
BUELLA BROWN, wife of JOHN BROWN of Ellisburgh
SAMUEL LEWIS of Moravia, Cayuga Co., NY
BELL LEWIS of Clarksville, Madison Co., NY, all of full age and children of the deceased.
PHEBE ALLEN, wife of AHUS ALLEN
PHILURA JENKINS, wife of BEAL JENKINS of Ellisburgh, of full age
CHARLES WHITE of Ellisburgh, a minor with no general guardian, grandchildren of the deceased
HAMET A. LEWIS, both of Hamilton, Canada West
HARRAT LAONNA GIFFORD of Ellisburgh, great grandchildren of the deceased and minors with no general guardian
PHEBE LEWIS named her son, JEREMIAH LEWIS. Named son, SAMUEL LEWIS. Named son, BELL LEWIS. Named daughter, PHEBE SALISBURY. Named daughter PRISCILLA BROWN. Named her grandchildren: PHEBE WHITE, CHARLES WHITE and LEWIS WHITE, children of deceased daughter, NAOMA. Named BURT and HANNAH A., children of her grandson, WILLIAM LEWIS. Named MARY ELIZABETH and HARRET NAOMA, daughters of her grandson, STEPHEN GIFFORD. Named granddaughter, PHILURIA JENKINS. Named her daughters, PHEBE SALISBURY and PRISCILLA BROWN, and grandchildren, PHEBE WHITE, CHARLES WHITE and LEWIS WHITE. Appointed JOHN CLARK of Bellville as executor. Will dated 24 January 1850.
/s/ Phebe X Lewis (X her mark)
Witnesses: JEREMIAH FIELD and ELIZA FIELD of Ellisburgh, NY
Will proved: 21 November 1853.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 525.
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