In the matter of the estate of POLLY DORWIN of Champion, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 2 November 1859, WILLIAM DORWIN of Champion petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
GERSHOM SHERWOOD of Manlius, Onondaga Co., NY
DANIEL B. SHERWOOD of Easton, CT, brothers of the deceased.
CATHARINE HOPSON, wife of ____HOPSON of Salisbury
PHEBE GRISWOLD, wife of AMOS GRISWOLD of Manchins?, Herkimer, Co., NY
CAROLINE SILLIMAN, wife of ISAAC SILLIMAN of Delaware Co., NY, but whose more particular place of residence is unknown.
EMILY FULLER, wife of REUBEN FULLER of Conquest, Cayuga Co., NY
EUNICE BARSLEY of Stepny, CT, sisters of said Polly Dorwin, deceased, and all of full age.
ELLEN SHERWOOD of full age
ISAAC SHERWOOD, a minor having no general guardian, of Jamesville, Onondaga Co., NY.
FRANCIS DORWIN of full age, wife of WILLIAM G. DORWIN of Champion, children of SARAH SHERWOOD, a deceased sister of the said Polly, deceased.
SILLIMAN SHERWOOD of full age of Easton, CT, children of ISAAC SHERWOOD, a deceased brother of Polly, deceased, and a minor child of HARRIET, a deceased daughter of said ISAAC SHERWOOD, deceased, but whose place of residence cannot be ascertained.
WILLIAM DORWIN, petitioner of full age of Champion, was the husband of said Polly Dorwin at the time of her decease.
POLLY DORWIN made her will at age 64. She named her husband, WM. DORWIN. Named her sister, SARAH SHERWOOD, now deceased, two daughters each. Named executors: WM. DORWIN and SYLVAN A. DORWIN. Named the Congregational Church Erection Society, and the Home Missionary Society and the American Bible Society and the Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions new schools.
Will dated 19 May 1858. /s/ Polly Dorwin
Witnesses: Deborah C. Waite and Louisa M. Wilmot both of Champion, NY.
Will proved: 26 Dec/ 1859.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 190.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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