In the matter of the estate of REUBEN SCOTT, of Watertown, Jefferson Co, NY” On 30 August 1854, ABEL J. SCOTT of Watertown, petitioned to open probate.
ABEL J. SCOTT, brother of testator
AMY IVES, widow of Watertown
RIAL RICHARDSON of Aurora, Cane Co., IL.
FANNY BROWN, wife of JAMES BROWN OF Shabony Grove, DeKalb Co., Illinois, sisters of the testator and all of full age.
REUBEN SCOTT made his will at age 66. He named his nephew, ABEL SCOTT, all real estate that he held jointly with his brother, ABEL J. SCOTT. Will dated: 2 June 1854.
/s/ Reuben Scott.
Witnesses: Alexander Lewis and L. G. Hoyt both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 16 October 1864.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 135-6.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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