In the matter of the estate of REUBEN WRIGHT of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 19 April 1849, REUBEN WRIGHT of Ellisburgh petitioned to open probate and that he, Reuben and JOHN WRIGHT were named as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
POLLY WRIGHT, widow of the deceased
JOHN WRIGHT and his wife, ELIZABETH
REUBEN S. WARDWELL of Ellisburgh
POLLY JOHNSON and her husband, NICHOLAS JOHNSON of Adams.
Rebuen F. Wardwell was a minor having no general guardian.
WILL OF REUBEN WRIGHT
REUBEN WRIGHT named his wife, POLLY WRIGHT. Named his daughter, POLLY JOHNSON. Named his grandson, RHEUBEN SAMUEL WARDWELL when 21 years. Named his three children: POLLY JOHNSON, RHEUBEN JUN. And JOHN WRIGHT. Will dated 18 September 1848. /s/ Reuben Wright.
Witnesses: JOEL DEWEY of Adams Centre and NICHOLAS JOHNSON, also of Adams Centre, NY
Will proved: 28 April 1849.
Jefferson Co, NY Wills, Vol. 1., p. 98.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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