In the matter of the estate of RHODA EVERETT of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
AUSTIN EVERETT of Watertown filed a petition to open probate on 4 June 1851, and stated that Rhoda had left a will and he was the sole executor.
Heirs/next of kin named in the petition to open probate:
AUSTIN EVERETT, petitioner
LORANIE HATCH, wife of HENRY HATCH of Watertown
MARY BARTHOLOMEW, wife of OLIVER BARTHOLOMEW of Brownville
WILLIAM EVERETT, engineer in the US Navy
WILL OF RHODA EVERITT
RHODA EVERETT named her son, HAMPTON EVERETT. In the event of his death, the estate to be equally divided among her children. Appointed her son, AUSTIN EVERETT as sole executor. Dated 28 December 1836. /s/ Rhoda Everett Witnesses: ROBERT LANSING of Watertown and FRED W. HUBBARD of same. Will proved: 28 July 1851
Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. 1, p. 470.
NOTE: Rhoda Everett was the widow of ELIPHALET EVERETT. Her maiden name was Peck. Eliphalet was born 3 Dec. 1757 in Sharon Ct., the Ellsworth Society, and moved to Watertown, Jefferson Co. He enlisted 3 March 1777 as a private solder for three years and in April 1778 was transferred to General Washington's Life Guards where he remained until 1780. He died 1816 and buried in Brownville, Jefferson Co. Rhoda died 2 June 1851 at 89 years and buried in Brownville. See Migration No. 66 this site. Mary Everett Bartholomew was born 30 Jan. 1796 and died 19 Sept. 1867, wife of Oliver Bartholomew, who was a veteran of the war of 1812 in Jefferson Co. Oliver and Mary removed to Michigan. See Migrations No. 73 this site.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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