Robert Merrick Estate

In the matter of the estate of ROBERT MERRICK, late of Philadelphia, Jeff. Co. Petition to open probate, dated 25 March 1861, by HARLOW MACK of Philadelphia, NY. He stated that Robert Merrick had died on 12 June 1851, and had made a will.

Heirs/next of kin:

ATHA MERRICK of Philadelphia, NY, widow of the decease
ENSIGN P. MERRICK both of Philadelphia, sons of the deceased.


ROBERT MERRICK named his wife, Atha. He named his two sons, ROBERT L. MERRICK and ENSIGN P. MERRICK. He appointed ROBERT TOWNSEND and HARLOW MACK both of Philadelphia as executors. Will dated 1 April 1852.
/s/ Robert Merrick
Witnesses: Jeremiah Cooper and Alvie Cooper both of Philadelphia, NY
Will proved: 27 March 1861
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 224.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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