In the matter of the estate of ROBERT ORMESTON of Jefferson Co., NY: On 4 January 1855, THOMAS TAIT of Antwerp, petitioned to open probate.
JAMES ORMISTON of Antwerp
ADAM ORMISTON, of full age, of Australia
MARY ORMISTON, widow of the testator.
ROBERT ORMESTON made his will at age 51. Mentions his wife, initially not by name. Named his eldest son, JAMES. Named his other two sons: ANDREW ORMISTON and ADAM ORMISTON. Named his wife, MARY ORMISTON and THOMAS TAIT as executors. Will dated 4 November 1854.
/s/ Robert Ormeston
Witnesses: Jas. Culbertson of Rossie, St. Lawrence Co. and Andrew Culbertson, Jr. of same place.
Will proved: 19 February 1855
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 349.
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