In the matter of the estate of ROBERT PORTER of Watertown, NY: On 18 March 1858 NANCY A. PORTER and GEORGE PORTER of Watertown and SAMUEL MIDDLETON 2nd of Brownville, petitioned to open probate.
JOHN M. PORTER
VICTORIA E. PORTER
EMMA A. PORTER
FLORENTINE E. PORTER
JANE E. PORTER, all children of the deceased and all minors with no general guardian
NANCY A. PORTER, of full age in Watertown, is the widow of the deceased.
ROBERT PORTER named his wife, NANCY A. Mentioned his five children but not by name as they were all under 21 years. He appointed his wife, NANCY A. PORTER and his brother, GEORGE PORTER and friend, SAMUEL MIDDLETON, as executors of the will.
Will dated 30 March 1858.
/s/ Robert Porter
Witnesses: Thos. Baker and John H. Napian of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 19 March 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 368.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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