In the matter of the estate of ROBERT MIDDLETON of Rutland, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 26 January 1848, ROBERT MIDDLETON and ASA CLARK JR. of Rutland petitioned to open probate and the deceased had named both as executors of the will.
Heirs/next of kin: ELIZABETH MIDDLETON ROBERT MIDDLETON JR. of Rutland, NY ANDREW MIDDLETON SAMUEL MIDDLETON of LeRay, NY. ELIZABETH FLAHERTY, wife of PATRICK FLAHERTY MARY M. FLAHERTY of Theresa, NY NANCY ANTONETT PORTER, wife of ROBERT PORTER of Watertown, NY MARGARET EVANS, wife of CALVIN EVANS of Antwerp, NY NELSON MIDDLETON of Norwich, Connecticut.
WILL OF ROBERT MIDDLETON
ROBERT MIDDLETON named his wife, ELIZABETH. Named his son, ROBERT MIDDLETON JR. Named his two youngest sons, ROBERT MIDDLETON JR. and NELSON MIDDLETON. Named his son, ANDREW MIDDLETON. Named his son, SAMUEL MIDDLETON. Named his daughter, ELIZABETH FLAHERTY. Named ELIZABETH FLAHERTY and NANCY ANTONETT PORTER. Named his daughter, MARGARET EVANS. Named his granddaughter, MARY M. FLAHERTY. He mentioned his wife's wearing apparel to be included at her request. All of his books were to be divided equally among his seven children. Named his brother, SAMUEL MIDDLETON an BENJAMIN ALDRICH, both of Rutland as persons to settle disputes about the will. Appointed his son, Robert Middleton, JR. and ASA CLARK JR. as executors of his will. Will dated 26 August 1847. /s/ Robert Middleton.
Witnesses: SAMUEL MIDDLETON and MORGAN L. MATTOON, both of Rutland, NY.
Will proved: 15 March 1848.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. E., pp. 78-82.
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