Rufus Howland Estate


In the matter of the estate of RUFUS HOWLAND of Rutland, Jefferson Co., NY: On 10 December 1852 HENRY ORVIS of Rutland petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:
JAMES M. HOWLAND of Rutland
EMILY GRANGER, wife of ELIJAH GRANGER, Pinckney, Lewis Co., NY
DYANTHIA SLATER, wife of ANSON SLATER of Rutland
ELON G. HOWLAND of Florence, Oneida Co., NY
RUFUS J. HOWLAND of Watertown, NY
SARAH HOWLAND of Rutland
MARY HOWLAND of Rutland, all of full age
ELISHA A. HOWLAND
MARTIN W. HOWLAND, both minors having no general guardian and children of the deceased
JASPER HOWLAND of Rutland, a minor with no guardian
SARAH HOWLAND of Rutland of full age, widow of the deceased.

WILL OF RUFUS HOWLAND

RUFUS HOWLAND named his wife, SARAH. Real and personal property to be divided to: his son, JAMES M. To his daughters, EMILY and DIANTHA. Named daughter SARAH. Named son RUFUS. Named daughter MARY. Named sons ELISHA and MARVIN and JASPER. Directed the children to reside with their mother while single. Appointed wife, SARAH, as executrix and son ELISHA and HENRY ORVIS as executors. Will dated 1 December 1852.
/s/ Rufus Howland
Witnesses: WM. J. N. CASLLER and ISAAC CASLLER both of Rutland, NY
Will proved: 27 December 1852.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 341.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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