In the matter of the estate of RUSSEL SHERMAN of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
Petition to open probate by widow, NANCY SHERMAN on 5 September 1833.
Heirs/next of kin:
NANCY SHERMAN, executrix and widow of Russel Sherman
GEORGE C. SHERMAN, appointed by the court as special guardian for the minor heirs of Russel Sherman, who were not named in the petition.
WILL OF RUSSELL SHERMAN
RUSSELL SHERMAN named his wife, NANCY, and two sons: WOODRUFF and HENRY. All of his estate. He appointed wife, Nancy, sole executrix. Will dated 16 April 1833. /s/ Russell Sherman
Witnesses: MOSES BACON and GEORGE C. SHERMAN, both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 5 September 1833.
Jefferson Co. NY Wills, Vol. A., p. 79.NOTE: According to the Pioneer Sherman Family data this site, Russell Sherman married NANCY WOODRUFF. His parents were PHINEAS SHERMAN and EMMA THORNTON.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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