In the matter of the estate of RUTH PENNINGTON of Wilna, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 22 September 1858, AARON O. PENNINGTON of Wilna, petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
JOHN M. PENNINGTON, only child of the deceased, of full age.
AARON O. PENNINGTON of full age of Wilna, husband of the deceased.
RUTH PENNINGTON made her will at age 69. She named her present beloved husband, NATHANIEL PENNINGTON of Wilna. Named her beloved grandson, AARON OSBORNE PENNINGTON. Appointed him as executor. Named her grandchildren: ALEXANDER W. PENNINGTON and WILLIAM M. PENNINGTON; MARGARETTA PENNINGTON, HARRIET PENNINGTON, NATHANIEL PENNINGTON, JOHN PENNINGTON, VESTA PENNINGTON, FRANKLIN PENNINGTON. Grandson, ALEXANDER W. PENNINGTON. Grandchildren: WILLIAM M. PENNINGTON, MARGARETTA PENNINGTON and HARRIET PENNINGTON. Named her four other grandchildren: NATHANIEL PENNINGTON, VESTA PENNINGTON, JOHN PENNINGTON and FRANKLIN PENNINGTON.
Will dated 24 May 1858. /s/ Ruth X Pennington (her mark)
Witnesses: Levi Miller and John Dickson, both of Antwerp, NY and Aaron O. Pennington of Wilna.
Will proved: 11 October 1858
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 6, p. 126.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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