In the matter of the estate of SETH HOOKER of Wilna, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 19 August 1842, JURIEL HOOKER of Galway, Saratoga Co, NY, and WALTER NIMOCKS of Wilna, Jefferson Co., petitioned to open probate on the estate, and both were executors named in the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
CALISTA HOOKER, widow of Seth Hooker, deceased ; she resident of Carthage, NY
LAVANTHIA HOOKER, all children of the deceased, minors having no general guardian and residents of Carthage.
WILL OF SETH HOOKER
SETH HOOKER appointed his brother, JURIAL HOOKER, and WALTER NIMOCKS as executors of the will. Named his wife, CALISTA. Mentioned his children but not by name. Will dated: 20 October 1838. /s/ Seth Hooker
Witnesses: ELI WEST of Wilna and ALLEN PECK of Wilna, NY
On 11 June 1842, he named eldest son, HORACE. Named his second son, RALPH. Mentioned wife's dower. Dated: 11 June 1842. /s/ Seth Hooker
Witnesses: ELI WEST and ALLEN PECK of Wilna, NY
Will proved: 22 August 1842
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. B., p. 448.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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