In the matter of the estate of SOLOMON MAKEPEACE of Alexandria, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 8 March 1869, ELLIOTT J. MAKEPEACE of Theresa, one of the executors named in the will, petitioned to open probate on the estate.
Heirs/next of kin:
SOLOMON MAKEPEACE JR.
JOHN P. MAKEPEACE
MARY JANE SMITH
LYDIA AVERY, all of Alexandria, NY
ELLIOTT J. MAKEPEACE
LUCY COLE, both of Theresa, NY
URSULA SACKETT of Forest, Livingston Co., Illinois,
all children of the deceased and of full age. The deceased left no widow surviving.
WILL OF SOLOMON MAKEPEACE
SOLOMON MAKEPEACE, at age 85, made is will and named his son, JOHN P. MAKEPEACE. He named his daughter, LYDIA AVERY. Named his children: ELLIOT J. MAKEPEACE, SOLOMON MAKEPEACE JR., JOHN P. MAKEPEACE and daughters, LUCY COLE, URSULA SACKETT, MARY JANE SMITH, and LYDIA AVERY. He appointed ELLIOTT J. MAKEPEACE and WILLYS WILCOX as executors of his will. Will dated: 9 June 1868. /s/ Solomon Makepeace
Witnesses: J. S. VANDERBURGH and HENRY L. SCOTT both of Plessis, NY
Will proved: 5 April 1869.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 12, p. 302.
NOTE: Within the will, the surname is sometimes spelled as “Makapeace”. His wife was JANE CRONKHITE MAKEPEACE. See Migrations No. 69 for details of this family.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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