In the matter of the estate of STEPHEN HICKS of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY: On 5 March 1853, BARNET HICKS of Ellisburgh petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
RACHAEL MARTIN, wife of BENJAMIN MARTIN
JESSE HICKS of Ellisburgh
ABEGAIL MARTIN, wife of AVERY MARTIN, deceased, of Adams, NY
SAMUEL HICKS of Mount Vernon, Indiana
BARNET HICKS of Ellisburgh, children of the deceased.
HANNAH PERSONS, wife of HOSEA PERSONS
DELINA COBURN, wife of OTIS OSBURN
TABETHA CHAMBERLAIN, wife of GEORGE CHAMBERLAIN, all of Ellisburg
JADA MAYHEW, wife of JOHN MAYHEW of Auburn, Ohio, children of HANNAH MARTIN, deceased, who was a daughter of the testator.
ELIZA CLARK, wife of NORMAN CLARK
SEMANTHA MEACHAM, wife of BRONSON MEACHAM
ORVILLE FOBES of Richland, Oswego Co., NY
GARDNER FOBES and ALBERT FOBES of Ellisburgh, children of MARIAN FOBES, deceased daughter of testator.
STEPHEN HICKS named his son, SAMUEL HICKS. Named his son JESSE HICKS. Named his daughters: RACHAEL MARTIN, HANNAH MARTIN, ABEGAIL MARTIN and MARIAN FOBES. Named his grandsons: STEPHEN HICKS and DARIUS HICKS. Named his son BARNET HICKS and if his wife outlived him, Barnet was to put up at her grave a decent set of tomb stones. Appointed Barnet as sole executor. Will dated 1 July 1848.
/s/ Stephen Hicks
Witnesses: JOHN REYNOLDS, JESSE MARTIN and DUNELL WILLIAMS
Will proved: 25 April 1853
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 421.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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