In the matter of the estate of STERLING GRAVES of Rutland, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 30 August 1859, ERASMUS D. ALLEN of Rutland, petitioned to open probate.
ANNA GRAVES, wife of JOSEPH GRAVES
AMANDA TREDWAY, wife of WILLIAM P. TREDWAY
LUCIA GRAVES of Rutland
HERBERT GRAVES of Remson, Oneida Co., NY
BETSEY HAZEN wife of SEWALL HAZEN of Denmark, Leis Co., NY
MATILDA HORR, wife of PETER HORR of Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., NY, all children children of Sterling Graves, deceased
AMELIA D. THOMPSON, wife of ______THOMPSON of Wisconsin
ADELAIDE TOOKER, wife of GEORGE TOOKER of Wisconsin
ELLEN LOUVISA WICKS
ORANGE BABCOCK, wife of CLINTON BABCOCK of Wisconsin, children of OLIVE L., a deceased daughter of the deceased., and whose more particular place of residence is unknown.
DEMPSTER GRAVES, IRENE AUSTIN wife of JACOB AUSTIN of Antwerp, NY, EMMA GRAVES of Gouverneur, NY, children of FRANKLIN R. GRAVES, a deceased son of STERLING GRAVES. All heirs and next of kin of full age except ADELAIDE TOOKER and EMMA GRAVES who are minors having no general guardian
Sterling Graves left no widow surviving him.
STERLING GRAVES named his daughter, LUCIA. Named his daughter, RUTH. Remainder to be divided between: ANNA GRAVES, BETSEY HAZEN, MATILDA HORR, HUBERT GRAVES, AMANDA TREDWAY, heirs of FRANKLIN R. GRAVES and heirs of OLIVE. L. WICKS, deceased, and the portion of FRANKLIN R. GRAVES and OLIVE L. WICKS, deceased, to be divided among their surviving children. Appointed ERASMUS D. ALLEN as sole executor.
Will dated 20 August 1856. /s/ Sterling (X) Graves His mark.
Witnesses: J. A. Augsbury and Thomas H. Scott
Will proved: 17 October 1859.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 97.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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