In the matter of the estate of THOMAS S. KNAP:
At a special term of the Supreme Court held in and for the state of New York at the courthouse in Watertown on the 22nd day of January 1851.
Present F. W. Hubbard Justice of said court.
In the matter of proving the last will and testament of Thomas S. Knap deceased. Whereas a commission was issued in this matter on 25 January 1851 directed to John Scott, Register in and for the County of Allegany in the State of Pennsylvania and Samuel J. R. McWilliams of the City of Pittsburgh in said state or either of them authorizing them or either of them to examine A. W. Loomis and C. O. Loomis of said City of Pittsburgh as witnesses in the matter of proving the last will and testament of Thomas S. Knap deceased on oath ...it is thereupon declared adjudge and decreed by this court doth this day declare...that the will of the said Thomas S. Knap, a copy ..annexed to said commission is duly proved...
WILL OF THOMAS S. KNAP
THOMAS S. KNAP of the City of Pittsburgh and late of Brownville, NY, gave to his executors named and to the survivor of them their heirs and the heirs of the survivor of them all the estate, real and personal. Named his partner, CHARLES KNAP JR. to continue the business of Fort Pitt Works under the firm of Knap & Co. Named his brother, CHARLES KNAP JR. Named his brothers-in-law, ORLANDO METCALF of Pittsburgh, PA and WILLIAM J. AVERELL of New York City as executors of the will. Will dated 27 May 1850. /s/ Thos S. Knap
Witnesses: C. O. LOOMIS and A. W. Loomis.
Will proved: SC 22 January 1851 - Recorded in Jefferson Co. 23 January 1851.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 365.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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