In the matter of the estate of THOMAS P. FRANCIS of Champion, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 23 May 1859, GURDON P. FRANCIS of Champion, petitioned to open probate.
GILBERT E. FRANCIS of Wilna, NY, son of the deceased
SALLY JANE DENNIS, wife of WASHINGTON DENNIS
WILLIAM SCRAM of Omro, Winnebago Co., WI, children of DIANA SCRAM, deceased daughter of THOMAS P. FRANCIS, testator.
GURDON P. FRANCIS, petitioner, all of full age except SALLY JANE DENNIS and WILLIAM SCRAM, who are minors having no general guardian
SALLY FRANCIS, of full age of Champion, widow of the deceased.
THOMAS P. FRANCIS of Champ ion, named his wife, SALLY.
Named his daughter-in-law, ABY JANE FRANCIS. Named his daughter, DIANA SCRAM. Named his son, GILBERT E. FRANCIS. Named his three granddaughters: SALLY JANE SCRAM, EMILA FRANCIS, SALLY ANN FRANCIS. Named his son, GURDON P. FRANCIS. and appointed him sole executor.
Will dated 7 September 1855. /s/ Thomas P. Francis
Witnesses: Miner C. Merrell and John F. Peck
Will proved: 26 September 1859.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 79.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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