In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM A. FLINT of the Town of Rodman, Jefferson Co. NY:
Petition to open probate brought by RUSSELL FLINT of Rodman on 27 February 1841.
Heirs/next of kin named in Petition:
MELINDA FLINT, widow of William A. Flint, of Rodman
MARTHA LYON, wife of RICHARD LYON of Loraine, Jefferson Co.
ADAM R. FLINT of Pauldingville, Paulding Co, Ohio
MARY ANN DYER, wife of SIMEON DYER of Clayton, Jefferson Co.
CHARLES CHEEVER, MALINDA CHEEVER, ECKERT CHEEVER, MARY ANN CHEEVER, WILLIAM CHEEVER, CURTIS CHEEVER, all residing in the town of Harrison, Kosciuosko Co., Indiana, infant children of MARY CHEEVER, deceased, daughter of William A. Flint. Children having no general guardian other than their father, SAMUEL CHEEVER of same place.
ALONSON FLINT, CYRUS FLINT and CYRENUS FLINT of Rodman, minors over the age of 14 years having no general guardian.
MELINDA KEELER, wife of WILLIAM C. KEELER of Erie, Erie Co, Pennsylvania
WILL OF WILLIAM A. FLINT
WILLIAM A. FLINT named eldest son, RUSSELL FLINT; son ADAM R. FLINT; son, ALANSON FLINT; son, WILLIAM R. FLINT who is to pay CYRENUS FLINT $100 for some land. Named wife, MELINDA FLINT. Son, CYRUS FLINT. He also named MARTHA LYON, his daughter; MELINDA KEELER and MARY ANN DYER and to the heirs of MARY CHEEVER. Wife, Melinda, sole Executrix. Will dated 17 December 1840. /s/ William A. Flint.
Witnesses: NATHANIEL CLARK of Rodman and RUSSELL FIELD
Will proved: 19 April 1841
Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. B, p. 155.
NOTE: From the Flint Family Bible record on this site: William F. Flint born 7 July 1776 and died 16 Feb. 1841; wife: Melinda Russell born 8 June 1784 and died 13 May 1855. Date of marriage: 10 Nov. 1802. See pioneer Flint family this site for names of spouses of children named in the will. William's date of death should be 16 Feb. 1841.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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