William Martin Will



In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM MARTIN of LeRay, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 7 July 1859, LUCINA MARTIN of LeRay filed a petition to open probate.

HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:

EZRA P. MARTIN of LeRay
HAVORY MARTIN of Gouverneur, NY
HORACE N. MARTIN of Stockholm, NY
ESTHER BLOOD, wife of PORTER BLOOD of Diana, Lewis Co., NY
SARAH TAINTER, wife of NORRIS TAINTER of the same
LUCINDA BROWN, wife of LEONARD BROWN of Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont, all fraternal brothers and sisters of the said William Martin, deceased
DESDEMONA SCOTT, wife of WILLIAM SCOTT of Brownville, NY
WILLIAM MARTIN, whose place of residence is unknown, children of ISAAC MARTIN, deceased, who was a brother of the whole blood of William Martin.
LUCINDA MARTIN of LeRay, widow of the deceased.

WILL OF WILLIAM MARTIN:

WILLIAM MARTIN of LeRay, made his will at age 64. He named his wife, LUCENA MARTIN. He appointed her executrix of the will.
Will dated 8 June 1809. /s/ William (X) Martin, his mark.
Witnesses: A. E. Baum and S. S. Christie both of LeRay, NY
Will proved: 19 September 1859
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 7, p. 57.
Note: the will bears date of 1809; the witnesses acknowledge Martin's signature in 1856, so it is either a clerical recording date of 1809, or the witnesses later agreed to the 1856 date.


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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