IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WILIAM PALMER of Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 2 January 1861, LEWIS PALMER and ELIZABETH D. PALMER petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
JOHN C. PALMER of Quincy, Illinois
ELIZABETH F. CRAIN
SOPHIA P. DWIGHT, wife of THEODORE M. DWIGHT of Weathersfield, Connecticut
LEWIS PALMER one of the petitioners of LeRay, Jeff. Co., children of John Palmer, deceased, who was a brother of WILLIAM PALMER, deceased.
HENRY PALMER of Branford, Connecticut
MARY LUDINGTON, wife of _____LUDINGTON of Fair Haven, CT, children of ARNNIE PLMER, a deceased brother of said William Palmer, deceased
REBECCA LEETE wife of ALVIN LEETE of Guilford, Connecticut, a sister of said testator, all of full age
ELIZABETH D. PALMER of Watertown, NY, of full age is the widow of William Palmer, deceased.
William Palmer made his will at age 75. He named his beloved wife, ELIZABETH D. Named his nephew, LEWIS PALMER of Evans Mills. Mentions surviving nephews and nieces, children of his brothers JOHN and ARNNIE,deceased, and his sister, REBECCA LEET. He appointed his wife, Elizabeth D. and nephew, Lewis Palmer and friend, ELI FARWELL as executors. /s/William Palmer.
Will dated 9 July 1856.
Witnesses: Wm. C. Thompson and D. D. Otis both of Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY
CODICIL ADDED: 8 February 1859
Will proved: 18 February 1861
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 188.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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