In the matter of the estate of the HONORABLE WILLIAM H. RUGER, of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
Petition to open estate brought by JOSHUA MOORE, JR., one of the named executors of the estate.
24 June 1843.
Named in the Petition were the following heirs/next of kin:
AUGUSTA ANN RUGER, of Watertown Jefferson Co., widow
JOHN RUGER, of Bridgewater, Oneida Co., NY
MORGAN L. RUGER, of Vestal, Broome Co., NY
THOMAS J. RUGER and
ELIZA ANN RUGER, residing at Marcellus, Oneida Co., NY (sister)
ELIZABETH TAYLOR and
ELIAS TAYLOR of Michigan City, Laporte, Indiana
JANE ANN HOLMES and ____ Holmes (husband whose christian name unknown) of unknown place in NY
JANE RUGER and DENCHE RUGER of Willow Creek, Indiana (sisters of deceased)
Deceased William Ruger died at Watertown on 21 May 1843.
WILL OF WILLIAM H. RUGER
WILLIAM RUGER gave and devised all of his property and estate both real and personal to ALPHEUS S. GREEN and JOSHUA MOORE, JR. in trust for the sole benefit of wife, AUGUSTA ANN RUGER. Will dated 20 May 1843. s/s William Ruger
THOMAS B. CRAWE
Will proved: 14 August 1843 (At the time of proof, the widow, Augusta Ann Ruger, was a resident of Belleville, Canada)
Wills of Jefferson Co., Estate Papers Box R1.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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