In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM SPICER of Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 21 January 1884, SILAS TERRY of Clayton, petitioned to open probate and stated that William had appointed him and JAMES PLUMB as executors the the will.
Heirs/next of kin:
NANCY SPICER, widow of the deceased
Minor children under 21 years:
CHARLES WILLIAM SPICER
CARLTON WILLIAM SPICER of Clayton, NY
WILL OF WILLIAM SPICER
WILLIAM SPICER named his wife, NANCY, and in addition to various household items he mentioned a looking glass that was given to Nancy by her mother. Named his eldest son, CHARLES WILLIAM SPICER. In addition to land, William gave son, Charles all of his carpenter and blacksmith tools. Named his youngest son, CARLTON WILLIAM SPICER. Named SILAS TERRY and JAMES PLUMB as executors and appointed them to hold in trust for his youngest son, CARLTON WILLIAM SPICER until he reached 21 years. Will dated 27 Nov. 1847. /s/ Wm. Spicer
Witnesses: JOHN R. BENNETT of Sackett's Harbor and PHIDELIA A. SPICER of Clayton, NY.
Will proved: 9 February 1848.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. E., pp. 52-55.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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