In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM THOMPSON of Lowville, Lewis Co., NY: On 13 November 1850, HENRY HOPKINS petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
EDWARD H. THOMPSON, of Rutland, a minor and only child and heir of the deceased
STILES THOMPSON of Champion, father of the deceased
Deceased left no widow
WILLIAM THOMPSON made his will at age 44. Made provision for support and maintenance of his father, STILES THOMPSON. Named his son, EDWARD H. THOMPSON. Executors to hold remainder of estate and after decease of his father, the balance to his son when 21 years. Appointed Executor as guardian and trustee for his son. Appointed HENRY HOPKINS as Executor.
Will dated 8 July 1848.
/s/ Wm. Thompson
Witnesses: CHARLES D. MOORE and FEBA KNOX both of Lowville, Lewis Co., NY
Will proved: 26 July 1852
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 150.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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