In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM YORK of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 26 August 1847, ASEL W. DANFORTH of Philadelphia, petitioned to open probate and stated ttha William had appointed PRUDENCY YORK, now his widow, and ASEL W. DANFORTH as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
PRUDENCY YORK, widow of deceased
The following minors:
FRANCIS D. YORK
EUNICE W. YORK, all of Philadelphia, NY
WILL OF WILLIAM YORK
WILLIAM YORK named his wife, PRUDENCY. Named his two sons, FRANCIS D. and WILLIAM. Named his three daughters: MARY, ELIZA and EUNICE W. Named JOHN WAIT. Named his wife and A. W. DANFORTH as executors. Will dated 21 January 1847. /s/ William York
Witnesses: NICHOLAS JOHNSON and NELSON ACKERT both of Philadelphia, NY
Will proved: 9 September 1847.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. D., p. 437.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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