Adams, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of APPLETON McKEE of Adams, Jefferson Co., NY:

In July of 1832 ALVIN McKEE was acting in the position of administrator of the estate.


APPLETON McKEE named his wife, SABRA McKEE. He named his three infant children: JOSEPH R. McKEE; JESSEE McKEE and LUCINDA McKEE. Named sons: CHESTER McKEE, JOHN McKEE, JASON McKEE, ALVIN McKEE, MASON McKEE. Named daughters: PHILA NIMS, wife of JOHN NIMS; HARRIET DEWEY, wife of BARZILLA DEWEY and LUCINDA McKEE, his youngest daughter. He appointed ABRAM SHELDON of Adams as guardian of the infant children if Sabra should die or marry again. Appointed wife, Sabra and son, Alvin McKee and ABRAM SHELDON as executors of the estate. Will dated: 12 September 1831. /s/ Appleton McKee
Witnesses: J. D. BEALS of Adams and LUCIUS GOULD or Lorraine
Will proved: 31 July 1832
Will recorded 30 August 1832.

Jefferson Co. Wills, Vol. A., p. 52.

NOTE: Appleton McKee died 10 May 1832 at 72 years and is buried in the Patrick Cemetery in Adams. Mercy McKee who is buried in the same cemetery and listed as his wife, died 5 October 1822. His second wife was Mrs. Sabra Wood who died 23 Oct. 1856. There is no burial listing for Sabra McKee. See this Family at Appleton McKee this site.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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