Elijah Rich Will

In the matter of the estate of Elijah Rich of Henderson, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 7 July 1862, Truman Rich of Henderson, petitioned to open probate.

Truman Rich, petitioner
William H. Rich
Harriet E. Hubbard, wife of David W. Hubbard of Henderson
Mary Ann Williams, wife of Ira Williams of Watertown
German J. Rich
Mortimer E. Rich of Adams, all of Jeff Co., NY
Betsey E. Williams, wife of Edward Williams of the city of Otsego, NY, all of full age and all children of Elijah Rich, deceased
Jane M. Rich of Henderson, of full age, widow of the deceased

Will of Elijah Rich

Elijah made his will at the age of 75. He named his wife, Jane M. Rest of estate to his heirs: Truman Rich, German L. Rich, Mary Ann Williams, Wm. H. Rich, Harriet E. Hubbard, Betsey E. Williams and Mortimer E. Rich. He appointed Truman Rich as sole executor. Will dated 17 April 1862. /s/ Elijah Rich
Witnesses: O. H. Rundell and J. L. Hall both of Smithville, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 28 July 1862.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 590.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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