In the matter of the estate of Francis DeVois of the Town of Wilna, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 31 May 1862, Margaret DeVois of Wilna, petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
Margaret DeVois, widow of the deceased, of full age
Mary DeVois of Wilna
Ortance Southworth, wife of William Southworth
Rosanna Osum, wife of Freeman Osum of Rutland
Simeon DeVois, supposed to reside somewhere in the State of California but whose particular residence cannot be determined, all children of the deceased and of full age.
Francis DeVois of Wilna, at the age of 70 years, next August, made his will. He named his wife, Margaret DeVois. Named his daughter, Mary DeVois. Wife, Margaret, appointed sole executrix.
Will dated: 23 April 1859. /s/ Francis DeVois
Witnesses: Simeon Fulton and Charles Laray both of Wilna, NY.
Will proved: 2 July 1852.
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 572.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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