Frederick Orton Will

In the matter of the estate of Frederick Orton of Cape Vincent, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 4 December 1862, Morris E. Lee of Cape Vincent, NY petitioned to open probate.

Sarah Orton of Cape Vincent, widow of the deceased
Mary Storms, wife of David Storms
Azariah Orton of Colesville
Vashta Brookins, wife of Charles Brookins
Lambert Orton of Center Lisle, all of Brown Co., NY
Amelia Alford, wife of Zeria Alford of West Independence, Hancock Co., Ohio, brothers and sisters of the deceased Gilbert Orton of full age
Harriet Orton
George Orton
Cyras Orton minors having no general guardian, children of Albert Orton, a deceased brother of the testator residing in Centre Lisle aforesaid
Frances Rood
Ellen Rood, minor children of Ann, a deceased sister of the testator and residing at Centre Lisle aforesaid

Will of Frederick Orton

Frederick made his will at the age of 70 years. He named his nephew, Charles F. Brookins, son of his sister, Vashta Brookins. Named Charles F. Brookins. Named his wife, Sarah Orton and his adopted daughter Sarah Eliza Orton. Named his sister, Aurilla Alford of Sandusky, Ohio; Vashta Brookins of Broome County, NY, Mary Storms of Broome County, NY. He appointed Azariah Be... and Morris E. Lee of Cape Vincent as executors. Will dated 5 May 1862. /s/ Frederick Orton
Witnesses: Lazarus S. Hammond and John H. Roseboom both of Cape Vincent, Jeff. Co., NY
Will proved: 26 January 1863
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 9, p. 96.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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