In the matter of the estate of HENRY HASKINS of Jeff. Co., NY:
On the petition of THEODOTIA TIFT, widow of JOHN TIFT, late of Brownville, deceased, stated that before her marriage to the said Tift, she was married to one Henry Haskins, who died on or about the year 1824. That she had four children by said Haskins who are now living, viz:
LAURA MARIA age 15 the 17th day of April 1832 last
RHODA C. age 13 the 3rd day of March 1832
CHESTER age 11 the 24th day of Feb. 1832
PHILO on the 22 day of April 1832.
Your petitioner further states that said Haskins died seized of considerable real estate and some personal property which belongs to the above mentioned heirs. Your petitioner further shows that she deems it necessary for the security of the said property belonging to said heirs ... that guardians should be appointed and your petitioner recommends and request the appointment of Chester Curtis as guardian for the above named heirs. Dated Oct. 17, 1832. /s/ Theodocia Tifft.
Jeff. Co., NY Estate papers 1805-1900, Box H11-14, No. H-98.
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