In the matter of the estate of Henry Scott of the Town of Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 30 April 1862, Ross C. Scott petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
Margaret Scott, widow of the deceased, of Watertown, NY
Ross C. Scott, petitioner
Martha A. Sternburg of Watertown
Emorancy C. Sternburg
Sherman W. Scott of Lorraine
Jane Charlotte P. Johnson, wife of Warren Johnson of Rutland, all of Jefferson Co., NY, children of the deceased and all of full age.
Henry Scott made his will at age 65. He named his wife, Margaret, and her heirs. Named his two sons, Sherman W. Scott and Ross C. Scott. Named his three daughters: Emorancy C. Sternburg, Martha Ann Sternburg and Charlotte P. Johnson. He appointed his son, Ross C. Scott as sole executor.
Will dated 6 February 1862. /s/ Henry Scott
Witnesses: W. F. Porter and Harrison Burnam both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 30 April 1862
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 476.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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