In the matter of the estate of JAMES HAMMOND of Adams, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 1 November 1884, EDWIN M. HAMMOND of Adams, petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
LOIS A. HAMMOND of Adams, widow of the testator, of full age
EDWIN M. HAMMOND, petitioner
SARAH SCIDMORE of Rodman, both of full age
WILLIS HAMMOND of Syracuse, NY
LEWIS G. HAMMOND of Adams, all children of the deceased.
Willis at 20 years, had no general guardian and Lewis G. was 17 years with no general guardian.
WILL OF JAMES HAMMOND
JAMES HAMMOND named his daughter, SARAH SIDMORE and her husband, SOLOMON SIDMORE. Named his three sons: EDWIN M. HAMMOND, LEWIS G. HAMMOND and WILLIS HAMMOND during the lives of son WILLIS. Named granddaughter, LOIS B. HAMMOND. Named his son, EDWIN M. HAMMOND, as executor. Will dated 26 August 1884. /s/ James Hammond
Witnesses: A. E. COOLEY of Adams Center, NY and GEORGE D. SULLIVAN also of Adams Center.
Will proved: 24 November 1884.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 23, p. 507.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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