In the matter of the estate of JAMES WILSON of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 10 July 1844, JAMES WILSON JR. petitioned to open probate on the estate and had appointed him executor and POLLY WILSON, the widow of the deceased, executrix.
Heirs/next of kin:
POLLY WILSON, widow of the deceased
JAMES WILSON, petitioner
JOHN P. WILSON
EMELINE H. WILSON
CYRUS A. WILSON
WILL OF JAMES WILSON
JAMES WILSON named his two daughters, EMELINE WILSON and MIRIAM WILSON, single women. Named his eldest daughter, widow LYDIA CORY. Named his wife, POLLY. Named his grandson, ISAAC CORY. Mentioned land owned by his brother, THOMAS WILSON. And lands near his son, ISAAC WILSON. Named his six daughters: LYDIA CORY, widow, LAURA WARNER, MARY EDWARDS, DELIA BULL, married woman, EMELINE WILSON and MIRRIAM WILSON, single women. Named sons: JOHN P. WILSON, ISAAC WILSON, JAMES WILSON, JR., CYRUS A. WILSON. Any disagreements to be referred to his friends: CHANCLER C. CHASE and LYMAN BAILEY of Watertown. Appointed his wife, Polly as executrix with son, JAMES WILSON JR. as executor. Will dated 6 November 1843. /s/ James Wilson
Witnesses: THOMAS WILSON, JOHN LEIDMORE, JR., and GEORGE P. WELCH
Will proved: 10 October 1844
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. C., p. 287.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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