Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of JOEL IVES of Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY:

On 4 May 1871, EDWARD S. MASSEY of Watertown petioned to open probate as named executor in the will.

Heirs/next of kin:
JULIA HALL of Hounsfield
MARY A. IVES of Watertown
LUCY A. IVES of Watertown
JAMES J. IVES of Watertown, all of Jefferson Co., NY
LOUISA HORR of Pilot Knob, Adams County, Missouri, all children of the deceased and of full age.
SARAH IVES of Watertown, widow of Joel Ives and of full age.


JOEL IVES made his will at age 54. He named his wife, SARAH IVES. Gave her land that was next to the old Ayers farm in the Fields Settlement. Named his daughters, JULIA HALL, wife of SOLOMON HALL and MARY A. IVES, LUCY A. IVES and his son, JAMES I. IVES. Gave his daughter, LOUISA HORR, wife of RILEY HORR of Pilot Knob, Missouri, JULIA HALL, wife of SOLOMON HALL and MARY A. IVES and LUCY A. IVES. He named EDWARD L. MASSEY of Watertown, as Executor. Will dated 22 February 1871. /s/ Joel Ives
Witnesses: GARRET IVES and JNO C. McCARTIN, both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 7 June 1871.

Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 13, p. 145.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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