Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of JOHN H. MACK of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY:

On 22 June 1868, CALEB T. BLODGET, executor named in the will, petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:
CYNTHIA MACK, widow of John H. Mack
LYDIA MACK, daughter of deceased both of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co.
MARIA HINES, daughter of deceased of Vallejo, California, all of full age.


JOHN H. MACK , at age 78 years, named his wife, CYNTHIA MACK, to get land deeded by CORLIS HINDS, and MARIA, his wife. If Cynthia Mack should die, then her daughter, FRANCES M. POTTER to receive all land and personal property. Named his two daughters; MARIA HINDS and LYDIA MOORE. He appointed CALEB T. BLODGET as sole executor. Will dated: 13 September 1862. /s/ John H. Mack
Witnesses: BARTO WHITE and AMELIA BLODGET of Hounsfield, Jefferson Co., NY
Will proved: 15 August 1868.

Jefferson Co., NY Wills: Vol. 12, p. 146.

NOTE: John H. Mack was born 1783 in Connecticut son of RALPH MACK and LYDIA GILBERT. Per his cemetery marker he deceased on 18 June 1868 at 84 years 7 months and is buried in the North Adams Cemetery in Jefferson County. In the 1850 census of Hounsfield, John H. and Cynthia Mack are in the household of R. G. Mack and Mary C. Mack. Cynthia was born 1785 in Connecticut.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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