John Rury Estate

In the matter of the estate of JOHN RURY of Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co., NY: On 20 April 1854, WILLIAM RURY petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:

FREDERICK RURY of Decatur, Otsego Co., NY
BETSEY DOWNING of Fulton, Oswego Co., NY
PEGGY BOND, wife of ISAAC BOND of Utica, Oneida Co., NY
CATHARINE LUM, wife of IRA LUM of Flint, Genesee Co., Michigan
WILLIAM RURY of Ellisburgh, all of full age, brothers and sisters of the deceased.


JOHN RURY named his wife, SARAH RURY to receive all of his estate. Will dated: 11 October 1819

/s/ John Rury Witnesses: Seth Brewster, Ozias Lee and Eli Chase
Will proved: 13 June 1854.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 110

NOTE: Statements provided in the proving process state that John Rury died in October 1819. Seth Brewster died in Ohio about 1844. Eli Chase went to Illinois and then to Missouri and worked in the lead mines, where he died about 1834. Ozias Lee did in Ellisburgh about 1834. Sarah Rury, his widow, died about 1822.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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