Jonathan Fish Will

In the matter of the estate of JONATHAN FISH of Ellisburg, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 29 March 1852, EMORY O. FISH of Ellisburgh petitioned to open probate.

EMORY O. FISH, Petitioner
JOEL W. FISH of Geneva, Wisconsin
JANE LOWREY, wife of LORENZO LOWREY of Lorraine, NY, all of full age and children of the testator
ADELIA FISH, minors having no general guardian, children of GEORGE N. FISH, deceased, who was a son of the testator.
JULIA LARKINS, wife of JOHN A. LARKINS of Henderson, Jeff. Co.
JONATHAN NICHOLSON, whose place of residence is unknown
ALMIRA NICHOLSON of Ellisburgh, a minor having no general guardian
HARRIET THAYER, wife of STEPHEN THAYER of Illinois, all children of BETSEY NICHOLSON, deceased and late wife of PELATIAH NICHOLSON, and daughter of testator.
LUCY FAY, of full age and four other minors having no general guardian, all children of HARRIET FAY, deceased, late wife of JOEL FAY and a daughter of testator, and all residing in Erie Co., PA
HARVEY FULLER of Akron, Summit Co., Ohio, a minor having no general guardian, and a son of URSULA FULLER, deceased, late wife of JESSE FULLER and a daughter of testator.


Jonathan named his beloved wife, HARRIET FISH. Named his daughter, JANE LOWREY and granddaughters of HARRIET FAY and of BETSEY NICHOLSON and DELIA FISH, daughters of GEORGE FISH, parents all deceased. Named his son, LUTHER FISH. Named his son, JOEL W. FISH. Named his grandson, NORMAN FISH. Named HARVEY FULLER. Named his grandson, MASON FISH. Named ALMYRA FISH; DELIA FISH. Named daughter JANE. Named grandson JONATHAN NICHOLSON. Named grandson, JOEL D. FISH. Named his son, E. O. FISH. Named his sons LORENZO FISH and EMORY O. FISH. Directed suitable grave stones for himself and wife. He appointed EMORY O. FISH and LORENZO FISH as executors.
Will dated 11 May 1850. /s/ Jonathan Fish
Witnesses: J. H. Rounds and Daniel M. Rounds both of Ellisburgh, NY
Will proved: 17 May 1852
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 59

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