Nelson Cox Estate



In the matter of the estate of Nelson Cox late of Lorraine, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 5 September 1855, Eliza Cox of Lorraine, widow of the deceased, petitioned to open probate. She stated that Nelson had died a natural death being struck by a pole in logging and left no will.

HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
Daniel O. Cox
Phebe Jane Moore, wife of Clark Moore, of full age
Mary E. Caulkins, wife of Bradley A. Caulkins
Nelson J. Cox
Loren Cox
Julia Ann Cox
James Lafayette Cox, minors having no general guardian, residing in Lorraine and all children of the deceased. Eliza Cox, widow of the deceased

Three years after Nelson's death, petitioner, Phebe Jane Moore and Clark Moore, her husband of Lorraine, requested that Eliza Cox, be cited to make an account of the proceeds of the estate, filed with the probate court on 22 July 1858.
Jeff. Co. NY Estate papers Box C 43-44 No. 488


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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