Nicholas Lewis Estate

In the matter of the estate of Nicholas Lewis of Champion, Jeff. Co., NY:
Abel P. Lewis of Hermon, St. Lawrence Co., NY, Administrator. In a letter to the surrogate court on 1 July 1861, he stated that Nicholas Lewis was deceased and left no will.

Miner G. Merrill, of Champion, Jeff. Co., the attorney in fact of:
Nicholas L. Robbins an Cynthia B. Delordeian
and Matilda? Lewis
Waitstill Lewis, widow of Nicholas, late of Champion, deceased.
John H. Merrill of DeKalb, St. Lawrence Co., NY stated that on 5 July 1861 he received the written order on Abel P. Lewis, to him. Dated 5 July 1861

The surrogate judge allowed:
W. J. Lewis
J. S. Lewis
Charles E. Clarke
Deborah Spencer
On 18 January 1862, in favor of Nicholas Robbins and Cynthia B. Delordeian, wife of Peter F. C. Delordian, grandchildren, heirs at law of Nicholas Lewis. At Champion:
May 28, 1861, Received of A. P. Lewis, Adm. of the estate of Nicholas Lewis.../s/Waitstill Lewis
May 28, 1861, Received of Abel P. Lewis, same, by Waitstill Lewis
Transcriber's note: this is a very confusing file that had issues with administration and heirs.
Jeff. Co., NY Estate Papers, Box L14-No 179.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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