Obadiah Chamberlain Estate

In the matter of the estate of OBADIAH CHAMBERLAIN of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY On 10 August 1852, DORCUS CHAMBERLAIN petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:
DANIEL CHAMBERLAIN of Lower Sandusky, Ohio
MARY DRUCE, wife of REUBEN DRUCE of Volney, Oswego Co., NY
BETSEY CHAMBERLAIN of Philadelphia NY, all of full age and children of the deceased.
DORCAS CHAMBERLAIN of full age and widow of deceased.


OBADIAH CHAMBERLAIN made his will at age 67. Named his oldest son, DANIEL CHAMBERLAIN of Ohio. Named eldest daughter, MARY DRUCE, wife of Reuben Druce of the Town of Volney. Named youngest son, HARVEY CHAMBERLAIN of Philadelphia, NY (written as Henry but Harvey added in pencil) perhaps then of Volney, NY. Named youngest daughter, BETSEY CHAMBERLAIN. Named daughter AURELIA CHAMBERLAIN. Appointed wife DORCUS sole executrix. Will dated 6 June 1849.
/s/ Obadiah Chamberlain
Witnesses: LEVI MILLER, CHARMIS MACK and LYMAN MACK all of Antwerp, NY
Will proved: 6 December 1852.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 321.

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