In the matter of the estate of OBADIAH WILDE or WILEY of Orleans, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 7 March 1850, HIRAM BALLARD of Pamelia petitioned to open probate and had named him and JOSHUA WILEY as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
MARY WILEY, widow of the deceased
DEBORAH PUTNEY, wife of JACOB PUTNEY of Orleans, NY
SUSAN BALLARD and her husband, HIRAM BALLARD of Pamelia
WATSON WILEY of Oswego, NY
ADALINE BIDELL, widow of BENJAMIN BEDELL of Utica, Oneida Co., NY
CHARLES WILEY of Polktown Ottoway Co., Michigan
PHEBE MILLER, wife of ELEZAR MILLER of Saginaw, Michigan
LAWRENCE WILEY, whose places of residence if living cannot be ascertained.
WILL OF OBADIAH WILDE/WILEY
OBADIAH WILDE/WILEY named his wife, MARY WILEY. Mentioned his sons and daughters but not by name. Named his son, JOSHUA WILEY and son-in-law HIRAM BALLARD as administrators of his estate. Will dated 1 July 1843. /s/ OBADIAH WILDE
Witnesses: A. M. HARGER of Pamelia, NY and BETSEY PUTNEY of Orleans, NY
Will proved: 8 July 1850.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 291.
NOTE: The conflict of the surname occurs in the will where Wiley is used for various family members but his signature was Wilde.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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