Oliver Grow Will

In the matter of the estate of Oliver Grow of Hounsfield, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 2 December 1861, Oliver W. Grow petitioned to open probate.

Clarissa Grow of Hounsfield, widow of the deceased
Oliver W. Grow, petitioner
Verona Hardy, wife of John Hardy of Orleans, Jeff. Co. of full age, children of the deceased
Oliver Cleveland of Lorraine, Jeff. Co., of full age
Porter Cleveland
Emily Cleveland, minors having no general guardian, of Champion, last three named being children of Malvina Cleveland, a deceased daughter of Oliver Grow, deceased.
Clarissa Dorchester
Hooker Dorchester
Hardy Dorchester, all minors having no general guardian of Brownville, Jeff. Co., , children of Susan Dorchester a deceased daughter of Oliver Grow, deceased.

Will of Oliver Grow

Oliver named his wife, Clarissa Grow. He named his daughter, Verona Hardy, wife of John C. Hardy. Named his son, Oliver W. Grow. Named his grandchildren: Oliver Cleveland, Porter Cleveland and Emma Cleveland Murphy, children of his deceased daughter, Melvina Cleveland; Clarissa Dorchester, Hooker Dorchester and Hardy Dorchester, children of his deceased daughter, Susan Dorchester; Cynthia Hardy, Oliver Hardy and Orlo Hardy, children of his daughter, Verona Hardy, being nine grandchildren in all. He appointed his son, Oliver W. Grow as sole executor.
Will dated 2 April 1860. /s/ Oliver Grow
Witnesses: F. W. Hubbard and F. Lansing, Jr. both of Watertown, NY
Will proved: 13 January 1862
Jeff. Co.NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 392.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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