Patrick Hart Estate

In the matter of the estate of Patrick Hart of Pamelia, Jeff. Co., NY:
Upon the petition of John Binsse of Pamelia, Patrick Hart died in 1865, and made his last will. John Binsse was named as executor and his petition to open probate was dated 31 July 1865.

William Murray
Bernard Murray
Patrick Murray and Catharine Murray of Niles, Michigan, children of (Catharine?) Murray, a deceased sister of the deceased, Patrick Hart.
Ann Magoonough of Dearborn, Michigan, a sister of the deceased.
Catherine Carbury of Detroit, MI
Margaret Carbury of Decatur
Philip Carbury of Hounsfield
Mary Carbury
Patrick Carbury
Edward Carbury of Ontonagon, all of Michigan and all children of ___Carbury, a deceased sister of Patrick Hart.
That Margaret, Philip and Edward Carbury are all minors having no general guardian.
Bernard Reynolds
Mary Reynolds
Edward Reynolds
Julia Reynolds
Patrick Reynolds
Catharine Reynolds
Alicia Reynolds of Carthage, Jeff. Co., NY are children of (Alice?) Reynolds, a deceased sister of Patrick Hart, the deceased.
Alicia Reynolds is a minor having no general guardian.
That Ann Hart of Pamelia, Jeff. Co., NY is of full age and is the widow of Patrick Hart.
Jeff. Co., NY Estate Papers Box H 25-28, No H-339.

Will of Patrick Hart

Patrick named John Binsse as Executor and was to use the estate for the natural life of his wife, Ann Hart of Pamelia. After her decease, it was devised to his two nephews, John and Bernard Reynolds, their heirs and assigns. Wife, Ann, to receive income and profits of the trust estate in lieu of dower.
Will dated 14 March 1864 /s/ Patrick Hart

Witnesses: John Sloat of Pamelia and Edward B. Wyne of Watertown

Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 10, p. 403.

Transcriber's note:
It appears from the dates of those living and deceased, that there may have been two Patrick Harts and the following abstracts seem to support this probability:

Arsenal St. Cemetery Records:
Ann Hart b 1787, d 28 August 1872 but her death was reported in the Watertown newspapers as 28 August 1878, wife of Patrick Hart.
Patrick Hart b 1803 d 27 June 1865 at 62 years, husband of Ann Hart.

In the 1850 census of Pamelia, Jeff. Co.:
Patrick Hart, age 48 b Ireland (occupation-distiller)
Ann Hart age 45 b Ireland
Ann Hart age 17 b NY 1833

In the 1855 census of Pamelia:
Patrick Hart age 53 b Ireland
Ann Hart, wife, age 52 born Ireland and both residents of Pamelia for 14 years.
Ann Hart, daughter, 22, born Onondaga, NY

In the 1860 census of Pamelia:
Ann Hart b 1795 Ireland with:
Matilda Hart, age 18 b Canada

In the 1865 census of Pamelia:
Patrick Hart, age 62, b Ireland, distiller, once married, now married, no children
Ann Hart age 85, b Ireland, 2 children, 2nd marriage, now married
John B. Reynolds, nephew, age 28, in the household

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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