In the matter of the estate of PETER L. HARTER of Herkimer, NY and Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY: On 9 March 1853, CHRISTOPHER P. HARTER of Clayton, NY petitioned to open probate.
Heirs/next of kin:
HEZAKIAH HARTER of Hartland, Niagara Co., NY
FREDERICK HARTER of Mount Clemens, state of Michigan
ELECTA HARTER of Hartland, Niagara Co., NY, all of full age.
WELLINGTON HARTER and three others whose names are unknown, of Mount Clemens, Michigan who were all minors having no general guardian, children of LAWRENCE P. L. HARTER, a deceased son of the testator.
BETSEY TYLER, all of full age of Herkimer, NY, children of CATHERINE TYLER, deceased, a daughter of the testator.
PETER L. HARTER of Clayton
RHODA SHELL, wife of ISAAC SHELL of Orleans, NY
MARGARET BROWN, wife of ADRIAN BROWN of Herkimer, NY
EVE WIDERAK, wife of GEORGE WIDERACK? near Springville, Cataraugas Co., NY, all of full age
CHRISTOPHER P. HARTER
Deceased left no widow.
PETER L. HARTER named his three sons: LORANCE HARTER, CHRISTOPHER HARTER and PETER HARTER. Named his three daughters: MARGARET, EVE and RHODA and the children of his deceased daughter, CATHERINE, who in her lifetime married with DANIEL TYLER. Named daughter MARGARET as wife of ADRIAN BROWN; EVE as the wife of GEORGE WIDSOF? JR. and RHODA. Named grandchildren: ELIZABETH TYLER, MARY TYLER and WILLIAM TYLER, children of deceased daughter, CATHERINE TYLER. Appointed his brother, JOHN HARTER and HENRY F. HELMER as executors. Will dated 13 April 1833.
/s/ Peter L. Harter
Witnesses: GEORGE L. HARTER and JOHN HARTER
Will proved: 10 May 1853
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 2, p. 434.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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