Rufus H. King Estate

In the matter of the estate of RUFUS H. KING of Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY: On 14 May 1858, SILAS M. KING of Trenton, Oneida Co., NY, petitioned to open probate.


CYNTHIA KING of Antwerp, mother of the deceased


Rufus H. KING made his will at age 46. Mentioned his mother but not by name. Named his uncle HENRY HILLARD. Named his adopted daughter CATHARINE WHITTOCK. Named his cousin, SARAH CORNELIA HILLARD. Named his cousin, PRUDENCE HILLARD. Named the American Bible Society, American Tract Society and the old school Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions. He appointed his faithful cousin, SILAS M. KING, as executor.
Will dated 27 December 1856. /s/ Rufus H. King.
Witnesses: Benjamin Bush and Maria Phelps both of Oxbow, Jeff. Co.
Will proved: 22 May 1858
Jeff. Co. NY Wills, Vol. 5, p. 438.

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