In the matter of the estate of Samuel D. Morse of Watertown, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 1 December 1883, Melleville J. Morse petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
Elizabeth L. Morse, widow of testator
Melleville J. Morse, petitioner
Charles D. Morse, both of Watertown
Mary M. Burdick of Ithaca, NY, children of the testator, and all of full age
Alicia J. Morse of Ithaca
Isabel C. Morse of Watertown, both children of Adiel S. Morse, a deceased son of the testator, both minors under 14 years of age with no general guardians.
Samuel D. Morse made his will at 77 years. He named his wife, Elizabeth L. Morse. Named his daughter, Mary M. Burdick; named his son Melville J. Morse; named his son, Charles D. Morse. Named his granddaughter, Isabel C. Morse; named his granddaughter Alicia J. Morse. Named his grandson, Sherwood Morse; grandson, Frank Morse, son of Charles D. Morse. Grandson, Samuel D. Morse. He appointed his sons, Charles D. Morse and Melville J. Morse as co-executors. B
Will dated 17 April 1880. /s/ Samuel D. Morse
Witnesses: Edgar North and Margaret E. North, both of Watertown, NY
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 23, p. 427.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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