Adams, Jefferson Co., NY

In the matter of the estate of SETH PENNY of Adams, Jefferson Co., NY:

ASA SMITH, administrator of the estate, completed an inventory on 9 March 1815. The first item in the file after the inventory was a renunciation of claims to the administration of her father, SETH PENNY's estate, in favor of ASA SMITH, a creditor of the estate, dated 26 August 1813 and signed by PAMELIA HAWKINS.

BETSEY PENNY, widow of SETH PENNY late of Adams, deceased, renounced her claims to the administrator of the estate and requested that Asa Smith be appointed administrator. Dated 27 August 1813. /s/ Betsey Penny

Jefferson Co. NY Estate Papers, Box P1-3/52.

NOTE: Both Pamelia and Betsey renounced their claims to Seth's estate with the condition that the proceeds of sale of property would go to Asa Smith, to satisfy his claims as a creditor of the estate.

PAMELIA HAWKINS, wife of JOSEPH HAWKINS dec'd 13 Sept. 1865 at 74 years 11 days; Joseph bc 1781 and dec'd 20 April 1832 buried Fales Cemetery, Jefferson Co., NY

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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