Sylvia Potter Estate

In the matter of the estate of SYLVIA POTTER of Wilna, Jefferson Co., NY: On 30 March 1854, WILLIAM H. POTTER of Wilna, petitioned to open probate.

Heirs/next of kin:

HENRY POTTER, husband of testator
CATHARINE OWEN, wife of RODNEY OWEN, children of the testator
MARY WHITE, wife of ANSON A. WHITE of Champion
SARAH WYETH, wife of NELSON WYETH of Champion
ELIZABETH J. ELLIS, wife of AUGUSTUS M. ELLIS of Porter Co., Indiana, children of said tetator and all of full age.


SYLVIA POTTER named her son, WILLIAM H. POTTER; gave him a parcel of land in Wilna, in a deed to her by STEPHEN BROCKWAY, her father, on 6 October 1849. Named her husband, HENRY POTTER. Named MARY, her oldest daughter. Named her fourth daughter, CATHARINE. Named her third daughter, ELIZABETH JANE. Named her second daughter, SARAH. Appointed HENRY POTTER and WILLIAM H. POTTER as executors. Will dated 28 June 1851.
/s/Sylvia X Potter (her mark)
Witnesses: JONATHAN OWEN and LEVE L.WARREN of Wilna, NY
Will proved: 24 May 1854.
Jefferson Co., NY Wills, Vol. 3, p. 94.

Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.

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