Miscellaneous Probate Records

VOLUME 0
1811-1828

Miscellaneous Records, Chautauqua County, Vol. 0 1811-1828, Family History Library microfilm 588080



p. 3, court 24 Jun 1811, Samuel Ayres and Nancy Boatman appointed to administer estate of William Boatman who died intestate, town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York.  Inventory filed 10 Dec 1811

 

p. 7, court 10 Jul 1811, Grace Seymour appointed to administer estate of Hezekiah Seymour who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York.  Inventory filed 2 Oct 1811.

 

p. 11, court 26 Jul 1811, Justus Hinman and Polly Cole appointed to administer estate of Barnabus Cole Junior who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York.  Inventory filed 11 Feb 1812

 

p. 15, court 3 Sep 1812, Polly Potter appointed to administer estate of Jeremiah Potter who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York

 

p. 21, court 22 Jan 1813, Catherine Boss and Seth Snow appointed to administer estate of Peter Boss who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

p. 25, court 2 Feb 1813, Nedabiah Angell and Samuel Thompson appointed to administer estate of John Degroudt who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

p. 29, court 28 Jan 1813, Achsa Webber and Jonathan Webber appointed to administer estate of Francis Webber who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York

 

p. 33, court 21 May 1813, Jonathan Rouse appointed to administer estate of Casper Rouse who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York.

 

p. 39, will of Augustus Burnham of town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 4 Feb 1813.

Court:  28 Jun 1813

Two dollars each to brothers Roswell Burnham and Eliphalet Burnham and to sister Mary Burnham.  Remainder of estate to brother Asahel Burnham, requiring him to maintain mother Mary Burnham.  If he die without heirs, then estate to brother Eliphalet Burnham if living; if not, to Horace Burnham his eldest son.

Codicil 5 Feb 1813:  Two dollars to father Augustus Burnham

Administrator:  Benjamin Perry and Eliphalet Burnham

Witnesses to will and codicil:  Aaron Willcox, Catherine Perry, Benjamin Perry

 

p. 45, will of Lazarus Cary of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 7 Feb 1812.

Court:  8 Apr 1813

Half of estate to wife Rachel Cary to dispose of as she wishes.  The remaining half of estate to wife Rachel Cary during her lifetime.  After her death, $80 each to brother John Cary and sister Sarah Addam, $50 to  nephew Lazarus Cary son of Thedore Atkinson Cary, and remainder to be divided equally among brothers and sisters.

Administrator:  Sylvester Higby

Witnesses:  Elias Scofield, Harry Ingerson, Wilson Scofield

 

p. 53, court March 1815, James Mullett Junior appointed to administer estate of Thomas Atwater who died intestate, Chautauqua County, New York

 

p. 55, will of Daniel Cheney of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 26 Dec 1815.

Court:  7 Jan 1819, 19 Jan 1819

Land from farm to sons Samuel Cheney and Albigence Cheney, who are to support my wife Zerbiah.  Land to daughter Mary Cheney.  Land to daughter Rebecca wife of Naham Aldridge.  Land to granddaughter Catharine, daughter of my daughter Rebecca.  Land to daughter Lucy.  Land to son Jonathan Cheney.  $3 to heirs of son William Cheney deceased.  $1 to the heirs of son Nathan Cheney deceased.  $1 to heirs of son Lemuel Cheney deceased. 

Witnesses to will:  John Silsbe, Enos Silsbe, Asa Martin

Codicil 10 Sep 1818:  All livestock to be divided equally among sons Samuel Cheney and Albigence Cheney and daughter Mary Cheney.  Daughter Mary to have a home with son Albigence Cheney.  The land that was given in my will to daughter Rebecca is to be given instead to my granddaughter Catherine, daughter of my daughter Rebecca.

Administrator:  James Prendergast, Clarke Parke, and William Smith

Witnesses to codicil:  Abner Haseltine, Philotus Lawrance, James Smith

 

p. 61, will of Peter Kane of town of Portland, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 28 Oct 1817.

Court:  25 Feb 1818

All household furniture to wife Ann Kane, who is to be supported during the rest of her life by son Philip Kane.  If she does not wish to live with him, I give her the use of one third of the estate for the rest of her life.  Remainder of estate, consisting of land, buildings, and stock, after the legacies to be mentioned hereafter to son Philip Kane.  Stock and bedding to daughter Anne Kane.   $50 each to daughters Clarissa Cogle?, Mary Harris, and Anne Kane.  Colt to grandson Jefferson Lane, said colt to be delivered to Marry Harris in trust for Jefferson Lane until he reaches age 21. 

Administrator:   Son Philip Kane

Witnesses:  David Eaton, John Price, Nancy McClintock

 

p. 71, will of Henry Arnold of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 15 Aug 1818.

Court:  3 Mar 1819

Everything to wife Rachel Arnold to enable her to bring up my surviving children.  After her decease, twelve fifteenths of estate to be divided among sons Barny, Henrey, Crummel, Seth, David, Oliver, H. ?. (initial), and Reynolds.  Three fifteenths to my wife Rachel to dispose of as she wishes, excepting $3 which I give to my three daughters Hannah Maria Sarah Ann.

Administrator:  Joshua Potter, Rachel Arnold

2 Feb 1819:  Clark Parker added as an executor, signed by Henry Arnold

Witnesses:  David Arnold, Rhoda Arnold, John Durfey Jr.

 

p. 77, will of Josiah Carpenter of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, signed with mark 25 Dec 1815.

Court:  3 Mar 1819

One-third of estate to wife Sarah Carpenter. $1 to daughter Phebe Ward wife of Gilbert Ward.  $1 to daughter Hannah wife of Israel Carpenter.  $1 to daughter Mary Carpenter, single woman.  $1 to daughter Jemima Phelps wife of Orange Phelps.  $1 to daughter Betsey Peer wife of Oliver Peer.  $1 each and bedding to daughter Sally Carpenter, single woman, and Jane Carpenter, single woman.  Land and stock to son James Carpenter and son Daniel B. Carpenter.  Land to son Isaac Carpenter.  $1 each to son Josiah Carpenter and son Timothy Carpenter

Administrator:  Sarah Carpenter, Daniel B. Carpenter, Isaac Carpenter

Witnesses:  Joseph L. Pember, Benjamin Gates, Harvey Pember

 

p. 82, court 3 Dec 1819, settlement of estate of Jeremiah Potter Junior of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York.  Calvin Barnes requested an inquiry into the administration of the estate of Jeremiah Potter Junior, so that bail for surety might be discharged.  Letters of Administration were issued 3 Sep 1812 to widow Polly Potter, Calvin Barnes Esquire of Portland, and James Parker, who posted surety for administration of the estate.  John Hunt (Hurt? Hewit?) married widow Polly Potter in 1814 and thereby became administrator with her.  Rufus Perry of Portland, who was well acquainted with the family, testified that Jeremiah Potter Junior died in 1813, that his children were Hannah Potter born in August 1800, John Potter in January 1802, Lewis Potter in July 1804, Jeremiah Potter in May 1807, Angelina Potter in June 1809, and Mary Ann Potter in September 1811.  All of them were boarded, maintained, and educated out of the estate of Jeremiah Potter Junior by Polly Potter until her marriage to John Hunt and afterward by John and Polly Hunt until Polly’s death in November 1815. Following her death they were maintained by John Hunt until the present.  Henry Abell Esquire of town of Pomfret testified that amounts spent for raising the children were appropriate.  The surrogate concluded that the estate had been appropriately administered and all assets of the estate had been spent.  Bail for surety was therefore discharged.

 

p. 91, court 10 Mar 1820, Charles Beebe of town of Hanover appointed guardian of Newman Howard, age 16.

 

p. 93, court 4 Dec 1819, Thomas Treat and wife Nancy petitioned for issuance of a citation to Grace Young and Isaac Young, administrators of estate of Hezekiah Seymour, to appear in court 16 Dec 1819 to account for their administration of the estate.  Postponed to 28 Dec 1819.  Administrators did not appear in court.  Inventory of estate of Hezekiah Seymour was made by Grace Seymour (now wife of Isaac Young)18 Jul 1811, appraised by James Prendergast and Joseph Aiken, and filed with the court 2 Oct 1811.  Abijah Clark testified that he married Thomas Treat and Nancy Seymour in Apr 1819 and that Nancy Seymour was daughter and one of the heirs of Hezekiah Seymour.  The other children and heirs are Hezekiah Seymour, Burr Seymour, Sally Seymour, Charlotty Seymour, and Betsey (now the wife of Brown Sayles).  Parley Fairbanks, William Russell, Abraham Pier testified.  Isaac Young married Grace Seymour, widow of Hezekiah Seymour, about 5 years ago.  Court ordered that administrators pay additional monies to Thomas and Nancy Treat.

 

p. 109, court 1 Nov 1820, Samuel Ayres of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, appointed guardian during her minority for Sally Seymour who will be age 16 next February.

 

p. 111, court 1 Nov 1820, Aaron Leet of town of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, appointed guardian during her minority for Charlotte Seymour who will be age 13 next April.

 

p. 113, court 9 Nov 1820, Experience Mack administratrix and John Mack administrator of estate of John Mack deceased petitioned the court to allow sale of the real estate of the deceased, since his personal estate was insufficient to pay his debts.  The court ordered that notice be given to all interested parties to appear in court 10 Jan 1821.

 

p. 115, court 10 Jan 1821, as requested by Experience Mack administratrix and John Mack administrator of estate of John Mack deceased, sale of real estate of deceased authorized to pay his debts.

 

p. 117, court 23 Mar 1821, Leveritt Barker of town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, appointed guardian during his minority to Hiram Mack, age 12 as of March.

 

p. 119, court 23 Mar 1821, Leveritt Barker of town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, appointed guardian during his minority to William Mack, age 15.

 

p. 121, court 23 Mar 1821, Leveritt Barker of town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, appointed guardian during her minority to Charlotte Mack, age 17.

 

p. 123, court 26 Mar 1821.  Court received a written report dated 6 Mar 1821 of sale of land from estate of John Mack to pay his debts.  Rufus S. Reed of Erie, Pennsylvania was the highest bidder on lots originally deeded to John Mack by William (Wilhem?) Willenk and others, also on lots deeded to John Mack by Rufus S. Reed and wife Ann. Debts have been paid.  Court ratified the sale of land.

 

p. 126, court 14 Apr 1821, at application of Horace Risley, citation issued to Abigail Rood, widow of Jeremiah Rood who died intestate in Pomfret, to show why letters of administration should not be granted unto Horace Risley of Pomfret.

 

p. 128, court 21 May 1821, Timothy Rowley of town of Chautauqua has been appointed guardian to Sally Seymour age 16 last February.

 

p. 129, court 11 Aug 1821, James T. Rogers esquire of town of Chautauqua has been appointed guardian to Lorenzo Rogers age 17 years 5 months.

 

p. 131, court 28 Nov 1821, Jacob Hutchins and Matilda Hutchins of Ellicott have been appointed guardians to Emmons Chase? age 15 last September, Matilda Chase? age 13 last August, Joseph Chase? age 11 last August, Augustine Chase? age 6 last July, and Eliot Chase? age 4 last October.

 

p. 133, estate of Walter Ware, who died intestate in the state of Ohio

Court:  28 Nov 1821, notice issued to kin of Walter Ware to appear in court 5 Jan 1822 and take administration of the estate or show cause why administration should not be granted to Elisha Allen of Ellicott who has requested administration.

 

p. 135, court 29 Nov 1821, Jonathan Cass appointed guardian of Mary F. Schaff? age 8 months.

 

p. 136, court 26 Mar 1822, James Prendergast administrator of estate of John Ingersoll late of Ellicott petitioned the court that the personal estate of the deceased is not sufficient to pay his debts.  All persons interested in the estate are directed to appear in court 21 May 1822 to show why sufficient of his real estate should not be sold to pay the debts.

 

p. 137, will of Manasah French of town of Gerry, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 20 Mar 1820.

Court:  1 May 1822

Court proceedings say Manasah French of town of Gerry; will says Scipio, Cayuga County, New York

Land in Scipio to wife Lucretia French during her widowhood.  After her decease, one-half of furniture to her heirs.  Use of land to youngest daughter Laura May.  If she dies without heirs, then her land to oldest son Manasah French and oldest daughter Hannah Canon? Canor? Canos?  Remainder of estate to Manasah French and Hannah Canon?

Administrator:  Lucretia French, widow

Witnesses:  Henry Day, Rufus Sheldon, Wyllys Collins

 

p. 140, court 21 May 1822, adjourned hearing to 8 Jun 1822 on request of James Prendergast administrator to sell property from estate of John Mack to pay debts of deceased.

 

p. 140, court 8 Jun 1822, adjourned hearing to 29 Jun 1822 on request of James Prendergast administrator to sell property from estate of John Mack to pay debts of deceased.

 

p. 141, court 15 Jun 1822, will of Joseph Evans, late of Chautauqua County, proved and administration granted to Ann Evans, widow.  Copy of will follows.

 

p. 143, will of Joseph Evans of Baltimore County, Maryland, New York, signed 21 Aug 1820.

Everything including property in the counties of Baltimore and Anne Arundel, Maryland to wife Ann Evans during her life and to my heirs after her decease.  She may sell property with the advice and consent of sons Joseph E. Evans and Benjamin Evans.

Administrator:  Ann Evans, widow

Witnesses:  Asahel Lyon, Zedekiah? Jedediah? Tracy, Wm Smith Jr.

 

p. 144, court 15 Jun 1822, Asahel Lyons and Zedekiah? Jedediah? Tracy, witnesses to will of Joseph Evans, testified to the validity of the will.

 

p. 145, court 26 Nov 1822, William Smiley of town of Ellery was appointed guardian of Alexander Smiley, infant age 10.

 

p. 146, court 14 Mar 1823, Mason Marsh of town of Ellery was appointed guardian of Wynant Creal?, infant age 14.  Mason Marsh and Joseph Brownell gave security bond.

 

p. 147, court 9 May 1823, William Dun? Dim? of town of Portland was appointed guardian of Stephen ? infant age 14 last 17 Apr. 

 

p. 148, court 12 May 1823, Ebenezer Harris of town of Portland was appointed guardian of Jane Mim? Man?, infant age 14 last December.  Mason Marsh and Joseph Brownell gave security bond.

 

p. 149, court 1 Jul 1823, David Smith of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Silas Hubbard, infant age 2 last May. 

 

p. 150, court 1 Jul 1823, David Smith of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Lovina Hubbard, infant age 13 last May. 

 

p. 151, court 1 Jul 1823, David Smith of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Solomon Hubbard, infant age 5 last October. 

 

p. 152, court 2 Jul 1823, 16 Sep 1823, court approved actions of Arsemno Holmes and Joel Lee, appointed 13 Jan 1818 to administer the estate of Alanson Holmes, and discharged them and Daniel G. Gould and Richard Douglass of town of Pomfret as sureties.

 

p. 155, court 24 Sep 1823, Ezra Convis of town of Hanover was appointed guardian of Austin Tuller, infant age 18 last March. 

 

p. 156, court 23 Oct 1823, Enoch Coburn of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Benjamin Franklin Robbins, infant age 17 last January. 

 

p. 157, court 24 Sep 1823, 15 Oct 1823, on application of Ezra Convis, guardian of Austin Fuller infant age 18, one of five children and heirs of Samuel Fuller of Pomfret deceased, court directed the administrators of the estate to appear in court 15 Oct 1823 to give accounting of administration and show why the remainder of the estate after payment of all debts should not be distributed according to statute.  Letters of administration for the estate had been granted 8 Nov 1816 to Isaac Baldwin and Mary Fuller, with James White and Otis Ensign posting bond.  Estate was appraised by Arsenius? Holmes? and Daniel G. Gould?  Citation was served on administrators 7 Oct 1823 by Ezra Convis.  Administrators did not appear as ordered.  Court ordered them to pay guardians of all 5 children.

 

p. 161, court 13 Nov 1823, Ezra Williams of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Jane Ann Robbins, infant age 15.

 

p. 163, court 17 Dec 1823, Ezra Corbin of Hanover was appointed guardian of Orrin Barnes, infant age 15.

 

p. 165, court 17 Dec 1823, Ezra Corbin of Hanover was appointed guardian of Caroline Barnes, infant age 17 last December.

 

p. 167, court 16 Dec 1823, Anna Holbrook and Jonas Holbrook of Hanover were appointed guardians of Amos H. Holbrook, infant age 19.

 

p. 169, court 16 Dec 1823, Anna Holbrook and Jonas Holbrook of Hanover were appointed guardians of Lucinda Holbrook, infant age 17 last March.

 

p. 171, court 16 Dec 1823, Anna Holbrook and Jonas Holbrook of Hanover were appointed guardians of Anna Holbrook, infant age 12.

 

p. 173, court 16 Dec 1823, Anna Holbrook and Jonas Holbrook of Hanover were appointed guardians of Mary Holbrook, infant age 13.

 

p. 175, court 16 Dec 1823, Anna Holbrook and Jonas Holbrook of Hanover were appointed guardians of Marilla Holbrook, infant age 15 last October.

 

p. 177, court 17 Dec 1823, Elijah Gleason of Hanover was appointed guardian of  Roana? M. Gleason [female], infant age 7 last April.

 

p. 178, court 17 Dec 1823, Elijah Gleason of Hanover was appointed guardian of Myron T. Gleason, infant age 4 last April.

 

p. 179, court 17 Dec 1823, Elijah Gleason of Hanover was appointed guardian of Albert B.? Gleason, infant age 2 last March

 

p. 180, court 19 Dec 1823, next of kin of Henry Gates of Chautauqua County, who died intestate, were notified to appear in court 31 Jan 1824 to show why letters of administration should not be given to Thomas Bull Esq of town of Pomfret.

 

p. 181, court 29 Jan 1824, Charles Bemus of Ellery was appointed guardian of Barney Arnold, infant age 19 on 25 Jan 1824.

 

p. 182, court 29 Jan 1824, Charles Bemus of Ellery was appointed guardian of Henry C.? Arnold, infant age 15 on 4 Jun 1823.

 

p. 183, court 29 Jan 1824, Clark Parker of Ellery was appointed guardian of David Arnold, infant age 9.

 

p. 184, court 29 Jan 1824, Clark Parker of Ellery was appointed guardian of Oliver T.? H. Arnold, infant age 8.

 

p. 185, court 29 Jan 1824, Clark Parker of Ellery was appointed guardian of Runnels? F. Arnold, infant age 6 on 25 Dec 1823.

 

p. 186, court 19 Apr 1824, Rand Miles of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Fanny Hubbard, infant age 14 next May.

 

p. 187, court 19 Apr 1824, Rand Miles of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Solomon Hubbard, infant age 6 last autumn.

 

p. 188, court 19 Apr 1824, Rand Miles of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Silas Hubbard, infant age 2 last May.

 

p. 189, court 27 Apr 1824, Thomas Bull of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Henry Gates, infant age 11.

 

p. 190, court 27 Apr 1824, Thomas Bull of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Eli Gates, infant age 9.

 

p. 191, court 27 Apr 1824, Thomas Bull of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Lucretia Gates, infant age 8.

 

p. 192, court 7 Apr 1824, Thomas Bull of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Elizabeth Ann Gates, infant age 1

 

p. 193, court 21 Jun 1824, Asahel Derby of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of Maria Derby, infant age 11 last October.

 

p. 194, court 27 Jun 1824, Thomas Bull of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of Simon Gates, infant age 16.

 

p. 195, court date unreadable, letters of administration for the estate of Jonathan Bardwell of Portland were granted to Mary Bardwell widow on 31 Aug 1824.  Samuel Bassit? and Wilson Andrews of Portland provided bond.  Enoch Bardwell, guardian of infant children of deceased, requested an accounting of the administration and payment from estate for amount due to children.  David Eaton of Portland appeared as agent for the administratrix.  Court declared settlement of the estate to be complete after payment to Enoch Bardwell.

 

p. 197, will of Daniel Alden of Hanover, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 17 Nov 1824

Household furniture, stock, and $40 to youngest sister Louisa Alden.  $40 to sister Eunice Alden.  $10 each to sister Sally and sister Polly. Everything else to brother John M. Alden, including land from contract executed by William Peacock of Holland Land Company. 

Administrator:  John M. Alden

Witnesses:  Seth Snow, Daniel Baldwin, Sophia Baldwin

 

p. 198, court 8 Feb 1825, Seth Snow testified to validity of will of Daniel Alden late of Hanover.

 

p. 199, court 21 Mar 1825, William Shepherdson of town of Gerry was appointed guardian of Matilda Shepherdson, infant age 18 years 8 months 21 days.

 

p. 200, court 21 Mar 1825, William Shepherdson of town of Gerry was appointed guardian of Lucinda Shepherdson, infant age 18 years 8 months 21 days.

 

p. 201, court 21 Mar 1825, Solomon Hinkley Junior of town of Pomfret was appointed guardian of George Milford? Hinkley, infant age 4 last 29 Apr.

 

p. 202, court 8 Feb 1825, 19 Apr 1825, letters of administration for estate of Daniel Alden granted to John M. Alden brother of deceased.

 

p. 203, court 9 May 1825, Mary Smith of town of Chautauqua was appointed guardian of James T. Smith, infant age 5 months last 18 Apr.

 

p. 204, court 13 Jun 1825, Lodema Truesdail of Ripley was appointed guardian of Laura M. Cook infant age 18 and Lewis S. Cook infant age 14.

 

p. 205, will of Deborah Camron of Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 25 Apr 1816

All of my estate to Alexander McEntyre the father of my 4 children.  He is to maintain and support the children and to be appointed their guardian.

Administrator:  Alexander McEntyre

Witnesses:  Jedia? L.? Prendergast, Penelope Prendergast, Grifin Col…?

 

p. 208, will of Levi Jones of Busti, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 15 Jul 1825.

All my property except the farm on which I now reside to son Levi Jones.  Farm to wife Polly Jones and father John Jones, and after their decease to son Levi Jones, who is to manage the farm so as provide for wife and father.  One sheep each to son Joseph Jones, son Emmons Jones, daughter Rhoda Ballard wife of Samuel Ballard, daughter Sally Jones, daughter Polly Jones, daughter Abigail Jones, daughter Chloe Jones.  Provision to be made for my minor daughters.

Codicil made the same day and signed by the same witnesses:  Tract of land in ? township, Warren County, Pennsylvania to all my children as tenants in common.

Executor:  Son Levi Jones

Witnesses:  Laban Haseltine, Abner Haseltine, Lavina Stilson?

 

p. 210, court 13 Sep 1825, Abner Haseltine testified to validity of will of Levi Jones.  Levi Jones sworn as executor.

 

p. 212, court 10 Sep 1825, Mary Smith guardian of heirs of estate of James P. Smith vs. Ambrose Smith administrator of the estate.  Court ordered that a citation be issued to the defendant to appear in court 28 Nov 1825.

 

p. 113 [sic, should be 213], court 15 Sep 1825, citation to Ambrose Smith executor of estate of James T. Smith to appear in court 28 Nov 1825 to account for administration of estate.

 

p. 214, court 29 Sep 1825, minor Lorenzo Barker under age 21 requested that Thomas A. Osborn Esq. of town of Chautauqua be appointed his guardian.  Thomas A. Osborn agreed.

 

p. 215, court 29 Sep 1825, Thomas A. Osborn posted bond and was appointed guardian of minor Lorenzo Barker.

 

p. 216, court 29 Sep 1825, court dealt with the estate of James T. Smith late of town of Chautauqua.  Letters of administration had been granted to Ambrose Smith of Dutchess County, New York on 9 Sep 1825.  Thomas Ingraham and Hiram A. Smith of Chautauqua County posted bond.  Zebulon Astrom? Osborn? of Dutchess County and Mary Smith, widow and guardian of James T. Smith, only child and heir, showed that a debt to the Holland Land Company was paid and all debts settled.  The estate was declared settled and administrator and bonds discharged.

 

p. 218, court 7 Oct 1825, George Whitehill grandfather and next friend of infant child John Whitehill petitioned that Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater be appointed his guardians.  They agreed to the appointment.

 

p. 219, court 7 Oct 1825, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater paid bond and were appointed guardians of infant child John Whitehill of Ripley.

 

p. 220, court 7 Oct 1825, George Whitehill grandfather and next friend of infant child George Whitehill petitioned that Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater be appointed his guardians.  They agreed to the appointment.

 

p. 221, court 7 Oct 1825, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater paid bond and were appointed guardians of infant child George Whitehill of Ripley.

 

p. 222, court 7 Oct 1825, George Whitehill grandfather and next friend of infant child David Whitehill petitioned that Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater be appointed his guardians.  They agreed to the appointment.

 

p. 223, court 7 Oct 1825, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater paid bond and were appointed guardians of infant child David Whitehill of Ripley.

 

p. 224, court 7 Oct 1825, George Whitehill grandfather and next friend of infant child Susannah Whitehill petitioned that Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater be appointed her guardians.  They agreed to the appointment.

 

p. 225, court 7 Oct 1825, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater paid bond and were appointed guardians of infant child Susanah Whitehill of Ripley.

 

p. 228, court 7 Oct 1825, George Whitehill grandfather and next friend of infant child Elizabeth Whitehill petitioned that Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater be appointed her guardians.  They agreed to the appointment.

 

p. 229, court 7 Oct 1825, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater paid bond and were appointed guardians of infant child Elizabeth Whitehill of Ripley.

 

p. 230, court 31 Oct 1825, estate of John Ingersol, deceased.  A petition had been presented 3 Sep 1825 by administrator James Prendergast, stating that the personal estate of the deceased was insufficient to pay his debts and requesting authorization to sell his real estate.  Notifications had been published requesting all interested parties to be present to show why this should not happen.  Court authorized the administrator to sell all real estate at public auction, including land identified on a survey made by Joseph Elliott for the Holland Land Company.

 

p. 232, court 21 Nov 1825, Luke Drury and Ann Drury his wife vs. Philip Kane, executor of the estate of Peter Kane deceased.  Court ordered that a citation be issued to the defendant to appear in court 21 Dec 1825.

 

p. 233, court 21 Nov 1825, citation to Philip Kane to appear in court 21 Dec 1825 to provide an accounting of his executorship of the estate of Peter Kane, deceased.

 

p. 234, court 21 Nov 1825, citation to whom it may concern and especially to Anne Kane widow, Clarissa Cogles, and Mary Norris, heirs of Peter Kane deceased, to appear in court 21 Dec 1825 to hear Philip Kane’s accounting of his executorship of the estate of Peter Kane, deceased.

 

p. 235, court 26 Nov 1825, Rodney B. Smith guardian of Benjamin F.? Smith, Emily Smith, Welthy Smith, and Orrin Smith, only children of Benjamin Smith deceased, vs. Henry? Smith administrator and Patience? Smith wife of Luther Smith administratrix of estate of Benjamin F. Smith deceased.  One-third of estate is due to Patience? Smith widow of deceased.  Administrator and administratrix ordered to pay remainder to Rodney B. Smith, guardian of the heirs, at which time the administration of the estate is complete.

 

p. 237, court 26 Nov 1825, Henry Smith of Hanover, uncle and best friend of Welthy Smith, infant age 10 last December, petitioned that Rodney B. Smith be appointed guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 238, court 26 Nov 1825, Henry Smith of Hanover, uncle and best friend of Emily Smith, infant age 8 last February, petitioned that Rodney B. Smith be appointed guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 239, court 26 Nov 1825, Henry Smith of Hanover, uncle and best friend of Orrin Smith, infant age 6 last October, petitioned that Rodney B. Smith be appointed guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 240, court 26 Nov 1825, Henry Smith of Hanover, uncle and best friend of Benjamin F.  Smith, infant child of Benjamin Smith deceased, petitioned that Rodney B. Smith be appointed guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 241, court 14 Dec 1825, Enos Rush infant under age 21 requested that Anson S. Bennett of town of Chautauqua be appointed his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 242, court 18 Nov 1825, Myron Bly infant under age 21 requested that Daniel Sherman of town of Busti be appointed his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 243, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly infant under age 21 requested that Theron Bly of town of Harmony be appointed his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 244, court 18 Nov 1825, Laurentina Bly infant under age 21 requested that Daniel Sherman of town of Busti be appointed her guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

 

p. 245, court 18 Nov 1825, Laurentina Bly minor child of Myron Bly deceased chose Daniel Sherman of the town of Busti to be her guardian.  He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 246, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Vernira? Bly, infant child age 12 last February, petitioned that Daniel Sherman be appointed guardian. He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 247, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Vernira? Bly, infant child age 12 last February, requested that Daniel Sherman of Busti be appointed guardian. He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 248, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Celinda Bly, infant child age 10 last April, petitioned that Daniel Sherman be appointed guardian. He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 249, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Celinda Bly, infant child age 10 last April, requested that Daniel Sherman of Busti be appointed guardian. He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 250, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of John L. Bly, infant child age 8 last March, petitioned that Daniel Sherman be appointed guardian. He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 251, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of John L. Bly, infant child age 8 last April, requested that Daniel Sherman of Busti be appointed guardian. He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 252, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of David V. Bly, infant child age 6 last July, petitioned that Daniel Sherman be appointed guardian. He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 253, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of David V. Bly, infant child age 6 last July, requested that Daniel Sherman of Busti be appointed guardian. He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 254, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Diantha Bly, infant child age 4 last December, petitioned that Daniel Sherman be appointed guardian. He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 255, court 18 Nov 1825, Theron Bly uncle and next friend of Diantha Bly, infant child age 4 last December, requested that Daniel Sherman of Busti be appointed guardian. He paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 256, court 21 Dec 1825, hearing is adjourned to 31 Jan 1826 for Luke Drury and wife vs. Philip Kane, executor of the estate of Peter Kane, deceased, late of the town of Portland.

 

p. 257, will of Joseph Loucks of town of Ellery, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 11 Oct 1824, codicil 19 Feb 1825.

First, provide a decent burial. Second, pay my debts.  Third, homestead to wife Margaret Loucks during her natural life.

Codicil:  Erase items 4, 5, and 6 from my will. Homestead to son Hiram Loucks after decease of wife Margaret Loucks.  Son Hiram is to pay $40 to granddaughter Catherine Hutchinson if she lives with my wife until age 18.  Hiram is also to pay $100 to son John, and $15 each to daughters Catherine Hutchinson, Charity Price?, Margaret Griffith, and Polly Cooper?.

Executors:  John Griffith and Clark Park

Witnesses for will:  Samuel A. Brown, David Masters, Lucy Masters

Witnesses for codicil:  Samuel A. Brown, John Bently Jun, Solomon S. Bently

 

p. 259, court 11 Oct 1825, Samuel A. Brown testified to the validity of the will of Joseph Loucks.

 

p. 260, court 27 Dec 1825, at the petition of Calvin Bishop of town of Ripley administrator of the estate of Hugh Whitehill late of town of Ripley deceased, court ordered all interested parties to appear in court 22 Feb 1826 to show why real estate of the deceased should not be sold to pay his debts.  Notice is to be published for four weeks in public newspapers.

 

p. 261, court 30 Dec 1825, John Webb, minor child age 17 on 7 Oct 1825, chose Caleb Webb of town of Hanover to be his guardian.

 

p. 264, court 30 Dec 1825, Henry Webb, minor child age 14 on 16 Sep 1825, chose Calvin Webb of town of Hanover to be his guardian.

 

p. 266, court 30 Dec 1825, Isaac Bumpus, next friend of Frederick Webb infant child age 12 on13 Dec 1825, requested that Caleb Webb and Calvin Webb of Chautauqua County be appointed guardian of Frederick Webb.  They consented and were appointed guardians.

 

p. 268, court 30 Dec 1825, Isaac Bumpus of town of Hanover, next friend of David Webb infant child age 9 on 21 May 1825, requested that Caleb Webb and Calvin Webb of Chautauqua County be appointed guardian of Frederick Webb.  They consented and were appointed guardians.

 

p. 269, court 6 Feb 1826, Lucius Skinner uncle and next friend of infant Moses E. Wilson requested that Nancy Wilson of the town of Pomfret be appointed guardian.  She agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 270, court 2 Jan 1826, Joseph Ferry minor age 18 last August chose Nathan Mixer of town of Harmony to be his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 272, court 2 Jan 1826, John Hurlbert of town of Hanover, next friend of Maryann Ferry infant age 13 last April, requested that Nathan Mixer of town of Hanover be appointed her guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 274, court 6 Feb 1826, Lucius Skinner, uncle and next friend of Moses E. Wilson infant child of Moses E. Wilson deceased, requested that Nancy Wilson be appointed guardian.  She paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 275, court 15 Feb 1826, Seth Snow administrator for the estate of Peter Boss appeared to represent himself and Catherine Boss, administratrix.  Isaac Boss one of the sons and heirs of Peter Boss, appeared to represent the heirs. Letters of administration had been granted to Catherine Boss and Seth Snow for estate of Peter Boss deceased on 22 Jan 1813.  Richard Williams and Nathan Cass were bond for them. Court determined that administration was complete and discharged the administrator and administratrix from any further accountability.

 

p. 278, court 17 Feb 1826, Robert Hill, minor child of town of Chautauqua chose Lemuel Cotrill of town of Chautauqua to be his guardian.  Lemuel Cotrill agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 279, court 24 Jan 1826, court confirmed the sale of land from estate of John John Ingersol, identified on a survey made by Joseph Elliott for the Holland Land Company, sold at public auction to David M. Durkee for $50.

 

p. 280, court 24 Jan 1826, court confirmed the sale of land from estate of John Ingersol in village of Jamestown, town of Elliott, Chautauqua County, sold at public auction on 23 Jan 1826 to Richard Hiller? for $20.

 

p. 282, 18 Feb 1826, monies from sale of land by James Prendergast, administrator of estate of John Ingersol, have been brought to court and will be distributed to creditors 27 Jun? 1826.

 

p. 283, court 22 Feb 1826, Calvin Bishop administrator of estate of Hugh Whitehill had requested permission to sell all real estate of the deceased, identified in Ripley in a survey made by Joseph Ellicott for the Holland Land Company, to pay debts of the deceased, since the personal estate was insufficient.  Court had ordered all interested parties to appear 22 Feb 1826 to show why real estate should not be sold, and notice was published.  No objection being raised, court approved the sale of the land at public auction.

 

p. 286, court 14 Mar 1826, Ebener Thatcher brother and next friend of Olive Thatcher minor child of Elisha Thatcher requested that Lear Thatcher be appointed her guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 288, court 14 Mar 1826, Ebenezer Thatcher of Pomfret brother and next friend of Abigail Thatcher minor child of Elisha Thatcher requested that Lear Thatcher be appointed her guardian.  Abigail Thatcher chose Lear Thatcher as her guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 290, court 14 Mar 1826, Ebenezer Thatcher of Pomfret brother and next friend of Trippinia Thatcher minor child of Elisha Thatcher deceased requested that Lear Thatcher be appointed her guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 293, court 27 Apr 1826, court confirmed the sale by Calvin Bishop, administrator of estate, of land from the estate of Hugh Whitehill for payment of debts.

 

p. 294, court 8 May 1826, David Sherman minor under age 21 chose Noble Sherman of town of Chautauqua as his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 295, court 8 May 1826, David Sherman chose Noble Sherman as his guardian.  Noble Sherman paid bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 296, court 26 Jun 1826, William Hendrickson administrator of estate of Calvin Hurd deceased requested that a citation be issued to widow and next of kin to appear 7 Aug 1826 if they see fit.

 

p. 297, court 11 Jul 1826, Polly Mitchel administratrix and David Eaton administrator of the estate of Philip Mitchel deceased late of Portland petitioned that all persons interested in the estate appear 9 Sep 1826 to show why real estate should not be sold to pay debts.

 

p. 298, court 7 Aug 1826, in the matter of William Hendrickson administrator of Calvin Hurd deceased, Thomas A. Osborn counsel for the administrator requested that hearing be adjourned until 30 Sep 1826.

 

p. 299, court 21 Aug 1826, Heman B. Bidwell, minor under age 21, chose Jacob Orcut of town of Mina as his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 300, court 21 Aug 1826, John F. Bidwell, minor under age 21, chose Jacob Orcut of town of Mina as his guardian.  He agreed and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 301, court 22 Aug 1826, John F. Bidwell, minor under age 21, chose Jacob Orcut of town of Mina as his guardian.  Jacob Orcut executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 302, court 9 Sep 1826, in the matter of the real estate of Philip Mitchel deceased, Jonathan Cass, substantial freeholder of town of Portland, was appointed guardian of Emmanuel? Mitchel age 15, Auraline Mitchel age 13, John David Mitchel age 12, Betsey Maria Mitchel age 10, Samuel Harrison Mitchel age 6, Mary Mitchel age 4, and Fanny Anna Mitchel age 2, all minor children under age 21. 

 

p. 303, court 9 Sep 1826, in the matter of the real estate of Philip Mitchel deceased, court authorized Polly Mitchel and David Eaton, administrators, to sell land from the estate to pay debts, as they had requested 11 Jul 1826.

 

p. 305, court 30 Sep 1826, Leah Thatcher vs. Eliphalet Burnham, on the motion of Daniel G. Gournsey? in behalf of the complainant, citations will be issued to consider the matter on 30 Oct 1826.

 

p. 306, court 30 Sep 1826, citation issued to Eliphalet Burnham, administrator of the estate of Elisha Thatcher deceased, to appear 30 Oct 1826 with any other interested parties to render an account of his administration.

 

p. 307, court 30 Sep 1826, citation issued to Ebenezer Thatcher heir at law of Elisha Thatcher deceased to appear 30 Oct 1826 for the accounting of Eliphalet Burnham of his administration of the estate.

 

p. 308, court 3 Oct 1826, Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater vs. Calvin Bishop, administration of the estate of Hugh Whitehill, Calvin Bishop is indebted to Catheirne Whitehill widow of Hugh Whitehill for her dower and to Jonathan Cass and Amos Atwater, guardians of the children of Hugh Whitehill, for the rest of the proceeds of the estate.  Calvin Bishop is ordered to pay the amounts within 30 days, at which time he will be discharged from any further duties as administrator.

 

p. 309 ½, court 14 Nov 1826, in the matter of the real estate of Philip Mitchel deceased, court approved the sale of real estate by the administrators on 4 Nov 1826 to Silvester Churchill.

 

p. 309 ¾, court 17 Nov 1826, Edith Hurd widow vs. William Hendrickson, administrator of the estate of Calvin Hurd, deceased.  Thomas A. Osborn appeared as counsel for the defendant.  William Hendrickson was ordered to pay the remaining value of the estate to the creditors of the deceased, after which he was discharged from any further duties as administrator.

 

p. 311, court 13 Feb 1827, Uriah Wentworth of town of Pomfret, uncle? and next friend of Zabdiah? H. C. Wentworth, minor child age 8, petitioned for guardianship and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 313, court 19 Feb 1827, Mary Tuller, mother and next friend of Laura Tuller infant child of Samuel Tuller, petitioned for guardianship and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 314, court 19 Feb 1827, Mary Tuller of town of Pomfret, mother and next friend of Laura Tuller infant, petitioned for guardianship, executed bond, and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 315, court 10 Feb 1827, Leah Thatcher, widow of Elisha Thatcher and guardian of Olive Thatcher, Polly Thatcher, Abigail Thatcher, and Triphene Thatcher heirs of Elisha Thatcher deceased,  vs. Eliphalet Burnham administrator of the estate of Elisha Thatcher deceased.  The administrator having paid the proceeds of the estate to the widow as her dower and for guardianship of the children was discharged from any further duties.

 

p. 317, court 9 May 1827, David W. Vorce? minor child under age 21 chose John T? Richards of town of Hanover to be his guardian.  He consented and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 318, court 9 May 1827, David W. Vorce? minor child of Hanover chose John T? Richards of Hanover as guardian.  He consented, was appointed guardian, and executed bond.

 

p. 319, court 16 Jun 1827, Amos Atwater of Portland, uncle and next friend of Lavina Atwater infant child of Thomas J. Atwater, petitioned that George Hall be appointed her guardian.  He consented and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 320, court 16 Jun 1827, Amos Atwater of Portland, uncle and next friend of Lavina Atwater infant child of Thomas J. Atwater, petitioned that George Hall be appointed her guardian.  He consented, executed bond, and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 321, court 16 Jun 1827, Amos Atwater of Portland, uncle and next friend of Levi Atwater infant child of Thomas J. Atwater, petitioned that George Hall be appointed his guardian.  He consented and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 322, court 16 Jun 1827, Amos Atwater of Portland, uncle and next friend of Eli Atwater infant child of Thomas J. Atwater, petitioned that George Hall be appointed his guardian.  He consented, executed bond, and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 323, will of William Sears of town of Carroll, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 6 Aug 1827.

One-third of estate to wife Ruby Sears.  Remainder of estate to children Nathan L. Sears, Amanda Sears, Ruby Calister Sears, Philena Satir? Sears, William Hinton Sears, and Electa Maria Sears when they shall become of lawful age or in the case of the daughters, if they should marry before that age.

Administrator:  Ebenezer Cheney and James Hall Esquire of Carroll and wife Ruby Sears

Witnesses:  E. T. Foote, Nalson E. Cheney, Nathan S. Smith, Abida Dean, Susan Dean

 

p. 325, court 29 Aug 1827, Eliel T. Foote Esquire, witness to the will of William Sears, testified to its validity.

 

p. 326, court 29 Aug 1827, administration of the will of William Sears was granted to Ebenezer Cheny, James Hall, and Ruby Sears

 

p. 327, court 14 Sep 1827, Elijah Devereaux vs. David Bliss administrator of the estate of Daniel Thurstam?, deceased.  David Bliss gave an accounting of his administration and was discharged from any other accountability as administrator.

 

p. 329, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Nancy Slene infant, petitioned to be made her guardian.  

 

p. 330, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Nancy Slene infant child of Ashbel Slene, petitioned to be made her guardian.   He executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 331, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Sally Slene infant, petitioned to be made her guardian.  

 

p. 332, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Sally Slene infant child of Ashbel Slene, petitioned to be made her guardian.   He executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 333, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Ashbel Roberts Slene infant, petitioned to be made her guardian.  

 

p. 334, court 18 Dec 1827, Elijah Deland, next friend of Ashbel Roberts Slene infant child of Asahel Slene, petitioned to be made his guardian.   He executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 335, court 25 Jan 1828, Joseph C. Truman, one of the witnesses to the will of Edward McGregor late of town of Pomfret, testified to the validity of the will.

 

p. 336, will of Edward McGregor of town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, New York, signed 4 Nov 1827.

Everything to Willard McGregor

Administrator:  Eliphalet Burnham

Witnesses:  James Sage, Saml Bliss, Joseph C. Truman

 

p. 337, court 25 Jan 1828, administration of the estate of Edward McGregor was granted to Willard McGregor, who will render a full account as required to Eliphalet Burnham, executor of the estate.

 

p. 338, court 4 Feb 1828, Elihu Jones and Celinda Jones his wife, widow of Myron Bly deceased, vs. Theron Bly administrator of the estate of Myron Bly deceased.  Defendant ordered to appear on 20 Feb 1828.  Citation will be issued to Daniel Sherman guardian of seven of the children of the deceased. 

 

p. 339, court 20 Feb 1828, Elihu Jones and Celinda Jones wife of Elihu Jones and widow of Myron Bly deceased vs. Theron Bly administrator of the estate of Myron Bly deceased.  Thomas A. Osborn appeared as counsel for the plaintiffs and Samuel A. Brown as counsel for the defendant.  By mutual consent, the cause was adjourned until 12 Mar 1828.  Citations and subpoenas were issued.

 

p. 340, court 22 Feb 1828, Naomi Vorce, John T. Richards and Hannah Richards his wife, John T. Richards guardian of David Vorce heirs at law of Thomas Vorce deceased vs. William Vorce administrator of the estate of the deceased.  Inventory of estate made by Nathan Mixer, William Dix, and Seth Snow.  The administrator and the widow having some items from the inventory, neither is entitled to any of the remainder of the estate.  The remainder is to be divided among the other 10 children of the deceased:  Naomi Vorce, John T. Richards and Hannah Richards his wife, John T. Richards guardian of David Vorce, George Vorce, Henrietta Vorce, Rhoda Vorce, Mary Vorce, Sarah Vorce, Hervey Vorce, and Asa Vorce.  The administrator is then discharged from any further accountability.

 

p. 342, court 12 Mar 1828, John Jones and Celinda Jones his wife vs. Theron Bly administrator of the estate of Myron Bly deceased.  Thomas A. Osborn appeared as counsel for the plaintiffs; James M…lette Junior and Samuel A. Brown as counsel for the defendant.  Inventory was made by the administrator.  One item on the inventory is a mortgage from Theron Bly administrator to the deceased.  Other debts due to the deceased were listed, from Arnold, Lawrence Smith, Samuel Hurlbert, John Bar…?, Calvin Tilman.  Payment is due to John Stone for settling the estate of the deceased in the state of Indiana.  Payment is due to the administrator for settling the estate of the deceased in Otsego County.   The remainder of the estate is to be distributed to the widow and the ten children of the deceased.  The surrogate did not allow the defendant anything for the expenses in taking care of the mother of the defendant and of the deceased during her last illness, which occurred 7 or 8 years earlier. Myron Bly died in the state of Indiana in February 1822.  The widow and children remained in Indiana until November and then returned to Chautauqua County.  Theron Bly and Thomas Parker were appointed guardians of the children of the deceased.  Children Diantha Bly, David V. Bly, John L. Bly, Selinda Bly, and Vernira? Bly lived with their mother for varying periods of time after returning to Chautauqua County, for which she is to receive compensation.

 

p. 350, court 22 Apr 1828, following petition of Abbilene Rotry, administratrix of the estate of Abraham Tur...? deceased, citations will be issued to heirs of the deceased for 22 Apr 1828.

 

p. 351, court 28 Mar 1828, guardianship of Sally Tyler, Adison Tyler, Milton Tyler, Orlando Tyler, and Betsey Tyler.  Polly Tyler, mother and next friend of Sally Tyler, Adison Tyler, Milton Tyler, Orlando Tyler, and Betsey who are infant children of Ebenezer Tyler, requested that she be appointed their guardian.

 

p. 352, court 28 Mar 1828, Polly Tyler of the town of Stockton, mother and next friend of Sally Tyler, Adison Tyler, Milton Tyler, Orlando Tyler, and Betsey Tyler, executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 353, court 28 Mar 1828, Polly Tyler widow of Ebenezer Tyler and guardian of Adison Tyler, Milton Tyler, Orlando Tyler, Sally Tyler, and Betsey Tyler, children and heirs of Ebenezer Tyler deceased vs. Asahel Lyon and John Tyler administrators.  Thomas A. Osborn appeared as counsel for the defendants.  Administrators discharged from any further duties.

 

p. 356, court 22 Apr 1828, Abbilene Rottray, mother and next friend of Daniel Dave? Dow? Turtlotte, Herriott Turtlotte and Polly Turtlotte, infant children of Abraham Turtlotte deceased, petitioned to be appointed their guardian.

 

p. 357, court 22 Apr 1828, Abbilene Rottray of Ripley, mother and next friend of Daniel D…? Turtlotte, Herriott Turtlotte, and Polly Turtlotte, children of Abraham Turtlotte deceased, executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 358, court 14 May 1828, Curtis Creal? minor child chose Mason Marsh of the town of Ellery to be his guardian.  Mason Marsh executed bond and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 359, court 11 Aug 1828, James Parsons minor child of Jonathan Parsons of town of Ripley chose James Parsons of the town of Ripley as his guardian.  James Parsons agreed, executed bond, and was appointed guardian.

 

p. 360, court 19 Nov 1828, Harmon Mitchel, guardian of Emanuel Mitchel, Betsey Mariah Mitchel, Mary Mitchel, and Fanny Anna Mitchel, and Samuel Mitchel, guardian of Daniel Mitchel, Samuel Harmon Mitchel, Auralina Mitchel, infant heirs of Philip Mitchel deceased by Jonathan Cass their attorney vs. David Eaton administrator and Polly Mitchel administratrix of the estate of Philip Mitchel deceased.  A debt is due to the estate from James H. Haynes.  The widow has received her dower.  The remainder of the estate is to be distributed among the children, and the settlement of the estate is declared final.

 

End of volume 0, Miscellaneous Records of Chautauqua County



SOURCE:  Marsha King, 2008.