Administration of the Estate of Abraham Burkholder
of the Town of Victor - Ontario County NY
County of Ontario, Surrogate's Court.
In the matter of the application for Letters of Administration
on the Estate of Abraham Burkholder deceased.
County of Ontario, to wit: I, Peter S. Bonesteel, of the town of
Victor being duly sworn and examined, do depose and say that I am a
son-in-law of said Abraham Burkholder; that said deceased departed this
life on the [BLANK]
date of May A. D. 1852 without leaving any last will and testament, to
knowledge, information or belief, that said deceased died a natural
and died possessed of certain personal property in the State of New
the value whereof does not exceed the sum of about four thousand
dollars, as I have been informed and believe; that said deceased
has left heirs surviving: his sons John & Leonard and his
daughters Elizabeth, wife of Allen P. Billings, Mary S., wife of
applicant, Harriet, wife of George Shoemaker, Lucinda wife of
Tennis Brizzee, Cordelia, wife of John Keyser, and the children of his
deceased daughter, Ann, are Catherine, Harriet, Hiram and Franklin
French who are severally of full age except
said children of Ann French who are minors; that this deponent is of
age: that said deceased was at or immediately previous to his death an
inhabitant of Ontario County.
And I pray that Letters of Administration be granted on the estate of
said deceased, by the Surrogate of the County of Ontario, to me said
Bonesteel in sight of my said wife and that is usual citation to said
_____ may be
issued by said Surrogate.
Signed P. S. Bonesteel
Sworn before me, this 15 day of
October A. D. 1856
signed Orlon Benjamin, Surrogate.
We are grateful for this donation from Lynne Orvis; many thanks, Lynne.
is interested in contact with anyone researching the families of
Burkholder and Leonard Isenhour.
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