Probate News Items

Earl W. Kellam, Port Jervis, will inherit the entire estate of his mother, Mrs. Frankie W. Kellam, who died August 7th in Port Jervis without a will. Mr. Kellam was named administrator for the $13,000 personal property. (Middletown Times-Herald, October 11, 1939)

The wills of the following persons have been admitted to probate: Last will and testament of Delia Moran, late of Middletown, John P. McClancey, ex’r; of Catherine M. Lazear, late of Warwick, Samuel M. Lazear, ex’r; of Hannah Ryerson, late of Goshen, Annie R. Slawson and Elizabeth Holbert, ex’rs; of Margaret N. Holley, late of Middletown, A.V.D. Wallace, adm’r with the will annexed. (Middletown Daily Argus, May 24, 1897)

Various Catholic charities will benefit to the extent of $30,000 in the will of Frank M. Linderman, 76 years old, president of the Manufacturers Belt Hook Company, who died Oct. 25. The will, leaving the bulk of an estate estimated at $250,000, to the widow, Mrs. Rose W. Linderman, 4206 Hazel avenue, was admitted to probate yesterday. Besides the charitable bequests, 18 nephews and nieces were left $1,000 each. Harry P. Linderman, a brother, and Giles Wetterer, a nephew, were left $10,000 each. (Chicago Tribune, November 9, 1935)

Petition is filed which asks the Court to appoint Archie Averill as guardian of the estate of Duane Rorick, a minor. The said Duane Rorick resides at Groton, Connecticut and has an estate of real property in Klickitat county, which needs the care of a guardian. The petition will be heard on Sept. 16. (Goldendale Sentinel, August 25, 1938)

Whereas on the 1st day of April, A.D., 1930, papers purporting to be the last will and testament and two codicils to said will of Sidney E. Rorick, late of said county, deceased, was filed in my office, and was by me opened and read: and the 1st day of May, 1930, is appointed and fixed as the time when the same will come before the Court, at the May term thereof then to be held, for final proof and probate, as the duly executed last will and testament of the said Sidney E. Rorick, deceased; at which time all persons interested may appear and show cause why the same should be admitted to probate. Dated this 1st day of April, A.D., 1930, Warren Rees, Clerk, District Court of Jones county, Iowa. (Oxford Mirror, April 30, 1930)

Linton B. Sutton left $5,000 to his mother, Mary Ellen Sutton of Kansas, and the residue of his estate to his wife, Edith Lauder Sutton. (New York Times, July 6, 1911)

Final Account filed in the estate of Nellie G. Walling, deceased. (Sheridan Sun, May 7, 1953)

Ray E. Yocom, whose address is Zanesville, Ohio, has been appointed and qualified as Executor of the estate of Goldie L. Yocom, late of Muskingum County, Ohio, deceased. Dated this 18th day of June, 1948. (Zanesville Times-Record, July 5, 1948)

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