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Know all Men by these Presents:
That we Sophia Turner, widow of Lewis Turner
deceased, of the Town of Scriba, County of Oswego & State of New
York as principal, and Russell Turner of the same place
and Archibald D. McIntyre of the City of Oswego County and State
of New York as sureties are held and firmly bound, unto the people
of the State of New York, in the sum of Five Hundred dollars, lawful money
of the United States of America, to be paid to the said people: To
which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each
of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly
by these presents.
Sealed with our Seals.Dated the sixth day of November in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety.
THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the above bounden Sophia Turner administratix of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of Lewis Turner, late of the Town of Scriba in the County of Oswego, New York, deceased, shall faithfully discharge the trust reposed in h(blank) as such, and obey all lawful decrees and orders of the Surrogate’s Court of the County of Oswego, New York, touching the administration of the estate of said deceased committed to her, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Sophie X Turner
A. D. McIntyre
STATE OF NEW YORK }
On this sixth day of November, 1890, before me the subscriber personally appeared Sophia Turner, Russell Turner and Archibald D. McIntyre. who acknowledged that they executed the foregoing bond, and I certify that I know the persons who made the said acknowledgements to be the individual described in and who executed the said instrument.
Henry A. Jones
Justice of the Peace
STATE OF NEW YORK, }
I, Sophia Turner do swear, that I am twenty-one years of age and upwards, and that I will well, honestly and faithfully discharge the duties of Administrix of the estate of Lewis Turner late of the Town of Scriba, in the County of Oswego, New York, deceased, intestate, according to law, and hereby consent to serve.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 6th
Henry A Jones
OSWEGO COUNTY SURROGATE’S COURT.
In the matter of the administration of the Estate
of Lewis Turner, Deceased
A true and correct inventory of all the goods, chattels and credits which were of Lewis Turner, late of the Town of Scriba in the County of Oswego and State of New York, deceased, made by:
Sophie Turner sole administratrix of the goods chattels and effects of the said deceased which have come to the knowledge of the said administratrix and particularly of all monies, bank bills and other circulating medium belonging to the said deceased and of all bonds mortgages and notes and other securities for the payment of money belonging to the said deceased specifiying the name of each debtor the sum originally payable and all endorsements thereon with their dates and the sum which may be collected on each security.
1. Note made by Russell Turner dated
March 15, 1889. And conditional for the payment of the sum of one
Hundred Dollars in one year from date with use.
2. Deposited in the Second National Bank of Oswego, N.Y. $240.00
State of New York }
Subscribed and sworn to
Petition to Probate Estate of LEWIS TURNER ESTATE,
Surrogate’s Court, County of Oswego, New York:
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF }
TO THE SURROGATE’S COURT OF THE COUNTY OF OSWEGO, NEW YORK:
The petition of Sophia Turner, of the Town of Scriba in the County of Oswego, New York, respectfully showeth:
That your petitioner is the widow of Lewis Turner, who died intestate on or about the 24th day of September, 1890, a natural death, being at the time of his death a resident of the Town of Scriba in the said County of Oswego, New York.
That the said deceased left no last Will, to the knowledge or belief of your petitioner. That he left him surviving, his widow Sophia Turner and also the following persons his only next of kin, via:
Adult or Residence
Adult Oswego, N.Y.
That your petitioner has to the best of her ability estimated and ascertained the value of the personal property of which the said deceased died possessed, and of the probably amount to be recovered by reason of any right of action granted to an executor or administrator by special provision of law, and that the same does not exceed in value the sum of about $Two Hundred & forty Dollars & five cents, ($240.05).
Your petitioner desires to take out letters of administration on the estate of said deceased and therefore prays that letters of administration on the estate of said may be granted to said petitioner Sophia Turner.
Dated this 6th day of November A.D.
STATE OF NEW YORK, }
Sophia Turner the petitioner named in the foregoing petition being duly sworn, deposes and says: That he(sic) has heard said petition read and knows the contents thereof and that the same is true of her own knowledge except as to matters therein stated to be alleged on information and belief, and that as to those matter he believes to be true.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
Sophia X Turner
Henry A. Jones
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