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Petitions and Renunciations – A 1871-1884 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records (Reference # = Vol & page)April 2006 ACKERSON, Adelia M., died intestate, 10 Mar 1879 at Monroe, Sussex Co., NJ.  (Ref# A-114)  Petitioner:  Harriet E. HOPKINS of Hardyston.  Petition:  Letters of Administration be granted to William HOPKINS & Harriet E. HOPKINS. Filed:  28 Apr 1879. Kindred: (Dau?) – Harriet E. Hokins – Monroe, NJ Dau    – Julia A LUTES – her two ch:  Ida C. & Berry W. LUTES – Port Jervis, NY ACKERSON, Ralph (dec’d).  (Ref# A-196)  Petitioner:  Elizabeth ACKERSON, his widow.  Petition:   Renounces her right as Administrator.  Filed:  21 Sep 1880 ACKERSON, Ralph, who died intestate near Lafayette, 21 Aug 1880.  (Ref# A-196) Petitioner:  Aaron R. ACKERSON.  Petition:  Letters of Administration be granted to him.  Filed:  15 Sep 1880 Kindred: Wid – Elizabeth ACKERSON – Lafayette, NJ                    Son – Aaron R. ACKERSON – Newton, NJ Son – Moses ACKERSON – Lafayette, NJ                        Son – Gilbert ACKERSON – Lafayette, NJ Dau – Ann SNYDER w/o George H. – Jersey City, NJ Dau – Mary Ellen CARPENTER (dec’d) w/o Jacob.  Her 5 ch: Ida, Anna, Ralph, Carrie & Lottie CARPENTER, all living in Papakating with their father. ADAMS, James (dec’d).  (Ref# A-73)  Petitioner:  Barsheba ADAMS, his widow.   Petition:  Renounces her right as Administrator.  Filed:  5 Dec 1876 ADAMS, John E. (dec’d).  (Ref# A-82) Petitioner:  Elizabeth ADAMS, his widow.  Petition:  Renounces her right as Administrator.  Filed:  1 Sep 1877 ADAMS, Sarah Ann, late of Wantage.  (Ref# A-226)  Petitioner:  Elizabeth ADAMS, Executor named.  Petition:  Renounces her appointment as Executor.  Filed:  14 Feb 1881 ADAMS, Sarah Ann, late of Wantage.  (Ref# A-226)  Petitioner:  Abram SMITH, the other Executor named.   Petition: Application for probate.  Filed:  14...

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Petitions of Guardianship and Renunciations-B 1871-1894 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records and in orphan’s court. (Reference # = Vol & page) Updated March 2006 BABCOCK, William. (Ref# A-70) Petitioner: Sarah BABCOCK his widow. Petition: Renounces her right as Administrator. Filed: 16 May 1876 BACKSTER, Lydia of Bergen Co., NJ, a minor above 14 years. (Ref# A-34) Petitioner: Same. Petition: That her father, Charles BACKSTER of the same place be appointed her guardian. Filed: 3 Sep 1872Granted: 4 Sep 1872 BACKSTER, Nancy a minor under the age of 14. (Ref# A-32) Petitioner: Charles BACKSTER, her father. Petition: For petitioner to be appointed guardian of said child. Filed: 5 Sep 1872 Granted: 5 Sep 1872. BALDWIN, Robert A. F., late of Byram (Ref# A-525A) Petitioner: Margaret BALDWIN, Executor named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Wid, Margaret BALDWIN – Stanhope Son, Charles Edson BALDWIN – Stanhope Bro, Madison BALDWIN – Newburgh, NY Bro, Joseph BALDWIN – Jersey City, NJ Bro, Samuel BALDWIN – Jersey City, NJ Bro, James BALDWIN – Jersey City, NJ Sis, Mary MASON w/o Peter – Stanhope Sis, Laura STEWART w/o Mathius – Hobokin, NJ Filed: 14 Jul 1884 BALE, Peter, Jr. late of Frankford. (Ref# A-498) Petitioner: Lydia BALE, Executor named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Wid, Lydia BALE – Augusta Son, William R. BALE – Augusta Son, Hezekiah M. BALE – Augusta Son, Oscar BALE – Augusta Son, Leonard BALE – Augusta Filed: 10 Mar 1884 BARBER, Sarah (dec’d). (Ref# A-37) Petitioner: Cornelius WRIGHT and Elizabeth FORGUS, ‘heirs at law’. Petition: Renouncing their right as administrators of the estate of Sarah BARBER. Filed: 28 Apr 1871 BATES, Eliza, late of Vernon who died at Glenwood – 14 Apr 1883. (Ref# A-446) Petitioner: Nephew, John F. SIMPSON...

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Petitions and Renunciations-C 1871-1894 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records (Reference # = Vol & page) Updated April 2006 CALVIN, Luther B. (dec’d). (Ref# A-87) Petitioner: Lydia L. CALVIN, his widow. Petition: To renounce her right as Administrator. Filed: 7 Sep 1878 CAMPBELL, Mary late of Andover who died intestate 19 Sep 1881. (Ref# A-261) Petitioner: John CAMPBELL. Petition: Letters of administration be granted him. Heirs: Sis, Catharine THORNTON w/o John – Deckertown, NJ Bro, John CAMPBELL – Andover, NJ Sis, Elizabeth CLAUSON wid/o John – Unknown (notation made – “perhaps she has died – not heard from in 17 years;           had 3 ch, Herman, Catharine and unknown.”) Filed: Oct 1881 CANNON, Sarah L. late of Newton (Ref# A-459) Petitioner: Coulter CANNON, Executor named Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Hus, Peter CANNON Son, Coulter CANNON Dau, Mary S. HARDIN w/o George – Newton Filed: 22 Oct 1883 CARD, Sylvester, late of Vernon. (Ref# A-229) Petitioner: Michael R. KEMBLE, Executor named. Petition: Application for probate. Heirs: Wid, Catharine E. CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Son, Hiram CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Dau, Sarah J. CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Son, Peter CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Dau, Emeline WOODS w/o William – Hamburgh, NJ Dau, Julia A. UTTER w/o Henry S. – Wawayanda, NJ Son, William W. CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Dau, Martha A. PREDMORE w/o Daniel A. – Wawayanda, NJ Dau, Catherine E. MANN w/o Thomas W. – Wawayanda, NJ Son, Amzi CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Son, Smith CARD – Wawayanda, NJ Filed: 24 Feb 1881 CARMER, Jacob late of Montague who died intestate near Brick House on 13 Apr 1879. (Ref# A-164) Petitioner: Thomas PERRY of Montague, NJ. Petition: That letters of...

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Petitions and Renunciations-D 1871-1894 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records (Reference # = Vol & page) Updated April 2006 DEANS, Amanda & Susan, minors under 14 years, ch/o of the ‘late’ David DEANS. (Ref# A-13) Petitioner: Elizabeth MARTIN of Byram, mother of said children, now the wife of Theodore MARTIN. Petition: That Thomas ANDERSON be appointed the guardian of said children. Filed: 28 Jul 1871 Granted: 7 Sep 1871 DEASLEY, James (dec’d) (Ref# A-30) Petitioner: George S. McCARTER. Petition: That he be appointed trustee for said James DEASLEY’s estate, in place of Joseph COULT who resigned his position of trustee. (NOTE: Joseph COULT was appointed to replace Joseph GREER.) Filed: 8 Apr 1872 Granted: 8 Apr 1872 DECKER, Dayton F. (Ref# A-405) Petitioner: John DECKER, his father. Petition: Renounces his right as administrator and requests the appointment of Thomas F. KANE. Filed: 13 Mar 1833 DECKER, Dayton F. who died intestate at or near Ogdensburgh, 6 Feb 1883. (Ref# A-406) Petitioner: Thomas F. KANE of Sparta, a friend. Petition: Requests letters of adminstration be granted him. Heirs: Father & mother, John & Eliza DECKER – Ogdensburg Bro, Harry DECKER – Augusta Bro, Morton DECKER – Augusta Bro, Frank DECKER – No. 312 W. 31 St., NYC Sis, Jennie DECKER – Ogdensburg Bro, Harvey DECKER – Ogdensburg Filed: 12 Mar 1833 DECKER, Ebenezer M. dec’d. (Ref# A-169) Petitioner: Harriet E. DECKER, his widow. Petition: To renounce her right as Administrator. Filed: 11 May 1880 DECKER, Ebenezer M. late of Wantage who died intestate at Bemmerville 13 Apr 1880. (Ref# A-169) Petitioner: Edward A. DECKER of Wantage. Petition: That letters of Administration be granted him. Heirs Wid, Harriet E. DECKER – Beemerville, NJ Son, Edward A. DECKER – Beemerville, NJ...

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Petitions and Renunciations E-F 1871-1894 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records (Reference # = Vol & page) Updated April 2006 EDSALL, Jemima, late of Hardsyton. (Ref# A-492) Petitioner: Abram WINFIELD, Executor named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Dau, Jane EDSALL w/o Benjamin H. – Hamburgh Dau, Sarah GIBSON wid/o John – Hamburgh Son, William H. EDSALL – Stockholm Dau, Alemeda WINFIELD w/o Abram – Hamburgh Dau, Mary CONPLIN w/o William – St. Peter, MINN Son, Joseph EDSALL (dec’d)- his widow, Pricilla now the wife of ______ VAN ORDEN – Paterson, NY; his ch: Barton EDSALL, James EDSALL & Mary DECKER w/o _____ – addresses not known Filed: 26 Feb 1884 EDSAll, Lydia late of Hardyston. (Ref# A-280) Petitioner: Samuel B. EDSALL & William RUDE, Executors named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Dau,Mary SMITH w/o Wm. – Hamburgh Son, William EDSALL – Dryden Corners, Tompkins Co., NY Dau, Susan STORMS w/o Horace – Vernon Son, Nathan EDSALL – Marshall Town, IA Dau, Martha EDSALL – Youngstown, OH Son, John EDSALL – Ithica NY Dau, Maggie SMITH w/o _____ – Youngstown, OH Son, Peter EDSALL – Newark, IL Son, James EDSALL – Tennessee (address unknown) Dau, Jemima BEACH w/o Chas. – Newton Filed: 17 Dec 1881 EDWARDS, John J. of Newton who died intestate 17 Feb 1880. (Ref# A-159) Petitioner: Charles D. THOMPSON of Newton. Petition: That letters of Administration be granted him. Heirs (all of Newton): Widow, Susan F. EDWARDS Son, Charles D. EDWARDS age 16 Dau, Grace EDWARDS age 7 Sister, Harriet B. EDWARDS Brother, Alexander EDWARDS Filed: 1 Mar 1880 EDWARDS, John J. who died intestate. (Ref# A-205) Petitioner: Susan F. EDWARDS, his widow. Petition: She renounces her...

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Petitions of Guardianship and Renunciations-G 1871-1894 NOTE: Prior to 1871 these petitions are found with probate records (Reference # = Vol & page) GIVANS, William C. late of Vernon. (Ref# A-456) Petitioner: Martin V. TOMPKINS one of the Executors named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Father, William GIVANS – Morris Plains Asylum – Morristown Half bro, Sylvester GIVANS – Middletown, NY Half bro, Samuel GIVANS – Newburgh, NY Half bro, John GIVANS – Deckertown Half bro, Nicholas GIVANS – Vernon Half sis, Elizabeth DREW w/o James – Middletown, NY Half sis, Jennie WOODRUFF w/o Job – 39 W. 43 St., NYC Half sis, Abbie RHODDES w/o Charles – Morristown Half sis, Kittie C. LANE w/o Clark – Newton Filed: 9 Oct 1883   GOBLE, Elias R. late of Stillwater. (Ref# A-258) Petitioner: Ray R. GOBLE, Executor named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Wid, Mary R. GOBLE – Fredon Dau, Elizabeth GOBLE – Fredon Dau, Kate M. DECKER w/o Davison – Baldwin P.O., Butler Co., PA Dau, Ann P. GOBLE – Fredon Son, Roy R. GOBLE – Fredon Son, Frank E. GOBLE – Fredon Filed: 12 Sep 1881   GOBLE, Isaac ‘found to be a lunatic’. (Ref# A-51) Petitioner: Matthias GOBLE. Petition: That he be appointed Isaac’s guardian. Filed: 4 Aug 1873 Granted: 4 Aug 1873 GOBLE, Isaac, late of Sparta. (Ref# A-428) Petitioners: Rachel M. GOBLE, his wid & David W. GOBLE, his son, the Executors named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Wid, Rachel M. GOBLE Son, Daniel W. GOBLE Dau, Mary KAYS w/o Samuel – all of Sparta Filed: 28 May 1883   GRAY, Robert M. late of Stillwater (Ref# A-200) Petitioner: William C. GRAY, Executor named. Petition: Application to probate. Heirs: Sis, Sarah GRAY – Fredon Bro, John GRAY – Hunts...