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Solomon Hallet proof of death; Chenango Co. burials
Posted by: Cheryl Hall (ID *****0336) Date: December 16, 2006 at 12:41:20
In Reply to: Corrected Solomon Hallet Will Transcription by Bev Royer of 1157

A research trip to Norwich, Chenango, NY turned up the following. The Proof of Death may help clear up some names. At the end of the proof is a list of Hallet/t Chenango Co. burials that I also found.

Solomon HALLET
Proof of Death
Filed July 3, 1841

Chenango County ss: Eleanor HALLET of the town of Bainbridge in the County of Chenango being duly sworn deposes and says that Solomon HALLET a resident at the time of his death of the said town of Bainbridge died a natural death at the said town of Bainbridge on the fourth day of June 1841, that the said Solomon HALLET deceased left an instrument in writing which purports to be his last Will and Testament and which this deponent verily believes to be his last Will and Testament and which related to both real Estate and personal Estate and in which this deponent is named as the sole Executrix, and this deponent further says that she is the widow of the said deceased and that the said deceased left heirs and next of kin surviving him viz:

Thomas HALLET, a son who resides in the state of Ohio but in what town or county is unknown to this deponent.

William HALLET and Elijah HALLET, sons, whose residence is unknown.

Solomon HALLET and Hiram HALLET, sons, who reside in Tioga County and State of Pennsylvania but in what town is unknown to her.

GERMAN, a daughter and wife of William GERMAN who resides in the state of Pennsylvania but in what town or County is unknown to her.

That Chloe SNYDER, a daughter of the said deceased is also dead and left heirs surviving her viz: William SNYDER, a son, whose place of residence is unknown to her, and several other children but whose names and places of residence are unknown to her.

That Jacob S. HALLET, a son of said Solomon HALLET, deceased is also dead and left children surviving him viz: Matilda LANDERS, a daughter and wife of Hiel LANDERS and Lucy DAVISON, a daughter and wife of James DAVISON who reside in this said town of Bainbridge. Patty HALLET and Phebe HALLET, daughters who reside in Southport, Tioga County and state of New York. Joshua HALLET, Hiram D. HALLET and Jacob O. HALLET, sons and Susan HALLET, Eveline HALLET and Jennet HALLET, daughters who reside in Bainbridge aforesaid. That Celinda JOHNSON, a daughter of the said Jacob S. HALLET, deceased is also dead and left a son surviving her whose name and place of residence is unknown to this deponent.

And that the said Solomon HALLET, deceased also had two other children surviving him viz:

Miriam HALLET and Sarah Jane HALLET daughters, and that he left no other heirs or next of kin surviving him to the best of her knowledge, information and belief, and that each and all of the said heirs and next of kin of the said Solomon HALLET deceased are over twenty one years of age except the said Miriam HALLET, Sarah Jane HALLET, Patty HALLET, Susan HALLET, Eveline HALLET, Jennet HALLET, Hiram D. HALLET, Jacob O. HALLET, the son of Celinda JOHNSON, deceased and several of the children of Chloe SNYDER, deceased who are minors and have no general guardians residing in the State of New York to her knowledge. And this deponent hereby applies for the appointment of a special guardian for the said minors and for a citation to the proper persons to appear and attend the proof and probate of this said Last Will and Testament.

Eleanor HALLET (her mark)

Subscribed and Sworn this 3rd day of July 1841 Before me, Samuel M. Koon, Surrogate.

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Burials in Chenango county from Cemetery Index:

Bennettsville Cemetery, Bainbridge

Emerson Hallett, d. Sept. 18, 1863, ae 15y
Flora A. Hallett, d. August 25, 1858, ae 2y

East Side Cemetery, Afton

Cady Monument
Justus K. Cady, 1820-1901
Genette A. Hallett, his wife, 1830-1880

Luthera A., w/o Joshua C. Hallet, d. Sept. 16, 1855, ae 36y 4m (b. 1819)

1st Baptist Cemetery, Afton

Melissa L., w/o J. C. Hallett, d. Sept. 3, 1869, ae 39y 8m (b. 1830)

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