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Submitted by Judy Schreiber, Valdosta, GA, January 22, 2004

This establishes the children of Adrian, b 1780-85 to Jonathan and Jenny Gray Carley of Sidney, Delaware Co., NY. Papers forwarded to me by William J. Carley, descendant of Ira, son of Jonathan and Jenny.


Is shown in the 1840 Sidney, Dela., NY Fed Census with Ira and Darius - He is shown with 001000001//00000101


Page 1.


Petition for Letters of Administration and Administrator's Oath - Courier Print


To the Surrogate of( crossed out and repaced with County ?Clerk?) of the County of Stueben:
The Petition of Jonathan Murwin of Caton, Stueben ----off page


Respectfully Sheweth That Adrian Carley -? then an inhabitant of the County of Stueben died in the town of Caton in the county of Steuben on or about the 3rd day of September, 1847 that he left Abigail Carley his wodow who is insane--- off page
Harriet Ann, wife of your petitioner of Caton --- off page
and Darius Carley his son, of Chicago in the state of Illinois - his children - him surviving: that he died from sickness and left no Will so far as your petitioner has been able to discover or has heard: that in the opinion of your petitioner the whole of the personal property left by the said Adrian Carley
-- will not amount in value to more th---(an --) eight hundred --


Your petitioner in the sight of his said wife - The said Darius Carley having


renounced his right to the admin---
--?--, by instrument under seal --
which is hereto ammended ---
(Signed) Jona B. Murw(in)


County of Steuben,) ss signature Jonathan B. Murwin
Surrogate's Court )
The above named petitioner being duly sworn deposes an--
that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are true.


Sworn and subscribed this 13 )
day of September 1847(9?) before me ) signed Jona B. Murwin


D. McAlastir
County Judge


County of Steuben)
Surrogate's Court ) ss I Jonathan B. Murw(in)
do swear and decla(re that I )
will honestly and faithfully discharge the duty of Administrat(or) of the
estate of Adria(n)
Carley deceased, according- off page--------
Sworn and Subscribed this 13
day of September 1847(9?) before me )
) signed Jona B.
Murw---off page
D. McAlastir


Page 2.


Know all men by these presents that we - Jonathan B. Murwin & William Carley of the town of of Caton, and William Albright of the town of Bath -- are held and firmly bound unto the people of the State of New York, in the su(m) of sixteen hundred - dollars, lawful money of said Sta(te) to be paid to the said people, for which payment well and truly to be made, we bi(nd) ourselves and each of us, our, and eachof our heirs, executors, and administrator(s) jointly and severally, firmly by these presents: Sealed with our seals, and dated th(is) 13th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousan(d) eitht hundred and forty nine --


The Condidtion of this Obligation to such, that if the above ??????
Jonathan B. Murwin -
administrator -- of all and singular the good(s) chattels and credits of Adrian Carley - deceased, shall execute the trust reposed in him as suck, and also that he shall obey all orders of the Surrogate of the County of Stueben, touching the administration of the estated committed to him then this obligation to be void, other(?) to be and remain in full force and virtue.


Sealed and Delivered in presence of )
) signatures Jona. B. Murwin (seal)


William Carley (seal)


William Albright (seal)





From copies of filed legal documents as received from William Jefferson Carley, descendant of Ira Carley.


Adrian is shown in the 1840 Sidney, Dela., NY Fed Census with brother Ira and son Darius - He is shown with M-001000001//F-00000101


Page 1.


Petition for Letters of Administration and Administrator's Oath - Courier Print


To the Surrogate of( crossed out and repaced with County ?Clerk?) of the County of Stueben:
The Petition of   Jonathan Murwin of Caton, Stueben ----off page


Respectfully Sheweth That  Adrian Carley then an inhabitant of the County of Stueben died in the town of Caton in the county of Steuben on or about the 3rd day of September, 1847 that he left Abigail Carley his widow who is insane--- off page Harriet Ann, wife of your petitioner of Caton --- off page and Darius Carley his son, of Chicago in the state of Illinois - his children - him surviving:  that he died from sickness and left no Will so far as your petitioner has been able to discover or has heard:  that in the opinion of your petitioner the whole of the personal property left by the said Adrian Carley -- will not amount in value to more th(an --) eight hundred --


Your petitioner in the sight of his said wife - The said Darius Carley having renounced his right to the admin---
--?--, by instrument under seal --
which is hereto ammended ---
(Signed) Jona B. Murw(in)


County of Steuben,)  ss signature Jonathan B. Murwin
Surrogate's Court  )
The above named petitioner being duly sworn deposes an--
that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are true.


Sworn and subscribed this 13   )
day of September 1847(9?) before me            )   signed Jona B. Murwin


D. McAlastir
County Judge


County of Steuben)
Surrogate's Court ) ss I Jonathan B. Murw(in)
do swear and decla(re that I ) will honestly and faithfully discharge the duty of Administrat(or) of the estate of Adria(n) Carley    deceased, according- off page--------
Sworn and Subscribed this 13
day of September 1847(9?) before me )
              )     signed Jona B. Murw---off page
D. McAlastir


Page 2.


Know all men by these presents that we - Jonathan B. Murwin & William Carley of the town of of Caton, and William Albright of the town of Bath -- are held and firmly bound unto the people of the State of New York, in the su(m) of sixteen hundred - dollars, lawful money of said Sta(te) to be paid to the said people, for which payment well and truly to be made, we bi(nd) ourselves and each of us, our, and eachof our heirs, executors, and administrator(s) jointly and severally, firmly by these presents:  Sealed with our seals, and dated th(is) 13th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousan(d)eitht hundred and  forty nine --


The Condidtion of this Obligation to such, that if the above ??????
Jonathan B. Murwin -
administrator --    of all and singular the good(s) chattels and credits of Adrian Carley - deceased, shall execute the trust reposed in him as suck, and also that he shall obey all orders of the Surrogate of the County of Stueben, touching the administration of the estated committed to him then this obligation to be void, other(?) to be and remain in full force and virtue.


Sealed and Delivered in presence of )
            )    signatures      Jona. B. Murwin (seal)


         William Carley (seal)


         William Albright (seal)


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