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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

S is for SURROGATE'S Court

An excerpt from Bread & Butter The Murders of Polly Frisch.
A 19th century true crime.

The Hoag(e) family plot. Alabama Center Cemetery. Alabama, NY.

TO THE SURROGATE COURT OF GENESEE COUNTY:

The petition of Mary Hoage of the town of Alabama in the County of Genesee, respectfully sheweth, That Henry Hoage of the town of Alabama in the County of Genesee, died about the month of July 1856; that he left personal & real property, and four infant children who are all now under the age of fourteen years to wit:
Albert Burden Hoage aged 9 years the 15th of November last. Rosalie Imogene Hoage aged 7 years the 23rd day of July last. Frances Alma Hoage aged 5 years the 21st of September last & Eliza Jane Hoage aged 7 months.

(The italics above is the part of the petition that Polly filled in herself. Frances is included despite the fact she was already dead.)
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