File #740, Putnam Co., NY, 1838, recorded in Old Estates Book B, page 150.
Petition of Reuben Hadden, a brother of Daniel Hadden, deceased of the town of Kent, Putnam Co., NY. Same states that Daniel died a natural death on or about the fall of 1834 in Philipstown. Daniel, at the time of his death, lived in Philipstown, and left personal property in Putnam County.
The following were listed as heirs or legal representatives: Reuben Hadden, William Hadden, Moses Hadden of the town of Philipstown, brother of deceased. Samuel Hadden a brother was deceased and left a son Nathaniel that left four children who live in Hyde Park, Dutchess County. Sarah Lawrence, a sister was deceased and left a family of children who lived in Philipstown. Elizabeth Tompkins a sister, was deceased and left a family of children who lived in Fishkill. Susannah Brewer a sister, was deceased and left a family of children in Putnam County. The names of the aforesaid children and their places of residence the deponent could not tell with certainty.
All of the goods did not exceed $400. Reuben Hadden requested that Nathaniel Cole of Philipstown be united with him in administration on the estate of Daniel. Reuben signed with a mark. Petition was sworn and subscribed 5 January 1838 before Walker Todd, Surrogate.