Hello Carolyn, This is not my family line, but I have copied any information on the surname GAY from the newspapers available online.Here is what I have on an "Adelbert" (I hope it helps and it matches your family tree information): THE POST-STANDARD, SYRACUSE, NY, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 17, 1913. Surrogate Glass admitted the will of Adelbert S. Gay to probate and Issued letters to his widow, Mrs Susan S Gay. Mr. Gay died August 5 leaving realty worth $1,000 and personal property valued at $5,000. Mrs. Gay and her daughter. Mrs. Clara A. Goddard of Cortland, are the only heirs.