24 April 2017

Links To Gallatin Probate Indexes

Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970 Gallatin Index to estates and guardians 1815-1900 vol 1:

"A" [Image 3]

"B [Image 4]," "C [Image 7]," "D [Image 9]," "E [Image 11]," "F [Image 13]," "G [Image 15]," "H [Image 17]," "I [Image 20]," "J [Image 21]," "K [Image 23]," "L [Image 24]," "M [Image 25]," "N [Image 28]," "O [Image 29]," "P [Image 30]," "Q," "R [Image 31]," "S [Image 34]," "T [Image 36]," "U," "V," "W [Image 39]," "Y," "Z"

Index To Guardian Papers:

"A [Image 43]"

Governor Dobbs In New Hanover


"Governor and Captain General of the Province of North Carolina." August 31, 1763. April 24, 1765. Sons: Conway Richard Dobbs, Edward Brice Dobbs. Wife: Justina. Brother: Reverend Doctor Richard Dobbs. Witnesses: James Hasell, Lewis DeRosset, John Sampson. Proven before Wm. Tryon.

"...instead of immoderate funeral expenses I desire that one hundred pounds Sterling money may be paid and distributed proportionately among the housekeepers of the Parrishes of Ballynure and Kilroot in the County of Antrim and Kingdom of Ireland... ."

23 April 2017

Benjamin Baker, Deceased

New York Probate Records...Washington Letters of administration 1787-1825 vol 1:

Solomon Baker appointed Administrator of the Estate of Benjamin Baker

8 December 1798

To Solomon Baker, son of Benjamin Baker, deceased
Late of Granville, in the County of Washington, farmer

My lineage:

Jerusha Parrish m. Benjamin Baker
Daughter Jerusha Baker m. John Backus
Son John Backus m. Hannah Fuller
Daughter Laura Backus m. Thomas P. Richmond
Daughter Cynthia Richmond m. James More
Daughter Addie More m. William S. Powers
Son Ralph N. Powers m. Beatrice Cameron
Son Richard N. Powers m. J. Joann Garrett
Daughter (Me)

22 April 2017

Children Of Duncan McKenzie

Lapeer County, Michigan, Probate
File 760

Willie and Kenneth McKenzie children of Duncan McKenzie (dec'd) and Mary [Delong] McKenzie

Duncan Mckenzie
Census     1870
Event Place: Michigan [Lapeer]
Gender: Male
Age: 36
Race: White
Birthplace: Scotland
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Duncan Mckenzie M 36 Scotland
Mary Mckenzie F 25 Michigan
Willie Mckenzie M 6 Michigan
Kenneth Mckenzie M 2 Michigan

20 April 2017

Impressed In 1795

From The New England Historical And Genealogical Register:


At a Court Held for Norfolk County April the 20th, 1795

Present:  Robert Boush, Samuel Davis, James Harper and Thomas Brent

A Letter from William Stevens, a native of Boston and a Citizen of the United States now detained on board the British frigate Huzza... [Original spelling]

To Aney Justice of the peace in Virginia

hampton Roades apriel 18 th 1795

Good Sir
Your petitioner is at present on Board the British manawar hussah
I am a Native of New York and a Citizen and Freeholder of Boston I have a wife at Boston who Entierley Depends upon my Labour for her support...

I wass pressed on the 10 th of apriel frome on Board the Bark peggy of george town Cap henry Lunt in the employ of Co william Deakens of georgetown Maryland

Good sir I Rernane with Due Respect yours

William Stevens
on Board the hussah hampton Roads