The following abstracts of wills and executors records were originally printed in the Indiana Magazine of History in 1939 and 1940. In 1969, the Genealogy Section of the Indiana Historical Society reprinted them in combination with Clark County marriage records, 1807-1824. That publication has long been out-of-print. When the Society published in 1979, Genealogical Sources; Reprinted from The Genealogy Section, Indiana Magazine of History, also compiled by Miss Riker, these records were not included. Since the membership of the Indiana Historical Society has increased since 1940, and many new and younger members have not had access to previous printings, the Publications Committee of the Family History Section recommended that these records be made available to our current readers.
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FAIT, Henry. Administrators, Henry, George, and Margaret FAIT, appointed 18 July 1801. Bond, $7000. Securities: Thomas DOWNS, William GOODWIN, Peter STACY. p. 1.
STOOTSMAN, Joseph. Administrator, widow Rachel STOOTSMAN, appointed 31 August 1802. Bond, $1200. Securities: Jacob STOOTSMAN, Sr., Samuel STOOTSMAN. p. 3.
TULEY, Charles P. Administrator, Captain George WOOD, appointed 29 September 1802, at request of widow, Betsy TULEY. Bond, $1000. Securities:George HUCKLEBERRY, Sr., Peter McDONALD. p. 4.
MARTIN, James. Administrator, John McCLINTICK, appointed 25 April 1804. Bond, $800. Securities: Joseph BARTHOLOMEW, James STEWART Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale, pp. 5, 178-79.
BRADFORD, William. Will dated 4 May 1804; probated 8 August 1804. Heirs: wife, Susannah BRADFORD. Executors: Susannah BRADFORD, Davis FLOYD. Witnesses: Job GUEST, William HAWTHORN, Steven HAR-MON. pp. 6-7.
STOOTSMAN, John. Administrator, Daniel STOOTSMAN, appointed December 17, 1804. Bond, $800. Securities: Jacob and David STOOTSMAN. p. 8.
SMITH, William. Will dated 31 January 1804; probated 18 February 1805. Heirs: wife, Patsey SMITH, and sons, Peter, John, and James. Executor: Joseph BARTHOLOMEW. Witnesses: Samuel GWATHMEY, William PRATHER, George WOOD, Peter SMITH. pp. 9-10.
McGUIRE, William. Will dated 4 October 1805; probated 26 October 1805. Heirs: wife, Elizabeth McGUIRE, and children (not named with the exception of a daughter Martha). Executors: Elizabeth McGUIRE and James N. WOOD. Witnesses: James and Nancy McCOY. pp. 11-13.
DORSEY, Bales. Will dated 19 June 1806; probated 2 September 1806. Heirs: children, Thomas, Betsey, Margaret, Richard, Ely, Susanna, Bales, George, Mark. Executors: George WOOD and James DAVIS. Witnesses: John DOUTHITT, John FERGUSON, Hugh KELLEY. pp. 14-15.
ANDERSON, James. Inventory and appraisement of personal estate made by John POTTORFF and Nicholas HARMON, 23 December 1806. Filed January 1807. pp. 16-17.
MOORE, Robert K. Will dated 20 April 1806; probated July Term, 1807. Heirs: wife, Catharine (PRINCE) MOORE, James SNEED, of Jefferson County, Kentucky [relationship not indicated]. Executors: James SNEED, Cuthbert BULLITT, Thomas PRATHER, of Kentucky. No witnesses given, but will was proved by Thomas T DAVIS, Worden POPE, Marston G. CLARK, Willis W. GOODWIN, John THOMPSON, Samuel GWATHMEY. pp. 17-18.
KELLY, Samuel. Will dated 7 November 1806; probated July Term, 1807. Heirs: brother, John KELLY, in trust for heirs not named. Executor: William McMEAN. Witnesses: William LOCKHARD (or LOCKART), Joseph POUND, James STOUT p. 19.
SCOTT, James, Sr. Died 9 September 1807. Nuncupative will of 4 Sep-tember 1807; probated October Term, 1807. Heirs: wife, Charlotte. Witnesses: Isaac HOLMAN, Bazil R. PRATHER. p. 20.
JONES, George. Will dated 13 August 1806; probated 9 January 1808. Heirs: wife, Jane JONES; stepdaughter, Polly ARCHER; sister, Polly JONES. Executors: Samuel GWATHMEY, Davis FLOYD. Witnesses: Susanne FLOYD, Polly L. FLOYD, Davis FLOYD. Will proved by Davis FLOYD, Robert A. NEW, Gabriel I. JOHNSTON. pp. 21-22.
WILSON, James. Will dated 20 March 1806; probated 7 March 1808. Heirs: sons, George and John; daughter, Jane. Executor: Samuel KAUFMAN. Witnesses: Aquilla ROGERS, Andrew SPEARS, Mary KAUFMAN. pp.23-24.
ROBERTSON, James. Will dated 9 December 1780; filed September Term, 1808. Heir: Philip BARBOUR, of Natchez, Tennessee. Executor: Philip BARBOUR. Witnesses: Thomas POLLOCK, John ALLEN, Joseph ROTUNGE (?). Will produced by Philip BARBOUR, Jr., and proved by George Rogers CLARK, Davis FLOYD, James N. WOOD. Protested by John BERRY, William FERGUSON, Jesse TURPIN. pp. 23-32.
PERDUN, Margaret. Will dated 27 September 1808; probated 25 October 1808. Heirs: grandchildren, Sarah and Elizabeth RIGHTHOUSE. No executor named. Witnesses: Sarah FOUTS, Abraham VANVEL (?), John VANVEL (?), Mary HACKET pp. 33-34.
McKLANE (or McCLEAN), Bernard. Administrator, Josn VAWTER, appointed 1 December 1809. Bond $400. Securities: Willis W. GOODWIN, Robert A. NEW. p. 34. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale. pp.44-51.
COOMBS, William. Will dated 9 April 1810; codicil added 10 April; probated May Term, 1810. Heirs: wife, Nancy COOMBS; children, John, Jesse, William, Margaret. Executors: Thomas CARR, Nancy COOMBS. Wit-nesses: James McCOY, William REED, Elisha CARR. Appriasement of per-sonal property and bill of sale. pp. 35-36, 114-19.
HAY, John. Will dated 24 October 1810; probated 5 November 1810. Heirs: wife, Nancy HAY; children, Andrew, Anne,2 Milton, Nancy, Harry, Warefield, Julia, and Campbell. Executors: Nancy HAY, John McCLUNG, James SCOTT Witnesses: B. WOOD, John T. CHUNN, John DENNY. p. 37.
GUEST, Bazel. Will dated 28 December 1810; probated 4 March 1811. Heirs: wife, Rachel GUEST, and daughter Anne. Executor: Rachel GUEST. Witnesses: Richard MOSLEY, Elizabeth CREW. pp. 38-39.
McCANN, Moses. Willand codicil dated 4 March 1811; probated 20 March 1811. Heir: son, Thomas. Executor: James N. WOOD. Witnesses: John K. GRAHAM, Joseph STROUD, John CONNER. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale filed 15 June 1812. pp. 39-41, 57-7 1.
BOLDORSON (?), Andrew. Will dated November 1811; probated 30 November 1811. Heirs: children, Betsy, Henry, Polly, Sally, John, Fany (or Lang?), Daniel, Thomas, David, Peter, Eve. Executors: John MILLER, Isaac HOLMAN. Witnesses: Peter ETTER, Gaspar POPE. pp. 42-43.
HUTCHINGS (or HUTCHENS), Joseph. Administrator, son Stephen, appointed 31 March 1812. Bond, not given. Securities: Charles BULLOCK, Davis FLOYD. p. 51. Appraisement of personal property presented 8 June 1812. pp. 64-67.
MALOTT, Joseph. Died 25 March 1812. Nuncupative will of that date presented 8 April 1812 by John DAILY and James Davis. Heir: wife [name not given, but probably Catherine as she purchased a number of items of the estate]. Administrator, father-in-law, Philip DAILY. Securities: James DAVIS and Jacob DAILY. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale returned 18 and 26 April 1812. pp. 52-53, 72-76.
SHAKE, George. Appraisement of personal property by Patrick WELCH, Davis FLOYD, Joseph POUND, made 19 April 1811. pp. 54-58.
BARNABY, Mathew. Administrator, Robert BARNABY, appointed 14 May 1812. Bond, $400. Securities: John FERGUSON, James McCAMPBELL. pp. 58-59.
CLENDENON (or CLENDENNING?), Thomas. Administrator, widow Elenor, appointed 13 June 1812. Bond, $300. Securities: James ALEXANDER, Isaac WATKINS. p. 59.
ROBY, Townley. Administrators, widow Rebecca and William ELLIS, appointed 10 July 1812. Bond, $600. Securities: Henry BOTTORFF, Abraham EPLER. p. 62.
HOLLIS, Sarah. Administrator, Willis W. GOODWIN, appointed 22 September 1812. Bond, $500. Securities: John DOUTHITT, James ZENOR. p. 63.
BLOOM, Peter. Appraisement of personal property made 19 October 1808 by John THOMPSON and Robert A. NEW. Bill of sale, 1 November 1808. pp.77-80.
DOMONT, Barbara. Will dated 6 October 1802; probated 13 June 1812. Heirs: son Jesse and granddaughters, Lane (Jane) and Sarah BOWMAN, daughters of Aaron BOWMAN. Executor: Aaron BOWMAN, son-in-law. pp.81-82.
WARD, Richard. Administrator, brother, John WARD, appointed 27 March 1813. Bond, $100. Securities: James SWENEY (or SEVENEY?), David SMITH. p. 83.
SUMMERS, James. Administrator, brother-in-law, John B. PITTMAN, appointed 19 April 1813. Bond, $160. Securities: John GIBSON, George BRATTON. pp. 83-84.
KELLEY, Cornelius. Administrator, Elias KELLEY, appointed 3 May 1813. Bond, $80. Securities: John FERGUSON, James KELLEY. pp. 84-85.
HUTCHESON, John. Administrator, Thomas Hutcheson, appointed 3 May 1813. Bond, $120. Securities: John FERGUSON, William P. MERE-DITH. p. 85.
GIBSON, Thomas. Administrator, John GIBSON, appointed 7 May 1813. Bond, $100. Securities: Alexander BUCKNER, William P. MEREDITH. p.86.
GOODWIN, George. Administrator, William GOODWIN, appointed 7 May 1813. Bond, $300. Securities: John FERGUSON, James CURRY. p. 87.
FISLER, William. Administrator, John FISLER, appointed 11 May 1813. Bond, $200. Securities: John FERGUSON, George ROSS. p. 88.
WARNOCK, Joseph. Administrator, Michael WARNOCK, appointed 17 May 1813. Bond, $200. Securities: James McCAMPBELL, John FERGUSON. pp. 88-89.
JONES, Henry. Administrator, widow May, appointed 20 May 1813. Bond, $250. Securities: Robert BREEZE, Sr., Joseph JOHNSTON. pp. 89-90.
SIGMAN, Barnett. Administrator, John ELDRIDGE, appointed 25 Sep-tember 1813. Bond, $500. Securities: James SCOTT, John FERGUSON. p. 90.
McCOY, William. Will dated 9 July 1813; probated 7 October 1813. Heirs:wife, Elizabeth; children, James, Isaac,3 John, Royce, Mrs. Sarah PAYNE, Mrs. Lydia LITTLE (or LITTELL?). Executor: James LEMON. Witnesses:James LEMON, Jesse COOMBS, Royce McCOY. LEMON withdrew as executor on 7 October and the court appointed James McCOY and the widow, Elizabeth McCOY, as administrators. pp. 91-92, 105-08.
ALEXANDER, James. Administrators, widow Elizabeth and Samuel STEWART, appointed 20 October 1813. Bond, $500. Securities: James SCOTT, James BIGGER, pp. 92-93 - Appraisement of personal property. pp.150-52.
COSNER, John. Administrator, father, Henry COSNER, appointed 25 November 1813. Bond, $200. Securities: John WEATHERS, John FER-GUSON. p. 93.
STEWART, James. Administrator, Merchant STEWART, appointed 14 February 1814. Bond, $500. Securities: Samuel REYNOLDS, George ROSS. p. 94.
MOSLEY, Richard. Administrator, Andrew FAIT, appointed 29 April 1814. Bond, $300. Securities: James LEMON and [name omitted]. p. 95.
MILLER, David. Administrators, widow, Elizabeth MILLER and David FANIS1N, appointed 5 May 1814. Bond, $500. Securities: David IRWIN, John FERGUSON. p. 96.
BOWMAN, John. Administrator, Leonard BOWMAN, appointed 27 May 1814. Bond, $400. Securities: Andrew GELWICK, John FERGUSON. p. 97.
HARTLEY, Jonathan. Administrator, William HARTLEY, appointed 4 June 1814. Bond, $100. Securities: Henry HUCKLEBERRY, William N. GRIFFITH. p. 98.
McCANNON, James. Administrator, James DRUMMOND, appointed 3 September 1814. Bond, $300. Securities: William FERGUSON, John WORK, Jr. pp. 98-99.
MARSH, Elias. Administrators, Samuel and Robert MARSH, appointed 11 October 1814. Bond, $2000. Securities: James ANDERSON, Elkin MARSH. p. 99.
SAGE, James. Administrator, Abraham EPLER, appointed 24 October 1814. Bond, $1200. Securities: Charles BEGGS, John FERGUSON. pp. 100-
SUMNER, William B. Administrator, widow, Ann SUMNER, appointed 1 November 1814. Bond, $1200. Securities: Alexander BUCKNER, James SCOTT p. 101.
HUFEMAN, Peter. Will dated 30 August 1810; probated 1 July 1813. Heirs:wife, Catherine; children, Benjamin, Rachel (Mrs. Henry COLLINS), Isaac, John, Mary, Winifred, Ann, Catherine, Rebecca. Executors: Catherine HUFFMAN, son, Isaac HUFFMAN. Witnesses: Moses COOK, John R. CLARK, Nancy COOK. pp. 101-02.
DOWDEN, Thomas. Will dated 13 July 1812; probated 12 October 1812.Heirs: wife, Nancy DOWDEN; son, Zephaniah. Executor: Nancy DOWDEN.Witnesses: James FERGUSON, William DOWDEN, Georme SUMMERS. p.103.
PARKS, Andrew. Will dated 21 July 1812; probated 23 November 1812. Heirs: wife, Margaret PARKS; children, John, Sarah. Executor: Margaret PARKS. Witnesses: John and Sarah PARKS, John NEWLAND, John W. COFFEY, John SUTTON. pp. 104-05.
NUGENT, Willoughby. Will dated 13 January 1812; probated 14 October 1812. Heirs: wife (name not given); children, Elender ADKINS, John Ross, Ignatius, Benedick, Levi Augustus, David; grandchildren, William MAY, Polly
NUGENT Executors: James McCOY, Levi Augustus NUGENT. Witnesses: David CROCE, John MONTGOMERY. pp. 108-09.
HUCKLEBERRY, George. Will dated 29 September 1806; probated 9 January 1813. Heirs: wife, Barbara; children, Henry, Jacob, John, Martin, Susanna, George, David, Abraham, Elizabeth. Witnesses: John H. BOLDWIN, Peter McDONALD, Joseph SHAW. pp. 110-11.
STEWART, James. Will dated 4 April 1810; probated 22 March 1813. Heirs: wife [name not given]; children, Stephen, Isaac, Merchant, David, Elizabeth, Rebecca; Sarah FLEEHART (relationship not indicated). Witnesses:William GOODWIN, William AKIN, Amos H. GOODWIN. pp. 112-13.
STUTSMAN (or STOOTSMAN), Jacob. Will dated 7 August 1810; probated 28 December 1813. Heirs: children, Mary, Jacob, David, Samuel, Daniel; Philip WARMAN and Thomas HUTCHESON (possibly sons-in-law). Executor: son, Daniel. Witnesses: Christian PARKEY, Graham ANDERSON. pp. 113-14.
PEARCY, Blake. Administrator, Thomas PILE, appointed 17 January 1815. Bond, $400. Securities: Thomas WEATHERS, William FERGUSON. p.120.
FAIT, George. Administrator, Andrew FAIT, appointed 27 March 1815. Bond, $200. Securities: John LEMON, Henry L. MINOR. pp. 120-21.
SMITH, Mary. Administrator, Peter SMITH, appointed 23 May 1815. Bond, $2000. Securities: Alexander BUCKNER, Henry L. MINOR. Inventory of estate made June 1815. pp. 121, 141.
HERROD, James. Administrator, mother, Sarah HERROD, appointed 19 July 1815. Bond, $250. Securities: George NEWLAND, William P. MERE-DITH. p. 122.
OWENS, Hervey. Administrator, John OWENS, appointed 22 July 1815. Bond, $700. Securities: William P. MEREDITH, James McCAMPBELL. pp.
SEVENEY, Thomas. Administrator, Mordecai SEVENEY, appointed 1 August 1815. Bond, $300. Securities: James McCAMPBELL, David VANCE. p. 123.
HAWN, Conrad. Administrator, David SPANGER, appointed 10 August 1815. Bond, $1000. Securities: John DOUTHITT, James McCAMPBELL. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale. pp. 124, 144-49.
ROBISON, William. Administrator, widow, Martha ROBISON, appointed 2 October 1815. Bond, $400. Securities: James SEATON (?), Joseph ROBERTS. p. 125.
BOWMAN, Joseph. Will (no date). Administrator, William BOWMAN, appointed 26 February 1816. Bond, $12000. Securities: John DOUTHITT, John WEATHERS. Heirs: brothers and sisters, not named except for sister, THOMPSON; James FISLER; Sally STEED. Negro woman named Delphey to serve his sister for six years and then be liberated. pp. 126, 133-35.
REED, William. Will and codocil dated 28 March 1814; probated 4 May 1814. Heirs: wife, Sarah REED; children, names not given except for eldest son, Joseph. Executors: Sarah REED, Joel COOMBS. Witnesses: William HERROD, James FORDYCE, Robert WEIR. pp. 126-28.
BROWN, John. Will dated 28 February 1814; probated 8 June 1814. Heirs:wife, Polly BROWN; children, names not given except for son, Samuel. Executors: Isaac LAMB, Polly BROWN. Witnesses: William TEMPLE, Reuben RUCKER. pp. 128-29.
ROBY, Leonard. Will dated 8 June 1815; probated 2 August 1815. Heirs:wife, Lucy ROBY; children, names not given except for daughter Betsy and son Henry. Executors: Henry ROBY, John MILLER. Witnesses: Henry BOT-TORFF, Abraham EPLER, John KELLEY. pp. 130-31. Appraisement of per-sonal propery and bill of sale. pp. 142-44.
PILE, Richard. Administrator, widow, Rebecca PILE, appointed 26 March l316. Bond, $800. Securities: James LEMON, Samuel MERRIWETHER. pp.131-32.
McCANN, Thomas. Administrator, Jonathan LEWIS, appointed 10 April 1816. Bond, $1000. Securities: Richard ASTON, William P. MEREDITH. pp.132, 135.
KELLEY, Thomas Ferguson. Administrator, John KELLEY, appointed 19 April 1816. Bond, $100. Securities: James LEMON, Samuel PRATHE14. p.
BOWMAN, Mary. Will dated 6 June 1814; probated 26 March 1816. Heirs:
sister, Elizabeth THOMPSON, and on her death to her children, Susan and Samuel. Executor: Samuel GWATHMEY. Witnesses: Roderick GRIFFITH, Basel PRATHER. pp. 136-37.
PROVINE, Mary. Will dated 26 August 1815; probated 4 September 1815, in Jefferson County, Indiana. Heirs: children, William, Alexander, Ann HENDERSON, Polly McCLINT1CK, Rebekah McCLINTICK; three grandchildren of deceased daughter, Sarah HARRIS. Saddle to negro woman Judy with request that no steps to be taken to bring Judy and her children into bondage.Executors: son, William, John TELFORD. Witnesses: William DUNN, John MAXWELL. Bill of sale. pp. 137-38, 168.
PROVINE, William. Will dated 11 October 1816 ; probated 6 November 1815. Heirs: wife, Poll: PROVINE; children [names not given]. Executor: Polly PROVINE. Witnesses: William GULICK, Joseph REESE, John TELFORD. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale, 21 and 23 December 1815. pp. 139-40, 169-75.
TRUEBLOOD, Benjamin. Appraisal of personal property made 26 October 1815, by Jonah TRUEBLOOD and Joseph ALLEN. p. 140. [No appointment of administrator found.]
RENARD, Francis P. Died 3 March 1815. Appraisal of personal property and bill of sale, 22 July 1815. pp. 149-52. [No appointment of administrator found.]
DAUGHERTY, William. Administrators, widow, Susannah DAUGHERTY and James MAGILL, appointed 23 May 1816. Bond, $300. pp. 152-53, 155-56.
ALDRIDGE, Christopher. Administrator, Andrew GELW1CK, appointed 22 May 1816. Bond, $300. Securities: James LEMON, James PILE. p. 135.
KEEP (or REEP), Henry. Administrator, John HAWN, appointed 11 June 1816. Bond $400. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale. 2 August 1816. pp. 154, 165-67.
SMITH, Catharine. Administrator, Joseph BARTHOLOMEW, appointed 19 July 1816. Securities: Henry L. MINOR, Isaac SHELBY. p. 155.
ARMSTRONG, John. Administrator, widow, Tabitha ARMSTRONG and Henry MORTON, Jr., appointed 2 August 1816. Bond, $1200. Securities:William PLASKET and Andrew P. HAY. Appraisement of personal property made 12 September 1816. pp. 157, 182-88.
BARNABY, Mathew. Administrator, Wallace SULLENDER, appointed 16 August 1816. Bond, $100. Securities: James N. WOOD and Joseph CARR. p.156.
RUSSELL, Bun C. Will dated 14 June 1816; probated 5 September 1816. Heirs: wife [name not given]; two children, one of whom was named Hanison. Executors: Charles JOHNSON, George RUSSELL. Witnesses: Johh RUSSEL, Elizabeth RUSSEL. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale. pp.159, 179-82.
DAUGHTERY, James. Administrator, Andrew GELWICK, appointed 3 September 1816. Bond, $400. Securities: David BLOOM, John WEATHERS. p. 160.
RICKER(?), Wentworth. Administrator, EbenezerSERLES (SEARLES?), appointed 30 September 1816. Bond, $200. Securities: Jesse HAMILTON, John CHEW. p. 161.
ABORN, Henry. Administrator, widow Abby R. ABORN, appointed 1 October 1816. Bond, $200. Securities: Benjamin SPRALL, John FERGUSON. pp. 162, 175-77.
SUMMERS, David. Administrator, George SUMMERS, appointed 24 October 1816. Bond, $400. Securities: Evan SHELBY, James SCOTT. Appraisement of personal property and bill of sale. pp. 163, 189-93.
WILSON, Alexander. Administrators, John and Thomas WILSON, appointed 4 November 1816. Bond, $20000. Securities: Samuel MER-IWETHER, William BOWMAN. p. 164.
PEARSALL, Jeremiah. Will dated 3 December 1816; probated 6 January 18 17. Heirs: brother, John PEARSALL; stepdaughter, Nancy. Executors: John PEARSAL, Gasper POPE. Witnesses: William ROBERTS, Thomas TAYLOR, Richard ASTON. pp. 193-95.
HARMON, Samuel. Administrator, Samuel PACKWOOD, appointed 20 January 1817. Bond, $80. Securities: John McKINLEY, Frederick GORE. p.195.
McKINLEY, William. Administrator John McKINLEY, appointed 20 January 1817. Bond, $300. Securities: Samuel PACKWOOD, Frederick GORE. p. 196.
HAMILTON, Archibald. Administrator, William HAMILTON, appointed 21 January 1817. Bond, $25. Securities: John CASS, George BRADFORD. p.197.
MUNDEN (or MOUDON?), Elisha. Administrator, widow Nancy MUNDEN, appointed 21 January 1817. Bond, $50. Securities: Joshua W. REDMAN, John REED. p. 197.
BOYER, Frederick. Administrator, Christopher BOYER, appointed 21 January 1817. Bond, $200. Securities: John BOYER, Isaac SHELBY. p. 198.
SUMMERS, Jesse C. Administrator, Isaac SHELBY, appointed 21 January 1817. Bond, $30. Securities: Joshua W. REDMAN, John CARR. p. 199.
CARR, William. Administrator, Isaac SHELBY, appointed 21 January 1817. Bond, $25. Securities: Joshua W. REDMAN, John CARR. p. 199.
FRAZIER, John. Administrator, Isaac SHELBY, appointed 22 January 1817. Bond, $14. Securities: John WEATHERS, Alexander BUCKNER. p.199.
SMITH, Stephen (late of Philadelphia). Will Inot dated or date gWen for probation]. Heirs: aunt, Deborah ALDEN; sisters, Mm BARCTON (?) and Phebe SPEAKMAN. [no executor and no witnesses] p. 200.
SEVENEY, James. Administrator, William FERGUSON, appointed 19 May 1817, Dond, $1000. Securities: George P MEREDITH, George ROSS. p.201.
GRIFFITH, Roderick. Administrator, Daniel FETTERS (or FETTER), appointed 7 June 1817. Bond, $6000. Securities: John DOUTHITT, Evan SHELBY. p. 202.
SLOCUM, Cornelius. Administrator, Zebulon LEAVENWORTH, appointed 22 August 1817. Bond, $400. Securities: Stephen RAMSEY, Christley SWARTS. p. 203.
PHELPS, Joseph. Administrator, Zebulon LEAVENWORTH, appointed 22 August 1817. Securities: Stephen RAMSEY, Christley SWARTS. pp. 203-04.
LOWELL, Jacob. Administrator, Mrs. Sarah LOWELL, appointed 9 September 1817. Bond, $800. Securities: Enathan (Johnathan?) JENNINGS, James LEMON. p. 205.
ALLEN, Samuel. Administrator, Joshua THOMPSON, appointed 29 Sep-tember 1817. Bond, $300. Securities: Joseph CARR, Evan SHELBY. p. 206.
*Compiled from microfilm copies of Clark County, Indiana, Will Record A, 1801-1817, made for the Historical Records Survey, Works Progress Administration, in 1936, and deposited in the Archives Division of the Indiana State Library. [Now in the Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library].
1. Robertson had been allotted 2,156 acres of land in Clarks Grant for his services as lieutenant in George Rogers Clarks army. The will was certified in French on 17 June 1782, by Carlos de Grand Pre, commandant of the Spanish Province of New Orleans. Further proceedings are to be found in Clark County Will Record B, 1817-33, pp. 79-84. The Official Flat of Clarks Grant, made by William Clark, 1789-1810, shows that P. Barbour, Jr. was granted a deed to Robertsons land on 27 November 1809.
2. Anne (or Ann) Hay was married to Jonathan Jennings on 8 August 1811. Clark County Marriage Records, Vol. A, 7.
3. This is the Isaac McCoy who became a missionary to the Indians. The father, William McCoy, had been a pastor of the Silver Creek Baptist Church in Clark County.
Originally transcribed by Dorothy Riker and published in the Indiana Historical Society Quarterly on December 1990 and transcribed here for Genealogy Trails by Barb Z."