Washington County Wills & Estates
|Aborn to Burris||Lake to Miller|
|Cadwell to Cutler||Mixer to Putnam|
|Dallier to Ewart||Quimby to Skinner|
|Fairchild to Guthrie||Slater to Twombley|
|Haas to Knowlton||Vanclief to Wilson|
|ABORN, Lowry||Of Providence, R.
I. Will made 1-10-1830, Probated 3-22-1830 (In Rhode Island).
Mentions: wif, Sarah; Children: Mary Barrows Greeno, wife of Ronedad
Greeno; William Henry Aborn; Ann Louise Spencer, wife of Christopher V.
Spencer; Lowry Washington Aborn; Sarah Tucker Aborn; Charles Bowler Aborn;
James Anthony Aborn. Witnesses: Benjamin Aborn, Thomas F. Carpenter,
Philip Crapo. |
Book 9, Page 357
|ADDIS, Thomas||Of Adams Township. Will
made 4-10-1852. Mentions Jonathan, Jesse and Rebecca Addis; Eliza Ann and
Sonnie Gassell; Betsy and Joseph Simons.|
Book 9, Page 192
|ALEXANDER, Andrew||Of Union Township. Will
made 2-8-1815, Probated 3-15-1815. Mentions: wife, Margaretta; Sons-James
and John. Wit: Benjamin F. Stone, Elijah Warren, Rewett Varnum. Executors:
Banjamin F. Stone, James Alexander.|
Book 1, Page 280
|ALEXANDER, James||Of Union Township. Will
made 8-11-1829, Probated October 1829. Mentions: Step-Mother, Margaretta,
brother, John. Witnesses: Lyman Stacy, William Stacy, Benjamin F.
Book 4, Page 387
|ALGER, Preserved||Will made 4-27-1821,
Probated July 1821. Mentions: wife, Cynthia Catherine; daughter, Cynthia.
Witnesses: Amos P. Harvey, Leonard Foster.|
Book 2, Page 214
|ALLEN, Magdalene||Will made 3-14-1831,
Probated May 1831. Mentions: sons, Jackson and Andrew Allen;
granddaughter, Claris, First child of Polly Allard; daughters Polly Allard
wife of Reuben Allard, Betty Bartlett, wife of William Bartlett and
Louisa; also another son David Allen.|
Book 4, Page 440
|ALLISON, Hugh||Will made Jan. 13, 1824,
Probated Jan 1824. Mentions: sons, William, Robert, Hugh, Jr., and Andrew
Allison; daughters, Polly, wife of Frederick Davis, Betsey, wife of Morgan
Wood, Sally, wife of John Morris; Grandchildren, Eliza, Sally and Betsey,
children of daughter Alice (or Agnes) late wife of Elijah Davis; Sally,
Polly and Asubah, children of daughter Hannah, late wife of Daniel Owen.
Witnesses: Sardine Stone, Charles and Hester Allison.|
Note: Hugh Allison was a Revolutionary Soldier who moved to Lowell, Ohio in 1798. He was born in Virginia in 1747, son of Robert Allison, who was born in Ireland and died in Virginia in 1800, aged 104 years.
Lt. Hugh Allison married Sally Scott (1757-10-18-1823). Lt. Allison died August 18, 1824.
|AMES, Cyrus||Of Belpre, Ohio. Will
made 9-8-1847, Probated October 1847. Mentions: sons, Cyrus, Jr., &CH
Charles R.; daughters, Abigail, wife of Charles H; Brough, Susan Ames and
her children William and Azuba; Daughter-in-law, Mary, wife of Charles R.
Ames, Sarah, wife of Cyrus Ames, Jr. Witnesses; William Pitt Putnam,
William W. Rathbone.|
Book 8, Page 50
|ANDERS, Joseph||Of Harmar City, Ohio.
Will made June 1852. No mention of heirs. WItnesses: Douglas Putnam, F. F.
& M. A. Wiliams.|
Book 9, Page 187
|ANDREWS, Robert||Will made 7-30-1823,
Probated November 1823. Mentions: wife, Electra; brothers, Philander,
Jared and Gideon (deceased). Gideon's share to go to his children; newphe
Alanson Devereaux. Witness: Samuel and Anne Beach.|
Book 2, Page 444
|ANDREWS, Samuel||Will made 1827.
Mentions: wife, Betsy; Children, Hannah M. Samuel, Richard, Polly and
Hetty Andrews. Note: All children minors.|
Book 4, Page 208
|ATKERSON, Samuel||Of Fearing Township.
Will made 3-14-1850, Probated March 1850. Mentions: children, Hannah
Waite, William, Samuel, Ann, Elizabeth, Frederick, Maria, wife of Asa
Perkins, Margaret, wife of Joseph Hall, Elizabeth, wife of William Kelly;
Others whose relationship is not stated. Bedford Croy and Edith Morris.
Witness: John Collins, Charles Yeo.|
Book 8, Page 380
|AYLES, David||Of Aurelius Township.
Will made 3-23-1836, Probated April 1850. Wife, Susan; children, Betsey
Pugh, Elias Ayles, Hannah Low, Louisa Eitts, Palm or Paton Ayers. Witness:
James Palmer, Thomas Flanders, Jr. |
Book 8, Page 401
|BAKER, Samuel||Of Waterford,
Ohio-Physician. Will made 9-30-1805, Probated December 1805. Wife, Rhoda;
children, Isaac, Seth, Samuel, Rhoda and Sally. Witness: Joseph Frye;
Rebecca Culver, Anthony McCandlish, Robert Oliver. Executors: wife, Rhoda
and William Gray.|
Book 1, Page 58
|BARBER, Levi||Will made 11-19-1822,
probated May 1833. Wife mentioned but not names; children, David,
Elizabeth, Austin and Levi, Jr. Witness: James Whitney, Timothy Cone,
Book 5, Page 2
|BARSTOW, Isaac||Of Newport, Ohio. Will
made 1826, probated 1827. Wife, Frances; children , Cynthia and Adaline.
Note: mentions his land in Mobile, Alabama.|
Book 4, Page 95
|BEEBE, William||Will made 1832.
Mentions: Mary Blizzard, wife of Brooks Blizzard, she was formerly the
wife of William Beebe, deceased.|
Book 50, Page 5
|BELL, Frederick||Will made 4-12-1834,
probated Oct. 1834. Children, Nathan (oldest son), William, Margaret,
Maryon, Elizabeth and Jane (?). Witness: Robert and Matthew Henry.|
Book 5, Page 143
|BELL, James||Of Salem Township. Will
made 7-18-1850, Probated 2-28-1853. Wife, Margaret; children, James, Jr.,
Katharine, Margaret (Jackson, Alison (Carlin), Betsey (Hall). Witness: R.
Crawford, Wiliam P. Skinner.|
Book 9, Page 357
|BENEDICT, Levi||Will made 8-4-1824,
probated October 1824. Wife, Charlotte and child unborn; nephew, George
Benedict. Witness: Joseph Barker, John Stone, William H. Browning.|
Book 3, Page 156
|BENT, Daniel||Will made 1-11-1828,
probated May 1828. Wife, Elizabeth; Children, Lewis, Lucy, Nahum, Dorcas
D., and Susan Oaks. Witness: George Dona, Susan Oaks.|
Book 4, Page 130
|BERKINSKA, Polly||Of Belpre, Ohio. Will
made 6-23-1849, Probated April 1850. Sisters, Lucretia Root and Sally
Polly; Others, relationship not mentioned, Sarah Maria Hubbard, Diantha
Jane and Lucy Dorcas Rosecrans, Lydia Goss. Witness: Benjamin F. Stone,
Alva S. Hubbard.|
Book 8, Page 404
|BINEGAR, Jonathan||Will made 7-15-1850,
Probated Oct. 1850. Children, John W. and Margaret Ann (Fleming). Witness:
Richard Scott, John L. Smith.|
Book 8, Page 512
|BIRD, Clarence||Of Troy, N. Y. Will made
12-1-1825, Probated Dec. 1828. Heirs, David Buel, Jr. of Troy, N. Y. and
William Bird of Black Rock. Witness; D. Buell, Ed E. Coe, Henry F.
Book 4, Page 320
|BIRD, John||Of Troy, N. Y.
Counsellor-at-Law. Will made 4-20-1805, probated May 1845 in Harding
County, Ohio. Wife, not named; Son, Clarence, also mentions a second son
under 14 years of age living at Burlington, Vermont. Other named in will,
Col. Albert Pawling, Ebenezer Wilson, Benjamin Smith, John Hampden.
Witness: Moses Hale, Stephen Barnes, Isiay Marble.|
Book 7, Page 357
|BIRD, Seth||Of Litchfield, Conn.
WIll made 11-27-1804, Codicil 2-8-1805, Probated March 1846. Children,
Minerva, wife of James Stoddard, Sarah, John Herman. Codicil: To Angelina
Sperry, who has lived with me since infancy. Witness: William Rea, Rhonda
Farnam, Uriel Holmes, Jr.|
Book 7, Page 354
|BOSTON, Michael||Will made 12-25-1844,
probated April 1845. Wife, Rachel; Children, Katharine, Mary, Lovina,
Rachel Elenor, John, Michael. Witness: Richard Scott, Isaac
Book 7, Page 142
|BOSWORTH, Deborah T. Wells||Administration dated
Dec. 1853. Husband, Daniel P.; Children, Henry Martin, Daniel P. Jr.,
Frank Huntington and George Wells Bosworth.|
Book 9, Page 494
Note: Deborah Bosworth was heir to lands in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, inherited from her father and mother the late Martin and Deborah Wells.
|BOSWORTH, Joseph||Of Marietta, Ohio. Will
made 7-9-1828, Probated April 1830. Daughter, Mary Babcock; Grandchildren,
George Claghorn and Sarah Babcock Bosworth, and Sarah Bosworth Fearing.
Witness: John P. Mayberry, David Barber.|
Book 4, Page 322
Note: Joseph Bosworth married Mary Winslow, daughter of William Winslow of Wareham, Mass, June 11, 1766. They settled in Marietta, Ohio with their daughter Mary, who married Joseph Babcock. Joseph Bosworth was a Revolutionary Soldier, the son of Deacon Jos. Bosworth and his 2nd wife Sarah Cobb. He was born Halifax, Mass 11-15-1765, died Marietta, Ohio May 6, 1830. Ref: Bosworth Genealogy by Mary B. Clark, Part 5, pg. 638.
|BOSWORTH, Sala||Will made July 23, 1823,
probated Nov. 1823. Wife, mentioned but not named; Children, Charles,
Daniel Perkins (a minor), Sala, Jr., John William, Amanda, Clarissa,
Deborah, Selina. Witness: Thomas Broadhurst, Alfred Mayhew.|
Book 2, Page 440
Note: Sala Bosworth died October 12, 1823, aged 58 years, buried Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio; Deborah T. his wife * errata - this should be wife of D. P. Bosworth, born Feb. 10, 181_, died 1845; Charles S. Bosworth, died May 14, 1843; Sala Bosworth, Sr., A Revolutionary soldier (Massachusetts in the Revolution, Vol 2, Pg 382) born Halifax, Mass, March 11, 1764, Married Rebecca Perkins Feb. 21, 1788 at Plymouth, Mass; died March 27, 1847, buried McConnellsville, Ohio.
|BOWEN, William||Of Providence County,
Providence, R. I., Will made 12-20-1831, Probated October 1835. Children,
Elizabeth (Amory), Sarah (Skinner), Harriett (Morris), Maria, wife of John
Whipple; Grandson, Wm. C. Bowen. A bequest to Thomas Burgess of
Providence, relationship not stated. Exr's: Henry Bowen, Wm. Halroyd,
James M. Halyrod.|
Book 5, Page 250
|BOWERS, Henry||Of New York City. Will
made 12-26-1799, Probated 1841 (or 1845). Wife, Mary; Children, John M.,
Rebecca, Harriet; Father-in-law, John R. Meyer, Brother-in-law *errata,
this should be son-in-law, James C. Duane. Witness: John S. Henry, Abraham
Skinner, Thomas Doyle.|
Book 7, Page 245
|BRADFORD, Robert||Will made 1-24-1820,
Probated May 1823. Wife, Louise; Children, Samuel Adams, Robert, Jr. Otis
L., Sally, Sophia. (Sally was the wife of _____Pier. |
Book 2, Page 387
Note: Robert Bradford was a Major in the Revolutionary War; born 1750 Plymouth, Mass; married 1st to Keziah Little; buried at Belpre, Ohio. He was a direct descendant of Governor Bradford. Ref: Hildreth's History of Washington County, Ohio.
|BRIGGS, Zadock||Of Adam, Washington
County, Ohio. Will made 4-26-1822, Probated 11-25-1823. Wife, Sally;
Children, Henry, Anselfm, Zora, Marcus, Franklin, Sally; Polly. Witness:
Sardine Stone, William Davis.|
Book 2, Page 430
|BRITTON, James||Of Fearing Township.
Will made 12-15-1832, Probated February 1833. Wife, Sarah; Children,
Nathan, Levi, John and Jane. |
Book 5, Page 3
|BROUGH, Bridgett||(Late Bridget Cross of
Marietta) Will made 4-1-1822, Probated July 1822. Husband, John; Daughter,
Mary, wife of John Baker of Dutchess County, N. Y. Witness: F. A. Jett,
Thomas Jett, Fannok Bryan.|
Book 2, Page 254
Note: Mary Brough wife of John V. Brough, a native of Great Britain, died Sept. 7, 1807, aged 48 years. She was the mother of Governor Brough, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio. Children of John Brough were John, Charles H., William P., Mary Ann and Jane (wife of Hugh Ferry.) Bridget Brough, second wife of John Brough died 4-26-1820.
|BROWN, James||Of Providence, R. I.
Will made Nov. 20, 1856, Probated June 1837. Sister, Sarah Herreshoffe and
her children; Newphe, John Brown Francis of Warwick, Kent County, R. I.;
Nieces, Sarah B. Ruggles, Anna Rosa Mason who were the children of his
deceased sister Alice Mason. Witness: Thomas P., Moses Brown and Robert H.
Book 5, Page 580
|BROWN, Nicholas||Of Providence, R. I.
Will made 5-3-1828, Probated November 1842. Wife, Mary B.; Children, Ann
Brown Francis, wife of John B. Francis, Esq., John Carter Brown, Nicholas
Brown; Newphes, Moses B and Robert Hale Ives; Granddaugthers, Abby Francis
and Ann Brown, children of John Brown Francis, Esq. and Ann Brown Francis
(his deceased daughter.) Grandson, Nicholas Brown, son of Nicholas Brown,
my oldest son, now living in the city of New York; Sister-in-law, Amy
Brown Steele; Sister, Mrs. Hope Ives; to Friend, Partner and
Brother-in-law, Thomas P. Ives, Esq., To Mrs. Sarah Balles and her son
Nicholas Brown Balles (relationship not stated.) Witness T. B Fenner, S.
R. Rathbond, D. W. Vaughn.|
Book 6, Page 382
Note: Nicholas Brown was the Founder of Brown University or as it was once known Rhode Island College.
|BROWNING, William R.||Of Belpre Township. Will
made 6-3-1850, Probated June 1851. Wife, name not mentioned; Children,
Sophis, Joseph W., William (this son was to receive land in Mercer County,
Ohio) Nephew, Archer Browning; Grandson, William B. Knapp; Cousin, James
Smith of Philadelphia. Witness; Josiah Henderson, George W.
Book 8, Page 857
|BRUMPTON, Robert||Will made 4-30-1793,
Probated March 1836. To a friend, James Patterson of Marietta, Ohio.
Exr's: S. Barnes, N. Hunkley, Wm. Burndon. |
Book 5, Page 290
Note: He was a sergeant in Capt. Haskell's Co., U. S. Army.
|BUCKLEY, Thomas||Of New York City. Will
made 4-30-1841, Probated March 1847. Wife, Anna, Children, John L.,
Phineas H., Mary Ann (Wood), Jane L. (Buckley); Grandchildren; Mary Ann
and Walter R. Wood, Edward M. and Ann M. children of my deceased son
Effingham L. Buckley. Witness; John C. Merritt of New York City, Wm. H.
Powell, Thomas G. Stevens.|
Book 7, Page 468
Note: Authenticted copy of above will sent to Marietta, Ohio in March 1847.
|BUELL, Daniel H.||Will made 10-12-1843,
Probarted Nov. 1, 1843. Wife, Theodosia; Mother, Siba (or Liba) Buell;
Children, Mary Elizabeth, Susan (Ward), Edward Wyllys, William Hall, Henry
Joseph, Charles Ferdinand Buell, Witness; Charles Shipman, Weston Thomas.
Book 7, Page 13
Note: Siba (or Liba) Buell was the daughter of Daniel Hand of East Guilford, Conn, and the wife of General Joseph Buell. She died at Marietta, Ohio aged 63 years. Phoebe, consort of Daniel H. Buell died 1-2-1829 aged 39 yrs. Daniel H. Buell, Esq., died 10-12-1843, aged 53 years. Theodosia, daughter of William and Eunice (Fotte) Hall, was the second wife of Daniel H. Buell. She was born in Cochester, Conn, died at Marietta 1-27-1875, buried Mound Cemetery. General Joseph Buell, father of Daniel H. Buell was born Killingsworth, Conn. 2-16-1763, died at Marietta, June 13, 1812. He came to Marietta (Fort Harmar) May 6, 1786-A State senator 1803-5, buried Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Ohio.
Ebenezer Buell, native of Killingsworth, Conn, born 1726, died 1802, He was either an uncle or grandfather of Daniel H. Buell.
|BUELL, Timothy||Will made 11-27-1830,
Probated March 1837. Mentions a wife (his third). Also, mentions there
were children by each of these wifes, but only one is mentioned, William
P. Buell. Witness John R. Gilmore, Eleanor Chambers Parker.|
Book 5, Page 358
Note: Sally Buell, wife of Timothy, died 8-2-1811, aged 32 years. Timothy Buel died 2-6-1837, aged 66 years; Roswell, son of Captain Timothy Buell died 6-29, 1814, aged 19 years.
|BULKLEY, Roger||Of East Haddom,
Colchester County, also live in New London, Conn. Will made 8-4-1819,
Probated May 1817. Wife, Mary; Children, Benj. R. Geishom, Roger;
Grandchildren, John A, Augustus W., Elza L, Caroline and Aureila Burlkey.
Witness; James Otis, John Ishom, Ralph Ishom.|
Book 9, Page 268
|BULLARD, Susan B.||Administration, May 10, 1852. Talbert Bullard of Indianapolis mentioned as the guardian of infant children, Frank C. and Henry T. Bullard.|
|BUNDY, Benjamin||Will made 3-20-1853,
Probated 3-28-1853. Wife, Rachael; Children, Thomas, Jr. and others not
mentioned. Witness; Joseph Penrose, Evan Smith.|
Book 9, Page 376
|BURCH, Ephriam||Administration made in 1826. Children, Mahala, Mary, John and Thersey (?).|
|BURLINGAME, Christopher||Will made 6-15-1841,
Probated October 1841. Daughter, Charlotte H., wife of John Bennett
Burlingame; Friend, Douglas Putnam, the money received from his pension as
soldier in Revolutionary War. Witness: Seth Hart, Clifton Hodley.|
Book 6, Page 249
Note: Christopher Burlingame, a Revolutionary soldier was born in Providence, R. E. in 1753, died 7-12-1841, married Susanna Putnam in 1787. Their children were, Susannah, Persis Maria, Martha, Elizabeth, Lucy Sarah, Edwin, Rufus P., John Bennet, Chrostopher, Jr., and William. Ref: Year Book of Ohio Society, 1897 also Official Poster of Revolutionary Soldier buried in Ohio.
|BURLINGAME, Susanna||Will made Nov. 11,
1837, probated October 1840. Husband, Christopher; Father General Rufus
Putnam; Son, John B. Burlingame. Witness; Wm. R. Browning, Sophia
Book 6, Page 116
|BURNSIDES, Patrick||Administration of Estate, March 1825. Heirs, William, Susanna, Ephiriam Burnsides; Nancy (his widow); Betsey and Susannan children of John Burnsides, deceased, Charlotte DeBolt and William DeBolt her husband.|
|BURRIS, John||Of Grandview Township.
Will made 12-29-1848, Probated July 1850. Wife, Eleanor; Children,
Benjamin, Van, Swearingen, Stancile, Martin, John, David, Martha, William,
Nancy Elizabeth and my youngest daughter Lovina, my present wife's child.
Witness; John Green, Jr., James B. Davis.|
Book 8, Page 548
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