Bachman, Alois. (Book A-101) 30 Oct. 1860. To my dau. Emily Holstein, wife of Louis Holstein, a business house (part 73 Old town) to my dau. Narcissa Bachman, and my son Alois C. Bachman, lot No. 135, addition west; with Helen Bachman, also trust for my grandchildren, Thomas A. Stevens, Wm. C. Stevens, Charles Stevens, infant children of my decd dau. Augustine Stevens of Calloway Co., Mo., $1,500. Dau. Louisa, wife of John W. Vawter; dau. Julia wife of John McKinney, dau. Frances, wife, of John Rose; Alois Jr. to be exec. s
Bachman, Alois. (Book A-253) Will Wr. 4 Jan. 1862. Rec. 30 Sept. 1862. All to my two single sisters, Helen and Narcissa Bachman.
Bachman, Joseph. (Book D-155) Inventory 1834. John P. Paul and Alois Bachman, administrators.
Baglan, Enos. (Book B-41) Will Wr. 28 Aug. 1879. Rec. 12 March 1880. My son, Enos Baglan, all my real estate; Charles Baglan, $100; pay to Joseph Heck, 1/5; to Theresa Heitz, 1/5; to Philimena Cornett, wife of John Cornett, 1/5; and to Rachel Cornett, 1/5.
Bain, James. (Probate Book C-216) Will Wr. 20 Aug. 1841. Rec. 18 Sept. 1841. Wife, Mary Ann. Children, William and Mary Ellen. Witnesses William M. Hood and George McGee. (Probate Book E-493. Probate Book F-80) Samuel Bain appointed gdn of Mary Ellen Bain aged about 10 yrs; William Bain, aged about 7 years. (Book F-132) Mary Ellen Bain and William Bain, infants. Samuel Bain, appointed gdn. (Complete Record I-216). 13 Nov. 1843. James McGee and Robert S. Bain execs, appointed 18 Sept. 1841 under will.
Bain, John. (Probate Book F-464) Will Wr., 1 May 1845. Rec., 28 June 1845. Wife, Mary Bain. Three infant children: Mary Jane, Elizabeth and Martha.
Bain, Robert. (Probate Book F-462) Will Wr., 7 March 1845. Rec. 28 June 1845. Wife, Mary. Sons: Alexander, Thomas, Samuel, William, John, Robert S. And James, (decd) Daughters: Nancy, Sarah B. Hood, Jane Curry, Polly McKay. Margaret Thompson.
Bain, Robert. (Book A-444) Will Wr. 23 Feb. 1869. Rec. 23 Feb. 1869. Hanover Twp. To my wife, Esther. F. Bain, to have one third; eldest son, Samuel A. Bain, $100, the rest to be equally divided among my five children: Samuel A Bain, Alice B. Bain, Ellen Bain, John F. Bain, and William L. Bain.
Baird, James. (Book B). 1836. Administration. (Book D-312) Robert Baird, Administrator.
Baird, James. (Book B-663) Will Wr. 29 June 1883. Rec. 16 July 1883. My dear wife, Jane, $400. My daughter, Mary S. Kelso or her legal heirs of Bellview, Ky., wife of James P. Kelso, $400; my dau. Eliza H. Ball, wife of James Ball of Ewing, Jackson Co., Ind., or to her children, $400; to William Ball, my grandson and son of James Ball and Eliza A. Ball, $400
Ball, Maria. (Book B-53) Will Wr. 18 July 1870. Prob. 30 May 1874. Dau: Letitia F. Ball, $500; Prudence E. Collett, Minerva J. Hunton and David Y. Phillips, witnesses.
Banta, Henry D. (Complete Record I-160) Written 28 Dec. 1842, filed February term 1843. Banta had notes to James K. Mitchell deceased. Mitchells estate was sued by William Gardner. Bantas minor heirs listed as Mitchell Banta, Albert Banta, and John Banta.
Barber, Scytha M. (Book B-227). My dau: Rhoda H. Hughey, $10; dau. Mary E. Stevenson, $20; dau. Susan M. Salyers, $10; dau. Cynthia Johnson, $10. Sarah J., all real estate of 94 acres; my sons, Warner H. Barber, $100; also grandchildren, Clarry Luella Lewis, $4; grandson, Henry Lewis Barber, $15; Sara Elizabeth Matthews $4. Witness: Samuel Lewis and Smallwood Copeland.
Barber, Timothy. (Book B-175) Will Wr. 1 Oct. 1874. Prob. 6 Nov. 1874. Sons, George Barber, house and lot in city; Wife, Susan Barber; son, John Barber, land in Edgar Co., Ill. Son, George land in Ohio Co., Ky., and Little Rock, Ark. Witnesses: John H. Wooden and Charles G. Gordon.
Barber, Timothy Sr. (Probate Book E-53) Timothy Barber Jr., adm. 5 Nov. 1858, 15 days since decease. (Complete Record) 16 Nov. 1844. Henry Kirk vs. James K. Barber, Timothy Barber Jr., adm. Thomas Barber Sr. Decd. [I believe these to be the same man, but I have not resolved the discrepancies in dates.]
Bargough, Francis. (Book B-13) Will Wr. 17 Feb. 1866, Prob. 17 Apr. 1872. Wife, Ann, everything and after her death to our children (not named) Exec. Wife.
Barker, David. (Book D-254) Maria Barker, adm.
Barnes, Charles. (Book A-488) Will Wr. 29 June 1869. Rec. 8 Feb. 1870. Widow, Sarah Eliza, and daughter, Mary.
Barnes, Craven, (Probate Book F-49) 1842. Henry Barnes, age 18 years 8 mos. 6 days, heirs of Craven Barnes, chose John Barns, guardian.
Barnes, Francis, (Probate Book J-245) Will Wr. 13 Apr. 1852. Rec. 7 Sept. 1852. Son, John S. 40 acres NE SE 7-4-8; son, Harvey, NW 17-4-8; SE NE 18-4-8. Six elder children, Leonard, Polly Betsy, Jane, Susan, Sally Ann. Betsy to have SW SW 8-5-7. Owns house and lot in New Frankfort, Scott Co., Ind. Executors, John McGannon and Aquila Robertson. Witnesses: David and Aquila Robertson.
Barnes, John (Book A) Adm.
Barnes, John. (Book B-69) Will Wr. 9 Sept. 1867. Prob. 10 June 1873. Of Saluda Township. John Chambers, my friend, and my son, McGarmon Barnes, exec. To Elizabeth Beard, my daughter, widow of David Beard, decd 1/5th part. To McGarmon Barnes, 1/5th; to Mary Blackford, my dau., wife of Allen Blackford 1/5; to Willis Barnes, my son, 1/5; to the heirs of my decd son John Barnes, to wit: Sarah Ann Barnes, Willis Barnes, Mary Barnes, John Barnes, Rebecca Ellen Barnes, Harry Barnes, Samuel Barnes, and John Barnes, receipts for money advanced to their father.
Barnes, Joseph. (Book A), adm.
Barnes, Shadrach. (Probate Book F-363). Will Wr. 24 Oct. 1843. Rec. 4 Jan. 1845. Wants to be buried on lot in Trimble Co., Ky. Sons, Shadrach Barnes, (only son living); son, Craven Barnes children; granddaughter, Sally Fully, daughter of Fanny Barnes, decd.; daughter Lucy Burgess (widow); daughter, Sarah Wise; Anna Farley, Seney Wise; Jenney Wise, Polly Meuser. Black man, Sharpe, to be freed.
Barrett, Ann. (Book B-24) Will Wr. 3 July 1866. Prob. 19 Aug. 1872. My son, John, dau. Martha, to share and share alike. Witnesses: Samuel Liggett and James Muncie. [Or Runcie, typed over.]
Bartlett, Polly. (Complete Record C-115 et seq.) 12 July 1852. Named as daughter Elizabeth Cox, decd daughter of Joseph Lame Sr. She died intestate leaving one child, James Bartlett. Husband may be James W. Bartlett, given as defendant in petition for partition of Lames estate.
Basnett, Charles W. (Probate Book J-251) Lived in Madison. Will Wr. 20 June, 1849. Rec. 26 Oct. 1852. Wife, Hannah. Sons-in-law, Benjamin Hubbs, executors. Daughter, Sarah Ann Hubbs. Aged mother-in-law, Mary Voris. Witnesses: S.S. Gillet. M.S. Bright.
Batschlett, Peter. (Book A-450) Will Wr. 1 March 1869. Rec. 18 May 1869. My wife, Magdalen, to make her home with Frederick, my son. Sons: Frederick, Jacob, Abraham. Dau: Mary Bonnett, Catherine Ferek, Margaret Nicholus, Elizabeth Apple. Son, Peter, to the three children of my dau., Anna May Rist, each $70.
Baxter, Deborah. (Book C) adm. Widow of James Baxter Sr. 27 June 1827. Heirs, James, Samuel, John Hoard and wife, William, A.W. McDonald and wife, James Brazelton and wife; Kennedy; Robert, John Harrell and wife.
Baxter, James. (Book B) 1826, adm. Wife, Deborah. Children: Robert, James and wife, Nancy, Samuel and wife, Elizabeth, Rebecca, wife of John Hord, Kennedy and wife, Kitty; William and wife, Elizabeth; Nancy, wife of John Harell; Elizabeth, wife of Anthony W. McDaniel; Kitty, wife of James Brazelton; Kelly Baxter.
Baxter, James. (Will Book C-121) Will Wr. 17 Jan. 1828. Rec. 22 Sept. 1828. Wife, Rebecca. Sons, James, Daniel, William. Daughter, Nancy. Land in NE 21-5-10.
Baxter, James. (Book A-169) Will Wr. 16 March 1859. Rec. 13 Jan. 1860. My children: Ann Whitsett, Matilda Havland, Nancy Chasteen, John Baxter, James Baxter, and Samuel Baxter. My wife, Eliza for the care of my infant children: Harriet Baxter, Israel Baxter, Sarah Baxter, and Edw. Baxter.
Baxter, William. (Book A-314) Will Wr.: 15 Nov. 1854. Rec. 21 Sept. 1864. I have already given to my children, namely: John, Mary, William, James, Elizabeth, Louisa, and Georgia. Now to my daughter: Margaret Frances Baxter, furniture, the balance to my wife, Mahala Baxter, at her death to my remaining children: Andrew J., Emeline, Isaac W., William, Marion, Lewis C., and Mahala. My wife to be exec.
Baxter, William. (A-219) Will Wr. 18 Aug. 1861 Prob. 2 Sept. 1861. My wife, Margaret, and my children, James R. Baxter, Josiah K. Baxter, Oliver H.P. Baxter, William A. Baxter, Hiram B. Baxter, George W. Baxter, Alonzo H.H. Baxter, Edward A.J. Baxter, Leonidas N. Baxter, Havanna Salvam Baxter and Erastus R. Baxter. My wife and bro. Daniel Baxter, adm.
Beach, Luther. (Book D-2) Age 15, Chose R.C. Talbott, guardian.
Bear, Christian. (Book A 415). Will Wr. 22 March 1868. Rec. 1 April 1868. My wife, Nancy Bear, and have children (not named).
Bear, John. (Deed Book J-189) 18 May 1834. Hester Perry, late Bear, Joseph Bear, Michael Bear and Elizabeth, John C. Irwin and Sophia, later Bear, Catherine Wiles, late Bear, Solomon Bear. Estate of John Bear decd to Christian Bear. $100, 160 acres in 25-4-11 on Indian-Kentuck Creek.
Beavers, Margaret. (Book A-224) Will Wr. 13 June 1861. Prob. 1 Oct. 1861. Republican Twp. My son, Thomas Beavers, $100; son, James, $100; son, Moses Beavers, $100; son, John W. Beavers, $100; Son, Robert M. Beavers, $100; dau. Mary Lea, $100. My granddaughter, Margaret Ann Beavers; now wife of Moses Beavers Jr. John W. Beavers to be adm.
Beavers, Moses. (Book A-173). Will Wr. 12 March 1860. Rec. 15 May 1860. Republican Twp. Wife, not named. To my daughter, Susannah Cart Beavers, my granddaughter, Margaret Ann Beavers, my sons, Thomas Beavers and Moses Jr., $50 each, dau. Polly L. Beavers, son Robert Marshall Beavers, $100. Son John W. Beavers, $35, son, James Beavers, $35.
Beavers, Moses. (Book A-316) Will Wr. 19 Apr. 1864. Prob. 17 Sept. 1864. To my wife, Eliza Beavers, our farm, and my son, James Johnson.
Beaver, Peter. (Book B-277) Age 62. Date 1869. Prob. 1876. Margaretha Beaver. My three children: Michael, John and Louis.
Beers, Elmira. (Book B-283) Will Wr. Oct. 1876. Rec. 19 Oct. 1876. My daughter, Anna Beers Stanton, wife of Chas. A. Stanton of Madison, Indiana, the house and lot on which I now reside on Third and Elm St.; $500, to my son, Robert M. Beers. My son-in-law, Chas. A. Stanton, exec.
Bebee, Mary. (Book B-402) Will Wr. 22 Apr. 1878. Rec. 22 Apr. 1878. My daughter, Rachel Beebe, one third of farm belonging to Sylvester Beebe at time of his decease.
Beckett, Leroy M. (Book B-296) Will Wr. 3 Nov. 1871. Rec. 2 Apr. 1877. To my wife, Sarah J.
Beckett, Martha. (Book B-376) My husband, Samuel Beckett of Shelby Township. My dau. Mary Ann Beckett; My son, Samuel Harrison Beckett, adm. My son, John Beckett, his great aunt, Mrs. Ann Eason, formerly of Leicester, England.
Beers, Elmira. (Book B-283) Will Wr. Oct. 1876. Prob. 19 Oct. 1876. My dau. Anna Beers Stanton, wife of Chas. A. Stanton of Madison, Ind., the house and lot on which I now reside corner Third and Elm Streets. Everything to my daughter except $500 to my son Robert M. Beers. My son-in-law Chas. A. Stanton to be exec.
Belcher, Donald McLeod. (Book B) 1838.
Bell, Henderson. (Probate Book F-212) 1843. James and John Calvin Bell, infant heirs.
(Book F-125) James Bell, age 18 yrs, John Calvin Bell, age about 13 years, Elizabeth Ann Bell, aged about 16; Clayton C. Bell, aged about 11 yrs; Sarah Henderson Bell, aged about three months. Frances Bell appointed gdn. (Book F-232) William Friedlapp, gdn. Of James Bell and John Calvin Bell, James Bell Elizabeth Bell, John Calvin Bell [DAR lists twice], Clayton Curie Bell, Sarah Henderson, David Newman, Sarah Ellen Newman, Elizabeth Catherine Newman and Lucinda Newman.
Bell, James. (Probate Book F-243) Will Wr. 2 Aug. 1842. Rec. 6 March 1844. Daughters, Mary Ann, Eleanor, Sally, (decd); Lucinda Newman, decd, wife of Samuel W. Newman. Sons, John, Archibald, Francis, and Samuel. Mentions nine children and land in Missouri. Codicil gives land of decd dau. Sally to Frances Bell, widow of Henderson Bell. NE 33-4-8. Wr. 5 Jan. 1843.
Bell, James. (Book B-68) Will Wr. Jan. 1867. Prob. 19 May 1873. My wife, Jane Bell, all real and personal property after her death to my sons, Alexander Bell, William Bell, each now to have $50. Exec. Richard Briggs.
Bell, Maria of Bryantsburg. (Book B-153) 18 July 1870. My daughter, Letitia T. Bell, $500; then to be equally divided between my daus. Prudence C. Callett and Letitia T. Bell. David G. Phillips, Clerk.
Bell, Sally. (Book F-294). Samuel W. Newman, Sarah Ellen Lyle, William C. Lyle, Samuel Bell, Mary Ann Bell, Francis Bell, Archibald Bell, Eleanor Hunt and Henry Hunt, John G. Bell.
Benefiel, Elizabeth. (Miscellaneous Record 2-359) Heirs: Hester Benefiel, Mary Johnson, Nancy J. McCarty, William B. Benefiel, Sarah Colbert, Newton West, (gdn of Martin and Pearl Benefiel and Belle and Charley Robbins) Power of attorney to Samuel Benefiel.
Benefiel, George. (Probate Book D-58) Will Wr. 19 March 1832. Rec. 19 March 1833. Wife, Mary, land NE 3-5-11. Son William B. Benefiel. Seven sons and five daughters. Witnesses: James C. and Jesse Benefiel. (Deed Book N-3) 1837. Mary, widow. Heirs: Robert, and wife Amy; John West and wife, Martha; Robert McClelland and wife, Esther; Isaiah Stewart and wife, Mary; Jesse Benefiel and wife, Sarah; Wilson B. Benefiel and wife, Eliza; James C. Benefiel and wife, Elizabeth; Eliza Benefiel. Land NE1/4 3-5-11.
Benefiel, Robert. (Deed Book 22-556) 28 March 1864 George W. Benefiel and Jane of Coles Co., Ill., Clark and Rebecca Benefiel of Shelby Co., Ill; Ruhamma Piles of Knox Co., Ind., William and Eliza Kennedy, Amanda Benefiel, to Jesse Benefiel, $120 undivided interest of Robert Benefiel 10 acres 16-5-11.
Benefiel, William B. (Probate Book E- 596) May 1842. Lewis Conner adm. Versus Heirs. Defendants: Sally, Robert, Harrison, James, John, Phoebe, Mary, John Taylor gdn.
(Complete Record H-79) William died 23 Feb. 1 851. Heirs: Lewis, George, Sally, Robert, Harrison, Jane, John, Nancy. (Deed Book 4-223). Lewis Conner, adm. of William B. Benefiel to Enoch Buchanan. 88 acres 3-5-11. 82 acres in 3-5-11. Heirs. Lewis Benefiel, George, Sally, Robert, Harrison, James, John, Mary. (Deed Book 16-293) Heirs of William Benefiel, George W. and Sarah G. Benefiel, Robert G. and Jane Benefiel, John Gordon and Sarah, William H.H. and Maranda Benefiel, Joseph Rogers and Mary, John W. Benefiel and Sarah Ann, Jordon Johnson and Phebe, to Enoch Buchanan, 250 Acres E1/2SW1/4 10-5-11.s
Benefiel, Wilson. (Complete Probate Record K-13) 23 Oct. 1852.
Bennett, Brooke. (Will Book C-21) Will Wr. 7 June 1830. Rec. 11 Aug. 1830. Wife, Sophia, lots in Madison, twenty acres on Crooked Creek. Eldest son, Brook, guardian of daughter, Margaret and son, John. Probate Book (A-452-459) for division with diagram. Will void. (Book B-1) Children: Elizabeth Bennett Kelly, widow of James; Brook Bennett Jr.; Judith Bennett Brown, wife of William; Joseph Bennett; John Bennett; Nancy Bennett; James Henry (Harvey) Bennett; Lucy Bennett Eblin, wife of Joshua; children of decd. Dau. Polly Bennett Kelly, wife of Samuel (Zerelda, Letitia, Ann Eliza, Emily, Allen and Thomas Kelly); Sarah Bennett, minor, and all grandchildren, minors. (D-262-335-449) Joshua Eblin vs. Heirs of Brook Bennett.
Bezeau, William. (Book A-212) (Book C) 1826. Betty Bezeau, adm.
Bird, Walter. (Book A-100) adm.
Birney, Bryan. (Book B-544) Will Wr. 4 Feb. 1878. Rec. 10 Feb. 1882. My wife, Phebe M. Birney, all property.
Bishop, George B. (Probate Book B) 1838. Wife, Bethania Bishop; daughter, Mary Jane.
Bishop, Joel. (Probate Book I-489) Will Wr. 10 July 1851. Rec. 25 Aug. 1851. Lived in Madison, a carpenter. Wife, Mary. Son; Joel Clay Bishop; James J. Bishop; Daughters: Lavinia Gains; Amanda Pullem. Executor, James J. Bishop. Witnesses: M.D. Lott, William Fitton.
Bitterman, Anna L. (Book B-371) Will Wr. 14 Sept. 1870. Rec. 27 Nov. 1870. Of Vicksburgh, Miss. My real estate to Stanley Buchanan, the son of Samuel Buchanan, property has life estate of Mary Jane Galbrith, Lydia Middleton, my cousin. Samuel Buchanan to be exec.
Black, Elizabeth. (Book B-18) Will Wr. 1 May 1872. Prob. 1 June 1872. Lucy J. Black, Sarah A. Black, Elnora Black, Alice T. Black, Willey E. Black, these being all of my children who are now living. Witnesses: Joseph T. Wells and John A. Wells.
Blackford, Allen. (Book B-496) 3 Feb. 1872. My wife, Mary L Blackford, everything. She is to be exec.
Blake, Alexander W. (Book B-489) 21 Jan. 1881. Rec. 27 April 1881. My wife, Elisa A. Blake half of farm; my wifes eldest son, Charles W. Hoard and my daughter, Alice J. Pheasant, real estate; son, Thomas F Blake, half of interest in a farm. Wife to be exec.
Blake, Lewis. (Probate Book C) Will Wr. 16 Sept. 1838. Rec. 8 Oct. 1838. (Book E-163) Wife, Sarah. Children, not named and Elizabeth McCoy Blake, equal shares. (Probate Book F-210) adm. 1844. Sarah Blake, widow.
Bland, James. (Probate Book A-277) Will Book E-163. D-9. Will Wr. 2 May 1832. Rec. 22 May 1832. Wife, Jane. Son, James, 80 acres Sec. 23 where he now lives. Youngest son, Francis Marion Bland; wife and son, Thomas Bland, executor. Daughter: Not named. Witnesses. Thomas Trousdail, Alen McAlister, Jacob Nichols.( Book D-19), inventory, p. 411, final settlement.
Blanding, Abram. (Deed Record R-122) Dated 30 Dec. 1836. Columbia, S.C. All estate to my wife, Mary Caroline on condition she never marries again; children not named. Witnesses: A.R. Lauchlin, Jas. S. Scott and B.D. Boyd.
Blankenship, James Sr. (Probate Book R-40) Will Wr. 13 Aug. 1845. Rec. 11 May 1848. Wife, Allice, executrix. Daughters: Rhoda, Polly, Caty, Martitia, Louisa; daughters Lucretia and Patience have had shares; grandson, James B. Chambers, son of daughter, Sally; son, James, received farm. Witnesses: Williamson Dunn, William Thickston, Levi Ramsey. (Probate Book D-73)
Blanton, Jesse. (Probate Book E-285) Will Wr., 23 Aug. 1839. Rec. 8 Oct. 1839. Wife, Sarah. Brothers and sisters, not named.
Bramwell, William C. (JP p. 61) Admin. (But name of deceased is not given) Securities, John Vawter and Thomas T. Stribling. 10 Sept. 1816,
Bloomer, John R. (Will Book B) 1823, adm.
Bloor, John. (Book A-250) adm.
Boicourt, Susannah. (Probate Book A) 1835. Samuel Barnum, adm. Heirs: Samuel Barnum and Charity. Thomas Boicourt; Ann Boicourt; James Boicourt. (D-510), names heirs. (D-274) Samuel Barnum, adm. of Susannah Boicourt, decd.
Boicourt, Thomas. (Probate Book A) 1836 John Lodge adm. Children: Ann Boicourt, James Boicourt; Charity Barnum, wife of Samuel Barnum. Owned Lots in Madison. (Probate Book D-336) Thomas Boicourts heirs; Thomas L., age 17; Ann, age 15; chose John Lodge as guardian. James Boicourt, age 12.
Bondurant, Richard. (Book B-223) Will Wr. 22 Feb. 1875. Prob. 24 May 1875. Dau. Celestine Wehner, wife of George; son, Richard Bondurant. Exec: George Wehner. Witnesses: E.T. Dickey and Valentine Steigerwald.
Boon, Willis. (Probate Book F-227) Will Wr. 6 June 1843. Rec. 19 Feb. 1844. Wife, Sarah Boon, land SE 24-5-9. Sixty acres deeded by James Alexander to him. Also five acres SE 24-5-9. Three eldest children: Mary Orrill, Isaiah Boon, Nancy Rose. Seven minors: Leven C. Boon; Martha Boon; Perlina Boon; James A. Boon; Willis Boon; Melinda Boon; Thomas Boon.
Boothe, Peter, (Book B-150) Will Wr. 2 May 1873. Rec. 7 Apr. 1874. At Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Ky. Wife, Lucy Boothe, and children, Daniel, Sarah, Martha, Elmira, and James. $100 to buy lot in Hanover. Sam Lindsey Boothe, $100. To Kellys children [or Kittys. Different names in the two transcriptions] $50; Wm. Birch, $50 and lot in Vernon; friends, E.G. Whitney and Anderson Gray, witnesses.
Boran, Isaac. (Book A-345)
Borcherding, Henry. (Book A-490) Will Wr. 27 Dec. 1869 Rec. 10 March 1870. Daughter, Gorallen ?, widow Caroline.
Borman, Allen. (Book B-642) Will Wr. 29 June 1883. Rec. 16 July 1883. Of Madison Twp., my wife, Ann Borman, whole of estate.
Bott, Barbara. (Book B-598) Will Wr. 6 Sept. 1881. Rec. 8 Feb. 1883. My two sons, John and Michael Bott. My two year ? Children of my decd son Frank Bott, Names Michael? Annie Bott, age 8 [Folder over photocopy.]
Bouldin, Coleman. (Book B) 1836, adm. (Book D-405) William Bouldin, adm. Thomas Landrum, security.
Bowling, Alexander. (Book A-70) Will Wr. Aug. 1856. Prob. Dec. 1856. To my wife, Elizabeth, all property. My dau. Cecilia $50; my children, Mary Lodging [Edging ?, typed over.]; Richard Bowling; Jane G. Lowden; Sims Bowling; James Bowling and Cecilia Bowling, each one equal share. Also land in Trimble Co., Ky. My wife to be exec.
Bowman, William. (Book B-308) Will Wr. 7 Jan. 1865. Prob. 25 May 1877. My wife, Nancy, and then to Mary Long my sister and Joseph Bowman, my brother.
Boyd, Benjamin. (Will Book B) 1823. Nancy Boyd, gdn of William, age 10, Sally age 8, James, age 18, Nancy, age 15, Emily, age 13.
Boyd, John. (Book B-357) Will Wr. 1 Aug. 1878. Rec. 2 Sept. 1878. My wife, Martha Boyd and my daughters, Eliza Ludlow and Julia Ann Boyd.
Boyd, Lindsey. (Book A-432) Will Wr. 23 Sept. 1868. Rec. 30 Oct. 1868. To my daus. Mary Ann Monroe, $100 the rest of my heirs, John William Boyd, Joshua Boyd, Alfred Boyd, Milton Boyd, Harriet Boyd, Esther E. Henry, all to be equally divided among them.
Boyd, Robert. (Probate Book G-55) Will Wr. 18 April 1846. Rec. 29 May 1846. Two youngest sons, minors, Robert and Alexander Boyd. Sons: John, Joseph and Asa E Boyd. Owns eighty acres in Vermillion Co., Ill. E1/2 NW 33-31-12;. 34 acres in 9-20-12. Thirty five acres in Jefferson Co., Ind., NE NW 9-4-9. Daughters: Polly Jones, Mathilda Sullivan, Aramathea Licklyter, Amanda Terrill. Executors: James Park, Preston P. Wiley. Witnessers: Zachariah and James M. Underwood.
Boyd, Robert. (Book A-432) Will Wr. 23 Sept. 1868. Rec. 30 Oct. 1868. To my daus, Mary Ann Monroe, $100, the rest of my heirs, John William Boyd, Joshua Boyd, Alfred Boyd, Milton Boyd, Harriet Boyd, Esther F. Henry. All to be equally divided among them.
Bradbury, Jacob (Book B) Mary Bradbury, adm.
Bramwell, Jacob. (Book B-238) Will Wr. 1 Jan. 1872. Prob. 15 Dec. 1875. All to my beloved wife, Mary Ann Bramwell. She also is to be exec. Witnesses: J.J. Ryker and J.Y. Allison.
Brandon, John. (Book A-216) Will Wr. 16 May 1861. Prob. 30 July 1861. My wife, (not named); my dau. Malinda Brandon, my son Ebenezer W. Brandon, adm.
Brandt, Cecile. (Book B-626) Will Wr. 29 Dec. 1882. Rec. 10 Jan. 1883. Of Hanover, Ind., dau. of Felix and Ceile [sic] Brandt, both decd. To my sister, Mary Ester Brandt; my bro., Felix.
Brandt, Felix. (Book B 1839) (Probate Book D-5) Children: Lucia Brandt; Felix H. Brandt; Mary Ester Brandt; Joseph L. Brandt; Charles Abram Brandt; Henry Brandt; Adella Harriett Brandt; Cecile Brandt, guardian. Cecile and Lucia of age. (Book D-2) Cecelia chose Cecelia Brandt, mother, as guardian. Lucy, age 15, choose mother. Cecelia Brandt, guardian of Felix Henry Brandt, Mary Ester Brandt, Josephine Brandt, Charles Abram Brandt, Henry and Adelle Harriet Brandt, infants under 14. (Book S-545) 1 June 1840. Cecile Brandt, gdn of Lucia Cracher, late Lucia Brandt; Felix M. Brandt and Mary Esther Brandt, Josephine Brandt, Charles Abraham Henry Brandt, Addie Harriet Brandt, all infant heirs at law of the above each 6/7 part.
Brandt, Leonard Peter. (Book B-487) Will Wr. 20 March 1881. Rec. 25 Feb. 1881 [These dates are in the transcription], age 8 years. Bro. Martin Brandt, exec. (He is a Catholic priest in Louisville, Ky.) One half to my sister, Eva Brandt, living in Lupen? Rhenish Province, Germany; one quarter to my sister, Elizabeth Brandt, living in same place; one quarter to St. Marys Hospital in Cincinnati.
Branham, David C. (Book B-295) Will Wr. 2 Aug. 1859. Rec. 14 March 1877. My wife, Cynthia Ann, children, but not named.
Branham, Edwin. (Book B-52) Will Wr. 11 June 1870. Prob. 6 Feb. 1873. My wife, Mary Pate Branham [Benham in transcription?]. Personal estate. Wife, exec. Children mentioned, but not named.
Branham, Linsfield. (Probate Book B-188) Will Wr. 8 Sept. 1825. Rec. 2 May 1826. William Layton promised to pay heirs $190 balance due on land on which Layton lives; then Thomas S. Stribling shall take it and my interest in a saw mill which belongs to the said Stribling and myself-then Stribling shall pay Layton $50 and repair wheel and shaft and new sleepers in my mill. When Jesse Gray shall sell land in Ripley Co. on Graham Creek in which I am interested; profits to go to my heirs. Equal division among wives and children. Wife, executor. Witnesses, William Vawter, Robert Branham, Jesse Gray.
Branham, Robert. (Book A-171) Will Wr. 24 Sept. 1858. Rec. 29 Feb. 1860. My wife, Anna Marie. My dau. Sarah Louisa M lridge [DAR has gap in name.]; Ed Branham, my son; to the children of my daughter, Sophia Ritchie, now decd, Maria Louisa and her children (my grandson John Robert Ritchie.)
Branham, Thomas. (Book D-320) 1834, Isaac Marshall guardian for Jane Branham, age 18, Mary Ann, age 15, Robert Branham, age 13, Hannah Branham, age 19.
Brazelton, John. (Book C) 1827. William Brazelton, adm. James Brazelton, security.
Breckenridge, James G. (Book E-574) Tyree Pogue, gdn of Susan Mary Breckenridge, age 8 yrs.
Bright, David J. (Probate Book J) Will Wr. 14 Apr. 1851. Rec. 28 July 1852. Sons: Michael G.; George M. ; Jesse D. Daughter: Sarah Bright. Michael G. and George M., executors. Witnesses: Jer. Sullivan, J. Fitch, C.A. Fitch. (O.A.?)
Brisben, John. (Probate Book E-40) 1837. Will Wr. 18 May 1837. Rec. 15 Aug. 1837. Sons: James Y; John J; William Henry. Youngest son, John Jack Brisben, plantation I now live on; 175 acres bought of Jesse Gray and wife, also 160 acres NW 31-5-10. Sons: James Young Brisben; William Henry Brisben. Daughter: Hannah Maria Hatcher. Grandson: John Brisben Grover, Jeremiah Grover. Executors: two sons and James Wilson.
Brocas, John. (Book E-265) Caroline Brocas, age 17, Mary Ann Brocas, age 15, choose Jesse E. Lee, guardian. Laura Brocas, age 13, Adolphus Brocas, age 11, Palmyra Brocas, age 8, Cordelia Brocas, age 2. (Book F-104) Laura Brocas, age 16 yrs 6 mos. And 27 das; Palmyra Brocas, aged 11 yrs, 8 mos. 4 das; Cordelia Brocas, aged 6 years, 3 mos. 28 das, infant heirs. Thomas Calloway, gdn. Adolphus Brocas, age 14 years.
Brombarger, Jacob. (Probate Book F-543) Will Wr. 11 April 1845. Rec. 16 Dec. 1845. Wife, May. Daughter: Elizabeth McFetridge. Susan Evans; Antuay Bungler; Liza TenBret, Luse [Ed. Note: Louise?] Bumbarger, other five children to have equal shares.
Brooks, . (Guardianship Book) 7 Sept. 1874. Isaac Risk gdn of Sarah, Hannah, and Grant Brooks. John Risk Sr. Surety.
Brooks, Elias. (Probate Book E-11) Nov. 1851. Richard Bondurant vs. Heirs of Elias Brooks. Adm. To Agnes Brook, widow, now Agnes Jackson, wife of Matthew. Land SW1/4 NW1/4 20-4-12. Land in possession of Walter Brook, father. Heirs: Winston Brook; James, Nancy, Cordelia, and Elizabeth, heirs of Madison Brook decd of Bartholomew Co; Walter W; Charlotte. Abraham, Elizabeth, William Brook of Switzerland Co., Jackson Co. Sarah Heath; Edward and Nancy Brook; Madison; Winston, John, Thomas, Young L., Ann Lewellen. David, not in state of Indiana. [Siblings and children of siblings were difficult to distinguish in the original wording.[
Brooks, Henry. (Guardianship Book) 16 Nov. 1859. Lydia A. Brooks, gdn of William H . Mary A., Rebecca C., Joseph R., and Ella N. Brooks.
Brooks, Humphrey. (Probate Order Book E-31) 26 June 1837, Ann E. Brooks granted letters of adm. Mordecai Brooks, Noah Brooks, security. Inventory pg. 291.
Brook, James. (Book B-375) Will Wr. 18 Jan. 1875. Rec. 10 March 1879. Sons and daughters: Sarah Ann Coleman, Clarissa Joyce, Rebecca Lotabough, Wilson Brook, Young Brook, Luvena Lane, Lucy McKay, Matilda Bush, Virginia Crawford. Youngest dau. Isabella Brook.
Brooks, James. (Book A-537) Will Wr. 4 Dec. 1870.[DAR gives the record date as 2/13/1870 it should probably be 12/13/1870. James Brooks died 12 Dec. 1870 per his tombstone] Wife, Sarah. Children: Mordecai, Francis Asbury, Humphrey, Uzillah Armstrong, Sarah Peters, Indiana Brooks, Atlanta Brooks, Mary Catherine.
Brooks, Martin. (Book A-409) 11 Nov. 1850. Madison Brooks, gdn of Winston, age 17, James, 14, Sarah Ann, 12, Cordelia, 10, Elizabeth, 8.
Brooks, Noah. (Book B-750) Will Wr. 3 Jan. 1876. Rec. 3 May 1884. My wife, Anna W. Brooks, at her death equally divided between my children, Jennette Rice, Caroline Vernon, Isaiah Brooks, Mary Woodfill, Humphrey Brooks, Permelia Grebe, Noah Brooks and Sarah Gray and children of my daughter Mathilda Comley (Clara Lyons, Ellen Hines and Eliza Gammon). My son, Noah, exec. William Brooks, my grandson.
Brown, Alexander. (Book B) Will Wr. 14 Oct. 1881. Rec. 28 Aug. 1882. My daughter, Mary Brown, $1,000. William A. Brown, son of Wm. P. Brown, $100. My daus: Jane Tait and Amanda Adams.
Brown, Benjamin. (Book F-37) dated Nov. 1842. Cordelia Brown, gdn of Thomas Brown, age two years on the 2nd ? Of October 1842.
Brown, George H. (Book B-515) 6 July 1852. Boone Co., Ky. My wife, Caroline, died 15 Sept. 1881. Certification that George H. Brown and Caroline Green were married
27 Aug. 1846 State of Ohio, Brown Co. [Not clear why this certification is in the will, but DAR transcribes it.]
Brown, James. (Probate Book H-219) Will Wr.14 Apr. 1848. Rec. 4 Jan. 1849. Wife, Azubah, one third of farm in SE 1-3-9 on road from Madison to Lexington. Son, John 100 acres SE 1-3-9, south side of road; son David, seventy acres, north side of road. Daughters: Elizabeth Chamberlain, Catherine Chamberlain, Mary Stow, decd, heirs. Witnesses: Felix C. Brandt and David D. McClellan.
Brown, John. (Book B). Will. A farmer, miller and distiller. Brother Williams sons living in Fargar, Angus Co., North Britain. Brother James sons living in Dundee. Son, John.
Brown, John. (Book E-102) Andrew Morton, guardian of George Sanders Brown, William Nichols Brown and Robert Brown, heirs of John Brown, decd.
Brown, John. (Book H-600) 9 Mar. 1850. Oliver L. Brown and Stovall Wilkins filed inventory. Amounts to $105.74. to be delivered to Elizabeth Brown widow.
Brown, Patrick. (Book B) Will Wr. 11 Nov. 1835. Rec. 29 Dec. 1835. Age 76 years. Wife, Elizabeth. Daughters: Ann Parker Brown; Elizabeth Brown. Sons: William Paul Brown; John Parker Brown. (Book D-340)
Brown, Stella V. (Will Book B-139) Will Wr. 15 March 1874. Prob. 12 May 1874. To my son, Alda, everything. A.D. Vanosdol, exec.
Brown, William. (Probate Book A) 1834. Land 19-3-10. Eight children: James, Margaret, Robert, William, George J., all infants. Sarah Jane, wife of Appleton Allen; Charles H., and John Brown. (Book D-319) Appleton Allen and Charles Brown, appointed appraisers. Land to be sold Dec. 1835. Land fractional sec. 19-3-10 sold to Wm. D. Thom.
Brown, William. (Book A-227) Will Wr. 7 June 1861. Prob. 12 Nov. 1861. of Lancaster Twp.; my wife, Margaret Brown; my dau. Alice Mariah Stout, wife of Abram O. Stout; Margaret McVay, wife of Perry McVay, Lorilla Millett an equal one fifth. My grandchildren, Rebecca Millet, wife of William Millet, Margaret Monroe, children of my dau. Sarah Monroe, decd, one fifth; my grand-dau., Elizabeth Beck, wife of Winfield Beck, Melville Brown, Biretta Brown, Alice Brown, Fann Brown and Jane Brown, children of my decd son, John Brown, one fifth part. (Guardianship Book) Commodore R. Bailey gdn of Fanny and Jane Brown, heirs of William Brown, 24 June 1868.
Bryant, William. (Book D-83) 1833 Lived in Madison. Ruth Ann Bryant, adm. William Smith and John Bennett, appraisers.
Buchanan, David. (Book B-190) Milton Twp. Will Wr. 1 Oct. 1873. Prob. 12 Jan. 1875. Wife, Edie to have farm of 42 acres. Son Daniel and other children not named. Wit: Francis Hankins and Wm. A. Wilkins.
Buchanan, Elizabeth. Probate Book H-212. Will Wr. 24 March 1848. Rec. 6 Dec. 1848. Shelby Twp. Oldest son, William H. Three daughters, Margaret Cowan, Elizabeth Cowan, Nancy Sheperd. Two daughters, deceased, Martha Hamilton and Mary Means. Son, William H., executor. Witnesses: Henry ONeel, William Jarvis. [DAR transcription adds an erroneous note that she was the wife of James Buchanan. She was actually widow of William Buchanan of Ripley Co. mentioned below.]
Buchanan, James. (Book C) 1831 Adm. Lancaster Twp.
Buchanan, James. (Book B-441) Probated 11 June 1880. To my wife, Susan Buchanan, all estate.
Buchanan, Wadkin. (Guardianship Book) 4 June 1864 Nancy Buchanan, heir of Wadkin.
Buchanan, William. (Ripley Co. Probate Record C page 323) Map shows division of land Partitioned after suit brought by John W. and Elizabeth Cowen. Will of his widow, Elizabeth, probated in Jefferson Co., naming same heirs.
Buel, Jeptha. (Book D-284) Eliza Buel and John Baird Jr., adms. William Lawson, security.
Buhler, Christian. (Book A-48) Will Wr. 10 July 1854. Rec. 18 Aug. 1855. To my daughter, Mary Ann Grebe, wife of Jacob Grebe, one half of all my property. The other half to my grandchildren, children of my daughter Susan by her husband Ludivice VanBurren.
Burdit, Mary Ann. (Book B-61) Will Wr. 29 Aug. 1870. Rec. 14 Apr. 1873. Son Wm. Burdit all real and personal estate, except $5.00 I will to my granddaughter, Florence Ella Gideon. Witnesses: Burdit Mayfield, M. Mayfield, Newton Kirk.
Burgess, William. (Probate Book I-78) Will Wr. 30 June 1850. Rec. 5 July 1850. Lived in Madison. Wife, not named. Three children, William Henry, Mary Catherine and Eliza Jane. Executors: Henry Burgess and Joseph Troxell. Witnesses: John T. Lewis. N. Dorsey.
Burke, Malinda Jane. (Book A-146) Will Wr. 26 July 1859. Rec. 5 Oct. 1859. To my husband, Cocke Burke, all my estate.
Burns, John. (D-260) John Burns vs. Hugh Steel & wife, petition to sell.
Burton, George. (Probate Book F-413) Will Wr. 27 Aug. 1841. Rec. 19 Apr. 1845. Son: Thomas, John Burton, son of John M. Burton. Daughter Polly Loughridges heirs; son Henry B. Burton; daughter, Maria Baker; Mallory Burtons heirs. Sons: George W., David, William and Hiram. Son-in-law, Thomas Barker, daughter Nancy, land W1/2 NE 3-4-11 and pension money, lot in Prestonville, Carroll Co., Ky. Land rec. in Henry and Gallatin Co., Ky. Pg. 432. Nancy Burton, age 17.
Burton, Hannah. (Book V-660) Sarah E. Hankins, heir of Hannah, William Wilkins, gdn.
Petition to sell real estate 15-4-11. 14 Sept. 1874. William H. Burton, Elmer Hankins? (Probably Ellen, Sarah E. Hankins), Malinda, Richard, Edward Burton. Minor heirs. Two children decd., names unknown. (U-560) 28 March 1883. Sarah E. Hankins, William A. Wilkins gdn, discharged.
Burton, Stephen. (Guardianship Book) 11 June 1867. Letta C. Grimes, gdn of Harrison W. and Mary J. Burton, heirs of Stephen W. Burton. (Complete Record T-282) 30 Aug. 1883. Minor heirs, Harrison W. Burton, Marty J. Burton 19. Theodore L. McKay gdn.
Butler, Amos. (Probate Book E-62) Will Wr. 12 Sept. 1832. Rec. 13 Sept. 1837. Children: William, Ann, Jane, Jesse, Mary, George, Sally, Rachel. (Book E-446) 1841. George, age 20, Sarah, age 7, Rachel, age 14, choose William W. Butler, guardian.
Butler, Jonathan. (Probate Book F--594) Will Wr. 6 June 1845. Rec. 27 Apr. 1846. Wife and children, not named. Witnessed by Mary Butler.
Byfield, Jennett. (Book A-461) Will Wr. 6 Feb. 1867. Rec. 25 Sept. 1869. Widow of Horace Byfield, decd, my age 58. To my son, Horatio Byfield, interest in all real estate.
Byers, Susannah. (Book C-291) Will Wr. 7 June 1830. Rec. 1 Aug. 1830. Five daughters: Hannah wife of William Snodgrass; Margaret, wife of William Hamilton; Ann Byers, Susannah Thorn, wife of James Thorn; grandchildren: Margaret, Robert and William Thorn. Andrew Swan, adm. Probate Book (D-141) daughter Elizabeth Byers, Sarah Byers. Stephen Lee and William Reed, executors. Witnesses: Campbell J.R. Monroe, Andrew Swan, Richard Hopkins.