Wills and Administrations
Copyright 2000 by Robert W. Scott
Wadsworth, Benjamin. (Book B-103) Will Wr. 16 Feb. 1870. Rec. 3 Oct. 1873. Shelby Twp. To my wife and children.
Wagner, George. (Book A-40) Will Wr. 13 Feb. 1854. Rec. 18 March 1855. My wife, Phebe, all real and personal property; my youngest dau. Martha and my youngest son, George Wagner; grandson, Abraham, son of Abraham Wagner, decd, $100; my oldest dau. Marietta Demaree, Isaac Wagner, Jacob Wagner, Mariah Jane Lame, Jesse Wagner, Phebe Demaree, Martha Ann Wagner, and George Wagner, everything is to be equally divided. Jesse Wagner to be exec.
Wakefield, Thomas. (Book B-453) Will Wr. 4 Oct. 1878. Rec. 16 Aug. 1880. My wife, Sarah Wakefield in Smyrna Twp., and also she to be exec.
Waldsmith, Mary. (Probate Book F-38) Cementha Buckingham, age about 12 years, William Buckingham, age about 10 years, and Peter M. Buckingham, aged about five years, infant heirs of Mary Waldsmith, decd. George Wheately appointed gdn. (F-324) Cemantha Buckingham, William Buckingham and Peter Martin, infant heirs.
Waldsmith, Peter. (Probate Book F-223) [Not clear if Peter is an heir of Mary above who died while her estate was still in probate.] Abner Young and wife heirs of Polly Waldsmith decd; Robert Foster, Horatio N. Lard and wife; Samuel Roseberry and wife; Elizabeth Waldsmith and William Roseberry and wife. (F-261) Robert Foster, Catherine Foster, William Roseberry, Margaret Roseberry, Elizabeth Waldsmith, Samuel Roseberry, Julian W. Roseberry. George Wheately, gdn of the heirs of Mary Waldsmith, decd. H.N. Lard, Eliza A. Lard, Abner Young, Jane Young.
Walker, Cada. (Book A-76) Will Wr. 9 March 1856. Rec. 5 Feb. 1857. Of Saluda Twp. To James M. Walker, my bed and bedding and cherry breakfast table; to my dau. Henrietta, wife of John Rhoads, to my Negro slave boy Flem about 19 years older, now hired out by my agent Stephen Tutt of Woodford Co., Ky. Worchester Reed, adm.
Walker, Christina. (Book B-91) Will Wr. 9 July 1872. Rec. 9 Aug. 1873. My two daus: Mary Walker and Agnes Walker; my two sons, Peter and William Walker. John Taylor, exec.
Walker, John. (Probate Book D) Will Wr. 12 Jan. 1835. Rec. 12 July 1835. Saluda Twp. Wife, Caday. Sons: William, Robert and John. Daus: Mary, Hannah, Lear, Elizabeth Davis, Catherine Davis. William to have W1/2 of farm; Robert E1/2 of farm. Grandson John, son of Robert. Negro women to be freed.
Walker, Maria. (Probate Book A) 1836. David Walker, app gdn of John Patton Walker, age 20, Charles Evans Walker, age 17; Mary Jane Walker, age 11.
Walker, Nancy. (Book B-586) Will Wr. 15 Apr. 1882. Rec. 3 Nov. 1882. Widow of the late William Walker, decd of Saluda Twp., Jefferson Co., Ind. To my son William T. Walker, everything.
Wallace, Andrew. (Book C) 1829 adm. (Will Book B-279) May 1830. Auman? Lindley, adm. Settlement.
Wallace, James K. (Probate Book A) 1836. Madison. Maria Wallace, widow; infant children: Elizabeth C., Mary Amelia, Margaret Jane, James W., George Brown and Mary Louisa. (Book E-129) 1838, Wm. M. Taylor, gdn for children.
Wallace, Nathaniel. (Probate Book E-447) Will Wr. 22 Aug. 1838. Rec. May 1841. Wife, Mary. Dau. Mary, wife of Amos Butler, NE 9-4-10 and NE 10-4-10. Grand dau: Ann Loring, dau of Ann Loring, decd. Gr dau: Mary Ann Settle. Two grandsons: John and George Loring, children of Frances Loring, decd; Two grand dau: Pamela and Cynthia Ann Loring, ch. of Frances Loring. Grand son, James Butler.
Walton, Dudley. (Book B-374) Jan.26, 1879 [All the information that was transcribed.]
Walton, William. (Probate Book H) Will Wr. 27 Feb. 1844. City of Philadelphia. Rec. 2 Apr. 1844. Wife, Susan M.; daus. Lydia, Annie H. and Elizabeth. Three sons: Charles M., Francis and James M. Relatives: Henry Pike and Morris S. Hallowell and friend, Dillwyn Parrish, gdns. Execs.: Bro. Edward H. Walton, Morris Hallowell, Wm. Ashbridge.
Waltz, Joseph W. (Book B-416) Will Wr. 16 Dec.1879. Rec. 16 Dec. 1879. Of Monroe Twp., My wife, Leah L. Waltz, personal real estate; then to children raised by said Joseph W. Waltz and Leah L. Waltz his wife.
Wands, James. (Book A-88) Oct.1857. Of Madison, formerly of Scotland. My son, John, $1; my son, William $1; my dau. Mary Bolderson, who resides in Scotland, one half of all my assets; my dau. Jane Kintrea/Kintren? Also residing in Scotland.
Ward, James A. (Book B-314) Will Wr. 30 Aug. 1877. Rec. 20 Sept. 1877. Elizabeth Jane. My wife, our child. Daniel Law, exec.
Ward, Jonathan B. (Book A-542) Will Wr. 24 Sept. 1871. Rec. 2 Nov. 1871. My wife, Mary A.
Ward, Mary A. (Book-95) Will Wr. Aug. 1873. Rec. 4 Sept. 1873. My sons, William and Willis and my dau. Nancy Stapp have received $300 each; my sons, Calvin C., $269; my son Jonathan, $200; my dau. Mary A. Campbell; my son James A and my unmarried daus. Ruth M., Alice J. and Helen M. Ward, $300 each; son James A. Ward and Perry M. Ward, sons adm.
Warfield, Jared. (Book B) 1840. Heirs: William Cooke, son of Ann Cooke; Sarah Cooke and William Cooke. Catherine Harden, late Warfield, wife of Samuel J. Harden; J.W. Littlejohn and wife; Charles Schnitzer and wife; John, Delilah, Emily, James A. and Joseph Warfield. (Book E-486) Settlement 1841. Same heirs, but gives J.W. Warfield and wife, Mary; Charles Schnitzer and wife, Emeline.
Warner, Yetto. (Book B-517) Will Wr. 9 March 1856. Rec. 5 Feb. 1857. Of Saluda Twp. My husband, Andrew Warner; my dau. Maggie Warner, Annie Warner and Kate Warner; my sons: Andrew Warner Jr. and John Warner and their heirs. William Dederick to be adm.
Watlington, William, (JP p 57) deceased, Phebe, widow and relict, John Henry Waggoner and George Waggoner, securities, Phoebe granted letters of adm. 9 Nov. 1815. (Will Book A p. 69) Estate given up by Phebe. Inventory, 18 Nov. 1815. Appraised by Joseph Lame, Alexander Jamison, William Moore.
Watson, William. (Probate Book J-72) Will Wr. 17 March 1852. Rec. 24 Apr. 1852. Sons: John S., Robert, Samuel and William. Daus: Eliza J., Maria E. Margaret. John E., exec. Witnesses: George Currie, Alex A. Hannah.
Watts, John. (Probate Book D). Will Wr. 25 Nov. 1833. Rec. 17 Oct. 1834. Mildred J. Ray, Elizabeth Rice, Sally B. Vawter, Fanny Smith, Susan S. Henry, Agnes P. Wilber. Sons: Johnson Watts, John S. Watts, Isaac Watts. Wife, Fanny. Isaac to have land in Ripley Co.; John, land near Indianapolis. Black servants in Kentucky to be freed. Also. (Probate Book K-455; S-253) Heirs: Mildred J. Ray, John Oglevi and wife, Johnson Watts, James Vawter and wife, Thomas Smith and wife; John Henry and wife, Shadrach Wilber and wife; John S. Watts.
Weatherford, James M. (Book B) (Probate Book A )1836. Nancy Ann Hildreth, his wife, formerly Weatherford. Elizabeth Weatherford wife of Isaac Starks of Illinois. Martha, age 13 and Samuel, age 15 in 1837. (Book E-4, A-27) Samuel Weatherford, age 15; Martha Jane, age 13, heirs of James Weatherford chose Howard Watts, gdn. Nancy Hildreth, formerly Weatherford, adm.
Weatherford, John. (Book A-79) Shelby Twp. Will Wr. 23 Oct. 1855. Rec. 28 March 1857. Shelby Twp. Wife, Sarah at her death to Nancy Cline, formerly Weatherford, Elizabeth Weatherford, Eliza Ann Weatherford, Rachel Weatherford, John Weatherford, David Weatherford, Sarah Weatherford, Solomon Weatherford, and Joseph Weatherford. I have to my sons, Harden and Peter Weatherford, children of 1st wife, Rachel, formerly Rachel Ryker, their full portions. Also dau. Patsy by 1st wife. Witnesses. W. B. Salyers, George Ditch. Joseph Ryker, exec.
Weber, Catherine. (Book B-560) Will Wr. 29 March 1882. Rec. 1 July 1882. To my husband, Adam, Weber, he also to be exec.
Weir, William. (Probate Book F-259) Joseph R. Troxell, gdn of Jenny Weir, George Weir, Nancy Weir and Harriet Weir.
Weis, Annie. (Book B-696) Will Wr. 10 Dec. 1883. Rec. 3 Feb. 1884. To my children: Louis Heck, Jacob Heck and Anna Heck; my son, Mathias Heck; Mary wife of Gottfried Sage; Peter Heck, Mathias Heck; Rosa, wife of John Benninger, Anna Heck, Louis Heck and Jacob Heck. My dau. Margaret, not to share.
Welch, Samuel. (Probate Book C-427) Will Wr. 21 May 1838. Rec. 13 Feb. 1843. Eldest son, Samuel Green Welch; youngest son, James, one horse and $100. Nine daus: Mary, wife of Robert Jamison, $200; Nancy, wife of Alvin Lindley; Rebecca, wife of John Scott; Elizabeth, wife of Robert Mackreal; Jane, wife of Isaac Banta; Louisa, wife of Miller Robertson; Maxy, Sarah, each $200 and Margaret Welch. Eldest son, Samuel G. Welch, John Scott, son-in-law, to be adm. Witnesses: Donald Cameron, Wm. Morton, John Glenn. Will recapitulated. Probate Book F-66. Heirs recapped Probate Book-369.
Wells, Ann. (Probate Book C-369) Will Wr. 25 March 1832. Rec. 8 March 1841. Widow of John Wells, late of Montgomery Co., Ky. Nephew: Washington Ferguson. Niece: Sally Hall, wife of Robert M. Hall. (Probate Book E-440). (Complete Record I-170) Robert Kinnear executor vs. James C. Patton, James Davison in debt.
Wells, Samuel. (Book A-435) Will Wr. 13 Oct. 1821. Rec. 29 March 1822. Wife, Charity Wells, personal property. Son, Samuel 1/4 section in 32-3-9. gets land that Philip Redenbaugh lives on. Wit: Thomas Jones, Jonathan Howdy. James Helm.
Wesley, Sylvanius. (Book A-514) Will Wr. 26 May 1864. Rec. 7 Nov. 1870. My wife, Julia.
West, James. (Probate Book A) 1836. Heirs: Mary Ann West, widow. Children: John R, decd with children, Daniel, Matilda, Allen and James, infants; Daniel West, Nancy Radley, children of Susanna West Prior, John, Martha, Lucy, Samuel, William W. And James Prior. William M Hensley and wife, Lucy; Benjamin Smith and wife, India, William W. West and wife, Elizabeth; James West, and wife Elizabeth; Robert A. West and Joseph West.
West, John. (Probate Book E-143-173) Thomas G. Glover, adm of John West. Commissioners: Eben. Hillis, Elisha Short and William Yates. Deeds show heirs. Nancy, wife of Thomas J. Glover (Deed Book I-175.) John T. West (Deed Book 6-418, 9-461). James West (Deed Book J-343) and William West. (Probate Book D-110.
West, John T. (Book B) 1833. Widow. Children: Harrison P.; Achilles; Thomas; Amanda; Peter; Elizabeth; Melita; Viola Evaline; Edmond or Edward. (Probate Book A) 1835, died 1833. Heirs: Harrison P. West; Eliza D. Jarnett, and husband John; Achilles West, Thomas West, Amanda West, Peter V, Elizabeth, Melita, Viola Evaline and Edward West. Widow: Ursley West. Owned land in 29-2-10 and 30-2-10 on Ohio River in Saluda Twp. SEC 9-4-11, interest in fathers land in Milton Twp. SE 9-4-11. Donated 1.25 acres in Saluda for church and burying grounds. (Deed Book 9-460) 2 May 1842. Simon West, Thomas H., N and Nancy D., West of Owen Co, Ky. James Roberts and Elizabeth, to Benjamin Emberson, land in NW 15-4-11, estate of John West. (Deed Book-461) 16 Sept. 1856. Eliza DeJarnett, late Eliza West and John DeJarnett, Amanda Rose, late West, and Wilson Rose, Harrison West, and Achilles West, heirs of John T. West. 65 acres NW14/ 15-4-11. Grandfather John West, heirs of John T. West dec. 2 Aug. 1853.
West, William. (Probate Book A) 1835. (Book B) 1826. James West, adm. Heirs; Thomas West, James and Elizabeth his wife; infant heirs, John, James, Nancy and Mary Ann West. James West sold to William West, fractional Sec. 20 on Ohio River. (Book C) 1830. Widow, Mary, children: Levi, Elizabeth, Thomas, John, James, Nancy, and Mary Ann. (Probate Book F-220) Mary. Levi, Thomas, James T. John and James, Thurston Davis and wife, _ Monfort and wife. (Deed Book 11-113) James Monfort and Mary Ann, Thomas West and Ann to heirs of Benjamin Emberson 65 acres in NW1/4 15-4-11. Lands came to us by our grandfather John West, 26 Oct. 1854.
Weyer, Josiah S. (Book A-426) Will Wr. 27 Jan. 1866. Rec. 5 Aug. 1868. My children by my decd wife, Margaret. My present wife, Amey, house and lot on hill; to my son, Edward P. Weyer (farm) Also stock in First National Bank; my son, John K. Weyer, $2,000; my son, David A. Weyer, and his heirs $4,000 and house on corner of Third and Mulberry Street; my dau. Harriet Ella and her heirs, my house; my daus Leanora, $4,000; my son, Josiah Clinton Weyer, my store house and lot on corner Main Cross and West streets. I desire that my sons carry on my business of Iron store; my wife and son, Edward to be gdn of my minor children.
Wheadon, William. (Probate Book A) 1836, administration.
White, James H. (Book B-632) Will Wr. 26 Aug. 1882. Rec. 5 March 1883. To my sisters, Ann P. Saunders, widow John T. Saunders, $200; Sarah E. Duffy, wife of Alexander Duffy, decd. $500; Mary Frances Shannon, widow of Edward Shannon; house and lot on Third Street; Lucinda McKim, wife of Robert B. McKim, $2,000; to Henry P. Shannon and Mary Louisa Shannon and Mary F. Shannon, David P. Phillips, exec.
White, John S. (Book A-25) Will Wr. 7 May 1854. Rec. 23 June 1854. After all expenses to my sisters Martha Jane McCrea and Rebecca Brown and their heirs; my brother, David White, sole exec.
White, Mary. (Book A-275) Will Wr. Dec. 1857. My daus. Ann Eliza Saunders, Sarah E. Deffey, Mary Frances Shannon and Lucinda White. My son James H. White, and all my estate, both real and personal as an heir of Sarah Perrigrow, late of the city of Baltimore, Maryland, now, dec.
White, William. (Probate Book E-373) Will Wr. 6 Feb. 1840. Rec. 10 Aug. 1840. Madison. Youngest dau. Mary White, dau Martha Calloway. Wife, Sarah L. Dau. Malvina White. Exec.: Wm. G. Wharton who was gdn of Samuel Keith. Witnesses: C. W. Barnett, B. Hubbs.
White, George L. (Book B) 1835 Heirs: Almira White, widow. She later married a Hunter. Mathilda Levings White, Catherine Richards White.
White, William. (Probate Book F-110) Benjamin F. Calloway, appointed gdn of Mary White, age 13 years, six mos. and 19 days.
Whitehead, Jesse. (Book B-580) Will Wr. 19 Feb. 1870. Rec. 5 Jan. 1882. Of the city of Chicago, Cook Co., Ill. My wife, Rebecca, house in Chicago, known as 223 Michigan Ave.; my sister, Mary Paxton of Wheeling, West Va., house and lot in Wheeling; my brothers: Samuel M. and David Whitehead; my sister-in-law, Eliza Whitehead, residing in Massaillion, Ohio, widow of my decd, brother, Samuel M. $500; one quarter part to my dau. Charlotte M.; one quarter part to my son, Elisha, one quarter part; William and my wife, Rebecca, execs. And my friend John N. Lemayne of Chicago and my nephew James Whitehead Paxton of Philadelphia, Pa., all execs; in case any of them are unable to be executor, then Andrew Jackson Galloway. Codicil: 25 Jan. 1875, revoking exec., names two sons as execs. Died 5 Jan. 1882.
Whitesides, William. (Book C) 1831. William J. Whitesides, age 6.
Whitham, James. (Book A-33) Will Wr. 21 Aug. 1849. Rec. 14 Nov. 1854. My wife, Martha, all personal property. My children, Ethan I. Whitham, Martha S. Whitham, James S. Whitham and Amanda A. Whitham.
Whitson, Benjamin. (Book C-326) Will Wr. 20 Jan. 1829. Rec. 27 Nov. 1830. Wife, Ann. Sons: Thomas, Westley, Charles W., and William. Daus.: Peggy Kermble [Kemble?]; Sally Perdue, Roseanna Smith, Charity Whitson, Olive Hutchinson.
Whittaker, Dorsey. (Probate Book E-172) Will Wr. 30 March 1838. Rec. 1 Nov. 1838. Bro. John Whittaker. Charity Tate, Sarah Weymouth and heirs of Asenath Miles, each a 1/4 share. Heirs of sister Miles to have share held by father George Milers. Exec. John W. Williamson. Witnesses: John Patton and John Graybill.
Whitten, Jeremiah. (Probate Book F-31) Will Wr. Aug. 1842. Rec. 20 June 1842. [Dates as transcribed by DAR] Widowed mother to have use of cabin where I now live. My wife Hannah and four children: namely, William, Ann, Jane and Mary.
Whitton, Christopher. (Book B-306) Will Wr. 30 Apr. 1877. Rec. 25 May 1877. My wife. Three sons: William C., James I., and Robert S. To William C. Whitton, thirty-seven acres. William Mathews to be exec.
Wiggam, John. (Book B-519) Will Wr. 16 May 1881. Rec. 30 Aug. 1881. My wife Elizabeth J. Wiggam, all household goods, library, farm stock. My son Horace and Albert E. Wiggam, each $100; my son Frank, $500; my dau. Aurora A. Wiggam, $440; Methodist Episcopal Church, $500; my children: Clarence M.; Hattie J. Wiggam; John H. Wiggam; Horace Wiggam; Jesse M. Wiggam; Albert E; Aurora A. And Frank. My wife to [be exec? Line missing.]
Wiggins, John N. (Book B-321) Will Wr. 13 Sept. 1877. Rec. 17 Nov. 1877. My wife, Caroline. Horse and household goods and at her death to my only son, Andrew Wiggins. My wife to be exec.
Wilbur, John R. (Book A-89) Will Wr. 8 Jan. 1858. Rec. 8 Jan. 1858. Santa Fe, N.M., 13 Oct. 1857. To Sallie P. Stringfellow, living in Madison, $1,900. My mother, my sister, my sister, Mollie F. Wilbur, $500; my sister, P.A. Wilbur, $250; my sister A.A. Wilbur, $250; my sisters Belle and Florence; brother, DeWitt.
Wilbur, Shadrack. (Book B-584) Will Wr. 29 March 1875. Rec. 1 Nov. 1882. $10,000 to each of my daus: Mary F. Cornett, Eliza Ann Coles, Amelia A. Taylor, Isabella L. Days and Florence Moore and to my dau: Prudence A. Haines, $6,000; to my wife, Agnes F. Wilbur, $20,000. She also to be exec.
Wildman, Benjamin. (Book B-129) Will Wr. 13 Feb. 1874. Rec. 4 Apr. 1874. My wife, Mary A. Wildman.
Wildman, James. (Will Book B-436) Will Wr. 15 June 1836. Rec. 6 Nov. 1838. Wife, Nancy. Son, John, NW1-4-10. Sons: Benjamin, James, Enos, Joseph. Daus: Cynthia, Gracy Ryker, Betsy Robbins, Mary Hill, Patsy Jameson. (Probate Book K-458) Final Settlement, John Wildman, adm.
Wildman, John. (Book A-57) Will Wr. 22 Aug. 1855. Rec. 11 March 1856. To my dau. Alice Jane and Mary Wildman, each one cow and calf, one feather bed, bedstead and bedding and $50 each; to my son, Benjamin, one cow and calf; my son, John, three-year old colt, bed and bedding; my wife, Elizabeth, all property. Son to be exec.
Wildman, Mary A. (Book B-418) Will Wr. 23 Nov. 1879. Rec. 26 Nov. 1874. [Dates as transcribed by DAR, obviously incorrect.] My brother, George W. Nichols and to his wife, Mary Ann Nichols, rest to my legal heirs.
Wiley, Milton. (Book B-161) Will Wr. 4 May 1874. Rec. 6 Aug. 1874. Republican Twp. I am 57 years of age. My wife, Anna D., all real and personal estate; son, Mclossie L. Wiley, $25. Son, Edward M. Wiley, $25; after death of wife. Two children Martha N. Wiley and Forbes Wiley. Execs. Forbes and Anne E. Wit: P.P. Wiley and G. H. Black.
Wiley, Washington. (Book B-109) Will Wr. 24 June 1873. Rec. 1 Dec. 1873. Of Republican Twp. My wife, Jane Wiley, farm containing about 100 acres. My son, C.H. Wiley, a colt called Simon; to be divided between all my children and my wife; Jane G. Wiley, E.C. Duffy, C.A. White, and C.H. Wiley. At the death of my wife goes to my daus: E.C. Duffy and C.A. White and/or their heirs. C.H. Wiley and P.P. Wiley as execs.
Williams, Elizabeth. (Book B) 1836. [Listed as Betsy in one transcription] Betsy died 1829, leaving three children, George, not of age, Samuel C. and Jane, infants.(Book C) 1829 George Madison Williams, age 12. (Book C-284) July 1830, James Copeland, adm of Elizabeth Williams decd makes final settlement. H.B. Hukill, gdn of Samuel and Mary Jane Williams. W. Copeland, gdn of George M. Williams.
Williams, Caroline. (Book A-119) My dau, Francis Hamlet, George Hamlet, son-in-law.
Williams, David. (Book C) 1821. Abner Williams, age 18.
Williams, John. (Book C) 1829. Madison Williams, age 14.
Williams, Robert. (Book B-246) Will Wr. 8 Nov. 1875. Rec. 7 Feb. 1876. My son Tighlman H. Williams, $500; my son, Benton, $200; my son Garrett and his wife, Charity. My children: Remembrance Williams, Benjamin, Isaac, William T., Elizabeth Reynolds, Jane A. Walton, Indiana Hurst, Robert. Wit: Gideon E. Moncrief and B.O. Miller.
Willy, Samuel. (Book B) inventory 1824.
Wilson, Benjamin. (Book A-214) Will Wr. 1 Dec.1859. Rec. 29 July 1861. My present wife, Harriet Wilson, one third of estate; my dau Ellen, wife of Robert Ross, $1,000; to my grandchildren, children of my dau. Elizabeth Blue by Uriah Blue, her husband, $1,000; to my grandchildren, children of my dau. Ann Collins, by Josiah Collins (not named), her husband, $1,000; to my grandchildren, children of my dau. Nancy Conway by John Conway (not named) her husband, $1,000; to my grandchildren, children of my son, James Wilson (not named), $1,000; to my son, Joshua Wilson, $1,000; to my son, Thomas Wilson, $1,000. To my son Benjamin Wilson, all remaining property.
Wilson, Braxton G. (Book B) 1836. Catherine Smith, formerly Wilson, adm. (Probate Book A). Catherine Wilson, gdn of Aremecia A., Victruvius V and Felcitatus G. Wilson, children of Braxton. Land 20-4-10. (Book E-325-326). Settlement 1840. (Complete Record I-195) August Term 1843. Catherine Smith, late Wilson, gdn of Artemeci (sp?) A. Lucas, late Wilson. Appointed gdn. On 10 Aug. 1836. of Amtemcia, then 10, Victruvius, then 8, and Felicitatus, then age 2, heirs of Braxton. Settlement paid to heirs totaled $154.48 2/3 on 24 Aug. 1843.
Wilson, Hartshorn. (Book E-490) Heirs: Anna Wilson; James C Wilson. Hartshorn C. Wilson heirs: James Cochran, Lydia and Edgar Wilson, gdns.
Wilson, James T. (Book B) Inventory 1825. (Book C) Rebecca Wilson, adm.
Wilson, James. (Book B-419) Will Wr. 5 July 1873. Rec. 27 Jan. 1880. My wife, Martha Wilson, all household goods. Then to my children: Nathaniel J. Wilson, William Wilson, Abram Wilson, Nancy A. Klein and Lydia Allen. I appointed Nathaniel and Abram as exec.
Wilson, John. (Book A) adm. 18 Oct. 1819. Children: James, age 13 four mos.; Pauline, age 11; Nancy, age 7 years 11 months; Betsy, age 16. (Book A-192) James C. Cotton appointed gdn.
Wilson, Mary. (Probate Book A) 1833, adm. Names mentioned are Davis, James, Alex, Abram, Richard, Joseph M., and John Wilson.
Wilson, Moses. (Deed Book V-493) Heirs: Elenor and Benjamin Bridges; Isaac H. Rowland and Polly; Thomas Rowland & Isabella; John Wilson and Angeline; Jacob Stewart and Sally. Land S1/2 NW1/49-4-8 sold to James M. Wilson.
Wilson, Nancy. (Book B-424) Will Wr. 22 July 1868. Rec. 27 July 1868. After expenses to my daus: Mary E. Bray and Cynthia A. Bishop and Catherine G. Wilson; an equal one third and to my grandson, Abraham Wagoner, $100. Peter L. Bray. Exec.
Wilson, Nathaniel. (Book C-75) Will Wr. 26 Dc. 1827. Rec. 24 Jan. 1828. Wife: Susannah. Sons: John, James Nathaniel, William. Four daus: Anna Patton, Susan Baxter, Polly Steele, Jenny Steele.
Wilson, Samuel. (Book A-142) Will Wr. 30 Nov. 1852. Rec. 15 Aug. 1859. My son, Frances Wilson; my wife Ruhannah Wilson; my son Norval Wilson, Richard Wilson; Stella Rebecca Wilson and Richard Alliot Wilson, Adalaide Mayfield, late? Codicil, (Book P-144) My dau. Ann Guthrie; dau. Elizabeth N. Doblin, grandson, Samuel McClure and grandson, David McClure.
Wilson, William. (Will Book A-19) 1815 Thomas Ramsey and Amos Mount, appraise, 2 May 1815, $350. Thomas Ramsey appointed gdn of Hannah Wilson, infant heir of William Wilson decd.
Wilson, William. (Book B) Gdn appointed for Eliza Wilson, age 16. (Probate Book A) 1834. Will pg. 145. Will Wr. 20 Aug. 1834. Rec. 6 Oct. 1834. Wife, Sarah. Children: Polly Woodfill; Nancy Wilson; Anna Stewart; Sarah Brisben; Eliza Atkinson; Jean Woodfill and Matilda Wilson. (Book D)
Wilson, William C. (Book B-261) Will Wr. 13 March 1870. Rec. 19 Apr. 1876. My children, Polley Wilson, Alexander Wilson, Lewis Wilson. Alley J. Beake, $1, it being her part; also dau. Sarah Perry, $1. John C. and James E. Adm.
Wilson, William. (B-472) Will Wr. 20 Aug. 1878. Rec. 8 March 1881. To Gertrude Dillon, my bed and bedding; to children of my dau. Susannah, William P. Dillon, Gertrude Dillon, Courtland Dillon, Julian Dillon and Laura Dillon, $100 each; my dau. Alice Wilson, that which is her fathers full share (James Wilson, decd.) I have given land to Jane Thomas and William N. Wilson; one third part of Sara Bodem, my dau. and one third to Malinda Salyers, and one third to children of Susannah.
Wine, John. (Book A-47) Will Wr. 1 Nov. 1854. Rec. 14 Aug. 1855. My wife Mary to have all personal property and land during her natural life and after her death. To my sister, Francis Wine. Wife to be exec.
Winscott, Moses T. (Book A-43) Will Wr. 10 March 1855. Rec. 15 Apr. 1855. After death, to my wife, Sarah Winscott, for a living for herself and our children.
Wise, Rosa. (Book B) 1835. Ellen Williams mentioned.
Witt, Benning. (Book B or D) Mary Witt, adm.
Wood, Andrew. (Book A-39. A-44) Will Wr. 29 Jan. 1855. Rec. 7 Feb. 1855. My wife, Nancy Wood, my farm; when my dau. Elizabeth Jane Wood arrives at age of 18 and other children. John Chambers, exec.
Wood, Charles. (Book B-475) Will Wr. 22 Jan. 1872. Age 47 years, all to my wife Cynisca C. Wood. She also to be exec.
Woodburn, John. (Probate Book A) died 1835 on trip to Texas. First wife, Betsy, dau. Of David Walker, four children. Land 17-2-9. Betsy died 4 May 1832. 2nd Wife, Polly Davis, brother, Solomon Davis.
Woodburn, John. (Book A-148) Will Wr. 17 May 1849. Rec. 21 June 1858. Washington Co., Miss. My wife, Mary M. Woodburn, dwelling house; my dau. Ellen Shrewsbury, part of River Block No. 7 [Transcribers note, Shrewsbury House]; my daus., Mrs. Mary Louise Price, also part River Block No. 7 [Transcribers note former high school]; my dau. Cornelia Morton, wife of James Morton, also part River Block 7; my sons, John Woodburn and Isaac Leonard Woodburn, about 11 years old.
Woodburn, Robert. (Book B) 1825. Sally Woodburn, wife.
Woodburn, William. (Book B-99) Will Wr. Beloved wife, Elizabeth to have all. Samuel Rector, adm.
Woodfill, Andrew. (Will Book A) Rec. 27 March 1819. Wife, Elizabeth during her life time. Then to be divided between three children: Mary, Ephraim and Mariah. Father, Daniel Woodfill. Adm: John Sering and Henry Ristine. Wit: Gabriel Woodfill. J. Woodfill.
Woodfill, Daniel. (Will Book B-156) Will Wr. 23 Oct. 1824. Rec. 21 Dec. 1825. Wife, Elizabeth. Children: Mary Elizabeth VanCleave; Sarah, Catherine, John, Gabriel, Daniel, William, youngest. Andrew decd. Grandson Ephraim, son of Andrew.
Woodfill, Daniel. (Book B-302) Will Wr. 2 March 1869. Rec. 25 Apr. 1877. I have advanced to my son, Gabriel G. Woodfill, alias George G. Woodfill; son, John S. G. Woodfill, their due share; what is remaining to my other children: Clarence C., with whom I now live, land in 18-5-11. My three daus: Sarah A. Brockway, wife of Jesse Brockway of Kansas; Eliza Patton, wife of John N. Patton, Jefferson Co., Ind; Elizabeth Ann Rous, wife of Edward Rous of Iowa, about sixty-five acres of land. Son John N. David G. Phillips to be adm.
Woodfill, Gabriel. (Probate Book A) 1833. Will Wr. 30 Oct. 1826. Rec. Apr. 1833. John and Joseph Woodfill, adm. Oldest son, John and wife, Sarah. Land patented to John, 1826 7-4-11. Grandson, John, son of John and Sarah.
Woodfill, John H. (Book B) Will Wr. 19 Sept. 1873. Rec. 28 May 1881.To my wife, Maranda Jane Woodfill, everything.
Woodfill, Joseph O. (Book B-85) Will Wr. 11 June 1873. Rec. 12 July 1873. To my wife, Mary Jane and two children, Andrew Jr. and Katherine B. Woodfill, when they become of age.
Woodfill, Louisa. (Book A-181) Will Wr. 9 June 1859. Rec. 20 July 1860. All to my sister, Martha A. Woodfill.
Woodfill, Mary. (Book B-116) Will Wr. 16 Sept. 1873. Rec. 17 Jan. 1874. To my sister and her husband, Katherine Woodfill and Isaac, all property on Graham Road left to my by my father, Andrew Woodfill.
Woodfill, Taylor. (Book A-547) Will Wr. 18 Jan. 1872. Rec. 7 Feb.1872. I have had two wives, Sally Ann; son, John A. Children: Sarah, Margaret, Elizabeth A. and Mary C.
Woodfill, William. (Probate Book H) Will Wr. 18 Sept. 1845. Rec. 18 July 1849. Wife, Hannah, NW 8-4-11; 5-4-11. Sons: William Gamaliel Gale Woodfill, minor. Dau. Jane wife of James Hill Jr. John Stiver, exec. Witnesses: Isaac Short, Henry Jackman. Codicil, lots in Madison, Jane has land bought 19 Feb. 1836.
Woodfill, Wm. G.G. (Book A-422) Will Wr. 11 Apr. 1868. Rec. 8 July 1868. My wife, Mary F. Woodfill, all estate.
Woods, Henry. (Probate Book H-106) Will made 16 July 1848. Died 17 July 1848, rec. 26 July 1848. Jennings Co., Ind. Mother to have property, pay land warrant for my services in Mexican War. Witnesses: Amos Murphy. David Northcot.
Woods, James. (Book B) adm.
Woodward, William. (Probate Book F-69) William Woodard, aged 15 years on the 19th day of December 1842, made choice of Henry P. Lee as his gdn. (Book B) Woodward, William H. [Same man?] Heirs: Betsy, Maria, Harriet, William, George, and Catherine.
Wooley, James. (Book B-75) Will Wr. 4 June 1872. Rec. 18 June 1873. My son, William, $500; my son, Henry G, 160 acres in Decatur Co., Ind.; my son, Milton, 220 in Ripley Co.; my son, David 360 acres in Louisa Co., Iowa; my son Carey 100 acres in Ripley Co., Ind.; my son John 160 acres in Jefferson Co. and the old homestead; my son Carie, $200; my dau. Elizabeth, $250; my dau, Sarah, $200; Allen Ramsey and John Wooley, exec. Wit: Samuel N. Gilpins. Jesse R. Miller.
Worrell, Joshua. (Book A-56) Will Wr. 1 Aug. 1855. Rec. 15 Sept. 1856. My wife, Nancy Worrell, plantation on which we now reside, then to my son, William B. Worrell. My son, John B. Worrell and my dau: Rebecca B. Worrell. Abraham Wilson to be exec.
Wray, Joseph. (Probate Book F-24) Will Wr. 23 Feb. 1834. Rec. 16 Aug. 1842. Twin sons: Thompson and Williamson Wray, land; also son, Irvin and Rice, some interest; son Harrison. Dau. Amanda
Wright, H. Ezekiel. (Book B-184) Will Wr. 8 May 1873. Rec. 2 Jan. 1875. My wife, Anna Maria Wright. Son: Thomas and Oliver Montz to continue grocery store on corner Main and Poplar Street. Children: Thomas Wright, Anna Wright, Harry Wright and others. Older sons: Charles. Exec. Wife, Anna. Wit: C.E. Walker and Walter S. Roberts.
Wyne, Bennett. (Book A-67) Will Wr. 26 June 1856. Rec. 23 Aug. 1856. Sarah J. Wyne, one bed and bed clothes; Elizabeth Wyne, one bed and bed clothes; Charity E., one bed and bed clothes; My daus above named, $5; son, Willis Edward, $30; to be divided among my six children, Frances Fewell, John Wyne, Sarah Jane Wyne, Charity E. Wyne, Elizabeth Wyne, and Willis Edward Wyne.
Wyne, James. (Probate Book C-167) 1847. Heirs: John, James B., Mary Wyne, Benjamin Souders and wife; John Hartsock and wife; Joseph Edwards Wyne; Nathaniel Coffin and wife.
Wyne, James. (Probate Book F-307) Mary E. Wyne, Joseph Edward Wyne, Diana Wyne, John Wyne, James Wyne, infant heirs.
Yates, Emily E. (Book B-757) Will Wr. 11 Jan. 1879. Rec. 25 Apr. 1884. To Samyra K. Joyce and Harriet E. Joyce, daus. of Smith Joyce, my house and lot, William D. Joyce, exec.
Yates, William. (Book F-411) Will Wr. 9 July 1843. Rec. 18 March 1845. Wife, Sons, William R. Yates, daus: Elizabeth, Nancy, Emeline. Gives $1 to Benjamin Emberson, William C. Ryker, Jonathan Yates, Joel Yates, John Yates and Elias Yates. Witnesses: Aaron H. Ames, Wm. J. Horton.
Yeager, Mary Louisa. (Book B-388) Will Wr. 22 Feb. 1879. Of Hamilton Co., Ohio, my wearing apparel, etc to Lydia Yeager, Margaret Dill, Mary Nichols, Sarah Honikle ? , Anna M. Yeager, Nellie Meinich, Phebe Mack, Louisa Kleber, Elnora Yeager, property in Hamilton Co., Ohio. My mother-in-law, Anna M. Yeager, $200; my brother, Michael Menich of Hanover; to John E. Yeager to be held in trust for my husband, Lewis Yeager.
Younger (Yunker), Fidel. (Book B-392) Will Wr. 8 Aug. 1879. Rec. 28 Aug. 1879. My wife, Mary E., she also to be exec.
Yost, Isaac. (Book C) Inventory 1826. Rhoda and Thomas Yost, adm. Alex Jameson gdn for Catherine Yost, age 6; Isaac Yost, age 2; John Yost, age 4, orphans of Isaac, 1828.
Young, Hezekiah. (Probate Book D-93) Will Wr. 15 Aug. 1833. Rec. 17 Sept. 1833. Wife, Sally. Five children: Samuel, Joseph, Polly V., Elizabeth and Rachel. John H. Bowen to be gdn of children.
Yunker, George. (Book B-289) Will Wr. 26 Dec.1871. Rec. 8 Nov. 1876. Of Hanover, Ind. To Annie Mariah Yunker, my wife.
Zenor, David. (Book B-293) Will Wr. 12 Jan. 1872. Rec. 3 Feb.1877. My wife, Phebe and my dau. Magdaline; my son, Henry, land in Jennings Co.; my daus: Catherine Foster, Lydia Bain? Malinda Landon and Sarah Lard (Lord); son, David G.; grandson, Charles Search; my son and dau. Matthias and Harriet Agnes have received their share in Iowa property.
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