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Name Location   Dated Recorded
AIKMAN, John   Bk. 2 pg. 177 Dec. 8, 1829 Mar. 15, 1830
Sons Benjamin, Samuel, Alexander, James; daughter Elizabeth
Executor: son Benjamin Aikman
Witnesses: William Lear & Jacob Tilman
ALDICK, David   Bk. 2 pg. 4 1816 Apr. 12 1816 Sep. 26
Wife Hannah and my five children;
brother-in-law Valentine Wysong.
Witnesses: James Crawford, Jacob Shewman, Christian Saylor
ALEXANDER, Daniel   Bk. 2 pg. 250 1831 Nov. 4 1832 Mar. 21
Wife Sarah and minor children; son John dec'd; daug. Prudence Fare, her two children.
Executor: wife Sarah
Witnesses: John Paramore & John S. Fair
ALEXANDER, James Wayne Co., Ind. Bk. 2 pg. 189 1820 Jul. 18 1827 Aug. 2
Wife Margaret; sons Joseph, Samuel, William; daughter Mertha Freemaicell, Polly wife of John Ireland, Ann wife of William Ireland, Sally, Peggy, Rachel, Nancy;
Grandson James Alexander, son of William Alexander
Executor: son William Alexander
Witnesses: David Pruviance, David J. P. Fleming
ATEN, Adrian Twin Twp. Bk. 2 pg. 225 1813 Mar. 23 1832 Sept. 17
Wife Elizabeth; son John; daughters Abigail, Elizabeth, Hannah, Sons Peter, Aaron, Adrian children of former wife Hannah
Executors: Elizabeth Aten, George Kessel, Isaac Pierson
Witnesses: John Reichard, Joseph Reichard, Jacob Wagner.
BANTA, Isaac   Bk. 2 pg. 29 1820 Jun. 27 1821 Jun. 29
Wife: Polly;
Son: Cornelius
Executors: Cornelius Van Ausdal, Peter Van Ausdal
Witnesses: Henry Monfort, Isaac Van Ausdal
BANTA, Peter, Sr.   Bk. 2 pg. 426 1836 May 23 1836 Jun. 4
Sons: Albert, Isaac, James, Peter, Henry;
daughters: Tiney Roberts, Hannah Foutz, Anna, Rachel, Effie;
Grand-sons: James B. & Isaac B. DeGroot
Child of daughter Pollly
Executors: sons Peter and James Banta
Witnesses: James M. VanAusdal, Peter Van Ausdal
BEAN, Henry   Bk. 2 pg. 201 1830 Sep. 24 1831 Mar. 28
Wife: Anna Margaret;
Sons: Jacob, deceased; Henry, William, George, John, Joseph, Samuel;
Daughters: Betsy Reeder, Catharine Klinger, wife of William; Polly Bose, wife of Jacob;
Grand-daughter: Lydia Creely
Executor: son, Joseph Bean
Witnesses: Nathaniel Benjamin, Robert Mitchell
BEARD, George   Bk. 2 pg. 5 1816 Jan. 12 (same date given)
Wife Catharine and all my children.
Executors: wife and Frederick Ott.
Witnesses: Daniel Woolf, Daniel Leas
BELL, Samuel   Bk. 2 pg. 387 1835 Mar. 30 1835 Aug. 3
To Hannah Taylor for life, then to James B. TAylor and Margaret Taylor;
To Bro. William's son John Hall;
To Samuel B. Duffield;
To my sister's four ch., Henry, Samuel, Mary and Elizabeth Meloy;
The four ch. of my bro. John Bell, John, James, Emily and Belinda
Executor: John Caldwell
Witnesses: John Mills, James Allen
BIERS, Sarah   Bk. 1 pg. 25 1812 Mar. 12 1812 Mar. 20
Estate to be divided between Sarah Burford and Betsy Harris.
Witnesses: William Swisher, Abraham Williams, Jacob Mimmer
BISHOP, Robert   Bk. 2 pg. 385 1835 Mar. 2 1835 Aug. 5
Wife: Mary;
Sons: Aaron, Robert, John, William, Levin;
Daughters: Mary, Rachel, Hester, Miriam, Elizabeth
Executor: Jacob Mascwell
Witnesses: Noah Weatherly, James Freill.
BLACK, John   Bk. 2 pg. 115 1821 Nov. 13 1826 May 15
Wife: Catharine;
Sons: John, Frederick of Darke Co., Jacob, Abraham;
Dau.: Sally Moor, Susanna, Elizabeth, Polly, Catharine
Executors: Sons, John and Frederick Black
Witnesses: Jacob Sarber, Frederick Eltzroth, Jacob Parker
BLACK, John   Bk. 2 pg. 390 1833 Sep. 2 1835 Aug. 3
Wife: (not by name)
Sons: Abraham, John, Joseph;
Daughter: Susanna
Executors: wife and son Abraham
Witnesses: Henry Hathaway, John Boblet, John Huffman
BLACKFORD, Levi   Bk. 2 pg. 153 1827 ___ 25 1828 Feb. 25
Wife: Polly;
Father-in-law: William Drake;
Dau.: Lucretia, Everline, Susanna
Executors: wife Polly and Simon Blackford
Witnesses: J. R. Blackford, John King
BLANSHER, David   Bk. 2 pg. 66 1820 Jun. 27 1821 Jun. 29
Wife and ch.
Witnesses: Simeon Rozier, John Harvy
BRONSON, David   Bk. 2 pg. 436 1836 Mar. 1 1836 Sep. 23
Wife: Mary;
Sons: Amos and Thomas;
Executors: wife and John Kenworthy and Eli Cook
Witnesses: Lewis Wooton, William Kenworthy
BROWER, Jacob   Bk. 2 pg. 214 1830 Nov. 22 1831 Jun. 20
Wife: Anna;
Children: Henry, Sally, Daniel, John, Sophia, Elizabthk Jacob, Joel, Anna, Susanna, Enoch
Executors: wife Anna and son Henry Brower
Witnesses:  Peter Van Ausdal, Joseph Milam, Henry Brower.
BROWN, James   Bk. 2 pg. 77 1824 Dec. 4 1825 Feb. 25
Wife: Elizabeth;
Sons: Robert, George, James, Nathan, John
Dau.: Mary, Eliza, Ellen, Grizzel;
Grand-daughter: Elizabeth
Executors: David Sample; Thomas Medill, Sr.
Witnesses: John CAldwell, Archibald Medill, Nathan Brown
BROWN, Richard   Bk. 2 pg. 16 1816 Mar. 1819 Feb. 9
Sons Mercer, Richard, John, William, Jonathan; daughters Sarah, Lydia, Rebecca, Peggy, Phebe, Rachel, Ann
Executors: wife and son John Brown
Witnesses: Thos. Talbert, Lazarus Langston
BURK, Isaac   Bk. 2 pg. 254 1833 Dec. 31 1834 Jan. 15
Children: Sally Allbright, William T. Burk, Ella McEnturfe
Executors: wife Anna and son Henry Brower
Witnesses: John Thomas, Edward C. Thomas
BURSON, Jonathan   Bk. 2 pg. 184 1826 Apr. 15 1830 Jun. 7
Wife: Rebecca;
Sons: Levi, Moes, Benjamin, Solomon, deceased;
Daughters: Eleanor Sybold, Mary Lewellen, dec'd.
Grandson: Phineas Sybold
Executors: Sons, Moses, Levi and Benjamin Durson
Witnesses: Clayton Brown, Samuel Edgerton, John _. Foulker
BUTTON, James   Bk. 2 pg. 69 1824 Aug. 6 1824 Aug. 21
Wife: Alla
Sons: William A., Wilson B.,
Dau. Nancy, Sally, Alla
Executors: Armistead Huffman, George Button, Alla Button
Witnesses: James McClung, John Lough, Allen Huffman
CALDWELL, James, Jr.   Bk. 2 pg. 187 1828 Feb. 22 1830 Jun. 7
Children: Jonathan, Manlove, Esther wife of Joseph Davis, Mary wife of John Hornday; Joseph, Train and John , heirs of James dec'd.
Executor: Youngest son Jonathan
Witnesses: Joseph Davis, William Davis, Sarah McNulty.
CAMPBELL, John   Bk. 2 pg. 194 1830 Jul. 26 1830 Sep. 14
Wife: Polly;
Sons: David and Joseph;
Daughters: Ann McDevit, Malinda, Polly, Eliza, Susanna Campbell
Executors: James Foster, Levi Purviance
Witnesses: David Purviance, David Ireland, Elentus Ferguson
CLOYD, James   Bk. 2 pg.6 1816 Apr. 13 1816 Dec. 18
Wife: Catharine;
Sons: Joshua, Edward, Stephen;
Daughters: Elizabeth, Susannah, Sophia, Hannah
Witnesses: John Parker, John Hale
COOK, Eli   Bk. 2 pg. 160 1816 Sep. 10 1828 Jul. 16
Wife: Martha;
Sons: Eli, Jonathan, Isaac, James, Nathan;
Daughters: Rachel Kenworthy, Mary Patty, Phebe Maddocks
Executors: Sons Nathan and James Cook, son-in-law Jesse Kenworthy
Witnesses: William Kenworthy, John Kenworthy
CRAIG, Grizzell Madison Twp. Bk. 2 pg. 72 1816 Apr. 30 1824 Oct. 25
Son: Abraham;
Daughters: Mary Blain, Jain Young, Grizzell Craig;
Children of Margaret Scrogs
Executor:  John Milligan of Adams Co.
Witnesses: Thomas Nesbit, Edward Huston


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