Category Archives: Amanuensis Monday

Amanuensis Monday is a selectable Category.  It consists of handwritten documents (deed, probate, pension application, naturalization, etc.) that I transcribe. Typically, I post an image of the document and my transcription/extract of the document.  I also provide citation information and discuss its importance to my ancestors.

Broome County Deeds 1819-1824 – Vol 8 – Pages 108 & 109

Roberts-Barnes-Taft-Sutherland Amanuensis Monday By Don Taylor [Transcription of Page 108] Heirs of Mary Sutherland       }                             To                           }     Justice B Sutherland             } This Indenture made … Continue reading

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John Parsons (Jr. & Sr.) in the Sandisfield Town Records

Amanuensis[i] Monday Brown-Sanford-Parsons By Don Taylor Microfilm, 1728095, microfilmed by the Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah at the Town Hall, Sandisfield, Massachusetts provide a treasure of information regarding the various families of Sandisfield. Image 377, (Page 335) provides two … Continue reading

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Samuel Swann – Disbursement of Estate – 11 Dec 1809

Amanuensis[i] Monday Darling, Swayzee, Walker, Swann Line By Don Taylor The disbursement of the Samuel Swan Estate confirmed names and relationships and reminded me that sometimes ledgers are sometimes wrong. Transcription Saint Mary’s County, test. the 11th day of December … Continue reading

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The Will of Samuel Swann, St. Mary’s County, Maryland – 20 Nov 1807

Amanuensis[i] Monday Darling-Swayze-Walter-Swan By Don Taylor Wills and probate records are generally a gold mine of information. The will of Samuel Swann is no exception. It provides key information, particularly that he had five children living and four children, who … Continue reading

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William C Bradley in the Pennsylvania, Wills & Probate Records

Part 2 of 2 – Cover Page & Will Papers Amanuensis Monday[i] Project Bradley-Hingston Transcription by Don Taylor Intro/source Probate Record for William C. Bradley – Probate Date 16 Aug 1901, Philadelphia, PA, Case number 1405 – 10 images. Original … Continue reading

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