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.

Military Discharge of Asa E. Roberts

Amanuensis Monday T: To all whom it may concern: Know Ye, that Asa Roberts a Private of Captain ??mon’s Company (I) 31st thirty-first Regiment of Illinois Vols who was enrolled on the 15th fifteenth day of August one thousand eight … Continue reading

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Deed Transfer – Robert Bryan to Lewis Bryan

Amanuensis Monday – Howell Research – 3 April 1794 Transcription & Interpretation by Don Taylor [Source: Martin County Old Deed Records. Book C, Pages 248 and 249.] This Indenture made this the 3rd day of April in the year of … Continue reading

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List of Kings from the William King Scrapbook

William King Scrapbook Page 28 – List of Kings  Amanuensis Monday [We have a project at the Scarborough (Maine) Historical Society (SHS) where we are scanning and digitizing scrapbooks.  Most of the pages are newspaper clippings and other documents which … Continue reading

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Benjamin Hawkes Family – Births & Deaths

William King Scrapbook Page 36 – Benjamin Hawkes Family Amanuensis Monday [We have a project at the Scarborough (Maine) Historical Society (SHS) where we are scanning and digitizing scrapbooks.  Most of the pages are newspaper clippings and other documents that lend themselves … Continue reading

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Family Recorder – James Hawkes & Margaret Esthers

William King Scrapbook Page 33 – Family Recorder: James Hawkes & Margaret Esthers Amanuensis Monday [We have a project at the Scarborough (Maine) Historical Society (SHS) where we are scanning and digitizing scrapbooks.  Most of the pages are newspaper clippings and other … Continue reading

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Abstract & Will of Abner Darling (1780-1839)

Abstract & Will of Abner Darling (1780-1839) Amanuensis Monday Great-great grandfather Rufus Holton Darling’s father’s name was Abner and his mother’s name was Sally. Although I am not totally convinced, I am fairly certain that this “Record of Will” refers … Continue reading

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