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Reuben Fugate Will – 19 Jun 1833

I translate and review the will of Reuben Fugate (1780-1833) and I consider his conflicting death dates. Continue reading

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Samuel Strain’s Will – 5 Dec 1840

Transcription TuesdayRoberts-Barnes, Lister, Strain lineTranscription[i] by Don Taylor Ancesstor #90 – Samuel Strain (1762-1845) This week, for “Transcription Tuesday,” I am transcribing the 1840 will of Samuel Strain. He is my 4th great-grandfather in my Roberts-Barnes-Lister-Strain family line. In his … 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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The Estate of James Ashley Hobbs (1843-1920)

Amanuensis Monday Wills and probate records can provide valuable insight and speculation into family dynamics that I find fun to consider. Such is the case of James Ashley (J.A.) Hobbs (1843-1920). J.A. Hobbs was a civic leader. He was the … Continue reading

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