OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
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Washington County, Ohio
History & Genealogy
Abstracts of Wills
With Misc. Notes & Refs.
Compiled by Genevieve Mary Potts
(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)
Mentions: Children, Hannah (Jennings), Jacob C.,
Patience, Polly, Lorenzo D., John W., Robert.
---Book 3, Page 320
|McCANDLEST, ANTHONY -
Heirs: George, William and Elizabeth Jane McCandlish or
---Book 4, Page 471
Will made: 8-20-1822
Probated: July 1828
Mentions: Children, Samuel and Katherine, and Rachel.
Witnesses: John P. Mayberry, L. Barber, James Whitney.
---Book 4, Page 180
NOTE: Samuel McClintock was drowned March 30, 1815.
Mrs. Catherine McClintock died 8-30-1822 aged 22 years. James
McClintock, another son was living in Chillicothe in 1832.
Will made: April 1840 (or 1846)
Probated: October 1849
Mentions: Husband, William H., ; Elizabeth Jameson.
Witnesses: E. D. Buell, R. T. Miller
---Book 8, Page 345
|McCLUER, JOHN of
Will made: 6-29-1826
Probated: October 1837
Mentions: Wife, Hannah; children, John, Orange, Chester,
Thomas (to have land in Middletown, Vermont), Sally, Hannah and
Witnesses: Beth Bather, Richard Poss, Thos. S. Cary and
---Book 4, Page 104
|McCONNELL, TALBOT -
Will made: 9-7-1839
Probated: September 1839
Mentions: Father, Edward McConnell in New Brighton,
Beaver County, Penna to have land mentioned as having been received
from his grandfather, David Townsend; brothers, Townsend and James;
cousin, Sarah Caldwell.
Witnesses: James Lee, Isaac Kinkead, John V. Fairies
---Book 6, Page 23
|McCOY, ALEXANDER -
Administration: March 1825
Mentions: Letitia (McCoy), wife of Jeremiah Grennen, Jr.,
Elizabeth McCoy, Jane (McCoy), wife of John Macks, Matilda, Hiram,
Alexander McCoy, Elizabeth (McCoy), widow of Alexander Hagerman.
---Book 3, Page 314
Mentions: Wife, Mary to have land in Gallia County, Ohio
---Book 5, Page 545
Administration: March 1825
Heirs: Benjamin L. Dodge, Alexander McCulloch and Lovina
his wife, James and John McCollouch.
---Book 3, Page 409
Will made: 11-22-1836
Mentions: Wife, Catherine; children, George (only child
by his first wife Sally), James, Henrietta (Mason), Elizabeth (Fenn),
Nancy (Taylor), Sally and William McDonald (children of his second
wife, Elizabeth; Mary Ann (Sherlock), Mariah, Wallace and Isaac
McDonald Crawford and William Culver.
---Book 7, Page 11
|McINTOSH, NATHAN -
Mentions: Children and grandchildren, Enoch S., William
W., Nathan H., Lucy, Samuel D.; minor children of Rhoda Ann Chamberlin,
Gordon and Lucy S.
---Book 4, Page 430
|McINTOSH, SAMUEL D.
Mentions: Widow, Deborah; children Rhoda Sophia and
Samuel Lewis McIntosh.
---Book 4, Page 575
|McKEWEN, LYDIA -
Will made: 9-12-1819
Mentions: Brother, Edmund Moulton, Sister Mary Bond and
her children; Joseph Moulton's grandson; Joseph Haskell, Enoch Bond
and Nancy Plummer.
Witnesses: Benj. Cross, Joseph Haskell, Esther Corp.
---Book 2, Page 423
|McKEWEN, CHARLES -
Will made: 5-4-1820
Probated: July 1820
Mentions: Wife, Lidia; children mentioned, not named; To
Joanna and Angeline Lincoln, children of Obediah Lincoln.
Witnesses: John Brough, Sampson Frederick, Samuel Whipple
---Book 2, Page 184
NOTE: Charles McKewen died May 10, 1820 aged 75 years.
|McNUTT, JANE -
Will made: 11-18-1844.
She was late of Ohio. Widow of Jaems McNutt, late of Harrison
County, Ohio. Sons, James and Joseph; grandchildren, the heirs
of Benjamin McNutt; Son-in-Law, James Welles (or Willis)
Witnesses: William and Abner Deval.
---Book 7, Page 177
|McVAY, JOHN -
Will made: 1-24-1823
Probated: November 1823
Mentions: Wife, Elizabeth; children, Polly, Levinah?
Cynthia, Henry and Samuel.
Witnesses: James Cline, William Knowlton, Nicholas P.
---Book 2, Page 422
McWhorter), FRANCIS C. G. of New York City.
Will made: 5-8-1832
Mentions: Father, John Lawrence, Esq; son,
Alexander McWhorter, a minor.
Witness: Robert Giles, Jr., 110 Christie St., New York
James Agnew, 175 Mulberry St., New York
William W. Betts, 97 Mott Street, New York.
---Book 7, Page 63
|MANBY, SAMUEL -
Administration made: 1834
Mentions: Wife, Elizabeth (now deceased); children,
Thomas, Elizabeth and Harriett.
---Book 5, Page 214
of Salem Township
Will made: 4-13-1850
Probated: July 1850
Mentions: Wife, mentioned, not named. Brother,
Robert Marsh; James McCoy, relationship not mentioned.
Witnesses: Henry and William Schofield
---Book 8, Page 446
|MARTIN, GEORGE -
Administration made: 1835
Mentions: Wife, Rebecca; children, John, Mary Ann,
George, Alexander, Nancy, Rebecca, Nathaniel H., Marinda, Ruth,
---Book 5, Page 305
|MARTIN, SIMEON -
Will made: 9-30-1619? (1819?)
Probated: March 1837
Mentions: Wife, Abigail; children, Susan (Stephens),
Edward, Abigail (Fearing), George W., Eliza (Denny), Harriett (Allen),
Witnesses: Valentine Martin, Martha and Calvin Blanding.
---Book 5, Page 350
|MASON, GIDEON of
Will made: 1-26-1849
Mentions: Wife, named unknown; children John and
Catherine, deceased, late wife of William Powell, and to each of their
Witness: George S. Gilliland, Warren Wells
---Book 8, Page 251
|MASON, JOHN -
Administration: 5? - 22-1849
Mentions: Rebecca; children, Horation W., Manley W., John
L., Irene Jane, Margaret M., Franklin L., Cerlinda.
---Book 9, Page 136
of Adams Township -
Will made: 9-20-1813
Mentions: Wife, Susannah; son, Adolphus (a minor), other
children mentioned but not named, all minors.
Witness: Oliver Dodge, William Allison, John Green
--Book 1, Page 243
of Adams Township -
Will made: December 1826
Mentions: Wife, Sally; children, Polly (Chidester) by 3rd
marriage, John Starling by second marriage, Nehemiah Sprague by first
marriage, Jane, wife of George Sprague, William James, Nancy b. 1807,
wife of William McAtee, Henry P., Rebecca (Mason) by 2nd marriage,
John D., Rachel, Elizabeth (b. 1799) married William Morris, Isaac (b.
1826), Jacob B.
Witnesses: J. F. Buell, Joseph Mason, Anthony W. Sprague.
---Book 3, Page 509
NOTE: William Mason was born 1764, married first to
Rebecca Sharp, Jan. 9, 1796 in Philadelphia, Penna. She was born
in 1765 and died 3-21-1812. He died August 2, 1826.
William Mason married second to Sarah Shockley, Jan. 7, 1819.
She was born in 1799 and died 7-26-1845. William Mason, Jr. was
born 9-9-1796 at Redstone, Penna. at which time the family were
enroute to Ohio. He married 1st Luna Sprague, and second to
Nancy Sprague. James, another son was born 1793 and married Juda
(Sprague) Bartlett, Henry P., was born 6-9-1820, Rebecca born
11-30-1821 married first to Milton Reach and second to Simeon Duvall,
Isaac born 8-7-1826, married first to Delia Allison and second to
Cynthia Ann Simons, Jacob B., married first to Bathsheba Davis and
second to Polly Hickens.
of Union Township.
Will made: 4-21-1821
Probated: November 1822
Mentions: Wife, Molly; children, Hannah Charlotte,
Philip, John; Step-son William Woodward, son of his present wife.
Witnesses: Sardine Stone, Coggeswell Olney.
---Book 2, Page 270
|MAXWELL, ELIZA JANE
Will made: 12-26-1843
Probated: June 1845
Mentions: Husband, Samuel; Father the late William F.
Seldon of Amherst, Mass.
Witnesses: Elizabeth Maxwell, C. A. Nolcini, J. B.
---Book 7, Page 178
NOTE: William Seldon, son of Anna and Samuel Maxwell,
died 1845 - Eliza Ann, wife of Samuel, died 9-12-1844, aged 23 years -
Eliza H. Maxwell died 1-24-1842, aged 37 years - Solomon Maxwell, died
1835, aged 15 years, drowned in Muskingum River - Elizabeth Maxwell,
died Jan. 24, 1844, aged 36 years.
|MEDBURY, CHARLES -
Mentions: Widow, Marcey; children, Abigail, Elizabeth and
---Book 4, Page 392
|MEDLEY, WILLIAM G.
Will made: 3-20-1829
Probated: June 1838
Mentions: Vachel Dickerson, Josiah G. H. Hearin, Kenzie D.
NOTE: He was a Revolutionary soldier-born 1763, died
of Watertown Township
Will made: 3-10-1843
Mentions: Wife, Nancy; children, Walter H., Joanne,
Jesse, Susan (late wife of Hill Dunsmore, Mary, wife of Volney Adams,
Nancy Jane, wife of John Godfrey, and to the four children of my late
deceased daughter Love Prudence, wife of Joel Adams.
Witnesses: Marcus Green, Simeon Evans, Jr.
---Book 8, Page 511
|MELVIN, ISAAC of
Will made 8-7-1841
Probated: September, 1845
Mentions: Wife, Abigail; children Eliza Ann (Shrader),
Louisa (Green); Grandchild, Isaac Melvin, son of Charles Melvin,
Witnesses: John D., Anna M., and Melissa Chamberlin
---Book 7, Page 250
NOTE: Isaac Melvin was a Revolutionary Soldier, born
1753, in Ireland, and died 1842.
Ref: D. A. R. Lineage Book, Nat'l #23,362 - Vol. 24 - page 135.
of Union Township
Will made 12-25-1847
Probated: April 1850
Mentions: Wife to have all money which will lawfully come
from my father in Germany.
(signed in German.
Witness: in German
Administration: April 16, 1853
Mentions: Wife, Dorcas; children, Betsey, wife of Richard
McLeek of Noble County, Ohio, Mahala, wife of Thomas Law, Susan, wife
of John McClure, Lydia, John, New, Jr., Nancy and Rachel Meredith.
---Book 2, Page 556
|MILLARD, JOSEPH T.
Administration: June 15, 1853
Mentions: Wife, Lavinia; children, Nathaniel P. (now
living in St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana), Joseph D., and Francis
Willard Millard of Lorain County, Ohio, Lavinia W. (Tanner) late of
Greenup County, Kentucky, who died leaving Julius Tanner and Alice A.
Tanner of Washington County, Ohio, also John P. Millard of same.
---Book 9, Page 495
|MILLER, JOHN -
Will made: 5-3-1841
Probated: July 1841
Mentions: Son, Robert L.
Witnesses: Jonas Moore, Wm. H. McClintock
---Book 6, Page 177
|MILLER, MARY of
Will made: 11-12-1845
Probated: July 1850
Mentions: Heirs, Patrick Campbell, John D., James M.
Amlin, Mary Ann, wife of John Amlin, Eliza, wife of James M. Amlin,
Mary Ann and Adeliza, children of John D. Amlin, Archibald Skinner,
eldest of John D. Amlin.
Witnesses: Roswell and Eliza A. Tenny
---Book 8, Page 449
Will made: 4-7-1812
Probated: February, 1815
Mentions: Children, Isaac, Sarah (Gilmore);
grandchildren, Mary, Elizabeth, Thomas, Lewis, Harriett and Almond
Mixer; Sarah Wiseman, relationship not mentioned.
Executor: Levi Barber
Witnesses: Paul Fearing, William Skinner, David S.
---Book 1, Page 272
NOTE: Isaac Mixer died 1-29-1815, aged 69 years.
(son of above)
Will made: 7-3-1846
Probated: September 1846
Mentions: Wife mentioned, not named.
Witnesses: Eli Ijams, Sampson Cole
---Book 7, Page 382
Will made 8-26-1829
Probated: April 1834
All her estate left to husband, Jonas Moore.
Witnesses: Callis Dibble, John Phillips, Caleb Emerson
---Book 5, Page 119
NOTE: Patience, daughter of Judson Citteau, wife of Dr.
Jonas Moore, died 2-16-1831 aged 19 years and 5 days. Dr. Jonas
Moore, born in Massachusetts 1781, died 3-24-1856?, aged 75 years, 15
days - Lucretia, second wife of Jonas Moore, daughter of Giles
Hempstead died (no date) aged 83 yrs.
Will made: 4-2-1845
Probated: October 1850
Mentions: Wife, Jane; children, Elizabeth (Riggs,) Nancy
(Riggs), Granddaughter Maryon Elizabeth Riggs; H. P?(R?) Riggs
(probably a son-in-law.
---Book 8, Page 516
|MORRIS, ANN -
Will made: March 15, 1814
Mentions: Sons, William and Jesse
Witnesses: Thomas Lord, William Allison, Elisha Pratt
---Book 1, Page 255
Will made: 6-12-1846
Probated: March 1847
Resident of Fearing Township
Mentions: Wife, Fortune; children, Thomas Carter, Susan
Pharaugh, Matilda, Catherine and Sylvesta, daughter of my wife
Witnesses: Argalus Pixley, Jonathan T. Dye.
---Book 7, Page 473
|MORRIS, JOHN A. C.
of Waterford Township
Will made: 11-8-1847
Probated: March 1848
Mentions: Wife, Betsey; children, not named
Witnesses: Chas. S. Cary, Eliza Ross
---Book 8, Page 102
Will made: 11-23-1787
Probated at Marietta, Ohio on 5/16/1794
He was a former resident of Hamstead County, Rockingham, State of New
Mentions: Wife, Lydia; children, Joseph, Molly, wife of
Dr. John Bond, Anna, Lydia, Katherina.
Witnesses: Nehemiah Kelly, Edward Greeley, John Calfee
---Book 1, Page 15
Mentions: Widow, Elizabeth
---Book 3, Page 310
*See Note Below
Will made: 1-10-1816
Probated: March 1816
Mentions: Wife, Margaret.
Witnesses: Matthew Miner, Nathaniel Mitchell, Alderman
---Book 1, Page 295
HOULBROOKE, Law Book Dealer of Philadelphia, Penna.
Will made: 1-18-1837
Probated: May 1846
Mentions: Wife, Julia (McPherson) Nicklin; Friends,
Clement C. Biddle, Thoams J. Wharton.
Witness: Topliff Johnson, Thomas P. Parry, Israel Moore.
---Book 7, Page 348
|NEWTON, OREN of
Will made: 10-29-1851
Mentions: Wife, Elizabeth; children, Emily H., Mary
Frances, Elias Douglas, John Newton, Owen H., William L., Elizabeth (DeLamater),
Lucy L. (Fuller), Stephen.
Witnesses: Henry Bates, Lewis R. Jewell
---Book 9, Page 147
of Warren Township
Will made: 9-17-1849
Probated: July 1851
Mentions: Wife, Rebecca; children, Mary S. (Cole),
Sophronia S. (Ellenwood), Rebecca (Potter), Jasper.
Witnesses: John Ellenwood, Daniel Ellenwood
---Book 8, Page 617
of Decatur Township
Will made: 1-25-1842
Probated: May 1842
Mentions: Wife, Mercy; Children, William, Charles,
Barnabas, Alexander, Dalila (Burkley), Sarah (Place, Elizabeth
(Giddings), Step-daughter, Marion Engles.
Witnesses: Thomas M. Girr, James Faires.
---Book 6, Page 310
|NOLTON, DANIEL -
Will made: 7-25-1848
Probated: Mar. 1849
Mentions: Widow, Lydia; children, William P., Sarah
Cline, Abner C., Abner Co., Andrew C., Elizabeth A., Esau, Rachel
Emily, Daniel and Mary J.
Witnesses: Alexander Bell, Richard Hanlon, Abel Brown
---Book 8, Page 249
|NOTT, SIMEON -
Mentions: Children: Simeon P., Jr., Craven, Philanda
(Briggs), Tiffin G., Stewart M., Roswell H., Samuel B., Harry P.
NOTE: Simeon P. Nott, Jr. eldest son, died leaving a son
Russell a minor, now living in Illinois, and a widow who has since
intermarried with James Greathouse of Illinois. Craven Nott, now
dead, leaving a minor son Simeon M., and a widow who has since
intermarried with William Benjamin, and all now reside in Granville,
Ohio, Philanda, wife of Asa B. Briggs, lives in Illinois. Tiffin
G. Nott, deceased leaves a widow Phoebe. Stewart M. Nott,
intermarried with Phoebe Nott (wife of his deceased brother), and is
now a resident of Roxbury, Washington County, Ohio. Roswell,
Samuel and Harry P. Nott all residents of Washington County, Ohio.
* Davidson Murray can be found
in the 1820 Census Fearing Township, Washington County, Ohio in Roll 95,
Book 1, Page 268 - Family members: 2-3-0-0-1-0-2-0-0-1-0-0-1
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