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Abstracts of Wills & Administrations
With Misc. Notes & Refs.
Compiled by Genevieve Mary Potts
Columbus, Ohio

(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)

 

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McCANDLEST, ANTHONY
Administration: 
1824
Mentions:  Children, Hannah (Jennings), Jacob C., Patience, Polly, Lorenzo D., John W., Robert.
---Book 3, Page 320
 
McCANDLEST, ANTHONY -
Administration: 
1827
Heirs:  George, William and Elizabeth Jane McCandlish or McCandlest.
---Book 4, Page 471
 
McCLINTOCK, CATHERINE of Marietta.
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.
 
McCLINTOCK, MARY.
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 Roxbury Township.
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 Alexander. 
Witnesses:  Beth Bather, Richard Poss, Thos. S. Cary and William Cary.
---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
 
McCULLOCK, HUGH
Administration: 
1826
Mentions:  Wife, Mary to have land in Gallia County, Ohio
---Book 5, Page 545
 
McCULLOCH, JAMES -
Administration:  March 1825
Heirs:  Benjamin L. Dodge, Alexander McCulloch and Lovina his wife, James and John McCollouch.
---Book 3, Page 409
 
McDONALD, DANIEL -
Will made:  11-22-1836
Probated:  11-17-1843
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 -
Administration:
1827
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. -
Administration: 
1831
Mentions:  Widow, Deborah; children Rhoda Sophia and Samuel Lewis McIntosh.
---Book 4, Page 575
McKEWEN, LYDIA -
Will made:  9-12-1819
Probated:  11-23-1823
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. Lisk.
---Book 2, Page 422
 
McWHARTER (or McWhorter), FRANCIS C. G.  of New York City.
Will made: 5-8-1832
Probated:  6-3-1844
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
 
MARSH, MARCELIUS 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, Samantha, Nathan
---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), Amy (Wood)
Witnesses:  Valentine Martin, Martha and Calvin Blanding.
---Book 5, Page 350
 
MASON, GIDEON of Jolly Township.
Will made:  1-26-1849
Probated:  3-3-1849
Mentions:  Wife, named unknown; children John and Catherine, deceased, late wife of William Powell, and to each of their seven children.
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
 
MASON, WILLIAM of Adams Township -
Will made: 9-20-1813
Probated:  4-1-1813
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
 
MASON, WILLIAM 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.
 
MATTHEWS, ABLE 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. VanBergen
---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 -
Administration:
1830
Mentions:  Widow, Marcey; children, Abigail, Elizabeth and Charles.
---Book 4, Page 392
 
MEDLEY, WILLIAM G.
Will
made:  3-20-1829
Probated: 
June 1838
Mentions: Vachel Dickerson, Josiah G. H. Hearin, Kenzie D. Jolly
NOTE:  He was a Revolutionary soldier-born 1763, died 3-17-1838
 
MELLON, SAMUEL of Watertown Township
Will made: 3-10-1843
Probated:  1850
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 Roxbury Township
Will made 8-7-1841
Probated:  September, 1845
Mentions:  Wife, Abigail; children Eliza Ann (Shrader), Louisa (Green); Grandchild, Isaac Melvin, son of Charles Melvin, deceased.
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.
 
MENCHON, MICHAEL 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
 
MEREDITH, NEW
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 Fearing Township.
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
 
MILLER, ISAAC
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. Chambers
---Book 1, Page 272
NOTE:  Isaac Mixer died 1-29-1815, aged 69 years.
 
MIXER, ISAAC (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
 
MOORE, PATIENCE
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.
 
MORELAND, HORATIO
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
 
MORRIS, JOHN (colored)
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 Fortune.
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
 
MOULTON, WILLIAM
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 Hampshire.
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
 
MURRAY, DAVIDSON
Administration: 
1824
Mentions:  Widow, Elizabeth
---Book 3, Page 310
*See Note Below
 
NIXON, GEORGE
Will
made:  1-10-1816
Probated:  March 1816
Mentions:  Wife, Margaret.
Witnesses:  Matthew Miner, Nathaniel Mitchell, Alderman Johnson
---Book 1, Page 295
 
NICKLIN, PHILIP 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 Warren Township
Will made: 10-29-1851
Probated:  3-1-1852
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
 
NEEDHAM, JASPER 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
 
NOLAND, PHILIP 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 -
Administration: 
1835
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.

NOTES:

* 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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