(Book A) adm. (Book C) 1830
Rankin/Rankins, William. (Book B-155) Will Wr. 2 Apr. 1862. Rec. 3 June 1874. To my wife, the farm of forty acres, legacy from two brothers to go to wife, Thos. D. in state of Missouri in November. John B. Acres and Jacob G. Consley, exec.
Rawlings, Eleazer. (Book A-28) Will Wr. 16 March 1854. Rec. 1 Aug. 1854. To my wife, Louisiana Rawlings. Children.
Rawlings, Vincent. (Book B-122) Will Wr. 23 Jan. 1874. Rec. 10 March 1874. My wife, Cinthy Rawlings, the plantation on which we now reside. My son, J.M. Rawlings; my dau: A.S. Rawlings; my son, James C. and son, John Melville Rawlings.
Raymond, Michael Abraham. (Book A-1) Will Wr. 22 Aug. 1811. Son, Francis Lewis Ramsay; dau: Julia Gojah, living in Switzerland to get estate he owns there. Dau to pay heirs of John Simeon Raymond, widow to get pension of six guineas beside $6 per year. Gift to village of Vaution, a French Crown. Elisha Golay Wife, son, executors. John James Dufour, living in Switzerland, to be executor in Switzerland. Witnesses: Daniel Dufour, Samuel Mennet, Francis Siebenthal.
Rea, Robert. (Book A-7) Will Wr. 13 Nov. 1850. Wife, Nancy Patton. Daus. Margaret, Nancy, Martha. Mentions bounty land as soldier. (Will Book A-7) My wife, Nancy Rea, comfortable and sufficient Amount. My three daus: Margaret, Nancy and Martha, my land, tenements, chattels. To my son, John M. Reid [sic, Rea?], who served as a soldier. Wit: D. Blackmore and Roxa Blackmore. Schedule A: My six sons to have six volumes of Henrys comments on the Bible; Oldest to oldest [youngest?] until Right receives the last and sixth: Margaret, Nancy Fisher, Patsy, James, Samuel, Silas, Matthew, John, Right. Signed Robert Rea, your aged father.
Record, Lemuel. (Book B-378) Will Wr. 11 Nov. 1876. Rec. 10 March 1879. Sarah H., my wife, to have everything.
Rector, Daniel. (Probate Book I-324) Will Wr. 16 Jan. 1851. Rec. 20 May 1851. Two daus. Cynthia Brazelton and Ann Wright. Land warrant for eighty acres from Government for six months. Service in last war with Great Britain to be given to dau Phebe King. Son, James Rector, exec. Witnesses: William D. Kinnear, Lyman Hoyt.
Rector, H.P. (Book C 1827) Hezekiah P., Nathaniel Rector, gdn of Thomas Rector, age 13. (Book E-1)
Rector, James. (Book A-320) Will Wr. 9 Apr. 1864 Rec. 26 Oct. 1864. Lancaster Township, age 55, my wife, Elizabeth, all household goods. My son, John Rector, 100 acres. My three daus. Nancy Williams, Aurelia Williams and Elizabeth Rector.
Rector, Lemuel. (Book B-378) Will Wr. 11 Nov. 1876. Rec. 10 March 1879. Sarah H., my wife, to have everything.
Redenbaugh, Philip. (Book C) 1828. Frederick Redenbaugh, adm (Book A).( Will Book B-278) John McNeely, gdn of heirs of Philip Redenbaugh, commissioners to appraise. (Book B) 8 July 1830, sell real estate.
Redenbaugh, Samuel. (Book B-53) Will Wr. 26 March 1823. Rec. Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio. Dec. 1823. Will states Samuel of Jefferson Co., Ind., Wife, Maria Redenbaugh; her children, Samuel Hewlick; Polly Henderson; Anna Willy; Isaac Hewlick; Andrew Willy, son of Anna and Peter Willy. Brothers: John, Frederick, Andrew, Phillip, Henry and Adam Redenbaugh.
Reed, Alfred. (Book A-304) Will Wr. 8 March 1864. Rec. 13 Apr. 1864. My children are Caroline Reed who married Geo. Fallis; Perry Reed; Mary Reed who married Robert Fallis, the said Mary is now decd, leaving two children; John Reed and Preston Reed. My wife, Sarah, and I are old and infirm and will depend on Perry Reed our son, so everything shall go to him.
Reed, David B. (Book B-636) Will Wr. 30 March 1882. Rec. 6 April 1883.
Reed, Frederick. (Book A-182) Will Wr. 15 July 1857. Rec. 10 Aug. 1860. To my wife, Abigail Reed, my children, Pamela Hays, wife of Alfred Hays, Eliza E. Marlin, wife of John Marlin, Mary Jane Reed, wife of Henry T. Hays, Harriet A. Bowman, wife of Benjamin Bowman, John H. Reed, and James F. Reed, Worchester I. Reed and Zephaniah B Reed. Daniel P. Monroe, adm.
Reed, William. (Book A-266) My children: David B. Reid; George J. Reed and Jennett Eliza McAuley, land to be divided equally. My grandson, Stephen P. Lee, a scholarship, which I own in Hanover College, property in New Albany, Ind. Two sons, adm.
Reed, William. (Complete Record p. 106) 19 Apr. 1881. Benjamin Harvey, adm. Emma Reed, widow. Cordelia, age 13, Estella 10, John H., 8, Lewis 7, Clara 5, Milla 2.
Reeves, Abraham. (Book A-469) Will Wr. 14 Apr. 1869. Rec. 28 Oct. 1869. Children by my first wife are Mansel Reeves, Nathan Reeves, Hannah Nichols and Emily ONeal, $1 each. My wife, Grace Ann Reeves, all my property for the benefit of my four children: Ann Bell; William L.; Ludena, and Edwin Reeves.
Reid, Joseph. (Book B-464) Will Wr. 6 July 1880. To my two sons, Joseph N. Reid, and his wife, Lotty, to my son, William H. Reid, now in Texas, to be divided in three equal parts.
Reid, Thomas. (Book A-526) Will Wr. 8 Apr. 1871. Rec. 12 May 1871. Wife: Mary Elizabeth. Uncle: A.M. King of Trimble Co., Ky.; Mother-in-Law : Hester Ann Eaverson, wife of William H. Eaverson. Parents: Joseph and Narcissa Reid Brothers: Joseph N. and William H.
Reynolds, Delilah. (Book B-578) Will Wr. 9 July 1879. Rec. 1 Sept. 1882. Widow of William D. Reynolds, decd. To my son Charles J. Reynolds, all right, title and interest in forty seven acres. My other sons: William S. Curtis T., John A., Joseph T. Reynolds, equal interest in homestead of 160 acres. Avid Fish to be exec.
Rhea, Rosetta. (Book B-644) Will Wr. 19 May 1883. Rec. 26 May 1883. My brother, William J. Graves, a watch; my sister, Martha Graves, watch. All rest of heirs of Mrs. Jane Hitz, wife of John Hitz, $200; to Rosetta G. Graves, my namesake, dau of my bro. William) $1,000. Charles Cornett, exec.
Rice, Stephen. (Book B-484) Will Wr. 26 Feb. 1881. Rec. 18 Apr. 1881. Graham Twp. My dau: Maggie Haysie Rice, $300. My wife, Elizabeth J. Rice to pay all indebtedness.
Richardson, Samuel. (Book A-485) Will Wr. 6 Feb. 1869. Rec. 24 Dec. 1869. Widow, Lucinda.
Risk, (Guardianship Book) 21 Feb. 1866. William Dalgleish gdn of Rachel and Sarah Risk.
Risk, James L. (Complete Record L-101) Emeline widow. Sarah M. Jarvis, child. Minors: Emily J., Chancy F., Silas N., Rosetta I., William A., Hannah J. $24.82.50 each. (Guardianship Book) Emily Risk gdn of Emily, Chancy F., Silas N, Rosetta I., William A., Hannah J., 30 June 1869.
Risk, John. (Book C) Heirs: Greenup Risk; James Risk; Harrison Risk; Margaret Risk; Sally Ann, Rachel, Benjamin, Nancy Jane and Charles Risk, 1831.
Risk, John. (Complete Record U-167) 9 Aug. 1882. Dorcas Risk, adm. Isaac Risk, Margaret Means, Sec.
Risk, Robert. (Book C) Almira Risk, gdn of Sally Ann, age 7 mos. 1829.
Risk, William. [Did not copy book and page] 28 Nov. 1889, Rachel Munday (?), widow of William Risk. No letters of administration.
Ritchie, John. (Probate Book J-260) Will Wr. 14 Nov. 1839; Rec. 11 Dec. 1852. Children: William George Ritchie; Nancy Ritchie; Israel Ritchie; Juliet F. Ritchie. Grandchildren: Mary G. Dinwiddie. Son, Silas and son-in-law, James Cochran, exec. $500 to 2nd Presbyterian Church, Madison.
Ritchie, Silas. (Book A-506) Will Wr. 26 Feb. 1862. Rec. 7 July 1870. Wife, Sarah Ann. Son: John. Daus: Ophelia Ann Larrabee, wife of John D. Larrabee; Sarah Johnson, wife of Sidney Johnson.
Ritchie, William. (Book B). Heirs: John Goldsborough and wife; Edward King and wife; Bertemius Johnson and wife; George Ritchie; heirs of William Ritchie.
Robb, James, (JP-14). deceased, Margaret, widow and relict, granted letters, 8 Nov. 1814 John Kelly, security. (Will Book A-24) Margaret Robb, widow of James Rob, decd, adm. John Kelley, co-bond. Inventory 12 Nov. 1814. Appraised: Samuel McKinley, Joshua Wilhoite, John West. Residue of estate $17.00.
Roberts, John B. (Book B-241) Will Wr. 7 Dec. 1875. Rec. 3 Jan. 1876. My beloved wife, Jane Roberts, use of the real estate; my son, David Roberts, his support and living from real estate and personal property; my sons: Edward, Jeremiah, Henry, Quintilla, one cow and one feather bed to make them equal; to my other children, who have already received their share, William, Charles, Sallie Ann Rayburn, John, Maranda Demaree, Jeremiah, Edward, Henry, David, Jane Kennedy and Quintilla Roberts. Edward Roberts, to be exec.
Roberts, Reading. (Book C) adm 1831.
Roberts, Robert. (Probate Book F-248) Rachel Rogers, my wife, plantation, etc. James, son, 120 acres, Charles, son, 40 acres, John, Robert, Ephraim, sons. Elizabeth Clark and Rachel Bower, daus.
Robertson, Alexander, decd. (Probate F-101) Elizabeth Robertson, widow; William Henry, Susannah Jane, Martha Ann, Margaret Elizabeth, James Albert, Levi Thompson, children and heirs. (Complete Record I-176) 12 May 1843. Elizabeth Robertson, Samuel B. Wells, adms. Letters were granted 9 May 1842. Page 177, Inventory. Page 178, sale conducted 9 April 184. Page 180, settlement, Elizabeth Robinson, widow, $23.13 1/3. William Henry, Susannah Jane, Martha Ann, Margaret Elizabeth, James Albert, Levi Thompson Robinson, heirs, each received $7.71 4/6.
Robertson, Middleton. (Probate Book H-42) Will Wr. 24 Nov. 1843. Rec. 13 May 1848. Wife, Cassandra. Oldest son, Aquilla; David, James D. William F. Dau: Mary Weir; Cassandra Weir; Angeline Wilson, Rebecca Tucker; and Elizabeth Phillips. Land NE 17-4-8. Exec: Aquilla Robertson. Witnesses: Robert Smith, Samuel G. Preston.
Robeson, Alexander. (Probate Book F-122) William H. Robeson, aged 15 on the 30th Oct. 1842; Susannah Hane Robeson, age 11 years on 15 Apr. 1843; Martha Ann Robeson, eight years on 28th June 1843; Margaret Elizabeth Robeson, aged six years on 3rd May 1843; James Albert Robeson, age four years past, and Levi Thompson Robeson, two years on 2nd Sept.
Robinson, Benjamin, (Book A) adm.
Robinson, James. (Book A-239) Will Wr. 27 Aug. 1861. Rec. 11 Aug. 1862. Monroe Twp. My wife, Mary Robinson, children. David Jones, sole exec. Page 240, Mary Robinson, release of dower, 26 Aug. 1861.
Robinson, Robert. (Book A) adm. B-131. Sol. Davis adm Aug. 1825.
Robinson, Thomas. (Book E-536) Will Wr. 19, May 1839. Rec. 14 March 1840. Money to be used to purchase freedom of sons, Simeon Robinson and Burris Robinson. Richard Wasson, exec. Witnesses: Wm. Dunn and Tilley B. Brown.
Robinson, William. (Book B) Probate Book A Heirs: Mary W. Robinson; Simeon Crane and Jane, his wife; Willis Hodges and wife, Elizabeth; Coffin G. Page and wife, Evaline; Mary D. King; William H. Robinson; Hannah F. Robinson; Anna Rebecca Robinson. Thomas J. Robinson. (Book H-32) Wm. Robinson, died 25 March 1834. Heirs: Mary W. Robinson; John and Jane Alling; Willis and Elizabeth F. Hodges; Ziba H. King and wife, Lydia; George; Hannah F.; Ann Rebecca; Thomas J. Robinson. Last three minors.
Rogers, Anna. (Complete Record U-361) 10 Oct. 1882. John W. Ralston, adm.
Rogers, Benjamin Sr. (Book A-248) Will Wr. 17 Apr. 1860. Rec. 5 Aug. 1862. Bed and bed clothes, to my son, John. My dau: Martha; son, Benjamin $75. Remaining to be divided equally between my children. Son, Samuel and my three children, Martha, Rachel and Mariah.
Rogers, Moses. (Book B) Will Wr. 9 March 1838. Butler Co. Pa. Sons: Ebenezer, Moses; daus Margaret, Sarah, Lovy, Fanny. Lawsuit over will gives heirs: Jennetta Rogers Lewis, wife of Chauncey Lewis; William Rogers; Moses Rogers; Lovy Barnum, wife of James Barnum; Fanny Rogers Short, wife of William Short; Sarah, Margaret, Ebenezer Rogers; William, Moses and Mary McGregor; children of Martha Rogers and Alexander McGregor, both decd.
Rogers, William. (Probate Book P. ) 5 Nov. 1801. William Mathews Exec. Heirs: Robert J. Rogers, Elizabeth W. Rogers, Martha Mathews, Atlanta Rogers, Magnolia Rogers, Harry D. Jackson, Emily Peters and George Peters. Ebenezer Rogers and Mary, Elizabeth Rogers widow of James, Mary and Theodore Barnes, Preston Barnes, Harry Barnes, Frank Rogers, Samuel Rogers, Mattie and William Gallagher, Hattie and Elyv... Parsons, Annie Rogers and Clarence Rogers. N1/2 SW1/4 36-5-11.
Rose, Wilson. (Complete Record I-224). John Siders (Suders?) Adm. Petition to sell real estate. 60 acres in the East part of SW1/4 Sec. 24 Twp. 2N Range 9E. Amanda M. Rose Widow, George Washington Rose, heirs.
Roseberry, Thomas. (Probate Book F-213) Adm. 1844. Heirs: Catherine Roseberry, widow; John Chambers and wife; Anthony Chambers and wife; Jane Halls heirs; John Walton and wife; Enoch Terrill and wife; John Earhart and wife; Thomas Roseberry; John Roseberry; George Roseberry; Nathaniel Ayers and wife; Samuel Roseberry; William Roseberry and Milton S. Roseberry.
Ross, Robert. (Complete Record I-197) August Term 1843. William C. Logan, petition to sell real estate. 22 June 1843. Will recited. Dau. Margaret Ross, $50. Son, Robert Ross, one horse worth $50. Son John Ross, one horse worth $50. Logan swears there are no horses or money left. Rachel Ross, widow, is insane, Chester Farrar, her guardian. Children: Alexander Ross, James Ross, Joseph Ross, Margaret Farrar, wife of Ames C. Farrar, Robert Ross, John Ross, the latter a minor. Inventory page 198.
Rowand, Alex. (Book C-8) Will Wr. 8 Jan. 1827. Rec. 21 Feb. 1827. Wife, Elizabeth; Children: Ross, (Rose?) Phebe, Elizabeth, Hannah, Mary, Delilah, William McColley Rowand. (Probate Book A) 1834. Heirs: Ross Rowand; Phebe Harrow, formerly Rowand; Isaac Harrow, her husband; adults; Elizabeth, Hannah, Mary Delilah and William McColley, minors and an unborn children, later named Nancy. Alex died Jan. 1827. Land NW 13-5-9.
Rowland, George B. (Book B-305) Will Wr. 14 March 1877. Rec. 15 May 1877. Of Hanover, Indiana. My wife, Mary Jane Rowland. My three daus: Rebecca, Bessie and Mary Jane. John McMurry, exec.
Rowlinson, Aaron. (Book B) Will Wr. 23 June 1836. Rec. 7 Aug. 1837, decd. Wife, Elizabeth, daughter of George McKnight of Mantatanit Co., Va. (?); Jane Rowlinson, late Jane Chambers, to get part of wifes legacy from Va. Sons: Aaron, Nathaniel, George and Lewis. Daughters: Martha L., Sarah and Jane. Sarah Rowlinson Crawford; Jane Rowlinson Parsons. Witnesses: Nicholas and Ann Lawler. (Probate Book E-344) Heirs of Aaron Rowlinson, Lewis Rowlinson, Sarah Crawford, late Rowlinson, Jane Parsons.
Rowlison (Rowlinson), Aaron. (Book B-206) Will Wr. 2 March 1875. Rec. 2 Apr. 1875. Martha H or A. Rowlinson, Norma E Rowlinson, Cordelia A. Rowlinson, Ada** Rowlinson, Mary A.D. Rowlinson, Demetrious Rowlinson, Manlebert E. Rowlinson; Eliza J. Stribling. Martha H. and Neronta? To be exec.
Rowlinson, Abigail (Guardianship Book) 22 June 1865 George M. Rowlinson gdn of Minerva.
Royce, Maria. (Book A-545) Will Wr. 26 Dec. 1871. Rec. 9 Feb. 1872. Husband: Sarelius. [DAR lists Sarelius, but Sardis is probably correct.] decd. Sons, Charles S. and William.
Ruppert, John. (Book A-252) Will Wr. 26 May 1858. Rec. 25 Sept. 1862. My wife, Agnes, all estate.
Rusch, Benjamin. (Book B-322) Will Wr. 5 Dec. 1877. Rec. 19 Dec. 1899. My wife, Francis and at her death to be equally divided between our children: Amelia, John, Jacob, Louisa, Henry and Chatenie.
Rutherford, Joseph. (Will Book A-74) Will Wr. 22 Nov. 1816. 1818 Wife, Sarah, use of household and kitchen furniture. Sons, Joseph and Shelton, personal estate. Wife, Sarah, son, Stephen Execs. Witnesses: Joseph Howard, Robert Rutherford. [One DAR transcription also gives Will Book A-168, Rec. 17 March 1819.)
Ryan, John. (Will Book A-286) Will Wr. 11 Oct. 1819. Rec. 23 Sept. Aug. 1821. Wife, Elizabeth, all my estate; son, William, father of John Ryan (grandson); after death of my wife to be equally divided between three children: William Ryan, Robert Ryan and Betsy Row. Executor: wife, Elizabeth and Joseph Wilson, execs. Witnesses: Jos. Wilson, Walker Hamilton, John Ritchie.
Ryker, Gerardus. (Probate Book E-204) Will Wr. 12 Aug. 1837. Rec. 11 Feb. 1839. Wife, Leah, land SE and SW 20-4-11, 200 acres. Dau Rachel Hughey, Mary Woodfill, Leah Yates. Sons, John G., Samuel S., William C., execs. Witnesses: Wm. Yates, Benjamin Emberson, Jonathan Yates
Ryker, Jacob S. (Book C-126) Will Wr. 6 Oct. 1828. Rec. 3 Nov. 1828. Book C 1830. Heirs: Rachel, age 6; Anna, age 4, Amy age 2; wife, Mary. Four children: Rachel, Anna, Amy and Jacob. (Book B) 10 Nov. 1841, adm wife, Mary. (Book E-304) Jacob Ryker; Thos. Wise, gdn of Amy Ryker.
Ryker, Jacob. (Probate Book F-272) Received of John Taylor, clerk, twenty dollars in part of my portion of the estate of my father, Jacob Ryker decd. May 17, 1844, Rachel Ryker.
Ryker, John G. (Book B-186) Will Wr. 17 Aug. 1871. Rec. 11 Jan. 1876. Age 78, my wife, Nancy Ryker, the house and $400; dau. Leah Salisbury one seventh part of estate; heirs of dau. Rebecca, 1st child by Martin Salyers (John G. Salyers, Nancy Jane Salyers, Sarah Salyers, Simeon Salyers and Rebecca Salyers, each $5); 2nd children by Stovall Wilkins: Tabitha R. Wilkins, Laura J. Wilkins, Susan E. Wilkins $75) dau. Rachel Lott, one seventh part; son, Jared G. Ryker, one seventh part farm 151 acres, SE and SW 20-4-11; with six other living children: David J. Ryker, Mary Hall, William G. Ryker, Abram G; grandson, John J. Ryker and Henry Hall Wit: R.W. Phillips; E.G. Phillips, William H. Phillips.
Ryker, John. (Probate Book G-372) Will Wr. 26 May 1847. Rec. 6 Dec. 1847. Wife, Milly, land 20-4-11. Dau: Mary Ann Ryker. Emanday Doyle to get bed and bureau; grandson, William J. Ryker. First wife, Mary Rykers children: Jared J and Samuel J.; Rachel, Ruth, Sarah, Leah and Melinda; these seven have received their portion. Friends: Gared J. and John G. Ryker, exec. Witnesses: John G. Ryker; Eben Hillis, John S. Hillis.
Ryker, John. (Will Book B-154) Will Wr. 6 June 1822. Rec. 11 Nov. 1825. Wife, Nancy, brother, Jacob, execs. children: Anna C., age 7; Jane, age 9, John, age 4 in 1825. Witnesses: Peter Ryker, Wm. Ledgerwood. (Book D) John Ryker, age 14, last March, chose John Ledgerwood gdn 1836. James Hillis, gdn of Ann C., Jane and John Ryker, infant heirs of John Ryker, Samuel Ryker, appointed gdn.
Ryker, John J. (Book C) John Ryker, adm. 1828. Samuel Ryker, exec.
Ryker, Samuel. (Book D) Will Wr. 8 Oct. 1832. Rec. 6 May 1833. Land 9-5-11, 8-5-11. Wife, Margaret. Son, Samuel, heirs of dau. Rachel Weatherford, decd; two daughters of son John, dec; Henry, son of decd dau, Anna Benefiel; Martha J. Caplinger, dau of decd dau Jane; dau Deborah Bergen; dau Anna Benefiel; sons, Peter, Samuel and William to be executors. (Probate Book I-324) part of heirs give receipts. Levi and Martha Jane Henton; Robert Benefiel and Amy Benefiel; Peter Smock and Ann F. Smock; George Bergen and Deborah Bergen.
Ryker, Samuel S. (Book B) adm. Heirs: Rachel Ryker Wheat, Jared S. Ryker, Mary Jane Ryker, William C. Ryker, Christopher B. Ryker, Letitia A. Ryker, Samuel M. Ryker. (Book E-390) Eleanor Ryker, gdn of Jared S. Ryker, age 17, and Mary Jane Ryker, age 15, William C. Ryker, age 10, Christopher B. Ryker, age 8, Letitia Ann Ryker, age 5, Samuel M, Ryker, age 2.
Ryker, Susannah, [no book given by DAR] late Susannah Caplinger, decd. Nov. 1841. John Ryker, age 19 on Feb 16th next, chose Gabriel Lemon gdn.
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