Copyright 2000 by Robert W. Scott
Sacra, Walker. (Probate Book A) 1833. Mary Sacra, adm. Two heirs: Edmond Sacra and Susan Virginia Sacra.
Sample, Jacob. (Book B-148) Adm., widow, Rachel.
Salisbury, Mary. (Book A-37) Will Wr. 9 March 1848. Rec. 27 Nov. 1854. To my friend, Rev. Henry Little, and my son, John G. Salisbury, my entire estate; my dau. Clarissa Hunt, to have her support; my dau. Seraph McCaine, $100; my dau. Abigail C. Sargent, $100.
Sanxay/Sanvay, Frederick. (Book B-266) Will Wr. 6 Oct. 1870. Rec. 1875. Of Iowa City, Iowa. To have stone house on Main Cross Street, east of Mulberry Street; my dau. Mrs. Charlotte Calhoun and then to my grandchildren and Charlotte and Mary Calhoun, grandson, James Calhoun and Frederick Calhoun; then to my children, Theodore, Henry C. And Mrs. Emily Wells.
Saupe, F. Augustine. (Book A-513) Will Wr. 9 Aug.1870. Rec. 5 Nov. 1870. Brothers, Frederick Saupe, Harmond, and Fredericks son, named Augustine. My wife, Mary.
Sawyer, Hiram. (Book A Book B) 1823?
Sayers, John M. (See Sears)
Schafer, Agatha. (Book B-64) Will Wr. 28 March 1871. Rec. 12 May 1873. Two daus., Catherine Klein, wife of Leonard Klein and Mrs. Mary Schimell ? Of Louisville, Ky.; Lots in Sering and Leonards addition. My husband, late Joseph Schafer. Wit: John G. Sering and T.C. Toler.
Schad, Alben. (Book B-706) Will Wr. 21 Feb. 1884. Rec. 27 Feb. 1884. All estate to Mary Schad.
Scheik, Philip. (Book A-510) Will Wr. 18 Aug. 1870. Rec. 12 Sept. 1870. Wife: Lucy. Son, Albert; dau, Allice Scheik. Sons-in-law: John M. Todd, Louis Geisbauer, Thomas A. Pogue. Louisa Todd, wife of John M. Todd, Ellen Pogue, wife of Thomas A. Pogue; Matty Geisbauer, wife of Lewis Geisbauer.
Schlereth, John M. (Book B-641) Will Wr. 27 Apr. 1883. Rec. 18 May 1883. My wife, Elizabeth, whole estate.
Schlereth, Joseph. (Book-275) Will Wr. 3 June 1876. Rec. 21 July 1876. Eva, my wife and children, Andy, Marie Heilman, Barbara Schlereth, George Schlereth.
Schmidlapp, Caleb. (Book B-295) Will Wr. 12 May 1874. Rec. 4 Apr. 1876. My wife, Sarah; after that to our children: Caroline, Lewis, Mary, Julia, John D., Virginia, Caleb Lodge and Charles Edward. [Someone has handwritten a correction over the name Charles Edward on the DAR transcription, but I cant read it.]
Schmidt, John. (Book B-83) 30 June 1873. After all expenses, to my wife, Chaterina Schmidt. Wit: Peter Joseph Fertig and Phillip Jacob Dipper.
Schmidt, John. (Book B-656) Will Wr. 5 Sept. 1883. Rec. 8 Sept. 1883. My children: Peter Schmidt, Mary Schmidt, Joseph, Charles and to their mother, my present wife, Magdalina Schmidt; other children, John, Katie Frances Schmidt, Lizzie and Adam, nothing to dau. Phrone Weigand, because she has already received her share. My brother, Simon Schmidt, to be exec.
Schneider, John. (Book B-667) Will Wr. 6 Aug. 1883. Rec. 14 Nov. 1883. I am 72 years of age. My son John and two daus. Caroline Cooper and Ann B. Schneider. Son Albert.
Schnitzer, Charles. (Book A-364) Will Wr. 30 Jan. 1863. Rec. 25 Feb. 1863. Charles T. Schnitzer, son; dau. Emily Jane Whitham, wife of George Whitham; dau. Cynthia Ann McCoskey, wife of Jeremiah McCoskey. Gamaliel T. Warfield and Wesley McCoy, execs.
Schnobler, Jacob. (Probate Book G-145) Will Wr. 29 Oct. 1846. Rec. 27 Nov. 1846. Wife, Cathut; name signed in German. Witnesses: Gaml Taylor, Charles Schissler.
Schofield, Clarissa. (Book A-549) Will Wr. 22 Feb. 1872. Rec. 11 March 1872. Of Rising Sun, Ind. Daus: Anna Nelle Burton and Eliza Jane Burton.
Scholler, George. (Complete Record C-101) 6 Nov. 1841. Frederick (sic?) Scholler, widow of George, applied to administer estate. Final settlement: $206. Sale of lot to Charles Austermentes (sp?) yielded $200.
Schreiber, Henry. (Book B-466) Will Wr. 10 Feb. 1881. Rec. 9 Feb. 1881 [sic] Hanover Twp. Wife, Rosa to have farm, then to my children: Henry Jr. Albert, John, Louisa Schreiber, equally divided. Vincent Cravens to be gdn of my children.
Schroelocke, Henry. (Book A-311) Will Wr. 9 Sept. 1860. Rec. 26 Apr. 1864. My wife, Frederice; my child, son named August by former marriage, shall share equally with my children Henry, Mary, Louisa, Jacob.
Schoenberger, Dr. Peter. (Book B-708) Will Wr. 14 June 1852. Rec. 11 Apr. 1884. Philadelphia, Pa., Allegheny Co. My wife, Sarah; son, George K.; my dau. Anna Maria Watts, Elizabeth Lytle, Sarah McCormick, Martha Duncan. One share to the children of my decd. dau. Rebecca; one share to the children of my decd son, Edwin F. My grandchildren, David McCormick, Sarah McCormick, Troupe McCormick, children of my decd dau. Rebecca McCormick.
Schubert, Edward. (Book A-454) Will Wr. 20 March 1869. Rec. 4 June 1869. My wife, Caroline, all property.
Schulle, Anna Margaret. (Book B-120) Will Wr. 21 Feb. 1868. Wife of George Frederick Schulle. Grandchildren, Elizabeth Haumersmith and Anna Margaret Haumersmith, children of my dau. Eva Haumersmith and Jacob Haumersmith, not to be gdn of children of executors of estate in case of the death of my husband.
Schulle/Scheely, George. (Book B-141) Will Wr. 20 May 1874. My dau. Emma Hammersmith or her husband Jacob. He to have no part of my estate. John Eitel, witness.
Schuman, Charles Augustus. (Book A-138) Will Wr. 4 Apr. 1858. Rec. 8 Nov. 1858. Of Cincinnati, Ohio. My wife, Matilda Emeline. One sixth to Emil Schuman, son of my 1st wife, born on 27 Feb. 1827. One sixth to Charley, born 17 Apr. 1826; One sixth to Theodore, born 13 Aug. 1848; One sixth to George Henry, born 5 June 1854; One sixth to Lucy Louise, born 31 May 1851, children of my second wife, Matilda.
Schuman, Emil Sen. (Book B-759) Will Wr. 20 Nov. 1880. Rec. 31 May 1884. Madison Township. My wife, Margaretha Schumann. Minor children.
Schwab, John Sr. (Book B-297) Will Wr. 9 March 1875. My wife, Wilhemina Schwab. Sons: John, George, Frederick, George [? Listed twice]. Grandson, Robert Galbreth; son, William.
Scons? William. (Will Book A-72) 18 Oct. 1817. Appraised by James Ventionar, Thomas Jamison, George Donner. Sale 11 Dec.1817, $355.33. DAR Records also have this listed as Scouser.
Sconce, William. Book A. Book C 1827. James Sconce, adm. Heirs, Daniel McMillan and wife; Jacob Johns and wife; Robert Sconce; Joshua Davis and wife; John Johns and wife.
Is this same as Scons?
Scott, Hugh. (Book B-130) Will Wr. 29 Apr. 1873. Rec. 21 May 1873. Of Jennings Co. My wife, Sarah, to have homestead, etc. My two children, Mary Holland and Susan Rawlings, and their children respectively, land in Jennings and Scott Co. Grandchildren, Nathaniel and Eliza Carson, children of my decd dau.; my son, George H. Scott, farm in Jefferson Co. Matthew Hall and George H. Scott to be exec.
Scott, James W. (Probate Book A) 1835. Martin Scott, adm.
Scott, John. (Book B-362) Will Wr. 7 July 1873. Madison Township. My two sons, William and John W. joint execs. My sons: David, Walter, Samuel and James; daus: Jane, Mary and Norah Gray, the dau. of my decd. Dau. Christiana, equal portions; Wit: Walter Scott and James Sidell.
Scott, Robert. (Book A-459) Will Wr. 18 Feb. 1867. Rec. 14 Aug.1869. Estate to be divided four ways: Elizabeth Dubosy, dau; Marion Snodgrass, dau.; to the three living children of my decd son _____ Scott, one part; to the children of my decd son, George S. Scott, one part.
Scott, Walter. (Book B-425) Will Wr. 1875. Rec. 1880. My wife, Agnes Scott, the dwelling house on Walnut Street. To the widow and three children of my decd son, John, $25 each; my son, William, $500; Robert $700; to my son, James and my son David; to the children of my dau. Ann (Mrs. Culbertson) now decd, one equal share. James Scott, exec.
Sears, (Sayers) John M. (Complete Record L-131) 17 Aug. 1861 Absolem Hankins appointed adm. of John M. Sayers. Martha Sayers widow. Aaron Hankins Sec. 7 May 1863. John Hankins appointed gdn of Martha, widow and heir. Sayers died in the service of the United States.
Searles, Thomas C. (Will Book A-312) Will Wr. 15 Oct. 1821. Rec. 17 Oct. 1821. Wife, Annette all my estate. Adm. George Logan, Beaumont Price, and David McClure. Wit: R.C. Talbott, John Howes, Charles McPhecters and Eliza Howes. (Book B-16) inventory 1823.
Settles, John (Suttle) (Book B) adm. Died 1833. Jane Settles, gdn of Bartimus Milton Settles and Henrietta Settles, minors; Henry, William, Polly Hudson, Martha Ann Walker, John Settles, Josiah Settles, adults. NE 24-4-8 (Big Creek). (Probate Book A) 1835. Jane Settle, adm. Heirs: Henry, Josiah, John, William B. Settle; Lewallen F. Walker, Peter B. Hudson, Jane gdn of Bartemus Milton & Henrietta Bythemia Settle.
Settle, William. (Book C) Adm 1827.
Seymour, Abijah. H. (Book B-354) Will Wr. 1 Dec.1857. Rec. 25 July 1878. My wife, Sarah M., real estate in Madison Twp. And she also to be exec.
Shambaugh, Adeline Sophia. (Will Book C-407) (Book D-424) Will Wr. 28 Dec. 1840. Rec. 28 Jan. 1841. Dau: May Josephine Geyer; heirs of Henry Weyland, a brother-in-aw of Bremen; Caroline Oliveas Lee, dau of Jesse G. Lee. Witnesses: James Cochran and Elias Phillips.
Shannon, George. (Probate Book H 1849) Heirs: George Shannon Jr; Thomas Shannon, heirs of John Shannon, decd; Mary McMillen; Jane Reed; Benjamin Miller and wife; John Lyon and wife.
Shannon, John, decd, (Book E-525) John Rees, gdn of John, George, Martha Ann, Robert, Sarah, Margaret, Mary Elizabeth, and Thomas Shannon.
Shannon, Sarah. (Book A-544) Will Wr. 7 Aug. 1868. Rec. 5 Feb. 1872. Niece: Sarah A. Werle.
Shannon, William. (Book A) adm, 20 May 1820. Mary Shannon, widow. William and John Shannon, infants; Margaret, age 11; Michael, age 9; Edmond, age 8; Helen, age 2.
Sharpe, Henry. (Book E-510) Will noncupative, died 18 Oct. 1841. Will given 13 Oct. Property to German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Madison. Anthony Ott, exec. Left no widow.
Sharpe, Ross. (Probate Book D-393) Will Wr. 1 May 1840. Rec. 14 Aug. 1840. Land SW1/4 34-5-9. Dau. Jane McClintick Sharp; sons, William and Alex Sharpe. Congregation of New Lower Big Creek. (Secession Church). Exec. James Graham, Daniel M. Sharp. (Book D-581?) William Sharp, age 15, chose Angus McKay, gdn.
Shaw, John. (Book A-196) Will Wr. 8 June 1860. My wife, Nancy S. Shaw. Son, Theodore A. Shaw, $1,000; son, Edwin C. Shaw, $1,000; dau. Eleanor Shaw, $300; sons Charles G. and George W. To be exec. of this will. Dau. Sally B.
Shaw, David. (Book A-196) 8 June 1860. My wife Nancy S. Shaw; son Theodore A. Shaw, $1,000, son, Edwin C. Shaw, $1000; dau. Eleanora Shaw, $500; sons Charles G. and George W. to be execs of this will. Dau. Sally B.
Shaw, John. [DAR transcription does not give Book and page] Will Wr. 27 March 1880. Rec. 22 Feb. 1883. To my son, John C. Shaw, my homestead, to Archibald Shaw, the West half; my son, James R. Shaw, $100; to Mary Etta Stutsman, one bed and bedding and $25. John Tate, exec.
Shaw, Thomas. (Book A-308) Will Wr. 22 May 1863. Rec. 17 May 1864. To my nephew, William Thomas Shaw; brothers, John Shaw, Jannett McKean, $50. Brother Alexander to be exec.
Sheerer, William. (Book B-340) Will Wr. 1 Feb. 1877. Of Hanover, Ind. My wife, Nancy, $1,500; my namesake William Sheerer Watson, son of Kimball G. Watson, $500 when he is 21; my watch to John Sheerer of Morgan Co. or my nephew John Sheerer; Mattie Watson, wife of K.G. Watson, beds and silverplate. To the American Bible Society, 10,000 shares in Railroad stock. A. Lowry Shannon exec.
Sheets, Ann G. (Book A-222) Will Wr. 18 Nov.1851. Rec. 19 July 1861. All to be equally divided between my daus: Elizabeth Jones and my grandchildren, John Tilton and Francis, the children of my decd son, Francis G. Sheets. Son-in-law Robert P. Jones to be exec.
Sheets, George E. (Probate Book J-155) Will Wr. ____ Rec. 28 July 1852. Mother Ann G. Sheets. Witnesses: Geo. N. Waitt, Jacob Weaver, R.B. (?) Davidson.
Sheets, George W. (Guardianship Book) 16 Dec. 1867. Harriet Sheets, gdn of Mary Frances, Sarah Ann, America A. Sheets.
Sheets, Jonah S. (Complete Rec. H.) George N. Sheets Petitioner. Letters granted 1856. Heirs: Harriet E., wife, Thomas Alley; Mary A., wife Benj. Heath; William H. Sheets, age 20; Letitia G., 17; Virginia A; 15; Sylvanus G; 10; Lydia; 7, Lavina; Melissa M., 3.
Sheets, John. (Probate Book I-495) Will Wr. 25 Sept. 1851. Rec. 22 Oct. 1851. Lived in Madison. Wife Ann G. Sheets. Son Francis, decd. Children: dau. Elizabeth Jones. Son-in-law Robert Jones, exec. Witnesses: Washington Thomas, Thomas J. Robinson.
Sheets, Louis (Lewis). (Book A-170) Will Wr. 3 July 1858. Rec. 2 Feb. 1860. My wife, Naomi. Then to be divided between my children: Matilda Yost, Ann Eliza Panamoe ?, Letetia Kelsy; David Sheets, George Sheets; Minerva Keer and my grandchildren, Mary Frances Sheets, David E. Sheets, Alice L. Sheets and George G. Sheets, children of James Sheets, decd.
Shelton, Joseph. (Book C) 1831
Shepherd, Jesse H. (Book B) adm. Children: Louisa Ann and Michael, infant heirs. (Book D-504) 1841. Rebecca Martina, late Sheperd, widow. Heirs: Louisa Ann, age 13, Michael age 11, chose Elias S. Martin gdn.
Sherman, Alpheus. (Book A-524) Will Wr. 13 March 1871. Rec. 11 April 1871. Wife, Almira, all property After her death residue to children: Joseph A. Sherman, Mary, wife of Jonathan Sterns; Elizabeth, wife of James M. Imele; Jeptha B. Sherman; Letitia, wife of Abram Danner; Phelea, wife of Edwin (Irwin or Corwin); Margaret Sherman; Minerva, wife of David Lanham; Manford Sherman; and Lydia, widow of Isaac Miller. Witnesses: John M. Vallilee, Aaron Boyd, James L. or M. Hamilton.
Sherman, Nathaniel. (Book A-129) Will Wr. 6 May 1858. Rec. 2 May 1859. To my wife, farm on which I now reside in Milton Twp. To my wife, then to my children. Witnesses: B. Sherman, Elias McKay.
Shillito, Mary. (Book B-676). Will Wr. 31 Dec. 1883. Rec. 11 Jan. 1884. My decd sister, Lucy; to my mother, $500; my friend, Mrs. Caroline Custer, $50; my cousin, Daniel W. Howe of Indianapolis or his three daus. Ruth Lucy, Stella and Susan Howe; my aunts, Mrs. Lucy Oyler, Franklin, Ind., Mrs. Emily Huston of Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Lucy Tucker, Mrs. Emma Overstreet, daus of my aunt Emily Huston; My cousin Ura Jones, Mrs. Mary. A. Korkly.
Shippen, Ruth B. (Book A-414) Will Wr. 15 Dec.1866. Rec. 31 March 1868. Widow of William Shippen, decd. of Meadville Pa. To my two children: Elizabeth S. and William T., equal shares.
Short, Mary. (Book B-20) Will Wr. 6 Jan. 1872. Rec. 12 July 1872. Wife of George Short. My property to my five children, share and share alike. Isaac M. Short, George N. Short, Mary Devon, Henry Short, and Sarah E. Yourd. Wit: Leroy Fleming and D.G. Phillips.
Silgrad, Peter. (Book A-447) Will Wr. 13 Sept. 1865. Rec. 5 March 1869. To my wife, Mary Ann Silgrad and my children, John Silgrad, Mary Froehlick, wife of George Froehlick, Peter Silgrad and Joanna Silgrad.
Simenton, Robert. (Will Book A p. 94) 12 Sept. 1818. William Alexander, adm. With John Richie and George Logan, Security.
Simenton, Robert. (Probate Book H-382) Will Wr. 12 June 1848. Rec. 27 June 1849. Wife Agnes or Nancy. Lot in Madison deeded him by Arch. A. Dinwiddie, 2 9 Mar. 1815; lot in Hanover. Land NW 12-3-9 deeded him by James and Catherine Alley, 7 Feb. 1839. Children: Martha, Williamson, Miriam. Wife and son Robert, exec. Witnesses: Wm. Wilson, J.R. Miller.
Simmons, Martha. (Probate Book I-400) Will Wr. 13 May 1851. Rec. 7 July 1851. Grand daughter Martha Jane Smith; grandson George C. Smith; dau. Hannah Smith. Friend George Chamberlain, exec. Witnesses: Francis A. Fair, Belsora B. Thompson.
Simmons, William Sr. (Book A-1) Will Wr. 13 Dec. 1848. Rec. 15 Jan. 1853. My son, William Simmons Jr. My oldest dau. Elizabeth Simmons, now Elizabeth Brent, $100; my second dau. Sarah Roberts, formerly Sarah Simmons, $20; Nancy Sidebottom, $100; my daughter, Polly Kirk, $100; Susan Williams, formerly Susan Simmons, and to the heirs of Samuel Simmons, $100. Son William to be exec.
Simmons. William. (Book B-508) Will Wr. 27 May 1880. Rec. 9 July 1881. Catherine, my wife, eighty acres; then to my seven children, children of my wife: Catherine, Elizabeth Hendricks, William A. Simmons, Stephen A. Simmons, Wright W. Simmons, Thomas A Simmons, Oliver P. Simmons, and Charles W.
Simpers, Amos. (Probate Book E-298) Will Wr. 31 Oct. 1839. Rec. 12 Nov. 1839. Two sons and two daus. Sons, Richard R. and John Simpers; dau. Rosa and Ann Simpers. Phebe Mitchell Simpers. 5 children. [This is as transcribed by the DAR. Is Phebe a fifth child?] Wm. C. Sullivan, Richard Simpers, exec. Witnesses: Hiram Harris, Charles W. Stewart, John Warfield.
Simpson, Jonathan. (Book A-287) 10 Apr. 1863. I am now moving to Nelson Co., Ky., my former home property in Indiana and Kentucky; my grandson, John Simpson, son of my son, James Simpson, now in Texas, $1,000 when he shall arrive at the age of 21; my dau. Mary M. Jones and my son, James Simpson.
Sipe, Frederick. (Book C-38) Will Wr. 3 May 1827 two days before his death. Noncupative will rec. 11 May 1827. Wife Mary, children not named in will. Elizabeth, age 15, William, age 12, Mary, age 7, Henry, age 5, David W., age 2, Jane, age 3 mo.
Skeene, David. (Book C-98) Will Wr. 2 March 1828. Rec. 13 June 1828. Wife, Polly. Children: John Wesley; Jonathan, James, Washington, William and Eliner. Witnesses:
Levi Poston, Stephen Ellis, William Moore. Exec.: Charles H. Spencer. (Book C-232) settlement, infant son John Wesley Skeen. (Book C-284) in settlement of Elizabeth Williams by James Compland, [sic Copeland] receives of Mary Skeen, adm of estate of David Skeen, $14.25 part of portion of Eleanor P. Copeland of estate of Elinor Skeen, decd 30 Apr. 1830. Final Settlement: (Probate Book P-315). Nov. 1830. Final settlement David Skeen. Polly Skeen and Charles R. Spencer, execs.
Skeen, Eleanor. (Book C-284) 30 Apr. 1830. Recd of Mary Skeen, adm of estate of David Skeen, $14.25, part of portion of Eleanor Copeland of estate of Elinor Skeen decd.
Skeen, Jonathan P. (Book B-352) Will Wr. 17 Apr. 1878. Rec. 5 June 1878. My wife, Nancy June, she also to be exec.
Skeen, Jonathan. (Complete Record U-536) (Final Settlement U-538-539) Annie Lee, Mary Lee, Elizabeth Ellis, Scott Buchanan, John D. Buchanan, William Skeen, Jonathan P. Skeen, Elizabeth E. Skeen, Nancy A Skeen, Sarah R. Skeen.
Skeen, Margaret. (Complete Record U-262) William Skeen, gdn of Margaret decd. Vs. William, Jonathan P., Ida, Elizabeth E., Nancy A, James R., infants.
Skeen, Mary. (Probate Book G-429) Will Wr. 2 Jan. 1848. Rec. 18 Jan. 1848. Shelby Twp. Sons: Jonathan, John W., James R. Grandsons: David F.; Robert R, James, son of Jonathan. Granddaughter, Mary Jane, dau of James R. Sarah Holley. Witnesses: Charles R. Spencer, George Harper.
Skinner, Frederick. (Book E-523) Will Wr. 5 Apr. 1841. Rec. 20 Jan. 1842. Wife, Amy, land SE 14-4-11 on NW of Brushy Fork Creek. Land deeded to me by Wm. Lawson, ten acres, where I now live. Son, Daniel Skinner; dau. Polly Brumbarger, Nancy Cooper and husband, Thomas Cooper, Sarah Alexander and husband Thomas Alexander. Witnesses: William Lawson and Jesse Fugit.
Smith, Alex. (Book C) 1830. Emily Mitchell, late Emily Smith and George Roseberry. Robert Smith, adm.
Smith, Carey. (Probate Book) A 1835. Saluda, died 1834. Bro. Addison Smith, land in 13-2-9. Heirs: Addison Smith; Reuben Rankins and Malvina, his wife; Daniel Talbott and Lucy, his wife; non-residents of Indiana; James Smith. See (Deed Book D-273)
Smith, Henry. (Book C) adm 1827. Jane Smith, widow. Jane, age 14, Betsey, age 11.
Smith, Irby. (Book A-161) Will Wr. 6 Oct. 1859. Rec. 28 Dec. 1859. My wife, Ann Maria Smith (firm of Smith and Brooks.) Son-in-law is Gilbert M. Brookes; my dau: Catherine Todd Brooks; my youngest dau. Lanna Jane Smith; my dau. Lavina June Smith. Gdn of Lavina, a minor, to be Robert W. Todd. Nathan Powell, Exec.
Smith, James H. (Book A-54) Will Wr. 9 Feb. 1856. Rec. 25 Feb. 1856. To my wife, Rebecca F Smith, all real and personal for the support of herself and our infant son, Joseph Scott Smith.
Smith, James. (Probate Book F-369) James Smith and Thomas Smith, John H. Taylor, gdn.
Smith, Jane. (Book A-205) Will Wr. 16 Jan. 1861. Rec. March 1861. Presbyterian Church and my grandson, Brainerd Smith.
Smith, John. (Will Book A-114) Will Wr. 13 Sept. 1818. Rec. 20 Nov. 1818. Madison Twp. SW1/4 30-5-10, dau and only heir, Sally Ann Smith, living with John Burns. (Probate Book A-9) 1820. (Book C) Sally Ann, age 12 in 1828. (Probate Book A) 1835, died Sept. 1818, dau Sally m. Hugh Steele. She was aged 4 in 1818. Her uncle, Thomas Jamison offered to look after her. Land SW1/4 30-5-10. Wit: Justus Rich, James Burns and James Chenowith.
Smith, John. (Book B-167) Canaan, Ind. Will Wr. 2 Jan.1874. My wife, Anna Smith, all real and personal property. Then to my sons, Joseph and William, Each $100; Also to the heirs of my decd son, Samuel Smith, my daus, Mary and Susan Smith. John W. Benefiel, wit.
Smith, John. (Book B-437) Will Wr. 17 Sept. 1878. Rec. 11 June 1880. Monroe Twp. My wife, Eliza Smith, all real and personal property and at her death to be divided equally between my six surviving sons and daus and my decd dau. Mehitable McGee heirs; my eldest son, Albert G., one seventh; 2nd son, William L. one seventh; John G. Smith, Eliza Jane Days, Margaret Indiana Mayer, Mary Elizabeth Smith, all one seventh part; to my grandchildren, the children of my decd dau. Mehitable McGee, James A.F. McGee, George F. McGee, Howard H. McGee, Harry Smith McGee, John W. M. McGee, and Mary Jane McGee, each one seventh part. My wife, Eliza to be exec.
Smith, Joseph. (Book A) adm.
Smith, Mark. (Probate Book J-66) Will Wr. ? Rec. 11 March 1852. Madison. Five children: Martha, Rhoda, William, Hannah, Lucretia. Nathan Hawkins, exec. Witnesses: Saml and John H. Taylor, Peter Boothe.
Smith, Robert. (Book B-237). Will Wr. 1867. To my wife. Son: Milton Smith, 160 acres, also fifty acres; Eliza Smith; four daus. Minerva, Eviline, Louisa and Juliana and dau. Elvina Smith, 1 mare.
Smith, Robert M. (Book A-127) Will Wr. 30 Sept. 1853. Rec. 23 March 1859. To Sarah Danalow of Jennings Co., my father and mother, Joshua and Jane Smith an undivided half; my son, Brainerd W.T. Smith and William W. Woolen to be exec.
Smith, Solomon. (Book C) adm 1827.
Smith, William. (Probate Book A) 1832. Rosanna Smith, adm.
Smith, William. (Book E-134) 1838. Charles Wesley Smith, age 14 on May 15. William Watlington, gdn.
Smith, William. (Book B-474) Will Wr. 2 Feb. 1861. Rec. 26 Feb. 1881. Lancaster Twp., everything to Catherine Smith.
Smitha, John. (Book B-29) Will Wr. 13 Feb. 1872. Rec. 28 Aug. 1872. My beloved wife, Polly, all real and personal property; after her death to William B. Smitha, heirs; James Smitha, Mary J. Smitha, Lucinda Smitha, John R. Smitha, Nancy Smitha, Alexander Smitha, Cordelia Smitha, $1 each; grandson, Ruben Smitha, son of Robert Smitha, $1; Also, Susan A. New; Granville Smitha, John W. Smitha, Susan C. Clair ?, Hickman N Smitha and George W. Riley. Son, Granville Smitha, exec. Wit: Ryker Robbins and George W. McLelland.
Smock, Jacob. (Book C-163) Samuel Smock, gdn of Samuel, age 12; Benjamin, age 10; Elizabeth, age 7; Jacob, age 4; orphans of Jacob Smock decd. 1829.
Smock, Lucy. (Book B-216) Will Wr. 23 Apr. 1875. Rec. 12 May 1875. Of North Madison. Son, John W. Umbright; niece, Mary C. Scruggs. Exec: Eben Rogers. Wit: William J. Friedely and Cynthia Prudel
Smock, Samuel. (Probate Book D) Will Wr. 29 June 1832. Rec 25 July 1833. Wife,
Rachel. Land in SE 9-3-9. Sons: Peter, Samuel R., David V., Jacob, Abraham, Archibald C., John. Daus: Deborah Seaburn & Mary. Peter, land in Indianapolis district W1/2 SW1/4 11-14-4; Deborah; E1/2 NW 9-14-4, Indianapolis district; Samuel R W1/2 NE1/4 14-14-4 Indianapolis district; friend Samuel S. Ryker, sons John and Peter, exec. (Probate Book F-557), David, Andrew W., Isom and Sarah Bashears, David [word missing?] Peter Smock, executor of Samuel Smock.
Snider, John. (Book B) adm. 1823
Snodgrass, George R. (Book A-187) Will Wr. 30 Aug. 1860. Rec. 29 Sept. 1860. My wife, Marion Snodgrass and after her death to our children, Robert S. Snodgrass, Hugh C. Snodgrass, George K. Snodgrass, Mary E. Snodgrass, Charlotte E. Snodgrass, Mary Isabell Snodgrass and John C. Snodgrass
Snodgrass, Hugh. (Will Book B-139) Will Wr. 2 Feb. 1825. Rec. 1 Sept. 1825. Wife, Charlotte; son, Isham Snodgrass; others not named.
Snow, Ambrose. (Book C) Nancy Snow, adm. 1830
Snyder, William F. or P. (Probate Book I-399) Will Wr. 21 May 1851. Rec. 2 July 1851. Lived in Madison. Wife, Mathilda Snyder, exec. Witnesses: T. Pogue, Wm. Keuthan.
Soper, Henry L. (Probate Book A) adm. 1834. Will page 437. Wr. 31 May 1834. Rec. 26 June 1834; Mother, Rhoda Soper; brother, Alonzo C. Soper of Johnson Co., Ind.; sister, Julia Soper of Jennings Co. Wife, not named; two sons and two daus. (Book A Complete Record-55). Julia Watson, only sister of Henry Soper, lived Jennings Co.
Spear, Andrew. (Book A-501) Will Wr. 20 Dec. 1869. Rec. 18 Aug. 1870. My widow, Mary. Miriam Wilson Caldwell and Mary Jane Heynes [or Haynes?]. James W. Spear, Nancy H. Spear,. Brothers-in-law: John H. Dunn and Mark Tilton.
Speer, Margaret. (Book B-659) Will Wr. 6 Nov. 1882. Rec. 31 July 1883. Being the relict of Daniel Speer, decd. My whole estate to my niece, Sarah I. McKean.
Spencer, Charles Robinson. (Book A-13) Will Wr. 15 Aug. 1845. Rec. 25 March 1853. To my wife, as along as she remains my widow; my children: William Jonathan, Milton, Martha Annie Anderson, Benjamin Franklin, Simpson, Absolom, and Charles Robinson. My wife and my son Spencer to be adm.
Spleen/Splain, Mary. (Probate Book T. [Complete Probate?] T-85) 1881 Madison Bear, adm. Brothers and sisters: Robert, William (unsound mind), Leander, Minerva Frost, Eliza Bear, Samuel M., minor?, Walter S., Lydia Shadday, Nellie Gray decd and heirs. William Splain Sr.
Splain (Spleen), William. (Guardianship Book) 24 March 1864. Franklin Joyce gdn of Robert, Amelia, Margaret, Sarah Minerva, Eliza, Leander, William, Samuel T., and Maryann Splain, heirs of William.
Splain, William. (Complete Record U-534) 5 Feb. 1883. Gdnship of William Splain, insane, Madison Bear, gdn.
Sprague, Clinton. (Probate Book H-214) Will Wr. 13 Nov. 1848; rec. 9 Dec. 1848. Eliza Sprague, wife and exec.; three children: Melvin, Hosea and Elbert. Witnesses: J.C. Tibbetts, Thos. J. Wells.
Sprout, Nathaniel E. (Probate F-23) Aug. 1842. Charles Woodward appointed gdn of Charlotte Sprout and Phebe Sprout, infant heirs of said Nathaniel.
Stafford, Leah. (Probate Book I-523) Will Wr. 22 Dec. 1851. Rec. 31 Dec. 1851. Lived in Madison. Grandchildren: William Evans and Letitia Wilson, house and lot in Madison which was deeded by Michael and Edward Shannon to my only child, Elizabeth Stafford. Brother-in-law, Stepney Stafford. Witnesses: W.J. Lodge, M.S. Bright.
Stafford, Mason F. (Book A-12) Will Wr. 12 Apr. 1853. Rec. 17 Nov. 1853. Of North Madison. My father left me nothing; my mother, now Maria Walker, supported me and educated me; her husband, Ezra Walker. I leave it in trust to my brother, James M. Stafford for my mother.
Stafford, Peter F. Decd 1837. (Probate Book E-89) Sampson Ragan, gdn for Rebecca Ann Stafford, age 14, 14 Jan. 1835; William Stafford, age 13, 9 Sept. 1837; Lucy and Adeline Stafford, under 14.
Stansberry, Washington. (Book A-497) Will Wr. 5 April 1870. Rec. 31 May 1870. Widow, Lydia. Daus: Lydia Jane, Alvira, Cynthiana and Lydia Adaline. Sons: Jefferson, Randolph, James K.P. Also John Y. Stansberry
Staples, Nathaniel. (Will in Probate Book F-366) Will not copied by DAR.
Stark/Starks, Sarah. (Probate Book F-1) Aug. 1842. Sarah appointed gdn of John Stark, age about 13 years and 10 months; Louisa Jane Stark, aged 11 years on the 7th day of April 1842; Eliza Starks, aged 10 years on the 6th of Nov. 1842; Amos Starks, aged eight years on the 10th of Dec. 1842; Sarah Starks, aged six years on the 26th day of Sept. 1842; infant of Amos Starks, decd.
Steele, Arrison W. (Probate Order Book U-107) 7 Apr. 1882. Benjamin F. Harvey named adm.
Steele, Hugh. (Book C-118) Will Wr. 27 March 1828. Rec. 3 Sept. 1828. Wife, Catherine; daus: Jane and Polly; three sons: Hugh, William and Marshall.
Steinhardt, Peter. (Book B-482) Will Wr. 29 Sept. 1874. Rec. 4 Apr. 1881. Property on corner of Walnut and Fifth Street. John being the oldest son, Louisa, Caroline, Maria, Andrew, Peter and Joseph. Wife, mentioned..
Stephen, John Peter. (Book B-365) Of the City of Madison, to my wife, Margaret Dorothea, all my estate; my son, Peter, my dau. Elizabeth Eisenlast; my son, John Stephen, Adam Stephen.
Sterrett, James. (Book A-261) Will Wr. 8 June 1860. Rec. 22 Jan. 1863. Shelby Township. My dau. Mary Ann Sterrett, $600, William A. Stevenson, $400. To rest of my children, Barbara Stevenson, Jane Taylor, Margaret Culbertson, Mary Ann Sterrett, Barbara Stevenson heirs: James Stevenson, Mary Stevenson, Robert Stevenson, William Stevenson; Christopher Whitton to be gdn.
Sterritt, James J. (Book C) Adm. 1830.
Sterritt, Myrtilla. (Book B) 1836. Adm. (Book D-388) William Dunn, adm. Of land of M.I. Sterritt, Andrew Sterritt, Benjamin S. Sterritt, William Sterritt, John Sterritt, Nathan Sterritt, Maria Agnew Sterritt, and Myrtilla Bishop, heirs of Myrtille I. Sterritt, non residents, 1836. Page 501, 506. John Bruner and Jane, late Jane Sterritt vs. Wm. Dunn, adm. Of Myrtilla Sterritt, decd.
Stevens, John. (Book B) adm 1825
Stevenson, Benjamin C. (Book C) 1832.
Stevenson, Robert Sr. (Will Wr. in Jefferson Co., but not on file. In possession of a descendent) Written 27 Feb. 1861. Proved 12 Oct. 1867. Shelby Twp. Wife Janet Stevenson, real estate in Shelby Twp. and personal property. Daughter Janet Stevenson to the care and management of her mother. Daughter to receive $1,200 if she outlives her mother and to live with live with one of her brothers or sisters. Otherwise the $1,200 to be divided heirs: Robert Stevenson, Elizabeth Vanosdol, James Stevenson, George Stevenson, the children of Margaret Demaree and also the children of Jean Demaree. Any difficulty to be settled by arbitration. Executors: sons, Robert and James. Witnesses: John Dalgleish Senior, William Dalgleish. (Deed Book G-119) 26 Oct. 1871. Daniel Demaree and Frances, George and Angeline Demaree, to George Stevenson, quit claim, E1/2 NW 1/4 8-5-12, 80 acres. s(Deed Book 26-285) 2 Aug. 1871 Robert Stevenson and Sarah to George Stevenson.
Stevenson, Robert. [Book not copied]. 1881 Wife: Sarah. Children: Charles Stevenson, Sarah Hillis, Robert Stevenson Jr.; George Stevenson; David Stevenson, Mary Connell wife of William. Granddaughter: Lilly A. Short.
Stevenson, William. (Book A-116) 10 Dec.1857. Rec. 29 Sept. 1858. Wife, Sarah Ann. Children.
Stewart, Isaiah. [No book given] Appointed gdn for his own children for purposes of receiving legacy from grandfather. David, age 12, Cynthia Ann, age 10, William, age 8.
Stewart, John. (Book C) 1823. NW 29-5-12. John Tait, D. Emery, appraisers. Land sold to John Spencer, 1827.
Stewart, John. (Probate Book J-249) Will Wr. 3 July 1852. Rec. 26 Oct. 1852. Shelby Twp. Wife, Rebecca, divorced, and children by her, Mary Ann Stewart, now Mary Ann Vernon; Aaron W. Stewart; John P. Stewart. David Henry of Switzerland Co., exec. Witnesses: Henry Surber, Mary Surber, Henry W. Demaree.
Stiver, David. (Book B-596) Will Wr. 14 Oct. 1882. Rec. 27 Nov. 1882. My wife, Indiana Stiver, all estate.
Stivers, John. (Book B) adm. Rebecca, wife of John Stivers, adm.
Stipp. (Book C) 1828. Mahala Stipp, age 11, chose Wm. Baker, gdn.
Stone, John W. (Book B) Adm. 1836
Stonehouse, Thomas. (Book B) 1836, mentions Agnes, James and Adam Stonehouse.
Storm, Lydia. (Book A-186) Will Wr. 14 Jan. 1860. Rec. 4 Sept. 1860. My dau. Mary G. Sellick, the family Bible, etc.; my grandson, Sanford C. Sellick, my second Bible; my son, William H. Storm, bed and bedding; my dau. Mary E. Steele, bed and bedding; my dau. Josephine Stanley, bed and bedding; and Mary E. Steele, the same.
Stout, Jediah. (Book C-286) 2 Aug. 1830, Fayette Co., adm.
Strader, Samuel M. (Book B-21) Will Wr. 3 May 1872. Rec. 30 May 1872. Wife to share same as children: son, Samuel M. Strader and gdn of my minor children. Wit: Jno. R. Cravens and Robert Cravens. Also Mrs. Maggie Strader, Samuel M. Strader Jr. and Caroline Strader and Julia Strader.
Stratton, William H. (Probate Book A) 1834. Susan Stratton. Children.
Stribling, William L. (Probate Book J-261) Will Wr. 17 Oct. 1852. Rec 14 Dec. 1852. Wife, Sarah B.; father, T.T. Stribling; Margaret T., dau of Newton Stribling; Sarah K. Losey; Charlotte Ellen Taulman. Remainder to go to children of my brothers and sisters. Exec: Evan L. Taulman, James Holman Losey. Witnesses: James C. Patton, Joseph Roberts.
Stuart, John. (Book B) 1824. Wife, Anna. Children (three) Mary, the oldest.
Stucker, Andrew. (Probate Book F-89 F-307) 1844. Elizabeth Stucker, gdn of Sarah Ann, age 17 years nine mos.; Andrew J., age 15 eight mos.; Jacob A, age 14 seven mos.; Samuel A. eight mos., age 11; Francis M., age 10, nine mos.; Barbara C, age 7 years nine mos.; Cynthia J, age 5 years eight mos.; William J., age 3 years seven mos. Exec: Jacob Stucker.
Stucker, Henry. (Probate Book D-276) Will Wr. 2 Aug. 1834. Rec. 20 Nov. 1834. Wife, Lydia. Children not named.
Stucker, Henry. (Book X-596) George and Cordelia, his wife; Stephen and Louisa, his wife; Jacob and Jane, his wife; Elizabeth Cantrell. Quit claim to Napoleon B. Patterson and John Patterson.
Stucker, John. (E-350 or H350) William Gaddis, adm. Vs. Heirs of John Stucker and Jacob Bowman. Nancy Stucker, widow. Children: William, Jacob, Martin, Jeptha, Mary Nancy
Stucker, Malissa. (Book A-231) Will Wr. 4 Sept. 1861. Rec. 14 Jan. 1862. My dau. Joan F. Reid, wife of John M. Reid, the farm in Saluda Twp., which was given to my husband, Reason Stucker, by his father, Jacob Stucker. My decd. Dau. Sarah M. Antle, former wife of Jacob Antle.
Stucker, Michael. (Book C-276) Will Wr. 5 Sept. 1829. Rec. 8 July 1830. Wife, Nancy. Son, John decd, sons, William, Jacob Martin, Jeptha; daus. Nancy, Mary, Susannah, equal parts. Exec.: James Glover.
Stucker, Stephen G. (Book A-473) Will Wr. 16 Apr. 1868. Rec. 1 Nov. 1869. My wife, Louisa; sons: Jacob H. and Charles S. Stucker. Other heirs: Catherine A., Montgomery, Emily J. Chitwood, Sarah E. McFadden, Lida McFadden, Margaret Gom, Louisa P. Boyd. John H. Stucker and Jacob H. Stucker, my children and heirs.
Sturges, Minard. (Book A-269) Will Wr. 1 Sept. 1860. Rec. 21 March 1863. My wife, Eliza. Children.
Sturgis, Rachel. (Book A-439) Will Wr. 2 Apr. 1867. Rec. 25 Jan. 1869. To my son, Zebulin B. Sturgus, all my estate.
Suggan, James. (Book C-313) Will Wr. 29 May 1830. Rec. 12 Oct. 1830. Wife, Prissa and her son, John Matthews.
Sullivan, Charlotte. (Book B-226) Will Wr. 13 Nov. 1873. Rec. 17 June 1875. Widow of Jeremiah Sullivan. Son, Jerry Sullivan, three daus., and to my son, Jerry, my decd husbands gold headed cane, now in the bureau of the attic; his gold watch (now at Brooks store and the silver goblet bearing his name.) My three daus., Margaret, Charlotte and Mary, to have bedding, linens; my grandson, George, son of Algernon Sullivan, the brown Morocco easy chair, etc; to child of my decd, dau Eliza. To the two sons, Thomas L. and Hampton Sullivan, sons of my eldest son, Thomas; Margaret (Mrs. Burnett) one share; to George, son of my son, Algernon, one share; to my dau. Charlotte E. (Mrs. Sullivan) one share; to Jerry C., my youngest son, one share; to my dau. Mary (Mrs. Tellinghart) one share; to my granddaughter, Maggie Harris, the child of my decd. dau. Eliza, one share.
Sullivan, Jeremiah. (Book A-518) Will Wr. 4 Jan 1865. Rec. 13 Dec. 1870. Wife, Charlotte R.
Sutherland, Robert. (Book B-35) Will Wr. 10 Sept. 1868. Rec. 1872. My wife, Emily
Sutherland, late Emily Powell, all my property land in Canada occupied by Janie Sutherland; our children. Wit: George S. Smith and Amos Frost.
Swan, Andrew. (Probate Book D) Will Wr. 27 Aug. 1835. Rec. 3 Nov. 1835. Wife, Susannah and Martha Thorn to have all proceeds during lifetime. Sons: John L. Swan. Daus: Martha T. Swan and Jane T. Swan.
Swan, James L. (Book B-269) Will Wr. 12 Feb. 1876. Rec. 22 Jan. 1878. My niece, Nancy A. Morton, $1,000; my niece, Nancy Ray; my nephew, William Swan, son of Taylor Swan and grandson of Thomas Swan, my nephew William Swan, son of John Swan, decd. and grandson of Thomas Swan; my nephews, Robert and John Henning; my niece, Mary Henning, heirs of Nancy Henning decd.; my bro. George Swan; my nephew John H. Swan, son of George Swan. My brother, George Swan, to be exec.
Swan, John. (Probate Book D) Will Wr. 19 Sept. 1835. Rec. 3 June 1836. Wife, Jennet. Son, George A., N1/2 of farm; dau. Ann Swan, Nancy Swan, Charlotte Swan, south half of farm. Exec.: son, James L. Swan.
Swan, John. (Book A-217) Will Wr. 1 May 1859. Rec. 31 Aug. 1861. My wife, Mary; son, Thomas P. Swan to have 160 acres; my daus. Jane Swan, Margaret Swan, Charlotte Swan, Nancy Swan, Mary Ann Swan and Martha Swan, to have $1,000 each.
Swan, Thomas. (Book A-309) Will Wr. 16 July 1864. Rec. 8 Aug. 1864. My son, Thomas Taylor Swan, land in Saluda Township; Robert Swan, son, also sons John and James, dau. Nancy T. Dickerson.
Swan, William. (Book A-318) Will Wr. 20 Sept. 1864. James I. Swan.
Sweet, Nancy. (Book B-285) Will Wr. 19 Sept. 1876. Rec. 19 Oct. 1876. Everything to my sister, Jane Sweet. Wit: Abram Ransom Sweet and William Riley Sweet.
Sweezey, Richard. (Probate Book F-60) 10 May 1842. My wife Cloda to have everything. Daughter Teressa.