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Early Settlers Page (Probate Settlements, 1808-1832)

Submitted by Mary Ferm

Knox Co, Ohio Probate Settlements, 1808-1832
Index of estates on LDS film 2117634
Notes by Mary Ferm July 2006

Film consists of loose papers arranged by case # that are stored in boxes;
includes many original signatures on receipts and ious; this index is only
complete for the names of the deceased, not for all the business associates

(Box # 4) Settlements of cases # 1-40
Case #: Estate of: Dates: Notes: (this is only a sample of contents)
1 Henry Crotinger 1799, 1800 mentions daughter Mary, also Margret & Jacob; 1808
receipt from Mary's husband Adams Lowe; "Mar 15, 1799
received of Jacob Crottinger 59 pounds 19 shillings &
7 pence in full of my wife's part of the estate of
Henry Crottinger late of Baltimore Co, deceased Peter
Myer his mark"; 1800 receipt for Piter Crotinger's share
of the estate of Henery deceased
2 Joseph Moore/Moor 1807-1814 receipts to John Sawyer at Clinton, loan to Samuel Farquhar
3 Samuel Rich 1814-1816 note to Samíl H Smith, an account of items sold on credit;
agreement Apr 13 1812 with Patrick & John Cunningham of
NewArk Licking Co Ohio; receipt to Gilman Bryant from John
Davidson appraiser for fee paid 1816; 1815 sworn statement
by Arius [?] Nye that Samíl Rich "formerly of Zanesville &
late of Mt Vernon"..."while doing business for Ichabod Nye"
received of Samíl Rich a note of the Bank of Pennsylvania
dates 1804.
4 Michael Shinnaburg 1803  
5 Ephraim Bottoms 1817-1818  
6 Daniel B Bryant 1817-1819  
7 William Caywood 1816-1819  
8 James Hunter 1818  
9 Edward Jones 1816-1817 includes undated voucher signed by David Johnson saying he
had received 0.93 owed to him by Edward Jones
10 Isaac MClary 1809  
11 David Rogers 1817-1819  
12 Isaac Jackson 1812-1816 includes receipt signed by Andrew Kirkpatrick saying he had
received 75 cents from the estate, paid in full
13 James Speakman 1820-1822  
14 Philip Walter 1802-1817  
15 Wm Evans 1810-1820  
16 Preston Hubble 1818-1824  
17 James Hanna 1822-1825  
18 James Hannah 1824  
19 Jane Strong 1824-1825 of Chester Twp
20 William Hornback 1823-1826  
21 James Smith 1826 of Mt. Vernon, includes list of subscribers to a soon to be
published New Testament
22 Catharine Peoples 1820-1822 also spelled Pepels
23 Curtis Terril 1822-1823  
24 Bar Bartholomew Bartlett 1818-1821  
25 Ann Miller, Thos Miller 1820-1822 both estates
26 Joseph Nozier 1820-1821 or Mosier(s)?
27 Andrew McRoberts 1818-1820  
28 Rowley Guardian 1823 receipt from Isaac Rowley to Samuel Rowley for the trouble
of taking care of him from 1820 to June 4, 1821
29 Steven Carls 1822-1825 or Carle?
30 Marshal Clark 1817-1821  
31 Paul Wilkes 1822 or Wilker or Wilkin?
32 Cornelius Barklow 1819-1822 includes receipt by J. S. Johnston for 6.11 paid in full by
administrator 23 May, 1820
33 Thomas Miller 1805-1822  
34 Samuel Young no date  
35 Samuel H. Smith 1812-1817 includes certificates for shares in the Bank of Muskingum
36 Jacob Trump 1818-1822  
37 William Reynolds 1824-1827  
38 John Dalrymple 1825-1827  
39 Titus Hills 1823-1827  
("Box 5") Settlements of cases #40-83, continued from Box 4
Case #: Estate of: Dates: Notes: (this is only a sample of contents)
40 William Thrift 1826-1827  
41 Thos McGin 1826 or Magin or McGinn
42 David Norton 1825-1827  
43 John Miller 1826  
44 David Campbell 1824-1827  
45 documents missing    
46 Margaret Colin 1827 or Coler?
47 Michael Harter 1822-1827 includes statement by Justice of the Peace of Richland Co
for Abraham Armentrout who had note for labor done
48 Rachel Ashcraft 1812-1823 includes debt owed to Joseph Coleman for going to Pennsylvania
and settling her business Oct 1821
49 Francis Etherton 1816-1821 also written as "Fr. Atherton", receipt from Nathaniel Young
Executor of Estate of Wm Evans; election of debt John Johnson
vs Peter Armstrong July 22, 1828 for $400
50 Curtis Terril 1825  
51 Hugh Boren 1824 born Boonsburgh/Boorenburgh
52 John Bricker 1818-1823  
53 John Campbell 1822-1825  
54 Margaret Coles 1824-1826  
55 Saml Corwin 1814-1825  
56 John Harrod 1815-1818  
57 Guardian, heirs of Wm Evans 1827  
58 Casper Cramer 1815-1817  
59 Mary Ann Crouse 1823-1828 Gilman Bryant, guardian
60 William Craig 1826-1828  
61 Moses Craig 1823-1825  
62 William Evans 1816-1823  
63 Samual Harrod 1828 Levi H. Harrod, guardian of Samíl & Levi, sons of John Harrod,
deceased  
64 Henry Haines 1820-1826  
65 George Sapps 1808-1812  
66 Paul Walker 1817 Walken [?]
67 John Harrod 1814 includes promissory notes executed to him by David Johnson
for 5.25 (1814) & others; papers from the estate of "Margaret
Newell widow Thomas filia" (1818); statement of balance for
estate of Samuel Rich (1818); also for Cornelius Young, Moses
Morris, Arial Strong late of Morris Twp (1815), Administrator
Jane Strong; estate of Abner Hill 1816  
68 John Miller 1825-1828  
69 George Miller 1828  
70 Thomas Laster 1824-1828 Lasten [?]
71 Thomas Silvey 1825-1827 includes Dec 1827 letter from John Arnold, guardian of John
Rogers - an article of agreement with Thomas Silvey signed
by William Johnson, J.P.; note from Thomas Silvey to High
Kirkpatrick (1825) for: August: one days halling $1-25 cents,
September the 9th 1826 the above account sworn to before me,
John Trimble, J.P.
72 Daniel Joslin 1828  
73 ___ Powbbry no date Pumphry [?]
74 Joseph Kinney 1822-1828  
75 Samuel Young 1815  
76 Peter McArdle 1825
(date filed)
 
77 Preston Hubbell 1821-1827 filed Oct 17, 1826
78 John Tracewell 1826
(filed June 22)
 
79 Henry George 1827
(filed March 7)
 
80 Catharine Peoples 1827
(filed March 7)
 
81 John Kirchus 1818-1829 filed in March. Many spellings of this surname: Cariches Jr
(1825), Carger, Kerriker, Carriger, Kerigar (1825), Kharker
(1823), Kariguar (1824), Kearghar (1826), Carraker (1818)
82 John Bricker 1817-1832 includes statement by heirs (1824) Margaret, Sarah, Elizabeth
& Jacob
83 John Brown 1813-1827  
(Box # 6) case #s 84-109, continued from Box #5
Case #: Estate of: Dates: Notes: (this is only a sample of contents)
84 Isaac D. Swift 1827 James Swift, Administrator
85 Daniel Lovering 1826-1828 Nathan Lovering & William Rambo Executors
86 Erastus B. Disbrow 1826 inventory includes 1 medical book, medical scales & weights,
box of bill bags & pots
87 Jonathan Harris 1826-1829  
88 Tyrus Proutz 1819-1828 Anson Proutz [Prowty?] Administrator 1823
89 Joseph Hunt 1825 Jonathan Hunt Administrator
90 William Shaw 1826-1830,
also1855-1858
 
91 Abner Brown 1827-1929 Jeremiah Brown Executor
92 Roger Blin 1828 James Churchill Administrator
93 Jeremiah Jenkins 1825  
94 Jonathan Hunt 1826-1827 Jonathan Hunt Administrator
95 Chloe Turner 1826 (estate of Thomas Turner 1823)
96 Reason Yates 1829 also spelled Rezin
97 Philip Baker 1829 Daniel Branaman Administrator
98 Jacob Stephens 1829 Administrator/Executor was Abidnego Stephen; includes 1829
receipt for payment to Abidnego Stephen for grave stone for
Marey Ann daughter of Jacob Stephen
99 file missing    
100 Thomas Marquis Jr 1828  
101 William D. Stack 1829 of Mt. Vernon
102 Philo L. Norton 1830 filed December; letter from widow Jane, of Mt Vernon, includes
list of groceries bought of Timothy Burr March 1830 to November
1830 on credit; account with Hugh Newell for drinks in 1820-1830;
deed of sale to Samuel R. Miller. Includes many more items.
103 Philo L. Norton no date inventory
104 Amos Sutton 1831 Mercer McFadden Administrator
105 Samuel Cook 1828-1830 includes receipts of Hannah Clark for doctor & coffin for
daughter Emeline by Hannah, guardian of daughter of Samuel
Cook, deceased (1830); book of accounts by Hannah as guardian
106 Richard Roberts 1830 Benj. S. Brown Administrator, vs Sarah Roberts & Rachel Ann
Roberts (1830) court record; map of land of Richard Roberts
(77 acres) shows neighbors Joel Elliot, Joseph Gibson, J.H.
Royer in a line west to east on lots 11 & 6 (1830)
107 file missing