KITTITAS COUNTY PROBATE SAMPLES
Three actual Kittitas County probate abstracts, to show the variety of information found,
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from minimal to detailed. Remember, these are only samples of the abstracts at KCGS, the
actual files in the State Archives will have many more pages.
CHADD, Richard V.; case #9; filed 28 Sept 1885; died 9 Sept 1885; Will - yes; Inventory - no;
Land desc. - no; 28 pages; Residence Ellensburg, Kittitas Co., Washington Territory. Heirs:
Lena CHADD, daughter; DeWitt Carl CHADD, son, residing San Joaquin, CA.
GALLAGHER, M., case #11; filed 21 Apr 1887, died 1 Mar 1887; Will - no; Inventory - yes;
land Desc. - no; 43 pages; Heirs unknown; personal property only.
ELLENWOOD, Benjamin, cases #12, 23 & 24; filed 7 Oct 1885; died 23 Aug 1885; Will - no;
Inventory - yes; Land description - yes; 199 pages; residing Ellensburg; Accounts Receiveable/
Payable. Heirs: Hannah CROSBY, mother, widow of Enoch CROSBY, and Samuel ELLENWOOD, residing
Deerfield, Yarmouth Co., NS. Mentions brother, John S. ELLENWOOD, residing Reading, Middlesex,
MA; Hannah ELLENWOOD, wife of Jefferson DURKEE, residing Jackson County, OR; Sarah ELLENWOOD,
wife of Jacob F. TRASK, residing Deerfield, Yarmouth Co., NS; Smith H. ELLENWOOD, who went as
a sailor to China 25 years ago and has not been heard of since; Benjamin ELLENWOOD, deceased,
in Ellensburgh, WT; John S. ELLENWOOD, Reading, Middlesex Co., Mass., age 48; Thomas C.
ELLENWOOD, now in Nashua, NH; Lydia ELLENWOOD, deceased 10 years ago, unmarried; Samuel G.
ELLENWOOD, residing Saginaw, MI; Joseph S. ELLENWOOD, now supposedly in Arizona. Estate of
Andrew HASKELL Probate Court Fees included. Buried in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Ellensburg, WA.
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