Sunday, October 23, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Old Pioneer Passes Away

Centralia Daily Chronicle-Examiner, Centralia, Washington,
Dec. 17, 1915, page 13

Mrs. Elnora Miller, a resident of
   Pe Ell since 1886, died yester-
day.  The funeral will be held to-
morrow from the Catholic church in
Pe Ell.
   Mrs. Miller was 52 years of age
and is survived by her husband, N.
Miller, and seven children, of whom
four are boys and three are girls.
All are residents of Pe Ell.  G. L.
Sticklin will have charge of the ser-

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Rayburn Family Reunion

The Daily Messenger of Canandaigua, New York, August 12, 1939, page 2

Names mentioned: Mrs. William Rayburn, Charlotte Seanen, George Rayburn, Jr., Mrs. Eldon Heath.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Amanuensis Monday - Will of Martha Thurbarne

The Will of Martha Thurbane was included in the file when I ordered the Will of Thomas Teddeman.  Since it is something extra that doesn't pertain to me I am posting it here.

Source: Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers: The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, England. Catalogue reference PROB 11/348.

In the name of God AmenThe Eight and Twentieth day of September in the yeare of our Lord oneThousand Six hundred Seventy and one I Martha Thurbarne of theParish of St Andrew holborn London. Spinster being of perfict health and memory (Praysd be God) for the same) Doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following And first Icomend my soule unto the hands of Almighty God my Creator My Body I also comitt to the Earth to be decently buried And soe that funerall _____ which __It hath pleased God to bless me I dispose of it as followeth Item Igive to my nephew Mr. William Thurbarne Two hundred and fifty poundsItem I give to Mrs Joane Spencer Mrs Margaritt Page my cosin JamesThurbarne my Cosin John Thurbarne And my Godsone being ______ Toeach of them a Ring of Twenty shillings peice Item I give to my cosin Mary Thurbarne my Diamond Ring Item I give to Mrs Page Twenty Edward Shillings Item I give to Mrs Woolmen Mrs Gregory Mrs. Niccolls and Mrs___ to each of them a Ring of Tenn shillings peice Item I give to myCosin John Thurbarne's daughter Ellen _ _____ _____ And a Ringof shillings peice Item I give to Mrs Betty Mitton a little Box of___ worke and a Ring of Tenn shillings peice Item I give to Mrs.Barbara Ellis my Ring with the redd stones Item I give to old ElizabethTenn shillings Item I give to Katherine Niccolls Three pounds and some of my wearing apparell att the discretion of my Executor Item I give my Executor hereafter named To give to the poore that shall be at Church att the time of my buriall Tenn shillings And I doe order and appointffive and Twenty pounds to be laid out for my ffunerall And I doe ___Constitute and appoint my said Nephew William Thurbarne Sole Executor ofthis my will In witnes whereof I have here unto sett my hand and seale the day yeare above written / Martha Thurbarne/ signed Sealed published and declared in the presence of Peter Woolmen GuyFfuller /

 Amanuensis Monday is an ongoing series created by John Newmark at Transylvanian Dutch.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Friend of Friend's Friday - Indian Depredations Again

Alton Observer, Alton, Illinois, February 9, 1837, page 3

Names: Capt. BROOKS, Mr. B M DELL, Philip DELL, little Wig DELL, Mrs. MONROE, Lieut HART, William DELL, James DELL


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