30 November 2015

Francois La Fontaine Estate

Wayne County Probate File #143 (Year of 1814):

Image 561 [items destroyed by fire]

From my War of 1812 Chronicles blog:

Francois La Fontaine's widow, Catherine de Joncaire de Chabert
married Ezra Younglove, a War of 1812 veteran.

In Deeds also featured Francois LaFontaine's estate on this blog post.

29 November 2015

Jean Lamond More's Second Marriage

Updated information from a comment left on this blog post at Richmonds & Connected Lineages:  Actually, Jean Lamond More did marry again - but late in life - to Jesse Arnold. 

Name: Jesse W Arnold
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 02 Nov 1925
Event Place: Orange, California
Gender: Male
Age: 65
Birth Year (Estimated): 1860
Father's Name: Leo G Arnold
Mother's Name: Dora Palmer
Spouse's Name: Jean L More
Spouse's Age: 65
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1860
Spouse's Father's Name: David Lamond
Spouse's Mother's Name: Janet Morton

Jean Lamond's first marriage was to Ward More (my great grand uncle) in Lapeer County, Michigan.

Were Jean and Jesse divorced by 1930?

Event Place: Los Angeles, California
Jean Arnold
Gender: Female
Age: 69
Marital Status: Married
Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan

Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: Los Angeles, California
Gender: Male
Age: 70
Marital Status: Divorced
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Birthplace: Iowa
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Birthplace: United States
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Arnold Head M 38 Colorado
Helen Arnold Wife  F 38 Colorado
Jack Arnold Son M 17 Colorado
Frances Arnold Daughter F 14 California
Richard Arnold Son M 8 California
Jesse Arnold Father M 70 Iowa

Event Type: Census 1900
Denver city Ward 5, Arapahoe, Colorado
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Divorced
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Date: Aug 1861
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Jesse Arnold Head M 39 Iowa
Ralph Arnold Son M 13 Colorado
Roy Arnold Son M 11 Colorado
John Arnold Son M 9 Colorado
Asa Arnold Son M 7 Colorado
Mary Dexter Housekeeper F 60 Missouri

Name: Jesse W Arnold
Event Date: 22 Aug 1941
Event Place: Los Angeles, California
Birth Date: 16 Aug 1860
Birthplace: Iowa
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Arnold
Mother's Name: Palmer

28 November 2015

John B. Gould, Administrator Of Probate# 20029

Michigan, Probate Records,Wayne Packet index 1797-1901...:

Gould, John B. [Image 4800]
Administrator of estate of Alida Donaldson
Guardian of daughter, Bella Donaldson, of estate

25 November 2015

Washington's Body-Guard


Diah Manning (b. 1760) married in 1784, Anna Gifford, daughter of James and Susanna Hubbard Gifford. He was for many years the bell-ringer of Norwich Town and a famous drummer as well. Both he and his brother, Roger, served as drummers during the Revolutionary war. In 1775 Roger was in Col. Israel Putnam's regiment, and Diah in the Eighth regiment under Col. Jedediah Huntington. At Valley Forge, in 1778, both the brothers were among the picked men chosen to serve in Washington's body-guard.

23 November 2015

Richard Suggett - Probate File #5782

Probate File #5782 [Image 916]

Suggett, Richard
Died: 24 October 1868
Canton,Wayne County, Michigan
Wife: Elizabeth (Deceased)
Inventory [Image 945]

Suggett, William, Canton, Wayne Co., Mi.
"  , George, Cedar Springs, Kent Co., Mi.
"  , James,   "   "
Sterling, Ann, Canton, Wayne Co., Mi.
Darling, Charlotte, Cedar Springs, Kent Co., Mi.
Rosselter, Mary (Deceased) has 2 or 3 children near Chicago, Il.

Receipt for tombstones for Richard Suggett as well as his wife and child [Image 1020]

Event Type: Census  1860
Town Of Canton, Wayne, Michigan
Birth Year (Estimated): 1800
Birthplace: England
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Richard Suggett M 60 England
Elesebeth Suggett F 50 England
Charlotte Suggett F 19 Michigan
James Suggett M 6 Michigan
Sarah Suggett F 4 Michigan

Event Type: Census 1850
Canton, Wayne, Michigan
Age: 50
Race: White
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Richard Suggit M 50 England
Elizabeth Suggit F 40 England
William Suggit M 18 Michigan
Mary Suggit F 16 Michigan
Ann Suggit F 12 Michigan
Charlotte Suggit F 9 Michigan
George Suggit M 6 Michigan