Friday, May 24, 2019

Danville library to discuss DNA testing

The Danville library will hold a free program, "Ancestry DNA & Me" on Saturday, June 8 at 10 am in the library's program room on the ground floor. Steve Smith from the library's Indiana Room will talk about Ancestry.com's DNA tests and explain what DNA matches and ethnicity estimates mean.

Pre-registration is required for this free program - to pre-register, call the library at (317) 745-2604 or visit the library's website and click on the Events link.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

41 probate packets from 1834 through 1898 added

The Indiana Genealogical Society recently added 41 Hendricks County probate packets to their website for free viewing.

This batch of probate packets spans from 1834 through 1898. They were sorted and digitized by volunteers - if you live in central Indiana and would like to help with this project, please contact project coordinator Ron Darrah (rdarrah@att.net).

The 41 digitized probate packets are:

Green, Jonathan N. (1898) – estate
Green, Stephen (1842) – guardianship of a minor
Green, William (1840) - guardianship of a minor
Gregg, George W. (1879) – estate
Gregg, Harvey (1834) – estate
Gregg, James M. (1869) – estate
Gregory, Ambrose J., Jr. (1837) - guardianship of a minor
Gregory, Andrew (1879) – estate
Gregory, William W. (1884) - guardianship of a minor
Griffith, Benjamin (1852) - estate
Grimes, John (1855) – estate
Gross, Elizabeth A. (1897) – estate
Gross, John (1881) - estate
Guthrie, Darius Elsworth & Cora Alma (1882) - guardianship of minors
Guthrie, Darius E. (1884) - guardianship of a minor
Hadley, Esther (1847) - guardianship of a minor
Hadley, Hannah Ellen (1884) - guardianship of a minor
Hadley, James T. (1872) – estate
Hadley, Joshua (1847) – estate
Hadley, Levi Everett (1864) - guardianship of a minor
Hadley, Martha (1866) - guardianship of a minor
Hadley, Mary E. (1887) – estate
Hadley, Milton E. (1887) – estate
Hadley, Rebecca (1882) – estate
Hadley, Simon (1843) – estate
Hadley, Thomas T. (1884) – estate
Hadley, William E. (1887) – estate
Hadley, Zilpha, Braselton S. & Marion (1873) - guardianship of minors
Haines, Cyrus F. (1884) – estate
Hale, Louisa Jane, Henry, Elwood, Phebe E. & John Albert (1865) - guardianship of minors
Hale, Stephen J. (1857) - guardianship of a minor
Hale, Stephen, Jr. (1857) – estate
Haley, Joseph S. (1866) - guardianship of a minor
Hall, John (1873) - estate
Hamilton, Edny (1887) – estate
Hamrick, John T. (1881) – estate
Hancock, George (1840) – estate
Hancock, John, Willie Etta, William H. & George W. (1871) - guardianship of minors
Hancock, Phoebe (1874) - guardianship of a minor
Hancock, Sarah (1847) – estate
Hanna, Ella, Horace L., Lucia E. & Florence (1882) - guardianship of minors
Hanna, John (1887) – estate
Hanna, John, Jr. (1882) – guardianship of a minor
Hanthorn, John M. & Lucy M. (1866) - guardianship of minors
Hardin, Jarvis (1849) – estate
Hardin, Stephen N. (1875) – estate

Friday, April 5, 2019

71 probate packets from 1836 through 1888 digitized

The Indiana Genealogical Society recently added 71 Hendricks County probate packets to their website for free viewing.

This batch of probate packets spans from 1836 through 1888. They were sorted and digitized by volunteers - if you live in central Indiana and would like to help with this project, please contact project coordinator Ron Darrah (rdarrah@att.net).

The 71 digitized probate packets are:

Coleman, Benjamin (1882) – estate
Cooper, Edmund (1837) - estate
Cooper, Imla R. (1880) – estate
Cooper, Manerva; McCormack, Albert G., Alfred G., Joseph, Mary J., Nancy Jane, Vincent Lee & William Riley (1837) - guardianship of minors
Corliss, Thomas (1879) – estate
Courtney, Dayton (1880) – estate
Courtney, Margaret (1879) – estate
Courtney, Minerva & Martha (1848) - guardianship of minors
Courtney, Thomas D. (1878) – estate
Cowley, William (1877) – estate
Cox, Andrew, Louisa & Jonathan (1853) - guardianship of minors
Cox, Harmon (1880) – estate
Cox, Sarah Elizabeth, Sylvester, Ida May & Charley (1873) - guardianship of minors
Cox, William P., John B., Basil M., Wesley L., Mary & Susannah (1838) - guardianship of minors
Craddick, Samuel R. (1882) – estate
Crawford, English (1844) - estate
Crawford, Hugh C. (1841) - estate
Crawford, Mary (1846) – estate
Crone, David (1885) - estate
Curtis, Martha Maria; Rushton, Nancy, Amanda, John B. & Reuben (1868) – guardianship of minors
Cutshall, James W. (1886) – estate
Dale, Washington (1884) – estate
Darnall, Lewis W. (1880) – guardianship of a minor
Darnall, Maria (1836) - guardianship of a minor
Darraugh, John (1849) – estate
Darraugh, Thomas (1849) – estate
Davidson, Carrie E., Marietta, Orpha E. & Archibald F. (1886) - guardianship of minors
Davidson, James (1882) – estate
Davidson, Minnie, Jennie V., William T. & Victor W. (1881) - guardianship of minors
Davidson, Robert (1843) - estate
Davidson, Silas (1886) – estate
Davis, Francis M. (1887) - estate
Davis, George B. & Benjamin (1888) - guardianship of minors
Davis, James (1878) – estate
Davis, John W. (1873) - estate
Davis, Mary (1880) – estate
Davis, Nathan (1850) – estate
Davis, Sarah Frances (1866) - guardianship of a minor
Davison, James T. (1880) – estate
Day, Elizabeth (1887) – estate
Faucett/Fawcett, Joseph W. (1876) – estate
Faught, Ann Jane (1875) – estate
Fought, George (1861) - estate
Faught, John F. (1875) – estate
Faught, John H. (1876) - estate
Faulkner, Cornelius (1839) - guardianship of a minor
Faulkner, Jesse (1870) - estate
Fausset, Jennette Annie (1887) - guardianship of a minor
Faussett/Faucett, Isaac (1878) – estate
Faussett, Ada A. & Harry W. Williams (1880) - guardianship of minors
Ferguson, Eliza & Allen (1871) - guardianship of minors
Figg, Gabrial M. (1883) – estate
Fisher, William (1879) – estate
Fitzsimmons, Thomas (1840) – estate
Flathers, Edward (1847) – estate
Flathers, Isaac (1844) – estate
Flathers, Mary (1863) – estate
Fleece, Carrie & Effie May (1884) - guardianship of minors
Fleece, Clinton B. (1884) – estate
Fleece, William H. (1882) – assignment
Fletcher, Ellen M. & Alvah (1865) - guardianship of minors
Goudy, Hugh (1849) – estate
Gowin, Elizabeth, John & Robert M. (1856) - guardianship of minors
Graham, Mary Jane, Sarah Elizabeth & Klydia M. (1847) - guardianship of minors
Gray, James H., Samuel C., Alexander, Isaac & Mary (1849) - guardianship of minors
Gray, Malachi (1879) – estate
Green, Henry Taylor, John Richard & John Ellis (1863) - guardianship of minors
Green, Hiram (1877) – estate
Green, John (1838) – estate
Green, John A. (1852) – estate
Green, Mary (1879) – estate
Green, Sarah (1873) – estate

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Elias WAINSCOTT dies near Lizton (1903)

This obituary is courtesy of Karen Zach.

Source: Jamestown Press – issue of Friday, December 11, 1903:

Elias Wainscott was born in Montgomery County, Indiana April 23, 1840 and died at his home in Hendricks County, north of Lizton December 4, 1903 aged 63 years 7 months 11 days. On April 26, 1868 he was married to Rebecca Oxley and to them were born four children: Nettie A, Robert H, Orville and Carl. Mr. Wainscott was one of a large family of which two brothers and 3 sisters survive him. Funeral exercises were held at Old Union Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Carney of Advance. Interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Jamestown.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Danville library to discuss Civil War life

The Danville library will hold a free program, "Civil War Life from a Different Perspective - Part II" on Saturday, April 27 at 10 am in the library's program room on the ground floor. Hendricks County Historical Museum volunteer Tim Macsay will discuss miscellaneous information about the Civil War Navy, Balloon Corps, people, spies, inventions and more. Several items from the Hendricks County Museum’s collection will be displayed, and some hardtack will be available for tasting.

Pre-registration is required for this free program - to pre-register, call the library at (317) 745-2604 or visit the library's website and click on the Events link.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Richard A. TROTTER dies in Indianapolis (1974)

This obituary is courtesy of Karen Zach.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana) - issue of Wednesday, July 10, 1974:

NORTH SALEM – Richard A. Trotter, 65, of North Salem, a 25-year employee of Olivetti-Underwood Corp., died at 1:02 p.m. Tuesday in Methodist Hospital at Indianapolis. He had been ill three weeks. He was a member of North Salem Christian Church, North Salem Masonic Lodge, Sigma Chi Fraternity, and Scottish Rite of Indianapolis. He was a charter member of North Salem Lions Club and served as manager of Indiana State Lions Band for 25 years. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Symphony Orchestra. He was born November 16, 1908, at North Salem, a son of Dr. Charles M. Trotter and Beulah Adams Trotter. He was married to Bertha Malayer of North Salem. She survives. Also surviving are a son, John of Danville; a daughter, Jane Trotter of Indianapolis, and two grandchildren, Sherry and Tara. Services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Porter Funeral Home here with the Rev. Earl Davis officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Danville library to discuss newspaper research

The Danville library will hold a free program about "Not Just Obituaries: Newspaper Research" on Saturday, April 20 at 10 am in the library's program room on the ground floor. Cindy Rutledge of the library's Indiana Room will discuss the other kinds of information that can be found in newspapers besides obituaries, and where to find newspapers.

Pre-registration is required for this free program - to pre-register, call the library at (317) 745-2604 or visit the library's website and click on the Events link.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Danville genealogy group to discuss fraternal organizations

The Danville library's Genealogy Nuts genealogy group will meet on Monday, April 8 at 1 pm in the library's program room on the ground floor. Ron Darrah will present a program on the records of fraternal organizations in the United States. This meeting is welcome to all - no registration is necessary.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Danville library to host Daughters of the American Revolution research help

The Danville library will hold a free drop-in for women interested in joining the Daughters of the American Revolution on Saturday, March 9 from 9 am to 1 pm. Members of the Wa-Pe-Ke-Way chapter of DAR will be available in the library's Indiana Room to answer questions regarding membership applications and to help with the genealogy research needed to prove a Revolutionary War ancestor.

Carl R. RUNION dies in Lebanon (1969)

This obituary is courtesy of Karen Zach.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana) - issue of Monday, April 7, 1969:

NORTH SALEM – Carl R. Runion, 78, of this community, died at 5 a.m. Sunday in Witham Hospital at Lebanon, where he had been a patient since March 31. He had been in failing health several years. Mr. Runion was born near North Salem, in Hendricks County, on Jan. 30, 1891, a son of Marion J. and Ida Hoosier Runion. He was married in 1920 to Serrilda Fenton at Danville. He was educated in Hendricks County schools and was a World War I veteran and member of Kurtz-Booker Post of the American Legion here. He farmed and was employed at Prestolite at Indianapolis. Mr. Runion was a member of the Dunkard Church. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Audra Lorene Warnock of Danville; a half-sister, Mrs. Ruth Skinner of Greencastle, and nieces and nephews. Funeral rites are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Porter Funeral Home with Rev. L. C. Ziegler officiating and burial in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. today.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Danville genealogy group to discuss book about "Crime of the Century"

The Danville library's Genealogy Nuts genealogy group will meet on Monday, March 11 at 1 pm in the library's program room on the ground floor. Putnam County Historian Larry Tippin will talk about his book, The Betrayal of Pearl Bryan: Unraveling the Gilded Age Mystery That Captivated a Nation. The book chronicles the true story of how in 1896 Pearl Bryan of Greencastle travelled to Cincinnati and was killed by the father of her unborn child, events which newspapers dubbed the "Crime of the Century." Pearl's parents, Alexander S. and Susan Farrow Bryan, lived in Hendricks County until 1854, near New Winchester. After the talk, copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Danville library to discuss Ancestry.com

The Danville library will hold a free program about getting to know Ancestry.com on Saturday, March 16 at 10 am in the library's program room on the ground floor. Steve Smith of the library's Indiana Room will give an in-depth look at this popular website for genealogy, including how to create and maintain a family tree, how to merge information from other trees and sources, and an overview of some of the collections available on the site.

Pre-registration is required for this free program - to pre-register, call the library at (317) 745-2604 or visit the library's website and click on the Events link.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

71 probate packets from 1830 through 1897 digitized

The Indiana Genealogical Society recently added 71 Hendricks County probate packets to their website for free viewing.

This batch of probate packets spans from 1830 through 1897. They were sorted and digitized by volunteers - if you live in central Indiana and would like to help with this project, please contact project coordinator Ron Darrah (rdarrah@att.net).

The 71 digitized probate packets are:

Compton, Nancy H. (1876) – estate
Compton, Rachel (1830) - guardianship of a minor
Conaroe, Catherine (1885) – estate
Conarroe, Charles W. (1881) - guardianship of a minor
Condiff, Lewis J. (1845) - estate
Conover, John D. (1881) – estate
Cook, Edith R., John B., Edward J. & Charles N. (1884) - guardianship of minors
Cook, Henderson (1884) - estate
Cook, Isaac M. (1883) – estate
Cook, Joshua M. (1897) – estate
Cook, Nathan (1879) – guardianship of an unsound mind
DeWitt, Joseph, John Henry & Herman M.M. (1873) - guardianship of minors
Dickinson, John (1879) – estate
Dixon, Elihu (1879) – estate
Doan, Clarkson (1866) – estate
Doan, Dayton M. (1873) – guardianship of a minor
Doan, Laura Ann & Ruth E. (1880) - guardianship of minors
Dodd, Marion (1880) – estate
Dodson, Benjamin R. (1880) - estate
Dodson, Nora (1883) - guardianship of a minor
Douglas, Isaac (1856) – estate
Dow, Andrew Edward (1865) - guardianship of a minor
Downard, Jonathan K. (1846) - guardianship of a minor
Downs, Mary (1851) – estate
Fonville, Lewis (1876) – estate
Foote, Samuel P. (1873) – estate
Ford, James S. (1842) - guardianship of a minor
Ford, John (1874) - estate
Forgey, Idella Jane & Rachel Ellen (1861) - guardianship of minors
Foster, Leonard (1848) - estate
Foust/Fouste, James W. (1886) – estate
Fox, David (1838) – estate
Fox, Eli (1876) – guardianship of an unsound mind
Fox, Eli (1877) – estate
Foxworthy, William H. (1881) – estate
Fraizer, Robert (1880) – estate
Frakes, John (1843) - estate
Franke, Dedrich (1875) - estate
Franklin, Joseph (1877) – estate
Franklin, Lewis C. (1863) – estate
Franklin, Martha Ann (1866) – guardianship of a minor
Franklin, Martha Ann (1876) – estate
Frazee, Daniel D. (1875) - estate
Garrison, Abijah D. (1838) – estate
Garrison, Josiah (1897) - estate
Garrison, Mary Ann, Phoebe, Elizabeth E. & Hainey A. (1857) - guardianship of minors
Garrison, William (1845) – estate
Gaskill, Kate S. (1885) - estate
Gates, Edward E. (1853) – estate
Gatson, Elmer E. & Charles (1879) - guardianship of minors
Gatson, Thomas (1879) – estate
Gentry, Alva (1887) - guardianship of a minor
Gentry, John (1884) – estate
Gibbs, George A. (1887) - estate
Gibbs, Joseph T. (1886) – estate
Gibbs, Tabitha (1859) – estate
Gibbs, Thomas (1859) - estate
Gibson, Isaac T. & Mariah Owen (1847) - guardianship of minors
Gibson, William (1838) – estate
Gilbert, Amos (1896) – estate
Gilbert, Henry (1852) – estate
Gilleland, Mary Ellen, John Henry, Norah Bell & William Thomas S. (1868) - guardianship of minors
Gilleland, Thomas (1836) - estate
Gilliland, Joseph (1842) – guardianship of a minor
Glover, George (1867) – guardianship of a minor
Glover, James 1886) – guardianship of an unsound mind
Glover, William (1838) – estate
Glover, William H. (1896) - estate
Goings, Henry, Hardin, David, Nancy, Mary, Eliza & William (1850) – heirs of estate
Gordon, James W. (1842) - guardianship of a minor
Gorham, Thornton F. (1853) – estate
Goss, Eddie A. (1879) - guardianship of a minor
Gossett, Samuel (1886) – estate

Saturday, February 2, 2019

85 Hendricks County probate packets from 1840 through 1892 digitized

The Indiana Genealogical Society recently added 85 Hendricks County probate packets to their website for free viewing.

This batch of probate packets spans from 1840 through 1892. They were sorted and digitized by volunteers - if you live in central Indiana and would like to help with this project, please contact volunteer coordinator Darlene Anderson (mdagenealogy@gmail.com).

The 85 digitized probate packets are:

Cake, Clarence M. (1843) – estate
Caldwell, James A. (1878) – estate
Call, Alexander C. (1875) – estate
Call, John D. (1873) – estate
Cammack, Layton (1879) – estate
Capel, John (1840) – estate
Carmichael, Clarissa (1851) – estate
Carpenter, Eliza Ann (1866) – guardianship of a minor
Carpenter, Mary A. (1886) – estate
Carrier, William M. & James H. (1876) – guardianship of minors
Carter, David (1881) – estate
Carter, Dora F. & Lawrence E. (1881) – guardianship of minors
Carter, Henry (1859) – guardianship of unsound mind
Carter, Icedora (1865) – guardianship of a minor
Carter, Jesse H., William J., Martha Jane & Joel W. (1866) – guardianship of minors
Carter, John (1854) – estate
Carter, Lewis D. (1846) – estate
Carter, Louisa, Mary Ann, Columbus & George W. (1850) – guardianship of minors
Carter, Mordecai (1860) – estate
Carter, Nathan S., Dayton H. & Elva A. (1878) – guardianship of minors
Carter, Samuel (1877) – estate
Carter, William B. (1857) – estate
Cash, Francis I., Ann M. & Harriett A. (1849) – guardianship of minors
Cash, Lewis C. (1873) – estate
Casserly, Thomas (1887) – estate
Cavett, Rhoda (1884) – estate
Caywood, William N. (1859) – guardianship of unsound mind
Chamness, Richard (1877) – estate
Chapman, Susannah (1880) – estate
Christie, Elizabeth (1882) – estate
Christie, Myrtle (1892) – guardianship of a minor
Christie, William (1878) – estate
Christie, William H. (1881) - estate
Clampett, John (1841) – estate
Clark, Charles (1848) – estate
Clark, Drury (1877) - estate
Clark, Elizabeth A. (1879) – estate
Clark, Henry W. (1876) – guardianship of a minor
Clark, Isaac (1874) – estate
Clark, Mary Ann (1880) – estate
Clark, Silas G. (1875) - estate
Clark, William T. (1879) – estate
Claypool, David (1846) – estate
Claypool, John (1845) – estate
Claypool, Mary Elizabeth (1862) – guardianship of a minor
Clements, John A. (1878) – guardianship of a minor
Cloud, Anthony (1881) – estate
Cloud, Maggie (1883) - guardianship of a minor
Coble, George A. (1879) – estate
Coe, Allison G. (1879) – estate
Coleman, Benjamin (1881) – guardianship of unsound mind
Collier, Mary Ellen, Susan Louisa & Annie (1872) - guardianship of minors
Combs, Elijah B., Irena J. & Wilson H. (1868) - guardianship of minors
Comingor, Mary E., William, Adaline B. & James S. (1868) - guardianship of minors
Compton, Amos C. (1876) – estate
Day, Israel B. (1870) – estate
Day, John A. (1860) – guardianship of a minor
Day, Noah (1852) – estate
Day, Winfield S. (1874) – estate
Dearmon, Peter (1852) – estate
Demoss, Charles L. (1878) - guardianship of a minor
Demoss, David (1872) – estate
Demoss, Hannah (1885) – estate
Dennis, Burr P. (1883) – estate
Depew, Marshall F. & Kate E. (1875) - guardianship of minors
Draper, John H. (1852) – estate
Eaker, Almira (1878) – estate
Eaker, Boliver (1874) – estate
Eaker, John W. & Francis C. (1879) - guardianship of minors
Eastes, George T. (1882) – estate
Eaton, Cynthia J. (1881) - estate
Edrington, David (1876) – estate
Edwards, Charles W., Harlan B. & Amelia/Minnie F. (1871) – guardianship of minors
Edwards, Nathaniel (1863) – estate
Ellis, James, Jane, Ellen & Ann (1868) - guardianship of minors
Elmore, John B. (1879) – estate
Elmore, Peter R. (1879) – estate
Elrod, Alice Jane & William H. (1858) - guardianship of minors
Estep, William L. (1879) – estate
Evans, Ida B., Willy W., George W. & Sallie K (1876) - guardianship of minors
Everett, Nora J. & Victoria M. (1878) – guardianship of minors

Saturday, January 5, 2019

72 Hendricks County probate packets from 1834 through 1887 digitized

The Indiana Genealogical Society recently added 72 Hendricks County probate packets to their website for free viewing.

This batch of probate packets spans from 1834 through 1887. They were sorted and digitized by volunteers - if you live in central Indiana and would like to help with this project, please contact volunteer coordinator Darlene Anderson (mdagenealogy@gmail.com).

The 72 digitized probate packets are:

Baber, Mary Melissa (1853) – guardianship of a minor
Bacon, Emma (1874) – estate
Bailey, Amos M. & Thomas J. (1872) – guardianship of minors
Bailey, Tilford (1871) – estate
Bales, Eleazer (1887) – estate
Bales, John (1885) – estate
Bales, John, Sr. (1852) – estate
Bales, Ruth M. (1850) – estate
Bales, Samirah (1879) – estate
Bales, Susannah & Mary Jane (1870) – guardianship of minors
Bales, Tarlton (1878) - estate
Ballard, Emma; Jones, George T., Lily, Samuel & Charles; Morris, Oliver P. (1882) – guardianship of minors
Ballard, Louisa A. (1878) – guardianship of a minor
Barker, Charles (1882) – guardianship of a minor
Barker, Martin R. (1852) – estate
Barker, Samuel (1873) – estate
Barnett, Elnora (1869) – guardianship of a minor
Baron, Nathaniel S. (1882) – estate
Beard, Elizabeth (1873) – estate
Beason, Jemima (1834) – guardianship of a minor
Beeson, Christena Elizabeth & Jehu Alva (1868) – guardianship of minors
Bell, Moses (1882) – estate
Benbow, Wyatt H., Letitia A., Wilson Charles & Laura J. (1868) – guardianship of minors
Bendler, Joseph (1881) - estate
Bennefiel, Isaac O., John Chesley, Eliza E. & Lewella (1870) – guardianship of minors
Bennett, Ann (1882) -estate
Bereman, Rhoda E. (1885) – estate
Berreman, Allen (1878) – estate
Black, Charles W. & Mary Virginia (1853) – guardianship of minors
Black, William (1835) – guardianship of a minor
Blair, Abner, Jr. (1856) – estate
Blair, Joseph F. (1871) – guardianship of a minor
Blake, John (1857) – estate
Bland, Americus V. (1875) – estate
Blanton, John (1873) – estate
Blanton, Mary Elizabeth & Christopher (1874) – guardianship of minors
Blanton, William H. (1882) – estate
Blunk, Malissa A. (1876) – guardianship of a minor
Blunk, Sena (1877) – estate
Boatright, Ambrose, Mary, William, Daniel & Benjamin (1840) – guardianship of minors
Bonifield, Mary J., Alice J. & Luther F. (1873) – guardianship of minors
Brill, William (1873) - estate
Brittain, Harmon (1875) – estate
Broadstreet, Thomas, Sr. (1885) – estate
Bronaugh, William N., Jacintha, Martha Ann, Sarah Jane, Lucy, Thomas, Maria & Ford Tinsley (1838) – guardianship of minors
Brooks, Rebecca (1880) – estate
Brown, Brasleton (1872) – estate
Brown, Carrie E. & Laura P. (1869) – guardianship of minors
Brown, Daniel (1847) – estate
Brown, Jacob (1880) – estate
Brown, John W. (1894) – guardianship of unsound mind
Brown, Martha (1882) – guardianship of a minor
Brown, Milton (1881) – estate
Brown, Preston (1881) - estate
Brown, Susan (1883) – estate
Bryan, George M. (1846) - estate
Bryant, Asbury B. (1881) – estate
Bryant, Bardna Ann, Thomas David & Nancy Elizabeth (1870) – guardianship of minors
Bryant, Florence E. & Carl T. (1876) – guardianship of minors
Bryant, Nancy (1886) - estate
Bryant, Sarah (1887) – estate
Buchanan, Eli (1852) – estate
Buchanan, Emily Ellen (1854) – guardianship of a minor
Buchanan, John A. (1879) – estate
Buchanan, Reuben M. (1872) – estate
Buchanan, Reuben M., Cora A., Samuel M. & Fremont T. (1876) – guardianship of minors
Budd, Harriett A., David D. & Daniel F. (1865) – guardianship of minors
Buntain, James W. (1876) - estate
Burcham, McCarty (1876) – guardianship of unsound mind
Burden, Daniel (1874) – estate
Burnett, Isaac (1878) – estate
Butler, Joshua (1859) – guardianship of a minor