Wills
Desoto Co FLGenWeb Project

Record of Wills - Book 2
This book contains 63 wills. In some cases the information concerning  probate is included.

 
McDowell, Marcellus E.
pages: 1-19 
spouse: Jane C. McDowell 
written: 26 April 1887 
codicil: 31 May 1888 & 26 July 1889 
filed: 1st in Philadelphia, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 28 Nov 1903
Gross, Charles H.
pages: 20-32 
written: 14 Mar 1882 
filed: 1st in Philidelphia, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 26 Jan 1904
Bridgers, Robert R.
pages: 32-48 
written: 18 July 1887  (date of death - 10 Dec 1888)
codicil: 30 July 1888 
filed: 1st in New Hanover, NC 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 6 May 1904
Basneth, Arthur Douglas
pages: 49-59 
spouse: Mary H. Basneth 
written: 07 April 1894 
filed: 1st in Duval Co, FL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 16 Oct 1901
Steward, Sherwood R.
pages: 60-65 
spouse: Caroline R. Steward 
written: 02 July 1901 
cordicil: 30 Aug 1904 
filed: N/A
Worth, J. Carpenter
pages: 66-80 
spouse: Mary G. Worth 
written: 03 Aug 1882 
filed: 1st Chester Co, PA 
(start page 73) 
Worth, Mary G.
written: 20 Nov 1903 
filed: 1st in Chester Co, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 17 Mar 1905
Peters, Theresa C.
pages: 81-92 
spouse: Anthony W. F. T. Peters 
written: 03 July 1900 
filed: 1st in Boston, Mass. 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 20 Dec 1900
Sporks, Charles A.
pages: 93-101 
written: 17 Jan 1902 
filed: 1st in Philidelphia, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 13 Jan 1906
Frost, George
pages: 101-110 
written: 08 Sept 1902 
codicil: 25 May 1904 & 12 Sept 1905 
filed: 1st in Middlesex Co, Mass. 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 19 Mar 1906
Gray, Allen
pages: 110-114 
written: 08 May 1906 (date of death - 22 May 1906)
filed: in Desoto Co on 25 May 1906
Lanier, Mrs. Massa
page: 115 
written: 13 June 1906 
filed: in Desoto Co on 13 June 1906
Hart, W. S.
pages: 116-118 
spouse: Mary Judson Hart 
written: 30 Mar 1905 
filed: in Desoto Co on 11 Sept 1906
Hotchkiss, Charles A.
pages: 118-124 
spouse: H. Lizzie Hotchkiss 
written: 11 April 1896 
filed: 1st in Camden Co, NJ 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 09 Nov 1906
Pace, Isaac
pages: 125-126 
written: 11 Oct 1906 
filed: in Desoto Co on 13 Nov 1906
Walden, D.
pages: 126-130 
spouse: Elizabeth Walden 
written: 24 Feb 1898 
filed: 1st in Macon Co, NC 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 27 Nov 1906
Johnson, John C.
pages: 131-134 
spouse: Mary F. Johnson 
written: 09 Feb 1888 
filed: in Desoto Co on 17 Dec 1906
Brantley, J. H.
pages: 135-136 
spouse: Mollie Brantley 
written: 19 Dec 1906 
filed: in Desoto Co on 20 Dec 1906
Williams, Peter A.
pages: 137-139 
spouse: Malvina Williams 
written: 07 June 1881 
filed: Monroe Co, FL - Book A Record of Wills 
        pages 102 & 103 on 29 Dec 1906
Hutson, W. A.
pages: 140 
written: 04 June 1907 
purpose: relinquish all rights, title or interest in the 
              will of Isaac Pace 
filed: in Desoto Co on 03 Jan 1907
Pace, Isaac
pages: 141-142 
written: 19 Jan 1907 
codicil: acknowledge relinquish for 
            W. A. Hutson 
filed: in Desoto Co on 19 Jan 1907
Prescott, Lucy
pages: 143 
written: 04 May 1900 
filed: N/A
Williams, Peter A.
pages: 144-145 
purpose: will to be admitted to probate 
              (date of death - 29 Jan 1899) 
filed: in Monroe Co, FL on 11 Feb 1907
Baker, David S.
pages: 146-149 
spouse: Anita C. Baker 
written: 13 Oct 1899 
filed: 1st in N. Kingston, RI 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 12 Mar 1906
Hendry, John W. (Rev)
pages: 150-152 
spouse: Civy V. Hendry 
written: 13 July 1901 
filed: in Desoto Co on 13 July 1901
Donaldson, Stewart G.
pages: 153-154 
written: 20 Mar 1907 
filed: in Desoto co on 20 Mar 1907
Roberts, Robert
pages: 155-156 
spouse: Mary E. Roberts 
written: 10 Apr 1907 
filed: in Desoto Co on 10 Apr 1907
Spencer, Arninda S.
pages: 157 
written: 15 Dec 1892 
filed: 1st in Terga Co, NY 
        2cd in Desoto Co
Trabue, Isaac H.
pages: 158-159 
spouse: Virginia Trabue 
written: 22 June 1907 
filed: in Desoto Co on 27 July 1907
Daniels, Delia
pages: 160 
written: 19 July 1902 
filed: in Desoto Co on 10 Oct 1907
Daniels, W. H.
pages: 161 
spouse: Elisabeth Daniels 
written: 25 Sept 1903 
filed: in Desoto Co on 10 Dec 1907
Yelvingston, Richard
pages: 162-163 
spouse: Mary E. Yelvingston 
written: N/A 
filed: in Desoto Co on 04 Feb 1908
Brown, Horace E.
pages: 164-165 
written: 22 Mar 1901 
filed: 1st in Hillsborough Co, NH 
        2cd in Desoto Co
Alderman, Jesse
pages: 166-167 
written: 23 Dec 1907  (age 82 years) 
filed: in Desoto Co on 10 June 1908
Pepper, John C.
pages: 168-169 
written: 05 Feb 1906  (age 78 years) 
filed: in Desoto Co on 23 June 1908
Schmitt, George
pages: 170-179 
spouse: Anna Schmitt  (age 61 years) 
written: 24 June 1907  (date of death - 29 Dec 1907)
filed: 1st in Orange Co, CA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 01 July 1908
Seward, Henry S.
pages: 180-182 
written: 03 Nov 1885 
filed: 1st in Manatee Co, FL pages 369-70 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 11 Aug 1908
Langford, Leroy L.
pages: 183 
spouse: Rohenia A. Langford 
written: 12 Sept 1900 
filed: in Desoto Co on 05 Dec 1908
Todd, William H. (MD)
pages: 184-186 
spouse: Harriet T. Todd 
written: 20 Sept 1894 
filed: 1st in Charlotte Co, New Brunswich 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 09 Jan 1895
Hollingsworth, James N.
pages: 187-193 
spouse: Annie Hollingsworth 
written: 11 Aug 1906 
filed: in Desoto Co on 17 Feb 1909
Sullivan, Michael M.
pages: 194-198 
spouse: Margaret Sullivan 
written: 29 Dec 1898 
filed: 1st in Chatham Co, GA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 09 Mar 1909
Jeannin, Frank H.
pages: 199-201 
mother: Sarah W. Jeannin 
written: 26 Dec 1905 
filed: in Desoto Co on 15 Mar 1907
Schmid(t)t, George
pages: 202-212 
spouse: Anna S(ch)mit(t)h 
written: 24 June 1907 (age abt 60 years) 
filed: 1st in Orange Co, CA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 01 July 1908
Edwards, Jacob
pages: 213 
written: will proved & allowed 10 June 1909 
filed: in Desoto Co on 16 June 1909
Ganby, Sarah
pages: 214-224 
spouse: R. D. Ganby 
written: 09 Aug 1908 
filed: in Desoto Co on 17 Aug 1909
White, John Fletcher
pages: 225-233 
spouse: Sallie A. White 
written: 01 Jan 1901 
filed: 1st in Suwannee Co, FL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 20 July 1909
White, Joseph S.
pages: 234-238 
spouse: Jessie S. White 
written: 25 July 1900 
filed: 1st in Suwannee Co, FL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 20 July 1909
Moye, William M.
pages: 239 
spouse: Ida L. Moye 
written: 07 Aug 1909 
filed: in Desoto Co on 20 Aug 1909
Marshall, William
pages: 240-243 
spouse: Allie M. Marshall 
written: 01 Mar 1881 
filed: 1st in Winnebago Co, IL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 03 Sept 1909
Kreamer, James M.
pages: 244-247 
written: 21 Dec 1898 
filed: 1st in Philidelphia, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 16 Sept 1909
Marshall, William
pages: 248-249 
purpose: Letters of Testamony 
filed: 1st in Winnebago Co, IL on 16 Sept 1909 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 22 Sept 1909
Edwards, Jacob
pages: 250-265 
written: 19 April 1900 
filed: 1st in Suffolk Co, Mass. 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 05 Oct 1909
Gleaton, Morgan L.
pages: 266-299 
written: 27 May 1900 
filed: 1st in Orangeburg Co, SC 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 02 Nov 1909
Davis, John L.
pages: 300-314 
spouse: Eliza Davis 
written: 26 Sept 1899 
filed: 1st in Cook Co, IL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 15 Dec 1909
Boney, Lydia A.
pages: 315-324 
written: 26 May 1909  (date of death - 23 Jan 1910)
filed: in Desoto Co on 05 Feb 1910
Moorehead, Thomas S.
pages: 325-326 
written: 23 July 1901 
filed: 1st in Juanita Co, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 23 Feb 1910
Russell, Richard R.
pages: 328-334 
spouse: Charlotte V. Russell 
written: 22 Jan 1910  (date of death - 05 Mar 1910)
filed: in Desoto Co on 15 Mar 1910
Edwards, Jacob
pages: 335-354 
purpose: will is proven & admitted 26 Mar 1910 
filed: 1st in Suffolk Co, Mass. 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 26 Mar 1910
Brewer, John R.
pages: 355-374 
written: 11 April 1893 
filed: 1st in Plymouth Co, Mass. 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 17 May 1910
Anmont, Anna S.
pages: 375-382 
written: 25 July 1898 
filed: 1st in Philadelphia, PA 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 19 May 1910
Davis, John L.
pages: 383-400 
written: 26 Sept 1899 
filed: 1st in Cook Co, IL 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 01 June 1910
Esterbrook, Richard
pages: 401-413 
spouse: Mary Esterbrook 
written: 28 Jan 1895 
filed: 1st in Camden Co, NJ 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 13 June 1910
Phelan, Sarah
pages: 414-421 
written: 05 July 1910  (date of death - 07 July 1910)
filed: in Desoto Co on 11 July 1910
Hagan, E. C.
pages: 422-428 
written: 06 July 1909 
filed: 1st in Jefferson Co, KY 
        2cd in Desoto Co on 15 July 1910
* End Book 2
 
The following information was transcribed by Janine Rickner on 28 Jan 2000


 


 


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