Clark County (Ind.) Records, 1808-1919

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator: Clark County (Ind.)

Title: Records, 1808-1919

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for this collection, contact the Curator of Special Collections.

Size of Collection: 1 cubic foot

Locator Number: Mss. BL C592b

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of estate records from Clark County, Ind., from 1812 – 1837. These records, totaling over 90 individual estates, include inventories of real and personal property of deceased persons, bills of sale of personal property and supporting financial documents such as promissory notes and receipts. In addition, there are a small number of depositions and court proceedings relating to settlement of disputed estates. Miscellaneous items include bond forms for the office of constable and common pleas court claims for Washington County, Ind., for 1865-1871.

List of Folders

Series I – Estate Records

Folder 1: Estate records, 1812-1819

  • Estate of Sarah Hollis, 1812
  • Estate of Joshua Thompson, 1818
  • Estate of Daniel Robertson, 18 September 1819

Folder 2: Estate records, 1822

  • Estate of Christopher Cable

Folder 3: Estate records, 1822

  • Estate of Alexander Henderson

Folder 4: Estate records, 1823

  • Estate of Jacob Grisamore

Folder 5: Estate records, 1824

  • Estate of William Blizard

Folder 6: Estate records, 1825-April, 1827

  • Estate of Thomas Dudman, 1825
  • Estate of Adam Hostetler, 26 October 1826
  • Estate of Rufus Puk, 2 September 1826
  • Estate of H.S. Henderson, 3 October 1826
  • Estate of Daniel McDonald, 27 January 1827
  • Estate of Jesse Coombs, 18 February. 1827
  • Estate of Johnson Conways 15 April 1827

Folder 7: Estate records, June – December 1827

  • Estate of James Linton, 14 June 1827
  • Estate of Ben Warner, 23 June 1827
  • Estate of James Robinson, 29 November 1827
  • Estate of John Miller, December 1827
  • Estate of Reese Williams, 9 December 1827
  • Estate of George Roe, 23 December 1827

Folder 8: Estate records, 1828

  • Estate of G. Raes, 14 January 1828
  • Estate of William Wright, 1 September 1828
  • Estate of Bates Dorsey, 24 September 1828
  • Estate of Shem Hostetler, 22 October 1828
  • Estate of Samuel Whiteside, 3 November 1828

Folder 9: Estate records, 1829

  • Estate of Solomon Long, 6 January 1829
  • Estate of Stephen Montgomery, 16 March 1829
  • Estate of Joseph Sneedham, 16 June 1829
  • Estate of Washington Heaton, 26 August 1829
  • Estate of Ansell Searles, 5 October 1829
  • Estate of John Morrison, 10 October 1829
  • Estate of Peter Eller, 12 Oct 1829
  • Estate of Henry Tobias, 28 November 1829
  • Estate of Mary Stutsman, 1829

Folder 10: Estate records, 1830-1831

  • Estate of Jacob Bare, 21 January 1830
  • Estate of Andrew Robinette, 9 February. 1830
  • Estate of Elijah Garriott, 29 June 1830
  • Estate of Truman Hilton, 3 July 1830
  • Estate of Baker Johnson, 24 September 1830
  • Estate of William Biggs, 29 October 1830
  • Estate of Isaac Abbott, September 1831
  • Estate of Lewis Dawns, 9 September 1831

Folder 11: Estate records, 1830

  • Estate of Jesse Henley

Folder 12: Estate records, January – June. 1833

  • Estate of Francis Watson, 12 January 1833
  • Estate of Truman Hilton, 2 February. 1833
  • Estate of Hugh Espy, 11 February. 1833
  • Estate of Peter Hithbidal, 17 April 1833
  • Estate of James McCarley, May 1833
  • Estate of Isaac Hawk, 21 June, 1833

Folder 13: Estate records, August 1833

  • Estate of Guy Gurnsey, 13 August 1833
  • Estate of Solomon Kisler, 15 August 1833
  • Estate of John McCally, 17 August 1833
  • Estate of Benjamin Sanford, 17 August 1833
  • Estate of Richard Slider, 19 August 1833

Folder 14: Estate records, September – November 1833

  • Estate of Henry Giles, 3 September 1833
  • Estate of Stewart Brinton, 14 September 1833
  • Estate of Jeremiah Bird, 1 October 1833
  • Estate of Levi Taylor, 5 October 1833
  • Estate of William Lain, 7 November 1833
  • Estate of Matthew Parks, 11 November 1833
  • Last will and testament, real estate of Jacob Dailey, 12 November 1833
  • Estate of Samuel Williams, 13 November 1833
  • Estate of Joshua Vanmeter, 18 November 1833
  • Estate of Samuel Montgomery, 22 November 1833
  • Estate of William Howard, 30 November 1833

Folder 15: Estate records, 1834

  • Estate of Alba Thompson, 9 January 1834
  • Estate of John Bowman, 3 April 1834
  • Estate of Charles Plummer, 29 May 1834
  • Estate of Ambrose Garriott, 21 June 1834
  • Estate of Richard Johnson, 21 June, 1834
  • Estate and plat of real estate of James Wood, 2 August 1834
  • Estate of William Rowland, 16 August 1834
  • Estate of Jonathon Jennings, 1 September 1834
  • Estate of James Stewart, 1 November 1834
  • Estate of Hugh Kelly, 4 November 1834
  • Estate of Elijah Mitchell, 13 November 1834
  • Estate of Margaret Kelly, 30 November 1834

Folder 16: Estate records, January – March, 1835

  • Estate of James Manning, 2 January 1835
  • Estate of Isaac MacDonald, 10 February. 1835
  • Estate of Ransom Bowman, 26 February. 1835
  • Estate of William Brown (Deposition), 16 March 1835

Folder 17: Estate records, April – December 1835

  • Estate of David Copple, 10 April 1835
  • Estate of Charles Myers, 11 August 1835
  • Estate of John Bayer, 29 August 1835
  • Estate of Richard Yarbour, 10 November 1835
  • Estate of G.D. Camaron, 24 December 1835

Folder 18: Estate records, 1836

  • Estate of Enoch Bagley, 8 March 1836
  • Estate of Thomas Perry, 10 June 1836
  • Estate of Henry Tobias, 12 July 1836
  • Estate of Samuel McClintick, 16 August 1836
  • Estate of Alexander Young, 11 October 1836
  • Estate of Peter Mikesell , 8 November 1836
  • Estate of Joel Bowen, 26 November 1836
  • Estate of Jacob Teeple, 29 November 1836

Folder 19: Estate records, 1837-1857

  • Estate of Stephen Buck, 21 January 1837
  • Estate of Leonard Bowman, August 1837
  • Estate of Sarah Espy, 1857
  • Estate of Samuel Kelly, undated
  • Estate of George Shake, undated
  • Estate of Alexander, undated
  • Unidentified estate inventory (4 pg.)

Series II – Miscellaneous records

Folder 20: Miscellaneous records

  • Account for weaving, 1806
  • Account book, 1818-19
  • Note from John Robinson, 1822
  • Note signed by William and George Greene, 1823
  • Promissory note, John Scott, 14 February. 1828
  • Note by Isaac McDonald, 15 August 1833
  • Undated (1833); bill for school expenses
  • Deed, Samuel Gill (Posey Co., Ind.), 29 April 1835
  • Summons for settlement of debt, 15 January 1845
  • Chancery court proceeding (Daub vs. Daub), 25 January 1845
  • Chancery court proceeding (Mabury vs. Prather), 11 October 1847
  • Claim files, Common Pleas Court (Washington Co., Ind.), 1865-1867
  • Constable’s Bond form (Washington Co., Ind.), 1868-1871
  • Check, 24 February. 1869
  • Appt. of George McClustie as postmaster of New Albany, 1885
  • Request to transfer documents, Dept. of Treasury, Office of Internal Revenue, 11 July 1885
  • Mortgage affidavit citing military pension, Mary Holton, 29 April 1919

Folder 21: Undated miscellaneous papers

Subject Headings

Agricultural implements – Indiana

Clark County (Ind.)

Decedents’ estates – Indiana – Clark County

Estate sales – Indiana – Clark County

House furnishings – Indiana

Probate records – Indiana – Clark County

Washington County (Ind.) – Records and correspondence

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