08 November 2011

Farewell Raymond, Deceased Soldier Of Fort Gratiot In 1835

The Farewell Raymond estate was listed in a record book housed at the Archives of Michigan, St. Clair County, Record of Proceedings 1835-1838:

 (Page 22)  Records of the Estate of Farewell Raymond, a soldier late of the U.S. Army
7 October 1835
Petition of D.N. Powers for letters of Administration......stationed at Fort Gratiot, deceased .....was filed and....Joseph Comstock and Alfred Comstock offered as bail for said Administrator...Letters of Administration to Daniel N. Powers
Daniel N. Powers as principal and the Comstocks as sureties

14 October 1835 - Letter of Administration granted to Daniel N. Powers
---copy of the bonds
---copy of the Letter of Administration (Page 23)

 Was it he who was born in Massachusetts in 1812?  Don't know.

Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Name:     Farwell Milton Raymond
Gender:     Male
Birth Date:     25 Aug 1812
Father's Name:     John Raymond
Mother's Name:     Elizabeth

Even though my brother's name is also Daniel N. Powers, there is no relationship between my Powers family and any other persons in this blog.

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