16 November 2013

Edwin M. Stanton In A Probate File

There was a reference to Edwin M. Stanton in the guardian probate file of Leonora C. Buckingham (Volume 1, #146) in Jefferson County, Ohio, regarding the minor children of Thomas Oliver, Jr., deceased:


"On the motion of Stanton & McCook, Esqrs.,.....".  16 Nov. 1847

From a Carroll County, Ohio, website:
George Wythe McCook
Born at Cannonsburg, Pa., November 2, 1821. He graduated from Ohio  University, at Athens, and studied law with and afterwards became the partner of  Edwin M. Stanton, the great war secretary, in Steubenville.

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