29 November 2013

Morris Gibson's Probate

Died In Metamora Township on 15 May 1868
Lapeer Co., Michigan, Probate File #576


Source  [29 November 1867]

Heirs (as of 29 May 1868):
Nancy Gibson, Mother of the Deceased, Metamora, Lapeer Co., Michigan
Fidelia Townsend (wife of Henry Townsend) "  " (residence) [sister, but not listed as such]
Greene Gibson (Bro. of Deceased) Pennfield, Lorain Co., Ohio
Ellenor Thorne (wife of Charles Thorne) Dryden, Lapeer Co., Michigan
Alice Van Valkenburgh (wife of Jabish Van Valkenburgh), Spencer, Medina Co., Ohio
Mary G. Gibson (minor sister), Metamora, Lapeer Co., Michigan
Marian A. Gibson  "     "           "                         "              "

Henry Townsend, Executor

Marian A. Gibson was bequeathed Morris Gibson's 21 sheep in the possession of John C. Clark and all the rents profits or increase thereof....[Sheep evaluated at $18.00 and the wool at $7.00 in the inventory]

Inventory, including real estate described as Two and one half acres...Metamora Twp. .....two rods east of the quarterpost on section line between sections nine? and sixteen and running north twenty rods, thence east twenty rods, thence south twenty rods, thence west twenty rods, to the place of beginning...nine? town 6 North Range 10 East

The family was found here in the 1855 NY Census in Sardinia, Erie County.

Morris was the head of household in Lapeer County in 1860.

Morris's sister, Marian A. Gibson married John Frank More and the mother of Kezzie More.

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