15 November 2015

Julia Anderson, Probate File# 1129

First Document here [Image 175 - see above]

The cover sheet (here) mentioned Thomas Bagnall, of London, England, as her uncle.
Julia's LW&T.

Julia Ann Anderson  (1794-1842) of Detroit...widow of John Anderson late colonel of the United States Engineer Corps and daughter of the late James Taylor a native of London and at the time of his death a resident of North Carolina.... .

Four hundred dollars was bequeathed to Mrs. Mary Watson per a page dated 15 November 1842 (her husband was Walter Watson).  Others with a special legacy noted on this page.  Acknowledgement by Mrs. Hector Scott of her receipt of a legacy (a document signed by Hector Scott was witnessed by Anne Martha Scott and Isabella Graham Scott).  Sophia Page also got a legacy (her husband was David Page).

Wm. Woodbridge, esq,, was an attorney who was owed by the estate.

...left no husband or children.....

A page of accounts, including Joshua Howard, U.S. Marshall, a judgement, $740.90.

Money for oak planks for planking Woodward Avenue.

Some household items in the inventory.  More inventory items.

See Oct 20th post and also related posts about Probate Files #624 and #968.

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