Administration Record of James Brown
James Brown, of Newcastle. Jane Brown, of Newcastle, widow, Adm'x, 17 Nov., 1773. [I, 260.] Samuel Calley and John Hussey, sureties. Inventory by Benjamin Woodbridge and John Ward, both of Newcastle, and Thomas Flint, of a place called Walpole, 26 Feb., 1774. [II, 15.] Account filed 14 Aug., 1780. [III, 20.] Division of estate by Jonathan Jones and Samuel Waters, of Newcastle, and Thomas Boyd, of Boothbay, 22 Sep., 1781. Children mentioned: John Brown, James Brown and Martha Brown. [III, 21-3.] James chose Jane Brown, widow, to be his guardian 14 Aug., 1780. Martha Brown chose John Farley, of Newcastle, to be her guardian 14 Aug., 1780. [III, 23.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 65, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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