Administration Record of William McCleland
William McCleland, late of Newcastle. Elizabeth McCleland, simpster, and John Cunningham, both of Newcastle, Adm'rs, 4 Oct. 1763. David Hopkins and Hugh Holmes, both of Newcastle, sureties. [I, 39.] Inventory by Benjamin Woodbridge, Robert Hodge and Samuel Nickels, all of Newcastle, 1 Jan., 1764, £600 : 13 : 6½. [I, 59.] William, minor son, Mary and Sarah, minor daughters, chose John Cunningham to be their guardian 8 Oct., 1765. [I, 81-82.] John McClelan appointed guardian unto James, Samuel and Alexander, minor sons, and Martha, minor daughter, 8 Oct., 1765. [I, 83-85.] Account filed 12 Feb., 1767. [I, 118.] Return of partition of real estate by Benjamin Woodbridge, Robert Hodge and John McNear, all of Newcastle, 17 Apr., 1767, mentions John, the eldest son, and William, James, Samuel, Alexander, Elizabeth, Margaret, Sarah, Mary and Martha, children of deceased. [I, 219.]
Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 11, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.
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