Lincoln County Probate Records

1760-1800

Administration Record of Benjamin Brainerd

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Benjamin Brainerd, late of Winthrop. Ruth Brainerd, of Winthrop, widow, Adm'x, 25 May, 1790. [IV, 131.] Jonathan Whiting and Reuben Brainerd, both of Winthrop, sureties. Inventory by Jonathan Whiting, Nathaniel Floyd and John Comings, 11 June, 1790, 295 : 12 : 0. [IV, 275.] Account filed 17 Jan., 1792. [IV, 275-6.] Ruth, widow, guardian unto Sarah, Mary, James and Orrin, minor children, 3 Mar., 1795. Benjamin, minor son, chose Ruth, widow, to be his guardian, 20 Mar., 1795. [VI, 124-5.] Guardian's accounts filed 9 Sep., 1796. [VII, 229 to 231.] Widow's dower set off and estate divided by Samuel Wood, Elijah Snell and John Kezer, all of Winthrop, 3 Dec., 1802. [X, 106-111.]

Source: The Probate Records of Lincoln County, Maine, 1760 to 1800 (Portland, Me.: Printed for the Maine Genealogical Society, 1895), p. 195, citing Lincoln County, Maine, Probate Records.

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