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Probate Record of David S. Hill

Source: Probate Court
Written: January 12, 1842
Recorded: February 8, 1842

Estate of David S. Hill Dec
Widow's Special Dower
Filed Feb. 8, 1842
Recorded Vol 300 Page 458
P.Paullin PJP
Special Dower of Lettitia Hill widow of David S. Hill due: This day set apart
to her by the administrators
One bed and bedding
Wearing apparel of herself and family
Household and Kitchen furniture
Sufficient for herself and family. Sept. 25, 1841

Oliver Johns
James Johns Administrators

Rec:(?) of Oliver Johns and James Johns administrators of the Estate of David
S. Hill due: the above described property in paist(?) of my special dower
Sept. 25, 1841
Lettitia Hill widow of D.S.Hill Dec'd

There is allowed by the court of Probate Justice of the Peace in addition to
the above for special dower to the widow of David S. Hill due:
In lieu of Horse 40.00
In lieu of Saddle and Bridle 18.00
In lieu of Cow and Calf 10.00
In lieu of Provisions for one year 100.00

Mclimp(?) P. Paullin Probate
Justice of the peace at his office in Pittsfield,
this 12th day of Jan. A.D. 1842
P. Paullin Probate Justice of the Peace

Additional Comments:
This is one of several pieces of paper I copied from a file in the Pittsfield
City Clerk's office found indexed in the Common Law Record book listed under
2nd Day Aug Term A.D. 1847 Aug. 31st, page 14 #13: In the matter of the
Petition of James Johns and Oliver Johns. Administration of David S. Hill
deceased. Petition to sell Real Estate. Ordered that this cause be continued,
Index to estate papers D.S.H #529