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Index to Selected Will Books at Searls Historical Library

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Surname Given Name Will/Probate DateLast Date in File Book:Pages
AngoveFannie M. 10 Aug 188027 Oct 18931:52
AnsonW. Lester14 Oct 187528 Feb 1875A:164
AnstettMichael9 Jan 186318 Apr 1870A:84-87
AumerFrank8 Nov 1880
26 Nov 1880
8 Nov 1880
26 Nov 1880
1:22-23
1:23-24
AutryWilliam7 Feb 188410 Mar 1884A:423-426
Ballard
see also 1:1
John C.27 Jul 186327 Jul 1875A:119
BeachErastus3 Mar 187213 Mar 1872A:104-105
BeattyMoses Findley6 Jan 18744 Mar 1879A:279-282
BeecherFrederick Ambrose24 Jan 187720 Feb 1877A:189-191
BehrischCharles18 Oct 188315 Dec 1884A:462-465
BellVincent G.1 Mar 186921 Aug 1880A:315-320
BerischVeronica
Boston Ravine
1 Sep 18833 Sep 18831:31-32
BigelowEdwin W.25 Dec 188028 Feb 1881A:343-347
BiggsWilliam15 Mar 18792 Jul 1880A:305, 313-314
BlanksJ.P.27 Feb 187018 Mar 1870A:79-83
Blasauf John 17 Sep 1877 13 Mar 1878 A:231-234
BluettSusan20 Jun 18786 Oct 18811:29-30
BreenDaniel4 Sep 1879
native of Rosgrey , Tipperary, IR;
now res. of Bridgeport.
8 Dec 18791:17-18
BrennanMichael11 Feb 185810 Mar 1858A:17-19
BrockmeierBen1 Sep 18801 Sep 18801:20-21
Brockmeier
N. Bloomfield, age 54
see also 1:20-21
Benjamin1 Sep 188023 Dec 18852:45-49
BrooksJohn6 Nov 1882--A:395-400
BrownAlpheus W.17 May 18746 Jul 1874A:138-141
Brown
see also 1:1
E.W.nd24 Jul 1873A:112
Brown
see also A:112
E.W.8 Aug 18739 Oct 18731:1-2
BrunerJohn24 Jan 190411 Jun 041:65-66
Bryan Peter A. 7 Apr 1879 22 May 1879 A:290-292
BullardJohn G.27 Jul 187331 Jul 1873A:119
Burnett John 21 Nov 1877 24 Jan 1878 A:215-218, 224
Busch Philip 11 Mar 1872 10 Dec 1878 A:265-266
ButtsEdmund P. 21 Apr 18701 Aug 1870A:94-97
Byrne Mary Elizabeth (Chapman) 12 Jan 1878 18 Mar 1878 A:234-237
Casey
age 48
William B.1 Oct 1885
died 20 Oct 1885
6 Nov 18852:32-36
ChurchMunson W.10 Nov 188427 Dec 1884A:465-468
ClarkJonathan2 Jul 188027 Jun 1881A:350-355
CoenMichael21 May 18861 Oct 18921:50-51
ComachoJohn G.9 May 18754 Sep 1877A:211-214
ConellJ.S.?24 Dec 1873A:126-128
ConnollyBryan23 Dec 188125 Nov 1882A:387-391
ConnorsJames21 May 189813 Jun 18981:59-60
CookEdgar24 May 187719 Dec 18781:15-16
Cook
see also 1:15-16
Edgar 24 May 1877 25 Feb 1878 A:224-227
CoskinWilliam10 May 187531 May 1875A:155-156
CreamerMatthew16 Sep 18657 Nov 1867A:59-64
CrossJoshua A.12 Dec 18803 Jan 1881A:327-334
Cummings William F.
of Moore's Flat
30 Aug 1876
"Olographic Will"
11 Oct 1879 A:293-296
Dabb Eliza T. 18 Sep 1878 20 Dec 1878 A:275-279
Daly/DailyJohn26 Oct 187425 Aug 1877A:208-210
Davis
Derbec mine
George Gibson/Gibson G.5 Feb 189016 Apr 18901:40-41
DavisJohn4 Apr 186028 May 1860A:33-34
DavisMarta L.----A:314-315
DealM.S.5 Aug 187329 Sept 1873A:120-123
Deal
see also A:120-123
M.S.25 Aug 187314 Oct 18731:2-4
DelanoAlonzo15 Jan 187422 Oct 1874A:144-147
DerhamWilliam25 Feb 18768 Apr 1876A:169-170
DicksonJohn H.25 Jan 1881--A:335
Dillon P.F. 4 Jan 1878 20 Mar 1878 A:237-238
Donahue
See also 1:6-7
Ellen28 Sep 187228 Oct 1876A:183-186
DonohueEllen25 Sep 187627 Sep 18761:6-7
Donovan
see also 1:12
Jerry14 Apr 187714 Jan 1884A:419-422
DonovanJerry
Bridgeport
14 Apr 187722 Jul 18781:12
DoranJohn26 Aug 18765 Dec 1876A:186-189
Dow
Grass Valley, age 76
Lucy20 May 1886--2:71-72
DowneyMary11 Jul 1874
27 May 1877
12 May 1877
29 Mar 1878
1:7-10
DucoteyJeanne3 Oct 187317 Jun 1874A:128-130
DunnThomas O.21 Mar 187322 Jun 1874A:134-138
Dunn
Selby Flat
John S.11 Sep 18817 Sep 18852:22-28
DuntonFrank24 Jan 1881
d. 23 Jan 1881
17 Feb 1881A:336-339
340-343
Eastman Sarah M. 7 Feb 1871 21 Jun 1878 A:250-253
EatonIra A.25 Apr 1854ndA:151-152
Ellen
Truckee
Elle31 Mar 18879 May 18911:45-48
English Patrick 24 Mar 1879 29 Mar 1879 A:284-287
EspenscheidPhillip Jacob20 Jul 185716 Jan 1858A:1-17
Farrell--------A:148-150
Faull
North Bloomfield
Maria, Mrs.9 Apr 18949 Jan 18971:58-59
Fetter
formerly Meyer
Bertha19 Oct 188021 Mar 1881A:339-340
340-343
FrankJohn7 Apr 187921 May 1883A:403-405
GaskillJ.S. 1 Jun 18671 Jul 1867A:50-51
Gill
Badger Hill, age 61
Thomas2 Mar 188513 Jul 18852:10-13
Gillis
Grass Valley
Duncan10 Dec 189410 Dec 18941:53-54
GlinnenPatrick15 Oct 18789--A:336
GorlMary19 Aug 187921 Jun 1884A:433-436
GreerJames9 Jun 188428 Jun 1884A:437-440
GregoryA.B.29 Mar 18706 Jul 1872A:106-107
GuscettiLuigi20 Dec 187810 Mar 1879A:282-284
HahnJennie25 Jul 18811 Aug 18811:28-29>
HalpheneEli3 Oct 186522 May 1882A:378-382
HamiltonGarvin3 Mar 188212 Nov 1884A:458-461
HamlinJames E.
of Hempfield, Mercer Co. PA
18 Nov 18718 Dec 18741:4-5
Hamlin
see also 1:4-5
James E.
of Hempfield PA
18 Nov 1871 6 Nov 1878 A:262-264
Haner
North Bloomfield
Lorenzo2 Sep 18802 Sep 18801:21-22
HeathJames11 Oct 18847 Nov 1884A:453-457
HendersonJohanna31 Aug 189810 Oct 18981:62-63
HenryBridget M.20 Apr 186710 Aug 1868A:71-73
Hertwick/HartwickJoseph25 Sep 18794 Nov 1880A:321-322
HeyderWilliam28 May 188616 Jun 18862:64-67
Hoffman
of North San Juan
Adam Joseph29 Apr 187614 Mar 1877A:179-180, 191-193
HolbrookIra12 Aug 185731 Oct 1857A:13-15
HolbrookeDaniel P.12 Jun 188226 Mar 1883A:391-395
HooperJohn7 Apr 1885
died 9 Apr 1885
22 Jun 18852:1-4
Hoskin
See Coskin
William
HouseFrankdied 16 Sep 1876
will 26 Aug 1876
4 Oct 1876A:180-183
HowardBlake E.25 Mar 185720 Apr 1857A:5-7
HughesJohn30 June 18573 Aug 1857A:10-1
HunerfauthPeter1 Apr 18868 May 18862:52-56
Hutchins/HuckinsRobert25 Dec 188-6 Jul 18862:68-71
IsmertPeter18 Jan 18724 Feb 1876A:161
JackCharles10 Apr 185818 May 1858A:19-20
JamesAnn2 Feb 188518 Apr 1885A:472-476
JamesJohn D.7 Mar 186114 May 1880A:300-302
JeffersonHenry4 Aug 185724 Aug 1857A:7-8
JeffreysCharlotte J.B.12 Feb 188512 Feb 18851:35-36
Jeffreys
age 59
Charlotte J.G.12 Feb 18851 Jun 18862:61-64
JenkinsGeorge29 Dec 188427 Jan 1885A:472-476
JohnsonA.J.[or A.S.]1 Mar 18678 Jul 1867A:52-54
JohnsonDavid3 Nov 18566 Dec 1856A:3-4
JohnsonSolomon28 Aug 188023 June 1880A:304, 307-308
JuddDavid30 Apr 186029 Jul 1861A:46-48
KaempferAndrew29 Dec 18848 Jan 18851:35
KeeganRobert25 Dec 18795 Sep 1881A:359-362
KelleyJohn L., Sr.Jul 187118 Sep 1872A:108
KittsRebecca6 Jul 189417 Jul 18951:55-56
Kitts
widow, of George Kitts
Jane Winters4 June 1885
died 23 Apr 1886
19 May 18862:56:60
Kruger
Truckee
20 Apr 18917 Aug 18911:48-49
LademannAugust7 Jan 18817 Jan 18811:26-27
LanebletFrances3 Aug 188820 Aug 18901:44-45
Langley
see also A:111
Henry C.1 Feb 187322 Mar 18731:1
LarimerMary Jane
Grass Valley
24 Mar 188424 Mar 18841:32-34
Larimer
Grass Valley, age 55
Mary Jane16 Jun 18853 Aug 18852:18-22
LaurenceJohn20 Aug 18721 Feb 1881A:326, 334
Leme/LemiJoseph26 Dec 187425 Oct 1875A:158-160
LesterAnson W.14 Oct 187528 Feb 1876A:164:167
Lond
Lincoln Co. WA Ter
Joshua D. 27 Jul 188527 Jul 18861:37-38
LongThomas27 Jan 185911 Jul 1859A:23-26
Lopes Joaquin Marquis 18 Mar 1879 10 May 1879 A:287-290
LowrySamuel13 Nov 188310 Dec 1883A:415-418
LunnJ.C.4 Nov 18778 Nov 1877A:214
MarshCharles29 Aug 187117 May 1876A:170-174
MattesonJ.E.19 Jun 1871NdA:105-106
McGurk/McCurkHugh4 Jun 1881
d. 14 Jun 1881
15 Jul 1881A:355-358
MeekJoseph25 Jun 187210 Sep 1872A:107-108
Mellon/MellorAnn Maria3 Sep 188314 Feb 18851:36-37
MellorAnn Maria3 Sep 188314 Jul 18852:14-18
Meyers John P. 2 June 1878 13 Jul 1878 A:259-262
MockPhilip B.4 Jun 18771 Aug 1877A:199-201
MonnieJ.C. 16 Aug 18607 Dec 1860A:37-38
MooreAda Nelson 30 Nov 188912 Apr 18951:54-55
MooreJames H.3 Apr 187?14 Apr 1873 [?]A:111-112
Morgan
Grass Valley, age 54
Henry 2 Jun 188318 Aug 18862:72-76
MorrowDennis
Moore's Flat
19 Jun 18798 Oct 18791:16-17
Murphy
of Cherokee
J.B.nd14 Nov 1870 (adm to prob.)A:97-99
MurphyPeter24 Jan 188229 Apr 1882A:371-374
NaughtonMaria30 Jan 190912 Sep 19121:67
NewtonGeorge A.17 May 1876
probate only
2 Jul 1877A:197-198
NortheySamuel Trestwail4 Nov 18811 Mar 1882A:368-370
NortonMartin Strong3 Apr 187215 May 1875A:153-155
NuttalJohn6 Mar 186722 Jun 1867A:54-56
O'Connor
Nevada City
Thomas22 Aug 188530 Nov 18852:40-45
OrrSamuel M.9 Aug 186218 Sep 1865A:49 (one page)
OrzaliAntonio--4 Nov 18951:56-57
PaineThomas N.1 Feb 189116 May 19165:133-134
ParslowPeter2 July 185725 Jul 1857A:8-10
PascoeJames22 Sep 188421 Oct 1884A:449-452
Penaluna
Grass Valley
Richard6 Nov 189111 Nov 18911:50
PerclerMadame Bastian26 Apr 186719 Dec 1870A:99-102
PerrySamuel R.19 Jan 186712 Nov 1867A:64-68
Pettijean [in French]Marie6 Mar [1873]21 Aug [1873]A:113-116
PhillipsGregory13 Apr 187418 Sep 1874A:141-143
PingreeMargaret20 Mar 188422 Apr 18841:34
Pingree
see also 1:34
Margaret20 Mar 188415 Jul 1884A:440-444
PixleyMark27 Apr 1868?A:150-151
Ploog George 29 Jan 1875 22 Apr 1878 A:242-244
PoirsonPierre Francois4 Mar 188411 May 1885A:481-483
PoolerJohn R.28 Sep 187011 Jan 1882A:365-368
PowellWilliam Charles20 Jul 18828 Aug 1884A:444-449
PuttemeyerHenery22 Mar 188612 Apr 18862:49-52
RamusJohn28 Sept 185715 Oct 1857A:12-13
RawdenJohn R.28 Feb 187115 May 1871A:102-103
ReeseAnn20 Mar 187014 May 1870A:87-90
RichardsonLucy M.10 Nov 187630 Mar 1877A:193-196
Roberts Thomas Nelson 17 Jan 1879 29 Jan 1879 A:272-275
Roberts
Fr. Cor.
Daniel24 Jan 190411 Jun 041:66-67
RobinsonJames W.Nd7 Sept 1876A:176-179
RocheJohn22 Apr 187420 Jun 1874A:132
Rodda
Grass Valley
Susan4 Mar 1898020 Jun 18901:41-44
RogersJosiah4 Aug 187616 Apr 18781:10-11
Rogers
see also 1:10-11
Josiah 4 Aug 1876 13 Apr 1878 A:238-241
RossJohn7 Aug 1879
15 Mar 1780
7 Feb 1881
7 Aug 1879
15 Mar 1880
7 Feb 1881
1:15-16,
18-19
27-28
Rowe (typed)
GV
George 75 yo 16 Jul 0020 Jul 00 1:64-65
Ryan Margaret S.14 Dec 187822 Nov 1879A:297-300
Ryan
Patterson, Nev. Co.
John[?] Jul 188320 Aug 1890 1:44
Sack Philip 4 Sep 1878 10 Dec 1878 A:293
SchardinCharles 9 Aug 186821 Aug 1868A:72-75
SchardinHubertus 10 Jan 1878 30 May 1878 A:244-247
ScheimerBernhard1 Nov 188124 May 1883A:405-408
Schuemer
Nevada City
Bernhard8 Nov 18808 Nov 18801:23-24
Schulthess
see also 1:30-31
John Frederick27 Jul 188319 Sep 1883A:409-411
SchulthessJohn F. 27 Jul 188321 Aug 18831:30-31
SheaJohn8 May 187713 June 1877A:196-197
ShellhornHenry21 Dec 186029 Apr 1861A:38-43
SherburneIsrael Wall22 Dec 18694 Jan 1870A:76-79
ShniderChristina23 Nov 18679 Dec 1867A:68-70
ShoemakerDavid22 Jun 186230 Jul 1867A:57-59
ShrumDavid?17 Jun 1861A:44-46
Silva/SilveraJoe/Jose Silveira Cardonzo10 Apr 1899972 Nov 18981:60-62
Simonds
Nevada City
Robert10 Dec 188010 Dec 18801:25-26
Single
Rough & Ready, age 62
John7 Oct 188530 Nov 18852:40-45
SlocovichNicholas21 Dec 187223 Dec 1872A:108-109
Smidt/Schmidtt
Smith
Johann
John
6 Sep 18811 Oct 1881A:362-365
Smith Henry 13 Dec 1878 25 Jan 1879 A:270-272
Smith Robert C. 13 Dec 1873 17 Jun 1878 A:247-250
SmithAlaviray Nov 187917 Nov 1880A:322-325
SmithC.S.4 Apr 185931 May 1859A:26-30
Snelt Elizabeth 10 Nov 1877 1 Feb 1878 A:221-224
Son William 24 Dec 1872 18 Jan 1873 A:109-110
StarrJ.M.2 June 187715 Sept 1877A:205-208
Stephens Henry Randle
of Kuggar, Grade
Parrish, Cornwall
died 24 Aug 1877 24 Jan 1878 A: 218-221
StoefflerJohn Michael27 Nov 185926 Dec 1859A:30-33
StoverDavid E.Sep 188222 Mar 1884A:427-432
TarlemanJohn6 Feb 1875?A:151
ThomDavid11 Jun 18801 May 1882A:374-377
ThomasJacob25 May 186122 Oct 1883A:412-415
ThomasJames6 Jan 185831 Jul 1858A:21-23
ThomasJoseph19 Mar 18852May 1885A:477-480
ThorsenAnthoni
Blue Tent
19 Dec 188227 Jun 18852:4-10
TompkinsE.A.14 Feb 18807 June 1880A:303-304
TowleEzra W. 21 Mar 188921 Mar 18891:39
TruanJohn
William
5 Jun 188019 Jun 18801:20
TruanWilliam31 Dec 1885
Abrogate Will of 5 Jun 1880
6 Jun 18861:37
TurnerJacob Perry2 Aug 18757 Sep 1875A:131,156-157
TylerJemima16 Oct 18694 Nov 1869A:75-76
Tyrell Samuel, Sr. 3 June 1874 25 Feb 1878 A:228-230
VictorineMary H.10 Oct 18566 Dec 1856A:1-3
Vosshans
& Joseph Miller
Ferdinand8 Jun 187818 Jun 18781:11-12
Wales Thomas 15 Apr1876 14 Dec 1878 A:267-270
WalesTheresa Nora25 Nov 18907 May 011:65
WalesThomas15 Apr 187620 Jul 18761:5-6
WallingSadis A.?29 Oct 1873A:123-127
WatermanStukeley S.8 May 1878--A:304-305
309-312
Watt William 5 May 1870 16 Jun 1878 A:254-259
WattJanet2 Jul 188016 Aug 1882A:383-387
WearJames 11 Nov 18863 Feb 18881:38-39
WeilLeopold4 Mar 187214 Mar 1876A:167-168
WestonMartin Strong3 Apr 187215 May 1875A:152-155
White
Grass Valley
Mary3 Feb 18952 Apr 18961:57-58
WhitesidesWilliam24 Dec 187526 Jul 1877A:201-205
Williams
GV
Elizabeth30 Nov 18872 Dec 18891:39-40
WilliamsGeorge18 Jul 18737 Aug [1873]A:116-119
WilliamsJames10 Jun 187619 Jul 1876A:174-176
Williams
widow, Grass Valley
Mary18 Aug 18762 Nov 18852:28-32
Williamson--16 Dec 187218 Jan 1873A:109
WilliamsonIsaac20 May 187018 Jun 1870A:90-94
WomackPeyton G.12 Sep 186022 Oct 1860A:35-36


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