Adelle Frank Drupal, genealogy, accessibility, and religion archives geek in Atlanta, Georgia

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Profile of Henry C. Hedges of Mansfield from historical Ohio book in 1891

start of henry's entry in book Profile of Henry C. Hedges of Mansfield (with helpful details about extended family, including General James) from historical Ohio book in 1891.

James Hedges of Ohio in Army registers, 1812-1815

example army register entry listing James as a Captain in 1814The federal military career of James Hedges (Mansfield, Richland, Ohio) in the War of 1812, as given in United States Army register lists. James was in the regular army and not in the state militia, though he may have been in the militia after the War of 1812.

Obituary of Goodman Lazarus from News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) in 1945

header of obituary from newspaper Obituary for Goodman Lazarus in the News & Observer newspaper of Raleigh, North Carolina from 1945.

Estate of Peter Frank (Senior) of Adams, Indiana in 1875

header of estate papers An abstract of basic facts, as well as a downloadable PDF of three estate records for Peter Frank, Senior, of Adams county, Indiana in 1875 and 1878. I have another blog post that gives an abstract and transcript of Peter's will.

Marriage record of Mary Florence Ruckman and Wilbert Laverne Pence of Whitley, Indiana in 1899

header of marriage register page Abstract (as well as links to original document images) of the marriage record of Mary Florence Ruckman and Wilbert Laverne Pence in Whitley, Indiana, United States from 1899.

Obituaries of Mary Florence Ruckman Pence from the Columbia City (Indiana) Commercial Mail in 1967

header of obituary from newspaper Three obituaries for Mary Florence Ruckman Pence of Whitley county, Indiana from 1967.

Obituaries of Lilyan Pence Meyers from the Columbia City (Indiana) Post in 1939

header of obituary from newspaper Three obituaries for Lilyan Pence Meyers of Chicago, Illinois and Whitley county, Indiana from 1939.

Obituaries of Carrie Long Pence Raypole from the Columbia City (Indiana) Commercial Mail in 1972

header of obituary from newspaper Two obituaries for Carrie Long Pence Raypole of Churubusco and Whitley county, Indiana from 1972.

Last Will and Testament of Peter Frank, Sr. (d. 1872) of Adams, Indiana

top of first page of this willLast Will and Testament of Peter Frank, Senior (d. 1872), downloaded as a digitized will shared on the Adams county INGenWeb genealogy website.

After the citation, I've included an abstract, which highlights the key dates and people mentioned in this will. At the very end of the post is a complete transcript of the will.

Last Will and Testament of "General" James Hedges of Richland, Ohio (Transcript)

signature, possibly original, of James HedgesThe Last Will and Testament of a military ancestor of mine: "General" James Hedges, who died in October 1854 near Mansfield, Ohio in the United States. It's possible that the signature you see in this image may be his original handwriting!

Updated: now includes an abstract, at the beginning of the post, which highlights the key dates, people, and property mentioned in this will.