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Crissman, Eliza

Eliza Crissman
b: ABT 1835
d:
Facts
  • ABT 1835 - Birth - ; Pennsylvania
  • Death - Y
Ancestors
   
 
 
John W Crissman
1802 - 10 JUL 1894
  
  
  
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Eliza Crissman
ABT 1835 -
  
 
  
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Catharine John
ABT 1806 - 20 MAY 1884
  
  
  
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Evidence
[S187]Ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009).

Crissman, Esther

Esther Crissman
b:
d:
Facts
  • Death - Y
Ancestors
   
 
 
John W Crissman
1802 - 10 JUL 1894
  
  
  
?
 
  
 
  
?
 
 
Catharine John
ABT 1806 - 20 MAY 1884
  
  
  
?
 

Peterson Gray’s Will – September 4, 1869

I got too caught up on the “cool” factor of trying to prove the family connection to Skibo that I lost track of the more important step of proving my husband’s direct line to “Auld” Thomas. I made myself go back to the starting point and have been working my way up the tree for longer than I care to admit. In this research, I came across the Will of Peterson Gray (1813-1869) and I always find these old wills to be interesting – like making sure your kids get to keep their cows.

I’ve transcribed it here for any others it may help or amuse and have done my best to interpret the handwriting correctly. I have added paragraph breaks to make it easier to read.

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