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B


File 7149
BOYLE, Ella (Etta) M.
BOYLE, Mary Ellen
minors Wayne Co., Mich.
BOYLE, Daniel (father - deceased)
1874
KEENA, James T. (Guardian)
also signed by
John ATKINSON
Luther S. TROWBRIDGE


1888
File 14266

BURNS, Michael  died 30 Apr 1888, Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
Toohey, Mary - Adminstratrix, sister - Detroit
Burns, Thomas - Brother
Burns, Richard - Brother

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1866
File 5140

BURNS, Patrick  - Filed 10 Apr 1866; will dated 22 Apr 1859
Burns, John - son(?) received land on Louis Moran farm

Legacies of $200 each to:
Larkins, Mary Ann
Larkins, Elizabeth (Mrs. Elizabeth Tobin)
Larkins, Catherine (Catherine Foley)
Keveny, Thomas
Keveny, Mary (guardian Michael Keveny.  See probate file #7344)

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


C


File # 7014
CURREN, Frank & Mary
Minors
CURREN, Patrick - Father
CURREN, Winifred - Guardian & Mother
Both of Detroit, Mich.

Signed
Winnifred (her mark) CURRAN
James FITZPATRICK
Patrick FALTIS / FILTIS (his mark)


D


FHL film # 0954334
File 7052
DOLAN, Thomas
ESTATE
1873
Died 5 Sept 1873 - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
{DOLAN, Mary
{DOLAN Joseph - Heirs ?Enice, Macomb Co, Mich.

GUINEY, Daniel - Adminstrator
SULLIVAN, Roger - surety.


1901
File 27751

Donovan, Michael - Detroit, Mich.

O'Brien, Hannah - Executrix

Heirs:
Hayes, Mary (or Hurley) - residing Dunmanway, Ireland
Jeremiah Farrell - residing Dunmanway, Ireland

Deceased left remainder of estate $777.05 to SS. Peter & Paul Church in Detroit.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


E

1891
File 16596

EGAN, Mary - Incompetent - Unmarried - In St. Joseph's Retreat, Dearborn, Mich.
Hayes, Michael - uncle and guardian - Detroit, Mich.
Egan, Michael - Heir and brother - Dayton, Ohio
Egan, James - Heir and brother - Upper Peninsula, Mich.
Egan, Thomas - Journeyman Plumber
Alice H. Hayes was named as serving the petition on Mary Egan.  She was the daughter of Michael Hayes.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


F


1867
#5554

Minors:
FINN, Margaret - 12
FINN, John -
5

Finn, Thomas (father & guardian)
FINN, Mary (mother - deceased)

Property in Detroit

Thomas Finn to sell property
Casserly, Patrick -  witness
Collins, Michael - witness


G



1899
File 25837
GALLAGHER, Francis P.
Estate 1899
d. 19 July 1899, Detroit, Michigan
Elmira/Elmyre Gallagher, wife and petitioner, remarried Moran

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1862
File # 3534
GALLAGHER, James – Estate
Died in San Francisco, California 4 July 1862
Was a Catholic and a tailor
Will dated 11 October 1852

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1897
File 23309
GALLAGHER, Owen F.
d. 21 May 1897, Detroit, Michigan
No will
Gallagher, Lawrence – son – Port Lambton, Ontario, Canada
Sweeney, Catherine – daughter – Detroit, Mich.
Gallagher, Frank – residence unknown; had not been heard of in four years
Sweeney, Michael – administrator -  Detroit, Mich.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1886
File #13038
GALLAGHER, Patrick
Estate 1886
d. 29 August 1886, Detroit, Mich.
Heirs: (children) William Henry, Sarah Connor, Maria Josephine Quinn, Sophia Isabelle (Belle) Pirie, Francis Patrick
and grandchildren James P. and Sarah Quinn; and Sarah, Nellie and Mary Josephine Connor.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1891

FHL film #1206261
File # 17106
GREEN, Bridget Nee WYNN
Heir of deceased Peter WYNN
1891
Ballyfarnan, Roscommon County, Ireland.


FHL film #1206261
GRAHAM
, Sara Ann
Niece of William LINN estate.
1881
Nee: WITHERUP
Lisburn, Down, Ireland.
Daughter of Eliza WITHERUP


1892
File 17494
GAFFNEY, James – insane
61 yrs. old, single, laborer 11th ward, Detroit, Wayne.
Petitioned to be admitted in Eastern Mich. Asylum in Pontiac, Mich.  Wayne County Probate Court.
[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]

H


1883
File 11045

HAYES, Catherine - d. Apr 1883, Detroit, Mich.

Children:
Burns, Elizabeth - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Dennis - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Thomas - Adm. - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Morris or Maurice - New York City, N.Y.
Hayes, John D. - Detroit, Mich.
Morrissey, Bridget Hayes (deceased)

Blake, Patrick - co-administrator - (He was a funeral director in Detroit)

Children of Bridget Morrissey:
Morrissey, Mary
Morrissey, John
Morrissey, Hayes (deceased)


There is a letter in the probate file from Maurice Hayes written on letterhead of the Occidental Hotel in New York City objecting 
to his brother Thomas being named administrator of the estate.  He wrote that he did not consider his brother to be capable enough
and an honest man, and that his brother had not notified him of his mother's final illness.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1898
File 24188

HAYES, Daniel
- d. 28 March 1898, age 32 - no will

Hayes, Annie - wife and petitioner - administratrix - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

Children:
Hayes, Cassie - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Hannah (Anna) - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Thomas
Hayes, Joseph

Fracher, Louis F. - guardian at litem

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1896
File 22654

HAYES, Edward - about 50 years old - Hamtramck, Wayne, Mich. Spendthrift (excessive drinking)

Hayes, Elizabeth - wife - Hamtramck, Mich.
Hayes, Margaret - daughter - Hamtramck
Hayes, Nellie - daughter - Hamtramck
Hayes, Marie - daughter - Hamtramck
Hayes, Essie - daughter - Hamtramck
Hayes, John - son - Hamtramck
Hayes, Edward - son - Hamtramck
Hayes, William - son - Hamtramck
Hackett, Elizabeth - daughter - Indiana

Thomas, Robert S. - guardian of John, Edward and William Hayes - infants.  Justice of the Peace of Wayne Co., Mich.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1879
File 9142
HAYES, John  - of Detroit, Wayne, Mich. - No will - d. 6 Mar 1879

Hayes, Catherine - wife & admin.

Children:
Hayes, Dennis - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Thomas - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Naomi - New York (This should be Morris, residing New York)
Hayes, John - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Bridget (md. Morrissey) - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Elizabeth (md. Burns)

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1896
File 21907

Hayes, John - died 8 December 1886 - Detroit, Mich.  No will

Estate 1896:
Hayes, John - grandson - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, James Patrick - son - Detroit, Mich.
Quirk, Bridget (nee Hayes) - daughter - Administratrix - Detroit, Mich.

Deceased left no personal property of any kind.  Some real estate he owned in the City of Detroit had been assigned to James Hayes.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1894
File 19771

HAYES, John - died 1844 - estate was not probated until 50 years after his death

Heirs of John Hayes:
Ryan, Bridget (nee Hayes) - now deceased
Dolan, Catherine (nee Hayes) - Columbus, St. Clair Shores [this should be St. Clair County]
Hayes, Mary Ann - Dearborn, Wayne, Mich.
Hayes, Michael - Hamtramck, Wayne, Mich.
Curtin, Ellen (nee Hayes) - Detroit, Mich.
Hayes, Edward (son of John) - Hamtramck, Michigan - Adm.
Gleason, Mrs. Johanna (nee Hayes) - Ludington, Mason County, Mich.
Bartlett, Mrs. Margaret (nee Hayes) - Peoria, Ill.  [This name should be Bartley, not Bartlett.  Her husband's name was Patrick Bartley.]

Heirs of Bridget Hayes Ryan:
Haase, Mrs. Mary Ann (nee Ryan) - Norris, Wayne, Mich.
Ryan, Ellen - Detroit, Mich.
Ryan, Michael - Detroit, Mich.
Nolan, Mrs. Catherine (nee Ryan) - Detroit, Mich.
Feenan, Mrs. Rose (nee Ryan) - Detroit, Mich.
Hetherington, Mrs. Alice (nee Ryan) - Detroit, Mich. - now deceased - d. 7 May 1891

Heirs of Alice Ryan Hetherington:
Hetherington, Francis Xavier - Detroit, Mich.
Hetherington, Donald Aloysius - Detroit, Mich.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1865
File 5007

HAYES, Mary d. 27 Jul 1865

Executors:
Sheehan, Michael - brother-in-law
Sheehan, John - nephew

Surety:
Blackwell, Thomas

Her will names Susan Sheehan as her sister.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1892
File 18027
Hayes, Mary - died 10 August 1892, Detroit, Wayne, Mich.  No will.

Geist, Charles - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.  - administrator and creditor

Any heirs unknown.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1900
File 26414

Minors:
HAYES, Mary - age 12 yrs - Detroit, Mich.
HAYES, Alice - age 10 yrs - Detroit, Mich.

Hayes, John - (father) - deceased - late of Montana
Hayes, Sophie (mother) - deceased - late of Montana

Hayes, James (uncle) - Detroit, Mich.  - petitioner to have himself appointed guardian.  See file 21954.


1896
File 21954

Minors:
Hayes, Mary - age 8 yrs. - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
Hayes, Alice W. - age 6 yrs. Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

Estate in Missoula, Montana.  See file #26414

Hayes, James - guardian and uncle - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
Hayes, John - deceased father - late of Missoula, Montana
Hayes, Sophia - deceased mother - late of Missoula, Montana


1897
File 23412
HAYES, Michael - died 24 May 1887, Detroit, Mich.  - No will
Hayes, John - son - Detroit, Mich.
Deceased left real estate in Springwells, Mich.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


1894
File 21418

HAYES, Patrick - died 15 Oct 1894, Detroit, Mich. - No will

Hayes, Annie - (widow) - Detroit, Wayne, Mich. [Annie's maiden name was Melody]
Hayes, Edward - (son) - age 31 yrs
Wallace, Bridget (daughter) - age 34 yrs
O'Brien, Mary - (daughter) - 38 yrs.
Melody, Patrick J. - special adminstrator
Hayes, James - Adm. #2 [James Hayes was a funeral director]

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


K


1860
File 3185
Keavey (Keavy), Patrick

Keavey (Keavy), Honora (wife)

Surety
Keavey, Thomas (son)

Contains a list of claims against the estate with the following names: John Glass; P. Keaveny; Dr. Edward Batwell; Estate of John Hanna, deceased; James Leddy; A. Charton; Henry Mulken; Flattery & Brothers; Mitchel & McDuffie; Mrs. Ann Eagan; Wm. T. Tobin.  Signed, James Leddy and Peter Behan.

Patrick Keavy was in partnership with Henry Walker.  He was a contractor.

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson

  


1868
File 5836

KEAVY, Richard -  died 24 Dec 1868 in Chilicothe, Missouri, late of Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan

Keavy, Honora (mother)

Brothers and sisters:
Keavy, Thomas E. - administrator, Detroit
Keavy, Mary - Detroit
Keavy, Ellen - Detroit
Keavy, Fanny - Detroit
Keavy, Margaret - Detroit
Keavy, Annie - Detroit

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


L


File 7150
LEYDEN, Francis
Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
Will
Estate
1874
LEYDEN, Julia (Wife Dec. Executrix) Detroit, Mich.
LEYDON, Dennis D. (Executor, son) New Orleans, Louisiana
LEYDON, Julia A. & Mary C. (Grandchildren) Detroit, Mich.
Bonds:
Patrick Ki__ney
Neil Flattery (Detroit)
Dated 28 Feb 1874


M


File 7145
MARKEY, Christopher

estate
1874
MARKEY, Rose (wife & Admx.)
(no Will)
Children:
Peter          Springwells, Wayne, Mich.
Bridget                  "         "          "
Chistopher <sic>   "          "         "

surety: Matthew MARKEY and Michael MARKEY


File # 6985
McCARTHY, Mary Ann, 15 yrs. Detroit.
"         Eliza, 13 " "
"         John, 12 " "
"         Daniel, 9 " :
Minors.
McCARTHY, Michael - father (dead)
McCARTHY, Mary - mother


FHL film # 0954333

File 7018
McCAULIFFE, Kate 19 years
Hannorah 15
Mary 13
Elizabeth 8
Detroit, Wayne Mich.
MINORS
1873

McCAULIFFE, Catherine - Mother
McCAULIFFE, Jeremiah - Father (decd.)
FALVEY, Daniel - Guardian
SULLIVAN, Roger and
FALVEY, Patrick as sureties.


1870

The FHL film # is 0954688 

This is taken from the Will of John McNAMARA.
Executors: William FOXEN, Alderman of the City of Detroit. and Patrick KEVENY (?) of said
City merchant, Tailor
Wife: Sarah McNAMARA
Brother: James McNAMARA - now of Leure, County of Cavan, Ireland
Sister: Bridget GREEN - widow in Belcoo, County Farmanagh, Ireland. (Fermanagh)
Sister: Mary DONOVAN of the City of Montreal, Canada.
Sister: Catharine McNAMARA living with Mary DONOVAN
Nephews: John P. McNAMARA & Francis Edward sons of my brother Patrick McNAMARA - residing
at Jackson in the state of Michigan.
Adopted son: Robert John McNAMARA
Sister: Ann McNAMARA
"And I give devise and bequeath unto the said William FOXEN and Patrick KEVENY (?) my
said executors their heirs and assigns all my Real and personal Estate of all and every
kind ...

The number of this record was 6152.


1865

Dated July 1865

File 4056
McNURTREY, Patrick deceased
McNURTRY, Susan - wife

Children
Bridget age 15
James age 13
Thomas age 11
Mary Ann age 8
Hanora age 5
Frankey (Francis) age 7
Susan age 3
Andrew age 3

surety: Thomas FINN
& Patrick McNURTREY


(transcriber's note: name may have been McInerney)


1896
File 21844
McMANAMAN, Elizabeth
Died 2 Jan. 1896
Chicago, IL
spinster

Estate
McMANANAN, Daniel E. - brother - Chicago, Cook, IL
BROWN, Minerva - niece - Cleveland (daughter of Edward brother of Elizabeth)
SULLIVAN, J. Emmet - administrator - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
McMANAMAN, John J. - nephew - Chicago, IL (38 yrs old) 
McMANAMAN, Jacob - brother (deceased) Waukegan, IL
sons of Jacob
Daniel (nephew)
Edward "
Charles 
McMANAMAN, William - nephew of Jacob
McMANAMAN, Edward - brother of deceased
McMANAMAN, John - brother of deceased
McMANAMAN, Cornelius - brother of deceased
daughter of Jacob
QUIRK, Eliza - St. Louis, Missouri (niece)
BURR, Lucy - Lincoln, Nebraska (niece) 
McMANAMAN, Mary - (niece) 
children of Jacob:
HOWARD, Angelina - (Mrs. Thomas R. HOWARD) Chicago, Illinois (niece)
McMANAMAN, Jacob - Waukegan, Illinois (nephew) 
Children of William:
Edward, Joseph, Mary, Ida.
Children of John brother of Elizabeth:
McMANAMAN, John - Chicago, Illinois
PENDER, Bridget - Rosencrans, Lake Co., IL
HALSTED, Catharine - Chicago, IL
McMANAMAN, Daniel- "
McMANAMAN, Margrett- "
McMANAMAN, Mary - "
McMANAMAN, Edward - 
McMANAMAN, William - Perry, __, Iowa
McMANAMAN, Catherine - wife of John, brother of Elizabeth
McMANAMAN, Elizabeth - wife of Jacob, brother of Elizabeth
Children of Daniel (brother of Elizabeth)
McMANAMAN, Edward - Chicago, IL
HALLIGAN, Catharine "
McMANAMAN, John - Pontica, Illinois
McMANAMAN, Robert - son of Daniel 
Children of Robert - son of Daniel E.
McManaman, Mary - Chicago, IL
McMANAMAN, Edward - "
McMANAMAN, Catherine - "
ALLEN, Leonora - (daughter of Daniel E.) Chicago, IL. 
" , Florence - (daughter of Leonora)
McMANAMAN, William - son of Cornelius
" , Cathrine M. Chicago, Ill daughter of William son of Cornelius
FINN, Margrett - (guardian of Catherine M.) Chicago, IL.


1873
File 7374
MULCAHY, James
d. on or about 1 November 1873, Detroit, Mich.
MURPHY, Eliza – sister
MURPHY, Dennis – administrator
BUTTERMORE, Catharine - sister

[Contributed by Patricia Ibbotson]


Estate
Robert MULLANEY
#6157
Wife & Administratrix : Anna (Annie)
Daughter: Mary MULLANEY
Daughter: Alice MULLANEY
*all of Detroit

Administrator: Charles COLLINS

Date: June 8, 1870


O


FHL film # 0954333
File #3979
There are individual portions for the different children.
O'BRIEN, John (father) deceased
O'BRIEN, Alice (mother & guardian)
Kate (Katie) 13
Nora 19
Lizzie 16
John 11
Alice 8
Daniel 5
William 2
All of Detroit.

Surety: Wm. PURCELL
in another portion:
Surety: E. Cotney
"Your petitioner further alleges that the said minors are cotenants with Michael
O'BRIEN, Nora COTNEY, Mary WHITE & Lizzie O'BRIEN..."


FHL film # 0954692
File 7137
O'HALLORAN, Joseph
HALLORAN, Joseph O.
1873
Minor
O'HALLORAN, Patrick (Father) (deceased)
O'HALLORAN, Bridget (Guardian)

Surety: Mark McGRAW


#13194
O'NEIL, Johanna - Detroit
Died Nov 2d 1886
O'NEIL, William H. of Detroit - son
FINN, Mrs. Mary Ellen of Wyandotte - daughter
CLANCY, Mrs. Ann of Chicago - daughter
FINN, Julia of Wyandotte - granddaughter
O'NEIL, Miss Julia of Detroit - granddaughter
O'NEIL, Miss Maria of Detroit - granddaughter
O'NEIL, Walter (s/o Patrick O'Neil)
BRADY, Elizabeth - Daughter & Executrix
Property - house & property on the south side of High Street in Detroit.


P


1883

PURCELL, James E.
Estate
Heirs:
McManmam (McManman) - Aunt & Adm of Estate
O'NEIL, Julia O. - Aunt
FINN, Mary - Aunt
FINN, John - Children of Mary Finn
FINN, Margaret "
TSORZINKIE, Mary - Cousin & Adm. (note: Trizisky)
PURCELL, William E. - Brother, also decd.
HOGAN, Margaret - Heir
26 Jan 1883 - Detroit
(Catherine McManman claimed that she and Margaret Hogan were the sole heirs and that she was the Administrator of the estate. They were both aunts of James Purcell)


1889

File 15269
PURCELL, Michael
Died 15 February 1889
Wyandotte, Wayne Detroit
(Sometimes called CAHILL)
Estate
PURCELL, Margaret (wife & admin.)
Children:
Edward Wyandotte
Bridget L. " "
John " "
Maggie " "
Hannah " "
Michael " "


S


1873
SHANAHAN, Daniel - First apptd. Guardian.
HALPIN, Patrick - Guardian
Sureties: Michael Kieley and Richard O'BRIEN


1900
File 26418

Minors:
SPARENBERG, Lillie - 19 yrs - birth 11 Jul 1880 - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
SPARENBERG, Clara - 17 yrs - birth 5 Feb 1882 - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

Hayes, Sophia (mother - dead) - Montana
Hayes, James (guardian) - Detroit, Wayne, Mich.

Sparenberg, George W. (father) - Idaho - abandoned children.


Probate #3327
SULLIVAN, Dennis Estate
1861
d 5 Sep 1860 (? Oct 1860)
Sullivan, Catherine - wife & admin of estate
Admx. in June 1861
Sullivan, Daniel - child
Sullivan, Catherine (FOWLER) - child
Sullivan, May Ann [Mary Ann] (O'BRIEN) - child of estate


Probate # 26293
SULLIVAN, Eugene
Estate
1899
Michael SHEEHAN - admin.
Died 17 Aug 1899
Grenane, Cork, Co., Ireland

Mary S. - Widow of estate, age 37. Kanturk, Ireland
Mary Catherine - daughter of estate, age 3. Kanturk, Ireland
Eugene Joseph - son of estate, age 2. Kanturk, Ireland
Hanah Maria - Age 1. Kanturk, Ireland

Probate #27154
SULLIVAN, Eugene
Father of minors (Decd.)
1900
Kanturk, Cork County, Ireland, formerly of Detroit, Wayne County, MI
deceased 17 Aug 1899 in Ireland. No will.
Mary - mother of minors. Greenane, Kanturk, Cork Co., Ire.
Mary Catherine - minor. Age 3. Resides in Greenane, Kanturk, Cork Co., Ire.
Eugene Joseph - minor. Age 2. Resides in Greenane, Kanturk, Cork Co., Ire.
Hannah Marie minor. Detroit, MI, Age 1 yr. Resides in Greenane, Kanturk, Cork


Probate # 24458
SUMMERS, Bridget
Sister of estate Martin J. MAY.
1898
Inniscarthy (Inniscorthy), County Wexford, Ireland.


W


File # 7003
WALSH, Thomas H.
Died Apr 9, 1873, Detroit, Wayne Co. Mich.
Estate 1873
WALSH, Cathrine S. - wife & Administratrix.
"         David Sylvester - son
"         Mary Virginia - daughter
all of Detroit, Mich.
Surety: Louis Sevigne & James Loomey (??)






 

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