Two weeks ago, the first two documents were shown and transcribed - see Amanuensis Monday -- 1761 Probate Records of Thomas Dill (1708-1761) Estate in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Last week, I transcribed three more records - see Amanuensis Monday -- Probate Records of Thomas Dill (1708-1761) Estate in Barnstable County, Massachusetts - Part 2.
This week, I transcribed three more documents, but they are similar to each other, so I will present only one of them - the guardianship of minor son Thomas Dill was awarded to widow Mary Dill:
The transcription of the guardianship of Thomas Dill (on right-hand page of image above) is (handwritten text is in italics):
NOTE: These records are now online on FamilySearch and on Ancestry.com in the Barnstable County, Massachusetts Probate Court record volumes.
NOTE: Genea-blogger John Newmark (who writes the excellent TransylvanianDutch blog) started a Monday blog theme years ago called "Amanuensis Monday." John offers this definition for "amanuensis:"
"A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another."
My list of previous Amanuensis Monday posts is at http://www.geneamusings.com/p/amanuensis-monday-posts.html.
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