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From: "James R Revell" <>
Subject: Re: [LDR] Probate
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 20:22:21 -0500
In-Reply-To: <009d01c837a4$26fb3260$6500a8c0@Gerry>


I still feel that it should be in Accomack County. If not the next most
logical place would be Worcester County, Maryland. Try making a search
of Virginia and Maryland Calendar of Wills.

-----Original Message-----
From:
[mailto:] On Behalf Of Gerry
Tostenson
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 8:06 PM
To:
Subject: Re: [LDR] Probate

That I know. Been there. I have four generations buried there. But what
about the will? Any speculations of where it was filed? Gerry
----- Original Message -----
From: "James R Revell" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 7:00 PM
Subject: Re: [LDR] Probate


>
> Sorry! My Accomack County Wills stop at 1901. But perhaps this will
help
> a little.
>
> Captain John W. Bunting was born 5 Apr 1836, died 12 Mar 1907, married
> Susan E. Unknown born 16 Oct 1840, died 21 Jun 1908. John and Susan
are
> both buried at the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery on Chincoteague.
> Sources: Tombstone Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia by
> Mary Frances Cary, Moody K. Miles, III and Barry W. Miles, pages 67 &
> 68.
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Gerry
> Tostenson
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 7:36 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [LDR] Probate
>
> My direct ancestor was John W. Bunting, a very wealthy man for the
> times. I
> have gathered many sources and have this:
> Bunting, Jno. W., Capt. - Date of Death; Tuesday - Aged; 73 - Came her
> as a
> poor man and leaves and estate estimated at $100,000, owned a block of
> brick
> buildings in Pocomoke City - Survived by wife and 2 sons, Capts.
Kendall
> J.
> and Wm. C. Bunting - Chincoteague - PE 16 Mar 1907.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James R Revell" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 3:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [LDR] Probate
>
>
>> If your ancestor lived on Chincoteague Island and did indeed leave a
>> will that will should have been filed in Accomack County. My
questions
>> to you are twofold: 1. How do you know from a book that he left a
will
>> at all? In other words did the book furnish a source for the
>> information? 2. What was your ancestor's name?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Gerry
>> Tostenson
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 4:27 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: [LDR] Probate
>>
>> Disappointedly today I received that my ancestors will (1907) was not
>> probated in Accomack County. What were the rules back then. My
> ancestor
>> lived all his life on Chincoteague, died there and is buried there. I
> do
>> know from a book that he left a will. So, my question is where was or
>> could it be filed?
>> Gerry
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