18 May 2012

Sometimes Being First Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be

The first woman in Adams County, Indiana to have a will was Rebecca Flagg.  Below is a summary of Rebecca's will, along with the parties named in the will and why they were named.  There is no transcription of the will as of this date. 

**Samuel Flagg Husband of Rebecca Flagg; named executor of Rebecca's estate

David Showers Witness to Rebecca Flagg making last will & testament

F. D. C. Braddock Witness to Rebecca Flagg making last will & testament

James B. Simcoke Clerk of Adams County, Indiana Sept. 22, 1860

James B. Simcoke Oath of will being admitted to probate

**Will not dated
Adams County, Indiana Will Book A, Pgs. 271-274





**Images of will book provided by Jim Cox, Ft Wayne, Indiana 2011

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