Benjamin B Shackford of Eastport in said son and heir of last of Eastport in said County, respectfully represents, That John Shackford late of Eastport of Washington State of Maine in said County, died intestate on the twelfth? day of August, 1866, seized and possessed of real estate, goods and chattels, rights and credits, which ought to be administered according to law. Wherefore your petitioner prays that administration of said estate may be granted to him.
B B Shackford.
At a Court of Probate held at Eastport within and for the said County, on the twenty nine day of September AD 1866.
Upon the foregoing Petition, the facts therein stated appearing to be true, I do decree that administration of said estate be granted to the said B B Shackford he first giving bond with sufficient sureties in the sum of six thousand dollars.
Jothan Lippencot, Judge
Recorded by M H Wilder Register.
Washington, Maine, Probate Case Files, John Shackford Petition for Administration by Benjamin B Shackford; "Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records, 1795-1950," digital images, FamilySearch (FamilySearch.org: accessed 12 June 2014); Probate Records, Probate records, 1869-1872, v. 24 pt. 1, page 69, image 72
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