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Prepared and transcribed by Suzanne B. Hurley

This record is from our Orphan's Court records.
John Bassett, distribution of estate

Information in this record:
We first took out the legacies one left to his daughter Sophia Parsons of $3, and one left to his daughter Rachel Bassett of $16.65, then taking out the widows dower which was $41.07. We then divided the remainder among his three heirs which was $27.38 to each one (His will date 12 March 1804-probate date 17 July 1804, Worcester County, Maryland).

Some entries show dates specifically and separately. Some have the dates within the Information notes:
c = Chancery Court Date
f = Family Court Date
o = Orphan Court Date
w = Will Date
p = Probate Date

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