Court Records -- Excerpts from the records of Bradford county, relating to families not otherwise noted:
William Johnson, late of Springfield township, letters granted Eli Parsons, June 8, 1813. Johnson was a settler before 1812. He left six children, Alexander, Elizabeth, Rachel, Abigail, Ezekiel and Simon.
Philip Crans, late of Athens township, letters granted Adam Crans and John F. Satterlee, June 10, 1813. Crans settled with his family along the river near the state line before 1806. A shad fishery, of which he had charge and a popular drawing place, was established opposite his home.
John Shippey, late of Athens township, letters granted Abraham Minier and Henry Welles, July 16, 1814.
Philander Loomis, a minor over 14 years and son of John Loomis deceased, Nehemiah Tracy appointed guardian, Feb. 6, 1815.
Elijah Granger, late of Athens township, letters granted to Mary Granger, widow, Feb. 1815.
Samuel Wilson, late of Athens township, letters granted Samuel Tiffany, Dec. 20, 1815.
John Lawless, late of Orwell township, letters granted Parney Lawless, widow and Lemuel Streator, Feb. 20, 1817.
Smith Horton, late of Wysox township, letters granted Polly Horton, widow, April 15, 1817. He was not of the Sheshequin Hortons but married Mary, daughter of Elijah M. Horton. They had at least one daughter, Permilla, who married Wm. C. Tuttle. Mrs. Horton afterwards married Rufus M. Cooley.
Richard Sweet, late of Springfield township, letters granted John Barber and David Sweet, May 13, 1817.
Kelton Wilson, a minor over 14 years and son of Wm. Wilson, late of Burlington, Samuel Griffin appointed guardian, May 14, 1817.
John Rose, a minor over 14 years and son of Ezekiel Rose, Jesse Woodruff appointed guardian, May 14, 1817.
George Decker, a minor over 14 years and a son of Abraham Decker, late of Athens, Stephen Hopkins appointed guardian, Sept. 10, 1817.
Aaron and Elvira Cook, minors under 14 years and children of Aaron Cook deceased, Paul Furman appointed guardian, Feb. 10, 1819.
James Clark, a minor over 14 years, David Soper appointed guardian, Sept. 11, 1820.
Joseph Maxwell, a minor over 14 years and son of John Maxwell, Joseph Preston appointed guardian, Sept. 1821.
Henry B. Tuttle, late of Wysox, letters granted Harry Morgan, Feb. 1, 1823.
Peter Wheeler, late of Wysox, letters granted to Ursula Wheeler, widow, June 26, 1823. He conducted a fulling mill and left sons, Columbus and Ozias.
Lorenzo D. Williams, a minor over 14 years, Darius Bullock appointed guardian, May 12, 1824.
John Wilsey, late of Franklin township, letters granted Harry Lobdell, Oct. 19, 1824.
Frederick F. Fairman, a minor over 14 years, Ephraim B. Gerould appointed guardian, May 11, 1825.