Facts and Events
||6 Jul 1779
||Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
||27 Aug 1801
||Easton, Washington, New York, United Statesto Ruth Hoxie
||6 Apr 1818
||Manhattan, New York, New York, United Statesto Mary Willis (add)
||25 Feb 1845
||Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
[From Lenawee County Probate Records, Reel 812, File 218]
"The last Will and Testament of David Harkness of Adrian Lenawee County Michigan Made & acknowledged this twentieth day of the first month A D 1845" mentions "my beloved wife Mary Harkness", "my children ... namely, to Asa", "to Joseph", "to David", "to Gideon", "to my daughter Elizabeth Simmons", "unto Adam", "Unto William", "Unto Mary R. Carpenter", "George W Carpenter", "Unto Richard Harkness & Daniel W Harkness", "appoint my sons William Harkness, Richard Harkness & Daniel W. Harkness .. executors"
"Petition of Daniel W Harkness of Adrian" dated at Tecumseh 17 Mar 1845 "the names & residences of the heirs at law of said David Harkness are as follows.
Asa Harkness & Joseph Harkness who reside in the state of Ohio.[See Person:Asa Harkness (2) and Person:Joseph Harkness (1)]
Elizabeth Simmons wife of John Simmons who resides in the State of New York[See Person:Elizabeth Harkness (6)]
David Harkness Jr who resides in Raisin Lenawee County aforesaid.[See Person:David Harkness (2)]
Gideon Harkness & William Harkness who resides in Dover in said County of Lenawee[See Person:Gideon Harkness (1) and Person:William Harkness (4)]
Richard Harkness & Daniel W Harkness the petitioner who reside in the township of Adrian Lenawee County[See Person:Richard Harkness (1) and Person:Daniel Harkness (2)]
Adam Harkness who resides in the state of Indiana[See Person:Adam Harkness (3)]
Mary H[?] Carpenter wife of George M[?] Carpenter who resides in the state of Vermont[See Person:Mary Harkness (8)]
That Mary Harkness widow of the said David Harkness deceased resides in Adrian in said county of Lenawee
That your petitioner is a minor under the age of twenty one years"
- ↑ The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 71:365.
David Harkness Born at Smithfield ye 6th of 7th mo 1779
- ↑ Peterson, David P. Descendants of Adam Harkness, ODT1-0005.html.
- ↑ Hinshaw, William Wade; Thomas Worth Marshall; and John Cox. Encyclopedia of American Quaker genealogy. (Baltimore, Maryland, United States: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969), 4:1364.
1845, 2, 25, David, s. Adam & Thankful, Adrian, d ae 65 y, 7 m, 19 d
- ↑ Bowen, Harriet Cole Clark. Gravestone records of Lenawee County, Michigan. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1973), 20.
Harkness, David, d. 22 of 2d m, 1845, ae 65 y