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  • ID: I23976
  • Name: Botsford COMSTOCK
  • Surname: Comstock
  • Given Name: Botsford
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 Apr 1792 in New Milford, Litchfield Co., CT
  • Death: 1870 in Brazos Co., TX
  • _UID: 8702689A9C371F47B76CB42C8C49027513B6
  • Note:
    In 1830 Bochford Comstock lived in Jefferson Co., IN (page 111) (0110020000000-1101000000000) : 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 2 males 30-40, 1 female 0-5, 1 female 5-10, and 1 female 15-20 . In 1840 Bochford Comstock lived in Trimble Co., KY (page 318) (0001001000000-0100100000000) : 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 5-10, and 1 female 20-30. In 1850 B. Comstock, 59, wa s a boss carpenter in North Madison, Jefferson Co., IN (page 28).

    Botsford moved to Washington Co., TX in 1852. He sold his farm there in 1858 and moved in Bra zos Co., TX. In 1860 B. Comstock was an engineer at Boonville PO, Dist. 2, Brazos Co., TX (pa ge 91) with his wife Julia A. and children Emma J. and Joseph. In 1870 Bots, 73 CT, Comstoc k farmed at Bryan PO, Brazos Co., TX (page 73) with his wife Julia Comstock, 50 OH, Em Taulma n, 23 OH (property $2,000/$500), Joseph Taulman, 3 TX, Oscar Taulman, 2 TX, Elizabeth Ayers , 14 WI, William Graham, 35 MS (farmer) and family, and Morris Tom, 30 MS.

    Will of Botsford Comstock:
    Know all men by these presents that I Botsford Comstock of Brazos County, State of Texas, bei ng sound in mind, do this day, which March the first 1869 one thousand eight-hundred and sixt y nine make my last Will and Testament that in case of me Decease ofter my debts are paid I g ive to my wife July Ann comstock all my property, goods, chattels, stock lands, and tenement s to have and to hold and to dispose of in any way or manner she may think prefer and at tha t of the said Julia Ann Comstock is the only executror or administrator to my estate, given u nder my hand and seal this the first day of March 1869. Signed Botsford Comstock. In Presenc e of Witnesses G. C. Wallace, B. E. Gentry, and W. T. Pate.

    In 1890 probate proceedings Botsford was reported deceased in 1870 in Brazos Co., TX. His wil l was submitted to the Brozos County Recorder in 1870 and lost or misplaced. On 22 Mar 1890 h is widow Julia Goin filed for probate. A notice of probate was published 4 consecutive week s beginning 3 Apr 1890 in the Bryan Eagle, a weekly newspaper in Brazos Co. Affidavits were s ecured from the original witnesses to the will, dated 24 Oct 1890, at which time the will wa s probated.

    Death also reported 15 Apr 1873.
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:07



    Father: Daniel COMSTOCK b: 1768 in New Milford, Litchfield Co., CT c: 31 Jan 1768 in New Milford, Litchfield Co., CT
    Mother: Ruth BOTSFORD b: ABT 1771 in New Milford, Litchfield Co., CT

    Marriage 1 Mahala STONE b: 9 Feb 1791 in CT
    • Married: 11 Mar 1811 in Madison, Jefferson Co., IN
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elnathan COMSTOCK b: ABT 1812
    2. Has Children Calista COMSTOCK b: ABT 1814 in SC
    3. Has No Children John C. COMSTOCK b: 23 Nov 1818 in Madison, Jefferson Co., IN
    4. Has Children Laura Maria COMSTOCK b: 15 Feb 1820 in Madison, Jefferson Co., IN
    5. Has No Children Daniel COMSTOCK b: 19 Oct 1823 in Madison, Jefferson Co., IN
    6. Has No Children Martha COMSTOCK b: 1828/1829 in IL

    Marriage 2 Margaret L. BELL b: ABT 1810 in VA
    • Married: 3 Mar 1831 in Jefferson Co., IN
    Children
    1. Has No Children Elizabeth Ann COMSTOCK b: 28 Jun 1832
    2. Has Children Clarissa Virginia COMSTOCK b: 18 Feb 1834 in KY
    3. Has No Children Louisa COMSTOCK b: 20 Feb 1836 in KY

    Marriage 3 Julia Ann MONTGOMERY b: 1819/1820 in OH
    • Married: 26 Jan 1851 in Jefferson Co., IN
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