This refusal of dower by Mary Crown in 1770 of Stowe, Massachusetts is a prime example.
|Ephraim Puffer, Probate case packet 18232, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Dower refusal of Mary Crown to estate of Ephraim Puffer, 9 April 1770.|
Ephraim died in 1757 in Stowe, Mass.
A complete reading of any probate record is always advised. From a genealogical standpoint, records where statements are completely handwritten can contain more extra details than those written on "fill in the blank forms. Reading the handwriting takes some practice.