Some Probate Records for the Faust Families in Richland District, SC
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Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 224, John Faust
(TLC notes)
His widow, Mary, and Balzir applied for LOA, September 5, 1800. package contains inventory and sale, October 30, 1800. Some buyers: Moses and Aaron Duke, A document in the package was printed by D. & J. J. Faust. Children mentioned in the package were: sons: Balsir, Henry, John, and Christian; daughters: Peggy, wife of Aaron Duke, Mary, wife of Moses Duke, Kate, wife of Dempsey Hunter, Elizabeth, wife of Robert Miller (not married at the time of the sale), Charlotte, wife of Wm Thinth?, Harriet, wife of Wm Motte>, and Lelinis?.

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, page 51, May 28, 1808, Reuben Faust
"A citation issued for John Brown -- returned the 4 June 1808 Duly published and no cause being known to the contrary administration was granted to John Brown who thereupon took the requisite oath and entered into bond with Alexander B. Everitt Security in the sum of $500
(signed) James S Grignard, Ord'y"

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, page 55, October 10, 1808, Balsir Faust
"Issued a citation for George Smithe and John Wyche returned the 19th First on which day the citation was returned duly published Henry Faust brother to the deceased applied for letter of administration in preference to John Wyche who was no kin or creditor -- Administration was thereupon granted to George Smith and Henry Faust who took the requisite oath and entered into bond in the penalty of $2000 with John Wyche and Daniel Faust security"

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 217, Balsir Faust
(TLC notes)
George Smith, adm., Henry Faust, co-adm. Sale filed in 1808, Aaron Duke was a buyer. At Balsir's death, oldest child was 5 years old. In 1810 Moses Duke owed 882.59 to the estate. Annual returns for 1811, filed February 1812, to Jasper Faust, amounts for attending children, to Edw Fisher, amounts for attending M. A. Faust, children mentioned were Edward, Martha, and Mary Ann. Robert Miller becomes administrator about 1817, has/causes? some problems with the accounts. Aaron Duke boarded Martha and Mary in 1820. Money was paid to Moses and Aaron Duke for boarding children in 1821. Both signed receipts. Edward settled with the estate in May 1827. Martha was married before Mary Ann, about 1825. Martha C. Faust married Willys H. Pardee. Martha settled with the estate in 1825. Mary Ann Faust married Alexander T? Smith. She boarded with John Smith circa 1818.

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, September 2?, 1813, Henry Faust
"The citation was issued on 31 August last was returned duly published & no opposition being made administration was granted to Moses Duke who thereupon took the usual oaths and entered into bond in the sum of $2000 with Robert Miller Security"

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 221, Henry Faust
(TLC notes)
Recorded in Book F, page 82, (I also have Book F, pages 54, 55) Christian Faust applied March 17, 1812 and was made administrator. Christian and Moses Duke do the administration bond. Moses Duke applied for a Letter of Administration on August 31, 1813. It was read in an Episcopal church. Moses Duke was made administrator in 1813.

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, June 10, 1814, Burrell Faust
Last Will and Testament

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 218, Burrell Faust
(TLC notes)
Christrina Faust (widow) was executrix. Burrell had a will dated 1815?. mentioned in the will; children: Uriah, Salley, and Harriet; sons-in-law: John Glover and James Boatwright; neighbors: William and Jasper Faust, land on waters of Crane Creek. Annual return filed February 10, 1816 mentions children: Uriah and Sarah. Uriah Faust gave property to Cassius Faust, his nephew, after the death of his mother, January 5, 1825.

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, February 2, 1816, John Taylor Faust
blacksmith, Last Will and Testament

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, February 10, 1816, Casper Faust, Leut.
adm. by Sally and Jacob J. Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 219, Casper, Sr Faust
(TLC notes)
Adm. were Jacob J. Faust and Sally Faust, LOA was November 19, 1815. Some buyers at sale were Jacob, Sarah, and Jasper Faust

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, February 14, 1816. Peter Faust
adm. by Nassery?

Richland County, SC minutes of ordinary court, April 22, 1818, Henry Faust
"granted an order of sale of the personal property of said estate consisting of perishable articles. Terms of said sale to be cash for all sums at and under one dollar -- for all ? over on a credit of nine months The purchaser giving bond on ? with sufficient security. The administrator giving 15 days notice of ? sale"

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 220, Daniel Faust
(TLC notes)
Will dated 1826, children Mary C., wife of James W. Pease of AL, Clemen C., and John M. Grandchildren by an unnamed daughter: James, Daniel, Elizabeth, and William Brickell. He had a brother named Jasper.

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 222, Jacob J. Faust
(TLC notes)
LOA to Sarah C. Faust, estate was in Lexington District. He was called General J. J. Faust. Estate sold for dept. His will names sons Daniel and Jasper, granddaughter Keziah Lary?. Children were heirs to the estate of Henry Galmon (Early Wills of Camden Dist., Volume 2m page 61, LWT of Henry Galmon)

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 223, Jane A. Faust
(TLC notes)
will leaves everything to Mary C. Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 9, Package 225, John Henry Faust
(TLC notes)
Dorothy Faust was executrix. His will mentions sons Jesse and Moses

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 10, Package 226, Mary Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 10, Package 227, Peter Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 10, Package 228, Peter Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 10, Package 229, Reubin Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 10, Package 230, William Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 42, Package 1043, Jasper Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 42, Package 1045, Jno M. Faust

Richland County, SC Probate, Box 42, Package 1048, Parthenia Faust

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