1) Orphan's Court proceedings, Newcastle Co. DE:
16 Apr 1751: "came into court Margaret Petticrew, widow and administratrix of William Petticrew, yeoman, dec'd, and produced the account of her administration."
2) Land record: Deed dated 10 July 1762. Zachariah Vanleuvenigh of town & Co. of Newcastle [Delaware] sold to Thomas Montgomery of Phila. "one moiety or half part of a tract of land situate in White Clay Creek Hundred...300 acres...now in possession of Margaret, William and Thomas Peticrew."
3) A Calendar of Delaware Wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800
[Will of] William Pettigrew. Yeoman. White Clay Creek Hundred. [Will made] Mar. 31, 1772. [Probated] Apr. 13, 1772. Will record K, pg. 18. Mother; Andrew Hood, s/o John Hood; brother Thomas Pettigrew; sister Jane Pettigrew; Margaret Delap, d/o Jacob and Elizabeth Delap. Exc. Joseph Rotheram, Jr., John Hood.
Note: White Clay Creek Hundred formed from Christiana Hundred in 1710. Its principal town is Newark, close to NE corner of Maryland.
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