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Thursday, April 26, 2012

Richard Brock 1795-1864

Richard Brock was born Aug 27, 1795 and died May 15, 1864 in Lincoln County Kentucky.
He married Hannah Jones April 10, 1819 Casey County Kentucky. Their residence was in Hustonville, Lincoln County Kentucky in 1850 and 1860. The 1860 Census indicates Richard was born in South Carolina, and the value of his personal estate was $4,475.

Photos of their tombstones can be found at

Receipt for headstones was found among the estate papers for Richard Brock

$40 Rec'd June 13th 1871 of D S Jones Administrator
 of R Brock Dec'd the sum of forty dollars in
 full for two sets of grave stones put up at
the graves of Richard & Hannah Brock.
Saml Larimer

The above Estate Settlement was found in Will Book 'Y', page 464 Lincoln County Kentucky.  Richard's Estate papers are numerous and contain several notes and receipts. The Inventory and Appraisement is lengthy, as is the Estate Sale. 
Richard left his estate to the heirs of Chesley Brock, the heirs of Davis Brock, and the heirs of Harvey Brock. For more information on these individuals see previous posts at