Probate Minutes - 1846-1870 - Volume C-1


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…well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, singed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the Thirtyeth (sic) day of June A. D. 1851.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound JAMES W. THROCKMORTON has been appointed administrator de bonis non of the Estate of BENJAMIN THOMPSON, deceased.

Now if the said JAMES W. THROCKMORTON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Jas. W. Throckmorton Seal

Jas. Herndon Seal

J. H. Wilcox Seal

 

I, JAMES W. THROCKMORTON, do solemnly swear that BENJAMIN THOMPSON deceased, died with leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of BENJAMIN THOMPSON deceased.

James W. Throckmorton.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clk. County C. C. by Alex Berry, his deputy witness my official seal.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin I, J. B. WILMETH, Chief Justice have examined and approved the within bond this 20th day of June A. D. 18l51.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing records was deposited for record in my office the 30th day of June A. D. 1851.Witness my official signature.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. c. & exoff. R. C. C. Tx.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, JOHN M. KINCAID as principal and JOHN WILSON and JOSEPH WILCOX as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the…

 

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…County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents, signed and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 26th day of Jan. A. D. 1852.

 

The conditions of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound JOHN M. KINCAID has been appointed by the County Court of said County, as administrator De Bonis non of the Estate of BENJAMIN THOMPSON deceased.

Now if the said Administrator De Bonis Non shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be nulll and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

John M. Kincaid Seal

Addison Wilson Seal

J. H. Wilcox Seal

 

Examined and approved by the Court this 26th day of January A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JOHN M. KINCAID, do solemnly swear that BENJAMIN THOMPSON deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of the said THOMPSON deceased. So help me god.

John Kincaid

Sworn to and subscribed before the undersigned Clerk of the County Court, within and for said County of Collin, State of Texas.

Witness my official signature and seal of office, this 2nd day of February A. D. 1852.

Joel F. Stewart, Clerk County Court, Collin

By Alex Berry, his deputy.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was deposited for record in my office 3rd (or 30th) day of January A. D. 1852. Witness my official signature.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk. & ex off. R. C. C. Tex.

 

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State of the Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that I ABNER FICKLE as principal and THOMAS STALLCUP and JORDON O. STRAUGHAN as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Eight Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, awe bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and seals, the seals being scrawls, the 26th day of January A. D. 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound ABNER FICKLE has been appointed by the County Court of said County Administrator De Bonis non of the Estate of JOHN McKINNEY deceased.

Now if said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Abner Fickle Seal

Thomas Stallcup Seal

J. O. Straughan Seal

Examined and approved this 26th day of January A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

 

I, ABNER FICKLE, do solemnly swear that JOHN McKINNEY, deceased died without any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the said Estate of said McKINNEY, deceased.

Abner Pickle (sic)

Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court of Collin County, Texas.

Witness my hand and seal of office this 2nd day of February 1852.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. & ex offico R. C. C. Tx.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was deposited for record in my office the 34d day of February A. D. 1852. Witness my official signature.

Joel. F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. & ex offo. R. Collin Co., Texas.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, LARKIN McCARTY as principal and PLEASANT WILSON and TALTON CUMMINS as sureties are held…

 

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…and firmly bound unto the unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Eight Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, awe bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and seals, the seals being scrawls the 29th day of March A. D. 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound LARKIN McCARTY has been appointed administrator on the Estate [of] WILLIAM McCARTY, deceased, by the County Court of said County.

Now if said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Larkin McCarty Seal

Pleasant Wilson Seal

Talton Cummins Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, LARKIN McCARTY do solemnly swear that WILLIAM McCARTY deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so are as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties required of me as administrator of the Estate of the said WILL McCARTY deceased. So help me God.

Larkin McCarty

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court within and for said County of Collin.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office, this 22th day of March A. D. 1852.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was deposited for record in my office the 29 (?) Day of March A. D. 1852. Witness my official signature.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. & ex offc R. C. C. C.

 

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The State of Texas March Term of the County

County of Collin Court A. D. 1852.

Know all men by these presents that we, JOHN M. McNELL as principal, and JESSIE H. GAUGH, and J. H. WILSON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of One Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, awe bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and seals, the seals being scrawls, this 29 day of march A. D. 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound JOHN M. McNEEL (sic) has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of GEORGE McNEIL deceased by the County Court of said County.

Now if said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise remain in full force and effect.

John M. McNeil Seal

Jesse M. Gaugh Seal

J. H. Wilson Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I., JOHN McNEIL do solemnly swear that GEORGE McNEIL died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of the said GEORGE McNEIL deceased to the best of my knowledge. So help me God.

John M. McNeil

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day of march A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was deposited for record in my office 29th of March A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart Clk C. C. & ex offc R. C. C. Tex.

Examined and approved this 29h day of march A. D. 1852. J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice.

 

The State of Texas march Term of the County Court A. D. 1852

Collin County Know all men by these presents…

 

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…that we, JAMES HERNDON as principal and ANDREW STAPP and HARRISON JIMISON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of six Thousand Dollars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 30th day of March A. D. 1852.

The condition of this obligation is such, that whereas the above bound JAMES HERNDON has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH deceased by the County Court of Collin County, State of Texas. Now if the said JAMES HERNDON, Administrator, shall w ell and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void; otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

James Herndon Seal

Andrew Stapp Seal

Harrison Jamison Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JAMES HERNDON do solemnly swear that JOHN McGARRAH deceased died without leaving any Lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of JOHN McGARRAH, Dec'd. so help me God.

James Herndon

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of said County Court.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 30th day of March 1852.

Joe. F. Stewart Clk C. C.

& exffo R. C. C. Tx.

Examined and approved by the Court this 30th day of March A. D. 1852.

J. B.. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

 

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I certify that the original of the foregoing record, was deposited for record in my office 30th day of March 1852.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office.

Joe F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these that we SAMUEL BOGART as principal and LEROY CLEMENT and JAMES W. THROCKMORTON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 1st day of July 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound SAMUEL BOGART has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of BENJAMIN THAYER deceased, by the County Court of said County.

Now if the said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then the obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Sam Bogart Seal

Leroy Clement Seal

Jas. W. Throckmorton Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court of said County.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office, this 21st day of July A. D. 1852.

Joel. F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. & Exffo. R.

Collin Co. TX.

Examined and approve this 16th day of July A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was deposited for record in my office the 17th day of July 1852. Witness my official signature.

Joel F. Stewart Clk of County Court Collin County, Texas

 

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State of Texas

County of (blank) Know all men by these presents that we JOHN CALDWELL as principal and DAVID STIFF, H. (his mark) CALDWELL as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars and (blank) cents for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, Jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed and seals with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 21st day of May A. D. 1852.

The conditions of the above obligations is such that whereas the above bounden JOHN COLDWELL (sic) has been appointed by the County Court of said County, Guardian of the person and Estate of the Minors (to wit): THOMAS BERRY COLDWELL, JOSHUA GREEN BERRY COLDWELL and WM. SEAMAN COLDWELL.

Now if the said Guardian shall well and truly perfomr all the duties required of him by Law, under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Attest: John Coldwell Seal

David Stiff Seal

H. (his mark) Caldwell Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JOHN COLDWELL, do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of the minors THOS. BERRY COLDWELL, JOSHUA GREEN BERRY COLDWELL and WILLIAM LEMAN COLDWELL. So help me God.

John Coldwell

Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court within and for the County of Collin and State of Texas. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 31st day of May A. D. 1852.

Joe. F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. C. C.

Examined and approved by the court this 31st day of May A. D. 1852.

 

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I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed in my office for record on the 31st day of may A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. & exoffo R. C. C. Texas

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, GEORGE H. PEGNES as principal and DAVID STIFF and ROBERT FITZHUGH as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the said Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these present, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

The conditions of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GEO H. PEGNES has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of JOHN CLAY deceased by the County Court of Collin County, State of Texas.

Now if the said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain full force and effect.

Attest: George H. Pegnes Seal

David Stiff Seal

Robert Fitzhugh Seal

 

I, GEORGE H. PEGNES do solemnly swear that JOHN CLAY deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties as Administrator of the said JOHN CLAY deceased. So help me God.

George H. Pegnes

Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this 26th day of July A. D. 1852. J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice.

 

Examined and approved by the Court, this 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed in my office for record on the 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart Clk. C. C. & exffo R. C. C. Tx.

 

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State of Texas

County of (blank) Know all men by these present that we, POLLY McGARRAH as principal and JAMES HERNDON and G. ALEXANDER FOOTE as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of One Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents —signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 4th day of August A. D. 1852.

The conditions of the above obligations is such that whereas the above bound P0LLY McGARRAH as been appointed Guardian of the property of the minors RANDOLPH McGARRAH, SEABRON (sic) McGARRAH, CONWAY McGARRAH and MARGARET McGARRAH by the County Court of Collin County, Texas.

Now if the said Guardian shall well and truly perform all the duties required of her under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect

Polly (her mark) McGarrah Seal

Attest: James Herndon Seal

G. A. Foote Seal

 

I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Guardian of the Estate of the minors, RANDOLPH McGARRAH, SEBRON McGARRAH, CONWAY McGARRAH and MARGARET McGARRAH. So help me God.

Polly (her mark) McGarrah

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court, within and for Collin County in the State of Texas.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 4th day of August A. D. 1852.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk

County Court Collin Co., Teas

Examined and approved by the court this 9th day of August A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

 

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I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 9th day of August A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart

Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these that we SAMUEL BOGART as principal and LEROY CLEMENT and JAMES W. THROCKMORTON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 1st day of July 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound SAMUEL BOGART has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of BENJAMIN THAYER deceased, by the County Court of said County.

Now if the said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then the obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Sam Bogart Seal

Leroy Clement Seal

Jas. W. Throckmorton Seal

 

[see also same entry above]

 

I, SAMUEL BOAGRT, do solemnly swear that BENJAMIN THAYER deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of the said BENJAMIN THAYER deceased. So help me God.

Samuel Bogart

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court of said Count. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand affix the seal of my office this 1st day of July A. D. 1852.

Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

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Examined and approved by the Court this 16th day of July A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed in my office for record on the 17th day of July a. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart, Clk.

C. C. & exffo R. C. C. Tx.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, ALFRED CHANDLER as principal and THOS. STALCUP and ROBERT FITZHUGH as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Four Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

The conditions of this obligation is such that whereas ALFRED CHANDLER has been appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of JOHN MAGNER and MARGARET ANN MAGNER by the County Court of said County:

Now if the said Guardian shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Alfred Chandler Seal

Attest: Thos. Stalcup Seal

Robt. Fitzhugh Seal

 

I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of the minor JOHN MAGNER and MARGRET (sic) MAGNER. So help me god.

Alfred Chandler

 

I hereby certify that ALFRED CHANDLER appeared before me and subscribed and sworn to the following affidavit. In witness…

 

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…whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

Joel F. Stewart Clk.

C. c. Collin co. Texas.

Examined and approve by the Court on the 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

Attest: J. B. Wilmeth, chief Justice.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 26th day of July A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart Clk. C. C. & effo. R. Tx.

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we OLIVER LOVING as principal and SILAS HARRINGTON and HENRY MAXWELL as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Twenty five hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls this the 29th day of July A. D. 1852.

The conditions of the above obligation is such whereas the above bounded OLLIVER (sic) LOVING has been appointed by the County Court of said Count Guardian of the person and Estate of the minor JEFFERSON CLARK.

Now if the said Guardian shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him by Law under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Oliver Loving seal

Attest: Silas Herrington seal

Henry Maxwell seal

I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of the minor JEFFERSON CLARK. So help me God.

Olliver Loving

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day of July A. D. 1852. Iln witness whereof I, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court within and for the County of Collin in the State of Texas here unto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 19th day of July A. D. 1852. (L. S.) Joel F. Stewart, C. C. Collin Co., Tex.

 

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Examined and approved this 7th day of August A. D. 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth Chief Justice

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed in my office for record on the 7th day of August A. D. 1852.

Attest: Joel F. Stewart, Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, MOSES JONES as principal and J. W. DONNEL (DOWELL?) and MARTIN HARVICK as sureties are held and bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin the sum of Two Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, being scrawls the 29th day of July A. D. 1852.

The conditions of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound MOSES JONES has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of ALLEN DANIEL deceased by the County Court of the said County of Collin and State of Texas.

Now if said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall remain null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Moses Jones seal

J. W. Daniel seal

Martin (his mark) Harvich seal

 

I do solemnly swear that ALLEN DANIEL deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of the said ALLEN DANIEL deceased. So help me God.

Moses Jones

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Sworn to and subscribed be-….

 

 

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..fore me this 26th day of August A. D. 1852.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand, and affix the seal of my office this day and date above written.

John L. Lovejoy Clk c. C. & exffo R. C. C. Tx.

Examined and approved by the Court 16th August 1852.

J. B. Wilmeth C. J.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing records was filed in my office on the 16th day of August A. D. 1852, at 10 o'clock A. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. & exoffo R. C. C.

 

The State of Texas County Court, July Term 1852

County of Collin To all to whom these presents may come —Greetings: Know ye that POLLY McGARRAH has been this day appointed Guardian of the property of the minors, RANDOLPH McGARRAH, SEABORN McGARRAH, CONWAY McGARRAH and MARGARET McGARRAH & the said POLLY McGARRAH having given bond and approved security for the faithful performance of her duties as such Guardian.

These are therefor to authorize the said POLLY McGARRAH to enter upon and take into possession and charge, all the property of whatsoever description belonging to the Estate of said minors and faithful to protect, manage and administer the said property for the benefit of the said minors, in accordance with the Law and the direction of this Court until such time as the said Minors shall be of competent age to assume the management thereof for themselves, or until discharged from said trust and management by order of this Court, the said Guardian first making out and returning to this Court a full inventory and appraisement of all the property, Rights, Claims and dues of said Wards which shall have come to here knowledge and the said Guardian is hereby empowered to take all proper and necessary action to protect, preserve and manage the property of said wards, and to recovery any property belonging to them, or any sum of money due them either by suit or other proper and provided (?) course, and the Guardian hereby entrusted with the charge, custody and control of the person of said Ward's and the care of their education, support and maintenance as the Law directs.

Given under my….

 

 

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…hand.

J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice of Collin County

 

In attestation whereof I have hereunto set my official signature and the seal of said Court at office in the Town of McKinney on the 7th day of August A. D. 1852. Eighteen hundred and fifty two.

Joel F. Stewart Clk.

County Court of Collin County.

I certify that the original of the foregoing was filed in my office on the 21st day of August A. D. 1852, at 4 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk.

C. C. & effo. R. C. C.

 

 

State of Texas County Court, July Term 1852.

County of Collin To all to whom these present may come Greeting: Know ye that ALFRED CHANDLER has been appointed Guardian of the person s and property of the minors JOHN MAGNER and MARGARET ANN MAGNER, and the said Guardian having given Bond and approved security for the faithful performance of his duties as such Guardian having given Bond and approved security for the faithful performance of this duties as such Guardian.

These are therefore to authorize the said ALFRED CHANDLER to enter upon and take in possession and charge, all the property of whatsoever description belonging to the Estate of said minors, and faithful to protect, manage and administer the said property for the benefit of said wards in accordance with the Law and the direction of this court until such time as the said minors shall be competent age to assume the management thereof for themselves or until discharged from said trust and management by order of this Court, the said Guardian making out and returning to this Court all inventory and appraisement of all the property, rights, claims and dues of said Wards, which shall have come to his knowledge. And the said Guardian is hereby empowered to take all proper and necessary action to protect, preserve and manage the property of said Wards, and to recover any property belonging to them or any sums of money due them…

 

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…either by with or other proper and prudent course and the said Guardian is hereby entrusted with the charge, custody and control of the business of said Wards and the care of their education and support and maintainance (maintenance) as the Law directs.

Given under my hand.

J. B. Wilmeth Chief Justice of

Collin County.

In attestation whereof I have hereunto set my official signature and the seal said Court at office in the Town of McKinney on the 26th day of July A. D. 1852 Eighteen Hundred and fifty two.

 

(L. S.) Joe F. Stewart

County Clerk of Collin County

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing records was filed for record in my office on the 26th day of August A. D. 1852 at 2 o'clock p.m.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. & exffo R. C. C. Tex.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, WILLIAM H. HERRON as principal and DANIEL J. FRANKLIN and MARTHA HERRON as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County Collin in the sum of Three Hundred Dollars for the performance of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, singed and sealed with our seals the seals being scrawls this the 30th day of August A. D. 1852

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounden WILLIAM H. HERRON has been appointed by the county court as Guardian of SAMUEL H. HERRON minor heir of SAMEUL HERRON's Estate deceased.

Now if the said WILLIAM HERRON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him by law under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Attest: William H. Herron Seal

John L. Lovejoy D. J. (his mark) Franklin Seal

C. C. C. C. C. Martha (her mark) Herron Seal

 

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State of Texas

Collin County I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly l perform and discharge the duties of Guardian of SAMUEL P. HERRON minor heir of SAMUEL HERRON deceased, according to Law. So help me God.

William H. Herron.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 3rd day of August A. D. 1852.

In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand of affix the seal of my office this day and date above written.

(L. S.) John L. Lovejoy Clk C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 30th August A. D. 2852, at 3 o'clock P. M.

John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, JOHN M. McNEAL as principal and JEFFERSON DRAKE and JACKSON WATKINS as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Four Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by theses presents—signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the thirteenth day of August A. D. 1852.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound JOHN M. McNEIL has been appointed administrator pro tempore of the Estate of WILLIAM POWELL deceased and the said McNEIL vested with the limited powers of taking the Estate of said deceased into his hands for the term of sixty days and preserving the same from waste unless said appointment is sooner revoked by the order of the court.

Now if the said JOHN M. McNEAL shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and …

 

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…void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Attest: John M. McNeal seal

John S. Lovejoy Jefferson (his mark) Drake seal

Clk. C. C. C. C., Tex. Jackson (his mark) Watkins seal

 

I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly discharge all the duties incumbent on me as administrator pro tem of the Estate of WILLIAM POWELL to the best of my skill and ability and according to Law. So help me God.

John M. McNeil

I certify that the foregoing oath took and subscribed before me this 30th day of August A. D. 1852.

In witness my hand and seal of my office day and date above written

(L. S.) John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 30th day of August A. D. 1852 at 4 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. & Exoffo R. C. C

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin County Court August Term 1852.

To all to whom these presents may come greeting: Know ye that WM. H. HERRON was this day duly appointed Guardian of the person and property of the minor, SAMUEL P. HERRON heirs of SAMUEL HERRON deceased, and the said WM. H. HERRON having given Bond and approved security for the faithful performance of his duties as such Guardian.

These are therefore to authorize the said WM. H. HERRON to enter upon and take in possession and charge all the property of whatever description belonging to the Estate of said minor and faithfully to protect, manage and administer the said property for the benefit of said Ward in accordance with the Law and the directions of the court until such time as the said minor shall be of competent age to assume the management thereof for himself, or until discharged from said trust and management by order of this court, the said Guardian first making out and returning to this court a full inventory and appraisement of all the property…

 

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…rights, claims and dues of said ward, which shall have come to his knowledge and the said Guardian is hereby empowered to take all proper and necessary action to protect, preserve and mange the property of said Ward and recover any property belonging to him or any sums of money due him either by suit or other proper and prudent courses (?). And the said Guardian is hereby entrusted with the charge, custody and control of the person of said Ward and the care of this Education, support and Maintainance (maintenance) as the Law directs.

Given under my hand.

H. Jamison Chief Justice of Collin County

In attestation whereof I have hereunto set my official signature and the seal of said Court at office in the Town of McKinney on the Thirteenth day of August Eighteen Hundred and fifty two.

(L. S.) John L. Lovejoy County Clerk of Collin County.

I certify that the original of the foregoing was filed for record in my office on the 30th day of August A. D. 1852 at 2 o'clock P. M.

John L. Lovejoy Clk C. C. & Exoffo R. C. C.

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we HARRISON JAMIERSON as principal and ROBERT FITZHUGH, CHRISTOPHER SEARCY & JAMES HERNDON as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of Collin County in the sum of Eight Thousand Dollars for t he payment of which well and truly to be made we find ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators , jointly and severally, firmly by these presents signed and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls this thirteenth day of August A. D. 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounden HARRISON JAMIERSON, has been appointed by the County Court of Collin Co. administrator of the Estate of SANSON CLARK deceased.

Now if the said HARRISON JAMIERSON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him by Law under…

 

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…said appointed then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Harrison Jamierson seal

Attest: Robert Fitzhugh seal

John L. Lovejoy Christopher Searcy sea

Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas James Herndon seal

 

I HARRISON JAMISON do solemnly swear that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties of Administration of the Estate of SAMSON CLARK deceased to the best of my skill and ability and according to Law. So help me God.

Harrison Jamierson seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me, John L. Lovejoy, Clerk of the County Court of Collin County this 30th day of August A. D. 1852.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this day and date above written.

(L. S.) John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these present that we, WILLIAM ROGERS, as principal and JOSEPH B. ROGERS as security are held and firmly found unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we find ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals the seals being scrawls this twenty fifth day of October A. D. 1852.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above found WILLIAM ROGERS has e appointed Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM POWELL deceased.

Now if the said WILLIAM ROGERS shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Attest: Wm. Rogers seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk. J. B. Rogers seal

C. C. C. C. Texas

 

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State of Texas

Collin County I, WILLIAM ROGERS do solemnly swear that I will faithful discharge the duties incumbent on me as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM POWELL deceased according to the best of my skill & ability, according to Law. So help me God.

W. Rogers

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to & subscribed before me, John L. Lovejoy Clerk of the County Court this October 25th day A. D. 1852.

Witness my hand and official seal this day and date above written

John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas.

Approved October 25th 1852.

H. Jimerson Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed in my office for record on the 25th day of October A. D. 1852 at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk c. c.

& exffo R. Collin Co., Texas

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these present that we, GEO. H. PEGGERS (PEGUES) as principal and GEORGE FITZHUGH and HENRY MAXWELL as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of seven Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 29th day of November A. D. 1852.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GEO. H. PEGGIES (PEGUES) has been appointed administrator of the Estate of C. E. F. BOYER deceased.

Now if the said GEORGE H. PEGGUES (PEGUES) shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be…

 

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…null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

Geo. H. Piggers (?) seal

Attest: George Fitzhugh seal

John L. Lovejoy Henry Maxwell seal

Clerk C. C. Collin Co.

 

State of Texas

Collin County I do solemnly swear that C. E. F. BOYER deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, & that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of said C. E. F BOYER. So help me God.

Geo. H. Piggers (Pegues)

 

State of Texas

Collin County to and subscribed before me John L. Lovejoy, Clerk Co. Court within & for the County & State aforesaid.

In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand & seal of office at McKinney this 29th day Nov. A. D. 1852.

John S. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record for [record]. Filed for record on the 29th day Nov. A. D. 1852.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we JOHN M. GAP (GOSS) as principal, JOEL F. STEWART and JAMES SMITH and R. F. GRAVES as sureties, are held and firmly bound unto the Chief justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed and sealed with our seals, being scrawls, this the twenty seventh day of Dec. A. D. 1852.

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounden JOHN M. GAP (GOSS) has been appointed by the Court Administrator of the Estate of MARCUS C. DUPEY deceased.

Now if the said JOHN M. GAP (GOSS) shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him by Law under said appointment, then this…

 

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…obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

John M. Gap (Goss) seal

Attest: Joel F. Stewart seal

John L. Lovejoy Clerk James Smith seal

C. C. C. C. Texas. R. T. Graves seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JOHN M. GAP (GOSS) do solemnly swear, that MARCUS C. DUPEY decd. died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the Estate of the said MARCUS C. DUPEY. So help me God.

John M. Gass

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of Decr. A. D. 1852 in open court.

In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office at McKinney this day and year above written

 

(L. S.) John L. Lovejoy Clerk

C. C. C. C. Texas.

Examined and approved December 27th 1852.

H. Jamerson Chief Justice C. C.

Filed for record in my office on the 27th day of Decr. A. D. 1852, at 4 o'ck P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clerk C. C. C. C. Texas

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these present, that we, MARGRET COX and MALICHI COX as principal and LINSEY L. LEWIS JOHN FITZHUGH, JOSIAH NICHOLDS and SIMEON WELCH as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 27th day of December A. D. 1852.

The condition of this obligation…

 

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…is such that whereas the above bound MARGRET COX and MALICHI COX have been appointed Administratrix & Administrator of the Estate of ELIAS COX decd.

Now if the said MARGRET COX and MALICHI COX shall well and truthfully perform all the duties required of them under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and Effect.

Margret Cox seal

Attest: Malichi Cox seal

John L. Lovejoy Clerk Linsey L. Lewis seal

C. C. C. C. Texas. John Fitzhugh seal

Simeon Welch seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County We, MARGRET COX & MALICHI COX, do solemnly swear that ELIAS COX died without leaving any lawful will so far as we know or believe and that we will well and truly perform all the duties of Administratrix and Administrator of the Estate of the said ELIA COX dec'd.

Margret Cox

Malichi Cox

State of Texas

Collin Count Sworn to and subscribed before me on the 27th day of Decr. A. D. 1852, in open Court.

In witness whererof I hereunto set my hand and seal of office this day and year above written.

(L.S.) John L. Lovejoy Clerk

C. C. C. C. Tex.

Approved and ordered to be filed December 27th, 1852.

Filed for record on the 27th day of Dec. A. D. 1852 at 4 oclk. P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

Inventory of the Property and Effects of C. E. F. BOYER, decd.

 

1 sorrel horse 7 or 8 years old

1 bay mare 4 years old

4 cows & 1 yearling Steer

1 watch, 1 hack Knife

1 Feather Bed, under Bed, Clothing for them

1 Saddle, bridle & Martingale

8 Books, 1 carpet sack, 1 set of cups and saucers…

 

 

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…plates, knives and forks

1 set of Teaspoons, 1 peper [pepper] box, 1 cream pitcher

 

1 Note on Wm. Fitzhugh

$7.00

1 Note on G. & Wm. Showver

5.00

Account against A. Webb

3.25

Account against Wm. Herron

(Note lost-$7.00)

Account against Leonidas Wilson

4.00

Account against Wm. Showver

1.50

Account against Joseph Klepper

1.40

Account against J. H. Holliday

1.25

Account against Horace Pennel

1.00

Account against A. J. M. Ancor

2.00

Account against Wm. Brown

.50

Account against J. O. Stranghan

.90

Account against Leonidas M. Martin

Agent for John C. Robinson

37.00

Account against James Roberts

4.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by C. A. McMillian

4.50

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Wm. Sachse

1.60

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Henry Maxwell

11.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by S. E. Donaldson

6.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Daniel Herring

8.25

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Isaac Herring

6.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Wm. McCreary

3.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by J. W. Holley

[blank]

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by L. Turner

[blank]

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by T. W. Maxwell

6.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by Harrah Maxwell

3.00

Acknowledgment of indebtedness by L. M. Marshall

3.00

Acct. against J. W. Stewart

.8l5

Acknowledgement of debt by C. K. Vance

2.00

Acct against L. Bogart

1.00

3 pieces tin ware, Smoothing Iron

[blank]

1 Razor

[blank]

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 31st day of Decr. A. D. 1852 at 2 P. M.

Attest:

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

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Bill of Appraisement of the Property and Effects of CHARLES E. F. BOYER, Deceased.

 

 

$ cts.

1. Sorrel Horse 7 or 8 years old

80.50

1. Bay mare 4 years old

65.00

4. Cows & 1 Steer yearling

45.00

1. Watch $8. 1 hack knife $1

9.00

1. Feather Bed, under & covering

16.00

1 Saddle, Bridle 7 Martingale

12.00

8. Books $2.25. 1 Knife $1, 1 carpet sack 75 cts

4.00

1 set of cups & Saucers. Plates & Knives & forks

2.50

6. Teaspoons. 1 peper [pepper] box. 1 cream Pitcher

1.05

1 TeaKettle, 1 oven. 1 Coffee Mill & Boiler

4.40

1. Water Bucket, 1 Keeler. 2 tin pans

1.85

1 Note on Wm. Fitzhugh

7.00

1 Note on G. & Wm. Showver

5.00

1 Note on A. Webb

3.25

1 Note on Wm. Herron (Note lost)

7.00

1 Note on Leonidas Wilson

4.00

1 Note on Wm. Showver

1.50

1 Note on Joseph Klepper

1.40

1 Note on J. H. Holliday

1.25

1 Note on H. Pinnell

1.00

1 Note on A. J. McInnis (McInair)

2.00

1 Note on Wm. Brown

.50

1 Note on J. O. Straughan

.90

L. M. Martin agent for John C. Robertson

37.00

 

212.60

Account brought over

312.60

Account against James Roberts

4.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against D. A. McMillan

4.50

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Wm. Sachse

1.60

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Henry Maxwell

11.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against S. E. Donaldson

6.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Daniel Herring

8.25

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Isaac Herring

6.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Wm. McCreary

3.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against J.

W. Holly

[blank]

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against L. Turner

[blank]

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against J. W. Maxwell

6.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against L. M. Marshall

3.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against Horrah (?) Maxwell

3.00

Acknowledgment of Indebtedness against C. K. Vance

2.00

Account against J. H. Stewart

.85

Account against Sam Bogart

1.00

3 Pieces of Tin ware $1. 1 Smoothing Iron. 75.

1.75

 

 

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1 razor

1.75

 

$375.30

 

Oliver Loving

J. M. Salmons.

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn and subscribed to before me H. Jimerson Chief Justice within and for the County aforesaid Dec. 275h 1852.

H. Jimerson Chief Justice C. C.

Filed for record in my office on the 27th day of Dec. A. D. 1852 at 2 o'ck. P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

Inventory of the Property and Effects of JOHN CLAY dec.

 

1.       Head Right Certificate for 640 acres of Land.

 

Bill of Appraisement of the Property and Effects of JOHN CLAY decd.:

 

1 Head Right Certificate for 640 acres of Land $100.

J. M. Salmons

Olliver (sic) Loving

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn and subscribed to before me H. Jimerson Chief Justice Collin County December 27th, 1852.

Harrison Jamerson

Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 27th day of Decr. 1852 at 2 o'clk. P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy

C. C. C. C. C.

 

Apprise Bill of the Real Estate and personal property belonging to the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH deceased, made by ANDREW STAPP and J. O. STRAUGHAN, two of the commissioners appointed by the County Court for that purpose, made this 22nd day of May 1852. Pattented (sic) Land No. of acres not know $2.50 per acre. 1 Located certificate issued by Thos. W. Ward for 640 acres $1.00 per acre

1 yoke of work Steers

$30.00

1 yoke of work Steers

35.00

5 cows and calves $10.00

50.00

 

 

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1 cow

$10.00

4 yearlings $4 each

16.00

16 head Sheep 2 each

32.00

1 Brown horse

60.00

1 mare

40.00

1 yearling Colt

25.00

1 Horse Plow

3.00

1 shovel plow

1.00

1 cross cut Saw

2.50

1 Hand Saw

1.00

32 Head of hogs

10.00

3 Beads [beds], Beadsteads [bedsteads] & furniture 15.00

45.00

1 Spinning Wheel

1.50

1 Cooking Stove

5.00

12 chairs

3.00

1 Table

3.00

Kitchen Furniture

10.00

J. O. Straughan

Andrew Stapp

Sworn to and subscribed before me. Witness my hand and official seal this 22nd May A. D. 1852.

Joel F. Stewart Clk. C. C. C. C,

By Alex Berry his deputy.

The following is an inventory and list of claims belonging to the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH deceased to wit:

 

I, JAMES HERNDON administrator of the Estate of JOHN MCGARRAH deceased do solemnly swear that the within and foregoing is a full and complete inventory and List of the property, claims, belonging to the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH deceased, so far as come to my knowledge.

James Herndon.

Sworn to and subscribed before me, Joel F. Stewart, Clerk of the County Court within and for the county of Collin and State of Texas

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 31st day of May A. D. 1852.

 

[L.S.] Joel F. Stewart Clk

C. C. Collin co., Tex.

Filed for record on the 31st day of Jany. A. D. 1853 at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy

C., C. C. Collin Co. Tex.

 

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SILAS COXES Estate

The State of Texas

Collin County The below is an inventory and appraisement List of the Property both real and personal, belonging to the Estate of SILAS COX deceased, which was shown to us AMOS WILKS, LINDSEY L. LEWIS and JOSIAH NICHOLS appraisers appointed by the Probate Court at the December Term 1852, and the following is the property shown to us by the administratrix and administrator of said Estate:

 

183 1/4 acres of Land in the survey granted to the heirs of James Fisher deceased

$367.00

1 Negro girl named Jule

400.00

1 Two Horse Waggon (sic)

83.00

1 Two Horse Carriage

100.00

1 ox waggon (sic)

110.00

1 Set of Carriage Harness

16.00

A part of two sets of waggon Harness

10.00

1 cow and yearling

15.00

1 Jenny

80.00

1 yearling Jenny

25.00

1 Bay Horse with a blaze in his forehead

75.00

1 Bay Horse with some roan on his tail

70.00

1 Bay Horse with a Star in his forehead

65.00

1 Roan Mare 5 years old

60.00

1 Large Brown mare

45.00

1 3 year old Bay horse

45.00

1 yellow Bay horse

80.00

1 Bay Mare with a Star in her forehead

165.00

1 Black colt 2 years old in the Spring

20.00

1 Bay yearling colt

20.00

1 Rone yearling colt

20.00

1 yoak [yoke] of work oxen

50.00

1 work ox

25.00

2 Ox yokes $.75 each

3.50

1 Log chane [chain]

3.00

2 one horse diamond plows @ 4.50 each

9.00

1 whip saw

5.00

5 Augers $1.25. Drawing Knife 2.50

2.75

1 hand saw $2.00. Iron wedge Bants

2.75

2 chisel, one 50 cts., the other .25 cts.

.85

2 Plains [planes]: fore Plane $2. Smoothing 75 cents

2.75

2 axes $1.00 each

2.00

2 clevises 50 cts each, 1 square 35 cents

1.35

About 140 Bushels of corn @ 35 c per bushel

49.00

8 Feather Beds @ $11.10 per bed

88.80

 

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5 coverlets $6.00

30.00

The Balance of Coverlets, quilts and counterpanes

20.00

1 Kettle and Bale

4.00

Kitchen Furniture

5.00

Cask on hand One Hundred Dollars

100.00

1/2 on half of one broad axe

2.00

1 mason's trowel, one dollar

1.00

Pork on hand fifty Dollars worth

50.00

 

2290.75

 

State of Texas

Collin County We the undersigned appraisers of the Estate of ELIAS COX deceased, do hereby solemnly swear that the above is a true and correct appraisement of all property real and personal shown to us, to the best of our knowledge. So help us God.

Josiah Nichols

Amos C. Wilk

Lindsey L. Lewis

Sworn to and subscribed before me John L. Lovejoy, Clerk of the County Court within and for the County of Collin and State of Texas.

In witness whereof, I hereinto set my hand and affix the seal of my office this 10th day of January A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. Texas.

 

Sale Bill, February 19th, 1853.

The following is a full List of the property sold by MARGARET and MALICHI COX, Administrators of the Estate of SILAS COX dec'd as follows to wit:

Bidders

List of property sold

Amount

Malichi Cox

One whip Saw

$5.20

R. Fitzhugh

One hand Saw

1.50

Jas. Lovelady

One Smoothing Plane

.50

Jas. Lovelady

One Fore Plane

1.75

R. Fitzhugh

One Two horse waggon (sic)

70.00

Henry Martin

One Ox Yoak [yoke] (paid cash0

1.50 (?)

Margaret Cox

Two Horse carriage

67.00

R. Fitzhugh

Set carriage Harness

25.00 (?)

 

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Thos. Shain

One yoke of work oxen

$52.00

R. Filtzhugh

One Bay Horse

55.00

McDonald Cox

One Bay Mare

67.00

Margaret Jane Cox

One Rone [roan] mare

50.00

Margaret Cox

One Rone [roan] colt

13.00

Margaret Cox

One bay colt

15.00

Margaret Cox

One Young Bay Horse

45.00

J. Nichols

One Brown Colt

12.00

McDonald Cox

One Large Brown Mare

32.00

Jas. Lovelady

One Bay Horse

65.00

M. S. Pulliam

One Bay Horse

67.00

W. G. Fitch

One Jenny Colt

20.00

Margaret Cox

One Jenny

35.00

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed to before me H. Jamerson Chief Justice Collin County, February 28th 1853.

H. Jamerson

Chief Justice C. C.

Filed in my office this 28th day February A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy Clk.

 

 

M. C. DUPEY'S (DUPUY) Estate

The following is a list or Inventory of Property belonging to the Estate of MARCUS C. DUPEE (DUPUY) Deceased:

37 Head of horses, 1 mule, 4 yokes of oxen, 33 head of Stock cattle, 14 head of hogs, 1 waggon (sic), l600 Bushels of corn be the same more or less, 2 plows, wagon Irons, 1 old axe and grubhoe, 2 beds and beddings, 1 bed stead, 1 chest, 1 Jug and old bottle, 6 pare [pair] hams and 4 single trees and pare [pair] Breeching, 1 dulbe [double] tree, 2 set trace chains, 2 Blind Bridles, 1 Axe, 4 chairs, 2 Kettles, 3 skillets, 1 froe, 3 augers, 17 Hundred lbs. of seed cotton, 1 hand axe, 1 Table.

1 Negro girl supposed to be the property of the widow and children of the first husband.

John M. Gass (Goss) Adm.

 

Notes and accounts belonging to the Estate of M. C. DUPEE (DUPUY) deceased as found amongst his papers:

One note on A. C. Billings for $5.63 (?)…

 

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…cents due 25th December 1848.

1 Note on Samuel Billings for 424.50 cents due 8th day of Feb. 1849.

1 Note on Wm. H. Appleby $5.50 due 25th Dec 1848.

1 Note on a. C. Billingsby $7.00 due 25th of Dec. 1848

1 Note on J. N. Reeve 7 John McMinn $15.00 due 1st Dec. 1853

1 Note on Jace D. Naylor $17.50 due 1st Dec 1853

 

The four first notes on the List is one men in Arkansas. There is 960 acres of Land, I believe, belong to said Estate and 1 farm of about 30 acres in cultivation the place he resided on at his death which the widow wished to cultivate the hald of. 1 Debt on R. D. Wood at San Augustine for $160.00

The foregoing is a true list as far as has come to my Knowledge this January 26 1853.

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JOHN M. GASS (GOSS), do hereby solemnly swear that the attached and foregoing list or inventory of property is all full and complete inventory and List of the property and claims of my intestate, that has come to my knowledge. So help me God.

John M. Gass (Goss).

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 31st day of January A. D. 1853. To certify which I, John L. Lovejoy, clerk of the County Court of Collin County hereto set my hand and affix the seal of my office at McKinney this date above written.

John L. Lovejoy

Filed for record, this 31st day of January 1853.

 

A list of property appraised of M. C. DUPEY (DUPUY) deceased January 21st, 1853.

 

14 Head of hogs at $2 each

$28.00

1 Mule

75.00

1 Stallion

80.00

1 Sorrel Mare Filly

45.00

1 Bay mare

60.00

1 Bay Mare Florizele (?)

75.00

1 Chestnut sorrel M. (?)

40.00 (?)

1 Dun Mare Puss

60.00

1 Roan Filley

50.00 (?)

 

 

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1 sorrel Horse

60.00

2 sorrel Match colts

90.00

3 Dun Colts 3 yrs.

135.00

4 Filleys [fillys] 2 yrs. Old

130.00

7 Colts at $20 each

140.00

1 Pony Bay Mare

30.00

1 Bay Mare Lilus (?)

40.00

1 Dun Filley [filly] Tern (?)

50.0

600 Bushels of corn at 25c

150.00

2 Plows

3.00

Waggon [wagon] Irons

9.00

Axe 7 Grub hoe

.50

5 cows & yearlings

55.00

1 yoke muley oxen

30.00

1 yoke oxen

35.00

4 Steers at $10. each

40.00

1o yearling at $5. each

50.00

2 heifers at $6. Each

12.00

1 cow and yearling

12.00

1 Steer

12.00

2 Cows & calves

20.00

1 Yoke oxen

45.00

1 Yoke oxen

35.00

1 Waggon (sic)

30.00

1 Bed & clothing

$9.00

1 Bed & clothing

11.00

1 Bed Sted [stead]

2.50

1 chest

.50

Jug & Bottles

1.00

Single tree, harness, bridles & breeching

10.00

1 Axe

1.25

4 chairs

1.00

2 Kettles

3.00

3 Skillets

1.50

Trowel & augers

1.50

1700 lbs. seed cotton

17.00

1 Broad Axe

1.00

1 Bay Mare

40.00

1 Black Filley [filly]

50.00

1 Dunn Horse

40.00

1 sorrel colt

20.00

1 Bay Mare Rose

80.00

1 Brown filley [filly] Criss

20.00

1 Brown filly

50.00

1 colt

25.00

1 Bay horse

65.00

1 Table

2.00

 

2100.75 (?)

 

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1 Negro girl, property supposed to belong to widow and her children by her first Husband. Valued at $600.00.

 

The foregoing list of Property valued by JAMES SMITH, JAMES D. NAYLOR, ROBERT PATTERSON, the appraisers appointed by the Court, is a true list of all the property exhibited to them as the property of M. C. DUPEY deceased, by the Administrator this 26th Jany. 1853.

James Smith

J. D. Naylor

Robert Patterson

 

The reeb (?) footed Bay mare valued at $25. Belonging to a Negro girl named Ann, and was set apart by said DUPEY to her. The Dunn Filly Triman value at $50. was by the deceased given to his daughter ELIZA.

Filed for record in my office on the 31st day of January A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy, C. C. C. C. Texas.

 

Estate of WILLIAM POWELL

Sale Bill of the Property of WM. POWELL

Marion McNeal

One saddle

$9.00

Marion McNeal

One heifer

11.00

Jonathan Lee

One yearlin[g]

3.00

J. B. Kager

One colt

15.00

J. B. Kager

One sorrel mare

61.50

John L. More (Moore?)

One bridle

2.00

Louis McNeal

One coat

4.12 1/2

Jonathan Lee

1 pair of pant

2.00

Jonathan Lee

A Lot of Books

.61 1/2

Louis McNeal

One pair of pants

1.00

Marion McNeal

One pair of pants

.30

Jonathan Lee

One vest

.50

Louis McNeal

One vest

.25

J. C. Katen

One vest

.40

Louis McNeal

3 pair of Drawers

.50

A. W. Kager

5 shirts

1.00

Louis McNeal

One coat

.25

Smith Grigg

One hat

.25

J. C. Katen

One hat

.20

Marion McNeal

50 bushels of corn at 40 cents per bushel

20.00

B. F. Draper

Last lot at 40c a bus.

[blank]

 

 

152.60 (?)

 

J. B. Rogers, Clk.

 

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State of Texas

Collin County Sworn and subscribed before me, H. Jameson, Chief Justice within and for the County aforesaid, this 28th day of February 1853.

H. Jamison, Chief Justice C. C.

Filed this 28th day of February 1853 at 12 o'clock M.

Attest: J. L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C.

 

Estate of WILLIAM McCARTHY

To LARKIN McCARTY Dr. (Admr.?)

1852. Voucher No. 1.

November 22nd paid to Joel F. Stewart Clerk as fees

$4.50

Voucher 2. J. B. Wilmeth, Chief Justice

4.00

4 days attendance on Business of the Estate at $2 per day

8.00

5 per cent commission on $142

7.10

To amount paid Editor of Dallas Herald for publishing Letters of

Administration as per voucher 3

7.00

 

$30.80

To amount as per voucher No. 4

12.50

 

43.30

Error of 20 cents

.20

 

43.10

Clerk of County Court Voucher No. 5

1.50

Chief Jusatice account, Voucher No. 6

2.20

 

$47.10

Sale of Property belonging to said Estate

$142.00

Due Estate

94.90

 

Filed this 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

DAVID DUPEY Admr.

The State of Texas

County of Rusk Know all men by these presents that we DAVID DUPEY as principal and MARY A. DUPEY, A. G. DUPEY and CHARLES KUYKENDALL as sureties are held and firmly found unto the Chief Justice of the County of Colin in the sum of Five Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, ex-…

 

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ecutors and Administrators, Jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 14th day of February A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound DAVID DUPEY, has been appointed by the Chief Justice of Collin County, Administrator of the Estate of MARCUS D. DUPEY deceased.

Know if the said D. DUPEY shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall b e null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

David Dupey Seal

Mary A. (her X mark) Dupey Seal

A. G. Dupey Seal

Charles Kuykendall Seal

 

The State of Texas

County of Rusk I, J. L. SWAN, of the County Court within and for Rusk County in said State hereby certify that the taxable property of DAVID DUPEY, A. G. DUPEY and CHARLES KUYKENDALL as returned upon their oath to the Assessor and collector of Taxes for Rusk County amounts to the aggregate sum of seven thousand two hundred dollars as appears from the certified copy of the Tax list of said County filed in my office by the assessor and collector thereof for the year A. D. 1852.

Given under my hand and seal of office at office in Henderson this the 17th day of February A. D. 1853.

J. L. Swan

C. C. C. Rusk Co.

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, DAVID DUPEY do solemnly swear that MARCUS C. DUPEY died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties incumbent on me as Administrator of said Estate. So help me God.

David Dupey

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

In testimony where of I hereunto….

 

 

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…set my hand and affix the seal of my office this the 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. Co. C. C. C. Texas.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin February 25th, 1853.

Mrs. MARY A. DUPEY this day personally appeared before me, and after being duly questioned stated that her signature to this Bond has been made after due reflection.

William G. Dewees, J. P.

Filed for record this 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

State of Texas

County of Rusk Know all men by these presents, that we, MARY A. DUPEY of the County of Collin and State aforesaid as principal and A. G. DUPEY of Rusk and JOHN L. LOVEJOY OF THE County of Collin as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Twelve Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by theses presents signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the 14th day of February A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound MARY A. DUPEY has obtained an order from the County Court of Collin County for a partition of the common property of the Estate of M. C. DUPEY Decd.

Now if the said MARY A. DUPEY shall well and truly pay one half of all the debts existing against said common property, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effort.

Mary (her X mark) Dupey Seal

A. G. Dupey Seal

John L. Lovejoy Seal

 

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Approved March 1st 1853.

H. Jamison, Chief Justice C. C.

Filed for record on the 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk.

 

Administrator's Notice

Notice if hereby given that the undersigned was appointed the Administrator of the Estate of MARCUS C. DUPEY deceased at the February Term of the County Court of Collin County for Probate Business. All persons indebted to said Estate are requested to make immediate payment and all those having claims against said Estate are requested to present them properly authenticated within the time prescribed by Law or they will be barred. March 2d 1853.

David Dupey, Administrator

 

A true copy of the original notice posed at the Court House door in the town of McKinney the 2d day of March A. D. 1853.

To certify which I hereunto set my hand and affix the seal of my office at McKinney this the 2d day of March A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy Clk., Co. County

 

Collin Co. Texas

Filed for record the 2d day of March A. D. 1853 at 10 0'clock A. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin L. McCARTY Admr.

 

Know all men by these presents that we LARKIN McCARTY as principal and SAM R. CAMPBELL and JOHN L. LOVEJOY, JR. as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of One Hundred and twenty dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 1st day of March A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound LARKIN

 

 

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McCARTY and his former securities has (sic) been released of a Bond as administrator of the Estate of WM. McCARTY dated the 29th day of March 1852 and of which this bond is given as a substitute of the former.

Now if the said LARKIN McCARTY shall further well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and Effect.

 

Attest: Larkin McCarthy seal

John L. Lovejoy Saml. R. Campbell seal

Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex. John L. Lovejoy, Jr. seal

 

Approved March 1st 1853.

H. Jamilson, Chief Justice C. D.

Filed for record on the 1st day of March A. D. at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

Co. Court Collin Co., Tex.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, KATHARINE ROBERTS as principal and PETER FISHER and ROBERT FISHER as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these present.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, being scrawls, this w8th day of February A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such at whereas the above bound KATHARINE ROBERTS has been appointed Administratrix of the Estate of JAMES T. ROBERTS, decd.

Now if the said KATHARINE ROBERTS shall well and truly perform all the duties required of her under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to re-…

 

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…main in full force and effect.

Attest: Katharine (her X mark) Roberts seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk. Peter (his X mark) Fisher seal

Co. Court, Collin Co. Robert Fisher seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, KATHARINE ROBERTS, do solemnly swear that JAMES T. ROBERTS deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties incumbent on me ad administratrix of said Estate. So help me God.

Katharine (her X mark) Roberts

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 2l8th day of February A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office this the 28th day of February A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy Clk.

Filed for record on the 28th day of February A. D. 1853.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, JONAS DAWSON as principal and WM. H. HERON (HERRON) and THOMAS BRUCE as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Seventeen Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 28th day of February A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above found JONAS DAWSON has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of THOMPSON HELM (HELMS) deceased.

Now if the said JONAS DAWSON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appoint then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain of full force…

 

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…and effect.

Attest: Jonas Dawson Seal

John L. Lovejoy Williamson H. Harrison Seal

Clk. Co. Court Thomas (his X mark) Bruce Seal

 

Filed February 218th 1853 for record.

Attest:: John L. Lovejoy

 

State of Texas

Collin County In Probate Court march Term A. D. 1853.

To the Chief Justice of said County setting as Judge of Probate:

Your reporter JOHN M. McNEIL, Administrator of the estate of GEORGE McNEAL, deceased, would respectfully show that he has collected from all sources for said Estate the sum of Twenty Eight Dollars and sixty two & a half cents.

Wherefore your reporter prays your Honor to accept this as a true statement of the standing of said Estate at present and so in duty bound will ever pray cc (?).

John M. McNiel Admr. of

George McNeil decd.

P. S.

I have Paid of said Estate the sum of Dollars for printing notice of

Administration

$7.00

Also paid to Peter Teal

2.00

Also to Charles Suggs

2.00

Amounting to

$11.00

 

John M. McNeil Admr of

George McNeal deceased

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 28th day of March A. D. 1853, at 3 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. C. C. Collin

 

A list of the Personal Property of M. C. DUPEY set apart to the Administrator of said Estate by the Commissioners appointed by the Probate Court as per order:

1 Dun Filly, Puss

$60.00

 

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1. Sorrel Horse

$60.00

2. Sorrel Match Colts

90.00

3. Dun Colts 3 yrs. old

135.00

1 Dun Filly Triman

50.00

300 Bushels of corn at 25 cts.

75.00

Wagon Irons

9.50

Grub Hoe

.50

1 Yoke of Muley oxen

30.00

1 Yoke of oxen

35.00

4 Steers at $10. each

40.00

1 Steer

12.00

Singletree, Hanus (?), Breeching & Bridals

10.00

1 Black Filley

50.00

1 Brown Filley Criple (crippled?)

20.00

1 Brown Filley

50.00

1 colt

25.00

1 Bay horse

65.00

1 Dun horse

40.00

 

856.50

 

The foregoing is a true and equal division of the property a s near as would be made of sd. Property.

The notes & accounts was kept by the Administrator to collect and divide when collected.

J. D. Naylor

Robert Patterson

James Smith

Sworn and subscribed to before me this March the 12th A. D. 1853.

William G. Dewees J. P. of Collin County

Prect. No. 7 Texas.

 

A list of the Personal Property of M. C. DUPEY set apart to MARY A. DUPEY by the commissioners appointed by the Court.

 

1 mule

$75.00

8 colts

160.00

1 Bay mare Marge

60.00

4 Filleys

130.00

1 mare Arkansas

50.00

14 Hogs at $2. each

28.00

1 waggon

30.00

2 yoke oxen

80.00

6 cows & yearlings

67.00

2 cows & calves

20.00

2 heifers

12.00

10 yearlings

50.00

 

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1700 lbs. cotton

$17.00 (?)

2 Plows

3.00

1 axe

1.50

300 Bushels of corn

75.00

 

$858.25

 

The foregoing is a list of property said to belong to the deceased before Marge (Marriage?) consisting of nine head of horses amounting to ……………………….$455.00

Also set aside to the widow the house hold furniture claimed by her as separate property amounting to……………………………………………………………….$31.50

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office the 28th March A. D., 1853 at 12 o'clock M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy C. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

At list of Property of M. C. DUPEY Decd.

 

1 Lot wagon Irons

Elisha Turner

$11.60

1 Lot of Breeching, single

Elisha Turner

.45

1 Stable Horse

Elisha Turner

87.00

1 Dun Filly Trime (?)

John Thompson

77.50

1 Sorrel Horse

James Thompson

83.00

1 Sorrel Horse

James Thompson

82.00

1 Dun Colt Stud

A. G. Dupey

58.00

1 Dun Colt

John Gardenhire

51.00

1 Dun Colt

John Gardenhire

50.00

1 Sorrel Mare

B. W. Taylor

53.00

1 Sorrel Colt

James Trout

67.00

1 sorrel Colt

I. J. Brisko (Brisks?)

61.00

1 Dun Colt

Cory Cobb

70.50

1 Bay Mare

From John Dakow

53.00

1 Bay Mare

Leroy Farmer

53.50

Mules, Yoke Oxen

James Grayham

36.50

2 Black Steers

James Grayham

40.25

2 pided Steers

Leroy Farmer

22.50

30 acres of Land

Mary A. Dupey

10.00

1 Bay mare, Bessy

B. W. Taylor

55.00

 

 

1025.75

 

 

427.25

 

 

$1453.00

1 sorrel mare

R. R. Brisks

50.75 (?)

1 criple (cripple) Filly

Denton Helmstutter

25.00

1 Bay mare

R. T. Graves

81.50

1 Bay mare florizell (sic)

R. R. Brisks

87.50

1 Brown filly

J. M. Gass

63.00

 

 

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1 sorrel colt

R. Patterson

24.53

1 Dun Mare

Mary A. Dupey

95.00

 

 

$427.25

Closed for the day.

Filed for record 28th day of April 1853 at 1 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Page 1

A list of Property appraised by R. M. MUGG, JAMES SAVAGE, and ABNER STAPP, appraisers of the property of THOMSON HELMS dec'd on the (blank) day of March A. D. 1853.

 

Description of Property

Amt. $ cts.

Three Sows and fourteen Shoats

37.50

One red roan cow and calf

15.00

One pided cow and calf

12.00

One white cow and calf

14.00

One speckled cow and calf

10.00

One young white cow & calf

12.00

One red roan Bell cow

12.00

One black cow

10.00

One black cow with a white face, and calf

15.00

One Brindle cow

11.00

One white Speckled cow

9.00

One two year old heifer

8.00

One yearling Steer, road roan

5.00

One Black yearling heifer

5.00

One white yearling Steer

4.50

One black sided yearling heifer

4.50

One black yearling heifer

3.00

One white yearling heifer with a read head

3.50

One Brown yearling Bull

3.00

One black and white sided cow and calf

14.00

One wagon and gearing

50.00

 

265.00

 

Page No. 2 $ cts

One old Bay Mare called Lode

25.00

One Brown two year old Filly

100.00

Ode Lode's yearling colt

40.00

Bet's yearling colt

45.00

The sorrel mare's sorrel yearling colt

25.00

The Brown Mare

60.00

One three year old bay filly

80.00

One Brown Yearling horse colt

20.00

One sorrel Mare

50.00

 

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One wheat fan

25.00

Two Cribs of Corn

125.00

Bacon

50.00

One lot of chains

.70

One auger and old Drawing Knife

1.62

One pair hames (?)

.75

Four pair of old horse shoes

.50

One Brass Kettle

.75

One pair of Stirrup[s]

.50

One chirs (chair?)

.25

Two tin pans

.25

Pot vessels

1.00

One bell

.50

One Spinning Wheel

.50

One Loom

5.00

One Cary Plow

2.50

Four Bee Gums (bee hives)

6.00

One lot of wheat

7.50

One side saddle

2.00

One Bed and Bed Clothes

5.00

One trunk

1.00

One tub, pail, bucket and Keler

1.00

One little lot of ovens

.25

One lot of bottles

.60

Cubbard ware and Knives and forks

1.00

One Rife Gun

5.00

One Rife Gun

8.00

One Rife Gun

15.00

 

679.92

 

Page 3rd

One sorrel Bald faced horse

50.00

One Bay Mare

50.00

One Roan Mare

90.00

One Bay Mare Colt two years old

65.00

One white mare filly two years old

70.00

One shovel Plow

1.00

One Sythe and Cradle

2.00

Four chairs

1.00

 

329.25

 

Notes and accounts

One note on Richard M. Mugg

2.50

One note on B. Franklin Stapp & A. G. Stepp

37.00

Account against Benjamin Blackwell

44.67 1/2

Cash

12.l85

Account against R. M. Mugg

.50

Account against James R. Savage

.50

 

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Account against Thomas Stalcup (Stallcup)

30.00

One Note on Preston Witt

30.00

Land 640 acres of Land

$1280.00

 

1767.22 1/2

Amount from page 2

679.92 1/2

Amount from page 1

265.00

 

$2712.15

 

Richard M. Muggs (sic)

James R. Savage Appraisers

A.      G. Stapp

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28th day of March A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at McKinney this date above written

John L. Lovejoy, Clk. Co.

Court Collin Co. Texas.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 29th day of March A. D. 1853 at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk Co. & exffo.

R. Collin co., Tex.

 

The state of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we J. H. WILSON as principal and RICHRD M. MUGG, JONAS DAWSON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors ad Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by theses presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the Twenty Eighth day of March A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound J. H. WILSON has been required to give additional security as Administrator of the Estate of WILLIAM WILHITE dec'd.

Now if the said J. H. WILSON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain in full force….

 

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…and effect.

J. H. Wilson seal

Richard M. Mugg seal

Attest: Jonas Dawson seal

John L. Lovejoy Ck. C. C. C. C.

Approved and ordered to be filed March 28th, 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 29th day of March A. D. 1853 at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C.

Exffo R. Collin Co., Tex.

 

State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, JEREMIAH H. WILSON, as principal and RICHARD M. MUGG, JONAS DAWSON as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls the Twenty Eighth day of March A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation such that whereas the above bound J. H. WILSON has been required to give additional security as executor of the Estate of M. McKENZIER WILHITE, dec'd.

Now if the said J. H. WILSON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, than this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

J. H. Wilson seal

Richard M. Mugg seal

Attest: James Dawson seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk.

C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Approved and ordered to be filed March 28th 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

 

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I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 29th day of march A. D. 1853, at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. Court

Exffo. Of Collin Co., Tex.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, LEWIS H. McNEIL as principal and JOHN L. LOVEJOY JR. & JOHN HUFFMAN as sureties are held and firmly found unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin, in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 29th day of March A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound LEWIS H. McNEAL has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of ALEXANDER COOPER dec'd.

Now is the said LEWIS H. McNEAL shall well a and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect

Lewis H. McNeal Seal

Attest: John Huffman Seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk. John L. Lovejoy, Jr. Seal

Co. Court Collin Co., Texas

 

State of Texas

Collin County LEWIS H. McNEIL, administrator of the Estate of ALEX. COOPER dec. do solemnly swear that the deceased died without leaving an lawful will so far as I know or believe & that I will well and truly perform all the duties required of me as such administrator. So help me God.

Lewis H. McNeil

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day of March A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office the date above written.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. Court Collin Co., Texas

 

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Approved and ordered to be filed March 29, 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 29th of March A. D. 1853, at 2o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. C. C. & effo. R. C. C. Tex.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, GODFREY S. BACUS (BACCUS) as principals and JOHN B. MARTIN and ELIAS ALEXANDER as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Thirteen Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors & Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 13th day of April A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GODFREY S. BACUS has been appointed Administrator Pro tem of the Estate of JABEZE DEGMAN.

Now if the said G. S. BACUS shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain of full force and effect

Attest: G. S. Bacus Seal

John L. Lovejoy John B. Martin Seal

C. C. C. C. C. Tex. E. Alexander Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I do solemnly swear that JABEZ DEGMON (DEGMAN) died without leaving any Lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly discharge all the duties of Administrator of said Estate. So help me God.

G. S. Bacus

 

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State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me.

Witness my hand and seal of office this 13th day of April A. D. 1853.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

C. C. Collin Co., Tex.

Approved and ordered to be filed April 13th 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 13th day of April A. D. 1853, at 12 M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk.

Co. C. & effo R. Collin Co., Tex.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, PETER FISHER as principal and DAVID STIFF & S. P. COLEMAN as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Four Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the twenty fifth day of April A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound PETER FISHER has been appointed guardian of the Person and Estates of NANCY E. ROBERTS, REBECKHA L. ROBERTS, and PETER E. ROBERTS, minor heirs of JAMES T. ROBERTS dec'd late of said County.

Now if the said PETER FISHER shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and Effect.

Peter (his X mark) Fisher seal

Samuel P. Coleman seal

David Stiff seal

Attest:

John L. Lovejoy

Clerk Co. Court, Collin County

 

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Approved and ordered to be filed for record April 25th 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice

Filed for record on the 25th day of April A. D. 1853 at 1 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk Co. Court

& exffo R. Collin Co., Teas.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, J. H. HARBERGER as principal and JOHN L. LOVEJOY, JR. LARKIN McCARTY as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Two Hundred & fifty Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, the twenty sixth day of April A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound J. H. HARBERGER has been appointed administrator De Bonis non upon the estate of JOSEPH B. ROBERT, deceased.

Now if the said J. H. HARBERGER shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and Effect.

Attest: J. H. Harberger seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. Larkin McCarty seal

Court Collin co., Texas John L. Lovejoy seal

 

I, J. H. HARGERGER do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator De Bonis Non of the Estate of JOSEPH P. ROBERTS decd. to the best of my skill and ability. So help me God.

J. H. Harberger.

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me in open Court this April 26th A. D….

 

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…1853.

Witness my hand & seal this date above written.

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co.

Court Collin co., Tex.

Approved and ordered to be filed April 26th A. D. 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 26th day of May A. D. 1853 at 4 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

Co. Court, Collin Co., Texas

 

State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, J. H. HARBERGER as principal and DANIEL HOWELL and JOHN L. LOVEJOY and JAMES HERNDON as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of Collin county in the sum of Two Thousand Dollars, the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this April 26th A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas, the above bound J. H. HARGERGER has been appointed Administrator De Bonis non upon the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH dec.

Now if the said J. H. HARBERGER shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect in Law.

J. H. Harberger seal

Attest: D. Howell seal

John l. Lovejoy Clk. John L. Lovejoy, Jr. seal

C. C. C. C. James Herndon seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, J. H. HARGERGER do solemnly swear that I will well and truly discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me as Administrator de bonus non of the Estate of John McGarrah dec. to the best of any skill and ability. So help me god.

J.       H. Harberger

 

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State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this April 26th, 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office

L. S. John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. Court

Collin County Tex.

 

Approved and ordered to be filed April 26th, 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record April 26th A. D. 1853 at 4 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, MILES GRAVES as principal and R. T. GRAVES and JOHN McMINN as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of Collin County, Texas in the sum of One Thousand Dollars good and lawful money, for the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals (scrawls) this 6th day of May A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said above mentioned MILES GRAVES has this day been appointed Guardian of the Persons and Estates of WILEY M. GRAVES, JOHN D. GRAVES and REBECHAL (?) N. O. GRAVES, minor heirs of LEWIS GRAVES deceased & heirs at Law of the Estates of RICHARD GRAVES, deceased.

Now if the said MILES GRAVES shall well and truly discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on him as guardian aforesaid, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise in full force & effect

Miles Graves seal

R. T. Graves seal

Attest: John McMinn seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk.

C. C. Collin Co., Texas

 

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State of Texas

Collin County I, MILES GRAVES, do solemnly swear that I will well truly and faithfully discharge all the duties incumbent on me as Guardian of the within named persons to the best of my sill and ability. So help me God.

Miles Graves

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this May 6th, A. D. 1853.

To certify which I hereunto set my hand and seal of office date of above written

L. S. John L. Lovejoy Clk Co. Court

Collin Co., Texas

 

Approved May 6th A. D., 1853 7 ordered to be filed & recorded.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 6th day of May A. D. 1853 at 6 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk Co. Court

Collin Co., Texas

 

State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, WM. C. RAINS as principal and JOHN L. LOVEJOY JR. and R. E. WILLAMS as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin and State aforesaid in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars in good and lawful money for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly, severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, scrawls, this 30th day of May A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bounden WM. C. RAINS has this day been appointed Administrator of the Estate of JOHN LEACH, deceased.

Now if the said Administrator shall w ell and truly perform all the duties incumbent on him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in…

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…full force and effect.

W. C. Reno seal

John L. Lovejoy seal

R. E. Williams seal

 

State of Texas

Collin county I, WILLIAM C. RAINS, do solemnly swear that JOHN LEACH deceased, died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties incumbent on me as administrator upon said Estate. So help me. God.

W. C. Rains.

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this May 30th A. D. 1853.

Given under my hand and seal this May 30th day A. D. 1853.

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

Co. Court Collin Co., Texas.

 

Approved and ordered to be filed for record on the 30th day of May A. D. 1853, at 2 o'clock P. M.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice

 

I certify that the original of the foregoing to the Estate of McKINZIE WILHITE dec'd made in accordance to an order made by the Chief Justice on a twelve months credit by JEREMIAH H. WILSON (Excr.)

 

Names

Tracts of Lane

$ cts.

Julian Wilhite

320 acres Headright

 

Julian Wilhite

M. Wilhite dec.

$101.00

 

Jeremiah H. Wilson

 

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State of Texas

County of Collin Personally came before me, H. Jamerson, Chief Justice within and for the County aforesaid JEREMIAH H. WILSON, Executor of the Estate of McKENZIE WILHITE, deceased is just and true.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

Returned and confirmed June 27th 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 27th day of June A. D. 1853, at 3 o'clock P. M.

Witness my official signature.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C. Tx.

 

State of Texas

Collin County June 7th A. D. 1853.

A Sale Bill of the Real Estate belonging to the Estate of WM. WILHITE deceased made in accordance to an order of the Chief Justice on a twelve months credit by JEREMIAH H. WILSON, Administrator.

Names

Tracts of Land

$ cts.

William L. Wilson

100 acres Headright Wm. Wilhite decd.

$20.00

David Stiff and John L. Lovejoy

220 acres Headright Wm. Wilhite decd.

$125.00

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Sworn and subscribed to before me H. Jamerson Chief Justice within and for the County aforesaid.

Witness my hand this 18th day of June 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice.

Confirmed and ratified June 27th A. D. 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 27th day of June 1853, at 3 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

C. C. C. C. Texas

 

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State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we J. H. HARBERGER as principal and DAVID STIFF and ALFRED JOHNSON as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of One thousand Dollars the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands & sealed with our seals, this 28th day of June A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said J. H. HARBERGER has been this day duly appointed Administrator De Bo Nus Non (sic) of the Estate of JOHN M. McKINNEY deceased.

Now if the said Administrator shall well and truly perform and discharges all the duties incumbent on him as administrator aforesaid therein that event this obligation to be will and void, otherwise to remain in full force & effect in Law.

Attest: J. H. Harberger Seal

John L. Lovejoy Clk David Stiff Seal

C. C. C. C. Texas Alfred Johnson Seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, J. H. HARGERGER, do solemnly swear that I will well , truly and faithful discharge the duties of Administrator De Bo Nus Non of the Estate of JOHN M. McKINNEY deceased to the best of my skill and ability. So help me God.

J. H. Harberger

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this 28th day of June A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office date above.

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy Clk.

C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

Approved and ordered to be filed for record on the 28th day of June A. D. 1853

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

 

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I certify that the foregoing record is a true copy of the original filed in my office on the 28th day of June A. D. 1853 at 4 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy,

C. C. C. C. Texas

 

A Bill of the Appraisement of the property or Estate of JOHN C. LEACH deceased.

 

One Brown Mare 7 colt

$55.00

One Saddle

5.00

One Bridle & Martingal (sic)

.50

One Fiddle

1.00

3 prs. Jeans pants

2.00

1 Jeans Coat

2.00

1 pair Slips

.25

3 cotton shirts

.50

2 pair socks

.12 1/2

1 pair Rappers (Wrappers?)

.25

1 Palmeto (Palmetto) Hat

.25

1 Pocket Knife

.12 1/2

1 Money Purse

.10

1 Black Silk Handkerchief

.75

The undersigned do certify that the above to be the amount of the property of J. C. LEACH dec/d.

William Sanders

James Murphy

 

State of Texas

Collin County The within & foregoing appraisement of the Estate or property belonging to the Estate of JOHN C. LEACH deceased was sworn to before me on the 25th day of July, A. D. 1853.

Given under my hand and seal of office this date above written.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. Co. C. C. C. Tex.

I certify that the above record is a true copy of the original filed in my office on the 25 July, 1853 at 1 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Notice is hereby given that letters of administration have this day been granted to the undersigned by the County Court of said County on the Estate of ALLEN DANIEL deceased and all person having claims against said…

 

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…Estate are hereby notified to present the same to the Administrator within twelve months duly authenticated according to Law.

Moses Jones, Admr.

 

July 29th 1852 22 C. W.

 

State of Texas

County of Dallas This day personally appeared before the undersigned, W. M. WALLIS, publicly and made oath that the annexed Notice was published for six successive weeks in the Dallas Herald a Newspaper published in the County aforesaid as required by law.

W.    M. Wallis.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29 (?) day of October 1852.

L. S. J. W. Latimer

Chief Justice D. C. T.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record the 30th day of August A. D. 1853 at 10 o'clock A. M.

Attest my official Signature.

John L Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C. T.

 

The State of Texas In County Court

County of Collin August Term A. D. 1853.

Your reporter, J. H. HARBERGER would respectfully submit the following as his report as Admr. De Bonus (Bonis) non of the Estate of JOHN McGARRAH deceased. Your reporter sold agreeable to Law on the 2d day of August A. D. 1853, 100 acres of Land at the Court House door in the Town of McKinney to the highest bidder. And one A. L. Hall becoming the bidder therefore by bidding $3.30 cts. per acre, amounting in the aggregate to $330, which if approved of by your Honor, will satisfy all debts and demands as far as your reporter is aware of against said Estate, which your petitioner prays to be approved of by your honor.

J. H. Hargerger

Admr De Bonus (Bonis) Non

 

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Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29th day of August A. D. 2853.

Given under my hand and seal of office at office this 29th day of Aug. A. D. 1853.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. Co. C. C. C. Texas

Approved and ordered to be filed for record August 29th day 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office, on the 29th day of August A. D. 1853 at 1 O'ck. P. M.

Attest my official signature.

John L. Lovejoy, C. C. C. C. C. T.

 

State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, JOHN M. KINCAID as principal and A. J. TUCKER & JOEL F. STEWART as securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin State of Texas in the sum of Three Thousand Dollars good and Lawful money the payment of which well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly, severally, firmly by these presents.

In testimony whereof we hereunto set our hands and seals (being scrawls) this 26th day of Sept. A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said JOHN M. KINCAID has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of JOSEPH SLATER deceased.

Now if the said KINCAID shall well and truly perform and discharge all the duties incumbent on him as Administrator aforesaid then this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain of full force and Effect in Law.

Attest: John M. Kincaid seal

John L. Lovejoy A. J. Tucker seal

Clk. C. C. C. C. T., Joel F. Stewart seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, JOHN M. KINCAID do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge and perform all the duties incumbent on me as Administrator of the Estate of JOSEPH SLATER decd. to the best of my knowledge and ability. That the said SLATER

 

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…died without leaving any Lawful will so far as I know. So help me God.

John M. Kilncaid

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept 26th A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at office the date above written.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy, Clk.

C. C. C. C. Texas

Approved this Sept 26th day A. D. 1853.

H. Jamerson

Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was files for record on the 26th day A. D. 1853, at 2 o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy

C. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents that we, ELIZABETH ANN SMITH, as principal and JOHN W. HAYNES and JOEL F. STEWART as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Two Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severaly ,l firmly, by these present.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, being scrawls, the 31st day of October A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound ELIZABETH ANN SMITH has been appointed guardian by the Chief Justice of the County of Collin over the person and property of her son, WILLIAM S. McNEIL, aged three years.

Now if the said ELIZABETH ANN SMITH shall well and truly perform all the duties required of her under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain in…

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…full force and effect.

Elizabeth Ann (her X mark) Smith seal

John W. Haynes seal

Joel F. Stewart seal

John M. Kincaid seal

 

Approved October 31st October 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

Filed for record on the 31st Oct A. D. 1853, at 3 o'clock P. m.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these present that we, GEORGE McGARRAH as principal and GALLATIN SEARCY and JOHN L. LOVEJOY as sureties, are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Three Thousand Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs , executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, being scrawls, this 26th day of Decr. A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GEORGE McGARRAH has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of JOHN MANNING deceased.

Now if the said GEORGE McGARRAH shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect

Attest: George (his X mark) McGarrah seal

J. L. Lovejoy Gallatin Searcy seal

C. C. C. C. John L. Lovejoy seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I, GEORGE McGARRAH do hereby certify that I will well and truly perform all the duties of Administrator of the said Estate of JOHN MANNING dec., and that he died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know so help me God.

George (his X mark) McGarrah

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this Dec 26th, 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at office, this date above written.

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C.

Examined and approved Decr. 26th 1853.

H. Jamerson, C. Justice

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 26th day of Decr. 1854 at 12 o'clock M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy C. C.. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, GALLATIN SEARCY as principal and L. C. SEARCY and JOHN L. LOVJOY as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GALLATIN SEARCY has been appointed Administrator pro tem upon the Estate of SAMUEL BROWNING deceased.

Now if the said GALLATIN SEARCY shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment, then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

Attest: Gallatin Searcy seal

John L. Lovejoy Langdon C. Searcy seal

Clk. C. C. C. C. L. J. Lovejoy, Jr. seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I hereby certify that I will well and truly perform all the duties incumbent on me as Administrator pro tem upon the me as Administrator pro tem. So help me God.

Gallatin Searcy

 

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State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before me this Nov. 28th day A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at office this date above written.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C.. C.

 

Approved November 28th 1853.

H. Jamerson, Chief Justice C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 28th day of Nov. 1853 at 11 o'clock A. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy, C. C. C. C. C.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, GALLATIN SEARCY, as principal and JOHN L. LOVEJOY and GEORGE McGARRAH as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of Five Hundred Collars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these present.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 26th day of Decr. A. D. 1853.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound GALLATIN SEARCY has been appointed Administrator of the Estate of SAMUEL BROWNING decd.

Now if the said Administrator shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation shall be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

Gallatin Searcy seal

John L. Lovejoy seal

George (His X Mark) McGarrah seal

 

State of Texas I do solemnly swear that SAM'L BROWING decd., died without having

Collin County any lawful will so far as I know or believe, and that I will well and truly perform all the duties incumbent on me as such Admr.

Gallatin Searcy

 

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Sworn to & subscribed before me this Decr. 26 (?) day A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at office, this date written.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C.

Examined and approved this Decr. 26th day A. D. 1853.

H. Jamerson, C. J.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 26th day of Decr. 183 at 12 o'ck. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy

C. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

In the name of the Lord, Amen I, GABRIEL FITZHUGH of the County of Collin and State of Texas, believing my dissolution is close at hand and being sound in mind and seeing the necessity of making a disposition of my effect by will:

1st first, I bequeath and will to my beloved wife FRANCIS FITZHUGH all my money, cash, notes, goods, chattels, lands and effects to be disposed of by her for her benefit and gratification during her natural lifetime with the following exceptions:

First, I give and bequeath to my nephew ROBERT FITZHUGH a certain piece of Land to be taken out of Calvin C. Bole's Headright a sufficient number of acres to include a mill seat and mill yard, where the said ROBERT FITZHUGH is now building.

Second I give to my nephew PETER LUCAS all my right, title and interest to a tract of land of Six Hundred and Forty acres, Headright of F. W. Caps in Collin County, Texas.

Third I give to JOHN E. DEATHRIDGE two Hundred acres of Land to be taken out of any of my lands not otherwise disposed of in this will and in my place that my wife and the said DEATHRIDGE may agree upon, so as not to interfere with her home or home plantation.

Fourth I give to my tow nephews, GABRIEL FITZHUGH, son of GEORGE and ELIZABETH FITZHUGH and GABRIEL FITZHUGH, son of JOHN

 

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FITZHUGH, one Land certificate of Eleven Hundred and twenty acres, left in the hands of R. L. HORN for which I hold a receipt.

I hereby declare this to be my last will and testament.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty first day of September in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and fifty three

Witness Gabriel Fitzhugh

Hiram Savage

John H. Cox

 

State of Texas

Collin County We, HIRAM SAVAGE, citizen of Grayson Co. Texas, and JOHN H. COX, a citizen of said Collin Co., Texas, Subscribing witnesses to the within and foregoing Will, or instrument of Writing bearing date 21st day of Sept. A. D. 1853, made by GABRIEL FITZHUGH deceased during his natural life, do hereby certify that GABRIEL FITZHUGH, signed, sealed, and delivered the same in sound mind in our presence as his last Will and Testament and requested us the said HIRAM SAVAGE & JOHN H. COX to sign the same as witnesses thereof. So help us God.

Hiram Savage

John M. (sic) Cox

 

State of Texas

Collin County The within affidavit of HIRAM SAVAGE and JOHN H. COX was sworn to and subscribed in open court this Decr. 26th day A. D. 1853.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal of office at office this Decr. 26th day A. D. 12853.

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. Court

Collin Co., Tex.

The original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 26th day of Decr. A. d. 1873, at 2 o'

clock P..M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk. Co. Court Collin Co.

 

In the name of God, Amen! I, JOHN SPEER, JR. of Collin County and State of Texas being of sound mind make and order…

 

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this my last Will and Testament.

In the first place I will and bequeath to my wife, MARY JANE SPEER, my land laying on the west side of White Rock Creek. Also my cattle consisting of fifteen head. Also my horses consisting of three head; and all my personal property, corn, wheat, &c, so long as she remains my widow but otherwise should she marry, then the property and its increase, to be owned and tranfered (sic) to my children.

I appoint my father, JOHN SPEER, SR. as my lawful executor, to settle my Estate, to sell my Land, laying on the West Side of White Rock Creek, and the money to be loaned out for Stock far the benefit of my children and wife.

In witness whereof I have herein signed my name and annexed my seal. This the Seventeenth of November Eighteen Hundred and fifty three

John (his X mark) Speer

 

Signed and sealed in the presence of us as witness.

Francis D. Cash

Eli Witt

 

State of Texas

Collin County We, FRANCIS D. CASH and ELI WITT, citizens of the County of Collin do solemnly swear that the within and foregoing will, made by JOHN SPEERS, JR., deceased late of said County and State, bearing date and day of Novr. 1853, was signed, sealed and delivered by the SPEERS, JUNIOR, deceased in his natural lifetime and upon date therein named, and that he executed the same as his last Will and Testament, and requested us, the said FRANCIS D. CASH and ELI WITT to sign the same as witnesses of the due execution of the said Will and to certify the same under oath. We hereunto sign our names. The said SPEERS being at the time of the execution of said will being in his proper mind.

Francis D. Cash

Eli Witt

 

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Sworn to and subscribed in open Court this date 26th day of Decr. A. D. 1853.

Witness my hand and seal of office at office this date above.

John L. Lovejoy

Clk. Co. Court Collin Co.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record in my office on the 26th day of Decr. A. D. 1853 at 4o'clock P. M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C.

 

State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that I, JOHN YARDLEY, SENIOR of the county and State aforesaid do constitute the following as my last will and Testament (t wit):

To my two sons, JOHN YARDLEY and JAMES YARDLEY I leave all my ready money, and cash, notes to be equally divided between them.

To my daughter, JANE NORRIS I leave the sum of Five Dollars.

To my daughter in law DICY YARDLEY I leave all of my house hold furniture.

To my grandson, JOHN YARDLEY, I leave my bay horse, provided that he will come after it, he fails to do I leave to my son JOHN YARDLEY. To my son JOHN YARDLEY I leave my Clay Bank mare.

And I hereby constitute and appoint my son, JOHN YARDLEY, as my executor to carry into effect the foregoing will and testament.

Given under my hand and seal this the 8th (?) day of December A. D. 1853

Attest: John Yardley seal

J. H. Wilcox

J. A. Cole

 

State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before the Court J. A. COLE of Collin county one of the subscribing witnesses to the within will to which his name appears, and testified that JOHN YARDLEY Sr., deceased, signed the same in his presence and he was at the time of signing the same, sound in mind & state that he the said YARDLEY

 

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…executed the same as his last will and testament.

J. A. Cole

 

State of Texas

Collin County Sworn to and subscribed before the Court and in open Court this Feb 27th day A. D. 1854.

Given under my hand and seal of office this Feb. 27th day A. D. 1854

 

L. S. John L. Lovejoy

Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

I certify that the original of the foregoing record was filed for record on the 27th day of Feb A. D. 1854.

Attest: John Lovejoy Clk.

 

In the name of God Amen. I JEREMIAH VARDAMAN of the County of Collin and State of Texas being of sound mind and of a disposing memory, viewing that I am now afflicted and as death is certain to overtake all mankind and that now should set in order the things pertaining his household as well as to prepare for judgment, I hereby make my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others whatever. First it is my will and desire that my body be buried in a plain and simple mantle (?). 2. That all my just debts be paid out of my Estate. 3. I wish and desire that all my children share alike or equal in what I have to give them, viz: JESSE M. VARDAMAN, MARY HAYS, LUCY ANN LOUCAS, EPHRIAM P. VARDAMAN, PATSY JANE VARDAMEN and JEREMIAH VARDAMAN., my youngest one, as I have given to my 3 older a horse, bridle & saddle & bed furniture it is my will that the 3 youngest, PATSY JAN, EPHRIAM P., and JEREMIAH have a horse, bridle and saddle to be worth one hundred Dollars each. Also to have each on of them a bed and furniture to make them equal with the others. I want the balance (sic) of my property (that my perishable property) sold on a twelve month credit. My Negro man SOLOMAN I wish him to have [the] privilege to choose a master, and if said Master is willing to give his value (my…

 

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…executor shall have full power to make said sale; but if he prefers to be hired out until JEREMIAH becomes of age, he shall be hired out annually and the proceeds of said sale together with all effects coming or arising from sale or from debts coming to the same to be equally divided amongst my children above named. But the portion coming or going to MARY HAYS and LUCY ANN LUCAS it my will that heir portion be so arranged as to prevent their husbands from spending or disposing of it in any way. But that their portion decreed to them & the heirs of their own body, if any more it is to descend to my other heirs at their death. My Land I wish to remain unsold and that my children use it and improve it as to them may seem best. And should any of them make or improve any portion of my Land he is to have pay for such improvement, when the youngest child becomes of age, at which time I desire a division of the Land, or its proceeds be equally divided with my children.

It is my will that the subscribing witnesses, J. C. PORTMAN and JAMES GRAVES, administer on my Estate and act in conformity to the spirit of this my last will.

Given under my hand this 290th day of March A. D. 1l854.

Witnesses Jeremiah (his X mark) Vardaman

J. C. Portman

James M. Groves

 

State o f Texas

Collin County I, JAMES M. GRAVES, a citizen of Collin County, one of the subscribing witnesses to the execution of the within will by JEREMIAH VARDAMAN in his life time, do solemnly swear that said JEREMIAH VARDAMAN signed the same in my presence and that he also requested the same to be certified by J. C. PORTMAN the other witness to said will. And I do further certify that said VARDAMAN appeared to be in his right mind & that he acknowledged the same to be his act and deed for the purpose therein contained & requested me the said JAMES M. GRAVES & J. C. PORTMAN sign the same in his presence & as witnesses thereof.

James M. Graves

 

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Sworn to & subscribed before me in open court this may 29th 1854.

Witness my hand and seal of office date above written.

L. S. John L. Lovejoy, Clk. C. C. C. C.

I certify that the original of the foregoing Will was filed for record on the 29th day of May A. D. 1854 at 12 o'clock M.

Attest: John L. Lovejoy Clk.

 

The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these presents that we, ELIZABETH YEARY as principal and JOHN YEARY and MOSES JONES securities are held and firmly bound unto the Chief Justice of the County of Collin in the sum of T___ Hundred Dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made unto the said Chief Justice, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors and Administrators, Jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and also with our seals, the seals being scrawls, this 27th day of February A. D. 1854.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound ELIZABETH YEARLY has been appointed Guardian of the persons and property of JOSEPHINE DANIEL, TENNESSEE P. DANIEL and SAM H. DANIEL heirs of ALLEN DANIEL deceased.

Now if the said ELIZABETH YEARY shall well and truly perform all the duties required of her under said appointment then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain of full force and effect.

Attest: Elizabeth (her X mark) Yeary seal

John L. Lovejoy Moses Jones seal

Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex. John Yeary seal

 

State of Texas

Collin County I certify that I will well and faithfully and impartially discharge all the duties incumbent on me as Guardian of the person and Estates of the within named heirs to the best of my skill and ability.

Elizabeth (her X mark) Yeary

 





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