Probate Minutes - 1857-1868 - Volume C-2


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…said THOMAS FINLEY having been proven in open Court by the oath of T. G. KENNEDY one of the subscribing witness thereto, and no one appearing and filing objection thereto, ordered by the court that said last Will and testament together with the affidavit be recorded and that WILLIAM H. HOLLIDAY be and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Estate of THOMAS FINLEY Deceased, and with the will annexed, and that letters be issued to the said WILLIAM H. HOLLIDAY upon his entering into Bond with good personal security in the sum of six thousand dollars.

 

Ordered by the Court that GODFREY BACUS (BACCUS), OLIVER E. BUSH, S. A. ELKIN and HOGUE WITT be and they are appointed commissioners to appraise the Estate of THOMAS FINLEY deceased and make report to this Court.

 

Ordered that Court adjourn untill (sic) tomorrow morning 8 o’clock.

 

Novr. 29th 1859 Court met according to adjournment 2d day of the term.

 

Estate of WM. PERRIN deceased

Now at this time this cause comes on to be heard, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that notice had been given of the filing of the final account of the administrator of the Estate of WM. PERRIN for settlement with said Estate and the term of the court at which said account would be acted upon as required by Law and the court examining said account with all the exception thereto, ordered by the court that said account be and the same is approved by the court, and that the said administrator be allowed the sum of $57.50 as set for the said account out of $75 amount collected for Rents.

 

Estate of WM. PERRIN Deceased

 

Now at this day comes the administrator of the Estate of WM. PERRIN deceased and made his final settlement with said Estate, and it appearing to the Court that all debts Known to exist against said Estate have been paid, and that there is remaining in the hands of said administrator, the following described property belonging to said Estate, and subject to partition and distribution among the heirs of said decedent, to wit: 1549 ¼ acres of land, in the County of Collin, including the following named tracts, 611 acres said decedent’s own headright Patent No. 295, 216 acres WM. McCREARY Headright, 100 acres…

 

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…a part of CHARLES PERRIN headright of 260 acre survey, 5 acres out of a survey 113 in the name of ROBERT INGRAHAM on Rowlett’s Creek, Deeded by GEO. WHITE, 617 ¼ acres out of a survey of 640 made in the name of JEREMIAH MUNCY, and a claim on LEWELLING & ROBINSON on a receipt lately discovered for Judgment recovered for said Estate subject to Coms (?) for collection and jury fee—of $238.5. and that the following named persons are the heirs at Law of the said WILLIAM PERRIN deceased, to wit: ELLEN THOMAS, wife of DAVID G. THOMAS, CATHERINE PARSON, wife of JAS. W. PARSON, MARY HUFFMAN, wife of JOHN S. HUFFMAN, AMANDA D. THOMAS, wife of H. C. THOMAS, ANN E. JACKSON, wife of A. W. JACKSON, JAMES S. PERRIN, ABNER B. PERRIN, CHARLES PERRIN, WM. PERRIN, and the minor heirs of GEORGE PERRIN deceased, all of whom are citizens of Collin County, State of Texas, except the minor heirs of GEORGE PERRIN deceased who are citizens of Wise County said state, and it is ordered by the court that J. O. STRAUGHAM be and he is hereby appointed Guardian ad Litum to represent the interest of said minors, and it is ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that A. T. ROBERTSON, J. O. STRAUGHAM and J. W. MAYSE (MAYZE?) be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to partition and distribute said Estate among the above named heirs and distributes, giving to each distribute an equal portion of said Estate taking into consideration quality and quantity also taking into consideration the advancements should it appear that there has been any [advancements] made to any of the said Legatees and make report to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER Deceased

 

Now at this day this cause [comes] on to be heard, and it appearing to the Court that JOHN M. SALMONS admr. of the Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER Deceased has filed his account current with the Clerk of said Court and that notice of the filing of said account for final settlement and the term of the court upon which said account would be acted on had been given as required by Law and the Court reinstating said account, and examining the same with all the exceptions thereto ordered by the court that the same be and is hereby approved.

 

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Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER Deceased

 

Now at this day came JOHN M. SALMONS administrator of the Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER and made with this court final settlement with said Estate, and it appearing to the court that all debts Known to exist against said Estate had been paid, and that there is remaining in the hands of said admr. the following described property subject to partition and distribution, to wit: 326 ¾ acres of land in there about a part of the Headright survey of the said MAIZE R. FOSTER Decd.—and one hundred and eight dollars 36 cents, and that NANCY P. STIGALL wife of PETER STIGALL, WM. H. FOSTER, MARY F. DAWSON, wife of GEORGE DAWSON, MALCUM FOSTER, JAMES FOSTER, and SANFORD HOSACK are the heirs at Law of the said MAIZE R. FOSTER Decd. all citizens of Collin County, Texas, ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that F. J. VANCE, JOSEPH FORMAN and WILLIAM BEVERLY be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, to partition and distribute said above described Estate, equally among the above named heirs, taking into consideration quality and quantity, and avancements (advancements?) should it appear that there has been any made to any of said named legatees and make report to the next term of this court—

 

Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd.

 

At this time comes J. O. STRAUGHAM admr. of the Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE, and in writing represents to the court that there is some ten or twelve head of cattle belonging to said Estate, running in the Range that have not as yet been gotten up, nor apprised and prays the Court to appoint some suitable persons to apprise the same when gotten up and for an order of sale, authorizing him to sell the same. Ordered by the Court that the commissioners heretofore appointed by this Court to appraised said Estate proceed to apprised said cattle when called on by said admr. and that said admr. proceed to sell the same at such time as may be most convenient, having said cattle appraised at the same time, giving notice as required by law of the time and place of said sale, selling on a credit of 12 months, taking Bond and good personal security of the purchase or purchasers.

 

Estate of THOS. PHILIPS Decd.

Ordered by the court that ANN E. JACKSON be allowed to withdraw an annual report filed in this court by the said ANN E. JACKSON Admr. of said Estate.

 

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Estate of WM. BUTLER Decd.

 

At this day come HARRISON JAMISON by petition for final settlement of his account as administrator of the Estate of WM. BUTLER deceased, also by petition for partition and distribution of said Estate, and it appearing to the Court that notice of this application has been posted and published as required by Law, this court proceeding to examine said final account restates the same by allowing and approving all the payments as made and stated with the vouchers annexed but rejects the claim of said administrator for attorney’s fee as charged, and for the personal services of said administrator, allows the sum of 15 dollars instead of the sum of 40 dollars claimed and said administrator’s accounts as thus restated is audited and settled by the Court, and it appearing to the Court that there remains in the hands of said admr. subject to partition and distribution among the heirs at law—one tract of land 640 [acres] in Collin County and State of Texas patented to the heirs of said WM. BULTER deceased by patent dated September 26th 1855 and that said heirs at law of said WM. BUTLER deceased are by name as follows to wit: MARY BUTLER, Widow of said deceased and SARAH WARDEN, JESSE BULTER, JOHN BUTLER, JOAH BUTLER, HULDA WARDEN, WM. W. BUTLER, ELIZABETH ARTERBERRY, CATHARINE BLEDSOE, MARY GRINDSTAFF, GRACEY ERWIN, and MARY HINDERSON (HENDERSON?), children of said deceased and the said MARY BUTLER, WM. W. BUTLER & HULDA WARD being represented in Court by their assignee HARRISON JAMISON and said JOHN BUTLER, JOAH BUTLER, CATHARINE BLEDSOE and MARY GRINDSTAFF being represent in Court by the assignee JAMES B. JAMISON, satisfactory proof being made that said assignees are entitled to receive the same and said JESSE BUTLER and SARAH WARDEN and ELIZABETH ARTERBERRY being not present or represented in Court, upon satisfactory proof and said GRACY IRWIN and MARY HENDERSON being nonresidents of Texas not present in Court, It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that A. T. ROBERTSON, TISDALE SPENCER, and SILAS YARNELL be appointed commissioners of partition to divide said tract of land among said heirs or their lawful assignees in shares of average quality and quantities as follows—by setting apart first—to HARRISON JAMISON as assignee of MARY BULTER of said deceased 320 acres or one half of said tract of average quality, it being satisfactorily shown to the court herein, that said tract of 640 acres is the headright community property of the said WILLIAM and MARY BULTER, second by setting apart to said HARRISON JAMISON as assignee of WM. W. BUTLER and HULDA WARDEN 2 shares of 1/10 part each of said remaing [remaining] 320 acres 3dly [thirdly] by setting apart to JAMES B. JAMISON as assignee of JOAB BUTLER, JOHN BULTER, CATHARINE BUTLER and MARY GRINDSTAF 4/11 part each of remaining 320 acres and fourthly by setting apart to JESSE BUTLER, SARAH WARDEN, ELIABETH ARTERBERRY, GRACY

 

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ERWIN and MARY HENDERSON each one Share of 1/11th each of said tract of 320 acres and that said commissioners to report to the next Term of this Court.

From which Judgment of the Court the said HARRISON JAMISON claimed his appeal to the next term of the District Court and give notice thereof in open court.

 

Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE Deceased

At this day come the Commissioners appointed to appraise the Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE and returned into this Court Inventory and appraisement of said Estate. Ordered by the Court that the same be and is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

Estate of NATHAN, AMANDA & SOPHIA ROWLAND, Minors

 

At this day come WM. WEAR, SENR. Guardian of NATHAN, AMANDA, SOPHIA ROWLAND, minors and heirs at Law of THOS. M. ROWLAND decd. and filed an additional inventory of the effects which have come into his hands, ordered by the court that said inventory be recorded by the clerk of this court.

 

Estate of R. M. MUGG, Decd.

 

At this day come JAMES M. BURK, ALVIS JACKSON, and SIMON MUGG Citizens of Collin County and residents of the towns of Weston (?) in said County by petition and represent that they are the regularly appointed trustees of the Baptist Church at Weston and as such authorized to receive for the use of the Church the property belonging to the same, and to managed and control the same, and further represent that said church has erected at Weston a church building, or meeting house, and that the land on which said building is situated was subscribed and given to said church by R. M. MUGG Decd. in payment of his subscription to said building, that is to say a parcel of Beginning at Dr. B. F. Berry’s N. e. Corner of his town lot, thence North on Main Street 140 feet, thence West, South & East 140 feet each Way upon which the Church house now stands, and that said MUGG died without make conveyance to said land and that ELISHA CHANBERS is administrator, and that said CHAMBERS be cited etc., the said CHAMBERS appearing in Court by his atty. ALEXD. BERRY and waving services, ordered, adjudged and decreed that ELISHA CHAMBERS the administrator of said Estate make conveyance of said lot or parcel of land to the said JAS. M. BURKE, ALVIS JACKSON and SIMON MUGG trustees as aforesaid.

 

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Estate of C. B. TALKINGTON, Minor

 

At this [time] comes M. C. TALKINGTON Guardian of C. B. TALKINGTON and retuned into Court an additional inventory of the effects of his Ward’s Estate. Ordered by the Court the same be recorded by the Clerk of this Court.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that S. B. SKIDMORE (?), J. J. HOWE and JOHN W. HAYNES be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and make report to this Court.

 

Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that ZURETHA LEE widow of J. B. LEE decd. be allowed the sum of 100 dollars out of said Estate for the maintenance of herself and children for one year. Also ordered by the Court that there be set apart for the use and benefit of the said widow and children, all such property as is exempt from execution or forced sale by the constitution or laws of the State, with exception of any exemption of one year’s supply of provisions.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

 

In Vacation

State of Texas

County of Collin The Count Court of Collin County Pertaining

To Estates Decr. 21st A. D. 1859

 

[Estate of DAVID WETSEL]

 

Ordered by the court that WILLIAM B. BENGE be and he is hereby appointed a commissioner to appraise the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and make report to this Court.

 

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Count Court of Collin County Pertaining to Estates

 

In vacation Decr. 13th 1859

 

[Estate of WM. BOUNDS]

 

Ordered by the court that whereas J. M. BOUNDS admr. of the Estate of WM. BOUNDS Decd. has this day given a new Bond as said administrator in compliance of an order of this court upon the complaint of D. J. FRANKLIN, one of the securities of the said J. M. BOUNDS, upon his original Bond as administrator of said Estate, that the said D. J. FRANKLIN be and he is hereby released from any future liabilities as the security of the said J. M. BOUNDS admr. aforesaid.

 

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December Term A. D. 1859

 

State of Texas The County Court of Collin County Pertaining

County of Collin to Estates Met Decr. 26th 1859

J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

James L. Read Dept. Sheriff

 

 

Estate of EZEKIEL ROLAND Deceased

 

At this day comes JESSE K. H. PACE by petition for the appointment of administrator, on the goods and Estate whichever of EZEKIEL ROLAND late of Collin County Deceased, intestate and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that notice of the filing of the petition of the said J. K. H. PACE had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, Ordered therefore by the Court that JESSE K. H. PACE be and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Goods and Estate of the said EZEKIEL ROLAND, deceased, and that letters be issued to the said JESSE K. H. PACE upon his giving bond and good personal security in the sum of six thousand Dollars.

 

Ordered by the court that ISAAC McMENNANY, WILLIAM L. MARTIN, CYRUS GRIGSBY and DAVID SHIELDS be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the goods and Estate which were of EZEKIEL ROLAND late of Collin County Deceased intestate and make report to this Court.

 

Estate of THOS. FINLEY Decd.

 

Now at this day comes the administrator of the Estate of THOS. FINLEY Decd. and by petition prays the court for an order of sale of certain property belong[ing] to said Estate, and it appearing to the Court that the property prayed to be sold is perishable and lible [liable] to waist [waste], ordered by the court that the administrator proceed to sell at private sale, the surplus crop of said decedent at not a less price than the market price, to wit corn, wheat & oats say about 25 bushels, of each and that he also proceed to sell one young horse belonging to said Estate, on a credit of 12 months at the court house Door in the Town of McKinney on the 7th day of January 1860 at the Court house door in the Town of McKinney and to give the notice as required by Law in such cases and to sell between the hours of 10 A. M. & 4 P. M.

 

The said administrator of the Estate of THOS. FINLEY Decd. this day returned into Court an Inventory and appraisement of said Estate. Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.

 

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Estate of SAML. P. COLEMAN Decd.

 

Now at this day comes NANCY A. COLEMAN Admr. of the Estate of SAML. P. COLEMAN Decd. and in writing Showed to this court the reason why she did not make sale of certain property belonging to said Estate according to a previous order of this Court, and prays the Court to make an order for the sale of said property, on the first Tuesday in February 1860. Ordered by the Court that the said NANCY A. COLEMAN admr. as aforesaid proceed to sell said property on the first Tuesday in February 1860 as directed in the former order of this Court for the sale of said property.

 

Estate of WM. BOUNDS Deceased, Minors

 

Now at this day comes KEZIAH BOUNDS by petition and prays the Court for the appointment of Guardian upon the person and property of FRANCIS M. BOUNDS, GEORGE W. BOUNDS and MALINDA C. BOUNDS Minors and heirs at Law of WM. BOUNDS Deceased, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that notice of said petition had been given as the law required and no one appearing and contesting said appointment and the said FRANCIS M. BOUNDS and GEORGE W. BOUNDS being over the age of 14 years of age, appearing in open court and choose the said KEZIAH BOUNDS as their Guardian, ordered by the Court that the said KEZIAH BOUNDS be and she is hereby appointed the Guardian of the person and property of FRANCIS M. BOUNDS, GEORGE W. BOUNDS and MALINDA C. BOUNDS who is under the age of 14 years and that letters be issued upon the said KEZIAH BOUNDS giving bond and personal security in the sum of one thousand dollars.

 

Ordered that Court adjourn till tomorrow morning 8 o’clock.

 

Decr. 27th Court met pursuant to adjournment.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

Estate of WM. BOUNDS Deceased

 

Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby set apart to KEZIAH BOUNDS widow of WM. BOUNDS Deceased, all the property belonging to said Estate that is exempt from forced sale by the constitution and laws of the State of Texas and that she also be allowed the sum of seventy five dollars for the maintenance of herself and children for one year.

 

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Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER

 

Now at this day come HENRY C. TROTTER, by Petition for the appointment of administrator of the goods and Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER late of Collin County Deceased, intestate, and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, ordered by the court that HENRY C. TROTTER be and he is hereby appointed administrator of said Goods and Estate which were of said GRIFFIN TROTTER Deceased, intestate, and that letters be issued upon his giving bond and a personal security in the sum on ten thousand Dollars.

 

Ordered by the Court that LARKIN HENDRICKS, JACOB HOOPER, JOHN M. C. EDENS, and JAMES H. McGAUGHY be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to appraise the Goods and Estate which were of GRIFFIN TROTTER late of Collin County, Deceased intestate.

 

Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE, JOHN T. LEE Minor heir

 

Now at this day comes JOHN T. LEE a minor over the age of 14 years and an heir at Law of the Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE Decd. and in open court choose WILLIAM JACKSON his Guardian, therefore ordered by the court that WILLIAM JACKSON be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of the said JOHN T. LEE, and that Letters of Guardianship issue to him upon his giving bond and personal security in the sum of one thousand dollars.

 

Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE

 

Now at this time come ZURITHA LEE administratrix of the Goods and Estate which were of JOSHUA B. LEE late of Collin County Decd. intestate, and in writing represents to this court that there is a necessity for the sale of the personal property of said Decedent for the payment of Debts and administration fees. Ordered by the court that said admrx. proceed to sell said personal property consisting of Horses, cattle &c. at the late Residence of the said JOSHUA B. LEE, Decd. on the 10th day of January 1860, on a credit of 12 months, giving ten days notice of the time and place of sale, by posting notices as required by Law.

 

Estate of WM. PERRIN Decd.

 

At this day come[s] A. T. ROBERTSON one of the coms. [commissioners] appointed to make partition and distribution of said Estate and asked that said coms. have till the next term of this court to make report. Ordered by court that said comrs. have till next term to make report.

 

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Estate of WM. BOUNDS Decd.

 

Now at this day comes the admr. of the goods and Estate which admr. of WM. BOUNDS late of Collin County Decd. intestate and in writing represents to the court that [it] is a necessity for the sale of the personal property belonging to the Estate of said decedent, and asks for an order for the sale of the same, Ordered by the Court that the admr. proceed to sell said personal property at public outcry to the highest bidder, on Thursday the 12th day of January 1860 on a credit of Six Months, taking bond and personal security from the purchaser of purchasers giving notice of the time and place of sale as required by Law, said sale to be at the Residence of WM. A. BOUNDS in Collin County, Texas.

 

Ordered that court adjourn till tomorrow Morning 8 o’clock A. M.

 

Decr. 28th Court met pursuant to adjournment.

J. J Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Now at this day come the commissioners appointed by this court to appraise the goods and Estate which were of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and returned into Court an Inventory and appraisement of said Goods and Estate which being examined by the court, Ordered by the Court that the same be approved and recorded.

 

Now also comes the administrator of the goods and Estate which were of DAVID WETSEL Decd. intestate and by petition in writing and prays the Court for an order of sale of the personal property of said decedent, and it appearing to the court that the property sought to be sold is liable to waist [waste], perish and to be lost, It is ordered, adjudged and decreed b the Court that the said administrator proceed to sell said personal property, consisting of merchandise, one horse and a two Horse Hack in the Town of McKinney, on a credit of 12 months on all sums over $10 taking bond and approved security of the purchaser or purchasers, giving notice of the time and place of sale as required by Law, said sale to take place at the earliest practicable period of time.

 

And it is also ask[ed] by the administrator of the estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. for an order of Court to rent the following property belonging to said Estate, to wit…

 

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…one house and lot in the Town of McKinney, and house and lot in the town of Belknap, the former Known as the Joe Stuart house and the latter as the Store (Stone?) house of the Deceased. Ordered by the Court that the said admrs. proceed to rent said named property to the highest bidder untill (sic) the 1st day of January 1861 taking bond and personal security of the Renter or Renters giving first notice of the time and place of renting as required by Law.

 

Estate of MAIZE B. FOSTER

 

It appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the coms. [commissioners] appointed to make partition and distribution of the Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER Decd. did not Receive notice of their appointment in time to make their report to this term of the court, ordered by the court that said coms. have till the next term of this court to make their report.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

 

State of Texas In Vacation

County of Collin County Court of Collin County pertaining [to]

Estates January 4th 1860

 

Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER Decd.

 

At this day come[s] HENRY C. TROTTER administrator of the Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER Decd. and Returned into Court and [sic] Inventory and appraisement of said Estate, and being examined and approved by the Court, ordered by the Court that the Clerk Record the same.

 

Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER Decd.

 

Now comes the administrator of the Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER, Decd. and in writing asks the Court for an order of sale for the perishable property of said decedent, and it appearing to the court that there is a necessity for the sale of said property, ordered by the court that the admr. proceed to sell said property on a credit of 12 months, the purchaser to give bond and personal security, said admr. giving notice of the time and place of said sale as required by Law, said sale to be on the 18th day of January 1860 at the late Residence of said decedent, all of said perishable property to be sold, except such as the widow of said Decedent is entitled to under the Law of administration.

 

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State of Texas In County Court, Collin County

Collin County in matters relating to Estates of

Deceased persons, Lunatics etc.

In Vacation January 27th 1860.

 

 

[ELEANOR HAMPTONSTALL, non compos mentis]

 

Whereas Information has been made to me the JOHN C. ESTES that ELEANOR HAMPTONSTALL is a lunatic and non compos mentis, and that she (unreadable) of the informant and others requires that the said ELEANOR be put under restraint. It is thereupon ordered by the court that a writ be issued commanding any lawful officer of Collin County to command twelve competent Jurors of the county to be and personally appear before me at the house of JOHN C. ESTES in the said county on Saturday the 4th day of February A. D. 1860. Then and there to Inquire and (unreadable) verdict (unreadable) whether said ELEANOR be a lunatic or non compos mentis or not that further proceedings may be had as the law directs.

J. J. HARRISON Chief Justice

 

 

State of Texas Janry. Term 1860

County of Collin

The County Court of Collin County Pertaining to Estates Met January he 39th A. D. 1860.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Depty Shff.

 

Estate of the Minor heirs of NANCY WILLIAMS Decd.

 

Now at this time comes WESLEY A. WILLIAMS, guardian of said minor heirs, and makes report of the condition of his Wards’ Estate, to wit, that since the filing the inventory of said wards Estate there has come into my hands the sum of $239.42, and has expended for said Wards, Board, Clothing, Tuition and Medical services the sum of $473.70, which leaves in hands to this date the sum of $1265.72. Ordered by the Court the same be and is hereby approved.

 

Estate of MARY L. WILLIAMS, SARAH J. and MEDIENS E. Minor heirs of NANCY WILLIAMS Decd.

Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby set apart…

 

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…out of the Estate of MARY L. WILLIAMS for her support and Education for the present year 120 dollars, also for SARAH J. WILLIAMS, $120 AND MEDICUS E. WILLIAMS 75 dollars for same purpose, out of each of their said Estates.

 

Estate of the Minor heirs of the Estate of ALERT G. WILSON Decd.

 

Now at this day come[s] the Guardian of said minors and made the following Report of the condition of his ward’s Estate, to wit: that since the filing of the inventory of the Estate of said minors that there has come into his hands for Negro Hire the sum of 694 dollars, and for Board and clothing expended for said wards $476.41, and due on settlement as filed $220.49, making all the sum of $696.89. Ordered by the Court that said report be and the same is hereby approved.

 

Estate of ALBERTINE, JAMES D. and ALBERT G., Minor heirs of A. G. WILSON

 

Ordered by the Court that the Guardian of said minors appropriate for the support and tuition of ALBERTINE WILSON $120, to JAMES D. WILSON $100, and to ALBERT G. WILSON $100.

 

Estate of NATHAN, AMANDA and SOPHIA ROLAND, Minor heirs of THOS. M. ROWLAND Decd.

 

Now at this time comes WM. B. WEAR SENR. Guardian of the aforenamed Minors NATHAN, AMANDA and SOPHIA ROLAND with a full and complete Statement of the condition of the Estate of his said Wards, and his account current with said Wards, and his application in writing to be discharged from his trust, and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said statement and account, and application had been given as the law required and no one appearing and contesting said Statement and account of said wards Estate and JOHN W. ROWLAND being this day duly appointed the Guardian of the person and property of the said NATHAN, AMANDA and SOPHIA ROWLAND minors and heirs as aforesaid and having given bond, and letters of Guardianship upon the persons and property of said minors having been issued to the said JOHN W. ROWLAND, Ordered by the court that the said WM. B. WEAR SENR. Guardian as aforesaid deliver up to the said JOHN W ROWLAND the Estate of said NATHAN, AMANDA and SOPHIA ROWLAND, and said WM. WEAR SENR. having complied in open Court with this order therefore ordered by the court that the WM. WEAR SENR. be and he is hereby discharged from his trust.

 

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Estate of ELIZABETH HENDRIX Decd.

 

Now at this day comes WALTER YEARY Executor of the last will and testament of ELIZABETH HENDRIX, with his account current (?) with said Estate (unreadable) settlement and it appearing to said Court that notice of the filing of said account for final settlement had been given of the time place and when said account would be acted upon and to all person interested therein as required by Law and one appearing and contesting said account and settlement which shows paid out as per vouchers and commissions and espens (expenses?) as 120 24/100 dollars and of cash Received 327 68/100 dollars, showing a balance on hands to be distributed among the heirs of said Estate of 207 25/100 dollars, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said account and settlement be allowed and approved by the court, and that the said WALTER YEARY Executor pay said sum of 207 24/100 to CASEY BAILY and AMANDA REGAN who are the heirs at law of said Estate as follows to CASEY BAILY 154 21/100 Dollars and to AMANDA REGAN 53 23/100 dollars, taking their receipts for the same into this court, be and he is hereby discharged from his duty.

 

Estate of MAIZE R. FOSTER, Decd.

 

Now at this day come[s] the commissioners appointed by this court to make partition and distribution of the Estate of the said MAIZE R. FOSTER among the heirs thereof, and made their Report, whereupon the Court carefully examined the same, and it appearing to the Court that said partition and distribution had been fairly made and no one appearing and objecting to the same, ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that the same be approved and recorded and that the administrator deliver to the said distributees their respective shares of the Estate on demand with the title deeds and papers belonging to the same, and that said admrs. be allowed the sum of $6.45 coms. [commission] on $129.11.

 

Estate of ELIZABETH ORENDUFF Decd.

 

Now at this day come the commissioners appointed by this court to appraise the Goods and Estate which were ELIZABETH ORENDUFF and made their report, ordered by the court that the same be recorded.

 

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Estate of WM. PERRIN Decd.

 

Now at this day come the commissioners appointed by this court to make Partition and distribution of the Estate of WM. PERRIN Decd. among the heirs thereof, and made their Report, whereupon the Court carefully examined said partition and distribution among said heirs, and it appearing to the court that said partition and distribution had been fairly and impartially made, and no one appearing and contesting said distribution and partition, Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that the same be confirmed and recorded by the clerk, and that the administrator of said Estate, deliver to the said distributes their respective shares of said Estate, on demand with the title, deeds, and papers belonging to the same.

 

Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE Decd.

 

Now at this day comes ZURITHA LEE administratrix of the goods and Estate of JOSHUA B. LEE Decd. and returned into Court an account of sale of said Estate made by order of this Court and it appearing to the court that the same had been fairly made, Ordered by the Court that the same be confirmed and recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of WM. BOUNDS Decd.

 

Now at this day comes J. M. BOUNDS admrs. of the Estate of WM. BOUNDS Decd. and in writing showeth to the court that in consequence of the inclemency of the weather he failed to make sale of certain property belonging to said Estate according to a previous order of this court, and asks for an Order to sell on the 18th day of February 1860. Ordered by the court that the said J. M. BOUNDS admr. as aforesaid, proceed to sell the property named in the previous order of this court upon the terms therein stated.

 

Ordered that court adjourn till tomorrow

morning 9 o’clock.

 

January 31st 1860 Court met according [to] adjournment 2d

Day present

J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Depty. Sheriff

 

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Estate of WM. S. PEGUES Decd.

 

Now at this day comes GEORGE H. PEGUES by his application for the appointment of administrator in the goods and Estate which were of WM. S. PEGUES late of Collin Co. Decd. intestate and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said application had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, Ordered by the court that GEO. H. PEGUES be and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Goods and Estate of said Decedent and that letters be issued upon his giving bond as required by Law.

 

Estate of JOHN McKINNEY Decd.

 

Now at this day come JOHN C. EASTON by application for the appointment of administrator upon the goods and Estate which were of JOHN McKINNEY late of Collin County Decd. intestate, and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said application had been given as required by Law, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, and that said Estate is unrepresented, Ordered by the Court that JOHN C. EASTON be and he is hereby appointed administrator De bonis non of said Estate and that letters be issued to the said JOHN C. EASTON, he having given bond as required by Law.

 

Estate of WM. S. PEGUES Decd.

 

Ordered by the court to SANFORD BECK, L. D. EMBERTON and JNO. M. SALMONS be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Goods & Estate which were of WM. S. PEGUES late of Collin County Decd. intestate and make report to this court.

 

Estate of WM. G. HAYWOOD Decd.

 

Now at this day come MOSES JONES & FIELDEN TWEEDLE Executors of the last will and testament of WM. G. HAYWOOD Decd. and made their 2d Annual Report of the Condition of said Estate, which said Exhibit shows since last report that there has come into heir hands, from sale of property, $694.30 and for Negro Hire $416.07 in all $1110. 37. Amount paid out under order of court $1279.59. And allowed said Executor $361.23. And that there has been presented, allowed & approved since last report claims against said Estate $93.48. MOSES JONES & FIELDEN TWEEDLE Executors of said Estate presents claims for fees paid, services rendered &c. M. JONES $26.45, F. TWEEDLE $65.38. Ordered by the court that said Report be & is hereby approved and said accounts allowed.

 

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Estate of R. M. MUGG Decd.

 

Now at this day come the administrator of the Estate of R. M. MUGG Decd. and made his annual exhibit of the condition of the Estate of said Decedent, which said exhibit shows that there has been presented allowed and approved claims against said Estate $2511.02, without the interest thereon being calculated, and that there is the amount of sale Bill of $1386.46 and claimed collected due the deceased since his death $984.81, making the available means for the payment of debts $2371.37, and that from estimates made that there is still an indebtedness of $500 and to meet said indebtedness, said administrator prays for an order of court to sell a remainder of personal property belonging to said Estate and also for the sale of a portion of the real Estate, and it appearing to the court that there is a necessity for the sale of said property, It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the court, that the said administrator proceed to sell at public outcry on a credit of (blank) months at the late residence of the deceased, giving ten days notice of the time and place of sale as required by Law, taking bond and approved security of the purchaser or purchasers. Also to sell two small and detached lots of land near the Town of Weston of about 10 or 12 acres each and also a tract of land containing about 140 acres each and also a tract of land containing about 140 acres lying north of a tract sold by deceased to JAMES M. SPENCER and West of the improved farm of deceased at the courthouse door in the Town of McKinney on the first Tuesday in March, on a credit of 12 months, first giving notice of the time and place of sale as required by Law, taking notes with personal security and mortgage of the purchaser or purchasers of said lands to secure the payment of the purchase money.

 

Estate of JOHN PHILLIPS non compes mentis

 

Now at this day comes WM. A. PHILLIPS Guardian of the said JOHN PHILLIPS and makes an exhibit of the condition of his Ward’s Estate, which shows in hands of land and claims the value of $992.24, said Guardian also present an account of $85.11 for articles furnished his said wards, and asks the court to allow the same. Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said account of $85.11 be and the same is allowed.

 

Estate of JOHN HAGGARD Decd.

 

Now comes S. A. ELKINS admr. of the Estate of the said HAGGARD and returns an additional inventory and sale to two Steers for the sum of $60. Ordered by the court that the same be approved, confirmed and recorded.

 

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Estate of THOS. F. BOREN Decd.

 

Now at this day comes MOSES JONES Executor of the last will and testament of the said THOS. F. BOREN and makes his first annual report of the condition of said Estate, which shows the amount of sales made under said Will and order of the Court to be $444.30 and amt. [amount] of claims presented within 12 months allowed and approved $89.85 and since that time to the present $97.88, said Executor also presents an account against said Estate for services and expenditures &c. for $50.59. Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said exhibit be approved and said account of $50.59 be allowed the said Executor.

 

Estate of ELIZA ANN TUCKER Minor

 

Now at this day come ELIZA ANN TUCKER a minor over the age of 14 years and heir at Law of HENRY TUCKER Decd. and in open Court chose A. J. TUCKER Guardian of her person and property. Ordered by the Court that A. J. TUCKER be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the person and property of the said ELIZA ANN TUCKER and that Letters be issued to the said A. J. TUCKER upon his giving bond in the sum of 200 dollars.

Issued.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Ordered by the court that there be and is hereby made an allowance of $125 for the support and maintenance of the widow and children of DAVID WETSEL Decd. Also that there be and is hereby set apart for the use and benefit of said Widow and child, all such property that is exempted from force sale under the constitution and Laws of the state of Texas and in case there is not among the effects of the deceased, all or any of the specific articles so exempted, there is allowed to said Widow and child of said deceased in line thereof, to be paid by the administrator of said Estate in money out of the first funds of the Estate that may come to his hands, or in any property of the Deceased that the said Widow may choose to take at the appraised value, or a part thereof in both as the said widow may select.

 

Ordered that court adjourn till tomorrow morning 8 o’clock.

 

Feby. 1st 1860 Court met according to adjournment.

 

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Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Now at this day comes the administrator of the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and returned into Court Report and account of sale of personal and perishable property belonging to said Estate which said Report and account of sale being carefully examined by the court and it appearing to the court that said sale had been fairly made ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that the same be confirmed and recorded by the clerk and said report approved.

 

And said administrator Representing to the Court that there had been arrivals of goods at Belknap in Young County, Texas, since his return of inventory and appraisement of the Goods and Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. which goods belongs (sic) to the Estate of said Deceased and prays the Court to appoint appraisers to assist in making out an inventory of the same, and value said goods. It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that J. A. GOODLETT, J. B. BURKETT, J. E. BRITTON, & THOMAS GIBBINS be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Goods belonging to the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Deceased that are in the County of Young, State of Texas, or any other property belonging to said deceased in County of Young and make report to this Court.

 

Estate of E. ROLAND Decd.

 

Now at this time comes J. K. H. PACE Admr. of the Estate of E. ROLAND Decd. and filed Inventory of the Estate of said deceased, ordered that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of L. CLARK Decd.

 

Now at this day come HARRISON JAMISON coms. appointed by this court to sell certain real Estate of L. CLARK Decd. and Reported collected for sale of Land $1433.88, and for sale of Negro & child $300, and balance due on sale of Negro (?) $608.25. Ordered by court that the same be approved and continued to the next term of this court.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

 

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State of Texas In Vacation

County of Collin County Court of Collin County Pertaining

to Estates Feby. 11th 1860

J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

ELEANOR HAPTINGSTALL [ HAPTONSTALL] lunatic and non compus mentus

Now at this day comes on this cause to be heard, whereupon twelve good and lawful jurors of the County of Collin returned the following verdict:

State of Texas

Collin County We, the Jury, find from the evidence that ELEANOR HAPTINGSTALL is of unsound mind, is incapable of transacting her own business, or making a support. We further find that she has no property by which she can support herself, and believe she should be placed under restraint.

JOHN J. HOWE

Feby 11th 1860 Foreman Jury

And no one Giving Bond as provide by Law, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court, that the said ELEANOR HAPTINGSTALL be sent to the Lunatic asylum in the State of Texas.

 

State of Texas Feby Term 1860

County of Collin

The County Court of Collin County Pertaining to Estates Met in the Town of

McKinney Feby. 27th A. D. 1860.

J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Depty. Sheriff

 

 

Estate of CATHARINE and CAROLINE WILCHER, Minors

 

At this day come JOHN PUFFER, by petition, for the appointment of Guardian upon the person and property of CATHARINE and CAROLINE WILCHER Minors under the age of 14 years, and it appearing to the court that the notice of said petition had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said appointment as prayed for in said petition, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that JOHN PUFFER be and here is hereby appointed the guardian of the person and property of the said CATHARINE and CAROLINE WILCHER and that letters be issued to the said JOHN PUFFER, upon his giving…

 

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…bond in the sum on one thousand Dollars. (issued)

 

Estate of EZEKIEL ROLAND Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby allowed the sum of 125 dollars for the support of the Widow and minor children of EZEKIEL ROLAND Deceased for one year.

 

Also Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby set apart for the use and benefit of the widow and children of EZEKIEL ROLAND Deceased, all such proper as is exempt from execution from forced sale by the Constitution or laws of the State of Texas, and in case there is not among the effects of the deceased all or any of the specific articles so exempted, there is an allowance in lien thereof hereby made by the court.

 

Also ordered by the Court that the administrator of the Estate of EZEKIEL ROLAND proceed to sell the perishable property of said Estate, It having been represented to the court that there is a necessity for said sale, and that he sell at his residence in the county of Collin said property on a credit of Twelve months, to the highest bidder, first given ten days notice of the time and place of said sale, take bond and approved security.

 

Estate of WM. S. PEGUES Decd.

 

At this day come the commissioners appointed to appraise the Estate of W. S. PEGUES Decd. and returned into Court an inventory and appraisement of said Estate, which being examined and approved by the court, ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL, Decd.

 

At this day come PETER WETSEL administrator of the Estate of DAVID WETSEL and Returned into Court an additional inventory of the Estate of said Deceased which being examined by the Court Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

At this day comes PETER WETSEL administrator of the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and returned into Court an additional inventory of the Estate of said Deceased, which is the County of Young, and it appearing to the Count that there is a necessity for the sale of the personal and perishable property of said deceased for the payment of…

 

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…debts, Ordered by the Court, that the administrator of said deceased proceed to sell at the earliest practicable time in the Count of Young Belknap in said County, on a Credit of 12 months on all sums over ten dollars, and for all sums of 10 dollars and under cash in hand, first giving notice of the time and place of sale as required by law, taking bond and good personable security from the purchaser or purchasers thereof, said sale to be at public outcry and to the highest bidder.

 

Ordered that Court be adjourned till tomorrow morning 8 A. M.

 

Feby. 28th 1860 – Court met pursuant to adjournment

 

Estate of the Heirs of T. HELMS Decd.

 

At this day come THOS. KENDALL Guardian of AXIA ANN, JOHN, JAMES, WILLIAM, GEORGE W., SARAH E., FRANCES M. and MARY T. HELMS and made Report of the condition of his said Wards’ Estate, which said Report Shows on hand this day in cash $98.83 which said Report is approved by the court.

 

Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby set apart to each of the above named minors for tuition for one year the sum of $7.50.

 

Estate of E. J. TALKINGTON Minor Heir

 

Now at his day comes on this cause to be heard and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of L. M. TALKINGTON’S account (for final Settlement) with the clerk of this court had been given as required by Law, with his ward E. J. TALKNGTON and no one appearing and contesting the same, and it further appearing to the court that the said E. J. TALKINGTON has intermarried with E. L. HUFFMAN, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court, that said account of settlement approved by the Court, and it further appearing to the Court that the said E. L. HUFFMAN has given to the Said L. M. TALKINGTON his receipt for Three Negroes, and for $3536.75/100 in cash notes and the said L. M. TALKINGTON Guardian of the said E. J. TALKINGTON, and has filed the same in this court. It is therefore considered adjudged and decreed by the court that the said L. M. TALKINGTON Guardian aforesaid be and he is hereby discharged from his trust.

 

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Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER Decd.

 

Now at this day comes, HENRY C. TROTTER admr. of the Estate of GRIFFIN TROTTER Decd. presents his account of sale of the personal property of said deceased which said act. of sale was filed with the clerk of this court on the 2d day of Feby 1860, ordered by the court that the same be and is hereby confirmed and that the clerk Record the same.

 

Estate of SAML. P. COLEMAN Decd.

 

Now at [this] day Comes NANCY A. COLEMAN administratrix of the Estate of SAML. P. COLEMAN Decd. and files in this court an account of sale of a certain tract or parcel land, particularly described by metes and bounds, by an order of sale made by this court, it being a part of the real Estate of said deceased and said account of sale being carefully examined by the court, and it appearing to the Court that said sale had been fairly made and in accordance with the order of said Court, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said sale be and it is hereby confirmed and that the said Administratrix of the Estate of the said deceased make conveyance of said tract of land unto the purchaser thereof, vesting in said purchaser all the right title and interest that the said SAML. P. COLEMAN decd. had in and to said land at the time of his death, and that said account of sale be recorded by the clerk of this court.

 

Estate of ALONZO, ATHENA, and THOMAS PHILLIPS, Minors

 

Now at this day comes ALEX. W. JACKSON, and by his petition prays for the appointment of Guardian of the person and property [of] ALONZO, ATHENA and THOMAS PHILLIPS Minors under the age of 14 years and heirs at Law of THOMAS PHILLIPS deceased, and it appearing to the court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law and that notice of said petition had been served on ANN E. JACKSON the mother of said children, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, ordered by the court that ALEXD. W. JACKSON be and is hereby appointed the Guardian of the person and property of ALONZO, ATHENA and THOMAS PHILLIPS Minors and heirs at Law of THOMAS PHILLIPS decd and that letters of Guardianship issue to the A. W. JACKSON upon his entering into bond in the sum of (blank) dollars

 

Ordered that Court adjourn untill (sic) to Morrow Morning 8 A. M.

 

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Feby. 29th 1860 Court met according to adjournment.

 

Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd.

 

Now at this day comes on this cause to be heard and JOHN LATE (?) assignee of ANDREW WILLIAMS, having filed with the clerk of this court his complaint in writing as the assignee of ANDREW WILLIAMS for title, upon a title Bond executed by HENRY D. EAKLE Decd. for a certain tract or parcel of land to the said ANDREW WILLIAMS, and J. O. STRAUGHAM and CRESSY EAKLE admrs. of said Estate appearing and waving notice, and it appearing to the court that said sale had been legally made, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court, that the Administrators of the Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd. make title unto the said JOHN LATE assignee of ANDREW WILLIAMS according to the tenor (?) of said bond.

 

Estate of ELIZABETH A. GOODE Minor

 

Now at this day comes ELIZABETH A. GOODE Minor over the age of 14 and heir at Law of JOHN R. GOODE and RACHAEL GOODE Decd. and in open Court choose GRANVILLE L. TUCKER the Guardian of person and property of herself, Ordered therefore by the court that GRANVILLE L. TUCKER be and he is hereby appointed the Guardian of the person and property of the said ELIZABETH A. GOODE and that letters be issued to the said G. L. TUCKER upon his giving bond and good personal security in the sum of four thousand dollars. (Issued)

 

Estate of JOHN S., ALFRED H. and GRANWILL L. TUCKER (sic), Minors

 

Now at this day comes GRANWILL L. TUCKER (GRANVILLE L. TUCKER?), by Petition for the appointment of Guardian upon the property of JOHN S., ALFRED H. and GRANWILL L. TUCKER minors under the age of 14 years and children of JOHN G. TUCKER and MARY ANN TUCKER, and it appearing to the court, that the Estate of the said JOHN S., ALFRED H. and GRANWILL TUCKER, is not derived from their parents or parent, for which letters of Guardianship is prayed for in said petition, and that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law, and the said JOHN G. TUCKER and MARY ANN TUCKER appearing in open court and refusing the appointment as Guardians of the property of the said above named children and no one appearing and contesting the appointment of the said GRANWILL L. TUCKER Guardian of the said property of the said above named children, and the said GRANWILLE TUCKER giving bond with good security, in the sum of 2000 Dollars, ordered…

 

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…by the court that GRANWILL L. TUCKER be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the property of the said JOHN S., ALFRED H. and GRANWILL L. TUCKER, and that Letters issue.

 

Estate of JOHN J. MILLER Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that attachment be issued for the body of JAS. T. FISHER admr. of the Estate of JOHN J. MILLER Decd. for his personal appearance before this Court, on the 1st day of March 1860 between the hours of 8 A. M. and 12 M.

 

Estate of WM. S. PEGUES Decd.

 

Ordered by the court that there be allowed for the support of the widow of WM. S. PEGUES Decd. and child for one year the sum ($175) one hundred and seventy five dollars.

 

And there also appearing unto the Court by written application, that there is a necessity for the sale of the personal property of the Deceased, for the payment of Debts, expenses of the Court &c, Ordered by the Court that GEORGE H. PEGUES admr. of said Estate proceed to sell at the earliest practicable period all the personal property that is community of the said Deceased, and so much of the separate personal property of the said Deceased as the said admr. may deem necessary for the purposes herein Stated, at public outcry to the highest bidder, at the late residence of the said W. S. PEGUES Decd. on a Credit of 8 Months, taking bond and good personal security of the purchaser or purchasers thereof first giving notice of the time and place of sale as required by Law.

 

Estate of THOS. PHILLIPS Decd.

 

At this day comes ANN E. JACKSON administratrix of the Estate of THOS. PHILLIPS Decd. by petition and account for final settlement and distribution of property now on hands belonging to said Estate, and it appearing to the court that Notice of this application had been given as required by Law, and the children of said deceased being present and represented in Court by ALEX. W. JACKSON their Guardian, The Court proceeding to examine said account and having considered the same restates it as follows,--By excluding from the same the item of receipt for $296.00 on note of WM. A. PHILLIPS and H. SHIELDS—the voucher for the same showing that said item belongs exclusively to the minor heirs of said deceased and their Guardian, and not the Estate of the said deceased, thus reducing the amount of receipts of said Estate to the sum of $3688.48, the Report of payments is approved as stated in said account as per vouchers on file, leaving for distribution $3631.31. It is further (unreadable) –ed that said admr. be allowed the sum of $125 dollars…

 

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…as advancements for the support of the minor children since (?) the death of the deceased. It is further ordered that sd. (said) admrs. be allowed to retain the sum of $184.42 for Coms. (commissions?) on receipts and the further sum of (86) Eighty six dollars 13 cents for her coms (commissions?) on disbursements and $23.70 costs of Court, which said sums being subtracted leaves on hands subject to distribution the sum of $3212.06 and this Court being satisfied from evidence that the widow of this deceased, and his children ALONZO, ATHENEA and THOS. PHILLIPS, which said children are here represented by their guardian ALEX. W. JACKSON, It is ordered that said Sum of money be divided among said heirs at Law assigned to the Widow of said deceased one half said sum being $1606.03 and by assigning to each of said children of Deceased on third of said remaining on half the distributive fund being $535 34/100 each and it is ordered that said admrs. proceed to settle with said A. W. JACKSON as Guardian of said minors, and to report payment to next term of this court.

 

Estate of L. CLARK Decd.

 

Now at this day comes HARRISON JAMISON, Commissioner appointed by this Court to sell the real Estate of LAUSON (LANCEN?) CLARK Decd. and it appearing to the court that said Coms. (Commissioner) had made no further Collections than those reported at the January Term of this Court, being the sum of $1733,88, ordered by the court that the said Coms. be allowed to retain the allowance made to him by this court, and to pay the costs of said court and other costs of said sale, leaving for distribution the sum of $1648.80. And it is further ordered by the Court that said H. JAMISON pay to the distributes of said Estate, according to their several Shares as follows to wit: To. M. R. CLARK $262.56,---A. C. CLARK $262.56—R. C. CLARK $262.56---ELIZABETH CLARK $262.56---MARTHA LYLE $26.43---CLINTON HAGGARD $235.13, J. F. CLARK $120.00—J. A. CLARK $120.00 MRS. SLACK $96.00 taking receipts for the same.

 

Ordered that Court be adjourned till tomorrow morning 8clock A. M.

 

March 1st 1860 Court met according to adjournment

 

Estate of J. J. MILLER Decd.

 

At this day come GEO. W. MILLER, SYLVANIA A. FISHER and JACOB FISHER her husband all of Pettis County, State of Missouri, By ROBERT R. MAYS their attorney in fact and by petition praying for partition and distribution of the Estate…

 

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…of JOHN J. MILLER decd. Alleging that more than 12 months have elapsed since the original grant of letters of administration and all debts known to exist against said Estate have been paid and it appearing to the court that notice of the application has been published as required by law and that the administrator of said estate has been personally served by citation to appear at this term of the Court and show cause if any he can why said partition should not be made as prayed for, and said admr. JAS. T. FISHER having failed to appear and show cause to the contrary, It is considered adjudged and decreed that the prayer of said petition be granted, and it appearing to the Court that the followed named persons all heirs at law of said decd. to wit: GEO. W. MILLER brother of deceased, SYLVANIA A. FISHER and SARAH R. WHITE sisters of deceased all of Pettis County and State of Missouri, REBECCA CROCK a sister of deceased of Cooper Count and State of Missouri and the decedents of JAMES MILLER a brother of deceased of Buchanan County and State of Missouri—being five Heirs in all of said J. J. MILLER decd. It is ordered by the Court that JAMES S. ROBINSON be appointed attorney to represent said SARAH R. WHITE, REBECCA CROCK (OROCK?), and descendants of JAMES MILLER deceased in this partition that A. T ROBERTON, ROBERT FITZHUGH and JAMES SNIDER be appointed commissioners to partition and Divide the Estate of Said JOHN J. MILLER Decd. among said heirs at law, by assigning to each one of said Brothers and sisters of said deceased or their descendants one equal fifth part of the following described tracts of land appearing to belong to said Estate and undisposed (sic) to wit: The Home or farm place of land of said deceased, containing 180 acres, 3d survey off of the Calvin Bowle’s league containing 160 acres, 2d survey off of said league containing about 90 acres, also such of the personal property belonging to said deceased, as may be remaining in the hands of said JAS. T. FISHER admr. undisposed (sic) to be exhibited by him and make Report to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of P. D. CRUME Minor

 

Ordered by the Court that citation be served upon JAS. C. FORMAN Guardian of P. D. CRUME Minor, to be and appear at the March Term of this Court and make report of his Ward’s Estate as required by Law, and that citation be issued. (issued.)

 

Estate of JOHN McKINNEY

 

At this day comes JOHN C. EASTON administrator De bonis for the Estate of JOHN McKINNEY Decd. made his report of the condition of said Estate. Ordered by the court that the same be filed.

 

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J. J. Harrison

Collin County

 

March Term 1860

State of Texas The County Court of Collin County

County of Collin Pertaining to Estates, begun and

Held at the Court house in the

Town of McKinney March 26th 1860.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

J. L. Read Depty. Clerk

 

 

Estate of R. M. MUGG Deceased

 

Now at this day comes ELISHA CHAMBERS the administrator of the Estate of RICHARD M. MUGG Deceased and in writing returns into this court his account of the sale of the following tracts of land, belonging to the Estate of the said deceased, to wit: The first tract containing 152 37/100 acres of land, for which SIMON H. WILSON became the purchaser by bidding therefore the sum of seven dollars per acre being the highest and best bid. Second tract containing Ten acres of land, for which LARKIN ADAMSON SENR. became the purchaser by bidding therefore the sum of 15 dollars and 25 cents per acre, Third tract containing 14 90/100 acres of land, for which JOSEPH B. WILMETH became the purchaser by bidding therefore 5 dollars and 25 cents per acre being the highest and best bid, said sale made on a credit of 12 months, and the court inquiring into the manner in which said sale had been made, and it appearing to the court that said sales had been fairly made and in conformity with law, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court, that said account of sale of the above named tracts of lands be and is hereby in all things confirmed, and that said account of sale be recorded by the Clerk of this court, and that conveyance be made by the administrator of the Estate of said deceased, to the purchasers named in the said account of sale.

 

Also comes said administrator of the said Estate of R. M. MUGG deceased and returned into this court his account of sale of an additional sale made of the personal property of the said deceased, and it appearing to the court that said had been fairly made, It is therefore ordered by the court that the same in all things be confirmed and that said account of sale be recorded.

 

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Estate of WM. S. PEGUES Decd.

 

At this day comes GEO. S. PEGUES Decd. administrator of the Estate of WM. S. PEGUES decd. and in writing returned into court an account of sale of the personal property of said deceased and it appearing to the court that said had been fairly made Ordered by the Court that said sale be confirmed and Recorded by the clerk of this court.

 

Estate of ALONZO, ATHENIA & THOMAS PHILIPS Minors

 

At this day comes ALEX. W. JACKSON Guardian of the person and property of ALONZO, ATHENIA and THOMAS PHILIPS Minors and heirs at Law of THOS. PHILIPS deceased, and returned into Court an Inventory of the Estate of said above named Minors his wards, Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of MOSES SPARKS, Decd.

 

At this [day] comes RICHARD SPARKS administrator of the Estate of MOSES SPARKS decd. and made his annual Report of the condition of said Estate. Ordered by the Court that the same be approved and filed.

 

Estate of MOSES JONES, Decd.

 

At this day comes B. R. HOUGHTON by Petition and prays the Court for the appointment of administrator on the Estate of MOSES JONES deceased and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by law, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, ordered by the court that B. R. HOUGHTON be and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Estate of MOSES JONES decd. and that letters be issued to the said HOUGHTON upon his entering into bond in the sum of Eight thousand dollars. (letters issued 4th April 1860)

 

Estate of HENRY E. EAKLE Decd.

 

At this day comes THOS. A. HALL by Petition, for title, for land agreeable to title bond Executed by HENRY D. EAKLE in his life time to said THOS. A. HALL and it appearing to the Court that all of the purchase money had been paid ordered by the court that this cause be continued to the next term of this court.

 

Ordered that Court adjourn till tomorrow morning 8 o’clock A.M.

 

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March 27th 1860, Second day court met according to adjournment.

 

Estate of THOS. PHILIPS, Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that E. D. McCOY, WM. DRAPER and WM. PERKINS be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the land belonging to the Estate of THOMAS PHILIPS deceased in the County of Collin, and make report to the next term of this Court.

 

Estate of THOMAS F. BOREN Decd.

 

At this day comes JOHN HENDRIX by petition, and prays for the appointment of administrator de Bonis non, on the Estate of THOS. F. BOREN decd. and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition has been given as required by law and that MOSES JONES former administrator of said Estate had departed this life, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, It is therefore ordered by the Court that JOHN HENRIX be and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Estate of THOS. F. BOREN decd. and that Letters issue upon the said HENDRIX giving bond in the sum of Five thousand dollars.

Issued April 12___1860

 

Estate of J. J. MILLER Decd.

 

At this day comes A. T. ROBERTSON one of the Commissioners appointed by this Court to make Partition of the Estate of JOHN J. MILLER and gives the reson (sic-reason) why said partition had not been made. It is therefore ordered by the court that said cause be continued to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of the minor heirs of THOS. PHILIPS, Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that there be and is hereby set apart for the support and Education of ALONZO, ATHENIA and THOS. PHILIPS minor heirs of THOS. PHILIPS Decd. for the space of one year

 

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Estate of E. ROLAND Decd.

 

At this day comes the administrator of the Estate of E. ROLAND decd. and returned into this court an account of sale of the personal property belonging to said deceased, ordered by the court that the same be confirmed and recorded.

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin County Court of Collin County Pertaining

To Estates in Vacation April 4th 1860

 

[Estate of MOSES JONES]

 

Ordered by the Court, that WILLIAM C. ROBINSON, FILDEN TWEEDLE, and J. A. CLARK be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Goods and Estate which were of MOSES JONES late of Collin County Deceased intestate and make report to the next term of this court.

 

 

State of Texas April Term 1860

County of Collin

County Court of Collin County Pertaining to

Estates Met in the town of McKinney April 30th 1860,

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Depty. Sheriff

 

Estate of ROBT. McCURLY Decd.

 

Now at this time comes MARY McCURLY by petition for the appointment of administratrix on the Estate of ROBT. McCURLY late of Collin County Deceased intestate and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, Ordered by the Court that MARY McCURLY be and she is hereby appointed administratrix of the Estate of ROBERT McCURLY Deceased, and that letters be issued upon her giving bond in the sum of (blank).

 

Estate of THOS. PHILLIPS Deceased

 

Now at this day come(s) WILLIAM DRAPER, E. D. McCOY and W. H. PERKINS commissioners appointed by this Court to appraise the Landed Estate of THOS. PHILLIPS deceased and…

 

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…and files in court Inventory and appraisement of said Estate.

 

Ordered by the court that the same be approved and Recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of ALFRED STILLY Deceased

 

Now at this day comes NANCY J. STILLY by her petition for the appointment of Administratrix of the Estate of ALFRED STILLY deceased, and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment Ordered by the court that NANCY J. STILLY be and she is hereby appointed administratrix of the Estate of ALFRED STILLY deceased of Collin County intestate, and that letters be issued upon her giving bond in the sum of (blank) dollars.

 

Estate of RACHEL E. MANN Minor

 

Now at this day comes JACOB ROUTH Guardian of RACHEL E. MANN Minor and makes his annual report of the condition of his said ward’s Estate, for sundry expenses $99.51 and balance on hands $1074.19. Ordered by the court that said report be and the same is hereby approved.

 

Estate of the Minor heirs of JACKSON HARDIN Decd.

 

Now at this day comes ELI BAKER Guardian of the Minor heirs of JACKSON HARDIN deceased and made his annual Report of the condition of his wards Estate, to wit: Sundry expenses $58.25, ash on hands this day $117.28. Ordered by the court that said Report be and the same is hereby approved.

 

Estate of J. & R. FRENCH, Minors.

 

Now at this day come ELI L. FRENCH (sic) Guardian of the Estate of JOHN & RANDOLPH FRENCH, and returns into Court an addition Inventory of his said Wards Estate, ordered by the Court that said Inventory be recorded by the Clerk.

 

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Estate of J. & R. FRENCH, Minors

 

At this day comes ELI L. FOWLER Guardian of the Estate of JOHN & RANDOLPH FRENCH, Minors and makes his annual Report of his said Wards Estate as follows to wit: Expenditures $12. Coms. on $871.15, $43.55 Total $55.55 balance on hands this day $815.60 Ordered by this court that said report be and the same is approved.

 

Estate of PEACHY FRENCH Minor

 

Now at this day comes JAMES KEELING Guardian of the Estate of PEACHY FRENCH Minor and makes his annual report of the condition of his wards Estate as follows to wit: for coms. $19.95 allowed by the court, cash on hands this day 361.24, ordered by the court that said report be and the same is approved.

 

Estate of PEACHY FRENCH Minor

 

At this day comes JAMES KEELING Guardian of the Estate of PEACHY FRENCH, and returned an additional inventory of the Estate of his Ward, Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded by the clerk.

 

Ordered the court be adjourn(ed) untill (sic) tomorrow morning 8 A. M.

May 1st 1860 Court Met according to adjourn.

Attest Buford Henry Clerk/said Court

 

Estate of MOSES JONES Decd.

 

Now at this day come(s) the coms. (commissioners) appointed to appraise the Estate of MOSES JONES Decd. and made report, Ordered by the Court that said report be recorded by the clerk.

 

Ordered by the Court that there be allowed to the Widow of MOSES JONES, Deceased and her infant children the Sum of 150 dollars for their maintenance of said Widow and children for the space of one year, out of the Estate of said deceased.

 

Ordered by the court that there be set apart to the Widow of MOSES JONES deceased and to the children of said Widow (that are Minors) all such property that is exempt from forced sale by the Constitution or laws of the State of Texas).

 

Now at this day comes the administrator of the Estate of MOSES JONES Deceased and by Petition in Writing…

 

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…and represents to the court that there is property belonging to the Estate of said deceased that is liable to perish, waste and damage, and prays the Court for an order of Court for the sale of said property. Therefore Ordered by the Court that said administrator proceed to sell at the Earliest practicable period, at the late residence of said deceased the personal and perishable property of the said deceased on a credit until the 1st day of January A. D. 1860 first giving ten day notice of the time and place of said sale as required by Law, taking notes and personal security of the purchaser or purchasers of said property said sale to be at public outcry and to the highest bidder.

 

Estate of MARTIN P., MARTH A. R. and GEORGE KENDALL Minors

 

Now at this day comes WM. B. KINDEL guardian of the person and property of MARTIN P, MARTHA A. R. and GEORGE KINDEL Minors and returned into Court an Inventory of his said Wards Estate. Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of GEO. RADER Deceased

 

Now at this day comes DAVID RANKIN by petition for the appointment of administrator on the Estate of GEORGE RADER Deceased late of Collin County, intestate, and SAML. GREY and his wife daughter of said deceased, and by their attorney contests the appointment of said RANKIN as the administrator of the Estate of said deceased, and the said GRAY and wife recommending to the Court the appointment of C. R. BREEDLOVE, administrator of said Estate, and the said C. R. BREEDLOVE filing his petition in the Court for said appointment, Ordered by the Court that CHARLES R. BREEDLOVE and he is hereby appointed administrator of the estate of GEORGE RADER late of Collin Co. Deceased intestate, and that letters issued to him upon his giving bond as required by Law in the sum of (blank) dollars.

 

Estate of J. J. MILLER Decd.

 

Now at this day come(s) the commissioners appointed by this court to make partition and distribution of the Estate of JOHN J. MILLER deceased, and report that the Lands directed in said order of appointment to be partitioned among the heirs of said deceased, are not succeptable (sic-susceptible) of Division without Material injury to the heirs of said Estate, and recommend to the court that sale of said lands, finding value upon the same as follows to wit: 180 acres home tract…

 

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…at $6.00 per acre $1080, 160 acres out of C. Bowles League at $5, $800 and 90 acres out of said League at $1.50, $135. And none of the distributes taking said lands at the appraised value, It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed by the court that the administrator proceed to sell said lands, in the tracts as above specified, on the first Tuesday in June, at the Court house door in the Town of McKinney, at public outcry to the highest bidder, on the credit of 12 months, taking notes and good personal security of the purchaser, or purchasers, and lien upon the premises to secure the payment of the purchaser Money first giving notice of the time and space of sale as required by law, for the sale of the real Estate of deceased persons, said sale to be made between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M.

 

Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Deceased

 

Now at this day come on to the heard the complaint of THOS. A. HALL for title to certain lands sole by HENRY D. EAKLE Decd. to said HALL and it appearing to the court that all of the purchase money had not been paid, Ordered by the court that said cause be continued to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of THOS. F. BOREN Decd.

 

Now at this day comes the admr. De bonis non on the Estate of THOS. F. BOREN Decd. and made report. Ordered by the Court that the same be approved and filed.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

 

 

State of Texas

County of Collin County Court of Collin County Pertaining

To Estates, In vacation May 175h 1860.

 

[Estate of GEO. W. RADAR deceased]

 

Ordered by the court that J. DUD DOAK, JAMES FARIS and DANL. MARSHAL be and they are appointed commissioners to apprise the Estate of GEO. W. RADER deceased and make Report to the next Term of this court.

 

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

 

 

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State of Texas May Term 1860

County of Collin The County Court of Collin County Pertaining [to]

Estates met in the town of McKinney at

The court house on the 28th day of May A. D. 1860.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Dept. Sheriff

 

Estate of HENRY HART deceased

 

Now at this day come(s) B. Y HART and by petition prays the court to probate the last will and testament of HENRY HART decd. and it appearing to the court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law, and no one appearing and contesting the probate of said will and testament and the proof having been made by one of the subscribing witnesses according to law, Ordered by the court that said last will and testament be recorded and that letters be issued to the said B. Y. HART, the executor named in said last Will and testament upon his giving bond and security in the sum of Five thousand dollars. Issued.

 

Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Deceased

 

Now at this day come(s) JONAS DAWSON, by petition and prays the court for the appointment of administrator on the Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Deceased, and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law, Ordered by the Court that JONAS DAWSON be and he is hereby appointment administrator of the Estate of MARY A. DAWSON deceased and that letters be issued to the said DAWSON on his having executed his bond in the sum on one thousand Dollars.

 

Ordered by the court that JAMES FULTON, JAS. M. BURK and EDWARD RUMSOWERS be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Estate of MARY A. DAWSON and make report to this court at her (?) next term.

 

Estate of VIRGINIA L. SANDERS Minor

 

At this day come JOHN W. L. BUTLER Guardian of the person and Estate of VIRGINIA L. SANDERS Minor and by petition prays the court for an Order of Court to sell the perishable property of said VIRGINIA L. SANDERS and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that said sale would be to the advantage of the said VIRGINIA L. SANDERS, ordered by the court that JOHN W. L. BUTLER, Guardian as aforesaid, proceed to sell said perishable…

 

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…property as aforesaid at his residence in Grayson County, State of Texas on a credit of 12 months on all sums over five dollars, the purchaser giving bond and good personal security, notice of said sale to be given as required by Law, sale to be on the 9th say of July 1860.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL deceased

 

Now at this day come PETER WETSEL administrator of the Estate of DAVID WETSEL deceased, and returned into court an account of sale of property belonging to Estate, made on the 29th day of March 1860. Ordered by the court that said account of sale be recorded.

 

Estate of MOSES JONES Deceased

 

 

Now at this day come B. R. HOUGHTON administrator of the estate of MOSES JONES deceased, and returned into Court an additional Inventory of the Estate of said MOSES JONES deceased. Ordered by the Court that said inventory to be approved and recorded by the clerk.

 

Now at this day come B. R. HOUGHTON administrator of the Estate of MOSES JONES deceased and returned into Court an account of sale of the personal property of said deceased. Ordered by the Court that the same be approved by the court and recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of NANCY H., THOS. M. and JOHN W. ROWLAND.

 

Now at this day come TARLTON CUMMINS Guardian of NANCY H., THOS. M. and JOHN W. ROWLAND for final settlement of the Estate of said Wards, and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said account currant for final settlement of his said wards Estate had been given and the court proceeded to examine said account, and it appearing to the court that said account was fairly made and the said CUMMINS Guardian as aforesaid having filed in this Court Receipts from each of his said Wards, for the full amount of the Estate due and coming to each one of them Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said final account be approved and allowed by the court and that the said TARLTON CUMMINS be and he is hereby discharged from his trust as Guardian aforesaid.

 

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[Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd.]

 

Ordered by the court that the complaint of THOS. A. HALL for title on bond from the administrator of the Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd. be continued to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of JOHN L. LEE Minor

 

At this day come ROBT. FITZHUGH by petition and prays the Court to have WILLIAM JACKSON Guardian of the Estate of JOHN L. LEE cited to appear before said court, and to give bond as such Guardian, and that he be Released from all future liability upon the bond of the said WM. JACKSON Guardian as aforesaid, Ordered by the Court thur (?) WM. JACKSON be cited to appear at the next term of this court, and that he give a new bond as the Guardian of JOHN L. LEE.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Now at this day come PETER WETSEL administrator of the estate of DAVID WETSEL and made an addition Inventory of said Estate. Ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of THOS. PHILIPS deceased

 

Ordered by the Court that A. T. ROBERTSON, E. D. McCOY and WM. H. PERKINS be and they are appointed commissioners to make partition and distributions of the following tracts of Land belonging to the Estate of THOMAS PHILIPS Deceased, towit: 86 acres of Land on Wilson Creek, 100 acres in Prairie and 48 ½ acres in Prairie, among the following named Heirs of said Estate, to ANN E. JACKSON, the surviving partner of the said deceased one half of the said land and to ALONZO, ATHENA and THOS. PHILLIPS children of the said deceased the other half of said lands—taking into consideration, in the partition and distribution of said above named tracts of land quality and quantity, giving to each of the said distributes in quantity and quality, that will be equal in valuation, and make report to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of ALFRED STILLY Decd.

 

Now at this day come, NANCY J. STILLY who was at the April (?) term of this Court administrator of the Estate of ALFRED STILLY decd. and presented her bond for approval and it appearing to the court that said bond had not been filed with the time prescribe by Law, Ordered…

 

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…by the court that the said NANCY J. STILLY be and she is hereby removed as such administrator and said appointment is hereby revoked.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that the account of sale of the estate of said Deceased made at Belknap and reported to this court be recorded.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

Collin County

 

 

June Term

 

State of Texas

County of Collin The County Court of Collin

County Pertain to Estates

June Term Met June 25th 1860

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Depty. Sheriff

 

 

Estate of WM. BONE Minor

 

At this day come JOHN D. BONE by petition and prays the court for the appointment of Guardian on the person and property of WILLIAM BONE minor and heir at Law of SARAH BONE Decd. and it appearing to the court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, It is therefore Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that JOHN D. BONE be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the person and property of the said WILLIAM BONE and that letters be issued to the said JOHN D. BONE upon his giving bond in the sum of Four hundred dollars.

 

Estate of MARTHA, AGNES, ELIZABETH, WM. O., MARION T., MARY and PLEASANT D. DODSON, Minors

 

At this day come JOSEPH DODSON by petition and prays the court for the appointment of Guardian of the persons and property of MARTHA, AGNES, ELIZABETH, WM. O., MARION T., MARY and PLEASANT D. DODSON minors and heirs at Law of their Grandmother SARAH MOON deceased and it appearing to the court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law…

 

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…and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that JOSEPH DODSON be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the person and property of MARTHA, AGNES, ELIZABETH, WM. O., MARION T., MARY and PLEASANT D. DODSON, and that letters be issued to the said JOSEPH DODSON upon his giving bond in the sum of five hundred dollars.

 

Estate of SARAH ANN and MARY E. DAWSON Minors and LALITHA, GEO. W. DAWSON

 

At this day come JONAS DODSON and by petition prays the court for the appointment of Guardian of the person and property of MARY E. and SARAH ANN DAWSON minors under the age of 14 and heirs at Law of MARY A. DAWSON Deceased and it appearing to the Court that notice of said petition had been given as required by Law and LALITHA J. and GEO. W. DAWSON minors over the age of 14 years and heirs at Law of MARY A. DAWSON and in open court choose JONAS DAWSON their Guardian both of their persons and property. Ordered by the court that JONAS DAWSON be and he is hereby appointed the Guardian of the persons and property of MARY E., SARAH ANN, LALITHA J. and GEO. W. DAWSON and that letters be issued to the said JONAS DAWSON upon giving bond in the sum of $ (blank).

 

Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Deceased.

 

At [this] day come SMITH McGLOTHLIN by petition and prays the court for the probate of the last will and testament of DANIEL ELLIOTT Deceased and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said petition had been given as required by Law and no one appearing contesting said will and B. R. HARRIS one of the attesting witnesses to said last will and testament and made affidavit in open court that DANIEL ELLIOTT signed said will in his presence and said SMITH McGLOTHLIN and JACOB MOORE being named in said will as the agents of said deceased and the said JACOB MOORE renouncing the Executorship of said will, Ordered by the court that the said last will and testament of the said DANIEL ELLIOTT Decd. as presented to this court and proved by the affidavit of B. R. HARRIS be recorded and that SMITH MCGLOTHLIN be and he is hereby appointed executor of the…

 

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…last will and testament of the said DANIEL ELLIOTT Decd. and that letters be issued to the said SMITH McGLOTHLIN, he having entered into bond in the sum of $4000.

 

Estate of DANIEL ELLIOTT Decd.

 

Ordered by the Court that JACOB MOORE, B. R. HOUGHTON and E. A. DODSON be and they [are] appointed commissioners to appraise the Estate of DANIEL ELLIOTT decd. and to make report to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of JNO. S. FRENCH

 

At [this] day come LEVI L. FOWLER Guardian of JNO. S. FRENCH with his account current with his said ward’s Estate for final settlement with the court of said Estate and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said final account for settlement had been given as required by Law and no one appearing and contesting said account, It [is] ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that said be and is hereby approved by the court, And the said LEVI L. FOWLER Guardian as aforesaid filing in this court, the receipt of JNO. S. FRENCH his ward for the payment of his entire Estate, ordered by the court that the said LEVI L. FOWLER be and he is hereby discharged from his trust, and that the succession be closed.

 

Estate of FRANCES E. FISHER Minor

 

At this day come WM. B. KINDEL and by petition prays the court for the appointment of Guardian of the person and property of FRANCES E. FISHER Minor under the age of 14 years and heir at law of ELIZABETH FISHER decd. and SILVANAS FISHER the Father of the said FRANCES E. FISHER appearing in open court, and waved [waive] the right of Guardianship of the said FRANCES E. FISHER, and it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said petition had been given as required by law [and] no one appearing and contesting said appointment, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that WM. B. KINDEL be and he is hereby appointed the Guardian of the person and Estate of FRANCES E. FISHER and that letters be issued to him upon his giving bond in the sum of $6000.

Issued.

 

Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd.

 

At this day come JONAS DAWSON admr. of the Estate of MARY A. DAWSON, decd. and by petition in writing prays the court for an order of sale of perishable…

 

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…and personal property of said deceased, and it appearing to the court that there is a necessity for the sale of said property, therefore ordered by the court that the administrator of said Estate proceed to sell said personal property at the Earliest practicable period, on a credit of 12 months at his own, or the late residence of the said deceased in Collin County, at public auction, to the highest bidder, giving notice of the time and place of said sale as required by Law, the purchaser giving bond and personal security for the payment of the purchase money on all sums over 5 dollars and all sums of 5 dollars and under cash in hand.

 

Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd.

 

At this day JONAS DAWSON admr. of the Estate MARY A. DAWSON decd. and files Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of said deceased ordered by the court that said Inventory be approved and recorded by the clerk of said court.

 

Estate of RACHEL MARX formerly RACHEL KINDEL

 

At this day comes on this cause to be heard and by agreement of the parties said cause is continued to the next term of this court.

 

Estate of GEO. W. RADER Decd.

 

At this day come C. R. BREEDLOVE and returned into court an Inventory and appraisement of the Estate [of] GEO. W. RADER decd. ordered by the Court that said Inventory and appraisement be recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of JOHN J. MILLER Decd.

 

At this day come JAS. T. FISHER administrator of the Estate of JOHN J. MILLER deceased, and who was directed by an order of this court, to sell certain lands belonging to said Estate and described in said order, and in writing files in this court his account of sale of said lands, and the court proceeded to examine said account of sales, and it appearing to the court that said sale was fairly made and in accordance with the order of that court and in conformity with law, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said account of sale be and it is hereby confirmed and …

 

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…that the same be recorded by the clerk, and that conveyance be made to the purchasers or purchaser of said lands, as reported in said account of sale vesting the right and title that the said JOHN J. MILLER deceased had in and to said lands at the time of his death.

 

Ordered that court adjourn till tomorrow morning 8 A. M.

 

June 26th 1860 Court met pursuant to adjournment.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

Estate of THOS. PHILIPS Decd.

 

At this day come the commissioners appointed at the May Term of this court, to make partition and distribution of the lands belonging to the Estate of THOMAS PHILIPS decd. among the heirs of said deceased and make their Report, and it appearing to the court that said partition and distribution has been fairly and impartially made and infirmity with law, and no one appearing and contesting the same, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the court, that said report partition and distribution be and the same is hereby confirmed, and that the Clerk Record the same.

 

Estate of HENRY D. EAKLE Decd.

 

At this day come THOS. A. HALL by petition and prays the court, to decree him title to a certain tract of land, purchased by him of HENRY D. EAKLE decd. during his life time, for which said deceased give (gave?) his bond in writing for said land, and it appearing to the court that said sale was fairly made, and the parties duly cited to appear in court, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that the administrator of the Estate of said deceased make title to the said T. A. HALL according to the tenor of said bond, upon the payment of the purchase money and the interest thereon.

 

Estate of WM. BOUNDS Decd.

 

At this day come J. M. BOUNDS admr. of the Estate of WM. BOUNDS decd. and made his annual report ordered by the Court that the same be approved and filed.

 

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Estate of JOHN T. LEE Minor

 

Now at this day come on to be heard the complaint of ROBT. FITZHUGH one of the securities of WM. JACKSON Guardian of JOHN T. LEE Minor. Ordered by the Court that this cause be continued for service.

 

Estate of ISAAC TALKINGTON Decd.

 

At this day come JAS. T. COLEMAN, M. C. TALKINGTON and L. M. TALKINGTON administrators of the Estate of ISAAC TALKINGTON decd. by account filed in this court for final settlement with said Estate, and it appearing to the court, that notice had been given as required by Law, the court proceeded to examine said account with all the exceptions thereto, and hearing the evidence in support of said account, and it appearing to the court that said account is just, It is therefore ordered by the Court that the same be allowed and approved by this court, and it appearing to the court that there is none of the Estate remaining in the hands of said administrators, It is ordered by the court, that said administrators be discharged from their trust, and that the succession be closed.

 

Estate of WM. BUTLER decd.

 

This cause coming on to be heard on the mandate of the District Court on the appeal of HARRISON JAMISON from the decree of the partition made at a former Term of this Court, and said mandate being filed and examined by the court, and it further appearing from an inspection of the filed papers in this that MARY GRINDSTAFF and MARY HENDERSON mentioned in former decree as distinct persons are in fact one and the same person and that the heirs at law of said WM. BUTLER decd. are by name as follows viz: MARY BUTLER Widow of decd. and SARAH WARDEN, JESSE BUTLER, JOHN BUTLER, JOBLE BUTLER, HULDA WARDEN, WM. W. BUTLER, ELIZABERTH ARTERBER, CATHARINE BEDSOE, GRACY ERWIN and MARY GRINDSTAFF, late MARY HENDERSON, Children of said deceased and the said MARY BULTER WM. W. BUTLER, HULDA WARDEN and SARAH WARDEN being represented in court by their assignee HARRISON JAMISON and said JOHN BUTLER, JOAH BULTER, KATHARINE HENDERSON being presented in court by their assignee JAMES B. JAMISON, and the said JESSE BULTER being represented in court by his assignee JAMES B….

 

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JAMISON & HARRISON JAMISON and the said GRACY IRWIN and ELIZABETH ARTERBERRY being not residents of the state of Texas and not present or represented in court.

 

In accordance with said facts and with said mandate of said District court, It is considered adjudged and decreed by this court, that A. T. ROBERTSON, TISDALE SPINCER, PELEQ RENISON and SILAS YARNELL be appointed commissioners to partition and divide the tract of land specified in former decree situation in Collin County and State of Texas conveyed by patent dated Septr. 26th 1855 containing 640 acres the headright of said WM. BUTLER decd. among his said heirs at law or their assignees in shares of average quality and in quantities, as follows, by settling apart to HARRISON JAMISON as assignee MARY BUTLER Widow of said deceased 320 acres or one half of said tract it satisfactorily appearing to this court that said headright of 640 acres was community property of said WM. & MARY BUTLER, 2nd by setting apart to said HARRISON JAMISON as assignee of WM. W. BULTER, HULDA WARDEN and SARAH WARDEN three shares of one tenth part each of said remaining 320 acres.

3rd By setting apart to JAMES B. JAMISON as assignee of JOAB BUTLER, JOHN BULTER, KATHARINE BLEDSOE and MARY GRINDSTAFF late HENDERSON four Shares of one tenth part each of said tract of 320 acres.

4th By setting apart to HARRISON JAMISON and JAMES B. JAMISON one share of one tenth part of said 320 acre tract as assignee of JESSE BUTLER aforesaid.

5TH By setting apart to ELIZABETH ARTERBERRY and GRACY IRWIN each one share of one tenth part of said tract of 320 acres and it is farther ordered that said commissioners be furnished with a copy of third decree and report their action thereon to the next Term of this Court, for which let proper order issue.

 

Estate of JOHN J. MILLER decd.

 

It appearing to the court on representation of ROBERT R. MAYO, and on the papers filed in this court, that said R. R. MAYO, who is reported as a purchaser of land sold and reported to this term of the Court by JAMES T. FISHER admr. of the Estate of JOHN J. MILLER decd. is also a distributee of said Estate and entitled as such to the sum of $842.98/Eight hundred and forty two dollars and eight Cents, part of the proceeds of the (?)…

 

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…sale of said land. It is ordered by the court that the said R. R. MAYO execute his note for the sum of seventy seven dollars and ninety two cents being the excess of his bid at said sale over his share as distributee as aforesaid in said land sold and a mortgage on the land bought by him to secure the payment of his said note according to its tenor, and that the said JAS. T. FISHER admr. as aforesaid report his action herein at the next term of this court.

 

Ordered that court adjourn till tomorrow morning 8 A. M.

June 27th Court met according to adjournment.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

 

Estate of J. J. MILLER Decd.

 

And now at this time comes JAS. T. FISHER admr. of the Estate of J. J. MILLER decd. and represents to this court that R. R. MAYO the purchaser of 160 acres of the land sold, by order of your Honor’s Court and in accordance with a decree of the Court which sale was made on the 1st Tuesday of June 1860 refuses and neglects and has refused and neglected to execute his note for the purchase money as specified in petitions report of said sale he therefore prays your Honor for another order of sale, that petitioner be ordered to readvertise said land and sell it the 2nd time in accordance with Law.

JAMES T. FISHER admr.

Examined and Rejected by the Court.

 

To which ruling the administrators council excepted & give notice of an appeal to the District Court.

 

State of Texas County Court of Collin County pertains

County of Collin to Estates. In vacation July 9th 1860.

 

[Estate of HENRY HART decd.]

 

Ordered by the Court that JAS. L. READ, DAVID STIFF and W. C. KENNEDY be and they are hereby appointed to appraise the Estate of HENRY HART decd. and made report to the next term of this court.

J. J. HARRISON Chief Justice

Collin County

 

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State of Texas County Court of Collin Count Pertaining

County of Collin to Estates In Vacation

July 19th 1860

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

[Estate of JOHN BACCUS]

 

At this day comes ANN BACCUS and by petition prays this Court, for the appointment of Commissioners to appraise the community property of herself and her deceased husband JOHN BACCUS, Ordered by the court that SAMUEL YOUNG, WM. H. HOLLIDAY, DAVID MELTON and THOS. BACCUS be and they are thereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Community property of ANN BACCUS and JOHN BACCUS decd. and make report to the next term of this court.

J. J. HARRISON, Chief Justice

Collin County

 

State of Texas July Term 1860

County of Collin

County court of Collin County

Pertaining to Estates met at the Court house in the Town of McKinney July 30th 1860.

Present J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Dept. Sheriff

 

 

Estate of VIRGINIA L. SANDERS Minor

 

At this day come J. W. L. BUTLER Guardian of VIRGINIA L. SANDERS Minor, and returned into court account of sale of personal property of said minor, ordered by the court that said account of sale be confirmed and that the same be recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd.

 

At this day come JONAS DAWSON admr. of the estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd. and returned into court account of sale of personal property of said Decd ordered by the Court that said account of sale be confirmed and recorded and recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of HENRY HART Decd.

 

At this day come B. Y. HART Executor of the last will of HENRY HART Decd. & returned into Court an Inventory of Said Estate, ordered by the Court the same [be] recorded by the clerk.

 

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Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd.

 

At this day come SMITH McGLOTHLIN Executor of the Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd. and returned into court Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of said Deceased, ordered by the court that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd.

 

At this day come SMITH McGLOTHLIN Executor of the Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd. and filed in Court an account against said Estate for the sum of thirteen dollars and the court examining the evidence in favor of said Claim, ordered by the Court that said Claim of thirteen Dollars, be and is hereby approved and allowed.

 

Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd.

 

At this day come SMITH McGLOTHLIN Executor of the Estate of DANL. ELLIOTT Decd. and by petition prays the Court for an order of sale for a certain tract of land, directed to be sold in said last will of said deceased, and it appearing to the court that said deceased directs in his last will this sale of 189 acres of lands conveyed by COLEMAN WATSON to said deceased, and described in said deed, It is therefore ordained adjudged and decreed by this court, that SMITH McGLOTHLIN executor as aforesaid, to sell said tract of land, at public outcry at the court house in the town of McKinney, to the highest bidder on the first Tuesday in September 1860, first giving twenty days notice of the time and place of sale as required by law said sale to be between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. requiring of the purchaser or purchasers of said tract of land bond and good personal security and lien upon the said premises (?) for the purchase money and make report to this court.

 

Estate of W. & A. SKAGGS Minors

 

At this day come ELIZA JACKSON Guardian of W. and A. SKAGGS and filed in court an Inventory and account of the Estate of said Minors, ordered by the court that the same be approved and recorded

 

Estate of THOS. F. BOREN

 

At this day come JNO. HENDRIX admr. De Bonis Non of the Estate of THOS. F. BOREN and made report of the condition of said estate as follows, to wit that there has been presented and allowed claims to the…

 

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…amount of $19.33 and collected $40.50 since my last report. Ordered by the court that the same be approved.

 

Estate of THOS. SHAIN Decd. & H. T. STIFF his wife

 

At this day come HARRIET T. STIFF surviving partner of THOS. SHAIN Decd. and by petition prays for appointment of commissioners to appraise the community property of said deceased and said surviving partner. Ordered by the court that THOS. LEWELLEN, GEO. H. PEGUES & J. B. STIFF be and they are appointed commissioners to appraise said community property and make Report to this court.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

At this day come PETER WETSEL admr. of the Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and returned an additional Inventory of the Estate of said Deceased ordered by the Court that the same be recorded.

 

Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd.

 

At this day come JONAS DAWSON administrator of the Estate of MARY A. DAWSON Decd. and by petition prays the court for an Order of sale, of the Real Estate belonging to said deceased and it appearing to the court that there is a necessity for the sale of the said real Estate for the payment of Debts, It is therefore Ordered adjudged and decreed by this Court, that JONAS DAWSON Admr. as aforesaid proceed to sell on a credit of 12 months at the court house door in the Town of McKinney on the first Tuesday in September 1860 between the hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. at public outcry to the highest bidder, first giving at least 20 days notice of the time & the place of said sale, lot no. 9 in Block no. 6 situated in the Town of Weston, requiring the purchaser or purchasers to give bonds and good personal security and lien on said lot for the payment of the purchase money.

 

Ordered that court adjourn until tomorrow morning 8 o’clock.

 

July 31st Court met pursuant to adjournment.

J. J. Harrison Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

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Estate of PHILLIP D. CRUME Minor

 

At this day come JAS. C. FOREMAN Guardian of PHILLIP D. CRUME and returned into Court an account of sale of personal property belonging to said minor and it appearing to the court that said sale had been fairly made ordered by the court that the same be confirmed and recorded by the Clerk.

 

Also said Guardian made report of the Condition of his said Ward’s Estate as follows to wit: since return of Inventory to this court Received on sale of property $181-10. Hire of Negroes $303-00-amounting to $484.10. Hired Negroes for this year 1560 (?) for the aggregate amt. of $984.00—paid for his said ward $454-80. Examined by this Court and approved.

 

Estate of DAVID WETSEL Decd.

 

At this day come PETER WETSEL admr. of DAVID WETSEL Decd. and by petition prays this Court for the sale of an (sic) horse belonging to said decd. and it appearing to the Court that there is a necessity for the sale of said property for the payment of Debts, ordered by the Court that PETER WETSEL admr. as aforesaid proceed to sell said horse in the Town of McKinney at the earliest practicable time, at public outcry to the highest bidder on a credit untill (sic) the 15th day of January 1861 first giving ten days notice of the time and place of sale as required by law, requiring of the purchaser bond and good personal security.

 

Estate of WM. BUTLER, Decd.

 

 

At this day come SILAS YARNALL, TISDALE SPENCER and A. T. ROBERTSON coms. (commissioners) appointed by this court to make partition and distribution of the Estate of WILLIAM BUTLER Decd. and in writing made their report of partition and distribution of said Estate, and the court examining said partition and distribution of said Estate among the legal heirs of said deceased, and it appearing to the court that said division had been fairly made It is therefore Ordered adjudged and decreed by the court that said partition and distribution of said Estate be confirmed and recorded by the clerk.

 

Estate of THOS. SHAIN Decd. & HARRIET T. SHAIN

 

At this day come THOS. LEWELLING, GEO. H. PEGUES and JAMES B. STIFF appraisers appointed by this…

 

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…court to appraise the community property of THOS. SHAIN Decd. and HARRIET T. SHAIN the surviving partner of said deceased, and returned into court an Inventory and appraisement of said community property, ordered by the court that said Inventory be recorded.

 

Estate of J. J. MILLER Decd.

 

Whereas by complaint of ROBERT R. MAYO filed in this Court, it appears that JAMES T. FISHER admr. of J. J. MILLER Deceased has failed to comply with the order of this Court prescribing the terms to be Complied with by said MAYES (MAYO?) for the completion of his purchase of land bought at said administrator’s sale as heretofore reported. It is therefore ordered that said JAMES T. FISHER be cited to appear at the next Term of this court to show cause if any he can why, He, for said disobedience should not be removed from said administration.

 

Also ordered by the court that JAMES T. FISHER be cited to appear at the next term of this Court to show cause why he has not reported to this Court the payment of the sale of 80 acres of land sold upwards of 12 months since, under order of this court by said administrator.

 

A.      THOMASON Lunacy

 

Whereas information being given to the Chief Justice of Collin County that ANTHONY THOMASON a citizen of said county is non compos mentis, whenupon (sic) said court caused the said THOMASON to be brought before him and a jury of twelve good and lawful men to be summoned, & try said cause returned into court the following verdict: we the jury find A. THOMASON to not be of sound mind.

D. Marshall Forman (sic)

 

Ordered by the Court that the appointment of a Guardian of the person and property of said A. THOMASON be continued to the next term of this Court, for the want of some suitable person to accept said appointment.

 

Estate of JOHN BACUS Decd. & A. BACUS [BACCUS]

 

At this day come the coms. (commissioners) appointed by this court to appraise the community property of JOHN BACUS Decd. [and] ANN BACUS the surviving partner and returns into Court Inventory and appraisement of the (?)…

 

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…of (sic) said community property, ordered by the court that the same be recorded.

J. J. Harrison

Chief Justice

Collin County

 

 

August Term 1860

 

State of Texas

County of Collin The county Court of Collin County

Pertaining to Probate Business

For the County of Collin holden for said County met at the court house August the 27th 1860.

Present A. T. Robertson Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

 

Estate of DAVID PETRY

 

At this day come J. W. PERKINS by Petition, and prays for the appointment of administrator, on the Estate of DAVID PETRY deceased Intestate, and it appearing to the Court, that Notice of said Petition had been given as the law requires, and no one appearing and contesting said appointment, Ordered by the court that the said J. W. PERKINS be and he is hereby appointed the administrator of the Estate of said DAVID PETRY decd. and that letters be issued to the said J. W. PERKINS he having bond and good security in the sum of one thousand dollars. (letters issued)

 

Ordered by the Court that ABNER FRANKLIN, THOS. J. AUSTIN and JOSEPH HEARN be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to appraise the Estate of DAVID PETRY Deceased, and make report to the next term of this Court.

 

Estate of MARTIN P., RACHEL, MARTHA ANN and GEO. KINDEL

 

At this day comes DAVID STIFF and HARRISON STIFF Securities on the bond of W. B. KINDEL Guardian of the person and property of MARTIN P., RACHEL, MARTHA ANN and GEO. KENDEL, and prays the court for an order to have said W. B. KINDEL Guardian as aforesaid cited to appear and give new bond, and that they be released from all future liability upon said bond.

 

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Ordered by the court that W. B. KINDEL Guardian as aforesaid be and appear at the next term of this court and give new bond as the Guardian of the foregoing named minors and that citation be issued.

 

Ordered that court be adjourned to tomorrow morning 8 o’clock.

 

Acoording to adjournment court met August 28th 1860.

Present A. T. Robertson Chief Justice

Buford Henry Clerk

Jas. L. Read Sherifff

 

Estate of DANIEL ELLIOTT

 

At this day come I. J. REEDE (?) and filed his complaint in writing praying that the executor of the Estate of DANIEL ELLIOTT deceased be required to make title agreeable to title bond Executed by said deceased in his life time for a certain tract of land therein mentioned and the said Executor SMITH McGLOTHLIN of said deceased waving issued of Process, It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed, that the said SMITH McGLOTHLIN Executor as aforesaid make title to said I. J. REEDE according to the tenor of bond, to the property sold by said testator.

 

Estate of the minors heirs of THOS. PHILIPS Decd.

 

At this day comes A. W. JACKSON Guardian of the persons and Estate of ALONZO, ATHENIA and THOS. PHILIPS, and by petition prays the Court for an Order of court to Rent the improved lands of said wards, ordered by this court that said Guardian proceed to rent said improved lands for the space of 12 months, for cash payable at the expiration of said time, at the late Residence of said deceased, first giving ten days notice of the time and place of renting as required by law, taking notes and Good security for the payment of said Rent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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