1881-1882 Probate Minutes - 1881-1882 - Volume B-2 - pp 124-204


Collin County Probate Minutes B-2

 

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Now on this day came on to be heard the First Annual Report of G. A. WILSON Gdn. of the Estate of JAS. WATTS minor, and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said account had been given as required by law, And said account being examined and found correct it is ordered that the same be approved and recorded.

 

1st Annual Account

 

Estate of JAS. WATTS a minor                         Collin County Court May Term 1881

                GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of the estate of JAS. WATTS a minor presents this report showing the condition of said estate. He states that on the 18th day of Mch. 1879 he received from himself as admr. of the Estate of GEO. WATTS the sum of $327.85 that he has loaned out said sum during the greater part of said time and that he has recd. as interest on the same the sum of $75.00. That in the final partition of said estate he received the sum of $41.65 in money and the following note on W. R. SHORT for $52.80 dated Feby. 28th 1878 Int. from date at 12% per annum. He states that he has not collected said note on SHORT. He would further state on the 6th of April 1881 in obedience to an order of this Court made at its last regular term, he loaned to P. B. MUSE with W. S. MUSE as security & mortgage with power of sale on 50 acres of land as additional security the sum of $400.00 of his ward’s money and he asks that his action in said matter be approved. He also represents that the following account will show the receipts and expenditures of said estate. That each item of expenditure will be supported by proper vouchers or satisfactory proof.

 

Dr. to amt. recd. from self Mch. 18th 1879                                                                                      $327.85

To Interest on same                                                                                                                               75.00

To amt. recd. on partition of WATTS estate                                                                                       41.65

                                                Total amt. recd.                                                                                    $444.50

 

Cr.

                By amt. Pd. P. C. WHITE                    v. No. 1                                    2.50

                By amt. Pd. BURGE (?)                      v. No. 2                                    4.15

                By amt. Pd. GOODNER                      v. No. 3                                    1.00

                By amt. Pd. JENKINS & MUSE        v. No. 4                                    5.00

                By amt. Pd. Taxes 1880                                                                       5.42

                By amt. Pd. Court Costs                                                                       1.66

                By 5% on $75.00 Com.                                                                         3.75

                By 5% on 19.73 Com                                                                            0.98

                By amt. Pd. clk. for recording mortgage for Voucher No. 5           0.50

                                                Total Amt. Pd. out                                                $24.96

 

 

 

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                Recapitulation

 

Dr.                                                                                                                           $444.50

Cr.                                                                                             $24.96

Amt. loaned MUSE                                                               400.00

                Total amt. in cash on hand                                                    19.54

 

He shows that he is cognizant of the Justness of all the claims paid by him, That no other claims have either been presented or allowed by him, He would state that he has been put to some trouble in managing his ward’s property & he asks for an allowance by the Court as compensation for him.

                Premises considered he asks that the notice required by law be given of the filing of this account, That the same be approved and for general & special relief.

                                                                                                GEO. A. WILSON Guardian of JAS. WATTS

                Sworn to before me this April 26th 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed April 26th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

Estate of JANE WATTS minor

GEO. A. WILSON Gdn.                       First Annual Account

                Est. of                                     July 22nd 1881

JANE WATTS minor           Now on this day came on to be heard the First Annual Account of GEO A. WILSON as Guardian of the Estate of JANE WATTS a minor. And it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said application had been given as required by law. And said account being examined by the Court and found in all things correct is approved and ordered recorded.

 

                                                1st Annual Account

 

Estate of JANE WATTS a minor                       Collin County Court May Term 1881

                GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of Estate of JANE WATTS a minor presents this his annual showing the condition of said estate. He shows that he recd. from himself as admr. of estate of GEO. WATTS decd. on the 18th of March 1879 $327.85 for his said ward. That he had had said sum of money loaned during the time since he recd. the same and has recd. as interest on said money $75.00. And that in final petition of estate of GEO. WATTS decd. he recd. $11.05 in money and a lot of land in McKinney valued at $100.00 and that this all money property in his hands. He presents the following account of the…

 

 

 

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…money recd. and paid out.

 

Dr.

Amt. recd. 18 March 1879                                                                 $327.85

Amt. recd. as Interest on same                                                             75.00

Amt. recd. on partition                                                                            11.05

                                Total amt. recd.                                                                    $413.90

 

Cr.

By amt. voucher No. One WHITE                     $2.50

                By amt. voucher No. 2 J. M. BINGER (?)          4.15

                By amt. voucher No. 3 GOODNER                    1.00

                By amt. voucher No. 4 JENKINS & MUSE       5.00

                By amt. pd. for tuition                                            4.00

                By amt. pd. for taxes for 1880                             5.42

                By amt. pd. for Court costs                                                  1.66

                By 5% $75.00 Comm.                                          3.75

                By 5% $23.73 Com                                               1.19

                                Total Amt. Pd. out                             $28.66

 

                                Recapitulation

 

Dr.                                                                                                                           $413.90

Cr.                                                                                                                             $28.66

                Bal. on hand                                                                                         $385.24

 

He states that he will support each item of expenditures in above account by appropriate vouchers or will show their correctness by satisfactory proof. He also shows that he has been put to some trouble in managing his wards estate and asks the Court to allow him a reasonable sum of compensation for his services. He further shows that he is cognizant of the Justness of all the above claims paid by him. That no other claims have either (been) presented to or allowed by him.

                Your reporter shows that in obedience to an order of this Court on the 8th day of April 1881 he loaned at 12% per annum to JABE FITZHUGH with I. S. EWAN as security & with mortgage with power of sale on or about 50 acres of land payable 8th of April 1882 the sum of $250.00. And he asks that his acts in said matter be approved and he further shows that he paid to Co. Court $1.50 for recording said mortgage as appears from Voucher No. 5 and that these two sums added together would make $251.50 money paid out which subtracted from $385.24 would leave $133.74 amt. of money on hand belonging to said ward. Premises considered he asks that this report be approved. That the notice required by law be given of the filing & for general & special relief.

 

                                                                                                                GEO. A. WILSON Guardian of

                                                                                                                                JANE WATTS

 

 

 

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State of Texas                      GEO. A. WILSON on oath says that the above and foregoing

Collin County                       report contains a true correct & complete statement of the

matters & things to which it relates.

 

Sworn to before me April 26th 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

Filed April 26th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

                                                Estate of JOHN WATTS minor 1st Annual Act. (Account)

 

GEO. A. WILSON Gdn.                      

                Est. of                                     July 22nd 1881

JOHN WATTS minor                          Now on this day came on to be heard the First Annual Account of G. A. WILSON as Guardian of the Estate of JOHN WATTS minor and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said account has been given as required by law, and said account being examined by the Court and found correct it is ordered that the same be in all things confirmed and approved and be recorded.

 

                                                1st Annual Account

 

Estate of                                                                Collin County Court May Term 1881

JOHN WATTS a minor                       GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of estate of JNO. WATTS minor presents this as his report showing the condition of said estate. He states that on the 18th of March 1879 he recd. from himself as admr. of the Estate of GEO. WATTS decd. the sum of $13.53 and that he recd. for said ward the following notes: One for $50.00 and the other for $95.00 both dated May 27th 1876 signed by ELI COUSINEAU due in 1 year bearing 12$ per annum interest and said notes and the PETERS notes given below being valued by the commissioners at $97.50, and a notes on J. H. PETERS for $61.21 dated June 22nd 1878 interest at 10% per annum. He states that a great many credits were on said note of ELI COUSINEAU for 50 & 90 dollars as above stated. That on the (blank) day of 188_ he received in full of said COUSINEAU notes the sum of $58.40. That he has not as yet collected the PETERS note and that it is somewhat doubtful whether he will be able to make the money on the PETERS note. He further states that the 6th of April 1881 he in obedience to an….

 

 

 

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…order of the Court made at its last regular term loaned $400 of his ward’s money to P. B. MUSE with W. S. MUSE as security and a mortgage with power of sale on 50 acre of land due in 3 years Int. payable annually & interest at 10% per annum and he asks that his action in said matter be approved by the Court. He presents the following amount showing receipts & expenditures and each item of expenditures will be supported by proper vouchers in satisfactory evidence.

 

Dr,

                To amt recd. Mch. 18 1879                                                                                                                $327.85

To Int. on same                                                                                                                        75.00

                To Amt. recd. on partition                                                                                                       13.53

                To Amt. recd. in full of COUSINEAU note                                                                          58.40

                                Total amt. recd.                                                                                                    $474.78

 

Cr.

                By amt. Pd. R. C. WHITE                    V. No. 1                                  $2.50

                By amt. Pd. BENGE                            V. No. 2                                     4.15

                By amt. Pd. GOODNER                      V. No. 3                                     1.00

                By amt. Pd. JENKINS & MUSE        V. No. 4                                     5.00

                By amt. Pd. Taxes 1880                                                                        1.66

                By amt. Pd. Court Costs                                                                        6.67

                By 5% Com. on $133.40                                                                       0.98

                By 5% Com. on $19.73                                                                      $27.38

                                Total amt. pd. out

 

                                                                Recapitulation

 

                                                                                                                                                                                $474.78

Dr.

Cr.                                                                                                                            $27.38

                and amt. loaned P. B. MUSE as above stated                              $400.00

                Amt. pd. for recording mortgage 50 cts. was (?)                           (blank)                                   (blank)

                                Amt. in cash in hands of Gdn.                                                                                           $46.50

He is also cognizant of the Justness of all claims above set forth paid by him and that no other claims have either been presented to or allowed by him. He further states that he has been put to some trouble in managing his ward’s property and he asks for a reasonable allowance for his services.

                Premises considered he prays that the notice the law requires be given of the filing of this account, that the same be approved and for general & special relief.

                                                                                                                GEO. A. WILSON Guardian

                                                                                                                                of JOHN WATTS

 

State of Texas                      GEO. A. WILSON on oath says that the above and foregoing report contains a true correct

Collin County                       & complete statement of the matters & things to which it relates. Sworn to before me this April 26th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

Filed April 26th 1881.           J. W. Waddill clk.

 

 

 

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                                                                Estate of LAURA WATTS Minor

 

GEO. A. WILSON Gdn.                                       1st Annual Report

                Est. of                                                     July 22nd 1881

LAURA WATTS minor                        Now on this day came on to be heard the First Annual Report of GEO. A. WILSON as Gdn. of LAURA WATTS a minor and it appearing to the Court that public notice of the filing of said Report had been given as required by law, and said report being examined by the Court and found in all things correct it is ordered that the same be approved and recorded.

 

                                                                1st Annual Report

 

Estate of LAURA WATTS                   Collin County Court May Term 1881.

   GEO. A. WILSON Gdn of estate of LAURA WATTS a minor would presents this his report showing the condition of said estate. He shows that on 18th March 1879 he recd. from himself as Gdn. of Estate of GEO. WATTS decd. the sum of $327.85. That he has had said money loaned out the greater portion of the time and has recd. as interest on the same the sum of $75.00. And that on the final partition of said estate of GEO. WATTS decd. he recd. the sum of $29.52 and that he rec’d. on said partition the following notes the Joint property of MARTHA & LAURA WATTS to wit: a note for $135.00 dated Apr. 27th 1876 due in one year from date signed by C. E. & CHAS. OBENCHAIN the same being for purchase money on land sold said OBENCHAIN in the lifetime of GEO. WATTS decd.. He states that there were several credits on said note. That he does not remember either the dates or amounts of the credits. That on the 15th of Mch. the said OBENCHAIN renewed said note, the name still being a lien on land and in the Judgment of reporter a good investment. That said note is now for the sum of $151.95 bearing 12% interest per annum. That it belongs Jointly to MARTHA & LAURA WATTS. That before said note was renewed he recd. from said OBENCHAIN $20.00 on said note one half of which is the property of the minor. And presents below an account showing receipts and expenditures and state that proper vouchers will accomp. Any the same or he will support each item of expenditure with proper proof.

 

Dr.           To amt recd. Mch. 18 1879                                                                $327.85

                To int. on same                                                                       75.00

                To Amt recd. on partition                                                       29.52

                To Amt. recd. from Obenchain on notice                           10.00

                                                                Total recd.                             $442.37

 

Cr.           By amt. Pd. R. C. WHITE    V. No. 1                                     $2.50

By amt. Pd. BENGE            V. No. 2                                       4.15

                By amt. Brot. down                                                   6.65

By amt. Pd. GOODNER      V. No. 3                                       1.00

By amt. Pd. JENKINS & MUSE V. No. 4                              5.00

By amt. Pd. Price Tuition                                                        4.00

By amt. Pd. Taxes 1880                                                          5.42

By amt. Pd. Court Costs                                                          1.66

By 5% com. on $75.00                                                            3.75

By 5% com. on $10.00                                                            0.50

By 5% com. on 23.73                                                               1.28   

                                Total amt. Pd. out                                                                $  29.16

 

 

Recapitulation

Dr.                                                                                                                                           $442.37

Cr.                                                                                                           $29.16                   $412.21

 

                And now on hand                                                                                                                $412.21

   He states that he is cognizant of the Justness of all the claims as above set forth paid by him. That no other claims have either been presented to or allowed by him. He further shows that he has been put to some trouble in managing his ward’s estate and asks the court some trouble in managing his ward’s estate and asks that the Court to allow him reasonable compensation for the same. Premises considered he asks that the notice required by law be given of the filing of this report that the same be approved and for general equitable and special relief.

                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                 GEO. A. WILSON Guardian of

                                                                                                                                                LAURA WATTS

State of Texas

Collin County                       Guardian on oath says that the above and foregoing report contains a true correct statement of the matters & things to which it relates. Sworn to before me this 26th day of April 1881.

                               

                                                                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

Files April 16th 1881 J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

                                                                Estate of GEO. WATTS Minor

 

 

GEO. A. WILSON Gdn.                       1st Annual Report

                Est. of                                     July 22nd 1881

GEO. WATTS minor                            Now on this day came on to be heard the First Annual Report of GEO. WILSON as guardian of the Estate of GEO. WATTS a minor. And it appearing to the court that notice of the filing of said application has been given as required by law and said account being examined by the Court and found in all things to be correct it is ordered by the court that the same be approved and recorded.

 

 

 

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                                                1st Annual Account

 

State of Texas                      In Collin County Court March Term 1881

Collin County                       Now comes GEO. A. WILSON Guardian of the Estate of GEO. WATTS a minor presents the following as an Exhibit of said estate.

                He shows that he recd. from himself as admr. of GEO. WATTS decd. on 18th day of March 1879 $327.85. And he represents that he has had said sum loaned out at interest a good portion of the time since he recd. it. That as near as he can arrive at it he has recd. as interest on said $327.85 during said time the sum of $75.00. He further shows that on the final partition of estate of GEO. WATTS the father of his ward he recd. for said ward $11.05, And that said ward also recd. a lot in town of McKinney, Texas in said partition at a hundred Dollars. The following account will show the condition of said estate.

 

Dr.           To amt. recd. from Admr. of estate GEO. WATTS decd Mch. 18, 1879                                    $327.85

                                Amt. brot. forward                                                                                                                                    75.00

                To amt. recd. from Admr. WATTS estate in partition                                                                        11.05

                                                Total amt. of money                                                                                            $413.90

Cr.           By Voucher No. 1 R. C. WHITE                                                         $2.50

                By Voucher No. 2 J. B. BENGE                                                          4.15

                By Voucher No. 3 T. C. GOODNER                                                   1.00

                By Voucher No. 4 Jenkins & Muse                                                     5.00

                By.amt. paid for tuition                                                                         4.00

                By amt. for Taxes for 1880                                                                                  5.42

                By Court Costs                                                                                       1.66

By 5% on $75.00 Int.                                                                             3.75

By 5% on $23.73 amt. paid our                                                          1.18

                                Total amt. pd. out                                              $28.66

 

                                                                                                                $28.66                                   $412.90

Amt. of money on hand                                                                                                                     $385.24

 

Your reporter would state that he will support each item in above account of expenditures with appropriate vouchers or will show their correctness by satisfactory evidence. He also shows that he has been put to some trouble in managing his ward’s estate and he asks the court to allow him a reasonable sum for his services in said estate. He shows that he is cognizant of the Justness of the claims paid by him. That no other claims have been allowed by him or presented to him for allowance.

Premises considered he asks that the notice the law requires…

 

 

 

 

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…be given of the filing of this account and that the same be approved and for general and special relief.

 

                                                                                                                GEO. A. WILSON Guardian of

                                                                                                                                                GEO. WATTS

 

 

State of Texas     

Collin County       GEO. A. WILSON on oath says that the above account contains a true and complete statement to which it relates.

                Sworn to before me this April 26th 1881.                                       

                                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

Filed April 26th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

                                                Estate of MARTHA E. WATTS Minor

GEO. A. WILSON Gdn.                                       1st Annual Account

                Est. of                                                     July 22nd 1881

MARTHA E. WATTS minor                                Now on this day came on to be heard 1st Annual Report of GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of the Estate of MARTHA E. WATTS minor. And it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of the same has been given as required by law. And said account being examined by the Court and found in all things correct, it is ordered by the Court that the same be approved and recorded.

 

                                                                1st Annual Account

 

Estate of                                                                Collin County Court May Term 1881                              

MARTHA E. WATTS a minor             GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of estate of MARTHA E. WATTS a minor presents this as his report of said Estate. He shows that he recd. from himself on 18th of Mch. 1879 as admr. of GEO. WATTS decd. the sum of $327.85, that he loaned out the same during most of the time and has recd. as interest on the same the sum of $75.00 and that in the final partition of estate of GEO. WATTS decd. the sum of $29.53 and that he recd. in said partition the following notes as the Joint property of MARTHA E. WATTS, minors, to wit: a note for $135.00 dated Apr. 22nd 1876 due in one year signed by E. E. and CHAS. OBENCHAIN the same being for purchase money on land sold said OBENCHAINS in the life time of GEO. WATTS decd. He shows that there were several credits on said note. That he does not now remember the dates on the amounts of the credits. That on the 15th of March 1881 the said OBENCHAINS renewed said note the same still being a lien on land, and in Judgment of reporter a good investment. That said note is now for the sum of $151.95dollars bearing 12% interest per annum. That it belongs Jointly to MARTHA & LAURA WATTS and that before said note was…

 

 

 

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…renewal and after partition he received from said OBENCHAINS the sum of $20.00 on half of which is the property of this minor MARTHA WATTS.

                He presents the following acct. showing receipts and will accompany the same with proper Vouchers or show their Justness by satisfactory proof.

 

Dr.           To amt. recd Mch. 18 1870                                                                                                                                $327.85

                To interest on same                                                                                                                               75.00

                To amt. of money recd. on partition                                                                                                    29.52

                To Amt. recd. from OBENCHAIN on note                                                                                         10.00

                                                Total amt. recd.                                                                                                    $442.37

 

Cr.           By amt pd. out V. No. 1 R. C. WHITE                               $2.50                                                                    

                By amt. pd. out V. No. 2 BENGE                                         4.15

                By amt. pd. out V. No. 3 GOODNER                                   1.00

                                                Brot. down                                                7.65

By amt. brot. down                                                                 7.65

                By amt. pd. Jenkins & Muse V. 4                                         5.00

                By amt. pd. For tuition                                                            4.00

                By amt. pd. for Taxes 1880                                                  5.42

                By amt. pd. for Court Costs                                                  1.66

                By 5% on $75.00 Com.                                                         3.75

                By 5% on $10.00 Com.                                                         0.50

                By amt. pd. $23.73 Pd. out Com.                                        1.18

                                                Total Amt. Pd. Out                               $29.16

 

                                                Recapitulation

 

                                                                                                                                                                                $442.37

                                                                                                                $29.16

                Amt. of money on hand                                                                                                                     $412.21

 

He states that he is cognizant of the Just of all claims paid as above stated by him. That no other claims have either been allowed by him or presented to him for allowance. Premises considered he asks that the notice required by law be given of the filing of this account, that the same be in all things approved and for general and special relief.

                                                                                                GEO. A. WILSON Gdn. of MARTHA E. WATTS.

 

State of Texas                                      GEO. A. WILSON on oath says that the above and foregoing report contains a

Collin County                                       true correct & complete statement of the matters & things to which it relates.

 

                Sworn to before me this April 26th 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

Filed April 26th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

 

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                                                Estate of JNO. F. HEAVEL (sic) Minor

 

JOHN HEVEL Gdn.                             Annual Report

                Est. of                                     July 22nd 1881

JON. F. HEVEL minor                        Now on the day came on to be heard the report of JOHN HEVEL Gdn. of the est. of JNO. F. HEVEL minor; and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of the same has been made as required by law, and said Report being examined by Court and found to be in all things correct it is ordered that the same be recorded.

 

                                                Annual Report

 

The State of Texas                              To the County Court of Collin County May Term A. D. 1881

Collin County                                       In the matter of the estate of JOHN F. HEVEL a minor

                Your reporter JOHN HEVEL guardian of the person & estate of JOHN F. HEVEL a minor would represent that since his last report he has received for said minor the following sum to wit:

 

July 1880              From BENJAMIN PRICE former Guard.                                                                        $25.30

July 1880              From U. S. Government                                                                                                        30.15

Mc. 15, 1881         On WILEY DUGGERS note                                                                                               $112.55

Nov. 15 1880        On BENJ. T. MEDE note                                                                                                         2.55

Aug. 8 1880          On T. W. GARRETTS note                                                                                      9.00

May 7 1881           On P. H.BATEMAN note                                                                                                       33.00

                                                Total received                                                                                                      $212.50

 

Your reporter would represent that he has paid out on account of said estate the following sums to wit:

May 7th 1881         Court Cost Voucher No. 1                                                    $4.40

Feby. 22nd 1881   Taxes Voucher No. 2                                                            $4.00

Aug. 16th 1880      R. MALTBIE Attys. fee Voucher No. 3                                 5.00

                                                Amount brought forward                                    $13.40

To board, tuition & clothing from last report till now                                     $65.00

                                                Total                                                                       $78.40

 

Recapitulation

 

                Amt. received                                                                                                       $212.50

                                Paid Out                                                                                                                    78.40

                                Remaining on hand                                                                            $134.10

 

Your reporter would represent that the above charge for board, tuition & clothing is Just & reasonable & prays that the same be allowed. And he would further represent that he has been unable to loan out the money he now has on hand to safe & secure persons and that he has not used the same himself and asks that he be not charged interest on the same until such time as he can invest it safely.

                                                                                                                JOHN HEVEL Guardian of JOHN F. HEVEL

 

 

 

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The State of Texas              Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority JOHN HEVEL who being duly 

Collin County                       sworn says that the foregoing report is Just and correct. This May 14th A. D. 1881.

                                                                                                                                JOHN HEVEL

Sworn to & subscribed before me this May 14th 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed May 14th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

                                                                Est. T. M. & L. F. STIMSON Minors

 

M. L. BRIGHT Gdn.                                             3rd Annual Report

                Est. of                                                     July 33nf 1881

T. M. & L. F. STIMSON Minors                           Now on this day this cause is continued by operation of Law.

 

                                                                Est. T. A. JUSTICE et al Minors

 

S. M. BROWN Gdn.                             Approval of Bond

                Est. of                                     July 22nd 1881

THOS. A. JUSTICE et al minors       Now on this day came on to be heard the application for approval of Bond of S. M. BROWN as Guardian of the person and estates of THOS. A., FRANCIS P., JULIA A. and SARAH J. JUSTICE minors. And said bond being examined by the Court and being considered sufficient and in compliance with the law it is ordered that the same be and it is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

                                                                Bond and Oath

 

State of Texas                     

Collin County                       Know all men by these presents that we SILAS M. BROWN as principal and P. G. JOHNSON and W. H. McCARLEY as sureties are held and firmly bound with T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars: Conditioned that the said above bounden SILAS M. BROWN has been appointed guardian of the persons & estates of THOMAS A., FRANCIS P., JULIA A., and SARAH J. JUSTICE, minors by the County Judge of Collin County Texas shall faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the persons and estates of such wards according to law.

                Witness our hands this the (blank) day of (blank) 1881.

                                                                                                                                S. M. BROWN

                                                                                                                                P. G. JOHNSON

                                                                                                                                W. H. McCARLEY

 

I, SILAS M. BROWN, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the persons and estates of…

 

 

 

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THOMAS A., FRANCIS P., JULIA A., and SARAH J. JUSTICE, minors.

 

                                                                                S. M. BROWN

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 30th day of May 1881

                                                                                                B. F. Earle Justice of the Peace

                                                                                In and for Collin County Texas

Filed June 2nd 1881             J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

S. M. BROWN Gdn.                                             Approval of Inventory

   Persons and Est.                                              July 22nd 1881

THOMAS A. JUSTICE et al minors                  Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the estates of THOMAS A., FRANCIS P., JULIA A., and SARAH J. JUSTICE, minors filed by S. M. BROWN Gdn. which Inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court is ordered approved.

 

                Inventory and Appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of THOMAS A., FRANCIS P., JULIA A., and SARAH J. JUSTICE, minors.

 

50 acres of Land in the Wm. BROWN survey situated in Collin County Texas and appraised at                      $300.00

 

                                                                                                J. F. x GRIFFITH

                                                                                                Wm. WARDEN

                                                                                                J. B. HILDRITH (?)

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 30th day of May 1881.

                                                                B. F. Eakle Justice of the Peace Collin County Texas

 

State of Texas      I, SILAS M. BROWN, Guardian of the persons and estates of THOMAS A., FRANCIS P., JULIA

Collin County       A., and SARAH J. JUSTICE, minors do solemnly swear that the Inventory & list of claims on the reverse page hereof are a true and correct inventory and list of claims and property belonging to said estate that has come to my knowledge.

                                                                                                S. M. BROWN

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 30th day of May 1881.

                                                                B. T. Eakle Justice of the Peace

                                                                In and for Collin Co. Texas

 

Filed June 2nd 1881. J. W. Waddill, Clk.

 

                                                                Est. of W. M. DERRICK decd.

 

H. F. DERRICK & J. L. GREER Admr.            Report Sale Personal Property

                Est. of                                                        July 22nd 1881

W. M. DERRICK Decd.                                       Now on this day came on to be heard the report of the sale of personal property of the estate of W. M. DERRICK Decd….

 

 

 

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…filed by H. F. DERRICK & J. L. GREER administrators of said estate. Which report of sale being examined by the Court, and it appearing that said sale was fairly made and was made in conformity with the law and the order on this Court made in vacation May 25th 1881, and that the property sold brought a fair price it is ordered that the same be and it is hereby approved.

 

                                                                Report of Sale

 

Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of Collin Co. Texas

                We the Admrs. of the estate W. M. DERRICK (Dec.) beg leave to report the following Inventory of personal property belonging to sd. est. sold by order of Court on the 7th day of June 1881.

 

W. A. PORTMAN                  2 beestands                            2.55                     

W. A. PORTMAN                  2 beestands                            2.80                     

W. A. PORTMAN                  1 beestands                            1.60                     

J. L. HENDRICKS               2 bee stands                           1.00

L. C. LAIR                              44 ½ bu. wheat @.65          28.92 1/2

G. W. HANNAH                    1 Reaper                                  6.00

G. W. WRIGHT                     10 bu. oats @.15                    1.50

JESSE COFFEY                  2 plows                                     2.00

J. F. GEER                            1 log chain                                 .20

D. S. MARTIN                       52 sheep @2.15                  111.80

T. (?) W. WRIGHT                1 gray mare & mule colt       52.00

JESSE SHAIN                      1 gray mare & horse colt      50.00

G. W. HANNAH                    2 Roan mare                          46.00

G. W. WRIGHT                     1 roan mare                            28.00

G. W. HANNAH                    1 Gray mare                           50.00

W. N. ROPER                       1 sorrel mare                          41.00

J. A. HINDRICKS                                1 Bay horse                            75.00

A. L. SHIRLEY                      1 Mule 2 years old                 40.50

G. W. WRIGHT                     1 Mule 2 years old                 45.00

T. E. SHIRLEY                      1 Mule 2 years old                 71.00

A. L. SHIRLEY                      1 Mule 3 years old                  67.00

JESSE SHAIN                      1 worn mule                         104.00

JESSE SHAIN                     1 worn mule                         101.00

JOHN SMITH                       118 lb. bacon @12 ½            14.75
JESSE COFFEY                  105 lb. bacon @12 ½            13.02 ½

J. H. SLAUGHTER              110 lb. bacon @12 ¾            14.02 ½

J. R. D. LONG                      87 lb. bacon @ 12 ¾              11.09

T. L. REID                              110 lb. bacon @12 ¾            14.02 ½

S. J. MOORE                        107 lb. bacon @12 ½            13.37 ¾

A. G. BUCKNER                  101 lb. Bacon @12 ½            12.62 ½             

ASA BELDEN                      101 lb. Bacon @12 ½            13.87 ½

W. A. PORTMAN                  96 lbs. Bacon @ 12                11.52

C. H. WYSONG                    82 lbs. Bacon @ 11                  9.02

G. W. HANNAH                    100 lbs. Bacon @ 10 ½          11.50  

C. H. WYSONG                    309 lbs. Bacon @ 10 ½          32.44       

W. L. NELSON                     1 pr. bellows                               1.00

W. L. NELSON                     1 Broadax                                     .60

J. A. HENDRICKS               1 hatchet                                     1.00

W. L. NELSON                     1 ax                                                .10

G. W. HANNAH                    1 sow & 3 pigs                            9.00

G. W. HANNAH                    1 sow & 3 pigs                            7.50

J. W. WALDEN                     4 shotes (shoats)                     12.55

W. N. WALLIS                       4 shotes                                       8.75

W. N. WALLIS                       1 sow                                           7.25

W. N. WALLIS                       2 sows                                         9.50

G. F. GREER                        2 Barrows                                   11.25

S. F. ROPER                         2 Barrows                                   12.25

J. L. FOSTER                       (blank)                                          6.25

ANDREW SHIRLEY            169# wool .15                           25.35

G. W. WRIGHT                     Claims Collars &c.                     3.56

W. N. WALLIS                       1 kettle                                          4.75

G. W. HANNAH                    1 wash pot                                   2.50

S. ROLAND                          1 cook stove                               12.25

T. L. REID                              59 lb. lard @6 ¾                          3.98

A. RIGGLE                            32 lb. lard @.09                           2.88

A. RIGGLE                            32 lb. lard @.09                           2.88

S. O. SCOTT                         39 lb. lard @5 ¾                          2.24

A. RIGGLE                            30 lb. lard @9 ¾                          2.92 ½

 

 

 

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W. L. NELSON                     23 lb. at 4 cts.                              0.92

Sml. PARRIS                        bed, 2 pillows 2 quilts               12.25

M. C. HENDRICKS             2 pillows 2 quilts                          8.00               

M. C. HENDRICKS             2 comforts                                     4.00

J. A. HENDRICKS               2 quilts                                           3.00

J. A. HENDRICKS               2 blankets                                     2.50

M. G. DARIEN?                    1 chest                                           4.00

W. L. NELSON                     2 pans, 6 plates                          .50

JESSE COFFEY                  1 wagon                                                    10.50

JOHN SMITH                       3 chairs @ 40                             1.20

G. W. HANNAH                    1 black cow & calf                   14.75 

G. W. HANNAH                    1 Brown cow & calf                 11.00

J. W. TEVIS                           1 dun cow & calf                      20.50

THOS. PEARSON               1 dun cow & calf                      20.00

Sml. KENNING                    1 red cow & calf                       18.00

T. L. ROPER                         1 white-faced cow & calf        15.00

J. S. FOSTER                       1 red cow & yearling               16.50

J. W. TEVIS                           1 black cow & calf                   16.00

W. S. MAHAR                       1 spotted cow & calf                13.25

G. W. HANNAH                    1 white-faced cow & calf        13.00

G. W. HANNAH                    1 red cow & calf                       13.00

G. C. RIFFE                           1 white-faced red cow & calf   18.25

W. P. SLAUGHTER             1 red cow & calf                        15.50

J. R. D. LONG                      1 red cow & calf                        20.00

G. W. HANNAH                    1 red cow & calf                        10.00

A. K. SHIRLEY                     1 spotted cow & calf                 14.50

J. W. TEVIS                           1 red cow & calf                        19.00

THOS. PEARSON               1 red cow & calf                        17.75

J. W. TEVIS                           1 dun cow & calf                       17.75

G. W. HANNAH                    1 yellow cow & calf                  20.00

J. C. PRICE                          1 red cow & calf                        19.50

J. L. FOSTER                       1 red cow & calf                        15.00

J. W. TEVIS                           1 cow & calf                                20.00

A. L. SHIRLEY                      1 cow & calf                                12.00

J. B. DERRICK                    1 cow & calf                                12.00

J. B. DERRICK                    12 barren cows                        160.00

J. B. DERRICK                    6 heifers 2 yrs. old                     60.00

JESSE SHAIN                      6 steers 4 yrs old                     134.00

THOS. ROBINSON             6 steers 2 yrs. old                                      96.50

J. B. DERRICK                    4 steers 2 yrs. old                                      50.00

J. B. DERRICK                    10 yearlings                                80.00

M. G. DERRICK                   cow & calf                                   15.00

M. G. DERRICK                   2 pigs                                             4.00

                                                Total amt.                              $2300.99

 

                                                                                J. L. GREER

 

Your reporters would show that they sold at private sale at the residence of the late W. M. DERRICK on a credit of six months the property herein above set out for the prices therein named to the persons above stated that a few of the purchasers paid cash for the articles bought by them and the remainder gave their notes due in six months with good personal security drawing interest from date at 10% per annum. They would also state that they sold at private sale a brindle cow & yearling at private sale for 8 dollars that the cow was old and that this was a fair price for the cow & calf.

   They further state that as yet they have been unable to sell the bale of cotton and ask further time to sell the same. They would further state that the property herein mentioned was sold in obedience to an order of this Court made in vacation on the (blank) day of March 1881. That the sale took place on 7th of June 1881 at W. M. DERRICK’S late residence as aforesaid. That all of the articles sold for a fair price. And that the sale was fairly made. Wherefore they ask this sale be in all things approved.

                                                                                                                H. F. DERRICK one of the administrators

                                                                                                                of Estate of W. M. DERRICK

Filed July 9th 1881               J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

 

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                                                Est. J. S. & G. F. DERRICK Minors

 

J. L. GREER Gdn.                                               Application for Gdnshp.

                Est.                                                         July 22nd 1881

J. S. & G. F. DERRICK minors                         Now on this day his cause is continued by operation of law.

 

 

                                                Comty. (Community) Est. LUCINDA GARRETT Decd. and G. W. GARRETT

 

G. W. GARRETT survg. Husband                     Approval of Inventory &c.

                vs. Comty. Est.                                     July 22nd 1881

LUCINDA GARRETT Decd.              Now on this day comes G. W. GARRETT and presents his Inventory and the appraisement of the community Est. of himself and deceased wife LUCINDA GARRETT. And said Inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court and found to be in all things correct is ordered approved.

 

                                                Inventory and Appraisement

 

State of Texas

County of Collin   To the Hon. County Court of Collin County:

                Gentlemen: The undersigned having been commissioned by your body to appraise the real and Personal estate of G. W. GARRETT and LUCINDA GARRETT his deceased wife in Collin County desire to make the following report to wit: We find belonging to the Real Estate 140 acres of the J. W. MAXWELL survey, about 80 acres improved. All valued at $72.00 per acre                                                                                     $1680.00

30 acres of M. R. FOSTER survey unimproved valued at $4.00 per acre                               $  120.00

30 acres of WILLIAM SACHSE survey unimproved val. at $4.00 per acre              $  120.00

                                                                Total value of Real Estate                                  $1920.00

 

                                                Personal Property

 

One bay mare about 15 years old about 15 hands high with sucking colt                              $    50.00

One sorrel year old mule val. at                                                                                       $    50.00

                                                                Total Value of Personal Property                     $  100.00

                                                                                                                                                $1920.00

                                                Total value of both Real & Personal Property                                $2020.00

 

Amt. of purchase money remaining due of homestead at the death of

                                                LUCINDA GARRETT                                          $1125.00

Amt. of Drs. bill unpaid                                                                                             69.50

Amt. of money brought by G. W. GARRETT to this State from

                Georgia in which Decd. had no interest                                          $  350.00

Amt. sent subsequently from Ga. in which decd. had no interest                     50.00

                                                                                                                                  $1594.50

                Total amt to be deducted from                         $2920.00 Community est.

                                                                                                $1594.50

                                                                Balance                 $  425.50

 

 

 

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Amt. of personal property belonging to said estate which has been sold since the death of LUCINDA GARRET and applied by G. W. GARRETT to the payment of the above mentioned debts of said Est. and to be added to said Est.

                                                                                                                                                $415.00

                                                Amt. Brot. Forward                                                              $425.50

Total amt. value of Community Estate to be accounted for                                        $840.50

 

                                                                                G. M. GARRETT   Wm. MURPHY

                                                                                JNO. C. WHITE    J. L. MOULDON

 

Before the undersigned authority personally appeared all of the above named appraisers except JNO. C. WHITE who on oath say that the foregoing is a full fair & complete inventory & appraisement of the community Estate of LUCINDA GARRETT Decd. That there are no community debts due the estate.

                                                                                                                                G. W. GARRETT

Sworn to before me this July 19th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

Filed July 19th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

G. W. GARRETT survg. Husband                     Approval of Bond. July 22nd, 1881

LUCINDA GARRETT Decd.                              Now on this day comes G. W. GARRETT and files his bond as surviving husband for the community estate of himself and his deceased wife LUCINDA GARRETT. And said bond being examined by the court and being found in compliance with the law and deemed sufficient by the Court. It is ordered that the same be and it is hereby ordered approved.

 

                                                Bond and Oath

 

State of Texas                      Know all men by these presents that whereas G. W. GARRETT has filed in County Court

Collin County                       of said County his application asking the Court to appoint appraisers to appraise the community property belonging to himself and his deceased wife LUCINDA GARRETT consisting of real and personal property in Collin County Texas and represented that DOC GARRETT aged 19 years and B. F. GARRETT aged 13 years are the surviving children of said deceased wife.

   And whereas appraisers in accordance with said application have been duly appointed and have valued said Community Estate…

 

 

 

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…at the sum of Eight Hundred and Forty & 50/100 Dollars. Now therefore know that all men by these presents (sic) that we GEO W. GARRETT as principal and C. A. McMILLAN and W. C. BRINSON as sureties hereby acknowledge ourselves held and firmly bound unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the full and Just sum of $840.50 Dollars it being equal to the whole of the value of said community estate as shown by the Appraisement.

   Conditioned however that the said GEO. W. GARRETT will faithfully administer said Community estate and pay over one half the surplus thereof the payments of the debts with which the whole of said property is properly chargeable to the said DOCK GARRETT and B. F. GARRETT or such person or persons as shall be entitled to receive the same, then this bond to become void. Otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

   Witness our hands this 18th day of July A. D. 1881.

                                                                                                G. W. GARRETT

                                                                                                C. A. McMILLEN

                                                                                                W. C. BRINSON

Filed July 19th 1881. J. W. Waddell Clk.

 

Ordered that Court adjourn until Saturday morning 9 o’clock.

 

Saturday July 23rd 1881 9 o’clock A. M. Court met pursuant to adjournment. Present and presiding officers of Court here.

 

 

                                                Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY minor

 

W. A. MELTON                                                     Application for Gdnship.

                vs.                                                           July 23rd 1881

Est. of SAMPSON FINLEY minor                     Now on this day this cause is continued by operation of Law.

 

 

                                                Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY Minor

 

W. D. PARKER Gdn.                                           Approval of Bond

                Est. & Per.                                             July 23rd 1881

LOU ELLA BRADLEY Minor                             Now on this day comes W. D. PARKER and files his bond as guardian of the person and estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor. And said bond being examined by the Court and found to be in compliance with the law and being deemed sufficient by the Court it is ordered that the same be and is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

 

 

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                                                                Bond

 

The State of Texas              Know all men by these presents (sic) that we W. D. PARKER as principal and (blank)

Collin County                       and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted to unto (sic) Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and to his successors in office in the sum of one thousand dollars, Conditioned that the above bounden W. D. PARKER will faithfully discharge the duties incumbent upon him as guardian of the estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor.

   Witness our hands this the 18th day of July A. D. 1881.

                                                                                                                W. D. PARKER

                                                                                                                F. M. HILL

                                                                                                                EDWIN FOOTE

 

The State of Texas              I, W. D. PARKER, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully and impartially discharge the

Collin County                       duties of guardian of the person and estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY.

 

                                                                                                                W. D. PARKER

 

Sworn to and subscribe before me this the 23rd day of July A. D. 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

Filed July 23rd 1881.           J. W. Waddill Clerk

 

Ordered that Court adjourn until Monday morning 9 o’clock.

 

Monday morning 9 o’clock July 25th 1881. Court met pursuant to adjournment. Present and presiding officers of Court as heretofore.

 

 

                                                                Estate of SARAH B. STEDMAN Decd.

 

S. C. THOMPSON                               Application of Administration

                vs. Est. of                                               July 25th 1881

SARAH B. STEDMAN decd.             Now on this day it is ordered that this cause be continued.

 

                                                                Estate of Wm. BRADLEY Minor

 

DEE HOSKINS Gdn.                                           Approval of Inventory

                Est. & Per.                                                             July 25th 1881

Wm. BRADLEY minor                                        Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the property of the estate of Wm. BRADLEY a minor filed by D. HOSKINS Gdn. and said Inventory and Appraisement being examined by the Court and found in all things correct it is ordered that the same be and it hereby is approved and the same be recorded.

 

 

 

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                                                                Inventory &c.

 

To the honorable County Court of Collin County Texas July Term A. D. 1881.

   The appraisers appointed by your honorable Court to make inventory and appraisement of the Estate of Wm. BRADLEY a minor return into Court the following as the Inventory and Appraisement of said Estate.

18 acres of land in the EDWARD BRADLEY survey Valued at                                                 $765.00

5 ½ acres of land in the SAMUEL M. FARLAND survey Valued at                                               35.00                                     

Making Total of 23 ½ acres of land Valued at                                                                                               $800.00

   Your appraisers would state that they have not been able to find any personal property whatever belonging to said estate.

  

State of Texas                      We the undersigned appraisers do on oath state that the foregoing is a true

Collin County                       and fair appraisement of the estate of the said Wm. BRADLEY a minor.

 

                                                                                                                J. M. BENGE

                                                                                                                J. S. LOVEJOY

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 31st day of May 1881.

                                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. C. C. C. C. Tex.

 

State of Texas                      Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority DEE HOSKINS guardian of the

Collin County                       Person & estate of Wm. BRADLEY a minor who on oath states that the within Inventory and list is a full and complete Inventory and list of the property and claims of his ward that have come to his knowledge.

                                                                                                                D. HOSKINS

 

Sworn to before me this May 31st 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court Collin Co. Texas

Filed May 31st 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

                                                                Est. T. T. BRADLEY Decd.

 

F. M. DAVIDSON Admr.                                     Order for sale of Land

                Est. of                                                     July 25th 1881

T. T. BRADLEY Decd.                                        Now on this day came on to be heard the exhibit & application of F. M. DAVIDSON Admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY decd. to sell certain real estate herein after described. And the court after hearing the said application und (?) and being advised fully as to the matters & things therein contained, ordered that said application be granted. And that said sale be made at public outcry for one half cash and the remainder on a credit of Twelve month. The land in the T. T. BRADLEY survey to be laid off by the administrator in lots & blocks most advantageous to said estate and sold accordingly. The land in the B. CLEMENTS survey to be sold in one lot. It is therefore ordered…

 

 

 

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…adjudged and decreed by the Court that the said F. M. DAVIDSON Admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased is hereby ordered authorized and empowered to sell the lands hereinafter described belonging to the estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased at public outcry at the Court House door in the city of McKinney on the First Tuesday in September 1881 for the purpose of obtaining money to pay the allowance set apart to SUSAN BRADLEY the surviving wife of T. T. BRADLEY decd. and the minor children of said BRADLEY by the County Court at its May Term 1881 and to pay off and discharge the debts against said Estate. And the said F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of said Estate is hereby ordered and empowered to lay off said land in the T. T. BRADLEY survey into Lots & Blocks most advantageous to said estate and sell accordingly and also the land in the B. CLEMENTS survey to be sold in one lot. The said land hereby ordered to be sold is described as follows to wit: Situated in Collin County, State of Texas. Being that part of the T. T. BRADLEY survey within the corporation limits of the City of McKinney that was unsold by T. T. BRADLEY to R. L. & G. M. WADDILL. Thence N 167 feet a stake Thence W 802 2/3 feet a stake in the W line of the corporation of the city of McKinney. Thence S 2° E 1442 feet a stake on the N line of Lot sold W. B. LARGENT’S NE corner. Thence North 812 feet a stake. Thence N 88° E 390 feet a stake. Thence North 463 feet the NW corner of a lot sold to R. L. & G. M. WADDILL. Thence E 152 2/3 feet to the place of Beginning. Containing 14 1/8 acres. Also the following Lot in the corporation in the said T. T. BRADLEY survey. Beginning at the S. E. corner of Lot sold to W. B. LARGENT Thence South 419 feet a stake on the N line of the Denton road. Thence W 16.3 feet a stake in the W line of the corporation of the City of McKinney Thence N 2° W 413 feet a stake on the S. line of the aforesaid lot sold to W. B. LARGENT Thence N 88° E 184 feet to the Beginning. Containing 1 2/3 acres of land. Magnetic variation 9° 30’ E Vernier set 7° 30’ W of the meridian. Also the following described tract of Land situated in Collin County on East Fork of Trinity River and a part of a 320 acre survey in the name of BLUFORT CLEMENTS. Beginning at the South West corner of said CLEMENTS survey Thence North 15 chains to a post in the West line of said survey. Thence East to CLEMENTS creek. Thence down said creek with its meanders to the South boundary line of said survey. Thence West with said South line to the Beginning containing 20 acres more or less.

 

 

 

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                                                                Est. THOS O. THOMPSON minor

 

J. B. THOMPSON Gdn.                      Appointment of Gdn. Per. & Est.

                Est. U& Per.                          July 25th 1881

THOS O. THOMPSON minor            Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. B. THOMPSON for letters of Guardianship of the person and estate of THOS. O. THOMPSON minor. And it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said application had been given as required by law. And it further appearing that said Applicant is entitled to such guardianship It is ordered adjudged and decreed that the that the said J. B. THOMPSON be and he hereby is appointed Guardian of the Person and Estate of said THOS. O. THOMPSON minor and that Letters of Gdnshp. Issue to him upon his entering into bond as such guardian in the sum of Three Hundred Dollars and taking the oath prescribed by law.

 

                                                                Application

 

State of Texas                      County Court July Term 1881

Collin County                       To the honorable T. C. Goodner County Judge Collin County.

   Your petitions JAMES B. THOMPSON with your Honor would respectfully show that he is a resident Citizen of Collin County Texas. That THOS. O. THOMPSON is and for five years has been a resident of Collin County. That THOMAS O. THOMPSON is eighteen years of age and is of the male sex. That said THOMAS O. THOMPSON has no property in Texas but is entitled to and owns property in Wilson County Tennessee of the probable value of one hundred and fifty-four dollars. THOMAS O. THOMPSON joins and desires your petitioner be appointed guardian of said THOS. O. THOMPSON. That the father of said THOMAS is dead and your petitioner is the stepfather of said THOMAS. Petitioner prays to be appointed Guardian of the person and estate of THOMAS O. THOMPSON.

                                                                                                                Abernathy Bros. Attys.

 

And now comes THOS. O. THOMPSON and accepts service in this application & waives the issuance of all process and asks that this application be granted and that JAMES B. THOMPSON be appointed his guardian.

 

                                                                                                                           his

                                                                                                                THOS. X O. THOMPSON

                                                                                                                          mark

Filed June 25th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

                                                                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the July Term 1881

   The State of Texas to the Sheriff or Constable of Collin County, Greeting: You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your county one of which shall be at the Court House door, copies of the following notice.

 

 

 

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The State of Texas, To all persons interested in Guardianship of the Estate of THOS. O. THOMPSON a minor. JAS. B. THOMPSON has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for Letters of Guardianship of the Estate of said minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1881 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

   Herein fail not under penalty of the law and of this writ make due return.

   Issued the 27th day of June 1881. Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of said Court and the seal thereof, at office in the City of McKinney this 27 day of June 1881.

 

L. S.                                                                                        J. W. Waddill clerk of the County Court

                                                                                                                                of Collin County

 

                                                Officers Return

 

Came to hand the 17th day of June 1881 and executed same day by posting copies of the within in three public place in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                                                Wms. Warden Sheriff of Collin County

 

 

                                                Estate of D. CORA BROWN et al Minors

 

MOLLIE E. MATTHIS (MATTHEWS) Gdn.      Approval of sale of Land

                Ests. of                                                   July 25th 1881

D. CORA BROWN et al minors                        Now on this day came on to be heard the report of the sale of the land belonging to the estate of the minors D. CORA, MINNIE E. & ELIZABETH BROWN minors filed by their guardian MOLLIE E. MATTHIS. Said sale being of a one tenth interest in the South half of Block No. 78 in the City of McKinney Collin County Texas sold privately to GEO. W. CAMERON for Thirty Two & 50/100 Dollars cash. And it appearing to the Court that said sale was fairly made and that the land brought its full market price and that the same was made in conformity with the order of this Court entered at the presentation hereof on the 18th July 1881. It is ordered adjudged and decreed that said sale be and the same is hereby approved. It is further ordered that said Gdn. execute to said purchaser a good and sufficient deed to the said land upon his complying with the terms of said sale.

 

 

                                                                Report of Sale of Land

 

 

 

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M. E. MATTHEWS (MATTHIS) Gdn.                 In Co. Court July Term 1881            

                Est. of                                                     To the Hon. Co. Court

D. CORA BROWN et al.                                     M. E. MATTHEWS (MATTHIS) Gdn. of the estates of D. CORA BROWN et al would report that she has sold pursuant to the order this Court made at the present term on the 18th day of July 1881 at private sale for cash the real estate belonging to said Estate consisting of an undivided one tenth interest in the South half of Block No. 78 in the City of McKinney Collin County Texas for the sum of Thirty-Two & 50/100 Dollars to GEO. W. CAMERON for cash. She would further report that said land sold for a fair price, the same being the amount at which it was valued by the appraisers appointed for this estate, and she asks that said sale be approved.

 

                                                                                                           her

                                                                                                MOLLIE X E. MATTHIS

                                                                                                          mark

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 19th day of July 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill

Filed July 19th 1881. J. W. Waddill

 

                                                                Est. HATTIE B. BRADLEY Minor

 

H. E. SMITH Gdn.                                Approval of Bond

Pr. & Est. of                                           July 25th 1881

HATTIE B. BRADLEY minor             Now on this day comes H. E. SMITH and files his bond as guardian of the person and estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY minor, and said bond being examined by the Court and found sufficient in law and being deemed sufficient by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

                                                                Bond

 

The State of Texas              Know all men by these present that we H. E. SMITH as principal and DALLAS SPURLIN

Collin County                       and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of the Count Court of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00/xx).

   Conditioned that the above bounden H. E. SMITH will faithfully discharge the duties incumbent upon him as guardian of the person and as the guardian of the Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor. Witness our hands the 18th day of July A. D. 1881.

                                                                                                                H. E. SMITH                                         

                                                                                                                DALLAS SPURLIN

                                                                                                                H. BUTCHER   J. H. PETERS

 

The State of Texas

Collin County                       Personally appeared before the undersigned…

 

 

 

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…authority H. E. SMITH who upon oath say he will faithfully discharge the duties incumbent upon him as guardian of the person and Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor according to law.

                                                                                                                                                H. E. SMITH

 

Swore to and subscribed before me this July 25th 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

Filed July 25th 1881. J. W. Waddill Clerk

 

                                                                Estate of JOHN B. STRIPLIN Minor

 

A.A. STRIPLIN Gdn.                                            Appointment of Guardian

Person & Estate                                                   July 25th 1881

JNO. B. STRIPLIN minor                   Now on this day came on to be heard the application of A. A. STRIPLIN for letters of guardianship of JNO. B. STRIPLIN a minor. And it appearing to the Court that said minor is over the age of 14 years and has accepted service of said application in writing and selected said applicant as his guardian, And it appearing that said applicant is entitled to said guardianship it is ordered that said application be granted and that letters of guardianship of the person and Estate of said minor JOHN B. STRIPLIN issue to said A. A. STRIPLIN his entering into bond as prescribed by law in the sum of Six Hundred Dollars and taking the oath as such Guardian.

 

                                                Application

 

State of Texas                      In County Court July Term A. D. 1881

Collin County                       To the County Court of Collin County. The application of A. A. STRIPLIN would represent that he is brother to                 JOHN B. STRIPLIN a minor, a few months over eighteen years of age who selects this applicant as his guardian. That minor is a male and resides in Collin County Texas. That said minor is entitled to an interest in the estate of his father ELISHA STRIPLIN decd. now in course of administration equal to one fourth of 100 acres of land valued by appraisers ofest (?) of decd. at $10.00 per acre                                              $250.00

He has in his own right one mare & colt worth about                                                                       40.00

He is entitled as one of nine children to personal property worth all                                            20.00

Said property is all in Collin County                                                                                                                $310.00

Wherefore he prays that he be appointed guardian of the person & estate of said minor.

 

                                                                                                Clementson (?) & Church Attys. for Applicant

 

 

 

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I hereby waive issuance of citation and select A. A. STRIPLIN as my guardian both as to person & estate.

Dated this 15th day of July A. D. 1881.

                                                                                J. B. STRIPLIN

 

Filed July 18th 1881. J. W. Waddill

 

A.A. STRIPLIN Gdn.                                            Appraisers

                Per. & Est.                                             July 25th 1881

JNO B. STRIPLIN                                                Now on this day it is ordered that W. H. BRAMMETT (?), J. Y. BOWEN and W. P. DERR be and they are hereby appointed appraisers of the estate of JNO. B. STRIPLIN a minor.

 

 

JAS. B. THOMPSON Gdn.                                                 Approval of Bond

                Est.                                                                         July 26th 1881

THOS. O. THOMPSON minor                                           Now on this day comes JNO. B. THOMPSON and filed for approval (of) his bond and oath as Gdn. of the Person & Estate of THOMAS O. THOMPSON minor. And said bond being examined by the Court and considered sufficient and in compliance with the law it is ordered that the same be and hereby is approved.

 

                                                                Bond

 

State of Texas                      Know all men by these presents (sic) that I JAS. B. THOMPSON as principal and (blank)

County of Collin                   and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bond unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas in the sum of Three (300.00) hundred dollars.

   The payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs &c. firmly by these presents (sic). The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas on the 25th day of July A. D. 1881, JAMES B. THOMPSON was duly & legally appointed guardian of the person & estate of THOMAS O. THOMPSON by the County Court of Collin County Texas. Now should the said JAMES B. THOMPSON as such guardian of the person and Estate of the said THOMAS O. THOMPSON shall faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the person & estate of the said THOMAS O. THOMPSON as the law directs Then this obligation shall be void and of no effect. Otherwise remain in full force & effect. This the 25th day of July 1881.

                                                                                                W. R. DOWELL

                                                                                                HENRY OTENHOUSE

                                                                                                JAMES B. THOMPSON

 

State of Texas                      This day came before me the undersigned authority Clerk of the County Court of Collin

County of Collin                   County JAMES B. THOMPSON

 

 

 

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…who on oath says that he will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the person and estate of THOMAS O. THOMPSON a minor according to law.

                                                                                                JAMES B. THOMPSON

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of July 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

Filed July 26th 1881.   J. W. Waddill

                                                     Clk.

 

Ordered that court adjourned till court in course.

                                                T. C. Goodner

                                                                Co. Judge

 

J. R. BECK                                                           In Vacation                                           

                Surviving husband

of                                                                            July 28th 1881

EMMA E. BECK Decd.                       Now on this day comes J. R. BECK surviving husband of EMMA E. BECK Decd. and files his bond as administrator of the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife EMMA E. BECK, which said bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

State of Texas                      Know all men by these presents (sic) that whereas JOSEPH R. BECK has filed the

Collin County                       County Court of Collin County his petition for the appointment of appraisers of the Common property of the Estate of his deceased wife EMMA E. BECK and himself and showing that LULA MAY aged 1 ½ and MARY ANDREWS BECK aged 4 months are the surviving children of said deceased wife and himself and where as the appraisers by the Court duly appointed upon said petition have valued the Community Estate at the sum of seven hundred and thirty dollars and thirty five cents ($730. 35/100) Now therefore we JOSEPH R. BECK and R. C. BLACK and T. C. FORBIS as his sureties hereby acknowledge ourselves held and firmly bound unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of said…

 

 

 

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…Collin County and his successors in office in the full sum of seven hundred and thirty dollars and thirty five cents ($730 35/100).

   Conditioned that if the said JOSEPH R. BECK will faithfully administer said Community Estate and pay over one half of the surplus there of after the payment of all debts with which said Community is legally chargeable to said LULA MAY BECK and MARY ANDREWS BECK or to such person or persons a(s) may be entitled to the same then this bond is to become null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

   Witness our hands this 25 day of July 1881.

                                                                                                J. R. BECK

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this July 28th 1881.

                                                                T. C. Goodner Co. Judge

                                                                                Collin Co.

 

 

SARAH HOWELL                                                In Vacation

                surviving wife of                  July 30th 1881

J. E. HOWELL Dec.            

                                                Now on this day comes SARAH HOWELL surviving wife of J. E. HOWELL Decd. and files her bond as administratrix of the Community Estate of herself and J. E. HOWELL her deceased husband which said Bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

State of Texas                      Know all by these presents (sic) that we SALLIE HOWELL as principal and JESSE

County of Collin                   SHAIN and…

 

 

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J. B. HOWELL as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Thirty four hundred and thirteen and 22/100 Dollars ($3413.22/100) for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves heirs and legal representatives Jointly and severally firmly by these presents (sic). The Conditions of this obligation is such that when as the above bounden SALLIE HOWELL has taken possession of the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband J. E. HOWELL. Now if the said SALLIE HOWELL shall faithfully administer such Community Estate and pay over one half of the surplus there of to such person or persons as are entitled to receive the same then this instrument to be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

                                                                Mrs. SALLIE HOWELL

                                                                J. B. HOWELL

                                                                JESSE HOWELL

 

Filed July 30th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.                

 

SARAH HOWELL sur. wife                                                In Vacation

                vs. Est. of                                                               August 2nd 1881

J. E. HOWELL Decd.          Now on this day came on to be heard the inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of SARAH HOWELL and JNO. E. HOWELL deceased filed by SARAH HOWELL surviving wife which said inventory being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

   Inventory and appraisement of the Community property of J. E. HOWELL Decd. and surviving wife SALLIE HOWELL--

 

About 1 1/3 acres of Land in the city of…

 

 

 

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…McKinney on which there is a ware house valued at                                                                               $1500.00

About ¾ acre of which the dwelling of SALLIE HOWELL is situated in the

  City of McKinney, enclosed by a fence and valued at                                                               $1200.00

About 1 1/3 acres in T. T. BRADLEY Headright and west of the Homestead

  and adjoining same, valued at                                                                                                           300.00

                                                                                                                                                                  3000.00

                                Personal Property

 

1 Bed Sted (stead)              valued at                                                 8.00

2 Mattresses                         valued $2.50 each                                5.00

2 pillows 1 Bolster & 1 counterpain (counterpane)                       10.00

1 Bed Room set                                                                                   50.00

1 Mirror                                                                                                    5.00

1 Sewing machine                                                                              20.00

9 chairs                                                                                                  10.00

1 small Table                                                                                         1.00

1 small clock                                                                                          2.00

35 yards Carpetting (carpeting)                                                        10.00

36 yards Carpetting (carpeting)                                                        25.00

4 Trucks (?)                                                                                             5.00

4 small pillows                                                                                       5.00

½ Interest in Ice Chest                                                                        10.00

1 safe                                                                                                       2.00

1 folding leaf Table                                                                               2.00

Lot Table ware                                                                                       5.00

Stove & Fixtures                                                                                     5.00

                                                                                                           $180.00

 

                                Separate Property of SALLIE HOWELL

 

1 Feather bed 1 mattress 2 pillows & 7 Quilts               valued at               25.00

1 China set                                                                                             7.00

½ Interest in Ice Chest                                                                        10.00

1 Castor                                                                                                   6.00

1 Butter dish                                                                                           6.00

                                                                                                                54.00

 

We find that about two hundred dollars the supposed value of her interest in the home place sold to JOHN JOHNSON known as the SHAIN place was used in purchasing the 2 1/10 acres now in the homestead of SALLIE HOWELL.

 

 

 

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State of Texas                      We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the County Court of Collin County to

Collin County                       appraise the Estate of JOHN E. HOWELL Decd. & SALLIE HOWELL his surviving wife on oath state that the above and foregoing is a complete list of all the property pointed out to us as the property of said Estate also a full valuation of same.

                                This July 16th 1881.                                                             R. C. WHITE

                                                                                                                                F. M. DAVIDSON

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this July 16th 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. Co.

                                                                                                C. C. C. Texas

 

                Inventory of claims due the Community

                Estate SARAH HOWELL & J. E. HOWELL Decd.

 

One note signed T. C. RECTOR dated Augt. 1880 due

                One day after date Legal interest from date                                  $10.00

One note signed J. W. STUMATE (?) dated Augt. 3rd 1880

                Due one day after date 8% Int. from date                                          5.00

One note signed J. R. RODGERS Dated June 16 1880

                Due one day after date 12% int. from date                                      11.75

One note signed P. P. POLK dated from Jan. 1st 1878

                Due one day after date 12% Int. from date                                      19.00

   Endorsed August 1st, 78                  10.00

One note signed P. K. FAISON date Jany. 1st 1877

                Due one day after date 12% Int. from Date                                     12.00

One note signed JOE WILLIAMS dated May 19th 1877                                

                Due July 1st 77 for the sum of                                                               8.50

Judgment vs. JAS. REECER for                                                                         43.50

Bal. on Judgment vs. J. D. STIFF & J. N. DAVIS                                              97.45

Bal. on Judgment vs. W. H. BRINLEE                                                                 4.12

Bal. on Judgment vs. ENOCH ENLOE for                                                         24.75

Bal. on Judgment vs. J. C. MONTGOMERY                                                       7.15                                                                                                                                                                                                     $243.22

Amt. of claims due Estate                                                                                      10.00

                                                                                                                                  233.22

 

 

 

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State of Texas                      Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority

Collin County                       SARAH S. HOWELL surviving wife of J. E. HOWELL decd. who on oath states that the above inventory and list of claims is a full and complete Inventory and list of the property & claims belonging to the Community Estate of J. E. HOWELL Decd. and herself that have come to her knowledge.

 

                                                                                                MRS. SALLIE HOWELL

 

Swore to and subscribed before me this July 25th 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court

                                                                                Collin Co. Texas

Filed July 25th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

W. D. PARKER Guardn.                     In Vacation

                Est. of                                     August 15th 1881

LOU ELLA BRADLEY minor             Now on this day came on to be heard the inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor filed by W. D. PARKER Guardn. of the person and Est. of said minor, which said inventory being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

The State of Texas                              To the Hon. County Court of Collin County Texas num (?)

Collin County                                       We the undersigned appraisers heretofore appointed by this Court to make out an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor would respectfully submit the following as such appraisement to wit:

 

Two large shoats valued at $3 ½ each                                           $ 7.00

One Small black cow & two Pigs                                                         4.00

One large white sow at Lower Place                                                               10.00

One Small white sow at Lower Place                                                 5.50

One home made carpet (new)                                                         15.00

8 lbs. Lard & 40 lbs. salt                                                                        1.40

                                                                                Total                       42.90

 

 

 

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We have not found any real property belonging to said Estate unless said minor is entitled to an interest in the home stead heretofore set apart by this Court to MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY surviving wife of T. T. BRADLEY decd. which said property is now under the management and control of SUSAN BRADLEY and we are unable to say what interest said minor owns in said Estate (if any). The same is not in the hands of W. D. PARKER the Guardian of said minor and he has nor the management nor the control of the same and we cannot appraise her interest in said homestead if she owns any interest.

 

The State of Texas              We the undersigned appraisers appointed to make out an inventory of the property

Collin County                       belonging to the Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor do each solemnly swear that the above and foregoing is a true and perfect inventory and appraisement of all the property real and personal belonging to the estate which has come to our knowledge and that the appraised value of each article of property set opposite the same in said inventory is a full and fair valuation of the same.

                                                                                                                                EDWIN FOOTE

                                                                                                                                B. H. OATS           Appraisers

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this August 10th 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. County

                                                                                                Court Collin County Texas

 

Money received by W. D. PARKER Guardian of Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor.

 

Received fifteen dollars from F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY decd. a part of the one year’s supply set apart by the probate court of Collin County to the surviving widow & the minor children of T. T. BRADLEY decd.

August 9th 1881. By Cash received from MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY for the proportional part of LOU ELLA BRADLEY

 

 

 

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…from the sale of bacon set apart by Probate Court to said widow & children as exempt property Eleven & 95/100: making a total of Twenty six 95/100 dollars money received.

 

                Claims due said Estate

 

One sixth (1/6) of seven hundred and fifty dollars set apart to the widow and minor children of T. T. BRADLEY decd. by the Probate Court of Collin County amounting to one hundred and twenty five dollars less fifteen dollars received from said F. M. DAVIDSON as above stated leaving One hundred and ten dollars received from said DAVIDSON as the admr. of Estate of said BRADLEY decd. under said order of Court. The same to be paid in due course of administration and to bear no interest

 

The State of Texas

Collin County                       I W. D. PARKER guardian of ELLA ELLA BRADLEY a minor do solemnly swear that the inventory and list of Claims annexed here to are a true and perfect inventory and list of all the property real and personal belonging to said estate that has come to my knowledge.

 

                                                                                                                W. D. PARKER

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 10th day of August 1881.

                                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk of County

                                                                                                                Court Collin County Texas

Filed August 15th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

H. E. SMITH Guardn.                          In Vacation August 15th 1881

   Person & Est. of

HATTIE B. BRADLEY minor             Now on this day came on to be heard the inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY minor filed by H. E. SMITH Guardian of the person and Estate of said minor which said inventory being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

 

 

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The State of Texas                              To the Hon. County Court of Collin County Texas

County of Collin                   We the undersigned appraisers heretofore appointed by this Court to make out an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor would respectfully submit the following as such inventory to wit:

 

One cultivating plow vald. (valued) at             $ 7.00

One red cow & calf (valued) at                         12.50

One reaper (valued) at                                       15.00

40 lbs. of salt                                                             .40

8 lbs. of lard                                                             1.00

                                Total                                       $35.90

 

We have not found any real property belonging to said Estate unless said minor is entitled to an interest in the Home stead heretofore set apart by this Court to MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY surviving wife of T. T. BRADLEY decd. and to the minor children of said T. T. BRADLEY which said property is now under the management and the control of said SUSAN BRADLEY and we are unable to say what interest said minor owns if any in said Estate. The same is not in not in the hands of H. E. SMITH guardian of said minor and he has not the management nor control of the same and we cannot appraise her interest in said home stead if she has any interest therein.

 

State of Texas                      We the undersigned appraisers appointed to make out an inventory of the property

Collin County                       belonging to the estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor, do each solemnly swear that the above and foregoing is a true and perfect inventory and appraisement of all the property and personal belonging to said Estate which has come to own knowledge and that the appraised value of each article of property set opposite the same in said inventory is a full and fair valuation of the same.

                                                                                                                                EDWIN FOOTE

                                                                                                                                B. H. OATS

 

 

 

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Sworn to and subscribed before me this August 10th 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk. County Court of Collin

                                                                                Co. Texas

 

Money Received by H. E. SMITH guardian of the estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor:

August 9th 1881—by cash received from MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY as the proportional part of HATTIE B. BRADLEY from the sale of bacon set apart by the probate Court of said widow & children as exempt property

                Eleven & 95/100 dollars

 

                                Claims due said Estate

 

One sixth of seven hundred and fifty dollars set apart to the widow and minor children of T. T. BRADLEY decd. by the probate Court of Collin County amounting to one hundred and twenty five dollars ($125.00) which said sum is now in the hands of F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased and is to be paid by him under said order in due cause of administration and bears no interest.

 

The State of Texas                              I H. E. SMITH Guardian of both the person and Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY

Collin County                                       a minor do solemnly swear that the inventory and list of claims annexed hereto are a true and perfect inventory and list of all the property real and personal belonging to said Estate that has come to my knowledge.

                                                                                                H. E. SMITH

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this the 12 day of August 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                County Court Collin Co. Texas

Filed August 15th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

 

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M. W. WILMETH                                   In vacation

                Guardn.

Est. of                                                     Now on this day came M. W. WILMETH Guardian of the person and Estate of

Wm. FARIES Minor                             Wm. FARRIS (sic) a minor and files his new bond for approval which said bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered recorded.

 

Bond

 

   Know all men by these presents (sic) that We M. W. WILMETH as principal and W. H. ANDREWS and H. F. WILMETH as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County in the State of Texas and his successors in office in the sum of One thousand dollars for the payment of which we bind ourselves firmly by these presents (sic). The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound M. W. WILMETH was appointed by the County Court of Collin County at the January Term 1881 Guardian of the person and Estate of WILLIAM FAIRES a minor. Now should the said M. W. WILMETH well and only (?) perform all the duties incumbent upon him as such then this obligation is null and void otherwise to remain in force.

                This August 13th 1881.

                                                                M. W. WILMETH

                                                                W. H. ANDREWS

                                                                H. F. WILMETH

 

Filed August 13th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

 

 

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The State of Texas                              In Vacation.

Collin County                                      

                                                In the matter of M. B. MORROW Lunatic:

                                                                                                Information in writing having been made as required by law by T. A. MORROW that M. B. MORROW is a person of unsound mind, I, T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County this day caused the said LOU McMIN to be brought before me and the County Attorney of Collin County appearing for the state there upon came a Jury of six Good and lawful men to wit S. J. B. PLEMMONS and five others who being duly empanelled and sworn and who after hearing the evidence and special issues submitted to them by the Court returned into the following verdict in answer to integrations propounded by the Court:

 

Int. 1st Is M. B. MORROW the Defendant of unsound mind: Yes

Int. 2nd If the Deft. is of unsound mind is it necessary that he should be placed under restraint: Yes

Int. 3rd If you answer both the foregoing interrogations in the affirmative Then what is the age and nativity of

          the Deft.: 17 yrs., Texas.

Int. 4th How many attacks of insanity has he had and how long has the present attack existed: Four Years; worse at

          times.

Int. 5th Is insanity hereditary in the family or not: No.

Int. 6th Is the Deft. possessed of any Estate. If so of what does it consist and its estimated value. Nothing

Int. 7th If the Defendant is possessed of no estate are there any person…

 

 

 

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…legally liable for his support: No one.

 

                                                S. J. B. PLEMMONS Foreman

 

It is therefore considered by the Court that said Verdict be approved and said M. B. MORROW be committed to the Custody of the Sheriff of Collin County to be by him confined unto information can be obtained from the Superintendent of the Lunatic Asylum at Austin Texas as to whether he can be admitted into said institution or until released upon bond of relative or friend as provided by law.

 

S. A. C. STRIPLING                                             In Vacation

                Guardn.                                                 29th (August?) 1881

Est. of

STRIPLING Et al minors                    Now on this day comes S. A. C. STRIPLING Guardian of the Estate of FOX STRIPLING, CORA (?) C. STRIPLING, MINNIE IOLA STRIPLING, FRANK STRIPLING, and ELISHA STRIPLING minors and files for approval (of) her bond as such guardian which said bond having been examined by this Court and considered sufficient is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

                                                Bond

 

State of Texas                     

Collin County                       Know all men by these presents (sic) that We S. A. C. STRIPLING as principal and W. P. DERR and G. W. PUCKETT as sureties hereby acknowledge ourselves held and firmly bound to pay to the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office the sum of Eighteen hundred Dollars the payment of which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves heirs and legal representative Jointly and severally firmly by these presents (sic) signed by us this 25th day of August 1881. Now the condition of the above bond is such that whereas…

 

 

 

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…the S. A. C. STRIPLIN (STRIPLING) has been appointed by the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Guardian of the Estates of FOX STRIPLING, COMA (sic) C. STRIPLING, MINNIE IOLA STRIPLING, FRANK STRIPLING and ELISHA STRIPLING all of whom are minors. Now if the said S. A. C. STRIPLING shall faithfully discharge the duties as guardian of said minors Estates according to Law then this bond is to become void otherwise to remain in full force and effect in Law.

   Witness our hands this 25th day of July 17th (?) 1881.

                                                                                                S. C. STRIPLING

                                                                                                W. P. DERR

                                                                                                G. W. PUCKETT

 

State of Texas                                      Before me the undersigned authority the day personally came S. A. C.

Collin County                                       STRIPLING who after being duly sworn on oath says that she will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the Estates of the minors whose names are set forth in the foregoing giving bond according to Law.

                                                                                                G. J. DAVIS

                                                                                Notary Public of the Co. of Collin

                This the 17th of August 1881.

 

 

JOHN E. CAMERON                                          In Vacation Sept 10th 1881

                Admr.

Est. of                                                                     On this day came on to be heard the application of J. E. CAMERON

A.L. JONES Decd.                                               to be appointed temporary administrator of the Estate of A. L. JONES

Decd. Which said application being heard and fully understood by the Court It is ordered by The Hon. T. C. Goodner Co. Judge of Collin Count that said J. E. CAMERON be and he is hereby appointed temporary administrator…

 

 

 

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…of said Estate with power to take possession and control of all of said Estate, to collect rents and to continue the business of Retail Grocery, to preserve said Estate  & to sell such other personal property as may be of a perishable nature; and that he enter into bond in the sum of one thousand dollars Conditioned as the law directs.

 

JOHN E. CAMERON                                          In Vacation Sept 10th 1881

                Admr.

Est. of                                                                     On this day comes JNO. E. CAMERON administrator of the Estate

A.L. JONES Decd.                                               of A. L. JONES decd. and files for approval his bond as temporary administrator of said Estate which said bond being examined is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

 

The State of Texas                                              In Vacation Sept. 10th 1881

Collin County                                                       Know all men by these presents (sic) that We J. E. CAMERON as principal and G. W. CAMERON and C. N. ABBOTT are held and firmly bound unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of One thousand dollars; Conditional that the above bounden J. E. CAMERON who has been appointed by the County Judge of Collin Count of Collin County Texas temporary administrator of the Estate of A. L. JONES Decd. shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment. Witness our hands this the 10th day of Sept. 1881.

 

                                                                                J. E. CAMERON

                                                                                G. W. CAMERON

                                                                                C. N. ABBOTT

 

The State of Texas              I J. E. CAMERON do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of

Collin County                       temporary…

 

 

 

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….administrator of the estate of A. L. JONES Decd. in accordance with law and with the order of the Court appointing me such administrator.

                                                                                                J. E. CAMERON

 

Sworn to before me this Sept. 10th 1881.

                                                                J. W. Waddill

 

E. G. SHAW                                          In Vacation Sept. 12th 1881

vs. Est. of

D. W. SHAW Decd.                              Now on this day came on to be heard the application of E. G. SHAW for temporary letters of administration upon the Estate of D. W. SHAW Decd. which said application being heard and fully understood It is ordered by Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County that the said E. G. SHAW be and he is hereby appointed temporary administrator of the said Estate with the power to preserve the Estate and to collect debts due the same and that he enter into bond in the sum of Five hundred dollars Conditioned as the law requires.

 

E. G. SHAW                                          In Vacation Sept. 15th 1881

                Temporary Admr.                                Now on this day comes E. G. SHAW heretofore appoint temporary

Est. of                                                     administrator of the Estate of D. W. SHAW decd. and files for approval (of)

D. W. SHAW Decd.                              his bond as such temporary administrator Which said bond being examined by this Court and considered sufficient and in compliance with the said order of appointment It is ordered that the same be and it hereby is approved and it is ordered that the same be recorded.

 

                                                                Bond

 

State of Texas                                      Know all men by these presents (sic) that we E. G. SHAW as principal and

Collin County                                       (blank) and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted unto T. C. Goodner…

 

 

 

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…County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Five Hundred Dollars. Conditioned that the said E. G. SHAW who was by T. C. Goodner Co. Judge of Collin County on the 12th day of September A. D. 1881 in vacation of his Court appointed temporary administrator of the estate of D. W. SHAW decd. shall faithfully discharge the duties of such temporary administrator.

                                                Witness our hands this (blank) day of September 1881.

 

                                                                                                                E. G. SHAW

                                                                                                                J. M. COPE  C. C. DAUGHTERY

                                                                                                                J. W. SPRAWLS

 

State of Texas     

Collin County                       I, E. G. SHAW do solemnly swear that I will incumbent well and truly perform and discharge all the duties upon me as temporary administrator of the estate of D. W. SHAW decd. according to the best of my skill and ability.                                          

                                                                                                E. G. SHAW

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this (blank) day of September 1881.

                                                                                M. W. Keen J. P.

                                                                                Prct. No. 7 Collin County Texas

 

Filed Sept. 15th 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

E. D. POTTS                                         In Vacation Sept. 17th 1881

     vs.

County Est. of                                       Now on this day comes E. D. POTTS and files his application for

MARTHA F. POTTS Decd. the appointment of appraisers to value the community property belonging to himself and his deceased wife MARTHA F. POTTS which said application being considered by the Court is approved

and it is ordered by the Court that S. P. LUIES (sic) FORD, C. S. HAGGARD and W. J. LOCKMAN be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to value the said property and make their report as provide by law.

 

E. D. POTTS admr                               In Vacation Sept. 17 1881

Comty (Community) Est. of              

M. F. POTTS Dec d.                             On this day comes E. D. POTTS surviving husband of MARTHA F. POTTS decd….

 

 

 

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…and files his bond as administrator of the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife MARTHA F. POTTS which said bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded. It is further ordered that said E. D. POTTS be and he is hereby authorized to manage control and dispose of said community Estate as provided by law.

 

                                                                Bond

 

State of Texas

   Collin County                    Know all men by these presents (sic) that we E. D. POTTS as principal and C. S. HAGGARD and J. S. FOX as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Eight hundred and seventy Seven Dollars. Conditioned that said E. D. POTTS as surviving husband of MARTHA F. POTTS Decd. and administrator of the Community Estate of himself and his said deceased wife shall faithfully administer the said Community Estate and pay over one half the surplus here of after the payment of the debts against said Estate to such persons or persons as shall be entitled to receive the same. Witness our hands this 17 day of Sept. 1881.

                                                                                                                                E. D. POTTS

                                                                                                                                J. S. FOX

                                                                                                                                C. S. HAGGARD

 

Filed Sept. 17th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

E. D. POTTS                                         In Vacation Sept. 17th 1881

  Comty. (Community) Est. of

M. F. POTTS Decd                               On this day came on to be heard the inventory and appraisement of the community Estate of E. B. POTTS and MARTHA F. POTTS Decd. filed by E. D. POTTS surviving husband of said MARTHA F. POTTS Decd. which said inventory…

 

 

 

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…being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

 

Inventory and Appraisement

 

To the Honorable County Court Collin County Texas

   We the appraisers appointed by the Court to appraise the Community property of E. D. POTTS and his deceased wife MARTHA F. POTTS of the County of Collin State of Texas. Respectfully submit the following as inventory of said Community property.

 

40 acres of land in Collin Co. Texas Part of J. C. BARROW (survey?) appraise                   $400.00

5 head of horses                                                                                                                                   150.00

37 head of Stock cattle                                                                                                                         222.00

1 wagon                                                                                                                                                                    15.00

Plows Gears &c.                                                                                                                                      30.00

House hold & Kitchen Furniture                                                                                                           20.00

One note for $40.00                                                                                                                                40.00

                                                                                                                                                                 $877.00

                                                                                                                                                                    46.00

                                                                                                                                                                   831.00

 

Debts against the Estate

   Due C. S. HAGGARD                                                                                      15.00

Dr. B. S. SHELBURNE for Med attention                                                       18.00

MRS. BACCUS for Wood                                                                                    5.00

   Tax on Estate                                                                                                      8.00

                                                                                                                                 46.00

 

 

We the appraisers appointed to appraise the Community Estate of E. D. POTTS and his deceased wife MARTHA F. POTTS do solemnly swear that the above and foregoing is a full fair and complete list and appraisement of the said Community Estate so far as has come to our knowledge. Witness our hands this Sept. 17th 1881.            

 

                                                                                S. P. LUNSFORD

                                                                                W. J. LOCKMAN 

                                                                                C. S. HAGGARD

 

Sworn to before me this Sept. 17 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

I, E. D. POTTS do solemnly swear that the foregoing is a full and complete list and inventory of…

 

 

 

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…of the Community property of myself and deceased wife MARTHA F. POTTS.

                                                Witness my hand this Sept. 17 1881.

 

                                                                                E. D. POTTS

 

Sworn to before me this Sept. 17, 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 17th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill

                                                T. C. Goodner

                                                                Co. Judge

 

 

 

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The State of Texas                              Be it remembered that on this the 3rd Monday the same being the 19th day of

Collin County                                       Sept. 1881 there was begun and holden at the Court house in the City of McKinney a regular term of the Hon. County Court of Collin County for Civil and probate business where the following proceedings were had to wit:

 

J. W. WHISENANT                                              Application for Guardianship

vs. Est. of                                                               Monday Sept. 19th 1881

JACK COLLINS Et al Minors                            Now on this day came on to be heard the application of JOHN W. WHISENANT to be appointed Guardian of the Estates of JACK COLLINS Et al minors and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law had been given It is ordered that said application be granted that letters of administration upon the Estates issue to JOHN W. WHISENANT upon his filing a good and solvent bond in the sum of $2000.00 and taking the oath prescribed by law, It is further ordered that H. H. FINLEY, W. A. KINCAID, G. W. FORD be appointed appraisers to value the property of said minors.

 

 

State of Texas                      In County Court of Collin County

Collin County                       Sept. Term 1881.

                                To the County Court of Collin County Texas

                                                JOHN W. WHISENANT who resides in Collin County Texas shows to the Court that LILLIE BELL COLLINS minor of the age of 10 years who lives in Hamilton County Texas, ROBERT SMITH of the age of 8 years who lives also in Hamilton County Texas and JACK COLLINS aged 12 years who lives in Denton County Texas are all minors and that they have no guardian of their Estate that their surviving parent MRS. ANN SMITH departed this life in Collin County Texas about (blank) day of (blank) 1876. That said minors have an Estate of the probable value of one thousand dollars…

 

 

 

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…consisting of about 112 acres of land in the A. B. PERRIN (?) survey in Collin County and about 52 acres in the MURRAY survey—that this land is the principal part of the Estate of said minors and is all situated in Collin County Texas.

   Petitioner further shows that he is competent to receive letters of Guardianship of such minors wherefore he prays that notice required by law be given of the filing of this application and that he be appointed guardian of the Estates of said minors and for General and special relief.

                                                                                                Jenkins & Muse & Lucas

                                                                                                                Attys. for WHISEANT

Filed August 8th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the Sept. Term 1881.

                The state of Texas to the Sheriff or any constable of Collin County, Greeting:

                Your are hereby commanded to cause to be pasted in three of the most public place in your county one of which shall be at the Court House door Copies of the following notice:

 

                                                                The State of Texas

To all persons interested Guardianship of the Estate of JACK COLLINS, LILLIE BELL COLLINS & ROBERT SMITH, minors, JNO. W. WHISENANT has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship of the Estate of said minors which will be heard at the next regular term of said Court Commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1887 at the Court house thereof in the City of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minors may appear and contest said application if they see proper. Herein fail not under penalty of law and of this writ make due…

 

 

 

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…return. Issued the 10th day of August 1881.

                Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of the said Court and seal thereof at office in the city of McKinney this 10th day of             August 1881.

L. S.                                        J. W. Waddill clk. Co. Court

                                                                Collin Co. Texas

 

 

J. W. BAINES                                       Sep. 19th 1881

                Est. of

M. A. GOODWIN Decd.                       On this day the admr. J. W. BAINES has leave to file amended exhibit of Claims against said Estate.

 

E. G. SHAW Tem. Admr.                    Sept. 19th 1881

                Est. of

D. W. SHAW Decd.                              On this day this cause is continued to perfect notice.

 

 

E. G. SHAW Tem. Admr.                    Sept. 19th 1881

                Est. of

D. W. SHAW Decd.                              On this day came on to be heard the motion of E. G. SHAW Tem. Admr. of said Estate praying that said Temporary Administration be continued in force until the next time of this Court. And said motion being heard and fully understood by this Court It is ordered that the same be granted.

 

 

JNO. E. CAMERON                            Monday Sept. 19th 1881

                Temp. Admr.

Est. of                                                     Now on this the first day of this term of this Court Came on to be heard the

A.L. JONES Decd.                               application of JOHN E. CAMERON Temporary Administrator of the Estate of A. L. JONES Decd. to be continued as such administrator until the 3rd day of the next term of this Court with all the…

 

 

 

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…authority heretofore granted him as such administrator and praying the Court to grant him an order to sell the stock of Liquors cigars &c. &c. at private sale for cash belonging to said Estate and it appearing that heretofore on the 10th day of September 1881 the said CAMERON was appointed temporary administrator of said Estate with full authority conduct and ?? and carry on the retail Grocery Store or Saloon belonging to said Estate and that there has not been sufficient time since said appointment for notice of his application for permanent letters of administration upon said Estate to be given according to Law. It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said JOHN E. CAMERON be and he is hereby authorized to act as temporary administrator of the said Estate of said A. L. JONES Decd. until the 3rd day of the next term of this court with the same authority to conduct run and carry all said Saloon and to collect and disperse of all crops and rents due and to become due said Estate heretofore given him by Order of this Court. And it appearing to the Court that the License of Deceased to retail Liquors will expire on the 1st day of October 1881 It is ordered that said Temporary Administrator J. E. CAMERON be and he is hereby authorized and required to sell all liquors wines whiskeys cigars bar & bar fixtures and all the property used in or connected with said saloon at private sale for cash in hand and that he make his report there of as the law requires. And until said sale he is authorized to run conduct or carry on said retail grocery or bar.

 

 

 

 

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ELIZABETH COFFMAN                                     Monday Sept. 19th 1881

                vs.

J. M. GRAVES admr.                                          On this day came on to be heard ELIZABETH COFFMAN surviving wife

Est. of JOHN COFFMAN Decd.                        of JOHN COFFMAN decd. for allowance in money to be make her in lien of 20 head of sheep and two yoke of oxen, which said application being heard and fully understood by the Court that said MRS. ELIZABETH COFFMAN be allowed the sum of One hundred dollars to be paid to her by the administrator of said Estate out of any money in his hands belonging to said Estate.

Order approvg. Inventory

 

SARAH MAGNER Extrx.                                    Monday September 19th 1881

                Estate of                                                                On this day comes SARAH MAGNER Executrix of the Estate of JOHN

JOHN MAGNER Decd.                                      MAGNER Decd. and files an inventory of said Estate which said Inventory being examined by the Court and found correct the same is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

Inventory

 

Inventory and appraisement of the property of the Estate of JOHN MAGNER Decd.

 

Real Estate separate property of Decd. 90 ½ acres W. H. HUNT sur.                                      905.00

Real Estate Community property of Dcd. & his surviving wife 18 acres W. H. HUNT survey              180.00

8 acres W. D. THOMPSON survey                                                                                                      40.00

                                                                                                                                                                1125.00

¼ acre ED BRADLEY survey                                                                                                              300.00                                                                                                                                                                                                 1425.00

Personal property Community Estate of Decd. & his surviving wife

 

90 lbs. Bacon                                                                                                                                          10.80

2 Double shovels & stock 2 ½                                                                                                                5.00

3 Turning Plows 1.66 2/3                                                                                                                        5.00

2 Singletrees 50/100                                                                                                                               1.00

2 single shovels 50/100                                                                                                                          1.00

Chains                                                                                                                                                        1.50

 

 

 

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2 Horse Collars    23/100                                                                                                                          .50                                  

1 Sweep                                                                                                                                                                       .50

1 Pitchfork                                                                                                                                                    .75

1 Briar blade                                                                                                                                                .75

1 Wagon                                                                                                                                                    15.00

1 scoop                                                                                                                                                         .75

 

Household & Kitchen furniture

 

1 sewing machine                                                                                                                                    10.00

1 Clock                                                                                                                                                         2.00

1 stand Table                                                                                                                                              1.00

8 chairs                                                                                                                                                         4.00

2 Bedsteads 2 Featherbed & clothing for said                                                                                   24.00

1 Cook stove & fixtures                                                                                                                             4.00

1 Safe                                                                                                                                                           2.00

1 Wash Kettle                                                                                                                                                .50

2 sad Irons                                                                                                                                                     .50

                                                                                                                                Total                       $1515.55

                                                                                                DAVID O’BRIEN

                                                                                                L. J. GRAVES

                                                                                                W. E. ROBERTS

 

State of Texas                      Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority L. J. GRAVES, W. E.

Collin County                       ROBERTS and DAVID O’BRIEN commissioners appointed to appraise the property of the of the Estate of JOHN MAGNER Decd. who being duly sworn upon their oaths say that the above & foregoing is a full & complete inventory of all the property of said Estate real & personal which has come to their hands and that the value of each item is set opposite the same & is made at the reasonable cash value thereof.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand & seal of office this 30th day of July 1881.

 

L. S.                                                                        J. W. Waddill Clk.

                                                                                Co. Court Collin Co. Tex.

 

Filed August 1st 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.  

 

 

 

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Application for Administration

 

 

W. B. NEWSOME                                19th day of September 1881

                vs.                                           Application for administration

E. D. HOGGE

                                To the county Court of Collin County W. B. NEWSOME who resides in Collin County would represent that on or about the 1st day of Feby. 1881 E. D. HOGGE Died intestate in said County leaving an Estate in said County of Collin of the probable value of two hundred Dollars and that at the date of his death he was indebted to I. D. NEWSOME & son in the sum of about three hundred dollars that petitioner is a member of said firm that none of the persons who are entitled to letters of administration before, or in preference to applicator have made application therefore and he prays that notice be given as required by law & upon final hearing he be granted letters of administration upon said Deceased estate.

                                                                                                Throckmorton, Brown & Bro.

Filed August 10th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

Order on application for Administration-Appraisers aptd.

 

W. B. NEWSOME administrator                       19th day of September 1881

Estate E. D. HOGGE                                           Now on this day came on to be heard the application of W. B. NEWSOME for letters of administration of the Estate of E. D. HOGGE Ded. and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law had been given; It is ordered that said application be granted, that letters of administration upon said Estate to W. B. NEWSOME upon his filing a good and solvent Bond in the sum of Six Hundred Dollars and taking the oath prescribed by law; It is further ordered that M. L. MORRIS, DAVID S. KELTON and A. W. McDONALD are hereby appointed appraisers to value the property of said E. D. HOGGE decd.

 

 

 

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Notice of Application for Admr.

 

Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the Sept. term 1881

The State of Texas, to the Sheriff or any Constable of Collin County, Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County, one of which shall be the Court House door, copies of the following notice:

To all persons interested in the Administration of the Estate of E. D. HOGGE Decd.

W. B. NEWSOME has filed in the County Court of Collin County, an application for letters of administration of the estate of E. D. HOGGE Dcd. which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1881 at the Court House in the City of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said Estate may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

 

Herein Fail Not, under penalty of law and of this writ made due return.

                                                Issued the 10th day of August 1881.

                                                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk

L. S.                                        of said Court, and seal thereof

                                                at office in the City of McKinney,

                                                this 10 day of August 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                County Court, Collin County

 

Sheriff’s Return

 

Came to hand on the 10th day of August 1881 and executed same day, by posting copies of the within in three public place in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                                                Sheriff of Collin County

 

 

 

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Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.

 

Tuesday morning 9 o’clock September 20th 1881 Court convened pursuant to adjournment the Hon. T. C. Goodner present and presiding and officers of court present as on yesterday.

 

Order on Final & supplemental Final Report

 

A.J. ATKINSON                                                   Tuesday Sept. 20 1881

                Admr. of Estate                                    Final Report &

HENRY O. HEDGECOXE Decd.                      Supplemental Final Report

                                                                Now on this day came on to be heard the Final and supplemental Final Report of A. J. ATKINSON Administrator of the Estate of H. O. HEDGECOXE dcd. (sic) and it appearing to the Court that notice had been given as required by law it is ordered that said report be in all things approved and it further appearing to the Court that OTTO HEDGECOXE is the only heir at law of said estate it is ordered that said Heirship is fully established and that the administrator be discharged on delivery of the Estate to said heir and on filing vouchers showing all costs paid in said cause.

 

A.J. ATKINSON                                                   In County Court

                Admr. Est. of                                         September Term 1881

HENRY O. HEDGECOXE Dcd.

                                                To the Hon. Co. Court

A.J. ATKINSON admr. of the estate of HENRY O. HEDGECOXE decd. begs leave to file this his final report of the condition of said estate. He would report the following disposition of the Real Estate belonging to said Estate; ½ int. in Lot No. 52 in Block No. 7 sold by Admr. to T. H. EMERSON & BRO. as per Report of sale filed July 17th 1876 and amended Report filed July 22d 1876 for……………………………………………………………………………..  $350.00

½ Int. in Lot in McKinney 1 foot X 40 feet sold to THOS. H. EMERSON & BRO. as per Report filed…

 

 

 

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…filed (sic) July 24th 1876 for …………………………………………………………………………………………    $83.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                $433.00


Your reporter would represent that the sale of the first mentioned lot was made for the purpose of satisfying a Judgment recovered in the Dist. Court of Collin County on the 22nd day of Decr. 1874 by THOS H. EMERSON & BRO. against S. (?) C. ANDERSON and the Estate of said decedent for the sum of $574.24 with interest at the rate of two per cent per month with foreclosure of the vendors lien on said Lot. And the amount applied thereto $350.00. That the proceeds of the sale of the second lot was applied to and accepted as payment in full of the balance of said Judgment July 25th 1876 & Judgt. receipted                                                                                                                         $  83.00

                                                                                                                                                                                  433.00  $433.00

 

Leaving belonging to said Estate 320 acres of land in Young Co., Texas.

That he has disposed of the Personal property on said Estate as follows:

1 Mule appraised at 25$ sold for                                                                                                                                     $40.00

1 Mare & 1 Yearling Colt vald. (sic) $35.00 sold for                                                                                                     $38.00

1 Watch & chain vald. At $5.00 received and appropriated by OTTO HEDGECOXE

1 Trunk & 1 pair saddle Riders still on hand.

That he charged himself with one note due by himself to said Estate for 200$ Gold as money collected       200.00.

That subsequent to the filing of the Inventory he found one horse which had been strayed by

 J. O. STRAUHAN in which the estate had ½ interest which he sold for                                                                  $40.00

                                                Total Amount Received                                                                                                      $751.00

 

He would represent that he had paid off all the debts of said Estate as follows to wit:

Claim of THOS. H. EMERSON & BRO. Judgment satisfied as hereinbefore stated                                            $433.00

Approved claim of M. A. GOODWIN 75$ with Int. at 18% from Nov. 3d 1874 as per vouchers 2 &3                 $102.25

 

 

 

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…Approved claim of ISAAC CROUCH $115 with Int. at 8% from Sept. 30, 1874 as per vouchers 4, 5 & 6     $134.75

Approved claim of DR. M. A. TAYLOR 73$ with Int. at 8% paid by JOHN O. HEDGECOX for the heirs of

the Estate Except the sum of Twenty five dollars as per voucher No. 6                                                                      25.00

To THOS. H. EMERSON & BRO. Voucher 7                                                                                                                    76.00

Taxes on land in Young Co. 1877 No. 8                                                                                                                              4.50

Taxes on land in Young Co. 1878 No. 9                                                                                                                              4.16

To J. R. BURNS attorneys fees in the suits of EMERSON & BRO. vs. S. C. ANDERSON & estate of

H. O. HEDGECOXE in Dist. Court and suit of M. A. GOODWIN vs. Administrator as also general

attorney in the estate as per Voucher No. 10                                                                                                                     58.50

That he paid to J. O. STRAUGHAN ½ fees of posting expended by STRAUGHAN in estraying a horse

above mentioned in which the estate had a ½ interest                                                                                                                    #1.75

To T. C. Goodner Co., Judge Voucher 11                                                                                                                             9.75

Balance of Cost due about                                                                                                                                                                    30.25

To K. R. CRAIG attys. fee filing this report V. 12                                                                                                                15.00

Com. due admr. 5% on $751.00 Recd.                                                                                                                               37.55

Com due admr. 5% on $894.91 Paid out                                                                                                                            44.74

Total amt. & to be paid out                                                                                                                                                 $977.20

                                Bal. due admr.                                                                                                                                        226.20

                                                                                                                                                                                                   751.00

 

He would further state that he now here charges himself with attys. fees in suit of M. A. GOODWIN

v. himself                                                                                                                                                                                   25.00

And also with Interest out of the 200$ note                                                                                                                         26.20

                                                                                Total                                                                                                            51.20

 

Leaving Balance due him $175.00

Your Reporter would further represent that OTTO HEDGECOXE a citizen of Collin Co. and over the age of 21 years is the sole heir of the Estate of his intestate H. O. HEDGCOXE.

Wherefor he prays that Citation as required by law and that upon final hearing of this account the same be approved as a final report and this reporter discharged from his trust as administrator and the…

 

 

 

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…administration on said Estate closed.

Your reporter would further state that he will be prepared with the proper Vouchers or satisfactory evidence in lieu thereof in support of the payments and credits set out in this account.

All of which respectfully submitted.

A.J. ATKINSON Admr.

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 6th day of August 1881.

                                                                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

                                                                                                Co. Ct. Collin Co. Tex.

 

Filed August 6th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

A.J. ATKINSON                                                   In County Court

                Admr.                                                     Sept. Term 1881

Est. of H. O. HEDGECOXE dcd.

                                                                To the Hon. Co. Court Collin Co:  A. J. ATKINSON Admr. of the estate of H. O. HEDGECOXE decd. files this his supplemental final account in said estate and reports That he has ascertained since the filing of his final report that the horse reported as Estrayed by J. O. STRAUGHAN and redeemed by this admr. was strayed by W. A. STRAUGHAN and he makes this as a correction.

 

He would further represent that since the filing of his said final report OTTO HEDGECOXE the sole heir of said Estate has taken into his possession and sold the tract of 320 acres of land situated in Young County Texas thereby leaving this reporter without any funds or property whatever in his hands. He would further state that the amount reported by him as paid out in Excess of the funds received was paid out by him on just debts against said Estate for the purpose of saving the property from the expense and loss in value of the property incident to a sale…

 

 

 

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…of the same under process of administration; wherefore he prays that said amount be approved and allowed as a claim against said Estate.

                                                                                Respectfully submitted

                                                                                                A.J. ATKINSON Admr.

                                                                                                Est. H. O. HEDGECOX Decd.

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this the 19th day Sept. 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

                                                                                                Collin Co., Tex.

 

   Probate Notice

The State of Texas

To all persons interested in Estate of H. O. HEDGECOXE Decd.

Notice is Hereby given that A. J. ATKINSON admr. of the Estate of H. O. HEDGECOXE decd. has filed his final account, with said estate, in the Honorable County Court of Collin County, which will be acted on at the next term of said Court to be held in the Court House in the City of McKinney, commencing on the 3rd Monday of Sept. A. D. 1881 when all persons interested may appear and contest the same if they see proper.

 

                                                                Witness my Official seal and signature this 16th day

L. S.                                                        of August A. D. 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk County

                                                                                Court Collin County Texas

 

State of Texas

County of Collin

This day personally appeared before me JOHN H. BINGHAM, Proprietor of the McKinney Enquirer, who being duly sworn on oath says that the Citation for Publication in above styled cause, hereto attached was published by him in said newspaper three successive weeks beginning August 13 1881 and Ending August 28 1881.

 

                                                                                                JNO H. BINGHAM

 

 

 

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Sworn to and subscribed before me this 19th of Sept. 1881.

                                                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

                                                                                                                Co. Ct. C. Co. Texas

 

Order Approvg. Amend. Report

 

W. H. McCURLEY                                               Tuesday 20th of Septr.

Est. of                     Guardian                               1881

FOREST McCURLEY Et al                               Now on this day came on to be heard the amended report of W. H. McCURLEY Administrator of the Estate of FOREST McCURLEY et al filed in this cause and the same having been examined by the Court and it appearing that the land had been sold for a fair price it is approved and ordered to be recorded; and it is further ordered that Guardian make title on purchased complying with terms of sale as provided by law.

 

Amended Report

 

W. H. McCURLEY Guardian of the persons and the Estate of the minors FOREST, BELLE, CRISSY, ROBERT & ELIZA McCURLEY and makes the following Report of the sale of an undivided one half of (61 1/3 ) sixty one 1/3 acres of Land mentioned as the property of W. H. McCURLEY & his minor children said sale was made in obedience to an order made at the Term of the Co. Court of Collin County said 61 1/3 acres was sold to JESSY EAKLE for 17 5-/100 per acre amounting to the sum of (1073 33 1/3/100) One thousand seventy three 33 1/3/100 dollars the one half being the share of said minors which is $536 66 2/3/100 dollars was cash in hand said Guardian would report that since the inventory filed in said Court showing (108) acres of land belonging to Guardian and his said children that one JOHN BOREN has instituted a suit in the District Court of Collin County for the recovery of (46 2/3) acres of said Land & in consequence of said suit this Guardian is unable to sell said (46 2/3) said Guardian will not be able to make a final report of sale until the termination of said suit.

 

 

 

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But said Guardian ask the Court to confirm the sale of the (61 1/3) acres of said land & Decree that said Guardian make a deed of conveyance to JESSY EAKLE for the same.

 

                                                                                                W. H. McCURLEY

                                                                                as Guardian

 

Sworn to before me this August 10th 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

J. P. DOWELL

                Guardian                                               Final Report

Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY a                         Tuesday September 20th 1881

                                Minor                                      Now on this day came on to be heard the final report and application for discharge of J. P. DOWELL Guardian of the person and Estates of SAMPSON FINLEY a minor. And it appearing to the Court that notice had been given as required by law and no objection being made thereto it is ordered that said report be in all things approved and the same be recorded. And that said J. P. DOWELL be discharged from this trust upon the appointment and qualification of a successor as Guardian of his said minor and his turning over to said successor all property belonging to his said ward and filing receipts therefor in this Court.

 

In the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY                                 In the County

vs.                                           a minor                                  Court of Collin

J. P. DOWELL guardian                                                     County September

Term A. D. 1881.

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County: Now comes J. P. DOWELL Guardian of the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY JR. a minor and files this his final account and Exhibit of His said ward’s estate. He shows to the Court that since his appointment as guardian of said ward he has received from H. H. FINLEY administrator of the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY SR. deceased the sum of Thirty six & 28/100…

 

 

 

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…Dollars that this is the Entire amount of money & property belonging to his said Ward that has come into his hands with the interest on said amount for two years $8.30. Total $44.58. That there is (sic) other moneys & an undivided one ninth interest in 80 acres of land belonging to his said Ward in Collin County that he has never received into his possession. He states that he has paid out to J. L. DOGGETT an attorney $5.00 as per voucher No. 1 for filing his application for letters of Guardianship & that he has paid said DOGGETT $5.00 for filing this report & Exhibit as per voucher No. 2. That he has paid J. W. Waddill County Clerk the sum of $4.55 Court Costs in this Estate as per voucher No. 3. Making Total paid by him $14.55 and that he is entitled to 5 percent Commissions on $44.58=222 Leaving a balance in his hands to be paid over to his said Ward or the person authorized to receive the same…$27.83. He further states to the Court that there will be the costs incident to filing this final account the exact amount of which he does not know & he asks that when they are ascertained he be allowed to retain the amount out of the said $27 83/100. He further states to the Court that his said Ward has left his house and control without any good reason therefore and now refuses to be managed or controlled by this Guardian and this Guardian states that he believes that he is unable to manage and control him. That said Ward is now over 14 years old and that he desires to select some one else as his guardian. Wherefore this guardian asks on a final hearing hereof his final account be approved and he be allowed to resign the further guardianship of the person & Estate of said Ward.

 

                                                                                                                J. P. DOWELL

 

By J. L. DOGGETT his attorney—Sworn to before me this 11th day of August A. D. 1881.

                                                                                                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

 

 

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Endorsed “Filed Aug. 11th 1881

                                                J. W. Waddill, clk.

 

 

                                                Probate Notice

The State of Texas

To all persons interested in Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY a minor.

Notice is hereby Given that J. P. DOWELL Guardn. of the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY a minor has filed his application for leave to resign said Guardianship and his final account with said estate, in the Honorable County Court of Collin County, which will be acted on at the next term of said Court, to be held in the Court House in the City of McKinney, commencing on the 3rd Monday of Sept. A. D. 1881 when all persons interested may appear and contest the same if they see proper.

 

L. S.                                                        Witness my official seal and signature,

                                                                This 11 day of August A. D. 1881

                                                                J. W. Waddill

                                                                                Clerk County Court

                                                                Collin County Texas

 

Return of Sherriff

 

Came to hand Aug. 11th 1881 and executed Aug. 12th 1881 by causing this citation to be published in the McKinney Advocate a weekly newspaper published in the town of McKinney Collin County Texas for four consecutive weeks prior to return day hereof.

                                                                                                Wms. Warden Sheriff

                                                                                                Collin Co. Texas

 

 

P. C. THOMSON                                  September 20th 1881

                v. Est. of                                 Now on this day it is ordered that this cause be dismissed.

SARAH B. STEDMAN (?)

 

 

M. C. BROAD                                                       September 20th 1881

                vs. application for Guardshp.            Now on this day it is ordered this cause to be

A.M. & L. S. BROAD minors                              dismissed.

 

 

 

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Estates of T. M. & L. E. STIMSON Minors

 

3rd Annual Report

 

M. L. BRIGHT

Estates     Guardian                             September 20th 1881

T. M. & L. E. STIMSON                       Now on this day came on to be heard the 3rd Annual Report of M. L. BRIGHT

                Minors                                    as Guardian of the Estates of T. M. & L. E. STIMSON Minors; and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said account has been given as required by law, and said account being examined by the Court and found in all things correct it is ordered that the same be in all things confirmed and approved and be recorded.

 

                                                3rd Annual Report

 

Estates of                              Collin County Court

T. M. & L. E. STIMSON       July term 1881

   To the Count Court of Collin County Texas:

                M. L. BRIGHT guardian of the estates of the above named minors begs leave to submit the following as his 3rd annual account. He states that the report filed by him on 18th of May 1880 showed at the time of filing his first account he had on hand $182.96 and that said report showed that he had paid out for said wares (wards?) in all $77.98. Now he shows that the item in said account as shows Voucher No. 4 amounting to $4.60 and the Commission of reporter $3.71 were paid for the joint benefit of his two wards, that these two sums added together would make $8.31 which subtracted from said $182.96 would leave $173.99 belonging to both of said Wards jointly or $86.84 ½ to each of said wards. Now he would represent that he paid out for the minor T. M. STIMSON $45.27 according to the vouchers filed with said report—May 18, 1880 leaving bal. of $41.57 in reporter’s hands belonging to T. M. STIMSON and that he paid out according to said report filed May 18th

 

 

 

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…1880 for the minor L. E. STIMSON #29.40 leaving to her $57.44.

                The following accounts will show the condition of the Estate of Each one of the above wards.

 

                                M. L. BRIGHT In acct. with T. M. STIMSON

To amt. on hand at last report                                           #41.57

To amt. rec’d. as interest                                                        3.50

                                                total amt. recd.                       45.07

 

By ½ amt. pd. Jenkins & Muse v. 1                  #1.25

By ½ amt. pd. for taxes v. 2                                0.87 ½

By ½ amt. pd. Jo Waddill v. 3                              2.42 ½

By ½ amt. pd. Jenkins Muse & Lucas v. 4        1.25

By 5% Comm. on #5.80 amt pd. out                                 0.29

By 5% Comm. on #3.50 amt. recd.                    0.17

                                total amt. pd. out                    6.26

 

                                Recapitulation

 

                Total amt. recd.                                    $45.07

                Total amt. pd. out                 6.26

                Bal. on hand belonging to T. M. STIMSON $38.81

 

 

                                M. L. BRIGHT in acct. with L. E. STIMSON

 

To amt. on hand as per report filed May 18th 1881 (sic)              57.40

To amt. recd. as interest                                                                       3.68

                                                total amt. recd.                                     61.08

 

By ½ amt. pd. Jenkins & Muse                          v. 1          #1.25

By ½ amt. pd. taxes                                             v. 2            0.87 ½

By ½ amt. pd. Waddill                                         v. 3            2.42 ½

By ½ amt. pd. Jenkins Muse & Lucus              v. 4            1.25

By amt. pd. M. S. JONES                                   v. 5            1.50

By amt. pd. J. L. STEVESON                            v. 6          32.00

By 5% Comm. On #3.68 amt recd.                                    0.18

By 5% Comm. On #39.36 amt. pad out                            1.96

                                                total amt. pd. out                  41.34

 

                                                Recapitulation

 

Total amt. recd.                                                                    $61.08

Total amt. pd. out                                                                   41.34

 

Bal. on hand belonging to L. E. STIMSON #19.74

Your reporter would state that he has divided the expenses of above estates making each ward’s estate pay for what they respectively…

 

 

 

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…recd. He also shows that there was a mistake in his report filed May 18 1880 of $5.00 against reporter, that the mistake was made in adding up the column of expenditures that instead of it being $77.98 pd. out it was as the figures show #82.98. He also states that there has been no change in the condition of said estate and that he is cognizant of the justness of the above claims paid off by him.

                Premises considered he asks that the notice required by law be given of the filing of this report & that the same be approved.

                                                                                M. L. BRIGHT

 

Sworn to & subscribed before me this 18th May 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill

 

                                                                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the July Term 1881

The State of Texas, To the Sheriff or any constable of Collin County, Greetings:

                You are Hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, copies the following notice:

The State of Texas.

To all persons interested in the Guardian of the Estates of T. M. & L. E. STIMSON M. L. BRIGHT has filed in the County Court of Collin County his 3rd annual report of the condition of the Estate of said minors which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1881 at the Court House thereof, in the City of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minors may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

                Herein fail not, under penalty of the law, and…

 

 

 

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…of this writ make due return.

                                                Issued the 26 day of May 1881.

                                                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of

L. S.                                        said Court, and seal thereof, at office

                                                in the City of McKinney, this 26 day of

                                                May 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                County Court, Collin County

 

Sheriff Return

                Came to hand on the 26th day of May 1881 and executed the same day, by posting copies of the within in three public place in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                   Sheriff of Collin County

By Gabe Beck Deputy

 

 

Order on Annual Ext.

 

GEO. D. HUEY Guardian                                   Annual Exhibit

Estate of                                                                                20th day Septr. 1881

JULIA GATES Minor                                           Now on this day came on to be heard the annual Exhibit of G. D. HUEY Guardian of the Estate of JULIA GATES a minor filed herein and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said exhibit had been given as required by law, and said Exhibit being examined by the Court and found in all things correct it is ordered that the same be in all things approved and be recorded.

 

GEO. HUEY Guard. of the estate of JULIA GATES a minor begs leave to make the following exhibit of the condition of said Estate.

 

Recd. as per inventory                                                                        $388.56

Paid out v. 1                                                          37.50

Paid out v. 2                                                             1.85

Paid out v. 3                                                             4.10

Paid out T. B. & BRO. 4 x 5                                54.02 ¾

                                                                                 $97.47

 

                                Total on hand                                                       $291.08 ¼

 

                                                                                G. D. HUEY guardian

 

 

 

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Sworn to before me this May 31st 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

                By G. S. Morris Dy. (Deputy)

 

 

                                Probate Notice

 

State of Texas                                      In the County Court

County of Collin                   To the July term 1881.

 

The State of Texas to the sheriff or any constable of Collin County greeting:

                You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, Copies the following notice:

The State of Texas.

                                The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of JULIA GATES a minor GEORGE D. HUEY Guardn. has filed in the County Court of Collin County his annual report of the Condition of the Estate of said minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1881, at the Court House in the City of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said Estate may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

                Issued the 31st day of May 1881.

                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of the said Court, and seal thereof, at the office in the City of McKinney, this 21 day of May 1881.

L. S.                                                                        J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                County Court, Collin County

 

Came to hand on the 31st day of May 1881 and 2nd day of June 1881 same day by posting copies of the within in three public places in the County, one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                   Sheriff of Collin County

 

 

 

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Order on Anl. (Annual) Exhibit

 

 

G. D. HUEY Guardian                         Annual Exhibit

                Estate                                     20th of September 1881

J. T. GATES a minor                           Now on this day came on to be heard the annual Exhibit filed by G. D. HUEY Guardian of the Estate of J. T. GATES a minor and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said Exhibit has been given as required by law has been examined by the Court and found correct it is ordered by the Court that the same be in all things approved and that the same be recorded.

 

Annl. (Annual) Exhibit

 

GEORGE HUEY Guard. of the Estate of J. T. GATES minor begs leave to make the following exhibit of the condition of said Estate.

 

Recd. as per inventory                                                                        $363.99

Paid out v. 1                                                          $20.00

Paid out v. 2                                                             34.50

Paid out v. 4 & 5                                                      54.02

                                                                                $108.52 ¾

                                Total on hand                                                       255.46 ¼

                                                               

                                                                                G. D. HUEY Guardian

Sworn to before me this May 31st 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

                                                By G. S. Morris Dy. (Deputy)

 

 

                                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas to the sheriff or any constable of Collin County greeting:

                You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, Copies the following notice:

 

The State of Texas, To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of J. T. GATES a minor. GEO. D. HUEY has filed in the County Court of Collin County his annual Report of the condition of the Estate of said minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on…

 

 

 

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…the 3rd Monday in July 1881 at the Court House thereof, in the City of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said Estate may appears and contest said application if they see proper.

Herein Fail not, under penalty of the law, and of this writ make due return.

 

                                                                Issued the 31st day of May 1881

                                                                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of

L. S.                                                        said Court, and seal thereof, at

                                                                office in the City of McKinney

                                                                this 31st day of May 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                County Court, Collin County

 

Came to hand on the 31st day of May 1881, executed 2d day of June 1881 by posting copies of the within in three public place in the County, one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                   sheriff of Collin County

 

Order on Annual Account

 

J. S. WELLS                                                        

                Est. of Guardian                                   20th day of September

ABBIE FORMAN                                                 Now on this day came on to be heard the annual account of J. S. WELLS guardian of Est. of ABBIE FORMAN filed herein and it appearing to the Court that the notice of said filing had been given as required by law and the Court having examined said account and found the same correct it is ordered that the same be in all things approved and that the same be recorded.

 

Annual account of J. S. WELLS Guardian of the person & Estate of ABBIE FORMAN submitted to the Probate Court of Collin County Texas July term 1881; Hon. T. C. Goodner Presiding. Received from JOE FORMAN

 

 

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…Admr. of the estate of D. C. FORMAN Decd.                             #73.75

                JESSIE SHAW for land sold                                             116.40

                                                Total Receipts                                      190.15

Paid to Morris & Beverly Atty.’s fee Voucher No. (1)                                                      11.65

Paid to A. CLARK President of Add Ran College                                                        

                Hood Co. Tex. For 7 Months Board, Tuition

                & Books Voucher No. 2 & 3                                                                               117.75

Paid to Travelling Expenses to & from College                                                               20.00

Cash furnished to ward at sundry times

for the purchase of necessary clothing &c.                                                                        20.00

                                               

Total Disbursements                                                          $169.40

Leaving cash balance on hand                                                                                           20.75

Her interest other lands remain unimproved.

                                                                                                Respectively submitted by

                                                                                                J. S. WELLS Guardian

 

Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 15th day of July 1881.

                                                                Witness my hand & seal

L. S.                                                                        J. R. McCormick

                                                                                   Co. Clk. Denton Co. Texas

 

                                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the Sept. Term 1881

The State of Texas, to the sheriff or any constable of Collin County greeting:

                You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, copies the following notice:

The State of Texas.

 

                The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of ABBIE FORMAN minor. J. P. WELLS Guardian has filed in the County Court of Collin his annual account of the condition of said Estate of ABBIE FORMAN minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1881, at the Court House thereof, in the City of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and…

 

 

 

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…contest said application if they see proper.

Herein fail not, under penalty of the law, and of this writ make due return.

                                                                Issued the 25 day of August 1881

                                                                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of

                                                                said Court, and seal thereof, at

L.S.                                                         office in the city of McKinney

                                                                this 25 day of August 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                County Court Collin County

 

 

Shff. Return

 

Came to hand on the 25th day of August 1881 and Executed same day, by posting copies of the within in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                   Sheriff of Collin County

                                                                By I. S. Ewan Deputy

 

                Order on Annual Exhibit


Order Approx. Amt. Ex.

 

G. D. HUEY Guardian                                         20th day of September 1881

   Estate ROBT. GATES minor                          Now on this day came on to be heard the Annual Exhibit filed by G. D. HUEY Guardian of Estate of ROBT. GATES a minor and it appearing to the Court that the notice of said filing had been given as required by law and said account having been examined by the Court the same is in all things approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

                                                Exhibit

 

GEORGE HUEY Guardian of ROBERT GATES minor begs leave to make the following exhibit of the condition of his said Estate.

 

Recd. as per inventory                                                                                        #398.74

Paid Board v. 1                                                                    35.00

Paid v. 2                                                                                                  2.50

Paid v. 3                                                                                                (blank)

Paid ¼ Fee to Throckmorton Brown & Bro.                    54.02 ¾

                                                                                             #89.27 ¾

 

 

 

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                                Total on hand                                                                       #309.46 ¼

 

 

                                                                                G. D. HUEY

                                                                                                Guardian

 

Sworn to before me this May 31st 1881.

                                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

                                                By G. S. Morris Dty. (Deputy)

 

                Probate Notice

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the July Term 1881

The State of Texas, to the sheriff or any constable of Collin County greeting:

                You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, copies the following notice:

The State of Texas.

 

                The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of ROBERT GATES minor. GEO. D. HUEY Guardian has filed in the County Court of Collin his annual report of the condition of said Estate of ROBERT GATES minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1881, at the Court House thereof, in the City of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Herein fail not under penalty of the law and of this writ make due return.

 

                                                                                Issued the 31st day of May

                                                                                1881

                                                                                Witness J. W. Waddill

L.S.                                                                         Clerk of said Court and

                                                                                seal thereof, at office in

                                                                                the City of McKinney, this

                                                                                31 day of May 1881

                                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                                                   County Court Collin County

 

 

 

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Came to hand on the 31st day May 1881 and executed 2d day of June 1881 by posting copies of the within in three public places in the County, one of which was the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                                Sheriff of Collin County

 

Order on Application for Guardianship

 

Order apt. Guardn.

 

W. A. MELTON                                                    

      vs.                                                                     September 20th 1881

SAMPSON FINLEY                                             Now on this day came on to be heard the application of W. A. MELTON for the Court to appoint him a Guardian of the person and Estates (sic) of SAMPSON FINLEY a minor; and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law had been given said application is accordingly Granted upon Guardian’s giving a good and solvent Bond in the sum of Two Hundred and fifty dollars conditioned as the law directs.

 

                                                Application for Guardianship

 

In the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY                 In the

                vs.                                                           County

W. A. MELTON guardian                                    Court of Collin Court of Collin County July Term A. D. 1881.

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County W. A. MELTON a citizen of Collin County State of Texas would represent and show to the Court that there is one SAMPSON FINLEY JR. a minor of the age of fifteen years, that said minor is a male child, that said minor resides in Collin County Texas, that said minor has at this time a guardian viz J. P. DOWELL a citizen of Collin County State of Texas, that said DOWELL was appointed Guardian of said minor before he arrived at the age of 14 years….

 

 

 

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...that said minor has left the House and refused to be controlled by the said DOWELL and desires your petitioner to be appointed his Guardian both of his person and Estate consists of about #30.00 in Money now in the Hands of said J. P. DOWELL about #20.00 in money coming to him from the Estate of CHARLOTTE FINLEY his Grand mother (sic) and one ninth interest in 80 acres of land in the SAMPSON FINLEY survey in Collin County Texas. Total valuation about (#120.00) One Hundred and Twenty Dollars. He prays on the hearing hereof he be appointed guardian of the person and Estate of said Minor.

                                                                                                W. A. MELTON

By J. L. Doggett atty.

Filed July 8 1881

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

 

                                Probate Notice

 

 

The State of Texas                              In the County Court

County of Collin                                   To the July Term 1881

The State of Texas, to the sheriff or any constable of Collin County greeting:

                You are hereby commanded to cause to be posted in three of the most public places in your County one of which shall be at the Court House door, copies the following notice:

The State of Texas.

 

                The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY a minor. W. A. MELTON Guardian has filed in the County Court of Collin an application for letters of guardianship of the person & Estate of said minor, which will be which will be heard at the next term of said Court, commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1881, at the Court House thereof, in the City of McKinney, at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see…

 

 

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proper.

Herein fail not under penalty of the law and of this writ make due return.

                                                                Issued 8th day of July 1881

                                                                Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                of said Court, and seal thereof

                                                                at office in the City of McKinney

                                                                this 8th day of July 1881.

                                                                                J. W. Waddill Clerk

                                                                County Court, Collin County

 

Came to hand on the 8th day of July. Copies of the within (posted) in three public places in the County, one of which was at the Court House door.

                                                                                Wms. Warden

                                                                                                Sheriff of Collin County

 

Order Approve Bond

 

W. A. MELTON                                     Approval of Bond

Est. Guardian                                       September 20th 1881

SAMPSON FINLEY                             Now on this day comes W. A. MELTON and files his Bond as Guardian of the Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY with D. L. MELTON and W. P. MARSHALL sureties and said bond having been examined by the Court and found in all thins correct same is approved and ordered to be recorded.

 

                                                                Bond and Oath

 

The State of Texas                              Know all men by

Collin County                                       these presents that W. A. MELTON and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound to pay unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office the Just and full sum of Two Hundred and fifty dollars (#250.00) for the payment whereof we bind ourselves our heirs and legal representatives jointly and severally firmly by these presents (sic). The condition of the above…

 

 

 

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…obligation is such that whereas the said W. A. MELTON has this day been appointed Guardian of the person and Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY JR. a minor by the Honorable County Court of Collin County State of Texas. Now if the said MELTON shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him as guardian aforesaid according to Law then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and Effect.

Witness our hands this 20th day of September.

                                                                                                W. A. MELTON

                                                                                                D. L. MELTON

                                                                                                W. P. MARSHALL

 

The State of Texas                              I, W. A. MELTON a Citizen of Collin County State of Texas do solemnly swear

Collin County                                       that I will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of SAMPSON FINLEY JR. a minor according to law.

                                                                                                                W. A. MELTON

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me this September the 20th A. D. 1881

                                                                                                                                J. L. Doggett

Mayor of the City of McKinney

Filed Sept. 20 1881

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

H. E. SMITH                                                          Application to sell

Est. of    Guardian                                                personal property

HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor                          September 20th 1881

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of the Guardian for the sale of the personal property belonging to HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor; and it appearing to the Court that notice of said application had been given as required by law and that it is necessary that said property be sold for the payment of the necessary expenses and maintenance and support of said minor it is ordered that said application be granted and that said Guardian H. E. SMITH proceed to sell the personal property of said minor..

 

 

 

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…at private sale for Cash and that he make report of said sale as soon as it shall be made.

 

                                Application

 

Est. of HATTIE B. BRADLEY                            In the Hon. he (?)

   v.           a minor                                 County Court

H. E. SMITH guardian                                         of Collin County Texas

And now comes H. E. SMITH the guardian of the person and Estate of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor and represents to the Court that all the personal property belonging to said Estate is liable to deteriorate in value and that it will be an expense to said estate to keep said property. And that it is absolutely necessary to sell the same for support and maintenance of his said ward. He would represent that he believes he can sell said property to better advantage to sell it at a private sale and for cash. The premises considered he prays the Court to permit him to sell all of the personal property belonging to said estate as appears from the inventory filed herein at a private sale and for cash.

 

                                                                                                                M. H. Garrett atty. for

                                                                                                                H. E. SMITH guardian of

                                                                                                                Est. of HATTIE B. BRADLEY a minor

Filed August 15th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill Clk.

 

W. D. PARKER                                                    Application to sell

Est.    Guardian                                                    personal property

LOU ELLA BRADLEY                                        September 20th 1881

                a minor                                                  Now on this day comes on to be heard the application of W. D. PARKER to sell the personal property of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor and it appearing to the Court that said sale would be an advantage to said minor and that it was necessary for her support and maintenance it is ordered that said application be granted and that…

 

 

 

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…said W. D. PARKER proceed to sell said property at private sale for cash and that he make report of sale as soon as shall be made.

 

Est. of LOU ELLA BRADLEY                            In the Hon. County

                                a minor                                  Court Collin County

W. D. PARKER                                                    Texas

And now comes W. D. PARKER guardian the Person (and) Estate of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor and represents to the Court that all the personal property belonging to said estate is liable to deteriorate in value and that it will be an expense to the estate to Keep said property and that it is absolutely necessary to sell the same for the support and maintenance of his said ward. He would represent that he believes he can sell said property to better advantage to sell the same privately and for Cash in hand wherefore he prays the Court to allow him to sell all of the personal property belonging to said Estate as appears from said inventory at a private sale and for Cash in hand.

 

                                                                                                M. H. Garrett atty. for

                                                                                                H. E. SMITH guardian of

                                                                                                Est. of LOU ELLA BRADLEY a minor

Filed August 15th 1881.

                                J. W. Waddill clk.

 

 

J. L. DOGGETT                                    Final Report

   Est. of       Admr.                               Tuesday September the 20th

JNO. NIX decd.                                    A. D. 1881

Now on the day came on to be heard the final account of J. L. DOGGETT admr. of the Estate of JNO. H. NIX deceased and said final account being heard and fully understood by the Court It is adjudged ordered and decreed by the County Court of Collin County that said final account be in all things approved & it is ordered that said final account be recorded. It is further ordered that J. L. DOGGETT admr. aforesaid be allowed the sum of fifteen…

 

 

 

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…Dollars as an attorney for his legal services in said Estate and that he be allowed his commissions amounting to the further sum of Fifteen Dollars as admr. of said Estate, and it appearing to the Court that there remains in his hands the sum of Twenty Dollars and fifteen cents after paying the approved 1st class claims against said Estate It is ordered that said #20 15/100 Dollars be prorated equally between himself in payment of the said $15.00 allowed him and the $15.00 commissions as aforesaid and the Court costs in said Estate and in his filing vouchers in this Estate showing that he has complied with this decree & that he discharged as administrator aforesaid from the further administration of said Estate and that the succession be declared closed.

 

                                                                Final Report

                                                                In the

In the Estate of JOHN H. NIX            County Court

                                 Decd.                    of Collin

J. L. DOGGETT Admr.                        Co. September

Term A. D. 1881

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County.

J. L. DOGGETT who is a resident Citizen of Collin County and Administrator of the Estate of JNO. H. NIX Decd. would be would beg leave to make this his final account & report of the condition of his decedent’s Estate. He states that as per his report of sale filed Jany. the 30th A. D. 1880 the Estate personal property belonging to his Decedent’s Estate (except the hereinafter mentioned property) brought the sum of $56 70/100, that as per said report of sale the expenses of sale were the sum of $2.75 net proceeds of sale $53.95. That the Entire real Estate of the said JNO. H. NIX deceased as will be seen from the report of sale filed March the…

 

 

 

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…22nd A. D. 1881 brought the sum of #85.00. Your accountant would state that he sold to ABERNATHY a lot of old lumber for the sum of                                                                                                                                                   #2.00

that he collected a debt for said Estate                                                                                                               4.50

from one THOMPSON                                                                                                                                       $147.45

Showing the Entire amount of money received by him as Administrator aforesaid is the

sum of                                                                                                                                                                   $147.43 (sic)

and he states that this is the Entire estate of his decedent the said JNO. H. NIX deceased that has come to his knowledge. He states that he has paid out the following sums of money to the following named persons holding 1st class claims against said Estate.

To:

DR. G. W. CAIN (voucher no. 1)                                       #35.00

FRANK BROWN (voucher no. 2)                                     $20.00

CHAS. KNOTT (voucher no. 3)                                         #30.40

& Interest for 1 Year                                                             #2.43

MRS. M. E. CROUCH voucher no. (4)                             #30.00

To Squire W. R. MACK Taxes                                               7.50

as per voucher (no. 5)

To GEO. HOWELL City Tax Collector                             

the sum of             Voucher No. 6                                        #1.97

and your administrator states that the above and foregoing contains a full and complete report and account of the condition of his intestate’s Estate.

Wherefore he prays on a final hearing hereof his account be approved and he be discharged from the further administration of said Estate.

                                                                                                J. L. DOGETT

                                                                                Admr. of the Estate of

                                                                                JNO. H. NIX decd.

 

 

                                               

 



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