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knowledge and belief.


F. M. BOUNDS


Sworn to in open Court this May 15th 1882.

T. C. Goodner

Co. Judge


The State of Texas I hereby certify that the affidavit on

Collin County the reverse here by was signed by

F. M. BOUNDS in my presence and that he then made oath before me that the facts there in contained were true and correct. Witness my official signature and seal of office this 15th day of May 1882.


M. H. Garrett Notary public

Collin County Texas


[In margin is written “Will”]


State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these present that I WILLIAM HAMPTON of the of the above State and County being of sound mind and knowing the uncertainty of life do in presence of these witnesses make this my last will and testament, that OBITHA HAMPTON my wife have control of all of my property including the houses and lots that we now occupy in Weston, to wit Lot no. 4 in Block no. 1 to sell or otherwise dispose of as she the said OBITHA HAMPTON thinks best and to appropriate the proceeds to her own use and benefit without giving any bond or security. Signed in presence of these witnesses at Weston this the 4th day of February 1882

W. HAMPTON


Witnesses F. M. BOUNDS

W. H. BOWIE

JESSE W. ORENDUFF


Filed April 28th 1882.

J. W. Waddill

Clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the July Term 1882

The State of Texas to the Sheriff or any Constable of Collin County Greetings




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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.


The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the administration of the Estate of Wm. HAMPTON Decd. OBITHA HAMPTON has filed in the County Court of Collin county an application for the probate of the last will and testament of Wm. HAMPTON Decd. which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1882 at the Court House thereof 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 the penalty of law and of this writ make due return.

Issued 16th Day of May 1882.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of

said Court and seal thereof at office

in the City of McKinney this 16 day

L.S. of May 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk

County Court Collin County


Shffs. Return.

Came to hand on the 16th of May 1882 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



LIZZIE SMOOT Tuesday July 25th 1882

Guardn.

Est. of Now on this day came on

W. E. & J. B. SMOOT Minors to be heard the annual report

of MRS. LIZZIE SMOOT Guardian of the Estate of W. E. & J. B. SMOOT minors and said report being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.




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MRS. LIZZIE SMOOT Guardian of the Estate of W. E. & J. B. SMOOT minors begs leave to make the following exhibit of the condition of said Estate.


On hand as per Report filed Sept. 6th 1881

$380.25

Recd. from W. B. BLALOCK

288.10


$668.35


Paid out for W. E. SMOOT

State & Co. Tax

V. 1

12.22

Tuition

V. 2

8.00

Court fees

V. 3

1.70


Total

21.92


Paid out for J. B. SMOOT

State & Co. Tax

V. 1

15.83

Store acct.

V. 2

20.59

Tuition

V. 3

153.20

Court fees

V. 4

1.70


Total

$181.32



Recapitulation


On hand


$668.32

Paid for W. E. S.

$ 21.92


Paid for J. B. S.

181.32



$203.24


On hand


$465.11


LIZZIE SMOOT


Sworn to before me this May 13th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 13th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the May Term 1882

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

You are hereby commanded to cause to be post[ed] 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 the Guardianship of the Estate of W. E. & J. B. SMOOT minors, MRS. LIZZIE SMOOT Guardian has filed in the County Court of Collin County her 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 May 1882 at the Court House there of 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 of this writ make due return.

Issued the 13th day of May 1882.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of

L. S. said Court and seal thereof at

office in the City of McKinney this

13 day of May 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk


Came to hand on the 13th day of May 1882 and executed same day by posting copies of the writ in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court House door.


Wms. Warden Sheriff



MARY EARLEY Tuesday July 25th 1882

Guardn.

Est. of

ALLEN and WALTER EARLEY Now on this day came

Minors on to be heard the annual report

of the condition of the Estate of ALLEN and WALTER EARLEY minors filed by MRS. MARY EARLEY Guardian of said Estate and said report being examined by the Court and found in all things correct the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Report


MRS. MARY M. EARLEY Guardian of the Estate of ALLEN EARLEY minor begs leave to file the following report of the condition of said Estate.




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On hand as per inventory


$361.87 ½

Paid for boots

4.50


Paid for hat

3.00


Paid for Shirt

1.00


Paid for pr. pants

1.30


Paid for v. 1

3.50


Paid for v. 2

.37 ½


Paid for v. 3

2.50


Paid for v. 4

.45


Paid for v. 5

2.25


Paid for v. 6

.65


Paid for v. 7

2.25


Paid for v. 7

1.00


Paid for v. 8

1.50


Paid for v. 9

4.00


Paid for v. 10

2.00


Paid for v. 11

.37 ½


Paid for v. 12

1.10


Paid for v. 13

1.25


Paid for v. 14

25.00



Purchased Land note of L. B. &

J. R. SMITH holding vendors

Lien on land bearing 12 ½ % at 300.00

$358.00


Recapitulation


Recd. $361.87 ½

Paid 358.00 On hand $ 3.87 ½


MARY M. EARLEY


Sworn to and subscribed before me this May 17th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 17th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Report


MRS. MARY M. EARLEY guardian of the estate of WALTER D. EARLEY minor begs leave to file the following exhibit of the condition of said Estate.


On hand as per Inventory


361.87 1/2






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Paid Out

Paid for Cotton Goods

V. 1

.65

Paid for Suit clothes

V. 2

9.00

Paid for 2 ½ yds. Jeans


1.25

Paid for 3 yds. Cotton Goods


.30

Paid for 1 pr. Shoes


2.00

Paid for Flannel

V. 3

.75

Paid

V. 4

2.25

Paid

V. 5

3.95

Paid

V. 6

4.00

Paid

V. 7

37 ½

Paid

V. 8

2.00

Paid

V. 9

1.60

Paid

V. 10

.90

Paid

V. 11

25.00


Purchased land notes with vendors lien on land

on L. B. & J. R. SMITH bearing 12 ½ interest 300.00

$354.02 ½


Recapitulation


Recd. $361.87 ½

Paid 354.02 ½

$ 7.85

MARY M. EARLEY


Sworn to and Subscribed before me this May 17th 1882.


J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 17th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



The State of Texas In County Court

County of Collin To the July Term 1882

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 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 person interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of ALLEN & WALTER D. EARLEY Minors—MARY M. EARLEY has filed in the County Court of Collin County her annual Exhibit of the condition of the Estate of said minors which shall be heard…




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at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in July 1882 at the Court house in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minors may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Here in fail not under penalty of the law

and of this writ may due return.

Issued the 17th day of May 1882.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said

Court and seal thereof at office in

L. S. the city of McKinney this 17th day of

May 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Came to hand on the 17th day of May 1882 and executed the 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



W. A. AUSTIN Admr. July 25 1882

Est. of

PETER HANNAH Decd. Now on the day comes W. A. AUSTIN and files for approval his bond as Administrator of the Estate of PETER HANNAH Decd. which being examined is approved and ordered to be recorded.



Bond


State of Texas Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we W. A. AUSTIN

Collin County as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of sixteen hundred dollars, conditioned that the above bound W. A. AUSTIN who has been appointed by the County Judge of Collin county Texas administration of the Estate of PETER HANNAH Decd. shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

Witness our hands this 16 day of…




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May 1882.

W. A. AUSTIN

F. M DOUGLAS

S. H. WILSON


I W. A. AUSTIN do solemnly swear that PETER HANNAH deceased died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of administrator of the Estate of said deceased.

W. A. AUSTIN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 25th day of May 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 25th 1882.

J. W. Waddill Clk.



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


Wednesday morning 9 o’clock July 26th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment. Officers as of yesterday. The Court being engaged in civil business there were no orders made in probate business. Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Thursday morning 9 o’clock Court met pursuant to adjournment. Officers as of yesterday.



Wm. SACHSE admr. Thursday July 27th 1882.

Est. of

G. W. WOODALL Decd. Now on this day comes Wm. SACHSE admr. of the Estate of G. W. WOODALL Deceased and files an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to said Estate and said inventory being examined by the Court it is approved and ordered to be recorded.


The State of Texas In Co. Court

Collin County We the undersigned JOHN CROW




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GEORGE WOODS and JAS. W. McCREARY (?) heretofore appointed appraisers of the Estate of G. W. WOODALL Decd. have in pursuance with said appointment viewed and appraised all the property of said Estate pointed out to us by the admr. of said Estate or found by us and report the same as follows to wit:


Separate property of G. W. WOODALL Decd.


Articles Value


Community Property of Decedent and surviving wife


Articles 164 bushels of corn now grown but not matured

valued at 41.00


56 bushels of wheat now standing in the Stock and barley

and badly damaged by the wet weather 28.00

Total 69.00


JOHN CROW

GEOR. W. WOOD

J. W. McCREARY


Sworn to and subscribed to before me by G. W. WOOD, J. W. McCREARY and

CROW this 18th day of July 1882. Witness my hand.

J. W. Waddill County Clerk

Per John C. White Deputy


State of Texas I Wm. SACHSE admr. of the Estate of G. W. WOODALL Decd.

Collin County do solemnly swear that the above and foregoing is a full and complete list of all the property belonging to the said Estate that has come to my knowledge.


Wm. SACHSE


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of July 1882.

T. C. Goodner

Co. Judge Collin County

Filed July 27th 1882.

J. W. Waddill




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Wm. SACHSE admr. July 26th 1882

Est. of

G. W. WOODALL Decd. Now on this day came on

to be heard the application of Wm. SACHSE admr. of the Estate of G. W. WOODALL Decd. for an order to sell the personal property belonging to said Estate consisting of corn & wheat and it appearing to the Court that said property is of a perishable nature and liable to go to waste, it is ordered that said administrator proceed to sell the same at private sale for cash.



The State of Texas

vs. Lunatic July 27th 1882

IDA ROBERTS

Information having been filed by R. M. HUGELY (HUGHLEY?) that IDA ROBERTS is a person of unsound mind The Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County caused said IDA ROBERTS to be brought before him—and the County attorney appearing for the State and the Defendant appearing in person and the Court entered a plea of not guilty where upon came a jury of six good and lawful men to wit. C. D. BATES and five others who were duly empanelled and sworn and who after hearing the evidence adduced made the following answer to the special interrogatories (unreadable) to them by the County Judge to wit:


Int. 1. Is IDA ROBERTS the Deft. of unsound mind? Yes

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

Yes

Int. 3rd If you answer both the foregoing question in the affirmative then what is the age &

nativity of the deft. Answer Twenty seven years—Ala.

Int. 4 How many attacks of insanity existed has she had and how long has the present attack

Existed: Two—about one week.

Int. 5 Is sanity hereditary in the family of the deft. or not.

Answer No




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Int. 6th Is the Deft possessed of any estate and if so of what does it consist & it’s estimated

value—No Estate

Int. 7th If the Deft. is possessed of no Estate are there any persons legally liable for their

support? If yes name them. Yes EDGER ROBERTS


C. D. BATES Foreman


It is therefore ordered that said verdict be approved and that said IDA ROBERTS be committed to the custody of the Sheriff of Collin County to be by him confined with information can be obtained from the Superintendant of the Lunatic Asylum at Austin Texas as to whether she can be admitted in to said institution or be released upon bond of relatives or friend as provided by law.




J. T. LOVELL July 29th 1882

vs. Est. of

J. W. & MARY H. LOVELL On the day this cause is continued.

Minors



G. H. HERNDON Guardn. July 29th 1882

Est. of

OSCAR FAIRES minor On this day this cause is continued.



Wm. LEE Guardn. July 29th 1882

Est. of

AMANDA J. LEE minor On this day this cause is continued.



Ordered that Court adjourn until Court in Course.

T. C. Goodner

Co. Judge




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Vacation



HENRY CARVER In Vacation Aug. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of

A.NORWOOD Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the application of HENRY CARVER for letters of Temporary administrator upon the Estate of A. NORWOOD deceased which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by T. C. Goodner County Judge that said HENRY CARVER be and he is hereby appointed temporary Administrator of said Estate and authorized to make an inventory of the property belonging to the same and to sell all the personal property of a perishable nature at public sale on six months credit except sums under five Dollars, which shall be sold for cash and that he take notes with good security for the property sold on credit.



HENRY CARVER Tem. Admr. In vacation Aug. 23rd 1882

Est. of

A.NORWOOD On this day comes H. CARVER and files for approval [of] his bond as Temporary administrator of the Estate of A. NORWOOD deceased which being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Now all men by these presents [sic] that we HENRY CARVER as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Eight hundred Dollars, Conditioned that the above bounden HENRY CARVER who has been appointed temporary administrator of the Estate of ALEXANDER NORWOOD Decd. by the County Judge of Collin County Texas shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said…




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Vacation



appointment.

Witness our hands this 18th day of August 1882.


HENRY CARVER

J. S. RIKE

A. H. NEATHERY (NEATHERLY?)


Filed Aug. 23rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of temporary administrator of the Estate of ALEXR. NORWOOD decd. in accordance with law and with the order of the Court appointing me such administrator.

HENRY CARVER


Sworn to & subscribed before me this 22nd of August 1882.

T. C. Goodner



W. H. CHADDICK In Vacation

vs. Comty. Est. of

M. E. CHADDICK Decd. Now on this day comes W. H. CHADDICK the husband and files his application for the appointment of appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife M. E. CADDICK. Which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted—It is therefore ordered by the Court that L. W. OGLESBY, J. Y. LOVELACE and L. N. HOUSERIGHT be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the said Community Estate.




JAMES FITZGERALD In Vacation Sept. 16 1882

vs. Comty. Est. of

FANNIE FITZGERALD Decd. Now on this day comes JAMES FITZGERALD surviving husband and files his application for appointment of appraisers to assess the valve of the property belonging to the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD, which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by the…




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Court that J. B. STIFF, W. D. PARKER and F. M. DAVIDSON be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the said Community Estate.




JAMES FITZGERALD admr. In Vacation

Community Est. of

FANNIE FITZGERALD Decd. Now on this day comes JAMES FITZGERALD surviving husband and files an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD, which inventory being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


(written in margin: “Inventory”)


Inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of FANNIE FITZGERALD decd. and her surviving husband JAMES FITZGERALD.


2/3 of an acre in the EDWARD BRADLEY survey immediate north of the lot owned by HOOT BAUM (?) and ¼ of a mile South west from the public square in the town of McKinney Collin County Texas.

F. M. DAVIDSON

W. D. PARKER Appraisers

J. B. STIFF


Sworn to and subscribed by each of the above appraisers before me this 6th day of September 1882.

P. B. Muse Notary Public

Collin County Texas


State of Texas Personally appeared before the undersigned authority JAMES

Collin County FITZGERALD who on his oath says that the Inventory and appraisement on the reverse side hereof is a fully fair & complete inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of himself and deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD and affiant further says that there are not now and that there was not at the date of the death of his deceased wife any debts on the community Estate of himself and his deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD.


JAMES FITZGERALD


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 6th day of September 1882 as witness my hand and seal of office.


P. B. Muse Notary Public

Collin County, Texas


Filed Sept. 16 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.




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JAMES FITZGERALD Admr. In Vacation Sept. 16th 1882.

vs. Est. of

FANNIE FITZGERALD decd. Now on this day comes JAMES

FITZGERALD and files for approval his bond as administrator of the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD, which bond being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond

State of Texas Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we JAMES

Collin County FITZGERALD as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves jointly and severally to owe and be indebted unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and to his successors in office in the sum of One hundred and thirty dollars lawful currency of the United States of America. Conditioned that the above bounden JAMES FITZGERALD will well & faithfully administer the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife FANNIE FITZGERALD and will pay over one half of the surplus thereof after the payment of the debts with which the whole of such property is properly chargeable to such person or persons as shall be entitled to receive the same.

Witness our hands this the 6th day of September 1882.


his

JAMES X FITZGERALD

mark

BEN ESTES

W. R. POWELL


Filed Sept. 16th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

T. C. Goodner




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The State of Texas Be it remembered that

Collin County on this the 18th Day the

Same being the 3rd Monday of September 1882 there was begun and holden a regular term of the Hon. County Court of Collin Court for the transaction of Civil and probate business present and presiding The Hon. T. C. Goodner, County Judge. Wms. Warden Sheriff and J. W. Waddill County Clerk when the following proceedings were had to wit:



M. A. WARDEN Guardn. Sept. 18th 1882

Est. of

CORA WILSON Minor On this day came on to be heard the application of MRS. M. A. WARDEN for letters of guardianship upon the estate of CORA WILSON a minor which application being heard by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that letters of guardianship for the Estate of said minor issue to said M. A. WARDEN upon her entering into bond in the sum of Eight thousand dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed [by] law. It is further ordered by the Court that HENRY MOORE, HY WILMETH and REED VAUTERS be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to said Estate.


Application


The State of Texas Guardianship of CORA WILSON a minor

Collin County In County Court of Collin County setting

For Probate and other like purposes.

Sept. Term 1882

To the Hon. County Court of said County,

MRS. M. ARTIMISSA WARDEN the undersigned petitioner would respectfully represent & Show that CORA WILSON is a minor about twelve years old residing in the County of Collin State of Texas and without any lawful Guardian of…




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her Estate and that the said CORA WILSON is entitled to an Estate of the estimated value of Five thousand Dollars consisting of real and personal property situated in Collin County Texas also the said CORA WILSON is entitled to an estate in Sumner County Tennessee consisting of money of the estimated value of Five Hundred Dollars which is supposed to be her Share of the Estate of SAMUEL WALLACE deceased late of Sumner County Tennessee. That your petitioner ARTIMISSA WARDEN is the mother of the said minor CORA WILSON that the said CORA WILSON is the daughter and only child of ADDISON WILSON JR. Deceased who died on the (blank) day of Oct 1872. That ANN WILSON is the grandmother of the said CORA WILSON and mother of the said ADDISON WILSON JR. and wife of ADDISON WILSON SR., died on the (blank) day of (blank) 1882 leaving the property above stated to said minor CORA WILSON. She the said CORA WILSON having inherited her father’s ADDISON WILSON JR. share of her Grandmother’s Estate viz: ANN WILSON. That ARTINISSA WARDEN lives in Collin County Texas and has custody of said minor CORA WILSON. Wherefore she prays that she be appointed guardian of the Estate of said minor Situated in Collin County Texas and also of the Estate belonging to the said CORA WILSON situated in Sumner County Tennessee and for general and special relief and so she will ever pray.


ARTIMISSA WARDEN


Filed July 28th 1882.

J. W. Waddill



Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the Sept. Term 1882

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…




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Sept. Term 1882



of the following notice:

The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of CORA WILSON a minor ARTIMISSA WARDEN has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for the guardianship of the Estate of the said minor which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 at 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 28th day of July 1882.

L. S. Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said

Court and Seal thereof at office in the

City of McKinney this 28th day of July 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk. Co.

Court Collin County




W. H. MILLER

vs. Est. of Sept. 18th 1882

H. C. MILLER et al

minors

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of W. H. MILLER for letters of Guardianship of the Estates of H. C. MILLER, T. N. MILLER, J. W. MILLER & S. O. MILLER minors which application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law of said application had been given and that service has been accepted citation waived and said applicant selected as guardian by THOMAS NEWTON MILLER and HENRY CLAY MILLER both of whom are over the age of fourteen years of age by writings filed in this cause and it further appearing to the Court that said applicant is a suitable person to receive such appointment. It is ordered by the Court that the W. H. MILLER be and he is hereby appointed…




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guardian of the Estates of said minors and that letters of Guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond for the sum of twelve hundred Dollars conditioned as required by law and taking the oath prescribed by law.


Application


State of Texas

Collin County County Court Sept. Term 1882.

To the Hon. County Judge of Collin County

Your petitioner Wm. H. MILLER would respectfully show to your Honor that the following minors to wit: HENRY CLAY MILLER aged 15 years, THOMAS NEWTON MILLER aged 15 years, JOHN WILEY MILLER 14 years old and SAM OLLIVER (sic) MILLER 11 years old all of whom reside in Collin County Texas, and that the said children have no Guardian and that your petitioner is their father and natural guardian. Your Petitioner would show the Court that said minors have about $600.00 in the hands of the Clerk of Wilson County Tennessee and that there is no one legally entitled to receive the same. Wherefore petitioner prays that all proper process issue, that he be appointed their guardian & for such other orders as may be necessary.

Abernathy Bros.

Attys. for petitioner


The State of Texas

County of Collin We HENRY CLAY MILLER and THOMAS NEWTON MILLER hereby accept service of the within and waive the issuance of all process and agree that this application be heard at this the Sept. Term of the County Court and request that W. H. MILLER our Father be appointed our guardian.

This Sept. 18th 1882.


his

THOMAS NEWTON X MILLER

mark

his

HENRY CLAY X MILLER

mark


Filed August 7th 1882. J. W. Waddill clk.



Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court Sept. Term 1882

County of Collin The State of Texas to the Sheriff…




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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 of the following notice:


The State of Texas:

To all persons interested in the Guardianship of the Estate of H. C., T. N., J. W. and S. O. MILLER minors. W. H. MILLER 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 term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in the said minors may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

Here in fail not under penalty of the law

and of this writ make due return.

Issued the 7th day of August 1882.

L. S. Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said Court

and seal thereof at office in the city of

McKinney this 7th day of August 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk

County Court Collin County


Sheriff’s Return

Came to hand on the 8th day of August 1882 and executed same day by posting copies of the within in three public places in County one of which was at the Court House Door,

Wm. Warden Sheriff

Collin County



JOHN A. MOREMAN Monday Sept. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of

JESSE MOREMAN et al Now on this day came on to

Minors be heard the application of JOHN A. MOREMAN for letters of Guardianship upon the Estates of JESSE MOREMAN, EDNA EARL MOREMAN and MATTIE MAY MOREMAN minors and it appearing to the Court that notice of said application…




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had been given as required by law and that said applicant is a suitable person to receive said appointment. It is ordered by the Court that said JOHN A. MOREMAN be and he is hereby appointed guardian of the Estates of said minors and that letters of guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond as such guardian in the sum of Twenty four hundred Dollars and taking the oath required by law It is further ordered that JOHN Mc___, JOHN T. KENDRICK and JOE FORMAN be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Estate of said minors


Application


The State of Texas

Collin County County Court Sept. Term 1882

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge said County. JOHN A. MOREMAN a resident of Collin County shows that he is the surviving parent of JESSE MOREMAN a male of the age of eight years. Also EDNA EARL MOREMAN a female six years old and MATTIE MAY MOREMAN female four years old and that all of the said minors now reside with him in Collin County and all of whom are without any lawful Guardian of their Estates and are entitled to an estate principally situated in the said County of Collin of the probable value of Five hundred dollars all of the probable aggregate value of Twelve hundred Dollars ($1200.00) including real and personal property—Where fore he prays that he be appointed Guardian of the Estates of said minors.

R. T. Shelton applicant’s atty.


Filed August 11th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas

County of Collin To the Sept. Term 1882




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Sept. Term 1882



The State of Texas To the Sheriff and 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 of the following notice:

The State of Texas

To all persons interested in the guardianship of the Estate of JESSE MOREMAN, EDNA E. MOREMAN and MATTIE M. MOREMAN minors: JOHN A. MOREMAN has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship the Estate of said minors which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 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.


Here in fail not under penalty of the law and

of this write make due return.

Issued the 11th day of (blank) 1882. Witness J. W. Waddill

L. S. clerk of the County Court and the seal thereof

at office in the city of McKinney this

11th day of August 1882.

J. W. Waddill

County Clerk Collin County


Sheriff’s Return

Came to hand on the 11th day of August 1882 and executed the same day by posting copies of the writ in three public places in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

Wms. Warden Sheriff

Collin County



JOHN W. GILBREATH Monday Sept. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of

JOSEPH H. GILBREATH Now on this day came on

Minor to be [heard] the application of JOHN W. GILBREATH for letters of Guardianship upon the Estate of JOSEPH H. GILBREATH a minor and it appearing…




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to the Court that service of said application had been accepted citation waived and said applicant selected as guardian by said JAS H. GILBREATH who is over fourteen years of age by an instrument of writing filed in this cause and it further appearing to the Court that said applicant is a suitable person to receive said appointment. It is ordered that he be appointed guardian of the Estate of said minor and that letters of Guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond as such in the sum of One hundred Dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law.


Application


The State of Texas

County of Collin County Court Sept. Term 1882

To the Hon. County Judge of Collin County

Your petitioner JOHN W. GILBREATH who is a citizen of Collin County, Texas

Would respectfully save (?) to the Court that JOSEPH H. GILBREATH, a minor about the age of nineteen has property amounting to the sum of forty dollars which is in the hands of—Murple [sic] in the state of Tennessee, That petitioner is a brother said minor and that said minor desires that petitioner be appointed his guardian—Wherefore petitioner prays that all process issue and that he be appointed guardian of the Estate of said minor and such other orders as may be necessary.

Abernathy Bros.

attrys. For Petitioner

Filed Sept. 9th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


I JOSEPH H. GILBREATH hereby accept service of the written and waive the issuance of any process and agree that this application be heard at the September Term of the County Court and hereby ask the Court to appoint J. W. GILBREATH my guardian.


This the 18th day of September 1882.

J. H. GILBREATH




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Sept. Term 1881



Bond


State of Texas Know all men by these presents [sic] that we J. W. GILBREATH a

County of Collin principal W. O. DOUGLASS and W. A. COFFEY as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of one hundred dollars for which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs &c firmly by these presents [sic]. The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas J. W. GILBREATH was at the Sept. term of the County Court of Collin County appointed guardian of the Estate of JOSEPH H. GILBREATH a minor. Now should the said JOHN W. GILBREATH faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the Estate of said minor JOSEPH W. GILBREATH according to Law then this bond shall be void and of no effect otherwise remain in full force and effect.

This the 18th day of September A. D. 1882.

JNO. W. GILBREATH

W. O. DOUGLAS

W. A. COFFEY


State of Texas

County of Collin This day came before me the undersigned authority JOHN W. GILBREATH who on oath says that he will discharge the duties of guardian of the Estate of JOSEPH H. GILBREATH a minor according to Law.

This Sept. 18th day of September 1882.

JNO. W. GILBREATH


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



W. D. CHAPMAN admr. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

D. D. GRAHAM Decd. On this day this cause is continued for Service




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GEO. D. HUEY Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

JAS. T. GATES Minor On this day this cause was continued by operation of Law.




GEO. D. HUEY Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

JULIA GATES Minor On this day this cause was continued by operation of Law.



GEO. D. HUEY Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

ROBERT GATES Minor On this day this cause was continued by operation of Law.



GEO. D. HUEY Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

S. E. GATES Minor On this day this cause was continued by operation of Law.



HENRY CARVER Tem. Admr. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

ALEXANDER NORWOOD Dec. Now on this day came on to be heard the Report of sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of A. NORWOOD decd. filed by HENRY CARVER Temporary Administrator of said Estate which report being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.



Report


Inventory of the property sold by HENRY CARVER as administrator of A. NORWOOD Decd. on the 8th and 9th day of September 1882 at Farmersville Collin County Texas


Lot pen holders pins HKFS & C.

1.05

Lot pen holders pins HKFS & C.

.35

2 pr. Suspenders

.35

1 pr. Shoes

1.40

1 pr. Shoes 65¢ suspenders .20

.85

Suspenders .20 pins &c .15

.35

Thread .10 Shoes 65¢

.75

Shoes .25 buttons &c .15

.40





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Sept. Term 1882



Buttons &c .15 Shoes 1.25

1.40

2 prs. Shoes 1pr.50 & 1 pr. .85

1.35

1 Lot buttons .70 1 pr. Shoes .65

1.35

2 prs. shoes .90 & .65

1.55

1 pr. shoes .30 1 pr. .60

.90

1 pr. shoes .60 1 pr. pants .50

1.10

3 pr. Duck pants 1 pr. 50 2 pr. 55 each

1.60

11 yds. ginghams 5 cts.

.77

3 yds. ginghams 10 cts.

.30

12 yds. ginghams 10 cts.

1.20

3 yds. ginghams 11 cts.

.33

4 yds. lace .10 cts.

.40

15 ½ yds. lace 10 cts.

1.55

1 pr. Shoes .35 1 pr. Duck Pants .50

.85

5 yds. Table Linnen (sic) .50

2.50

3 yds. Table Linnen (sic) .50

1.50

Shoes & lace .35 Duck pants .50

.85

2 yds. Table Linnen .50

1.00

1 pr. Duck Pants .40 Gloves .35

.75

4 pr. Duck Pants .40 Gloves .35

1.40

43 yds. Linsey 2.65


5 yds. Brown Domestic 7 ¾

.39

20 yds. Brown Domestic 7 ¾

1.45

3 yds. Towelling (sic).10

.30

9 yds. Towelling (sic) .10

.90

2 lots buttons &c .10

.20

2 set furs (?)

1.00

1 set furs. (?)

.85

1 pr. Duck pants .50 1 shirt .35

.85

2 Shirts 45=90 1 Do .40

1.30

1 Shirt 35 +1-40

.75

2 tableclothes 1 1.45 & 1 1.55

3.00

1Shirt .25 1 corset .60

.85

25 yds. Calico 4 1/2

1.10

Delain 7


1 Shirt 35 22 yds. gingham 81/2 1.00

2.25

1 pr. Shoes 45. 21 yds. Calico 5 1.05

1.50

1 pr. Shoes 50 35 yds. Calico 5 1/4

1.84

35 yds. Cotton flannel 8

2.80

10 yds. Cotton flannel 8

.80

6 yds. Cotton flannel 8

.48





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10 yds. Cotton Flannel 7 ½

.75

15 yds. Cotton Flannel 7

1.05

6 Hkfs. .5 2 @ 7 ½ .15

.45

8 ½ yds. Edging 2 ½

.31

23 Bunting @ 5

1.17

10 Lawn @ 7 ½

.75

1 Shirt @ .35 1 prs. Shoes .30

.65

1 Shawl

3.00

1 Sleade (?) .10 1 Shirt .35

.45

1 shirt .30 1 pr. Shoes .25

.55

1 pr. Shoes .45 1 pr. Shoes .25

.70

3 pr. shoes 1.30 1.50 1.40

1.20

43 yds. linsey @.26

11.18

3 ¼ yds. Linen @ $4

1.33

1 pr. hose @ .15 2 hdkfs. .15

.30

1 pr. shoes .75 1 corset .50

1.25

1 tie .30 1 linen suit 1.00

1.30

1 shirt .50 5 yds. dom[estic] 10 .50

.90

1 pr. pants .60 10 yds. dom. 10 1.00

1.60

10 yds. Dom. 10 1.00 1 pr. Shoes .45

1.45

1 pr. Shoes .85 1 lot pins .15

1.00

10 yds. Dom. 10 1.00 lot pins .15

1.15

1 lot buttons 5. 1 pieces Jeans 2.30

2.35

10 yds. linen 14 1.40 10 yds. 15 ½ 1.55

2.95

1 lot buttons .10 3 hdkf. 20

.30

3 hdkfs. .20 3 (hdkf.?) .15 3 .15

.50

1 pr. shoes .50 3 hdkfs. .20

.70

1 pr. shoes .55 4 yds. table Linen .60

2.95

5 yds. Table linen .50 $2.50 1 pr. shoes .55

3.00

3 yds. table linen .50 1.50 1 pr. gloves .30

1.80

2 yds. table linen .45 .90 1 pr. shoes .30

1.20

1 pr. Shoes .10 1 pr. 20

.30

4 yds. table linen .45 $1.80

2.30

3 prs. Shoes 1 .60 shoes.35 shoes 1.20

1.15

1 pr. Shoes .95 Combs & buttons .10

1.05

Suspenders .10 2 pr. Shoes .15

.25

2 prs. Shoes .15 2 pr. Shoes .15

.30

2 prs. Shoes 15 4 yds. Veiling .60

.75

2 prs. Gloves .30 .60 cuffs & hdkf. .15

.75

Cuffs & hdkfs .15 pr. mitts (?) .10

.25

1 Cuff .5 tie & cuff .20 pr. hose .15

.40





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Sept. Term 1882



9 yds. toweling 10 .90 2 yds. table linen 45 .90

1.80

1 cuff .5 1 pr. Shoes .45

.50

3 yds. table linen 40 1.20 3 pps. Pins .15

1.35

2 yds. table linen 85 1 corset .70

1.55

2 corsets 1.50 1 (corset?) .50

.90

13 yds. linen Lawn .5

.65

1 corset .40 1 L. Shirt .25

.65

1 Ladys Shirt .40—19 ½ yds. Calico 6 1.17

1.57

20 yds. Calico 5 1.00 Cue? 2 .10

1.10

10 yds. Calico 4 .40 Shoes .60

1.00

7 yds. Calico 4 .28 18 ½ (Calico?) 5 .92

1.25

2 spools silk thread .15 2 spools of silk

Thread? .15 2 spools of silk thread? .15

.45

3 spools silk thread .20; 2 yds. veiling .16

.36

2 yds. veiling 8 .16 3 pr. suspenders 10 .30

.46

beding (sic) .25 4 yds. bedding .50

.75

2 pr. 20 1 pr. 10 pr. Shoes .40

.70

1 doz. Thread .40 2 yds. veiling 12 ½ .25

.65

8 yds. veiling 1.00

1.00

1 yd. veiling .15 Shoes .60

.75

13 pprs. Needles .50 12 yds. lawn .60

1.20

26 yds. linen lawn 5

1.30

Suspenders .10 paper & holders .25

.35

Paper holder .25 1 shawl .40

.65

1 lot pins .55 12 pprs. Needles .35

.90

20 yds. Shirtg. 12 2x0 12 pprs. Needles .35

2.75

12 spools thread .45 1 shawl .75

1.20

6 yds. Shirting .72

1.50

2 muffs & collar 1-1.10 1-1.05

2.15

7 yds. blue Jeans 10-.70; 2 pps. suspenders .20

.90

15 yds. blue Jeans 10-1.50; 2 pps suspenders

.20

1.65

1 pr. Gloves .35; 1 cosset .35

.70

Needles .25; 10 yds. B. Jeans @ .10 1.00

1.25

1 pr. Shoes .55; 1 pr. 35; needles .25

1.15

3 yds. lace; 7 needles .30; Shoes .65

1.07?

Needles .35; pr. shoes .750

1.05

1 Lot needles .25; Shoes 1.65; needles .20

2.10

2 prs. Shoes 1.65 & .60

1.25

2 yds. table line .50 1.00; 12 yds. c. flannel .84

1.84

Cuffs & hose .20; 10 yds. prints 5 .50

.70

4 prs. Suspenders 2.10 .20; 2-15 .30

.50

11 yds. calico 5-.55; pr. Shoes .55

1.10





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1 yds. viel 12. ; 12 yds. Jeans .57 6.12

6.24

17 ½ yds. Brown dove? 8 ¼ 1.44; pr. Shoes

.35

1.79

5 yds. linen Towel 2 ½

.12

5 yds. line Towel 10 .50; suspenders .10

.60

2 prs. Shoes 18.; hose & suspenders .15

.33

3 suspenders 10 .30; 4 yds. towel 12 ½ .50

.80

2 lots buttons 10 .20; comb & buttons .10

.30

1 pr. Shoes .50; Gloves .30; Jewelry .30

1.10

30 yds. lace 2 .60; pr. shoes .35; bags .10

1.05

40 1/2 yds. dove/down 9 ¾ 3.95;

2 box collars .25

4.20

1 pr. Shoes .60; pr over Shoes .70

1.30

1 pr. Shoes .55; 3 pr. hose .25

.80

11 ½ yds. Cotton flannel 7 1/2

.85

Shoes .50; 18 yds. Swiss .5 .90

1.40

9 yds. chambray 5 .45; Slippers .30

.75

1 pr. Shoes .55; 2 yds. Swiss 5 .10

.65

1 pr. boots 1.25; pr blankets 2.00

3.25

7 yds. linen 5 ¼ .36; 2 B. Ribbon? .35

.71

11 yds. linen 5 ¼ .58; 2 B. Ribbon? .25

.83

2 bolts Rbn. 16.; 2 do. .20; 2 do. .20; 2 do .30

.86

2 bolts Rbn. 17; 2 do .10; 2 do .16

.43

1 box Rbn. 1.00; 60 cards button .60

1.60

Buttons .25 doz. Thread .55; thread .45

1.25

Buttons 10 doz. Thread .75; 21 yds. Wiggin 5

1.05

1.80

Linen Collars .30; Shirt front .40

.70

2 box Collars .15; 2.10; 2 ties .25

.50

Lamp wick .10; collars &c .25

.35

4 yds. veil .60 3 do .35; corset .45

1.40

1 pr. boots 1.80; 4 yds. veil .55

2.35

6 yds. veil .70; pr. shoes .50

1.20

1 pr. Shoes .35; 2 purses .15

.50

1 pr. shoes .60; 2 purses .15

.75

1 pr. shoes .80; 1 pr. 65

1.45

3 yds. bunting 10 .30; 12 ½ do 8-1.00

1.30

1 pr. Shoes 70.; 18 ½ yds. bunting 8 1.50

2.20

1 pr. Shoes .80; pr. do .25; Button .65

1.70

Buttons 10; 18 yds. buntg. 8 1.44

1.54

Buttons .35; do .30; per boots 1.60

2.25

1 pr. boots 1.35; 2 box collars .15

1.50

4 box collars .30; 5 do 25

.55

1 card pins .10; 24 yds. Cal. 6 1.44

1.54




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2 prs. Shoes 1.60; 1.20 3 ½ yds. lawn .20

1.50

40 yds. Cal. 4 ¼ 1.20 24—6—1.44

3.14

10 yds. Bunting 2 ½ .25; Buttons .35

.60

1 pr. Shoes .45; doz. Thread.40

.86

1 pr. Shoes .87; 12 yds. chambray 8 .96

1.83

1 pr. Shoes 1.15; 1 pr. Gloves .55

1.60

Ribbon & Gloves .50; Ribbons .25

.75

Shoes .75; Collar .05

.80

Ribbon .25; lace .60

.85

1 pr. blankets 2.25; Comb .15

2.40

1 pr. Shoes .85; 1 Shawl .45

1.30

10 yds. Gingham 7 ½ .75; 34 yds. do 7 ½

2.63

3.38

Button & gloves .50; 1 pr. Shoes .70

1.20

1 pr. Shoes .20; 1 Do .65; 1 Do .75

1.60

1 pr. Shoes .75; 1 Do .60; 1 Do .90

2.25

1 Box buckles .10; Buttons & n[eck] tie .10

.20

1 Lady’s tie &c .15; Neck tie .25

.40

1 pr. Shoes .80; 1 doz. Thread .30

1.10

1 lot strings &c .10; 1 pr. boots .50

.60

1 n[eck] tie .15; sundries .20; tie & buttons .15

.50

1 pr. gloves .35; calters? & tie .15; do .15

.65

Collars & tie .20; hdkfs & Gloves .30

.50

Thread & hdkf. 20;comb & thread .35

.55

Collars & tie .10; Bote? & Lace .20

.30

Lace .20; Lace .15; Hdkf. 05

.40

1 pr. shoes .85; 1 Doz. Thread .40; pr. Shoes

.55

1.80

1 Shawl .90; 1 pr. shoes .80

1.50

1 doz. Thread & B. 50; pr. Shoes 1.10

1.60

1 pr. Shoes 1.10; Hdkf. & envelopes .35

1.45

2 Boxes Collars .20; 2 do. .10; 2 do .10 &

2 do. .05

.45

15 yds. Cassimer 18 $2.70; pr. Shoes .60

3.30

2 Boxes Collars .05; card buttons .10

.15

2 yds. Cassimer .50 $1.00; Gloves & buttons

.15

1.15

1 pr. Kid .35; 1 do. .30

.65

1 pr. Kid .35; 1 do .34; pr. Kid .35;pr. Kid .30;

pr. Kid .50; pr. Kid .30

1.45

1 pr. boots $1.45; pr. gloves .40

1.85

1 pr. Gloves .30; 10 yds. towelg. 7 .70

1.00

2 pr. Towel 7 .49; 5 yds. towel 7 .35

.84

2 yds. Silk 40 .89; 10 yds. silk 42 ½ $4.25

5.05

1 yd. Tickg. @ 10 $1.00; 16 yds. do. 20 9 ¼

1.48





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9 yds. bed tickg. 10 ¼ .92; tie collars & .30

1.22

Tie &c .25; 2 doz. Thread .90

1.15

18 yds. B. Tickg. 10 $1.80; thread .30

2.10

Collars tie &c .15; Surting? .40

.55

1 Doz. Thread .55; collar & tie .20

.75

46 spools silk 1.00; 6 yds. cambric 6 .36

1.36

40 yds. cambric 2 ½ 1.00; 5 rings & thread .10

1.10

Button hooks & eyes .15; 1 Doz. Thread .40

.55

12 spools thread .45; Ribbons & buttons .25

.70

1 corset .25; Ribbon .20

.45

1 lot buttons .10; 5 yds. lining 7 $1.05

1.15

Bolt Ribbon .10; do. .30; do. .25; do. .40

1.05

Bolt Ribbon .10; 12 .20 bolt Do. . 29

.21

2 Bolt Ribbon .15; 1 corset .35

.50

1 pr. shoes .95; 1 do. .50; 1 do. .50

1.95

20 yds. down? 10 $2.00; 1 pr. shoes .75

2.75

1 lot notions .15; 9 ¾ yds. silk 35 $3.41

3.56

1 lot notions .30; yd. wiggin? 6. 4 yds. do. 6

.24

.60

12 yds. delaine? 6 .72; lot Buttons .10

.82

1 hdf. .05; 1 shawl .40; 1 lot .10

.55

1 hdf. .15; 1 hdkf. 15; Ribbon.15

.45

10 yds. flannel 13 $1.30; Susp[enders] .25

1.55

1 pr. susp. .20; 2 pr. Susp. .40

.60

1 pr. susp. .20; 1 pr. Susp. .25

.45

9 yds. B[ed] Tickg. .20 $1.80; Buttons &c .15

1.95

16 yds. Bunting 8 ¼ $1.32; 1 vet $1.00

3.22

1 overcoat? 17.00; 6 hdkfs. .20

17.20

Paper .05; 5 hdkfs. .30; 4 do. .20

.45

4 hdkfs. .20; do. .15; 14 ¾ flannel 8 ¼ $1.21

1.56

30 yds. Cal[ico] 5 1.50; 12 do. 5 ¼ .65

2.50

4 yds. Cal. 4 ¼ .17; shoes .95?

.92

14 ½ yds. Cal. 5. .72; 2 ¼ swiss .10

.82

18 yds. dow[n]? 7 $1.26; 3 shirt fronts .25

1.57

4 yds. delaine 5 ½=.22; 3 shirt fronts .20

.42

2 Shirt fronts .10; w yds. good .15

.25

3 ¼ yds. prints 4--.13; hood .05

.18

22 yds. prints 6 ¼ $1.35; 14 yds. percale

10 ½ $1.47

2.82

1 pr. Shoes .80; 2 yds. goods 8 .16

.96

1 shawl .55; 1 do. .55; 1 do. .65

1.75

1 do. .70; 1 doz. Silk .50

1.20

1 ½ yds. silk .30; 1 Doz. Silk .30

.80





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Sept. Term 1882



1 Doz. Silk .45; do. .45; do. .40

1.30

1 Doz. Silk .35; 1 Gold watch

36.35

5 spools silk .15; 5 do. .25; 1 doz. do. .35

.75

11 yds. blue chambray 6 .66; pr. shoes .45

1.06

1 ppr. & Envelops .30; 1 pr. .45

.75

1 pr. shoes .30; 1 do. .45; Jewelry .20

.95

1 pr. shoes .65; 2 box collars .05; linen Col.

.35

1.05

5 yds. Swiss 6 ¼ .31; 1 pr. shoes .40

.71

1 pr. Shoes .50; 1 do. .30; 10 yds. blue Jean

9 .90

1.70

5 ½ yds. blue Jeans 9 .49; 10 yds. dado?

8 .80

1.29

10 yds. blue Jeans 8 .90; 5 yds. swiss 6 ¼

.31

1.11

5 ½ yds. swiss 6 ¼ .35; 7 [yds.] cal[ico] .48

.64

10 yds. cal[ico] 4 .40; 12 yds. Cal. .48

.88

6 yds. Jean 15 .90; 6 yds. Cal[ico] 15 .90

1.80

6 yds. Jean 15 .90; 12 yds. Cal[ico] $1.80

2.70

6 yds. Jean 15 .90; 4 yds. Cal[ico] .60

1.50

6 yds. Jean 15 .90; 12 yds. white goods 4 ½

.54

1.44

4 ¾ yds. Jeans .70; 5 ½ yds. Jeans 7 .37

1.07

39 ½ yds. dark? Jeans @ 17¢ $6.71

6.71

14 yds. dark Jeans $.45 6.30

6.30

36 ½ Docking 6

2.20

2 ½ yds. cambric 3 ½ .09; 11 ½ bunt[ing] 4 ½

.50

.59

5 yds. Cambric 3 ½ .17; 3 yds. 3 ½ .10

.27

35 yds. prints 4 ½ 1.55; lot goods .40

1.95

1 lot goods .30; 1 Quire paper .15

.45

1 quire? Paper .25; 1 Quire paper .15

.30

Paper .15; Shot .20

.35


$400.76



Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority H. CARVER who being duly sworn says the foregoing is a full list of all property that has come to his hands as temporary administrator of the Estate [of] A. NORWOOD decd. except one note on JOHN A. BRISFIELD? Dated Oct. 25th 1879, one on demand for four hundred dollars which note said administrator rather believes to be worthless as the payee is wholly unknown to said administrator is most probably a non resident of Texas, that other property has been sold at public sale on 6 months credit except…




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sums under $5.00 which where for cash, and administrator will take notes with good personal security for said purchase money.

HENRY CARVER


Sworn to and Subscribed before me this Sept. 19th 1882.

T. C. Goodner Co. Judge


Filed Sept. 18th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


HENRY CARVER Monday Sept. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of

A.NORWOOD Decd. Now on this day came on

to be heard the application of H. CARVER for letters of administration upon the Estate of A. NORWOOD deceased and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law of said application had been given and it further appearing to the Court that necessity exists for administration upon said Estate and that the applicant H. CARVER is a suitable person to receive the appointment of administrator of said Estate and it not disqualified to act as such, it is ordered by the Court that letters of administration upon said Estate issue to said H. CARVER upon his entering into bond in the sum of One thousand dollars conditioned as the law required and taking the oath proscribed by law.



F. M. DAVIDSON Monday Sept. 18th 1882

Est. of admr.

T. T. BRADLEY Now on the day comes

Decd. F. M. DAVIDSON administrator

of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Decd. and files his Report of sale of Personal property belonging to said Estate.




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F. M. DAIVDSON admr. Monday Sept. 18th 1882

Est. of

T. T. BRADLEY Decd. Now on this day comes F. M. DAVIDSON administrator of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Decd. and files his report of the sale of personal property belonging to said Estate.



N. S. CRENSHAW Monday Sept. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of

BULAH BROCKMAN et al Now on the day

Minors comes on to be heard the application of N. S. CRENSHAW for letters of guardianship upon the Estate of BULA BROCKMAN and JAMES BROCKMAN minors and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law has been given and that said applicant is a suitable person to receive the appointment of Guardian of said Estate it is ordered by the Court that said N. S. CRENSHAW be and he hereby appointed guardian of the Estate of said minors and that letters of guardianship upon said Estate issue to him upon his entering into bond as such guardian in the sum of Twelve hundred Dollars conditioned as the law required and taking the oath prescribed by law.



Application


State of Texas To the County Court of

Collin County Collin County.

N. S. CRENSHAW a resident of Collin County represents that BULA BROCKMAN a minor aged six years and JAMES BROCKMAN a minor aged four years both residents of said County own Jointly in real property situated in Collin County an Estate of the probably value of six hundred dollars. That their father departed this life on or about the __ day of…




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____1880 and that said minors have no guardian and that your applicant intermarried with their mother and natural guardian on or about the 8th day of Sept. 1881. Wherefore he prays that citation issue and that upon final hearing he be appointed guardian of their said Estate.


Throckmorton & Brown


Filed Sept 7th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



Probate


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the Sept. Term 1882

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 the following notice:

To all persons interested in the Welfare of the Estate of BULA BROCKMAN and JAMES BROCKMAN minors that N. S. CRENSHAW has filed in County Court of Collin County an application for guardianship in the Estate of BULA BROCKMAN and JAMES BROCKMAN minors which will be heard at the next term of said Court Commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said Estate may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

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

Issued the 7th day of Sept. 1882. Witness

J. W. Waddill Clerk of said Court

L.S. and the seal thereof at office in the

City of McKinney this 7th day of Sept.

J. W. Waddill clk. Co. Court

Collin County

By G. S. Morris Dpty.




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Sheriff’s Return


Came to hand the 7th day of September 1882 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

Collin County Texas



J. S. RIKE Monday Sept. 18th 1882

vs. Est. of Now on the day came on

J. B. FOWLER et al to be heard the application of

Minors J. S. RIKE for letters of Guardianship upon the Persons and Estates of J. B. FOWLER, B. A. FOWLER, I. D. FOWLER, D. D. FOWLER and NANNIE FOWLER minors and it appearing to the court that the notice required by law had been given of the filing of said application and that service had been accepted, citation waived and said applicant selected as said guardian by J. B. FOWLER, B. A. FOWLER and DAVID FOWLER these of the above named minors who are over fourteen years of age by instrument of writing filed in this cause, and it appearing that the said applicant is a suitable person to receive the appointment of guardian of said minors it is ordered by the Court th[at] he be and he is hereby appointed Guardian of the persons and Estates of said minors and that letters of guardianship issue to him upon his entering into bond conditioned as the law requires in the sum of three thousand Dollars and taking the oath prescribed by law.


Application


State of Texas In County Court of Collin County Texas

Collin County Sept. Term 1882

To the Hon. County Court aforesaid J. S. RIKE a citizen of Collin county Texas would represent and show that J. B. FOWLER who is about 19 years of age, B. A. FOWLER who is about 17 years of age…




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I. D. FOWLER who is over 14 years of age, D. D. FOWLER who is 11 years of age and NANNIE B. FOWLER who is a girl and 9 years of age, the four first above named being males are each and all minors and reside in Farmersville in Collin County Texas and he would further show that neither of said minors have a guardian of his person or estates; he would further represent that they have an Estate in Collin County Texas consisting of real and personal property belonging jointly to all of said minors of the probable value of twenty five hundred dollars; he would further represent that all of said minors are the children of ELIZABETH FOWLER who died at her residence in Collin County Texas on the 8th day of August 1880 and W. T. FOWLER who died at his house in said County on the 24th day of July 1882 wherefore he prays that each of said minors be cited as the law requires and upon the hearing hereof that he be appointed the guardian of the persons and the Estates of each of the minor above named and for such others orders as maybe necessary in the premises.


Garrett & Muse attys.

For JNO. S. RIKE


Filed Sept. 2nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



Acceptance of service


State of Texas In the County Court of Collin County Texas.

Collin County

We the undersigned minors and children of ELIZABETH and W. T. FOWLER being each over the age of fourteen years do hereby waive the issuance of any citation on the application filed in the County Court of Collin County Texas by JNO. S. RIKE praying for guardianship of our persons and of our Estates=and waive the service of the same on us by the Sheriff or other officer and select the said JNO. S. RIKE as our guardian and pray that the County Court aforesaid will appoint said JOHN S. RIKE as the guardian of our…




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respective persons and Estates this Sept. 2nd 1882.


Attest as Witnesses J. B. FOWLER

L. W. BUMPASS B. A. FOWLER

B. F. KING DAVID by F. FOWLER


Filed Sept. 4th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



Probate Notice


The State of Texas In County Court of Collin County

Collin County To the Sept. Term 1882.

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 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 in the guardianship of the Estate of J. B. FOLWER, B. A. FOWLER, I. D. FOWLER, D. D. FOWLER and NANNIE B. FOWLER minors, J. S. RIKE has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of Guardianship of the persons and Estates of said minors which will be heard at the next term of said Court Commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 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.

Here in fail not under penalty of the

Law and of this writ make due return.

Issued the 2nd day of Sept. 1882

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said

L. S. Court and the Seal thereof at office in

the city of McKinney this 2nd day of

Sept. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk of

the County Court Collin County


Shffs. Return

Came to hand the 2nd day of Sept. 1882 and executed same day by posting copies of the within in three…




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public places in the County one of which was at the Court house door.


Wms. Warden

Sheriff of Collin County



ELIZA MORRIS Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882

Est. of

MAGGIE & J. W. PITMAN Minors Now on this day came

on to be heard the following application to wit:


The State of Texas County Court

County of Collin September Term 1882

To the Hon. Court of said County ELIZA MORRIS Guardian of the Estates of MAGGIE A. & JOHN? W. PITMAN minors Guardianship of which is pending in said Court respectfully represents that the income from her wards’ Estates-the personal property thereof and the proceeds of all previous sales are insufficient for the education and maintenance of said minors and that the inventory heretofore filed with the papers of said guardianship—exhibits fully the condition of said estates. Wherefore she prays that she be ordered to sell an undivided on[e] half interest in the following described tract of land to wit: A part of the S. FITZHUGH survey of 320 acres situated in Collin County. Beginning at the SW corner thereof Thence East 20.95 chs. to a stake the N. E. Corner of tract Thence North 7.16 chs. a stake. Thence West 14.874 chs. a stake. Thence North 33.99 chs. a stake. Thence West 6.076 chs. the W. B. line of said survey. Thence South with said line 41.15 chs. to the beginning. Containing Forty acres more or less and that the proceeds arising (?) from said sale be appropriated for the education and maintenance of said Wards and for General and Special relief.

ELIZA MORRIS


Subscribed and sworn to before me this August 5th 1882.

Jno. G. Swayne

Co. Clk.




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And it appearing to the Court to the Court that the income of said minors’ estates is insufficient for their education and maintenance, it is ordered by the Court that said guardian be directed and authorized to sell the lands described in the foregoing application at private sale for cash, and that she be further ordered to make a report of her action to this Court in accordance with law.




W. W. S. HARRIS Guardn. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

MINNIE D. & FANNIE P. HARRIS Now on this day came

Minors on to be heard the

following application to wit:


W. W. S. HARRIS guardian of the Estate of MINNIE D. and FANNIE P. HARRIS, minors.

To T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County, said guardian would represent and Show to your honor that his wards MINNIE D. and FANNIE P. HARRIS are the legal owners of the one half interest in and to a house and lot situated in the city of McKinney. One half interest in the north half of Block 41, said one half undivided interest being and fourth of Block no. 41, the same being 100 feet by 200 feet said lot having a house there on: said guardian would represent to your Honor that said minors have no other property belonging to them known to said guardian and that it is necessary to sell said property to raise money for the support and education of said Wards, said guardian therefore would ask that your Honor, grant an order of sale of said House and lot for cash at private sale for the support and education of said minors=said guardian would also represent and show to your honor that said minors and one JOHN JOHNSON are joint owners of the North half of Block 41, said lot having a dwelling house situated there on, said guardian would show to your…




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Honor that said property could not be partitioned between said Wards and JOHNSON without greatly damaging and injuring the said minors’ interest in said property, would represent that it is impracticable for said minors to occupy the said House and lot with the said JOHN JOHNSON. Also viewing all these facts said Guardian asks that you grant an order of sale for cash in hand of the said described property=partition would be expensive.


W. W. S. HARRIS Guardian

By R. C. White atty.


Sworn to before me this August 23rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


And it appearing to the Court that said minors have no other property or income sufficient for their support, maintenance and education and that a necessity exists for the sale of said property it is ordered by the Court that said guardian be directed and authorized to sell the property described in the foregoing application at private sale for cash and that he be further ordered to make report of his action to this Court in accordance with law.




L. E. FRANKLIN admrtix. Monday Sept. 18th 1882.

Est. of

ISAAC FRANKLIN Decd. Now on this day

Came on to be heard

the application of LEVINIA E. FRANKLIN surviving wife of ISAAC FRANKLIN Decd. claiming that the said Estate is indebted to her in the sum of Two hundred and fifty Dollars as an allowance hereto fore made by this Court at the January Term 1882 for one year’s support and the further sum of one hundred dollars in lieu of exempt property not found in kind belonging to said Estate. And it appearing to the Court that the said LEVINIA E. FRANKLIN is willing to take all the personal property belonging to…




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said Estate at the appraised value of thereof in lieu of said one year’s allowance and that she is willing to take all the land belonging to said Estate over and above two hundred acres set aside for her at the January term of this Court 1882 in lieu of exempt property not found in kind, It is therefore ordered by the Court that said LEVINA E. FRANKLIN take the following described property in lieu of said allowance for one year’s support to wit:


One bay mare 8 years old valued at

$ 40.00

One bay mare 2 years old valued at

45.00

One black horse 1 years old valued at

35.00

One black horse 2 years old valued at

25.00

One bay mare 20 years old valued at

5.00

One Black horse 5 years old valued at

$ 35.00


$185.00


It is further ordered that said LEVINIA E. FRANKLIN take 16 acres of land out of the south side of a 30 acre tract a part of the BEN WHITE survey in Collin County Texas in lieu of exempt property not found in kind belonging to said Estate, and that she take the personal property and land above described in full satisfaction of all claims she has against said Estate for said allowance and exempt property.


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

Tuesday Morning 9 o’clock Sept. 19th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment, officers as of yesterday.



W. Y. FOWLER Tuesday Sept. 19th 1882

vs. Est. of

W. T. FOWLER Decd. Now con this day came on

to be heard the application of W. Y. FOWLER for Probate of the last will and testament of W. T. FOWLER Decd. and for letters testamentary thereon and it appearing to the Court that…




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notice of the filing of said application had been given as required by law, and said will together with the proof thereof duly signed sworn to and filed being produced in Court and examined by the Court, It is ordered by the Court that said will be admitted to probate and established as the last will and testament of the said W. T. FOWLER deceased and the terms and stipulations there in contained be in all things confirmed and it appearing to the Court that by the term of said will W. Y. FOWLER is named as executor with full powers to administer said estate without the intervention of the probate Court and be exempt from giving bond; it is ordered by the Court that letters testamentary issue to said W. Y. FOWLER and that he have full power to administer said Estate without further intervention of this or any other probate Court other than the filing of an inventory of said Estate in this Court.



Application


State of Texas In Collin County Court

Collin County September Term 1882

To the County Court aforesaid W. Y. FOWLER a citizen of Collin County Texas would represent and show that on to wit: the 24th of July 1882 W. T. FOWLER departed this life at his house in the town of Farmersville Collin County Texas, that at the time of his death the said W. T. FOWLER was possessed of real and personal property situated in Collin County Texas of the probable value of $2000.00, that before his death to wit: on the 24th of June 1882 the said W. T. FOWLER left as this applicant believes a valid will which is herewith filed that this…




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applicant was named as executor in the said will and he would further show that he is not disqualified by law from accepting letters testamentary under said will. The premises considered he prays that notice required by law be given of the filing of this application that on final hearing here of said will be admitted to probate, that letters testamentary be granted to this applicant and for such other and further orders as the nature of this cause may demand.


Ganett and Muses

Attys. for affiant


Filed Sept. 2nd 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.



Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the Sept. Term 1882

The State of Texas. To the Sheriff and 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 of the following notice.

The State of Texas: To all persons interested in the administration of the Estate [of] Wm. F. FOWLER Decd. W. Y. FOWLER has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for probate of the last will and testament of said W. F. FOWLER Decd. which will be hear at next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in Sept. 1882 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney at which times 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 make due return.

L. S. Issued the 2nd day of Sept. 1882. Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of said Court and

the seal there of in the city of McKinney this Sept. 2nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk. Collin Co.




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Will

Farmersville Collin Co. Tex.


Know all men by these presents [sic] that I W. T. FOWLER in the County of Collin state of Texas Farmer: Being in bad health—perfect in mind and clear in understanding do declare this to be my last will and testament made this 24th day of June Eighteen hundred and eight two that I give my entire property to my six children WILLIAM YOUNG; JULES BINGHAM; BRADFORD ADDISON, ISAAC DULEY, DAVID DOOLIN and NANNIE BET, after all debts is [sic} paid, it my will that all property be held as joint property both real and personal. The debts being paid out of the first means that can be obtained—of all the remainder of the personal property except stock and tools. I want them left all the farm as Joint stock for the equal benefit of the children any and all other personal property I want put in a family Grocery and run as joint stock until the year Eighteen hundred and ninety two, it being my will that YOUNG be foreman in the business that the other brothers to assist in it. It is my will that J. A. ASTON, W. S. ASTON, E. H. PENDLETON and E. HOUGHTON be the advisers in the business and that so long as they in their judgment think that the means are safe in the hands of YOUNG with them to assist that he be allowed to handle it without bond, it is my wish that the business be run without any expense in it after this being recorded this June 24th 1882. I want no division in land until the year 1892.


W. T. FOWLER


It is also my wish that each of the children select them a residence lot out of the place where they may choose and is there be any difference in the Valuation=for disinterested men to say what it shall be. These…




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lots are to belong to them as they select them but not to be sold or transferred until time of Division.

W. T. FOWLER



Proof of Will


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

Collin County County Texas, Sept. Term 1882.

Personally appeared before me in open Court P. B. MUSE & H. D. MARKHAM each of whom are personally well know to me and each of whom after having been by me first duly sworn depose and say that they were acquainted with W. T. FOWLER in his lifetime. That he is now dead, that he departed this life to wit: 24th day of July 1882. That he died at his residence in Collin Count. That they have each done business with said W. T. FOWLER and are personally acquainted with his hand-writing, that the will of said FOWLER filed in this Court on the 2nd day of September 1882 is wholly in the hand writing of said W. T. FOWLER and that the signature to said will is the genuine signature of said W. T. FOWLER.


P. B. MUSE

H. D. MARKHAM


Sworn to and subscribed in open Court before me this the 19th day of September 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk

County Court Collin County Texas

Filed Sept. 19th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



JOSIAH FOSTER Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 19th 1882

Est. of Application to sell personal property

NANNIE HOWARD minor Now on this day came on to be heard

the application of JOSIAH FOSTER Guardn. of the Estate of NANNIE HOWARD minor for an order of sale of the personal property belonging to said Estate which application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing that said personal property is liable to detinoratt [sic-deteriorate] and go to waste, It is ordered by the Court that said…




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application be granted and that said Guardian be authorized and empowered to proceed to sell all of the personal property belonging to the Estate of NANNIE HOWARD minor at public sale on a credit of six months taking notes with approved security from the purchasers except five head of cattle and thirty bushels of wheat which shall be sold for cash and that he make his report of said sale to this Court in accordance with law.


JOSIAH FOSTER Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 19th 1882.

Est. of Applcn. to rent land

NANNIE A. HOWARD minor Now on this day came

on to be heard the application of JOSIAH FOSTER Guardian of the Estate of NANNIE HOWARD a minor. Application is as follows to wit:


State of Texas

Collin County To the Hon. Probate of Collin County. Respectfully represents JOSIAH FOSTER guardian of the Estate of NANNIE HOWARD a minor that there is of said Estate sixty acres of land under fence and in cultivation and that the present lease expires Decr. 31st 1882. Where fore your petitioner prays that he be licensed to rent at private rent for the term of twelve months the above named premises.


JOSIAH FOSTER


And said application being heard and fully understood is granted. It is there fore ordered by the Court that the said farm at private contract for one fourth of the cotton and one third of the grain grown on said farm for the year 1883. It is further ordered that said guardian take notes and good security for the payment of said rents.


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




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Wednesday Morning Sept. 20th 1882. Court met pursuant to adjournment; officers as of yesterday.


ELIZA MORRIS Guardn. Wednesday Morning Sept.

Est. of 20th 1882.

J. W. & MAGGIE PITMAN minors Now on [this day] comes ELIZA MORRIS Guardian of the Estate of W. & MAGGIE PITMAN minors and files her report of the sale of lands belonging to said Estate.



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


Thursday Morning 9 o’clock Sept. 21st 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday, and the Court being engaged in civil business no probate business was done on this day, and it was ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Friday Morning 9 o’clock Sept. 21st 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.



W. H. MILLER Guardian Friday Sept. 22nd 1882

Est. of

H. C. MILLER et al Minors Now on this day comes

W. H. MILLER and files his bond as guardian of the Estates of H. C. MILLER, T. N. MILLER, JOHN W. MILLER and SAMUEL O. MILLER minors. Which bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond it is ordered that the same be approved and ordered to be recorded.



Bond


State of Texas Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we

Collin County W. H. MILLER as principal and W. C. PARKER and J. GRAYUM as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted to T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the full and just sum of Twelve hundred dollars for which payment…




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well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents [sic] this the 22nd day of September 1882. The Condition of this obligation is that whereas W. H. MILLER has been by the Hon. County Court of Collin County Texas appointed guardian of the persons and Estate of HENRY CLAY MILLER, THOMAS NEWTON MILLER and [sic] JOHN WILEY MILLER and SAMUEL OLIVER MILLER whose estates are valued at six hundred dollars. Now therefore should the said W. H. MILLER faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of the said HENRY CLAY MILLER, THOMAS NEWTON MILLER, JOHN WILEY MILLER and SAMUEL OLIVER MILLER according to law then this obligation shall be null and void else to remain in full force and virtue.

Witness our hands this the day and date above written.

W. H. MILLER

W. C. PARKER

J. GRAYUM

Filed Sept. 22nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

By G. S. Morris (?) Dpty.



State of Texas This day personally appeared before me the undersigned

County of Collin authority W. H. MILLER who on oath says that he will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the Estate of HENRY CLAY, THOMAS NEWTON, JOHN WILEY and SAMUEL OLIVER MILLER according to law.

This the 22nd day of September 1882

W. H. MILLER


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 22nd

Day of Sept. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

By G. S. Morris (?) Dp.



J. P. SEIGLER Admr.

Est. of Friday Sept. 22nd 1882

A.W. & C. M. MURRAY On this day this cause is

Decd. continued for notice.




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HENRY CARVER admr. Friday Sept. 22nd 1882

Est. of

ALEXANDER NORWOOD Decd. Now on the day comes HENRY

CARVER and files for approval of his bond as administrator of the Estate of ALEXANDER NORWOOD Deceased. And it appearing to the Court that the same was a good and sufficient bond and that said CARVER [has] taken the oath prescribed by law It is ordered that said bond be approved and recorded.


The State of Texas

County of Collin Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we HENRY CARVER as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the County Judge of the County of Collin and his successors in office in the sum of one thousand dollars Conditioned that the above bound HENRY CARVER who has been appointed by the County Judge of Collin County as administrator of the Estate of ALEXr. NORWOOD Decd. shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.


Sept. 19th 1882. HENRY CARVER

W. P. BUMPASS

W. G. WRIGHT


I do solemnly swear that ALEXr. NORWOOD deceased died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of administrator of the Estate of said deceased.

HENRY CARVER


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 21st 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 21st 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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G. A. WILSON Admr. Friday Sept. 22nd 1882.

Est. of

JOHN NELSON Decd. Now on this day comes

W. L. NELSON one of the heirs of JOHN NELSON Decd. and for the purpose of preventing administration upon the estate of the said JOHN NELSON filed his bond in double the amount of the debt claimed by JAMES MADDOX against said Estate for the payment of which this administration is sought and said Bond being examined by the Court and found to be in all respects in conformity with the law and to be good and sufficient the same is approved=And it is further ordered the application for administration of said Estate be and the same is hereby dismissed.


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


Saturday Morning 9 o’clock Sept. 23rd 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.


F. M. DAVIDSON admr. Saturday Sept. 23rd 1882

Est. of

T. T. BRADLEY Decd. Now on this day came

on to be heard the report of sale of the personal property belonging to the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Deceased. Filed by F. M. DAVIDSON administrator of said Estate which report being examined by the Court is approved ordered to be recorded.


Report of sale of Persnl. Property


State of Texas

Collin County In County Court of said County setting for probate and other like purposes.

Sept. Term 1882

F. M. DAVIDSON administrator of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased would show that at the late residence of said T. T….




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BRADLEY in said County on the 19 day of August 1882 by virtue of an order of said County Court passed at the regular July Term 1882 to sell personal property he the said admr. after giving due and legal notice sold on a credit of six months to the highest bidder at public auction certain property belonging to the Estate of said Deceased consisting of house hold and kitchen furniture a full and correct account of which is submitted to the Court as follows to wit: =

1st the separate property of T. T. BRADLEY Decd.


One feather bed to

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

$13.50

One Lange bedstead to

H. E. SMITH

1.25

One Cromes? Picture to

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

3.00

One Cromes? Picture bid in

by

J. R. PARKER for HATTIE

BRADLEY minor

.26

One Comb case sold to

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

.75

One Old Clock sold to

H. E. SMITH

.30

One Man’s Saddle sold to

H. E. SMITH

3.00

One Pool Rach sold to

T. J. NOLE

.30


Total

$22.61


Common Property to T. T. & SARAH E. BRADLEY (first wife)


One feather bed to

Mrs. JENNIE PARKER

$16.00

One Lounge Bed to

JOHN FAIRES

5.50

Two Pillows to

H. E. SMITH

2.50

Two Pillows to

H. E. SMITH

1.50

Three Bed Ticks to

H. E. SMITH

1.50

One Bed Stead to

H. E. SMITH

1.85

One Bed Stead to

T. J. NALE

1.10

One Small Table to

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

1.35

Three Pictures bid in by

J. R. PARKER for LOU

BRADLEY

.75

One Dining Table to

JOHN FAIRES

2.25

One Dish safe to

JOHN FAIRES

8.00

One Dish safe

JENNIE PARKER

1.50

One Wash stand to

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

.30

One Looking Glass to

JENNIE PARKER

.20

Five chairs

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

1.25

One Wash Pot & old table

H. E. SMITH

2.15

One Jar to

JOHN FAIRES

.65

One Wash pot to

H. E. SMITH

.25

Two Smoothing [iron?]

T. J. NAIL

.40

One crack reel

JOHN FAIRES

.05


Total

$49.05





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Common property of T. T. BRADLEY and SARAH J. BRADLEY 2nd wife


1 Feather bed bid in by

J. R. PARKER for LOU

BRADLEY

$23.00

One Trunnell [sic] Bed sold to

JOHN FAIRES

8.00

Two Pillows & 1 Boulster [sic]

sold to

JOHN FAIRES

5.00

Two Pillows & 1 Boulster [sic]

sold to

JOHN FAIRES

3.75

Four bed quilts to

JOHN FAIRES

6.00

Two Bed quilts bid in for

LOU BRADLEY

2.00

Two Blankets sold to

H. E. SMITH

2.05

One Counterpane

JOHN FAIRES

.65

One Counterpane

JOHN FAIRES

1.50

One Counterpane

Mrs. JENNIE PARKER

1.00

One Bed stead

T. J. NALE

1.00

One Trunnell [sic] Bed stead

to

C. R. M. PEDEN

.60

One Centre table bid in by

J. R. PARKER for HATTIE

BRADLEY

3.25

One Picture bid in by

J. R. PARKER for LOU

BRADLEY

1.50

One W. & W. Sewing

Machine to

H. E. SMITH

3.75

One Bread tray & flour board

J. R. PARKER

.50

Five chairs

H. E. SMITH

1.60

One high chair

JENNIE PARKER

.35

One beaureau [sic]

W. D. PARKER

13.25

One Churn

H. E. SMITH

.25

One Teauseue?

JENNIE PARKER

.75

Two Pans & 1 Pot

JENNIE PARKER

.50

One Cook Stove & vessels

J. R. PARKER

2.00

One Jar

JENNIE PARKER

.10

One mowing blade

W. D. PARKER

.10

One Pair and Irons

T. J. NALE

.65

One pair and Irons

Mrs. SUSAN BRADLEY

.50


Total

87.00



Recapitulation


Separate Est. of T. T. BRADLEY Deceased

$22.61

Common property between T. T. BRADLEY

and his first wife SARAH E. BRADLEY

amounts to

49.05

Common property between T. T. BRADLEY &

his 2nd wife SARAH J. BRADLEY amounts to

$7.00

Total amount of all the Estates

$158.66



The State of Texas Before me J. W. Waddill

Collin County Clerk of the County Court in

and for Collin County State of Texas came F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of the Est. of T. T. BRADLEY




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Decd. who being duly sworn says that the foregoing report is a true and correct account of the Sale made by him of certain personal property belonging to said Estate at the time and place aforesaid by virtue of the order aforesaid


F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of

the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY


Sworn to before me this Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

F. M. DAVIDSON Admr. Saturday Sept. 23rd 1882

Est. of Rept. of sale prsal. property

T. T. BRADLEY Decd. Now on this day came on to be

heard the report of the sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Decd. filed by F. M. DAVIDSON administrator of said Estate which report being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Report of sale


The State of Texas In County Court of Collin County

Collin County setting for probate and other like

purposes=Sept. Term 1882.

The undersigned admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Deceased would show to the Court that on or about the 1st day of January 1882 at a private sale in the city of McKinney by virtue of an order of the County Court of Collin County passed at the Sept. Term there of A. D. 1882 to sell personal property at private sale did sell at private sale for cash the property herein after described belonging to the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased a full and correct account of which is respectfully submitted to the Court as follows to wit:


Common property between T. T. BRADLEY and his second wife S. J. BRADLEY:


Two cows to GEORGE DAWSON at $12.50

each

$25.00





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Common property between T. T. BRADLEY & 3RD wife SUSAN BRADLEY:


Two calves to GEORGE DAWSON for $5.00

each

$10.00

150 Bois d’arc post at 4 cents to Mrs.

BRADLEY

13.68

One Broad axe to J. T. BAILEY for

1.00


$24.68



Recapitulation


Common property between T. T. BRADLEY & his 2nd wife

S. J. BRADLEY $25.00

Common property between T. T. BRADLEY and SUSAN BRADLEY 3rd wife $24.68

$49.68


The State of Texas Before me J. W. Waddill

Collin County clerk of the County Court in and

for Collin County State of Texas came F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of the Est. of T. T. BRADLEY deceased who being duly sworn says that the foregoing Report is a true and correct account of the sale made by him of certain personal property belonging to said… at the time and place aforesaid.

F. M. DAVIDSON Admr.

Est. of T. T. BRADLEY Deceased


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 18th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



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


Monday morning Sept. 25th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.



ELIZA MORRIS Guardn. Monday Sept. 25th 1882

Est. of Rept. of sale

J. W. & MAGGIE A. PITMAN Now on this day came on

Minors to be heard the report of

ELIZA MORRIS Guardian of the Estate of JOHN W. and MAGGIE A. PITMAN minors of the sale of…




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an undivided one half interest in forty acres of land situated in the S. FITZHUGH sur. in Collin County to OSCAR FLACK for the sum of Four hundred dollars cash at private sale and after hearing the evidence in support of and against said report it is considered by the Court that said sale was fairly made and in compliance with law and that the price realized is a fair one; it is ordered by the Court that said sale be recorded by the clerk and that said guardian make the proper conveyance to the said J. O. FLACK upon his compliance with the terms of sale.


The State of Texas

Collin County County Court Sept. Term 1882.

To the Hon. County Court of said County.

I ELIZA MORRIS Guardian of the Estates of MAGGIE A. and JOHN W. PITMAN minors at this term of the said Court, In obedience to an order by the said Court made at this term of said Court and dated Sept. 18th 1882 for the sale of certain lands belonging to said to said Estate would respectfully report that I have sold the following described land to J. O. FLACK of said County who resides in Plano on the 19th day of Sept. 1882 which land is described in accordance with the application in said cause as follows to wit: an undivided one half interest in and to 40 acres more or less apart of the S. FITZHUGH survey of 320 acres situate[d] in Collin County=Beginning at the South West Corner there of Thence East 20.95 chs. to a Stake. Thence North 7.16 chs. a stake. Thence West 14.874 chs. a stake. Thence North 33.99 chs. a stake. Thence West 60.76 chs. the WB Line of said survey. Thence South with said line 41.15 chs. to the beginning. Containing Forty acres more or less which said sale was private to the Said J. OSCAR FLACK as aforesaid…




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for the sum of Twenty Dollars per acre, aggregating the sum of Eight hundred dollars ($800.00) cash the terms of which said sale the said J. OSCAR FLACK the purchaser thereof has complied with. One half of said sum to wit: ($400.00) Four hundred dollars belongs to the said minors the other half of which sum belongs to me the said guardian.


ELIZA T. MORRIS


Subscribed and sworn to before me this Sept. 19th 1882.


F. M. Bowen J. P. &

Ex officio Notary Public

Collin Co. Texas

Filed Sept. 20th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


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


Tuesday morning 9 o’clock Sept. 26th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.



J. W. WHISENANT Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

Est. of Motion to set aside Homestead

JACK COLLINS et al

Minors On this day this cause is continued by Consent.



M. H. JAMISON Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

vs. Est. of Application for probate. Nuncupative will

ELEANOR JAMISON Decd. On this day this cause is continued by plaintiff.



Wm. M. LEE Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

Est. of Applct. to Sell land.

AMANDA J. LEE minor

On this day this cause is continued by Guardian.




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Sept. Term 1882



J. F. LOVELL Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

vs. Est. of Applct. For Guardianship

J. W. & MARY H. LOVELL

Minors On this day this application is dismissed for want of prosecution.



G. H. HERNDON Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

Est. of Exhibit

OSCAR FAIRES minor Now on this day came on to be heard the annual report of the condition of the estate of OSCAR FAIRES a minor filed by G. H. HERNDON Guardian of the said estate and said report being examined and fully understood by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.



The State of Texas

Collin County In the County Court of Collin County

Term 1882

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of said


GEO. H. HERNDON guardian of the person and estate of OSCAR FAIRES would respectfully show to the Court that as said guardian he has received from J. LEE FAIRES executor of the will of JOHN FAIRES decd. on the 27th day of


March 1882 $ 92.70

April 7 1881 132.87

May 20th 1882 140.54

Total $366.11


And the said guardian further shows that the two sums of $92.70 and $132.87 he has in his own hands and for which he is willing to account at 10 per cent interest per annum and the other sum of $140.54 he has now at interest at the rate of 12 percent interest in the hands of W. L. BOYD and others=And he further shows that he has paid as costs in this cause the sum of $5.05 the receipt for which is here to attached as part hereof=All of which is respectfully submitted.


G. H. HERNDON


Sworn to before me this May 20th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 20th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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HELEN N. DOUTHETT Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

vs. Est. of Applcn. for Admintn.

G.L. DOUTHETT Decd. On this day this application is dismissed on motion of applicant.



MARTHA T. YOUNG Extrix. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

Est. of Inventory & apprmet.

W. J. YOUNG Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of W. J. YOUNG Decd. filed by MARTHA T. YOUNG Extrix. of said Estate. And said Inventory and Appraisement having been examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.



Inventory and appraisement


State of Texas

Collin County To the Hon. County Court Collin County Texas August Term 1882.

The undersigned appraisers heretofore appointed by your honor to return an inventory and appraisement of the real and personal property belonging to the Estate of W. J. YOUNG deceased would respectfully make the following report under oath to wit:


Real Property


Cash notes with interest five hundred & twenty four dollars 524.00

House & lot on Headright of JO KLEPPER fifteen hundred dollars

Including household &c. 1500.00

$2024.00


J. T. KENDRICK

R. H. BROWN


State of Texas Sworn to and subscribed before

County of Collin me this 20th day of June 1882.

Witness my hand and seal of Office

day and date above written.

L. Butler Notary Public

for Collin County


State of Texas Before me L. Butler a notary public in and for said County

County of Collin personally appeared MARTHA T. YOUNG




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after being by me duly sworn states that the list of property set forth by the appraisers JNO. T. KENDRICK and R. H. BROWN shows correct list of the property of the Estate of W. J. YOUNG Decd. this 14th August 1882.

MARTHA T. YOUNG


State of Texas Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and date above

Collin County written.

L. Butler Notary Public

In & for Collin County Texas

Filed August 15th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



M. W. WILMETH Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882

Est. of Annl. Rept.

WM. J. FAIRES minor On this day this cause is

continued by operation of law.



MRS. N. J. HOUGHTON Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882

of Est. of Final Rept.

BOYD R. & Wm. E. JONES minors Now on this day came on to be heard the final report of Mrs. NANNIE J. HOUGHTON Guardian of the Estates of BOYD R. and W. E. JONES. And it appearing to the Court that said minors have become of age and have received from said guardian all the property belonging to their said Estate for which said guardian has filed receipts from her said wards duly signed and acknowledged and it further appearing to the Court that said BOYD R., and W. E. JONES have accepted service and waived issuance of citation on said report and said report being examined by the Court and found in all things correct it is ordered that same be approved and recorded and that said guardian be discharged from trust upon payment of all cost [sic] in the cause and filing vouchers therefore.




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The State of Texas Report

County of Collin

MRS. NANNIE J. HOUGHTON in account with BOYD R. & W. E. JONES.


To amount received for B. R. JONES and

Report filed April 26th 1877

$1469.38

To amt. received from Wm. E. JONES

$1469.38

Total amount received for both wards

$2938.66

To interest and gain on the above

2250.16


$5188.92

Cr.


By cash paid BOYD JONES Jany. 7th 1882

See receipt herewith filed Marked A

$2550.00

By amt. paid Wm. E. JONES July 1st 1882

See receipt herewith filed marked B

$2638.82


$5188.82



I certify the above final account between myself and my two sons, my wards, is correct and true and pray the Court to give me a final discharge from all further liability as guardian of said BOYD R. & Wm. E. JONES.

Collin County Texas July 12th 1882.

NANNIE J. HOUGHTON Guardian


Sworn to and Subscribed before me.

To certify which I here unto set my hand and official notarial [sic] seal on this the 26th day of July 1882.

John L. Terrell Justice of the

Peace & Ex officio Notary Public

Kaufman Co. Texas



Acceptance of Service


We the undersigned wards of NANNIE J. HOUGHTON our guardian being now of full age hereby accept service of the within Final account and waive the issuance of all process and pray the Court to approve the same and discharge said Guardian from her trust.


BOYD R. JONES

Wm. E. JONES


Filed Sept. 5th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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Sept. Term 1882



J. S. RIKE Guardian Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882

Est. of

J. B. FOWLER et al minors Now on this day comes J. S. RIKE and files for approval his bond as guardian of the Estates and persons of J. B. FOWLER, B. A. FOWLER, I. D. FOWLER, D. D. FOWLER and NANNIE B. FOWLER minors and said bond being examined by the Court and consider a good and sufficient [bond] is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] J. S. RIKE as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the full and just sum of Three thousand Dollars for the payment of which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs and legal representatives jointly and severally firmly bye these presents [sic].

Conditioned that the above bounden J. S. RIKE who has been appointed by the County Court of Collin County Texas guardian of the persons and Estates of the following named minors to wit: J. B. FOWLER, B. A. FOWLER, I. D. FOWLER, D. D. FOWLER and NANNIE B. FOWLER will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the persons and Estates of such minors according to law.

Witness our hands this the 19th day of September 1882.


J. S. RIKE

C. D. HARLESS

ED CARROL

I.J. RUDE

J. B. GOBER

R. A. RIKE


State of Texas Personally appeared before me

Collin County the undersigned authority J. S….




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RIKE who upon oath says that that he will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the persons and Estates of J. B. FOWLER, B. A. FOWLER, I. B. FOWLER, D. D. FOWLER and NANNIE B. FOWLER minors according to Law.


J. S. RIKE


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 22nd day of September 1882.

J. A. Aston Notary Public

Collin County Texas

Filed Sept. 26th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



N. S. CRENSHAW Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 26th 1882.

Est. of Bond (approve.)

BULA BROCKMAN et al

Minors Now on this day comes N. S. CRENSHAW and files for approval of his bond as Guardian of the Estate of BULA BROCKMAN and JAMES S. BROCKMAN minors and the said bond being examined by the Court and considered good and sufficient bond it is ordered by the Court that the same be approved and recorded.



Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that N. S. CRENSHAW as principal and J. L. BROCKMAN and J. H. CRENSHAW 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 Twelve hundred dollars the payment of which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves hour heirs and legal representatives firmly by these presents [sic]=

Conditioned that N. S. CRENSHAW who was appointed guardian of the Estate of BULA & JAMES S. BROCKMAN by the County Court of said County on the 18th day of Sept. 1882 will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of said minors according to Law…




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Sept. Term 1882




This Sept. (blank) 1882.


J. L. BROCKMAN

J. H. CRENSHAW

N. S. CRENSHAW



State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority N. S. CRENSHAW guardn., of the Estate of BULA and JAMES S. BROCKMAN minors and upon oath says he will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of their said Estate according to Law.


N. S. CRENSHAW

Guardn. BULA & J. S. BROCKMAN.


Sworn to before me this Sept. 26th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 26th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



N. S. CRENSHAW Guardn. Tuesday Sept. 1882

Est. of Inventory & appsmet.

BULA & J. S. BROCKMAN minors

Now on this day came on to be heard the inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of BULA and JAS. S. BROCKMAN minors filed by N. S. CRENSHAW Guardian of said Estate and said inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court the same is here by approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory & Appraisement


Property being to the Estate of BULA & JAMES S. BROCKMAN minors.


Real Estate


½ interest in fifty acres situated in Collin County part of a survey made for

SYLVESTER WILLIAMS valued at $250.00

½ interest in 20 acres situated in Collin County part of L. WESTER valued at 50.00

$300.00


HENRY CARVER

W. P. BUMPASS

L. C. SMITH





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Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 19th day of Sept. 1882.


G. J. Davie Notary Public

Collin Co. Texas


State of Texas Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority

Collin County N. S. CRENSHAW gaurdn. of the Estate of BULA & JAS.

S. BROCKMAN minors and upon oath says the within is a true and perfect inventory and list of all the property real and personal belonging to said Estate that has come to his knowledge.


N. S. CRENSHAW

Guardn. of BULA & JAS. S. BROCKMAN minors


Sworn to before me this Sept. 26th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clerk

Filed Sept. 26th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



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


Wednesday morning Sept. 27th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday. The Court being engaged in civil business no probate business was done. Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 o’clock.


Thursday morning 9 o’clock Sept. 28th 1882 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.



M. A. CAMERON surviving wife Thursday Sept. 28th 1882

vs. Community Est. of

G. W. CAMERON Decd. Now on this day came on

to be heard the application of MRS. M. A. CAMERON for the appointment of appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband G. W....




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Sept. Term 1882



CAMERON, which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that J. M. PEARSON, F. M. HILL and PETER TURBIT be and they are here by appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to the Community Estate.



G. A. WILSON Temp. Admr. Motion to Tax Cost. Sep. 28th 1882.

Est. JNO. NELSON Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard

the motion of W. L. NELSON one of the heirs of JNO. NELSON Decd. (who has filed bond for the purpose of preventing this administration) to tax certain costs herein against the applicants for administration on said estate. And the matters and things in said motion being heard and fully understood by the Court it is ordered and adjudged that all the costs incurred by the filing of the first application for temporary and permanent administration on said estate including all orders and proceedings had thereon as well as the costs of this motion be taxed against G. A. WILSON Temporary administrator of said estate and that execution issue therefore. It is further ordered that the costs incurred by the filing of the second application and the proceeding thereon be taxed against said estate.


Ordered that Court adjourn till Court in course.

T. C. Goodner

Co. Judge




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In Vacation Novr. 1882



The State of Texas Be it remembered that the

Collin County following proceeding were

Had in vacation before The Hon.

County Judge of Collin County.



J. N. STALLING

vs. Est. of Saturday Oct. 7th 1882

JOHN RATLIFF Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. N. STALLING for Temporary letters of administration upon the Est. of JOHN RATLIFF deceased which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that said J. N. STALLING be and he is hereby appointed Temporary administrator of said Estate and that he be authorized to take charge of (to?) gather (?) and preserve the crop belonging to said Estate and to deliver the rent part thereof to the land lord and that Temporary letters of administration issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of One hundred dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law.


J. N. STALLING Tem. Admr. Tuesday Oct. 17th 1882

Est. of

JOHN RATLIFF Decd. Now on this day comes

J. N. STALLING and files for approval of his bond and oath as Temporary Administrator of the Estate of JOHN RATLIFF deceased which being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond was approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


Know all men by these presents [sic] that we J. N. STALLING as principal and W. L. COPE and M. W. KEEN as sureties acknowledge ourselves held and firmly bound to T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum on One hundred…




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($100) Dollars for which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs administrators & legal representatives signed this the (blank) day of October 1882.

The condition of the above bond is such that whereas on the 7th day of Oct. 1882 the said J. N. STALLING was by the County Court of Collin County appointed Temporary administrator of the Estate of JOHN RATLIFF Deceased. Now therefore should the said STALLINGS well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment then this bond shall be of no effect otherwise remain in full force and effect this the 9th day of October 1882.


J. N. STALLINGS

W. L. COPE

M. W. KEIN


State of Texas

Collin County This day came and personally appeared before M. W. KEEN an acting Justice of the peace of Collin County J. N. STALLINGS who on oath solemnly swears that he will well and truly perform the duties of Temporary Administrator of the Estate of JOHN RATLIFF deceased in accordance with law and with the order of the Court appointing him such administrator as witness my hand. This the 9th day of Oct. 1882.


J. N. STALLINGS


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 9th day of Oct. 1882.

M. W. Keen, J. P.

Prct. No. 7 Collin Co. Texas


Filed Oct. 10th 1882.

J. W. Waddill

clk.




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In Vacation Novr. 1882



M. A. CAMERON admrx. Novr. 3rd 1882

Comty. Est. of

G. W. CAMERON Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Community Estate of MRS. M. A. CAMERON and her deceased husband G. W. CAMERON which Inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.



Inventory and appraisement of the Community Estate of GEO. W. CAMERON and M. A. CAMERON.


Real Estate


All of Block No. 65 in McKinney valued at 1700.00

S. Half of Block No. 78 in McKinney valued at 200.00

Lot No. 134 Blk. 21 in McKinney valued at 300.00

$2200.00


Personal Property


Household furniture

250.00

1 Piano

100.00

3 Cows and one calf

60.00

1 Bay Pony

40.00

1 Brown horse mule

150.00

Office furniture

25.00


$625.00


State of Texas On this day personally appeared

Collin County before the undersigned authority

J. M. PEARSON, PETER TURBIT & F. M. HILL, who on oath say that the above is a full fair & complete inventory and appraisement of the community property of G. W. CAMERON Decd. and his surviving wife MRS. M. A. CAMERON.


Witness my official signature this October 7th 1882.


J. M. PEARSON

PETER TURBIT

F. M. HILL


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 7th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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In Vacation Novr. 1882



List of Debts due the Community Estate of G. W. CAMERON and M. A. CAMERON.


1 Note on PETER TURBIT

& A. J. KRAUSE

due Oct. 1st 1882

$500.00

1 Note on GABES S. BECK

due Sept. 17th 1882

162.50

1 Note on HILL & SPARLIN

due Novr. 11th 1882

460.50

1 Note on JAMES WARE

due Demand

100.00

1 Note on J. E. CAMERON

due Oct. 12th 1872

450.10

1 Note on M. L. HENRY

due June? 2 1881

27.25

1 Note on THOS. J.

McDONALD

due Oct 10 1879

10.00

1 Note on THOS. J.

McDONALD

due Nov. 7 1879

10.00

1 Note on Wm. TORDER

due Nov. 1 1879

10.00

1 Note on A. R. BUTTS

due Dec. 21 1874 worthless

9.00

1 Note on Wm. MOORE

due Oct. 10 1879

10.00

1 Note on J. L. MOORE

due Oct. 10 1879

10.00

1 Note on G. A. MOORE

due Oct. 5 1879

10.00

1 Note on F. M. FERRELL

due March 1 1879

10.00

1 Note on E. A. LOVETT

due Febry. 11 1876 worthless

10.00



$1784.35


Worthless

14.00



$1770.35



1 account on C. J. WICKHAM


10.00

1 account on E. R. STIFF


50.00

1 account on TOD WARDEN


20.00

1 account on FRANK HAMM


1.75

1 account on

JNO. NICHOLSON


8.00

1 account on JESSE

COFFEY


2.00

1 account on JNO.

SHARLINE?

$10.00 less $4.00

6.00

1 account on JAKE HELMS


20.00

1 account on JNO.

McKINNEY


2.50

1 account on MORT BELEW


2.00

1 account on J. R. JACKSON


1.00 (or 7.00?)

1 account on GABE BECK

(on deft)?

10.00

1 account on JAS.

TURNBOW


2.00

1 account on AB BURCH


10.00

1 account on I. T. LARGENT


2.00



$147.25



The State of Texas On this day personally

Collin County appeared before the undersigned

authority MRS. M. A. CAMERON who on oath says that the above and foregoing inventory and List of claims is a full & complete…




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Inventory and List of the property and claims belonging to the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband GEO. W. CAMERON that has come to her knowledge except as herein stated. She further says upon oath that there are several certificates of deposit on the Collin County Bank and on the first [sic] National Bank amounting the aggregate to the sum of Eight thousand and six hundred and twenty four & 50/100 Dollars. That there is a note on L. W. OGLESBY for the sum of $947 05/100 and the sum of 680 85/100 dollars in money amongst the effects of herself & her deceased husband that she is informed and believes and so charges that or at least the greater portion of said certificates of Deposit note and money is the property of Collin County and not the property of this estate and she now says that she is ready and willing when authorized by law to turn said property over to the proper parties or whatever portion of said money may be found to be due said Collin County.


M. A. CAMERON


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Oct. 7th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Oct 7th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.


M. A. CAMERON admrx. In Vacation

Comty. Est. of Novr. 2nd 1882

G. W. CAMERON Decd. Now on this day comes MRS. M. A. CAMERON and files her bond as administratrix of the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband which Bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.




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The State of Texas Know all men by these presents [sic] that

Collin County we M. A. CAMERON and (blank) and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas in the full and just sum of four thousand seven hundred and fifty seven dollars and sixty cents lawful currency of the United States of America to be levied jointly and severally of our respective good land tenements and Estates to be void however upon condition that the above bounden M. A. CAMERON will faithfully administer the Community estate of herself and her deceased husband GEORGE W. CAMERON and will pay over one-half of the surplus thereof after the payment of the debts with which the whole of such property is properly chargeable to such person or persons as shall be entitled to receive the same.

Witness our hands this the 7th day of October 1882.


M. A. CAMERON

F. M. WARDEN

J. E. CAMERON

Wms. WARDEN

THORNTON E. SHIRLEY

A.G. GRAVES JR.

Filed Novr. 2nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. W. BAINES Admr. In vacation Novr. 19th 1882

Est. of

M. A. GOODWIN Decd. Now on this day comes J. W.

BAINES administrator of the Estate of M. A. GOODWIN Decd. and files his report of sale of lands belonging to said Estate.



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