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J. W. WHISENANT Friday Novr. 27th 1882

Guardn.

Estate of Now on this day came the

JACK COLLINS et al parties in the above entitled

Minor cause by their attorneys and

announce themselves ready for trial and the general demand (?) of the said Guardian JOHN W. WHISENANT to the answer of the Defendant McMILLEN being present to the Court the same after being duly considered by the Court was in all things sustained. The Defendant McMILLEN then asked leave to file an amended answer which was granted. Then on the same day came on to be heard the General and special exceptions of the Guardian JOHN W. WHISENANT to said amended answer which being duly considered by the Court is in all things sustained. The Defendant McMILLEN declining to amend then and there in open Court excepted to the ruling of the Court on said exceptions and gave notice of appeal to the District Court of Collin County Texas. Then came on to be heard the application of JOHN W. WHISENANT Guardn. of the Estates of JACK COLLINS, LILLIE BELL COLLINS and ROBERT SMITH minors to set apart the land herein after described as a homestead for the use and benefit of said minors and the Court being fully advised of the matters and things contained in said application and after hearing the proof adduced in support of said application ordered adjudged and decreed that the following described tracts of land be set apart to JOHN W. WHISENANT Guardian for the use and benefit of the above named minors said land described as follows to wit: Situated in Collin County Texas part of the Head right of Wm. PERRIN (?) Beginning at a post on the E. B. Line of the said PERRIN (?) Head right survey. Thence North 28 chains a post on the E. B. line of said survey. Thence West 44 37/100 chains a post. Thence South 25




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chs. Thence East 44 & 37/100 chs. to the beginning.

2nd tract also situated in Collin County Texas and part of the JEREMIAH MUNCY survey and Beginning at a post the South East corner of a timber tract of land set apart to CATHERINE PARSONS in the partition of the Estate of Wm. PERRIN Decd. and on the E. B. line of said MUNCY survey. Thence South 13 chs. a post. Thence West 38 chs. the centre of Rowlett Creek. Thence up the channel of said creek to the South West corner of said CATHERINE PARSONS tract of land. Thence East 40 chains to the beginning containing 50 acres of land.

The first mentioned tract containing 112 acres of land. It is further ordered that each party pay the cost by them respectively incurred to all of which judgment of the Court the Defendant McMILLON [sic] excepted and gave notice in open Court of appeal to the District Court of Collin County.


Application


Est. of JACK COLLINS et al

Minors

Collin County Court

Sept. Term 1882

To the County Court of Collin County Texas.

JOHN W. WHISENANT guardian of the Estates of JACK COLLINS, LILLE BELL COLLINS and ROBERT SMITH minors represent to the Court that on or about the (blank) day of 1877 MRS. A. E. SMITH departed this life intestate at her house in Collin County that at the time of her death she resided on the two tracts of lands returned on the inventory herein as her homestead that said MRS. SMITH is the mother of above named minors that at her death she left surviving her as her only children and heirs at law the following persons to wit: SAMUEL PHILLIPS, JOSIE JACKSON now MRS. JOSIE TILLINGHURST, MAT JACKSON, MRS. ANNIE HEMBREE wife of JOHN HEMBREE, ARTHUR JACKSON




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JACK COLLINS, LILLIE BELL COLLINS and ROBERT SMITH, that at the time of the death of MRS. SMITH all of the above named parties were minors except the two first named, that all of said children have become of age except ARTHUR JACKSON and these minors, that ARTHUR JACKSON has no guardian either of his person or estate, that at the time of her death MRS. SMITH was the owner in fee simple to the two tracts land mentioned on the Inventory and for a more particular description of said land reference is hereby made to the records in the County Clerks office of Collin County Texas in the partition of the Estate of Wm. PERRIN decd. in Book (blank) Page (blank) of said records. The two tracts of land on said inventory being that portion of land that was set aside to said Wm. SMITH in the partition of said Estate of Wm. PERRIN Decd. He further shows to the Court that LEWIS McMILLAN of Collin County Texas has purchased or claims to have purchased the interests of MAT JACKSON and MRS. JOSIE TILLINGHURST and that he himself has purchased the interest of MRS. HEMBREE. He further shows that this is all the Estate owned by said minors that the farm has gave [sic] [illegible] greatlythat it will take the rents of said place to repair said farm and support these minors. Wherefore he prays the Court to set aside both tracts of land as a homestead for said minors as the law requires.

J. W. WHISENANT


Subscribed & sworn to before me this 22nd of Sept. 1881 [sic].

J. W. Waddill clk.

By G. S. Morris Dy.

Filed Sept. 22nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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F. M. DAVIDSON Admr. Wednesday Novr. 29

Est. of 1882

T. T. BRADLEY Decd. Annual Report

Now on this day came on to be heard the annual report of the condition of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY Deceased filed by F. M. DAVIDSON administrator of said Estate which said Report with the vouchers and evidence in support there of being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Report


The State of Texas In the County Court of said

Collin County County setting for probate

And other like purposes

Sept. Term 1882

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of the County Court of Collin County.

F. M. DAVIDSON admr. of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY late of said County deceased respectfully submits to the consideration of the Court the following exhibit there by show[ing] the present condition of said Estate.


Separate property of said BRADLEY.


3 ¾ acres in ED BRADLEY survey vald. at $100.00 pr. acr……………………………………..375.00

3 ½ acres in ED BRADLEY survey vald. at $50.00 pr. acr……………………………………....175.00

11 ½ acres in T. T. BRADLEY survey vald. at $100.00 pr. acr………………………………….1150.00

18 acres in T. T. BRADLEY survey vald. at $100.00 pr. acr…………………………….……….1200.00

16 acres in ED BRADLEY survey vald. at $25.00 pr. acr………………………………….………..400.00

Total……………………………………..3300.00


Personal property


1 clock .50 1 comb case .50 3 pictures 1.00…………..…………………………………………2.00

1 Lounge 1.00 1 saddle 5.00 1 Feather bed 12.50…………………………………………………18.50

Total……………………………………..20.00

Total amt. of Real and personal property……………………………………………………………3320.00


Community Estate between T. T. BRADLEY and first wife S. E. BRADLEY


20 acres of land in B. CLEMENTS survey 5.00 pr. acre………………………………………..100.00

½ belongs to children of T. T. BRADLEY & Total 100.00

S. E. BRADLEY




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Personal Property


3 pictures .50 2 Dish safes 5.00 2 Bedsteads 7.00 1 Feather bed 12.50………………$25.00

Dining Table 2.50 1 wash pot 2.00 1 washstand 1.00 1 Table 1.00………………………….6.50

1 Looking Glass .25 1 rifle Gun 4.00 5 chairs 2.50……………………………………………………6.75

Total…………………………..38.25

Total Real Estate & personal property……………………………………………………………………$138.25


Community Property between T. T. BRADLEY and S. J. BRADLEY


140 acres in R. H. LOCH survey at $10.00 pr. a………………………………………………………$1400.00

32 ½ acres in ED BRADLEY survey at 25.00 pr. a………………………………………………………..556.25

Total…………………………….1956.25


Personal Property


1 cook stove 8.00 1 Bread tray .25 1 Trunnel Bed & Bedding 6.00…………………………..$14.25

1 center table 20 1 table 1.50 1 Bureau 10.00 5 chairs 2.50……………………………..16.00

1 Picture .50 1 Feather bed 10.00 8 Quilts 16.00 3 Counterpins [sic] 4.50…………...31.00

1 comfort 1.00 4 pillows 4.00 2 bolsters 3.50 wafer (?) .50 1 Plowshare 7.50…….30.50

1 sd. wagons old plow &c 3.00 1 Iron tooth Harrow 11.50 1 Bay Mare……………………21.50

6 yrs. old 30.00 1 S[ide] Saddle 3.00 4 cows 4 yrs. old 36.00 1 Bull 5 yrs. old 15.00...84.00

4 cows 4 yrs. old 40.00 1 Brown mare mule 75.00……………………………………………………115.00

1 Double brl. [barrel] shot gun 8.00 1 gold watch 20.00……………………………………………..28.00

Total…………………………………230.25


Total amt. of Real & Personal property…………………………………………………………………….2286.50



Community Estate of T. T. BRADLEY and SUSAN BRADLEY


Personal Property


1 Bedstead 6.00 1 Singer Sewing Machine 20.00 1 clock 5.00

31.00

1 set Plates .50 1 set Knives & forks 1.00 2 pitchers 1.00

2.50

2 vegitables [sic] Dishes .50 1 set Tablespoons .25 1 set tea spoons .25

1.00

2 sets cups & saucers 1.00 1 Brass Kettle 1.50 5 stone jars .60

3.10

1 tin bucket .25 2 wooden buckets .40 1 wash tub .50

1.15

1 Dish pan .50 1 coffee mill .50 1 wash pan .25

1.25

2 carpets 17.50 1 cradle & bedding 1.50 1 sur. (?) valise .25

19.25

2 stands bees 14.00 1 cuttwatury (?) plow 7.00 1 Reaper & Mower 15.00

36.00

1 double shovel plow 2.00 1 breaking Plow 10.00

12.00

1 Hack & harness $100.00 1 set Harness 15.00 75 bu[shells] corn 18.75

133.75

10 hd. hogs 25 18 hd. hogs 60.00 1 gray pony mare 20.00

105.00

1 bay yearling colt 15.00 Yr.(?) T. Hay & oats 10.00 2 Steers 3 yrs. old 18.00

43.00

1heifer 3yrs. old 8.00 2 hfrs. 2 yrs. old 14.00 1 Bull 2 yrs. old 7.00

29.00

3 heifers 1 yr. old 15.00 4 Steers 1 yr. old 20.00 5 cows 4 yrs. old 40.00

75.00

2 heifers 2 yrs. old 12.00 1 Bull 2 yrs. old 6.00 2 yrlgs. [yearlings?] 2 yrs. old 10.00

28.00




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3 sucking calves 6.00 1 cow 10.00 3 sucky cloes (?) 6.00………………………………………….22.00

1050 lbs. bacon sides @ 9 cts. 94.50 137 lbs. hams @ 11¢ 15.07……………………………..109.57

240 lbs. lard @ 11¢ 26.40……………………………………………………………………………………………...26.40

Total………………….….678.97


Estate of T. T. BRADLEY separate……………………………………………………………………$3320.50

Estate of T. T. BRADLEY & S. E. BRADLEY……………………………………………………………138.25

Estate of T. T. BRADLEY & S. J. BRADLEY…………………………………………………………..2425.50

Estate of T. T. BRADLEY & SUSAN BRADLEY………………………………………………………..678.97

Total amt. of entire Estate Real & Personal………………………………………………………………….6564.22


Money Recd.


Property sold as pr. Report filed April 27th 1881

Common property between T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY………………………………………………………..224.75

Common property between T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY…….……………………………………………..218.35

443.10


As per Report filed June 1881

Common Property between T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY………………………………………………………..312.40

Common Property between T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY……………………………………………………..78.30

Separate Estate of T. T. BRADLEY & [blank]……………………………………………………….…………..4.75

Common Estate of T. T. BRADLEY & S. E. BRADLEY……………………………………………………………2.50

Total………………………………….397.95


As per Report filed Sept. 15th 1881

Separate Est. of T. T. BRADLEY………………………………………………………………………………………1518.00

T. T. BRADLEY half interest in 20 acres on East fork in B. CLEMENTS survey………………….62.50

Wild hog claim T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY 9.00 collected 5.00 Rest N. Y. (?)………………………….5.00

$1585.50


As per Report filed May 9th 1882

Separate Estate of T. T. BRADLEY for land Negro town………………………………………………… $681.25

Certificates in McKinney Academy ass--……………………………………………………………………………26.00

Common property between T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY…………………………………………………………….33.00

Total………………………..740.25


As per Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

Common property between T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY……………………………………………………………..25.00

SUSAN BRADLEY………………………………………………………24.68

Total…………………………..49.68


As per Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

Separate Est[ate] of T. T. BRADLEY Decd……………………………………………………………………………22.00

Common Property T. T. & S. E. BRADLEY……………………………………………………………………………49.65

Common Property of T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY…………………………………………………………………………87.00

Total………………………....158.65




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Rents collected Separate Property

Recd. of CAROLINE COPLAND………………………………………………………………………………$23.75

Recd. of BILL RICE…………………………………………………………………………………………………..6.00

Recd. of DAVE EVANS………………………………………………………………………………………….……3.25

Recd. of Wm. MAXIE……………………………………………………………………………………………...4.00

Recd. of PERRY GREGSBEY…………………………………………………………………………………………6.75

Total………………………....$43.75


Collected Wm. LEWIS note Septe. [Separate] Est………………………………………………….....7.25

Money deposited with I. D. Newsome & Sons do…………………………………………………….…68.00

Collected from MARY DOWELL balance on lot………………………………………………………….5.25

80.50


Collected on note H. E. SMITH com. property T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY………………………93.60

Collected on note GEO. DAWSON com. property T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY…………………17.20

Collected on note W. PARKER with Int. com. property T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY………...12.70

Money on hand BRADLEYS death (Gold coin)…………………………………………………………..20.00

Int. (Note 15.50) $1.90 for cow sold to W. PARKER…………………………………………………….1.90

Collect 1.00 HOOT BOREN…………………………………………………………………………………………..1.00

Note on R. D. OBRIEN for $6.00 (no good claim paid)………………………………………………...146.40

Total……………………226.90


Homestead set a part for Widow & children as per voucher no. 2

18 acres of land outside of corporation in T. T. BRADLEY survey………………………………..$1200.00

16 acres of land in ED BRADLEY survey at $25 per acre…………………………………………………400.00

140 acres of land in R. H. LOCK survey at 10.00 per acre …………………………………………….1400.00

22 ¼ acres of land in ED BRADLEY survey at 25.00……………………………………………………....556.25

Total…………………..3556.25


List of the exempt personal property found in kind delivered to the widow & minor children as per voucher no. 1 the same being the common property of T. T. & SUSAN BRADLEY.

To SUSAN BRADLEY

1 set of Plates .50; 1 set knives & forks 1.00; 2 pictures 1.00

2.50

2 vegetable dishes .50; 1 set Table & Teaspoons .50

1.00

2 sets cups & saucers 1.00; 1 Brass Kettle 1.50; 5 stone jars .65

3.60

1 Tin Bucket .25; 2 wooden buckets .40; 1 wash pan .25

.90

1 Dish pan .50; 1 coffee mill .50; 1 wash tub .50

1.50

1 Bedstead 6.00; 1 singer sewing machine 20.00; 1 clock 5.00

21.00

1 cradle & bedding 1.50; 1 sml. [small] valise .25; 1 old carpet 2.50

4.25

1 large blck. Sow & seven pigs 10.00; 1 Blk. Short tail H. & Sp (?)

18.00

1 sml. Sow & 3 pigs 3.00; 3 large size Killing hogs 10.50

13.50

8 Shoats 2nd Size 20.00; 1 white cow & calf

40.00





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1 Black nck. Cow 16.00; 1 Breaking Plow 10.00

26.00

1 Double shovel plow 2.00; 1 set ½ tug harness 15.00

17.00

Total

158.75



1/6 of said property to WARREN PARKER Guardn. for LOU BRADLEY


1 large whte. Sow 10.00; 1 sml. whte sow 5.50

15.50

1 sml Blk. Sow & 2 pigs 3.00; 2 large S. Hogs 7.00

10.00

1 Home made carpet 15.00

15.00

Total

45.50


1/6 Said property to H. E. SMITH Guardn. [for] HATTIE BRADLEY


1 Red cow & clf. 18.00; 1 Reaper & Mower 15.00

33.00

1 cultivating plow 7.00

7.00

Total

40.00


Property stricken from Inventory


1 Hack & Harness to widow $100.00; ½ Ton (?) of Hay & oats 10.00; 75 bushels corn 25¢ 18.75 used up by Widow & Minors; 1050 lbs. bacon sides at $94.50; 137 lbs ham 11¢ 15.07 240 lbs. lard 11 ¢ 26.40. Hams & bacon part used up by family while together & rest sold for money divided and given to widow & minor children according to order of Court. Lard used by family and rest divided according to order of Court as per voucher no. 1

Money Paid Out


Crdr. (?) as pr. Voucher no. 3 Drs. SMITH & WILEY

56.10

Voucher no. 4 M. H. GARNETT

10.00

Voucher no. 5 J. W. BAINES

7.00

Voucher no. 6 MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY

392.00

Voucher no. 7 WARREN PARKER

15.00

Voucher no. 8 DEE HASKINS

6.00

Voucher no. 9 W. D. PARKER Guardn.

10.00

Voucher no. 10 H. E. SMITH

15.00

Voucher no. 11 S. A. BRADLEY

68.00

Voucher no. 12 S. A. BRADLEY

40.00

Voucher no. 13 R. O. JOHNSON

2.00

Voucher no. 14 SILAS BOYD

2.00

Voucher no. 15 M. H. GARRETT f. smith G. (?)

10.00

Voucher no. 16 J. P. CROUCH

30.00

Voucher no. 17 C. C. JOHNSON

1.90 (?)

Voucher no. 18 L. W. OGLESBY

41.00

Voucher no. 19 S. A. BRADLEY

4.00

Voucher no. 20 S. M. BENGE

6.00





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Paid as pr. Voucher no. 21 M. H. GARRETT

$1.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 22 Wms. WARDEN

16.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 23 T. WILSON

13.50

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 24 W. D. PARKER Guardn.

90.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 25 JOHN RHINE

.75

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 26 B. H. OATS

5.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 27 J. W WADDILL

11.25

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 28 W. B. Hamson & Co.

26.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 29 JESSE SHAIN

34.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 30 J. D. PAGE

5.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 31 W. B. HARDIN

2.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 32 W. A. IRESON

37.10

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 33 H. E. SMITH Guardn.

100.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 34 J. W. Waddill [county clerk]

30.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 35 J. W. Waddill

23.75

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 36 Wm. TITUS

.50

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 37 GRANGE KENT

2.50

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 38 GRANGE KENT

3.75

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 39 JNO. H. BINGHAM

3.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 40 Garret & Maltbie Mixon Claim

48.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 41 F. M. HILL

36.05

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 42 J. S. & S. D. HEARD

2.45

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 43 G. R. HOWELL

5.90

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 44 A. & W. HUMSTABLE

1.60

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 45 ISAAC LOWERY (?)

10.45

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 46 D. HOSKINS Guardn. Wm. BRADLEY

670.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 47 S. T. BAILEY

1.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 48 G. A. &. L. A. FOOTE

15.65

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 49 F. Emerson & Co.

60.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 50 C. C. JOHNSON

16.85

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 51 Singer Mfg. Co. J. D. Atkinson

10.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 52 J. P. COUCH

10.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 54 [sic] ARCH WILSON

5.00

Paid as pr. Voucher no. 55 [sic] WARREN PARKER

29.60

Paid out on LEWIS Note as credit

3.75

Paid out GEO. DAWSON as pr. Voucher 56

17.20

Paid out H. E. SMITH

83.60

Total

2149.05





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Recapitulation


Separate of T. T. BARDLEY as pr. Report filed Jm. (?) 1881

4.75

Separate of T. T. BARDLEY as pr. Report filed Sept. 1881

1518.00

Separate of T. T. BARDLEY as pr. Report filed Sept. 1881

62.50

Separate of T. T. BARDLEY as pr. Report filed May 9th 1882

681.25

Separate of T. T. BARDLEY as pr. Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

22.61

Certificates in McKinney Acdmy. Asson.

26.00

Cash at I. D. NEWSONS

43.75

Note & Sundries

68.00

Total

$2439.35


Common Est. of T. T. & S. E. BRADLEY


As per Report filed June 1881

2.50

As per Report filed Sept. 1882

49.05

Total

51.55



Common Est. of T. T. & S. J. BRADLEY


As per Report filed April 27th 1881

224.75

As per Report filed June 1881

312.40

As per Report filed May 9th 1881

33.00

As per Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

25.00

As per Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

87.00

Total

$682.15



Common Est. of T. T. BRADLEY & SUSAN BRADLEY


Report filed April 27th 1881

218.35

Report filed June 27th 1881

78.30

Report filed Sept. 15th 1882

5.00

Report filed Sept. 18th 1882

24.68

Cash & notes

146.40

Total

472.23



Total amount $3645.79



Recapitulation


Amt. Total of entire Estate come [sic] into my hands:

Money and Notes $3645.79

Amt. money Paid out 2149.05

Balance 1496.74

Amt. on hand in notes not collected 898.91

Cash Balance 597.83

Commissions on money ($2615.13) Collected at 5 per cent $139.75

Commissions on money (2149.15) Paid out at 5 per cent 107.45

Commissions on Renting & collecting Rents at 10 per cent 4.37

Total Commissions $242.57

Total on hand to date $355.25 ½




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The D. HASKINS claim Guardian of the Estate of WILLIE BRADLEY a minor. Compromised as shown per Exhibit filed Febry. 13th 1882.


City of McKinney against R. MALTHIE et als on Bond suit instituted in District Court on which Bond T. T. BRADLEY was surety settled by the Defendant paying cost of suit. Jany. 5th 1882.


City of McKinney against J. H. JENKINS et als. on bond, suit instituted in District Court on which Bond T. T. BRADLEY was surety resulted in Defendants favor Rendered June 5th 1882.


State of Texas vs. BILL RICH as Principal and T. T. BRADLEY & others sureties compromised by F. M. DAVIDSON Administrator of T. T. BRADLEY Estate Decd. agreeing to pay the cost of the proceedings which amount to $28.34/100 July Term 1882.


Suit instituted by F. M. DAVIDSON admr. to remove (illegible) from title to land in Negro town resulted in judgment for Plaintiff.


Amt. standing notes heretofore not accounted for:

H. E. SMITH Balance on note and Interest

GEO. DAWSON Balance on note and Interest


Debts of Estate not Paid until date

GEO. CAMERON $8.00

J. D. PAGE $3.00

Balance on note give by SMITH & BRADLEY for SMITH $40.00 with Int.

Note given Singe[r] Mfg. Co. balance $15.00 and Interest

Balance to M. E. COUNCH to $3.25 & Interest.

J. S. & S. D. HEARD, BRADLEY security 12.00

Balance Court Costs

Bal. cost in the RICH case


The State of Texas Before me J. W. Waddill

Collin County clerk of the County Court

Of Collin County in and for said County…




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personally appeared F. M. DAVISON administrator of the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY deceased who being duly sworn deposes and says that the foregoing is a true full and correct exhibit of the present condition of said Estate.

F. M. DAVISON admr.

of Est. T. T. BRADLEY Decd.


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Sept. 29th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 29th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Now on this 2nd day of Decr. 1882, it is ordered that Court adjourn till Court in Course.


T. C. Goodner Co. Judge





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In Vacation


The State of Texas Be it remembered that

Collin County the following orders were

made by the County Judge

in Vacation to wit:



Est. of DANIEL HERRING Decd. In vacation Decr. 4th 1882


[margin note: “Appln. For admstn.”]

On this day came on to be

heard the following application to wit:

State of Texas

Collin County In the County Court of Collin County

November Term 1882

To the Hon. County Court of said County==

B. G. PARKS a resident citizen of Dallas County in the State of Texas would represent to the Court that one DANIEL HERRING died on the (blank) day of October A. D. 1882 in Collin County leaving no will. That the Estate of said decedent in Collin County consists of real and personal property to the value of about $10000.00 about $2000.00 of which is personal property consisting of stock crop farming implements and furniture. Decedent left Eight living heirs by his first wife besides the legal representative of a ninth heir who is dead and five heirs by his second wife. That J. H. HERRING one of the heirs of the second wife has taken charge of the property and is using part for his own use and benefit and refuses to account to or make any arrangement with the other heirs. That the Estate of decedent is in debt to various persons. Your applicant is husband of one of the heirs by the first wife of Decd. and prays that JOHN C. WHITE of Collin County or some other suitable person be appointed temporary administrator to take charge of and hold the property of Deceased for the benefit of all concerned and that Legal notice be given as required by law and that at the next term of Court the temporary administrator be appointed as permanent administrator




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and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court the same is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that ELI HOGGE be and he is hereby appointed temporary administrator of the Estate of DANIEL HERRING with authority to preserve the personal property belonging to said Estate, collect the rents due and to sell for cash such farm products as may be of a perishable nature and may not be needed by the surviving widow and minor children. And that temporary letters of administration issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of One thousand dollars, conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law.


[margin note: “Apptmt. Of apprsrs.”]


R. A. FENN Surviving Husband In Vacation Decr. 4th 1882

vs. Est. of

ARANIMITA (ARAMITA?) FENN Decd.

On this day came on to be heard the application of R. A. FENN the appointment of appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to community Estate of himself and his deceased wife ARANIMTA (?) FENN. Which application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered that ROBERT RIKE, J. S. RIKE and EUGENE HOUGHTON be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to make out an inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to said community Estate of R. A. FENN and his deceased wife ARAMMTA (?) FENN.


[margin note: “Approl. of Bond”]


J. W. LOVELL Guardn. In Vacation Decr. 4th 1882

Est. of

J. W. LOVELL et al minors Now on this day came J. W. LOVELL and files for approval his bond as Guardian of the Estates of J. W.




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and MARY E. LOVELL minors and said bond being examined by the Court and the same being considered a good and solvent Bond it is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.


[Margin note: “Bond”]

Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Whereas JOHN W. LOVELL was at the November term 1882 of the County Court Collin County appointed Guardian of the Estate of JAMES W. and MARY E. LOVELL minor heirs of J. K. P. LOVELL Decd. now therefore Know all men by these presents [sic] that we J. W. LOVELL as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are hereby held & firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County & his successors in office in the full and just sum of ($600.00) Six hundred dollars for the payment of which sum well and truly to be made we bind our selves our heirs & Legal representatives jointly and severally firmly by these presents [sic] conditioned that the said above bounden JOHN W. LOVELL shall faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of said minors.

Witness our hands this the 2nd day of December A. D. 1882.

J. W. LOVELL

ROBERT D. HICKMAN

JNO. H. GOTCHER


State of Texas

Collin County Before me the undersigned authority on this day personally appeared JOHN W. LOVELL who has been appointed Guardian of the Estate of JAMES W. & MARY E. LOVELL minor heirs of JAS. K. P. LOVELL Decd. and being duly sworn says that he will honestly and faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of said minors.

J. W. LOVELL


Sworn and subscribed before me…




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this the 2nd day of Decr. 1882.

J. S. Rike J. P. and Ex officio

Notary Public Collin Co. Tex.


Filed Decr. 4th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.


[margin note: “Order for new Bond”]


S. H. WILSON surety In Vacation

vs.

CATHERINE L. FURR Now on this day came The Defendant CATHERINE L. FURR Admrx. of the Estate of P. M. FURR deced. appeared before the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County in obedience to the order heretofore made by said County Judge and showing no cause why plaintiff S. H. WILSON should not be released as surety on her bond as such administratrix. It is ordered that the said CATHERINE L. FURR enter into a new bond in the sum of Twelve Eight hundred dollars conditioned as the law requires within twenty days from this date.


[margin note: “Apprl. of Bond”]


S. O MERRI0TT Guardn. In Vacation Decr. 12th 1882

Est. of

J. H. MERRIOTT et al On this day comes S. O. MERRIOTT and files his

minors bond as guardian of the Estate of J. H. MERRIOTT, W. T. MERRIOTT, HIRAM LEE MERRIOTT, EPHRIAM SMITH MERRIOTT, ROSA LUCRETIA MERRIOTT& GABRIELL MOMAN MERRIOTT minors . And said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


State of Texas Know all men by these here presents [sic] that S. O. MERRIOTT as

Collin County principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are hereby held & firmly




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bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County & his successors in office in the sum of Forty dollars for the payment of which sum well & truly to be made we bind ourselves our executors and administrators firmly by these presents [sic]. The conditions of the above obligation is such that where as the said S. O. MERRIOTT was appointed by the County Court of Collin County guardian of the Estates of JAMES HENRY: Wm. THOMAS: HIRAM LEE: EPHRIAM SMITH: ROSA LUCRETIA and GABRIEL MOMAN MERRIOTT minors & children of the said S. O. MERRIOTT. Now if the said S. O. MERRIOTT shall well and faithfully perform & discharge all the duties incumbent upon him as Guardian of said six minors this obligation shall be null and void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Witness our hand this 28th day of November A. D. 1882.

S. O. MERRIOTT

W. E. MERRIOTT

J. W. MERRIOTT Sureties


State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority S. O. MERRIOTT well know who after being by me duly sworn on oath says that I will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estates of the minors whose names are set forth in the bond hereto attached according to Law to the best of my skill and ability so help me God.

S. O. MERRIOTT


Sworn to and subscribed to before me this 28th day of November A. D. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

L. S. Co. Court Collin Co. Texas by

John C. White Dpty.


Filed Decr. 7th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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MARGARET YEARY Extrx. In Vacation Decr. 14th 1882

Est. of Inventory & Appraisement

WALTER YEARY Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of WALTER YEARY Decd. filed by MARGARET YEARY administratrix [sic] of said Estate and said inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court and found in all things correct is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note: “Inventory”]


Inventory of the real and personal Estate of WALTER YEARY Decd.


115 acres of land in W. B. WILLIAMS survey $2100.00

144 acres of land in ED OHARA survey 1440.00

75 acres of land in DAVID VANWINKLE survey 225.00

8 ½ acres of land in W. B. WILLIAMS survey 850.00


Personal Property


3 hd. of cattle

40.00

2 hd. of cattle

35.00

1 mule

50.00

5 hogs

65.00

1 wagon

25.00

1 mower

20.00

Plows hoes & harness

21.00

1 pr. scale beams

.75

5 feather beds

52.50

Pillows & Boulsters [sic]

10.50

14 quilts

20.00

5 coverletts

20.00

2 counterpanes

4.00

4 Blankets

4.00

5 bedsteads

10.00

1 Sewing machine

15.00

1 clock

5.00

1 cook Stove & utensils

5.00

1 Dining & 2 small tables

3.00

1 Beuru [Bureau]

4.00

8 chairs

2.00

1 Rocking chair

(illegible)




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Amt. forwd.

5028.75

Library

5.00

1 wash Kettle

3.00

2 Tubbs [sic] 1 wash board 3 bucketts [sic]

2.00

1 Gun

10.00

1 man’s Saddle

6.00

Table Furniture

5.00

225 bushels Corn

112.50

25 bushels Wheat

18.00

4 Bales Cotton

160.00

2 Tons prairie Hay

5.00

Total

$5355.25

One half of $5355.25



State of Texas Before me this day personally appeared J. A. ASTON and

Collin County E. HOUGHTON appraisers appointed to appraise the property both real and personal belonging to the Estate of MARGARAET YEARY and her deceased husband WALTER YEARY who after being duly sworn say that the foregoing is a correct List of all the property belonging to said Estate so far as they know or believe & that the value of each article is correct. J. A. ASTON

E. HOUGHTON


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

J. S. Rike J. P & Notary Public

L. S. Collin Co., Texas


State of Texas I, MARGARET YEARY surviving wife & Executrix of the will

Collin County of WALTER YEARY Decd. do solemnly swear that the above is a full fair and complete inventory of the Community Estate of myself and my said deceased Husband WALTER YEARY & that there is no individual Estate belonging to said WALTER YEARY Decd. so far as I know or believe.

MARGARET YEARY


Sworn to and subscribed before me this




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Decr. 8th 1882.

J. S. Rike J. P. & Notary Public

L. S. Collin County Texas


Filed Decr. 14th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



[margin note: “Applcn. to sell Prsnly.”]



J. W. WHITFIELD Guardn. In Vacation Decr. 18th 1882

Est. of

N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. W. WHITFIELD Guardian of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD a lunatic for an order to sell a certain 12 years old horse belonging to said Estate. And said application being examined by the Court and it appearing to the Court that it would be to the advantage of said Estate to sell said horse said application is granted and said Guardian is hereby ordered to sell said horse at private sale for cash and make report of said sale to this Court as the law requires.



J. P. SEIGLER Admr. In Vacation Decr. 21st 1882

Est. of

A.W. & C. M. MURRAY On this day J. P. SEIGLER administrator of the

Decd. Estate of A. W. & C. M. MURRAY Decd. filed his report of the sale of certain land belonging to the said Estate.


[margin note: “Inventory”]


SALLIE GRAHAM In Vacation Decr. 22nd 188s

Survuving. Wife

of W. L. GRAHAM Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the community property belonging to the Community Estate of MRS. SALLIE GRAHAM and her deceased husband W. L. GRAHAM filed by Said SALLIE GRAHAM and the said inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court is approved




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and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory of the property belonging to the Estate of W. L. GRAHAM Deceased


Land 122 acres BENJAMIN SPARKS survey

$1220.00

Land 10 acres MONTGOMERY BURCH survey

20.00

Land 20 acres J. M. THOMPSON survey

100.00

Notes to the amount of $988.20=some 400.00 of which is

Considered very doubtful

988.20

Cash on hand

400.00

Bay horse (Charley)

50.00

Black horse (Rauter)

50.00

Bay Mare (Kate)

40.00

Bay colt

40.00

Brown mule Pomp

25.00

Bay mule Frank

65.00

11 head stock cattle

60.00

3 Sows & 12 pigs

110.00

17 head fattening hogs

25.00

½ Interest in Binder

120.00

1 wagon & harness

100.00

1 riding sulky Plow

40.00

Farming implements

10.00

100 bu. Weavil (?) wheat

50.00

Corn 600 bu.

180.00


Household property


3 beds & bedding

60.00

2 Wardrobes

10.00

Table & furniture

10.00

Clock

2.00

Watch

2.00

Cook stove & vessels

3.00

Total

$3770.20


The State of Texas

Collin County Before me the undersigned authority this day personally appeared R. S. SNEED, J. N. DEAL and J. B. ENGLEMAN who were appointed to appraise the community Estate of MRS. SALLIE GRAHAM and her deceased husband W. L. GRAHAM and who being duly sworn say upon oath that the above and foregoing is a full and fair valuation of




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of all the community property belonging to the Estate of MRS. SALLIE GRAHAM and her deceased husband W. L. GRAHAM as pointed out to us by said MRS. SALLIE GRAHAM surviving wife of said W. L. GRAHAM Decd.

R. L. SNEED

J. N. DEAL

J. B. ENGLEMAN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Novr. 29th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


State of Texas

Collin County This day personally appeared before the undersigned authority SALLIE GRAHAM surviving wife of W. L. GRAHAM Decd. & who being by me duly sworn says that the foregoing appraisement & Inventory is a full fair & complete appraisement & inventory of the Community Estate belonging to herself and her deceased husband Wm. L. GRAHAM. her

SALLIE x GRAHAM

mark


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Decr. 12th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


[margin note: “List of claims”]


State of Texas County Court Jany. Term

County of Collin 1883

To the Hon. County Court of Collin County.

SALLIE GRAHAM surviving wife of WILLIAM L. GRAHAM Deceased reports that the following lists of Debts due the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband viz:

Note vs. SHARP WHITLY Doubtful for……………………………………………………….$368.70

Note vs. J. H. GRAHAM Doubtful for…………………………………………………………..100.00

Note vs. JOHN HUNTER Doubtful for……………………………………………………….……24.50

Land note vs. J. H. GRAHAM Good……………………………………………………………...495.00

Total…………....988.50




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State of Texas This day personally appeared before the undersigned

Collin County authority SALLIE GRAHAM surviving wife of W. L. GRAHAM deceased and who being by me duly sworn says that the foregoing is a full and complete list of Debts due the community Estate of W. L. GRAHAM decd. & herself.

her

SALLIE x GRAHAM

mark


Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 12th day of Decr. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 22nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


[margin note: “Apprul. Of Bond”]


SALLIE GRAHAM In Vacation Decr. 22nd 1882

Admrx.

Est. of

W. L. GRAHAM On this day comes MRS. SALLIE GRAHAM surviving wife of W. L. GRAHAM deceased and files her bond as administratrix of the Community Estate of herself and her deceased husband and said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note: “Bond”]


Bond


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

Collin County GRAHAM (surviving wife of W. L. GRAHAM) as principal and G. W. SIMMONS and EADY SIMMONS and R. S. SNEED as sureties are firmly held and bound unto T. C. Goodner Judge of the County Court of Collin County Texas & his successors in office in the sum of Three thousand seven hundred & Seventy & 20/100 Dollars for the payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors & administrators conditioned whereas the




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above bound SALLIE GRAHAM has filed in the County Court of Collin County a sworn appraisement and inventory & list of Debts showing the entire Community Estate of herself & her deceased husband it being the total sum of Three thousand seven hundred & seventy & 20/100 dollars. Now if the above bounden SALLIE GRAHAM shall faithfully administer such Community Estate & pay over one half 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 the[n] this obligation to be null and void otherwise to remain in full force & effect.

Witness our hands this (blank) day of

December 1882.

SALLIE GRAHAM

T. H. WILLIAMS

her

EADY x SIMMONS

mark

G. W. SIMMONS

R. S. SNEED


Filed Decr. 22nd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



[margin note: “Apprvl. Of new Bond”]


CATHERINE L. FURR In Vacation Decr. 23rd 1882

Admrx.

Est. of

P. M. FURR Decd. Now on this day came

CATHERINE L. FURR and files her new Bond as administrix of the Community Est. of herself and her deceased husband P. M. FURR and said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


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

County of Collin we CATHERINE




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L. FURR as principal and F. M. DOUGLAS and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of said County and his successors in office in the full and just sum of Twenty Eight hundred and fifty nine & 15/100 dollars lawful currency of the United States for the payment of which to the said County Judge and his successors in office we hereby bind ourselves our heirs executors & administrators. The condition of the above bond is such that if the above bounden CATHERINE L. FURR will faithfully administrate the Community Estate of herself and her late husband PAUL M. FURR and pay over one half of the surplus thereof after the payment of the debts with which the whole of said estate is properly chargeable to such person or persons as shall be entitled to receive the same then this obligation to be null and void otherwise to remain in full force & effect.

Witness our hands this 9th day of

Decr. 1882.

C. L. FURR

F. M. DOUGLAS

J. G. DOUGLAS

JAS. HELMS

H. E. G. FURR

L. A. FURR

Filed Decr. 23rd 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. W. BAINES admr. In Vacation Decr. 29th 1882

Est. of

M. A. GOODWIN Decd. On this day J. W. BAINES admr. Estate of M. A. GOODWIN Decd. filed his report of sale of land belonging to said Estate.




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E. G. SHAW admr. In Vacation Decr. 30th 1882

Est. of

D. W. SHAW Decd. Now on this day comes E. G. SHAW and files his new bond as administrator of the Estate of D. W. SHAW Decd. and said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas Know all men by these presents [sic] that we E. B. SHAW

Collin County as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves bound to T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Four thousand dollars conditioned that E. B. SHAW who has by the County Court been appointed administrator of the Estate of D. W. SHAW Decd., will faithfully discharge all the duties incumbent upon him as such administrator.

Witness our hands this (blank) day of November 1882.

E. G. SHAW

C. C. DAUGHERTY

JAS. PATTERSON

A.L. GRAVES


Filed Decr. 30th 1882

J. W. Waddill



J. M. WHITFIELD In Vacation Jany. 3rd 1883

Guardn.

Est. of

N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic On this day J. M. WHITFIELD Guardn. of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic filed his report of sale of a horse belonging to said Estate.




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R. A. FENN Admr. In Vacation Jany. 3rd 1883

Community Est. of

ARAMINTA (?) FENN Decd. On this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Community Estate of R. A. FENN and his deceased wife ARAMINTA FENN filed by said R. A. FENN. And said Inventory and appraisement being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note: “Inventory”]


Inventory


To the Hon. Co. Judge of Collin County Texas.

In the matters of the Community Estate of ARAMINTA FENN deceased & her surviving husband R. A. FENN the following Inventory & appraisement made by said R. A. FENN with the assistance of the undersigned appraisers is Respectfully submitted.


75 acres of the S. M. REYNO HR [headright] sur. of land. Sit[uated] in Collin Co. Tex. about 18

miles S. E. from the town of McKinney. Valued at $10.00 per acre………………….……..750.00


20 acres of the W. H. MOORE HR sur[vey] of land sit. In Collin Co. Tex. on Pilot Grove Creek about 18 miles S 40° E from McKinney valued at………………………………………………………..100.00


Two Mares & colts $150.00 & 2 cows & calves $30.00……………………………………………….130.00

Total………………………………………………….1030.00


The State of Texas I R. A. FENN surviving husband of ARMINTA FENN

Collin County deceased do hereby certify that the above is a full

fair & complete inventory of the Community Estate of myself and my said deceased wife and I further certify that the following debts to wit:


To R. D. McELRAY of Collin County Co., Texas…………………………………………………………$105.00

To Dr. AULT of Paris………………………………………………………………………………………….…………75.00

To JOHN GARDENHIN (?) Collin Co………….…………………………………………………..……….…….75.00

To JOHN L. MILES Collin Co……………………………………………………………………………………..230.00

To W. C. FENN Longview…………………………………………………………………………………………...110.00

To Doctors Bill & burial expenses………………………………………………………………………….…….50.00

Aggregating……………………………………………………………………………$645.00


were contracted on account of said Community Estate before the death of said ARMINTA FENN




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and that the same are yet due and unpaid & that there were no debts due to said Estate at her death.

R. A. FENN


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th day of Decr. 1883.

L. S. E. B. Lewis Notary Public

Hunt Co., Texas



The State of Texas We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the

Collin County Co. Court of Collin County Texas to appraise the Community Estate of ARMINTA FENN decd. & her surviving husband R. A. FENN do hereby certify that the appraisement of said property above mentioned is a full fair and complete inventory and appraisement of said Community Estate so far as is with (?) our Knowledge & Information.

E. HOUGHTON

R. A. RIKE


Sworn to & subscribed before me this the 7th day of Decr. 1882.

J. S. Rike J. P. & Notary

L. S. Public Collin Co. Texas


Filed Jany. 3rd 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


[margin note: “Apprvl. Of Bond”]


R. A. FENN admr. In Vacation Jany. 3rd 1883

Comty. Est. of

ARMINTA FENN On this day R. A. FENN filed for

Decd. approval of his bond as administrator of the Community Estate of R. A. FENN and his Decd. wife ARMINTA FENN and said 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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[margin note: “Bond”]


The State of Texas Community Estate

Collin County of ARMINTA FENN Decd.

with her surviving husband R. D. FENN

Know all men by these presents [sic] that we R. A. FENN as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County Texas & his successors in office in the sum of one thousand thirty Dollars Conditioned that said R. A. FENN will faithfully administer the Community Estate of ARMINTA FENN Decd. and pay over one half of the surplus thereof after payment of the debts with which the whole of said property is properly chargeable to such person or persons as are entitled [to] received the same.

Witness our hand on this the (blank) day of December 1882.

R. A. FENN

T. A. AMES

B. H. WATKINS


Filed Jany. 3rd 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



[margin note: “Approl. of Bond”]


M. A. WARDEN In Vacation Jany. 5th 1883

Guardn.

Est. of

CORA WILSON Now on this day comes M. A.

Minor WILSON and filed for approval

her bond as guardian of the Estate of CORA WILSON a minor which bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note: “Bond”]


Bond


The State of Texas Know all men by these presents [sic] that we M. A.

Collin County WARDEN as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County




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Texas and to his successors in office in the sum of Eight thousand Dollars Conditioned by the said M. A. WARDEN will faithfully discharge the duties of guardian of the Estate of CORA WILSON a minor according to law.

Witness our hand this the (blank) day of December A. D. 1882.

M. A. WARDEN

WMS. WARDEN

T. B. WILSON


The State of Texas

Collin County Before me J. W. Waddill clerk of the County Court of Collin County this day personally appeared MRS. M. A. WARDEN to me well known to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing bond and who after being examined by me privately and apart from her husband and having said bond fully explained by me acknowledged that she had signed the same freely and willingly for the purposes and consideration there in expressed and wished not to retract it.

L. S. Witness my hand and seal of office this Jany. 3rd (?) 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Texas


The State of Texas

Collin County I MRS. M. A. WARDEN a citizen of Collin County Texas do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estate of CORA WILSON a minor according to law. This the (blank) day of December 1882.


Sworn to and subscribed before me this January 5th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Jany. 5th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Recd. and approved. T. C. Goodner Co. Judge




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January Term 1883


The State of Texas Be it remembered

Colin County that on Monday the

15th day of January A. D. 1883 there was begun and holden at the Court House in the city of McKinney a regular term of the Hon. County Court of Collin County for the transaction of civil and probate business. Present and presiding the Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge, Wms. Warden Sheriff and J. W. Waddill clerk of said Court when the following proceedings were had to wit:


[margin note: “Rpt. Sale Prpsnl. Prpty.”]


W. A. AUSTIN admr. Jany. 15th 1883

Estate of

PETER HANNER (?) Decd. On this day it is ordered that the order made by this Court approving the report of sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of PETER HANNER deceased filed by W. A. AUSTIN administrator of said Estate be entered nunc pro tunc. Which order of approval is as follows to wit: Novr. 24th 1882.

Now on this day come on to be heard the report of sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of PETER HANNER Deceased filled by W. A. AUSTIN administrator of said Estate and said report being examined by the Court and it appearing to the Court that said sale was fairly made and that said property was sold for a fair price, it is ordered that said Report be approved and recorded and in all things confirmed.


Report


Est. of Now comes W. A. AUSTIN administrator

PETER HANNER of the above Estate and submits this as his report of the sale of personal property of said Estate made by him on the 31st July 1882 at the residence of Wm. RHEA in Collin




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County Texas in obedience to an order of the County Court of Collin County Texas made & entered on the Minutes of said Court on the 17th of July 1882.

He states the following will show the description of the property sold the amt. that said property brought at said sale and the names of the purchasers at said sale.


Description of Property

Name of Purchasers

Price

One (?) Gray Mare

R. W. Watson

$31.00

One (?) bay mare

Jno. Fowler

16.00

One Yellow filly 1 yr. old

R. W. Watson

16.00

One Bay filly

WM. Roberts

15.00

One Black Mare

Lee Wilson

29.00

One Black Mare

L. Wilson

22.50

One 2 yrs. old Horse

Jas. Forbis

16.00

One sorrel mare & colt

Jas. Douglas

30.00

One sorrel mare & colt

Jas. Douglas

21.00

One sorrel filly 1 yr. old

R. W. Watson

11.00

One sorrel stud

A.B. Burch

34.50

One mare & colt

R. W. Watson

29.00

One mare & colt

F. M. Douglas

29.00

One filly

F. M. Douglas

17.00

One Gray Mare & colt

Tip Smith

81.50

One bay mare

W. E. Malone

25.00

One filly

Dock Beck

30.00

One sorrel year mare

David Ca___tle?

62.50

One sorrel year old mare

Jesse Shaw

21.00

One 2 yrs. old horse

W. J. Roberts

16.00

One Gray mare

Jno. Callahan

69.00

One sorrel mare

Jesse Shain

18.00

One Bay mare

T. L. Burke

52.50

One Sorrel mare

Jesse Shain

24.00

One Gray mare

W. T. Maynard

54.00

One mare & colt

W. A. Austin

55.00

One bay yearling colt

Jos. Douglass [sic]

19.00

One by yearling filly

F. M. Douglass

13.00

One sorrel mare & colt

F. M. Douglass

25.00

One Bay mare

Jesse Shain

34.00

One Black mare

Jesse Shain

31.00





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Amt. brought fwd.


$937.50

One 2 yrs. old Black horse

Tip Smith

38.00

One Black mare & colt

W. A. Auston

40.00

One sorrel mare

W. A. Austin

70.00

One bay mare

Jeff Wilson

29.50

One sorrel mare & colt

F. M. Douglas

26.00

One Bay mare

W. M. Smallwood

50.00

One Bar mare

F. M. Douglas

17.00

One sorrel mare

Jesse Shain

39.00

One sorrel Filly

F. M. Douglas

15.00

One brown horse

Dock Beck

66.00

One Black mare

Jesse Shain

43.50

One Bay stud

H. Admamson

29.00

One Bay horse

Jas. Hutchins

35.00

One Black filly

Jesse Shain

37.00

One Lame colt

Dick Best

5.00

One Brown mare & colt

F. M. Douglas

32.00

One Black mare

Jesse Shain

36.50

One Bay mare

Jesse Shain

37.50

One Bay horse colt 1 yr. old

W. J. Roberts

11.50

One Black stud

Jas. Warden

28.00

One filly Knot & Jaw (?)

Jno. Kearney

10.50

One by filly

J. I. Scoggins

25.50

One Gray filly

Jas. River (??)

10.50

One Bay horse

J. M. Brown

54.00

One sorrel horses

B. A. Conner (??)

33.50

One Bay 1 yr. old filly

W. J. Roberts

16.00

One Bay 1 yr. old filly

W. Watson

13.00

One Bay Mare

Jesse Shain

45.00

One Bay Mare

Jesse Shain

40.00

One Bay Mare

Jesse Douglas

84.00

One Bay Mare

Jesse Shain

51.00

One sorrel horse

W. R. Lakin

59.00

One Brown filly

F. M. Douglas

17.00

One Bay Mare

Jesse Shain

40.00

One sorrel mare

Louis Tucker

50.00

One Brown filly

Henry Patterson

28.00

One Black filly

B. I. Thomas

15.00

One Hipped horse

Tom Wilson

26.50

One Brown mare & colt

C. Callahan

35.50

One year old filly

Jesse Shain

18.00





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1- 2 yr. old filly

Dock Culwell

26.00

1 sorrel mare

Jesse Shain

27.00

1 Bay filly

Jas. Ryan

25.00

1 Sorrel filly

F. M. Douglas

10.00


Total amt. of Sale

$2397.00

This reporter also state[s] that since said sale he has found two mares belonging to said Estate & that he has sold them for the sum of fifty seven dollars cash to PETER HANNER. That they sold for a fair price and that said sale was fairly made. And this reporter would also show that said public sale of the property above mentioned was fairly made and the property sold for a fair price and that he took the notes of the purchasers with good personal security for the amounts of their respective bids, said notes being due six months from the 31st day of July 1882 and he would further report that since the date of said sale up to within the past 60 Days he has been confined to his room with a severe attack of sore eyes and he assigns this as the reason why this report has not sooner been made that he has been in such condition by reason of said attack of sickness that it was impossible for him to make this report.

Wherefore he asks that this report be received and that said sale be in all things confirmed and for general and special relief.

W. A. AUSTIN


Subscribed and sworn to before me the undersigned authority this Oct. 14th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Co. Court C. C. Texas

By G. S. Morris Dpty.

Filed Oct. 14th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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DEE HASKINS Guardn. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

Wm. BRADLEY minor Now on this day came on to be heard the 1st annual Report filed by DEE HASKINS Guardian of the Estate of Wm. BRADLEY a minor. Which report being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note:1st annual Report]


Report


In the County Court of Collin County

Novr. Term 1882

And now comes DEE HASKINS Guardian of the Estate and of the person of WILLIE BRADLEY a minor and files this his 1st Annual report showing the condition of said Estate And the items of expenditure made by him for the maintenance and for the education of his said ward.

He would represent that there was no personal property belonging to said Estate. That as soon as he qualified as guardian he caused a suit to be instituted in the District Cord of Collin County against the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY decd. and recovered a judgment against said Estate on the 18th day of July 1881 for the sum of six hundred dollars with 10% int[erest] from the date of said Judgment to be paid in due course of administration. He would represent that the fencing and dwelling house on the farm was so dilapidated that he could not rent the same without having it repaired and on the 16th day of November 1881 he borrowed three hundred dollars on said Judgment from MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY and paid her 12% int. on said amount with which to fix up the fencing and house on said farm. That he caused a new fence to be built around the entire 18 ½ acres and put a new roof on the dwelling house and repaired the front porch to said house and built a stock lot on said farm with the money so borrowed.




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That he has paid out for said expenditures to wit: ANDY RICE & BILL THOMAS for building fence around said 18 ½ acres of land $16.00 as appears from receipt herewith filed marked Voucher no. 1.

That he paid A. L. JAMES for hauling material to said farm $4.50 as appears from his receipt dated Decr. 2nd 1881 here with filed mkd. Voucher no. 2.

That he paid G. M. EDWARDS $6.00 for putting new roof on dwelling house on 6th day of Decr. 1881 as appears from his receipt here with filed mkd. No. 3.

That he paid J. W. JOHNSON for post to make fence in Nov. 1881 $17 10/100 Dollars as appears from his receipt here with filed marked voucher no. 4.

That he paid H. A. McDONALD far wire stables &c on 19th of Novr. 1881 thirty five & 67/100 Dollars as appears from his receipt here with filed mkd. Voucher no. 5.

That he paid G. S. HOUSTON on 17 Nov. 1881 $1 45/100 for fencing nails as appears from his receipt here to attached mkd. Voucher no. 6.

That he paid J. M. WILCOX $63.00 as appears from his two receipts one for $54.00 hereto attached mkd. Voucher no. 7 and one for mine dollars mkd. Voucher no. 8.

That he paid H. A. McDONALD one dollar for fencing nails as appears from his receipt here with filed mrkd. Voucher no. 9

That he paid BENHAM & BROWN $1.50 for posts as appears from their receipt here with filed marked voucher no. 10

That he paid GEORGE FITZHUGH $8.60 for posts as appears from his receipt herewith filed marked voucher no. 11.

That he paid H. W. Ardinger & Co. on 24 of Novr. 1881 $23.00 as the same appears from his receipt here with filed marked voucher no. 12=the same being for clothing.

That he paid I. A. LOONY fifteen dollars for tuition for said Ward as appears from his receipt filed herewith mkd. Voucher no. 13.

That he paid C. C. Johnson Dist. Clk. $1 92/xx for cost of Court as appears from his receipt here with filed mkd. Voucher no. 14 on half the cost in Dist. Court for recovering said…




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judgment having been adjudged against the Estate of WILLIE BRADLEY.

That he paid J. B. LUCAS, R. MALTBIE and M. H. GARRETT the sum of one hundred dollars for service rendered in obtaining judgment against the estate of T. T. BRADLEY and for filing application for letters of Guardianship and for preparing inventory & appraisement of this Estate as appears from their receipt here with filed marked Voucher no. 15.

That he has boarded his ward 15 months that he has furnished him board and Lodging & washing for eight months since he has been appointed his guardian and that his ward boarded and Lodged with him and he caused his washing to be done for him for seven months before he was appointed his guardian which is reasonably worth the sum of twelve dollars for month making in all the sum of one hundred and Eighty dollars.

That his commissions for paying out all of said expenditures which amount to Four hundred and seventy four 75/100 Dollars the amount actual paid out @ 5% would amount to twenty three & 74/100 Dollars. That on the 15th day of September 1882 he collected the (illegible) judgment from the Estate of T. T. BRADLEY which was due and amounted to the sum of $670.00. That on that day he paid to MRS. SUSAN BRADLEY the three hundred dollars borrowed from her on the 16th day of Novr. 1881 and interest on the same at 12% as appears from the transfer of part of said judgment to her and her receipt here with filed marker voucher no. 16. He would represent that the difference between the rate of interest to judgment bare (?) and the interest he had to pay MRS. BRADLEY was 2% and amounted to six dollars and he in fact realizes the sum of Six hundred and sixty four dollars on said judgment. That his commissions at 5% on said sum




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would be thirty three 20/100 Dollars which added to his commissions on the amount of expenditures to wit $23 75/xx would make total commissions of fifty-six 94/00 Dollars which deducted from the amount of said judgment would leave six hundred and seven 6/100 dollars less the amount of actual expenditures heretofore paid out by him to wit $474.72 (?) leaves on hundred and thirty two 34/100 Dollars. He would represent that he performed actual labor in making said fence for the space of twelve days and that his services so performed were worth 1 ¼ a day making fifteen dollars which deducted from $132 34/100 would leave one hundred and seventeen dollars and thirty four cents now in hands of this Guardian due his ward. He would represent that he rented the farm for this year for a part of the crop which has not been gathered and sold and which cannot be reported. He would further that he could not make this report sooner because the judgment was not collected and the report would not have shown the condition of said estate.


Recapitulation


Amt. of Judgment & interest

$670 00/x


Excess of Interest paid MRS. BRADLEY


6.00

Actual expenditures


474.72

Commissions on amt. paid out


23.74

Commissions on amt. of Judgment


33.20

Labor of Guardian for 12 days


15.00



552.66

Amt. on hand


117.34



$670.00


All of which is Respectfully submitted.

DEE HASKINS


Sworn to before me this Sept. 30th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Sept. 30th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.




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[margin note: “Apprvl. of Report”]


M. L. BRIGHT Guardn. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of 4th Annl. Rept.

L. E. STIMSON minor

Now on this day came on to be heard the 4th Annual report of the Condition of the Estate of L. E. STIMSON a minor filed by M. L. BRIGHT Guardian of said Estate and said Report being examined by the Court and fully understood and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law had been Given of the filing of the same as required by law, said report is approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note:4th Annual Rept.:]


Report


Estate of

L. E. STIMPSON [sic] In Collin County Court

a minor November Term 1882

To the County Court of Collin County Texas.

M. L. BRIGHT guardian of the Estate of the above named minor begs leave to submit the following as his fourth annual account in such Guardianship. He would represent that his third annual amount as guardian of the Estates of T. M. STIMSON & L. E. STIMSON minor filed in this Court on the 18th of May 1881 showed that he had the sum of $19.74 in his hands as Guardian belonging to his ward L. E. STIMPSON and that the following accounts will show the several amounts paid out by him as guardian for said ward and the different amounts received by him for said ward. He would also here state that there has been no change in the condition of said Estate except as here in after stated in the condition of said Estate since the filing of his last Report herein and he further states that he knows that all the claims paid by him for said ward are just & correct .

M. L. BRIGHT with L. E. STIMSON




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To amount on hand per last Report

$19.74

To amount Recd. of C. O. SAXON admr. Est. of the Grandfather

of ward

38.51

To Int. on money loaned out and not previously reported

31.59

Total Amt. Recd.

89.84



By taxes for 1881 & 1882 Voucher no. 1

0.78

By amt Paid Waddill Voucher no. 2

.50

By amt. Paid Waddill Voucher no. 3

1.67

By amt. Paid J. L. STIMSON voucher no. 4

24.00

By amt. Paid T. A. COLEMAN voucher no. 5

4.00

By amt. Paid T. A. COLEMAN voucher no. 6

7.50

5% comms. [commission] on $70.00 amt. Recd.

3.50

5% comms. on 38.45 Paid out

1.92

By amt. Pd. GARRETT for this report voucher no. 7

2.50

Total amt. paid out

$46.37


Recapitulation


Total amt. on hand & Recd. since last Report…………………………………….$89.84

Total amt. Paid out……………………..$46.37…………………………………………….46.37

Bal. on hand belonging to ward……………………………………………………………43.47


He also states that the item of $31.59 stated above, received as interest is the full amt. Recd. as interest since the guardianship commenced and which was mentioned in his 2nd Annual Report and he further shows that the voucher numbered one two and three will be found amongst the paper[s] in final report of this reporter in Estate of T. M. STIMSON a minor and reference is here made to said vouchers considered he asks that the notice the law requires be given of the filing of this report & that the same be in all things affirmed.


M. L. BRIGHT


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 30th day of Sept. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.


[margin note: “Discharge of Guardn.”]



M. L. BRIGHT Guardn. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

T. M. STIMSON minor Now on this day




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came on to be heard the motion of M. L. BRIGHT Guardian of the Estate of T. M. STIMSON praying the Court that he be discharged as such Guardian. And it appearing to the Court said Guardian had made & filed his final report a such guardian and that said report had been approved and recorded and it further appearing th[at] he had filed vouchers slowing that all the cost in said guardianship had been paid and had also filed the receipt of his wards atty. in fact showing that said guardian had paid over and accounted for all of the property belonging to his said ward It is ordered by the Court that said motion be granted and that said M. L. BRIGHT be discharged from his trust as said guardian and that said guardianship be closed.



[margin note: “Dismissal”]


M. H. JAMISON Jany. 15th 1883

vs. Est. of

ELEANOR JAMISON Appln. for probate of nuncupative will

Decd.

Now on this day comes M. H. JAMISON applicant in the above (illegible) course and says he will no for (?) prosecute said application. And moves the Court to dismiss the same. It is therefore ordered that the said application be and the same is hereby dismissed and that said applicant pay all costs in this cause incurred.



J. T. KENDRICK Jany. 15th 1883

vs. Est. of

I.K. KEPPLER Decd. On this day this cause

is continued upon motion of the applicant.




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SUSAN BRADLEY Guard. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

TOMMIE BRADLEY Now on this day came SUSAN BRADLEY

Minor and files for approval her bond as Guardian of the Estate of TOMMIE BRADLEY a minor. And said bond being examined by the Court and being considered a good and solvent bond the same is here by approved and ordered to be recorded.


[margin note: “Bond”]


Bond


The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we SUSAN A. BRADLEY as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of the County of Collin State of Texas and his successors in office in the sum of seven hundred dollars. Conditioned that the above bound SUSAN A. BRADLEY who has been appointed Guardian of the Estate of TOMMIE BRADLEY a minor by the County Court of said County will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estate of such ward according to Law.

Witness our hands this the 23rd day of November A. D. 1882.

S. A. BRADLEY

E. F. BROWN

J. W. HILL

THOS. W. WILEY

C. R. M. REDEN

F. M. HILL

J. R. PARKER


State of Texas

Collin County I SUSAN A. BRADLEY do solemnly swear that I will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estate of the Ward TOMMIE BRADLEY according to Law.


S. A. BRADLEY


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Decr. 9th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 9th 1883. J. W. Waddill clk.




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[margin note: “Report of money loaned”]


J. S. RIKE Guardn. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

J. B. FOWLER et al minors Now on this day comes on to be heard the following report to wit:

Now comes J. S. RIKE Guardian of the persons and Estates of J. B., B. A., T. D., D. D. and NANNIE R. (?) FOWLER minors and shows to the Court that in obedience to an order of this Court made at its November Term 1882 he has loaned seven hundred dollars belonging to said minors to W. Y. FOWLER with ED CARROL, G. W. BOULWARE and J. B. FOWLER as his sureties and that he has take a mortgage with power of sale an 32 ½ acres of land situated near Farmersville, Texas said land being well improved and reasonably worth the sum of Twenty five Dollars per acre wherefore he asks that his action in said matter be approved and for general & Special Relief. Garret & Muse attys. for RIKE.

And said Report being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that the said RIKE Guardian had acted [in] compliance with the order of this Court It is ordered that same report be approved and his action in the matters therein set forth be confirmed.

Filed Decr. 11th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



G. N. CHASE Guardn. Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

GEO. NELSON CHASE Now on this day came

a minor on to be heard the application

of G. N. CHASE for letters of Guardianship of the Estate of GEORGE NELSON CHASE a minor and the said application being heard by the Court and it appearing that the notice Required by law had been given of the filing of said application and it further appearing that said G. N. CHASE




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was a suitable person to receive such appointment it is ordered that said application be granted and that letters of Guardianship of the Estate of said GEORGE N. CHASE issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of four hundred dollars conditioned as the law requires with good and approved security and taking the oath prescribed.


Application


The State of Texas

Collin County In the County Court of Collin

County Jany. Term 1883

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner Co. Judge

Your applicant G. N. CHASE would hereby represent and show to the Court that GEORGE NELSON CHASE is a minor male child of the age of five years and resides in Collin County Texas; that said minor has an Estate consisting of personal property of the probable value of two hundred Dollars situated in Washington County state of Tennessee. Applicant further shows that the mother of said minor is dead and that he is the surviving father of said Minor and that applicant resides in Collin County Texas. Premises considered applicant prays that notice of this application be given as required by law and that upon final hearing applicant be appointed Guardian of the Estate of said minor.

G. N. CHASE


Filed Decr. 12th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the Jany. 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 you County one of which shall be…




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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 GEO. NELSON CHASE a minor G. N. CHASE has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for letters of 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 January 1883 at the Court House thereof in the city of McKinney at which time all persons interested in said minor may appear and contest said application if they see proper.

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

Issued the 15th Day of Decr. 1882.

Witness J. W. Waddill Clerk of said Court and the seal there of at office in the city L. S. of McKinney this the 15th day of Decr. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.




B. W. HAMPTON Guardn. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

Wm. F. OGUINN Minor On this day this cause if continued by operation of the law.



LUCY WHITE Guardn. Monday Jany. 15th 1882

Est. of

JNO. M. GATES minor Now on this day comes LUCY WHITE and files her bond as guardian of the person and Estate of JOHN M. GATES a minor and said bond being considered a good and solvent bond the same is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded.




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

Collin County we J. L. A. WHITE and MRS. LUCY WHITE husband and wife 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 eight hundred dollars for the payment of which well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs & legal representatives jointly and severally firmly by these presents [sic] Conditioned that the said MRS. LUCY WHITE who has been appointed by the County Court of Collin County Texas Guardian of the person and Estate of JOHN M. GATES a minor will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the person & Estate of said ward according to law.

Witness our hands this December 5th 1882.

PAUL M. (?) WHTIE

MRS. LUCY WHITE

JOHN L. A. WHITE

W. H. KILGORE


State of Texas On this day personally appeared before me P. B. Muse a

Collin County Notary Public in and for Collin County Texas J. L. A. WHITE & his White (wife) MRS. LUCY WHITE both known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing and attached instrument of writing as bond of the said MRS. LUCY WHITE as guardian of the person Estate of JOHN M. GATES, a minor and acknowledged to me that they signed the same for the purposes and consideration therein stated and the said MRS. LUCY WHITE wife of J. L. A. WHITE having been examined by me privately & apart from her husband and having said instrument in writing fully explained to her by me she the said MRS. LUCY WHITE acknowledged that she had willingly signed the




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same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed and that she did not wish to retract it. Given under my hand & seal of office this 12th of December 1882.

L. S. P. B. Muse Notary Public

Collin co. Texas


State of Texas I MRS. LUCY WHITE do solemnly swear that I will faithfully

Collin County discharge the duties of Guardian of the person and Estate of JOHN M. GATES a minor according to law.

MRS. LUCY WHITE


Sworn to & subscribed before me this 12 day of December 1882 as witness my hand & seal of office.

L. S. P. B. Muse Notary

Public Collin Co. Texas

Filed Decr. 12th 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. E. CAMERON

Admr. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

A.L. JONES Decd.

Now on this day this cause is continued by consent.



JNO. M. WHITFIELD Guardn. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic Now on this day comes on to be heard the report of sale of personal property belonging to the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD filed by JNO. M. WHITFIELD Guardian of said Estate. Which report being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that the property therein mention brought a fair price and that said sale was fairly madeIt is ordered that the same be approved and in all things confirmed and that said report be recorded.




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Report


The State of Texas In County Court Jany. Term 1883

Collin County In the matter of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of the County Court of Collin County Texas:

J. M. WHITFIELD Guardian of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic reports that pursuant to an order of the Hon. County Court obtained on the 18th day of December 1882 said J. M. WHITFIELD sold at private sale a horse, belonging to the Estate of the said N. F. WHITFIELD and MILES GRAVES being the highest and best bidder for said horse became the purchaser there of at the sum of forty dollars cash. Guardian reports that he believes said sale the best that could be made & that said horse brought all he was worth. The premises considered Guardian asks that the said sale be in all aspects confirmed.

Respectfully submitted,

J. M. WHITFIELD Guardn.



State of Texas This day personally appeared before me J. W. Waddill clerk

Collin County of the County Court of Collin County J. M. WHITFIELD who being sworn says the foregoing report of sale is a true & correct report & that all the allegations in said report are true to the best of his knowledge and information & belief.


J. M. WHITFIELD


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23 day of Dec. 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 23rd 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.




J. M. COPE Admr.

Est. of

L. D. & E. MAYFIELD Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Decd.

On this day this cause is continued for cause.




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G. W. COFFMAN Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Admr.

Est. of

CHRISTOPHER BLACK

Decd. On this day this cause was continued for cause.



V. H. ALLEN admrx. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

M. W. ALLEN

Decd. Report of sale of land


On this day MRS. V. H. ALLEN administratrix of the Estate of M. W. ALLEN Decd. filed her report of the sale of lands belonging to the said Estate. The filing which report was ordered to be noted in the minutes.



J. W. BAINES Admr. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

vs.

Est. of M. A. GOODWIN Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the report of J. W. BAINES administrator of the Estate of M. A. GOODWIN Decd. of the sale of 265 acres of land situated in Stephens County Texas Known as survey no. 3363 to Columbia Cattle Company for the sum of Three hundred and ninety seven & 50/100 Dollars cash and the Court having inquired into the manner in which said sale was made and hearing all evidence in support of and against said report and being satisfied that the sale was fairly made




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in conformity with law and for a fair price it is ordered adjudge[d] and decreed by the Court that said sale be confirmed and that the clerk record the report of said sale and that the administrator execute the proper conveyance to the purchasers upon their complying with the terms of said sale.



State of Texas County Court

County of Collin Jany. Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of Collin Co.

JAS. W. BAINES Administrator of the Estate of M. A. GOODWIN Deceased respectfully represents that in obedience to an order of the Hon. County Court of said County made at the (blank) term A. D. 1882 he sold on the 16th day of December A. D. 1882 to the Columbia Cattle Company for cash at private sale the following described tract of land belonging to said GOODWIN Estate for the sum of Three hundred and ninety seven and one half to wit: 265 acres of land in Stephens County and known as survey no. 3363 patented to the Texas & Emigration Land Company Febry. 17th 1859 Beginning at the N. E. Cor. of sur. no. 3362 Thence East1225 varas Stake Thence South 1225 vrs. stake Thence West 1225 vrs. a stake Thence North 1225 vrs. stake the beginning. Administrator further represents that said sale was fairly made and for a fair price where fore he prays that the same be confirmed and that he be directed to made purchasersdeed to same and for general relief.

JAS. W. BAINES admr.

Est. M. A. GOODWIN decd.

Sworn to before me this Decr. 29th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 29th 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.




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J. M. WHITFIELD Guardn. Monday Jany. 15th 1883

Est. of

N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic Final Report


Now on this day came on to be heard the final Report of J. M. WHITFIELD guardian of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic and the Court having examined said report and the voucher accompanying the same and after hearing all exceptions & objections there to and the evidence offered in support of and against said report. It is ordered that the same be approved and settled upon Guardian filing vouchers showing the payment of all cost and that he pay unto the county treasury of Collin County all funds remaining in his hand after the payment of said last and that he after filing vouchers showing all of said Estate disposed of be discharged and this Guardianship be closed.


Final Report


The State of Texas In County Court Jany. Term

Collin County 1883

J. M. WHITFIELD

vs.

Est. of N. F. WHITFIELD

To the Hon. T. C. Goodner Judge of the County Court of Collin County Texas on account of leaving Collin County Texas J. M. WHITFILED Guardian of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD lunatic makes the following final report of his administration of said Estate and asks the Court to be finally discharged from all further care and responsibility on account of said Estate.

Guardian charges himself with the following property belonging to said Estate.


To cash received as per inventory…………………………………………………………….$ 97.30

To sale of horse……………………………………………………………………………………………40.00

Recd. of R. D. McLEROY on note Oct. 15th 1882…………………………………………..33.78

Total receipts……………………………………………………………………………………………$170.08




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Guardian asks credit for disbursements as follows:


Voucher no. 1

Paid medical bill A. H. NEATHERY

$13.00

Voucher no. 2

Paid Blake & Co. for clothing for N. F. W.

2.70

Voucher no. 3

Paid W. L. WHITFIELD for carry N. F. W. to asylum

15.00

Voucher no. 4

Paid Jenkins & Muse attys. fees for services

5.00

Voucher no. 5

Paid J. L. KUYKENDAL for carrying N. F. W. to McKinney

5.00

Voucher no. 6

Paid J. M. Benge Court costs

7.00

Voucher no. 7

Paid G. F. Ford for shoes for N. F. W.

1.85

Voucher no. 8

Paid L. W. Oglesby for taxes

1.20

Voucher no. 9

Paid Board & Markham for clothing for N. F. W.

7.40

Voucher no. 10

Paid Mitchel & Varner for clothing for N. F. W.

3.90

Voucher no. 11

Paid L. W. Oglesby for Taxes

4.15

Voucher no. 12

Paid JNO. McKEIN for carry[ing] N. F. W. to McKinney

2.00

Voucher no. 13

Paid W. C. STANFORD for carrying N. F. W. to McKinney

2.00

Voucher no. 14

Paid N. T. White & Son for clothing for N. F. W.

1.79

Voucher no. 15

Paid I. D. Newsome & Son for tobacco for N. F. W.

4.75

Voucher no. 16

Paid J. W. Waddill for court costs

5.50

Voucher no. 17

Paid W. L. WHITFIELD for board

10.00

Voucher no. 18

Paid W. L. WHITFIELD carrying N. F. W. to asylum

30.00

Voucher no. 19

Paid Jenkins & Pearson legal services

5.00

Voucher no. 20

Paid G. F. Ford for drilling for N. F. W.

.37 ½

Voucher no. 21

Paid I. D. Newsome & Sons for tobacco for N. F. W.

7.50

Voucher no. 22

Paid Jailer for lamp for N. F. W.

.25


Total disbursements………………………………………………………………………$135.36

By 5% commissions on disbursements………………………………………………………………………..6.75

By 5% commissions on Recpts…………………………………………………………………………………….8.50

$150.61


Total Receipts………………………………………………………….$170.08

Deduct Total disbursements………………………………………150.61

Bal. due Estate……………………………………………………..$19.47

Add amt. I owe on account……………………………………......5.00

Bal. due Estate………………………………………………………$24.47

By $10 allowed for horse…………………………………….....10.00

Bal. due Estate……………………………………….……...$14.47


Guardian reports the following personal property on hand not sold or disposed of:


1 broken set of harness can’t be sold because worthless


1 note on JOHN JACKSON (worthless)

$4_5.38 (?)

1 a/c [account] JIM WHITFILED (worthless)

25.25 (?)

1 Due bill on R. D. McLEROY (good)

.62 (?)

1 a/c on T. J. SQUIBB (worthless)

.50





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Guardian asks the Court to allow him in addition to his commissions the sum of ten Dollars for feeding and taking care of the horse of his ward ever since he was appointed Guardian up till the said horse was sold Decr. 20th 1882 over a period of two years.


J. M. WHITFIELD

Guardn. of

N. F. WHITFIELD


The State of Texas

Collin County This day personally appears before me the undersigned authority J. M. WHITFIELD Guardian of the Estate of N. F. WHITFIELD Lunatic & being by me duly sworn says that the foregoing final account of his administration of said Estate is true and correct and that the said account is a full and fair exhibit of said Guardianship.


J. M. WHITFIELD


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23rd day of December 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed Decr. 23rd 1882

J. W. Waddill clk.



A.M. INGRAM Monday Jany. 15th 1883

vs.

Est. of J. W. KEEN Now on this day came on to be heard the

Decd. application of A. M. INGRAM for the appointment of an administrator of the Estate of J. W. KEEN Decd. and it appearing to the Court a necessity exists for such appointment and said INGRAM having requested that J. S. JENKINS be appointed such administrator and it further appearing that said J. S. JENKINS is a suitable person to receive the appointment of administrator and it not




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disqualified. It is ordered that he be appointed administrator of the Estate of J. W. KEEN Decd. and that Letters of Administration issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of one thousand dollars. Conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that T. B. WILSON C. W. NOYES and G. G. HOUSTON be & they are hereby appointed appraisers to make & Inventory & appraisement of the property belonging to said Estate.



GEMAN GEORGE Guardn.

Est. of Monday Jany. 15th 1883

C. F. GEORGE

Minor Now on this day came on to be heard the final report of GEMAN GEORGE Guardian of the Estate of C. F. GEORGE a minor and said Report being examined by the Court and the evidence in favor of and against said report being heard and said Guardian having filed the receipt of his said ward showing that he had received of said Guardian all the property belonging to said Estate and it further appearing that said Guardian has filed in this Court vouchers showing that all of said Estate has been disposed and all cash in said Guardianship fully paid, said report is hereby approved and ordered to be recorded and said Guardianship closed.


Report


Estate of

C. F. GEORGE In County Court of Collin

a minor County Texas Jany. Term 1883

To the County Court of Collin County: J. H. GEORGE [sic] Guardian of the person & estate of C. F. GEORGE begs leave to submit this as his final report in said Estate. He would represent that his ward is now of full age, that the land mentioned on the inventory has been received by said minor and is no




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longer in possession of this Guardian. He also shows that it appears from the sale bill filed in this estate on 29th of November 1869 that his guardian received from the sale of personal property belonging to his said ward the sum of one hundred & fifty dollars, that interest on said sum would amount to the sum of one hundred & fifty seven dollars which would make a total of three hundred and seven dollars as the amount coming into the hands of Guardian. He states that he has paid out the following sums of money for said minor to wit: five years board of said minor at one dollar per month $60.00 that he paid MISS SALLIE McDUFFIE for tuition of said minor 9.00 that he had paid out for taxes on the land of his ward for eleven years the sum of sixteen & 50/100 Dollars that on 23rd of October 1880 when his ward was of full age he paid said ward 147 50/100. That he paid A. T. ROBINSON for surveying land & acting as commissioner $2.50. That he paid S. BOWLBY for costs of Court the sum of $5.00 that he has paid G. W. PATTERSON Court costs $6.05 that he had paid J. W. WADDILL Court cost $3.50 that he has paid T. C. GOODNER cost $1.55 and that he has paid to Garrett & Muse for filing this report and getting him discharged from such Guardianship the sum of $10.00 making the total amount paid to and for said ward in the sum of $261.65 leaving a balance due said ward of $46 35/100 and he herewith present the receipt of his ward for said sum of money. He further states that each item of expenditure will be supported by proper vouchers or satisfactory proof of the correctness of the same. Wherefore he prays that the notice the law requires be given of the filing of this report that he be discharged from his trust and that this estate be closed & for General & Special relief.

his

J. H. x GEORGE

mark

Sworn to before me this Decr 23rd 1882.

J. W. Waddill clk.



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