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Sold a two year old steer

15.00

Sold a cow and calf

25.00


80.00


Paid for her dress & schooling Voucher no. 1

$76.16

Paid Tax for year 1882 Voucher no. 2

4.08


80.24


Due me 24.05


2nd EMMA STINNETTS part

Recd. from land sown in oats

35.00

Sold two cows (one calf died)

40.00

Have on hand nearly 200 bushels corn

75.00


Paid Thomas & Chapman Sherman Dress a/c v. 3

24.44

Tuition Schooling &c. v. 4

10.85

Tax for year 1882 v. 5

3.87

Share of tombstone for her sister v. 6

9.56


48.77

Leaving amt. on hand

$26.23


3rd JAMES STINNETT Part

Recd. on Cotton Rent

$110.85

Com [Corn?] rents amts. to about 25 bushels which this minor retains to

Feed his pony which carries him to School




Paid for pony Saddle & bridle voucher no. 7

$33.00

Suit of clothes as per item mkd. X on voucher no. 8

7.50

1 pair of boots 2.00 tuition 1.85 voucher no. 9

3.85

Taxes for year 1882 voucher no. 10

3.98

Share of tombstone as per voucher 6

9.56


57.89/57.89

In hands

/$54.96


The foregoing contains a correct and complete statement of the matters to which it relates.

$5.00 have been paid by me to Clementson & Church one third of which will be charged to each of the above in next account.

W. M. STINNETT


Sworn to before me this Febry 26th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed Febry 26th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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May Term



W. D. PARKER Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of Annl. Report

LOU E. BRADLEY Minor Now this day this cause is continued by operation of Law.



J. F. BUTLER Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of (Annl. Report)

M. S. & S. V. BUTLER On this day this cause is continued by operation

Minors of the Law.



J. S. JENKINS Admr. Monday May 21st 1883 Est. of

J. W. KEEN Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the application of A. M. INGRAM for an order to sell certain land belonging to the Estate of said J. W. KEEN Decd. and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law had been given of the filing of said application and the application having been examined by the Court and fully understood by the Court the same is granted. And it is hereby ordered that the administrator of the said Estate proceed to sell for cash to the highest bidder at public outcry the following described lands belonging to said Estate, to wit: And undivided one half interest in one hundred and seventy nine & ¾ acres of land situated in Collin County on the waters of Sister Grave Creek about 8 miles N.E. from McKinney, being part of a survey made in the name of T. A. RHODES. Beginning at the N. E. corner of said RHODES survey The Same being the N. W. Corner of the JOHN RUSSELL survey a stake from which an Elm mkd. X bears E. 22 links and a bois darc Mkd. X brs. S 41° E 43 lks. Thence S with the W line of the RUSSELL survey 40 62/100 chains to the S. E. cor. of the RHODES survey Thence W 44 25/100 chs. a stake from which 2 Elms mkd XX brs. S 50° W 70 lks. Thence N 40 62/100 ain the N. Line of the




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RHODES survey and the S. line of the SEWELL survey from which an Elm 10 in. in dia. mkd. X bears S 45° W 12 lks. Thence E 44 25/100 chs. to the place of beginning. It is further ordered that said administrator make his report to the next regular term of this Court showing his action in the premises.


Application


Est. of In the County Court of

J. W. KEEN Decd. Collin County March Term 1883.

To the Hon. County Court of said County. In the matters of the Estate of J. W. KEEN Decd. A. M. INGRAM a creditor of said Estate would respectfully represent to your Honors Court that he holds a note against said Estate amounting to $220, that said Debt has been duly allowed by the administrator of said Estate. Your applicant would further show to the Court that his notes is secured by a mortgage on the undivided one half interest in 179 ¾ acres of land named in the appraisement of said Estate and for further description of said land reference is hereby made to the said mortgage here in filed. Wherefore your applicant asks that your Honor grant an order to sell said premises or so much thereof as is necessary to pay the Debt of your applicant.


A.M. INGRAM


Filed March 29th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



ADA NORVELLE Monday May 29th 1883

vs. Est. of

W. R. NORVELLE Appln. for funds

Decd. On this day this cause is Dismissed. G. A. WILSON admr. of said Estate having filed his final report of said Estate.




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May Term 1883


JOHN H. WALKER Admr. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of

LOUIS WALKER Decd. Final Report

Now on this day this cause is continued by consent.



C. W. KIRKPATRICK Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of Extr. (Probate of Will)

GEO. CLIVES Decd. Now on this day this cause is dismissed upon motion of applicant & applicant has leave to draw the will upon leaving copy of the same on file in this Court.



J. A. MOREMAN Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of

JESSE MOREMAN et al Application to sell land

Minors

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardian of the Estate of JESSE, EDNA, EARL, and MATTIE MOREMAN minors to sell certain lands belonging to the Estate of said minors and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law has been given & the filing of the said application and it further appearing to the Court that a necessity exists for the sale of said land, it is ordered that said application be granted and that said guardian be and his is hereby authorized and empowered to sell at private sale on a credit of Eight months on (illegible)vided one seventh in the following described tracts of land to wit, a survey of 90 acres a part of CHARLES K. VANCE survey of 640 acres on Spring Creek in Collin County Beginning at the SW corner of said survey Thence North with the west line there of 53 1/3 rods a post Thence S. 16 2/3 Rods a post Thence East 160 rods a post in the East line of said original survey Thence S. 36 2/3 Rods to the S. E. corner of said survey Thence West with the South




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line there of 320 rods to the beginning.

Also a tract of 33 acres on Spring Creek in Dallas County a part of an original survey in the names of D. CRUMPACKER and known designated and described as lot Number 9 in the division of said tract among the heirs of ANTHONY LEAKE Decd. late of Dallas County as made by the Commissioners appointed to divide said Decedents Estate and reported by them and examined and approved by the District Court of Dallas County on the [blank] Term of 18__ and also the following. Lot in the city of Dallas out of the JOHN QUIGSBY league in Youngs Addition to the city of Dallas Beginning 40 feet N45° W. of the N. E. Corner of Harwood and Pearce Streets Thence 35 feet N 45° West with the E. side of Harwood Street Thence N. 45° E 109 feet Thence East 48 feet to an Alley, Thence S 45° E. with the West side of said Alley 10 feet Thence S 45° West 149 feet to the beginning, and that said Guardian make his report to the next regular term of this Court showing his action in the premises.


Application


State of Texas County Court

Collin County May Term 1883

Hon. County Court of said County JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardian of the Estate of JESSE EDNA EARL and MATTIE MAY MOREMAN minors Guardianship of which is pending in said Court respectfully represents that his said wards own an interest in certain land the same being the separate property of their deceased mother as an heir of JOB HUGULYS Estate that his said wards is (sic) undivided 1/7 interest in the same in common with the other heirs of the said JOB HUGULY as shown by the inventory heretofore filed with the Papers of said guardianship which fully exhibits the nature and condition of




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Estates. That the reminder of the heirs of said JOB HUGULY have contracted the sale of their respective interests in said land. That a greater portion of the same are unimproved lands and are not in tracts sufficiently large to warrant a partition and distribution of the same that unless your petitioner is permitted to sell the interest of his said wards in the same, their said Interest will greatly deteriorate in value and it is the opinion of your petitioner that it will be to the interest of said Estate to sell the same. Wherefore your petitioner prays that he be ordered to sell at private sale on a credit of Eight Months secured by note with vendors lien reserved on approved security with 10% Int. per annum an undivided 1/7 Interest in the following described tracts of land to wit:

A survey of 90 acres apart of CHARLES K. VANCE sur. of 640 acres on Spring Creek in Collin County Beginning at the SW Corner of said survey Thence North with the West line thereof 53 1/3 Rods a post Thence East 160 Rods a post in the East line of said original survey Thence South 36 2/3 rods to the S. E. Corner of said survey Thence West. With the S. line thereof 320 Rods to the beginning. Also a tract of 33 acres on Spring Creek in Dallas County a part of an original survey in the name of D. CRUMPACKER and Known designated and described as lot number 9 in the division of said tract among the heirs of ANTHONEY LEAKE Decd. late of Dallas County as made by the commissioners appointed to divide said decedents Estate and reported them and examine[d] and approved by the District Court of Dallas County on the (blank) term of 188_ and also the following lot in the city of Dallas out of the JOHN QUIGSBY league in Youngs Addition to the city of Dallas Beginning 40 feet N. 45° W. of the N. E. Corner of Harwood and




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Pearce Street. Thence 35 feet at N. 45° west with the East side of Harwood Street. Thence N 45° E. 109 feet. Thence East 48 feet to an alley. Thence S. 45° E. with the West side of said alley 10 feet. Thence S 45° West 149 feet to the beginning and that notice of the same be given as the law directs.

J. A. MOREMAN


Subscribed & sworn to before me this April 20th 1883.

J. W. Waddill, clerk of the County

Court of Collin County Texas

Pr. John C. White Deputy.


Filed April 21st 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.



W. Y. BARNETT Monday May 21st 1883

vs. Est. of

G. W. BARNETT Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the application of W. Y. BARNETT for letters of administration on the Estate of G. W. BARNETT Decd. which application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that notice required by law had been given and it further appearing to the Court that said W. Y. BARNETT is a suitable person to received the appointment of administrator of said Estate and is not disqualified under the Law. It is ordered that said application be granted and that letters of administration upon said Estate issue to said W. Y. BARNETT upon his entering into Bond in the sum of Four thousand dollars conditioned as the law requires and taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that W. N. BUSH, G. W. BOWMAN and W. J. HOWARD be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to said Estate.




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May Term


G. A. WILSON Admr. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of Final Rept.

W. R. NORVAL [sic] Decd. Now on this day came the final report of GEO. A. WILSON administrator in the above Estate and it appearing to the Court that the notice the law requires had been given of the filing of said account and that the persons who are the legal heirs of said decedent were minors without any duly appointed guardian of their Estates it is ordered and decreed that J. M. PEARSON an attorney at this bar be and he hereby appointed guardian ad litem for the minors LILLIAN, WALTER and WILLIE NORVAL [sic] and then the said report for final settlement and the answer of said guardian ad Litem coming on to be heard and the matters and things there in contained being fully proven to the Court and understood by the Court It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that said report be in all things approved, that said administrator be allowed the sum of ten dollars for preserving the property of said Estate and renting the land of said Estate, that said administrator pay to the Clerk of this Court the costs of this administration and that all of the remainder of the money in the hands of said administrator be turned over by said administrator to the guardian ad litem of said minors and that likewise all personal property of said Estate be turned over to said guardian & that said [illegible] deliver the same to the mother of said minors for their support & maintenance (?). It further appearing to the Court that the land on the inventory of said Estate was the homestead of said deceased in his life time that the above named minors are his children and only heirs at law and that they now live with their mother and natural guardian MRS. ADA NORVAL [sic] of Bowie County Texas, it is therefore ordered and decreed that said land consisting of 165 acres of land in the MANUEL CLEMENTS (?) Survey




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be and the same is hereby set apart to said minors as a homestead and that their mother the said MRS. ADA NORVAL take charge of and manage the same for said minors. And it is further ordered that upon said administrators filing with the clerk of this Court the proper receipts for said money and property that this administration be closed and said administrator discharged. And said administrator having now here filed his receipts for said property and money it is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed that said administration be and the same is hereby closed and said administrator is hereby discharged from his trust.




Final Report

In County Court

Est. of W. R. NORVAL [sic] Decd. May Term 1883


Now comes GEO. A. WILSON administrator of the above Estate and files this as his account for final settlement of said Estate. The inventory filed in the papers on the 5th of December 1881 shows all the property and effects belonging to said Estate that has come into the possession of this administrator with the except of the sum of ninety & 49/100 dollars which he received from the various persons here in after named for rent of the land mentioned on inventory for the years 1882 and 1881. The Reports of sale of personal property filed in this Court on the 19th of November 1881 and 21st of February 1882 are referenced to show the disposition that has been made of the greater portion of the person[al] property belonging to said Estate. And he states that the report of sale filed in this Court by your reporter as temporary




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administrator of said Estate, on the 19th of November 1881 shows the reception by him of some articles not included in the inventory. The following account will show the debts that have been paid by reporter and the amount of money recd. by him and how the same has been disposed of.


Dr.

To amt. recd. as per sale report as temporary admr. Filed Nov. 19th 1881.

$129.85

Amt. recd. as per report of sale of personal property filed 21st Febry. 1881

184.50

Amt. recd. of O. P. MALLOW 15 chickens

2.25

Amt. recd. of J. P STAPP Bois darc Logs

1.00

Amt. recd. of JACK LEWIS rent 1882

12.20

Amt. recd. of T. M. WILSON rent 1881

16.25

Amt. recd. of J. P. STAPP rent 10 acres 1881

35.00

Amt. recd. of JAMES KENDALL rent 1881

4.72

Amt. recd. of WYATT rent 1882

5.07

Amt. recd. of J. S. SAUER sale of vegetables for year 1881

17.25

Total money Recd.

408.09


Cr.

By amt. Paid ADA NORVAL voucher no. 1

25.00

By amt. Paid MARTIN HODGE voucher no. 2

2.00

By amt. Paid JUDY HOUSE voucher no. 3

2.00

By amt. Paid J. W. SAUER voucher no. 4

31.00

By amt. Paid O. P. MALLOW voucher no. 5

1.00

By amt. Paid Oglesby Taxes voucher no. 6

9.85

By amt. Paid ADA NORVAL voucher no. 7

15.00

By amt. Paid H. A. McDONALD wire (?) voucher no. 8

1.75

By amt. Paid J. P. DOWELL voucher no. 9

2.60

By amt. Paid Alexander & Aran (?) voucher no. 10

5.90

By amt. Paid Clementson Church assignees & Gibson & Sims voucher no. 11

84.80

By amt. Paid M. E. CHURCH coffin voucher no. 12

25.00

By amt. Paid ADA NORVELL (sic) voucher no. 13

40.00

By amt. Paid O. P. MALLOW voucher no. 14

4.50

By amt. Paid W. B. HARRISON sacks for oats voucher no. 15

6.50

By amt. Paid J. P. STAPP repairing fence voucher no. 16

6.00

By amt. Paid ADA NORVAL [sic] voucher no. 17

10.00

By amt. Paid S. L. MALLOW building fence voucher no. 18

60.40





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Paid to A. P. MALLOW Stoney (?) Property voucher no. 19

0.75

Paid to Oglesby Taxes 1882 voucher no. 20

4.04

Paid to BAINES Publishing notice voucher no. 21

4.00

Paid to BOMAR Publishing notice voucher no. 22

4.00

Paid to P. B. MUSE as atty. voucher no. 23

10.00

Total amt. paid out

356.09


Recapitulation


Total amt. Recd.

$408.19

Total mat. Paid out

356.09

Balance on hand

$ 52.00


Your reporter would state that the items in the above account as money recd. for rent were received in this way. The farm was rented out for a third of the oats and corn and that this reporter received the portion coming to the Estate and sold the same for the sums as above stated and that said property was sold for a good a price as reporter could get for it.

And he also reports that one T. P. BRINLEY (?) bought of reporter 37 ½ bushels of oats at 35 cents per Bushel, that he has not paid for the same and is still owing the Estate therefore the sum of thirteen & 12/100 dollars. He would farther state that the different amounts in items of expenditure shown to have been paid to ADA NORVAL [sic] were paid to her as the mother and natural guardian of the children of his intestate and for the support of said children and that all the sums of money mentioned in said account as paid out by his administrator that were not paid on first class claims against said Estate were paid for the purpose of preserving the property of said Estate as will be shown by the vouchers herewith filed in support of such expenditures. He now corrects the above account in the following particular to wit: The inventory shows that there was a claim against one W. C. BURRUS for $5.00 which reporter has neglected to collect, but he




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here now charges himself with said amount which makes the sum of fifty seven instead of fifty two dollars in hand of administrator. The Estate is still owing a small amount of indebtness and the following are the amounts of such debts and the persons to whom they are payable as near as reporter can ascertain to wit: RICHARD MATBIE (?) & M. H. GARRETT about $40.00., MRS. MARY MOORE about 37.00, B. W. RHINE about $5.00 and several other small claims not proven up or presented to the administrator and the Estate still owes the Court costs of this administration and the commissions due this Administrator. And reporter would here show to the Court that he has been at Considerable trouble and spent some time in administering this Estate and he asks the Court to allow him a reasonable compensation to wit ten dollars for said services.

The following property still remains on hand to wit: All the property mentioned on the inventory including the land with the exception of a few small articles of personal property that were evidently stolen by some person or persons unknown to report, and with the further exception of the articles of personal property that the report of sales heretofore mentioned show were sold. There is also due the estate from T. P. BRUMBY about the sum of thirteen & 12/100 dollars. The land mentioned on Inventory has been rented to SMITH MALLOW and JAS. KENDALL for the year 1883 and the same has been rendered for taxation by reporter for the present year. The land mentioned above was the Homestead of the intestate and his minor children during his lifetime and consisting of 165 acres in the MANUEL CLEMENS survey. The said land has not




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been set apart to the said children for a homestead by this Court.

He shows that the mother of said children is still alive and resides in Bowie County Texas, that their mother MRS. ADA NORVEL was not the wife of the deceased at his death, a decree of divorce having been granted by the District Court of Collin County dissolving the bonds of matrimony between the deceased and the said MRS. ADA NORVAL [sic} and the property here in above mentioned was the separate property of the deceased.

The following are the children and only heirs at Law of the said W. R. NORVELL [sic] Deceased to wit: LILLIAN, WALTER and WILLIE NORVAL all of whom are minors without any Guardian of their Estates and who reside with their Mother MRS. ADA NORVAL in Bowie County Texas.

The sums of money mentioned in the above account as paid to MRS. NORVAL were advancements made to her for the support benefit and advantage of the minor children vouchers in support of each item of expenditure are here with filed.

Premises considered this reporter prays that the notice the law requires be given of the filing of this account for final settlement, that on final hearing the same is approved, this administration be closed, this applicant be discharged from his trust and for general and special and equitable relief.

G. A. WILSON

Administrator of W. R. NORVELL

Decd.


Sworn to before me April 24th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co.

Count Collin Co. Texas

Filed April 24th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.




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May Term 1883


G. A. WILSON admr. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

JANE WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



G. A. WILSON Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

JOHN WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



G. A. WILSON Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

JAMES WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



G. A. WILSON Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

LAURA WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



G. A. WILSON Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

MARTHA WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



G. A. WILSON Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (3rd Annl. Rept.)

GEO. WATTS minor

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.




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T. J. NEW Guardn. Monday May 21st 18l83

Est. of (Appol. Bond)

SALLIE NEW et al

minors

On this day T. J. NEW and presents for approval his bond as guardian of the person and Estate of SALLIE S., JOHN T., MARY C. and IDA NEW minors. Which bond being examined by the Court and being considered a good and sufficient bond, the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these presents [sic] that we T. J. NEW, principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties acknowledge ourselves to owe and be indebted to T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Four hundred dollars ($400.00) Conditioned that the said T. J. NEW will faithfully discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estates of SALLIE S., JOHN T., MARY C. and IDA NEW minors according to Law.

T. J. NEW

W. H. BUTTS

W. J. BOUNDS


State of Texas I T. J. NEW do solemnly swear that I will faithfully

Collin County discharge the duties of Guardian of the Estates of SALLIE S., JOHN T., MARY C. and IDA NEW minors according to Law.

T. J. NEW


Sworn to and subscribed before me this April 28th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court Collin

County Texas

By G. S. Morris Dpty.


Filed April 28th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.




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May Term 1883


T. J. NEW Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of Apprvl. of

SALLIE S. NEW et al Inventory

Minors

Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the Estate of said minors, filed by T. J. NEW Guardian and said Inventory being examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory


Inventory of the property belonging to the Estate of the Minor children of T. J. NEW, names as follows, SALLIE S., JOHN T., MARY C. and IDA NEW.


We find that they [illegible] 13 1/3 acres out of 80 acres land in the Head right of A. S. YOUNG in Collin County, one sixth undivided Interest in 80 acres & about 9 miles west from McKinney. We value the land at $20 Twenty dollars per acre making $266.60/100

The said land being all the property belonging [to] said Heirs that has come to our knowledge. April 28th 1883.

Z. T. CHAMBERS

GEO. HERNDON

Comsnrs. [commissioners]


Sworn to and subscribed before me this April 28th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.

By G. S. Morris Dpty.


Filed April 28th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.



JOHN CHURCH Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of

H. C. GOOCH et al Minors (5th Annl. Rept.)

On this day this cause continued by Operation of Law.




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JOHN HAVELL Guard. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of (Annl. Rept.)

JOHN T. HAVELL minor On this day this cause is continued by operation of Law.


T. J. POWELL Guard. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of Approl. of Inventory

J. T. ALEXANDER Minor

Now on this day comes T. J. POWELL Guardian of the Estate of J. T. ALEXANDER minor and files his Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the said Estate and said Inventory being examined by the Court the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory


Est. of JOHN T. ALEXANDER a minor

J. T. POWELL Guardn. Inventory & appraisement

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

The undersigned appraisers of the property of the Estate of JOHN T. ALEXANDER a minor beg leave to submit the following as a full and complete Inventory and appraisement of the property of said Estate as pointed out or described to us by T. J. POWELL Guardian of said minor.


40 acres of land in Collin Co. on the Waters of Honey Creek Collin Co. about 12 miles N. W. from McKinney and described as follows, Beginning at the S. E. Corner of the C. HART Headright survey Thence North on E. B. line there of 5 chains to a post Thence South 70° E 27 26/100 chs. to a post on G. KENNEDYS Survey Thence South on the W line of same to J. I. WILSON tract of land the center of small creek Thence Southward with center of said creek to F. F. MORRELLS EB line.

Thence N. to place of Beginning $600.00

1/3 interest in 37 ½ acres adjoining the above




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tract on the north and beginning at the N. W. Corner there of Thence N 15 chains to the N. E. Cor. of J. G. CULWELLS W 40 tract of land, Thence S. 67° E 28 50/100 chs. to a post on the W. B. line of the G. KENNEDY survey Thence South W 13 25/100 chains to a bois darc post the N. E. Corner of the 40 acre tract above mentioned Thence N 70° W 27 80/100 chs. to place of Beginning $85.00


3 head of horses, being 1 mare at 125.00, 1 horse at $100.00 & 1 colt at $15.00

240.00

18 head of cattle being 7 cows & calves $21.00 2 Range Cows $50.00 & 2

Yearlings $22.00

282.00

4 head of hogs-sow $20.00 Shoats 15.00

35.00

30 bushels corn $12.00 & 72 lbs. bacon $9.08

21.08

3 bedsteads 1-$5.00 1-$4.00 & 1-7.50

9.75

6 chairs rocking chair-2.00 Others each .50

4.50

2 looking glasses 1.75 & 1.25

2.00

3 pictures 1-2.00 & others each .50

3.00

2 flat Irons 1.00 & 1 pair hand irons .75

1.75

1 Stove and fixtures

8.00

90 feet of lumber

1.35

100 lbs. soap 10.00 1 washing machine & wringer 10.00

20.00

15 gal. stone ware 1.50 1 safe 5.00 1 wagon sheet & bows 45.00

51.50

1 set of wagon harness 9.00 1 Dipper .50 lot of old pans &c .50

10.00

1 man’s saddle 3.50 1 stand table .25 1 barrel .50 1 lot of little Jars &c .50

4.75

1 churn .50 1 lamp. .50 1 crib U tick 2.00 1 bucket .50 1 grip sack .40

3.90

3 chickens .50 4 boxes .75 coffee Mill .65 1 small bell .25

2.10

1 brass Kettle 2.00 1 ½ set plow harness 2.25 1 pitch fork .50 2 bags .25

3.00

1 dirt Shovel 1.00 1 grub hoe .75 1 pr. scales .25 1 Hay Knife 1.00

3.00

2 sets of hinges & bolts 1.00 1 spittoon .25 1 weeding hoe .60 1 lard can .40

2.25

6 quilt 1st choice $30.00 6 sheets 2.40 1 straw tick 3rd quality .30

½ doz. towels .75

33.45

1 blanket 1st choice 2.25 ½ doz. pillow slips 1st class .75 2 prs. Window

Curtains 1.00

3.00

4 yards oil cloth .45 4 pillows & slips (good) 2.00 6 pillows chicken’s feathers

1.50

3.95

3 coverlets (good) 9.00 2 comforts 1st choice 4.00 3 quilts 2nd choice 6.00

19.00

1 quilt pieces & Joiner (?) 3.00 1 straw tick (new) 1.50

4.50

1 mattress tick (old) .50 4 towels 1st choice 2.00 6 plates .50 6 cups & saucers

.50

2.50

1 pitcher .65 1 large dish .75 6 Knives & fork 2.00 6 teaspoons 2.00

6 table spoons .75

5.40

1 old picture frame .10 1 dish .20 1 pepper box .10 1 brass lapup (?) .25

.65

Total

1468.18


The above property is the Community property of the ward J. T. ALEXANDERs deceased Mother M. J. CULWELL & her surviving husband J. G. CULWELL with whom she intermarried after the death of the said wards father




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and is owned in common with the said J. G. CULWELL and OSCAR & DAVID WILLIAM CULWELL two minor children of the said MARTHA J. & J. G. CULWELL, the interest of this ward being 1/6 Interest $1468.18 = 247.13. The following property was the separate property of MARTHA J. CULWELL owned by her at the due date of and before her marriage with J. G. CULWELL in which this ward has a 1/3 interest in common with OSCAR & D. W. CULWELL his half Brothers to wit:


1 featherbed $10.00 9 quilts 3rd Class 16.00

26.00

2 blankets 2nd class 3.00 2 counterpanes 1st class 8.00

11.00

4 Quilts 2nd class 8.00 1 womans saddle 4.50

12.50

Total

$49.50


1/3 Interest

All of the above described property we found in the possession of the ward J. T. ALEXANDER to wit:

1 horse 55.00 1 cow & calf 30.00 1 quilt 5.00

$90.00

Total 247.03 16.55 & 1 quilt 90.00

$353.53


M. W. PAFFORD

R. S. ADAMS


Sworn to & subscribed before me this 5th day of May 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


List of Claims


The Guardian would report that the only claims belonging to the Estate of his ward is one against J. G. CULWELL for property Converted by him the said CULWELL subsequent to his Marriage with M. J. ALEAXANDER the said Wards deceased mother. Which property was the community property of said Wards deceased father and his said mother in which he owned a ½ interest. Said property being of the value of near as said guardian has been able to ascertain of 75.00 & his wards interest of the value of $37.50

Consisting of about 9 head of cattle.

And also about 6 or 7 head of cattle Community of J. G. & MARTHA J. CULWELL disposed of by J. G. CULWELL since the death of M. J. CULWELL of about the value of $75.00 1/6 of same being

12.50

& 1 horse & 2 mules $210.00 1 sewing machine $35.00 = 245.00 1/6 40.00




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There may be and the guardian thinks are claims in hands of J. G. CULWELL the amount and parties on whom, this guardian has been unable to ascertain.



State of Texas I T. J. POWELL guardian of the person and Estate

Collin County of JNO. T. ALEXANDER a minor annexed hereto are a true and perfect inventory, and list of all the property real and personal belonging to said Estate that has come to my knowledge.

T. J. POWELL


Sworn to & subscribed before me this 5th day of May 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.

Filed May 5th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. M. COPE Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of

JOSHUA MAYFIELD et al (1st Annl. Report)

Minors

On this day this cause is continued by Operation of Law.



W. C. GILLESPIE Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of

FRANK A. GILLESPIE (Approl. of Inventory)

Minor

Now on this day came on to be heard the Inventory filed by W. C. GILLESPIE Guard. of the Estate of FRANK A. GILLESPIE a minor and said Inventory and appraisement being heard and examined by the Court the same is approved and ordered recorded.



Inventory


State of Texas In the County Court of Collin

Collin County County May Term 1883




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Est. of FRANK A. GILLESPIE To the Hon. County

Minor Court of Collin County

Now comes W. C. GILLESPIE and presents the following Inventory of the property belonging to the Estate of said minor.

Real Estate


320 acres of land in Palo Pinto County Texas known as survey No. 1754

$320.00


Personal property


Cash

147.50

Total

467.50


I W. C. GILLESPIE Guardian of the person and Estate of FRANK A. GILLESPIE a minor do solemnly swear that the above is a full and complete inventory of all the property belonging to the Estate of my said ward both personal & real that has come to my knowledge.


W. C. GILLESPIE


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

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

Filed May 5th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



JOSIAH FOSTER Guardn.

Est. of Monday May 21st 1883

NANNIE A. HOWARD

Minor (Rept. Sle. Prsal. prpty.)

Now on this day came on to be heard the report of JOSIAH FOSTER guardian of the sale of certain personal property belonging to said Estate, and said report being examined by the Court and it appearing to the Court that said sale had been fairly made and that said personal property had sold for a fair price it is ordered by the Court that said report be approved and recorded.




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Report


Sold at private sale by order of the Probate Court 16 bushels of corn at 40¢ $6.50

The rent of two bales & remnant of cotton 24.20

Total amt. of sale $30.70


JOSIAH FOSTER


Sworn to and subscribed to before me this May 14th 1883

L. S. W. H. Bowie J. P.


Filed May 15th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.



JOSIAH FOSTER Guardn. Monday May 21st 1883

Est. of (Annl. Rept.)

NANNIE HOWARD

Minor Now on this day this cause is continued by operation of law.



R. C. WHITE Guardn.

Est. of Monday May 21st 1883

DAISEY D. CAMERON et al (Inventory)

Minors

Now on this day comes R. C. WHITE gurdn. of the Estates of DAISEY D., OKATE, ANA Z., and FRANK L. CAMERON minors and files his inventory of the property belonging to the said minors. Which inventory being heard and examined by the Court is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory


State of Texas

Collin County T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County.

R. C. WHITE guardian of the Estates of DAISEY D., OKATE, ANA Z. and FRANK L. CAMERON minors of G. W. CAMERON Decd. would make the following Inventory of money received as follows:


Recd. of Knights of Pythias April 24th 1883

$1600.00





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Recd. May 4th 1883 Knights of Honor

$1598.00

Total

$3198.00

Collected for each heir

$799.50


I R. C. WHITE guardian as aforesaid do solemnly swear that the said sum of $3198.00 is all the money & effects that has come into my hands belonging to said minors to the present time.

May 17th 1883.

R. C. WHITE

Guardn. &c


Sworn to before me this May 17th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


Filed May 17th 1883

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court

Collin Co. Texas



T. E. SHIRLEY Monday May 21st 1883

vs. Est. of Apptmt. of Admr.

LOUIS SHIRLEY Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of T. E. SHIRLEY for letters of administration de bonis, non, upon the Estate of LOUIS SHIRLEY Decd. and said application being heard and fully understood and it appearing to the Court that a necessity exists for such administration & that said T. E. SHIRLEY is a suitable person to receive the appointment of such administrator and is not disqualified under the law from receiving said appointment It is ordered by the Court that said application be granted and that said T. E. SHIRLEY be and he is hereby appointed administrator De bonis non of said Estate and that letters of administration issue to him upon his entering into bond in the sum of Three thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs and taking the oath prescribed by law.




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ADA NORVELL Monday May 21st 1883

vs. Est. of (Appln. to set aside Homestead)

W. R. NORVELL Decd.

On this day this application is dismissed.



Ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 8 ½ o’clock

Tuesday morning May 22nd 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday, and the Court being engaged in the trial of cases in the civil dockets No orders were made on the Probate docket. It is ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 oclock.


Wednesday morning May 234d 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday and no orders being made on the probate docket on this day it is ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow Morning at 9 o’clock.


Thursday Morning May 24th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday and no orders being made on the probate docket on this day it is ordered that court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 oclock.


Friday morning May 25th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday when the following proceedings were had to wit:


GEO. COFFMAN Admr. Friday May 25th 1883

Est. of

C. BLACK Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the report of J. DYSART




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and J. C. SLAUGHTER two of the commissioners appointed to partition and divide the real Estate belonging to the Estate of C. BLACK Decd. and thereupon came said commissioners and made the following report to wit:


GEOR. COFFMAN admr. In County Court

vs. Est.

C. BLACK Decd. We the undersigned commissioners appointed by the County Court of Collin County to partition & divided the real Estate belonging to the Estate of C. BLACK Decd. beg leave to report that we have examined the [sic] and find that said land is incapable of being divided among the heirs of said Estate without a sale thereof and assess the value of said land as follows.

One half interest in 100 acres in J. M. KINCAID (survey?) valued at $5.00 per acre

One half interest in 20 acres in J. COFFMAN (survey?) valued at $5.00 per acre

19 acres in B. OLIVER (survey?) valued at $4.00 per acre

20 acres in J. CAHILL (survey?) instead of H. L. CHENOWITH as reported in application valued at $4.00 pr. acre

J. DYSART

J. C. SLAUGHTER


Sworn to before me this May 23rd 1883

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court

Collin Co. Texas

By G. W. Morris Dpty.


It is therefore ordered by the Court that said report be approved and that any of the heirs of said deceased may take said land at its appraised value as per said report by paying to GEO. COFFMAN administrator the prorate shares of the other heirs. But if they should fail to do so then it is ordered adjudged and decreed by the Court that said administrator proceed to sell said land at private sale for cash and report his action.




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J. M. GRAVES admr. Friday May 25th 1883

Est. of (Order setting aside homestead)

GERARD LEIGH Decd.

On this day it is ordered by the Court that 200 acres of land out of the land belonging to the Estate of GERARD LEIGH be and the same is hereby set apart to the widow & minor child of said GERARD LEIGH decd. Said 200 hundred acres of land to include the residence and to be selected by the said widow. It is further ordered that all the personal property belonging to the said Estate found in Kind exempt from forced sale be and the same is hereby set apart to said Widow and minor child and that the same be delivered to the said widow by the administrator of the said Estate.



J. M GRAVES admr. Friday May 25th 1883

Est. of (Year’s allowance)

GIRARD [sic] LEIGH Decd.

On this day it is ordered by the Court that the sum of Three hundred dollars be set apart to the Widow and minor child of GIRARD [sic] LEIGH Decd. for one years support and that the administrator pay the said amount to the said Widow out of the first money belonging to said Estate that may come into his hands.


J. M. GRAVES admr. Friday May 25th 1883

Est. of (Allowance in lieu of Prpty. not found

In kind)

On this day it is ordered that the sum of Two hundred & sixty dollars to [be] set apart to the Widow and minor child of GIRARD LEIGH Decd. in lieu of exempt property not found in kind among the effects of the said GIRARD LEIGH.




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And that the administrator of said Estate pay to the said widow out of the first money coming into his hands belonging to the Estate of said GIRARD LEIGH Decd.


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


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



W. S. GRAHAM Guardn. Saturday May 26th 1883

Est. of Annl. Rept.

HARVEY D. GRAHAM

Minor Now on this day came on to be heard the report of W. S. GRAHAM Guardian of the Estate of HARVEY D. GRAHAM a minor of the condition of said Estate and it appearing to the Court that the notice required by law had been given and said report being examined by the Court the same is approved and ordered to be recorded. It is further ordered that the Guardian pay the Cost in this Guardianship.


Report


To the Honorable T. C. Goodner Judge Co. Court of Collin Co. March Term 1883.

As Guardian of the person and Estate of HARVEY D. GRAHAM a minor I beg leave to submit herewith an Itemized statement of the property of said minor that has come into my possession together with statement of amount paid out by me on his account.


1881

Oct 4

To amount paid off by W. D. CHAPMAN Dr.

Admr. of Estate of D. D. GRAHAM Decd.

$490.90

Decr. 22

To amt. paid of E. HOUGHTON former Guardn.

24.50

1882

Decr. 25

To amt. Rents Received

34.10

Decr. 25

Recd. from sale of House & Kitchen Furniture

5.00


Total amt. Recd.

$554.50





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Total amt. Recd. fwd.

$554.50

1882

Jany.2nd

By cash paid B. R. & E. Houghton for merchandise for 1881

Voucher no. 1

$6.30

Dec. 12

By cash paid B. R. & E. Houghton for merchandise for 1882

Voucher no. 2

11.37

Decr. 1st

By cash to J. RUSSELL a bill for merchandise for 1883

Voucher no. 3

3.15

Decr. 24th

By amt. paid to W. A. BELL for drugs voucher no. 4

2.50

Jany. 9th

By cash to Dr. Poland for Medical attendance no. 5

2.50

1883

Feby. 21

By amt. paid Taxes for 1882

3.20


By 5% Comsns. (commission) on 39.10 collected

1.92 50


By 5% Comsns. (commission) on 28.90 Paid out

1.44 ½


Total credit

$32.39 32.39


Balance on hands

$522.11

Respectfully submitted this March 2nd 1883.

W. G. Graham

Gardn.


Sworn to before me and subscribed this March 2nd 1883.

L. S. J. S. Rike J. P. and Notary

Public Collin Co, Texas


Filed March 3rd 1883

J. W., Waddill clk.



W. S. GRAHM Guardn. Saturday May 26th 1883

Est. of

NANNIE J. GRAHAM (Annl. Rept.)

Minor

Now on this day came on to be heard the annual report of W. S. GRAHAM Guardian of the Estate of NANNIE J. GRAHAM minor of the condition of said Estate and it appearing to the Court that notice has been given of the filing of said report and the same having been examined by the Court the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Report


To the Honorable T. C. Goodner Judge Co. Court Collin Co. March Term 1883.

As Guardian of the person and Estate of NANNIE J. GRAHAM I beg leave to submit




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herewith an itemized statement of the property of said minor that has come into my possession together with statement of amount paid out by me on her account, viz:


1881

Oct. 4th

To amt. cash from W. D. CHAPMAN admr. (illegible) D. D. GRAHAMs Estate

531.65

Dec. 22

To amt. cash from E. HOUGHTON former Guardn.

24.50

Decr. 25

To amt. cash for rents

34.10

Decr. 25

To amt. cash Sale of house hold & Kitchen furniture

5.00


Total Amt. Received

$595.25


1883

Jany. 12th

Credited By Cash to B. R. & E. Houghton for Merchandise for the year 1881 Voucher no. 1

$3.75

Decr. 12

By cash to B. R. & E. Houghton for merchandise for the year 1882 Voucher no. 2

26.46

Decr. 1

By cash to J. Russell for merchandise for 1882 (or 1883?) no. 3

9.00

Decr. 24

By amt. paid W. A. BELL for drugs no. 4

3.00



10.50

Decr. 24

By amt paid Taxes for 1883

3.20


By 5% comsns. [commission] on 39.10 Collected

1.95 ½


By 5% comsns. [commission] on 55.90 [Paid]

2.79 ½


Total credit

$60.66 60.66


[Illegible] in my hands

$534.59


Respectfully submitted this March 2nd 1883.

W. S. Graham


Sworn to and subscribed before me this Febry. 2nd 1883.

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

Collin Co. Texas


Filed March 3rd 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



T. E. SHIRLEY adm. Saturday May 26th 1883

vs. Est. of Bond

LOUIS SHIRLEY

Dec. Now on this day comes T. E. SHIRLEY and files for approval

His bond as administrator of the Estate of LOUIS SHIRLEY Decd. which bond being heard and examined by the Court and




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said bond being considered a good and solvent bond it is ordered that the same be approved and recorded.


Report


The State of Texas

Collin County Know all men by these here presents [sic] that we T. E. SHIRLEY and REBECCA SHIRLEY and A. L. SHIRLEY as sureties are held and firmly bound unto the Hon. T. C. Goodner the County Jude of Collin County Texas and his successors in office in the sum of three thousand dollars conditioned that the above bound T. E. SHIRLEY who has been appointed administrator de bonis non of the Estate of LOUIS SHIRLEY deceased by the County Judge of Collin County shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

Witness our hands this May 22nd 1883.

T. E. SHIRLEY

A. L. SHIRLEY

REBECCA SHIRLEY

The State of Texas

Collin County I do solemnly swear that LOUIS SHIRLEY 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.

T. E. SHIRLEY


Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 24 day of May 1883 attest my office signature and

L. S. seal of office.

J. W. Waddill Clk.


Filed May 24th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


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

Monday morning 9 oclock May 28th 1883.

Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of Saturday.




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JOHN A. MORMAN Guardn. Monday May 28th 1883

Est. of

JESSE MOREMAN et al On this day JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardn. filed his report of sale of certain land belonging to said Estate.


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


Tuesday morning 9 oclock May 29th Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.


JOHN C. WHITE Tuesday May 29th 1883

Admr.

Est. of Now on this day came on to be

DANL. HERRING Decd. heard the demurrer of B. G. PARKS & wife to the petition of MRS. ELIZA HERRING praying the Court to set aside Homestead and years allowance to the widow and minor children and said demurrer being heard and fully understood, it is ordered that said demurrer be in all things over ruled, to which ruling of the Court said B. G. PARKS here now excepts. There upon came on to be heard the demurrer of ELIZA HERRINGS answer here in filed which being heard by the Court and fully understood said demurrer is in all things over ruled.


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

Wednesday morning 9 oclock May 30th 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers of Court as of yesterday, and there being no business done on this day it is ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow




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morning at 9 o’clock.

Thursday morning 9 oclock May 31st 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday and there being no orders made in the probate docket on this day it is ordered that Court adjourn until tomorrow morning at 9 oclock.


Friday morning 9 oclock June 1st 1883 Court met pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.


E. W. KIRKPATRICK Friday June 1st 1883

vs. Est. of

GEO. CLIVE Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the motion of the applicant E. W. KIRKPATRICK praying the Court to set aside the order made on a previous day of this term dismissing the application to probate the will of said GEORGE CLIVE Decd., which motion being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted and said cause reinstated on the docket.


E. W. KIRKPATRICK Friday June 1st 1883

vs. Est. of (Probate of will)

GEORGE CLIVE Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of E. W. KIRKPATRICK for probate of the last will and testament of GEORGE CLIVE Decd. and for letters testamentary there on, and it appearing to the Court that notice of the filing of said application has been given as required by law, and said will together with the prove thereof duly signed sworn to and filed in open court & given by J. H. PETERS one of the subscribing witnesses o[f] said will being produced and examined by the Court It is ordered that said will.




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be admitted to probate and established as the last will and testament of the said GEORGE CLIVE and that the terms and stipulations there in contained be in all things confirmed, and it appearing to the Court that by the terms of said will said E. W. KIRKPATRICK is named as executor of said with full power to administer said Estate it is ordered by the Court that letters testamentary upon said Estate issue to the Said E. W. KIRKPATRICK upon his entering into bond in the sum of eight thousand dollars conditioned as the law required and taking the oath prescribed by law. It is further ordered that J. S. LEE, J. H. FERGUSON and J. L. FAIRES be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to said Estate.


Application

State of Texas Est. of GEORGE CLIVE

Collin County County Court May Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court said County your petitioner E. W. KIRKPATRICK who resides in said County of Collin respectfully shows that that GEORGE CLIVE Sr. Died on the 12th day of April 1883 at the home of Applicant in the said County of Collin leaving real and personal property of the estimated value of ten thousand dollars and that the greater part of which property is situated in said County of Collin and the remainder in the city of Houston Texas and the city of Cincinnati Ohio. That the said GEORGE CLIVE at the time of his death resided in said County of Collin and that he left a will duly executed as petitioner believes and that your petitioner whose residence




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Whites Grove in said County was named executor in said will and is capable of receiving letters testamentary. Which said will is here with attached. Wherefore he prays that notice of this application be given by citation duly posted and that said will be probated and for letters testamentary.

E. W. KIRKPATRICK

Filed April 18th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.


Probate Notice


The State of Texas In the County Court

County of Collin To the May Term 1883

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

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

The State of Texas, To all persons interested in the administration of the Estate of GEORGE CLIVE Deceased E. W. KIRKPATRICK has filed in the County Court of Collin County an application for probate of the last will & testament of GEORGE CLIVE Decd. which will be heard at the next term of said Court commencing on the 3rd Monday in May 1883 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 law and of this writ make due return.

Issued on the 18th day of April 1883.

Witness J. W. Waddill clerk of the said Court and the seal thereof

L. S. at office in the city of McKinney this 18th Day of April 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Texas


Sheriff’s Return

Came to hand the 18th day of April 1883




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and executed same day by posting copies of the within in three public place in the County one of which was at the Court House door.

Wms. Warden

Shff. Collin Co. Texas



Will

McKinney Texas March 16th 1883

Know all men by these presents [sic] that I GEORGE CLIVE do make my last will and testament as follows, First, out of love and respect for E. W. KIRKPATRICK I devise to him the following property at the following prices: One half interest in grain drill (?) $30.00 self binder $130.00 Wheat Fan and one half interest at $10.00 CombinedWeirCultivator at $45.00 two double shovels $5.00 4 hay forks, 4 hoes & 2 shovels $5.00 one mower & dropper at $35.00 one walking cultivator at $5.00 One 2 horse wagon and stock feed, when MR. SPARKS time is out $15.00.

GEORGE CLIVE

I further devise to him the wheat in my Granary at market price as compensation for his services to me in my Illness and during my being passed on to the [illegible]. GEORGE CLIVE

I devise to my daughter EMILY my mule Jill at $70.00. I devise unto my son GEORGE my horse Dom Pedro and buggy at $200.00.

I have heretofore given to my daughter MARY W. ALLISON $1200.00. I devise unto my daughter KATE my Piano at $100.00 my sewing machine at $50.00. I also devise that my daughter KATE shall immediately have $100.00 out of any funds that may be on hands.

The value of the property allotted to my daughter EMILY and her husband is $350.00. That allotted to my son GEORGE is $200.00. That allotted to my Daughter KATE is $150.00. That previously given to my daughter MARY W. ALLISON is $1200.00. All of these sums or amounts are $1900.00 which I




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desire to be added to my other property forming a whole which I wish divided into four part[s] for my four children. I also devise that POLLY W. ALLISON have $100.00 out of the Estate before the division is made and that a sum not to exceed $150.00 shall also be removed for the purpose to erecting a suitable memorial stone or stones over our graves at the pecan cemetery near McKinney Texas. I devise to the gentleman E. W. KIRKPATRICK shall have power to sell the animals or other things not mentioned in this will and to give the deed of sale to them, and I appoint] to carry out the directions of this will in a proper manner E. W. KIRKPATRICK and that he shall be paid $2.00 for each whole day he is so engaged.

GEORGE CLIVE


We the undersigned do solemnly attest that we saw GEORGE CLIVE in his right understanding sign his name to the above will.

J. H. PETERS

S. A. SPARKS


March 25th 1883

I further wish that one note of one hundred dollars and cash on account $47.25/100 due me from E. W. KIRKPATRICK be subtracted from any amount due him from my Estate.


Filed April 18th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


State of Texas Personally appeared before the undersigned

Collin County authority J. H. PETERS who being duly sworn on oath says that he saw GEORGE CLIVE now deceased sign his name to his last will and testament dated March 16th 1883 and that said CLIVE was at the time over the age of twenty one years and of




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sound mind and that affiant and S. A. SPARKS both being then over fourteen years of age signed said will as witnesses there to in the presence of and at the request of said Deceased.


J. H. PETERS


Sworn to and subscribed before me this June 1st 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co.

Court Collin Co. Texas


Filed June 1st 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



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


Saturday morning 9 oclock June 2nd 1883 Court me pursuant to adjournment officers as of yesterday.



JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardn. Saturday

Est. of June 2nd 1883

JESSE MOREMAN et al

Minors

Now on this day came

on to be herd the report of JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardian of the Estates of JESSE MOREMAN, EDNA EARL MOREMAN and MATTIE MAY MOREMAN minors of the sale of an undivided one seventh interest in the following tracts of land to wit: One tract a survey of ninety acres in Collin County 2nd tract 33 acres in Dallas County 3rd a lot in the city of Dallas Texas. The first two tracts sold to S. C. MORRIS for the sum of Two hundred and nineteen & 63/100 Dollars on a credit of Eight months, and the 3rd tract sold to C. B. WELLBOURN for the sum of one




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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 confirmed and that the report of said sale be recorded by the Clerk and that said Guardian make the proper conveyance to the said purchasers upon their complying with the terms of said sale.


Report


The State of Texas County Court May Term

Collin County 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said County.

JOHN A. MOREMAN Guardian of the Estates of JESSIE, EDNA EARL, and MATTIE MAY MOREMAN minors Guardianship of which is pending in said Court Respectfully shows that in the town of Plano in said County on the 22nd day of May 1883 by virtue of an order of said Court passed at the term there of held on the 21st day of May 1883 in the town of McKinney he the said Guardian sold at private sale the certain lands belonging to the said Estates a description of which, terms of sale &c are indicated by the application for sale of same and the inventory filed in said cause to which reference is herewith made, that said property was sold on time as indicated by said order and that the purchasers there of have complied with the terms of said sale, the property so sold is as follows to wit:

1st an undivided 1/7 interest in a sur. of 90 acres in Collin County at $12.50 an acre $160.71




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2nd an undivided 1/7 interest in a survey of 33 acres in Dallas County at $12.50 per acre

$58.92

Both of the above tracts sold to S. C. MORRIS of said Collin Co.

3rd an undivided 1/7 interest in a house and lot in the city of dallas [sic] to for

$100.00

Total $319.63

Which is respectfully submitted to the consideration of the Court.

JOHN A. MOREMAN


Subscribed and sworn to before me this the 24th day of May 1883.

F. J. Vance J. P.

L. S. Precinct No. 5 Collin Co. Texas

And exofficio Notary Public C. C. Tex.

Filed May 28th 1883.

J. W. Waddill clk.



J. M. & B. S. KING admr. Saturday June 2nd 1883

Est. of

ELIZAH KING Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the report of the commissioners appointed to partition the Estate of ELIJAH KING Decd. and said report together with the exception of the [illegible-Guardian?] later (?) being heard and fully understood by the Court it is ordered that the said report be not approved. It is further ordered that said Commissioners make a more correct and fairer partition of said Estate and make their report to the next term of this Court.



N. DUDLEY Guardn. Saturday June

of the Estate of 2nd 1883

DANIEL DUDLEY Minor

Now on this day came on to be heard the account…




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final settlement of the Estate of DANIEL DUDLEY a minor, filed by N. DUDLEY Guardian of said Estate and it appearing to the Court that said DANIEL DUDLEY had become of age and has received from his said guardian all the property belonging to his said Estate and it further appearing to the Court that said DANIEL DUDLEY has accepted service and waived issuance of citation on said report and the said report being examined by the Court and found in all things correct is approved and ordered to be recorded. It is further ordered that said guardian be discharged from his trust upon his paying all cost in this Guardianship incurred and filing vouchers.


Final Report


The State of Texas County Court

Collin County May Term 1883

To the Hon. County Court of said County.

N. DUDLEY Guardian of the Estate of DANIEL DUDLEY Guardianship of which is pending in said Court respectfully represents that his said ward has arrived at the age of 21 years and submits the following account for final settlement of said Estate and said Guardian would further represent that the inventory of said Estate filed in the paper of said cause on the (blank) day of (blank) 1875 fully exhibits all the property belonging to said Estate that has come into Guardians hands during said guardianship to wit: the proceeds of the sale of certain lands in Alabama with the interest on the same. That the same has been appropriated and exhausted in the support and schooling of is said ward as shown by the account following that no property or




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money belonging to said Estate remains in his hands and no debts except the balance hereinafter shown to this guardian. That Guardian cannot accompany this account with vouchers as required by law for the reason that is in the payment of the hereinafter mentioned indebtedness Guardian took any receipts or vouchers the same have been lost but that each and every item is said account shown is __st true and correct, Wherefore he prays that notice of this account be given and that at the present term of said Court an order be passed declaring said Estate settled and closed and said Guardian discharged and for general and equitable relief.

1877

C. R. (?) DUDLEY Guardn. &c.

Dr.

Aug. 1st

To cash recd. (?) proceeds of sale of ½ 60 acres land in Alabama

$450.00

77/to/83

To 6 years Int. on same at 10% per annum

270.00


Total said Estate

720.00

1875

Credits


1876

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

$143.62

1877

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

42.45

1878

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

176.55

1879

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

56.54

1880

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

123.45

1881

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

97.70

1882

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense

107.15

1883

By Clothing Tuition, Board & Expense & Dr’s bill

65.00


Total Credits

$812.46


Recapitulation



To amount Estate

$720.00


Credits



By amts. paid out

$812.46


To Bal. due Guardian

92.46


N. DUDLEY


Subscribed and sworn to before me this May 30th 1883.

T. J. Vance J. P.

& Exofficio Notary Public Collin Co. Texas




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I DANIEL DUDLEY do hereby approve and concur in the above statement and settlement of my said Estate by my guardian N. DUDLEY, that all the items of expense as there in shown are true and correct and I do here by accept service of notice as provided by law waiving the necessity of issuance of the same by the clerk and agree for this account to be acted on by the Court at this its May term 1883 and join with my said guardian in his prayer for a release and discharge. This May 30th 1883.

DANIEL DUDLEY

Filed May 31st 1883

J. W. Waddill

Clk. Co. Court Collin County Texas




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In Vacation June 1883


The State of Texas Be it remembered that

Collin County the following proceedings

were had in Vacation to wit:



D. M. STEWART et al

Sureties In Vacation June 6th 1883

vs.

M. H. ALEXANDER On this day the Hon.

Guardn. T. C. Goodner County Judge

of Collin County ordered that Alias citation Issue to M. H. ALEXANDER Guardian of the Estates of JESSE D. and MARTHA W. PARRISH Minors commanding him to appear before said County Judge at the Court House in the City of McKinney on the 16th day of June 1883 then and there to show cause if any he had why D. M. STEWART and W. H. WELBORN sureties on his bond as guardian of the Estates of said minors should not be release[d] from further responsibility as such sureties and why he should not be required to give a new bond.



AARON COFFEY

vs. Tem. In Vacation June 7th 1883

Est. of

W. H. CLEMENTS Decd. Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. P. NENNEY (?) and E. U. McAULEY praying the Court to appoint a Temporary administrator of the Estate of W. H. CLEMENTS and said application being heard and fully understood by the Court and it appearing to the Court that a necessity exists for the appointment of such administrator it is ordered by the Court that AARON COFFEE be and he is here by appointed Temporary administrator of said Estate with full power to take care of control and preserve the personal property belonging to said Estate. It is further ordered that said administrator




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enter into bond in the sum of Four hundred dollars conditioned as the law required with good and approved security and taking the oath prescribed by law.



W. Y. BARNETT In Vacation June 7th 1883

Admr.

Est. of

G. W. BARNETT Decd. Now on this day comes W. Y. BARNETT and files for approval of his bond as administrator of the Estate of G. W. BARNETT Deceased, which being examined by the Court and being considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


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

Collin County BARNETT as principal and L. H. BARNETT and J. T. KENDRICK as sureties acknowledge ourselves to be held and firmly found unto T. C. Goodner County Judge of the County of Collin and his successors in office in the sum of Four Thousand dollars, conditioned that the above bound W. Y. BARNETT who has been appointed administrator of the Estate of GEORGE W. BARNETT deceased by the County Judge of Collin Count shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.


W. Y. BARNETT

L. H. BARNETT

J. T. KENDRICK


The State of Texas This day before me J. W. Waddill clerk of the County Court

County of Collin Collin County came and personally appeared W. Y. BARNETT who on oath states that GEORGE W. BARNETT deceased died without leaving any lawful will so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform the duties of administrator of the Estate Of said deceased.

W. Y. BARNETT




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In Vacation June 1883


Sworn to before me this June 7th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co.

Collin Co. Texas


Filed June 7th 1883


J. G. CULWELL

vs. Comty. Est. of In Vacation June 13th 1883

MARTHA J. CULWELL

Decd. Now on this day comes on to be heard the application of J. G. CULWELL surviving husband of MARTHA J. CULWELL Deceased for the appointment of appraisers to value the property belonging to the Community Estate of himself and his deceased wife. And said application being heard and fully understood by the Court is granted. It is therefore ordered by the Court that F. M DOUGLAS, JOSIAH FOSTER and LEE WILSON be and they are hereby appointed appraisers to assess the value of the property belonging to said Estate.



J. T. KENDRICK admr. In Vacation June 15th 1883

Est. of

I.K. KLEPPER Decd. Now on this day comes J. T. KENDRICK and files for approval of his bond as administrator of the Estate of I. K. KLEPPER Deceased, and said bond being examined by the Court the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas Estate of I. K. KLEPPER

Collin County Deceased

Know all men by these presents [sic] that we J. T. KENDRICK 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 Four thousand dollars ($4000.00) Conditioned that the above bound J. T. KENDRICK who has been appointed Executor of the last will




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and testament of I. K. KLEPPER deceased shall well and truly perform all the duties incumbent upon him as executor of the last will of said I. K. KLEPPER deceased.

Witness our hands this the 4th day of June 1883.

J. T. KENDRICK

J. P. COFFEY

L. N. HOUSERIGHT


The State of Texas

Collin County I J. T. KENDRICK do solemnly swear that the writing which has been offered for probate is the last will and testament of I. K. KLEPPER so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of executor of said will of the Estate of said I. K. KLEPPER.

J. T. KENDRICK


Subscribed and sworn to before me this June 4th 1883.

R. T. Shelton Notary Public

In and for Collin Co. Texas

Filed June 12th 1883

J. W. Waddill clk.


J. T. KENDRICK In Vacation June 15th 1883

Est. of Extr.

I.K. KLEPPER Decd. Now on this day comes J. T. KENRICK Executor of the last will and testament of I. K. KLEPPER Decd. and files an Inventory and appraisement of the property belonging to the said Estate, and said inventory being examined by the Court and considered in all things correct is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory


Inventory and appraisement of the property of the Est. of I. K. KLEPPER deceased.

The individual property of deceased is as…




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follows to wit:

No. 1

House & lot (Homestead) in Plano 1 ¼ acres Vald. at

1500.00

No. 2

Five or six acres land in JOE KLEPPER sur. in Plano Vald. at

175.00

No. 3

One lot on Main St. Plano Vadl. at

50.00


Nos. One & Two unimproved



Total

$1725.00


The common property of Decedent and his wife is as follows to wit:

No. 4

Household & Kitchen furniture Vald. at

150.00

No. 5

18 bee hives vald. at

54.00

No. 6

One set carpenter’s tool Vald. at

250.00

No. 7

The right to Collin County for the manufacture of the Woman’s

Friend Washing Machine, vald.

10.00


Total amt. $2189.00

$464.00


The State of Texas

Collin County We the undersigned duly appointed lawfully authorized appraisers do hereby certify that as far as was produced to us by J. T. KENDRICK the Executor the above and foregoing is a correct and full inventory and appraisement of the Estate both real and personal of I. K. KLEPPER deceased to the best of our Judgment and understanding. This June 12th 1883.

Appraisers JOE FORMAN

JOHN A. MOREMAN


Subscribed and sworn to before me this June 12th 1883.

R. T. Shelton

Notary Public Collin Co. Texas


The State of Texas

Collin County Before me R. T. Shelton a Notary Public in and for Collin County, on this day personally appeared J. T. KENDRICK Executor of the Estate of I. K. KLEPPER deceased who after being by me duly sworn deposes and says that the above and foregoing is a full and complete Inventory of the property of the Estate aforesaid that have come to his knowledge and that no claim in favor of said Estate have come to his knowledge.


J. T. KENDRICK




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In Vacation June 1883


Subscribed and sworn to be this June 12th 1883.

L. S. R. T. Shelton Notary

Public Collin Co. Texas


Filed June 12th 1883

J. W. Waddill Co. Clk.


J. T. KENDRICK

Est. of Extr. In Vacation June 15th 1883

I.K. KLEPPER Decd.

Now on this day came on to be heard the application of J. T. KENRICK Executor of the Estate of I. K. KLEPPER Deceased for an order to sell a certain set of Carpenters tool belonging to said Estate, and said application being heard by the Court and fully understood the same is granted, It is therefore ordered by the Court that the said Executor proceed to sell said set of Carpenters tools at private sale for cash for the highest price he can obtain there for, and that he report his action in the premises to the next regular term of this Court



AARON COFFEE Temporary Admr. In Vacation June 15th 1883

Est. of

W. H. CLEMENTS Decd. Now on this day comes AARON COFFEE and files for approval of his bond as temporary Administrator of the Estate of W. H. CLEMENTS Deceased and said bond being examined by the Court and being considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas Know all men by these presents {sic] that we AARON

Collin County COFFEE as principal and (blank) and (blank) as sureties are held and firmly bound unto Hon. T. C. Goodner County Judge of Collin County and his successors in office in the sum of Four Thousand dollars for the payment of which




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sum we hereby bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that where as the above bound AARON COFFEE was by the County Judge of Collin County on the 7th day of June A. D. 1883 appointed temporary administrator of the estate of W. H. CLEMENTS late of said County deceased. Now should the said AARON COFFEE well & truly perform[s] all the duties required of him under said appointment then this obligation to be null & void otherwise to remain in full force and effect.

Given under our hands this 12th day of June 1883.

AARON COFFEE

E. N. McAULEY

J. P. NENNEY (?)


State of Texas

Collin County Personally appeared before me the undersigned authority AARON COFFEE who after being by me duly sworn on oath says as follows I do solemnly swear that I will well and truly perform the duties of temporary administrator of the Estate of W. H. CLEMENTS deceased in accordance with law & with the order of the Court appointing me such administrator.

AARON COFFEE


Subscribed & sworn to before me this 12th day of June 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.

Co. Court Collin Co. Texas

By G. S. Morris Dpy.


Filed June 12th 1883

J. W. Waddill Clk.



E. W. KIRKPATRICK admr. In Vacation June 29/83

Est. of

GEORGE CLIVE Decd. Now on this day comes E. W. KIRKPATRICK and files for approval of his bond as Executor of the




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will of GEORGE CLIVE Deceased, and the said bond being examined by the Court and considered a good and solvent bond the same is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Bond


The State of Texas, County of Collin.

Know all men by these presents [sic] that we E. W. KIRKPATRICK as principal and GEORGE CLIVE 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 Thousand dollars conditioned that the above bound E. W. KIRKPATRICK who has been appointed Executor of the last will and testament GEORGE CLIVE SR. Deceased shall well and truly perform all the duties required of him under said appointment.

Witness our hands this 23 day of June 1883.

E. W. KIRKPATRICK

GEO. CLIVE

GEO. MURRAY


I do solemnly swear that the writing which has been offered for probate is the last will and testament of GEORGE CLIVE SR. deceased so far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly perform all the duties of executor of said will.

E. W. KIRKPATRICK


Sworn to and subscribed before me this 5th day of June 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk. Co. Court

Collin Co., Texas


Filed June 29th 1883.

J. W. Waddill Clk.



W. M. LEE Gurdn. In Vacation July 5th 1883

Est. of On this day Wm. LEE Guardian

AMANDA I. (?) LEE minor filed his Report of sale of land belonging to said Estate.




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In Vacation July 1883


J. G. CULWELL admr. In Vacation July 5th 1883

Comty. Est. of

M. J. CULWELL Decd. Now on this day comes J. G. CULWELL and files an Inventory and appraisement of the community Est. of himself and his deceased wife M. J. CULWELL and said Inventory being examined by the Court and found to be in all things correct is approved and ordered to be recorded.


Inventory


The State of Texas June 29th 1883

Collin County

Inventory of the Community property of the Estate of J. G. CULWELL and MARTHA J. CULWELL deceased and appraised as follows.


40 acres of improved land at $10.00

$400.00

An undivided interest in 37 ¼ acres, being 1/6 Int. 6 5/24 acres

100.00

18 head of cattle

270.00

1 Bay horse 4 years old

100.00

1 Bay mare 7 years old

80.00

1 Brown colt

20.00

4 head of Hogs

35.00

1 Wagon & Harness

50.00

1 Sewing machine

20.00

1 Large Kettle

1.50

Oil cloth

.50

1 Mug 10 cts. & coffee pot .10

.20

10 C. Spoons

.50

2 Platters dish Dish & Bowl

1.00

1 Set of Knives & forks

1.00

1 set Tea cups and Saucers

.50

1 set of Plates

.40

1 Churn and Lamp

.75

1 Lot of Boxes

1.00

1 horse Bell

.25

1 Coffee Mill

.50

1 Washing Machine & wringer

8.00

1 Water barrel

.40

1 Brass Kettle

1.00

1 Shovel

.50


1093.00


Amt. Carried forwd.



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