To The
Lee County Wills


Petition of Eliphaz C Spiller in the matter of the Estate of True S Spiller, deceased, for letters of Guardianship. The Petition of the undersigned Eliphaz C Spiller respectfully represents that Willis C Spiller 17, (Jul 10), Arthur Spiller 15, (7 Apr), Mary E. 13 (Feb 3), Janette, 11 (Nov 15), and Nathan 9 (Mar 14), that said children are residents of this county; that they have no father living or other legal guardian residing in this state; that said minors are heirs to no property either real or personal, and that your petitioner is their uncle and desires to be appointed their Guardian for the purpose of protecting their rights and persons.

signed: Eliphaz C Spiller, dated June 4,1869.

State of Illinois, Lee County - We, Willis C Spiller and Arthur Spiller, children and minor heirs of True S Spiller, deceased, being over the age of fourteen years, do hereby request the honorable court of said Lee County to appoint our uncle, E C Spiller, our Guardian.

Dated Dixon June 4th, 1869 signed Willis C Spiller & Arthur Spiller.

Contributed by Georgea Clinton


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