Furnished by : Patricia Lynn
Elijah Vancil of DuQuoin, Perry County, Illinois.
Perry County, Illinois - Courthouse
Died : December 4, 1907
Spouse : Sarah (nee Holmes) Butler Vancil See : Obituary
Petition of Sarah Vancil|
In the matter of the Estate of Elijah Vancil
Deceased, for Letters of Administration.
To the Honorable M. C. Cook
Judge of the County Court of Perry County, in the State of Illinois.
The Petition of the undersigned Sarah Vancil
respectfully represents that Elijah Vancil late of the
County of Perry aforesaid departed this life at Du Quoin
in the said County, on or about the 4th day of Dec. A.D. 1907
leaving no last will and testament so far as your petitioner know or believe.
And this petition further shows, that the said Elijah Vancil
died seized and possessed of Real and Personal Estate consisting chiefly of
One horse and one Cow
and 14 acres of land
about $100 and the real estate is worth
That the deceased left him surviving him, Sarah Vancil|
as his widow, having a dower and homestead interest in his real estate and the following named
children, William Vancil, his son, Mary Houston
and Alice Adkins, his daughters, Henry McColum
only son of Annie McCollum, a deceased daughter
Alber Smith and Elmer Smith, sons of
Florentine Smith, a deceased daughter,
the said Henry McCollum has a minor named John Williams
having a guardian resident in said Perry County,
one H. E. Kimmel Choosing to have bought the
interest of Albert Smith in said premises
The said Elmer Smith and henry McCollum being minors
Wherefore, in consideration of the premises, your petitioner pray that this court may appoint some discreet
person as guardian ad litem for said minor heir to appear for them and defend their interests herein.
And your petitioner pray that the writ of summons in sale of Real Estate directed to the Sheriff of
Perry County, Illinois, for William Vancil, Alice
Adkins, Henry McCollum, Albert Smith, Elmer
Smith, H. E. Kimmel and John Williams
Guardian ________________________________________________________________________ STATE OF ILLINOIS )
County of Perry }ss. ... Sarah Vancil Admix
of the Est. of Elijah Vancil dec'd as aforesaid, being duly sworn deposes
and says that the statements contained in the foregoing petition are true according to the best
of her knowledge and belief.
Vouchers on file in this Court will more particularly appear, and that there is a deficiency of personal |
property to pay the debts of the said deceased.
And your petitioner further represent that the said Elijah Vancil
died seized in fee of certain real estate in said County
described as follows to wit:
The East one half (½ of the
Southeast (¼) of the Southeast
Quarter (Qr) in Section Thirty (30)
Township, Six (6), South Range, And
West of the 3rd Principal Meridian.
The undersigned, Sarah Vancil Administrix
of the Estate of Elijah Vancil deceased, herewith
submits his account as said administrator, showing the condition of the Estate of said decedent, to wit:
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