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Appanoose County, Iowa

 

Appanoose County, Iowa
Early Probates

John Bartlett, minor

March 11, 1848, Judge S. F. Wadlington appointed Nathan Bartlett guardian of John Bartlett, a minor, and instructed Nathan to proceed to sell 320 acres of land in Lee County for the said minor's benefit.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


William Bratton, Sr.

The next case is dated May 12, 1847, and appoints F. F. Foster, of Davis County, administrator of the estate of William Bratton, Sr. Foster resigned his charge February 10, 1848, and James Wright was appointed to conclude the trust.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Archibald Burroughs

The same day (October 10, 1849) was filed the bond of Sarah, widow and administratrix of Archibald Burroughs, deceased, the other signers being William Cooksey, John Pilkey and John W. Wells. Burroughs had personal property which was appraised at $1,548.12, of which amount $400 was in cash.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Amos F. Childers

February 4, 1851, Amos F. Childers asked Albird F. Thompson, Judge of Probate, to appoint Thomas Wilson as his guardian.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Soloman Gable

The first order of Benjamin Spooner, Judge of Probate, is dated November 21, 1846, and directs William Clayton, of Van Buren County, to administer on the estate of Solomon Gable, deceased. Soon afterward, Clayton reported the assets to be $44.88, and the charges against the estate to be $247.26. The Judge thereupon directed Clayton to sell eighty acres of land in Van Buren County for the purpose of paying the debts. This is thought to have been the second death in the county.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Edward Good

April 26, 1848, Robert Trimble was appointed guardian for Edward Good, at the request of the latter.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Nancy A. Holloway

On the same day (July 2, 1850), Thomas T. Holloway was appointed administrator of the estate of Nancy A. Holloway, deceased.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Jesse McElroy

June 3, (1850), William S. Manson, as administrator of the estate of Jesse McElroy applied for leave to sell a land warrant, on twelve months' credit, for the sum of $150.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


John McElroy

July 6 (1851), George W. Perkins filed an inventory of the property of John. McElroy, deceased.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


James McKehan

At the same term, (June 1850), William S. Manson was appointed guardian for the children of James McKehan, deceased, and William Packard was likewise appointed guardian for James J. and Alanson M. Packard.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


John Nickell

March 4, (1851) James Nickell was appointed administrator of the estate of John Nickell, deceased.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Benjamin A. Shafer

July 2, 1850, James Holmes, guardian of Benjamin A. Shafer, applied for leave to locate a land warrant for the benefit of his ward; but, on the same day, the boy's mother asked to have the order rescinded, and herself appointed guardian, which was done, and she was authorized to sell the warrant.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Jeremiah B. Stark

October 10, 1849, Greenup Stark gave bond, with William Pewthers and Thomas S. Richardson as sureties, for the faithful discharge of his duties as administrator of the estate of Jeremiah B. Stark, deceased, which was accepted by Judge Wells.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Benjamin Veach

The same day (October 10, 1849), Judge Wells approved the bond of Ira Tucker, administrator of the estate of Benjamin Veach, deceased. Tucker's sureties were Solomon Howard, A. G. Doom, John A. Wisdom and Solomon George.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]


Wollery

The same day (June 3, 1850), Sally and Elizabeth Wollery asked that Samuel Mitchell be appointed as their guardian, for the purpose of collecting a portion of their father's estate in Lawrence County, Ind.

[History of Appanoose County, Iowa, 1878, submitted by Cathy Danielson]

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