The will of James Quincy Alphin was probated yesterday. Mary F. Alphin was appointed executrix with all annexed. (The Wichita Eagle, July 25, 1889)


Three Heirs Live Here - Application for Administration Made in Estate of Samuel Carson - Joseph Carson yesterday filed an application in the probate court of Sedgwick county, asking the judge to appoint Edward C. Smith administrator of the estate of Samuel Carson. Mr. Carson died in Minnehah township intestate, leaving an estate of $11,000 of which $8,000 is in real estate and $3,000 in personal property. There are six heirs three of whom are resident of Wichita. They are Rachel Davis, James Carson and T. F. Carson. (The Wichita Daily Eagle, November 11, 1902)


Col. Blanton Duncan, a wealthy Kentuckian, who died in California recently, left a peculiar will. Twenty-one Kentuckians are named as legatees, among them being Col. John B. Castleman, Senator J. C. S. Blackburn and Ab Ah Sam, a Chinaman of Louisville, who long had been a firm friend of Mr. Duncan. Each of the legatees receives $1,000. The total number of legatees is sixty-eight, some of whom live in Europe. (Wichita Searchlight, June 7, 1902 page 4)

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