PROBATE RECORDS OF HARRISON COUNTY MISSOURI



PROBATE JUDGES UP TO 1958
Source: Harrison County Bicentennial History
transcribed by: Melody Beery

WILLIAM G. LEWIS (1853-1857)

J.H. PHILLIBAUM (1857-1861)

DAVID J. HEASTON (1861-1862)

T.H. TEMPLEMAN (1862-1866)

THOMAS D. NEAL (1866-1868)

JOHN WION (1868-1872)

W.P. ROBINSON (1872-1878)

JOHN T. HENDREN (1878)

J.F. BRYANT (1878-1880)

J.R. CUNNINGHAM (1880-1890)

W.H. SKINNER (1906-1898)

ALEX REID (1898-1906)

EDGAR SKINNER (1906-1914)

HENRY N. BURGIN (1914-1922)

H.G. BLOOMFIELD (1922-1934)

FRED SELBY (1934-1958)

 

 





BENNETT, DELANIS L.

EXECUTOR'S NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Delanis L. Bennett, deceased were granted the undersigned by the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri, bearing date of April 25, 1903.

All persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit them for allowance within one year from the date of said order, or they may be precluded from any benefit of such estate, and if not presented within two years after publication of this notice, they shall be forever barred.

John V. Prather, Executor

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper

April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI




FISH, MAHALA


APPRAISMENT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

AFFIDAVIT OF APPRAISERS

STATE OF MISSOURI     )
                                         )ss
COUNTY OF HARRISON)

            This is to certify, That John Snipes, Peter L. Murphy and James Mclay on their oath say that they are not interested nor of any kin to any person interested in the estate of Mahala Fish deceased, late of Harrison County, Missouri, as heir or devisee, and that they will to the best of their ability, appraise the goods, chattels and other personal property to them produced by John H. Fish, Administrator of said Mahala Fish, deceased.

          Sworn to and Subscribed before me at Bethany this 22nd day of September, A.D. 1879.

Signed: John Snipes
Peter T. Murphy
James Maclay

DESCRIPTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

ONE COW                        $18.00
ONE BOOK                       $  2.00
__________________________________
Value:                               $20.00 

submitted by: Melody Beery

source: personal papers of Clara Fish




HAIGHT, MARY L.

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of Mary L. Haight, deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.

A.M. Morgan, Public Administrator


transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI




JOHNSON CAROLINE E.

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN

Notice is hereby given by the undersigned that on the 13th day of March A.D. 1903, the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri did at a special term held on said date, adjudge Caroline E. Johnson of said County and State to be of unsound mind and incapable of managing her affairs; and that said Court did on same day and date aforesaid appoint Wm T. Haroff the undersigned Guardian of the person and estae of the said Caroline E. Johnson and that all the business affairs of said Caroline E. Johnson are in my hands, and the same will be managed, conducted and controlled by me, subject to the ordeers which have or may be issued by the said Probate Court.

Wm. T. Haroff, Guardian


transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI

MCGEORGE, S.C.

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of S.C. McGeorge deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.

A.M. Morgan, Public Administrator

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI



MILES, BENJAMIN

ADMINISTRATORS SALE OF REAL ESTATE

Whereas at an adjourned session of the regular February term, 1903 of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri held on April 14, 1903 by its order of record, the aforesaid Probate Court did order the undersigned as administrator of the estate of Benjamin Miles deceased to sell at public sale the following described real estae of which the said Benjamin Miles died seized, to wit:

All of Lot four (4) block nine (9) of West Bethany Missouri and the east one-fourth of lot five (5), block nine (9) of West Bethany, Missouri and lots eight (8) and nine (9) of block eleven (11) of Monson's Addition to Bethany, Missouri.

Now, therefore, public notice is hereby given that by virtue of said order of sale and the power in me vested as such administrator as aforesaid, I Amos M. Morgan, as administrator of the estate of Benjamin Miles, deceased, will, on

Friday May 22, 1903

between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and five o'clock in the afternoon of that day, sell the real estate, aforesaid at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash, at the south door of the court house in the city of Bethany, Missouri.
Amos M. Morgan, administrator of the estate.

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI




NICHOLS, WM. L.

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of Wm. L. Nichols, deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.


James P. Selby, Administrator

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI



THYSELL, LINA M.

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN


Notice is hereby given by the undersigned that on the 15th day of April A.D. 1903, the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri did at a special term held on said date, adjudge Lina M. Thysell of said County and State to be of unsound mind and incapable of managing her affairs; and that said Court did on same day and date aforesaid appoint C.W. Burgess the undersigned Guardian of the person and estae of the said Lina M. Thysell and that all the business affairs of said Lisa M. Thysell are in my hands, and the same will be managed, conducted and controlled by me, subject to the ordeers which have or may be issued by the said Probate Court.

C.W. Burgess, Guardian


transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI

Transcribers Note:  please note named spelled as: Lisa M. Thysell, on line five.
This is exactly as it appears in newspaper

TODD, EDWARD

ORDER OF PUBLICATION


State of Missouri     )
                                  )ss
County of Harrison )


    In the Probate Court of said County, February Term, A.D.1903

    In the matter of the estate of Edward Todd, deceased.

    Comes now James W. Todd, administrator of the estate of Edward Todd, deceased, and presents to the Court his petition, praying for an order for the sale of certain real estate of which said Edward Todd died siezed, described as follows:  The southwest quarter of Section thirty-three,(33) and the east half of northwest quarter of section thirty-three, (33), and the southwest fourth of the northwest quarter of section thirty-three (33) all in township 65 of range, twenty-eight (28) in Harrison County, Missouri to pay the debts of said estate, which said petition is accimpanied by the accounts, lists and inventories as required by law, showing that said estate is indebted and that said debts are unpaid and that there is not sufficient assets on hands to pay the same.

   On examination therof, it is orderd by the court that all persons interested in the estate of said deceased be notified that application as aforesaid has been made and that unless the contrary be shown on or before the first day of the next term of this Court to be held on the 18th day of May next, an order will be made for the sale of the real estate in said petition described, or so much thereof as shall be sufficient for payment of said debts.

   And it is furher ordered that a copy of this order be published in a newspaper published in said county of Harrison for four weeks prior to the next term of this Court.

   Attest:  A true copy of the record; Witness my hand and seal of office this 13th day of April, A.D., 1903

Alex Reid,
Judge of Probate.

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI



VIRDEN, JOHN W.

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of John W. Virden, deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.

J.H. Virden, Administrator
Administrator De Bonis Non, Will annexed

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI





VIRDEN, WM. M.

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of Wm. M. Virden, deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.

J.H. Virden, Administrator

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI



WHITTIG, ULYSSES

FINAL SETTLEMENT

All creditors and others interested in the estate of Ulysses Whittig, deceased are hereby notified that the undersigned adminstrator of said estate intends to make a final settlement of his accounts as such administrator on the first day of the next regular term of the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri to be held in Bethany in said county, beginning on the third Monday in May, 1903 or as soon thereafter as the same can be heard by the Court.

Joseph T. Whittig, Administrator

transcribed by Melody Beery
Source: Bethany Republican Newspaper
April 29, 1903 edition
Vol XXXI



WYMORE, MARIA S. J.

LETTERS TESTAMENTARY

Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Maria S.J. Wymore, deceased, were granted to the undersigned by the Probate Court of Harrison County, Missouri, bearing the date 13th day of July, 1925.

All persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit them to the undersigned for allowances within six months after the date of said letters, or they may be precluded from any benefit of such estate, and if such claims be not exhibited within one year from the date of granting said letters they shall be forever barred.

Witness my signature this 18th day of July, 1925
(SEAL)      GEORGE A. WYMORE
                                 Executor.

Attest:  H.G. BLOMFIELD, Judge of Probate

transcribed by: Melody Beery
Source: Weekly Clipper, July 22, 1925


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