Allen County, Ohio

History and Genealogy

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Wills and Probate Notices
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A Surnames

James Alexander
The will of James Alexander, late of Elida, who died December 28, was filed for probate Friday. Hearing will be on January 9. [Lima News, Jan 3, 1920]

John C. Arbaugh
Mrs. Mame B. Arbaugh, widow of John C. Arbaugh, was today appointed executrix of the estate of her husband. She gave bond in the sum of $200, with E. A. Dean and Scott McGinnis as sureties. The estate will amount to $1,850. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 12, 1916]


B Surnames

Adam Bame

T. A. Kitchen of Bluffton, was today appointed administrator of the estate of Adam Bame, late of Bluffton, deceased. The widow, three sons and a daughter, will benefit. The estate amounts to $5,120, of which $4,920 is real property. Kitchen gave bond in the sum of $400, with A. D. Hall and M. J. Stough as sureties. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 14, 1916]

David E. Baxter, Sr
The will of David E. Baxter, Sr., who died a short time ago at his home in American township, had been filed in probate court. [Lima News, May 23, 1919]

Henry W. Beckman
An Inventory and appraisement of the estate of the late Henry W. Beckman of Delphos, has been filed in the Allen county probate court. William J. Steinle, William L. Irick, Jr., and F. C. Leing were appraisers. The whole is set at $84,113.57. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 14, 1916]

E. S. Berryman

Appointment of E. S. Berryman as administrator of the estate of William O. Post, of Spencerville, who died Jan. 29, was made Wednesday by Judge J. H. Hamilton in Allen-co probate court. the estate has been estimated at $26,500. Bond in the amount of $33,000 was provided by the administrator. [The Lima News, Feb 10, 1932]

Eugene Beuche
The will of Eugene Beuche, late of Beaverdam, who died December 24, was filed for probate in court Friday. Hearing will be on January 26. [Lima News, Jan 3, 1920]


Mary Burden

Six children, three sons and three daughters, are named heirs of the $200 estate of the late Mary Burden, according to the papers filed Tuesday afternoon in probate court. The estate consists of personal property. No appraisers were named. The list of heirs include: Caroline Stein, Lide Tippie, and Sarah Roeder, and Edward, Moses and Isaiah Burden. [Jan. 8, 1930]


Samuel Burns

The will of Samuel Burns of Richland township, was probated today. John Monges was named as executrix, according to the provisions of the document, executed June 14, 1915.

Samuel M. Burns
John W. Manges, of Bluffton, was named yesterday as executor of the estate of Samuel M. Burns, late of Richland township, deceased. He gave bond in the sum of $ 4,000, with N. W. Cunningham and I. B. Beeshy as sureties. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 13, 1916]

George S. Byerley
Inventory Filed - Sarah Byerly, executor of George S. Byerley, deceased, has filed an inventory of the estate. [Lima Times Democrat, Feb 1, 1906]



C Surnames

Mary Alice Caffrey
estate - scheduled of debts filed by Martha Etta Caffrey, executrix. [The Lima News, Jan. 3, 1935]


D Surnames

Michael Doyle

Thomas P. Doyle, and James Doyle, both of Lima, have been appointed executors of the estate of Michael Doyle, late of 692 N. Elizabeth-st. The estate consists of $1,042.11 in personal property and $23,500 in real estate. Thomas Shanhan, Timothy McAulisfee and Thomas O'Brien were named appraisers. [June 4, 1920]


E Surnames

George W. Eckert
estate - inventory and appraisement. [The Lima News, Jan. 14, 1937]

Madison Edgecomb

Mrs. Mollie Edgecomb, Beaverdam, has been appointed executrix of the estate of her deceased husband, Madison Edgecomb. The estate consists of $2000 in personal property and $19,700 in real estate. After a few minor bequeaths, Mrs. Edgecomb inherits the entire amount. Alba Edgecomb. William Edgecomb and J. C. Yant were named appraisers. [June 2, 1920]

Mary C. Eubel
Application was filed today In the probate court of Allen county for the appointment of a trustee of Item No. 2 of the will of Mary C. Eubel, admitted to probate on November 9, 1915. The sale of real estate in the same amounted to $1,500. Charles B. Lynch was appointed and gave bond in the sum of $3,000. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 14, 1916]

 

F Surnames

Elizabeth Feltz

The will of Elizabeth Feltz, widow of George Feltz was admitted to probate Thursday. The value of the estate is not disclosed by the instrument which devises that each of two sons, A. G. Feltz and Arthur C. Feltz are to receive three-eights of the estate; Susanna Feltz, daughter-in-law, one-eighth and Angella and Margaret Feltz, grandaughters each one-sixteenth. [The Lima News, Jan. 4, 1929]

James F. Ford
John F. Lindemann, Delphos, was appointed executor of the estate of James F. Ford, late of Marion township, who died January 1, in probate court, Monday. The estate consists of $ 1,000 in real estate. Appraisers named were Edward J. Ford, James Renner and Mark Lindemann. [Lima News, Jan 12, 1920]
 

H Surnames

Elzie D. Haley
Appointment of Elzie D. Haley as executor of the estate of Etta Estep, operator of the B. & O. Coffee shop, who died in Lima on Jan. 23, 1932, was made Thursday by Judge J. H. Hamilton in Allen-co probate court. The estate has been estimated at $3,300. [The Lima News, Feb. 11, 1932]

John Hanley
Delphos, Oh
Will of the late John Hanley, of this city, has been admitted to probate in Van Wert-co probate court. Mrs. Clara K. Hanley was named executrix. The estate, value of which is undetermined is bequeathed to the direct heirs. [The Lima News, Jan. 7, 1936]

Bridget Hannon
Thomas Hannon was appointed administrator of the estate of Bridget Hannon, deceased. Bond of $7400 was furnished. Real estate to the value of $3700 will be divided between tow sons and three daughters. [Lima News, May 26, 1919]

W. L. Harbaugh
Harriet Harbaugh of 844 west Spring street, was today appointed guardian of her sister, Dorotha Harbaugh, 13 years old. The children are daughters of the late W. L. Harbaugh of Columbus Grove. A part interest in a life insurance policy left by the father comes to the young girls.[The Times-Democrat, Jan 13, 1916]

C. C. Harrod
Mrs. Bessie P. Harrod, of 1135 West Market street , was appointed executrix, without bond, of the estate of her husband, C. C. Harrod, deceased, in probate court this forenoon. The will of the deceased was probated in court today. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 15, 1916]

Ben F. Holmes

Estate of Ben F. Holmes, former resident of Amanda-tp, was valued at $1,379 in an inventory filed Thursday in Allen-co probate court by Edward J. Kieswetter, Lester Miller and George Brenneman, appraisers. The principal part of the estate was $1,000 worth of stocks and bonds. [The Lima News, Jan. 7, 1937]

I Surnames

E. H. Irvin
The estate of E. H. Irvin, Elida, personal property, according to a will filed in probate court Friday, amounted to $ 35,000 in real estate and $ 2, 400 in personal. Edward A. Irvin, a son, was named executor. According to provisions set forth in the will some of his property is to be sold and divided among eight children. His widow is given a life interest in the remainder. [Lima News, Jan 3, 1920]

J Surnames

Elias Johns

E. H. Johns, executor of the estate of Elias Johns, deceased, has filed his account of final distribution. [The Lima Daily News, May 3, 1889]

Show Johnson
Marion E. Johnson, administrator of the estate of the late Show Johnson, filed an inventory and appraisement in probate court Friday, listing assets at $1,607, most of which is in securties. The appraisement was made by B. J. Carlton, G. S. Enslen and Carl Swick. [The Lima News, Mar. 13, 1931]

Connie Judkins -- The will of Connie O. Judkins was probated today. [Lima Daily News, Feb 23, 1915]

John Roy Judkins
The will of John Roy Judkins was probated today. The widow Connie O. Judkins was named as executrix. [Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1912]

K Surnames

Rev. Isaac N. Kalb

The estate of the late Rev. Isaac N. Kalb, Methodist circuit rider and preacher for the last half century, amounted to $4,143.31, according to an inventory filed in probate court Friday. The amount consists of money and securities. By the terms of his will, all property goes to his widow, Mrs. Jane Meyers Kalb, 131 N. Metcalf-st. [Lima Daily News, May 28, 1920]

The will of Cadence B. Kirk deceased was filed for record and will be read the 3d of March. [The Daily Democratic Times, May 1, 1888]



M Surnames

Mary Ella Maltbie

A valuation of $29,346.89 has been placed on the estate of the late Mary Ella Maltbie, of Shawnee-tp, who died three weeks ago, according to the inventory and appraisement filed Thursday in common pleas court by C .N. Breese, administrator. The appraisement was made by E. O. Steiner, I. W. Green and E. O. Zurmehly. Of the entire amount, $28,495 is in securties,$ 21,000 of which is in government bonds, the remainder being in cash and notes. [The Lima News, Mar. 12, 1931]

Daniel McCray
Probate Judge Hutchinson today probated the will of the late Daniel McCray. All of the deceased's property was left to the widow Frances McCray, who was named executrix without bond. [Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1912]

William M. Mechling
Harry E. Mechling, 530 S. Main-st, has been appointed administrator of the estate of William M. Mechling, deceased, late of Lima. The property consists of $350 in personal effects and $2000 in real estate. [The Lima Daily News, May 4, 1920]

Christena Mock
The will of Christena Mock, late of Richland county, deceased, who died in Allen county, November 29, last was filed for probate Thursday. Hearing will be on February 24. [Lima News, Jan 15, 1920]

C. H. Mosier
C. H. Mosier was today named as executrix of the will of Sarah E. Mosier, late of German township, deceased. The estate amounts to $2,100.

Sarah E. Mosier
The last will and testament of Sarah E. Mosier, late of Elida, deceased, was filed for probate yesterday afternoon in the Allen county courts. The same will be for hearing on Wednesday, January 12. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 7, 1916]

 

N Surnames

Jacob Neubright

Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Jacob Neubright, of Lima was filed Wednesday in Allen-co probate court by Dora Neubright, executrix. The report listed assets totaling $3,080. the appraisers were, A. D. Neuman, W. C. Brenneman and Val Heil. [The Lima News, Feb 10, 1932]
 

R Surnames

Sarah L. Reel

The will of Mrs. Sarah L. Reel, late of 351 E. High-st was filed for probate in court Monday. Hearing will be on June 21. [The Lima Daily News, June 7, 1920]

Zacharia Rempfer estate - B. B. Harsh, administrator. First and final account and schedule of debts filed. [The Lima News, Jan. 3, 1935]

Owen Russell
Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Owen Russell, of Auglaize-tp, was filed Friday in Allen-co probate court by John Warner, executor. The report listed assets totaling $1,868.88. Appraisers were William Contris, Lewis Fetter and Guy LaRue. [The Lima News, Feb. 12, 1932]
 

S Surnames

Adam Schick

The will of Adam Schick, late of Jackson township, who died December 22, was filed for probate, hearing will be on January 26. [Lima News, Jan 6, 1920]

John A. Sellars
The will of John A. Sellars was filed in the probate court today and a hearing appointed for January 11 by the court.[Lima Daily News, Jan 5, 1917]

Alex. Shank
The will of the late Alex. Shank of Delphos, was probated today In the Allen county courts. Sylvester Gratz was named as executor, with-out bond. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 14, 1916]

Birdie G. Smith
First and final account of the estate of Birdie G. Smith, was filed Tuesday in Allen-co probate court by Minor A. Atmur, administrator. The report listed total amount chargeable and total amount credited as $787.54. [The Lima News, Feb. 9, 1932]

Mary Stull estate - Sale bill filed. [The Lima News, Jan. 3, 1935]


T Surnames

Probate Court:  Ira M. Townsend, guardian of C. Edsell filed his sixth account today. [The Daily Democratic Times, May 1, 1888]

W Surnames

William H. Watt
estate - inventory and appraisement [The Lima News, Jan. 14, 1937]

Evan Williams
The will of Evan Williams late of Sugar Creek township and who died on April 27, was filed in Probate to-day.
After payment of his debts it bequeaths to his widow all the household goods, and in lieu of dower, the home farm during her life. At her death it shall belong equally to the sons, John D. and Henry, and the daughter Martha Ann. A farm advanced to the son Robert is his full share. To the son William W. is given $1000 to be paid within three years; to the daughter Margaret Jane $500, to be paid within two years; and to Hannah, $700, to be paid within five years. All the residue of the estate is to be divided equally between John D., Henry and Martha Ann. The widow is named executrix without bond. The will was made July 8th, 1887. Herbert L. Bries and Seth S. Wheeler as witness. [The Lima Daily News, May 3, 1889]

Don W. Wilson
Mrs. Lucy Schenk, has been appointed guardian of Fairy Wilson, 10, heir of Don W. Wilson, deceased. The child has an interest in real estate by her grand-father, James L. Wilson, late, money in bank and from war risk insurance. Her father was a soldier who made the supreme sacrifice in the world war. [June 2, 1920]

James L. Wilson
Mrs. Harriet L. Wilson, has been appointed administratrix of the estate of her husband James L. Wilson, who died May 21 last. The estate consists of $2,575. Two sons, two daughters and a grand-daughter, share the estate. David H. Tolzn, R. W. Poling and George Logan named appraisers. [June 2, 1920]

Lovina Winans

John T. Winans was today appointed administrator of the estate of Lovina Winans, deceased, late of Spencer township. The real estate is valued at $620 and the personal property at $100. He gave bond in the sum of $200, with J. A. Boo, William and Timothy Winans as sureties. [The Times-Democrat, Jan 7, 1916]

Ella J. and George L. Wooden, estates - Reports of re-appraisement of real estate to be sold. [The Lima News, Jan. 3, 1935]

Albert Workman: Estate Assets Listed
Lawrence Strayer, administrator of the estate of the late Albert Workman estate, filed his inventory and appraisement in probate court Wednesday, listing assets at $ 1,720. The appraisement was made by Cloyd Miller, Frank Hummer and Benjamin Jauman. [November 12, 1930]
 

Y Surnames
James B. Young

The will of James B. Young was filed this morning in probate court. [Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1917]
Samantha Adams
D. H. Crites, 607 west Elm street, has been appointed executor of the estate of the late Samantha Adams, Amanda township. The will filed in probate court provides for the division of personal property to the amount of $ 1,050 among eight heirs. [Lima News, May 16, 1919]



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