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Clayton Wells Probate

Buried in my files is another probate file. This time, it is for Clayton H. Wells of Eaton County, Michigan.

State of Michigan
The Probate Court for the County of Eaton

To the Probate Court for Said County:

In the Matter of the Estate of Clayton H. Wells,

I Anna M. Wells, respectfully
represent that I reside in the township of Vermontville in said county
and am interested in said estate and make this petition as widow and an heir-at-law
of said deceased.
I further present that said deceased died on the thirteenth
day of March, A.D. 1931 leaving no last will and testament,
as I am informed and believe.
I further represent that said deceased was, at the time of his death, an inhabitant of the
township of Vermontville, in said county
and left estate within said county
to be administered, and that the estimated value thereof is as follows: real estate, $10,000.00
Free and clear
or thereabout; personal estate, $2000.00 or thereabout, as I am informed and believe.
I further represent that the names, relationship, ages and residences of the heirs at law of said
deceased are as follows:

Carl B Wells, son, age – full, residence Vermontville R F D
Anna M. Wells, widow, age – full, residence Vermontville
Hazel Rickle, dau, age – full, residence Vermontville
Leola A. Vincent, dau, age – full, residence Lansing 1712 Delevan Ave
Violetta M. Purdy, dau, age – full, residence Vermontville

Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Eaton County Michigan Probate file for Clayton H. Wells. photocopy.

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I therefore pray that the administration of said estate be granted to
Boyer Rickle, of said county, or to some other suitable person.
Anna M. Wells
P.O. Vermontville

State of Michigan
County of Eaton

On this twentieth day of March, A.D. 1931
before me personally appeared the above named petitioner, who being duly sworn says, that she
has read the foregoing petition by her signed, and knows the con-
tents thereof, and that the same is true of her own knowledge, except as tot he matters
therein stated to be upon her information and belief, and as to those matters
she believes it to be true.
Jessie G. Stine
Notary Public, Eaton County, Michigan
My commission expires Feb. 3rd, 1935

No. 10-291-7671
State of Michigan
Probate Court
for the Count of Eaton
Estate of
Clayton H. Wells, Deceased
Petition for
Appointment of Administrator
Filed: March 20 A.D. 1931
Jessie G. Stine
Register of Probate
Not [vt Echo]
Hearing Apr 17

Crawford Family Papers; privately held by Marcia Philbrick, Seneca, Kansas, 2016. Eaton County Michigan Probate file for Clayton H. Wells. photocopy.