Guthrie Will

Jefferson County Indiana
Probate records, 1811-1940

Probate order book v. E May 1837-May 1842

Book E p. 521
In vacation cond

The State of Indiana
Jefferson County SCT
January 8 1842

Be it remembered that on this day
personally appeared Anderson C. Guthrie the executor named
in the last will and testament of William B. Guthrie deceased
and produced sail will for proof, which was duly proven
by the oath of Andrew Spear one of the subscribing witnes
ses thereto which will and proof reads as follows to wit,
State of Indiana South Hanover March 17th 1841,
The last will and testament of Wm B. Guthrie,
First, I commit the keeping of my soul to God, likewise the
care of my family to their kind preserver, I desire my
five children that live with me to have all my beds
and bedding and an equal division of the same to have
and have alike and my son Anderson C Guthrie to have
ten dollars in order to make up his bed good that he
received since he was married. I bequeth to my
daughter Eliz Jane Guthrie, my sorrel Tom horse and
side saddle and bridle for value recvd from her since
she was the age of twenty one years except fifteen dollars
she must pay to her sister Rebecca Ann for aiding her
in nursing her brother Barton Guthrie in his last illness.
I desire my son Wm F Guthrie to have half the interest
of my estate until he is of age, in order to pay for schooling
and clothing – I desire my household and kitchen furniture
to be reserved from sale until my youngest child is of age
in order that my family may be furnished for housek
eeping I desire when my youngest child that lives to
the age of twenty one year arrives I desires a division of
all my real and personal estate among all my children
both sons and daughters to have and have alike I
desire my son Anderson Guthrie to execute my will
with the aid and counsel of Williamson Dunn Senr or
some attorney at law, in confirmation of which I set
to my hand and seal this seventeenth day of March
one thousand eight hundred and forty one.
Wm B. Guthrie (seal)
test Williamson Dunn
     Andrew Spear

The State of Indiana
Jefferson County Sct
Be it remembered that on this
day personally appeared
before me the undersigned clerk of the Circuit and ex
officio clerk of the probate Court of said County Andrew
Spear one of the subscribing witnesses to the last will
and testament of William B Guthrie late of said County
deceased who being duly sworn deposeth and saith that
said William B Guthrie acknowledged the signing and
sealing of the written and foregoing instrument of writing
as his last will and testament to this deponent and one

Jefferson County Indiana
Court Order Book E page 522

one Williamson Dunn and that he said Andrew
Spear with one Williamson Dunn subscribed the
same as witnesses in the presence of each other
and in the presence and at the request of the said
William B Guthrie. This deponent further say
he verily believes the said William B. Guthrie was,
at the time he mad and executed said paper as
his will of sound mind and capable of disposing
of his property by will, and that he did publish and
declare the same to be his will, and further saith
not
Andrew Spears

Subscribed and Sworn to, be before me this 8 day
of January Ad 1842
[JMHTaylor Clk]
And afterwards to wit on the 12 day of January
in said year came the said Anderson C Guthrie
and prayed that letters testamentary may be
granted him on the Estate of said William B.
Guthrie decd. and the said Anderson C Guthrie
entering into bond in the penal sum of three
thousand dollars, conditioned as the law directs
with John Lefaber, Nathaniel Rowhinson and
John Carothers as his securities and having taken
the oath in such cases mad and provided letters
testamentary are granted him on said Estate in
due form of law, subject to the confirmation or
avocation in due form of law
Attest
[Thos H Taylor Clk]

_____________________________________________

Jefferson County Indiana
Court Order Book E page 526

The State of Indiana
Jefferson County

February Term 1842

At a Probate Court begun and
held at the Court house in Madison in an dfor said
county on Monday the 14 day of February 1842 it
being the second Monday in February in said year
according to law
Present: The Honorable William
Hendrick, Jr the Probate Judge of said county

The Court now here approve the proceedings of the
Clerk in vacation in granting letters Testamentary
and administration of the following estates, to wit

To Anderson C Guthrie Testamentary on William B. Guthrie

____________________________________________

Jefferson County Indiana
Court Order Book Vol. E page 537

February Term 1842
Anderson C. Guthrie
exr
William B Guthrie decd
The said Executor filed an inv
entory of said estate

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Jefferson County, Indiana
Court Order Book F page 137

August Term 1843

Anderson C Guthrie
exr
William B Guthrie Decd
Comes the said Exeuctor and made
partial settlement of said Estate as follows to wit
ext dd
To Balance due the Estate on Settlement at February
Term 1843 (page 76)   $296.18

Exr Ct
By amount paid George Logan note to wit $15.00
By amount paid George Logan, account    $10.50
By amount paid John Holmes note         $ 2.00
By amount paid for making out deed      $  .25
By amount paid Nancy West for dress     $ 1.00
By amount paid Eliza Jane Guthrie       $ 6.50
By amount paid Eliza Jane Guthrie       $ 3.75
By amount paid William Guthrie          $ 1.00
By amount paid Thomas D [Bering]        $ 5.72
By amount paid James A McKee            $ 4.00
By amount paid Tilly H. Brown           $ 1.70
By amount paid John Crothers            $ 9.68 3/4
By amount paid Jos C Emerson            $ 4.17
By amount paid Dr H Morrison            $ 2.75
By amount paid John Corningae           $35.55
By amount paid Rebecca H Guthrie        $16.00
By amount paid Eliza Jane Guthrie       $14.00
By amount paid clerk fees on this day   $ 2.03 1/4 – 140.25
Bal due the estate                       $154.93 1/2
all of which is ordered to be recorded and in accordingly done

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Jefferson County Indiana
Court Order Book F page 555

February Term 1846
Feby 9 1/46

Anderson C Guthrie
exr of
William B Guthrie decd
Comes said executor and makes
settlement of said estate as follows, to wit
Exd dr
To amount due estate on settlement at August term
1843 page 137  $154.93 1/2
By amount paid, E J Guthrie        $14.50
By amount paid, King & Reid        $ 2.55
By amount pait B H C Lodge         $ 1.82
By amount paid B F C Lodge         $ 3.32
By amount paid E S Ayres           $ 1.50
By amount paid James Wooley        $  .75
By amount paid Lyle  Glass         $11.00
By amount paid John Dumont         $ 4.75
By amount paid Joseph G Norwood    $ 2.50
By amount paid John Prigle         $ 2.66
By amount paid John Marsh          $ 2.70
By amount paid John Pugh           $ 1.79
By amount paid John Pugh           $ 3.30
By amount paid John Pugh            $ 1.20
By amount paid James [McMillan]    $ 2.44
By amount paid J. H. Carpenter     $14.62
By amount paid E J Guthrie         $25.05
By amount paid Clerk fees to date  $ 3.16 1/4 $106.16 1/4
Balance due the estate             $48.77 1/4
all of which is allowed and ordered to be recorded

Robert Creath Probate

Ripley County, Indiana
Will Records
Probate Order Book v.1, Jan 1853-July 1858
FamilySearch item 2 on film 1311906 DGS 7663850
Probate Order Book v. E, June 1849 – Sept 1852
FamilySearch item 1 on film 1311906 DGS 7663850
Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book E page 332

Robert Creath’s Estate
Be it Remembered that heretofore to wit on
3rd day of January 1852 James A Creath entered into bond in the
sum of $1200 with Reuben B Hodges as his security as Admr
of the estate of Robert Creath decd which bond was approved by
the clerk of said court and reads thus (here insert) after which be
the said James A Creath subscribed and was sworn to the following
oath of office to with (here insert) Thereupon the clerk issued the
following letters of administration to wit (here insert)

Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book E page 335

Estate of Robert Creath
James Creath Adm’r
And afterwards to wit on the 21st day
of January 1852 said Adm’r filed here in the office of the clerk of said court
one inventory and appraisement of the person estate of sd decd taken by him
with the assistance of John Loyd and Isaac Renfro appraisers which inventory
amounts to the sum of $587.95 and reads as follows to wit (here insert)

Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book E page 337

Estate of Robert Creath
James Creath Adm’r
And afterwards to wit on the 2nd day of
March 1852 said Admr filed here in the clerks office of said
court an inventory of the personal estate of the dead which amounts to
the sum of $70.30/100 and reads as follows to wit (here insert)

Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book E page 368

June 26th, 1852
Estate of Robert Creath
James A Creath Admr
And now at this day the court approved of the bond
taken in this cause and also confirms the letters of guardianship
granted herein.

Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book Volume 1, page 101

In the matter of the Estate of Robert Creath deceased
James A Creath Administrator

January 24th 1854
Final Settlement
Now comes the said administrator and the clerk of this court
reports to the court the account current and vouchers connected
therewith which had been filed with the clerk in vacation
on the final settlement of said estate. And it appearing
to the satisfaction of the court by due proof that legal
notice had been by said clerk that said account current
and vouchers would be presented to this court for examination
and settlement and the
court having examined said account current and vouchers
find the same correct. And the said administrator
pays into the hand of the clerk of this court the sum [text hidden]
one hundred and twenty five dollars and twenty five [text hidden]
being the amount remaining according to said account [text hidden]
after the payment of all charges against said Es[text hidden]
It is therefore considered by the Court the[text hidden]
Estate be deemed finally settled. And the [text hidden]
ministrator be discharged from said [text hidden]

Ripley County, Indiana Probate Order Book Volume 1 p. 102

Estate of Robert Creath
And now at this time the clerk presents to the Court
the following affidavit of Ross Ally vis Here insert which
said affidavit being send and examined by the Court is
accepted of as due proof of the public actions of notice to the heirs
of said decedent that distribution would be made of the
surplus remaining after the payment of debts, and costs
of administration and now at this time it being pro
ven to the satisfaction of he court that said decedent did not
leae a widow. and that James A (Paid) Creatj, Malinda Creath [paid] (Luther)
Thomas Creath, Luther Creath and Richard Creath, who are
the children of William Creath deceased who was the son and
one of the heirs of said deceadent are each entitled to the sum of
$19.77 and that Deborah Carrington [paid 19.30] Rebecca Shannon [paid 19.30]
Cynthia Hodges Ann Roberts [paid 12.89] Margaret Phillips and
James Creath entitled to $_____
and that Robert Grimes [paid] James Grimes [paid 1.44] and Sarah [Rasiden]
formerly Sarah [Rasider] children of Polley Grimes who was a
daughter of the said decedent
to be paid out of the sum of $125.24.
remaining in the hands of said clerk, and the clerk
is hereby ordered to pay to said heirs the amount
severally due to them as herein before ascertained All
of which is ordered by the Court.

List of heirs [L Lepp]
as stated in this order
shares of this estate
Luther
by Thomas Luther
James A Creath gn
Anna Roberts by John b Roberts
Sarah I Rairden
by [T J] Rairden
James C Grimes
Deborah Carrington
Robert Grimes
Rebecca Shannon
by Rea[len] B Hodges, attorney
Richard M Creath

Thomas Curry Estate

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Original data: Indiana County, District and Probate Courts.

Probate Order Book
Carroll County, Indiana
Book 2 page 520

May Term 1848 — 3rd Day May 10

Austin C Sheets Administrator
of the estate of Thomas M. Curry deceased
vs
Sarah C Sheets
James B Curry
Mary I Curry
Elizabeth J Curry
Easter A Curry
Helen M Curry
Caroline T Curry

Application to sell land

And now at this time comes
the said Administrator by M
Allen his atty and files his
petition in the words & figures
following (insert) praying for a sale of certain real estate
therein named and there upon he files in open court an
inventory and appraisement of the real estate in the words
& figures following (insert) and thereupon the said petitioner
files in open court the written consent of the said defendants
Sarah C Sheets James B Curry Mary I Currey who are of
lawful age [manning] the service of process herein arise
consenting that a decree shall be [entered]at the present
term of this for the sale of the lands described in said
petition and thereupon comes into open court James B
Curry who is the guardian of the persons and property of
said defendents Elizabeth J Currey Easter A Curry
Helen M Curry & Caroline T Curry who are minors under
the age of twenty one years and [bears the using] and service
of process herein and enters his appearance for the said
defendants & minors and consents that proceedings in this
cause may be had and the case heard at the present
term of this court and thereupon said Administrator
now files in open court his additional bond with John
Barr his security which is in the words & figures following
(insert) which is by the court approved and the court
after being fully advised in the [promises use after]
having heard the proof, and allegations of the parties
It is therefore ordered adjudged by the court now here
that the said Thomas M Curry deceased at the time of his
was seized in fee simple of the following lands situate in
said county of Carroll, State of Indiana to wit The west
half of the south west quarter of Section No (26) twenty six
Township No (24) twenty four Range No (1) one east Also
the East half of the south east quarter of section no (27)
twenty seven same township and range and that said
decedent at the time of his death held a title bond from
Martin Shinn for the south west quarter as the South
East quarter of section No (27) twenty seven same
Township and Range on which said last mentioned
land full payment had been mad by said decendant

page 521
in his lifetime that it is further ordered adjudged and decreed
by the court that said Adminstrator proceed to sell said
land at public sale at the court house door in Delphi on the
first Monday in June 1848 after having [adm?t?d] the time
and place of sale in Carroll express a newspaper of general
circulation printed and published in said county and by putting up
written notices in the Township where the land is situate
according to law that it is further ordered adjudged &
Decreed by the court that said Administrator sell the said
land on the following terms to wit eight hundred dollars
cash in hand and the balance in two equal payments
twelve and eighteen months from the day of sale the purchaser
giving good free hold security for the payment of said purchase
money and it is further ordered that said real estate shall
not be sold for less than two thirds of its appraised value after
subtracting all loyal incumbrances on the same and it is
further ordered ajudged decreed by the court that if said
Administrator shall fail to sell said land at public sale
as above directed that then he shall proceed to sell the
same at private sale to the highest bidder so that the amount
shall not be less than two thirds the appraised value
thereof after directing incumbrances as aforesaid [and
said Administrator as part his proceedings to the next
term of this court & this cause is continued.