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Index of Probate Box 51


Compiled and donated by Roberta Wysong - 2017


  The file number is the position of the file in the box at the Courthouse
Box File Decedent Date Filed Relatives of Decedent Administrator, Executor Other Information
51 1 Harney, Riley 5 Jan 1865 Widow - Leticia Harney                      Minor heirs (all of age by Jan 1865) - Julia Harney, Joshua Harney & George C. Harney        Adult heirs - John M. harney, David R. Harney, Mary married to Amos Stith, Carson Harney, James R. Harney, Nancy married to Robert Marin & William Harney Guardian of minor heirs - John M. Harney  
51 2 Case, Horace 26 Dec 1866 Widow - Mary Case                      Children - Illegible name (age 11), Delphia Case (9), Fredrick Case(7), Eva Case (5) & Eliza Case (about 2) Administrator - Marvin W. Case  
51 3 Carpenter, John K. 19 Jan 1865 Widow - Aley Carpenter now married to Charles Farr                   Children - William N. Carpenter, Lavina E. Carpenter married to a Thompson by Jan 1865, Cary F. Carpenter & Emily C. Carpenter    
51 4 Barnes, Anderson 23 May 1862 Heir - Nancy E. Barnes married to Francis M. Gates by 1865 Nancy's guardian - James H. Barnes Mentioned - William Barnes
51 5 Allen, John H. 17 Jan 1865 Unnamed widow                            Minor children - William A. Allen & Minerva Allen Administraor - Alexander Puett                                      Guardian of children - John Lawson Mentioned - James M. Allen & A. Allen
51 6 Allen, John M. 16 Jan 1865 Minor heirs - William M. Allen (deceased by Jan 1865), Susan Allen (May 1862 is about age 20 and married to Henry Sharp), James K. Allen & Sarah E. Allen Guardian of heirs - John Lawson  
51 7 Beach, Elijah D. 5 Sep 1863   Administrator - Matin C. Brown Mentioned - Josiah Beach, Polly Beach, Amanda Beach, James M. Beach & George Beach
51 8 Bryant, Robison 2 Apr 1864 Widow - Margery Bryant                  Only child - Mary E. Bryant (age 3) Administrator - David Cloyd Mentioned - Andrew Bryant
51 9 Armstrong, Stephen 22 Sep 1866 Widow - Mary Armstrong                Legatees - Martha J. Connely, James M. Armstrong & Stephen Alexander Armstrong, a minor Executor - Willaiam J. Armstrong  
51 10 Cannon, Horace F.  9 Jan 1857 Minor heir - Willia P. Cannon William's guardian - Nathan Pickett  
51 11 Catlin, William 8 Jan 1864 Unnamed widow                           Minor children - Alice Ann Catlin & Charles S. Calin Guardian of heirs - Robert Catlin  
51 12 Clark, Armistead 24 Feb 1864   Administrator - Martha Clark  
51 13 Cloud, Phebe 9 Jan 1866 Widow - Lucinda B. Cloud           Minor heir - Mary P. Cloud Mary's guardian - David Cloud who died 15 Jul 1865  
51 14 Cox, Allen 22 Aug 1864   Executor - Simon Cox Mentioned - Adam Cox, Cyrus Cox & Edith Cox
51 15 Cox, Jospeh 16 Jan 1865 Minor heirs - Elizabeth J. married to Isaac N. Grizzle by Jan 1865 and Minerva Jane Cox Guardian of heirs - Elizabeth Cox  
51 16 Cook, Thomas 9 Dec 1864 Unnamed heirs Guardian of heirs - Joseph C. Cook  
51 17 Bound, Rachael 9 Dec 1864 Unnamed heirs Guardin of heirs - Oliver Bound  
51 18 Payne, Joseph 22 Jan 1864 Unnamed widow                        Minor heirs - Rhoda C. Payne (age 17) & Delilah J. Payne (19) Guardian of heirs - Lawrence Cox Outside of file says: Lawrence Cox, guardian
51 19 Demaree, Cornelius 6 Apr 1859 Minor heirs - John C. Adams (age 21 by Sep 1852), Minerva F. Adams (21 by Aug 1853), Maria B. Adams married to William Heslar by Jan 1857, Archibald W. Adams, Mary C. Adams married to Robert McCord by Jan 1859 and David N. Adams (21 by Jan 1866) Guardian & father of heirs - Harvey N. Adams  
51 20 Depew, James 25 Jan 1865 Widow - now Mary M. Mulhallen  Minor children - Sarah Depew (aout age 19) & Mary Depew (16) Guardian of children - William H.Nye  
51 21 Evans, Nathaniel 20 Jan 1864 Minor children - Eliza Ann married to Jacob S. Cole & Emily Jane married to John Snodgrass   Adult children - Milton Evans & Nathaniel S. Evans Guardian of minor heirs - Harriett Overpeck  Nathaniel senior was in War of 1812                                                     Mentioned - David Evans
51 22 Green, Harlan 30 Jan 1864 Minor heirs - Anderson Green & Nancy Ann Green Guardian of heirs - Rowland Green  
51 23 Griffin, S. C.  6 Jun 1864      
51 24 Grimes, James C 9 Dec 1864 Unnamed heirs Guardian of heirs - Oliver Bound  
51 25 Groves, Samuel 11 Jan 1865 Minor heirs - William james Groves (age 21 by May 1862), Mary D. Groves (21 by May 1862 and married to Robert T. Burton), Aquilla Groves (21 by 1865) & Sarah J. Groves (21 by Aug 1865) Guardian and mother of minor heirs - Mary E. Groves  
51 26 Hartman, John 16 Jan 1867 Minor children - Hannah E. Hartman (age 16 in Apr 1859 and married to Elliot Beal by May 1862), Benjamin F. Hartman (21 by May 1867), Eliza J. Hartman (21 by May 1862 and married to Lafayette Barnes) & Sarah A. Hartman (21 by May 1862 Guardian of minor children - Hannah Hartman Mentioned - John Hartman & Harrison Hartman
51 27 Heidrick, James M. 15 Nov 1865 Minor daughter - Mary Elizabeth Heidrick  (Mary's uncle is Thomas Heidrick) Mary's guardian - Nelson McClure James died 10 Feb  1865
51 28 Hobson, Aaron 13 Jan 1863 Minor heir - David A. Hobson David's guardian - Ira Hobson  
51 29 Huxford, Benjamin O. 24 Aug 1875   Administrator - Mary E. Huxford  
51 30 Hatchel, John G. 3 Oct 1859 Minor children - Martha Ellen, Hatchel (died 28 Nov 1860), Lucinda Hatchel (21 by Jan 1864 and married by 1862 to a Colwell), Jane E.  Hatchel (21 by Jan 1864 and married to Lindley Cook by 1862), Eli Hatchel (deceased by Nov 1865), Ichabod Hatchel, Rosanna Hatchel & Kesiah Hatchel Guardian of children - Olive Hatchell  
51 31 Justus, Marion 20 Sep 1866 Father - Aquilla Justus                  Siblings - Basil Justus, Morgan Justus, Margaret Laverty, Eizabeth Laverty, Giles M. Justus Administrator - James B. Naylor  
51 32 Knutt, Joseph 16 oct 1865 Minor heir - Susan J. Knutt (age 14 by Jul 1865) Susan's guardian - William O. Phillips and later, Richard Lovelace  
51 33 Maris, William 10 Nov 1864 Minor heirs - James A. Maris (age 21 by Sep 864) & John M. Marid Guardian of heirs - Andrew Linebarger Mentioned - Nathan Maris
51 34 Livengood, John P. 9 Dec 1864 Unnamed minor heir Guardian of heir - Absolem Sapenfield One page file
51 35 Mark, Thomas G. 20 Jun 1864 Minor heir - Thomas B. Mark, deceased by Jan 1866 Administrator & Thomas's guardian - Thomas Akers Mentioned - John W. Mark
51 36   14 Jan 1867 This file is a list of appointment of  11 estate administrators as listed below:   Outside of file says: James Matthews' estate
51   Matthews, James 2 Oct 1866   Administrator - Dempsey Seybold  
51   Overpeck, Theodore 3 Oct 1866    Administrator - Dempsey Seybold  
51   Black, John 27 Oct 1866    Administrator - Daniel McMullin  
51   Ford, Valentine 6 Nov 1866    Administrator - John Ford  
51   Sidwell, Nathan 7 Nov 1866   Administrator - Maria S. Sidwell  
51   McEwen, James, Sr. 4 Dec 1866   Administrator -John Ott  
51   Tarrahannah, Raha 15 Dec 1866   Administrator - Willis Beachamp  
51   Benson, William W. 21 Dec 1866   Administrator - Oliver P. Benson  
51   Hennis, Archibald 27 Dec 1866   Administrator - Thomas Boardman  
51   Patton, William 1 Jan 1867   Administrator - David W. Ross  
51   Servis, Richard 3 Jan 1867   Administrator - Aquilla Laverty  
51 37 Morelan, John 15 Dec 1864 Minor heir - John Morelan, age about 18 months in Sep 1851 Heir's guardian - Alexander R. Mattox John, Sr., probably died in 1851    Mentioned - Benjamin Morelan
51 38 McKey, Berry 20 Mar 1864 Minor heirs - Amanda & Matilda Burns (?) and Elmira McKey, Melissa McKey, Stuart McKey & Hiram McKey Guardian for heirs - Joel Mitchell and later, for the McKey heirs, Rachael Stonebraker  
51 39 Newel, Thomas 15 May 1862 Minor grandchildren - John M. Fisher (age 21 by May 1861), Matilda Fisher marrried to William A. Gifford by May 1861, Albert Fisher (19 in May 1862) & Christopher C. Fisher (died 22 Mar 1862 at 16)                                           Granddaughter - Mahala married to Edward W. Moore                    Minor heir - Albert Depew (died 22 Feb 1862 Guardiand & father of Fisher children - Jacob Fisher                                      Guardian & father of Albert Depew - Lewis Depew  
51 40 Outland, William 16 Jan 1865 Father - Exum Outland                    Widow - Judith Outland                   Minor children - Mary Outland (died by Jan 1865) & Exum Outland                                                                    Adult children - William V. Outland, Martha Outland & Agaha maried to Abraham Holliday Guardian of children - John Overman William deceased by Sep 1855
51 41 Reitzel, Henry 18 Jan 1865 Minor heirs - Samntha O. Reitzel (age 21 by Jan 1865) & Emma Reitzel Heirs' guardian - Isaac Elltioo Also in box 50
51 42 Riddle, Michael 14 Oct 1863 Minor heir - Eliza C. Riddle, married to William H. Hamilton before Oct 1862                                              Heirs - Roxanna Riddle married to Robert Ellis by Mar 1862 & the heirs of Rebecca Riddle (deceased by Jan 1854) Eliza'a guardian - Joseph Bowsher  Michael deceased by 1858           Eliza charged with infanticide in 1862
51 43 Riley, Henry 27 Aug 1864     One page file
51 44 Riley, John 16 Sep 1864 Minor children - Sarah E. Riley (age 9 in 1864) & James C. Riley (7) Guardian of children - John C. McConnell  
51 45 Robison, Thomas B. 8 Jan 1867 Widow - Margaret Robison             Heirs - Milton Robison, James P. Robison, Daniel Robison & the minor heirs of William Robison who are Mary A. Robison, Andrew Robison & William Robison Adminstrator & the guarian of William's heirs - Milton Robison  
51 46 Rockwell, Jonathan P. 25 Jan 1867 Legatees - George Rockwell & Eleazer B. Rockwell Administrator - George C. Day                                           Guardian for Eleazer - Harried Burnett Jonathan had a will
51 47 Rubottom, William 31 Dec 1864 Minor heir - Hiram D. Rubottom who is 21 y Dec 1864 Administrator - Washington Hadley                               Guardian for Hiram - John M. Rubottom  
51 48 Ensworth, John 17 Sep 1862 Minor children - Mary J. Ensworth (age 17), Alice Ensworth (12), Lucy Ann Ensworth (15) & Oliver John Ensworth (9) Children's guardian - John T. Scott Outside of file says:  Jno. T. Scott, guardian                                   Children live in Kansas with grandmother; a connection to Miami Indians
51 49 Kelley, William P. 13 Jul 1863 Father - Samuel Kelley; mother - Mary Kelley                                      Adult siblings - Moses Kelley & Sarah Jane Cook                            Minor siblings - David Kelley, Abijah Kelley & Elwood Kelley     Deceased sister - Rebecca Woodard who has an unnamed son & daughter Administrator - Joseph E. Hollowell  
51 50 Boatman, John S. 17 May 1864 Widow - Eliza Boatman                    Children - Susan Boatman (age 22), Christopher Boatman (17), Josiah Boatman (15) & George Boatman (19) Administrator - John Boatman  
51 51 Wood, James 5 Jan 1867 Widow - Eliza Wood Administrator - Samuel Wood Mentioned - George Wood
  52 Wolfe, Philip Jan 1862 Widow - Caroline Wolf Executor - Fleury F. Keith Mentioned - David Wolf, Rebecca Wolf & James Wolf (deceased)
  53 Witt, William 2 Feb 1867 Widow - Nancy Witt                             Son - John Witt, deceased Administrator - Benjamin R. Bulion Mentioned - S. H. Witt
  54 Wilson, Sareptha 14 Sep 1864 Minor heir - Charles W. Wilson (age 6 and died 1 Dec 1864)  Guardian for Charles - John W. Wilson  
  55 Williams, James 16 Jan 1865 Unnamed widow                              Minor heirs - William Williams (age 15 in 1859 & deceased by Jan 1865), Tilghman A. Williams (11 in 1859) & Margaret E. Williams (8 in 1859) Guardian for heirs - Michael W. Ephlin James deceased by Apr 1859
  56 Sale, Stephen 30 Sep 1865 Legatees - Stephen F. Sale (son), Nancy J. Sale (daughter), Margaret Ann Sale married to Thomas A. Hawkins (daughter), Ezra T. Sale, Samuel T. Sale, Harison E. Sale the only heir of James Sale, Elizabeth Sale married to John Jones (daughter) and the 6 unnamed children of Mary & William Adams        Widow & mother of Stephen F., Nancy J. & Margaret Ann - Mary K. Sale                                                       Deceased son - William Sale Executor - John C. Gilkeson                   Stephen's guardian - Russel Fuquay Mentioned - S. B. Sale & T. B. Sale
  57 Seymour, George 14 Jan 1865 Minor heirs - Charles E. Seymour (age 21 by May 1861) & Sidney A. Seymour (21 by Apr 1864) Heirs' guardian - Henry E. Seymour George died by Oct 1859                Mentioned - James S. Seymour
  58 Shirk, Davis 11 Sep 1865   Administrator - James Marks Mentioned - Sarah Shirk & another David Shirk
  59 Staggs, John, Sr. 23 Jan 1866 Minor heir - Jacob Stagge, age 21 by Jan 1866 Jacob's guardian - John S. Staggs  
  60 Strange, James 23 Dec 1865 Legatee - Lucinda Angeline Overpeck, age 21 by Jan 1866 Lucinda's guardian _ Isaac Overpeck  
    Summers, Joseph 24 Jan 1867 Minor heir - Cynthia Anna Summers who was 18 on 1 Jan 1867 and married James F. Allen 1 Jul 1866 Cynthia's guardian - John Summers Mentioned - Elijah Summers     Jospeh died by Mar 1852
    Thompson, William H. H.  25 Jan 1866 Mother - Pamelia married to Grant McCarty                                     Sisters - Nancy Pruett married to James Pruett, Amanda married to Joseph Mankins & Sarah married to George W. Adams Administrator - Adam E. Cabbage  
    Vincent, Jesse 17 May 1864 Minor heirs - Andrew J. Vincent (age 18), Margaret E. Vincent (17) & Prudence C. Vincent (16) (mother of the above 3 is Mahala Vincent) & Robert A. Vincent (12), John W. Vincent (10) & Aaron S. Vincent (8) (mother of the above 3 is Julia Vincent) Guardian of Andrew, Margaret & Prudence - Samuel R. Hamilton            Guardian of Robert, John & Aaron - Absalom S. Daggett  
    Vincent, John P. 12 Feb 1866 Minor heirs - Robert A. Vincent, John W. Vincent & Aaron S. Vincent, children of Julia Vincent Guardian of heirs - Aaron H. Wade  
    Shipman, Godfrey 21 Apr 1865     One page file
    Harlan, Joshua 20 May 1864 Minor heir - Vermile Harlan Vermile's guardian - Lorenzo D. McGilvery One page file
    Hawkins, Jesse 7 Dec 1864   Executor - Elias Adams One page file
    Manwaring, William 10 May 1864     One page file
    Roberts, Susan 9 Dec 1864   Guardian - Richard Davis One page file
    Lewis, William, Jr. 11 May 1866 Minor heirs - Leonard Lewis, May Lewis, Amanda Lewis married to Eli C. Brattain, Francis Lewis, Henry Lewis, George Lewis & John Lewis.  Also Jemima Lewis signed for deceased William Lewis' share of the estate Guardian of minor heirs - Thomas Holland Mentioned - Edmund Lewis' heirs
    Swaim, Mary J. 9 Dec 1864 Unnamed minor heirs Guardian of heirs - George Swaim One page file
    Wimmer, Jacob 7 Jan 1864 Widow - Elizabeth Wimmer, deceased                                       Minor heir - Nancy A. Wimmer married to James Crooks by Oct 1863 Nancy's guadian - Samuel Davis  
    Wylie, Isaiah 29 Sep 1866 Widow - Mary Wylie   Isaiah died 2 Sep 1866                  Mary has a son, Eli W. Walton