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Index of Probate Box 53


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
    Following files are 1 page citations  
53 1 Justus 12 Apr 1866 Giles Justus named - either decedent or heir Guardian - Levi F. Allen  
53 2 Baccus, George S. 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Sarah A. Baccus  
53 3 Adams, Elliott 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Cornelius M. Barnes  
53 4 Kepner, Daniel S. 12 Apr 1866   Guardian of heir - Thomas Blair  
53 5 Boatman, James P. 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Elijah Boatman  
53 6 Gaines, James C. 24 Apr 1866   Guardian - Oliver Bound  
53 7 Johnson, James 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - John Coleman  
53 8 Strickland, Owen 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Jonathan Cox  
53 9 Wiliams, James 13 Apr 1866   Guardian - Michael W. Ephlin  
53 10 Goldizen, Enoch 22 Mar 1866   Guardian - William Givens  
53 11 Doran, John 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Thomas Howk  
53 12 Hocker, Uriah I. 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Frances E. Hocker  
53 13 Pratt, Darius, Jr. 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Lucy A. Jarred  
53 14 Ball, Nancy A.  12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Alexander F. Johnson  
53 15 Kelley, John 13 Apr 1866   Guardian - Cornelius Kelley  
53 16 Nearow, John 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Mary A. Lankford  
53 17 Preston, Mary E.  24 Apr 1866   Administrator - Joseph S. Marrs  
53 18 Duvall, Thompson 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Andrew Pence  
53 19 McKey, Berry 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Rachel Stonebraker  
53 20 Hobson, William 13 Apr 1866   Guardian - James Underwood  
53 21 Webster, Stanford 12 Apr 1866   Guardian - Mary E. Webster  
53 22 Lewis, Edward 29 Jul 1867     File is only 1 claim
53   End of one page citations  
53 23 Next file is a list of Administrators and Guardians Appointed 6/1 to 9/3/1885  
53   Stark, David W. 1-Jun   Executors - D. W. L & A. K. Stark  
53   Carman, Thomas K. 5-Jun   Administrator - Swaim & Carman  
53   Foote  15-Jun Unnamed minor heirs Guardian - Mary A. Foote  
53   Bulion, Mary 18-Jul   Administrator - John Bulion  
53   Cottrell, Prior L.  24-Jul   Administrator - George W. Cottrell  
53   Cheadle, Martin H. 24-Jul   Administrator - Isaac H. Cheadle  
53   Bartley, James L. 1-Aug Unnamed minor heirs Guardian - John Cox  
53   Jessup, John W. 22-Aug   Administrator - Quincy Swaim  
53   Banta, Jacob C. 3-Sep   Administrator - Howard I. Demaree  
53   End of Administrators/Guardians List  
53 24 Laney, Andrew J. 15 May 1866 Widow - Sarah J. McKahan               Children - James W. Laney, Eliizabeth J. Laney & Lydia A. Laney Adminstrator - John Boatman Mentioned - Charles G. Laney
53 25 Johnson, James 12 May 1866 Minor heir - Francis M. Johnson Guardian of minor heir - John Coleman Mentioned - Frances Johnson of whom Francis M. Johnson is a legatee
53 26 Jarvis, William 9 Jul 1885 Widow - Mary F. Jarvis   One page file
53 27 Clark, James F. 16 Jul 1885 Widow - Lucinda H. Clark   One page file
53 28 Dilworth, John R. 21 Dec 1865 Widow - Mary A. L. E. Dilworth   Unnamed mother is living   John died Chattagnooga, TN in service on 10 Oct 1863                Mentioned - Benjamin Dilworth
53 29 Dorin, John 26 May 1866 Minor heir - John Dorin Guardian of minor heir - Thomas Hawk One page file
53 30 Cook, Indiana 16 May 1866 Minor heirs - Margaret Cook, Mark Cook & Rufus Cook Guardian of heirs - David Cook One page file
53 31 Carman, Isaac 8 May 1865 Grandson - William Snyder, about age 5 Guardian of William - Edward S. Jones  
53 32 Camper, Thomas K. 10 Sep 1885 Minor heirs of Robert K. Camper - Alice Camper (age 16 in Oct 1884), Huston Camper (15 on 1 Sep 1885) & Robert K. Camper (13 in Nov 1885) Guardian and mother of heirs - Sarah C. Camper Unclear - Decedent may be Thomas K. Camper
53 33 Miller, Noah R. 15 May 1865 Widow - Melissa Jane Miller         One minor child - Daniel Miller Administrator - Millican Brattain Widow signed her name - Melird Jane Miller
53 34 Varner, Isaac 24 Jul 1867 Widow - Ruth Baird                             Adult heirs - Sarah maried to Giedion Brandon, Diana married to William Nichols, Elizabeth M. married to ______ Igo, Seneca Varner & Indiana married to Benjamin F. Gregory                      Minor heirs - Isaac Vaner & John Varner   Outside of file says - Aquilla Laverty vs. Andrew Pierce
53 35 McKey, Daniel 7 Apr 1866 Widow - Amanda E. McKey   Daniel died 22 Mar 1866
53 36 Patton, William 12 Jul 1867     One page file
53 37 Pauley, Andrew 16 May 1866 Widow - Elvira Pauley                         Minor children - Matha Pauley, George Pauley, James Pauley, Mary Pauley, John Pauley & Elivra  Pauley Guardian of children - Elvira Pauley One page file
53 38 Puett, Howard 16 Jan 1866 Minor heir - Howard C. Puett Guardian of minor heir - Alexander Puett Mentioned - Johnson Puett
53 39 Roach, Ann Isabel 3 May 1866 Widower and 2nd husband - William Roach                                 Child - John S. Roach                        Minor heirs of 1st marriage - Mary E. Keller & George Washington Keller Administrator - Sameul Ward Mentioned - Elbert Keller
53 40 Smiley, Robert A. 27 Aug 1885 Widow - Cinthia Smiley                Heirs - Jennie/Jane Odell, Sarah M. Burnside, Malissa Smiley, George L. Smiley & Laura Smiley Administrator - William M. Odell                                          Guardian of Smiley children - Cinthia Smiley Mentioned - John Smiley, T. N. Smiley, S. H. Smiley & S. F. Smiley
53 41 Smith, Mary Ann 19 Aud 1885 Legatee - Josiah Laney Executor - Ephraim Doty  
53 42 Thomas, Lewis & Dorothy 6 Mar 1863 Heirs - Martha A. Floyd, Rosabell Pickard, Dorothy Erwin, Michael H. Wilkins & Henry C. Wilkind Administrator & guardian of heirs - George Wilkins  
53 43 Wilkins Isa T. 10 Oct 1859     This information is in the file of Lewis & Dorothy Thomas
53 44 Phipps, Hiram 18 May 1866 Widow - Sarah J. Phipps Administrator - Elisha Heath & later Miles Ratcliff Mentined - George Phipps
53 45 Camper, Robert K. 5 Sep 1885 Minor heirs - Huston Camper, Robert K. Camper & Alice Camper Guardian of heirs - Sarah C. Camper  
53 46 Adams, Walker 9 Aug 1885 Widow - Margaret Adams, deceased by May 1885                    Children - Jacob C. Adams, Martin V. Adams, Margaret married to James A. Chaney & George W. Adams (deceased)                                           Grandson - George Adams, son of deceased George W. Adams                Step-children - Mary J. married to Reuben P. Adams, Malissa Ball & Cynthia Ann married to T. H. Overpeck              Administrator - Archibald B. Collings Margaret Adams first husband was Abel Ball
53 47 Bartley, James L. 28 Oct 1884 Widow - Mary A. McAlister          Adult heirs - John R. Bartley, Cyrus M. Bartley, William L. Bartley, James O. Bartley & Sandeur Bartley                                   Minor heirs - Wallace Bartley & Stallard Bartley Administrator - Edward Bradfield                                 Guardian of minor heirs - John Cox Mentioned - George Bartley, Jesse Bartley, Henry Bartley, J. r. Bartley & M (?) A. Bartley
53 48 Barnton, John 7 Mar 1865 Deceased wife - Martha Barton Minor heirs - James H. Barton & Abner L Barton                                      5 unnamed adult heirs Guardian of minor heirs - Calvin Pruett Outside of file says "John Barnham" in error
53 49 Strain, Sarah 24 Sep 1886 Minor children - Bertha Strain (age 16 in 1885 and married to Ernest Boatman in Aug 1886) & Fred Strain (14 in 1885)                                               Adult heirs - Susannah Lollis, Frank Anderson, John Lollis  William P. Strain                             Minor heirs of ______Anderson - Edward Anderson, Annie Anderson & James Anderson                                             Aunt of Bertha - Rebecca S. Daley (deceased) Guardian of all minor heirs - William P. Strain  
53 50 Wright, William E. 26 May 1866 Minor son - Innis Wright Guardian of Innis - Alexander Surbaugh  
53 51 Vanhuss, Jacob 14 May 1866 Minor heirs - Margaret A. Vanhuss (age 21 by Jul 1859), Henry V. Vanhuss (21 by Apr 1866) & Mathias Vanhuss (21 by Sep 1864) Guardian of heirs - Felix Sappenfield Mentioned - Jane Vanhuss
53 52 Evans, William 18 Oct 1867 Widow - Elizabeth Evans Administrator - Andrew A. Newcome  
53 53 Foote, Andrew 24 May 1866 Widow - Jane Foote (died 8 Apr 1866)                                         Children - Samuel P. Foote, Caroline Allen, Lucien A. Foote & Joseph Addison Foote Executor - Samuel P. Foote  
53 54 Glasson, Joseph Sep 1885 Widow - Sarah M. Glasson          Heirs - Hattie Glasson, Ida Glasson, Eunice Glasson, Charles Glasson, John Glasson, Susan Glasson, Dolly Glasson & Frank Glasson Administrator - Jabez Woods Mentioned - S. A. Glasson
53 55 Harper, Alexander 16 May 1866 Minor children - Francis Marion Alexander, Maria Alexander, mary E. Alexander, Sarah Emily Alexander & Amica Alexander Guardian of childen - Patsy Harper Family is noted as "colored"
53 56 Hamilton, William B.  13 Apr 1866 Minor heirs - Robert S. Hamilton & Charlie Harmilton Guardian of heirs - Persius E. Harris & later John Paxson Catharine Paxson co-signed a receipt with John Paxson
53 57 Hocker, Uriah I. 14 May 1866 Minor heir - Phebe R. married to George W. McDaniel Phebe's guardian - Milton Hobson  
53 58 Huxford, Charles W., Sr. 15 Nov 1865 Widow - Margaret Huxford              Children - William Huxford, John Huxford, Charles W. Huxford, Jr., Benjamin D. Huxford, Andrew J. Huxford, Elisabeth Milligan, Cathterine Warner (deceased with unnamed heirs), Polly Causey & Margaret Bowsher Executor - Charles W. Huxford, Jr.  
53 59 Neron, John 19 May 1866 Minor heir -Adam Neron, age 21 by May 1866 Adam's guardian - Mary A. Lankford  
53 60 Wilkinson, Joseph 18 May 1866 Minor heir - Maria D. Wilkinson (age 21 by May 1866 Maria's guardian - William H. Nye and, earlier, Joseph M. Garland (McFarland ?)  
53 61 Wilson, Joseph M. 13 Jul 1885 Widow - Martha Wilson    
53 62 Matthews, James M. 9 Aug 1867   Administrator - Dempsey Seybold Mentioned - William Matthews & Alfred B. Matthews
53 63 Hutton, Benjamin 7 Mar 1866 Children: Joseph Hutton (deceased), Narcissa Hutton, Asa Hutton, John Hutton, Mary Gault (deceased with husband, John Gault, and heirs David Gault & Lemuel Gault), Samuel Hutton, William Hutton, Thomas Hutton & Jane Hesler.  Other heirs - Louisa Hutton, Narcissa Hutton, Jr., & Martha Ny__on    
53 64 Cole, James A. 9 Jan 1868   Administrator - Jacob Cole  
53 65 Overpeck, James A. 6 Mar 1867 Widow - Arminda Overpeck           Children - Amanda E. Overpeck (age 4) & Morton Marion Overpeck (2) Admnistrator - Dempsey Seybold  
53 66 Stanley, Alexander S. 1867 Widow - Catharine Stanley.         Heirs - Edgar B. Stanley, Daniel W. Stanley, Mary L. Stanley & Norville S. T. Stanley   Alexander died about 10 Feb 1867
53 67 Cornelius, ? 8 Apr 1866 Minor heir - Alice E. Cornelius Alice's guardian - Mary M. Cornelius  
53 68 Crothers, John 10 Apr 1878   Administrator - Henry C. Randolph  
53 69 Thomas, Augustus P. 14 Jan 1880 Widow - Katie M. Thomas   Thomas and Katie married 1876  Thomas died Jan 1880
53 70 Adams, Merit 27 Apr 1866 Minor heir - Thomas M. Adams - 21 on 15 Apr 1866 Thomas' heir - Elias Rukes  
53 71 Hesler, Jane   9 Jun 1885 Administrator - John Strain  
53 72 Gilkeson, Lee 9 Mar 1880 Heirs - Mary Christian, William J. Gilkeson, John Gilkeson, William R. Kirkpatrick, Henry N. Kirkpatrick & Sarah K. Kirkpatrick (now Scott) Executors - Isaac R. Gilkeson & Mary Christian Mentioned - William J. Gilkeson, John Gilkeson 7 William R. Gilkeson
53 73 White, Truman S. 22 Jul 1884   Administrator - John Rawley One page file
53 74 Woodard, William M. 6 Jul 1867     One page file
53 75 Kilburn, Lewis E. 7 Sep 1885   Administrator - Samuel Coble Two page file
53 76 Watson, Wesley 9 Mar 1885   Administrator - R. . McWilliams One page file
53 77 Payne, James 29 Apr 1885   Administrator - Dempsey Seybold One page file
53 78 Bulion, Mary 15 Sep 1885   Administrator - John Bulion One page file
53 79 Tyler, George W. 6 Apr 1867   Administrator - An unnamed brother Deceased is "a gent of color"      One page file