ORDER BOOK 1849
January 8, 1849
Sarah Matilda Forshee, age 13, poor infant, bound to William A. Brown
BENEDICT, MORGAN, STARK, SIDDENS
February 12, 1849
Will of Benjamin Benedict signed June 7, 1847, proven by Jesse W. Morgan
and John L. Morgan. Executors Alexander and Harrison Benedict executed bond
for $4,000 with John and J. C, Benedict and James Stark as securities.
James S. Siddens appointed guardian of James A. Siddens, infant orphan of
CARVER, SPILLMAN, ATWOOD, MYERS, SEARS
March 12, 1849
Anderson Carver, poor infant of Mary Carver, bound to Levi Spillman.
Henry Clay Carver, poor infant of Mary Carver, bound to James Atwood.
William Carver, poor infant of Mary Carver, bound to Thomas Myers.
George Washington Hall Carver, poor infant of Mary Carver, bound to Albert
LANDERS, DIVINE, HARVEY, WADKINS, MEADOW, DAVIS,
WILLIAMS, VENABLE, McELROY, GUY
May 14, 1849
Appointed Hezekiah Landers administrator of the estate of Andrew Divine.
Widow Susan Divine relinquished right of dower.
A. A. Harvy appointed commission for Lucretia Wadkins, wife of Alexander
Sally Ann Meadow, over 14, infant daughter of Eli Meadow, deceased, chose
James A. Davis guardian.
On Motion of Ralph Williams, the following witnesses were sworn in: Joseph
Venable, age 36, has known Ralph Williams and wife Frances Williams ever since
he can recollect. He also knows Fountain G. Williams who was a volunteer
in the late Mexican War and died from sickness contracted in said war.
He states Fountain G. Williams was legitimate son of said Ralph and Frances.
William B. McElroy, age 45, states he -was present when they were married
in Allen County, Ky. September 27, 1818. William Guy states said Fountain
died leaving no wife or children.
HINTON, WILSON, STEWART, LYNN, SEARS, HOPSON,
DOOSER, SEAMSTER, AYERS, MOTLEY, WITHERSPOON, GODLEY, PULLIAM, CLARK,
MULLIGAN, NEALE, MORRISON
August 13, 1849
Inventory and appraisal of the estate of Temperance Hinton, deceased, ordered
to be filed.
James Stewart and wife Elizabeth Stewart, late Clark, acknowledged power of
attorney to James Wilson of Colindo County, Texas.
Settlement of the estate of Moses Lynn produced by Samuel Sears, administrator.
Last will and testament of Elizabeth Hopson signed August 6, 1846 proven by
James W. Dooser and H. P. Seamster.
On motion of Thomas Ayres, administrator of the estate of John Lynn, deceased,
by intestate granted to him executor with bond of $9,000 with Zachariah Motley
and Hardy Witherspoon as security.
On application of Samuel Sears, administrator of Moses Lynn, deceased,
Jesse S. Godley, William Pulliam, G, M. Mulligan and B. P. Neale were
ordered to allot to Mary Ann Morrison, late Lynn, her dower in the slaves
of her former husband, Moses Lynn, deceased.
MOTLEY, COCKRILL, BOUCHER, LANDERS, MARTIN, BUCKHANNON
November 12, 1849
Ordered John A, Motley, Joseph V. Cockrill, Harrison Boucher and James Landers
to appraise the personal estate and slaves of John Lynn, deceased.
James W. and Pleasant Martin acknowledged power of attorney to Frederick A.
Martin of Bottetort County, Va.
William Buckhannon appointed guardian to his daughter Lucinda Buckhannon.
HARRIS, POPE, LANDERS, DIVINE, RICKMAN, JOHNSON,
MEREDITH, PETTY, WILLOUGHBY
December 10, 1849
Joel H. Harris appointed guardian of James W. Pope and David W. Pope, infant
orphans of Samuel Pope.
Nathan K. Pope appointed guardian of Emil C, Elizabeth J. and Martha C. Pope,
infant orphans of Samuel Pope.
S. H. Harris appointed guardian of Solomon K. Pope, infant orphan of Samuel
Hezekiah Landers appointed administrator of the estate of Susan Divine, made
bond of $200 with Thomas Rickman as security.
Ordered John Johnson, Armstead Meredith, M. W. Petty and William Willoughby
to appraise the estate of Susan Divine.