ORDER BOOK 1854
JONES, RICHARDS, MING, POPE
May 17, 1854
Last will and testament of Jonathan Jones, deceased, filed and held over
at last term of court for widow and children to be present. Proved by
Samuel G. Richards who also proved signature of R. W. Ming. The widow
and following children of hers to wit; Mary Susan Pope, Jos. A. Jones,
William P. Jones, James T. Jones and Bennett H. Jones came into court and
waived the right of summons in recording said will.
DODSON, BLACKBURN, WAGONER, CROWDER, WEAVER, OLIVER,
GOODNIGHT, EMMERSON, LANDERS, JOHNSON, MEREDITH, McMURRY, MOTLEY, AYERS, WILLOUGHBY,
WALKER, HARVY, WILLIAMS
September 20, 1854
The court ordered Joseph L. Dodson and Isaac Blackburn to inventory and
appraise the estate of John Wagoner, deceased.
The will of Jacob Crowder proved by W. T. Weaver who proved the signature
of W. D. Oliver. Thomas M. Goodnight took the oath of administration with John A. Motley and H. W. Motley as security. Ann Crowder, widow, relinquished her right to administer. William Oliver, Theoderick A. Meredith and G. B. Strait were ordered to inventory and appraise the estate.
Pleasant Emmerson was appointed guardian of his son A. D. Emerson, over
14, his son S. P. Emerson, under age l4, and
his daughter Josephine L. Emerson, under age 14.
Isaac Landers will was proved by John Johnson and Armstead Meredith.
John Landers and Jacob Landers agreed to be executors and made bond with
Isaac McMurry, James Motley, Thomas Ayers, Samuel Landers, Bryant Landers
and Doctor Landers as security Zachariah Motley, V. Willoughby and
Charles Johnson were appointed to appraise and inventory the estate.
Will of George Wagoner was proved by A. S. Walker and A. A. Harvy.
William S. Wagoner, executor, made bond with T. T. Williams, William Dodd
and David Wagoner as security.
CONNER, JOHNSON, TABOR, RITCHEY, PETTY, STUBBLEFIELD,
WILLIAMS, ASHLY, HARVY, FROST, DAVIS, GLOVER, DOWNING, HATLER, EPLING, HICKMAN,
OFFUTT, HAM, McELROY, DYSON
October 9, 1854
Will of Thomas Conner proved by John Johnson, and Isaac Tabor, George Tabor,
executor, made bond with Isaac Tabor, Henry Tabor and John Johnson as security.
John Johnson, Solomon Ritchey and Matthew Petty were appointed to appraise the
Inventory and appraisal of the estate of R. C. Stubblefield was recorded.
Settlement of Wyatt Williams, guardian of the infant heirs of Hiram Ashly.
Settlement of A. A. Harvy, administrator of the estate of William B. Frost.
Settlement of James R. Davis, guardian of James E. Glover, infant of
Settlement of Benjamin Downing, guardian of William H. Downing, infant of
James C. Downing.
D. D. Dyson, guardian of John and Samuel Hatler, infants of Samuel Hatler,
Settlement of Jane Epling, administrator of the estate of John Epling:,
Sale bill of the estate of Mary Ann Hickman, deceased, recorder
Lucy Elizabeth Offutt, widow of William Offutt, waived her right of
administration of his estate
L. W. Ham, security for William B. McElroy, asked for a counter security.
He refused and the court removed him as executor.
CARVER, ATWOOD, WAGONER, MARTIN, CARPENTER, WALKER,
CATLETT, BROWN, READ, ELLIS, BLEWITT, TERRILL, AUSTIN, MANION, CARUTH,
PULLIAM, FISHER, HARVY, FROST, MOTLEY, ORR, BUCKHANAN, WILLIAMS, ASHLEY
November 13, 1854
Henry Clay Carver, infant of the county, apprenticed to William M. Atwood.
Jane Wagoner, widow of David Wagoner, took oath of administrator with
Pleasant M. Martin and John D. Martin as security.
Adaline Carpenter, widow of James Carpenter, relinquished her right of
administration and Samuel E. Carpenter was appointed with A. S. Walker,
John Catlett, Henry Brown and Samuel J. Read as security.
R. P. Ellis, administrator of Nancy C. Blewitt, made bond with M. E. M. Ellis
and Granderson Terrill as security.
Will of Charles A. Austin proved by Thompson Manion and Charles A. Caruth.
Will of N. J. Atwood proved by oath of Robert F. Pulliam and William M. Atwood.
Thomas G. Atwood, executor, made bond with Thomas Fisher, A. C. Atwood and
William M. Atwood as security.
Settlement with A. A. Harvy, administrator of the estate of William B. Frost.
Settlement with James E. Motley, guardian of Sally Motley.
William Orr was appointed guardian of Mary James Carpenter, infant of
Wyatt Williams resigned his guardianship and Jesse D. Buckhanan was appointed
guardian of Nancy Hiram Ashley and Elizabeth M. Ashley, infants of Hiram Ashley,
BUCHANON, WILLIAMS, BUCKHANAN
December 5, 1854
Jesse D. Buchanon and Wyatt Williams, administrators of Alexander Buckhanan,
made bond with A. G. Williams as security.
WAGONER, BUTTON, CLIBURN,
CALVERT, PINSON, SPANN, WILSON, DIXON, VENABLE, HOLDER, GUY, STRAIT,
December 11, 1854
Sale bill of the estate of George Wagoner was recorded.
Sale bill of the estate of David Wagoner was recorded.
E. Button was appointed guardian for his infant daughter Adelin Franklin Button,
George Cliburn, administrator of the estate of John Cliburn, made bond with
John Calvert as security.
James W. Pinson, Nathan Spann, B. P. Wilson, John Dixon and John Venable were
appointed to appraise and inventory the estate of David Strait.
Edward Holder, administrator of Peggy Holder, deceased, made bond with
John Holder as security.
William Wagoner appointed guardian of Elizabeth Jane Guy.
Moses Mayhew appointed guardian of his infant sons William D, Mayhew,
John W. Mayhew, Henry A. Mayhew and George Taylor Mayhew and his infant
daughter Agnes J. Mayhew.
December 15, 1854
Isaac Boucher, administrator of Peter Boucher, made bond with
William Spencer as security.