ORDER BOOK 1855
PITCHFORD, ALLEN, STRAUSBURG, JOHNSON, SPENCER,
WILLIAMS, BUCKHANON, FRANCIS, PRANCES, BLEWITT, HICKMAN, WAGONER, GUY,
MAYHEW, GARRISON, MILLER, DODD, HARRIS, HARVEY, ALEXANDER, DALTON, COLE
January 8, 1855
Nero C. Pitchford, administrator of the estate of Mary E. Allen
Made bond with Daniel Strausberg and John Johnson as security.
Motion of William Spencer for summons to be issued for Wyatt Williams to
show cause why infant children of Alexander Buckhanon should not be taken
from him and bound out as apprentice,
Motion of Malkiah Francis for summons for Fanny Prances to show cause why
her infant should not be taken from her and bound out.
Sale bill for the estate of Nancy C. Blewitt recorded.
Settlement of John Hickman, executor of Jesse L. Hickman's estate, recorded.
JM. J.. Wagoner, administrator of the estate of David Wagoner, filed her
petition to settle the estate. It is ordered that process be issued against
the defendant William L. Wagner, Sally Wagner, Elizabeth J. Guy, Moses Mayhew
as guardian for William D. Mayhew, John W. Mayhew, Henry A. Mayhew, Agnes J,
Mayhew and George Taylor Mayhew, infant children of said Moses Mayhew,
Robert Garrison, David Miller, Samuel Guy, William Guy, T. T, Williams,
William Dodd, Francis Mayhew and James Harris.
Andrew M. Alexander, heir and creditor of the estate of James M, Alexander,
deceased, filed petition to settle the estate. Process issued against
Defendants A. A. Harvey, Martha Alexander, John Teel, H. W. Alexander,
Joseph Cole, W. E. Alexander and M. H. Alexander.
McFARLEN, WILLIAMS, BUCKHANON, MOORE, BRIDGES, LOAFMAN
February 12, 1855
James B. McFarlan was appointed guardian for his infant sons
William 0. McFarlan and Charles W. McFarlen.
Wyatt Williams was appointed guardian to John William Buckhanon,
J. Wyatt Buckhanon and Sidney H. Buckhanon, infants of Alexander Buckhanon,
Elijah Moore, administrator of Z. Bridges vs. Nancy Bridges and others was
continued to next term.
Wyatt Williams was appointed guardian to W. W. Williams, infant of
L. B. Williams, deceased.
Martin Loafman appointed guardian to William E. Loafman, infant of
William Loafman, deceased.
HAINES, HAMMETT, POPE, ANDERSON, ROBERTSON, BENEDICT,
BRILEY, CLARK, SEARS, LYNN
March 12, 1855
Settlement of Samuel Haines, administrator of Christopher Haines estate.
Settlement of A. Hammett, administrator of the estate of Jesse Hammett.
Settlement of N. K. Pope, guardian to Mark Anderson.
Parmenas Robertson was declared unfit for custody and care of his three
infant children. The court ordered them bound out. Isabella Robertson
bound to Alexander Benedict. ... Robertson bound to John N. Briley.
Robinson bound to E. N. B. Clark.
Settlement with Samuel Sears, guardian to John T. Lynn, Matilda E. Lynn
and Amanda V. Lynn.
March 30, 1855
Matilda Bearing made bond as administrator of the estate of George Dearing.
POPE, ANDERSON, VENABLE, CARUTH, VEATCH, LEE
May 14, 1855
Settlement of N. K. Pope, guardian of Mark Anderson.
Joseph Venable, security of Permelia Caruth, guardian of Catherine Caruth,
Taphoth Caruth, Hiram Caruth, Frances
Caruth, Nancy Caruth and Eliza Caruth, infant heirs of Mark Caruth, asked for
Nathan Veatch was declared not fit to bring up his infant children and the
court ordered his infant sons, James Veatch, William Veatch and Jackson Veatch
Summons was issued against Abel Lee, guardian of Sarah E. Lee, Isaac T. Lee,
Nancy J. Lee, Katharine D. Lee, infant children of Daniel Lee, to give added
SMITH, EVANS, ANDERSON
May 18, 1855
John C. Smith, executor of the estate of George W. Smith, made bond with
William F. Evans and James J. Anderson as security.
NEAL, VENABLE, BEARING, HARVY, HAM, POE, ORR, GILES,
McREYNOLDS, HEELER, ANDERSON
June 11, 1855
Oliva Neal, widow of William Neal, deceased intestate, relinquished her
right of administration and Joseph Venable was appointed.
Will of William Bearing was proved by A. A. Harvy. Mardica F. Ham was
Will of William Poe was proved by oath of William Orr and Johnson Poe.
The declaration of Martha Giles, widow of John Giles, deceased, an old
Revolutionary Soldier and pensioner was produced in court with affidavits
of Mark Anderson, his wife ..........
Anderson, Robert Y, McReynolds, Joseph V. Heeler and Charles F. Harvy.
July 9, 1855
George Washington Borders, poor orphan, was bound to Andrew Travelstead.
WARDEN, PINSON, HINTON, McREYNOLDS, GUY, HARVY, DEARING,
JOHNSON, OLIVER, RICHEY
August 13, 1855
The declaration of Mrs. Fanny Warden supported by affidavits of William Warden
and James V. Pinson on July 23, 1855 stated that Elisha Warden, a Revolutionary
Pensioner of the United States on the Kentucky Agency at $21 a year departed
this life in this county on December 19, 1835.
Will of Elijah Hinton proved by John McReynolds, G. L. Guy, and Bennett Hinton
A. A. Harvy was appointed guardian of James A. Dearing, John W. Dearing,
Samuel P. Dearing and William B. Dearing, infant orphans under 14 of Shelton Dearing.
Sarah A, Dearing, Robert Dearing, Major C. Dearing, William E. Dearing and
Ann E. Dearing, orphans of Shelton Dearing, over 14, chose A. A. Harvy guardian.
Nancy Johnson, widow of John Johnson who died intestate, relinquished her
right of administration and appointed Andrew J. Johnson executor. He made
bond with C. M. Johnson, W. W. Oliver, S. L. Richey and Daniel P. Oliver as
MINIX, WALKER, BEHELER, ROTEN
August l6, 1855
James P. Minix, infant child of ......... Minix has been
shot and is in dangerous condition and since the father can't pay, the court
ordered Dr. A. S. Walker to administer to him.
Samuel Beheler was appointed administrator of the estate of Mary Roten.
WEATHERSPOON, MOTLEY, THORNTON, CASEY, HICKMAN, ANTHONY, GRAVES
December 10, 1855
Settlement of Samuel J. Weatherspoon, guardian of Thomas E. Motley.
Settlement of Samuel J. Weatherspoon, guardian of Henry T. Motley.
Settlement of John Thornton, guardian of John W. Casey. Settlement of
John Thornton, guardian of Samuel Casey. Settlement of James E. Motley,
guardian of William T. Motley.
Settlement made with John Hickman, administrator of the estate of
Jesse L. Hickman.
Settlement made with William T. Anthony, administrator of the estate of
ANTHONY, GRAVES, ALLEN, DOWNING
December 11, 1855
William T. Anthony appointed guardian for Sarah A. Graves, infant child of
David Graves, deceased, with Lee Allen as his security, and for H. W. Graves,
infant child of David Graves, over age l4. Also for James H. Graves, under
age l4, infant son of William Graves, deceased.
Benjamin Downing appointed guardian of William H. Downing, infant son of
James C. Downing.