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Macon County, Illinois
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NOTE:  This is a partial listing.  I will be getting more very soon. ~ Sharon W.

 

 

AYERS, SAMUEL P. 42
Cause: Petition for Letters of Administration
Petitioner: James Piatt
Bond: $200
Sureties: B. W. Gorin, John Warnick
Appraisers of personal property:  John Sraper, Benjamin Robertson
Sale of Personal property - Dec. 8, 1832
Purchaser Item Price
Henry Sadorus 1 Sorrel Horse $22.00
    same 1 Bridle .51
Abraham Hanline 1 Saddle 2.50
James A. Piatt 1 pr. saddlebags .43 3/4
Abraham Hanline 1 Linnen bag .25
James A. Piatt 1 pr. MIll stones 13.00
John Miller 1 Sledge 1.00
     same 1 Pick 1.00
James A. Piatt 1 Eye punch 1.43 3/4
John Miller 1 do do .31 1/4
     same 1 Piece Steel .50
James A. Piatt 1 Great Coat 8.25
David Morris 1 Cassinet Coat 3.06 1/4
Abraham Hanline 1 pr. Cotton pantaloons .37 1/2
     same 1 do do .31 1/4
John Martin 1 pr. Cassinet pantaloons 2.00
James A. Piatt 1 Linnen Coat .25
     same 1 Cotton roundabout .06 1/4
Abraham Hanline 1 Lincy Coat .06 1/4
John Martin 2 Vests 1.37 1/2
David Morris 1 pr. Suspenders .12 1/2
Abraham Hanline 1 Vest .06 1/4
     same 1 Shisrt .06 1/4
James A. Piatt 1 Comb .06 1/4
Henry Sadorus 1 pr. Spectacles .06 1/4
James A. Piatt 1 Razor Case & Strap .06 1/4
     same 1 Picket Knife .12 1/2
John Miller 1 Bell & Collar .81 1/4
James A. Piatt 1 Hat .06 1/4
     same 1 Whisky barrel .12 1/2
     same 1 Hammer .50
     same 1 pr. Boots & Shoes 1.50
Abraham Hanline 1 Saddle blanket .81 1/4
Signed: James A. Piatt, Crier & Clerk

CARR, WESLEY P. 136
Cause:  Appointment of administrator & posting of bond
Administrator: Levi Gulick, appointed 12 Dec. 1836
     Estate of Wesley Carr, died intestate on or about 13 November, 1836
Bond:  $8,000
Sureties:  Levi Gulick, David L. Allen, Richard A. Brett, James Renshaw

FERRY, MOSES P. 186
Died 8 Feb. 1847
Administrator: Milly Ferry & Jacob Black
Bond: $600, issued 16 Feb. 1847
Sureties: Milly Ferry, Jacob Black, Caleb Warfield, Eliakin Fowler & George Hawks
Judge: Thomas H. Read

FRAZEE, JOHN P. 47-49
Died 2 Aug. 1843
Administrator: Ellen Frazee, appointed 16 Sept. 1843
Bond: $2,000
Sureties: Ellen Frazee, Joseph Rife, Jacob Munch

HALL, GARLAND B. P. 203
Will admitted to Probate 16 April 1847
Date of Will: 26 Mar. 1847
Mentions: Sons - Johnathan Hall, James Hall, Amos Hall, Alfred Hall
Daughters: Temperence Call, formerly Hall, Margaret Hamilton, formerly Hall, Susan Hall
Witnesses to Will: A. D. Northcutt, John F. Reed

HANKS, JOSEPH P. 134
Died 23 Sept. 1845
Administrator: Sarah Hanks
Bond: $2,400, issued 30 Sept. 1845
Sureties: Sarah Hanks, Elisha Freeman, Lewis Freeman

HANKS, WILLIAM P. 154
Died 10 Jan. 1846
Executor: Jacob Spangler, John D. Wright
Bond: $6,000, issued 19 Mar. 1846
Sureties: Jacob Spangler, N. W. Peddicord, John Spangler, Wm. Sheppard, James D. Tate, Joseph Kaufman.
Will mentions sons, Joshua B. Hanks, Jesse W. Hanks, John D. Hanks
daughter Huldah
Also mentioned are J. D. Wright, A. J. Hanks
Witnesses to Will:  William Miller, John D. Wright, Andrew J. Hanks, Nancy Miller all of whom were in Des Moines Co., Iowa Terr., 15 Jan. 1846.
Certification of above witnesses by John Dunlap, clerk of District Court, Des Moines Co., Iowa Terr.
Charles Mason, Judge of District Court, Des Moines Co. Iowa Terr. certified that John Dunlap was clerk.

HAVELY, JEREMIAH P. 130
Died 19 Mar. 1845
Administrator: Martha Havely
Bond; $250, issued 28 Apr. 1845
Sureties: Martha Havely, Kirby Benedict, Henry Havely

HILL, JAMES P. 110
Died 22 Jan. 1845
Administrator: Francis Green Hill, appointed 8 Feb. 1845
Bond: $1,300, issued 8 Feb., 1845
Sureties: Francis Green Hill, Henry Mead Pasley

HODGE, HENRY I. P. 206
Martin Blaney appointed Guardian of Minor Child, 12 Apr. 1847
Bond $1,500, issued April 1847
Sureties: Martin Blaney & _______
Bound for use of Henry D. M. Hodge, minor heir of Henry I. Hodge, Deceased

HUFFMAN, JOSEPH P. 69-71, 108-109
Died 27 Aug. 1844
Administrator: David Huffman
Bond: $2,000, issued 7 Nov. 1844
Sureties: David Huffman, Lewis Huffman, Warren G. Strickland, Jesse Austin
Witnesses to Will: Joseph King, Crafford Barker
Will names children Lewis Huffman, David Huffman, William Huffman, Ludia Morris, Hannah Huffman, Samuel Huffman
Wife: Elizabeth Huffman
Will provides should his wife have a child
Date of will: 26 Aug. 1844

HUSTON, JOHN P. 140
Died intestate 26 Aug. 1845
Administrator: John West, Ulysus Huston
Bond: $2,400, issued 10 Oct. 1845
Sureties: John West, Ulysus Huston, Emanuel Clover
Judge: John G. Spear

JONES, WILLIAM A. P. 59-61
Died intestate 21 Mar. 1844
Administrator: Elizabeth Jones & Samuel Rea
Bond: $2,600, posted 26 Mar. 1844
Sureties: Elizabeth Jones, Samuel Rea, Joseph Davis, Claiborn Jones

LANE, JACOB P. 35-37
Died 2 April 1839
Administrator: Philip D. Williams, appointed 13 Aprl. 1839
Bond: $5,100
Sureties: Philip D. Williams, William Cantrill, Joseph Williams

PACKARD, SILAS P. 7
Died intestate on or about 29 Jan. 1831
Administrator Lydia Packard, appointed 8 Feb. 1831.  She has since died, administration of estate not completed by date of 21 Feb. 1839
John Lee therefore appointed administrator to complete estate.
Dated 21 Feb. 1839.

PATTON, JANE P. 3-6
Died ___ day of ____, 1838
Bond: $1,000
Sureties: Baron T. Lowry, Robert T. Barnett, Joseph Stevens

PIATT, JAMES A. P. 23-25
Died intestate ___ October, 1838
Administrator: William H. Piatt, appointed 6 Nov. 1838
Bond: $14,000
Sureties: William H. Piatt, Abraham Marquiss, Micajah Oxley

PRATT, WILLIAM P. 74
Died intestate 10 Apr. 1841
Administrator:  Margaret Pratt, appointed 7 June 1841
Bond: $8,000, issued 7 June 1841
Sureties: Margaret Pratt, John A. Scott, Nicholas Shultz.

REASY, SAMUEL P. 214
Died intestate 1 Oct. 1846
Administrator: Rachel Reasy
Bond: $600, issued 12 July 1847
Sureties: Rachel Reasy, Jacob Fout, David H. Stewart

RITTENHOUSE, SAMUEL P. 26 - 28
Died intestate 5 Jan. 1839
Administrator: Philip D. Willialms, appointed 2 Feb. 1839
Bond: $2,400
Sureties: Philip D. Williamls, George R. White, John McMennamy, Charles Emerson
 

ROBBINSON, WILLIAM P. P. 190
Died intestate 31 Oct. 1846
Administrator: John Drake
Bond: $200, issued 1 Mar. 1847
Sureties: John Drake, William Dickey, Henry Rhodes

SELBY, JOSHUA P. 29 - 31
Died intestate ___ day of December, 1838
Administrator: Nathen Stevens, appointed 8 Feb. 1839
Bond: $2,800
Sureties: Nathan Stevens, Joel H. Kellan, Henry M. Gorin

   

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