Index To Will Book E

1846 ~ 1851

Shelby County Alabama

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Alexander, John ~ (Apprentice to John Jones) 425
Alexander, John ~ (Apprentice to William Jones) 425-426
Alexander, Thomas H. ~ (Ward; guardian John Alexander) 308-309
Allen, Mary Jane ~ (Ward; guardian Alphonzo A. Sterett) 171-183
Allen, Spenser ~ (Estate of; and his wife, Mary Allen; administrator David Overton, Jr.) 522
Arnett, James C. ~ (Ward; guardian was Daniel A. Horton) 204, 414-415
Arnett, Thomas ~ (Will; Estate of; administrator Merick J. Horton) 352-362, 440-441, 543-544
Avery, Levi ~ (Apprentice to D. Marion Green) 423

Bailey, Edmond J. ~ (Estate of; administrator Sheriff James M. Finley) 532-533
Baker, Elizabeth ~ (Formerly Elizabeth Teague, wife of James Baker; guardian Blasingame Nabors) 276
Bearding, Loving ~ (Estate of; administrator Volentin Young) 228-231, 395, 697, 477
Benson, Eliza J. ~ (Ward, now Eliza J. Cross; guardian Zackariah Cross) 273-274
Benson, Simpson ~ (Ward; guardian William B. Cross) 452-453, 476-477
Benton, Jesse ~ (Estate of; administrator and guardian Samuel H. Brasher) 23, 26, 27, 252-253,
386-387, 412-413, 476-477, 548
Bevill, Ann P. ~ (Estate of; administrator and guardian John P. West) 371-372, 413-414, 538-539
Bevill, Wyatt ~ (Guardian of estate for John T., Martha A. and Louisa C. Bevil) 420
Blaxton, Beverly ~ (Estate of; disbursement of property) 243-244
Bowdon, Elizabeth ~ (Will; Eastate of; administrator Joseph D. Neely) 350-352, 422, 546-548
Bowdon, Mary P. ~ (Ward; guardian Wilie H. Pope) 417
Bowdon, Robert ~ (Estate of; administrator Thomas H. Brasher) ~ 336-338, 471, 551-552
Bowdon, Samuel C. ~ (Estate of; guardians Franklin W. and Lewis Bowdon) 28, 130-143
Bridges, Thomas ~ (Estate of; appraisers William B. Post and Abraham Seale) 532
Brown, B.S. ~ (Estate of; disbursement of property) 208

Caldwell, H.A. ~ (Estate of; appraisers Samuel Wallace, William Taylor and John Singleton) 249-252, 333-336, 435-436
Condon, William ~ (Estate of: administrator John W. Singleton) 549-551
Cook, John ~ (Estate of; administratrix Sarah Cook) 317-320, 405
Cost, Allen ~ (Request of guardian J.P. Lacey) 26
Cost, Eli ~ (Estate of; guardian David Meredith) 46-47, 287-288, 399, 415-416, 418, 421, 427
Cost, James ~ (Request of guardian B.F. Randall) 34
Cost, John ~ (Ward; guardian Thomas H. Brasher) 44, 281, 287-288, 418, 421, 427
Cost, Thomas ~ (Ward; guardians John M. McClanahan and William L. Prentice) 45, 280, 415
Cross, William ~ (Estate of; executrix Susan Cross) 20-21, 304-305
Crump, James P. ~ (Estate of: administrator John W. Harrison) 212-213, 280-281
Cunningham, Elizabeth ~ (Estate of; administrator Barnabas M. McHenry) 474-475

Davis, Calvert ~ (Estate of; administrator Wyatt Bevill) 546
Dunnington, Elizabeth ~ (Will; Estate of; executor Francis C. Dunnington) 293-294
Duyke, Lewis E. ~ (Estate of; administrator Thadius Duyke) 445-446, 481-482

Eddings, Ezikel ~ (Apprentice to Jane McGrady) 422-423
Edwards, Mary ~ (Guardian Elisha C. Wilson) 184-185, 186, 309, 415
Edwards, Zachariah A. ~ (Guardian of Thomas J., Ann E. and Mary Edwards) 184, 185, 205, 275-276, 411-412, 537-538
Elliott, Amos ~ (Estate of; administrator B.F. Randall; guardians Starling and Nancy Baker) 27,
266-268, 478
Evans, Green B. ~ (Estate of; administrator Will Kidd) 232-233

Farr, Jesse ~ (Estate of; administrator John Farr) 402
Farr, John ~ (Guardian Bond of bastard child, James Zackary Taylor, of Lucy Farr) 203-204
Fox, Rufus E. ~ (Guardian of John M., William, George, Elizabeth, Columbus and Walter Hinton) 419, 421

Galoway, Mary ~ (Supplemental inventory; administratrix Mary Galoway) 152, 207
Galoway, Miles D. ~ (Ward; guardian Jacob Perry) 278-279, 332
Galoway, Robert ~ (Estate of; administratrix Nancy Galoway) 28, 152-154, 205-206, 416-417
Galoway, William W. ~ (Estate of; administrator Jacob Perry) 332, 405
Galoway, William W. ~ (Estate of; administrator Jeremiah Lawley) ~ 193-194, 196
Galoway, William W. ~ (Estate of; guardian Isaac Johnson) 402
Gilbert, Andrew W. ~ (Ward; guardian Andrew J. Cross) 423
Gilbert, James L. ~ (Ward; guardian William L. Cross) 286
Gilbert, William ~ (Estate of; daughter, Harriett Johnson, wife of Isaac W. Johnson; guardian John Allen) 283
Gilbert, William ~ (Estate of; guardian Mary Gilbert) 200
Goodman, Charles ~ (Estate of; final settlement notice to Moris G. Fields) 545
Gragg, Henry ~ (Estate of; administrator Vincent J. Gragg) 218-221
Gray, John ~ (Estate of; administrator William Brewer) 154-159, 160, 262-263
Gray, John Henry ~ (Guardian William Brewer) 159, 160, 261-262
Gray, William ~ (Estate of; inventory appraisment) 222-224

Harkins, Andrew ~ (Will; Probate of estate) 441-444
Harper, Benjamin ~ (Estate of; administrator Benjamin Poindexter) 325-327
Harper, James W. ~ (Estate of; administrator James M. Finley; guardian N.B. Mardis) 340-342
Heatly, Aaron ~ (Estate of; administrator John L. Primm; guardian David Post) 27, 231-232, 311, 312, 313, 530
Heatly, James ~ (Administrator to Robert Heatly estate; guardian to Nancy, Mary, Charlotte and Coleman Heatly) 25, 204
Horton, Hardy ~ (Apprentice to Taylor Stamps) 424
Horton, Sarah T. ~ (Estate of; guardian Henry C. Horton) 444-445

Jennings, Martin ~ (Estate of; administrator Hudson W. Nelson) 203, 339-340
Johnson, Harriet ~ (Wife of Isaac W. Johnson, daughter of William Gilbert; guardian John Allen) 283
Johnson, Isaac ~ (Apprentice to Robert McGrady) 424
Johnson, William V. ~ (Estate of; administrator George W. Johnson; dower Elizabeth Johnson) 254-260, 439-440, 474
Jolley, Joseph ~ (Estate of; administrator James R. Jolley) 406, 453-471, 530
Jones, George M. ~ (Estate of; administrators Hugh and Seaborn Jones; guardian N.B. Mardis) 376-383, 420
Jordan, Uriah ~ (Estate of; administrator John W. Sudberry) 240-241

Kidd, William ~ (Estate of; executors William W. and John M. Kidd) 274-275

Lewis, James H. ~ (Estate of; adm. William W. Kidd; guardian Jeremiah E. Lewis) 24, 233-236, 268-272, 348-349, 542-543
Lewis, William T. ~ (Estate of; administrator John W. Lewis) 201-203, 437-439
Lindsey, Elijah ~ (Estate of: guardian Randolph C. Canterberry) 225-226
Lindsey, Elijah ~ (Estate of; guardian John W. Naish) 23, 24, 281
Lolley, Jeremiah ~ (Will; executors William L. Prentice, William Pitts and Jacob Perry) 295-299, 493, 535
Loomis, Henry ~ (Ward; guardian John Q. Loomis) 286-287
Loomis, Robert ~ (Ward; guardian John Q. Loomis) 287
Lovelady, William ~ (Will; administrator Edmond King) 49-50, 313-314

Mason, David G. ~ (Apprentice to John D. Mason) 418
Mason, Jobe ~ (Estate of; account current by executor Edmond King) 186-187
Mason, Noel ~ (Estate of; administrator David G. Mason) 26, 27, 46-47, 310, 432-433
McCaghin, Jane ~ (Estate of; administrator Thomas H. Brasher) 242-243
McClinton, Robert ~ (Will; executor James B. McClinton) 397-399
McCormic, Hugh ~ (Estate of; administrator John Baker) 315
McCrary, Leroy S. ~ (Estate of; administrator James M. Finley) 533-535
McGahey, C. ~ (Estate of; administrator Hartwell E. Williams) 373-374
McGahey, Claborn ~ (Estate of; administrator Hartwell E. Williams) 236-240, 373-374, 434-435
McGinnis, D. ~ (Estate of; administrator and guardian Thomas McGuinnis) 23, 24, 26, 29
McGinnis, Elizabeth ~ (Guardian of Edward, illigitimate infant child of Elizabeth McGinnis) 278
Mills, Ann ~ (Widow of Frank M. Mills, dower) 17-19
Mitchel, Robert S. ~ (Estate of; administrator Asa Cooper) 284-285, 310, 316-317, 436-437
Moore, Alexander ~ (Guardian of Artimecia, William Henry, Mary Elizabeth and Aaron Lafayett Moore) 392-393, 395
Moore, Blanton ~ (Apprentice to Pinckney Seals) 308
Moore, Eugenia ~ (Guardian Daniel Gardner) 311
Moore, William ~ (Estate of; administrators David Meredeth and William Moore) 338-339
Moore, William M. ~ (Estate of; administrator Everett B. Moore) 479-480
Mostillar, J.Sanford M. ~ (Will; administrator Blasingame Nabors) 50-51, 260-261
Muse, Miles D. ~ (Notice to renew official Justice of the Peace bond) 545
Musick, Samantha ~ (Bastardy; Samantha Musick vs James Seal) 429-432

Nabors, Allen ~ (Estate of; administrator Blasingame Nabors) 486-1/2 - 492
Neely, Rebecca ~ (Estate of; administrator John Neely) 23, 244-246
Nelson, David ~ (Estate of; administrator David N. McClanahan) 42-43
Niven, James B. ~ (Estate of; administrator David N. McClanahan) 290-293, 406, 539-541
Niven, Jesse ~ (Estate of; administrator Samuel Tiser; guardian Daniel Wilder) 282, 305-308
Nunnally, Margaret ~ (Estate of; administrator A.E. Nunnally) 279

Obarr, Harrit ~ (Wife of Mike J. Obarr; guardian Thomas S. Pledger) 539
Oldham, Carter ~ (Estate of; administrator Robert Oldham) 243, 246-248
Oldham, G. Washington ~ (Settlement of estate of John Oldham; guardian Carter Oldham) 277
Oldham, Robert ~ (Guardian of Marion Oldham, son of John Oldham, deceased) 243, 276
Overton, David, Jr. ~ (Administrator of estate of Spenser Allen and Mary Allen, his wife) ~ 522

Parmenter, John ~ (Nuncupative will; to Matilda Page by oath of James Atkinson and wife, Rachal Atkinson) 403-403
Parnell, George W. ~ (Apprentice to William and Mary Davis) 426
Paul, George J. ~ (Estate of; administrator Abner J. Wells) 226-227
Perry, Jacob ~ (Guardian of Isaac, Joshua and Caleb Stephens) 44, 281-282
Perry, Joel ~ (Ward; guardian John Perry, under the will of Adary Perry, deceased) 285-286
Pitman, Josiah ~ (Apprentice of infant son, John the Baptist, to Russel P. Porter) 418-419
Pitts, Robert G. ~ (Estate of; administrator William Pitts) 449-452
Poindexter, Robert ~ (Estate of; administrators Benjamin Poindexter and Allen Elliott) 327-332
Poindexter, Sarah E. ~ (Ward; guardian Harriett Poindexter, wife of Robert Poindexter) 288, 399-400
Post, Alley ~ (Minor heir of James Post) 23
Post, William ~ (Estate of; executor Samuel Post) 253-254
Powell, Edward W. ~ (Estate of; executrix Mary B. Powell) 53-101

Ragsdale, William ~ (Estate of; administratrix and administrator Elizabeth and Samuel Ragsdale) 299-302, 320-325, 400-402,
Randall, E.N. ~ (List of property) 152
Ray, John ~ (Estate of; administratrix and guardian and administrator Cynthia and William Ray) 362-366, 402-403
Reding, James ~ (Estate of; administrator James M. Finley) 493-498, 539
Reeves, James L. ~ (Estate of; administrator F. Reeves) 208-211
Reeves, Thomas ~ (Estate of; administratrix Elizabeth Reeves, wife) 522-525
Richardson, Edward Alonzo ~ (Estate of; guardian Alexander Nelson) 404
Richardson, Edward Alonzo ~ (Estate of; minor heir of estate of Charles Richardson; guardian Philip D. Marony) 475
Richardson, Mary ~ (Estate of; administrator Noah T. Richardson) 367-368, 472-474
Richardson, W.D. ~ (Ward; estate of Charles Richardson, guardian R.C. Richardson) 531
Richardson, William A. ~ (Ward; minor heir of Mary Richadson, deceased; guardian Robert C. Richardson) 367
Robertson, Henry B. ~ (Estate of; administrator Jasper Robertson) 387-392, 393-394, 479
Robertson, James ~ (Estate of; administrator James M. Finley) 530
Roper, John W. ~ (Will; executrix and executors Elizabeth M. and Joseph Roper, John M. and David N. McClanahan) 1-17,
Rushing, Bryant ~ (Will; Estate of; administrators Robert R. Rushing and Elbert H. Sawyer) 384-386, 403, 498-522
Russell, Wilie ~ (Guardian of Elizabeth, John Balis, Louisa and Mahilla Oldham) 24, 45-46

Seal, James ~ (Bastardy; support of child for 10 years to Samantha Musick) 429-432
Sentell, Lewis ~ (Guardian of Samuel M., Mary J. and Emily C. Sentell, heirs of Samuel and Elizabeth Sentell) 289-290
Shortridge, George D. ~ (Guardian of George S., Burrel B. and Paul H. Lewis) 348
Shrader, Francis ~ (Request of letters of administrators, Henry Shrader application) 544-545
Sikes, Frederick ~ (Estate of; administrator Thomas H. Brasher) 40-41, 272-273, 406-411
Sikes, Sarah J. ~ (Ward; daughter of Frederick Sikes; guardian William Ozley, contested by Josiah Sikes) 406-411, 424-225
Smith, William W. ~ (Request new bond as constable of said county, securities David Wilder and James A. Simpson) 545
Stephen, Joshua ~ (Estate of; administrator Alfred Stephens) 19-20
Stewart, John W. ~ (Inventory of estate; administrator C. Cunningham) 526-529
Strain, John, Sr. ~ (Estate of; administratrix and administrator Jane and John Strain) 345-347

Taylor, William F. ~ (Estate of; administrator Thomas H. Brasher) 43-44, 529
Teague, James ~ (Guardian William Cameron) 535-536
Tidwell, Joseph Berry ~ (Will; executors Stephen Splawn and John W. Mardis) 48-49, 196-200
Tool, Francis C. ~ (Ward; minor heir of Permelia Tool; guardian Mathew L. Tool) 445

Walker, Thomas J. ~ (Estate of; executor James Reed) 213-217, 477-478
Wallace, Samuel ~ (Contest Mill being erected on Yellow Leaf Creek; land examined) 428-429
Waterson, Benjamin J. ~ (Estate of; administrator James M. Finley) 529
Watson, Jane ~ (Estate of; executor J.M. McClanahan) 263-265
Watters, Agusta J. ~ (Estate of Rhinaldo Watters; guardian John B. Wilson) 41
West, John P. ~ (Guardian of James H. and Thomas F. Mills, children of Ann P. Bevill) 539, 413-414
White, Cawhaw M. ~ (Infant daughter of James W. White; petion to father concerning guardianship) 545
Wilder, Daniel ~ (Guardian of Samuel Lindsay, Mary Ann and Jesse Broom Niven) 305-308
Williams, James T. ~ (Guardian David N. McClanahan) 41-42
Williams, John ~ (Guardian David N. McClanahan) 42
Williams, Levi ~ (Petition for guardianship of James T. and John W. Williams, heirs of Levi Williams, deceased) 374-376
Williamson, Sarah Ann ~ (Estate of; administrator D. Rufus McGinnis) 419-420
Williamson, Wiley ~ (Estate of; administratrix Mary E. Williamson, later Mary E. McGinnis) 43-44,
283-284, 349-350
Wilson, John W. ~ (Estate of; administrator Elisha C. Wilson; dower Sarah S. Wilson, wife) 39-40,
187-193
Woodruff, Newton McDaniel ~ (Will; administrator S.R. Frost) 302-304

Young, Fenndon ~ (Estate of; administrators Abraham R. Gooch and Samuel Brasher) 101-130