Spalding County, Georgia

Wills & Probate

SPALDING SUPERIOR COURT

 Georgia

Spalding County

 To Hon. J. J. Floyd, Judge of the Superior Court of the Flint Circuit

The application of Jas. T. Ellis of said county, showeth that heretofore he was by the Court of Ordinary of Spalding County appointed Administrator of the estate of Thomas Ellis Deceased.

He showeth that as such Adm. he now has on hand the sum of Thirty three hundred ($3300.00) belonging to said estate.  He further showeth that three of the distributes to said Estate to with, John, Peter & William Ellis live beyond the Mississippi and therefore applicant finds it impossible to have communication with them.  Therefore applicant prays Your Honr to pass an order to fund said money in bonds of the Confederate States bearing four percent interest in conformity with an act recently passed by the Confederate Congress.   Jas. T. Ellis, Petitioner

 Georgia

Spalding County

 Personally came before me J. T. Ellis who being sworn says the facts stated in the foregoing petition are true.

 Jas. T. Ellis

 Sworn to and subscribed

Before me March 19th 1864.

John D. Stewart, Ordinary

                         Chambers – March 26th 1864

Upon hearing the within petition it is ordered by the court that Jas. T. Ellis as Admr. of the estate of the estate of Thos. Ellis deceased be and he is hereby authorized to invest the funds of said estate as mentioned in the petition in four percent bonds of the Confederate States and that he make return thereof as required by the State in such case made and provided.  And that this proceeding be entered in the Minutes of the Court.

 John D. Floyd

Judge SCFDC

 GA Archives Dr. 163, Box 62

P. 579  Superior Ct Minutes, Book C (1858-1866)

 Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA


Spalding Superior Court

 Georgia

Spalding County

 To J. J. Floyd Judge of the Superior Court of the Flint Circuit

 Application of Jas. T. Ellis of said County showeth that he is the Trustee of Mrs. Lucy A. Wilkins and that as such Trustee he has the sum of nine hundred dollars in Confederate Treasury Notes (non interest) and that he cannot loan said money to any one wherefore he makes application to Your Honor to pass an order allowing him as such Trustee to fund said money in bonds of the Confederate States bearing four percent interest in conformity with an act of the Congress of the Confederate States. 

J. T. Ellis

Petitioner

 Georgia

Spalding County

 Personally came before me J. T. Ellis who being sworn says that the facts in his petition set forth are true.

 Sworn to and subscribed before me March 19th, 1864

John D. Stewart, Ordinary

                                                                                                James T. Ellis

 

                       Chambers – March 26th 1864

 Upon hearing the within petition it is ordered by the court that Jas. T. Ellis as Trustee of Mrs. Wilkins be and he is hereby authorized to invest the funds now in his hands as said Trustee in Confederate bonds of four percent interest and that he make return thereof according to the State in such case made and provided and that these proceedings be entered on the Minutes of the Court.

 John J. Floyd, Judge SCFDC

 GA Archives Dr. 163, Box 62

P. 577  Superior Ct Minutes, Book C (1858-1866)

 Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA


 Spalding Superior Court

 Georgia

Spalding County

 To His Honor J. J. Floyd Judge of the Superior Court of the Flint Circuit

 The petition of James T. Ellis of said County showeth that he is the Guardian of Adeline Phonicia, Sarah P, and Louisa Bishop, Minors and Orphans of P. J. Bishop, Dec’d.

 Applicant showeth as such Guardian he has on hand about fifty two hundred dollars in Confederate money.

 Wherefore applicant prays Your Honor to pass an order allowing him to invest said money in four percent bonds in conformity with the provisions of a recent act of the Congress of the Confederate States.

 Griffin   March 22nd /64

 J. T. Ellis

Petitioner

                         Chambers - March 26th 1864

 Upon hearing the within Petition it is ordered by the Court that Jas. T. Ellis be and he is hereby authorized to invest the funds in his hands as Guardian as set forth in the petition in four percent bonds of the Confederate States and that he make returns thereof as required by the State in such cases made and furnished and that the proceedings be entered in the minutes of the Superior Court.

 John J. Floyd, Judge SCFDC

 GA Archives Dr. 163, Box 62

P. 578  Superior Ct Minutes, Book C (1858-1866)

 Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA


 Spalding Superior Court

 Georgia

Spalding County

 To the Hon. J. J. Floyd Judge of the Superior Court of the Flint Circuit

Application of Jas. T. Ellis of said County showeth that heretofore he was appointed Administrator de bonies non with the will annexed of Phillip J. Bishop, dec’d by the Ordinary of Spalding County.

 Applicant further showeth that he has on hand in money belonging to said estate the sum of eleven hundred dollars.  He further showeth that he finds it impossible to pay out said money owing to the fact that said distributees are not ready to receive said money and also the debts of said estate are not all paid off.

 The estate being in this  __________ Condition applicant makes application to Your Honor to pass an order authorizing applicant to fund said money in bonds of the Confederate States in pursuance of an act recently passed by the Congress of the Confederate States.

 J. T. Ellis

Petitioner

 Georgia

Spalding County

Personally came before me J. T. Ellis who being sworn says that the statements in the foregoing petition are true.

 Sworn to & subscribed me March 19th 1864

J. D. Stewart, Ordinary                                                           James T. Ellis

                        Chambers – March 26th 1864

Upon hearing the within Petition, it is ordered by the Court that Jas. T. Ellis, Administrator de bonies non, with the will annexed on the estate of P. J. Bishop be and he is hereby authorized to invest the funds in his hands belonging to said estate in four percent bonds on the Confederate States and that he make returns of actings and doings in the terms of the law in such cases (made) and that these proceedings be entered into the minutes of the Court.

James J. Floyd, Judge SCFDC

GA Archives Dr. 163, Box 62

P. 576  Superior Ct Minutes, Book C (1858-1866)

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA


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