Ordinary Court Minutes - 1896; Union Co., GARoll #RHS 3957 - Georgia
Union County, Georgia - Court of Ordinary
Ordinary Court Minutes - 1891-1903
[Pages 229 thru 242 -- 1896]
Transcribed by Linda Smith Murray on October 25, 2000, from microfilm copy
purchased from the Georgia Archives.
Note: Most pages are not transcribed verbatim, but all contain all pertinent
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Union Court of Ordinary - January Term 1896
Order granted directing citation on report of commissioners to assign years
support to Mrs. Felix Hill.
Order granted William Davis, admr. of John Woody, deceased, authorizing him to
sell all the land belonging to said estate, in Union and Lumpkin counties.
WJ Townson was appointed guardian of the property of the five minor children of
his deceased wife, MJ Townson.
Report of commissioners to assign years support to Mrs. Benj. Ledford approved
and ordered to record, no objection being made, and proper citation having been
There being no further business, the court adjourned until first Monday in
February next. - JW Meeks, Ordinary
In consideration of the sale and distribution of the land willed by William
Sullivan to Rebecca Sullivan during her life, and remainder to her children,
among her said children now. We the undersigned agree and bind ourselves
firmly, our heirs and assigns, to care for and support the said Rebecca Sullivan
for the remainder of her life upon the terms to wit: Each of us are to keep and
care for her on equal terms, except EL Sullivan is to have one sixth of all the
produce grown on the land willed in the year 1896 and thereafter, DA Sullivan
agrees to pay said EL Sullivan yearly, during the life of said Rebecca Sullivan,
the sum of twenty dollars, said amount to be paid in grain at market value.
Said parties are at all times and under all circumstances to protect said land
from becoming chargeable in any way for the support or other expenses of the
said Rebecca Sullivan. It is further agreed that this contract shall be held by
JW Meeks, Ordinary of said county, and his successor in office, and the same
shall become void at the death of the said Rebecca Sullivan.
Signed and dated this 28th day of November 1895, in presence of WE Candler, JW
Meeks, Ordinary - DA Sullivan, Executor of William Sullivan - EL Sullivan,
Guardian of Rebecca Sullivan
Recorded January 10, 1896
Court of Ordinary - February Term 1896
Report of Commissioners to assign years support to Mrs. Felix W. Hill approved
and ordered to record, no objections being made and proper citation having been
Order granting to William Davis for Letters of Dismission as Administrator of
the estate of James Gurley, deceased. Letters issued.
Adjourned until next regular term of the court of Ordinary. - AB Rogers, CCO
Court of Ordinary - March Term 1896
Met according to adjournment, JW Meeks, Ordinary, presiding, March 2, 1896
Order granted James P. Teague, guardian of minor heirs of William Teague for
leave to sell lands belonging to said minors.
Report of commissioners to assign a years support to Mrs. Arminda Bridges, widow
of JM Bridges approved and ordered to record. No objections being made and
proper citation having been published.
Court adjourned until first Monday in April next - AB Rogers, CCO
Court of Ordinary - April Term 1896
Met according to adjournment, JW Meeks, Ordinary, presiding - April 6, 1896 - AB
Rogers, Clerk Court Ordinary
Petition of William H. England shows that Eliza England, John England and
William England, aged respectively, nine, six and four years, are the children
of Thomas England, deceased, and that they are entitled to receive from the
estate of their grandfather, Athen England, deceased each the sum of nearly $30,
and that it is necessary that a guardian be appointed. William H. England,
Order issued on the above that citation issue in terms of the law
Application of DJ and HD Davenport for amount due them for labor on the farm of
John Davenport, deceased. Order granted allowing the same be paid out of the
estate of said deceased.
Court of Ordinary - May Term 1896
Order passed appointing WH England guardian of the property of the minor heirs
of Thomas England, deceased
Order passed allowing William Davenport and JC Cobb leave to sell insolvent
property belonging to the estate of John Davenport, deceased.
Order granted appointing commissioners to set apart twelve months support for
Susan Deavers and her two minor children out of the estate of Reuben Deaver,
Court having no other business adjourned until 1st Monday in June 1896.
In vacation - May 27, 1896
Affidavit of NA Jenkins was made alleging insanity of John Queen, warrant was
issued in terms of law. Return of commissioners finding John Queen insane.
Temporary commitment issued. - JW Meeks, Ordinary
Court of Ordinary - June Term 1896
Citation issued for Years Support for Mrs. Susan Deaver, widow of Reuben Deaver.
No other business, court adjourned till 1st Monday in July, 1896 - AB Rogers,
Court of Ordinary - July Term 1896
Court met and having no business before it, adjourned until 1st Monday in August
1896. - AB Rogers, CCO
JP Teague qualified as JP of the 843rd District GM - January 22, 1897
WR Logan qualified as JP of the 1162nd District GM - January 22, 1897
AB Butt qualified as JP of the 865th District GM - January 23, 1897
JB Odom qualified as JP of the 1050th District GM - January 25, 1897
WA Seabolt qualified as JP of the 994th District GM - February 1, 1897
NC Forrester qualified as JP 1018th District GM - February 2, 1897
WW Erwin qualified as member of Board of Co. Commissioners of Union County - M
HM Grizzle qualified as JP of the 1241st District GM February 4, 1897
JH Cook qualified as JP of the 996th District GM - February 6,1897
GL Brookshire qualified as JP of the 795th District GM - February 9, 1896
Union Court of Ordinary - August Term 1896
Court met according to adjournment - AB Rogers, CC Ordy.
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Union Court of Ordinary - September Term 1896
Court met according to adjournment, JW Meeks, Ordinary, presiding - September 7,
1896 - AB Rogers, CCO
Order passed appointing Judge Plott Guardian of the minor heirs of John Plott,
deceased. Bond taken and approved.
Warrant issued to commissioners to set apart and assign a 12 months support for
Amanda Jameson, widow of William Jameson, deceased, out of the estate of said
Court having no further business adjourned until 1st Monday in October 1896 - AB
Union Court of Ordinary- At Chambers - September 24, 1896
Affidavit of WT Medaris was made alleging insanity of Callie Ricketts, warrant
was issued in terms of the law.
Return of Commissioners finding Callie Ricketts insane - Commitment issued to
keeper of Lunatic Asylum at Milledgeville, Ga. - JW Meeks, Ordinary
Court of Ordinary - November Term 1896
Court met according to adjournment - JW Meeks, Ordinary, presiding
Report of commissioners to assign 12 months support to Mrs. Amanda Jameson,
widow of William Jameson approved and ordered to record, no objections being
made and proper citation having been published.
Adjourned until 1st Monday in December 1896 - AB Rogers, CC Ordinary
Court met according to adjournment - December 7, 1896
In the matter of William Davenport and JC Cobb requesting letters of dismission
as administrators of the estate of John Davenport, deceased, continued until
next term of court.
Adjourned until next regular term of the court - December 7, 1896 - AB Rogers,
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