Cass County Probate Book D, December 1853-July 1858
Cass County, Illinois Probate Book D, December 1853-July 1858 Abstracts by Mary Ann Bell. The names appearing will include that of the deceased, the administrators, perhaps some bondsmen, guardians, minors and surviving heirs.
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3 Nancy E., Charles H., Elizabeth and Henry H. Smith, mns of Halsey SMITH, dec. M.H.L. Schooly gd. Dec. 12, 1853
4 Amos Stewart mn of Joel STEWART, dec., John W. Hancock, Adm. Dec 13, 1853
5 Estate of Isaac KILLEM, died 16 Dec 1853. John W. Hancock, Adm. 23 Dec 1853
6 Will of Nathan DOWNING, death date not given, made March 24, 1853. To wife, Eliza Jane, personal property and land.
After her death remainder to children. Wm. Stevenson and Richard S. Thomas, Adm. Dec. 24, 1853.
10 Henry Clay and Mary E. Lake mns. of Johnathin LAKE, dec. Bartholimus Hoafstatter gd. 2 Jan 1854
12 Nancy, James E., William, Melinda and Enoch MATHEWS, Final Account, $154 each to above heirs. Jan 12, 1854.
12 Tylee REES, died 24 Dec 1853. Isaac Epler Adm. pertaining to sale of land of Sec. 25, TSP. 17, RG. 9, 60 acres to Emily Stout. 3
Jan. 3, 1854
13 Estate of Britton CARTER, died 24 Nov 1853. Wm. W. Morgan Adm. 4 Jan.1854
15 Estate of George W. HOUSE, died 27 Dec 1853. Herman Pence Adm. Feb 6, 1854
17 Estate of Yancy POWELL, George Powell Adm. 6 Feb 1854
18 John SAHMAN, died 25 Jan 1854. Adam Hageman Adm 6 Feb 1854
20 Sarah Mathews, mn. of John MATHEWS, dec. John Bridgewater gd. upon the complaint of Peter and Martha Hudson because of
improper treatment towards said ward, Bridgewater to appear before March court. 6 Feb 1854
24 Estate of Peter LYNCH, dec. John Quigg Adm. Feb 10, 1854
25 Will of John F. HENKELL, died Jan. 1854. Will made Feb 2, 1853. To wife, Catherine E., land in Sec.20, Tsp. 18, Rg. 11.
Livestock, grain, house and furniture. Feb 15 1854. Garrett Seeger Adm.
27 Estate of Hampton DUNN, died Feb. 1854. Simon Newman Adm. Feb 21, 1854
29 Estate of Hiram HORHAM, died 20 Feb 1854. Cyrus Horham Adm. Feb 21, 1854
32 Estate of George A. ROSS, Sr. Died 9 March 1854. George Ross Jr. Adm. 21 March 1854
34 Mary J. Madden mn. of George MADDEN, dec. David McConnell gd. 9 Mar 1854
35 Will of Robert DAVIDSON, died 9 March 1854. Robert B. Davidson Adm. Heirs: Robert B., Mary, William and Mary Jane Davidson
and Margaret (Heutt?). March 24, 1854
37 John Sutton presenting current account as Gd. of Amos, Melissa, Hannah, Frank and Susan Stewart, mns. of Joel STEWART,
dec. March 25, 1854
40 Estate of Levi WOOD, died 9 March 1854. Will made March 3, 1854. William H.H. Wood Adm. Heirs, brothers, William H.H., Elias
W., Lewis B., and sister Mary Ann Wood. April 3, 1854.
43 Martha Henderson (J. Henderson, Gd.) and Oliver Pratt (Richard Thomas, Gd.) Martha Henderson is half sister of Oliver Pratt and is
entitled to a quarter of the real estate of Matilda PRATT, dec. June 10, 1854
47 Final account of Neal TAYLOR, estate, heirs, Archibald, Miza, Mary, Robert and John Taylor mns. to receive $208.24 each and
widow to receive $520.57. 6 April 1854
48 Martha Carver mn. of James CARVER, dec. is under age 14 and been abandoned by her stepfather, Peter Douglas who has left
the State. Elijah Carver appt. Gd. Apr 7, 1854
56 Estate of John ROSENBERGER, died 7 April 1854. Will gives wife Elizabeth house, kitchen furniture and one third of real estate.
Son, Presley Addison Rosenberger to receive $1000., son Harrison $1000., duas. Phebe Conover,
Matilda White, Susan Price, Elizabeth Deal, Barbary Ellen Rosenberger and Jane Haveluft to receive one
ninth of real estate and money after mother's death, children of deceased dau. Malinda Robinson to
receive half. Adam Price, son-in-law Adm. June 19, 1854
59 Estate of John WAGNER, died 17 May 1854. Mr. Boeler Adm. June 19, 1854
66 Hester Ann and Columbia Ann mns of Edward FLETCHER, decd. Mary Ann Fletcher Gd. 22 June 1854
66 Estate of Thomas BOICOURT, died 19 April 1854, Will made 25 April 1854. To wife, Mary Ann, the plantation on which we now live
in Cass Co. IL. Sec 34, T. 18, R.9, livestock, household furniture for her natchural life, what remains to
children, Susannah, John, Jefferson, Edward, Nancy E., James, George, Joseph. Mary Ann John Boicourt,
Adm. 22 June 1854
69 Amelia, Anna, Charles W., George W. and Rudolph mns. of Bethzala W. SCHNIDER, dec. S.F. Sanders Gd. June 24, 1854.
70 P.A., William T., Sarah M., Joseph Alexander, Willis and Bebin Forsythe, mn. heirs of Joshua ALEXANDER, dec. S.F. Sanders Gd. 24
June 24, 1854
71 Estate of George C. Frauman, heirs Gerhard Henry FRAUMAN, and Catherine Maria Thelke formerly Frauman, they residents of the
Kingdom of Hanover, date not given.
72 Estate of Martin F. HIGGINS, died 22 June 1854. Mane, his widow has appt. Thomas Plaster Adm. June 30, 1854
74 Estate of John DAVIS, died July 7, 1854. Will made July 7, 1854, heirs - wife Mary, farm and land on SEC. 27 and 26, T. 18, R. 10,
livestock and furniture. At her death remainder to be divided amon my heirs except Almanda Miller who is
to receive $5. Mary Davis and John Haskell Adm. July 31, 1854
78 Estate of Tylee C. REES, final account, heirs, Sarah Ann, Martines and Alfred Rees to divide $913. Aug 7, 1854
79 Martin Treadway mn. heir of Martin TREADWAY, Sr. George Treadway appt Gd. as Gd. Vincent Smith has removed beyond this
State. Aug 7, 1854
80 Emily McManard heir of John McMANARD, dec. James Brown Gd. Aug 7, 1854
82 George A., Thomas and Levi mns. of David BROWN, dec. James Brown Gd. Aug 8, 1854
89 Estate of James COOK. died 8 Aug 1854. Ann Cook Adm. Aug 30, 1854
93 Caroline, MN of Lewis PIEPER, George Kuhl gd . had contracted with Jacob Frechee to board, clothe and school the
above ward for $30. Sept. 29, 1854.
93 Estate of Nicholas WEISER, died Aug 1854. Will made March 18, 1854. Heirs, wife, Mana M. to receive half of house on
our farm, Sec. 6, Tsp. 17, Rg. 11, plus furniture, livestock and $200. Son, Adam to have the farm
where he now lives, sons John and Phillip, land, to daus. Catherine Bucke, Susanna Herring,
Caroline and Barbara Weiser, $1000. each. Sept 19, 1854.
99 Estate of William WHITE, died 21 Aug 1854. Marcus White, Adm. Sept 20, 1854.
101 Estate of Thomas CLARK, dec. Final Account, Heirs, wife Julia to receive $248, Thomas C. William T., Mary, John, Q.W.,
Martha Clark, Rebecca A. Chambers and Cynthia Dalson to receive $62 each. Sept 21,
102 Christina, mn of Phillip MILLER, dec. C.A. Bussman gd 21 Sept 1854.
103 Henry C. and Elizabeth F. mns of John MOSLEY, dec. John Mosley gd. 21 Sept 1854.
106 Estate of James BOWELS, dec. James Pointer Adm Oct 2, 1854.
108 Dorothy Rew appt. gd. for Ann, Charles, Edwards & H. Rew, mns of H.G. REW, dec in place of Edward Miller who has resigned.
Oct 4, 1854.
---- Estate of Isaac HOUSTON, dec. Final Account, Heirs, wife, Louisa to receive $1052.10. William, Stark B and the heirs of John R. Houston
to receive $701.40 each. Oct 4, 1854
111 Estate of Wesley PLUMMER, died 24 April 1854. Benjamin Plummer, Adm. Oct 4, 1854.
113 Estate of Henry GRIFFIN, died Sept 27, 1854. Heirs, Alfred and Jacob Griffin, who appointed Henry Taylor Adm. Oct 23, 1854.
117 Estate of John McCLAIN, died 2 Nov 1854. John S. Harding, Adm. Nov. 6, 1854
120 John VanBuren Bowen, mn of Jermiah BOWEN, Jr. dec. Jermiah Bowen Sr. gd. 6 Nov 1854
122 Estate of Martin HARDING, died Oct. 1854. Will dated 28 June 1854, gives wife, Isabell, during her lifetime, household furniture, farming
utensils, livestock plus $100 and real estate. After her death land in Morgan and Cass Co. to son,
Martin, to son Andrew, land in Morgan Co. Peyton and Paschel Harding, Adm. Nov 8, 1854.
125 Francis mn of William HALL, dec. David Dilly gd. Nov 8, 1854
126 Estate of Charles BRADY, died Oct. 18, 1854. Mahala Brady, wife, Adm. Nov 9, 1854.
129 Estate of Gideon KOONTZ, died 7 Nov 1854. Isaac Epler, Adm. 10 Nov 1854
130 Estate of James MILLIKEN, died 14 Nov 1854. John Jewell, Adm. 18 Nov. 1854.
132 Estate of Cyrus WRIGHT, died 29 Oct 1854. Charles Skaggs and John Franchire, Adm. The latter two were also appt. bondsmen along
with Joshua Nance and were residents of Schuyler and Mason Counties, Ill.
134 Estate of John McDONALD, died 14 Oct. 1854. Wife Magdaline McDonald and James C. Leonard Adm. Nov. 27, 1854.
135 Estate of William MURRAY, Died 14 Oct 1854. Henry Murray Adm. Nov. 30, 1854.
137 Estate of Henry COLLINS, died 12 Nov 1854. Mary Collins Adm. Nov 30, 1854
141 Benjamin, Eliza A, James M., Elizabeth Angeline and Albert, mns of Benjamin CAUBY, dec. to receive $41. each.
143 Estate of Stephen BUCK, died 14 Dec 1854 - will made 25 Sept 1852. Bequeath to beloved children, Alfred, Cyrus, Ira and Richard
Thomas Buck, land in Sec. 4, Tsp. 17, Range 11. To daus. Mary Eliza (Mrs. Richard Davis), Celia (Mrs.
John Davis), Sarah Frances (Mrs. John Parr) and Parcellia Buck, all the personal property that is
disposed with after my death and to be equally divided. David Epler, Adm. Dec. 19, 1954. A codicil
dated Aug. 8, 1854, that son Ebenezar H. is to have no exceeds of my estate as his share has been
151 Estate of John Gottleib NEUMAN, - will made 15 July 1854. All personal and real estate property to my beloved wife, Ann Rosna Neuman.
After her death, the remainder to children of my son, Christian Neuman, divided equal parts. Mendelin Hebst
Adm. 20 Dec. 1854.
152 Final Account of Hampton P. DUNN, dec. George W. Ruby gd. 1 Jan. 1855.
155 Nancy and Martha, mns of John DRISKELL, dec. George W. Ruby gd. Jan 1, 1855.
156 Lydia, mn of Phineas McGINNIS, dec. James Haynes gd. Jan 1, 1855.
157 Estate of George HARTMAN, died 20 Dec. 1854. George b. Arendt Adm. Jan. 2, 1855
159 Urvilla mn of Luman HORHAM, dec. Luman Horham gd. 1 Jan. 1855.
160 John F.C. and Henry F. mns of Frederick KILVER, dec. Christina Lovekamp, gd. Jan 3, 1855.
163 Final Account of Juliann LEEPER, heirs, Nancy Ann Bowen (leeper) and Robert Leeper, to be given one half of the balance. Clifthen
Bower, Adm. 5 Feb 1855.
164 James Seaman appt. Adm. with Magdaline McDonald, of the estate of John McDONALD, 5 Feb. 1855.
165 Alfred, Cyrus, Ira and Richard, mns of Stephen BUCK, dec G.A. Treadway gd Feb. 5, 1855.
167 Virginia and Richard mns of Martin HIGGINS, dec. Charles H. Richards gd. 5 Feb 1855.
172 Estate of Amos WOODWARD, died 17 Jan 1855. Mary Woodward Adm. 5 Feb 1855.
173 Green H. Pascal, son-in-law, filed the will of Margaret DEWEBBER on 7 Feb. 1855. She died 29 Dec. 1854, the will was made the same
day. She was a resident of Virginia, Ill. Heirs, son, Solomon, given 40 acres in Sec. 10, Tsp. 17, Rg.
10, also bed, curtains and parlor table. He is to take care of my son, Benjamin F. as long as he lives.
Dau. Sarah Paschal given bureau, bed, curtains, candlestand, six windsor chairs, rag basket and one
third of my house, where I now live and one third of lots 46 and 47 in Virginia, Ill. Margaret Pascal,
granddaughter to be given large rocking chairs, rag basket and one third of my house, where I now
live and one third of lots 46 and 47, rocking chair and table.
175 Barbary and Wilehlmina mns of Ludwig YECK, dec. Ludwick Yeck gd. 7 Feb 1855.
303 Mary Ann mn of John FARRELL, both parents dec. Daniel Shurtliff gd. Nov. 8, 1855
306 Elizabeth, Miles, Anne and Martha mns of Miles WHITE, dec. Mathilda White gd. Nov. 9, 1855.
308 Est. of Thomas FINNEY, dec. Nov. 9, 1855, wife appts Daniel Shurtliff adm. Nov. 14, 1855.
310 Mary nm of Pleasant ROSE dec. James Watkins appt. gd. Nov. 19, 1855.
312 Est. of Alice PRATT, d. May 1855. James Garlick adm. Nov. 30, 1855.
315 Isham and Sarah mns of James REAVIS dec. Sylvester Emmons adm. Nov. 31, 1855.
315 Est. of Eli WILHITE, d. 7 Dec. 1855. Fenton Vandeventer adm. Dec. 18, 1855.
321 Emily mn of B.W. SCHNIDER, Charles Oliver has been appt. gd. and is to appt. a new security as James Thornsbury, former security, has
departed this life. Dec. 18, 1855.
325 Lydia E. and Nancy A. mns of John TRAYER, dec. Addison Angier gd. Dec. 19, 1855.
327 Est. of James H. CARPER, d 22 Dec. 1855. Isaac P. Smith and Jacob Carper adms. Dec. 31, 1855.
330 Martha E., James W., Thomas A. and Margaret mns of John MARSHALL, dec. Wm. Nesbet appt. gd. Jan. 7, 1856.
331 Est. of William S. TALBOTT, d. 27 Feb. 1855. Benjamin Lillie adm. Jan. 9, 1856.
334 Est. of Eli COLE, d 9 Jan 1856. Daniel Smith adm. Jan. 10, 1856.
335 Catherine Moore asks for a gd. for son Thomas Moore, who has been abandoned by his father for three years. John Baujan gd. Jan. 10,
337 Est. of Martha MARSHALL, d. 23 Jan. 1856. William Moore adm. Jan. 29, 1856.
339 John H. and William W. mns. of Britton CARTER, dec. William W. Morgan gd. Feb. 4, 1856.
343 Samuel D., Charles and Mary mns of Gideon KOONTZ dec. Phillip Burracker gd. Feb. 5, 1856.
346 Final Account of est. of Hiram HORROM. Heirs are living parent, Sarah Horrom, $83.94. The following are to receive $41.97 each, John,
Lemon, Cyrus, Alva, Sarah Ann and Catherine Horrom. Elisa (Horrom) Hager, Lucy (Horrom) Willes
and Sarah (Horrom) Cook. Feb. 1856.
349 Jeanette, Isabella and John msn of John McDONALD, dec. Sarah M. McDonald, gd. 22 March 1856.
356 Final Account of est. of Nathan BLIZZARD, dec. Heirs to receive $581.21 each, being Pamelia (Bizzard) Henley, Angeline (Blizzard) Epler,
____(Blizzard) Short, and heirs of Joel Potts. Isaac Epler, adm. March 1856.
361 Final Account of est. of David BROWN, dec. Heirs are widow (not named) $179, other heirs (not named) $49. April 1856.
362 Matter of the will of Francis Arenz dec. Case ordered to be delivered to Morgan Co. Illinois. John A. Arenz adm. April 10, 1856.
365 James F. and Anna M. mns. of James MARSHALL, dec. William Moore gd. April 12, 1856.
366 Est. of Sarah F. PARR, d. 22 Feb. 1856 in Gentry Co. Mo. John Parr of same place adm. 18 April 1856.
368 Malinda C. George W., William and Elisha M. mns of Elijah VINEYARD, dec. Lewis Sanders gd. 5 May 1856.
372 John A., Thomas M. and Angeline mns of Gebedee WOOD, dec. Jessie Crews gd. May 1856.
374 Final account of est. of Charles FLODERER, dec. Heirs are Mary Ann Decker, mother, $243.58, and Richard F. Keppenberg, Harriett
Menger, Oscar Decker, Oliver Decker and Andrew Keppenberg $121.79 each. May 1856.
376 Final account of est. of John McMURRAY, dec. Heirs widow to receive $101.20 and the guardian of the minor children $301. Heirs not
named. May 7, 1856.
377 Joseph mn of Mary E. DAVIS, dec. Richard L. Davis gd. May 6, 1856.
378 Louisa, Sovilla and Sarah mns of John B. YECK, dec. William T. Houston gd. May 6, 1856
380 Copy of will of Francis ARENZ, made April 15, 1854. Death 2 April 1856, filed April 18, 1856. "My debts being paid, I bequeath to John A.
Arenz, Peter Arenz and Julia Phillippi, all my personal estate of every description and if one or more of
them die, then the rest to those survivors. A trust for my wife, Louisa and our nine children, Henrietta,
Louisa, Francis, Mary Ann, Oscar, Susan, Albert, Laura and Henry, which includes notes for real
estate, $800 monthly for my wife and an education trust for the children.
383 Est. of John DEWEBBER, pertaining to lots in Virginia, Ill. for claims against the est. Names heirs as William F., Isaiha B., John, Solomon
and Sarah Ruth Dewebber, also Emeline and Andrew Williams. J. Henry Shaw adm. May term
390 Final account of est. of Jacob GIEGER, dec. Heirs to receive $803.38 each, they being Gottleib, Frederick, Lehna, Elizabeth, John and Mary
Gieger. May 1856.
390 Final account of est. of John ROSENBURGER, heirs to receive $123.80 each, they being, Presley A. and Jacob Rosenburger, Matilda
White, Phoebe Conover, Susan Price, Elizabeth Deal, Ellen Fay, Jane Havekluft and the heirs of
Malinda Robinson. Adam Price adm. June term 1856.
391 Samuel C., James H., John and Thomas Davis and Jane Hunter mns of John DAVIS, dec. Lewis F. Sanders gd. June term of 1856.
397 Est. of Isaac W. HAYNES, d. 1 July 1856. Sylvester Paddock adm. July 28, 1856.
398 Final account of est. of John DUTCH, dec. Sole heir, Thomas Lord of Boston, Mass. $2,405. July term 1856.
400 Final account of est. of John LAHMAN, dec. Heirs are Katherine, widow, Daniel, Margaret, Jacob, Samuel, Henry and Peter Lahman,
Susan (Lahman) Jockish, Mary (Lahman) Nauman, Sarah (Lahman) Eckhart and Nancy (Lahman)
Rhubart. Adam Hageman adm. Aug. 4, 1856.
401 Final account of est. of Thomas ELLIOTT, dec. Heirs are widow (not named) $36.15 and John, Nancy, David and Jane Elliott, $8.07 each.
403 Est. of Thomas FINNEY, insufficient funds to pay for claims, land to be sold to pay for claims, names children, David, Eliza, Martin,
William, Thomas and Louisa Finney. Daniel Shurtcliff adm. Aug. 5, 1856.
406 Est. of James WELSH/WALSH, d. July 28, 1856. Bridget Welsh adm. Aug. 9, 1856.
407 Fritz, mn of Fritz OBERHAKE, dec. Albert Giles gd. Aug. 11, 1856.
407 Est. of Joseph HARRIS, d. 16 June 1856. Martha Harris, Joseph Harris and John H. Harris adms. Aug. 15, 1856.
408 Est. of Charleton BUCK, d 6 Aug 1856. William Gains adm. Aug. 26, 1856.
409 Est. of Stephen FINN, d. May 1855. Joseph W. Sweeny adm. Sept term 1856.
410 Est. of Hezekiah ANDERSON, d. 29 Sept 1856. Nancy Anderson adm. (wife) Oct. 21, 1856.
413 Final account of John McLEARN, dec. Heirs not named, wife to receive $300 and each minor $40. Nov. 5, 1856.
416 Martin, Mn of John FOUCH, dec. Phillip Yeck gd. Nov. 12, 1856.
417 Willis H. and Reubin mns of Martha FORSYTHE, dec. Nancy Alexander gd. 15 Dec. 1856.
419 Est. of Robert GLASS, d 15 Dec. 1856. James Armstrong adm. Dec. 20, 1856.
420 Est. of Adam REAM, d. 19 Dec. 1856. James Armstrong adm. Dec. 20, 1856.
422 Final account of William KIRCHER, dec. Heirs being wife to receive $1,300, one minor child, $26. Catherine Kircher adm. Jan. 5,
422 William C., Martha A. and Mary E. mns. of John MORROW, dec. decises of William Morrow of Marshall County, Virginia. William H. and
Martha Rhineberger gds. January 7, 1857.
425 Final account of Henry GRIFFIN, heirs being Jesse, Jacob, John, Alfred, Thomas, Richard and Lewis Griffin, Nancy (Griffin) Oneal,
Charlotte (Griffin) Watkins and Celia (Griffin) Wright. Jan. 7, 1857.
427 Will name May 24, 1850 of Margaret REDMAN, died 1856, a resident of Virginia, Illinois. All my real estate to be sold at the time of my
death and proceeds to be divided in equal parts to dau. Mrs. Mary Lenson, to children of dau. Mrs.
Margaret Graves, children of my son Daniel Redman, children of my son Solomon Redman, children
of dau. Mrs. Cyrus Matthews, children of dau. Mrs. M. Allen, children of dau. Mrs. Elizabeth Fitzhugh,
Abner Turner, son-in-law, at be ext., John Rodgers adm. 10 January 1857.
437 Est. of James HAYNES d. Feb. 1857. Charles K. Briggs adm. March 1857.
440 Final account of est. James COOK, widow Ann Cook, $537, children, Samuel, John, Jane, George, William, Elizabeth, Joseph and
Franklin Cook, $119 each. John H. Tureman adm. March 1857.
443 Final account of est. of John McDONALD, heirs, Sarah M., $235, mns. Jeanette, Isabell M. and John M. $1557.13. March 18, 1857.
445 Final account est. of John SCHAEFFER, heirs to receive $175.12 each being, Samuel, Philip, George and Henry Schaeffer, Christina
Coppee, Elizabeth (Sunoverlin?), Catherine Elam, Sarah Coppee and Mary Tureman. Henry Schaeffer
ext. March 1857.
446 Est. of James DAVIS, d. March 6, 1857. Wife Elizabeth appts. John H. Tureman adm. March 1857.
447 Est. of Thomas EYRES, d. 26 March 1857, wife Matilda appts. Ebenezar Fish adm. March 30, 1857.
448 Sarah A., Eliza A., Frances, Henry, Harriette and Lousia mns. of James THORNSBURY, dec. Amanda Thornsbury gd. April 1857.
449 Est. of Fielding WAGNER, d 15 March 1857. David Wagner adm. April 6, 1857.
454 Est. of David MONTGOMERY, d. 21 Feb. 1857. J. T. Rush adm. April 11, 1857.
455 Est. of Alexander COOPER, d. 14 April 1857. Wife Catherine appts. James Taylor adm. 25 April 1857.
455 Est. of Carl SCHNAKE, d. April 15, 1857. William Talkemeier adm. May 2, 1857.
457 James A., Cyrus J., John R., and Robert W.F. mns of Cyrus WRIGHT, dec. Their mother, Sarah Wright appt. gd. May 4, 1857.
457 Mary Ann and Alexander G. mns. of Alexander COOPER, dec. Catherine Cooper gd. May 4, 1857.
458 Jury determines that Alexander TURNER is insane, age 19, ill 3 months, to be sent to Illinois Hospital for Insane. May 1857.
461 Est. of James D. WILSON, d. 18 April 1857. Wife Sally Wilson and G.H. Seeger adms. May 11, 1857.
465 Est. of Elazer HICKOX, d. 20 April 1857. Albert Hickox and James Short adms. May 11, 1857.
466 Est. of Charles BOYD, dec. Susan Boyd adm. May 23, 1857.
466 Will of William CARVER, made Jan. 23, 1857, died April 1857. Elijah Carver and George W. Weaver are to take care of real and personal
est. for the comfortable support of my dau. Stacy/Tacy Carver, after her death $1000 to be added t the
residuary portion of my est. Names other heirs, dau. Mary Douglas, dau. Vina Short, son George
Carver, dau. Cynthia Carver, son Moses Carver, Sterling Carver, Martha Weaver, William Carver, Elijah
Carver and children of Anna Noel dec. May 25, 1857.
472 John BROWN, white person, testifies that Jane Ferguson, a colored person who came to Cass County in 1843, is a free person, dau. of
John Ferguson, a free colored person. Jun 1857.