Jefferson County, IL
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Submitted By: Janet Fryar Rohlfs


PROBATE RECORDS OF IGNATIUS ATCHISON, Sr.
Probate Box  63 Jefferson Co., IL  Photocopies of papers obtained.

State of Illinois		In the County Court
Jefferson County 	ss.	February Term 1891

	In the matter of Petition for Sale of Real Estate in the 
Estate of Ignatious Atchinson, deceased.
William Carpenter being first duly sworn according to law says that 
he is Administrator of the Estate of Ignatious Atchinson deceased, 
That Samuel Atchinson, Arzilla Atchinson, Harriet Marlow, James Marlow, 
Nace Allen, Albert Wyllys [Willis] and Nancy Wyllys [Willis] defendants 
are nonresidents of the State of Illinois, that Samuel Atchinson and
Arzilla Atchinson resides in some part of the State of Orregon, That he 
has not been able after due and diligent inquiry to learn the Post Office 
address of Harriet Marlow and James Marlow but thinks they reside some
where in the State of Texas, Nace Allen resides at some point in the State 
of California, Albert Wyllys and Nancy Wyllys both live in the State of 
Texas but after due and diligent inquiry he has been unable to ascertain 
their Post Office address of either of said defendants.  He therefore asks 
that service he had upon said nonresidents by publications as per the Stature 
Law of the State of Illinois.
				William Carpenter


1st page of this document is missing?? property to pay the debts of said estate.
	And your petitioner further represents that the said Ignatious Atchinson 
died seized in fee of certain real estate in said County described as follows; 
to-wit: The North West Quarter of the North East Quarter of Section Six in Township 
Four South of Range Four East of the 3rd P. M. in Jefferson County, State of Illinois.
That the said deceased left him surviving Kizzire Atchinson his widow and Samuel 
Atchinson and his wife Arzilla Atchinson, Thompson Atchinson and his wife Luvina 
Atchinson, Barton Atchinson and his wife Evaline Atchinson, Ignatious Atchinson and 
his wife Mira Atchinson, Winnie Allen and John Allen her husband, Harriet Marlow and 
James Marlow her husband, and he left grandchildren entitled to inherit his estate 
as follows: Nace Allen, Eldorus Allen and Sarah Allen his wife, Joseph Allen and 
Fanny Allen his wife, Harriet Picket and W. G. Picket her husband, Ada Marshall 
and Wright Marshall her husband, Zenova Campbell and Joseph Campbell her husband, 
Mary Marshall and George Marshall her husband, Albert Wyllys Willis and Nancy Wyllys 
Willis.
	That Albert Wyllys and Nancy Wyllys are minors and under the legal age.  
He further states that Samuel Atchinson and his wife Arzilla Atchinson, Harriet 
Marlow and her husband James Marlow, Nace Allen, Albert Wyllys and Nancy Wyllys 
are nonresidents of the State of Illinois.
Therefore and in consideration of the premises above stated your petitioner prays 
that this Court may appoint some discreet person as Guardian ad litem for said minor 
heirs to appear for them and defend their interest therein.
	And that this Court will order and direct your petitioner to sell the said 
real estate according to law or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the debts 
of said estate and to make such other and further order herein as the Honorable 
Court may think well and propper.
					William Carpenter Administrator of the Estate
					Of Ignatious Atchinson deceased
					By Sam Laird Atty.

State of Illinois
Jefferson County 	ss.
	William Carpenter Administrator as aforesaid being duly sworn deposes 
and says that the statements contained in the foregoing petition are true according  
[??abrupt end….]

STATE OF ILLINOIS
Jefferson County		ss.
	The People of the State of Illinois, to the Sheriff of said county, 
GREETING: 	We COMMAND YOU, that you summon Kizzire Atchinson, 
Samuel Atchinson, Aurzilla Atchinson, Thomas Atchinson, Lavina Atchinson, 
Barton Atchinson, Evaline (Perlina) Atchinson, Ignatious Atchinson, Myra Atchinson, 
Winnie Allen, John Allen, Harriet Marlow, James Marlow, Nace Allen, Eldorus Allen, 
Sarah Allen, Joseph Allen, Fannie Allen, Harriet Pickett, W. G. Pickett, Ada Marshall 
(Franklin County), Wright Marshall, Zenova Campbell, Joseph Campbell, Mary Marshall, 
George Marshall, Albert Willis and Nancy Willis
If they shall be found in your County, personally to be and appear before the 
County Court of said Jefferson County, on the first day of the next term thereof, 
to be holden at the Court House in Mt. Vernon, in said Jefferson County, on the 
Sixth day of April 1891 to answer unto the petition of William Carpenter Administrator 
of the Estate of Ignatious Atchinson deceased, on the return day hereof; which said 
petition was filed in our said Court, on the 24th day of January A. D. 1891, and prays 
that this Court will order and direct the sale of Real Estate of said deceased for 
the payment of debts.
				And have you then and there this writ, with an 
endorsement thereon, in what manner you shall have executed the same.
				WITNESS, Allen C. Tanner, Clerk of our said Court 
and the Seal thereof at Mt. Vernon aforesaid, this 18th day of February A. D. 1891.
				Allen C. Tanner, Clerk
				By W. O. Satterfield, Deputy

(March 25, 1891)
PROBATE COURT SUMMONS
To Answer Petition for Sale of Real Estate
Wm. Carpenter, Admr.
Of the estate of Ignatious Atchinson deceased vs.
Kizzire Atchinson, et al.
FEES – Service			$14.25
	456 miles’ travel	$22.80
	return			$  .10
				$37.15
Allen C. Tanner, Clerk
By W. V. Satterfield, Deputy


State of Illinois
Jefferson County 		ss.
	I have duly served the within by reading to the within 
named Kizzire Atchinson, Thomas Atchinson, Lavina Atchinson, 
Ignatious Atchinson, Mira Atchinson, Barton Atchinson, Perlina Atchinson, 
Mary Atchinson, Winnie Allen, John Allen, Eldorus Allen, Sarah Allen, 
Joseph Allen, Fannie Allen, Harriet Pickett, W. J. Pickett, Zenova Campbell, 
Joseph Campbell, Mary Marshall, George Marshall, Ada Marshall, & Wright 
Marshall.  The following names are not served with summons Samuel Atchinson, 
Aurvilla Atchinson, Harriet Marlow, James Marlow, Nace Allen, Albert Wyllys 
and Nancy Wyllys for the reason that they were not found in my county.
This 25th day of March 1891.
T. M. Gray, Sheriff
By J. P. Weatherford  D. C.

(July 9, 1891)
CERTIFICATE OF PUBLICATION
Office of Mt. Vernon Register.
Mt. Vernon, Ill., July 9th, 1891
This is to certify that the annexed legal publication has been published 
four consecutive weeks in the columns of the Mt. Vernon Register, a weekly 
journal of general circulation, published in the city of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson 
county, Illinois, on Wednesday of each week; that the first insertion was on 
the 11th day of February 1891 and that it appeared in the 3 editions next following, 
to wit: on the 18th and 25th of February, 1891 and March 4th, 1891.
Printer’s publication fee, $11.25
Morris Emmerson
Publisher Register
By H. L. Ellis, foreman

Clipping:
PUBLICATION NOTICE.
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
Jefferson County		ss.
County Court of Jefferson County – To the April Term, A. D. 1891
William Carpenter, Administrator of the Estate of Ignatius Atchison, deceased,
				vs.
Samuel Atchison, et al.
Petition to sell real estate to pay debts.
Affidavit of the non-residence of Samuel Atchison, Aurzilla Atchison, Harriet Marlow, 
James Marlow, Nace Allen, Albert Wyllis and Nancy Wyllis, defendants above named, having 
been filed in the Office of the clerk of the County Court of Jefferson County, notice is 
hereby given to the said defendants above named that the said plaintiff, William Carpenter, 
administrator of the estate of Ignatius Atchison deceased, has filed his petition in the 
said County Court of Jefferson county for an order to sell the premises belonging to the 
estate of said deceased, or so much of it as may be needed to pay the debts of said deceased, 
and described as follows, to-wit: The northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 
six in township four south of range four east of the third P. M., in Jefferson County, State 
of Illinois, and that a summons has been issued out of said Court against you, returnable 
at the April Term, A. D. 1891, of said Court, to be holden on the sixth day of April, A. D. 
1891, at the County Court House in Mt. Vernon, in Jefferson County, Illinois.  Now, unless 
you, the said defendants appear before said County Court of Jefferson County, on the first 
day of a term thereof, to be holden at Mt. Vernon in said county, on the sixth day of April, 
1891, and plead, answer or demur to the said complainant’s petition filed therein, the same 
and the matters and things therein, charged and stated will be taken as confessed and a decree 
entered against you according to the prayer of said bill.
Mt. Vernon, Illinois, February sixth, 1891
	Allen C. Tanner, Clerk
By W. V. Satterfield, Deputy
S. Laird, Complainant’s Solicitor.			feb11 4

 
 
 
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