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Estill County Court Orders and Minutes 1859-1943

Submitted by Kellie Scott

July 1852

Richard WHITE, coroner inquest on body of Amanda, a slave of David  BLANTON.

Estill County Court Records-page 274, 19

September 1867 

M.M. Price bounds out George, a boy of color, formerly owned by A. Schimfissle, age 12, filed until he is of 21 years of age.

M.M. Price bounds out Wilson, a boy of color, age 15, to Augustus Shimfisle until he is 21.

M.M. Price bounds out Fanny, a girl of color, age 9 to Augustus Shimfissle until she is 18.

April 1871 

Bill Gentry, a man of color sent to Poor House

Feb 1872
Jane, Harvey, Wallace ( colored) bind out to John W. Park

May 1872
The Estill County Court orders S. P. Richardson to be appointed to take charge of the funds found upon the person of Henry, a negro, who was drowned off the steamer "Leslie Combs"

Colored School
School ending June 30, 1875
Annual Settlement
Teachers: Amanda Crawford and Amanda Sewell

February 1882

Estill County Claims

CW Friend claims $10.33 for burial clothes for Thomas Moore ( colored)

November 1894 

Lucinda Hamilton ( colored) appointed guardian for Sarah and Mallie Witt ( colored)

April 23, 1895 

Allow claim of $20 for support of George Barnes and wife of color

May 21, 1895

Ordered that Willie Smith of color now with Dillard Lackey is able to earn his own support.

May 21 1902 

Order George Barnes and his wife of color allowed support

Estill County Estate Records


Inventory of James A. N. Lane

Courtesy Charee Harvey, 9/06/2007

Inventory of the Estate of James, A, N, lane made this 18th March 1859
One Negro Man named Mark 300.00
One Bay Mare 100.00
Cash on hand received of A. A. Curtis 107.37 1/2
The forgoing is all the property in my 507.27 1/2
hands as Guardian for J. A. N. Lane
Wm N. Lane Guardian

Sworn to before me by W. N. Lane this 18th March 1859
Rob Riddell P.J.C.C.
State of Kentucky
Estill County
I MH Pigg Clerk of the County Court for said Couty, Certifiy that this
Inventory as proved by said Guardian at the March term 1859 was examined approved
of and ordered to be received, which is accordingly done.
Att WH Pigg CECC