Probate of John Beckett

State of Missouri

County of Marion

This day personally appeared before me Thomas E. Hatcher Clerk of the County Court within & for Marion County aforesaid, Nancy Beckett, mother of John Beckett decíd, who makes application for letters of administration  on the estate of the said John Beckett, and makes oath that the said John died intestate and left the following heirs, to wit: Nancy Beckett his mother, Robert Beckett, Samíl Beckett, Elizabeth Fry wife of James Fry, William Beckett, Sarah Beckett, Eliza Jane & Nancy Lear children of Nancy Lear decíd formerly Nancy Beckett in Marion County, and Polly Jones formerly Polly Beckett of Lewis County, MO, Jane Brown formerly Jane Beckett of the State of Illinois, and James F. Beckett of the State of Indiana, - that she will make a perfect inventory of and faithfully administer all the estate of the decíd & pay the debts as far as the assets will extend & the law directs and account for and pay all assets which shall come to her possession or knowledge.                                     (Signed) Nancy Beckett 

Subscribed & sworn to before me Clerk of the County Court of Marion County aforesaid this 14th day of August A.D. 1840 ________ 

                              (Signed) Thomas E. Hatcher Clerk 
 
 

Note:  Preceding data transcribed from the Marion County, Missouri probate record:  BECKETT, JOHN , d intestate, Admr  NANCY BECKETT, ROBERT BECKETT AUGUST 1840  

Submitted by: Frank Conners