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STONE COUNTY MISSOURI
ABSTRACTS OF WILLS AND ADMINISTRATIONS
We are very grateful to Jeanie Libby for transcribing these records.


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GOFF, WILLIAM G.
Will Written 29 Aug. 1851. Prob. 27 Sept. 1851
Exec. William Grissom
Wit: William H. Grissom, Alexander Berry, William H. Gunn and Charles Byrd.
Heirs: Wife, Isabel; her children by her first husband; my three children by her, William,
George Washington, John Wesley Goff; Joseph.
My two girls, Juliann Goff and Sarah Samantha Goff. Two bound boys, Joseph Smith and
Tab Smith. My children, Mary Grissom and Pl_____ and Jane Elizabeth Goff and Juliann
Goff.
Sec. James T. Byrd and T. C. Lea.
Pages 5 and 7

YOACHAM, GEORGE
Died intestate.
Adm. Jesse Jennings appt. 1 Sept. 1851
No list of heirs but on 14 Aug. 1855 Elizabeth Yoachum gdn. and curator of six minor
heirs of George Yoachum, to wit:
Sarah Yocum, James Harkin Yocum, Jacob Yocum, Elizabeth Marion Yocum,
Augusta W. Yocum and _________
page 9

GRIFFITH, ROBERT H.
Died intestate.
Adm. Leonard Williams appt. 11 Nov. 1851
No file.
page 10

WOOLEY, JAMES
Died intestate.
Adm. widow, Harriet Wooley appt. 2 Feb. 1852
No file
page 11

MITCHEL, GEORGE W.
Had been appointed County Surveyor, Gave bond 16 Feb. 1853.
Sec.: Samuel D. Nelson and Bowling Baker.
page 12

MOORE, G. W.
Died intestate
Adm. John W. Moore appt. 31 Jan. 1853
Sec. G. W. Mitchell, Bowling Baker and Samuel D. Nelson.
Gdn. and cur. bond dated 10 Aug. 1853, Benjamin Raley appt. gdn. and cur. of
Mary Jane Moore minor heir of G. W. Moore.
Sec. Wm. C. Wooley, Wiley McDowell, Pl C. Berry, M. McStewart, Thomas Baker.
page 12


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DENNIS, HUGH
Died intestate
Adm. John dennis appt 2 Feb. 1853
sec. Austin Melton, John e. Melton and Cary Dennis
No file
page 13

STONE, EUSIBIUS
Will written 7 Mar. 1853 - prob. 16 Mar.
Exec. John H. Stone
Wit. Richard H. Fowler and John c. Noel
Heirs: wife, Axcy; son John; John weaver; bro., John.
other children mentioned but not named.
page 16

BIRCHFIELD, JOHN
Died intestate.
Adm. John Cox appt. 9 Aug. 1853
gdn. and cur. bond dated 3 Feb. 1847, calvin Cloud was gdn. and cur. of heir
Thomas Benton Birchfield, minor heir of John Birchfield, dec.
sec. on bond were Pleasant Byrd, Wm. P. Birchfield and __ Yocham.
page 18

ABNEY, ENOCH
Died intestate
Adm. Augustine Yoachum appt. 31 May 1854
Sec. P. C. Berry and Elijah Stone
No affidavit of heirs filed.
page 19

ANDERS, NANCY
Died intestate
Adm. James Anders appt. 14 Nov. 1854
heirs: Nancy Clark, Sarah Markham of Stone Co., Mo; Fectspeasl of Johnson Co., Mo.
 and heirs of Joseph Anders living in the State of Texas, Fanning Co.
page 20

BEASLY, RICHARD
Died intestate
Adm. John Beasly appt. 12 Feb. 1855
Sec. Joseph Philibent and Richard Beasly
No affidavit of heirs filed
Reubin Mabry filed a guardian and curator bond in May as gdn. and cur. of
Mary M. and John Beasly, minor heirs of Richard Beasly, dec. Sec. on this gdn. and cur.
bond was William Kindle, John Hembree, Jesse Carmicle and Samuel
page 21

THOMPSON, SETH
Died intestate
Adm. William H. Thompson appt. 13 Feb. 1855
Sec. James A. Johnston and Bowling Baker
No list of heirs in file
page 22


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KING, RICHARD
Died intestate
Adm. George M. King appt. 14 May 1855
Could find no file of any kind on this estate.
page 25

GALLAWAY, CHARLES
Will written - no date - prob. 15 May 1855
Exec. sons, James & Samuel
Wit. Joseph D. Berry and E. T. Smith
heirs: my son Charles Galloway; my grandaughter Elvina Hollander; my three
sons Jesse, James and Samuel;
speaks of wife and daughters, but does not name them.
page 26

MATTHIS, ELAZABETH
Will wr. 16 Mar. 1858 - prob. 18 Mar. 1858
Exec. none named
Wit. Lewis Smith, Peter Dennis and Abner Garrison
heirs: daughter, Minerva Matthes
son, Green Matthes
page 28

BARNETT, PETER
Died intestate
Adm. ______ Barnett appt. 14 Aug. 1855
heirs: Montgomery Barnet of Stone Co., Mo.
page 30

HAGANS, SAMUEL C.
Died intestate
Adm. John G. Boncher appt. 10 Sept. 1855
Sec. Wm. Henry and Joseph Philibert
No list of heirs
page 31

DUNCAN, TILMAN
Died intestate
Adm. Green B. Gideons appt. 24 Jan. 1856
Sec. f. Sullivan and Asa G. Smith
Could find no file of any kind on this estate
page 32

TEAGUE, JOHN WESEY
Died intestate
Adm. Elizabeth Teague appt. 14 Mar 1859
Adm. Mary M. Hamlich appt. 7 Nov. 1859
Adm. Charles Byrd Appt. 7 Feb. 1860
No list of heirs
page 33

RALEY, BENJAMIN
Died intestate
Adm. Austin Melton appt. 3 Apr. 1856
Could find no file of any kind on this estate
page 34

SANDERS, PETER
Died intestate
Adm. Rebecca Sanders appt. 5 June 1856
Sec. Nathaniel Brown, John Huston, Absolom Collins and Green B. Gidens
No list of heirs. (see estate of Rebecca Saunders)


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PINKLEY, ALEN
Died intestate
Adm. Rachel Pinkley appt. 5 June 1856
No affidavit of heirs
page 35

PINKLEY, CHRISTOPHER
Died intestate
Adm. Benjamin Pinkley appt. 18 Aug 1856
Sec. P. C. Berry and J. A. Johnston
No list of heirs
page 36

YOCUM, MARY
widow of LEVI YOCUM. Died intestate
Adm. Andrew C. Wooley appt. 16 Dec. 1856
Sec. William A. Carr and Mitcheal Garrison
heirs: Elisabeth Yocum, Jacob Yocum, Sarah Yocum, Jane Yocum, Ruby Yocum,
Margaret Yocum, Mary Ann Yocum all of Stone Co. Mo.
Gdn. & cur. of minor heirs, A. C. Wooley, filed bond 12 Nov. 1860. Sec. on
this bond were: W. A. Carr & J. H. Steward.
page 41

RHODES, DAVID
Died intestate
Adm. James J. Rhodes appt. 30 Dec. 1856
Sec. Wm. R. King, J. A. Johnston, Leonidas A. Shannon
No list of heirs
page 42

BOLEN, YELLY
Died intestate
Adm. L. D. Bolen appt. 16 Jan. 1857
Sec. Mitchel Garrison, Jos. V. Reagan & P. C. Berry
No list of heirs. Those buying at sale were L. D. Boling & Lucy Boling
page 43

SMITH, JOHN D.
Died intestate
Adm. Darcus G. Smith appt. 25 Apr. 1857
No file of any kind found on this estate.
page 44

HENDRIX, ELIZA JANE
Died intestate
Adm. Granville Gipson appt. 22 May 1857
Sec. Isaac Plumlee & Mitchel Garrison
No list of heirs
page 45

EDWARDS, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. Bethana Edwards appt. 19 June 1857
Sec. Absalom Collins & M. C. Taylor
heirs: S. Z. Edwards; Claybor H. Edwards, John F. Edwards, F. M. Edwards
page 46


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BOLEN, LUCY E.
Died intestate
Adm. L. D. Bolen appt. 29 July 1858
Sec. W. T. Stone, J. D. Shannon, Clemiel Davis
heirs: Mary Jane Bolin, L. D. Bolen & Elizabeth Harrison of Texas, Elimy Rage,
Louisa Wells of Tenn., Susannah Edwards, Fonntainelelor O'Neal,
Franquilla Demmint, William H. Bolen, George W. Bolen, Benjamin F. Bolen,
John R. Bolen, Sarah Bolen.
gdn. and cur. bond dated 15 June 1870, L. D. Bowlen was appt. gdn and cur. of
estate of Tennessee C. Bowlen and Lucy E. Bowlen, minor heirs of Martha E. Bowlen.
 gdn. and cur. bond dated Mar. 1864, Mary Jane Bolen, princ. and Elighue Edwards
and Robert Kizee, sec. gdn. and cur. of estate of Sarah Mae Bolen, minor under the
age of 21
page 47

ANDERSON, JOHN H.
Comes and presents his mark for record as follows:
An under bit on right ear and a split in left ear. 5 July 1858
page 49

TAYLOR, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. C. C. Harris appt. 3 Sept. 1858
heirs: George Taylor age 37 Ozark Co., Mo.
Timothy Taylor age 35 res. not known.
Jordon Taylor age 29 living in calif.
Zeb. Taylor age 23 living in Stone Co., Mo.
Tempe Taylor age 18 living in Stone Co., Mo.
James Taylor age 15 living in Stone Co., Mo.
Phebe Taylor age 15 living in Stone Co., Mo.
Samuel Taylor age 13 living in Stone Co., Mo.
Isaac Taylor age 10 living in Stone Co., Mo.
oage 50

MACKEY, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. Alford Ellis appt. 4 Oct. 1858
No file of any kind found on this estate
page 51

OWEN, PRESLEY
Died intestate
Adm. Elizabeth Owen and David Owen appt. 25 Oct. 1858
heirs: William, Samuel, David, and Jousoway Owen of Stone Co., Mo.
The heirs of Milton Owen lives in Barry Co., Mo.
Rebecky Dalton lives in State of Indiana, Clay Co.
Sec. J. D. Shannon and John H. Moore.
page 52


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RALEY, WILLIAM
Died intestate
Adm.John Cox and William B. Cox appt. 11 Nov. 1858
Sec. L. D. Shannon, Thomas Frazier, Wm. R. King, Clemiel Davis,
John H. Moore and J. E. Brocks
No list of heirs.
Mary Raley filed her relinquishment on the right to administer on the
estate 11 Nov. 1858
page 53

RALEY, BENJAMIN
Died intestate
Adm. E. J. Melton, appt. 3 Nov. 1858
Sec. Charles Byrd, Martin Byrd, F. M. King, James Mathes & Clemuel Davis
No list of heirs
Receipt with no date as follows: Jonathan Williams & Henry J. Raleys share of
land sold from Benj. Raleys estate.
page 54

MILES, ANDREW H.
Died intestate
Adm. Matilda Miles appt. 20 Dec. 1858
Sec. Andrew Wooly, C. C. Harris, Wm. F. Webster & Leroy Wilson
heirs: Leousiza Allison, Crawford Co., Mo. Martha Jane Miles,
John Miles, Tabitha Miles, William Henry Miles, Nathaniel Green Miles,
all of Stone Co., Mo.
page 55

BARNETT, ELIZABETH
Will wr. 3 May 1859 - prob. 3 May 1859
Exec. John Inmon
Wit. Wm. H. Overstreet and John M. Moore
heirs: son Mongomry Barnet, dau. Jane Catharine Smith, dau. Mary Elizabeth Kemble


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The following is a list that was found in Deed Book A-1. It is included here  in case any of these names have been missed in the other estates. Abstracts of judgements against the estates of the following named deceased persons. The date given is the date of the first claim entered on the estate. The page number is that of the page in the court minute book.

BOLLEN, YELLY   dec.  4 Oct. ____ page 59

BOLEN, LUCY E.   dec.  5 Oct. 1858 page 58

RALEY, A. L.   dec.  7 Feb. 1859 page 60

NELSON, S. D.    dec.  Feb. 1864 page 83

ALLEN, H. A.   dec.   2 May 1859 page 65

JACKSON, WM.   dec.  4 Oct. 1858 page 9

RHODES, DAVID   dec.  4 Oct. 1858 page 10

PINKLEY, C.   dec.  4 Oct. 1858 page 66

WILLIAMS, J. B.   dec.  7 Feb. 1857 page 67

TAYLOR, JOHN   dec.  7 Feb. 1857 page 68

EDWARDS, JOHN   dec.  16 May 1860 page 69

OWEN, PRESLEY   dec.  8 Feb. 1860 page 70

BIGGS, JOHN   dec.  15 May 1860 page 71

STONE, JAMES   dec.  11 Feb. 1861 page 72

ELLIS, A. B.   dec.  3 June 1867 page 73

ELLIS, A. B.   dec.  17 June 1863 page 74

COX, JOHN   dec.  9 Feb. 1863 page 75

PROCTOR, MOSES   dec.  10 Feb. 1863 page 76

KING, G. W.   dec.  11 Feb. 1863 page 78

WILSON, LEROY   dec.  12 May 1863 page 79

CLARK, JOHN C.    dec.  12 May 1863 page 80


STONE COUNTY MISSOURI WILL BOOK A

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MOORE, LURICY C.
Will wr. 18 Aug. 1848 - prob. 10 Feb. 1859
Exec. John W. Moore
Wit. Thomas Freazier and William L. Raley
heirs: To my husband John W. Moore all right, title, etc. to estate of my father,
John Cannons of Giles Co., Tenn.
page 1

BONNET, ELIZABETH
Will wr. 3 May 1859 - prob. 3 May 1859
Exec. John Inman
Wit. Wm. H. Overstreet and John H. Moore
heirs: to my beloved son Moungumry Bonnett all my real estate in
Stone Co., Mo.
To my beloved daughter Jane Catharine Smith $30 and red saddle.
To my beloved daughter Mary Elizabeth Kemble $15.
page 3

ELLIS, A. B.
Will wr. 3 May 1861 - prob. 10 May 1861
Exec. Arnold Layman and Jeremiah B. Ellis
Wit. James H. Wilson and John W. Walton
heirs: leaving cattle held in partnership to Arnold Layman and Jeremiah B. Ellis.
page 5

NELSON, SAMUEL D.
Died intestate
Adm. Bedford W. Henslee and Mildred C. Nelson appt. 11 Sept. 1863
Sec. Patric C. Berry, Bowling Baker and F. M. Carr
page 7

KING, MAHALEY
Died intestate
Adm. Thomas H. Henson appt. 14 Oct. 1863
Sec. T. E. Henson and Robbert Kissee
page 8

McCULLAH, RUFUS A.
Died intestate
Adm. John W. McCullah appt. 14 Nov. 1863
Sec. Patrick C. Berry and Bowling Baker
page 9

WILSON, FRANKLIN
Died intestate
Adm. James A. McCulah appt. 9 May 1864
Sec. J. H. Hale and J. W. McCullah

HOOTON, BENJAMIN
Died intestate
Adm. William C. Hooton appt. 10 May 1864
Sec. John Viles and Thos. H. Cox
page 13


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CLOUD, CALVIN
Died intestate
Adm. James A. McCloud appt. 8 Aug. 1864
Sec. Granville Gipson and J. W. Hilton
page 15

SHANNON, JOHN D.
Died intestate
Adm. Mary Shannon appt. 8 Aug. 1864
Sec. Wm. H. Overstreet and James Baker
page 17

BAKER, BOWLING
Died intestate
Adm. Henry Baker appt. 6 Sept. 1864
Sec. F. M. Carr, James Baker and John H. Anderson
heirs: George Baker residing Christian Co., Mo.
Jane Kelly residing Osage Co., Mo.
Thomas Baker and Elizabeth Molen, heirs of Enos Baker, dec.residing Stone Co. Mo.
Henry Baker, residing in Stone Co., Mo.
Martha Carr residing in Stone Co., Mo.
Nancy Jones residing in Stone Co., Mo.
William Baker and James  Baker residing in Stone Co., Mo.
page 18

SHORT, J. G.
Died intestate
Adm. John W. Hilton appt. 21 Nov. 1864
Sec. Alexander Lasiter, Samuel P. Summers and John M. Gardner
page 20

WELLS, WYLEY
Died intestate
Adm. Samuel P. Summers appt. 21 Nov. 1864
Sec. J. W. Hilton and J. M. King
page 22

EISEMAN, GOTTLIEP
Died intestate
Adm. William H. Overstreet appt. 25 Nov. 1864
Sec. J. C. Stewart and Henry Baker
page 24

SUMMERS, SAMUEL
Adm. of estate of Wyley Wells, dec. states that Sarah Smith has concealed money and
property from the estate. 12 Aug. 1865
page 26

GILLUM, SPENCER
Appointed guardian and curator of estate of Jacob Cotner age 12, James S. Cotner
age 4 and William H. Cotner age 7, minor heirs of John Cotner, deceased.
12 Aug. 1865
page 26


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SANDERS, REBECCA
Died intestate
Adm. William M. Sanders appt. 12 Aug. 1865
Sec. Kounzel Sizemore and John C. Carter
Heirs: William M. Sanders, John M. Sanders, James L. Sanders,
Nathaniel B. Sanders, Joseph B. Sanders, Mary L. Sanders and Peter Sanders
all of Stone Co., Mo. Malitia Clinkenbeard living in Camden Co., Mo.
page 27

McCULLAH, JOHN W.
Died intestate
Adm. Samuel C. McCullah appt. 13 Sept. 1865
Sec. John Short, William Steel, A. H. Hale and Henry Musgrove
page 29

McCULLAH, RUFUS A.
Died intestate
Adm. Samuel C. McCullah, surviving partner of said Rufus, appt. 13 Sept. 1865
Sec. Thomas Hambree and John T. Wasson
page 31

DAVIS, CLEMIEL
Died intestate
Adm. Granville Gipson appt. 15 Nov. 1865
page 33

BENHAM, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. Mary Benham appt. 15 Nov. 1865
Sec. John C. Stewart, Samuel Larkin, John Hembree and Jacob Horn.
page 35

DYE, AVERY
Died intestate
Adm. Mariah Dye appt. 10 Dec. 1865
Sec. J. C. Stewart and W. Webster
page 38

GIPSON, WILLIAM H.
Died intestate
Adm. James Gipson appt. 17 Apr. 1866
Sec. Samuel Smyth and Patrick C. Berry
page 38

KENDALL, WILLIAM
Guardian and curator of Elizabeth Curbow, Milly Ann Curbow and
Solomon Curbow, minor heirs of George Curbow, deceased.
Sec. Rubin Maberry and John Hembree, bond filed 16 May 1866
page 41

HEMBREE, JOHN
Guardian and curator of Peggy Hembree and Perry Hembree, minor heirs of
Richard Hembree, deceased.
Sec. Granville Gipson and James Baker, bond filed 15 May 1866
page 41


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STONE, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. James L. McDowell appt. 18 May 1866
Sec. James Baker and F. M. Carr
page 43

MOORE, JOHN W.
Died intestate
Adm. John H. Moore appt. 17 May 1866
Sec. James L. McDowell and James Baker
page 45

MERRIT, HIZIKAH D.
Died intestate
Adm. Mathew Hilton appt. 13 Aug. 1866
page 46

MILLS, MARVEL
Appointed guardian and curator of Jolie Goff, under age of 21, minor
heir of William G. Goff.
Sec. Thomas H. Cox and Samuel Shumate bond filed 14 Aug. 1866
page 47

SMITH, LEWIS
Died intestate
Adm. Sarah Ann Smith appt. 14 Aug. 1866
Sec. Mitchel C. Garrison and James Gipson
page 49

MERRIT, HIZICAH D.
Died intestate
Adm. Mathew Hilton appt. 13 Aug. 1866
Sec. Granville Gipson, Joseph M. King and W. Jones and John Sullivan
page 50

WELLS, JERMIAH
Died intestate
Adm. Margret Wells appt. 14 Aug. 1866
Sec. Elizabeth Wilhelms, Wilsy McDowell
page 52

McDOWELL,WILEY
guardian and curator of Zachariah McDowell, Henry McDowell and
Elizabeth McDowell, all minor heirs of Margaret McDowell, dec.
Sec. William Kandall and Lewis Hembree, bond filed 15 Aug. 1866
page 54

BAKER, HENRY
Guardian and curator of James H. Williams and Mary E. Williams,
minor heirs of John Williams, deceased.
Sec. P. C. Berry, bond filed 15 Dec. 1866
page 56

GRISHAM, WILLIAM
Guardian and curator of John Goff, minor heir of William G. Goff deceased.
Sec. Wm. B. Cox and Alexander B. Cox, bond filed 16 Nov. 1866
page 57


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BOWMEN, CHINER
Guardian and curator of heirs of J. G. bowmen, dec. (heirs not named)
Sec. Alexander B. Cox and N. Jones, bond filed 23 Nov. 1866
page 58

BLYTHE, A.
Guardian and curator of Sarah E. Pitts, minor heir of William Pitts, deceased.
Sec. James Carpenter, Wiley McDowell and Alexander Galaway, bond filed
13 Nov. 1866
page 59

BUTLER, RICHARD
Died intestate
Adm. James W. Butler appt. 15 Dec. 1866
Sec. Sewell Smyth, Granville Gipson, P. C. Berry
page 61

SMITH, ASA G.
Died intestate
Adm. Francis P. Berry appt. 13 Feb. 1867
Sec. Samuel Gentry, Allen Gentry, James H. Cox
page 62

HEMBREE, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. Lewis Hembree appt. 5 Mar. 1867
Sec. William Kindall and Alexander B. Cox
page 63

CARR, FRANCIS M.
Guardian and curator of Louisa Hatfield, minor heir of John W. Hatfield, deceased.
Sec. Lewis Hembree and William Kendall, bond filed 5 Mar. 1867
page 64

KINDALL, WILLIAM
Guardian and curator of Perry Hembree and Margaret Hembree, minor heirs
Richard Hembree, deceased.
Sec. Lewis Hembree and F. M. Carr, bond filed 5 Mar. 1867
page 65

MOBLEY, JOHN
Guardian and curator of Phileban Horn, Permina Horn and Joseph F. Horn,
minor heirs of Oliver Horn, deceased
Sec. Joseph Philibert and John M. Williams, bond filed 15 May 1867
page 65

EDWARDS, JOHN A.
Guardian and curator of John Philibert, minor heir of Henry J. Philibert, deceased.
Sec. William Edwards and James A. Milton, bond filed 14 May 1867
page 65


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CARMICAL, JESSE
Died intestate
Adm. John C. Bowman appt. 13 Aug. 1867
Sec. H. Jones, A. B. Cox, John Rhodes
page 66

SANDERS, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. John Viles appt. 12 Aug. 1867
Sec. J. L. Wilson and John Rhodes
page 68

DUMMIT, GEORGE
Died intestate
Adm. E. A. Stations appt. 13 Aug. 1867
Sec. Lazarus Haynes, John Rhodes and Wm. Kindall
page 71

PITTS, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. William Kindall appt. 22 Aug. 1867
Sec. James Baker and E. A. Stallions
page 72

BARNARD, JAMES
Died intestate
Adm. John Viles appt. 13 Nov. 1867
Sec. Granvill Gipson and James Baker
page 73

BOWMAN, CHINA
Guardian and curator of Sarah Elizabeth Carmical, minor heir of
Jessee Carmical, deceased
Sec. Lewis Hembree and A. S. Bowman, bond filed 15 Aug. 1867
page 74

MAY, WILLIAM S.
Guardian and curator of William Hurley and Jacob Hurley, minor
heirs of Jacob Hurley, dec.
Sec. Rubin Mabry and John Bowman, bond filed 12 Aug. 1867
page 74

WELLS, WILEY
Died intestate
Adm. Price Summers appt. 11 Nov. 1867
Sec. H. Jones and William Webster
page 75

HAYNES, LAZRUS
Curator of estate of Jasper Newton Finley, minor heir of Jasper Finley, dec.
Sec. Granville Gipson and James A. Melton, bond filed 13 Nov. 1867
page 76

STONE, WILLIAM T.
Curator of estate of Cordelle, Evaline, Aley & Jane Baker, minor heirs of
Enos Baker, dec.
Sec. James A. Melton and Henry Baker, bond filed 13 Nov. 1867
page 76


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GENTRY, SAMUEL
Guardian and curator of Charles Dunfield, minor heir of
________ Dunfield, deceased.
Sec. Allen Gentry and J. Kelly, bond filed 17 Dec. 1867
page 77

BUTLER, JAMES
Curator of extates of Sarah Butler, Franklin Butler, Martha Ann &
William Perm Nichols and Thomas Butler, minor heirs of Richard Butler,
deceased.
Sec. F. M. Carr, A. R. Younce and F. A. Shannon, bond filed 18 Dec. 1867
page 77

CLARK, JOHN C.
Died intestate
Adm. Israel Hoffman appt. 14 Feb. 1868
Sec. L. D. Bolen, James Wilson and John Rhodes.
page 78

EDDE, WILLIAM
Died intestate
Adm. E. A. Stalions appt. 19 Feb. 1868
Sec. James Wilson, John M. Williams and John Miles
page 79

LEONARD, ANDREW J.
Guardian and curator of Nathan Hobbs, minor heir of Nathan Hobbs, dec.
Sec. David Leonard and e. J. Melton, bond filed 11 Feb. 1868
page 80

HOOTEN, WM. C.
Curator of Rebecca J. Hooten, minor heir of Benjamin H. Hooten deceased.
Sec. Benjamin Kimberling and Wm. Grisham, bond filed 15 Feb. 1868
page 80

MELTON, ELISHA J.
Guardian and curator of William Isseyman, minor heir of Gottilich Isseymann
deceased.
Sec. John A. Lee and Joel D. Melton, bond filed 25 Feb. 1868
page 81

BAKER, JAMES
Died intestate
Adm. Rosannah Baker appt. 30 Mar. 1868
Sec. William Baker and James Wilson
page 81

WOOLEY, FELIX B.
Died intestate
Adm. Henry Baker appt. 11 May 1868
Sec. Thomas Baker and William Kindall
page 83


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LEWIS, DAVID
Died intestate
Adm. John A. Lee appt. 11 May 1868
Sec. Stephen R. Wright and John H. Anderson
page 85

LEONARD, GEORGE R.
Died intestate
Adm. David Leonard appt. 13 May 1868
Sec. Joseph Philebert and J. Kelley
page 86

PHILEBERT, JOSEPH
Guardian and curator of Philebert Horn, Remina E. Horn and Joseph F.
Horn, minor heirs of Elivus Horn, deceased.
Sec. F. M. Carr and David Leonard, bond filed 12 May 1868
page 87

JOHNSTON, JAMES A.
Curator of estates of Luther D. Johnston, Malissa J. Johnston and
Leander A. Johnston, minor heirs of _______ Johnston
Sec. A. R. Gence, F. M. Carr and James W. Butler
page 88

GONCE, A. R.
Curator of estates of Rebecca S., George M., Nancy E. E. and
Jessee R. M. Harris, minor heirs of Calib Harris
Sec. William Kendall and James W. Butler, bond filed 20 Oct. 1868
page 88

COX, ALEXANDER B.
Died intestate
Adm. William B. Cox appt. 16 Nov. 1868
Sec. John D. Stone and Wm. F. Webster
page 89

HORN, SARAH
Died intestate
Adm. Jacob Horn appt. 30 Nov. 1868
Sec. Andrew D. S. Bowman, John C. Bowman, Rubin Mabry and
John B. Patty
page 90

TULLY, WILLIAM
Died intestate.
Adm. James A. Melton appt. 12 Dec. 1868.
Sec. Andrew D. S. Bowman, John C. Bowman, Rubin Mabry and John B. Patty
page 91

BENHAM, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. E. A. Stalions appt. 28 Dec. 1868
Sec. Lazarus Haynes and E. J. Edwards
page 92


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McCLAIN, JOSEPH
Died intestate
Adm. E. A. Stalions appt. 12 Feb. 1869
Sec. Granvill Gipson and Absolom Collins
page 93

McCULLAH, JAMES A.
Curator of estate of James M., Harriet N. and Isaac N. A. Ohler, minor heirs of
Isaac Ohler, deceased.
Sec. John A. Lee and James A. Melton, bond filed 9 Feb. 1869
page 94

McCULLAH, WILLIAM F.
Guardian and curator of John A. and Willis F. McCullah, minor heirs of
John W. McCullah, dec.
Sec. James A. McCullah and James A. Melton, bond filed 8 Feb. 1869
page 94

CARMICLE, JOSEPH S.
Guardian and curator of Margaret Carmicle, minor heir of James C. Carmicle,
deceased.
Sec. John C. Bowman and J. G. Bowman, Lewis Hembree and J. W. Kindall
page 95

MATHIS, GREEN
Guardian and curator of Franz S. Headrick, minor heir of J. Hedrick, deceased
Sec. Benjamin Kimberling and Samuel Gentry, bond filed 9 Feb. 1869
page 96

STALIONS, E. A.
Appointed Public Administrator 9 Mar. 1869 to serve until 1872
page 96-97

BENHAM, JOHN
Died intestate
Adm. July A. Benham appt. 22 Apr. 1869
Sec. Thomas Baker and Wiley McDowell
page 98

DEAMAN, ISAAC D.
Died intestate
Adm. James Shrever appt. 27 Apr. 1869
Sec. Mary Benham and W. R. King
page 99

HUDSON, PASCAL
Died intestate
Adm. Thomas C. Hudson appt. 10 May 1869
Sec. W. F. McCullah and S. C. McCullah
page 100


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PITTS, ALFRED
Died intestate
Adm. John W. Pitts and John W. Kindall appt. 11 May 1869
Sec. David Rice and Martin V. Pitts
page 101

HAGGERTY, MARY
Curator of minor heirs of Mary Thompson, dec.
(Minors not named)
Sec. William Haggerty, bond filed 10 May 1869
page 102

COX, WILLIAM B.
Curator of estate of Cordelia Cox, minor heir of
John Cox, deceased
Sec. Henry P. Pritchard and James H. Cox, bond filed 12 May 1869
page 102

ADAIR, HENRY
Guardian and curator of John P. Hembree and Margarett J. Hembree,
minor heirs of Richard Hembree, dec.
Sec. Nathaniel Allen, Lafaett Moore and William Adair, bond filed
10 Feb. 1869
page 103

BROWN, WILLIAM C.
Died intestate
Adm. J. J. Brown appt. 21 June 1869
Sec. J. C. Brown, J. L. Wilson and T. J. McCord
page 104

HALE, MARSHALL
Died intestate, late of the county of Benton
Adm. Alfred H. Hale, appt. 15 July 1869
Sec. John Barker and I. J. Dorrell
page 105

McCULLAH, MARY P.
Curator of the estate of Clarissa and Wesley D. McCullah, minor heirs of
John Wesley McCullah, deceased.
Sec. John Short and John P. Steel, bond filed 10 May 1869
page 106

BAKER, THOMAS
Guardian and curator of Enos Baker, Mary E. Baker, Nancy J. Baker,
Henry Baker, Sarah Baker and Elizabeth Baker, minor heirs of
George Baker, Deceased
Sec. Henry Baker, bond filed 11 Aug. 1869
page 106

BERRY, FRANCIS P.
Guardian and curator of Rebecca S., George M., Nancy E. E. and R. M. Harris,
minor heirs of Caleb Harris, deceased.
Sec. James Baker and James H. Cox, bond filed 20 July 1869
page 107


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DEDMAN, ISAAC D.
Died intestate
Adm. Hartwell P. Dedman appt. 8 Nov. 1869
Sec. Henry C. Baker and James W. Butler
page 108

EDWARDS, JOHN A.
Guardian and curator of John Philibert, minor heir of Henry J. Philibert
Sec. James Wilson and Xlaiborn H. Edwards, bond filed 8 Nov. 1869
page 109

BAKER, JAMES
Died intestate
Adm. David Carney appt. 30 Dec. 1869
Sec. James Wilson and Price Summers
page 109

LEE, JOHN A.
Died intestate
Adm. Elizabeth Lee appt. 7 Mar. 1870
Sec. James M. Moore and Alexander Casiter
page 110

REED, SAMUEL
Guardian and curator of Joseph K. Elkins, minor heir of
Kelly Elkins, deceased
Sec. C. M. Waldroop and Charles M. Lane, bond filed 10 Nov. 1869
page 111

HURST, WILLIAM B.
Died intestate
Adm. F. S. Short appt. 9 May 1870
Sec. J. W. Hilton and Samuel Reed
page 112

ROSS, ISAAC
Died intestate
Adm. Margaret Ross appt. 15 July 1870
Sec. W. W. Cushing and M. L. Williams
page 113

HURST, WM.
Died intestate
Adm. A. P. Quick appt. 8 Aug. 1870
Sec. J. A. McCullah and Thomas C. Hudson
page 114

HARRISON, HIRAM
Died intestate
Adm. John Harrison appt. 7 Dec. 1870
Sec. Jabez Jones and John Eaton
page 115

McCORD, T. J.
Duly elected Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Court of Stone Co., Mo.
at election held on 8th Nov. 1870
page 116


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OHLER, JAMES
Died intestate
Adm. James A. McCullah appt. 15 Feb. 1871
Sec. Wm. H. H. Overstreet and Wm. B. Cox
page 117

PRIER, ALLEN
Of Galena, Stone Co., Mo.
Will written 30 Aug. 1871 - prob. 13 Sept. 1871
Exec. Wife
Wit. N. P. Hudson, F. M. McCord and John W. Estes all of
Galena, Mo.
Heirs: my estate to my children and my beloved wife.
(neither wife nor children named)
page 118

CUSHING, W. W.
Administrator of estate of Jeremiah Wells, dec.
Sec. J. M. White and E. A. Stalions, bond filed 16 Nov. 1870
(possible error in date, should be 1871)
page 119

LEONARD, DAVID
Administrator and curator of estate of Mary E. and S. A. Leonard,
minor heirs of Wm. H. Leonard and Lydia A. Leonard, dec.
Sec. A. J. Leonard and John Sanders
page 119

MAPLES, WILLIAM J.
Administrator and curator of estate of Gideon Maples and Josiah Maples,
minor heirs of Thos. Maples, deceased
Sec. Noah Maples and J. T. Nelson, bond filed 9 Oct. 1871
page 120

BOWMAN, JEPTHA
Adm. and curator of estate of George W. Myers, Joseph S. Myers,
Nancy E. Myers and Seigle Myers, minor heirs of Solomon Myers, dec.
Sec. A. D. S. Bowman and China Bowman, bond filed 25 Nov. 1869
page 120

DEDMAN, H. P.
Curator of minor heir of Isaac D. Dedman, dec. (Minor not named)
Sec. C. W. Warren and Thomas Baker
page 121

STONE, JOHN H.
Died intestate
Adm. John D. Stone appt. 16 Jan. 1872
Sec. William T. Stone and Patrick C. Berry
page 121

McDOWELL, WILEY
Died intestate
Adm. John Barker and Nancy McDowell appt. 22 Jan. 1872
Sec. T. J. Dorrell
page 122


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STONE, ELIJAH W.
Died intestate
Adm. Isham M. Garrison appt. 23 Jan. 1872
Sec. Wm. C. McCullah
page 123

McDOWELL, NANCY
Died intestate
Adm. John Barker appt. 29 Feb. 1872
Sec. George W. Pointer and allen Gentry
page 124-125

KERR, THOS. S.
Died intestate
Adm. Lazarus Haines appt. 11 Mar. 1872
Sec. E. J. Melton and C. B. Carr
page 125

GENTRY, MARGARETT
Died intestate
Adm. Jabez Jones appt. 29 Feb. 1872
Sec. Allen Prier and John Harrison
page 126

STONE, WILLIAM T.
Died intestate
Adm. Woodson J. Stone appt. 11 Apr. 1872

KERR, REBECCA  A.
Will wr. 13 Mar. 1872 - prob. 8 Apr. 1872
Exec. Mother, Margaret Reynolds
Wit: John P. Steel and John Short
Heirs: To my mother, Margaret Reynolds, all of my property both real and personal,
 after debts are paid.
page 128

TAYLOR, ZEBEDEE
Died intestate
Adm. M. C. Taylor appt. 10 May 1872
Sec. W. F. Webster and C. D. Bolen
page 129

McNEELEY, JAMES N.
Guardian and curator of William G. Chasteen, a minor.
Sec. Aaron Allen and Reubin Mabry
page 130

COLLINS, ABSOLOM
Testamentary words spoken 20 Sept. 1872 - prob. 20 Sept. 1872
Wit. John Keer, J. P. Joseph Duty and Wm. H. Graystone
These words spoken in his last sickness.
........he then stated that it was his will that his wife, Polly Collins, should have
 the possession of the real estate left by him and property to support her.
page 130


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PRICE, JERREMIAH
Died intestate
Adm. Selah Price appt. 28 Oct. 1872
Sec. John Nobel and Wm. Steel
page 131

MELTON, E. J.
Guardian and curator of William Taylor, minor heir of John Taylor, dec.
Sec. W. F. Webster, bond filed 8 July 1872
page 132

STONE, WM. T.
Died intestate
Adm. W. J. Stone appt. 14 Oct. 1872
Sec. Wm. B. Cox, E. A. Stalions, E. J. Melton
page 132

SUMMERS, PRICE
Guardian and curator of Cordelia E. Baker and Alice J. Baker, minor heirs
of Enos Baker, deceased, over the age of 14 years.
Sec. W. F. Webster, bond filed 8 July 1872
page 133

PETERSON, THOMAS
Guardian and curator of James Hunter, minor heir of ELisha Hunter, deceased.
Sec. Henry W. Stewart and Thoeleus Smith, bond filed 11 July 1872
page 133

STONE, W. T.
Died intestate
Adm. John D. Stone appt. 29 Jan. 1873
Sec. Price Summers and ELisha T. Melton
page 134

BARTON, WM.
Died intestate
Adm. Mary Barton appt. 29 Jan. 1873
Sec. Patrick C. Berry and F. M. Carr
page 135

MOORE, JAMES M.
Died intestate
Adm. Patrick C. Berry appt. 18 Mar. 1873
Sec. John S. Bass, J. Kelley, John P. Moore, Martha Moore and William H. Grisham.
page 136

ROBERTS, PRISCILLA
Died intestate
Adm. F. M. Kelly appt. 21 Mar. 1873
Sec. C. A. Morrow and P. C. Berry
page 137


PAGE 22
LONG, WM. C.
Guardian and curator of Sarah E. Rhodes, minor heir of John Rhodes.
Sec. John Coffee, James A. Long and Joseph Long, bond filed 17 Mar. 1873
page 138

HOBBS, ABNER
Will written 7 Mar. 1873 - prob. 20 Aug. 1873
Wit: Daniel B. Garrison, Mitchel C. Garrison, J. P. and James High
1st, Lawful debts to be paid
To my beloved wife the land and appertainces situate in Stone Co., Mo.
.......at her death to be divided equally between my children, namely
Jane McDowell and Mariann Lewis and Sary Stubblefield and Samuel K. Hobbs
and James Hobbs with the exception of $10 each to my two grandchildren
namely Mary Jane Moore and Anelisa Moore. I consider the rest of the heirs
has had an equal share.
page 139

HORN, JACOB AND SARAH
Died intestate
Adm. B. M. Williams appt. 14 Oct. 1873
Sec. Joseph Philibert and John W. Kendall
page 140

ANDERSON, SAMUEL
Died intestate
Adm. Silas A. Carr appt. 28 Jan. 1874
page 141

WILSON, JAMES
Died intestate
Adm. James A. Johnston appt. 6 May 1874
Sec. Patrick C. Berry and John Barker
Affidavit of Letters of Administration states as follows:
James Wilson died 10 Apr. 1874 leaving heirs as follows:
Stephen A. Wilson, Sarah J. Johnston, Sylvester Wilson,
Isabella Wilson, George Wilson, Levy Wilson and Charlott Wilson
Who resides in Co. of Stone, state of Mo.
page 142

HURST, NANCY
Died intestate 1874
Adm. Hiram Hurst appt. 13 July 1874
Sec. Isaac H. A. Daniels and Charles Sloan
Heirs: Sopha Quick, H. W. Hurst, Travis Caviner, Jourdan Hurst and
Rufus Hurst
page 144


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WATERS, WILLIAM
Died intestate
Adm. Francis M. Gideon appt. 17 July 1874
Sec. James Flood and Wm. Stephenson
Affidavit of Letters of Administration states as follows:
William Waters, deceased. Died intestate in Stone Co., Mo. 1874
Heirs: ELihue Waters living in Green Co., Mo. Names and other heirs
not known to administrator.
page 146

ELKINS, KELLY
Died intestate 1874
Adm. Samuel Reed appt. 13 July 1874
Sec. James M. Rapp and J. Daniel Williams
Heirs: Joseph Kelly ELkins
page 148

McNEELY, JAMES N.
Guardian and curator of William Chastin, minor.
Sec. D. Rice and J. D. Bolen, bond filed 13 July 1874
page 149

ROCKWELL, LEWIS
Died intestate 23 June 1874
Adm. Marinda Rockwell appt. 13 July 1874
Sec. L. D. Bolen and P. C. Berry
Heirs: Jonathan Rockwell, Harrison Rockwell, Thomas Rockwell,
Sarah Linsey, Isabell Rockwell all of State of Ohio. Mary Fisher
of State of Tenn. Henry Rockwell, Jessie Y. Rockwell,
Albert L. Rockwell of Missouri.
page 150

PARSONS, HIRAM
Died intestate
Adm. Thomas J. Parsons and Martha D. Parsons appt. 3 Sept. 1874
page 151

SMITH, E. T.
Died intestate
Adm. M. G. Bonnet appt. 25 Sept. 1874
Sec. Wm. H. Herndon and Thomas Y. M. Hawkins
Heirs: Mary E. Smith, Sarah Smith, Parthing Smith, Ennine Smith,
Thomas Smith, Matty E. Smith, all residing in Taney Co., Mo.
page 152

GUTHRIE, HUGH K.
Guardian and curator of Wm. Andrew Guthrie, Jas. Robert Guthrie,
Margaret Eugenia Guthrie, Martha ELizabeth Guthrie, minor heirs and
inheritors under the will of Hugh Kirkpatrick, deceased, late of
Sumner Co., Tenn.
Sec. James Hall, William Gold and John Reynolds, bond filed 8 Mar. 1875
page 154


PAGE 24
LEONARD, DAVID
Guardian and curator of minors of William H. Leonard and Lida A. Leonard, deceased.
Sec. A. J. Leonard and John M. Sanders, bond filed 6 Mar. 1875
page 155

STONE, MARTHA
Widow of William Stone of Stone Co., Mo.
Will written 5 Mar. 1875 - prob. 13 Mar. 1875
Wit. Elisha J. Melton, James A. Melton, Joel D. Melton, residing in Stone Co., Mo.
I hold a note on J. A. Melton dated 18 Jan. 1875 for one hundred dollars to be divided
among William C. C. Berry, James T. B. Berry, Cordelia E. Baker and Alley J. Henson,
said persons being my grandchildren.
I give Cordelia E. Baker my old family Bible. House and kitchen furniture to be equally
dividedbetween Cordelia E. Baker and Alley J. Henson.
Balance of my estate to Cordelia E. Baker.
page 156

BOWMAN, CHINA
Will written 8 July 1875 - prob. 8 July 1875.
Wit. Robert Benham and Robert B. Archebald
Son, Noah Bowman to inherit everything.
page 157

STONE, JOHN D.
Will written 23 Mar. 1876 - prob. 29 Mar. 1876.
Wit. F. M. Cron and Jonathan Davenport
Exec. George R. King of Barry Co., Mo.
Heirs: Sons and daus., Joseph L. Stone, John W. R. M. Stone, Thomas J. Stone
and Sarah E. Stone.
page 158

POTTER, HASTIN
Will written June 1876 - prob. 14 Dec. 1876.
Wit. Thos. L. Viles and John Barker.
Exec. Orpha Jane Potter, his wife.
Heirs: Son, J. L. Potter, dau., Mary E. Eyshick, son, James J. Potter,
 dau. Rebeca E. Potter, son, D. R. Potter, dau., Nancy D. Potter, son, Hasten A. Potter,
son, U. S. Grant Potter, each to receive $700 in land or money.
Orpha Jane Potter during her widowhood, the rest of the estate.
page 159

COX, WM. B.
Guardian and curator of Cordelia Cox, minor heir of John Cox, deceased, and
Mary T. Cox, John T. Cox and Genola Cox, minor heirs of Alexander B. Cox and
heirs at law of John Cox, deceased.
Sec. W. W. Kimberling and J. H. Cox, bond filed 22 Dec. 1875.
page 160


PAGE 26
BERRY, FRANCIS P.
Will written 23 July 1878 at Springfield, Mo.
Probated 17 Feb. 1886 Stone Co., Mo.
Probated 1 May 1886 Green Co., Mo.
Wit. Jonathan Echelberry, Newton M. Rountree and William A. Hall,
all of Springfield, Mo.
Exec. Wife, Rebecca Berry
Heirs: Wife, Rebecca Berry
          Daus. Nancy M. Berry and Dosha Berry
          Sons, Joseph D. Berry, Henderson Berry, John M. Berry,
          Alexander Berry, Francis P. Berry, David D. Berry,
each received real estate.
         Sons, William F. and Edward G. Berry and daus., Sopha J. Paine,
         Mary Gideon and Perlina Hartley and Amanda J. Williams,
each to receive one dollar.
page 168
Codicil to above will written 30 Sept. 1885.
Wit. Alston Upton and John Viles of Sinclair, Mo.
Exec. Nancy M. Maples to serve without bond.
heirs: Son Thomasson Berry, dau. Olive Berry to have one hundred dollars each.
page 192

DONALDSON, DEBORAH
Will written 26 Dec. 1881 - prob. 13 Mar. 1882.
Wit. James N. McNeeley and J. H. Barrick
Exec. James N. McNeeley
Heirs: My childreen as follows: Susan Shipman, Carline Hulsey and
Jonethan Donaldson to receive $5. each.
To Lidy Gady and Jiney Butler the balance of my estate.
page 175

PORTER, ZUBEY
Will written 26 Mar. 1880 - prob. 24 April 1882.
Wit. Andrew H. Stephenson and Adaline Moore.
Exec. James F. Holt
Heirs: Daus. Jane, Nancy and Margaret ann the sum of one dollar each.
To my son William B. Porter, the rest of my property, both real and personal.
page 176

DAVIS, JOHN T.
Will written 2 July 1883 - 30 Aug. 1883.
Wit. Thomas Taylor and James Cron
Exec. Joshman Ray.
Heirs: Wife (not named)
Three oldest now at home with me to wit: Mary Elizabeth Davis,
Joshaway Davis, James Davis, and George Davis living at Joshuaway Rays.
page 182


PAGE 27
PAYNE, JAMES
Will written 21 Apr. 1882 - prob. 10 June 1882.
Wit. Michael Grahagan and M. B. Coin
Exec. Sophia J. Payne.
Heirs: Beloved son William F. Payne, land in Christian Co., Mo.
         Beloved son John B. Payne, land in Stone Co., Mo.
         Beloved son James A. Payne, land in Christian Co., Mo.
         Beloved son Francis P. Payne, land in Stone Co., Mo.
         Beloved dau. M. Lee heirs, one dollar each to wit:
                      Milly V. Lee, James Lee and Thomas E. Lee
         Beloved dau. Mary Lee, one dollar.
         Beloved dau. Francis Cott one dollar.
         Beloved dau. Easter A. Payne one dollar.
page 179

WATKINS, GREENBERRY
Will written 27 June 1884 - prob. 29 Sept. 1884.
Wit. W. C. Long, J. T. Martin and James Watkins
Exec. Son, Benjamin A. Watkins.
Heirs: Elisabeth J. Elliot one dollar
          May C. Bristoe one dollar
         Rest of the estate to my wife, Nancy C. Watkins.
page 184

EDWARDS, E. J.
Will written 13 May 1885 - prob. 26 May 1885.
Wit. Philip M. Slaughter and Edwin Slaughter.
Exec. My much respected friend George W. Moore.
Heirs: Susannah, my wife and my son, Joseph, to inherit all
real and personal property.
page 186

DOBISON, D. B.
Will spoken on his death bed 25 Nov. 1886 at 2 PM, died 26 Nov. 1886
prob. 21 Dec. 1886.
Margaret Swartz gave following statement:
Margaret Swartz to have all my things after debts are paid. Nancy Martin
to have part of them if she wants them.
Nancy Martin made following statement:
He said Nancy Martin was to have what she wants. He didn't want
Jurine Martin to have anything at all. He related same thing to George.
He wanted Margaret to have part of them.
page 199

GALLOWAY, CHARLES
Will written (no date) - prob. 15 May 1855 (date error?)
Wit. Joseph D. Berry, Charles Galloway and E. T. Smith
Exec. 2 sons, James and Samuel Galloway.
Heirs: Son Charles Galloway to receive land. Rest of estate to be
kept together for benefit of my wife and children, sons Jesse, James and
Samuel Galloway.
page 205


PAGE 28
BUTLER, MARGRETT
Will written 8 Apr. 1887 - prob. 9 July 1887.
Wit. J. B. Pittman and H. J. Rice of Blue Eye, Stone Co., Mo.
Exec. John Pittman
Heirs: Dau. Martha J. Hale to receive 1 dollar.
         Son Elbert A. Butler to receive 1 dollar.
         Son James L. Butler to receive 1 dollar.
         Dau. Beady A. Butler to receive 1 dollar.
         Son Nealley Butler to receive 1 dollar.
         Son Wilson Butler, dec. two heirs to wit: William H. Butler
                and Lilley S. Butler (minors) to receive 1 dollar each.
        Dau. Margret E. O'neal to receive 1 dollar
Dau. Ava E. Butler, son Rubon H. Butler and son Wm. A. Butler to
receive balance of the estate.
Rubon H. and Wm. A. Butler to care for me and to provide a 2 year
old mare or $40 to Ava Butler at her eighteenth birthday.
page 201

PYEATT, ANJELICA
Will written 1 Nov. 1887 - prob. 16 Nov. 1887.
Wit. M. A. Stone, R. B. Bennett and Mary Benett.
Exec. None named.
Heirs: Manervia Pyett, Mattie Pyeatt, William Pyeatt, Manervia Harris,
Fred Pyeatt's children.
page 207

LONG, W. C.
Will written 19 Sept. 1890 - prob. 27 Dec. 1890.
Wit. Isaac H. Long and Joseph Long.
Exec. My friend Reuben W. Sell
Heirs: Wife Mary H. Long.
          My children, Joseph B. Long, Margarette Elizabeth Long, Luvina Laurette Long
         and J. Frank Long.
page 208

KIMBERLING, DAVIS
Will written 27 Aug. 1886 - prob. 3 Sept. 1888.
Exec. None named.
Heirs: Daughter Elizabeth Kimberling
          Mary E. Kimberling and William Kimberling, son and dau. of James Kimberling,
          my son.
          Wife Annie Kimberling.
page 212

WOLF, ELLA
Will written 28 June 1889 - prob. 2 July 1889.
Wit. J. Wiles Estes and William Cloud
Exec. W. A. Wolf.
Heirs: Each of my brothers and sisters to have $5.
          John W. Reynolds, C. S. Wolf, N. A. Wolf and Margaret Williams, Lucy Bowman,
          Mary Wolf, Sada Wolf, Bobby Wolf, James Wolf and Jane Epperson.


PAGE 29
REYNOLDS, HENRY
Will written 23 July 1892 - prob. 15 Oct. 1892.
Wit. George Wright and Elisha Lane.
Exec. George Wright
Heirs: Dau. E. J. Reynolds, Dau. S. A. W. Reynolds, son Henry Reynolds,
          son George Reynolds, Dau. Rebecca Reynolds, son James Reynolds,
         son Mikael Reynolds, wife Margaret Reynolds.
page 217

STEELE, JOHN P.
Will written 31 Aug. 1893 0 prob. 11 Nov. 1893.
Wit. Jno. A. McCullah, M. Youngblood and C. J. Allen
Exec. John W. Crumpley
Heirs: Sons and daughters, William P. Steele, Harvey H. Steele, John T. Steele,
          Mary E. Crumpley, E. A. Adams and Hanna E. Knox.
          Beloved wife Martha M. Steele
Page 221

MICHEL, GEORGE
Will written 9 Dec. 1894 - prob. no date found
Wit. J. McCullah and John Brawn.
Exec. L. J. Bennaya and C. H. Ackerman.
Heirs: Sons Herman and Charles H. Michel.
          Wife Anna Michel.
page 222

THOMPSON, ALEXANDER
Will written 5 Apr. 1895 - prob. 11 May 1895
Wit. C. B. Carr and Burton Carney
Exec. D. J. Reynolds
Heirs: Wife Rosetta Thompson
          Margaret Ganmel
         Artie Mishie Lane
         A. B. Thompson
         Walter Thompson
         Claiborn Thompson
page 223

WILSON, LURETTA M.
Will written 14 Dec. 1894 - prob. 27 Apr. 1897
Wit. Jas. J. Sullivan and W. R. Hawley and Carr McNatt.
Exec. Two sons, Franklin A. Wilson and Nelson A. Wilson.
Heirs: My grandson Victor Fite, son of my deceased dau., Alberta Fostine Fite.
         Dau. Fannie wilson
         Dau. Daisy Jane Wilson
         Dau. Mollie Wilson
         My children Jerome O. Wilson, Franklin A. Wilson, Nelson A. Wilson,
         Fannie Wilson, Daisy Jane Wilson and Mollie Wilson.
page 224


PAGE 30
BAILY, LEVI
Spoken 19 Jan. 1897 - prob. 15 Feb. 1897
Wit. Joseph L. Peterson, Wm. F. Holt and M. B. Townsend.
Levi Baily sick at the home of Leonard Baily in James Township.
Died 19 Jan. 1897.
He said he wanted Leonard Baily to have everything he had.
page 228

LONG, WILLIAM
Will written 20 Feb. 1895 - prob. 15 Mar. 1898.
Wit. John T. Moore, wesley B. Wasson and John J. Williams.
Exec. Otis F. Douglas.
Heirs: Wife Elizabeth M. Long
          Sons Cornelius G. Long, Isaac J. Long and George W. Long.
          Dau. Lucy E. Long
          Son Richard Harry Long
          Son Joseph J. Long
         Son William M. Long
         Dau. Mary Jane Spears
         Son John F. Long
page 231

HEILMAN, JENNIE J.
Will written 3 Feb. 1898 - prob. 10 May 1898.
Wit. Thomas J. Porter, Ida M. Moore and T. L. Viles.
Exec. none named.
Heirs: Husband Lee R. Heilman
          Children, Roy A. Heilman, Lewis I. Heilman and George A. Heilman
page 235

BAKER, JOSEPH L.
Will written 29 July 1898 - prob. 10 Nov. 1898
Wit. d. B. Garrison and E. C. Hulse and Thomas Baker and John M. High.
Heirs: Wife Susan L. Baker to own and control all property as she may
see fit.
page 238


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