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Early Probate Records
Estate of Shad Callaway, Deceased
|Petition of Catharine Callaway for probate of the will of Shad Calloway,
deceased. Dated 10 April 1863.
Oath of C. Callaway, Executress of the last will of Shad Callaway, deceased. 27 April 1863.
Will of Shad Calloway. Dated April 18, 1860. Tarrant County. "To my wife
Catherin all my lands and property of all sortes during her natcheral lif
or widowhood then to be eaquley divided among my children after tha have
firste come in to a settlement and each won accounting for whot hee has had
of mee at times paste I all sou appoint my wife my exector with my s--
Joseph-Callway [inked out, but legible] with a requeste of the court that
tha will note exacte security ove hur and should enyone of the heers refuse
to account for whote that have had it shall be considered thate tha have
had the ful sheer and shall have no more
Attest: H. CallowayS/ Shad Calloway
Proved in court 27 April 1863 by oath of Hiram Calloway, the subscribing witness.
On the reverse side of this will are entered accounts of William Plummer, Charlie Hardesty, and J. F. Calloway:
July the 8, 1857
December 10, 1861
[Note: The will was folded into four folds. Entered on the outside fold was the account of J. F. Calloway. which had been X'd out and copied in full on the left side of the folded paper. Thus, this entry may have been made first. Left on the fold was this statement, "Theas accounts to be settled in settling with the heirs this July 8, 1857"]
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