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Early Probate Records
Estate of Samuel C. Henderson, Deceased
|Application of E. M. Daggett for letters of administration on the
estate of Samuel C. Henderson, deceased. Feb. 16, 1856.
Bond of E. M. Daggett, admr; $4000. Sureties: C. M. Peak, J. Purvis, and A. V. Johnson. Approved 25 Feb. 1856.
Appointment of appraisers: William Sanderson, James Ayres, and Pleasant Moore. March 18, 1856.
Application of Robert W. Henderson for letters of administration. He represents that he is a brother of Samuel C. Henderson, deceased. March 19, 1856.
Shelby County, Texas. May 25, 1855. Samuel C. Henderson, of Shelby County, purchased of William H. Hewett, Sr., one road waggon for which he gave his note, and to secure the payment thereof gave a lien on the said wagon and team and on a bounty land warrant which he placed in the hands of A. M. Truitt, and in the case of his death the said Hewitt was given full power to take possession of the wagon and team and the land warrant which called for one hundred and twenty acres, and to dispose of same, "and the ballance to turn over to my brother R. W. Henderson for the benefit of my Heirs...." Witnesses were M. A. Yates and E. G. Dysart.
Proved Feb. 22, 1856 by oath of E. B. Dysart, and recorded in Book L, page 561, Shelby County. Endorsed by William H. Hewitt, Sr., as paid in full on October 29, 1856. Filed 22 Feb. 1856.
John M. Henderson. Mortgage. Filed 19 March 1856.
Bond of Robert W. Henderson, admr. in place of E. M. Daggett, resigned; $4000. Sureties: John M. Henderson and M. T. Johnson. Approved April 1, 1856.
Inventory made March 28, 1856, by W. A. Sanderson, James H. Ayres, and Plsent (X) Moore. Included: livestock; 320 acres land. Filed April 1, 1856.
Report of sale of personal property sold at B. P. Ayres, Tarrant County,
on April 19, 1856. Buyers: M. T. Brinson, L. Wetmore, E. M. Daggett, and
James Mathews. Filed 25 April 1856.
Inventory of the property besides the property inventoried by E. M. Daggett, former administrator: fee bills as [?] chief justice of Shelby Co.; a bond for a town lot in the town of Shelbyville assignee [assigned?] to decedent by Franklin L. Farror; a steer sold to C. Turner.
Petition of administrator to sell 320 acres land, a part of the headright of John M. Henderson, to satisfy a mortgage upon said land and to sell a town lot in the town of Shelbyville. Petition granted. March term 1857.
Administrator's report of sale of land to M. T. Brinson. Filed May 1857. Approved 26 May 1857 by John Farror and Isaac G. Bowman, com'rs and acting C.J.'s, Tarrant County.
Final Exhibit. Debts collected by admr from: Brinson and Slaughter; Wetmore
and Dagget note; Marhew and Ayres; Ayres and Daggett; and Daggett and
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