Petition for the Adoption of
Ruby Hester Yarbrough
Sarah Jane Weaver,
Shelby Circuit Court
October Term 1906.
Edward H. Chadwick,
Atty for Petitioner.
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STATE of INDIANA,
COUNTY of SHELBY,
In the Shelby Circuit Court,
In the Matter of the Adoption of
October term 1908.
RUBY HESTER YARBROUGH.
undersigned, Sarah Jane Weaver, a resident of Shelby County,
Indiana, respectfully shows to the Court that she is an unmarried woman, being a
widow, that she desires to adopt as her child and heir at law RUBY
HESTER YARBROUGH, a female infant, who was born on the 15th day
of February, A.D., 1908, and is therefore now past the age of three (3) years;
that said infant is now a resident of Shelby County, Indiana; that said infant
has no property, real or personal, of any description or value whatever; that
the mother of said infant is dead; that said infant was not born in lawful
wedlock, as this petitioner is informed and believes; but the name and residence
of the father of said child, if living, is unknown to this petitioner, and said
father, if living, has never contributed to any extent to the support or care of
said child. The Petitioner further shows that she is a resident of
Shelbyville, in said County and State, and that she is able properly to care
for, support and educate said child.
Said Petitioner, being duly sworn, on her oath, declares the above stated facts
to be true; and she therefore prays the Court a decree be entered in this Matter
of the adoption of said infant by said Petitioner, and that the name of said
infant be changed to RUBY HESTER WEAVER.
/s/ Sarah Jane Weaver
Subscribed and Sworn to before me, the undersigned,
this 10th day of Novemer, A.D., 1908.
Edward M. Chadwick
NOTARY-PUBLIC, Shelby County, Indiana,
Commissioned to July 27th 1913.
In the Matter of the
RUBY HESTER YARBROUGH.
now SARAH JANE WEAVER and files the following verified
Petition, praying therein for an Order of this Courth adopting as her child and
heir at law an infant, named Ruby Hester Yarbrough, which petition
is in the owrds and figures following, towit: (here insert):
And the Court having examined said Petition, and heard evidence thereon, now
finds the averments therein contained to be true, that is to say that said
infant is a female child; that said child was born on the 15th day of February
1905 and is, therefore, past the age of three years, and not yet four years old;
that said infant has no property of any description or nature, real or personal,
whatever; that the mother of said child is dead; that said child was not born in
lawful wedlock; that the name and whereabouts of the father of said child is
unknown; that the father of said child, if living, has not and does not
contribute in any manner nor to any extent to the support of said child; and
that for the well being and advantage of said child the prayer of said
Petitioner herein ought to be granted.
It is therefore, now ordered and decreed by the Court that said infant,
RUBY HESTER YARBROUGH, be and she is hereby
ADOPTED as the child and HEIR AT LAW of said Petitioner,
and that from and after this date she take and be known by the name of her said
adopted mother, towit; RUBY HESTER WEAVER; and that she
have and receive, by descent or otherwise, all rights and interests in the
estates of said adopted mother that she would be entitled to if said adopted
mother's natural heir.
Transcribed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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