|State of Indiana||Shelby Circuit Court|
|Shelby County||October Term 1899|
In the Matter of the
Adoption of Donald Jarvis Bright by Joseph B.
Plymate and Luvinia C. Plymate.
To Hon. Douglas Morris, Judge of said court.
We, the undersigned, on our oaths, say that our names are respectfully Joseph B. Plyate and Luvinia C. Plymate and that we are husband and wife and reside in Shelby County, Indiana; that we want to adopt said Donald Jarvis Bright as our child; that the name of said child is now donald Jarvis Bright' its age is 5 months and it has no property; that is mother is dead; that its father is alive, is Albert Bright and he resides near Shelbyville, Indiana. That we are the grandparents of such child and want its name changed to Donald Jarvis Plymate.