Shelby Circuit Court
Probate Box 834
George & Lourella Walton Guardian
Filed March 11, 1919
Gordon Thurston Clerk
Disposed of Mch Term 1919
No 5448 72-414
In Re Petition of George and Lourilla Walton for the adoption of
Elmer Bassett Atty for Petitioners
In Re Petition of George Walton and Lourilla Walton, his wife, to adopt Oriena Rose
|State of Indiana
|| Circuit Court
|Shelby county, SS;
|| March Term, 1919
The undersigned, petitioners, George Walton and Lourilla Walton, his wife, of Shelby County, Indiana, respectfully show to the court that they are desirous of adopting as their child and heir at law, Oriena Rose, a female child of the age of 8 years, now a resident of said county, and the owner of no property, real or personal; that Mrs. Laura Cole. The mother of said infant has the lawful custody of said child and resides at 1525 Deloss street, Indianapolis, Indiana and is consenting to such adoption. Your petitioners further show that they reside at No. 128 East John street in the City of Shelbyville, Indiana, and are able properly to care for, support and educate said child. And they ask that said child be given the name of
Wherefore they pray the court that such an order of adoption be made.
George Walton Lourilla Walton
by Elmer Bassett Attorney for petitioners
State of Indiana
Shelby County, SS:
George Walton being duly sworn upon his oath says that he is one of the petitioners in the foregoing petition and that the matters and things alleged in the foregoing petition are true in substance and in fact and he makes this affidavit for himself and for and on behalf of his co-petitioner, Lourilla Walton.
/s/ George Walton
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5th day of March, 1919
Elmer Bassett Notary Public Commissioned to April 22nd, 1919
No. In Re Petition of George Walton and Lourilla Walton to adopt Rose
Consent of Child’s Mother
Filed March 11, 1919 Gordon Thurston Clerk
Indianapolis, Ind, March 4-19
To Whom It May Concern—
On this 4 Day of March 1919 Personally appeared before me
Laura Cole mother of Oriena Rose residing at 1525 Deloss St. Indianapolis, Ind and says she hereby gives her full consent to have George and Lourilla Walton adopt her daughter Oriena Rose.
Mrs. Laura Cole
Subscribed and Sworn to before me this 4 day of March 1919
Geo. Bernloche Notary Public Indianapolis Ind.
Witnesses J. E. Eviston 3203 Noble St.
My Commission expires July 7, 1921
Asa W. Biner 903 Olney St.
Transcribed by Barb Huff