Signed: H. P. Axelberg,
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS
That we, Maggie Depta , of the Town of Tripp, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, as principal, and Byron Ripley and James Riley, of Bayfield County, as sureties and are held firmly bound unto the Honorable H. P. Axelberg, County Judge for the County of Bayfield, state of Wisconsin, in the sum of Two Hundred ($200.00) dollars, lawful money of the United States, to be paid to the said County Judge, or to his successors in office, for which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our seals, and dated this 19th day of October in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and eighteen.
The Condition of the above Obligation is such, That Whereas, Application hath been made to the County Court of Bayfield County, State of Wisconsin, for the appointment of a Guardian to Joseph V. Worland, minor, heir of _______________ late of _____________ deceased, and the above bounden principal having been duly nominated and approved for said trust.
Now Therefore, if the said Maggie Depta being appointed by said court guardian of the said minor, do and shall make a true inventory of all the estate, real and personal, of said ward, that shall come to her possession or knowledge, and return the same unto the County Court of the proper county, within such time as the Judge shall order; dispose of and manage all such estate according to law and for the best interests of the ward, and faithfully discharge her trust in relation thereto, and also, when required, in relation to the care, custody and education of the ward, render an account, on oath, of the property, real and personal, of the ward, in her hands, and all proceeds or interest derived therefrom, and of the management and disposition of the same, within one year after her appointment, and annually thereafter, and at such other times as the proper court shall direct, and at the expiration of her trust settle her account with the County Court, and pay over and deliver all the property, real and personal, remaining in her hands or due from her on such settlement, to the person lawfully entitled thereto; then this obligation will be void; otherwise it shall be and remain in full force and virtue.
Sealed and delivered in the presence of
Hazel D. Sauve Maggie Depta
Ernest Sauve Byron Ripley
STATE OF WISCONSIN, )
COUNTY OF BAYFIELD )
Byron Ripley , of the town of Iron River, in the county of Bayfield, State of Wisconsin, and James Riley , of the town of Iron River, in the County of Bayfield, State of Wisconsin, being first duly sworn, do depose and say, and each for himself deposes and says, that he is a freeholder, residing in said county of Bayfield and is worth the sum of Two hundred dollars, over and above all his just debts and liabilities and property exempt by law.
Subscribed and sworn to this 19th day ) Byron Ripley
of October, A. D. 1918, before me. ) James Riley
Hazel D. Sauve
Notary Public, Bayfield Co., Wis.
STATE OF WISCONSIN, )
) SS: County Court For Said County
County of Bayfield )
H. P. Axelberg, County Judge of said County, DO HEREBY CERTIFY, that the Copy hereunto annexed has been compared
by me with the Original Letters of Guardianship of Joseph V. Worland, an Infant, now on file and of record in my
office, and required by law to be in my custody and that said copy is a true copy thereof.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the County Court of Bayfield County, at the City of Washburn, in said County this 22nd day of October, A. D. 1918.
Signed: H. P. Axelberg,
State of Wisconsin -- County Court for Bayfield County.
THE STATE OF WISCONSIN. To whom it may concern, and especially to Maggie Depta, of the Town of Tripp, in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, Greeting:
Know Ye, That whereas application has been made to the County Court of said County, for the appointment of a guardian to Joseph V. Worland, an infant under the age of Fourteen years, to-wit: Eight years of age; who resides with is mother, Maggie Depta, in the Town of Tripp, in Bayfield County, Wisconsin;
And it appearing to the court that it is necessary to appoint a guardian to said Joseph V. Worland, and the said Maggie Depta having been approved for said trust by the Court, and having given bond as required by law, which has been approved, filed and recorded in said court.
Now, therefore, trusting in your care and fidelity, we have appointed, and do by these presents appoint you, the said Maggie Depta as such guardian hereby authorizing and empowering you to take and have the care and management of his estate until he arrive at the age of twenty-one years, or until you shall be legally discharged.
And requiring you to make a true inventory of all the estate, real and personal, of the said ward that shall come to your possession or knowledge, and to return the same into the said county Court within such time as the Judge shall order, to dispose and manage all such estate according to law and for the best interest of the ward, and faithfully to discharge your trust in relation thereto; and also, when required, in relation to the care, custody and education of the ward; to render an account on oath of the property, real and personal, of the said ward in your hands and all proceeds or interest derived therefrom, and of the management and disposition of the same, within one year of your appointment, and annually thereafter, and at such other times as the proper Court shall direct; and at the expiration after your trust to settle your account with the County Court or with the ward, if he shall be of full age or with his legal representatives, and to pay over and deliver all the property, real and personal, remaining in your hands or due from you on such settlement, to the person lawfully entitled thereto.
In Testimony, Whereof, We have caused the seal of our said County Court to be hereunto affixed.
Witnessed the Hon. H. P. Axelberg, Judge of our said County Court at the City of Washburn in said County, this 22nd day of October, A. D. 1918.
Signed: H. P. Axelberg,
REVISED STATUTES OF WISCONSIN, 1879.
Sec. 3971. Every general guardian shall annually render an account, under oath, and specify therein, the amount of property
received by him, and remaining in his hands, or invested by him, and the nature and manner of such investment, and his receipts and expenditures during the year. And when any guardian of a minor shall have the custody of his ward, and the care of his education, and in all cases when required by the Court, he shall state in his annual report the length of time each of his wards has attended a public school during the year for which the account is rendered. And shall also report which, if either of the sureties upon his bond as such guardian has died or removed from the County during the year for which the report is made.
Every guardian who fails for thirty days to render an account of his guardianship, when required by the Court, may be removed and another appointed in his place.
All letters of Guardianship hereafter issued shall have attached thereto a copy of this section.
Sec. 5 Maggie Depta the within named guardian is required to render his annual account, as such guardian, on the first Tuesday of January A. D. 1919, and on the first Tuesday of January in each and every year thereafter.