Application to remove Guardian
filed Oct 27" 1873, John Elliott, Clk
A. Blair, Atty
In the matter of the Estate of
the minor heirs of Enoch Forsythe
deceased -- Andrew Jarrell
To the Honorable the Judge of the Shelby Circuit Court -- The undersigned
as the next-friend of the minor heirs of Enoch Forsythe deceased would respectfully reprising that
heretofore towit: on the [blank] day of [blank] 187[blank] Andrew Jarrell
was by the
Common Pleas Court of Shelby County appointed Guardian of said heirs, that all of said heirs except
one towit: [blank] Forsythe have arrived at full age. That there is now in the hands of said guardian
the sum of Seventy five Dollars of said minor -- that since his said appointment and since making his
last report he has become hopelessly and notoriously insolvent and the undersigned is informed and
believes that the continuation of said Guardianship would endanger and jeopardize the rights of said
minor. Therefore on behalf of said minor he asks that said Guardian be removed from said trust and
that said Guardian be commanded to pay in to court said sum and for all other relief.
/s/ Elijah Byland
Subscribed and sworn to before me this October 24" 1873
/s/ L. J. Hackney
N. P. S. C.
Transcribed by Phyllis Miller Fleming.
To date, I have not found estate papers for Enoch Forsythe.
Perhaps he died outside of Shelby County?