Estate  of
William  John

Court of Common Pleas of Shelby County
Probate Order Book 3
Page 288

Estate of William John Deceased
            Now at this day all the acts of the Clerk of this Court in vacation, in granting letters of administration on the estate of said deceased, and in taking and approving the bond of said administrators, being reported to this Court by said Clerk, and no valid objection appearing to the grant of said letters or to the taking and approving the bond of said administrator,  It is ordered by the Court that the same be ratified and adopted as the act and deed of this Court, And the matter of said estate is continued.

Probate Order Book 3
Pages 495 & 496

Final Settlement
In the Matter of The Estate of William John, deceased
Jacob John  Thomas J. John  Administrators
            At this time come said Administrators, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that notice of the final Settlement of said Estate has been given by publication in the "Shelby Volunteer," a weekly newspaper, printed and published in said county, more than ten days prior to the first day of the present term of this Court.  Thereupon the Account Current and Vouchers in said estate are presented to the Court for examination and settlement, which Account Current is verified by affidavit, and reads as follows, (Here insert) From which Report it appears that said Administrators charge themselves with assets of said estate to the amount to the amount of $1091.29, and claim credits for disbursements made by them on account of claims against said estate, the sum of $767.25; leaving for distribution among the heirs of the said decedent the sum of $324.04.  And the Court having seen and examined said Report and Vouchers, accept and approve the same; as a full and final Settlement of said Estate, and order the said Administrators be now fully discharged from any further liabilities on account of their said trust, on their paying over to the Clerk of this Court said sum of $324.04 the amount for distribution aforesaid which sum is now so paid.  And the Clerk is ordered to give notice to the heirs of said decedent as required by law, of the distribution of said sum, at the next term of this Court.  And a complete record is ordered.

Contributed by Barb Huff

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