Minor  heirs
of
Julian  Ensminger,
          deceased


Jane  Ensminger,
         
guardian


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CIRCUIT  COURT.

Application for

LETTERS  FOR  GUARDIANSHIP.
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Filed September 4"  1880
          Fred. H. Chueden   Clerk.

The State of Indiana, Shelby County, ss:

          The undersigned, applicant for letters of Guardianship on the persons and estates of 

Margaret E. Ensminger, aged 14 years, March 5, 1880
Mary L. Ensminger, aged 13 years, Aug 25, 1880
John H. Ensminger, aged 11 years, April 27, 1880
Delilah E. Ensminger, aged 8 years, Nov 25, 1879
Catharine I. Ensminger, aged 6 years, Oct 1st, 1879
Gracie Ensminger, aged 5 years, March 9, 1880
Annie Ensminger, aged 5 years, March 9, 1880
Phillip N. Ensminger, aged 2 years, Oct 25, 1879
Robert S. Ensminger, aged 9 months

minor heirs of Julian Ensminger, late of Shelby County, Indiana:  said minors reside in Shelby County, in the State of Indiana, and are the joint owners of Real Estate situate in said County of the probable value of fourteen Hundred Dollars, which will rent annually for about the sum of Ninety Dollars, Said Wards also owned personal property of the value of no personal property that will come to the hands of said guardian as such.  She shows that said Margaret has chosen this applicant as her guardian.

State of Indiana, Shelby County, ss:

         Jane Ensminger, being duly sworn, says that the material facts contained in the above statement and aplpication for letters of Guardianship on the persons and estates of the persons therein named are correct and true, as she verily believes, and further saith not.

/s/  Jane Ensminger
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4" day of September 1880
Fred. H. Chueden   Clerk,
Circuit Court, Shelby County.


State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:
            Jane Ensminger being duly sworn, says that the material facts contained in the above statement and application for Letters of Guardianship on the persons and estates of the persons therein named are correct and true, as she verily believes, and further saith not.
                                                                                                Jane Ensminger

            Subscribed and sworn to before me this 4th day of September 1880.
                                                                                    Fred. H. Chueden Clerk
                                                                                    Circuit Court Shelby County

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In the matter of the Guardianship of  Margaret Ensminger and others
Minor heirs of Julian Ensminger
Jane Ensminger Guardian


            Jane Ensminger as Guardian of said minors shows to the Court that she was appointed to said trust by this Court on the 4th day of September 1880.
            And She submits to the Court the following report of her said trust.
            She charges herself with amount received for said wards from their grandfather Philip Ensminger Estate.                                                                                                                                                $70.00
            She charges herself with amount received for corn & wheat in year 1881           $120.40


And she charges herself with amount received for wheat raised on wards land in 1882        73.80
                                                            Total Charges                                                   $264.20
And said Guardian shows that at the time of her appointment there were nine of her said wards towit:  Margaret,  Mary,  John,  Delila,  Catherine,  Gracie,  Annie,  Philip  and  Robert Ensminger.  That since her appointment her said last two wards have died.  That said wards are her own children and live with her.  That said guardian and her said wards own as tenants in common 67 acres of Real Estate in Shelby County, Indiana of which she owns eleven twenty sevenths part and said children the residue.  That said wards have no other income than the rents of said Real Estate.  That there can be realized out of said rents about $125.00 per year.  That she has received for said wards since her appointment as above shown $264.20.  That she has expended for said wards in cash $230.00 since her appointment for clothing, books, taxes, improvements on land and other necessary expenses not taking into consideration what expense she has been at for boarding said wards.  That she has taken a large number of receipts therefore which she now exhibits on proof of her statements herein.  That this Guardian has no income except the rents from her said interest in said land and that she is unable to board and support said wards without using the rents of their interest in said land for that purpose.  That she is entitled to an allowance for boarding said wards for two years which would exceed the amount she has received for them.  That she is willing to board and cloth said wards for the rents of their Real Estate.  That she can make enough out of said 67 acres of land to keep herself and said wards and she asks that she be permitted so to do.  That this her report be approved and her trust continued and that she be not required to make any report of her said trust except as said wards arrive at age, and that her trust be now continued until the oldest of said wards becomes 21 years of age or is married to a man 21 years of age.
            And said guardian Exhibits the receipt of the Clerk of this Court for all the costs in said Guardianship.
                                                                                                                        Jane Ensminger
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18th day of October 1882.
                                                                                                                        Harry C. Morrison
                                                                                                    Master Commissioner of Shelby Co., Ind.


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Order Book 24 page 453
Guardianship of Margaret Ensminger and others
Jane Ensminger Guardian
REPORT

            Examined and approved and Trust continued until the arrival at age or marriage with person of full age of each ward, and upon arrival at age or marriage of each ward Guardian to make final report.             Oct. 24, 1882.
                                                                                    A. F. Wray
                                                                                    Master Commissioner

Report & Master Commissioner Report examined and approved and ordered accordingly.
                                                                                    K. M. Hord,  Judge
Filed Oct 20, 1882   Fred H. Chueden Clk. 

Transcribed by Barb Huff  for  Bob McKenzie

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