Estate  of 
William  Drake  Sr., decd

Wm Drake Sr. Dec.

Files Decr 7th 1842
S B Morris clk

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

State of Indiana
Shelby County
                                To the Judge of the Probate Court of
                                Shelby County
Your Mimorialists  Joseph Dungan  &  Elias Drake Senr represent that  William Drake  late of said County departed this life on or about the  [blank]  day of September last intestate disposed of a quantify of Personal Estate and leaving  Phebe Drake  his widow and a number of children & grandchildren heirs at law him surviving, That Administration of the estate of said decedent should be granted & that the said  Phebe Drake  waives her right to Administer
They therefore pray that Administration thereof may be granted to  Elias Drake  a Son of the Decedent
December 7th 1842
(signatures) Elias Drake    
Joseph Dungan

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Wm. Drake Dec.


Filed Dec 21 1842
S B Morris Clk

State of Indiana   Shelby County
Before Me Sylvan B Morris Clerk of the Probate Court of Shelby County Personally came  Elias Drake  Administrator of the Estate of  Wm Drake Senr  Deceased and being by me duly Sworn an Oath Says that the within is a Just & Full inventory of all the personal Estate of Said Dec. so far as the Same has come to be bound to be administered.
(signature) Elias C Drake

Sworn to and Subscribed December 21th 182
(signature) S B Morris Clk.

An Inventory of the personal property of
William Drake Sen  Deceast late of Shelby
County Indiana taken this 8th? day
of December 1842.
one note against William Low due Nov the 14th 1842   $  23.00
one note do due Nov the 14th 1843 23.00
one bed and bedding 6.00
one bed and bedding 5.00
one chest 1.00
one tin Reflector [?deflector] 1.00
one table 75
one looking glass 37
Five Chairs 1.25
one fire Shovel 50
one lot of Iron ware 2.00
one cupboard and ware 4.00
one water bucket .25
one smoothing Iron .25
one two year old heifer 4.00
We the undersigned appraisers do certify that the
above is a true inventory of personal estate of the said
decedent according to the best of knowledge & judgments.

(signatures)  George Haney      
Nicholas  X  Copple

Before me the undersigned associate judge this day personally came the above name appraisors and being by me duly sworn an oath say that the above inventory is true to the best of their knowledge and judgements

December 8, 1842         (Signature) Ira Bailey
Associate Judge

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

William Drake Deceased
Elias Drake Admr
Inventory $72.37

Box 15
Nov 10 1845

Filed In Open Court Feby
28th   1843
(signture) S B Morris

An inventory of the personal
property of  William Drake Sen
DeCCeast late of Shelby County in.
Diania taken this 8th day of DeCember
one note against  william low  Due
November the 14th the 1823
one note Due Nov the 14 1843   $  23.
one bed and bedding $6.00
one bed and [bed]ing 5.00
one chest 1.00
one tin fleCtor 1.00
one table .75
one looking glass .37
five Chairs 1.25
one fire shovel .50
one lot of iron ware 2.00
one Cubbard and ware 4.00
one ratten buCket .25
one smoothing iron .25
one two year old heffer     4.00
amt 49.37
$  72.37

received of  Elias C. Drake admines strater of   william Drake de bonis non DeCest lat of Shelby County folling property a bove named
(signature) Phebe Drake

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

William Drake Decd
Final Exhibit
Elias Drake

Filed:   Sept 1st 1843
in open court
          J Vernon Clerk

settlement 3rd day

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

The account of  Elias Drake  Administrator of all
and Singular the goods of Chattels rights Credits &
effects which were of  William Drake Senr  late of
Shelby County Indiana deceaased.  Sheweth
That the personal estate of said decedent amounts as per
Inventory thereof on file in Clerk's office to
The said Administrator claims credit for amount
of property taken by the widow of said 
William Drake  at the appraisement as allows by law
The said Administrator claims credit for amount
of property taken by the widow of said 
William Drake at the appraisment as allows by law
Clerk fee $  8.70
leaving a balance in favor of Adm of the sum of $  6.90
(signature)   Elias Drake

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

William Drake decd
Adm Report

Filed in open Court
August 12th 1844
J Vernon Clk

To the honorable the probate judge of Shelby County at the Augst term 1844 the administrator of the estate of  William Drake  decst do certify that I have afsets in my hands to settle the estate but cannot collect on account of stay laws
(signature) Elias Drake.

Sworn to in open court August term 1844
(signature) J Vernon Clerk

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

State of Indiana
by               } Citation
Elias C. Drake

Retrievable 2 Monday
of August 1844

Filed. August 2nd 1844
(signature) J Vernon Clerk

Received this citation June 6th
1844   Executed this citation
By Reading July 30th
1844   Apollos Kinsley
                    Shff SC

ShereffS fees
Serving 37 1/2
12 miles 72
Return 10
Serving $   1. 19 [1/2]

STATE OF INDIANA, Probate Court of Shelby County,
          THE STATE OF INDIANA to the Sheriff of Shelby ------- County, Greeting.

you are hereby commanded to cite  Elias C Drake  ------- Adminstrator
                    of the estate of  William Drake, Sen  deceased, to appear before the Judge of the Probate Court of Shelby County, on the first day of the next term, to be holden at the Court House in Shelbyville, in and for said County of Shelby, on the second Monday of August next; then and there to file an account current of his said administration, and the vouchers for money by him expended in the settlement of said estate preparatory to a final settlement of said administration with this Court. And, further, to stand to and perform whatever our said Court shall adjudge in the premises.  Aand (sic) have you then and there this writ.

                    Witness, Jacob Vernon ---- Clerk of said
                Probate Court, and the seal thereof, the 5th day of June
A.D. 1844
(signature) J. Vernon Clerk.

Transcribed by Mary Harrell Sesniak, edited Phyllis Miller Fleming

Probate Index       Main Page