Guardianship of

Frank,  Amos,  &  Arthur  Coyle,

Minor Heirs

Elston Green, Guardian

Order Book 23 ˝ page 149

Box 211  No. 333

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Petition for order to sell wards Real Estate at private sale
Filed March 14” 1882
Fred H. Chueden  Clerk and Master Commr of Shelby Co. Ind.
Love & Morrison Attys.
State of Indiana                                                In the Shelby Circuit Court
Shelby County    SS                                          March Term 1882
In the Guardianship of  Frank Coyle, Amos Coyle, and Arthur Coyle
 minor heirs of  James Coyle dec’d   Elston Green Guardian
            Elston Green Guardian of said minors would represent to the Court that he was by this Court on the __ day of October 1881 appointed to said trust.  That his said wards Frank Coyle, Amos Coyle and Arthur Coyle are the owners in fee simple in equal proportions of the undivided one nineth part in value of the following described Real Estate in Boone County Indiana towit:
The South East quarter of the North East quarter and the South half of the North East quarter of the North East quarter of section twenty (20) in Township Twenty (20) North Range Two (2) East containing in all of said tract sixty acres more or less.

            Descended to them from their deceased father James Coyle and their deceased grandmother Nancy Coyle as follows:  that Francis Coyle of Shelby County Indiana who was the father of  James Coyle and grandfather of said wards died intestate the owner in fee simple of said sixty acres of land.  That said Francis Coyle left him surviving as his only heirs at law his widow Nancy Coyle  the said  James Coyle and five other living children and  Nannie T. Coyle  the only child of William Coyle a deceased son of said Francis Coyle.  That after the death of said Francis Coyle the said James Coyle departed this life intestate, while the owner of the undivided 1/7 of 2/3rd of said Real Estate leaving his widow and these wards as his only heirs at law and that since the death of said James Coyle his mother Nancy Coyle departed this life intestate the owner of the undivided one third part of said Real Estate.
            That said ward Frank Coyle is aged about six years, that said ward Amos Coyle is aged about four years ad that said ward Arthur Coyle is aged about 2 years and that all of said wards reside with their mother and are under Guardianship in the City of St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.  That the only personal Estate of said wards which has come to the knowledge or possession of this Guardian is the sum of $888.90 in money received by him upon sale of said wards Real Estate in Shelby County, Indiana and all of which he now has in his hands unexpended.  That this guardian has never received for said wards as rents from said Real Estate any sum whatever.  That the interest of said wards in said Real Estate is of the probable value of Eighty Dollars.  That said Real Estate is covered with timber and is of no rental value whatever.  That said wards will be entitled to and receive upon final settlement and distribution of the personal Estates of Francis Coyle and Nancy Coyle their grandfather and grandmother the probable sum of $100.00.  That said wards have no other personal Estate depending upon the settlement of any Estate or Execution of any trust to the Knowledge of this Guardian.  And said Guardian shows that it would be to the interest of said wards to sell their interest in said Real Estate and turn the proceeds of said sale over to their guardian in the state of Missouri and discharge this guardian.

Transcribed by Barb Huff

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