Ellena  Harrell

Box 194 No. 811

Shelby Circuit Court Probate
Guardianship of  Ellena Harrell
Minor heir of Henderson H. Harrell
Disposed of March 1881
Thomas J. Craycraft Guardian
Filed June 18, 1879         B.S. Sutton Clerk

Ellena Harrell Minor Heirs of  Henderson H. Harrell  Deceased
Circuit Court
Application for Letters Of Guardianship
Filed June 18, 1879         B.S. Sutton Clerk

The State of Indiana, __________ County, SS:

            The undersigned, applicant for letters of Guardianship on the persons and estates of Elena Harrell aged 17 years, _______1879, minor heirs of Henderson H. Harrell, late of Shelby County, Indiana; said minors reside in Shelby County, in the State of Indiana, and are is the joint owners of No Real Estate situate in said County of the probable value but is the owner of a rental annuity in Dollars Real Estate which is worth and will rent annually for about sum of not to exceed one hundred Dollars. Said Wards also owned no personal property of the value of to the knowledge of this affiant Dollars.

State of Indiana, Shelby County, SS:
            Thomas J. Craycraft 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 person herein named are correct and true, as he verily believes, and further saith not.

Thomas J. Craycraft            

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18 day of June 1879

B. S. Sutton Clerk, Circuit Court Shelby County


            I, Ellena Harrell daughter and minor heir of Henderson H. Harrell deceased, being over the age of fourteen years, do hereby select Thomas J. Craycraft Esq. of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana as my legal guardian and request his appointment as such by the Shelby Circuit Court.
            Witness my hand this May 19 1879                                          Ellena Harrell

In the Matter of the Guardianship of Ellena Harrell Minor Heir of Henderson H. Harrell decd.
Thomas J. Craycraft Guardian
            Thomas J. Craycraft as Guardian of the person and estate of Ellena Harrell, Minor would respectfully show to the Court that he was appointed as such guardian on the 18 day of June 1879, and he makes the following as and for his final report of his said trust.
            He charges himself with money received from Wm. A. Moore, belonging to said ward in the sum of $117.00
Interest in same from date of receiving said amount to this times at the rate of 6 percent                                    $8.52

                                                                                                                                                 Total Amt. $125.52

And he claims the following credits and files vouchers for same.
Voucher    1     Paid Maggie Craycraft dress Making $ 1.50
2       Ellena Foster and Frank Foster 1.50
3                        10.00
4                        10.00
5                        10.00
6       Mrs. M. J. Boyd for board 8.00
7                                 Medicine 3.00
8 Paid Mrs. M. J. Boyd for board 6.00
9                        4.00
10                        6.00
11       Shaw & Co. for Mdse. 10.60
12                        3.20
13       Mrs. J. Levinson 11.10
14       B. F. Love Atty 5.00
15       M. A. Robertson for Mdse. 7.80
16       Love & Morrison Attys 5.00


      Fred H. Chueden Clk Costs 3.82

Int. on payments        

Said Guardian claims for his services for acting as such     12.70 $13.20

Total Credits        


            And said Guardian shows that there is nothing in his hands belonging to said ward, that all the costs in said guardianship has been paid.
            He further shows that on the ___ day of _____ 1879 said ward was married to one Frank Foster over the age of 21 years and is now living with him as his wife. And he asks the Court that this his final report be approved and he be finally discharged for said trust.

Thomas J. Craycraft            

Contributed by Barb Huff

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