Administration of estates
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, indentures, mortgages, and banking and estate documents of the Bence family. Ranging from 1790 to 1885, the bulk of the land documents are related to property located in Jefferson County, Kentucky and Putnam County, Indiana. The collection also includes John A. Bence's certificate for his commission as first lieutenant in the "Washington Guards" signed by Indiana Governor Ashbel D. Willard on August 4, 1859; a certificate of exemption for permanent disability for...
Collection — Folder S2655
Scope and Contents This collection includes the slave allotment for the estate of Benjamin Floyd of Lincoln County, Kentucky dated April 6, 1837. The beneficiaries of the allotment were his eight surviving children - Singleton, John, Frances, David, Lucy, Betsey, Benjamin, and Polly. The document lists the slaves names and monetary value under each lot number and notes which heir received which lot. The allotment was recorded by the Lincoln County clerk on August 7, 1837.
Collection — Folder S3446
Scope and Contents This collection contains account books, daybooks, ledgers, and letter books of the Ewing family, particularly those used by brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing regarding their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana, their fur trade business, and their trade with Native Americans (1829- 1865). The collection also includes a daybook, ledger, and three letter books used for G.W. Ewing’s estate (1866-1877).
Collection — Folder S1825
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent by George Washington Ewing to Byrum D. Miner of Fort Wayne, Indiana regarding the sale of furs and skins, William G. Ewing's estate, and other legal matters (1855-1856). The collection also includes a November 29, 1849 bill from Brown's Hotel in Washington, D.C. and three letters sent by Lucinda Smith of Evansville, Indiana to Ewing and Miner regarding the collection of rent from the government for cattle and stables kept on property presumably owned...
Collection — Folder S0962
Scope and Contents This collection contains Isaac Miller's financial documents and receipts from Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, ranging from 1806 ot 1904, including documents regarding the estate of Henry Miller (1806-1856); financial documents and tax receipts from Fayette, Rush, and Hamilton Counties in Indiana (1858-1881); papers listing Miller's personal property sold at auction on October 29, 1869; a page from the 1904 Quaker periodical, The American Friend; and undated advertisement cards from various...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents ranging from 1927 to 1930 regarding the estate of Jacob Witmer of Shelby County, Indiana and administrated by his nephew John H. Wilson. The collection also includes Velma Whitmer's notebook containing transcriptions of letters written by her mother and grandmother (1901-1907) and poems written by herself and her sister Mary (1912-1914); an April 29, 1837 deed signed by Nathan H. Wilson of Bartholomew County, Indiana granting land to...
Dates: 1837-1932, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records from 1853-1933, though the bulk of the materials cover 1880-1900. The first two folders consist mainly of papers related to the Keystone Lodge and contain minutes, reports, and financial documents. These two folders also contain some Johnson family papers as well, including receipts, estate papers, and family correspondence. The third folder contains mostly Albert Johnson, son of John Johnson, family correspondence and papers. The final folder consists...
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Scope and Contents The collection contains family letters from John T. Barton from Harveysburg, Ohio; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Parkersburg, (West) Virginia; Warren County, Indiana; and Mier, Indiana. Also included are business papers, receipts, and estate administration papers of Barton’s son, John T. Barton. The volumes consist of farm account books ranging from 1900 to 1927.