Desoto County Probate Records
Desoto Co FLGenWeb Project

Book 1 ~ 05 Nov 1887

 
Estate of:  J. D. Green ~ died 08 Apr 1886 at Pine Level, FL
Administrator: Eliza Green ~ wife     pages 1-5

Estate of: Andrew N. Young ~ died 14 Nov 1885 at Fort Ogden, FL
Administrator: Annie C. Young ~ mother     pages 6-14

Estate of: Emanuel Blanco ~ died 27 June 1886 at Fort Ogden, FL
Administrator: Lizzie Blanco ~ wife     pages 14-19

Estate of: James A. Daughtry ~ died 18 Nov 1885
Administrator: Mary Jane Daughtry ~ wife     pages 20-25

Estate of: Henry S. Seward ~ died N/A at Pine Level, FL
Curator: F. B. Hagan     pages 26-38

Estate of: S. W. Durfee ~ died 27 Dec 1884 (killed in Manatee Co, FL)
Adminstrator: Francis B. Hagan     pages 39-41

Estate of: Sarah J. Hain ~ died N/A
Administrator: D. D. Crews - removed / William Smith     pages 43-54

Petition of Guardianship and Estate of minor children:
Maud W. and Lacy V. Simmons
Petitioner: Mrs. Oregon E. Carroll ~ mother
Date: March 1887     pages 54-58

Estate of: Ephrahim R. Foster ~ died 04 May 1883
Administrator: Emeline Foster ~ wife     pages 59-61

Estate of: Nelson Locklear ~ died 24 Dec 1884 (killed)
Administrator: Lydia Ann Locklear     pages 62-67

Estate of: Joel Knight
Administrator: Thomas S. Knight ~ minor child     pages 68-79

Estate of: Z. J. Curry
Administrator of Estate and Guardianship: William Alderman     pages 80-87

Estate of: James A. Daughtry
Appointed Guardian: W. W. Towles
Date: June 1886 - filed 03 July 1888     pages 88-89

Appointed Guardian of Weeks children: James N. Blount
Date: 07 Dec 1885 - filed 03 July 1888     pages 90-95

Estate of: William Whidden
Administrator of Estate and Guardianship: L. R. Daniels
Date: 05 Apr 1887     pages 97-110

Estate of: Zora J. Curry
Appointed Guardianship: Z. King
Date: 24 Nov 1884     pages 110-113

Estate of: William C. Platt
Administrator: Louisa D. Platt ~ wife     pages 114-121

Will of: Moley Crews
Filed on: 09 July 1888     pages 122-123

Estate of: T. Walter Palmer of Jefferson Co. ~ died 27 July 1885
Date: 15 Feb 1886 - filed 09 July 1888     pages 123-124

Will of: Samuel Knight
Date: 13 Aug 1881     pages 124-125

Estate of: Stephen J. Hooker
Administrator: John Parker     pages 126-128

Estate of: Alpheus Tarver
Administrator: William L. Carlton     pages 129-133

Petetion of Guardionship and Estate of minor child:
Thomas P. Osborn ~ minor of David Osborn
Petetioner: Morgan Mizell ~ bond paid: $500.00
Date: 04 June 1877  Filed: 11 July 1888    pages 133-135

Estate of: Zora J. Curry
Adminstrator: William Alderman
Date: 28 Nov 1877 & 15 Nov 1878  Filed: 11 July 1888    pages 135-145

Estate of: David Osborn
Letter of Administration: Morgan Mizell
Date: 03 June 1877  Filed: 16 July 1888    pages 146-147

Estate of: Lewallen Williams
Letter of Administration: Joel J. Addison ~ Sherrif of Manatee Co.
Date: 01 Mar 1867 & 10 May 1868
Appraisors: F. C. M. Boggess and Z. J. Curry
Date: 13 Aug 1873  Filed: 16 July 1888    pages148-149

Estate of: James J. Whidden
Administrator: Jasper N. Parker
Date: 01 May 1881 & 01 May 1882  Filed: 16 July 1888    pages 150-151

Estate of: David L. Terril
Administrator: Joshua S. Platt ~ bond paid: $400.00
Date: 10 May 1869
Administrator: Morgan Mizell
Date: 07 Jan 1871  Filed: 16 July 1888    pages 151-152

Estate of: George W. Graham
Widow: Martha Graham ~ gives up rights as administrator
Administrator: Samuel Mitchell
Date: N/A  Filed: 19 July 1888    page 153

Estate of: Oliver Waldron
Petetioner: Andrew Garner
Date: 13 Sept 1869  Filed: 19 July 1888    page 154

Will of: Rowland Williams
Widow: Nancy Ann Williams ~ Children: Andrew Jackson, Rebecca Ellen, Thomas, & Memphis Meridian
Witnesses: Frances M. Gill, George W. Williams, & F. C. M. Boggess
Date: 03 Nov 1867  Filed: 19 July 1888    page 155

Will of: Hampton Whidden
Widow: Eleanor Whidden
Date: 19 May 1866
Justice of Probate: Henry R. McLeod
Filed: 19 July 1888    page156

Estate of: James W. Williams ~ died intestate
Administrator: A. L. Watson ~ Sherrif
Date: 14 Nov 1883  Filed: 26 July 1888    page156

Estate & Will of: Willoughby Whidden ~ died 27 May 1861
Widow: Eliza Whidden
Heirs by Law: James D. Green & Henry Langford
Date of Will: 10 May 1861
Witnesses: Henry Langford, Maxwell Whidden, John W. Whidden, James Whidden, & Jo Neal Smith, J.P.
Date: 03 Oct 1881 ~ Pine Level, FL   Filed: 26 July 1888    pages157-159

Estate of: James D. Green
Annual Return of Andrew Greene ~ Administrator
Date: 08 Dec 1888    page 161

Homestead Exemption of: T. Hollaway
Witnesses: James W. Matthis & W. B. Lanier
Date: 08 Dec 1888    pages162-164

Estate of: Henry Clinton Curry
Guardian of person & estate: William Alderman
Date: 05 Dec 1881 ~ Pine Level, FL  Filed: 26 July 1888    page 165

Estate of: Henrietta Curry Lettice
Guardian of person & estate: William Alderman
Date: 02 May 1883  Filed: 26 July 1888    page 166

Estate of: James W. Bailey
Administrator: John W. Whidden
Date: 01 Sept 1866  Filed: 31 July 1888    page 166

Estate of: James W. Bailey
Guardian: John W. Whidden ~ annual settlement
Date: 01 May 1867  Filed: 31 July 1888

Estate of: H. C. Crews
Administrator: Susan E. Crews
Date: 24 Aug 1874  Filed: 31 July 1888    pages 168-169

Transcribed from the original documents by Janine Rickner in order of page number


 


 


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