Term A. D. 1852
2nd Day of Ferbruary
Pleas before the honorable John W. Richards Judge of the Probate Court of Morgan County Indiana, towit: At a probate court held at the court house in the town of Martinsville in said county. On Tuesday the ninth day of February in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two.
David G. Stotts administrator of the estate
of Andrew M. Stotts deceased
James Stotts James Speak Margaret Speak George C Stotts John Koons, Sarah Koons, James Stotts, James Laughlin, Mary Laughlin, David G. Stotts Myriam--Brown, Owen C. Renshuer and David W.____ and the unknown heirs of Andrew M. Stotts, deceased.
Be it remembered that at the November term of said Probate court, held as aforesaid before the honorable George F. Waterman. On Friday the fourteenth day of November in the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty-five, It being the fifthe Judicial day of said term, comes said administrator and files his petition to sell certain real estate therein named, and to settle said estate as insolvent which is in the words following, towit:
State of Indiana~In the Probate Court
of Morgan County
Morgan County~November term, A.D. 1845
To the Hon. George F. Waterman sole Judge of said court the petition of Robert C. Stotts, Administrator of the estate of Andrew M. Stotts, deceased respectfully represents that the claims and debts outstanding against said estate as far as the same have come to the knowledge of this petition____amount to $412.61~that the personal property belonging to said estate consists wholly in a Judgement and sundry chooses in ____tion the appraised value of which is $170.49. The said decendent died the holder of a certain writing obligetory executed to him by Morgan H. Brower Owen C. Kershier
Term A.D. 1852
and David H.________withing a condition for ___execution of a deed of conveyence to said decedent of Lot No 20, in the two of Waverly Morgan Co. Indiana, upon the payment by said decedent of 40.50 the purchase money of said lot in two equal installments of $20.26 each. The first which was due on 12th March 1842 the 2nd on 12th December 1842 the first of which installment towit: $20.35 was paid by said decedent but the second installment remains unpaid, which writing obligation is here with marked A and made a part of hereof, which leaves the interest in said estate in said lot North about ___$20.25 by which it will appear to your honor that the assets of said estate will be insufficient to meet the demands against the court. $221.37 1/4
Your petitioner would therefore pray your honor to grant hime an order to settle said estate____, and your petitioner would further pray your honor to grant to him an order to sell the above mentioned interest of said decedent in said lot as your petitioner believes that the assets of said estate will not be sufficient to discharge the purchase money which remains unpaid and that it would be to the advantage of said estate to sell the interest of said decendent in said lot and to apply the proceeds of said sale to the discharge of the debts of said estate and your petitioner would represent that said decedent left as his heir at law James Stotts Jr. James Speak and Margaret Speak his wife formerly Margaret Stotts, George C. Stotts, John Koons and Sarah Koons his wife formerly Sarah Stotts who are residents of the State of Indiana and of full age and also some heirs, whose names are unknown to your petitioner, also James Stott, Sr James Laughlin and Mary Laughlin his wife formaerly Mary Stotts, David G. Stotts, and this petioner who are of age and who your petioner makes defendant to this petition, and your petitioner also makes the said Myraim S. Brown, Owen G. Kensheir, and David W. Keow, defendents to this petition, your petitioner prays that said non residents and unknown heirs be notified of the filing of this petition by publication and that process be issued against the remainder of the defendants and he have such other relief as may compact with justice and he will____proof & c Robert C. Stotts
by O.R. Dougherty, Dept
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