Letters of Administration

 
The Cartersville Free Press Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
September 1, 1881 Page 2
 
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[With the demise of the “Cartersville Express” in August 1881 the Free Press became the publisher of legal notices in Bartow County.]

Letters of Administration: D. A. R. Allen on the estate of George Steward, of said county, deceased.

Motion to Establish Lost Deed.

Bartow Superior Court July Term, 1881, July 29th.—It appearing to the court by the petition of Elijah C. Jones, and copy, deed and affidavit thereunto annexed that said Elijah C. Jones was possessed of the original deed in said petition mentioned, made by John D. Rowland, now deceased, and that said original deed was destroyed during the year 1864, when Bartow county was occupied by the federal army, and praying the establishing of said copy deed, in lieu of the original so destroyed. And it appearing further that the following named persons are the heirs at law of said John S. Rowland deceased, his estate being unrepresented, William L. Rowland, Bartow County, Ga., Robt. H. Rowland, deceased, his executor, Mark W. Johnson, Atlanta, Ga., Minnie C. Rowland, minor, John S. Hollingshead, guardian, Bartow county, Ga., Chas. F. K. Rowland, Athens, Tenn., J. S. Rowland Thompson, Henry Thompson, Mary F. Scaife, Eugenie E. Mills and Mildred E. Newell, all of Spartanburg district South Carolina.

It is therefore ordered that the above named heirs at law of said deceased, show cause if any they have, by the first day of the next term of this court, why the said copy deed should not be established in lieu of the original destroyed as aforesaid. And it is further ordered that a copy of this rule be served personally on all of said heirs residing within the state of Georgia, and that all of said heirs be served by the publication of this order in The Free Press once a month for three months previous to the next term of this court.

J. C. Fain, J. S. C. C. C.

A true extract from the minutes, this August 24th, 1881.—F. M. Durham, Clerk.

 

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