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Henry Harrison Curbow

Probate File on record - McLennan County, Texas

Cause No. 992. The State of Texas; McLennan County: We the undersigned creditors of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, deceased, do by these presents request and authorize Dr. W. L. Barker, __ our of the creditor of said estate to apply for letter of administration on said estate in our behalf as ______ or _____________. This April 16, 1885. Wm. Osborne; W. D. Williamson____ J. C. J. H____ig.

Notice of Administration - H. H. Curbow, deceased: W. L. Barker has filed in the County Court of McLennan County an Application for Letters of Administration upon the Estate of said H. H. Curbow, dead which will be heard at the May Term, 1885 of the County Court, beginning on the first Monday in May 1885. City of Waco this 17th day of April 1885, J.W. Baker, Clerk of the County Court.

Estate of H. H. Curbow, Dead - May 18, 1885
On this day came on to be heard the Application of W. L. Booker to be appointed administrator of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, deceased. and it affirming to the Court that citation had been issued and said application for letters and the same had been ______ on ___ ____ ____ and it appearing to the Court that H. H. Curbow departed this life intestate in McLennan County on or about the 10th day of January 1885 and that four years have not elapsed since his death and that the Court has jurisdiction of the Estate of decedent and that time is a necessity for an administration upon said Estate of decedent and that said applicant for letters is entitled ___ to and is not disqualified and thus being no objection to his application for said letter of administration and it further affirming that said applicant is a condition of said Estate and that certain _____ condition of said Estate to with: Wm. Osborne, W. A. Williamson and Co. and J & J Kery? have by a certain _________ filed in this Court authorized said applicant to apply for letters in behalf of them all, it is therefore ordered and decreed by the Court that said application of W. L. Booker be in all things granted and he is hereby appointed administrator of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, deceased. Said applicant must to take effect upon applicant entering into a bond in the sum of not less ____ one thousand dollars, conditional upon ____ as the ____ ______, to be filed and approved and ___ to take the oath ___________ed by law. And __.D. Bentley, O. D_____e and Rufus N_____ all of whom are dis_____ed citizens of McLennan County on ___ appointed to inventory and affirm the Estate of decedent.

Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased - In the County Court of McLennan County
Inventory and Appointment of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased
We the undersigned appraisers appointed by the Court to inventory and affirm the estate of said decedent present the following as a complete inventory and appraisement thereof.
We find no real property belonging to his said estate, and the personal property we find to be the separate estate of said decedent.
One black mare and mule colt, ___ branded "CB" on right shoulder. Calf not branded. Appraised at $12 each - $24.00
One roan mare and colt. The mare branded "ES" on left and "CH" on right shoulder and calf branded "Z" on shoulder. Appraised at $12 each - $24.00
One gray mare and colt, ___ branded "E" on right _____ (thigh?) and "V" on right shoulder. The calf not branded. Appraised at $12 each - $24.00
One black mare branded "Z." Appraised at $12.00.
Twenty-five head of stock horses branded "Z". Appraised at $12 each - $300.
One brown horse branded "Z" appraised at $20.00.
One brown mon(?) mule branded SEE and a spanish ____, appraised at $35.00.
One bay mon(?) mule branded "ZS" and a spanish broud(?) appraised at $35.00.
One sow and six shoats in the possession of Collins (?) appraised at $3 each - $21.00.
One sow and four shoats at Jerry Edwards appraised at $3.00 each - $15.00.
One sow and shoat at Bentley appraised at $3.00 each - $6.00.
Two turning plows appraised at $2.00 each - $4.00.
Two sump ________ appraised at $1 - $2.00.
One double ________ appraised at $1.00 - $1.00.
One set of g____s appraised at $1.00 - $1.00.
One saddle in possession of T. P. Curbow appraised at $6.00 - $6.00.
One double ______d appraised at $1.00 - $1.00.
Two old wagons appraised at $5.00 each - $10.00.
One turning plow appraised at $2.50 - $2.50.
Two sumps (?) appraised at .50 cents each - $1.00.
One double ___ appraised at $1.00 - $1.00.
One set of guns(?) appraised at $1.50 - $1.50.
62 bushels of corn in Bentley's hands to be delivered this fall appraised at 25 cents per bushel of corn - $15.50.
H. C. Ridder
C.D. Bentley
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 27th day of July 1885
J.W. Baker Clerk of McLennan County, Texas By Chat H. Donum, Deputy
The Estate of H. H. Curbow, dead; In the County Court of McLenna County, Texas
List of Claims:
T. P. Curbow to the Estate of H. H. Curbow, deceased to 130 bushels of corn belonging to said estate and by said T. P. Curbow - $60.00.
Sam G. Mills to the Estate of H. H. Curbow, deceased. In a sum of money not definitely known to this administrator but suffered to be about $80 or $90.
Both of said claims on now (?) cue, on open accounts and bear 8% interest on the separate property of decedent.
W.L. Barker, administrator of the estate.

July 18, 1885 - Estate of Harrison H. Curbow
To C.D. Bently
For board from the 29th day of December 1884 to January 13, 1885: $12.00.
Nursing for 9 days during January 1885 at $2.00 per day: $18.00.
3 quarts of whiskey at $1.00 per quart: $3.00
Washing: $2.00
Board for Monroe Tull, laborer for Harrison H. Curbow for which said Curbow above gave, from November 28, 1884 to January 5, 1885 at $10 per month: $20.00
Total: $55.00

Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased - July 27, 1885
This day coming on to be hear the applicatio of W. L. Barker, Administrator of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased to sell all the personal property of belonging to said estate and it appearing to the Court that it will be to the advantage of said estate to sell said personal property it is thereofre ordered and decreed by the Court that said administration proceed to sell at _______ sale for cash or on a credit of not more than six months as he may deem most to the advantage of said estate all of the personal property of said estate and that he make due _____ of such sales as the law directs. M. W. Evans, County Judge.

Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased - July 27, 1885
The inventory and appraisement and list of claims of the Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased having been examined by the court and the same being found correct it is in all things approved and the same is ordered to be _____ as the law directs. M. W. Evans, County Judge.

Estate of H. H. Curbow, Deceased
In the County Court of McLennan County, Texas. Application to Re-Classify Claims and to Strike _______ _______ from Claim Docket.
Now comes W. L. Barker, administrator of said estate and respectfully shows that the claim of C. B. B_____ against said estate and our of the claims of W. L. Barker against said estate and J & J King claim against said estate ___ _____ approved by the court and classified as 3rd class claims. He would further show that said claims are not e___ by any lien or mortgage of any kind. He therefore _____ the court to make said classification and classify said claims as 4th class claims against said estate. He would further show that ___ ____ on the claim ____ of this honorable court a claim in favor of this administration for $35 approved October 19, 1885, which is _____ said amount by mistake. He hearing only our claim of this amount against said estate and that was duly approved and allowed by this court on the ___ day of _____________, 1885. He therefore prays that the claim _____ affirm to him ____ approved October 16, 1886 be disallowed and stricken from the claim docket.
Jenkens & Jenkins Attorneys for Administration.

The State of Texas; County of McLennan; In the County Court of McLennan County To January Term, 1887. You are hereby commanded to Summon W. L. Barker, Administrator of Curbo Estte if he sahll be found in your County, to be and appear before the County Court of McLennan County, at the Court House, in the City of Waco on the 1st Monday in January, 1887 and make final settlement or show why such settlement should not be made. J. W. Barker, Clerk this 21st day of December 1861.

No. 992; Estate of H. H. Curbow County Court of McLennan County, Texas; W. L. Barker, Administrator; May Term 1887. and now comes Ben Alexander, a citizens of McLennan County and State of Texas and contests the final account of W. L. Barker, Administrator filed in this Court Apr '87 in this: He avers that he is the holder and owner of the allowed and approved account of ___ Burkley against this estate - that said claim is for $55.00 was allowed by the Administrator July 15, 1885 and approved by this court July 31, 1885, and re____ly transferred to heir (?) by ___ Bently(?) Oct 6 1885 for a valuable consideration and that a large part of said claim was for expenses of the last sickness of H. H. Curbo, deceased - although allowed as a 4th class claim. And he further avers that the Estate of H. H. Curbo has no lawful offset ____ said account. And he prays that the amount now justly due to said account so held and owned by him be ordered to be paid _____ by the Clerk out of the money now in his hands and for his costs on his behalf. A_______ K______ for Alexander.

Final Administration of Account - To all persons interested in the administration of the Estate of H. H. Curbo, deceased: W. L. Barker, Administrator of the Estate of H. H. Curbo deceased, has filed his Final Account in the County Court of McLennan County, which will be acted on at the next term of said court, commencing on the 1st Monday in May, 1887 at the Court House thereof, in the City of Waco, at which time all persons interested in said estate may appear and contest the same, if they see proper. signed 4/7/1887.

Estate of H. H. Curbow County Court of McLennan County, Texas - In the County Court of McLennan County entering for matters of probate - To the Honorable J______ E_____, County Judge. Your Petitioner, W. L. Barker, Administrator of said Curbow Estate comes and shows that all the debts known to exist against said Estate (except as hereinfafter shown) have been paid as far as the assets coming into his hands would allow, when from Pettioner herein presents this his first account for the settlement of said Estate. To wit: The inventory and appraisements filed on the 27th day of July 1885 shows 32 head of horses belonging to said Estate appraised at $12 per head. One horse appraised at $20 and two mules appraised at $35 each. Of the horses he would show that T. P. Curbow, father of decedent, claimed eleven head as his own property and Petitioner being unable to confirm said claim. AFter the most careful investigation of the facts, delivered the eleven head ______ ones to him. The remaining 22 head he sold to Joe Thompson at f____ sale in the County of McLennan on the 1st day of September 1885 on a credit of six months in premiums (?) of said order of sale:
21 head at $12 per head =$252
One head at $20 = $20
Sold the two mules appraised at $35 each ___ sold at the same time ___ ____ being to said thompson at $35 each = $70
Of the sow and shoats left at Collins (See Inventory), Petitioner found that Collins had performed items from(?) decedent and was due the sum of $7 _____ which was paid = $7.00
Of the one sow and four shoats at Jerry Edwards only four come in to the hands of this administrator which ____ ___ only be sold to Dock Miller at $3 per head _____ = $12
Total received from all sources: $361.00
Of the remainder of the articles inventoried, two double ______ ____ sets of guns, one turning plow and two s____ps ______ come in to the administrations hands. The _____________ is still on hand, is worthless and can not be sold at any price. The inventory shows 62 bushels of corn in C. B. Bentley's hands valued at $15. This has never been paid and herein after Petitioner asks for an order in reference thereto.
Claims belonging to said Estate - Of the account against T. P. Curbow for could collect nothing. Said Curbow denied the debt and was and is insolvent. Said claim is worthless.
Of the claim against Sam G. Mills, Petitioner procured his note of bond for $________ in _____ of his open account, note due ___ day of ___________, 1885, but he has wholly failed and refused to pay the same or any part thereof and is insolvent. This claim is worthless and Petitioner herewith produces the same in court and asks that he be allowed to surrender the same to the custody of the County Clerk of McLennan County.
Amounts Paid Out: Petitioner has paid out on 1st class claims as follows:
To Stephen Tibbs (or Libbs) and S____ ________ (see ____ no. 1) - $35
To W. L. Barker - $35
On 2nd class claims as follows:
To gart____ stock - $20; to _____ings $20 (See ____ no. 2) - $40
To feeding (?) hogs - $1.00
To court costs including publication of notice (See ____ 3) - $42.75
To attys ___ to Jenkins & Jenkins (See ___ No. 5) - $30.00
To Administration Com. (commission?) on $361 - $36.10
Total - $219.85
Amt Received - $361.00
Money in Petitioners hand to pro rate ________ys 4th class claim holder $141.27 and which he has paid out as follows:
To J. C King claim - $73.00 4th class as ______ - $40.88
To A. Fabbon - $74.55 4th class as ____ $41.74
To W. L. Barker - $50 class as _____ - $28.00
Total paid out on 4th class claims - $110.62
Leaving in Petitioners hands the sum of $31.19, which amount is due on the claims of C. B. B____ly, which has been duly allowed and approved and classified as a 4th class claim, but which has not been paid for ___ following _____. As else when shown in this report, said Bently is justly indebted to said estate in the sum of $15, he is insolvent and has wholly failed to pay said amount, whenfrom Petitioner asks that said $15 due by him ex_____d or a credit on the sum due to him and that said $15 be pro rated _____ the ____ of the Estate. Petitioner further shows that one B. Alexander claims to be the owner of said Bently claims which claim of ownership Petitioner denies and prceeding an adjudication of said claim in this Court, Petitioner has placed in the haned of the County Clerk of said county its ____ _____ amount due on __________ to the orders of your honor. Petitioner further shows that a claim against said Estate due to Asbon was duly presented to and allowed by him, but that said claim has never been presented to the Clerk or approved by the Court - that _____ly more than one year has elapsed since its original grant of letters of administration and that said Estate is insolvent. Petitioner shows that any claim known to him and presented within the year has _______ _____ _____ _____________ the ______ of said Estate, that after paying the claims as above, nothing ________ in his hands belonging to said Estate. Petitioner further shows that he has fully administered said estate as ______ by this his final account. Wherefore he pays that citation issue and that as the next _____ time of your honor Court, your honor will be and order ______ and then made and ____ discharges Petitioner from all other and further liabiity as _____ of said Estate and for all other such order as the _____ may ______.
W. L. Barker - Sworn to and subscribed before me this 7th day of April, 1887.

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