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Notice of Publication - Probate

 

Notice
First Published June 20, 1901

In the Probate Court within and for Kay county, Oklahoma.
In the matter of the guardianship of Elmer Morgan, minor.
Notice is hereby given that on June 10, 1901, there was an order of sale issued out of the probate court of Kay County, O. T., authorizing Marion Morgan, the duly appointed guardian of Elmer Morgan, a minor, to sell certain real estate described as follows, to-wit: lot No. eleven (11) and one foot of ground off the west side of lot ten (10), in block No. thirty-one (31), in the town of Tonkawa, Kay County, O. T., to J. L. McCarthy for a price and sum as stipulated in a certain contract held by the said J. L. McCarthy, it being further ordered that said sale be made at private sale after thirty days notice in the Salt Fork Valley News, a weekly newspaper published in the town of Tonkawa, Kay county, O. T.
Witness me hand and the seal of the probate court this 10th day of June, 1901.
(Seal) D. Lafe Hubler, Probate Judge
[Salt Fork Valley News – Tonkawa July 25, 1901]

Notice
First published in Tonkawa News July 25, 1901.
Territory of Okla.
County of Kay. In Probate Court.

Notice is hereby given that on the 18th day of July. A. D. 1901, Pearl Brown filed in the probate court of the county of Kay and territory of Oklahoma, a petition praying for letters of administration to be issued to Benjamin F. Robison upon the estate of Mary West, deceased, late of the county of Kay and territory of Oklahoma.
And pursuant to an order of said probate court Saturday the 3rd day of August, A. D. 1901, at the hour of 10 o’clock a.m., of said day, that being a day of the regular August term. A. D. 1901, of said probate court, has been appointed as the time for hearing said application when and where any person interested may contest said petition by filing written opposition thereto on the ground of incompetency of the applicant, or may assert his own rights to the administration and pray that Letters be issued to himself.
Witness D. Lafe Hubler, Judge of the Probate Court of the County of Kay.

(SEAL) and the seal of the court affixed, the 18th day of July A. D. 1901
D. Lafe Hubler, Probate Judge.
[Salt Fork Valley News – Tonkawa July 25, 1901]

Notice

(First Pub Blackwell Sun, 9-10-1903)
Notice of Hearing Petition for Probate of Will.

Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the estate of James Oleson, deceased, that on the 16th day of July, 1903, Audne Sele produced and filed in the Probate Court of the county of Kay and Territory of Oklahoma, an instrument in writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of James Oleson, deceased, and on September 8th, 1903, Amanda Wellsford in said court her petition, praying for the probate of said will and that letters of administration with will annexed, issue thereon to Frank Foltz, the executor, having renounced his right as executor under said will.
Pursuant to an order of said court made on the 8th day of September, 1903, notice is hereby given, that Saturday, the 3rd day of October, 1903 at the hour of 1 o'clock p.m. of said day, that being a day of regular September term, of said court, has been appointed as the time for the hearing said petition and proving said will, at the Probate Court room in Newkirk, in said county of Kay, when and where all persons interested may appear and contest the same
In testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of said Probate Court, this 8th day of September 1903.
SEAL 10-1 R. L HOWSLEY, Probate Judge
[The Blackwell Sun - Blackwell October 1, 1903]
Notice

(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 9-17-03)
Notice to Creditors to Present Claims.
Notice is hereby given, that letters of administration on the estate of Edward Harris, deceased, were granted to the undersigned by the Probate Court of the county of Kay, at Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on the 4th day of August, AD 1903.
All persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit the same to the undersigned at Tonkawa State Bank for allowance within six months after the date of this publication, with necessary vouchers, or they will be forever precluded from any benefit of said estate, or, said claim may be in said Probate Court.
Dated this 11th day of September, A. D. 1903.
10-8 S. T. GOODMAN, Administrator
[The Blackwell Sun - Blackwell October 01, 1903]
(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 3-9-05.)
Notice of Hearing Petition for Probate of Will.
NOTICE

Notice is hereby given to all persons interested in the estate of Sarah M. Beck, deceased, that on the 7th day of March, 1905, Ira Beck produced and filed in the probate court of the county of Kay, and Territory of Oklahoma, an instrument in writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Sarah M. Beck, deceased, and also filed in said court his petition praying for the probate of said will, and that letters testamentary issue thereon to Ira Beck, the executor named under said will.
Pursuant to an order of said court made on the 7th day of March, 1905, notice is hereby given that Saturday, the 1st day of April, 1905, at the hour of one o'clock p.m. of said day, that day being a day of the regular March term. 1905, of said court, has been appointed as the time for hearing said petition and proving said will at the probate court room in Newkirk, In said county of Kay, when and where all persons interested may appear and contest the same.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and the seal of said probate court this 7th day of March, 19053-30 R. L. Howsley, Probate Judge.
By Marie Clarke, Clerk.

Blackwell Sun
June 1, 1905

First Pub. Blackwell Sun, May 25, 1905

Notice to Creditors to Present Claims.

Notice is hereby givin, that letters of administration on the estate of William C. Kiest, decreased were granted to the undersigned, by the probable court, of the count Kay, of Oklahoma Territory, On the 8th day of May.A.D., 1905.All persons having claims against said estate, are required to exhibit the same on the undersigned at the office off H.S Gurley, attorney, Blackwell, for allowance, within six months after the date of this publication, with necessary vouchers, or they will be forever precluded from any benefit of said estate, or, or said claim may be filed in said probate court.

Dated this 23rd day of May 1905.
Minnie Keist, Administratix

The Blackwell Sun
June 1, 1905

(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 6-1-05)

Notice of Hearing Petition for Appointment of Guardian.

NOTICE

Territory of Oklahoma } ss
Kay County

In the Probate Court. In the matter of the guardianship of Hattie R. Beck, minor.
Wheras, the petition of John B. Beck has lately been filed in this court, asking for the appointment of John B. Beck as the guardian of the person and estate of said Hattie R. Beck, minor, and pursuant to an order of said probate court, Saturday, the 10th day of June, A. D. 1905, at the hour of one o’clock, p. m., of said day, that being a day of the regular May term, A. D., 1905 of said probate court, has been appointed as the time for hearing said applications when and where any person interested may appear and contest said petition or its prayer.
Witness my hand and the seal of the probate court of Kay county, Oklahoma Territory, this 29th day of May, A. D. 1905

R. L. Howsley, Probate Judge
By Marie Clarke, Clerk

The Blackwell Sun
June 1, 1905

(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 5-25-05)

Notice of Hearing Petition for Letters of Administration

Territory of Oklahome } ss
Kay County

In the Probate Court. Estate of W. F. Hall, deceased.

Whereas, the petition of W. F. Hall has lately been filed in this court, representing, among other things, that W. F. Hall, late of the county of Kay and Territiry of Oklahoma, died, in testate, on or about the 15th day of January, A. D. 1905, at Joplin, Jasper county, Mo., and petitioning this court that letters of administration on said estate be granted to F. M. Butcher of said county of Kay.
And pursuant to an order of said probate court, in and for Kay county, Oklahoma Territory, the 17th day of June, A. D. 1905, at the hour of one o’clock p. m. of said day, that being a regular day of the May term, A. D. 1905 of said probate court, at the house in Newkirk Kay county, Oklahoma Territory, has been designated as the time and place for hearing said petition, when and where any person interested may appear and contest the afor said petition.
Witness, R. L. Howsley, judge of the probate court in and for the county of Kay, Territory of Oklahoma, and the seal of the court affixed the 18th day of May, A. D. 1905, at Newkirk, county and territory aforesaid.

F. L. Howsley, Probate Judge
W. C. Tetirick, Attorney

By Marie Clarke, Clerk

PROBATE COURT – In the matter of guardianship of Arthur, David, Mary and John Buffalo, minors, petition file and order and notice of hearing issued.
[The Blackwell Sun - February 1, 1906]
(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 12-27-06)

Notice to Creditors to Present Claims.

Notice I hereby given, that letters testamentary on the estate of Richard B. Tate, deceased, were granted to the undersigned, by the probate court, of the county of Kay, at Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on the 1st day of December, A. D. 1906.
All persons having claims against said estate, are required to exhibit the same to the undersigned or at the office of Burger & Lockwood in the city of Blackwell, Kay county, Okla., for publication with necessary vouchers, or they will be forever precluded from any benefit of said estate, or, said claim may be filed in said probate court.
Dated this 26th day of December, 1906.
BYRON TATE, Executor

BURGER & LOCKWOOD,
Attorneys for Executor, 1-17
[Blackwell Sun - January 10, 1907]
(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 12-27-06)

Notice to Creditors to Present Claims.

Notice is hereby given that letters of administration on the estate of Alexander Moore, deceased, were granted to the undersigned, by the probate court, of the county of Kay, Oklahoma Territory, on the 19th day of October, A. D. 1906.
All persons having claims against said estate, are required to exhibit the same to the undersigned or at the office of Burger & Lockwood in Blackwell, Kay county, Okla., for allowance within four months after the date of this publication, with necessary vouchers, or they will be forever precluded from any benefit of said estate, or said claims may be filed in said probate court.
Dated this 26th day of December, 1906.
R. C. MARRET, Administrator

BURGER & LOCKWOOD,
Attorneys for Administrator. 1-17
[Blackwell Sun - January 10, 1907]

Notice

(First Pub. Blackwell Sun 11-14-07)

Notice of Hearing Petition for Sale of Real Estate

Territory of Oklahoma } ss.
Kay County,
In the Probate Court.
In the matter of the estate of Etta Pollard, deceased.
Voris as the administrator of the estate of Etta Pollard, deceased, has on the 7th day of November, A. D. 1907, presented and filed in this court his verified petition asking for an order authorizing him to sell at private sale the whole of the real estate described in said petition.
Notice is hereby given that Saturday, the 7th day of December, A. D. 1907, at the hour of 1:30 o'clock a.m. of said day, that being a day of the regular November term of this court , in the office of Kay county, Oklahoma Territory, be and the same is hereby appointed as the time and place, when and where any person interested in said estate is directed and required to appear before said court to show cause why an order should not be granted to said petitioner to sell the real estate of said estate as in said petition described.
Witness my hand and seal of said court the 7th day of November, A. D. 1907.

(SEAL) 12-5 R. L. MOWSLEY
Probate Judge.
[The Blackwell Sun - November 27, 1907]

(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 11-14-07)
Notice of Hearing Petitions for Letters of Administration

NOTICE
Territory of Oklahoma, } ss.
Kay County,
In the Probate Court,
Notice is hereby given that on the 7th day of Nov., A. D. 1907, Benj. V. Braly filed in the probate court of the county of Kay, and territory of Oklahoma, a petition praying for letters of administration to be issued to Benj. V. Braly upon the estate of Josiah H. Braly, deceased , late of the county of Kay and territory of Oklahoma.
And pursuant to an order of said probate court, Saturday, the 30th day of November, A. D. 1907, at the hour of 1:30 o'clock p.m. of said day, that being a day of the regular November term, A. D. 1907, of said probate, has been appointed as the time for hearing said application, when and where any person interested may contest said petition by filing written opposition thereto on the ground of incompetence of the applicant, or may assert his own rights to the administration and pray that letters be issued to himself.
Witness R. L. Howsley, judge of the probate court in the county of Kay and the seal of the court affixed this 7th day of November, 1907.
(SEAL) R. L. HOWSLEY
11-28 Probate Judge.
[The Blackwell Sun - November 27, 1907]
(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 11-7-07)

Notice of Settlement of Account

Notice

Territory of Oklahoma, } ss.
County of Kay,

In Probate Court

In the matter of the estate of Josephine A. Hurt, deceased.
Notice is hereby given, that Emil Hurt, the duly appointed and qualified administrator of the estate of the said Josephine A. Hurt, deceased, has rendered and presented for settlement, and filed in said court, his final account and report of his administration as such administrator, and asks that said estate be closed, distribution made, and that he be discharged, and that Saturday, the 30th day of November, A. D. 1907, that day being a day of the regular term of said court, to-wit; of the November term. A. D. 1907 at 9 o'clock in the forenoon of said day, at the probate court room in the city of Newkirk, in said county of Kay, has been duly appointed by the said county of Kay, has been duly appointed by the said court for settlement of said account, at which time and place any person interested in said estate may appear and file his exceptions in writing to the account and contest the same.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court this 31st day of October, 1907.

.(SEAL) R. L. HOWSLEY
11-28 Probate Judge.
[The Blackwell Sun - November 27, 1907]
(First Pub. Blackwell Sun, 11-7-07)

Notice to Creditors to Present Claims.

Territory of Oklahoma} ss.
Kay County

IN THE PROBATE COURT.

Notice is hereby given, that letters of administration on the estate of Etta Pollard, deceased, were granted to the undersigned, A. Voris, by the probate court, of the county of Kay, at Newkirk, Oklahoma Territory, on the 21st day of October, A. D. 1907.
All persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit the same to the undersigned at his office on South Main street.
[The Blackwell Sun - November 27, 1907]
(First Published in Times-Record, Oct. 17, 1918)
NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO PRESENT CLAIMS

Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims against Cassius M. Keyes, deceased, are required to present the same with necessary vouchers, to the undersigned administrator, at the law office of I. A. Shaw, 100 ½ South Main street, in the City of Blackwell, Kay County. State of Oklahoma, within four months of the date hereof, or the same will be forever barred.
Dated this 17th day of October, A. D. 1918.
NANNIE F. KEYES - Administrator
[Blackwell Times Record - October 17, 1918]

 

 

 

 

 

 

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