Some Probate Notices

The will of John Rochelle, late of Jefferson township, has been admitted to probate.  (Columbus Dispatch, November 5, 1877)

Mrs. Sallie C. Hickman has declined to administer the estate of her husband, the late Daniel Hickman, and asks that Daniel Hickman, her son, be appointed.  (Columbus Dispatch, July 13, 1892)

Will of John S. Alling

John S. Alling, who died at the home of his son here recently, by his will bequeathes [sic] to his son, Charles Alling, farm in Exeter Township, he to pay $50 to Eliza Eagleson; $200 to daughter Nancy Sickler to be paid by F.G. [sic] Alling; property in West Wyoming to Elizabeth McRill and also $200 to be paid by E.G. Alling.  To son E.G. Alling is left lower farm in Exeter Township, also judgement note for $700 and storehouse property in Wyoming.  The latter is directed to pay certain sums to other heirs.  The property is valued at $2,800.

Source:  Pittston Gazette, August 26, 1913. 

Probate Notice

Notice is hereby given that F.T. Sullivan; administrator of the estate of E.H. Rorick, deceased executor of John C. Rorick, deceased, has filed his final account for settlement. The hearing of said account is set for the 20th day of March, 1922, at nine o’clock a.m.

A.M. BARBER, Probate Judge, Fulton County, Ohio, Probate Court

Source: Fulton County Tribune, February 23, 1922.

Business & Professional Notices from 1907

Columbus, O., March 12 — The Circuit Court has sustained Superintendent Rorick of the institution for the feeble-minded in his attitude of refusing to accept as a patient a boy, Wilbur Reynolds, who is blind deaf dumb and imbecile.  Mandamus proceedings to force him to admit the child were instituted, and it is upon these the court passed.  (Indiana Evening Gazette, March 12, 1907)

John C. Rorick of Wauseon has been appointed by Gov. Harris as member of the board of managers of the penitentiary (Coshocton Daily Age, April 2, 1907)

In the probate court yesterday Rosley [sic] Gile, guardian of Fletcher Walling, filed a final account in the estate of his [sic] ward.  A petition for the appointment of an administrator was filed in the same estate, Walling now being deceased.  (Idaho Statesman, May 9, 1907)

Falls City—W.E. Newsom, who is building the electric light plant, returned from a business trip to Portland and Ranier, Monday. The dynamo and nearly all of the supplies for the plant have arrived.  (Polk County Observer, August 16, 1907)

West Side News (Excerpt)

The will of the late Asa Casterline, of Franklin township, was admitted to probate yesterday. He bequeaths his entire property to his wife, Mary, who is also named as executrix. Should she remarry, the estate is to be equally divided among his heirs. The wife is to keep in repair the family lot in the Eaton cemetery, and to erect a tombstone over his grave at a cost not exceeding $200. The personal property is valued at $1200 and the real estate at $10,000.

Source: Pittston Gazette, August 9, 1906.

Large Estate Left To Wife

Father of Attorney W.S. Casterlin Made Money as a Farmer

One will was filed yesterday in the office of the register of wills, disposing of a large estate consisting of several thousands of dollars of real estate, while letters of administration were issued in another which was of much smaller value.

According to the will of Asa Casterlin, who died on July 30 at his home at Franklin township, all of the estate, both real and personal, is left to his wife, Mary Casterlin. She is to have the full use of the estate so long as she remains unmarried.

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Leaves $45,000 to Institutions

Mrs. Matilda Barclay’s Will Disposes of Property Valued at $230,000.

Bequests totaling more than $45,000, in which religious and welfare societies are the beneficiaries, were disposed of in the will of Matilda F. Barclay, who died August 21, 1921, at the age of 79 years. The will, dated February 8, 1918, was filed for probate Tuesday. The real estate set forth was valued at more than $230,000. More than $50,000 in personal property was included.

Bequests of $5,000 each was given to: The First Protestant society, as an endowment fund; the Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian church; the Board of Ministerial Relief of the Presbyterian church; Park college, of Parkville, “for endowment for young men who decided to enter the ministry”; the Y.W.C.A. and the Y.M.C.A.

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Probate Notice

Notice is hereby given that E.H. Rorick as administrator of the estate of Pearly F. Cawley, deceased, has filed his final account for settlement. The hearing of said account is set for the 2nd day of May, 1921 at 9 o’clock a.m.

A.M. Barber, Probate Judge
Fulton County, Ohio, Probate Court

Source: Fulton County Tribune, April 7, 1921.