Carroll County Court Records

Court Book/Page [View Transcription] Names Date Recorded Submitter
Fulton County Inventory & Appraisements Bill of Sale Book B Index 1866-1883 Pg. 157 Jesse Morgan, minor children 20 Apr 1870 Sharon Morgan
Fulton County Ordinary Court Minutes Book B 01 Aug 1867- 31 Jun 1876 Jesse Morgan, minor children Jan 1869 Sharon Morgan
Fulton County Ordinary Court Minutes Book B 01 Aug 1867-31  Jun 1876 Jesse Morgan, minor children July 1870 Sharon Morgan
Fulton County Ordinary Court Minutes Book B 01 Aug 1867-31  Jun 1876 Jesse Morgan, minor children Feb 1872 Sharon Morgan
Fulton County Estate Bonds Book A 1854-1871 Jesse Morgan, decd; orphans - Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary S. Morgan; Guardian, Joseph Willis. 06 Jan 1869 Sharon Morgan
 Fulton County Court Of Ordinary, Annual Returns Book E 15 Jun 1871 To 22 Jan 1874 Joseph Willis Guardian of Alonzo, Thaddeus, and Mary S Morgan minors and orphans of Jesse Morgan deceased. 12 Apr 1873 Sharon Morgan
Carroll County, Court Of Ordinary Minutes  Vol A-B  JJ Mixon and his wife SD Mixon, late widow of Jesse Morgan 26 Jan 1869 Sharon Morgan
Carroll County Court Records View Transcription Jesse Morgan, deceased 1869 Sharon Morgan
Court Records in the Carroll County USGenWeb Project Archives


Source: Fulton County Inventory & Appraisements Bills Of Sale - Book B Index 1866-1883
Written: January 27, 1870
Recorded: April 20, 1870
Fulton County-Inventory & Appraisements Bills of Sale - Book B index 1866-1883 page 157

Inventory of the Estate of the minor children of Jesse Morgan deceased to wit:
Alonzo-Thaddeus and Mary S Morgan of the north half of lot of land no 9-4th District of Carroll County Georgia containing 101 1/4 acres more or less $300.00

Georgia Fulton County
Coming in person before me Joseph Willis Guardian for the above children who being sworn says that the above is all the property belonging to said minors that now come with his hands possession or knowledge.
Sworn to and subscribed before me January 27th 1870. Daniel (David?) Pittman,
Ordinary
(signed) Joseph Willis Guardian

Filed in office January 27 1870 and recorded April 20, 1870 Daniel (David?) Pittman

Additional Comments:
Note: I could not make out the name of the Ordinary, whether it was Daniel or David.
 
Source: Fulton County Ordinary Court-court Minutes-book B Index-august 1, 1867- June 31, 1876
Written: January 4, 1869

Ordinary Court-Court Minutes-Book B index-August 1, 1867- June 31, 1876

January Term 1869
Fulton County of Ordinary Regular January Term Atlanta GA January 4th 1869
Present and Presiding Daniel (David) Pittman Ordinary

Fulton Court of Ordinary January Term 1869
Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary S Morgan minor children of Jesse Morgan deceased, each over the age of fourteen years having petitioned the Court to appoint as their Guardian Joseph Willis and the Court being satisfied with their choice. It is ordered that said persons and property of said Minors upon his giving Bond and Security in the sum of Four Hundred Dollars and taking the usual oath of office.

Additional Comments:
Note: Although this was filed in Fulton County, the children were from the Haralson/Carroll County region.
 
Source: Fulton County Ordinary Court-court Minutes-book B Index-august 1, 1867- June 31, 1876
Written: July 1870

Section 563
Fulton County of Ordinary July Term 1870
In appearing to this Court that Joseph Willis is guardian of Alonzo, Thadeus, and Mary S Morgan, minors and that this estate is small consisting of one hundred acres of land of the value of only about three hundres dollars bringing little of no income. It is ordered that the said Joseph Willis guardian as aforesaid be relieved from making annual returns.
David Pittman Ordinairy
Additional Comments:
Note: Although this was filed in Fulton County, Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary Morgan were from the Haralson/Carroll County region.
 
Source: Fulton County Ordinary Court-court Minutes-book B Index-august 1, 1867- June 31, 1876
Written: February 1872

Section 563
February Term 1872
Fulton Court of Ordinary February Term 1872
Joseph Willis Guardian of Alonzo, Thaddeus, and Mary Morgan having applied for leave to sell the north half of land lot no 9 in the 4th District of Carroll County being one hundred acres of wild uncultivated land, for the benefit of the said children. It is ordered that leave be granted said Guardian to sell said land for the purpose specified at final? sale.

Additional Comments:
Note: Although this was filed in Fulton County, Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary Morgan were from the Haralson/Carroll County region.

Note: Not sure what the next to the last word is as it is hard to read.
 
Source: Fulton County Estate Bonds Book A 1854-1871
Written: January 5, 1869
Recorded: January 6, 1869

Estate Bonds Book A index 1854-1871

State of Georgia, Fulton County
Know all men by these present that we Joseph Willis Principal and John T Huff Security are held and firmly bound unto the Ordinary of said County and his Successors in Office in the just and full sum of Four Hundred dollars for the payment of which sum to the said Ordinary as aforesaid and his Successors in Office we find ourselves our lien executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these present.

Sealed with our seals and dated this 5th day of January Eighteen Hundred and Sixty nine.

The condition of the afore obligation is such that whereas the dais Joseph Willis is this day appointed Guardian to Alonzo Morgan, Thaddeus Morgan and Mary S Morgan orphans of Jessee Morgan deceased; now if the said Joeph Willis do well and truly demean himself as Guardian aforesaid agreeably to Letter of Guardianship bearing even date herewith and agreeable to law in such a case made and provided, the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Daniel(David) Pittman Ordinary
Joseph Willis
John T Huff
Recorded January 6th 1869
Daniel(David) Pittman Ordinary

Additional Comments:
Note: Although this was filed in Fulton County, Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary Morgan were from the Haralson/Carroll County region.

Note: This has been transcribed to the best of my ability. Some of the words were almost mere lines on the page and the letters not distinguishable. If you see any corrections that need to be made, please email me at sharon78070@yahoo.com
 
Source: Fulton County Court Of Ordinary, Annual Returns Book E June 15, 1871 To Jan. 22, 1874
Written: January 8, 1873
Recorded: April 12, 1873

Fulton County, Georgia, Annual Returns and Vouchers, Book E, June 15, 1871 to January 22, 1874 pages 493-495

Final Return and settlement of Joseph Willis Guardian of Alonzo, Thaddeus, and Mary S Morgan minors and orphans of Jesse Morgan deceased.
By cash for rent for year 1870 16.00
""""""""""""""""""""""" 1871 25.00
By cash for sale of land 1872 350.00
391.00

To Amt paid David Pittman No 1 7.00
"""""""""""Clerk Superior Court No 2 .50
"""""""""""State and County Tax No 3 2.40
"""""""""""David Pittman No 4 36.00
"""""""""""Joseph Willis No 5 30.00
" (?)(?)amt recvd and paid out 19.55
"Amt paid Alonzo in full No 6 98.51 2/3
"Amt paid Thaddeus """" No 7 98.51 2/3
"Amt paid Mary S Morgan
in hands of Guardian 98.51 2/3
391.00

(?)to and Subscribed before me this January 6th 1873, David Pittman, Ordinary} Joseph Willis, Guardian

Filed in Office January 6, 1873 and Examined, allowed and recorded April 12, 1873. David Pittman Ordinary

No 1
Joseph Willis Guard Alonzo,Thadius, and Mary S Morgan. To David Pittman, Ordy, For letters, re Jan 4 1869 6.00
For receiving, recording inventory 1.00 7.00
Received payment, David Pittman, Ody

No 2
Clerk Office Carroll Superior Court 5th June 1870
Received of Joseph Willis 50 cents for recording deed made by JJ Mixon and DSA Mixon this day to said Willis as Guardian (?). Jno Gibbins, Clerk

No 3
Received of GW Cook apt for J Willis $2.40 his State and County Tax, including wild lands, for the year 1871. JP Veve Tax Collector

No 4
Joseph Willis Guardian of Estate of Alonzo, Thadeus, and Mary MorganTo David Pittman Ordinary
Feb 1872 For advertising leave to sell land 5.00
For Proceedings granting do 6.00
Jan 1873 For Writing deed 2.00
For Receiving Sale Bill 1.50
Final Return and disin? 21.50
36.00

No 5
Estate of Alonzo, Thadeus and Mary S Morgan To Joseph Willis Guard For Expense to Carroll County twice, 10 days at 2.50--- 25.00
Examinations, Records, settlements with Mixons and writing deed 5.00  30.00
(?)and Subscribed before me January 6th 1873
David Pittman Ordinary} Joseph Willis Guardian

No 6
Georgia Fulton County}Received of Joseph Willis Guardian of the Morgan children ninety eight dollars and fifty one cents and two thirds cents in full and complete of all demands against him as guardian for me of all the real and personal estate of my father Jesse Morgan this the 8th day of January 1873.
Test E J Mitchell Alonzo Morgan

No 7
Georgia Fulton County}Received of Joseph Willis Guardian of the Morgan children ninety eight dollars and fifty one cents and two thirds cents (98.51 2/3)in full of all demands that I had or have of my father's Jesse Morgan's estate this January 8th 1873.
Test Sarah G Willis Thadeus Morgan

Additional Comments:
Note: Final Annual Return and Settlement for Alonzo, Thaddeus and Mary S Morgan, children of Jesse Morgan, as submitted by Joseph Willis, guardian of said children.

Note: Children lived in Haralson and Carroll Counties between 1860 and 1870

Note: Anytime a (?) is used it is because I could not make out the word in the document. This has been transcribed to the best of my ability and any corrections should be sent to me at sharon78070@yahoo.com
 
Source: Carroll County, Court Of Ordinary Minutes, Vol A-b
Written: January 26, 1869
Recorded: January 26, 1869

Carroll County, Court of Ordinary Minutes Vol. A-B, Film 0341908, LDS Library Page 507 and 508 of film. Transcribed in December 2004 by Sharon Conley Morgan

Georgia, Carroll County} Upon application of JJ Mixon and his wife SD Mixon, late widow of Jesse Morgan, deceased for the appraisement of the estate of said deceased, and for appointment of appraisers for that and for the setting apart and assigning years support is ordered that a warrant of appraisement do issue to David Grey and Hasting Scroggins and John Shaddox for the purpose of appraising and setting apart the same in leaves (terms?) of law. Jan 26th 1869.

Georgia, Carroll County} To David Gray, FM Rooks, John Shaddox, and Hasting Scroggins - Greeting -
You, or a majority of you, are appointed and directed to appraise the property and effects, belonging to the estate of Jesse Morgan late of said County deceased, and to make out an inventory or schedule of the same, including real and personal estate and after a due valuation of the same; if the whole amount of the said estate does not exceed in value the sum of five hundred dollars; then you are directed and required to set apart and assign to his late widow and his children the whole of said estate for the support and maintenance of said widow and children. And it having been made to appear to me, that SD Mixon the late widow of the said Jesse Morgan deceased, and that he left by her as his said widow, one infant child, named Elizabeth R Morgan, and it further appearing that the said Jesse Morgan left three minor children by a former wife deceased, viz - Alonzo Morgan, Thadeus Morgan and Mary Ann S Morgan. Now you are required by law, to set apart and assign to the said three children by the deceased wife separately from that allowed to the widow and her child: specifying the portion given to the said three children by the deceased wife, and after making a schedule and appraisement of said property so set apart by you to each party as above, after first being duly sworn to execute this order, according to the best of your judgement and knowledge, you will return the same under your hands and seals, to me within two (three?) months from the date of said action. In testimony whereof I have officially set my hand and seal, this 26th January 1869. DB Hickman Ordinary

Additional Comments:
Appointment of Appraisers for Alonzo, Thadeus, Mary, Elizabeth Morgan and SD Mixon (Delilah Sarah Ann Mixon)for the estate of Jesse Morgan, deceased.

Note: Children lived in Haralson and Carroll Counties between 1860 and 1870

Note: Anytime a (?) is used it is because I could not make out the word in the document. This has been transcribed to the best of my ability and any corrections should be sent to me at sharon78070@yahoo.com
 
Source: Carroll County Court Records
Written: 1869
Recorded: 1

Georgia, Carroll County} We the undersigned names having went according to appointment and appraised the property belonging to the estate of Jesse Morgan late of said County deceased, to the best of our judgements. Finding it amounting to $380.45, being under the amount of $500.00 five hundred dollars. Where of we set apart for the three children of the dec'd, wife of the said Jesse Morgan to wit Alonzo Morgan, Thadius Morgan, and Mary S Morgan, the north half of lot of land No. 9 nine, in the 4th District of said County,
as their property, as a part of said estate for their support and maintenance to be their property forever, except the rent for five acres of land lying around the house for this year. HC Scoggins, David Gray, John Shaddox

Georgia, Carroll County} We the freeholders appointed to appraise the property and affects of the estate of Jessee Morgan late of said County dec'd, hereby set apart all of the purchable property to the late widow- J S Mixing and Elizabeth R Morgan, the heir of the said Jessee Morgan dec'd as their proportioned part of the estate for their support and maintenance to be forever their own.

Additional Comments:
Forgot to record what Book this came from in Carroll County. In keeping with a previous document on this estate I am inclined to say the Court of Ordinary Book A-B.
 

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