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Years Support Application for 

Elizabeth Bates 


February Term  1905

Gilmer County, Georgia

 Georgia, Gilmer County

 To the Ordinary of said County

 The petition of Elizabeth Bates, as the widow of John Bates, late of said County, deceased shows that deceased died intestate in said County, on the 7th day of November 1904, leaving a small estate of real and personal  property as to the solvency of which she is not advised, and leaving petitioner, his widow and that there is no representative of said estate.  Wherefore petitioner prays that five discreet appraisers be appointed to lay off, set apart and assign to your petitioner a sufficiency out of said estate for her support and maintenance for the space of twelve months from the death of said deceased; also a sufficiency of household furniture for her use and she will ever pray.

Elizabeth Bates    

Read and Considered.  Let commission issue as prayed for January 2nd 1905      

T. H. Tabor    

  Gilmer Court of Ordinary               February Term 1905


The report of appraisers appointed to set apart to the widow of John Bates, the provision allowed by law being read and the court being satisfied that the same is in due form, and properly made and the same having remained of file in this office, thirty days and citation having been published as according to law, and no valid objections having been filed thereto.  It is ordered that the same be admitted to vend, and stand as the judgment of this court.


February 6th  1905                                                                  T. H. Tabor,

Transcribed by Kimberly Miller Bates    


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