Years Support Application for
GILMER COUNTY MINUTES BOOK 6 PAGE 282-3
The petition of Mary Stroup widow of H. A. Stroup shows that said H. A. Stroup late of said county, departed this life on the 13th day of July, 1936, that there is no administration of the estate of said deceased, and that his estate consists of real and personal property of the probable value of ($1500.00), that under the laws of Georgia, she, the widow of H. A. Stroup, is entitled, before the payment of debts, to the allowance called the twelve months support, which she hereby claims for herself, that she has given her ten days notice of this, her intended application, in a writing, stating her claims as above; therefore she prays that proper persons may be appointed according to the law, to set apart said twelve months support, and the allowance of furniture, to which she is entitled.
GILMER COUNTY OF ORDINARY
Chambers September 3, 1945
The foregoing application of Mary Stroup widow of H. A. Stroup having been read and considered, it is ordered in order that the provision due said widow may be lawfully set apart, that Joe Cloninger, Henry Ray, Charlie Poindexter, John Garrett and Grady Daves or a majority of them, set apart and assign to said widow either in property or money a sufficiency from said estate for their support and maintenance for twelve months from the date of administration, to be estimated according to the circumstances and standing of the family previous to the death of H. A. Stroup and keeping in view, also the solvency of the estate; and also, set apart for the widow a sufficient amount of household furniture for the use of the widow, and to return to me under you hands and seals, within thirty days from this date, a schedule of the property or money so set apart for support and maintenance, to be recorded.
Given under my hand and official signature
Willard C. Holden, Ordinary
STATE OF GEORGIA, COUNTY OF GILMER:
We, the undersigned, appointed by the Ordinary of said County, to set apart and assign, either in property or money, a sufficiency for the support and maintenance of the widow of H. A. Stroup from his estate for twelve months from the date of administration thereon, and to set apart for the widow a sufficient amount of household furniture for the use of the widow, report to the ordinary of said County, that, after due investigation of the circumstances and standing of the family previous to the death of H. A. Stroup and keeping in view the solvency of the estate, we set apart and assign for the support and maintenance of the widow, for twelve months from the date of this administration, (land description).
In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seal, this 3rd day of September, 1945
Filed in office Sept. 3, 1945
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