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GENEALOGIES
   
Henry Fisk Fay (1770 - 1818)
   
   
Probate Records, Chittenden Probate District
   
  
Probate Index
Vermont Directory
  
   
Section 3: Film #1664, Vol. 9, pp. 182-3 (transcribed)
   
Guardianships for David Fay, Nathan Fay, Mary Fay and Jerusha Caroline Fay, minors (under age 14) April 1822 to Betsey Fay (widow) of Richmond.
Authorisation to sell real estate valued at $150.
   
   
Henry Fay's Estate
   
Be it remembered that at a court of Probate holden at Williston within & for the District of Chittenden on the 16th Day of April A.D. 1822 The Hon. Martin Chittenden Judge of the Court of Probate for district [the word 'granted' has been crossed out] appointed Betsey Fay of Richmond Guardian to David Fay, Nathan Fay, Mary Fay & Jerusha Caroline Fay minor children of Henry Fay late of Richmond in said district deceased who accepted of said trust and with Alvan Plumer of said Richmond gave bonds in the final sum of three thousand Dollars in due form of Law, whereupon the said Judge issued Letters of Guardianship as follows to wit.
State of Vermont
District of Chittenden, Ss
} By the Hon Martin Chittenden Esq. Judge of the Court of Probate for the District of Chittenden
(L.S.) To Betsey Fay Greeting
Trusting in your care and fidelity I do by the presents pursuant to the authority to me by the laws & statutes of this state given nominate and
appoint you to be the guardian unto Nathan, David, Mary & Jerusha C. Fay of Richmond in the County of Chittenden, minor heirs of Henry Fay late of Richmond aforesaid deceased with full power and authority to ask demand and sue for, recover receive and take into your custody all and singular such part & portion of estate as accrues to them in right of their said father or which by any other way or means whatsoever doth of right appertain or belong unto them and to manage employ and improve the same for their benefit and advantage and to render a plain true account, of your guardianship upon oath so far as the law will charge you therewith when you shall be lawfully required and pay and deliver such and so much of the said estate as shall be remaining upon your Account(the same being first examined and allowed by the Judge of the Court of Probate for said district) unto the said minors when they shall arrive at full age or otherwise as the said Judge of the Court of Probate for said District for the time being by his decree or sentence pursuant to law shall limit and appoint.
In testimony whereof I have caused the seal of the said Court of Probate to be hereunto affixed.
Given under my hand at Williston this 16th Day of April A.D. 1822 M. Chittenden Judge
A true record by Order,
Attest Isaac T. Hyde Register
Also Be it remembered that at a court of Probate holden at Williston within and for the District of Chittenden on the 16th Day of April A.D. 1822 the Hon. Martin Chittenden Judge of Said Court granted a license and direction to James Talcott and Betsey Fay Administrators on
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the estate of Henry Fay late of Richmond in said district deceased to sell real estate of said deceased as follows, to wit:
Chittenden
District Ss
} To James Talcott and Betsey Fay Administrators on the estate of Henry Fay late of Richmond in the said District deceased represented insolvent,
(L.S.) Whereas it has been represented and shown to me that the subscribed Judge of the court of Probate for the District of Chittenden aforesaid that the personal estate of Henry late of Richmond and in said district deceased is
insufficient to pay the debts due from said estate and the expense of Administering said said [sic] estate and that it is necessary for the purpose of paying said debts and expenses that real estate of said deceased shall be sold. And whereas it has been made to appear that the heirs of said deceased have had due notice of application having been made for the sale of said real estate and noone appearing to make objections
Therefore you are hereby licenced and authorised to sell at private sale so much of the real estate of the said Henry Fay deceased as will raise the sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars.
You are first to take the oath by law prescribed for the faithful execution of your duty herein enjoined and when you have made sale of said estate you are to make return here of with a certificate of your oath and your doings hereon and account for the proceeds of such sale according to law.
Given under my hand and the seal of the Court of Probate for the said district of Chittenden at Williston this 16th day of April A.D. 1822. M. Chittenden Judge
A true record by Order,
Attest Isaac T. Hyde Register