Source: TSL&A Microfilm #51
County Court Clerk's Minute Book
January, 1853 - September, 1858
Transcribed by Jan Barnes
March Term, 1853
Ordered H. H. Perry Gu'd of Sarah Perry this day appeared in Open Court and together with Isaac W. Morris & A. C Guzzan his securities, and entered into and acknowledged their bond to the State of Tennessee in the sum of Thirteen hundred dollars conditioned as the Law directs, in renewal of his bond as Guardian aforesaid.
July Term, 1853
On motion and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that John W. Garrett was appointed Testamentary Guardian of Sarah F. Perry by the Will of Elizabeth Perry, dec'd admitted to probate at December 1839 of this Court, and it further appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that said John W. Garrett has given no bond for the discharge of his duties as Guardian and that he has made no settlement as such Guardian as the law requires him to do, it is therefore ordered by the Court that the Clerk of the County be directed to issue notice to the said John W. Garrett directing him to come forward at the August Term 1853 of the Court and give bond and security as the Court may require of him as Guardian of the said Sarah F. Perry he will also give the said John W. Garrett notice to come before him on some specified day, before the meeting of the Court on the 1st Monday in August next and make a settlement of his Guardianship of the said Sarah F. Perry with said Clerk; or he will be dealt with as the law directs, the Clerk will make report of the same to the next term of the Court.
August Term, 1853
Sarah F. Perry by her next friend H. H. Perry vs. John W. Garrett
In this cause is ordered by the Court that the said John W. Garrett required to give bond with good security in the penalty of Eight hundred & fifty dollars as Testamentary Guardian of the said Sarah F. Perry under the Will of Elizabeth Perry, with the usual conditions to be accepted of by the Court; he is to have until the first Monday in September 1853 to give his bond and security at which time if he fails to comply with this order of the Court, the County will proceed to appoint some one else Guardian of the said Sarah F. Perry as the Law directs.
September Term, 1853
It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that John W. Garrett was appointed Testamentary Guardian of Sarah F. Perry by the Will and Testament of Elizabeth Perry and that the said Garrett has received more than five days notice to come forward and Give bond and security as Such Guardian and he having failed to appear and give security in avoidance with said notice & as the law requires the Court therefore removes the sd. John W. Garrett and appoints Hardy H. Perry Gu'd of sd fund for the said Sarah F. Perry. Therefore came into Open Court the sd. H. H. Perry together with James G. Perry his security and entered into and acknowledged
their bond to the state of Tennessee in the penal sum of One Thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs.
December Term, 1853
Ordered by the Court that James G. Perry be appointed Overseer of the Springfield road from Margaret Cummings to the State road near Wm. Jacksons and that he have the following list of hands, all the hands residing on the lands of Margaret Cummings, J. Harden, H. B. Griffin, Sam'l Hester, James Griffin, James G. Perry and Thos. P. Acamon.
December Term, 1855
Ordered by the Court that James G. Perry be appointed Gu'd of Wm. M. Perry a Lunatic and therefore the said Jas. G. Perry together with H. H. Perry & Josiah Walton his Securities appeared in Open Court and entered into and acknowledged their Bond to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Thirty five hundred dollars conditioned as the Law directs.
January Term, 1856
James G. Perry Gu'd of Wm. Perry this day returned into Court showing the amount that has come into his hands as Guardian which is received by th Court and ordered to be recorded.
January Term, 1857
Ordered by the Court that James G. Perry be appointed Over seer on the Road from Gallatin to the Robson? Springs commencing at Shallow ford and Ending at the Louisville Turnpike and that he have to work on said Road the hands on the lands of Frazers place G. L. Medlin Alexander Hogan E. B. Copeland James G. Perry Margaret Loving Bettie Williams J. W. Askew Sarah Lewis Lem Williams W. F. R. Hamilton Dr. Smith, Thomas Turpin Charity Turpin John H. Leath & A. J. Cole.
April Term, 1858
Ordered by the Court that J. G. Perry be appointed Guardian of Wm. Perry and thereupon the said J. G. Perry together with John Clendenning and Jo. P. Kirkpatrick appeared in Open Court and entered into bond payable to the State of Tennessee in the penal sum of Three thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs and was duly qualified.
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