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Lucy F. Williams
1889

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm # A-5171
Sumner County Probate Records (County or Chancery)
Loose Records 13461 - 13692

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
© 2002

Loose Record # 13484 and 13500
1889

*Note - One page was found behind the report for I. T. Edison, same loose record number.  She is listed as Lucy J. Williams on the following page and Lucy F. Williams on the other pages. 

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
To J. H. Terry,
Whereas all the proceedings necessary to entitle Lucy J. Williams to be admitted into the Tennessee Hospital for the insane as a non-paying patient have been had according to law; you are hereby required forthwith to take said person and convey her to said Hospital and after executing this warrant make due return of the same to this office.
Witness my hand and Seal of office this the 17th day of May 1889.
Harris Brown Clerk

Central Hospital for the Insane.
May 20 '89
Received the patient named in the within warrant.
Jno. H. Callender, Supt.
Filed May 23rd 1889.
Harris Brown Clerk

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
The undersigned a citizen of said State and County hereby states that Lucy F. Williams is insane; her insanity is of recent date and that her being at large is dangerous to herself and her family and the community; that she is in needy circumstances and has legal settlement in said County and is citizern of the State of Tennnessee.  These facts can be proved by Ed. S. Carr M. D. and W. H. Cox.  This April 23rd 1889.
R. B. Williams

W. H. Cox states that he is well acquainted with Lucy F. Williams; has known her from childhood and that she is now dangerously insane and in needy circumstances and she is a citizen of Sumner County Tennessee.
W. H. Cox

I Ed S. Carr a practicing physician of the County of Sumner State of Tennessee hereby certify that I have personally examined Lucy F. Williams alleged to be insane and pronounce her so; is 35 years of age, is the subject of no infectious disorders; the disease is of recent date; she is not subject of Epilepsy; has attempted violence on her family; the medical treatment has been tonics and nervous sedatives.
April 23rd 1889
E. S. Carr M. D.

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
I the undersigned Justice of the Peace in & for the county aforesaid hereby certify that I have held an inquest on Lucy F. Williams of said county, a person alleged to be insane, according to law I am satisfied that she is insane on competent medical testimony, that she is a fit subject to be sent to the state hospital for the insane to undergo treatment therein as an object of bounty of the state.  I am further satisfied that her being at large is injurious to herself and disadvantageous to the Community.
Witness my hand this the 23rd day of April 1889.
G. W. O Griffin J. P.
Ed S. Carr M. D.
Filed May 14, 1889


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