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Oliver Stacy Quinn

Probate & Guardianship of Minor Children of Oliver Stacy Quinn

Submitted by Becky Madruga

Oliver Stacy Quinn (b. 1/26/1813 Spartanburg County, SC d. 3/14/1877 Bibb County, Alabama) is the son of John Quinn (b. 4/1785 York County, SC d. 1/6/1877 Oktibbeha County, MS) and Nancy Stacy (b. 1/25/1785 Spartanburg County, SC d. 10/15/1860 Oktibbeha County, MS)  Oliver married 1st Martha Lee (b. 1/24/1818 Bibb County, AL d. 5/21/1867 Bibb County, AL) who was the daughter of William Lee (b. 1793 TN d. 2/1854 Tishomingo County, MS) and Nancy Jackson (b. 1796 in TN d. 1855-1856 in Tishomingo County, MS)  Oliver Stacy Quinn and Martha Lee were married on January 21, 1833 in Bibb County, Alabama.  Oliver Stacy Quinn married 2nd Elizabeth (b. 1840 Kentucky d. I am still working on verification of her death)

O. S. Quinn Estate File. Box 14 Folder 1. Bibb County, Alabama.

Elizabeth Quinn Widow written on the outside of the folder. {notes in parenthesis are my notes and are not what is found written in the probate}
Item 1 ~ O. S. Quinn list of property of O. S. Quinn decd.  Inventory and appraisement.  Returned the 5th day May 1877. Order on inventory entered in Minute book L Page 371.  Recorded in Book K admins account page 388.
The state of Alabama, Bibb County} List of property belonging to the estate of O. S. Quinn deceased appraised on 28th day of April 1877 and set apart for the use of Mrs. Elizabeth Quinn widow of O. S. Quinn, Davis Quinn, (this is Jefferson Davis Quinn who married Julia Ann McClain on October 2, 1882 in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi) Ida Quinn (married Issac S. Holcomb on December 12, 1886 in Ellis County, Texas) and Adar Quinn minor heirs of OS Quinn set apart by George Stewart administrator and appraised by J. A. Wood, Silas Brewer and M. M. Perry a portion of the thousand dollars with allowed by law of Alabama.
1 lot of books                                   5.00
1 large mirror                                   5.00
1 clock                                             1.00
interest in sewing machine                 25.00
1 clock                                             8.00
1 broad and saw                               4.00
1 lot of irons                                    1.00
2 bee hives                                       4.00
5 empty barrels                                 2.00
1 pr balances                                     3.00
2 grain cradles                                   6.00
2 witness certificate on TM Peters 280 each 5.60
1 note on J.J. Lance                          14.60
now                                                84.20
100-1106

5 emity Barrels                                   2.00
  Duble tru & c                                   3.00
1 pr balances                                     3.00
1 bbl salt                                           1.75
1 bbl molasses                                   10.00
1 stove and fixtures                             10.00
1 lot jares in dony                               4.00
1 lot of Peas                                       4.00
2 grain cradles                                   6.00
2 witnesses certifficate on T. W. Peters 2.80 5.60
1 note on J.J. Lawrence  14.60

The State of Alabama, Bibb County} I A. D. Smith NP nad JP hereby certify that J.A. Wood Sialas Brewer and M. W. Perry the appraisers of the within property of the estate of O. S. Quinn decd, personally appeared before me on this day and being sworn stated under oath that within appraisement is a correct and true list of the property as pointed out to them by the administrator of the said estate. Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the 28th day of April 1877. Signed A. D. Smith, NP and off JP.  Signed John A. Wood, Silas Brewer, and Milton Perry.

 The State of Alabama, Bibb County} Personally appeared before me Thos. J. Smitherman Judge of Probate in and for the county and state aforesaid George Stewart who being duly sworn says on oath the forgoing is a true and complete inventory of the estate of O. S. Quinn deceased. Sworn to and subscribed before me the 5th day of May 1877.  Thos J. Smitherman, Judge of Probate. Signed George Stewart, administrator.

Item 2 ~ O. S. Quinn Decd. Estate. Inventory of emplied property to the widow. Recorded in Book K. Admin Accts Page 389.

Item 3 ~ Thos. J. Smitherman, SW Davidson vs. OS Quinn amount $1187.00.  Filed December 15th 1879. Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate presented this 15th day of October 1879. George Stewart Administrator.  Don’t Record.

Item 4 ~ O S Quinn decd estate of George Stewart Bond. Filed dates 21st day of April 1877 Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate. Decree granting letters of administration Entered in Minute book L Page 369. Recorded in Book K admins account page 388.  The State of Alabama, Bibb County.  Know all men by these presents that we George Stewart. E. W. Quinn, N. C. Lagwe, AJ Stewart and GW Marshall are held and firmly bound unto Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate for said County in the sum of two thousand dollars for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we and each of us hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators, &c, jointly, severally and firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 28th day of ___ AD 187_.  The condition of the above obligation is Such that whereas the above bound (Jas. W. Crawford crossed out) George Stewart has this day been, by the Probate court of said county, appointed administrator of the estate of O.S. Quinn.  Now if said (Jas. W. Crawford crossed out) George Stewart shall perform all the duties which are, or may be required of him by law as such administrator then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and effect.  Approved 21st day of April 1877. Thomas J. Smitherman, Judge of Probate.  Signed:  George Stewart, E. M. Quinn, N. C. LaGrene, A.J. Stewart, JW Marshall.

Item 5 ~ OS Quinn decd estate of.  Report of Inventory Recorded in Book K administrators accont page 389 and 390.  Filed in this office April 3rd 1878 Thos. J Smitherman Judge of Probate. Orders setting day entered in minute book L Page 464.  Order continuance page 469 Decree of inventory entered in minute book L page 482 and 483. Set to 13th May 1878.

Item 6 ~ To the honorable Thos J Smitherman Judge of Probate in and for the county and state aforesaid the undersigned George Stewart as the administrator of the estate of OS Quinn deceased respectfully reports unto your honor that said estate is to the best of my knowledge insolent there is no real or personal property belonging to said estate within the knowledge of this administrator except that the widow and minor children are claiming under the exemption law of Probate.  The following is a list of the claims presented to us as administrators of said estate. 
Amount note due William, as the admin of the estate of Jas Hill deceased 192.93
Arthur Avery amount due 1870 left      24.15
Benjamin Stevens amount due March 1877       3.00
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 5th day of April 1878. Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate.  Signed George Stewart Administrator.

Jeff, Elizabeth, Ida, Adea Quinn Bibb County, AL Guardianship files Box 20 Folder 45 B. C. W. Quinn Guardian.

Item 1 ~ January 21st 1878.  Jefferson D. Quinn Estate of January 21, 1878.  Order granting testlion of Guardianship. Entered in Minute book L. Pages 450 and 451.  The State of Alabama, Bibb County} Know all men by these presents, that we C. W. Quinn, Thos. W. Pierson, P. M. Vance, are held and firmly bound unto (Jackson Gardner crossed out) Thomas Smitherman, Judge of Probate for said county, in the sum of two hundred dollars, for the payment whereof well and truly to be made, we and each of us hereby bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators, & c., jointly, severally and firmly by these presents.  Sealed with out seals and dated this ______ day of ______ AD 187_. (dates not filled in the blanks)  The Condition of the above obligation is Such, that whereas the above bound C. W. Quinn has this day been, by the Probate Court of said County, appointed, guardian of Jefferson Davis Quinn.  Now if the said C. W. Quinn shall perform all the duties which are, or may be required of him by law such Guardian then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and effect.  Approved 21st day of January, 1878.  Signed: C. W. Quinn, Wm. Thos. Pierson, P. M. Vance.

Item 2 ~ Jefferson D. Quinn Estate of.  Letter of Guardianship. January 21st 1878.  The state of Alabama, Bibb County } Probate court letters of Guardianship on the person and estate of Jefferson D. Quinn are herby granted to C. W. Quinn who has duly qualified and given bond as such and is authorized to take charge of clu assets of said estate.  Dated this 21st January, 1878. Signed Thomas J. Smitherman, Judge of Probate.

Item 3 ~ C. W. Quinn as Guardian of Jeff D. Quinn vs. application to personal property Elizabeth Quinn and others.  Original Notice. Executed by serving H.? Cossiur on C. W. Quinn and George Stewart December 3rd, 1879 CC Collin, Sheriff.  Civil Subpoena.  The State of Alabama, Bibb County} Probate Court.  To any sheriff of the State of Alabama, Greeting:  You are hereby commanded to summon C. W. Quinn and George Stewart  personally to be and appear before the Probate Court of the said County, at the Court House thereof, on the 15th day of December AD 1879, and from day to day of said Term, and from Term to Term thereafter, until discharged by due course of law, and to give evidence, and the truth to speak in behalf of the Plantiff in a cause now pending in said court, wherein C. W. Quinn as the guardian of Jeff D. Quinn is Plantiff and Elizabeth Quinn and others are defendants, and have you then and there this Writ, with your endorsement thereon.  Witness this 1st day of December AD 1879. Signed: Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate Court.

Item 4 ~ C. W. Quinn Guardian of J. D. Quinn vs. Elizabeth Quinn and others.  Origional Notice.  Execution by Land in a copy to each December 1879. CC Collins, Sherriff.  The State of Alabama, Bibb County} Probate Court.  Form No. 151- Notice of Settlement.  14th day of November AD 1879 C. W. Quinn as the guardian of Jefferson D. Quinn vs. Elizabeth Quinn, Ida Quinn, and Ador Quinn.  This day came C. W. Quinn as guardian as aforesaid and filed his petition for partition of certain personal propertyt therein described.  It is ordered that the 15th day of December AD 1879 be appointed a day on which to hear said petition at which time all persona interested can appear and contact the same if they think proper.  Signed Thomas J. Smitherman, Judge of Probate of Said County.

Item 5 ~ November 14, 1879 C. W. Quinn Guardian of Jefferson D. Quinn vs. Elizabeth Quinn et al. Application for petition of property.  Filed this 14th day of November 1879.  With interest for  C. W. Quinn, Jno. Stewart and appraisers. 620 and 633. motion issued to C. W. QAUinn to make settlement 5th September 1892. Set to 12th day of January, 1880.  To the honorable Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate in and for the County of Bibb and State of Alabama.  The undersigned C. W. Quinn as the guardian of Jefferson D. Quinn, who is a resident of said county and state respectfully requests unto your honor:
First ~ that his ward the said Jefferson D. Quinn a resident of the County of (Blank) and State of Mississippi is a joint owner with Elizabeth Quinn, Ida Quinn, and Adar Quinn (the two last named being minor children of the said Elizabeth Quinn and all residents of the County of Bibb and State of Alabama) in the following personal property, viz:
1 lot of books valued at  $5.00
1 table      1.50
1 mirror large     5.00
1 clock      1.00
1 w on sewing machine  67.00
1 wardrobe    15.00
14 chairs    6.00
1 bed and bed stand   10.00
1 feather bed and stand  10.00
2 tables    4.00
  carried forward 158.00
Balance Forward   158.00
1 chest          .50
2 feather beds and stands  20.00
1 feather bed and stand  15.00
1 clock     8.00
1 large chest    1.00
1 small mirror    1.00
1 feather bed and stand  8.00
1 trunk     4.00
1 chest     1.00
1 pr of andisous and tongs  1.50
1 set cooking utensils   5.00
1 cubboard    5.00
2 kettles    3.00
1 broad axe and saw   4.00
1 lot sundrey irons   1.00
1 dining table    5.00
1 safe? and dishes   5.00
150 lbs bacon  12/2   18.00
28 bus corn    25.00
1 mare and colt   75.00
200 lbs fodder     2.10
1 lot plows stocks and gear  10.00
2 bu hins    4.00
5 empty barrels   2.00
1 double tru?    3.00
1 pr balances    3.00
1 bll. Salt    1.75
1 bbl molasses    10.00
1 stove and fry turn   10.00
1 lot of jars in cupboard  4.00
1 lot of peas    4.00
2 grain cradles    6.00
2 witness certificate on
 T.W. Peters $2.80 each 5.60
1 note on J. J. Lawrence  14.60
  total   $421.95
Second, that the said Jefferson D. Quinn owns an undivided one fourth interest in said property and that there are four shares unto which the same to be divided and that the said Elizabeth, Ida and Ador Quinn each in her own individual right, owns and individual one fourth interest in said property. The petitioners considered the undersigned as guardian as aforesaid respectfully prays your honro summon the said Elizabeth Quinn, Ida and Adar Quinn to appear before your honor on a day certain to be secured from the leaving of this petitioner and that when the same is heald that your honor will grant to petitioner a division of said property between the joint owners above named and that  ___ others obligations orders and decrees may be granted by your honor as may cause must? Opust?.  Signed C. W. Quinn, Guardian of Jefferson D. Quinn per J. L. Peters, attorney.

Item 6 ~ J. D. Quinn Estate of Inventory and appraisal Filed September 7th 1880. Thomas J. Smitherman Judge of Probate. Entered minute book L Pages 689.  The following is a true and correct inventory of the amount of money received by C. W. Quinn as the guardian of Jefferson D. Quinn toucl?
December 17th 1879 to account received of E. M. Quinn in leu of my wards interest in the personal property of O.S. Quinn deceased.  $58.50.  Sworn to and subscribed before me this the 17th day of September 1880. Thomas J. Smitherman, Judge of Probate.  Signed C. W. Quinn.

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