Abstracts of Guardianship Bonds
Marion County, Georgia
(1846 - 1852,
they are not in date order)
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The beginning of these bonds are in the administrators bond book with the notation "The within book contains record of Guardianship bonds to page 25 inclusive and from page 28 it contains a record of the bonds of administration with the will annexed. Dec 8, 1852. E W Miller, Ordinary". I will have the administration bonds under wills/probate but will list the guardianship bonds separately here.
Guardianship of Unity Cobb (page 1)
Marion County, State of Georgia. Know by all men presents that Joseph Cobb, John French and William B Butt securities are held and firmly bound unto the Justices of the Inferior Court sitting as a court of Ordinary for said County and their successor in office in the just and full sum of $6,000 for the payment of which sum to said Justices of the Inferior Court sitting as a court of ordinary and their successors office we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and severally and firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 6 day of Nov 1848.
The condition of the above obligation is such that said Joseph Cobb has this day been appointed guardian to Unity Cobb, an insane person. Now if the said Joseph Cobb do well and truly demean himself as guardian as aforesaid agreeable to letters of guardianship bearing even date herewith and agreeable to laws in such cases made and provided the above obligation be void and otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. Signed, sealed and acknowledged in open Court. Joseph Cobb, John French, Wm B Butt. Tested Samuel H Crawford.
Guardianship of Orphans of Isaac L Peebles (page 1)
Isaac H Peebles, Thomas M Peebles, Simeon Blue bound for $6,000. Isaac Peebles guardian of person and property of Francis G M Peebles and Solomon L Peebles, orphans of Isaac L Peebles, deceased.. Witnessed 22 Jan 1849. Isaac H Peebles, Thomas Peebles, Simeon Blue. Samuel H Crawford CCO.
Guardianship of Orphans of Isaac L Peebles (page 2)
Barnabas Hart and Isaac Hart, bound for $9,000. Barnabas Hart, guardian of person and property of Mary E C Peebles, Joseph J Peebles and William J Peebles, orphans of Isaac L Peebles, deceased. Witnessed 22 Jan 1849. Barnabas Hart, Isaac Hart, Samuel H Crawford CCO.
Guardianship of Francis Elizabeth Haygood (page 2-3)
Banjamin Haygood, principal and William Williams and Reuben Lockett, security, bound for $300. Benjamin Haygood, guardian to Francis Elizabeth Haygood. Signed: Benjamin ("x" his mark) Haygood, William Williams, R W Lockett. William Williams CCO
Guardianship of Cary Allen Walker, (page 3)
Cary S Cox and William M Cox, security. Bond of $4,000. Cary S Cox, guardian for Cary Allen Walker, a minor. 5 Nov 1849. Signed Cary S Cox, William M Cox, William Williams CCO.
Guardianship of Catherine M, Benjamin R and Adaline Doster (page 3)
John R T Lingo, principal, Thomas Majors and James McGarrah, security. Bond $5,800. John R T Lingo, guardian of Catherine M, Benjamin R and Adaline Doster, orphans of Benjamin Doster, deceased. 28 Jan 1850. Signed John R T Lingo, Thomas ('x' his mark) Majors, James McGarrah. Chapman Maddux, JIC.
Guardianship of Moses H McGarrah (page 4)
James McGarrah, principal and Mary McGarrah security. Bond $2,666. James McGarrah, guardian of Moses H McGarrah, orphan of Samuel McGarrah, deceased. 28 Jan 1850. Signed James McGarrah, Mary McGarrah, Chapman F Maddux JIC.
Guardianship of Mary Elisebeth McGarrah (page 4)
Mary M McGarrah, principal and James McGarrah, security. Bond $2,666. Mary M McGarrah, guardian of Mary Elisebeth McGarrah, orphan of Samuel McGarrah, deceased. 28 Jan 1850. Signed Mary M McGarrah, James McGarrah. Chapman F Maddux JIC.
Guardianship of Emily, Rebecca, Thomas, Levi, George, Joel, Louisa, Huey Horn (page 5)
George H Sims, principal and Reuben Kemp and Elbert Melton, security. Bond $3,400. George Sims, guardian of Emily, Rebecca, Thomas, Levi, George, Joel, Louisa, Huey Horn, minors of Joel Horn, deceased. 20 May 1850. Signed: Ge. H Sims, Reuben ('x' his mark) Kemp, Elbert Melton. Wm Williams CCO, Geo W McDuffie.
Guardianship of Narcissus Perry (page 5-6)
Joseph Perry and Darling Duke, security. Bond $1,200. Joseph Perry, guardian of Narcissus Perry, minor of Joseph Perry. 4 Mar 1851. Signed Joseph Perry, Darling Duke and Wm Williams.
Guardianship of Franklin J and Mary Pruitt (page 6)
Zachariah L Chambliss and Wm T Patrick and Wm D Philips, security. $3,000. Zachariah L. Chambliss, guardian of Franklin J and Mary Pruitt, orphans of Davis Pruitt. 6 May 1850. Signed Zachariah L. Chambliss, William T Patrick, William D Philips, C H McCall JIC.
Guardianship of William J, James A, Martha M, Hesta A, Winney A, John B, Washington and Benjamin Langfor/Langford (page 7)
Lewis B Langfor (this is how it is spelled in the beginning) and Abner F Langfor. Bond $1,200. Lewis B Langford, guardian for William J, James A, Martha M, Hesta A, Winney A, John B, Washington and Benjamin Langfor, minors. 3 Sept 1851. Signed Abner F Langford, L B Langford, L W Maddux CCO.
Guardianship of James, William, George, Frances and John Langford (page 7)
Abner F Langford and Lewis B Langford. Bond $1,200. Abner F Langford, guardian for James Langford, WIlliam Langford, George Langford, Frances Langford, and John Langford, minors of Abner F Langford. 1 Sept 1851. Signed: L B Langford, A F Langford. L W Maddux, CCO
Guardianship of James Shipp (page 8)
William W Shipp and Daniel James Jr. Bond $2,100. W. W. Shipp, guardian of James Shipp, minor of W W Shipp. 12 Jan 1852. Signed: W W Shipp, Daniel James and L W Maddux CCO.
Guardianship of John A Short (page 8)
Mary Short and Howel Short. Bond $400. Mary Short, guardian of John A Short, orphan of John C Short. 12 Jan 1852. Mary ('x' her mark) Short, Howel Short.
Notation in this book, page 9:
"The following 16 guardians bonds were transcribed from an old unbound book into this by an order of the judges passed Jan 15, 1852. L W Maddux, CCO.
Guardianship of John P and Marcus L Battle (page 9)
Stephen Collins, Daniel Hightower, Joseph Battle. Bond $12,000. Stephen Collins, guardian of John P Battle and Marcus L Battle, orphans of Arther W Battle. 25 Jan 1846. Signed: Stephen Collins, Daniel Hightower, J J Battle.
Guardianship of Lucy A, Nancy A, Sarah W and Thomas J Parker (page 9-10)
Fielding Jackson, Henry W Darden, Ambrose Chatman and Martin Kinsey. Bond $1,500. Fielding Jackson guardian of Lucy A Parker, Nancy A Parker, Sarah W Parker, Thomas J Parker, orphans of Thomas J Parker. 2 Feb 1846. B W Dowd CCO, S R Nutt JIC, Jordan Wilcher JIC, Sollomon Wall JIC. Fielding Jackson, Henry W Darden, Ambrose Chatman and Martin Kinsey.
Guardianship of Christian B, Lucinda S, Susan M, and Frances A Huckaby (page 11)
Green Huckaby, Hiram Evans and Elizabeth Huckaby. Bond $2,400. Green Huckaby, guardian of Christian B Huckaby, Lucinda S Huckaby, Susan M Huckaby and Frances A Huckaby, orphans of John Huckaby. 2 Feb 1846. Signed: B W Dowd CCO. Green Huckaby, Hiram Evans, Elizabeth ('x' her mark) Huckaby.
page 12 - basically blank
Guardianship of Wilson L and John L Collins (page 13)
Stephen Collins, Jeremiah Wyche and Fielding Jackson. Bond $5,000. Stephen Collins, guardian of Wilson L Collins and John L Collins, minors of Thomas J Collins. 8 Sept 1846. Signed: Burton W Dowd CCO, Stephen Collins, Jeremiah Wyche, Fielding Jackson.
Guardianship of Laura Frances Perry (page 13)
Abner Perry, Jordan Davis, Robert D Martin. Bond $700. Abner Perry, guardian for Laura Frances Perry, minor of Abner Perry. 11 Nov 1846. Signed Burton W Down, A Perry, Jorden ('x' his mark), Robert D Martin.
page 14, blank
Guardianship of Elizabeth, Hannah, Charity, Sarah Ann Goodson (page 15)
Alexander Goodson, C B Strange. Bond $1800. Said Goodson, guardian of Elizabeth Goodson, Hannah Goodson, Charity Goodson, Sarah Ann Goodson, orphans of John Goodson. 11 Jan 1847. Signed: Burton W Dowd CCO, Alexander ('x' his mark) Goodson, C B Strange.
Guardianship of David Rogers (page 15)
Noah H Rogers, James Green. Bond $1000. Noah Rogers, guardian for David Rogers, a lunatic of Marion County. 11 Jan 1847. Signed: Burton W Dowd, CCO. Noah Rogers, James Green.
page 16, blank
Guardianship of Martha E Huckaby (page 17)
William B Hardeson and William Wells. Bond $600. William B Hardeson, guardian of Martha B Huckaby, orphan of John Huckaby. 11 Jan 1847. Signed Burton W Dowd CCO, Wm B Hardeson, Wm Wells.
Guardianship of Delilah Emaline Peebles and William H Peebles (page 17)
Thomas Peebles and Isaac Merchant. Bond $1500. Thomas Peebles, guardian of Delilah Emaline Peebles and William H Peebles, minor orphans of Thomas Peebles, deceased. 15 Oct 1847. Signed Burton W Dowd CCO, Thomas Peebles, Isaac Merchant.
page 18, blank
Guardianship of Joseph and Vina Ellen Peebles (page 19)
Henry W Peebles and James Green. Bond $1,500. Henry W Peebles, guardian for Joseph Peebles and Vina Ellen Peebles, minor orphans of Thomas Peebles, deceased. 29 Oct 1847. Signed Wm Dowd, Henry W Peebles, James Green.
Guardianship of Emily, Rebecca A, Thomas, James, George, Levi and Josiah Horn (page 19)
George H Sims, Burton W Dowd and Jeremiah Wilcher. Bond $2,000. George H Sims, guardian of Emily Horn, Rebecca A Horn, Thomas Horn, James Horn, George Horn, Levi Horn, Josiah Horn, heirs of Joel Horn, late of Stewart County, deceased. 13 March 1848. Signed: Charles H McCall JIC, S R Nutt JIC, Solomon Wall JIC, G H Sims, B W Dowd, Jeremiah Wilcher.
Page 20, blank
Guardianship of Mary Jane Lowe (page 21)
Charles H McCall and Seaborn J Martin. Bond $2,500. Charles H McCall, guardian of Mary Jane Lowe, orphan of George Z Lowe, deceased, late of Macon County. 13 Mar 1848. Signed B W Dowd CCO, Charles H McCall, Seaborn J Martin.
Guardianship of Mary E and Arminta Everingham (page 21)
Martha A Everingham and William J Patrick. Bond $4,000. Martha A Everingham, guardian of Mary E Everingham and Arminta J Everingham, orphans of (blank). 10 Jan 1848. Signed: Solomon Wall JIC, Charles H McCall JIC, Jordan Wilcher JIC, Martha A Everingham and William T Patrick.
page 22, blank
Guardianship of Martha Ann, William J, Sarah, Mary J, Lydia Bowden (page 23)
Elias W Bowden and James Bowden. Bond $2,500. Elias Bowden, guardian of Martha Ann Bowden, William J Bowden, Sarah Bowden, Mary J Bowden, Lydia Bowden, orphans of William Bowden, late of Crawford Co, deceased. 10 Jan 1848. Signed Solomon Wall JIC, Charles H McCall JIC, Jordan Wilcher JIC, Eliza W Bowden, James L Bowden.
Guardianship of Mary and Rebecca Sanders (page 23)
Andrew J Kirksey and John Benson. Bond $800. Andrew J Kirksey, guardian of Mary Sanders and Rebecca Sanders, orphans of Joseph Sanders, deceased. 10 Jan 1848. Signed Andrew Kirksey, John Benson.
Page 24, blank
Guardianship of James Bateman, Martha Ann Bateman and Charity Bateman (page 25-26)
Bibb County, Georgia: Thomas P Stubbs, William R Busbee, John Rape, Meljah Ward, all of Bibb County Georgia, nominate and appoint Middleton McDonald of Bibb County our power of attorney and to sign our names for any bond as guardian of James Bateman, Martha Ann Bateman , Charity Bateman, orphan children and minors of Theophilus Bateman, late of Marion County, deceased, provided bond does not exceed $15.000. Signed 19 Feb 1852. Signed R A Cain, Jas B Artope JP, Thos P Stubbs, Meljah ('x' his mark) Ward, John Rape, William R Busbee.
Bibb County GA Deposition: They depose that their worth is as follows above their debts:
Meljah Ward - $1000
John Rope - $2,000
William R Busbee - $1,000
Thomas P Stubbs - $15,000
17 Feb 1852
Signed: Jas B Artope JP; Meljah ('x' his mark) Ward; William R Busbee; Thos P Stubbs, John Rape.
Middleton McDonald, Thomas P Stubbs, Meljah Ward, John Rape, William R Busbee. Bond $10,200. Middleton McDonald as guardian of James Bateman and Charity Bateman and Martha Ann Bateman, orphans of Theophilus Bateman, deceased. 1 March 1852. Signed by Attorney in fact Middleton McDonald. E W Miller, Ordinary.
Guardianship of Robert T Bivens (page 27)
Wm A Black and J B Hunter, Bond $40,000. Wm A Black, guardian of Robert R Bivens, orphans of James Bivin. 1 Mar 1852. Signed E W Miller Ordinary; Wm A Black; J B Hunter.
Guardianship of William G Bateman (page 27)
John F Harman, Gregory J Turner and Julius Turner. Bond $3,400. John F Harman, guardian of William G Bateman, orphan of Theophilus Bateman, deceased. 4 Mar 1852. Signed E W Miller, ordinary; John F Harman, G J Turner, Julius Turner.
Guardianship of Mary Ann Aycock (page 28)
John W Aven, George W McDuffie and Abel Champion. Bond $15,000. John W Aven, guardian of Mary Ann Aycock, orphan of Joshua Aycock, deceased. 2 Jan 1852. Signed L W Maddux CCO, John W Avan, Geo W McDuffie, Abel Champion.
Page 29-30 blank
**Next book, very little information, very faded and no doubt I am missing some items here. These are sprinkled in amongst the administrators bonds
Guardianship of S R Clark (page 4)
D M Hall, guardian of S R Clark, no date.
Minors of S A Jordan (page 5)
S A Jordan, guardian for her own minors, no date
Daniel Majors, guardian for blank, no date (page 6)
C H McCall, guardian for blank, no date (page 6)
Guardianship of ST and ME Monfort, no date, (page 6)
Mrs C Monfort, guardian for ST and ME Monfort
Guardianship of A E McGarrah, no date but 1863 or before) (page 7)
James McGarrah, guardian for A W McGarrah
Guardianship for J A Nutt, no date (page 8)
W Z Nutt, guardian for J A Nutt, no date
page 9, too faded to read
Guardianship of John T Smith, no date (page 11)
J D Smith, guardian for the minor John T Smith.
S C Tullis, guardian, no date (page 12)
Guardianship of James McCorde, no date (page 13)
Enoch Williams, guardian of James McCorde, no date
Guardianship of A G Butt, no date (page 13)
John McMichael, guardian for A G Butt, no date
Guardianship of J D Duke, no date (page 17)
Joseph Belk, guardian for J D Duke, no date
Guardianship of Eldora and Emma Butt, no date (page 18)
S M Butt, guardian for Eldora and Emma Butt, no date
Guardianship of S L Fleming, no date (page 19)
Simeon Blue, guardian for S L Fleming
Guardianship for John H and Julia B Short ? very faint, no date (page 21)
Wm T McShort, guardian for John H and Julia B Short, very faint.
Guardianship for John B Harvey, no date (page 22)
William Harvey, guardian John B Harvey, no date
Guardianship for L C Cox, no date (page 23)
Wm M Cox, guardian L C Cox
Guardianship for T McCarry, no date (page 23)
Wm G Steed, guardian T McCarry
Guardianship for E F Story, no date (page 24)
J T Story, guardianship E F Story
Guardianship for Wm B, Sarah Martha, Mary Ann A and Virginia Story, no date (page 24)
Richard E Shipp, guardian for Wm B, Sarah Martha, Mary Ann A and Virginia Story.
Mrs Nancy Murry and Luann Sanson, no date (page 24)
---- Cottle, trustee Mrs Nancy Murry and Luann Sanson
Guardian of the minors of Isham Golden, no date (page 25)
Marshall ---- guardian of the minors of Isham Golden, decd.
Guardian for Nancy Baker, no date (page 27)
J L Baker, guardian for Nancy Baker
Guardian for children of Isham Olive, no date (page 27)
Isham Olive, guardian for his own children
return for 1863
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