Estate Settlement of William B. Hardin
Lawrence County Alabama Estate Settlement of William B. Hardin.
Posted by Calista Parker calista@ev1.net
PC Book F page 58 gives estate of Wm B Hardin names James H McDonald as guardian of the minor 
heirs of said estate. Page 71 final settlement of estate Darius Lynch administrator - names 
heirs as - Catherine Parker
wife of William Parker - Jane Turner wife of D.M. Turner - Docia Ann Hardin wife of Redden 
Garrison, - Eliza Jane Simmons - Rufus D. Simmons - William C. Simmons.
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Settlement of Estate of William B. Hardin, Lawrence County, Alabama - PC BOOK F Page 58
On the application of D. Lynch, Admr. of the Estate of Wm B. Hardin 
-----------for a final settlement of his said Administration of said Estate and he having filed 
his accounts and vouchers with the judge of Probate of said County and the same having bin by 
said Judge duly examined by said Judge and the account audited and reported by said judge it 
is now ordered by the Court that he make final settlment of his said Admr. at a special Term 
of said Court to be holden for said County on the first Monday in Feb next 1862 and it is 
further ordered that notice be given of said settlement by publication in the Moulton Democrat 
a news Paper. Published in said County for three success weeks requiring all persons interested 
in said settlement to appear and contest the same-if they chose, and that James H. McDonald be  
appointed guardian Adlitem of the minor heirs of said Estate to guard there interest in said 
settlement and that the same be made known to him.
Page 71
On the application of Darius Lynch, Administrator of the Estate of William B. Hardin deceased 
for a final Settlement of his administration, and he having heretofore, to wit: at the January
 term of the said court in the present year, filed his accounts and vouchers with the Judge of 
Probate  of said County, and the same having been duly examined, and an account audited and 
reported, and publication having been _________in the Moulton Democrat a newspaper published in
 said County for four weeks requiring all persons interested to appear on the second Monday in 
February 1862, and contest said settlement if they chose, and J.H.McDonald having been appointed 
guardian Ad______to  guard the interest of the minors heirs of said Estate in said Settlement, 
and no one having appeared to contest the same, it is now ordered by the Court that the following
 be received and admitted to record as the final settlement of D. Lynch Administrator of the 
Estate of W. B. Hardin dec'd which settled in full to Rufus D. Simmons for ____sale, use and 
benefit, the sum of Twenty dollars & 10 cents  as per order. (with a bunch of scratch outs and 
also an amt of $14.74)  on file with ward 4  Far the ________                              
                                                                     C. Gibson JPG.
Rec'd of D. Lynch To William C. Simmons for his sale, use and benefit the sum of  Adm $21.30.
(21.10) Paid to F. Simmons to clothe child by order of court ,      C. Gibson, JPG.
And the said administrator having received a credit of Twenty nine dollars and Seventy-five 
cents the amount due the officers of this court as fees,  on said Administration, and has not 
paid the same. It is therefore ordered by the court that Execution issue therefor and also that 
the said heirs Of distribution have execution for the amount of there Judgements  as share.
It is further ordered that the foregoing be received as a final settlement of D.  Lynch Admr. 
of the Estate of William B. Hardin dec'd.  
Feb 3, 1862
                         Charles Gibson, J.P.G.
Shows a list of itemized Debits and Credits
Total         Debits           469.29
Total        Credits          228.05
      Balance          241.24     in Administrators hand, which he is ordered to pay to the 
following  named persons who are heirs of said Estate as follows to wit:
To Catherine Parker wife of William Parker for the sole use and benefit of the said Catherine 
the sum of Sixty Dollars and thirty one cents ($60.31)
To Jane Hardin  wife of D. M. Turner for the sole use and benefit of the said Jane Turner the 
sum of Sixty Dollars and thirty one cents ($60.31)
To Docia Ann Hardin wife of Redden  Garrison for her sole use and benefit of the said 
Docia Ann the Sum of Sixty dollars and thirty one cents ($60.31)
To Eliza Jane Simmons, Rufus D. Simmons and William C. Simmons the sum of Twenty Dollars and 
10 cents ($20.10)  each for there sole use and benefit. (These are  the children of Joel Simmons
and grandchildren of William B. Hardin - cp)