Thursday, April 29, 2010
Livingston County, Kentucky Guardian Bonds 1870
A guardian was appointed for a variety of reasons to protect the property or rights of a person who was unable to act for himself. A previous blog outlined those reasons here
The following information has been abstracted from Guardian Bond Book C (1863-1878), Livingston County Clerk's Office, Smithland, Kentucky. The guardian bonds for 1870 begin on page 169.
Mrs. Sarah J. Barner was appointed guardian of Sterling M.B. Taylor 4 January 1870. No surety.
James Bozeman was appointed guardian of Alexander Younger 14 February 1870 with Joseph Bridges, surety.
David Adams was appointed guardian of A.G. Watts 4 April 1870 with Lewis Hunter, surety.
Emma C. Hayward was appointed guardian of Edgar A. Hayward 4 April 1870 with Isaac Shelby, security. Note dated April 3rd Dycusburg, Ky: "Mr. Cade. My daughter goes down to Smithland for the purpose of having herself appointed Guardian for her son, & receive the amount of money due him I authorize you to sign my name to her bond, as security, & oblige. [signed] Isaac Shelby." [J.W. Cade was attorney for Isaac Shelby.]
Lucus Watts was appointed guardian of Isaac Watts 4 April 1870 with Jno. Jay Watts, surety.
Lucien Miles was appointed guardian of Thomas Champion 4 April 1870 with J.W. Cade, surety.
Evaline Smullen was appointed guardian of Geo. C. Smullen & Harriet A. Smullen 6 June 1870 with G.G. Rappolee, surety.
John W. Bush was appointed guardian of Sallie Woods and Julia Woods 27 June 1870 with E.G. Leeper, surety.
Daniel Sexton was appointed guardian of Harriet A. Sexton and David Ella Sexton 4 July 1870 with Elijah Doom, surety.
J.C. Ainsworth was appointed guardian of Joanna F. Breedlove 4 July 1870 with J.W. Gresham and H.T. Gresham, sureties.
M.D. Braswell was appointed guardian of Mary E. Braswell and Elijah F. Braswell 3 October 1870 with G.A. Trail, surety.
John M. Dunlap was appointed guardian of Thuston Jeffords 5 December 1870. No surety.