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Watha Brock of Limestone Co Alabama,

Born June 1883 - Died March 4, 1920

Limestone County Alabama

Court Records of Watha {WB} Brock Family

Probate records of WB Brock, Limestone Co AL:

W. B. Brock, Dec’d.

Order Appointings & Admr.}} The State of Alabama Limestone County. Probate Court}}

March 8th, 1920. Estate of W. B. Brock, Deceased. Comes W. T. Hatchett, and files in Court his application praying the Court to appoint him Special Administrator of the estate of W. B. Brock, deceased, with authority to collect and preserve the goods of said decedent until Letters of Administration shall have been granted upon said estate, and showing unto the Court that such administration is necessary for the purpose of securing and preserving the goods and chattels of said decedent. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the allegations of said applications are true; That Letters of Administration have not been granted upon the estate of said decedent; that it is necessary to appoint a special administrator for the purpose of collecting and preserving the goods of said decedent until the grant of Letters of Administration. It is Therefore Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed, by the Court that said W. T. Cooley (sic) be, and he is hereby appointed special Administrator of the estate of of (sic) said W. B. Brock, deceased, with all the powers and authority conferred under the law, upon his entering into bond, with sufficient sureties, payable to and to be approved by the Judge of Probate Court of Limestone County, Alabama, in the penal sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars, and conditioned to perform all the duties which are or may be required of him as such Special Administrator. And came upon this day, the said W. T. Cooler (sic), and filed his bond with W. E. Estes. As sureties, in the penal sum of Fifteen Hundred Dollars, Payable and conditioned as required by law, which bond appears to be sufficient and is hereby ordered approved, and it is further Ordered, Adjudged And Decreed by the Court, that the said W. T. Hatchett be, and he is hereby appointed Special Administrator of the estate of said W. B. Brock, deceased. Signed//Geo. Malone, Judge of Probate Filed March 8 – 1920 Geo. Malone, Judge of Probate

W. B. Brock, Dec’d Order of Sale. The State of Alabama Limestone County In the Probate Court of Limestone County, Alabama, March 8th 1920 Estate of W. B. Brock, deceased. Upon this day came W. T. Hatchett as Special Administrator of the estate of said decedent and made application for the sale of the following personal property belonging to said estate, to-wit: One Gray Jenny Mule, 5 years old. One Black Jenny Mule, 5 years old. About 350 bushels of Corn. (upon which there is a subsisting mortgage to Estes and Hatchett). 9 head of Cattle. 11 Head of Hogs. 10 bushels of cotton seed. 25 bales of hay and fodder. A lot of farming tools and implements on the grounds that the same are perishable and liable to waste. And it appearing to the Court that the allegations of said application are true. It is therefore, Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that the said Special Administrator sell said property at public auction for cash, after advertising the day, place and terms of sale, for five days by written notice posted at the Court house door, and three other public places in the country. Geo. Malone, Judge of Probate Filed March 8 – 1920 Geo. Malone, Judge of Probate [Probate Minutes 1917 – 1920, Pages 480 & 481

The State of Alabama Limestone County}} Probate Court. To Hon. Geo. Malone Judge of Probate The undersigned W. T. Hatchett Guardian of Alfred, Clarence, Lewis, Floyd, and Hattie Louise Brock, minors, respectfully submits to the Court the following report of his acts and doings as such Guardian from 20th day of April 1920 to 23rd day of April 1924 for settlement of said estate, and charges as follows, viz: April 1920 From Estate of Brock $675.67 Interest received on said money 100.00 Total $775.67 April 10, 1924 Court Cost $21.55 Jan 7 1924 Taxi Hire 10.00 Mar 16 1920 Do 7.50 May 25 1920 Do (4.00) 4.00 May 29 1920 Exps Children to home 21.00 May 21 1920 Taxi Hire 6.00 May 21 1920 Saver & Hightower, goods for boys 12.25 Nov. 30 1923 Estes & Hatchett 44.75 Dec. 20 1920 Do 28.70 Jan. 1 1923 Do 76.65 $232.40 232.40 $543.27 April 20 Attorneys fee to H. W. Barton 25.00 $518.27 Total Amount received $776.67 Total Amount paid 257.40 Balance on Hand $518.27 The State of Alabama, Limestone County. I hereby certify that the foregoing is a full, true and correct statement of all assets of the minors which have come into my possession, and of all money received and paid on account of said minors, and that I have not used any of the funds of said minors for my own benefit: That I have used the sum or funds of said minors amounting to $675.67 for my own benefit for _____ days, _____ months, ______ years, resulting in a profit of $100.00 Signed//W. T. Hatchett Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 28th day of April 1924. Signed//Geo Malone Judge of Probate. Filed April 28th 1924 and May 21 1924 appointed as day for settlement Court to June 20/24 Recorded in Will Record Vol 23, Page 473

Alfred Brock et al Minors}} Estate of; Appointment and }} Acceptance of Guardian ad Litem}} The State of Alabama Limestone County Probate Court Term 1924 TO: J. W. Frost Take Notice, That by an order of this Court, this day made and entered, you were appointed to act as Guardian ad litem for Alfred, Clarence, Lewis, Floyd and Hattie Louise Brock Minor heirs of W. B. Brock deceased, to represent and protect their interests upon Final Settlement of W. T. Hatchett, Guardian. Given under my hand, this 29 day of April 1924. Signed//Geo Malone, Judge of Probate I hereby accept the appointment of Guardian ad litem for Alfred, Clarence, Lewis, Floyd and Hattie Louise Brock, protect their interest upon the hearing of the above final settlement of W. T. Hatchett, Guardian. Witness my hand, this 29th day of April 1924 Signed//J. W. Frost Guardian ad Litem Filed this 29th day of April, 1924 Signed//Geo Malone, Judge of Probate [Will Book 23, Pages 474 and 475.] Note: This piece of paper was not found with the other records in File Box 43, Probate Records] Records transcribed by Imogean McDonald of Ardmore Alabama 2004


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