Court Records , Blue County, CTN 24, Vol. 1
Be it remembered that the County and Probate Court of Blue County met on Monday, the 7th day of August 1876.
Mrs. Sarah Ann Harlan was appointed administratrix of the estate of Aaron Harlan, late of said county (deceased) and entered into bond with W. A. Welch and S. Cochnauer as securities.
The report of Robert W. Nail, administrator, made his report of the division of the estate of E. J. Nail, was presented and approved as for the division.
The account of Henry Aaron against the estate of Jonas Lucas was allowed and ordered to be paid.
Elisha Smallwood, guardian for the minor heirs of Louvina Bohannon, presented his annual report which was approved and ordered to be recorded.
Israel George, former guardian for the minor heirs of James Hall, was allowed thirty-two dollars for services rendered a guardian on $1,069.00 at 3 percent.
R.W. Nail was appointed guardian for the person and property of Ella Nail.
Eastman Anderson was appointed guardian of the person and property of the minor heir of Guss Folsom, late of said county.
Court adjourned until the first Monday in September 1876.
Court was held on the first Monday, the 4th of September.
Simeon Gardner, having been duly elected and commissioned as the County and Probate Judge of Blue County, Choctaw Nation, appeared and took the following oath: I do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution of the Choctaw Nation and I will faithfully and impartially discharge to the best of my ability, the office of the County and Probate Judge, so help me God. S. Gardner
The above oath was administered by L. S. W. Folsom.
Green W. Gardner, having been duly appointed and commissioned County and Probate Clerk, appeared and too the following oath: I do solemnly swear that I will support the constitution of the Choctaw Nation and I will faithfully and impartially discharge to the best of my ability, the office of Count and Probate Clerk. So help me God.
The above oath was administered by Simeon Gardner.
The account of J. W. Wood & Co. against the estate of A. Harlan was taken for adjudication and the same being deemed just and correct, was allowed and ordered to be paid.
The petition of Selina Raigan was continued until the October term.
A citation was issued for E. C. Bells to appear before the County Court to show cause why the petition of Selina Raigon should not be granted.
The petition of Solomon Jones was taken up for examination, the witnesses being examined, it was ordered and decreed by the court that the pony be returned to the said Solomon Jones.
The will of Seizle Lolen was taken up to be probated. Simeon Gardner being incompetent to sit on said will by being related to the deceased, G. W. Thompson was appointed County and Probate Judge Protem. Jack Hays was Deputy Clerk.
The witnesses being introduced and sworn in gave their evidence. The court being satisfied of the validity of the will, the same was valid to all intent and purposes, and ordered to be recorded.
Court adjourned until October 1876.