On the first Monday of May next, I will attend before the Probate Justice of the peace of Washington county, in Nashville, for the purpose of adjusting all claims against the estate of John Ragland, senior, late of said county, deceased; when and where all claimants are requested to present their demands for adjustment.
Benjamin Ragland, Adm’r, Jan. 24, 1846
Source: “Randolph County Record,” Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, 11 March 1846 [Administrators’ notices were published multiple times, thus the Jan. 24th date above.]
Drewry Logan is among a long list of Perry County, Illinois, taxpayers owing tax for 1848. Drewry Logan’s delinquent tax amount was $1.58 for 80 acres.
Source: “Sparta Register,” Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, 21 March 1849
Daniel Gass, Randolph County, Illinois: Sec. 8 T4 R8, September 29, 1852, 40 acres, 72A
Source: Original Patent Land Record Randolph County, Illinois 1814-1874, Lola Frazer Crowder, Oct. 1991
“John Guy, Administrator, will settle on the estate of Richard Guy, deceased, of Perry County, Illinois, on the [3rd] Monday in September.”
Vol. 1, No. 11, Saturday, August 27, 1853
Source: Early Sparta, Illinois Newspaper Abstracts (1839-1861), Lola Frazer Crowder, 1996