James Guy (James R. Guy), along with Jesse Hall, served as administrator of Elizabeth Maxwell’s estate in Washington County, Illinois, in 1856. Elizabeth Maxwell was James Guy’s mother-in-law. The “Notice to Claimants” ran multiple times in the Nashville Journal, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois. The copy below was from the January 1, 1857 edition.
Notice to Claimants
All persons having claims against the estate of Elizabeth Maxwell, late of Washington County deceased, are hereby notified to present the same to the County Court of said County, at the December term, thereof, to be held on the third Monday of said Month, when and where I shall attend for the adjustment of Said Claims; and all persons indebted to said Estate, are requested to make immediate payment.
Nov. 6, 1856 Jesse Hall James Guy Adms.