ALBERTY: The People of the State of New York to John W. Alberty, of Lockport, Niagara County, New York, Reuben T. A. Alberty, who resides in LaSalle County in the State of Illinois; Stephen Alberty, who resides in Alden, McHenry County, Illinois; Thomas B. Alberty, who resides in LaSalle County, Illinois, Moses Ruminery and Hannah Rummery, who reside in Livingston County, Illinois; Ester Ann Alberty, who resides in LaSalle County, Illinois; Marmaduke Hoy and Catharine M. Hoy, who reside in Alden, McHenry county, Illinois; Harry O. Gregery and Sarah J. Gregory, who reside in Lockport, Niagara County, New York; Ester Alberty, who resides in LaSalle County, illinois, heirs and next of kin of John Alberty, late of the county of LaSalle in the state of Illinois, deceased, greeting. Whereas, Bernard P. Abberty of the town of Lockport in the county of Niagara, has lately made application to our surrogate of the county of Niagara, to have a certain instrument in writing relating to both real and personal estate duly proved as the last will and testament of said John ALberty, deceased; you and each of you are hereby cited and required personally to appear before the surrogate of our county of Niagara, at the surrogate's office in Lockport, on Monday the 19th day of May, 1856, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of that day, to attend the porbate of the said instrument as the last will and testament of the said deceased. In witness whereof, we have caused the seal of office of our surragate to be hereunto affixed. Witness, Mortimer [L. S.] M. Southworth, surrogate of our said county, at Lockport, the 24th day of March, A. D. 1856. M. M. Southworth Surrogate. [Date: 27 MAR 1856, Albany Evening Journal - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
BISHOP: Administrator's Notice: All persons having claims against the estate of Hiram Bishop, deceased, are hereby notified to present the same before the Probate Court of Livingston County, on or before the first Monday in April next, at which time I shall be present to attend to the adjudication.
Collins Bishop, Administrator.
Livingston County, Ill., Feb. 9th, 1841 [The Illinois Free Trader, Ottawa, Ill, February 12, 1841]
CORBIN: Estate of Daniel Corbin deceased.
Notice: I will attend before the Probate Justice at his office in Pontiac, Livingston county Illinois, on the first Monday in August next, for the purpose of settling and adjusting all demands against said estate, when and where all persons having demands are requested to present them for settlements.
Josiah S. Holland, Adm’r
Mary Jane Corbin, Adm’x [The Ottawa Free Trader, Ottawa, Illinois, June 15, 1849; Su b. by NP]
FELLOWS: The people of the State of New York to Isaac Fellows, Stephen H. Fellows, Amos Fellows, Sophia M. Fellows, Anna Brown and Adaline Lane, severally residing in Richland, Oswego County, N. Y.; Amorett Smith, of Sunbury, Livingston COunty, Illinois; Samuel C. Ladd, of Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois; Marion B. Gray, whose place of residence is unknown; Eliza Sharp of Willington, Conn; Abigail Tryon and Charles Ladd of Rockville, Conn; and William Ladd, of Tolland, Conn., heirs and next of kin of Solomon G. Fellows, late of the town of Richland in the county of Oswego, deceased, send greetings: Whereas, Joseph W. Wood, of the town of Richland, in the county of Oswego, has lately made application to our surrogate of the county of Oswego to have a certain instrument in writing relating to the real and personal estate, duly proved as the last will and testament of said Solomon G. Fellows, deceased; you and each of you are hereby cited and required personally to be and appear before our said surrogate at his office in the village of Pulaski, in said county of Oswego, on the 2d day of April next, at 1 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, then and there to attend to the probate of said instrument as the last will and testament of said deceased. In testimony whereof, we have caused the seal of office of our said surrogate's court of the county of Oswego to be hereunto affixed. Witness, Timothy W. [L. S.] Skinner, surrogate of the said county, at the village of Mexico, in said county, the 22d day of December in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty six. T. W. Skinner Surrogate of Oswego County. [Mar 3 1867; Albany Evening Journal - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
FOX: The estate of Francis C Fox of Emington has been valued at $266,900. Papers filed in County Division of Circuit Court show his personal estate listed at $18,900 and real estate at $248,000. Beneficiaries include two nephews, Richard Fox and Edward Fox of Emington in addition to other nephews and nieces as heirs. Richard Fox was named executor. [Source: Pontiac Daily Leader; 23 Jun 1971 - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
HILTON: The People of the State of New York to John Hilton of Sunbury, Livingston County, State of Illinois; Richard Hilton, of the same place; Mary Annin, of Cayuga Bridge, Cayuga County, State of New York; Martha Dales wife of Alexander Dales, of Harpersfield, Delaware County, State of New York; Margaret T. Hilton of the town of Blenheim, Schoharle County; Ann Kimble of Jamestown, Chautauque County, State of New York; and Elizabeth Efner of Blenheim, Schoharic County and State of New York, heirs and next of kin of William W. Hilton, late of Blenheim, in the County of Schoharle, deceased, greeting: Whereas, Alexander Daley, of the town of Harperfield in the county of Delaware has lately made application to our instrument in writing relating to both real and personal estate, duly proved as the last will and testament of said William W. Hilton, deceased; you and each of you are hereby cited and required personally to be and appear before our said judge at his office in the town of Middleburgh, on Monday the 13th day of July next, at one o'clock in the afternoon of that day, to attend the probate of the said instrument, as the last will and testament of the said deceased. In testimony whereof, we have caused the seal of our surrogate court of the county of Schoharle, to he here [L. S.] unto affixed, Witness, Lyman Sanford, county judge, at Middleburgh, the 11th day of May, A. D. 1857. Lyman Sanford, County Judge. [June 18 1857; Albany Evening Journal - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
JONES: Estate of William S. Jones, Deceased
Notice is hereby given to the heirs at law and other persons interested in the estate of William S. Jones, deceased, late of Livingston County, Illinois, that I shall apply to the circuit court of said county, at the next term thereof, for an order to sell the whole or so much of the real estate of the said William S. Jones, as may be necessary to pay his debts. When and where all persons interested may appear and show cause why the same should not be sold for the purposes aforesaid.
Feb. 28, Charles A. Fellows, Administrator [The Ottawa Free Trader, Ottawa, Illinois, March 10, 1848]
KELLER: The C. M. Keller farm of 248 acres near Pontiac was sold to Jacob Gilman for $160 an acre. Mr. Gilman sold his 240 acres in Nebraska township for $160 an acre. [Urbana Daily Courier 4 January 1905; Sub. by Pam Geyer]
LANGFORD: To whom it may concern: Aberdeen, S. D., Aug. 13, 1913. We hereby certify that we have been acquainted with Geo. W. Langford for about six years since his location here, and during that time our business relations with him have been quite extensive and in every instance we have found him upright, prompt and strictly reliable and a man of good habits. C. A. Russell, President, F. F. Hanson, Cashier, Citizens Trust and Savings Bank. To whom it may concern: This certifies that we have known Geo. W. Langford (former Clerk for Livingston County, illinois) as an honorable citizen for 20 to 40 yeears, during which time he has proven a man of good habits, worthy of all confidence and that he is so regarded by the best citizens of our said county. John A. Berry, retired, C. A. McGregor, Druggist, C. R. Tombaugh, Ex Superintendent of Schools and bank cashier, J. M. Lyon President of Bank, H. J. Clark, Editor Leader, J. B. Parsons, Ex County Treasurer, E. M. Johnson, Editor retired, Dr. H. M. Dally, Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois. [17 AUG 1913, Aberdeen American - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
MORRISON: ADMINISTRATORS NOTICE: The subscribers having taken out letters of Administration from the Court of Probate of Livingston county, Illinois, on the estate of Samuel Morrison, deceased, late of said county, request all persons having claims against said estate to present the same to them or the Court of Probate of said county for settlement within nine months from the date hereof. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. PERSIS MORRISON, Administratrix. SAMUEL MORRISON, Administrator. Livingston co., Jan. 7, 1841 [The Ottawa Free Trader, 15 January 1841; Sub. by Pam Haag Geyer]
TALBOT: TRUSTEE'S SALE -- Whereas, William W. Talbot and Harriet Talbot, his wife of Long Point, in the county of Livingston and State of Illinois, by their certain trust deed, bearing date the 23rd day of April, A. D. 1874, duly executed, acknowledged and delivered and recorded in the Recorder's office of Livingston County, in the State of Illinois, in Book 29 of Mortgages, at pages 222 to 229, inclusive, did convey unto John W. Marsh, as trustee, all the following-described promises, situated in the county of Livingston and State of Illinoiis, to wit: The south half (s 1/2) of the northeast quarter (n e 1/4) of section twenty-four (24), in township twenty-nine (29) north, of range three (3) east of the third (3d) principal meridian, to secure the payment of one certain principal promissory note of the said William W. Talbot or even date therewith for the sume of $1,000, payable to the order of James Mitchell five years after the date thereof, together with ten interest notes for the sum of $50 each, payable respectively on the 23d days of April and October, in each year during said five years.
And whereas, it was in and by said, principal note provided that if default should be made in payment of any one of the installments of interest afresaid, at the time and place when and where the same should be due and payable, and such default should continue for fifteen days after said installment should be due and payable, then, at the election of the legal holder of said principal note, the said principal sume of $1,000 should at once become and be due and payable, such election to be made at any time after the expiration of said fifteen days, without notice.
And whereas, it was and is provided in and by said trust deed, that if default should be made in the payment of the said principal sum of money (whether the same should have been due by election as afresaid, or by the regular maturity of said principal note, five years after date), then it should be lawful for the said John W. Marsh, trustee, on application of the legal holder of said principal note, to sell and dispose of said premises, and all the right, title, benefit and equity of redemption of the samd William W. Talbot and Harriet Talbot their heirs and assigns therein, at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, having first given ?___? days notice of the time and place of such sale to be made at a door or such building as should then be used as a Court House in the county of Cook, in the city of Chicago, in the State of Illinois or on the premises afresaid by advertisement in any one of the daily newspapers that might at that time be published in the English language in said city of Chicago, and to make execute and deliver to the purchaser or purchasers at such sale a good and sufficient deed or deeds of conveyance in the law for the premises sold in fee simple.
And, whereas, default was made in the payment of the note for the installment of interest on said principal note, which became and fell due on the 23d day of April A. D. 1876, for $50, and said default still continues and by reason of such default the legal holder of said principal sum of $1,000 shall be and the same has hereby become at once due and payable and there is now due and payable the said principal sum of $1,000, with interest thereon at the rate of ten per cent per annum from the 23d day of April, 1876 and the said interest installment of $50, due 23d April, 1876, with interest thereon at the rate aforesaid from the date when the same became due. And, whereas, the legal holder of said principal note has made application to the undersigned, the trustee as aforesaid to advertise and sell the said premises for the purposes and in the manner in said trust deed provided. Now, therefore, public notice is hereby given that, in pursuance of said trust deed, and by virtue of the power and authority to me granted in and by the same, the undersigned will on Thrusday, the second day of November A. D. 1876, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon of said day, at the east door of the orth doors of the building now used as a court house, situate on teh southeast corner of LaSalle and Adams streets in the city of Chicago, county of Cook and State of Illinois, sell and dispose of the premises above and in said trust deed described, and all the right, title, benefit and equity of redemption of the said William W. Talbot and Harriet Talbot, their heirs and assigns therein, at public auction for the hightest and best price the same will bring in cash. John W. Marsh, Trustee. Chicago, October 13, 1876. Oct 16-11-2 [25 Oct 1876; Paper: Inter Ocean - Sub by Teri Colglazier]
RUTHERFORD: ADMINISTRATRIX' NOTICE.
NOTICE is hereby given that the subscriber has been duly appointed administratrix of the estate of Truman Rutherford, dec'd, late of Livingston county, and requests all persons having claims against said estate, to present the same before the court of probate of said county, on the first Monday in June next, for settlement. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment, to LUCIA RUTHERFORD, Adm'x. Pontiac, Ill., Feb. 12, 1844. [The Ottawa Free Trader; Sub. by Pam Geyer; 23 February 1844]
FARMS FOR SALE AT AUCTION
I will offer for sale, at public auction, at Pontiac, on Saturday September 5, 1874, at 2 o'clock P.M., four farms, all improved, as follows: The Patty farm, three miles east of Pontiac, containing 520 acres; the Neal farm, three miles southwest of Pontiac, 100 acres; the Garver farm, same distance from town, 80 acres, and one farm of 100 acres in Rooks Creek township, ten miles west of Pontiac. Terms--- One quarter cash; the balance in three annual payments, at 10 per cent. Pontiac, Aug. 26, 1874. - S.C. CRANE [The Ottawa Free Trader, 29 August 1874; Sub. by Pam Haag Geyer]
FARMS FOR SALE
28 farms Of from 80 to 320 Acres Located in Sullivan and Adjoining Township, in Livingston County.
All Improved. Price $30 To $50 Per Acre. Enough Cash To Assure Sale, Time On Balance To Suit Purchaser.
For description of lands write to or call on J.T. DORSEY, Cullom, Livingston Co., ILLINOIS. [The Ottawa Free Trader, 25 October 1884; Sub by Pam Haag Geyer]
LIST of Lands situated in the county of Livingston, and State of Illinois on which taxes remain due and unpaid for the year A.D. 1843.
Pres. owners -- Andr McMillan, Chas Nixon, Jas French, Ephr Manly, David Manly, Jno McCafferty, Jokn Sisney [Sic].
GARRETT M. BLUE, Collector--Livingston county, Ills.--Pontiac, February 26, 1845 [The Ottawa Free Trader, Volume 5, Number 37, 28 February 1845; Sub by Pam Haag Geyer]