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PROBATE LEWIS STERRY
[KENT, 1913]

 

ESTATE OF Louis Sterry
TOWN of Kent
DATE 1913 NO 881
Kent Probate District
[1 bond, 1 petition, 1 inventory, 1 account of administration, 1 receipt]

Filed Dec 15th 1914
Accepted Dec 17th 1914
Recorded Vol 10 Page 392

To the Honorable Probate Court for the District of Kent, Conn
The subscriber, the New Milford Security Company, herewith presents its final report as Guardian for Lewis Eaton Sterry:-

Assets as per inventory of Oct 14th 1914   3295.50
Income:-    
Interest on McCauley mortgage to Dec 1st   32.50
    3228.00
     
Expenditures:-  150.00  
J.F. Addis Attorney    
Ck to Lewis Sterry 200.00  
Services as Guardian  25.00  
Reserved probate fees to cash to Aug 3rd 23.00  
Total         398.00
    2930.00
Securities delivered to Ward as follow   2930.00
     
Memorandum of property delivered to Lewis Eaton Sterry:-    
Bond, Chicago, Rock Island & Pac as inv.   1040.00
McCauley Mortgage    590.00
Cash   590.00
    2930.00

Dated at New Milford Conn, Dec 15th, 1914
New Milford Security Co., Guardian
by E J Emman, Manager
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 15th day of December 1914 Edm P Nichols Notary Public

To the Honorable Probate Court for the Distrcit of Kent, Conn
Report of the New Milford Security Company, Guardian for Louis Eaton Sterry
The subscriber begs to submit herewith an Inventory of property received from Charles A Eaton, Trustee on the Estate of Russell Eaton, for the benefit of said Ward:

1 bond, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, 6% and int.    1040.00
Mortgage loan, McCauley and interest    1306.50
Cash   778.46
Check for share of interest accrued to April 10, 1914    170.54
    3295.50

Dated at New Milford, Conn. This 14th day of October 1914.
New Milford Security Company, Guardian
by E J Emman, Manager
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 14th day of October 1914 Edm P Nichols Notary Public

District of Kent ss, Probate Court Sept 21 1913
Estate of Louis Sterry a minor over 14 years
in said District, upon the application of Louis Sterry praying that the New Milford Security Co of New Milford Conn be appointed his Guardian as per application on file more fully appears, it is ordered that said application be heard and determined at the Probate Office, in Kent, in said District, on the 8th day  of September A.D. 1913 at one o’clock in the afternoon and that public notice be given of the pendency of said application and the time and place of hearing thereon by notifying all parties interested at least 6 days before said day of hearing.
Walter M Barnum, Judge

Now Milford Conn, Dec 14th 1914
Received of the New Milford Security Company the following securities:-

Bond #0798, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, due 1917, value   1040.00
Loan #3420, James P McCauley    1300.00
Cash     593.00

being the amount of assets due from the said Security Company as my guardians and shown in their final report to the Probate Court for the District of Kent, under date of December 15th 1914.
Lewis Eaton Sterry

Probate Court District of Kent
At Court of Probate held at Kent within and for the District of Kent on the 8 day of September A.D. 1913 Present Walter W Barnum, Judge
Louis Sterry on the 2nd day of September A.D. 1913 filed in Court a written instrument making choice of the New Milford Security Co of New Milford to be his guardian and asking the Court to approve of the same. Having fully heard the matter this Court finds that said Louis Sterry is a resident of Kent in said district, of the age of 19 years 9 months; that he has no father, mother nor master; that he has estate that said the New Milford Security Co are proper persons. Whereupon this Court doth approve the choice of appoint said the New Milford Security Co to be guardian of said minor; and said the New Milford Security Co its manager E J Emman appeared (signified to the) Court his acceptance of said appointment and trust and give bond in the sum of five hundred dollars with the said Company of New Milford Comm as surety, which bond is accepted, approved and ordered on file and record. Attest Walter W Barnum, Judge

At a Court of Probate holden at Kent, within and for the District of Kent, on the 17th day of December Present Walter M Barnum, Judge. Estate of Louis Eaton Sterry of Kent, in said District, a minor.
The New Milford Security Company of New Milford, Conn. Having filed with said Court its final account as guardian of said Louis Eaton Sterry, said minor having arrived at the age of twenty-one years, it is ordered that said account is hereby accepted and approved on file and record Attest Walter M Barnum, Judge.

Know all Men by these presents that New Milford Security Company of the Town of New Milford, County of Litchfield, and State of Connecticut, acting hereunder by Verton P Staub, its secretary is holden and stand firmly bound and obliged and obliged unto the State of Connecticut in the penal sum of five hundred dollars to be paid to said State or to its certain attorney. To the which payment, well and truly to be made and done the said obligors do bind itself its successors or assigns and each and every of them, for and in the whole sum aforesaid, firmly by these presents. Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals at Kent Conn this eighth day of September A.D. 1913.
The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bounden New Milford Security Company has been appointed by the Probate Court for the District of Kent as guardian of the person and property of Louis Sterry a minor residing in said district. Now therefore, if the said New Milford Security Company shall well and faithfully discharge the duties of its appointment according to law, then the above obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
New Milford Security Company by V P Staub Secretary

[One of beneficiaries in estate of Russell Eaton, 1899, Town of Kent, No 731. Russell Eaton was a farmer. Lewis is described as the grandson of Ann Jane Stuart in 1914 Probate Papers of Russell Eaton [1814-1899]. He is probably the illegitimate child of Nora Stuart aka Nora Eaton [1876-1896] who in turn was probably the illegitimate daughter of Ann Jane Stuart nee Eaton [1851-1913], the daughter of Reuben Eaton 1817-1889 and the brother of Russell Eaton.]