ESTATES OF THE DEAD-1889

Following are details from the Superior Court for probate and will cases, published under the "Esates of the Dead" heading in various 1889 editions of The Oakland Daily Evening Tribune.
From: The Oakland Daily Evening Tribune, 11 September 1889, Page 3, Column 3

ESTATES OF THE DEAD
Administrators and Executors Appointed in Court

A. Haguers has been appointed administrator of the estate of A. Higuera, deceased, with bonds fixed at $2700.

In the matter of the estate of Mary Post, deceased C.A. Post has been appointed administrator, with bonds fixed at $8100.

Catherine Kennedy has been appointed administratrix of the estate of William Kennedy, deceased, without bonds.

Annie Robertson by order of the court, will act as administratrix of the estate of L. Robertson, deceased, when she files a bond in the sum of $100.

Annie Groghan has been granted letters of administration on the estate of Francis Groghan, deceased, with bonds fixed at $5500.

G. A. De Wilson will administer upon the estate of James Wilson, deceased, with bonds fixed at $150.

The will of the late Hugh Leonard has been admitted to probate, and Hugh and Dolly Leonard have been appointed executor and executrix to act without bonds.
From: The Oakland Daily Evening Tribune, 23 September 1889, Page 8, COlumn 2

ESTATES OF THE DEAD
Probate Proceedings in the Superior Court Today.

The estate of Henry Vrooman deceased, was this morning ordered distributed to the widow.

In the matter of the estate of John Jackson, deceased, a distribution has been ordered.

The estate of Thomas Chapman, deceased, has been ordered distributed to the widow. Delia O'Barr, a daughter of the deceased, contested her father's will, but failed to secure any of the property.

Kate Partridge has been granted letters of guardianship over the person and estate of N. E. Partridge, a minor, with bonds fixed at $5000.

J. H. Paget has been appointed administrator of the estate of Mary E. Paget, deceased, with bonds fixed at $250.

The estate of Charles F. Reuter, deceased, has been assigned to his children.

A distribution has been ordered in the estate of J. M. Burbank, deceased.

The will of M. Sullivan, deceased, has been admitted to probate and Jerry Donovan has been appointed executor, with bonds fixed at $3100.
From: The Oakland Daily Evening Tribune, 16 December 1889, Page 8, Column 2

ESTATES OF THE DEAD
Probate Proceedings in the Superior Court Today.

The will of Galen M. Fisher, deceased, was admitted to probate this morning. Mrs. Fisher testified that when she married her husband forty years ago he was possessed of the [?] and consequently he had no [?] property to amount to much at the time of his death. The estate is [?] and this amount does not [?] any of the real estate, all of which was deeded to his wife prior to his decease. Susan Fisher, L. C. Fisher and Oscar [?] were appointed executrix and executors to act without bonds.

A [?] sale of personal property has been ordered in the estate of Grace D. Wissell, deceased.

[?] Blackwell has been appointed administrator of the estate of S. ?. Blackwell, deceased, with bonds fixed at the sum of $1000.

The will of August Ke[?] deceased has been admitted to probate and letters testamentary have been granted to the widow.

The amount in the estate of M. ?. Browns, deceased, has been settled.

In the estate of Alexander Campbell, deceased, the final account has been allowed and distribution ordered.

The will of the late Charles M. Spear, deceased, has been admitted to probate and J. S. Spear and G. S. Spear have been appointed executors to act without bonds.

In the estate of Mary M. Abbott, deceased, the final amount has been settled and distribution ordered.