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STATE OF OKLAHOMA.
IN COUNTY COURT.
CASE NUMBER NO. 589.
In the Matter of the Estate of ELLIS H. NELSON, Deceased (A-5168)
ORDER APPROVING DEED.
Now on this day there comes on for hearing the petition of SOLOMAN NELSON, praying the Court to approve petitioner's deed to A. A. SPRING conveying said petitioner's interest in and to Two Hundred twenty acres of land, situate in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, and being the allotment of ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased, which said lands are specifically designated and described in said deed, a copy of which is attached to petition herein and made a part of the files in this cause; and said petitioner appearing in person and said purchaser appearing and paying into Court the sum of $300.00 being the consideration named in said deed, and the Court having examined and considered said deed and petition and having heard the evidence offered in open Court and being fully advised in the premises finds the facts to be as in said petition set out, to-wit:
That said petitioner is an unmarried man and is a citizen by blood of the Choctaw Nation enrolled opposite No. 5172 as of the full blood; that petitioner is the adopted son and one of the surviving heirs at law of said ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased;
That said ELLIS H. NELSON was a citizen by blood of the Choctaw Nation enrolled opposite No. 5168 as of the full blood;
That on or about the 26th day of September A. D. 1902 the said ELLIS H. NELSON departed this life intestate at his home near Finley in that part of the Central District of the Indian Territory now embraced within the boundaries of Pushmataha County in the State of Oklahoma; that at the time of and many years prior to his death the said ELLIS H. NELSON resided near Finley in what is now Pushmataha County, Oklahoma; that administration upon the estate of said ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased, is now pending in this Court and that this Court has jurisdiction of the settlement of the estate of said ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased.
That the widow and children of said ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased, have sold and conveyed their interest in the lands allotted to said ELLIS H. NELSON; and that this petitioner, SOLOMAN NELSON, was legally adopted by the said ELLIS H. NELSON on the 5th day of February A.D. 1895 in the Choctaw Court at Sulphur Springs Court Ground, Chuahla County, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory; that by reason of such adoption this petitioner has inherited an undivided interest in the estate of said ELLIS H. NELSON, deceased.
That said ELLIS H. NELSON died seized of the following described lands situate in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, to-wit:
E 1/2 of SE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 22; also SW 1/4 and W 1/2 of SW 1/4 of SE 1/4 and S 1/2 of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 24, all in Township 6 South, Range 6 West of the Indian Base and Meridian.
Southwest 7.77 acres of Lot 3 and Lot 4 of Section 30, and Lots 1 and 2 and SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 (less 3.05 acres for right of way of KCO & H RY) of Section 31 in Township 3 South Range 15 East of the Indian Base and Meridian, situate in Pushmataha County, Oklahoma.
That on the 17th day of December 1913 petitioner sold his interest in the lands above described for the sum of $300.00 to A. A. SPRING, he being the owner of the remaining interests in said land; that petitioner has executed to said A. A. SPRING and his heirs and assigns a deed of conveyance to said lands, a copy of which deed is attached to petition herein, and which deed is now presented to this Court for approval; that petitioner has testified that he is entirely with said transaction and believes said consideration to be the reasonable and adequate and the fair value of said land and that he desires to consummate said sale with the approval of this Court; and the Court being of the opinion that said sale is fair and equitable and that it will be the best interests and proper benefit of said petitioner to approve said deed;
Now therefore it is hereby ordered that the said deed of conveyance from the said SOLOMAN NELSON to the said A. A. SPRING conveying the said above described Two Hundred Twenty acres of land be and the same is hereby ratified confirmed and approved and in all respects declared legal and valid.
Dated this 17th day of December, A.D. 1913
(Signed) L. P. DAVENPORT, County Judge.
Filed December 17, 1913
Recorded by BEULAH ALLEN
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