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STATE OF OKLAHOMA.
IN COUNTY COURT.
CASE NUMBER NO. 608.
In the Matter of the Estate of GRANSON STEPHEN, deceased.
Now on this 27th day of February, 1914, comes WYNIE JOHN and files and presents to the court her petition praying for an order of this court approving and confirming a certain deed of conveyance executed by her, the said WYNIE JOHN, to W. P. HILLHOUSE, on the 27th day of February, 1914, to the following described real estate, to-wit:
The W. half of NW quarter of NE quarter and SW quarter of NE quarter and SE quarter of NW quarter and N. half of SW quarter of NW quarter of Section 34, Township 1 North, Range 1 West and SE quarter of SW quarter of SW quarter of Section 2 Township 4 North Range 1 West. And NE quarter of NW quarter of SW quarter of Section 25, Township 1 South, Range 20 East. And SE quarter of Section 12 Township 2 South, Range 22 East.
The Court upon consideration of said petition and being well and sufficiently advised in the premises finds that GRANSON STEPHEN was a citizen by blood of the Choctaw Nation, duly enrolled on the Approved Tribal Rolls, opposite Roll No. 1071 and a resident of the Central District of the Indian Territory in the Antlers Court Division; that he departed this life intestate on or about the 6th day of April 1904, at his home in the Antlers Court Division of the Central District of the Indian Territory; that on the 29th day of July 1904 an administrator was duly appointed by the United States Court in the Indian Territory for the Central District at Antlers for said estate; that upon the admission of the State of Oklahoma into the Union said cause was transferred by the District Court of Pushmataha County, Oklahoma, to this Court and said cause is still pending in this Court and this Court has jurisdiction of the settlement of said estate. That the said GRANSON STEPHEN was the illegitimate child of the petitioner, WYNIE JOHN, and he left surviving him as his sole and only heirs at law his mother, the petitioner herein, WYNIE JOHN, who took the fee title to said land and his wife, SARAH STEPHEN, and took a dower interest in said land; that he never had any issue; that in the year 1911 the said SARAH STEPHEN departed this life intestate, which extinguished her dower estate and the petitioner herein, WYNIE JOHN, is now the sole and only heir to said estate.
The Court further finds that the land hereinbefore described were allotted to the said GRANSON STEPHEN as his homestead allotment and other allotment other than homestead by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes and patent has been duly issued thereto.
The Court further finds that on the 27th day of February, 1914 the said WYNIE JOHN, petitioner herein, executed to W. P. HILLHOUSE her warranty deed conveying to the said W. P. HILLHOUSE, all her right, title and interest in the afore described real estate, for the consideration of Ten Hundred and Fifty Dollars.
The Court further finds that said deed was duly signed and acknowledged by petitioner and said consideration was fully paid, and same is reasonable, adequate and wholly satisfactory to the said petitioner. And further finds that said conveyance of said real estate to the said W. P. HILLHOUSE should in all things be approved and confirmed.
It is therefore considered, ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Court that said conveyance of the above described land by warranty deed on the 27th day of February, 1914, from the said petitioner to the said W. P. HILLHOUSE, his heirs and assigns, be and the same is hereby in all things approved and confirmed and declared legal and valid.
Dated this 27th day of February, 1914, at Antlers, County of Pushmataha County, State of Oklahoma.
(Signed) L. P. DAVENPORT, Judge of the County Court of Pushmataha County, Oklahoma
L. P. DAVENPORT, County Judge
Recorded by: BEULAH ALLEN
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