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Hodgkiss Harrell[1]

Male 1891 - 1960


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  • Born  27 May 1891  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Guardianship Bond  7 Nov 1898  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • State of Georgia To the Ordinary of said County
      Decatur County The Petition of S J Chesnut Guardian for
      Chas L J Douglass Herbert, Fred and Hodgkiss Harrell
      minor children of C L Harrell deceased respectfully
      shows First that he is so situated in business and
      other ways that he cannot give the estate of his wards
      the attention that it needs Secondly: That being So
      situated the estate of his said wards will Suffer for
      the proper attention and care, unless some competent
      person is placed in charge there of, Thirdly Your peti
      tioner therefore desires to resign the said trust of Guardi
      an for the afore mentioned children, minors of the Said
      C L Harrell deceased Fourthly: Your petitioner brings
      E A Harrell and suggests that she be appointed in
      his stead as Guardian for the aforementioned wards
      and thereupon have settlement with Your petitioner
      Fifthly Therefore your petitioner prays that said E A Harrell
      be cited and also the nearest of kin to show cause
      if any they have why your petitioner should not be
      discharged from his said trust of Guardian as aforesaid
      S J Chesnut
      Guardian
      State of GeorgiaNov Term 1898
      Court of Ordinary Decatur County
      The above and foregoing petition of S J Chesnut
      Guardian to resign the Guardianship of Chas L J Douglass
      Herbert Fred and Hodgkiss Harrell minors of C L
      Harrell deceased being read and considered and
      and sufficient proof being shown for allowing
      a citation to issue it is ordered that the citation issue
      as prayed for
      This Nov 7th 1898T B Maxwell Ordinary
      State of Georgia in
      Decatur County
      To all whom it may concern S J
      Chesnut of said county Guardian for Chas L J Douglass Herbert
      Fred and Hodgkiss Harrell minor children of C L Harrell
      deceased having applied to me to resign the trust as
      Guardian for his said wards, of said county This is to
      cite E A Harrell and also the next of kin said wards
      to appear at the next term of the court of Ordinary
      in and for said county to be held on the first Mon
      day in December 1898 and show cause, if any they
      can why the said S J Chesnut should not be allowed
      to resign his Guardian ship for said minor children
      Witness my Official Signature This 7th day of Nov 1898
      T B Maxwell
      Ordinary
      Decatur Court of Ordinary
      December Term 1898
      It appearing to the court that citation for Discharge
      from the Guardianship of Chas L. J Douglass Herbert Fred
      and Hodgkiss Harrell has been duly issued and published
      and it also appearing to the court from a thorough exam
      ination of all the proceedings of said S J Chesnut Guardi
      an of said minors and there being no solid objection
      offered why said S J Chesnut Should not be discharged
      from his Guardianship It is ordered by the court that
      he be and is hereby discharged and that letters
      of dismission be issued to him
      This December 7th 1898
      T B Maxwell
      Ordinary
      Decatur Court of Ordinary November Term 1898
      By consent of Mrs E A Harrell for Letters of Guardian
      ship for her children Chas L J. Douglas Herbert
      Fred and Hodgkiss Harrell Minors Heirs of
      C L Harrell Deceased Ordered that Said
      E A Harrell Natural Guardian be and
      she is hereby appointed Guardian of the person
      and property and said minor children and
      that letters of Guardianship issue to her upon
      her taking and subscribing the oath and
      Giving the Bond required by law The amount
      of said Bond being hereby fixed at Sixty-Two Hundred & Foty Dollars
      This Dec 6th 1898
      T B Maxwell Ordinary
      Oath
      Georgia Decatur County
      I- E A Harrell do swear that I will
      well and truly perform all the duties required
      of me as Natural Guardian of Chas L J Douglass
      Herbert Fred and Hodgkiss Harrell minors
      and will faithfully account with my wards
      for their estate so help me God.
      E A Harrell
      Sworn to and subscribed before me this 21 day of December 1898
      T B Maxwell Ordinary
    Petition to Sell Real Estate  6 Nov 1899  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Georgia Decatur County
      To the Ordinary of Said County
      The Petition of Mrs E A Harrell respectfully Showeth
      1st That she is the regularly appointed Guardian
      of Fred and Hotchkiss Harrell both of said County
      2 That the property she holds as such Guardian is en
      tirely insufficient for the maintenance and education of her
      said wards
      3 That the welfare of said Fred and Hotchkiss Harrell will
      be promoted by selling a portion of their property, and
      applying the proceeds judiciously to their education
      and other necessary expenses
      4 The said Fred and Hotchkiss Harrell are the owners of
      the remainder interest in the following property to wit
      All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the
      city of Bainbridge Decatur County Georgia bounded
      on the North by shotwell street, on the East by prop
      -erty of Mrs E A Harrell now occupied by Dr S J
      Chesnutt on the South by property of Dr Jno E Toole
      formerly Mrs F S Harrell, and on the West by West
      street containing 7/16 of an acre more or less
      Your petitioner owns a life interest in Said
      property Wherefore petitioner prays as said
      remainder interest of he said wards is totally
      unproductive to them, that the usual citation be published
      and that leave be granted to sell said remainder interest, and
      that she be directed as to how the same shall be appropriated
      A H Russell & M E ONeal
      Attys for Petitioner
      Court of Ordinary November Term Nov 6 1899
      The foregoing petition read and considered Ordered
      that the usual citation do issue & be published in the
      paper in which the sheriffs advertisements are published
      as provided by Law
      T B Maxwell Ordinary.
      Georgia
      Decatur County
      Notice is hereby given that Mrs E A Harrell
      Guardian for Fred and Hotchkiss Harrell has applied to the
      Ordinary for leave to sell land belonging to said Fred & Hotchkiss
      Harrell for the purpose of education and support of said wards
      Said application will be heard at the regular term of the court
      or Ordinary for said county to be held of the first Monday
      in December 1899 This 6 day of Oct 1899
      T B Maxwell Ordinary
      Georgia
      Decatur County Court of Ordinary Dec Term 1899
      Mrs E A Harrell Guardian of Fred and Hotchkiss Harrell having duly applied by
      petition for leave to sell certain land herein after described belonging to said
      wards for the purpose of their support and maintenance and, notice of
      said application having been published once a week for four weeks
      in the gazetts in which the county advertisements are
      published, and it being made to appear to the court upon
      hearing said petition that the same is true, and that the
      annual profit of the Estate of said wards is insufficient
      for their education and maintenance it is ordered that leave
      is hereby granted and Mrs E A Harrell said Guardian
      is hereby authorized to sell the remainder interest in
      all that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the
      City of Bainbridge Decatur County Georgia bounded on
      the North by Shotwell Street on the east by property
      of Mrs E A Harrell now occupied by Dr S J Chesnut
      on the South by property of Dr Jno E Toole former
      ly Mrs F S Harrrell and on the West by West Street
      containing seven sixteenth of an acre more or less of Fred
      and Hotchkiss Harrell at the usual time and place
      giving the usual notice. And it is further ordered
      that said Mrs E A Harrell report to this court
      the net proceeds of said sale When direction
      will be given by the court of Ordinary as to how
      the same shall be appointed
      This December 4th 1899
      T B Maxwell Ordinary
    Census: Federal  6 Jun 1900  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1) Etta Harrell, head, widowed white female age 44, mother of 8, 6 living, born Feb 1856 in GA, parents born in GA, boarding house owner
      2) Chas. Harrell, son, single white male age 19, born May 1881 in GA, liveryman
      3) Douglas Harrell, son, single white male age 17, born Mar 1883 in GA
      4) Herbert Harrell, son, single white male age 13, born Aug 1886 in GA
      5) Fred Harrell, son, single white male age 10, born Sep 1889 in GA
      6) Hotchkiss Harrell, son, single white male age 9, born May 1891 in GA
      7) Olive Harrell, boarder, single white female age 17, born Oct 1882 in GA, parents born in GA
    Petition to Sell Real Estate  1 Aug 1904  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Georgia Decatur County
      To the Ordinary of said County
      The petition of Mrs E A Harrell Guardian of C L Harrell and Douglass
      Harrell who are of age and Herbert Harrell Fred Harrell and Hodgkiss Harrell
      minors; Shows that the property she holds as Guardian is entirely insufficient
      for the maintenance and education of said minors: that the income from all
      the property of said wards does not amount to more than $150.00 per year That
      the necessary expenses of said wards amounts to $200.00 each per year. That the
      welfare of said wards and their best interest, will be promoted by selling all of said
      property and applying the proceeds judiciously to the education and maintenance
      of said minors also the two of said wards who are of age and ready for a settle-
      ment, and out of the proceeds of said sale your petitioner desires to settle with the
      Two who are of age, and for an equal division between joint owners thereof.
      That the property in the hands of your petitioner as Guardian is real
      estate as follows Vacant lot on Calhoun street house and lot on Planters st
      House and lot on Evans st and one half interest in three nigro houses
      lying South of the Colored Baptist church Wherefor your petitioner prays
      leave to sell all of said property in her hands as Guardian aforesaid and a di-
      rection as to how the same shall be appropriated. Mrs E A Harrell. Guardian

      Decatur Court of Ordinary July Term 1904
      Upon reading the foregoing Petition it is ordered that citation issue therein
      and be published as the law requires T B Maxwell. Ordinary.

      Decatur Court of Ordinary Aug Term Aug 1st 1904
      The written Petition of Mrs E A Harrell as Guardian of C L Harrell Herbert Harrell
      Douglas Harrell Fred & Hodgkiss Harrell praying for leave to sell the land of said wards
      having been duly filed and it appearing that notice of the same has been published as
      required by law; that it is necessary for the purpose of an equal division among
      joint owners & for maintenance & support of minors, that said land be sold and
      no objection being filed thereto it is ordered by the court that the said Mrs A E
      Harrell Guardian be and she is hereby granted leave to sell for the purpose aforesaid
      the following described land, lying and being in the City of Bainbridge said
      state and County. One vacant lot on Calhoun st bounded East by property of
      Mrs E C Helton South by Mrs E A Harrell Guardian West by Fred Smith Also house
      & lot bounded North by Mrs E A Harrell Guardian East by Mrs D M Mitchell South by
      Planters st and West by L Nussbaum, Also house & lot on Evans st bounded
      North by Evans st East by property of Lamon[?] south by Donalson and West by Hattie
      Martin. Also three tenant houses on Webster st bounded North by Colored
      Bpatist church East by V Berry and south by G R Hutton and West by Webster st.
      And that the net sales of said property be equally divided among the joint own-
      ers thereof And that the said Guardian pay out for said minors named Such
      amounts as necessity demands and make a full report as the law requires
      of the funds received and disbursed.T B Maxwell
      Ordinary.
    Census: Federal  15 Apr 1910  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Eugenia A. Harrell, head, widowed white female age 56, married 40 years, mother of 8, 6 living, born in GA, father born in NC, mother born in GA, keeper of a boarding house, owned a home
      2) Hodgkiss Harrell, son, single white male age 20, born in GA, clerk at a beer saloon
      3) Belle Harrell, daughter-in-law, white female age 20, married 6 months, born in GA, mother born in SC, father born in FL, stenographer at a lawyer's office
      4) William L. Walker, boarder, white male age 37, married 2 years, born in GA, father born in GA, mother born in SC, telephone electrician
      5) Hattie Walker, boarder, white female age 33, born in ?, parents born in Canada
      6) Guy C. Butler, boarder, white male age 33, married 6 years, born in SC, parents born in SC, accountant for railroad
      7) Jewell? Butler, boarder, white female age 27, mother of 1, 1 living, born in GA, parents born in GA,
      8) Guy C. Jr. Butler, boarder, single white male age 4, born in GA
      9) John L. Preston, boarder, single white male age 26, born in Al, parents born in AL, accountant for railroad
      10) Chas. F. Williams, boarder, widowed white male age 26, born in AL, parents born in AL, furniture salesman
      11) Oliver E. Jones, boarder, single white male age 24, born in GA, parents born in GA, lueuian? for telephone company
    Military: World War I  5 Jun 1917  , Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    registration card 
    • Form: 3372 No. 194
      Name in Full: Hocgkiss Harrell Age: 26
      Address: 329 East Forsyth, W. Jax, Fla.
      Date of Birth: May 27th, 1891
      Birth: Natural born
      Place of Birth: Bainbridge, Ga. USA
      Occupation: steel worker
      Place: Texas Oil Co., 21st & Tallyrand Ave.
      Dependents: wife & mother
      Married or single? Married Race: white
      Military service: none
      Do you claim exemption: yes, on account of wife and mother
      Signature: Hodgkiss Harrell
      Height: Med 5'10 1/2"
      Weight: Med
      Color of eyes: Brown
      Color of hair: D Brown
      Bald: no
      Injuries/handicaps: none
      Registrar: E J. Gartley
      Precinct 5, Jacksonville, Fla.
      June 5 1917
    Died  Mar 1960  , , Duval County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID  I170  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2011 

    Father  Charles Leonidas Harrell, Sr.,   b. 16 Jun 1852, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1895, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Eugenia Angaretta Jones,   b. 7 Feb 1856, , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1926, , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  12 Dec 1872  , Blakely, Early County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F166  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1891 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGuardianship Bond - 7 Nov 1898 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition to Sell Real Estate - 6 Nov 1899 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 6 Jun 1900 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition to Sell Real Estate - 1 Aug 1904 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Apr 1910 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary: World War I - registration card - 5 Jun 1917 - , Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Mar 1960 - , , Duval County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Bible Records of Decatur County, Volume 1, Eustus Howard Hayes, compiler, (Climax, Georgia: Privately published, 1961), transcription of Bible entry for C. L. Harrell, 64-65.

    2. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), Book F: 1893-1900, pages 318-20, 16 Apr 2007.

    3. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), Book F: 1893-1900, pages 398-400, 16 Apr 2007.

    4. [S1261] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 191, Bainbridge-Militia District 513, enumeration district (ED) 29, p. 11A, dwelling 195, family 195, Etta Harrell household, accessed 7 Jul 2008, 7 Jul 2008.

    5. [S951] Decatur County, Georgia, Minute Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), Book G: 1901-1907, page 264, 17 Apr 2007.

    6. [S1260] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 183, Bainbridge Militia District 513, enumeration district (ED) 51, sheet 1A, dwelling 2, family 2, Eugenia A Harrell household, accessed 10 Jan 2011, 10 Jan 2011.

    7. [S208] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," digital images, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), card for Hodgkiss Harrell, form A, no. 194; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M1509, roll 1556865, draft board 2, 6 Dec 2006.

    8. [S634] "Florida Death Index, 1887-1998," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Florida Health Department, Office of Vital Records, (www.ancestry.com), entry for Hodgkiss H. Harrell, 5 Dec 2006.