Abner E. Thornton vs. Nancy E. Jacbos et. al.
Motion for Guardian
Clark Circuit Court April Term 1839
Abner E. Thornton, Complainant
Nancy Jacobs, Wingfield Jacobs, Margaret Jacobs, Nancy Jacobs and John
This day came the complainant by his solicitor and it being suggested to the
Court that the last mentioned defendants to wit: Wingfield Jacobs, John
Jacobs and Margaret Jacobs and Nancy Jacobs are infants under the age of
twenty one years. Therefore on motion of the Complainant it is ordered by
the Court that James S. Ward be and is hereby appointed Guardian ad litem of
the said Wingfield Jacobs, John Jacobs, Margaret Jacobs and Nancy Jacobs and
that he defend for them in this cause. And on motion of said Complainant is
ordered that an alias summons issue in this cause against the above named
Wingfield Jacobs and John Jacobs defendants in this cause, directed to the
Sheriff of Hempstead County returnable to the next Term of this Court until
which time this cause continued.
Clark County, Arkansas Circuit Court Book E, 1838-1842, pages 51-52.
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