Filed 1 Jun 1897 - Probate Court in Franklin Co. KS. Record No. 557.
Petition for letters of Guardianship.
In the matter of the Estate of Orn T. Baffrey, minor heir of Isabell Baffrey, deceased. Now comes John P. Baffrey and represents that he is father of Orn T. Baffrey, aged 14 years, minor heir of Isabella Baffrey, deceased, late of Franklin Co. KS.
That said minor is owner in fee simple of lands lying and situated in Franklin Co. KS of the probable rental value of $20 per annum; that said minor is owner of personal property of the probable value of $10, that said property may be lost, destroyed or diminished in value, if speedy care is not taken, wherefore said John P. Baffrey prays that he be appointed guardian of the person and estate of said minor.
Signed: John P. Baffrey. John H. Harrison, Probate Judge.
I, the minor heir of Isabella Baffrey deceased, and being over 14 years of age respectfully petition that the said John P. Baffrey be appointed guardian of my person and estate.
Signed: Orn T. Baffrey.
The guardian discharge is dated 24 Aug 1903. Franklin Co. KS.
I, Orn Baffrey, do certify that my age is 21 years and that I have this day received of John P. Baffrey, my guardian, the sum of $188, my distributive share in full from the estate of Isabell Baffrey, deceased. I also pray that my guardian, John P. Baffrey be discharged from further responsibility as my guardian.
Signed Orin T. Baffrey. Attest: Peter Kaiser, Probate Judge.
(This data from my photocopy of the above record.. Marysue)