Monday, March 27, 2017

Adoption of Chanda Marie TRENT (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 26, 1983 - page 7, column 1:

According to a legal notice, in November 1982 David A. Kannianen filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 82-36) to adopt minor child Chanda Marie Trent. Her biological father was listed as Steven A. Trent, who was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

List of Middle Township landowners in 1925 added

An index of the landowners in Middle Township in 1925 has been added to the Land Records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site. This index was compiled from the Hendricks County Assessor's collection of plat books and lists the Congressional Township, Range and Section that the land was located in.

The Hendricks County Government's Archive has digital files of the plat books for scattered years between 1852 and 1940.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Adoption of Shanara Jo OVERSHINER (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, August 4, 1983 - page 7, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in July 1983 Rick Allan McCommon and Jerrilyn Lee McCommon filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 7 83-34) to adopt minor child Shanara Jo Overshiner. Her biological father (unnamed) was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.


Adoption of John Mills NOE and Adam Trent NOE (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 12, 1983 - page 5, column 6:

According to a legal notice, in May 1983 William S. Keezer, Jr. filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 5 83-22) to adopt minor children John Mills Noe and Adam Trent Noe. Their biological father was listed as Roger A. Noe, who was said to have abandoned and deserted them and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.


Ground broken for Cascade High School (1963)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 19, 1963 - page 1, columns 4-5:

According to a newspaper article, on Saturday, September 14, 1963 a groundbreaking ceremony was held by the Mill Creek Community School Corporation (which represented Liberty Township, Clay Township and Franklin Township) for the new Cascade High School in Clayton. The building was to cost $1.5 million and when completed would serve the students from the former high schools of Clayton, Amo and Stilesville.

The site of the new school was described in the article as being on Jacktown Road (aka County Road 200 West), north of US 40.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Adoption of Clarissa Mae PRIDEMORE (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, May 12, 1983 - page 5, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in April 1983 Charles E. Reeves, Sr. filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 4 83-21) to adopt minor child Clarissa Mae Pridemore. Her biological father was listed as Garry Wayne Pridemore, who was said to have abandoned and deserted her and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Danville gets a 5 digit zip code (1963)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, June 27, 1963 - page 1, columns 4-5:

According to a newspaper article, effective July 1, 1963 Danville would get a 5-digit zip code, 46122, which was to be used in addressing mail. This was part of a new nationwide postal delivery system designed to speed up delivery. The first digit of a 5-digit zip code identified the geographical area, the second and third digits identified the major city or sectional center, and the fourth and fifth digits identified the delivery unit.




Thursday, March 23, 2017

Adoption of Eric Reid HUNT and Richard Lee HUNT, Jr. (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 21, 1983 - page 7, column 5:

According to a legal notice, in April 1983 Diane K. Hunt filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 4 83-18) to adopt minor children Eric Reid Hunt and Richard Lee Hunt, Jr. Their biological mother was listed as Vicki Ann Hunt (aka Vicki Ann Hilt), who was said to have abandoned and deserted them and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hendricks County estate index updated for 1945-1947

An index of the Hendricks County estate cases that had legal notices published in Hendricks County newspapers has been updated to include notices from the Plainfield Messenger for 1945, 1946 and 1947. This index is in the probate records section of the Hendricks County GenWeb site.

This index now covers these Hendricks County newspapers:
  • Coatesville Herald - 1945 through 1959
  • Danville Gazette - 1945 through 1984
  • The Republican (Danville) - 1945 through 1984
  • The Friday Caller (Plainfield) - 1945 through 1948
  • Plainfield Messenger - 1945 through 1947
This index currently covers 1945-1984; more newspapers and more years will be added later.

This may not be a comprehensive list of all of the Hendricks County estate cases for this time period; legal notices could be filed in any newspaper in the county.








Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Adoption of Annie Marie LESTER (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 14, 1983 - page 7, column 4:

According to a legal notice, in March 1983 Irene Elizabeth Hunter and Robert Ray Hunter filed a petition in the Hendricks County Superior Court (case # A 3 83-15) to adopt minor child Annie Marie Lester. Her biological father was listed as Paul Douglas Lester, Jr., who was said to have abandoned and deserted his child and could not be found. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court 30 days after the legal notice had been published.

Name change of Shannon Rae HART (1983)

source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 7, 1983 - page 7, column 7:

According to a legal notice, in March 1983 Tanya Jean Bradley filed a petition in the Hendricks County Circuit Court (case # C 3 83-134) to change the name of her minor daughter, Shannon Rae Hart, to Shannon Rae Bradley. Her biological father, Gary Edward Hart of Indianapolis, consented to the petition. The petition was scheduled to be heard in court on June 8, 1983.