Thursday, August 27, 2015
Adoption of Zelma L. PLATT (HARWOOD) (1919)
As mentioned in Hendricks County Probate Order Book 41 (December 1918 - September 1919), in March 1919 Julia F. Harwood filed a petition to adopt Zelma L. Platt, who was 20 years old. Zelma's mother was dead and her father, Oliver D. Platt, was living in Shelby County, Indiana and gave his consent to the adoption. The petition was granted and her name was changed to Zelma L. Harwood.