Friday, September 4, 2015
Adoption of Christene (MOON) DOWNTON (1920)
As mentioned in Hendricks County Probate Order Book 43 (June 1920 - April 1921), in September 1920 Thomas O. and Georgetta Downton filed a petition to adopt Christene Moon (her age was not given). Her father, Vurna Moon, who was listed as her sole surviving parent, gave his consent to the adoption. The petition was granted and her name was changed to Christene Downton.