1878 Guardianship Papers for Robinson, Charles, and John Mead
Does anyone know why Nathan Mead would need to have the following for his children Robinson, Charles, and John:
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Letters Of Guardianship
Application For Letters Of Administration
Application For appointment Of Guardian
These Mercer County, OH documents state that mother, Sarah J. (d. 12.4.1877), had personal property of $80, but a $200 bond was posted by two men and three others were listed as appraisers.
Does anyone know about this family?Does anyone have a guess why a father would have to be legally declared his sons' guardian?