William Brady
1913 Estate File

Estate file of William Brady from the Superior Court of California.
Received 29 July 2005

William Brady married Harriet Hayes in 1883. They had no children and she died in 1894. William died about 28 October 1909. In 1913 the descendents of Harriet Hayes (from a previous marriage) recieved 1/2 of William's estate. The other half went to the State of California.

Charles Brady filed a motion to vacate Decree of Distributuion. Charles claimed he was a half-brother of William's father, William Brady. Exhibit "C" has details of Charles' family. His motion was denied.
23 December 1913
Decree of Distribution
williambrady-estate-a01.pdf
williambrady-estate-a02.pdf
williambrady-estate-a03.pdf
williambrady-estate-a04.pdf
30 December 1913
Motion to vacate Decree of Distributuion and permit petitioners, Charles Brady, et al, to file objections and petition for distributions

30 December 1913
Motion Denied
williambrady-estate-b01.pdf
williambrady-estate-b02.pdf
williambrady-estate-b03.pdf
Objections of Charles Brady, et al, to petition for distributions williambrady-estate-b04.pdf
williambrady-estate-b05.pdf
williambrady-estate-b06.pdf
williambrady-estate-b07.pdf
williambrady-estate-b08.pdf
williambrady-estate-b09.pdf
williambrady-estate-b10.pdf
williambrady-estate-b11.pdf
williambrady-estate-b12.pdf
Exhibit "B"
Petition of Charles Brady, et al, for final distributions
williambrady-estate-b13.pdf
williambrady-estate-b14.pdf
williambrady-estate-b15.pdf
Exhibit "C"
Affidavit of Charles Brady

Charles is the son of John Brady. John was married twice. Below is a list of the 6 children from both marriages.

John Brady and Mary
1. Philip (b: abt 1820) died unmarried
2. William (b: abt 1824) emigrated to NY between 1841 and 1843. Married Ann Kendall in 1843. Had 2 children William and unknown
3. Bridget emigrated about the same time as William

John Brady and Elizabeth Kellet
4. Annie (b: 1831) married Philip Dolan. Children Patrick, Mary, and Elizabeth
5. Charles (b: 1834)
6. Catherine (b:1836) married Philip Dunne. Children Elizabeth, John, Ann, Bridget and Matthew
williambrady-estate-b16.pdf
williambrady-estate-b17.pdf
Exhibit "D"
Census return for 1841, town of Leitrim, County Cavan, Ireland
williambrady-estate-b18.pdf
williambrady-estate-b19.pdf
williambrady-estate-b20.pdf
williambrady-estate-b21.pdf
williambrady-estate-b22.pdf
Exhibit "E"
Census return for 1851, town of Leitrim, County Cavan, Ireland
williambrady-estate-b23.pdf
williambrady-estate-b24.pdf
williambrady-estate-b25.pdf
williambrady-estate-b26.pdf
williambrady-estate-b27.pdf
Exhibit "F"
Certificate of marriage of said William Brady and Harriet Hayes
I did not recieve a copy of the marriage certificate


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