Georgia, Glynn County}
The Petition of Stephen Magwood of said county, showeth
that Susan Magwood of said county is a lunatic and is subject to be
committed to the Georgia State Sanitarium; that Stephen Magwood,
Sallie Jenkins, and Pricilla Bailey are the three nearest adult
relatives of said Susan Magwood, and he prays that lawful notice of this
application may be given, and that a commission issue to investigate the same
according to law.
Sworn to on the 6th day of July 1906 in presence of Edwin C.
Nineteen men were called upon to examine and determine if
Susan Magwood, was indeed a lunatic. Only eighteen were required by
law, twelve had to agree upon the petition and only one of the twelve had to be
a physician. They are as follows:
|C.V. Cate, M.D.
||Geo. E. Fahm
J.E. Dart, Frank A. Wrench, Jno. P. Twomey, G.V. Cate, Geo.
E. Fahm, and P.W. Fleming, attested to and agreed with the lunacy
On 17 July 1906, she was deemed a lunatic, or person of unsound
mind, and that as such, she be committed to the Georgia State Sanitarium until
she be restored to her right reason and sound mind.
Horace Dart, Ordinary.