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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

Court Order Book 47
Pittsylvania County, VA
Transcript by Tom Jones, 27 January 2001, posted here by permission

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Page 82 - 17 Aug 1863
A Renunciation of Lucy C. Steptoe of the provisions made for her by the will of Patrick D. Steptoe dec'd was not'd and ordered to be recorded. The executor named in the will of Patrick D. Steptoe dec'd refusing to qualify & the next of kin declining to administer, and it appearing to the court that the Testator has been dec'd more than three months, on the motion of John R. Steptoe ordered that the estate of the said decedent be committed to C. D. Bennett Sheriff of this county for administration. Ordered that Sterling J. Monroe, Samuel M. Stone, Jacob P[-?-] Edw'd J. Dillard & Jere W. Graves or any three of them being first sworn appraise in current money the personal estate of Patrick D. Steptoe dec'd & report &c.

[Note: the inventory and appraisal appears in Accounts Current, Book 33, Page 247 ]

Page 87 - 21 Sep 1863
Vincent O. Witcher
John L. Hurt &c. In Chancery
This day this cause came in to be heard on the bill & answer & was argued by cause, on consideration whereof the court doth adjudge order & decree that Geo W. [-?-] Thomas Graves Charles L. Powell Rich'd Parker & Tarpley White who are hereby appointed commiss'rs for that purpose any three of whom may act proceed to divide equally into three parts all the slaves which were held by Mrs. Nannie Clement as her share in the estate of her deceased husband to wit: & assign one part to Vincent O. Witcher and Jane A. his wife, one to Catharine F. Clement & divide the remaining third between Jno. L. Hurt & Nannie C. his wife & Lucy C. Steptoe & report their proceedings &c.


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