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Miles Chappell Estate Papers

Fayette Co., AL. Probate Court Records - Book 6 - 1890-1909         P age 362
Miles Chappell Deceased Estate of
The State of Alabama
    Fayette County
        To the Honorable Holland M Bell Judge of Probate of Said coun ty:
The petition of James Chappell & Jesse M Stanley inhabitants of thi s State over twenty-one years of age, respectfully represents to you r Honor that Miles Chappell departed this life intestate on the day o f March 1887 more than twelve months since and no administration ha s been granted to any one on said estate, said decd died leaving prop erty- property in this county, to the best of petitioners knowledge i nformation and belief, of the value of about - one thousand dollars a nd not probably more:  That said Miles Chappell was at the time of hi s death an inhabitant of this State; That your petitioners are the so n and son in law of said deceased  That the names residences and age s of the heirs and distributees of the estate of said decedant as you r petitioners are advised and believe are as follows -
Sarah Berry wife of Robert Berry over 21 years of age sound mind & re sided in
this county.
Permelia Kirkland widow of J.C. Kirkland decd over 21 years of age so und
mind & reside in this county
James C. Chappell over 21 years sound mind reside in Tuscaloosa Co th is State-
Palatine Freeman Wife of John Freeman over 21 years of age sound min d & resides in the State of Texas
Martha Stanley wife of Jesse M Stanley over 21 years of age sound min d & reside in Tuscaloosa County this state.
Caroline Davis wife of N. Davis over 21 years of age sound mind resid e in this county
Elizabeth Winn widow over 21 years of age sound mind and reside in th is county
Lutitia Stanley widow of William Stanley decd over 21 years of age so und mind
and resides in Walker Co this state
John A Chapell over 21 years of age sound mind & reside in the stat e of Texas
Alpha A Thomas wife of John Thomas over 21 years of age sound min d & resides in the State of Texas
Children of Lucy Johnson deceased to wit:
1 G. W. Johnson over 21 years of age sound mind resides in this count y -
2 Permelia York widow of James York deceased over 21 years of age sou nd mind resides in Texas -
3 Frederick Johnson over 21 years of age sound mind resides in Tuscal oosa County of this state
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4Lucy Johns wife of Bert Johns over 21 years of age sound mind & resi des in
Walker Co. Ala
5Children of Elizabeth York decd to wit - Frederick York - Thos Yor k & Comodore York all over 21 yrs of age sound mind & reside in Stat e of Texas. 6Children of Sanford Johnson decd to wit: David Johnson o ver 21 years of age sound mind & resides in this county Henry Johnso n over 21 yrs of age sound mind & resides in Texas & children of Eliz abeth Nichols decd to wit Carrie
children of Mary Davis to wit
1James Davis over 21 yrs of age sound mind & resides in this co
2Miles Davis   "  "   "  "   "    "     "  "    "     "   "   "
3John Davis    "  "   "  "   "    "     "  "    "     "   "   "
4Emily Enis wife of T. D. Enis over 21 yrs of age sound mind " " " "
5Arthur Davis over 21 yrs of age sound mind & resides in Mississippi
6Savanah Williamson wife of Robert Williamson over 21 yrs of age soun d mind
resides in state of Mississippi
7Lutitia Enis wife of Wiley Enis over 21 yrs sound mind resides in St ate of
Mississippi
Children of Catherine Whitson decd to wit:
1Miles Whitson over 21 yrs of age sound mind resides in this county
2Elizabeth Amerson wife of Jasper Amerson over 21 yrs of age sound mi nd &
resides in this county
3James Whitson over 21 yrs of age sound mind & resides in this county
4Ann Moor wife of James Moor over 21 yrs of age sound mind & reside d in Texas
5Lutitia Randell wife of Bud Randell over 21 yrs sound mind resides in
Tuscaloosa Co Ala
6Sallie Baker wife of Gin Baker over 21 yrs sound mind resides in thi s county
Therefore your petitioners James Chappell & Jesse M Stanley respectfu lly
suggests that they are by law entitled to  administer said estate an d pray your
Honor that letters of administration thereon be granted them accordin g to law
upon their giving the requisite bond and security -:and as in duty bo und
                                     James Chappell
                                     Jesse M Stanley
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 29 day of Oct 1889
                                     Holland M Bell Judge of Probate
Filed & letters granted 29 day of October 1889
                                     Holland M Bell Judge of Probate
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Miles Chappell Deceased Estate of
The State of Alabama }    Administrator Bond
     Fayette County  }     Probate Court
Know all men by these presents that we James Chappell, Jesse M Stanle y,
Nathaniel Davis & Hiram Hyde are held and firmly bound unto Hollan d M Bell
Judge of Probate of said county and his successors in office in the p enal sum
of two thousand dollars for the sum payments of which sum we bind our selves
and each of our heirs executors, administrators and assigns jointly s everally and firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and date d the 29 day of October AD 1889
The condition of the above obligation is such That whereas the abov e bound
James Chappell & Jesse M Stanley were on the 29 day of October AD 188 9 duly
appointed administrators of the estate of Miles Chappell deceased
Now should the said James Chappell & Jesse M Stanly well and faithful ly perform all the duties which are or may be required of them by la w as such
administrators then in that case the above obligation to be void othe rwise to
remain in full force and virtue
                                     James Chappell  {seal}
                                     Jesse M Stanley {seal}
                                     Nathaniel Davis {seal}
                                     Hiram Hyde      {seal}
Taken and approved the 29 day of October 1889
                                     Holland M Bell
                                     Judge of Probate of Fayette Coun ty
The State of Alabama }    Letters
  Fayette County     }    Probate Court
Letters of Administration on the Estate of Miles Chappell deceased ar e hereby
granted to James Chappell & Jesse M Stanley who have duly qualified a nd given
bond as such and are authorized to administer such estate
                         Dated this 29th day of October
                                  Holland M Bell
                                    Judge of Probate of Fayette County
Issued & filed 29 day of October 1889
                                  Holland M Bell
                                    Judge of Probate
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The State of Alabama}
   Fayette County   }        Probate Court
In the matter of the Extate of Miles Chappell Deceased To the Hon Hol land M
Bell Judge of the Probate Court Fayette County
The undersigned James Chappell & Jesse M. Stanley your petitioners b y appoint
ment of this court administrators of the estate of Miles Chappell dec eased
would respectfully represent unto your Honor that the said deceased d ied seized of the following described lands situate in said county an d state to wit the E 1/2 of NE 1/4 of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 sec 29 less ab out 6 acres sold to Elizabeth Winn also the West 1/2 of NW 1/4 sec 2 8 all in Township 16 Range 10 West containing about 194 acres land th ere is also a few articles of personal property
We further allege that the said estate is solvent to our certain know ledge
Your petitioners further state that the names ages residences and con dition of the heirs and distributees of said estate are as follows t o wit [heirs are
listed as on page 362 with addition of "Carrie Port & Katie Nichols m inors
under 14 years & reside in this Co" and omission of Palatine Freeman , John A
Chappell, Alpha A Thomas, and John F Davis]      we further alleges t hat
the said lands cannot be equitable divided among said heirs and distr ibutees
without a sale thereof and therefor pray that for the purpose of maki ng such
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division your Honor will grant an order directing petitioners to sel l the lands herein before described and will make such further order s herein as may be by law required and to your honorable Court may se em meet
                                            James Chappell
                                            Jesse M Stanley

The State of Alabama  }         James Chappell
    Fayette County    }         Jesse M Stanley being duly sworn depo se and say that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are tru e according to the best of their knowledge information and belief
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29 day of October 1889
                                 Holland M. Bell  }  James Chappell
                                   Judge of Probate} Jesse M. Stanley
The state of Alabama  }  Probate Court 29 Oct Term 1889
    Fayette County    }      To J E Cox
Take notice That by an order of this court this day made and entere d you were
appointed to act as Guardian adlitem for Carrie Nickols Port Nickol s and Katie Nickols minor heirs of estate of Miles Chappell decease d to represent and protect their interests upon the application of Ja mes Chappell and Jesse M Stanley Administrator of Estate of Miles Cha ppell deseased to sell the lands of said decedent for divisions on th e grounds same  cannot be equitably divided
           Given under my hand this 31 day of October 1889
                                        Holland M Bell
                                               Judge of Probate

I hereby accept the appointment of Guardian adlitem for Carrie Nickol s Port
Nickols and Katie Nickols minor heirs of Estate Miles Chappell deceas ed to
represent and protect their interests upon the hearing of the above e ntitled
cause and do hereby deny(?) all the allegations contained in said app lication
Witness my hand the 22nd day November 1889
                                             J. E. Cox
                                                 Guardian(?) Witness
The State of Alabama }  Probate Court
   Fayette County    }   Appointment and acceptance of J. E. Cox Guar dian
adlitem in application to sell lands   In the matter of Sale of land s for
division of Miles Chappell Deceased  [ line missing ]
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The State of Alabama}    Probate Court
  Fayette County    }   To the Sheriff of said County Greeting Wherea s James
Chappell and Jesse M Stanley Adminstrators of the estate Miles Chappe ll
deceased have filed their application in said Court for a sale of th e lands
described therein belonging to the Estate of said decedent for the pu rpose of
making division and the 10 day of December 1889 has been appointed fo r the
hearing of said application   You are therefor hereby commanded to ci te
Frederick Johnson Lutitia Randle and her husband Bud Randle Sarah Ber ry &
husband Robert Berry to appear before the said court on said 10 day o f December 1889 to contest said application if they think proper
                           Witness this 29 day of October 1889
                                           Holland M Bell
                                                  Judge of Probate
The State of Alabama}          Probate Court
     Fayette County }          Estate of Miles Chappell Deceased
Issued 29 Octo/89     Holland M Bell
                          Judge of Probate
We & each of us hereby acknowledge legal services of this citation b y receipt
of copy
                             Frederick Johnson     Luticia Randle
                             Sarah Berry           Bud Randle
                             Robert Berry

The State of Alabama }     Probate Court
     Fayette County  }    To the Sheriff of said County  - Greeting
Whereas James Chapppell Jesse M. Stanley Administrators of the Estat e of Miles Chappell deceased has filed his application in said Cour t for a sale of the lands described therein belonging to the Estate o f said decedent for the
purpose of division among heirs & distributees on the ground the sam e cannot be equitably divided and the 10 day December 1889 has been a ppointed for the
hearing of said application.  You are therefore hereby commanded to c ite
Permelia Kirkland  Caroline Davis & her husband N. Davis Elizabeth Wi nn  G.W.
Johnson Emily Enis & her husband Thos D. Enis Miles Whitson David Joh nson James Davis Miles Davis John Davis Elizabeth Amerson & her husba nd Jasper Amerson Jas Whitson to appear before the said Court on sai d 10 day December 1889 to contest said application if they think prop er
Witness this 30th day of October 1889
                                     Holland M. Bell
                                               Judge of Probate
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The State of Alabama }        Probate Court
    Fayette County   }        Estate of Miles Chappell Deceased
Returned by R. P. Caine & filed 18 Nov 1889
                                       Holland M. Bell
                                          Judge of Probate
Received this 2 day of Nov 1889
                           R. P. Caine Sheriff
I have Executed by Serving copy on all the within named parties
                      R. P. Caine Sheriff    This Nov 15th 1889

The State of Alabama }    Probate Court
      Fayette County }    To the sheriff of said County  -  Greeting
Whereas James Chappell & Jesse M. Stanley Administrators of the Estat e of Miles Chappel deceased has filed their application in said Cour t for a sale of the lands described therein belonging to the Estate o f said decedent for the purpose of divisiion among heirs & distribute es on the ground the same cannot be equitable divided and the 10 da y of December 1889 has been appointed for the hearing of said applica tion.  You are therefore hereby commanded to cite Lutitia Stanley Luc y Johns & her husband Bert Johns to appear before the said court on s aid 10 day of December 1889 to contest said application if they thin k proper      Witness this 30 day of October 1889
                                   Holland M. Bell
                                              Judge of Probate

The State of Alabama  }
    Fayette County    }         Estate of Miles Chappell Deceased
Recd & filed 2 Nov 1889             Holland M Bell Judge of Probate

Received this 1 day of November 1899
                            J W Shepherd Sheriff
Executed this 1 day of November 1889 By giving a copy to each of th e within
named parties
                            J W. Shepherd
                                    Sheriff Walker Co

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The State of Alabama}    Probate Court
    Fayette County  }    In the matter of the application of the Admi nistrators of Estate of Miles Chappell to sell lands for division
To B T Freeman Esquire of Berry in the State of Ala or to such one o r more of you as shall act herein
Greeting:  Know ye That we reposing confidence in your integrity skil l and
ability have appointed you Commissioners to take the answers to the
interrogations and crossinterrogations hereunto attached of H. B. Ber ry and
William Perkinson material witness for the petitioners in a certain c ause or
proceeding now pending and undetermined in our said Court of Probat e Entitled
as set forth in the caption hereof and we do hereby authorize and emp ower you
the said Commissioners to call and cause to come before you the sai d witness at such time and place as you shall appoint and this deposi tion on oath to take touching this knowledge of the matters and thing s in controversy in said cause or proceeding:  and the said depositio n when so taken by you shall be subscribed by said witness and the sa me you shall together with this Commission return to us with all conv enient speed; and you shall likewise certify the same to us under you r hands and seals in all things fully and explicity how you have exec uted this commission  Witness Holland M Bell Judge of Probate at offi ce in Fayetteville this 2 day of Dec in the year of our Lord one thou sand eight hundred and eighty nineHolland M Bell
                                           Judge of Probate
The State of Alabama} Probate Court
     Fayette County }    In the matter of the application of Administ ration of Miles Chappell deceased to sell the lands belonging to sai d estate
Interrogatories to propounded to Henry B Berry and William Perkinso n who
reside in said County the answers to which will be used as evidence i n behalf
of said application at the hearing of the same.  Int 1st Were you acq uainted
with said Miles Chappell  Int 2d Are you acquainted with the heirs and
distributees of said Miles Chappell  if yea give their names and resi dences and whether they are twenty-one years of age or minors.  Stat e also what ones are married women and whether their husbands are o f full age or not  Int 3d Are you acquainted with the following descr ilbed lands lying in said County of Fayette And do you know them as l ands of which      continued on page 411
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said Miles Chappell died seized and possessed to wit  The E 1/2 of N E 1/4 and NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Sec 29 and W 1/2 of SW 1/4 Sec 28 T 1 6 R 10. Int 4th Can said lands be equitaably divided among said heir s and distributees without sale thereof  Int 5th State anything els e you may know that will benefit petitioner
                                           Jesse M Stanley
                                           James Chappell    Administ rators
The State of Alabama }   Berry Station   Dec the 7th 1889
    Fayette County   }   I B F Freeman the commissioner named in th e annexed
commission do hereby certify that in pursuance thereof I caused the s aid
witness Henry B Berry and William Perkinson to come before me B F Fre eman at
Berry Station on this 7th day of December one thousand eight hundre d and 89
being the time and place appointed by me to speak the trugh the whol e truth and  othing but the truth and also to make full and true answ er to the interrogatories and cross interrogatories hereto answered t hereupon answered and deposed as follows to wit
The State of Alabama Fayette County Witness Henry B Berry
Saith on oath to the first Interogatories:  I was acquainted with th e heirs and distributees of said Miles Chappell.  The heirs of Lucy J ohnson all of  age Permeally Kirkling Fayette Co Ala  Sarah Berry Fay ette Co Ala James Chappell Tuscaloosa County Ala Mary Davis Palatin e Freeman Catherine Witson  Marthy Stanly Lutitia Stanley Charline Da vis Elizabeth Winn John Chappell Alphaan Thomas all of age  Int 3 d I am acquainted with the land that belongs to the said Miles Chappe ll  Int 4th I dont think said lands could be
Equitably divided without a sale              H B Berry (L S)

The State of Alabama }     Berry Station
    Fayette County   }     William Perkinson Witness deposeth and sai th the
Intorogatory  Int 1st  I was acquainted with said Miles Chappell  In t 2d  I was acquainted with the most of the heirs of Miles Chappell L ucy Johnson Sarah Berry Permelia Kirkling Jomes Chappell Mary Davis P alitine Freeman Catherine Witson Marthia Stanley Lutisha Stanley Char line Davis Elizabeth Wynne John Chappell Alphyan Thomas.     Int 3 d I am acquainted with said lands that belongs to the said Miles Chap pell.  Int 4th I dont think said lands could be divided amongst sai d heirs without a sale of said lands.
W. M. Perkinson L.S And I B. F. Freeman commissioner as aforesaid d o further certify that I am not of counsel or of kin to any of the pa rties to the cause or in any manner interested in the results thereof ; And I B. F. Freeman commissioner as aforesaid do further certify th at I have personal knowledge of the identity of the said witness tha t the aforesaid evidence and answers under oath were taken down and r educed to wrilting by me B. F. Freeman commissioner and being close d were examined by the witnesses Henry B Berry and William Perkinso n and by them approved, and that thereupon the said evidence was subs cribed by said witness in my presence and on the day and at the plac e specified in the caption. Witness my hand this 7th day of Decembe r 1889.                                  B. F. Freeman
                                                       Commissioner
Adms of Estate Miles Chappell The heirs & distributees of said Estate
Fayette County State of Aladeposition of Henry B Berry and William Pe rkinson taken before me B F Freeman commissioner at Berry Station Dec e the 7th 1889
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The State of Alabama }  Probate Court In the matter of the
      Fayette County }  Estate of Miles Chappell Deceased
To the Hon Holland M Bell Judge Probate Court said county of the Esta te of
Miles Chappell deceased would respectfully report that by virtue o f a decree
rendered by your Honorable Court on the 10 day of December 1889 we di d on the
1st day of January 1890 between the hours of eleven o clock in the fo renoon and four o clock in the afternoon of said day at the late resi dence or old homestead of sec in Fayette County offer for sale at pub lic vendue the lands
described in said decree and that Lewis T Stanley bid the sum of Eigh t hundred & twenty five Dollars for the East half of North East quart er and North East quarter of the south East quarter section 29 less a bout (6) six acres sold to Elizabeth Winn also the west half of the N orth West quarter section 28 all in Township 16 Range 10 West The und ersigned further report that the following items of personal propert y were sold to the following named persons and at the prices set opos ite the name.
    1 Bureau to Robert Berry at                   $5.00
    1 Bedstead to E. H. Pool "                     1.10
    1 Quilt by Sallie Berry                        1.10
    1    "   "    "    "                            .60
    " Counterpain Suze(?) Witson at                1.00
    "     "       Sallie Berry    "                1.10
    "     "       E. H. Pool      "                 .65
    " feather Bed & Pillas  J. M. Stanley at       8.25
    "    "     "  "    "    E. H. Pool             6.00
                                                  24.80
And the said Lewis T Stanley being the highest and best bidder for sa id
described land the same was struck off to heirs at the sum aforesaid . We
Further report that said sale was fairly conducted and all the procee dings
pertaining thereto were conducted in strict accordance with the [can' t read] of law and of the decree of said court directing said sale w e further report that previous to making said sale we advertised th e day place and terms of said sale and description of the property b y publication for three successive weeks by posting notices at the co urt house door and three other public places in this county we furthe r report that the said Lewis T Stanley & purchasers of the Personal p roperty have complied with the terms of sale by said Lewis T Stanle y the
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purchaser of the lands complied with terms of sale by paying half o f the pur-
chase money in cash and by securing balance by note with approved sec urities.
The purchase of the personal property complied with terms of sale b y paying
full purchase money in cash  The undersigned further report that th e said
lands sold for sum not greatly less than its real value and we theref ore ask
that the sale be approved by the court.
         James Chappell  [followed by James' and Jesse's oath 20 Ja n l890]
         Jesse M Stanley                 [and record of filing 1 Fe b 1890]
Fayette County, AL - Probate Minutes - Book 5 page 347
347 The State of Alabama}     Probate Court Special term Feb. 9 1894
  Fayette County    }     Present Thomas B. Martin Judge
Miles Chappell Deceased}
    Estate of          }
Final Settlement       } This being the day set to hear and pass upo n the
account heretofore filed by Jesse M. Stanley and James Chappell the
administrator of said estate for final settlement of their administra tion
thereof now comes the said Jesse M. Stanly and James Chappell and mov es the
court that his said account may be passed and allowed And it appearin g to the
Court that due notice of the time and nature of this settlement has b een given by publication for three successive weeks in the Sentine l a newspaper published in this county and Holland M Bell who was her etofore appointed to act as guardian ad litem for and to represent an d protect the interest of great grandchildren to wit 3 children of El izabeth Nickols decd who was daughter of Sanford Johnson decd who wa s son of Lucy Johnson who was daughter of decd to wit Carrie Port an d Katie Nickols & two children of George York decd who was son of Eli zabeth York decd who was daughter of Lucy Johnson the names unknown t o adm under 21 years of age the only minors concerned in this proceed ing and settlement now appearing in open court consenting in writin g to act and contesting said settlement the court proceeds to examin e said account and to consider the proof relating thereto whereupon i t is shown and appears that said administrator has received of the as sets of said estate the sum of $849.00in money and that he has justl y expended in and about the cost and charges necessary and incident t o said administration the sum of $366.24 dollars leaving a balance o f $483.56 dollars for distribution among those entitled and said acco unt being full and correct it is decreed by the court that said accou nts be and the same are hereby in all things passed and allowed as ab ove stated and it further appearing to the court that such decedent l eft him surviving no widow but ten children to wit [heirs again liste d with addition of "two children of George York whose names are unkno wn to the administrator"]
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James Chappell & John Chappell having received advances they are ther efore
discharged from this decree
It is therefore adjudged and decreed that Sarah Berry do have and rec over of
said Jesse M Stanly & James Chappell adms the sum of $43.96 her distr ibutive
share of said estate for which execution may issue
[Permelia Kirkland - same]
[Palatine Freeman - same]
[Alpha A Thomas - same]
[Lutitia Stanly - same]
[Caroline Davis - same]
[Martha J. Stanley - same]
[Elizabeth Wynn - same]
It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that Wash Johnson do hav e and
recover of said Jesse M Stanly & James Chappell adms $7.32 2/3 his di stributive
share of said estate in this settlement for which execution may issue
[Frederick Johnson - same]
[Melia York - same]
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[Lucy Johns - same]
It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that Auther Davis do hav e and
recover of Jesse M Stanly and James Chappell adms $6.28 his distribut ive share
of said estate in this settlement for which execution may issue
[James Davis - same]
[Miles Davis - same]
[John Davis - same]
[Emily Enis - same]
[Lutitia Enis - same]
[Savanah Williamson - same]

It is further ofdered adjudged and decreed that Miles Whitson do hav e and
recover of said Jesse M Stanly & James Chappell admr $7.32 2/3 his di stributive share of said estate in this settlement for which executio n may issue
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[James Whitson - same]
[Elizabeth Amerson - same]
[Ann Moor - same]
[Lutitia Randle - same]
[Sarah Baker - same]

It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that David Johnson do hav e and
recover of said Jesse M. Stanly & James chappell adms $2.44 his distr ibutive
share in said estate in this settlement for which execution may issue

It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that Harvey Johnson do hav e and
recover of said Jesse M. Stanly & James Chappell $2.40 his distributi ve share
of said estate in this settlement for which execution may issue

It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that the three children o f Elizabeth Nickols to wit Carrie Nickols Port Nickols & Katie Nickol s do each have and receive of said Jessie M. Stanly & James Chappel l 81 1/4 cts respectively being their distributive share of said esta te for which execution may issue
It is further ordered adjudged and decreed that Thos York Frederick Y ork &
Theodore York sons of Elizabeth decd do each have and recover of sai d Jesse M
Stanly and James Chappell adms $1.83 being the amt of their respective
distributive share of said estate in this settlement for which execut ion may
issue
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[the two children of George York whose names are unknown - same]
It is further ordered that all accounts vouchers evidences and statem ents on
file relating to this and any former settlement and all other paper s writings
on file respecting said estate be recorded and that said administrato r pay all cost
Probate Court Record - Book 6 - 1890-1909
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The State of Alabama}
     Fayette County } Probate Court Special term Jan 9, 1894
To the Hon Thomas B Morton and James Chappell the administrator of th e estate
of Miles Chappell Deceased  Would respectively submit to the Court the
following Report of their acts and doings as such administrator fro m 29 day of Oct to 1894.  Charges them self as follows to wi t                 amount
January 1, 1890    1/2 of purchase money for land                   $ 412.50
  "     "   "      Sale bill of personal propert y                     24.80
  "     "  1891    1/2 of purchase money for lan d                    412.50
Total amount of money received and collecte d                         849.80
They asks to be credited with the following payments to the creditor s of deceased as per vouchers herewith submitted and for costs
Jan 20,'90 costs in administrator [can't read]fee Book C Probate offi ce1. 49.60
           " paid acsctioneer [sic] W L Jone s