Deed Book 7, pages 77 thru 84, Halifax County Court Land and Deed Records, 1801
pages from 77 thru 79
Anne Stanfield, widows part of negroes and other property divided with her, viz 120 pounds
account of money IN HOUSE, those OWED and or BORROWING
Stephen took 50 pounds, owed 80 pounds at this time.
Major and Milly are mentioned.
There is an inventory of the estate with real property listed
ON NEXT FEW PAGES.
Joseph Stanfield and John L. Vaughn found that Marmadukes
estate after all expences: worth one hundred and sixty two POUNDS,
one shilling & three pence half penny
subject to distribution, 1803 January 31st
Rec February 4th 1803 from John L. Vaughn and Joseph Stanfield, adminstrator of Marmaduke Stanfields, dec
my portion paid of my intestate fathers estate in negroes, stock, corn, wheat, and other articles to the amount of one hundred twenty six POUNDS, twelve shillings and two half penny:
my full and equal part of the said estate.
Signed HARRISON STANFIELD Test JOS STANFIELD
signed JOSEPH STANFIELD Test HARRISON STANFIELD
Rec the same: on February the 9th 1803 from JOHN L. VAUGHN AND JOSEPH STANFIELD adminstrators of MARMADUKE STANFIELD dec
each of us our full and equal share of our intestate
father MARMADUKE STANFIELD.
MARMADUKE STANFIELD estate to the amount of one hundred and twenty six Pounds twelve shillings and two half pennys, in Negroes, money, and other said property to the said full amount,
signed, ABRAHAM STANFIELD, BIRD MOORE, JOSEPH STANFIELD, TARTLON MOORE, ASHLY STANFIELD.
test: WILLIAM YEATES, PATSY SAMUELL
TOTAL OF MARMADUKES STANFIELD ESTATE
1645 POUNDS/ 0/ 2 ½
DISBURSEMENTS £ 125/ 13/ 7
WIDOWS PART £ 506/ 8/ 10 ½
CARRIE AND UP £ 1012/ 17/ 9
EACH CHILDS PART IS ONE HUNDRED TWENTY SIX POUNDS AND TWELVE SHILLINGS PLUS 2 HALF PENNY
TEST JOHN L. VAUGHN
25TH OF APRIL 1805 PROBATE WAS RECORDED IN THE COUNTY COURT OF HALIFAX, VIRGINIA
Anne Stanfield, widow of Marmaduke Stanfield Decd, Harrison Stanfield, John Stanfield, Abraham Stanfield, Elizabeth Stanfield, Byrd Moore and Fanny his wife ..... Plaintiffs
against In Chancery
John L. Vaughn and Anne his wife, and Joseph Stanfield, and John L. Vaughn Guardian of Ashley Stanfield .... Defendants
.... the subscribed commissioners have entered on the land of Marmaduke Stanfield Decd, with Isaac Oaks Deputy Surveyor of said county have allotted and assigned to Anne Stanfield, widow and relict of Marmaduke Stanfield Decd, 211 acres of land being 1/3 of the land of the decedant....
.... and have assigned to the distributees of the said decedant the remaining 2/3 or 400 acres in the following manner....
To Elizabeth Stanfield Lot # 1 containing 40 acres....
To Ashley Stanfield Lot # 2 containing 40 acres....
To Abraham Stanfield Lot # 3 containing 45 acres....
To Joseph Stanfield Lot #4 containing 45 acres....
To Byrd Moore and Fanny his wife, Lot #5 containing 55 acres....
To Harrison Stanfield Lot # 6 containing 68 ½ acres....
To John Stanfield Lot # 7 containing 56 ½ acres....
To John L. Vaughn and Anne his wife, Lot # 8 containing 50 acres.
.... Given under our hands and seals this 23rd day of December 1801. X Caleb Townes, Thomas Watkins and James Scott.
December 8th, 9th, 10th 1801 surveyed for the estate of Marmaduke Stanfield Decd. the above tract of 611 acres lying and being on both sides of Evans Creek, Halifax County, South of the Dan River, and have laid off for Anne Stanfield, widow of Marmaduke Stanfield Decd. 211 acres being her full third of the real estate of the decedant and the balance to wit. 400 acres have divided the same amongst the distributees of the said Decd., as per above.
Isaac Oaks D.S.H.C.
© 1998 Jerry F Richmond, Downers Grove, IL