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McGahey, McGahee (McGeachey) Wills and Probate Records

Ann McGahey Estate Papers

Mecklenburg Co., NC


Letters of Administration, 1 Dec 1887

LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION -- Printed and for sale by James A. Vogler, cor. Trade and Tryon Sts., Charlotte; N. C.


__________ County. --- In the Superior Court.

The State of North Carolina,

To all whom these Presents shall Come -- GREETING:

It being satisfactory proven to the undersigned, Judge of Probate {initials CSC written over top of "Judge of Probate"} for Mecklenburg County, that Ann McGahey, late of said County, is dead, without having made and published any last Will and Testament, and it appearing that J. M. Wilson is entitled to the administration of the estate of said deceased, and having qualified as Administrator, according to law:

Now these are therefore to Empower the said Administrator to enter in and upon all and singular, the goods and chattels, rights and credits of said deceased, and the same to take into possession, wheresoever to be found, and all the just debts of the deceased to pay and satisfy, and the residue of said estate to distribute according to law.

Witness my hand, and the seal of said Court, this the 1st day of Decr 1887

J. {M.} Morrow
Probate Judge


{Section symbol} 477. -- Every executor, administrator, collector and guardian shall, within three months after his qualification or appointment, make return on oath to the Judge of Probate, of all the estate in his hands or received by him up to that time; but such time may be extended by the Probate Judge, on good cause shown, not exceeding six months.

{Section symbol} 478. -- Every executor, administrator, collector and guardian shall, within twelve months from date of his qualification or appointment, and annually so long as any of the estate remains in his control, file in the office of the Judge of Probate, an inventory and account, under oath, of the amount of property received by him, or invested by him, and the manner and nature of such investment, and his receipts and disbursements for the past year in the form of debit and credit.  He must produce vouchers, which must be filed with the Judge of Probate, for all payments.  The Judge of Probate may examine, on oath, such accounting party or any other person, concerning the receipts, disbursements or any other matter relating to the estate; and having carefully revised and audited such account, if he approve the same, he must endorse his approval thereon, which shall be deemed prima facie evidence of corrections. -- Code of Civil Procedure, Sections 477, 478.








Ann McGahey Account with D. M. McGahey, 10 Jan 1888

Jany 10/88 #5
$28.70

Cowans Ford


Mecklenburg County

1880



Mrs. A. E. McGahey in acct


with D. M. McGahey$
c
AugTo Cutting 18 Cords wood 40 c720
188{1}To one {at} --
75

To one bushel meal100
1885


Mar 10To one Gal. molasses
40
Apr 20To    "    "    "
40
" "To one plug tobacco
10
" "To one PK - Salt
20
Jun {1}To Two weeks Board200
" 2{1}To 18 1/2 lbs bacon @ 10 c185
{___} 18To 5 lbs bacon 8c
40
"To Cash to J. B. Alexander200
"To 2 days Choping 50100
"To Cash to T. A. Park for choping {___}1{0}0
"To Cash to Sam Davis "
75
"To Cash to Ramsey 4 Cords wood 40160

{_____} $2115

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$ c

Amount Brought over21
15
1886To Hauling wood100
"To one gal molasses
40
"To one plug tobacco
10
"To 1/2 bushel meal
30
"To Hauling wood 1 days150
1887


Jan 29To 4 days choping @50200
FebTo Helping to Haul
50
"To Hauling Goods from Charlotte100
MarTo Plowing Garden & c
75

$2870




D M McGahey personally appeared
before me Dec 31st 1887 and made
oath that the above account is
true & just. J B Alexander J. P.
Received of J. M. Wilson Adm of
Mrs A McGahey the above a{m}t
in full January 10th 18{__}
$28.70/100D. M. McGahey









Bill for Coffin from Z. A. Hovis, Sep 188{7}



Mrs. A. McGaffey {sic} Estate

188{7}
to Z. A. Hovis

Sept14To 1 Coffin$2500


Recd of J. M. Wilson administrator


of Mrs. A. McGaffey the above acct


in full


Feb 8th 1888Z. A. Hovis




Account Settlement, 13 Oct 1890

Final Settlement

J. W. Wilson Admr of Ann McGahey, Decd



In a/c with dec'd Estate
1890
D{r}



Feby8To Ballance in hands {of}





Admr as per return recorded





{o}n Book of a{/}c Page 2912240



Int 1 year & 9 mo. 6%2352








1887
Cr



Aug11By J. W. Wilson acct (1)

1773


"Int 2 yrs & 6 mo

265
Decr1"J {M} Morrow CSC (2)

150
1888
"Int 2 yrs 2 mo 6%


20
Jany1"T S Cooper Shff T{a}x (3)

509


"Int 2 yrs & 1 mo 6%


63

10"E L Wilson a{/}c. (4)

100


"Int 2 years 6%


12

10"D M McGahey a/c (5)

2870


"Int 2 years 1 Mo 6%

358

10"M M Blythe a{/}c (6)

100


"Int 2 years 6%


12

10"Laura Goodman a{/}c (7)

3600


"Int 2 years 1 mo 6%

450
Feby8"{Z.} A Hoovis a/c (8)

2500


"Int 2 years 6%

300

10"J B Alexander M D (9)

550


"Int 2 years 6%


65

25"Hood & Shelton (10)

256


"Int 6%


26
May8"J M Morrow CSC (11)


50


"Int 6%


05
Oct1"Gates & Strong (12)

300


"Int 1 year 4 mo


24

2{7}"Mrs. Ann McGahey (13)

2535


"Int 1 year 3 mo 6%

202





17095


Ballance Carried fwd2475217095

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To Amt {brot} fwd24752



By " " "

17095


"J M Morrow Auditing & recd a/c {___}

100


"Com {o}n receipts 247.52 5%

123{7}


" " " Disbu{rsm}ts 171.95 5%

859


"Ballance in hands Admr Feby 8/90

5461



2475224752









Sworn to & subscribed





before me this 13J M Wilson



Oct 1890





J M {Morrow} CSC



















{___} {close} 100










Source:  Submitted by Jean Ann McKay Taylor, Houston, Texas, great great granddaughter of Mary A.A. Henderson McGahey Dobbins.
Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek & Jean Ann McKay Taylor.


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