Estate Record for Joseph Williams ~ 1890



Contributed by: Joan S Dunn


JOSEPH WILLIAMS ESTATE NC Archives Lenoir Co Estate Records CR.059.508.91 Number 575 Notice to Solicitor Concerning Orphans Presented As Being Without Guardian State of North Carolina, Lenoir Co To: O. H. Allen, Esq, solicitor 6th Judicial District I hereby respectfully notify you that at Aug. Term A.D. 1890 of the Superior Court of Lenoir County, the Grand Jury then and there sitting presented the following named persons as minor orphan children under the age of twenty-one years, and as owning an estate without having any guardian therefore, to wit: Hattie Williams age 18 years and Lula Williams age 16 years children of Joseph Williams decd I would further give you notice that no suitable person will become guardian of said estate. According to my best information, the said estate consists of real property & money as follows: real estate in Lenoir County valued at about $1800 and money willed to them to be paid ?? and is estimated to be worth about Forty five hundred Dollars Dated at Kinston, in said county, this 9th day of Sept AD 1890 E. W. Bizzell, Clerk Superior Court A further document statse the estate consists of "real estate in Lenoir County valued at about $1800, annual rents about $120 and real estate in Duplin County valued at about $1700 marked through - $1800 marked through reduced to money and paid ?? to them amounting no further information" Lenoir County In the Superior Court In the Matter of the Administration of the Estate of Joseph Williams deceased, John C. Jackson, being sworn, doth say that Joseph Williams, late of said county, is dead, without leaving any Will and Testament, and that he John C. Jackson is one of the proper person entitled to Letters of Administration on the estate of the said Joseph Williams, decd Further, that the value of said estate, so far as can be ascertained at the date of this application is about $38.59, and that Egbert P. Williams, Carrie Williams, Ida Jackson, Hattie Williams and Lula Williams (the last 2 named are minors and have receivers) Signed John C. Jackson END OF DOCUMENT DIVISION OF WILLIAMS LAND Divisions, Dowers and Provision Book A p 266 NC, Lenoir Co Carrie E. Williams and others vs E. P. Williams and others a report The undersigned having been summoned by the Sheriff to divide the land mentioned and described in the above entitled action among the several tenants in common, met on the premises on the 3rd day of Nov 1891 and after being duly sworn by J. D. Sutton, Sheriff, proceeded to examine the premises and make the following divisions. On account of the irregular shape and the character of the land we divided it into ten lots or parcels and allotted to each tenant in common two lots as hereinafter appears. The valuation of the whole premises in place at $5000 making each share of the value of $1000. LOT # 1 - beginning at J. M. Browns corner on Neuse River and runs S.3 E.54.70 chains to a stump, Thomas Brown's corner, then N. 87 W. 6 chains to Hull Road, then with the road N. 12 3/4 W 8.18 chains to Brown's corner, then N. 4 E. 11.65 to Alexander's corner, then with his line S. 87 E. 13.55 chains to a stake, then S. 3 W. to Neuse River, then up the River to the beginning, containing 53 acres LOT #2 Beginning on the river at lot No 1 and runs N. 3 E with line of lot 1 to Alexanders line, then with his line S. 87 - 7.35 chains to a stake, then S. 3 W. to Neuse River, then up the River to the beginning containing 53 acres LOT # 3 Beginning on the River at lot No 2 and runs with lot 2 N. 3 E to Alexander's line, then with his and J. W. Aldridges line S 87 E 7.35 chains to a stake then S. 3 W to the River, then up the River to the beginning containing 53 acres LOT #4 Beginning on the River at lot No 3 and runs with the line of lot 3 to J. W. Aldridge's line, then with his line S 87 E to A black gum in a branch, then down the run of the branch to a stake on side of the ditch in the branch (and about 19 chains above where the lower line of the next lot from the River enters the branch) then S 3 W to the River, then up the River to the beginning containing 53 acres LOT #5 Beginning at lot No 4 on the River and runs with lot 4 to a stake in a branch, J. W. Aldridges line, then with his line down the branch about 19 chains, then S 6 E with Aldridges line to near the river then still with Aldridges line to the River, then up the River to the beginning containing 53 acres LOT # 6 - beginning at a stake on Hull road, Brown's corner, and the fourth corner of Lot #1 and with the line of Lot #1 N. 4 E. 8.60 chains to a stake, then N 89 W. to J. P. Hardee's line, then with the Hardee's line to his and L. Harvey's corner, then with Harvey's line to the Desmond line, then with the Desmond line, to the Brown line; then with the Brown line to the beginning containing about 40 acres LOT # 7 Beginning at the 2nd corner of lot 6 and runs with the line of that lot N. 89 W to J. P. Hardees line, then with his line N. 3 E 7.40 chains to a stake, then S 89 E to Alexander's line, then with his line S 2 W to his corner then to the beginning containing about 40 acres LOT # 8 Beginning at the 4th corner of lot 7 and runs with Alexanders's line N 2 E 9 chains to a stake then N. 89 W to J. P. Hardee's line, then with his line S 3 1/4 W to lot 7 then with the line of lot 7 to the beginning containing 50 acres LOT # 9 Beginning in Alexanders line at lot 8 and runs with his line N 2 1/2 E 10.25 chains to a stake then N 89 W to J. P. Hardees line, then with his line to lot No 8 then with line of lot 8 to the beginning containing 50 acres LOT # 10 Beginning in Alexanders line at lot 9 and runs with line of lot 9 to J. P. Hardee's line then with his line N 3 E to the J. M. Brown line, then with the Brown line N 76 E 20-50 chains to a stake just over Hull road then about S 87 E to Alexander's corner, then with his line S 2 W to the beginning containing about 70 acres Lots No 1 and No 6 we have valued at $762.50 and allotted to Carrie E. Williams Lots No 2 and No 7 we have valued at $837.50 and allotted to Ida Jackson wife of John Jackson Lots No 3 and No 8 we have valued at $1400 and allotted to Hattie Williams Lots No 4 and No 9 we have valued at $1000 and allotted to Lula Williams Lots No 5 and No 10 we have valued at $1000 and allotted to E. P. Williams We have charged lots no 3 and no 8 allotted to Hattie Williams with the sum of four hundred dollars to be paid as follows, to lots No 1 and No 6 allotted to Carrie E. Williams $237.50 and to lots No 2 and No 7 allotted to Ida Jackson $162.50 in order to make the divisions equal in value All of which is respectfully submitted under our hand and seals J. H. Suggs Wm. I. Herring Recorded in the office of the Superior Court Clerk of Lenoir Co January 7th 1892 W. W. Bizzell, Clerk Superior Court

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