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Stephen R. Bell - 1903
[see also the Penelope Bell estate here]

17 Dec 1902 - Application for Letters of Administration.  T.B. WILSON states that Stephen R. BELL is dead without leaving any will and testament and that he is the proper person entitled to Letters of Administration.  That the estate is would about $188.87 and that Alcesta WHITEHEAD of Chapanoke, NC and Marietta HORTON of E. City, NC are entitled as heirs thereof.  /s/ T.B. WILSON  (Administrator's Oath followed)

18 Dec 1902 Elizabeth City, NC - Letter to E.W. ANSELL, Clerk of Superior Court.  We, the undersigned, are the only heirs and distributees of the late S.R. BELL and as such are entitled to administer upon his estate.  We hereby renounce our right to administer upon his estate and request you to appoint in our place, T.B. WILSONS.R. BELL was our brother.  /s/ Alcesta B. WHITEHEAD, M.L. WHITEHEAD, Marietta C. HORTON

17 Dec 1902 - 17 Dec 1903 - First annual account of T.B. WILSON, administrator of the estate of Stephen R. BELL, deceased.  Mentions received $188.87 from E.W. ANSELL, Clerk of Superior Court; paid Marietta HORTON her distributive share of $50.00 and paid Mrs. A.B. WHITEHEAD her distributive share of $50.00, both heirs-at-law of S.R. BELL.  /s/ T.B. WILSON.  Sworn to and subscribed before W.H. JENNINGS, Clerk of Superior Court, on April 20, 1904.

NOTE:  A search of the census records show the following:
1900 Perquimans Co., NC (Parkville Twp.)

Whitehead, Marmaduke L. Head Jan 1835 65 Married: 34 yrs Farmer NC NC NC
Whitehead, Alsester B. Wife Aug 1849 50 4 children/4 living   MS NC MS
Whitehead, Paul L. Son Oct 1878 21 single RR Section Foreman NC NC MS
Horton, Mary E. Sister-In-Law Oct 1851 48 widow - 1 child/1 living   MS NC MS
Horton, Annie V. Boarder Dec 1884 15     NC NC MS

[Source: Currituck County Record of Estates 1812-1926; Vol. Ashby-Brumsey (Microfilm G.030.1862908)]

This estate was contributed by Kay Midgett Sheppard. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!

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