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G. [Gideon] L. Brockett - 1871
[This estate consisted entirely of receipts and guardian accounts.  I did not abstract all documents in the folder.]

1 Oct 1866 - 1 Oct 1867 - W.E. DOZIER, guardian to John BROCKETT, paid $5.00 for tuition.

1 Dec 1870 - Received of Wm. E. DOZIER, guardian to the BROCKETT heirs, $10.25, their tax for 1870.  /s/ T.F. BAXTER, Sheriff

1 Jan 1871 - Dec 1871 - William DOZIER, guardian to John T. BROCKETT.  Mentions paying tuition for ward at 121/2 cents per day.

1 Jan 1871 - Dec 1871 - William DOZIER, guardian to Lizzie BROCKETT.  Mentions paying tuition for ward at 10 cents per day.

21 Mar 1872 - Receipt.  Received of William E. DOZIER, guardian to John T. BROCKETT, $3.00 for making two suits of clothes.  /s/ Jannie BARNARD

NOTE:  According to Currituck County's marriage records, Gideon L. Brockett married Louiza Dozier on May 10, 1855.  The 1860 Princess Anne Co., Va. census shows G.L. Brockett, age 27, Louisa E. Brockett, age 24, John T. Brockett, age 3, and unnamed female Brockett twins age 3 months.  G.L. Brockett is also shown in the 1860 Slave Census with 6 slaves.  The value of his real estate was listed at $4000 and his personal property at $3065.

[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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