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John G. Chappell - 1886

15 Nov 1886 - Application for Letters of Administration.  Malachi MANSFIELD, being sworn, states that John G. CHAPPELL is dead without leaving any last will or testament and that he is the proper person to administer on his estate, there being no next of kin old enough to qualify and being solicited by the friends and children of said deceased.  He further states that the value of the estate is about $200.00 and that John CHAPPELL, Mary CHAPPELL and Dink CHAPPELL are entitled as heirs thereof.  /s/ Malachi MANSFIELD [Administrator's Oath followed]

15 Nov 1886 - Petition for Order to Sell Personal Property.  Malachi MANSFIELD asks the Court to grant him permission to sell the personal property of John G. CHAPPELL at 10 days notice, there being no one to attend to it and it is in perishable condition and liable to waste.  /s/ Malachi MANSFIELD, Admr.

16 Nov 1886 - Inventory of the property of John G. CHAPPELL found on hand.  A small list of items followed including beds, cooking utensils, cattle and various other items.  /s/ Malachi MANSFIELD, Admr.

25 Nov 1886 - Account of sales of the personal property belonging to the estate of John G. CHAPPELL, decd, taken by Malachi MANSFIELD, admr.  Various buyers were Sharp COX, Simeon FENTRESS, Jesse MANSFIELD, Samuel BROTHERS and M.E.V. CHAPPELL.  Total sale amounted to $228.50.  /s/ Malachi MANSFIELD, Admr.

[Source: Currituck County Record of Estates 1812-1926; Vol. Brumsey-Ferebee (Microfilm G.030.1862909)]

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