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Solomon Cowell - 1868

Fall Term 1868 Superior Court - Petition of Wilson SANDERLIN and his wife Sarah (born COWELL), James COWELL, David C. WHITEHURST in right of his former wife Love WHITEHURST (born COWELL) now deceased, and D.C. WHITEHURST and wife Adelia (born COWELL) state that they are tenants in common of a tract of land in Currituck County of which Solomon COWELL died seized and possessed, said land adjoining the lands of D.D. FEREBEE, Adelia WILSON, the heirs of Grandy BARNARD, decd, and others.  They desire to hold their shares in severalty and they ask that commissioners be appointed to divide the said land.  /s/ P.H. MORGAN, Atty for Petitioners  [The same day the Court appointed Andrew WILLIAMS, Joseph BELL, Joseph GRANDY, James HALL and Noah McPHERSON as commissioners to divide the land described in the petition.]

8 Feb 1869 - Commissioners Report on Partition of Land.  Commissioners met on Feb. 8, 1869 and proceeded to divide the lands of Solomon COWELL, decd[A plat of the division was included with this document but was too dim to scan.]
   
Lot #1 to Wilson SANDERLIN & wife Sarah containing 40 acres and valued at $604.68.
    Lots #2 & #3 to David WHITEHURST & wife Adelia, and Nannie WHITEHURST, Ellen ___? WHITEHURST, Sarah A.? WHITEHURST & Wilson WHITEHURST containing 60 acres and valued at $1209.36.
    Lot #4 to James COWELL containing 40 acres and valued at $604.68
/s/ J.B. GRANDY, Jos. C. BELL, Noah McPHERSON, James HALL, Commissioners

Spring Term 1869 - Commissioners report on partition of land is confirmed by the Court.  /s/ C.C. POOL, CSC

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

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