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Melvin W. Cuffee - 1922
[This folder was entitled Melvin W. Caffee, but other records show the surname as Cuffee.]

4 Jan 1922-Moyock - Letter from Rufus C. CUFFEE to Mr. B.B. BELL, CSC.  "I hereby relinquish my right to administer on the estate of my son Melvin W. CUFFEE and respectfully request you to appoint Mr. W.L. WILSON as administrator of the estate of said Melvin W. CUFFEE, dec'd."  /s/ Rufus C. CUFFEE, Father of Melvin W. CUFFEE, dec'd.

6 Jan 1922 - Letters of Administration.  W.L. WILSON, being sworn, states that Melvin W. CUFFEE is dead without leaving any last will or testament and that he is the proper person to administer on his estate; that said estate is worth about $500.00 and that R.C. CUFFEE, father, and Lila, Helen and George CUFFEE are entitled as heirs thereof.  /s/ W.L. WILSON (his oath of administration followed)

NOTE:  The 1920 Currituck Co. census (Moyock Twp.) shows the following:

Cuffee, Ruphus 59 head widowed black
Cuffee, Lila 31 daughter single black
Cuffee, Joseph 29 son single black
Cuffee, Irene 26 daughter single black
Cuffee, Melvin 26 son single black
Cuffee, George 24 son single black
Cuffee, Lillian 21 daughter single black
Cuffee, Susie 18 daughter single black
Cuffee, Ruth 13 daughter single black
Cuffee, Carrie 5 daughter single black

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

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