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Susan A. Doxey - 1893
[see her will here]

4 Sept 1893 - Probate of Will which says that the will was dated May 29, 1893 [this is an error, the will was actually dated May 29, 1886]

5 Sept 1893 - Examination of Witnesses.  It appearing to the Court by the oath and examination of V.L. PITTS & Elijah EVANS, the subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of Susan DOXEY, that she was of full age to make a will, therefore let it be admitted for probate.  H.S. ANSELL, CSC

5 Sept 1893 - Executor's Oath was taken by Peter POYNER.  /s/ Peter POYNER

5 Sept 1893 - Application for Letters of Administration.  Peter POYNER, executor of Susan DOXEY, state that the estate is worth about $50.00 and that Patsy FLORA and her youngest son [not named], Amanda LEE, Patrick FLORA, Grizzel WRIGHT, Lydia POYNER, Lewis DOXEY and Jno. DOXEY son of Alex. DOXEY, and Hannah POYNER are the parties entitled to said property.  /s/ Peter POYNER

not dated - Account of Sales of Susan A. DOXEY sold by Peter POYNER, administrator.  Various buyers were Abner GIBSON, M.E. WOODHOUSE, S.M. BEASLEY, Thomas CRANE, Wm. BAKER and A.A. OWENS.  The total sale amounted to $104.10.  /s/ Peter POYNER

10 Sept 1893 - Receipt.  Paid Patsey BEASLEY $39.00 for 78 days in nursing and general housework from 1888-1893 at $.50 a day.

15 Sept 1893 - Receipt.  Paid Jordan POYNER $24.00 for attention and nursing Susan DOXEY in her last sickness.

29 Sept 1893 - Receipt.  Paid J.L. BROWN $10.00 for one coffin.

______ 1893 - Receipt.  Paid H.K. DARDEN $24.00 for medical attention daily from Aug. 1-12 at $2.00 a day.  [Various other receipts were also included in this estate record]

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

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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