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Tully L. Dozier - 1862

Jan. 10, 1855  -  With interest from date we, or either of us, promise to pay Joseph B. MORGAN, guardian to the orphans of Tully L. DOZIER, dec'd., $186.98.  /s/ Dorry? SANDERLIN, Thos. J. ETHERIDGE

not dated - Petition of W.H. BRAY and wife Almeda, Joseph L. DECORMIS & wife Tully A.P., of full age, states that they are tenants in common of several tracts of land lying in Currituck and Camden counties which land belong to the petitioners as follows:  One tract of land lying in Currituck County and being a part of the tract known as the home tract of the late Tully L. DOZIER containing 290 acres where the said DECORMIS and wife now live.  One other tract of about 100 acres in Currituck County being a part of the Juniper Ridge tract which once belonged to J.M. FEREBEE and was sold by Wm. F. MARTIN, his trustee, and one part by B.M. BAXTER or L.D. STARKE and this part conveyed to said petitioners by the said MARTIN.  One tract lying in Camden County containing 385 acres more or less, being the land known as the John FORBES tract and being the portion of said tract which John FORBES conveyed to the petitioners or their guardian, Samuel FEREBEE.  In this tract the petitioners own 3/4 and the residue is supposed to belong to one Caleb BELL of Currituck County.  Petitioners are each entitled to one undivided half in the lands described as belonging to the petitioners and they desire to hold their shares in severalty.  /s/ Wm. F. MARTIN, Atty. for Petitioners

Aug. 26, 1872 - Commissioners appointed to divide the lands described in the petition.

[See the Tully L. Dozier Cemetery.]

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

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