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William Quidley, Sr. - 1820
NC State Archives; Original estates records 1745-1904; Microfilm: CR.053.508.56

August Term 1824
    Mary Ann Quidley, minor and orphan of William Quidley, decd, in account with Amelia Quidley, guardian. Balance due the orphan of $50.95. In obedience to the annexed order, we have met & examined the account this 12th June 1824. [signed] Wallace Styron, 3rd, H. Ballance, Merchant Ballance
    John Quidley, minor orphan of William Quidley, decd, in account with Amelia Quidley, guardian. Balance due the orphan of $48.95. In obedience to the annexed order, we have met and examined the account this 12th June 1824. [signed] Wallace Styron, H. Ballance, Merchant Ballance
    James Quidley, minor orphan of William Quidley, decd, in account with Amelia Quidley, guardian. In obedience to an annexed order, we have examined the account and find a balance due the orphan of $45.95 this 12th June 1824. [signed] Wallace Styron, H. Ballance, Merchant Ballance
    Levi Quidley, minor orphan of William Quidley, decd, in account with Amelia Quidley, guardian. In obedience to the annexed order, we have met and examined the account and find the sum of $45.95 due the orphan this 12th day June 1824. [signed] Wallace Styron, 3rd, H. Ballance, Merchant Ballance
    William Quidley, minor orphan of William Quidley, decd, in account with Amelia Quidley, guardian. In obedience to the annexed order, we have met and examined the account and find the sum of $45.95 due the orphan this 12th day June 1824. [signed] Wallace Styron, 3rd, H. Ballance, Merchant Ballance

May 26, 1829 - Guardian bond for 1000 pounds signed by William Quidley, guardian, with Banister Ballance and John Oden as his securities. Guardian to James Quidley, Levi Quidley, John Quidley & Mary Ann Quidley until they arrive at full age.

Aug. Term 1832 - Petition for Division of the estate of William Quidley, decd. -- William Quidley, James Quidley, Levi Quidley, John Quidley and Mary Ann Quidley by their guardian, William Quidley, says that sometime in the year 1820 William Quidley died leaving no will and letters of administration was granted to his widow, Amelia Quidley; that the deceased left surviving him his widow and the above named 5 children who are each entitled to 1/5 part of the personal estate consisting of 2 negroes (one man & one woman), 20 head of cattle, about 15 head of sheep and some small portions of household & kitchen furniture, the widow's portion having already been set apart and allotted to her. They further ask that Wallace Styron, Esq. be authorized to sell the personal property and make equal division among each one.

Sept. 20, 1832 - Acct. of Sales of the personal property belonging to the Estate of William Quidley, Sr, decd, sold by virtue of an order obtained from the County Court of Hyde. William Quidley, Junr, guardian to the heirs of the deceased. Negro man Sampson was sold to William Quidley for $430.00 and Negro woman Bridgett was sold to Levi Quidley for $30.00. Total sale amounted to $547.08.

Aug. Term 1833 - Petition for Division of the estate of William Quidley, decd -- William Quidley, James Quidley, Levi Quidley, John Quidley and Mary Ann Quidley by their guardian, William Quidley, says that sometime in the year 1820 William Quidley died seized and possessed of pieces or parcels of land--one containing 93 1/3 acres, one containing 100 acres and a third tract containing 75 acres; that they are entitled as tenants in common to 1/5 part each.
[The pages where the tracts were actually laid off were very difficult to read.]
Lot #1 - Mary Ann Quidley 38 1/3 acres and also 11 acres
Lot #2 - John Quidley 38 1/3 acres and also 11 acres
Lot #3 - William Quidley got the lot where the house was located along with 38 1/3 acres. It mentioned Bracham's corner. William also got another 11 acres.
Lot #4 - James Quidley was allotted 42 acres which mentioned Howard's & Chaces's corner, the Sound and Zachariah Burrus. James also got another 11 acres.
Lot #5 - Levi Quidley received 11 acres and other acreage which I can not read. Mentions Durens Marsh, Muddy Marsh, Edward Midyett line, Wallace Styron line and the Sound.

Aug. 7, 1833 - Dixon Swindell charges the heirs of William Quidley, decd, $10.00 for 4 days of work dividing land by order of court; Urias ONeal charges $4.50 for 3 days work; Charles Foster charges $2.40 for 3 days work; Zachariah Burrus charges $4.50 for 3 days work

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