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MATTHEW EVANS - ESTATE PAPERS- 1845
WARREN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

Transcribed and submitted by Deloris Williams

 

Matthew Evans was listed as the Head of a family of 6 Free in 1810 Warren County, and again in 1830 as the Head of a family of Free Colored People containing 1 male under 10, and 1 male 55 to 100 years old, in the Fishing Creek District. He was also listed in the 1811 & 1814 Tax Lists in Fishing Creek. The following is a transcription of his Estate Records found at the North Carolina State Archives under Warren County Estate Records, 1772-1940 , CR 100.508.25, Matthew Evans, 1845.


State of N. Carolina
Warren County

In obedience to an order to us directed from the worshipful the County Court of Warren November Term 1844, we the undersigned commissioners appointed to divide the lands of Matthew Evans dec’d, have divided the same according to the prayer(?) of the petitioners in the following manner to wit, Lot No. 1 drawn by Fanny Toney containing seven acres valued $1.50 cts per acre making the sum of $10.50 his equal share being $8.75 he is to pay to lot No. 2 $ 1.75 cts the boundary of which can be seen by reference surveyors report.

Lot 2 drawn by Moses Evans containing seven acres valued at $7 his equal share being $8.75. He is to receive from Lot No. 1 $1.75 the boundary of which can be seen by reference to the surveyors report.

Lot No. 3 drawn by Isaac Evans and containing seven acres valued at $1.25 cts per acre making the sum of $8.75 which is his equal share the boundary of which can be seen by reference to the surveyors report.

Lot No. 4 drawn by Henry Evans valued at $1.25 cts per acre and containing seven acres making the sum of $8.75 which is his equal share.

Lot No. 5 drawn by Crecy Green and valued at $1.50 cts per acre and containing seven acres making the sum of $10.50 his equal share being $8.75 cts he is to pay to Lot 7 $1.75 the bound of which can be seen by reference to th surveyors report.

Lot No. 6 drawn by Nancy Green and valued at $1.50 cts per acre and containing seven acres making the sum of ten dollars and fifty cents, is to pay to Lot No. 8 one dollar and seventy five cents her equal share being only eight dollars and seventy five cents.

Lot No. 7 Drawn by Cely Toney and valued at one dollar per acre making the sum of seven dollars her equal share being eight dollars and seventy five cents. She is to receive from Lot No. 5 one dollar and seventy five cents the boundary of which can be seen by reference to the surveyors report.

Lot No. 8 drawn by Patience Martial and valued at one dollar per acre making the sum of seven dollars his equal share being eight dollars and seventy five cents. He is to receive from Lot No. 6 one dollar and seventy five cents the boundary of which can be seen by reference to the surveyors report.

All of which is respectfully submitted.

(signed)
W. C. Williams
Miles Bobbitt
David D. W. Dowtin."
CR 100.508.25
Matthew Evans

Copy of Estate records on hand from NC State Archives, received April 10.2003.

 

 

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