Luke Standefer - Estate Settlement:, Monroe County,
Probate Court; August Term, 1834; #1037, Monroe County, MS.
Inventory given and heirs listed:
Anna, wife of Robert Waid, who resides in Virginia;
Martha, wife of John Campbell, who lives in Virginia;
The unknown heirs of Elizabeth who had departed this life, who was the wife of Isaac Standefer of the State of Alabama;
Sarah, wife of Wesley Burdine of Monroe County, Mississippi;
Judith, wife of Benjamin C. White who resides in Monroe County, Mississippi;
Keziah, wife of James G. McKinney who resides in Monroe County, Mississippi;
William P. Standefer, who with his mother, Mary Ann were administrators of the estate.
Land, belongings sold and widow given proper dower.
Final accounts May 24, 1836.
|From Probate Court Minutes, Vol. 1 (A certified copy from Luke's DAR
Probate Court, February 25, 1834
Court Adjourned. Richard Dilworth, Judge of Probate.
The State of Mississippi, Monroe County, Probate Court, in vacation before Richard Dilworth, Judge of Probate of said county....
"Ordered by Richard Dilworth, Judge of Probate of said county that Mary Ann Standefer, widow of Luke Standefer, late of the said county, deceased, and William P. Standefer be appointed administrators of the goods, chattels, and credits which were of Luke Standefer of Monroe County decd at the time of his death whereupon the said Mary Ann Standefer and William P. Standefer gave bond and security for the faithful discharge of the duties of administrators of the goods, chattels, and credits of the said decd and were qualified and of such according to law, when letters issued to them accordingly....
Ordered that Fedreck Weaver, George Dilworth, and John Gilleylan be appointed appraisers to value and appraise the goods, chattels, and credits which were of Luke Standefer, decd, at the time of his death...
Ordered that Mary Ann Standefer and William P. Standefer, administrators of the goods, chattels, and credits of Luke Standefer deceased have leave to sell the goods, chattels, and personal estate of the said deceased on a credit of twelve months after giving thirty days notice of the time and place of said sale.
Given under my hand and seal this 6th day of March 1834.
Signed R. Dilworth, Judge of Probate
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