Gill Document No. 1

Transcribed by Daniel B. Olds from a copy of the original generously provided by Jim & Brenda Hicks

To The Honorable The Judge of the Court of Equity for Wake County.

Humbly complaining your orator Buckner Ray, administrator of Jesse Gill, showeth to your honor that at May Term 1860 of Wake County Court he qualified as administrator of Jesse Gill deceased and at said time letters of administration were issued to him and by virtue thereof he possessed himself of the personal estate and effects of said intestate to an amount more than sufficient to pay his just debts and funeral expenses, an account of which said property and effects is herewith exhibited marked (A). Further that your orator paid out a large amount of money in discharge of the debts of said intestate and his funeral expenses as appears by exhibit marked (B).

Your orator further showeth that there was a large surplus on hand to which the distributes of the said Jesse Gill were entitled as appears by exhibit marked (C) and that he has paid to a number of the distributes large sums as follows:

To Tyrrell Gill he paid eight hundred dollars.

To Agnes Jones he paid thirteen hundred & sixty dollars.

To John Gill he paid one thousand and forty dollars.

To Mary Tate and her husband Henry Tate, eleven hundred dollars.

To B.J. Gill, D.C. Gill & L.T. Gill, grandchildren of Jesse Gill and children of Burton Gill, who died before Jesse, one hundred and seven 17/100 dollars each.

To Nancy McDade who was a granddaughter of Jesse Gill and daughter of Betsy Shipp, two hundred and twenty five dollars.

To Betsy A. Dorin, wife of William Dorin, two hundred and twenty five dollars.

To Pelig Rogers, guardian for C.M. Rogers, Sarah E. Rogers and Nancy M. Rogers, two hundred and twenty five dollars.

To Martha Allen two hundred and twenty five dollars.

Your orator further showeth that the following persons are distributees of his intestate Jesse Gill.

Sources: Wake County courthouse records, Federal Census records.


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