Gill Document 20

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

North Carolina, ) In the Superior Court,

Wake County. ) Before the Clerk.

 

W.B. Dunn and wife E.A. Dunn, L.C. Dunn )

and wife M.A. Dunn, Mrs. F.C. Fort, D.D )

Gill and wife Senora Gill, George E. Gill ) Petition

and wife Fannie P. Gill, D.E. Gill, J.A. )

Gill, C.E. Gill and Mattie A. Gill, S.L. )

Gill by her guardian Geo. E. Gill Ex parte.)

 

 

The petitioners above named allege:

  1. That they are tenants in common, and are seized in fee-simple and in the possession of the following described tracts of land in Bartons Creek and Wake Forest Townships, Wake County, to-wit: First Tract. Contains about 600 acres is as known as the David Gill land, and is bounded on the North by the Mike Thompson land, now owned by Mrs. West and also the land of Geo. B. Allen, on the East by the lands of D.D. Gill and J.M. Crenshaw, on the South by the lands of the Raleigh Paper Company, and on the West by the lands of J. Foster Rogers.

    Second Tract. Contains about 333 acres, on the South side of Neuse River, and bounded by on the East by the lands of Mrs. B.W. Justice, on the South by the lands of W.O. Reddick, on the West by the lands of Addison Lowery, and on the North by the lands of J.F. Rogers.

    Third Tract. Contains about 164 acres, being lot No. 1 in the division of the lands of the late David Gill, and is bounded on the North by the lands of H.C. Ray, on the East by lot No. 3 in said division, and on the West and South by the lands of H.C. Ray and J.M. Crenshaw.

  2. That the interest of the petitioners in the said lands is as follows: There should be allotted to S.L. Gill, a person non compos mentis, and appearing by her guardian Geo. E. Gill, a one-third interest in value of the tract of land above mentioned as "First Tract," containing 600 acres; the balance of said "First Tract," and the two remaining tracts mentioned above as "Second" and "Third Tracts" containing respectively 333 and 164 acres should be allotted as follows: (1) To the said S.L. Gill one-sixth; (2) To M.A. Dunn wife of L.C. Dunn one-sixth; (3) To E.A. Dunn wife of W.B. Dunn one twenty-fourth; (4) To George E. Gill, D.E. Gill, J.A. Gill, C.E. Gill and Mattie A. Gill five twenty-fourths; (5) To Francis C. Fort five twenty-fourths and (6) To D.D. Gill five twenty-fourths.
  3. That all the petitioners are of full age, but S.L. Gill who is a person non compos mentis and appears through her general guardian Geo. E. Gill
  4. That the petitioners desire to have the lands described in paragraph 1 divided according to their interest in the same as set out in this petition and the same should be ordered by the Court.

Wherefore your petitioners pray that you will appoint three commissioners to divide the said lands according to their interest in the same as set out in the petition, and allot the said interest by metes and bounds to the petitioners, and if an said division cannot otherwise be made then to charge the more valuable dividends with such sums as said commissioners shall judge necessary to be paid to dividends of inferior value in order to make the division according the interest of the petitioners and to report their proceedings under their hands and seals as soon as practicable into Court.

(signature)

Attorney for Petitioners

 

Geo. E. Gill being duly sworn says that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are true of his own knowledge, except such as are stated on information and belief and as to those he believes them to be true.

Sworn to and subscribed before me ) Geo. E. Gill (Signature)

This 18th day of March, 1899. )

(Signature) )

C.S.C

 

Sources: Wake County courthouse records, Federal Census records.


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