Court of Equity division of
Moses PARKER's land, 1834
Contributed by Bonnie Freeman, 17 March 2000Marlboro Co., SC, Wills, Book A We, Charles Manship, Isaac Pipkin, Joshua Fletcher, Commissioners Appointed by the Court of Equity for Cheraw District to divide the lands of Moses Parker, deceased, between Nancy Parker, widow of the deceased and Sarah Slay, Wife of Thomas Slay, Esther Leggett, Mary Adams, wife of Richard Adams, John Parker, Judea Newton, wife of Younger Newton, Sr., Anna James, wife of William James, Kiddy Waters, wife of James Waters, Lewis Parker, Daniel Parker, Nancy Parker, Philip Parker, Elizabeth Parker, Emen Parker, William Parker, Wright Parker, Harris Parker, Amanda Parker, each a share after the widows, and to Kiddy Graham, wife of Windsor Graham, daughter of Elizabeth Adams, a half share --have been upon the said lands with a surveyor - and find it to contain to resurvey 4234 acres in the whold part in Marlborough district and a part in Richmond County, North Carolina and valued the whole at $6184.50. And having the joint concurrence of John Graham, George Wright, and Nathaniel Gibson, Commisssioners appointed by the County Court of Richmond aforesaid for the purpose aforesaid we have divided the said lands in the following manner (Viz.). We assign to Nancy Parker, the widow, 1390 acres in Plat A No 1 for her third part. We assign to Amanda Parker 131 acres in the same Plat marker No 2 and to Harris Parker 122 acres marked No 3 and to Wright Parker 131 acres marked No 4 and to William Parker 122 acres marked No 5 and to Arena Parker 126 acres marked No 6 and to Nancy Parker 133 acres marked No 7, all in the same Plat, we assign to Emen Parker 115 acres in Plat B marked No 1, we assign to Judea Newton, thewife of Younger Newton, 122 acres marked No 2 in the same Plat. We assign to Elizabeth Parker the whole of Plat C being by estimation 97 acres. We to Kiddy Walters [Waters] 175 acres on Redy Creek it being part of Plat D marked No 1 Sally Slay 281 acres marked No 2 in same Plat, we assign to Mary Adams 262 acres No 3 in the same plat. We assign to John Parker and Lewis Parker each fifty --- on Cat Fish Bay containing 276 acres and to Kiddy Graham one fifth part of the same tract represented by Plat E in Marion --- District divided by them or their legal agents at pleasure also that by and with our consent the Commisisioners aforesaid appointed by Richmond Court have assigned a tract of land 749 acres in Richmond County aforesaid to Anna James, Esther Leggett, Daniel Parker, and Philip Parker to be divided or sold by them or their legal agents a Plat of which in hereunto annexed marked F all of which will clearly appear by to the aforesaid six Plats hereunto annexed. Certified by Nathan Thomas, Deputy Suryeyor of Marlborough District witness our hands and seal this 1lth of December 1834 and 59 years of American Independence. Charles Manship Isaac Pipkin Joshua Fletcher Done by me Lewis Parker This copy of the original return made by the Commissioners appointed by the Court of Equity
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