Thursday, February 5, 2009
Valentine Braswell & Elizabeth Davenport 1814
SOME EARLY COMMON PLEAS RECORDS FROM NEWBERRY DISTRICT
Folder A-13. South Carolina, Newberry District. To the Honorable Abraham Nott, Esquire, one of the Associate Judges of the said state, the Petition of Ning Mullican and Susan his wife, Valentine Braswell & Elizabeth his wife and others humbly sheweth that Isaac Davenport departed this life intestate being in his life time and at his death seized and possessed in fe simple of a certain tract of land containing 347 acres (more or less) in Newberry District on Little River adjoining lands of Jacob Crosswhite, James Thomas, Charles Scott, John Stewart and others, leaving a widow Elizabeth Davenport and children as follows viz Ephraim Davenport, Anne who intermarried with Moses Gibson, Susan who intermarried with Ning Mullican, Elizabeth who intermarried with Valentine Braswell, Rhuga who intermarried with Joseph Gilbert, Keziah who intermarried with Caleb Gilbert, David Davenport & Rutha [Ruth] Davenport, and two grandsons the children of Rebecca and William Stephens decd, viz James and Isaac (both minors under 14). your petioners therefore pray your Honor to grant them a writ of partition of the remaining part of said tract of land after the widow Elizabeth Davenport aforesaid shall have been allowed her writ of admeasurement of dower between the children and the said James & Isaac Stephens the grandchildren of said Isaac Davenport... Your petitioners further pray that a guardian may be appointed for the said James and Isaac Stephens. Caldwell pro. Pet.
Summons dated the fourth Monday in March 1813.
Plat of a tract in Pendleton District on waters of Hurican Creek, a banch of Big Saluda, divided in two equal parts, one alloted to Elizabeth Brazwell and the other to James & Isaac Stephens, dated 10 May 1814 by Marmaduke Coate, D. S.
Plat of a tract in Pendleton District on waters of Hurican Creek, a branch of Big Saluda, divided in two equal parts, one alloted to Elizabeth Brazwell and the other to James & Isaac Stephens, dated 10 May 1814 by Marmaduke Coate, D. S. Adjacent land owners: Henry Green, William Ferrell, Benjamin Clardy.
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