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Letter from William Wayne to the Court of Chancery regarding his mother’s estate

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Date: 1876 to 1882
Location: Campbell, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Wayne Swaggerty
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Chancery case Key participants summoned on 14 March 1876: Harry Swagerty & Lucy his wife Nancy Monroe Elizabeth Wayne Mary A Wayne Branch Holt & Caroline his wife J H. Wayne Leonard B Wayne Wm. T Wayne Snow Wayne and Appoliya Wayne, the last two infants under the age of 21 years versus William Wayne

7 Feb 1877 affidavit that Harry Swaggerty, Lucy his wife, and Leonard Wayne, are not resident in the State of Virginia [page 11]

1 Sep 1881 $79.73 1/3 Three years after sale, a copy of a deed put before the court where John C Morrell and William M Murrell were promised $79.73 1/3 from the purchase money of the 88 acres of land. Bond dated Sep 1877 and signed by Patrick Boorman, William Wayne, L. E. Williams

26 Oct 1881, $40 collected from Patrick Boorman, divided into 9 shares of $4.66

1882, remaining monies received from land sale were divided in 8 shares of about $8.90 and distributed

[page 55] “To the Honorable G. A. Wingfield Judge of the Circuit Court of the County of Campbell your orator Wm. Wayne humbly complaining respectfully sheweth unto your honor that Judith Wayne his mother departed this life some short time since seized and possessed of a small tract of land lying and being in the counties of Campbell and Charlotte on the waters of Austin and Turnip creeks containing 88 1/2 acres more or less that she left her surviving the following children Lucy Swaggerty the wife of Harry Swaggerty, Nancy Monroe, widow of Monroe dec. Elizabeth Wayne, Mary Wayne, Caroline Holt wife of Branch Holt, J. N. Wayne, Leonard B. Wayne, Wm. J Wayne and two grandchildren named Snow Wayne and Appolina Wayne the two last infants under 21 years of age and Wm. Wayne your orator. That the said land cannot be divided in kind among those entitled to the same and that the same will have to be sold and the proceeds divided among those entitled thereto being conideles[?] at law and relievable only in a court of equity your orator prays that Harry Swaggerty and Lucy his wife, Mary Monroe, Elizabeth Wayne, Branch Holt and Caroline his wife, Leonard Wayne and [?] Wayne, children of the said Judith Wayne, dec. Any [?] Wayne, also - child of the said Judith Wayne and Snow Wayne and Appolina Wayne grandchildren of the said decedent and in fact under the age of 21 years be made parties defendant to this bill of complaint the adults on oath and the infants by guardian ad liberis, and May it please your honor to decree that the said tract of land be sold and that the proceeds of such sale be divided among those entitled thereto and that your honor will grant to your orator all other further aid and relief that equity and the nature of his case may require and no indemnity[?] [?] [?] [?] [?] [?] :https://www.lva.virginia.gov/chancery/case_detail.asp?CFN=031-1882-009 CAMPBELL CO 1882-009 William Wayne; Harry Swaggerty & WIFE ETC Surname(s)

Wayne pp55-56 of 139

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