Sumter County Alabama

Sumter County
Burwell Stallings

Contributed by Mary Hoit Abbe

To the Hon Henry F. Scruggs, Judge of the Orphan's Court in and for said County. the petition of James Hair, administrator of all
and singular the rights & credits, goods & chattels which were of Burwell Stallings, late of said county, deceased, intestate,
respectfully represents, that the personal property belonging to said intestate's estate is not sufficient to pay and satisfy the
debts due and owing by said intestate's estate and the expenses of settling the same. Wherefore he prays, your Honor to grant a
decree ordering a sale of the lands of which said intestate died seized and possessed, which are as follows, viz: the East half of the North West quarter of Section twenty five Township eighteen of Range three West lying and being in said County and in the District of lands subject to sale at Demopolis. And your petitioner further sheweth that William Stallings aged about fifteen years Eliza Stallings aged about thirteen years Nancy Stallings aged about eleven years and James Stallings aged about eight years and Mary Stallings aged about four years are the minor children and heirs of intestate. That Rebecca Scott wife of Isaac Scott late Rebecca Stallings is the widow of said intestate. And that they are all residents of said County. Wherefore your petitioner prays that notice be given to said heirs to appear and show cause if any they have why said decree should not be granted. Octr 20th 1842 James Hair Admr

[From the Estate Case Files at the Alabama State Archives in Montgomery, AL. They are on microfilm and probably could be
borrowed from the Mormon Church.]

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