Nancy McGowan Mason
(Widow of James Mason)
1882 Widow's Yearly Allottment
Hyde Co., NC
In the Matter of } Hyde County Nancy Mason, Widow } Currituck Township Of James Mason } Report of Commissioners The Under Signed Jas. B. Davis, J.P., and Charles Russ & Geo. H. Howard, Comiss. -- duly Summons & Sworn, do hereby assign and allot to Nancy Mason, Widow of James Mason, deceased, the following articles of personal property of the value annexed. to wit: 1 Cow & Calf $8.00 10X $10.00 - Meat 125 lbs. @10c $30.00 3 Head Hogs @ $1 ea $3.00 2 Beds and furniture @ 15.00 33.00 9 Chairs @ 25c ea $2.25 2 tables @ $1.50 ea - 1 lot crockery 1.50 6.75 Coocking utensils $2.50 1 lamp 75c - 1 trunk 25c - 1 chest .50 4.00 1 lot of tools $2.50 25 chickens @ 15c ea $3.75 - 1 canoe 5.00 11.25 2 Nets 50cts ea $1.00 4 Stock Bees @ 1.00 ea 4.00 5.00 $90.50 Residue on plantation & one Discharge from U.S. $100.00 Total amount -- one hundred & ninety 50/100 dollars $190.50 We also find upon examination that the no. of family is none exclusive of herself there being a defiencey of the Articles on hand to make a years' support. We assess such defiency at one hundred & nine dollars & fifty cents ($109.50) to be paid by the personal representive. Witness our hands and Seals this 4th day of March 1882 Jas. B. Davis, J.P. } Charles R. Russ } Commissioners George H. Howard }
In this case the Commissioners who were appointed to lay off and allot to Nancy Mason widow of James Mason Decd. her years allowance out of the crop, stock and provisionsof her deceased husband, having filed a descriptive list showing a deficiency to the amount of One hundred and Nine 50/100 Dollars ($109.50). It is therefore ordered, adjudzed & Decreed that the said Nancy Mason _____ of the personal representative of the said James Mason the said Sum of of One hundred and Nine 50/100 Dollars to be paid when personal assets come to his hands, together with the costs of this proceedings. Apl. 6th 1882 Jas. W. Wahab, Clerk
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