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Re: Nathan Fletcher, Amelia County, VA,. 1791
Posted by: Bobby Christall (ID *****3192) Date: July 26, 2012 at 07:16:12
In Reply to: Re: Nathan Fletcher, Amelia County, VA,. 1791 by Glenice Norton of 6787

O.K., let me see if I can clarify this a bit. Nathan Fletcher son of James who died in 1733 married Sarah Robertson, daughter of Henry Robertson and his first wife. (He didn't marry Tralucia until 1762, and by then Nathan and Sarah were married and having children)
Here is a partial transciption of the case:
"At a Court for Lunenburg County the 13th day of September 1798 Nathan Fletcher, and Sarah his wife; Ann Irby; Chloe Shelton; Charles Baily and Mary his wife; Vincent Shelton and Lurana his wife complaints against Christopher Robertson Warring Peter Robertson, Peter Robertson executor of Henry Robertson deceased. On the motion of the Complaintants by their attorney, it is decreed and ordered, that unless the defendants file their anser written two months the complainants bills shall be taken for confessed and the matter thereof ordered accordingly. Test William Taylor CSC. Lunenburg County
[page 2] The joints answer of Christopher Robertson and Warning Peter Robertson executors of Henry Robertson et al to the bills in Chancery exhibited against therein Lunenburg County Courts, by Nathan Fletcher and other complainants these respondents now and et all times thereafter saving and serving to themselves all benefit of exception to the many imperfections in said bill contained, for answer there unto they say, that with regards to the cattle, hoses, sheep, hogs and furniture which carry into their hands after the deceased of said Tralucia Robertson and also the value thereof and respondents beg to refer to the accounts of law therof which took peace sum short time after the deceased of said T. Robertson which accounts is hereunto annexed, that William Robertson and Henr Robertson are still alive being also two sons of the said Henry Robertson deceased by his first wife. That Dolly Lester wife of Frederick Lester, David Robertson, Daniel Robertson, Edward Robertson, William Henry Robertson and Jno Robertson, all children of said testator of his last wife, and their respondents are informed as all equally entitled to said complainants of these respondents (who are also two sons of said testator) to their respective share or portion of said inheritance before mentioned in their respondents therefore can have no objection to adecree being issued up for such or division as will further justify. This respondents to comply with providing the several claimants ... to refund to these respondt their respective proportions of the said estate...

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