The following collection includes some estate papers for Joel. Images 10 and 11 are a petition to the court for permission to sell Joelís land. All the heirs are listed.
North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979, Person County, N, Newman, Joel
The bill of complaint of
James A. Link + wife Catherine
-- Hickman + wife Franky
Veny? Eliza Martha + Milly Newman minor heirs of Robt Newman
decd who sue in his behalf by their next friend Jol (Joel?) Newman
....that Joel Newman Senr. decd. departed this life some time in August last seized and possessed of the following tract of land to wit....containing about two hundred acres more or less....and left him surviving as his legal represintaries(?)
your petitioner Kinchen Newman a son
Rebeca Wall a daughter intermarried with David Wall now dead*
Catherine a daughter with Jas A. Link
Mary Warren a daughter
Franky a daughter intermarried with -- Hickman*
Joel Newman a son
Winey(?)*, Eliza, Martha + Milly minor children who represent their decd father Robt. Newman a son
+ none(?) others + they are tenants in common
*Rebecca Wall had sent a power of attorney from Kentucky to her son Robert to secure her share. Frances Newman first married Jacob Vanhook; she then married Snodon Hickman in Tennessee. I couldnít read the name of Robertís fourth daughter in either place.
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