To the Judge of the Orphans Court of the County of Monmouth
The Commissioners appointed by an order made on the eighth day of November A.D. 1848, to divide certain land and real estate, situate in the County of Monmouth on application of John Chambers. John Chambers being entitled to the equal undivided one ninth part thereof, Phebe Stephens wife of John Stephens, Joseph Chambers, Hannah Moore, Margaret Reynolds wife of Enoch Reynolds and Mary child of Sarah Headly being each entitled to the one ninth part thereof; James, Ezekiel, Robert, Job, Jane and Sarah children of Job Chambers dec'd. being each entitled to the undivided one fifty fourth part thereof; Caleb, Ann, Augustus, George, Margaret, Maria, Emley, Louisa and Rachel children of Solomon Chambers, dec'd. being each entitled to the one eighty one part thereof; and Jane, Edith and Julia children of Abby Gravat being entitled each to the one twenty seventh part thereof, are of the opinion and do report that the tracts of land so ordered to be divided as aforesaid are so circumstance that a partition thereof cannot be made without great [unclear words] to the owner of the land. Opinion reported this 14th day of November 1848
signed Charles Allen
Thos. M. Perrine
The Court ordered the sale of the land November 8, 1848
The Commissioners advertised the sale of the land to be held at Public Auction
Sale of the land was held on Feb. 10, 1849 at public auction
Report of sale was given to the Court the same day. In all, about 300 acres were sold.
Researcher: Lenell M. Slaten, Ed.D.
A genealogist copied this Office of the Surrogate document May, 1982, from Microfiche No. 4209 at Monmouth County courthouse, Freehold, New Jersey
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