James Corley Probate Records

Transcribed and contributed by Joe M. Walker
October 14, 2004

Sometime before 1837 Jerimiah Corley passed away and on July 20, 1837 his widow, Mary Corley, married Mathew Sellers. In 1842 final settlement of his estate was made and this is a copy of those records.

Transcription of Record

Orphans Court Records of Henry County ,Alabama  Book A  pg.  291
The State of Alabama  } Orphans Court in Vacation April 25,1842

Henry County } Now at this term came Mathew Sellers administrator declines now } on the estate of Jerimiah Corley late of said county deceased and having given notice according to the statute, makes final settlement with Court on said estate and on such settlement there appears to be in the hands of said administrator the sum of One Hundred Eleven 52/100 Dollars to be divided between the widow & five children.

Wherefore it is ordered that the said administrator do pay unto the widow who is the present wife of said administrator the sum of Twenty Two 30/100 Dollars it being one fifth part of said estate as her distributive share & file the receipt when first in this office.
Ordered that the said administrator pay unto James Standly husband of Mahala , one of the heirs to said estate the sum of Seventeen 85/100 Dollars & take the receipt therefore & file in this office.

Ordered that the said administrator pay unto James B. Standly, husband of Marabelle one of the heirs to said estate the sum of Seventeen 85/100 Dollars take the receipt therefore & file in this office.

Order that the said administrator retain the distributive shares of the other thus minor heirs of said estate until further orders from this Court.

Seymor White Judge C.C.H.C.

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