Will Records of John Owens
Submitted by Marie V. Owens
Alabama Records Vol. 225 Bibb County, Alabama, Gandrud
Probate Min. Bk. C
Page 316 July 21, 1845 John Owens, deceased. Heirs:
To Berry (or Benj) Owens; Daniel Owens, Joseph Kitchel in right of wife Nancy, Wright Hinson in right of wife, Elizabeth, B. Rodes in right of wife Tillitha, Claracey Owens; to children of William Barnes by his wife Sarah, formerly Owens.
See Vol. 178 p. 30 for marriage of Wm. P. Roads to Purlitha Owens, 2 Nov. 1841. Vol. 194 p. 79 for marriage of Wright Hinson to Elizabeth Owens, 27 Aug, 1833; Vol 193 p. 39 for marriage of Wm. Barnes to Sarah Owens Dec 8, 1929; Vol 31 p. 33 for marriage of Joseph Mitchell to Nancy Owens, 25 Sept. 1823. (In 1850, she was 45 b. SC) In 1840, one John Owens 70-80.
Submitted by Jacque Otts
Minute Book C
Nov 6, 1843
p. 164 - Robert Parker, Sheriff, appointed adm. Of estate of John Owens, deceased.
p. 215 - Orphans Ct, May Regular Setting 1844
Robert Parker, adm of estate of John Owens, shows that estate of deceased is unable to pay debts and asked that notice be sent to parties concerned to show just cause why lands should not be sold. Five heirs: Berry Owens, Daniel Owens, Joseph Mitchell in right of his wife Nancy, Wright Hinson in right of his wife Elizabeth, B. Roads in right of his wife Tillitha.
p. 316 - 317 Special Sitting of Orphans Court, July 21, 1845
After debts paid, adm. has a balance of $26.65 to be distributed among heirs. Each heir to receive $3.80 ¾. Heirs: Berry Owens, Daniel Owens, Joseph Mitchell in right of his wife Nancy, Wright Hinson in right of his wife Elizabeth, B. Roads in right of his wife Tillitha, Classey? Owens, children and heirs of Wm. Barnes by his wife Sarah, formerly Sarah Owens.
Following from loose papers, Bibb County, Alabama
The State of Alabama
To Weeks Parker Coroner of Bibb County
You are hereby commanded to cite and notify Berry Owens, Daniel Owens, Joseph Mitchell in Right of his wife Nancy, Right Hinson in Right of his wife Elizabeth, B. Roads in Right of his wife Telittea? that Robert Parker Sheriff & by virtue of his office administrator of the Estate of John Owens deceased has filed in the office of the clerk of Bibb County Court his petition praying the Court to pass an order authorising him to sell the Real Estate belonging to said Estate and the Judge of said court has set apart the first Monday in June next to here any Reasons which may be offered why said Real Estate should not be sold Where you and Each of you can attend at the court house in and for said County on the Day above mentioned & share cause if any you have why said Lands should not be sold according to the prayer of petitioner. Witness Jno W. Suttle Ck of Bibb County Court May the 13th 1844.
Jno W. Suttle Clke
The State of Alabama
The administrator in complyance of the statute in such cases made and provided makes the following as a List of the names of the heirs of the Estate of John Owens Deceased to wit:
Berry Owens, Daniel Owens, Joseph Mitchell in Right of his wife Nancy formaly Nancy Owens, Wright Hinson in Right of his wife Elizabeth formaly Elizabeth Owens, B. Roads in Right of his wife Tilitha formaly Tilitha Owens, Cleracey? Owens & the children of William Barnes By his wife Sarah formaly Sarah Owens.
Robert Parker Admr.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2nd of June 1845.
Jno Suttle Clk.