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Description: Notice of Petition to Sell Real Estate - Othneil RiceDate: November 26 1885
Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL
Source: Madison County, AL Library
Page/Column: Page 2, column 6
Petition to Sell Real Estate
State of Alabama—Madison County
REGULAR NOV. TERM COURT OF PROBATE
Nov. 19, 1885}
Estate of Othneil Rice, deceased.
This day came Geo. W. Fowler, Administrator of the estate of Othneil Rice, deceased, late a resident of the county of Madison, State of Alabama, and presents to the Court his written petition, duly verified by oath, asking and praying an order and proceedings from the Court authorizing him, as such Administrator, to sell certain real estate described in said petition, belonging to the estate of said decedent, and situated and being in the county of Madison, State of Alabama, on the grounds and for the reason that there are debts against said estate and it is necessary to sell said land for their payment. It is considered, ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Court that the 4th day of January, 1885, be and is appointed a day on which to hear, consider and determine said petition, together with the proof submitted in support of the same. It is also ordered that notice of the filing of the petition, the nature of the same, and the time appointed by the Court for the hearing thereof, be given, by publication for three successive weeks, in the INDEPENDENT, a newspaper published in this county, to Rufus A. Dennis, Edner I. Dennis and ------ Dennis (given name unknown) who are minors and who reside in Lincoln County, Tennessee, P. O. unknown, who are non-residents of the State of Alabama, at which time all persons interested can appear and contest said petition, if they see proper to do so.
WILLIAM RICHARDSON, Judge of Probate.