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pages 436-438     Morgan Co., Ga., Superior Court, Sept. Term 1828: Owen H. Kenan, Judge. Application of Lucy Barton, widow of William Barton, late of said co., decd. She is entitled to dower of lands her husband died seized of, Lot 164 in 5th Dist. of originally Baldwin now Morgan Co., 202 1/2 acres, adj. land of Sterling Ammons & William Hays. Also, 2/3 of Lot 209, same dist., 135 acres, adj. land of Alexr. McCalpin & others. Also, part of Lot 183, same dist., 77 1/2 acres, adj. land of Alexr. Eliott & others. A majority of you are to lay off & assign to Lucy Barton 1/3 part for her dower & make return to the next court, 8 Sept. 1828. /s/ John W. Porter, clerk.
Morgan Co., Ga.: By Writ of Dower we laid off & assigned to Lucy Barton, widow of William Barton, decd., 1/3 part of land of the estate as her dower. It is part of Lot 164 in 5th Dist., the W. part of lot, 138 1/3 acres for & during her natural life, 7 Nov. 1828. /s/ Thaddeus Beall, John M. Butler, Alexander Elliott. Wit: Nathl. Allen, J.I.C. Plat: 138 1/3 acres, N. 45 E. 30 3/4 ch., N. 45 W. 45 ch., S. 45 W. 30 3/4 ch., meanders of branch to beg. Surveyed 7 Nov. 1828. /s/ Nathl. Allen, Surveyor. Superior Court, March Term 1829: Return made.
Morgan Co., Ga.: Lucy Barton of Morgan Co. relinquish all claim & title I have to 2 3/4 acres on N.E. cor., adj. Mrs. Head’s land & others, which was part of my dower in the division to estate of William Barton, decd., 13 Feb. 1829. /s/ Lucy Barton. Wit: John W. Butler, S. Harris, J.P. Recorded 22 June 1829, John W. Porter, clerk.

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