An American Journey
The Genealogy of the Curbow-Montoya Family
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Cause 8854; J. M. Bedwell, et al v. R. H. Bedwell, et al; First Amended answer of R. H. Bedwell
Describes the assets of William Dawson Bedwell at the time of his death on 18 Dec 1867
Cause 8854; J. M. Bedwell, et al v. R. H. Bedwell, et al; First Amended answer of R. H. Bedwell:
"That heretofore William D. Bedwell, grandfather of this defendant, and the father of A. G. Bedwell, this defendants' father, died on, to-wit, December 18, 1867, and that at the time of the death of said W. D. Bedwell he was seized and possessed of about 720 acres of land known as two 320 acre Robert Barton Tracts including the land described and referred to in Plainiffs' Petition; that about 300 or 400 acres of said land was in cultivation at the time of his death; that he also left valuable personal property at the time of his death as follows, to-wit: 17 stock horses worth $510; four mules and one work horse worth $250; 7 yoke of oxen worth $175, hogs worth $105; 60 head of cattle worth $120; three wagons worth $150; over 8000 pounds of cotton worth $600; cash on hand $500."