Estate of Joseph White Legal Document1831

Descriptive Summary

Title
Estate of Joseph White Legal Document1831
Creator
White, Joseph
Extent
1 item
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is a legal document written October 4, 1831, attesting the death and heirs of Joseph White, of Rockbridge County, Virginia. According to the document, White died in 1816 while on a journey to Kentucky. He left as heirs his widow, Ann, and six "infant children," then all under twenty-one years of age. In 1831 the two youngest children, Eliza and William, were still under twenty-one. Two of White's sons, John and Zechariah, had died in the years since the elder's death. At the time this document was written, Ann White lived with Eliza, William, and another daughter, Hannah, in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The remaining child, Ann White Caldwell, lived with her husband in Christian County, Kentucky.
Arrangement: Chronological
County: Christian