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Mrs. Nancy F. Ogletree

Petition for Homestead


Georgia Spalding County

            To the ordinary of said county. The petition of Nancy F. Ogletree showeth that she is the widow of Benjamin F. Ogletree late of said county deceased that she has three children under sixteen years old Is the head of a family she attached hereto a schedule of personal property with the description of the real estate belonging to her deceased husband upon whose estate no administration has been granted all of which said personal property and land she claims to be exempt from levy and sale under the homestead law of said state and should be set apart under said law for the benefit of herself and children and your petitioner prays that your honor will grant an order directed to the county surveyor of said county to lay off a homestead out of the lands of her deceased husband for herself & children in terms of the law in such cases made and provided thereto the proper notice of the application be published Nov. 10th 1868

                                                                        Nancy F. Ogletree Petitioner

Schedule of real estate & Personal Property

One dark horse mule $125.                                                                   $125.00

Two milch cows 3 yearlings 15 head hogs & 4 sheep                               70.00

One wagon 25. carriage75. one 1 horse wagon 10.                                 110.00

Farming tools plows hoes & C                                                               4.00

Two feather beds mattresses & 3 bed steads & bed clothing                   75.00

Six chairs 2 tables, clock, chest 2 trunks & cubboard                       10.00

Cooking utensils & Cooking stove                                                       32.00

One loom $1. Spinning Wheel $1 & crockery & cutlery                             9.00

                                                                         Nancy Ogletree

 Filed in office Nov.10th 1868            F. D. Dismuke  Ordinary

Spalding County court of Ordinary

At chambers Nov. 24th 1868

The within proceedings having been examined and the law complied with in other respects citation having been published and no objections filed the same is approved.

                                                                        F. D. Dismuke Ordinary

Approved Nov. 24 1868

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis

Spalding Co. Homestead Records Book B pages 15-19

Ga. Archives Drawer 163 Box 69

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