Georgia Reports Volume 1

Georgia Reports Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...Alexander, in Muscogee Superior Court, at May Term, 1846. The facts shown by the bill, so far as they are material to this question, being stated in the opinion of the Supreme Court, it is deemed_unnecessary to set them forth here. HINES Horxr and G. E. Tuomss, for the plaintiff in error. HENRY L. BENNING, for the defendants in error. By the Court--W.iRi'r;R, Judge. It appears, from the record in this case, that James Beal, late of the county of Richmond, departed this life, leaving a will, whereby he disposed of his property, and appointed Robert Beal, Walton Harris, and Bennett Crafton, his executors, to execute the same. By one clause of the will of the testator, he bequeathed certain property to his executors, in trust for his two grandchildren, Elizabeth Tankersly Crafton and Samuel Bennett Crafton, to be distributed, as they should marry or become of age. Robert Beal, only, qualified as the executor of James Beal; the other two executors did not qualify. Before the trust was entirely executed by the executor, Robert Beal, under the clause ofthe will above mentioned, he departed this life, in the month of June, 1840, intestate, in the possession of the said trust estate. In the month of September following the death of Robert Beal, Bennett Crafton, one of the executors of James Beal, came forward, and qualified as such executor. Martha Bea, the widow of Robert Beal, the first-qualified executor of James Beal, took out letters ofadministration on the estate of her deceased husband, and thereby became possessed of the trust property belonging to the estate of James Bea. Afterwards, she intermarried with Nathan Bea, who became administrator, 'in right of his wife Martha. Bennett Crafton, as the executor of James Beal, more

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  • United States
  • English
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