Abbeville District Ordinary's Office
Box 170 Pack 4560
W. B. Roman and Mary Cobb applied for Letters of Administration on the Estate of John Willis Cobb on 20 December 1865. Letters were granted that same day.
Administration Bond of three thousand five hundred dollars was bound by William B. Roman, Mary P. Arnold, William J. Arnold & Robert Jones.
Appraisers appointed were Robert P. Buchanan, Alex. Ellis, Wm. Mundy, John Turner and Simeon Waites or any three or four of them. All four signed their names in the presence of Moses Taggart.
Buyers at the Sale were Mary P. Cobb, widow; Miss Emma Cobb, C. A. Cobb, A. J. Buchanan,
Dr. T. R. Gary and F. A. Connor.
Settlement of the Estate was made 13 & 14 February 1872. Present were W. B. Roman and Mrs. Cobb Admr and Admrx. Also A. J. Buchanan in riight of his wife Victoria and Emma Cobb Distributees.
The following people signed receipts for their shares:
1. W. H. Cobb
2. Perrin & Cothran, attorneys for M. P. Cobb
3. Perrin & Cothran, attoneys for Andrew J. Buchanan & wife
4. The whole share of Charles A. Cobb assigned to W. Bowman Admr of A. J. Buchanan, of said Estate as per settlement.
5. Perrin & Cothran, attorneys for Emma Cobb
6 & 7 The shares of Thomas A. Cobb and Andrew Willis Cobb paid to Mary P. Cobb, Guardian
Notes by Grace Lee: John Willis Cobb was the son of Charles C. Cobb and Mary Polly Arnold Cobb.
Photocopied from the original papers and excerpted by me.
Grace S. Leemygenes@alltel.net