Dr. Samuel F. Stephens

 
The Cartersville American
Cartersville, Georgia
September 1, 1886, page 2
 
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Executor’s Sale.
Georgia – Bartow County.

By virtue of the power rested in me by the last will and testament of Samuel F. Stephens, late of said county deceased, will be sold before the court house door in Cartersville, said county, on the first Tuesday in October, 1886, within the legal sale hours the following property, to-wit: The plantation known as the Turner place, in the 17th district and 3rd section of Bartow county, Ga., composed of lots numbers 1266, 1268, 1269, 1270, 1271, 1250, 1256, 1198, and 1199, containing 360 acres, more or less.  200 acres, more or less, cleared, balance well timbered.  Improvements good, and finely watered with permanent water – Dry Creek running through the place, and is a very fine farm.  Sold as the property of the estate of Dr. Samuel F. Stephens for the purpose of distribution.  Terms of sale – one half cash, balance in one and two years, with interest at 8 per cent per annum from date of sale.  Bond for titles given.  This 30th August, 1886.

Jas. E. Stephens, Ex’r of Sam’l F. Stephens, Dec’d.

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The Cartersville American
November 17, 1886, page 2

Executor’s Sale.
Georgia – Bartow County.

By virtue of the power vested in me by the last will and testament of Samuel F. Stephens, late of said county deceased, will be sold before the court house door in Cartersville, Bartow county, Ga., on the first Tuesday in December, 1886, within the legal sale hours the following property, to-wit: (unless the same should be sold at private sale before said day.)

The tract of land known as the Dr. Samuel F. Stephens homestead, situated in the village of Stilesboro, in the 17th district and 3rd section of Bartow county, Ga., containing four hundred acres, more or less, bounded by lands of J. S. Beasley on the east, Thurmond lands on the South, by the lands of Dr. E. C. Jones, Thos. K. Sproull and J. R. Henderson, Mrs. Hoyle on the West, and by lands of Frank Colbert, John Milam, Wm. Hammond and J. S. Beasley on the North – about 350 acres cleared, the balance in timber.  Several settlements for tenants on the place, also good wells.

Also two timbered lots containing 40 acres each, more or less, in the 17th Dist. and 3rd section of Bartow county and known as a part of the Center place.

Sold as the property of the estate of Dr. Samuel F. Stephens for the purpose of distribution.  Terms of sale – one third cash, one third in one year and one third in two years, with interest at 8 per cent per annum from date of sale.  Bond for titles given.  This land will be sold as a whole or in tracts to suit purchasers. The several divisions and the whole property will be shown to any person on application to the undersigned, or Mrs. M. R. Stephens, at Stilesboro, Ga.  This 2nd November, 1886.

Jas. E. Stephens, Ex’r of Sam’l F. Stephens, Dec’d.

 

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