Eleanor 'Nellie' Smith
d.BEF May 1849
m. 2 Jan 1803
Facts and Events
Ravenswood, formerly Mason County, VA is now in Jackson County, WV.
Proof of Eleanor's second marriage:
Clerk of Courts. Meigs Co., Ohio Chancery Records, v. A, 1826-1837. FHL 928430, pp. 120-123.Andrea Dietze, abstracted, 2004.Administrator of Samuel M. Jackson, dec’d. vs. the Heirs of Samuel M. Jackson, dec’d.Abstract: This is a petition to sell real estate to satisfy debt demands on estate of Samuel M. Jackson, decd. At July term 1828, the administrator cannot state residence of heirs. Some defendants are not residents of Ohio and “Eleanor, the widow of said Samuel M. Jackson dec’d who has since intermarried with one L. Lane & now resident in Mason County, Va.” Notice will be published in Athens Mirror for 9 weeks. James S. Hibbard appointed as guardian ad litem for minor children (Sally, Hezekiah, Nelly, Jane, Benjamin, George, Maria). At. Sept. 1828 term, papers brought proving publication of notice. Cause continued to Dec. 1828 term to allow defendants to respond. No answer on file. Cause continued to April term and approval given to Stivers to sell property. April 15, 1829 notice of sale. 24 June 1829, property sold to highest bidder, Hugh Brown.