AFFIDAVIT OF DEATH
STATE OF KANSAS,
In the Probate
Court in and for said County.
In the matter of the Estate of Elizabeth D. Brown
Late of said County, deceased.
On this second day of October
A. D. 1876, personally appeared before me, the undersigned, Judge of
said Court, Levi Scrivner who being by me duly sworn according
to law, doth upon his oath depose and say that
Elizabeth D. Brown died on the twenty ninth
day of September A. D. 1876, at
Leavenworth , County and State aforesaid; that to the best of
his knowledge and belief, the names and places of residence
of the heirs of the said deceased are as follows, to wit: Virginia Self, of Jackson county, Missouri, Margaret Calhoun,
Martha M. Scrivner, & ThomasBrown of Atchison county, Kansas,
Louisa Mellenger & Amanda Patton, in the state of Nebraska,Thomas
Pierce, Orlena Brown, Henry Brown, Fanny Brown, Merilda Brown & Margaret
Brown ofLeavenworth county, Kansas and that
the deceased died without a will as affiant verily believes.
And he further
states that the said Elizabeth D. Brown
died seized and possessed of real estate, consisting chiefly of
ninety acres of land in Leavenworth county, Kansas, stock & householdand kitchen furniture, corn crop in the ground all
of said personal estate to be estimated
to be worth about two hundred Dollars.
Your petitioner would therefore respectfully pray that
your Honor will grant Letters of Administration to him
the said Levi Scrivner.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, the day and year first above written. Sam D. Lecompte