Re: 1804 & 1805 Land Deeds from John Cooley to sons in Stokes Co., NC

From: The Cooleys <lvcooley5_at_cox.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 20:33:48 -0700

Perhaps she had already passed on by 1804.

Jim Cooley

On 6/4/2012 4:27 PM, Mary Lou Cooley wrote:
> Does anyone know why John's spouse was not included in the three land deeds?
> I have seen deeds without spouses included and assumed they must have been
> dead. What about dower rights? Most land deeds that I have seen include a
> statement that the spouse had been questioned personally& separately from
> her spouse to ascertain whether she willingly was giving up her dower
> rights. Were land laws differ from state to state?
>
> Mary Cooley
>
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