Probate, Absolom Brown, Sr., January 21, 1877
State of Florida, Lafayette County
State of Florida To the Hon
Judge of Probate of said county
In obediance to an order issued
from said Court being ratia(?) Decr. 26th AD 1876 to as directed appointing as
Commissioners to lay off and apportion Dower to Marian A Brown widow Absolum
Brown deceased late of said County, we beg leave to report as follows to
wit. We find the real estate of deceased to embrace Seventeen hundred and
Twenty (1720) acres of land subject to Dower. Having viewed and considered
the relative value of the whole tract, have apportioned as Dower Four hundred
(400) acres of land including never (?) cultivated lands described as follows,
to wit. E1/2 by W1/4 of NE 1/4 & NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Sec.
6.T.5.S.R.N.E. All of which with relative position of Dower to entire
tract is shown by subjoined plot Marke A.
Names of commissioners on next page.
(see hand drawn map of property at page 2 above)