The following collection includes some estate papers for Joel. Images 10 and 11 are a petition to the court for permission to sell Joel’s land. All the heirs are listed.
North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979, Person County, N, Newman, Joel https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-28520-22118-77?cc=1911121&wc=MMB7-4CJ:n1811237039
The bill of complaint of Kinchen Newman Rebecca Wall James A. Link + wife Catherine Thrivet Newman Mary Warrin -- Hickman + wife Franky Joel Newman Veny? Eliza Martha + Milly Newman minor heirs of Robt Newman decd who sue in his behalf by their next friend Jol (Joel?) Newman
....that Joel Newman Senr. decd. departed this life some time in August last seized and possessed of the following tract of land to wit....containing about two hundred acres more or less....and left him surviving as his legal represintaries(?) your petitioner Kinchen Newman a son Rebeca Wall a daughter intermarried with David Wall now dead* Catherine a daughter with Jas A. Link Thrivet Newman Mary Warren a daughter Franky a daughter intermarried with -- Hickman* Joel Newman a son + Winey(?)*, Eliza, Martha + Milly minor children who represent their decd father Robt. Newman a son + none(?) others + they are tenants in common
*Rebecca Wall had sent a power of attorney from Kentucky to her son Robert to secure her share. Frances Newman first married Jacob Vanhook; she then married Snodon Hickman in Tennessee. I couldn’t read the name of Robert’s fourth daughter in either place.