Can anyone help me with this Saverance and Bell Connection?
Sarah Ann Severance born abt. 1815 married William J. Bell born abt. 1801; died 14 Jun 1861; Resident of Lamar, SC.(*See Sumter Probate Records Below)
Children of Sarah & William J. Bell: Robert W. Bell William N. Bell Harriet E. Bell Clarissa H.M. Bell Hester Ann R. Bell Joseph J. Bell Henry Edward Bell George Elifus Bell
Sarah is said to be d/o Robert Severance (s/o Thomas Severance & Susannah Murrell) and Harriet Huggins (d/o John Huggins & Elizabeth White Simmons)
Sumter Co., SC, Probates. Bundle 165, pkg 13, Inventory 4 Dec 1840, Robert Saverance. Appraisers: James H. Huggins, John Mims, William P. (?), Robert M. Saverance.
Summons in Partition: (?) Saverance vs. others H. Saverance et al.
State of SC- To Harriet Saverance, Paul Saverance & wife, & John B.B. Simmons, Guardian ad litons for the legal Heirs & representatives of Robert Saverance who died intestate Greetings- You are hereby requested to appear at the court of Ordinary to be held at the Sumter Courthouse for such district on 15 Jan 1842- the real estate of Robert Saverance in the said District UPPER SALEM, on the waters of Lynches Creek bounded by the lands of W. Scott, Z. Bell, Mary Muldrow containing 197 acres, originally granted to Frederick Bell, should not be delivered or sold allotting to the said Harriet Saverance 1/3 part and the remainder portion to the said heirs.....3 Jan 1842. W. Lewis, Ordinary John B. F. Simmons appointed guardian for the minor heirs Jan 1842. Real estate adjoining is not worth more than $1,000, by John E. Dennis and William Green.
Sept 26, 1845- Paul S. Saverance ack. receipt of $5 from Wm Lewis as his share of the real estate of his father Robert Saverance, deceased.
Rec'd of W. Lewis- $5 for Redden Saverance, Margaret J. Saverance, myself, from the sale of the real estate of our father Robert Saverance, dec'd. Dec. 6, 1845 Signed: John J. Saverance.
Received of Wm Lewis - $5 from real estate of my father Robert Saverance, dec'd Dec. 6, 1845. Signed: Robert W. Bell [Did he mean grandfather, not father]
Rec'd for W. Lewis $5 for Sarah Anne and William J. Bell, it being money coming to them from the sale of the real estate of Robert Saverance, dec'd. Dec. 6, 1845 Signed: Joseph J. Saverance
Please pay Mr. John J. Saverance what is due me from the real estate of Robert Saverance, dec'd, & you will oblige Dec. 5, 1842 Signed: Margaret J. Saverance, Samuel G. Saverance, Redden Saverance, Sarah Ann Bell, William J. Bell.
Any information at all will be appreciated. Thank You in advance. Linda