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Children of Turner Dixon: Petition, Fauquier County

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[Page] 1 To the Honourable General Assembly of Virginia. The undersigned children and representatives of Turner Dixon late of the County of Fauquier respectfully represent that the said Turner Dixon departed this life on or about the 20th day of March in the year 1820 Intestate having Maria Dixon his widow and the following children to wit: Elizabeth, Henry, Mary, Jane, Turner, George B., Edward, William, Alice, John, Alexander; of whom Alice, John, Charles, Lucious, and Alexander are now infants under the guardianship of their uncle Thomas Turner Esqr. of the same county. That Elizabeth the oldest daughter of the said Turner intermarried during his life with Alexander B. Scott and hath since the death of her Father departed this life leaving her said husband surviving but without children. That Willliam Dixon hath also since died an Infant intestate and unmarried. The said Turner Dixon was at the time of his death [illegible] and possessed of a large Landed Estate in the County of Fauquier and a number of slaves and other personal estate. That the said Alexander B. Scott took administration on his estate which was subsequently revoked and administration now granted Scott who has discharged all the debts and paid a balance remaining in his hands into Bank. Fy-1