Petition #20285001


The widow of the late John Rhem, Ann, and her new husband, John Welch, petition the court to force the administrators of Ann's late husband to settle the estate. Joseph Rhem died in 1846 possessed of a considerable property, including twenty slaves. Ann Welch asks that she be given her widow's dower, a third share of the estate, to the value of the estate as it is calculated under proper management.

Result: Granted; appealed; reversed; appealed.

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Repository: University of Arkansas at Little Rock, School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas