Newport Mercury (Newport, Rhode Island) May 11,, 1928

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Newport Mercury (Newport, Rhode Island) May 11,, 1928  - There was an array of counsel, an all gathered...
There was an array of counsel, an all gathered before the bench for long consultation. With Mr. I'ecl t.am was Mr. DradforJ of Providcnc Messrs. Sheffield and Haire a:vl M Stockett of rrovidencc w e r e on t' other side. It Is Ihe estate of Anna E. Champlin. a colored woman of Jamestown, (supposed lo be worth |5,000) which is in question. At i: the trial proceeded. It wis ·iraed that the. heirs on the paternal ·ide. -have, been correctly decided by tb» probate court. Mr. Bradford called as first i ieso Kdna Ca4o:i of Providence, a relative. Her faUicr was Benjamin Hazanl. Her grandmother. Uicy Ann Ha^irJ. had a brother Wecdffli and sisters Hannah and Eliia .Weed*. Witness has a fistcr Ella Smith} Annio Wccdcn descend" from 'Hannah .WecJcn-ai did " ' TVeeden. Witnes.4 mentioned six men ttirs, her brother, l u i n g R. L. a.id pave the relationship . . . various other heirs. Mr. Peckham also questioned witness, en married a Draper, several sisters. Kate Wcc'l-

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  1. Newport Mercury,
  2. 11 May 1928, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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  • Newport Mercury (Newport, Rhode Island) May 11,, 1928

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