Houston Rorex et al.v. Rachel Rorex Wilson et al.v.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Houston Rorex et al.v. Rachel Rorex Wilson et al.v.
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Contested

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
35
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Mary Rorex (unmarried) died w/will, leaving most of estate to sister Rachel, w/remainder interests to Rachel's children Mary Wilson Siler & Raymond Wilson. Will contest filed by Mary's other siblings: brothers Houston & Frank; Elizabeth Lee, Wassie Henry, & Walter & Ed Henderson (children of Mary's dec. sister Lucy); & Reah Roper, Vina Simpson & Eutie Jones (children of Mary's dec. sister Hannah). Defendants claimed will invalid due to Rachel's undue influence.