Mary E. Chappel, exe. of Dr. J. M. Chappel, dec. & in her own right v. Shirley Chappel (Clark) & M. G. Hamrick

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mary E. Chappel, exe. of Dr. J. M. Chappel, dec. & in her own right v. Shirley Chappel (Clark) & M. G. Hamrick
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Wills, Construction of

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
389
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Mary, widow of Dr. J.M. Chappel, dec, sued youngest daughter Shirley. Dispute re whether series of notes executed by M.G. Hamrick to Dr. Chappel, which he then endorsed to Shirley, were lifetime gift to Shirley or part of estate (so owned by Mary). Will left all to Mary except nominal $100 bequest to each of 3 children: Marie, James, Shirley (order of age). Chappel was successful optician (refractionist). Exhibits: promissory notes, cancelled checks, other financial docs. 2 folders.