Section 35-4-386

Patent to decedent vests title in his successors.

Where patents for public lands have been or may be issued pursuant to any law of the State of Alabama to a person who has died before the date of such patent, the title to the land designated therein shall enure to and become vested in the heirs, devisees, or those who have succeeded to the interest of such deceased patentee as if the patent had issued to the deceased person during life.

(Acts 1961, No. 891, p. 1405.)