Robert Crafton Will - Father of Elizabeth Sammons


(father-in-law of Robert Sammons
father of Elizabeth Crafton Sammons)

Williamson Co. TN

I John Crafton being of perfect mind and memory considering the uncertainty of
life do make and appoint this my last will and Testament......
		John Crafton bequeathed unto his wife Elizabeth, their tract of land
during her life...... and several slaves......
bequeathed unto his son Robert Crafton, grandsons, George Crafton,
Dennis Crafton, Richard Crafton, and Daniel Crafton several slaves......
bequeathed unto his daughter Jemima Craig 1 slave.
bequeathed to his granddaughter Nancy Wade Craig 1 slave.
bequeathed to his daughter Sarah Bennett Shelburn $100
bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth Sammons his two cows & calves
bequeathed to his daughter Mary Singleton Cole 1 slave for 7 years.
bequeathed to his grandson Daniel Crafton $100 He appointed his wife Elizabeth, Andrew Craig and Daniel Wilkes 23rd day of December 1815. Witnesses: James Hardon and Samuel Cole The will was produced into open court April Session 1816 for probate. Book B - Page 220 There is 11 pages of Inventory. Included was: One note on Robert Sammons for thirty five barrels of corn due the 10th of Oct 1812 one Whisson?/Whipson Robert Sammons 3.12 1/2 one lasin? Robert Sammons 7.50 75 lbs bacon @ 13cts pd Robert Sammons 9.75 87 lbs bacon @ 13cts pd John Sammons 11.31 77 lbs bacon @ 13cts pd Robert Sammons 10. 1 8 barrels corn Robert Sammons 10.-- Additional Inventory: John Sammons for one braim? harfe? 15.-- #24 Robert Sammons for 35 Barrels Corn (not priced in the Inventory) There are 31 pages in the John Crafton Will and Inventory.

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Charlotte Curlee Ramsey

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