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Hamby Family Documents


Micajah Hamby's 1845 Land Grand

Tallapoosa County, Alabama
01 July 1845

Micajah Hamby Land Grant

Land deeds from Benjamin Borden to George Hendry

Abstracts
Augusta and Frederick Counties, Virginia
transcribed by Renaee Marotte, noted 19 April 2001

Book 3, pg. 10-,Dec. 03, 1752.

(Lease) Between Benjamin Borden of County of Augusta (to) George HENRY and Deborah his wife of county of Frederick...consideration of five shillings...a certain part or divident of a lott of land No. 3 being part of a greater Tract of land of three thousand one hundred and forty three acres (of) land granted by patent to Benjamin Borden deceased father to the above named Benjamin Borden called Bordens Marsh...containing three hundred acres...yeilding and paying the rent of one pepper corn on Lady Day next...wit: none Recorded: Dec. 06, 1752 B. Borden

Book 3, page 11-Dec. 04, 1752,

(Release) Between Benjamin Borden of County of Frederick (to) George Henry and Deborah his wife late Deborah Borden of County of Frederick...consideration of one Hundred pounds...half part of a lott of land of six hundred and eight acres being part of a greater tract of land of three thousand one hundred and forty three acres granted by patent to Benjamin Borden deceased father of the above Bejamin Borden called Bordens Marsh... Wit: none Recorded: Dec. 06, 1752 B. Borden.

Will of Deborah Borden Hendry

Frederick Co., VA., will book #6, pgs. 469-472
Transcribed by Renaee Marotte

"In the name of God amen, I Deborah Hendry of this county of Frederick, and state of Virginia, being aged and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to god, calling to mind the mortality of my body do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner following, I recommend my soul unto the hand of the almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buryed in decent manner at the descretion of my executors, and with respect to such worldly estate wherewith god hath been pleased to bless me in this life. I give and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.

Itum it is my will and desire that the tract of land containing two hundred acres whereon I now live should be sold at the highest price that can be got for it and when the executors is paid for their trouble of selling the two hundred acres the remainder of the money is to be equally divided as followeth viz. three parts of the money equally divided between my three sons viz. William Hendry Abraham Hendry and Isaac Hendry and the fourth part that should have been my deceased son George Hendrys right to be equally divided between my four daughters viz. Betty Borden, Rebecah Duncan, Nancy Worley and Mary Umfries agreeable to the last will and testament made by my husband George Hendry decast

Itum it is my will and desire that my burying ground or grave yard should not be sold but to be kept for a burying place for me and my heirs forever and that the same quantity of land contained in my grave yard be taken off of my one hundred acre tract adjoining to before mentioned two hundred acres~

Itum it is my will and desire that the remainder of my one hundred acres after the bigness of my grave yard is taken off should be sold that is to say the well the buildings and plantations thereunto belonging for the highest price that can be got for it in silver money.

Itum, it is my will and desire that my son William Hendry should have five pounds sterling out of the money that the remainder of my one hundred acre doth foth and the remainder of the money excepting what pays the executors for the selling of the remainder of my one hunddred acres I give and bequeath to my two sons Viz. Abraham Hendry and Isaac Hendry and my two grand daughters Elizabeth Worley and Mary Worley to be equally divided between them.

Whereas a certain Thomas Campbell jailer in Winchester, Frederick County when my husband was in jail took the advantage of his necessity and he not being in his proper senses he signed a deed for the conveyance of three hundred and sixty acres of land which land I give and bequeath all my right titled and claim that my husband gave me unto my two daughters viz. Nancy Worley and Mary Umfres and my grand daughters Mary An Hendry to be equally divided between them and their heirs and assigns forever,

Itum it is my will and desire that my two duaghters viz. Betty Burden Rebeccah Dunkin should have but five shilling a piece and of my estate they both being very disobedient children

Itum it is my will and desire that Nancy Worley should have my saddle, Item it is my will and desire that Mary Umfries should have my best gound [gown?], and all the rest of my wearing apparel is to be divided between Nancy Worley and her two daughters Elizabeth Worley and Mary Worley, whereas I empowered my brother Joseph Borden to sue for a part of my father's moveable estate which I had not received, for which he the said Joseph Borden is to have one half for his cost and trouble and the other half I give and bequeath to my two sons viz: Abraham Hendry and Isaac Hendry.

Itum it is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral charges except selling the land be paid out of my moveable estate and the remainder of my moveable estate I give and bequeath to my two sons Viz. Abraham Hendry and Isaac Hendry. I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint William Davis and Thomas Berey executors of this my last will and testament revoking all others by me heretofore made in testimony whereof I have (unreadable word) to set my hand and seal this 24th day of September 1796.

Deborah Hendry (her seal)

Witnesses
John Elkins (his mark)
John Hathaway
Charles Forguson

This will has been transcribed without any changes made to the spelling. It is ver batim. RM

Page 472-same book. "At a court continued and held for Frederick County the second day of July, 1799. This last will and testament of Deborah Hendry de was proved by the oath of John Elkins and Charles Forguson two of the witnesses-thereto and ordered to be recorded. Then as Berey one of the executors therein named, in open court refused to take upon himself the burden of the execution thereof which is ordered to be certified.

J.A. Keith CFC
Clerk of Frederick County

Will of David Brown Sr.

May 1st 1843
Greene County, Tennessee
Posted by Bill Holder on Sun, 31 Jan 1999

--- May 1st 1843 p.422
State of Tennessee, Greene County:

I David Brown, Sr. of the County of Greene, and the state of aforesaid, being of sound mind and memory, aged about seventy years of age, do make and publish this as my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at anytime made.

1. I give my soul to God, who gave it.

2. I direct that my funeral expenses, and all my just debt, be paid as soon after my death as possible, out of any moneys that I may die possessed of, or may first come into the hands of my executors.

3. I give unto my beloved wife her bedsteads, and beds and covers, that now belong to them, one cased clock.

4. And it is my will that my wife shall remain on my place where I now reside, if she chooses to stay, and have a good support yearly, while she remains my widow of my place. And if she does not remain my widow, my executors is not to pay her anymore support, and if she does not stay on my place, she must have yearly 15 bushels of corn, one hundred weight of pork, yearly, while she remains my widow.

5. I now leave in the hands of my executors all my lands left to Joseph Brown, and David Brown, Jr., and if Joseph Brown and David Brown Jr., does settle on my place, and does well, and pays Sylvanus Brown one horse, least worth sixty fine dollars in trade, also Joseph Brown and David Brown Jr. is to pay all my just debts. Each one of the two boys is to pay equally in twelve months, and if they do not settle my debts in twelve month, my executor is to settle my debts, and pay Joseph Brown and David Brown Jr. one horse beast a piece worth sixty five dollars each in trade, and Joseph Brown, and David Brown Jr., ans Sylvanus Brown no more is to have, no more of my estate

6. Give unto my son, Jothem Brown, two dollars in trade, if he applies in twelve months, and if not, to remain in the hands of my executor, and no more of my estate.

7. Give unto my daughter Polly Tompson, two dollars in trade, if he applies in twelve months, and if not, to remain in the hands of my executor, and no more of my estate.

8. Give unto my son John's two heirs, and I know their names not, two dollars in trade, if he applies in twelve months, and if not, to remain in the hands of my executor, and no more of my estate.

9. I Give unto my daughter Marthy, one burro, and the reason why she has waited on me more than the rest.

10. I want all my household and kitchen furniture, and farming utensils, and all my furnishable property, to be sold and equally divided after giving twelve months credit, by giving bound and security, my three daughters, namely Marthy Brown, Pheby Tucker, Nancy Holder.

11. As for William Brown, my son, he claims none of my estate.

William ( X ) Brown

12. lastley to the end, I do hereby nominate, and appoint William Brown my executor in witness whereof I do to this my will set my hand and seal.

15th day of January 1845
David ( X )Brown Sr.
seal

Attest:
Lemuel Jones
Richardson ( X ) Price

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