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2651 Valence's body was buried in Paris; however, his heart was buried at Winchester. Valence, Aymer de Bishop of Winchester (I11530)
 
2652 Vice Chamberlain and Chancellor, Queen Catherine of Aragon Poyntz, Robert (I9435)
 
2653 Vicomte d'Albi, Comte de Toulouse, Duc de Narbonne and Marquis de Provence Montfort, Simon IV de Lord of Montfort-l'Amaury (I11191)
 
2654 Viola Aretta McKinley, age 90, of White Plains, GA., died Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point, GA. Born in Greene County, Georgia on March 25, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Lawson McKinley and Minnie Askew McKinley. Aretta grew up in White Plains and was a member of White Plains Baptist Church. She was well loved and her gracious and generous spirit will be sorely missed by her family and many friends. She enjoyed playing with her doll, Ann, and playing bingo.

She is survived by two brothers, J. W. McKinley, Sr. of White Plains, GA and Lewis McKinley and wife Jewel of Milledgeville, GA; a number of nieces, Peggy Gibby and husband Dean of Commerce, GA, Frances Duvall and husband Melvin of Greensboro, GA, Betty Marchman and husband Mell of Greensboro, GA, Linda Moon and husband Roger of the Veazey Community, Shirley Caldwell and husband Emmett of Athens, GA, Miriam Davenport and husband Kenneth of White Plains, GA, Margaret McKinley of Gordan, GA, Evelyn Hunter of Macon, GA, Irene Grimes and husband Clarke of Eatonton, GA, Martha Ann Arrington of Aiken, SC, Helen Bryant of Monroe, GA and Joanne Gunter of Florida; a number of nephews, Alton McKinley and wife Yvonne of Gordon, GA, C. E. McKinley and wife Susie of Forest Park, GA and Richard McKinley and wife Gwendean of Marietta, GA; and a number of great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Earl McKinley and Walter McKinley; half-brothers, Edgar McKinley, Richard McKinley and Joe McKinley; and nephews, Carol McKinley, James W. McKinley, Russell McKinley, Raymond McKinley and Harvey Steve McKinley.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 23, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at the White Plains Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Lee officiating. Interment will follow in the White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Mell Marchman Jr., Melvin Duvall, Ken Stewart, C. E. McKinley, Alton McKinley and John Marchman. The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday before the service at White Plains Baptist Church.  
McKinley, Viola Aretta (I16908)
 
2655 VOLITA DICKINSON SHERMER, 95, died Monday. Funeral, 1 p.m. Wednesday, H. M. Patterson & Son, Oglethorpe Hill.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 25, 2003.
www.accessatlanta.com/ajc/epaper/editions/tuesday/metro_e3b561939021a1dd0081.html 
Dickinson, Volita (I1005)
 
2656 VVILLIAM M. BLANTON, one of the pioneers of Coweta county, was born in Oglethorpe county, Ga., May 13, I818. His father, Rev. Benjamin Blanton, was born and reared in North Carolina. He was a minister of the M E church, preaching in Charleston, S. C.. in 1796, coming thence soon after to Georgia, where he located on a farm, combining farming and merchandising. His wife Susannah, was born in Dublin, Ireland, her father, John Davis, a Welshman by birth, and an oflicer in the British army. Mrs. Blanton died February 19, I844 and her husband Sep. 5 of the next year. The son, Wlilliam, spent his early years on the farm, obtaining as much of an education as the opportunities of those days afforded. In May, 1836, he enlisted with Capt. Hills for the Creek war, under the command of Col. Porter; two years later he joined the company of Capt. Cook and served through the Cherokee war. He draws a pension for his service in these wars. After his return from the latter war he attended school for three years in Athens, Ga. Shortly after he served as justice of the peace for two years. Durlng the late war he served in what is familiarly known as "Joe Brown's pets." In 1873 and 1874 he represented Spalding county in the state legislature. Although he started in life with but little pecuniary means, by persevering effort he acquired a competency and, moreover, has given his children a good education and a fair start in life. He has had eleven children. five of whom are now living: William P., L. P., Anna, Julia and Mary. His Wife was Miss Julia Thompson whom he married Nov. 10, 1840. She was born in Greene county, Ga., April 9, 1821, and is the daughter of Thomas and Lucy Hester Thompson, North Carolians, who were among the early settlers of Georgia. Mr. and Mrs. Blanton are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, and they and their family have the respect and good will of all who know them.
 
Blanton, William McKendree (I0240)
 
2657 W. F. Connell identifies as a widower in the license. Family F6462
 
2658 Wake was a principal in calling for the abdication of the king in the parliament that was called for that purpose. He was subsequently named to the regency council chaired by his father-in-law, Henry of Lancaster.  Wake, Thomas 2nd Baron Wake (I12390)
 
2659 Walter commanded the allied force that was defeated by the Egyptian army of Ayyubid Sultan as-Salih Ayyub at the Battle of LaForbie (or Harbiyah), 17-18 Oct 1244. (The Christians were joined by a Muslim force under Al-Mansur Ibrahim whose advice to take a defensive position was not heeded. The loss effectively marked the end of Christian power in the Middle East.) Brienne was captured and died in prison. Brienne, Gauthier IV de Count of Joppa and Ascalon (I10939)
 
2660 Wardship of Isabel was granted by Henry II to Marshal in the Spring of 1189. Family F3125
 
2661 Warenne took the cross along with Louis VI Warenne, William III de 3rd Earl of Surrey (I11512)
 
2662 Warenne was defeated by William Wallace on ground that was advantageous to the otherwise outnumbered Scots. Warenne, John de Earl of Surrey (I11517)
 
2663 Warenne was in command of the force that invested the castle of Dunbar and then defeated Balioll's force of Scots that came to relieve the siege. Most of the gentry of Scotland was bagged, effectively ending military action, and Warenne was appointed the royal governor of Scotland. Warenne, John de Earl of Surrey (I11517)
 
2664 Warenne, along with 265 other magnates, was knighted by Edward, prince of Wales (subsequently, Edward II). Warenne, John de Earl of Surrey and Sussex (I11537)
 
2665 WARNER, Hiram, a Representative from Georgia; born in Williamsburg, Hampshire County, Mass., on October 29, 1802; received a good common-school training and acquired some knowledge of the classics; in 1819 moved to Georgia and taught school for three years; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Knoxville, Crawford County, Ga., in 1825; served in the general assembly 1828-1831; declined reelection; moved to Talbotton in 1830 and continued the practice of his profession; moved to Greenville; elected judge of the State superior court and served from 1833 to 1840; judge of the State supreme court from 1846 to 1853, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1857); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1856; appointed by Governor Jenkins as judge of the Coweta Circuit Court and served from 1865 to 1867, when he was appointed chief justice of the State supreme court; was subsequently elected and served until 1880, when he resigned; died in Atlanta, Ga., June 30, 1881; interment in Town Cemetery, Greenville, Meriwether County, Ga.  Warner, Hiram (I15752)
 
2666 Warren Thomas and his wife Cornelia were the last Stones to occupy Magnolia Crest, the Lowndes County plantation situated on the Alabama River which Warren inherited from his father. Stone owned 79 slaves and his land holdings have been estimated at over 1200 acres. His older brother, Barton, owned 3 houses and over 7000 acres of land in Montgomery and Autauga counties Stone, Warren Thomas (I5304)
 
2667 Warwick flees to Calais to regroup. Neville, Richard 16th Earl of Warwick, KG (I12890)
 
2668 Warwick spent most of his life secretly confined to the Tower of London. His death was likely the price of securing the marriage of the Infanta to Arthur and thus sealing an alliance with Spain. (Ferdinand and Isabella were concerned with the stability of Tudor Rule owing to continued Yorkist dissatisfaction and pretenders who were available to stoke it.) Warwick then was drawn into a conspiracy with another Tower resident, the pretender Perkin Warbeck, to depose Henry.  Plantagenet, Edward 17th Earl of Warwick (I894)
 
2669 Warwick was responsible for the young king's education from the death of his father to May 1436. Beauchamp, Richard de 13th Earl of Warwick, Count of Aumale, KG (I11442)
 
2670 We part to meet again.
In Memory of
Mrs. Mary W. Crossland,
w/o Jno. V. Crossland
who was born in Franklin
Co. No.Ca. October 23, 1800,
And died in Wilcox Co. Alabama
July 13, 1852.

In Memory of
Thomas Seltzer
s/o W.A. and N.S.Crossland
Born September 28, 1880
Died November 20, 1880.
OUR BABY

OUR DARLING

Lot:Bragg

Felicia Bragg Moore
d/o Lallie Tait and Willis Bragg
March 25, 1894-September 10, 1961
"Thy Will be done."

Only a private. No ribbon nor star
Shall gild with false glory in his name
But still as he lies in his unlonely cell.
Angels and seraph a legend shall tell-
How faithfully he loved, labored and fell-
True to his trust and God, who doth all things well.
Willis N. Bragg
1861-1913
Nephew of Gen. Braxton Bragg

Lallie E. Tait
w/o Willis N. Bragg
1865-1943
His beloved Wife.

Camden Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama

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Crossland, Mary W (I9693)
 
2671 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I0109)
 
2672 Weatherford refused to give any information about his children (4 boys). The neighbors "took to the swamp." Weatherford, Alexander McGillivray (I5176)
 
2673 Weir gives the date of 2 Sep 1189. Richard I King of England (I10833)
 
2674 Weir identifies Celicia de Dunbar as the mother of Walter. Family F6203
 
2675 While he devoted most of his life to agricultural research, Ruffin is best known as the "Fire-eater" who fired one of the first shots at Fort Sumter. Detesting the prospect of "Yankee" rule, he committed suicide after Lee's surrender at Appomattox. Ruffin, Edmund (I5116)
 
2676 While out sailing in the vicinity of Milltown, a boom toppled Jamie, Dick's 11 year old son, into Perdido Bay. Dick followed, but, unable to return to the boat, made for the Alabama shore with Jamie in tow. Both drowned. Hightower, W Richard (I5972)
 
2677 Widow of John Parmalee (d. 8 Nov 1659). Parmelee, Elizabeth (I17547)
 
2678 Widowed and enumerated in the household of her stepfather and mother. Miles, Samantha A (I6412)
 
2679 Widowed head-of-household. Children enumerated: William Wilkerson; Fannie S. Folsom; Georgia V. Folsom; William M. Folsom; and Cornelia Folsom. Folsom is spelled Folsome here. Williams, Queen Victoria (I1503)
 
2680 Wife: Margaret Stedham. Children: Jesse Stedham, Jr. (wife, Sarah M. Stedham), Andrew J. Stedham, Winifred Singleton (husband, Robert J. Singleton), Moses Stedham, Benjamin T. Stedham, Sarah M. Feist, and Georgia V. Stedham. Witnesses: Zachariah P. Scott, Charles Daniels, and David A. Moniac. Subscribed: 13 Oct 1856. Proved: 22 Jan 1857. Steadham, Jesse (I8235)
 
2681 Wikipedia's text content, in a nutshell, can be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license (CC-BY-SA); unless otherwise indicated, it can also be used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License. Source (S336470)
 
2682 Wilford Hoggatt versus Elizabeth Hoggatt, We, Adam Hollinger and Leonard Marburry, being appointed by Don Juan Antonio Bassett, Commandant of the Post of St. Stephens, to settle the dispute of property between Mr. Wilford Hoggatt and Elizabeth Hoggatt, and having heard the claim of said Elizabeth and the objections made by Wilford, are of the opinion that the said Wilford Hoggatt do immediately deliver to said Elizabeth Hoggatt two negroes, claimed by her, named "Toby" and "Jack", now at work with Mr. Gerald Byrn on the King;s eork in Pensacola; that in lieu of the negro woman sold to Mr. Kerney she shall be entitled to 21 head of cattle and $40 which she received at Natchez; that he, the said Hoggatte, shall pay to Elizabeth Hoggatt $100 for the compensation of the use of the two negro men, Toby and Jack, since she has been at Natchez. Signed: Adam Hollinger, Leonard Marburry, and Juan Antonio Bassett. 30 Nov. 1794. Book E, p. 350. Hollinger, Adam (I6470)
 
2683 Wilkes was the first of eight original counties created in the first state constitution on February 5, 1777. Oglethorpe was created on December 19, 1793 Lane, Richard Quinney (I16373)
 
2684 Will

Be it remembered that I Adam Hollinger of Washington County in the Mississippi Territory being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory, and seriously considering the uncertainty of life, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say... First I give and bequeath unto my wife Mary Hollinger the tract of land where on I now live containing 640 acres with its appertenances, likewise all my household and kitchen furnature, plantation utensils, bedding and cloathing, together with one third part of all the other property which I may be possessed of at my decease, after my just debts are paid, of whatever kind and denomination such property may be to have and to hold the whole of the property here in before granted bequeathed and devised and distributed among my children or the body of said Mary lawfully begotten in the manner hereinafter directed with regard to my other property. to have and to hold to them severally and to their several heirs executors, Adminstrators and assigns forever.

Secondly I give and bequeath devise unto my said children the residue of all my property both real and personal of whatever kind or nature it may be appropriated to their benefit and finally divided equally among them in the following manner. It is my will that the whole of my property shall remain in my wife's hands after my decease subject to the general control and superintendance of my executors nor shall any properties be sold but by the unanimous consent of my executors and executrix, except such articles as may be raised on my plantation or by my slaves which may be sold by my executrix with the consent of either of either the executors for the support of and education of my children, or other purposes necessaryly incident to the maintenance of my property. And the more effectonlly to answer their purposes, it is my will that a good overseer be employed from time to time by my executrix and executors or any two of them, to discharge the services usually performed by overseers.

But should my said wife marry then and from the time of her marriage she shall cease to have any control over my property, except that part thereof which is hereby expressly bequeathed to her during her life, and her power as executrix shall instantly cease and determine, and my executors shall place my property in such hands, of my family, and shall require from such person or persons as they may interest with the source or any part thereof a bond or bonds with ample security for any honest and faithful care of the source, and for the due return thereof.

And it is moreover my will that my children come to the ages following, viz,... my daughters to the age of eighteen years; and my sons the age of twenty one, that they be severally entitled to receive their portions of my property thereby given, bequeathed and devised to them. That is to say should there be then living at the time the first become of age as aforesaid five children of me and my wife Mary Hollinger, or their lawful descendants, then my executrix and executors shall endeavor to make a fair estimate of the value of each species of property coming to them, according to the true meaning and intention of this my last will and testament, reckoning land one species, negroes another, cattle another, and all kind of property another, and of each of these four species of property, such child so coming of age shall have the fifth part (provided there be five of the lawful descendants then living) as nearly as circumstances will admit of and where one of the remaining four come to age as aforesaid he shall or she shall receive his or her fourth part in like manner and so of the rest, -- but should any child die and leave no children, before having received his or her portion; then such portion shall be equally divided among the surviving children or their descendants, whether already having received their portion or not. Any child having received his share shall the same to them, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever.

And I hereby make, and constitute, and appoint my beloved wife Mary Hollinger executrix, and my friends Harry Toulmin and William Pierce of the said county, executors of this my last will and testament. And should either of my executors of this my last will and testament. And should either of my executors ---- unwilling to act, or having should desire to cease to do so; then I authorize them and my said executrix to appoint some good honest man to be executor in his place. And it is my desire that no appraisement be made of my property., legally due to me. And I appoint my said executrix and executors jointly guardians of my children and desire that particular attention be paid to their education and good conduct, that they may become useful and respectable members of society. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal on the ninth day of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand Eight Hundred and Eight.

Adam (his mark) Hollinger

delivered in the presence
of us the subscribing witness
Thomas J. Strong
Hardy R. Joinnigan
Robert Laird 
Hollinger, Adam (I6470)
 
2685 Will

In the name of God Amen I Josiah Cox of the County of Wayne and State of North Carolina being weake of body but of perfect mind and memory and calling to mind that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this to be and no other to be my last will and testament in the manner and form following viz

First my will and desier is that my wife Juda Cox have the use of my houses lands and firnature during her lifetime then my will is that my son Edmond Cox have all my land after paying to his two sisters that is to say to Anne Overman and Charity Musgrave five hundred dollars each and my will is that all my estate be kept together during my wifes lifetime

2 Item I give to my daughter Betta Cox my two namely Eda and Kneedham valued at eleven hundred dollars

3 Item I give to my daughter Salley Peelle ney two negroes name by Cader and Dicy

4 Item I give to my daughter Pheby Marin my negroes namely Winey valued at two hundred dollars and will further is that my son John Cox take the all the residue of my estate not given away and divide equally amongs all my daughters so as to make them all equil in the distribution of my estate namely Anne Overman, Charity Musgrave, Salle Peelle, Pheby Marin, Abey Marin and Betty Cox so as they may all shear and shear alike, and my will is that my son John Coxkeep the negroes he bought of Charles and Jesse Marin that I let them have and they not be considered as a part of my estat at my death, and I do hereby constitue and appoint my two sons John Cox and Edmond Cox my sole executors to this last will and testament in witness where of I have here unto set my hand and affixed my seal the 10th day of January in the year of our Lord 1819

Signed sealed and published in presents of us

Ezekiel Slocomb
Ephraim Overman


Wayne County Feby Term 1819

Then was the within will of Josiah Cox duly proved in open court by the oath of Ezekiel Slocumb a subscribing witness thereto and at the same time John
Cox
qual'd as Exo'r only

Test P. Hooks Clk



 
Cox, Josiah (I4574)
 
2686 WILL

In the Name of God Amen the Eighteenth Day Dece'r in the year of our lord Christ one thousand Seven hundred And Eighty Nine I ROBERT SIMMS SEN'R of the State of North Carolina and County of Wayne but very Sick and weak in body but of a Perfect mind and memory But Calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say. Principally and first of all I Give and Recommend my sole in to the hands of God that gave all and for my body I Recommend it to the earth to be buried in a Christian like and and Decent manner and as touching Such Worley estate where with it hath Pleased god to bless Me in this life I Give Devise and Dispose of the Same In manner and form following that is to say In tt Place I lend to my well beloved wife MARY SIMMS the Dwelling house land and Plantation and Griss mill house And Chicken Furnature with Negro man named ROGER and his wife CECK and one boy JACK and one boy POMPEY During her natural life and after her Death the same to be Due to my son BENJAMIN SIMMS.

Item I Give and bequeath to my well beloved son BRITAN SIMMS ten Shillings Sterling by Reason I Gave him as much before as my ability will aford.

Item I Give and bequeath to my beloved son JAMES SIMMS ten Shillings Sterling by Reason I have Gave him as mbefore as my ability will aford.

Item I Give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter KEZIAH DICKINSON ten Shillings Sterling by Reason I have Gave her as much before as my abiliwill aford.

Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Daughter MARY NEWSOM ten Shillings Sterling by Reason I have Gave her as much before as my abillity will aford.

Item I Give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter PENNELAPY DICKINSON ten shillings Sterling by Reason I have Gave her as much before as my ability will afford.

Item I Give and bequeath to my well Beloved son ROBERT SIMMS one Negro boy Named BOSTON to him And his heirs for eaver.

Item I Give and bequeath to my well beloved Daughter SUSANNA SIMMS one Negro Gairl Named RASHEL and one horse cot by value of twenty pounda and one feather bed and furnature To her and her heirs for eaver and if she should Deceas in her manothe same to become Due to my three sons BARNES SIMMS, ABRAHAM SIMMS & BENJAMIN SIMMS.

Item I Give and bequeath to my beloved son BARNES SIMMS one Negro Boy named CHARLES and all my land on the North Side of the long field Branch to the ___ fence whereit __ the __ then Direct Cours to o__ Ground field below the Road as fair as JOHN BAREFOOTS path and than all on the North Side of the P. Path to BAREFOOT line in Cludeing all the Improovements on that part of that land to him and his heirs for eaver.

Item I Give and bequeath to my beloved son ABM. SIMMS one Negor man named JIM and one Negro boy named PETER and one feather Bed and furnature and Runs on the Road goes to the foot of Mr. JOHN BAREFOOT path and thence to the old landing on the path goes to said BAREFOOT Loine and thence along his Loine to his Corner includeing all my Land above the Road on the South Side of Mr. JOHN BAREFOOTs Path.

Item I Give and bequeath unto my beloved son BENJAMIN SIMMS one Negro garl named CHANEY to him and his Heirs for Evar.

I Constitute and appoint to my well beloved son ROBERT SIMMS my hole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament in Witness whereunto I set my This day and year above Ritton.

ROBT. SIMMS (Seal).

Test: BENJA. COOK (his mark) SALLEY COOK (her mark) DANIEL DICKINSON.

B. I Give and bequeath to my well Beloved Sons BARNES SIMMS, ABRAHAM SIMMS and BENJAMIN SIMMS a Certain tract of land lying on the South Side of the Cobbs old mill Branch to be equally Divided amongst them. In witness whereunto I set my hand seal this the Eighteenth Day of Decem'r one thousand seven hundred and Eighty Nine.

ROBT. SIMMS (Seal).

Test. BENJA. COOK (his mark) SALLY COOK (her mark) DANIEL DICKINSON.
 
Simms, Robert II (I0453)
 
2687 WILL

In the name of God Amen, the tenth day of January 1751, I Joel Newsum of the County of Northhampton In North Carolina being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God therfore calling mind mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to dye, Do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and my body I Recommend to the earth to be buryed in a Decent Christian burial at the Discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the General Reflection Shall Receive the same again by the Mighty power of God and as to Such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give __ and dispose of the same in the following manner and form:

Item: I give and bequeath unto my son Hosea Newsum my plantation whereon I now live from the Swamp running up the Branch on the East side of the Plantation to the ___ line and eight head of cattle and eight head of hogs to his liking and one bed and furniture.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my son John Newsum all the rest of the land and Eight head of Cattle and Eight hogs to his choosing and one bed and furniture.

All the rest of my Estate I give equally divided between my son David Newsum and Joel Newsome and William Newsum, and Issac Newsum and my daughter Mary Newsum and of this my last will and testament ____ and constitute, nominate, and appoint my brother William Hilyard and John Duke my whole and sole Executors Revoking and Annuling of all former wills by me heretofore made, Ratified, Confirmed, this and no other to be my last will and testament.

Signes, Sealed, Published, Pronounced, and Delivered by the said testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us:

Signed: Joell Newsum (SEAL)

Robert Peelle (Quaker)
John Dickinson
Alexander O'Quinn

Northhampton County:
February 1752

The above written will of Joel Newsome Deceased was Exhibited into Court by John Duke one of the executors therein named and was proved by the affirmation by and oath of Robert Peele and Alexander O Quinn......"

Copy of Original Will in North Carolina Archives in Raleigh, North Carolina.


 
Newsom, Joel (I0370)
 
2688 Will

In the name of God Amen.

The fourth day of February in the year of our Lord God 1742.

I JOHN DICKINSON of North Hampton County in North Carolina Gentleman Planter being in health of Body & of Perfect mind & memory Thanks be Given unto God Therefore calling unto mind the Mortaility of my body & knowing that it is apointed for all men once to dye do make & ordain this my Last Will & Testament that is to say Principally & first of all I Recommend my Soul into the Hands of God that Gave it & for my Body I Recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like & decent manner at the Discreation of my Executers nothing doubting but at the Genearl Resurrection I Shall Receive the Same again by the mighty Power of God And as touching Such worldly Estate wherewith it hath Pleased God to bless me in this life I Give devise & dispose of the Same in the following manner & form.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my loving Wife REBECKAH DICKINSON one feather Bed & furniture & two Horses or mares & twelve Head of Cattle of her own Choosing of my ____ hole Stock of Sheep two Iron Potts & Pott Hooks & Six Pewter Basons & three Negroes Names Tone, Frank and Harry & the use of my Plantation Whereon I now live During her natural Life & after her Decease I do give devise & dispose of the aforesaid Negroes to my Son Isaac.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my Son DANIEL DICKENSON my negro named Cofee & the plantation whereon he now lives.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my Son JOHN DICKINSON the plantation whereon he now lives & five shillings Cash.

Item I Give & bequeath unto my Son DAVID DICKINSON one Negro Girl named Bess & a piece of Land lying between the Reedy Branch & JOHN HORTONs line up the Reedy Branch to the Road And So allong the Road to ANDREW IRWINGs line & down the Said Line to JOHN HORTONs Line one mare & Colt & two Cows & Calves & one feather Bed & bolster & one Pair of Blankets & one old Gun.

Item I Give and bequeath unto my Son ISAAC DICKINSON the plantation whereon I now live & three Negroes named Frank, Tony and Harry after his mothers Decease.

Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter SARAH DANIEL one Cow and Calf.

Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter ELIZABETH FUTREL five Shillings Virginia Currency.

Item I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter REBECKAH NEWSOM three Cows & Calves.

Item I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter CHARITY DICKINSON one Negro Girl named Sen.

Item I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter MARY DICKINSON one Negro Girl named Dinah.

The Rest of my Estate I Give to be Equally Divided between my wife REBECKAH DICKENSON & DAVID DICKENSON & ISAAC DICKENSON & MARY DICKENSON & CHARITY DICKENSON & of this my Last Will& Testament I make and Constitute nominate & appoint my Sons DANIEL DICKENSON & JOHN DICKENSON my hole & Sole Executors Revoking & Anuling all former wills by me heretofore made ratified & Confirming this & no other to be my Last will & Testament.

JOHN DICKINSON (Seal)

Signed Sealed Published Pronounced & Declared by the Said Testator to be his last will & Testament in the presence of us the subscribers, viz. JOSEPH JORDAN, ROBERT PEELLE,
ISAAC PARKER
. Northampton County / August Court 1749

The within written Will of JOHN DICKINSON deceased was proved in open Court by the Oath & Affirmation of ISAAC PARKER and ROBERT PEELLE two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and at same time DANIEL DICKINSON & JOHN DICKINSON were duly Qualified Executors thereof Test. L. Edwards, Clerk Proved 24th Aug. 1749 (From Secretary of State, North Carolina Wills, 1663-1789, SS 844, John Dickinson, 1749)

 
Dickinson, John (I0328)
 
2689 Will

In the name of God Amen. I JOHN DANIEL Thirtenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & fifty four. I JOHN DANIEL of the County of Northampton being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto almighty god therefore calling unto mind the maortality of my body & knowing that it is appointed for all man once to dye


Do make and ordane this my Last will & testament in manner & form following that is to say.

First & principaly I give my Soul into the hands of god who Gave it me & my body & recommend to the earth to be buryed in Decent and Christian Like manner at the Discretion of my Executor here after named nothing doubting but at ye generall Resurection I shall Receive ye same againe by the mighty power of God & as touching ___ ___Estae where with it
hath pleased Got to ___ me in this Life I give ___ & bequeath to in manner & form following. Impris.

I lend my plantation to my well beloved wife SARAH DANIEL and I give my plantation to my son EZEKIEL DANIEL and if he dys without are to my son EPHRAIM DANIEL two fethor beds and furniture to my wife one pine table one chest hur choice of ___ and all ye hogs Ewes I have. ___ ___ of putor her choice ___ ____.

Item I given unto my daughter ELIZABETH DANIEL one fether bed.

Itom. I give unto my Daughter SARAH DANIEL one fether bed.

Itom. I give unto my Son JOSEPH DANIEL fifty acres of Land more or less held by a Deed of JOHN BROWN & three head of Sheep.

Itom. I give unto my son JOHN DANIEL one Sow and pigs.

Itom. I give unto my Son ABRAHAM DANIEL one gun and I give unto ABRAHAM ISAAC and EPHRAIM the Rest of my Stock Cattle and hogs. I give unto my wife SARAH DANIEL one aron pot her Choice one frying pan one Woolen one Linnin Wheal and five pounds sixteen shillings in money and five stone jugs and six pare of cards one box iron and ___ one hand mill three chears three butter pots & loom and geer ye tobacco I leave to pay ye Debts. And I give unto my Daughter ELIZABETH DANIEL one Chest 1 ___ & 1 ___ and to my Daughter SARAH DANIEL one Chest one bofet & one ___ and all moveable estate in doors and out doors to be equally divided between ABRAHAM, ISAAC & EPHRAIM DANIEL. And of this my Last will & testament I make constitute nominate ordain and appoint my well beloved wife SARAH DANIEL and my son JOHN DANIEL my whole and sole Executors revoking and disannuling all former wills by have tofore made certifying and confirming this and none other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year above written.

JOHN DANIEL (his mark)

(Seal)

Signed Sealed published pronounced & declared by ye said Testator to be his last will and testament in presence of us.

SAMUEL PARKER, JOSEPH DANIEL.

Northampton County. February Court 1755. The within written will was exhibited into court and proved by the oath of the subscribing witness thereto; at same time SARAH DANIEL was qualify?d Executrix therof which on motion was ordered to be ____.


 
Daniel, John (I0475)
 
2690 Will

Will Book B
Oglethorpe County, Georgia
LDS film #1893260
July 1812

In the name of God amen, I Job Felton of the State of Georgia & County of Oglethorpe being very sick & weak in Body But of perfect mind & memory, thanks be given therefore do make & ordain this my last will & testament, that is to say principally & first of all I give & recommend my Soul unto the hands of God that give it. & for my body I recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like & decent manner at the disposition of my executors & as touching such Worldly Estate, where with it has pleased god to Bless me with in this life, I give devise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form In premise. It is my will & I do order that in the first place all my just Debts & Funeral Charges be paid & satisfied.

1st I Give & bequeath unto Amariah Felton my Son four Dollars & fifty Cents.

2nd I Give & bequeath unto Jemimiah Connel my Daughter four Dollars & fifty Cents.

3rd I Give & bequeath unto Orpha Gidion my Daughter four Dollars & fifty Cents.

4th I Give & bequeath unto Sally Denne my Daughter Ten Dollars.

5th I Give & bequeath unto Tillis Gentrey my Daughter Ten Dollars.

6th I Give & bequeath unto Senath Hembrey my Daughter Ten Dollars.

7th I Give & bequeath unto Winney Gidion my Daughter or heirs Ten Dollars.

8th I Give & bequeath unto William Felton my Son Ten Dollars.

9th I Give & bequeath unto Ruth Rainwater my Daughter Ten Dollars.

10th I Give & bequeath unto Harrel Felton my Son Ten Dollars.

11th I Give & bequeath unto Rhoda Padgett my Daughter Ten Dollars.

12th I Give & bequeath unto Rachel Browning my Daughter Ten Dollars.

13th I Give & bequeath unto Uriah Felton my Son Four Hundred Dollars to be paid with Land, Negroes, or Money.

14th I Give & bequeath unto John Felton my Son all my Tract of Land whereon I now live on the waters of Clouds Creek joining Alexander Gordon & Lewis Lester Sen. Also two Negroe Fellows named Ned, & Isaac also all the remaining personal property belonging to me except Fortimore & Gilbert & one Bed and furniture which I Lend to my Dear beloved Wife Elizabeth Felton during her life of Widowhood the Said two Negroes, Fortimore & Gilbert, Bed & Furniture to be my son John Feltons property.

Lastly I Constitute & appoint John Felton my Son my Executor and my Wife Elizabeth Felton my Executrix to this my last will & testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this third day of May One thousand eight hundred and Ten.

Job x Felton [seal]
his mark

Sign'd seal'd & Delivered in the presents (sic) of
Thomas Thurmond
John Lester
James Stamps
Jas Suckie

I John Lester & James Stamps do Solemnly Swear that we was the within named Job Felton did Sign Seal publish & declare the within instrument to be his last will & testament and at the time of his doing he was of Sound mind & Memory to the best of their knowledge & belief.

Sworn to & Subscribed July term 1812
James Stamps
John Lester

Receipts:

* Amariah Felton ($4.50)
* Thomas Conell ($4.50) "my wife Jemiamah Conells Legacy"
* Francy Giddeon ($4.50) "my wife Orpha Giddeons Legacy"
* Azaiah Denny ($10) "my wife Sally Dennys Legacy"
* Artha Gentry ($10) "my wife(?s) Legacy"
* James Hembree ($10) "my wife Ascnaths share of her Fathers Estate"
* Francy Gideon Junr ($5) "my part in the Legacy legacy to a Winey Gidion or heir"
* William Felton ($10)
* Solomon Rainwater ($10) "my wife Ruth Rainwaters Legacy"
* Harrel Felton ($10)
* Abraham Pagget (10) "my wife Rhoda Paggets Legacy"
* George Brown ($10) "my wife Rachel Browns Legacy"
* Uriah Felton


 
Felton, Job (I4953)
 
2691 Will dated 05 May 1601 and proved 17 June 1602 (P.C.C. 55 Montague). Newdigate, Elizabeth (I1989)
 
2692 Will dated 12 March 1846 is probated. Executors are son Levi Dickinson and wife Zilpha. Isaac is identified as a son. Dickinson, Winborn (I0304)
 
2693 Will dated 16 Sep 1854. Witnesses: E. A. Flewellen; J. G. Griggs; and L. D. Dickinson. Executors: Robert H. W. Dickinson (son); Thomas S. Sharman (son-in-law); and Joel Matthews. Dickinson, Isaac (I0287)
 
2694 Will of Drewry Allen
Pike County Georgia
Will bk. A.

In the name of God Amen, I Drewry Allen of the state of
Georgia & County of Greene, being at this time of sound
mind & memory & well knowing it is appointed for man once
to die. Do make this and ordain this my last Will &
Testament.

First- I lend to my wife Elizabeth Allen during her life
or widowhood all my estate both real & personal and after
her death or marriage to be divided in the following
manner.

Secondly- I give & bequeath to my grandchildren Pleasant
Allen, Young D. Allen, Barbara Allen, Robert Allen &
Polly Allen being the children of Josiah Allen deceased
my two negro girls Leath & Ferebe to be equally divided
among them after my death or when Pleasant Allen shall
become of lawful age and my executor may think proper.

Thirdly- I lend to Nancy Allen wife of Clement Allen
during her natural life or widowhood my four negroes
Mach, Hagar, Chaney & Sherwood & after death or marriage
my desire is that the said negroes with their increase
equally divided between the children of my son Clement
Allen deceased.

Fourthly- My desire is that my sons Stokes and Young D.
Allen take in their possession for the use of my
daughter Nancy Yarbrough my three negroes Charlotte, Dido
& Dill & that they hire them out or do what ever they
think best & give the profits of said negroes to my
daughter Nancy during her life & after her death they ---
-------- the said negroes with their increase to be
equally divided among the children of my daughter Nancy
whether they be lawful heirs or otherwise.

Fithly- I lend to my son Stokes Allen my four negroes
Drury, Lach, Joe & John during his natural life and after
his death my desire is that said negroes with their
increase be equally divided among the children of my son
Stokes Allen.

Sixthly- I give & bequeath to my grandchildren Susannah
Pyron, Drury Pyron, Luis Pyron, Charles Pyron, Elizabeth
Pyron, Josiah Pyron, Nancy Pyron & Martha Pyron the
following negroes (viz) Hannah, Isaac, Caleb, & Penny to
be equally divided among them after my death by my
executors.

Seventhly- I give & bequeath to my son Young Drury Allen
the tract of land whereon I now live to him & his heirs
forever also all my stock of cattle, horses, hogs & sheep
my household & kitchen furniture together with all my
plantation utensils of every description. I also lend to
my son Young D. Allen during his natural life my four
negroes, Booker, Dinah, Winney & Elleck & after his death
my desire is that the said negroes with their increase be
equally divided among his children & further bequeath to
Young D. Allen son of Josiah Allen my rifle ---------- to
him & his heirs forever.

Lastly- I make & appoint Stokes Allen, Young D. Allen &
Mark Jackson excecutors of this my last will & testament
in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal
this 28th day of July in the year of the Lord Christ
1823.

Drury Allen
Clayborn Anderson
Joseph Bledsoe
Jeremiah Ragan J.P.

Georgia}
Pike County} You Jeremiah Ragan & Joseph Bledsoe swear
that you saw Drury Allen sign publish and ordain this
writing to be & contain his last will & testament. That
at the time though he was of sound disposing mind &
memory and that he did it freely without compulsion to
the best of your knowledge so help you God.

Signed
Jeremiah Ragan
Joseph Bledsoe

3rd day of July 1826
H.G. Johnson Clk C.O.


http://files.usgwarchives.org/ga/pike/wills/allen.txt
 
Allen, Drewry (I2130)
 
2695 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811). 
Hood, Anne (I0454)
 
2696 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811).

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Will of Drewry BARNES of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: BARNES, JORDAN, DICKINSON, NEWSOM

State of No. Carolina - Wayne County. In the Name of almighty God I DREWRY BARNES In an Consideration of mind the mortaility of my body Knowing that it is appointed for all men once To Die I do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament that is to say first of all I Gave my Soul into the Hand of all mighty god that Gave it and my Body to be Bured in a desent Manner of my Dear Beloved wife and as Touching My Worldly Estate wherein god Hath Blest me With in this Life I Gave and Devise and Dispose of in manner and form as follows -I Lend to my Beloved wife POLY BARNES all my Land on the north Side of the Great Swamp Her Life time or Widow Hood I Lender Tom to Her Life toime or widow Hood and After Her Life or Widow Hood I Leave him Tom to be Sot free. I Give to my wife above mentioned Hime & Nigroes Named Rose Luce Henry Nancy Jurden Eshat Exum Coffe and Lisha and there Increase and all the Rest of my property What Ever as is Not wiled away in Ligecies and all my Money and Notes as Dont Take to pay my Debts and Ligicies. I Give to my Brother WILLIAM BARNES Ten Dollars. I Give to my Brother SAMUEL BARNES Twenty five Shillings. I Give to my Sister ELIZABETH NEWSOM Twenty five Shillings. I Give to my Sister MARY JORDIN Twenty five Shillings. I Give to my Brother JOHN BARNES Ten Dollars. I Give to my Sister CHRISTIAN NEWSOM Twenty five Shillings. I Give to YTHEL DICKINSON Twenty five Shillings. I Give to SILLAR BARNES Daughter of MARY JORDIN Fifty Dollars. I Now also for the good behaviour of my Negro man Named Jack I do Set him free and I Give him all my Land on the South and North Sides of the Great Swamp one Horse Named Colector all his Hogs where he feeds at the Ranow place one ox one Hoe one plow Hoe and Cutter one Riffle Set adage and Moles One Bosat after my wife Life time or widow Hood one Cow and Calf Four Head of Sheep all to be Ewes all my Sidder Cast after my wife Life time or widow Hood one Set of Black Smith Tools after my wife Life time or Widow Hood one Feather Bed and furniture I give Him Two Hundred weight of Met and Six barrels Corn. This the 10th Day of January 1816. DREWRY BARNES. I Leave JACOB HOOKS to be my Exetor for Him to See As this Nigor Jack is use with Justice and for you to be paid out of my Estate what you think is anuf to Satisfy you for your Trouble. DREWRY BARNES Proved August Court 1816.
 
Dickinson, Ythell (I0455)
 
2697 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811). 
Dickinson, Elizabeth (I0456)
 
2698 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811).

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Haywood Co., TN County History book
John J. Dickinson 1820-1880

When Isaac Shelby and Andrew Jackson signed the Chickasaw Purchase in 1818, they opened up a wide fertile plain to white settlement. During the next three decades, immigrants poured into that area from all the surrounding states. Among them was John J. Dickinson, a lad of almost ten years, who was traveling with a rather large company of related families looking for greener pastures in the "Chickasaw Lands."

During that long and difficult winter journey from their former home near what is now Selma, Alabama, John J.'s father, Isaac Dickinson, developed pneumonia and died in late January or early February of 1830 in the approximate area of Shelby County, AL. According to word-of-mouth family stories, a nephew, James Dickinson, took the body to be buried in Wayne Co., NC, where Isaac had been born, the son of David and Ann Hood Dickinson. With embalming not common practice then, we'll assume it was a very cold winter.

John J.'s mother, Martha Rogers Dickinson, with her eight children, ages 3 to 20, continued their journey with the rest of the group. She bought land along the Big Hatchie, where she reared and educated her
children and lived until her death in 1842. Of her eight children, only John J. remained permanently in Haywood County. William and Nancy Elizabeth (m Foreman) died young. Sarah (m Wm. Daniel). Rufus Wylie, Edwin Leroy, Martha Ann (m D.C. Hall), and Eliza Jane (m J. Z. Bunn) all moved further west to Dallas County, Arkansas settling finally in the Tulip and Malvern communities.

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Dickinson, Isaac (I0457)
 
2699 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811). 
Dickinson, John (I0458)
 
2700 Will of Edward HOOD of Wayne Co.

Posted by Vikki Hollowell Highfield on Sat, 28 Nov 1998

Surname: HOOD, DICKINSON, EVANS, EVINS, BARNES, HOWELL

In the name of God Amen. I EDWARD HOOD of County of Wayne And State of no. Carolina being in Perfect mind and memory do make And ordain this my Last will and Testament as follows: I Give to my beloved wife PEACIANCE [PATIENCE] HOOD two Beds & furniture, three Cows And Calves, one mare, ten head of hogs, and all the Kitchen furniture that she brought here with her, and bridle and saddl. I lend to my wife the plantation where on I now live Deuring her life or widowhood, also one negro named Isaac and one still. I give to my daughter ANNE DICKINSON one bed and furniture and five pounds. I Give to my grand son YTHELL DICKINSON all my land lying on the south side of Junissez Swamp. I Give to my grand son ISAAC DICKINSON all my land lying on the north side of Junissez Swamp and Allso I give the said ISAAC one mare, bridle and saddle, one bed and furnitre. I Give to my grand son JOHN DICKINSON all my land lying on the west side of the road, one negro named Isaac and one still, after my wife's death or widowhood. I Give to HARRIS DICKINSON the son of my grand daughter ELIZABETH DICKINSON all my land lying on the east side of the road. I Give to my grand Daughter SARAH DICKINSON one bed and furniture. All the remainder part of my estate to be sold and my debts paid, the remainder to be equally divided between ELIZABETH DICKINSON, SARAH DICKINSON, and I do constiture and appoint ISOM EVINS and JOHN BARNES executors to this my last will and testament, in witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 22 day of July 1807. EDWARD HOOD. Test: JOEL EVINS, JACOB EVINS, JORDAN HOWELL. (Proved Wayne Co., NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Feb. Court 1811). 
Dickinson, Sarah (I0459)
 

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