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4901 Wilkes GA Wills 1818-1819 081
20 Apr 1814 Will of NATHAN SMITH; 20 Apr 1814 / 01 Jul 1816
Wife: Salley
Son: Elbert
Son in Law: James Dorough, Chas Phillips
Dau: Sally w/o Chas Phillips
Exr: son Elbert and son-in-law James Dorough
Test: Bd Moore, Samuel Rice, Joseph Hurley.

Wilkes GA Revolutionary War Roster
1816 NATHAN SMITH; b 1751; d Wilkes co GA, 1816. Mary Sarah Foster. Served
as private GA Troops.

Wilkes GA Loose Papers
06 Nov 1820 SMITH, NATHAN, decd estate: ELBERT SMITH, Jas Dorough, excrs.
Division of slaves according to the will at the death of SALLY SMITH, the
wid "and she is now dead." Nov. 6, 1820. Jas Dorough, ELBERT SMITH, children of Sarah Phillips, decd, Leonard Chaffin, Robt Moss, NATHAN, WM B and JAS SMITH legatees. Samuel Rice, gdn of WM B and JAS signs for their share.

Wilkes GA Admin. and Guardian Returns 1819-1826 294
06 Jan 1824 JAMES B SMITH, minor of NATHAN SMITH, Samuel Rice, gdn.
Returns for 1822, 1823, 1824.
pg 384 ? Rept of WILLIAM B SMITH to his gdn Samuel Rice for $383. Dist of
shares of my father NATHAN SMITH?S estate 06 Jan 1824
Family F14711
4902 Wilkes Barre Times on Sept. 28, 1897
Mrs. Louisa Davenport Dead
Mrs. Louisa Davenport, a well known lady in this vicinity, died at the home of her son-in-law, Bruce Blair, on South River street, last evening, of general debility. The funeral will be held from Mr. Blair's residence at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Interment will be made in Shawnee Cemetery, Plymouth. 
Smith, Lovisa (I102439)
4903 Wilkes Co GA Deed Book EE 1788-1790
Page 5?SMITH, FRANCIS to Samuel Smith 100 acres on Rocky creek, orig. grant 1784 to said Samuel. Sept. 18, 1786. Thos. Hubbard, Alex. Smith, Henry Ware, J. P., Test. 
Smith, Francis (I65052)
4904 Wilkes Co GA Deed Book FF 1789
p 16 23 Feb 1788 Arthur Smith to Joel McClendon, both of Wilkes Co GA for L75, 100 acres both sides Fishing Creek, aj N by Westbrook & O'Neal, SW by Smith & Purkins, granted to Smith 17 Jan 1787 (signed) Arthur Smith Wit Starling Ginkins, John O'Neal, S Kirk. Proved 20 Oct 1788, H Mounger, J P Regd 30 June 1789

p 18 3 Feb 1788 Arthur Smith to Joel McClendon, both of Wilkes Co, for L120, 100 acres, Fishing Creek, aj S E by Fishing Creek & O'Neill other sides vacant, granted to Nicholl Smith 25 Mar 1785 (signed) Arthur Smith. Wit John O'Neil, Starling Jinkins, S Kirk. Proved by Stephen Kirk, 25 Oct 1788, H Mounger, J P Regd 30 June 1789 
Smith, Arthur (I65258)

Contributed to USGenWeb by Ann Toler

(From the Minutes of Liberty Baptist Church, Wilkinson County, GA, 1837-1854)

Wilkinson County
Where as a number of Brothers and Sisters of the Baptist denomination living in
the county and state aforesaid in and about the neighborhood of James
Hatchers, between Mount Nebo Church and the Oconee River on the road
leading from Irwinton to the White Bluff on said River, having been dismissed by
Letter from other churches of the Baptist faith and order, and for certain good
reasons and causes which exist, as well as desiring to keep house for God, have
agreed and covenanted to gather to be constituted into a church at the new
meeting house built for that purpose near the said James Hatchers on the said
road aforesaid, which is known by the name of Liberty. For which purpose we
have called for our beloved Brethren in the Ministry John Hughs, Jordin Baker,
Henry Messer, from the Ebenezer Association, and Joel P. Leverett from the
Washington Association, who met with the Brethren and Sisters on Tuesday,
August 29th 1837 at the meeting house aforesaid. The Brethren, according to
previous appointment, met at the place appointed on the day above written; John
Hughs, Jordin Baker, Henry Messer and Joel P. Leverett; and called for the
Letters of Dismission, where upon the following persons came forward and
presented these Letters; Lewis Smith and his wife Elizabeth Smith, Lewis Clay
and his wife Judy Clay, Milly Ethridge, James Hatcher produced Letters from the
church at Bethell, Wilkinson County, Cholson Sanders and his wife Sarah
Sanders from the church at new Ebenezer Wilkinson County, and John Bales
from Poplar Spring Washington County, and upon examination were found to be
orderly and orthodox, and being recommended by Letter as Truth, we the
presbytery proceeded to constitute them into a church upon the faith of the
Ebenezer Association. Brother Hughs was called to the chair to examine into the
standing, and Brother Leverett gave the charge and extended the right hand of
fellowship, followed by all the presbytery. Brother Messer delivered the
concluding prayer. The church then proceeded to call Brother Hughs to be their
Moderator and opened a door for the reception of members. None came
forward. Conference adjourned until tomorrow evening.

Joel P. Leverett
John Hughs
Jordin Baker
Henry Messer
August the 30th 1837 – Received in the Constitution:

Lewis Smith
Lewis Clay
James Hatcher
John Bales
John Kingrey
James Jackson
William R. Lord
James Benton
John R. Jones
Tolaferro Jones
John Spence
Elizabeth Smith
Judy Clay
Milly Ethridge
Lucy Jones
Martha Hoover
Nancy Bales
Nancy Lord
Liddy Jackson
Sarah Hatcher
Viney Nelson
Sarah Clay
Elizabeth Jackson
Smith, Lewis (I26095)
4906 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I75671)
4907 Will

A:140 (came from Hamilton Twp. Northampton Co, Pa. see Church rec.Evang.)

PRATZ, George of Cayuta, Tioga County - 17 Dec 1823 68yr 8mo 12da

dated: 9 September 1818 - proved: 26 January 1824

wife: Catharine

sons: Adam, George, Peter

daus: Elizabeth m. Joseph SMITH; Catharine m. Joseph EVERHART

other daus: Margaret, Drisana and Anna (probably unm.)

wit: John BRUCE, Henry SMITH and John WOODLING

ex: wife Catharine and son Adam PRATZ - Owned lots 66/67 
Pratz, George (I75664)
4908 Will


HART, Ebenezer of Ulysses

dated: 5 June 1822 - proved: 29 September 1825

wife: Margaret to get the bible

sons: Isaac Watts, Alfred, Silas Smith, David and heirs of son Charles (dec'd)

daus: Eunice HILWELL and Mary HART

wit: H. D. and P.H. BARTO and R. STRONG

ex: son Isaac Watts HART and dau Mary HART 
Hart, Ebenezer (I75668)
4909 Will

HANES, Isaac of Danby died 12 April last

dated: 2 September 1823 codicil: 28 August 1830 proved: 3 May 1832

sons: Simon, Josiah, Pilon (d. after 1823), Newton, Pline, Isaac, Enoch and


daus: Chloe CLARK, Polly (m. -- BUTLER after 1823) and Iram (Erma?)

wit: Hudson JENNINGS, Heman and Maltby SMITH

wit to codicil: Chester W. LORD, Benjamin ELLIOT Sr. and Jr.

ex: sons Isaac and Philon (dec'd) Iram took his place. 
Hanes, Isaac (I75676)
4910 Will
Johnston County, NC - John Smith, Sr Will of 1813


Will of John Smith, Sr (abstracted)

29 May 1813

Prob. Nov. Ct. 1813

Wife Patience- all land & stock; household furnishings ; plantation tools, during natural lifetime or widowhood, then to be divided between all children herein named:

Sons-Joshua Smith Daughters-Jane Smith

James Smith Obedience Allen

Samuel Smith Elizabeth Sims

Lewis Smith Edith Strickland Izabel Strickland

Exec: James Smith, son

Wit: William Bryan, Asa Bryan  
Smith, John (I34919)
4911 Will

MANNING, Joseph of Hector

dated: 20 September 1823 - proved: 18 February 1824

wife: Susannah

sons: Benjamin and Ephraim

daus: Elisabette, Rachel, Joanna and Sally Ann

wit: Melinda and Horace SMITH and Ishmael (JENNINGS/JENNIUS?)

ex: Caleb SMITH and wife Susanna 
Manning, Joseph (I75667)
4912 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Living (I75663)
4913 Will

RUMSEY, Isaac of Enfield - lot 76

dated: 2 August 1829 - proved: 27 November 1829

wife: Jane

sons: Isaac N., Oliver (youngest) and Jacob

daus: Eliza DOLITTLE, Charlotte RUMSEY, Mary Ann TOWNSEND, Jane Arvilla

SMITH and Maritta RUMSEY

wit: George W. STEPHENS, Ira WINCHEL and Jesse H. BROWN

ex: wife Jane RUMSEY, Squire J. NOBLES, James RUMSEY, Jr. and Gilbert

Rumsey, Isaac (I75673)
4914 Will

SELOVER, Isaac of Ulysses

dated: 17 December 1828 - proved: 26 February 1830

wife: Mehitable

sons: William, Peter, Asher, John, Philip and Azariah

daus: Patience SMITH and Eleanor MILLS

wit: Aaron K., Martha and Parvis OWEN

ex: wife Mehitable, John LETTS and Anson K. OWEN 
Selover, Isaac (I75674)
4915 Will

KNOX, Floyd T. of Hector

dated: 30 September 1827 - proved: 10 October 1827

wife: none mentioned

sons: none mentioned

daus: Mariah and Harriet

sister: Mariah SACKET guardian of children

wit: A(lexander) G. COMSTOCK, John EGBERT and John LAMBERT

ex: Caleb SMITH and Thomas B. SEARS 
Knox, Floyd T (I75672)
4916 Will

JARVIS, Stephen of Ithaca

dated: 13 February 1832 - proved: 7 May 1832

wife: Jerusha

sons: Stephen

daus: Jemima SMITH and Eliza GANOUNG

wit: John THOMPSON, Henry PINKNEY and William D. WILSON

ex: William PINKNEY and Timothy CRONK
Jarvis, Stephen (I75675)
4917 Will

BACON, Horace of Hector

dated: August 1826 - proved: 15 February 1827

wife: Deborah

children mentioned but not named

wit: C. W. SMITH, Sheldon BASSETT and Augustus ELY

ex: wife Deborah and Jabez S. SMITH 
Family F27590
4918 Will
SMITH, William H. of Hector; lot 48

dated: 7 August 1820 - proved: 21 October 1820

wife: Catharine

sons: Abraham and John

daus: Sally

note: 6 children only three above named

wit: Robert SWARTOUT, Annius SMITH and John M. CUDINGTON

ex: brother Joshua SMITH, Jr. and William WIGGINS both of Hector 
Smith, William H (I75657)
4919 Will Book 2:26 Albemarle, VA Smith, Joseph (I26224)
4920 Will Book Lewis County VA
p 24 Will of Adam Smith, farmer. Wife Anna. To all my children male and female. Exec. Wife Anna and Joseph Cheveront. 31 Oct 1820. Wit Adam Cheveront, Sarah (x) Cheveront. Proved Nov 1820 
Family F15553
4921 Will dated 18 May 1695. Tichenor, John (I01014)
4922 will dated Dec 2, 1696 Isle of Wight

son of Arthur b 1597 VA, above.  
Smith, Colonel Arthur (I22321)
4923 will dated November 26, 1689 mentions her daughter-in-law, Phebe, the wife of her son, John Smith; Ephraim Smith; Mary Gunn, widow, of Derby; and Mehitable Camp, the wife of Edward Camp. Hawley, Grace (I422)
4924 Will dated Oct 1, 1645 left sons Thomas, Arthur, Richard and George. Smith, Arthur (I22318)
4925 Will Extract from Tom Dean from Houston Co GA records
"Smith, William"

"10 Jan 1851. (P) Mar. Term 1852, p 281. To son Alexander Smith, $5. To dau. Ardilla Smith wife of Needham Smith, $5. To dau. Deborah Hodge wife of Josiah Hodge, $5. To son Jessee Smith, $5. To dau. Harriet Fatten(?) wife of John Fatten(?), $5. To son Garrett Smith, $5. The balance of property real and personal, money, notes and interest held in the estate of deceased son Resdon Smith he bequeathed to be divided equally between the lawful children of son Jesse Smith. Exc: Friends Abner E Wimbely, William P Gilbert, Howell Cobb, Wilson Smith, and George Walker (son of George). Wit: George W Jordan, James D Whitehead and Joel Walker." 
Family F23838
4926 WILL from Granville County North Carolina Original Wills Volume 1 1749-1810 by Timothy W. Rackley

Samuel Smith Sen'r of Granville County, North Carolina, 19 September 1800
Lend my loving wife Mary Smith six Negroes Phillis and her five children Martha, Rachel, Ben, Thom, Mentor and their increase and impower her to dispose of them as she pleases among my children or grandchildren. If she fails to dispose of them before her death, they are to be equally divided among my children. to my son Samuel Smith the land, Negroes, stock and furniture he already possesses. To my son Ja W. Smith the land I have already divided to him and two Negroes, Jacob and (tom)elith with their increase, stock, and goods already possessed of. Having made my son Jn Smith a deed for his land and 200 pound in money, I give to my said son John two Negroes Mentur & Daniel, a bead & furniture, the third part of the stock on his land, a young bay horse Eugene, and what other necessary's my wife may think fit in proportion to his married brothers to him. Having deed land to my son William Smith and given him 200 pounds in money, I give to my said son William two Negroes Isaac & Sarah and their increase, the thirds of the stock on his land and all the furniture I have possessed. To my son Maurice Smith 50 pounds Virginia currency in addition to 250 pounds I have already given him, two Negroes George and young Rose and their increase, the third part of the stock on he land given to his Brothers John & William, a bed and furniture, and what other necessarys his mother may think fit to spare him. Lend to my daughter Mary Williamson three Negroes, Fanny, Neptune & Letty and their increase during her natural life and at her decease to be divided among her children, & the furniture I have possessed her with. To my daughter Elizabeth Downey two Negroes Sela and her three children & Cloe and her two children and their increase and having given her (torn) proportion of furniture already I give 10 pounds Virg'a money. Lend my daughter Penny Murphy three Negroes Tuffimy, Moses and all their offspring, and Dinah & her increase during her natural life and at her decease to be divided among her children. To my son Alexander Smith two Negroes Seg and Clarissa and their offspring, stud horse Marlborough and a mare cold, a bed & furniture, one fourth part of cattle, sheep, & hoggs at the division and what furniture his mother can spare him. Give to my daughter Anne Smith three Negroes Phil, L(not legible), & Paul and their offspring, two beds commonly call'd her property, her choice of all the horses not yet divided, one fourth fo the cattle & sheep at the division. My loving & beloved wife (torn) the houses and land on which I live during her natural live so that my son Alexander Smith live and work the land with her and after he married to build (torn) himself anywhere on Buffelo Creek and cultivate the land. To my daughter Anne that part of my land that I bought of James Reid. To my son Alexander Smith after his mother's death the whole tract of land of which I live except that divided above. Also except the part of my land which lies on the West side of the Court House Road which I give to my son James Webb Smith after his mother's death. The remainder of my Estate not already divided I lend to my wife during her natural life and then to equally divided amongst all my children, none to be put up for public sale. My loving wife Mary Smith Executrix and my sons James Webb Smith, William Smith, & Maurice Smith Executors.
Wit. Henry Pattillo, Milley Pattillo
November Court 1800 proven by oaths of Henry Pattilla & Milley Pattillo. Mary Smith, James W. Smith, William Smith, & Maurice Smith qualified as Executrix and Executors. 
Smith, Samuel (I28890)
4927 Will from Greenville, SC p 318 book Smith Wills, Deeds and Family Histories

Mentions wife Elizabeth

son Joshua

daughter Nancy

son Stephen

daugher Nutty Sheppard
Smith, Abraham (I856)
4928 Will in 1760 VA Smith, John Michael Sr (I64865)
4929 Will mentions Jane, wife; Homan, John, William, Thomas B., sons; Mary Crawford,
Katherine, Melia, Elizabeth, Virginia, daughts. Appraisement Jul 1839. Sale Bill Jul 1839. Settlement 28 Feb 1840 and Jul 1843. 
Scott, Benjamin Thixton (I80539)
4930 Will mentions Nancy, wife; Jonathan, William H., John, sons; Elizabeth Chenoweth, dau. Sale Bill dated Feb 1849. Appraisement dated 25 Mar 1848 and Feb 1849. Currence, William Jr (I80541)
4931 Will of Elizabeth Smith Jones County North Carolina March 25 1803 Found on Family on an image of will book A page 270 Image 141 Jones County Wills:
North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970 Image North Carolina, Probate Records, 1735-1970; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-19444-80536-49 —
I Elizabeth Smith of the County of Jones and State of North Carolina of sound mind & memory do make, ordane, constitute this my last will and Testament, hereby revoking all others by me made, & touching my worldly affairs after my body is decently intired it is my will and desire that my son James Smith should have all my lands on Whiteoak whereon I last lived & joining A. Smith’s land which said land I give & bequeath unto my son James Smith his heirs & assigns for ever.
2 I give & bequeath to my two sons Bazell & James Smith the money due me from Richard Nixon which is upwards of Fourty Pounds & my mare to be sold & the monry arising from the sale of the mare with that due from Nixon tobe put at interest, & when my oldest son Bazell arrives to full age to be equally devided between Bazell and James & the part alloted to James to be kept at interest till he arrives at lawful age, to them, their heirs and assigns for ever.
3 I give and bequeath to my daughter Eliza Smith all my part of a family of negros now in the posseesion of my mother & to be divided equally between her children at her decease unto my daughter Eliza her heirs & assigns for ever.
4 I give & bequeath to my daughter Eliza all my proportional part of my husband’s estate which is yet undivided, one bed & furniture, one cloth’s chest, half a dozen tea spoons, & one pat spoon silver, & one saddle, to her & her heirs & assigns for ever.
5 And lastly I appoint & constitute my Brother R. Nixon & my friend Josiah Howard my executors of this my last will & testament. In witness hereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this 25 of March 1803 in the presence of the subscribing Evidence.

R. Dickson Betsy Smith
Titus Howard
Sarah Fields

State of North Carolina
Jones County Court November Term 1803.
Then was the last will and testament of Betsy Smith deceased duly proved in open Court in the form of law by the oaths of Titus Howard, & Sarah Fields, two of the subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded.
Attest Wm Orme cc 
Elizabeth Nixon (I64686)
4932 Will of George K Smith
Pittsylvania VA
Will Book 2 p 18
Made: 24 May 1845
Recorded: 17 Aug 1845
I George K. Smith of Pittsylvania County and Stateof Virginia do hereby make this my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit.
1st It is my will and desire that all of my just debts be first paid.
2dly I give to my wife Susan Smith five hundred acres of Land including my dwelling house and plantation whereon I at present reside together with all my household and kitchen furniture, stocks of horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, crops of all descriptions, plantation tools, and all my negro slaves to wit, Mariah, Mary, Bob, Alex, Capa, Chana, and Sam together with their future increase for and during the term of her natural life, and after her decease I give the same to my children herein named
3dly I give to my son Jabez Smith Jr. in way of land nine hundred thirty dollars which said land I have previously deeded to him.
4thly I give to my son Ralph Smith nine hundred thirty dollars in way of land which said land I have previously deeded to him.
5thly I give to my son William Smith two hundred acres of land lying on the North side of Jeffersons road beginning on the ___ of Tomahawk hill on the side road, thence running rather a N.E. course to DavidH. Grubbs line, thence along sd Grubbs line to a corner postoak, thence a dividing line to be made to a fence on Tomahawk Creek, thence a West course up to Shockleys Branch so as to include two hundred acres in said tract which said land I value at nine hundred thirty dollars.
6thly I give to my daughter Rhoda Reynolds one hundred twenty acres of land adjoining the lands whereon John Reynolds her husband at present
resides, beginning near Tomahawk Creek at the mouth of a lane between John Reynolds and Ralph Smith thence with said Smith's line a N.W. course across Jeffersons road, thence to N. West course so far as to include one hundred twenty acres as aforesaid, which said lot of land I wish to be hereafter valued in cash and which valuation my said daughter, in a final division of my estate is to account for hereafter.
7thly I give to my three sons, to wit, Jabez Smith,Jr., Ralph Smith, and William Smith in trust for the sole use and benefit of my daughter Elizabeth Mayhan for and during the term of her natural life, the following described lot of land, containing one hundred twenty acres
more or less and bounded as follows to wit, beginning on the top of Tomahawk hill at William Smith's corner herein named thence along Jeffersons road South East to Michael Bransons line, thence along Bransons line to David H. Grubbs line, then along the same N. West to William Smith's corner in sd. Grubbs line thence along same in line to the beginning which said lot of land I wish to valued by commissioners hereafter appointed which valuation I wish to be accounted for when a final division of my estate takes place.
I also give to my three sons above named in like manner as that of the one hundred twenty acres of land, in trust, an equal portion of my estate for the use and benefit of my said daughter Elizabeth Mahan after first deducting the valuation of the above named land and after the death of my said daughter I desire that the above named lot of land
and other estate and property which may fall to my three sons as trustees for my said daughter provided she has any, and if not, then I desire that the aforesaid land and other personal estate be equally divided among my lawful heirs.
8thly I give to my daughter Nancy Anderson a lotortract of land containing one hundred thirty seven acres adjoining the land of Capt. George Craft and Capt. John Wright which said land I wish to be valued and accounted for in a final division of my estate.
9thly I give the remaining part of my lands to my two daughters namely: Polly Smith and Letitia Smith to be valued and accounted for in final division of my estate.
10thly It is my will and desire that after the deathof my wife Susan Smith the balance of my estate both real and personal, land negroes &c shall be equally divided among all my children herein named, first charging them with valuation of land given off, or herein bequeathed, except Elizabeth Mayhan, whose part of my estate, I herein give to my three sons, above named in trust for the sole use and benefit
of my said daughter Elizabeth which Estate I wish for them to manage in the most profitable manner and hand over to her, annually the profitsor income of said estate, including the land and that part which may fall
to her after charging the Valuation of the said land for and during the term of her natural life and after her death I give the same as herein before named -
And lastly I hereby constitute my three sons Jabez Smith, Jr.,
Ralph Smith and William Smith executors of this my last will and testament - In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 24th day
of May 1845.
Jabez Smith, senr
George K. Smith
George Craft Jr.
John P. Wright

At a Court held for the County of Pittsylvania the 17th day of August 1846 This last will and Testament of George K. Smith dec'd was presented in Court and proved by two subscribing witnesses and ordered to be recorded and on motion of Jabez Smith Jr., Ralph Smith and William
Smith the Executors in said will named who made oath according to law and with Demarcus Anderson, Watoaty Anderson, John P. Wright, Abner Mayhan, Joseph Wright and George Craft Jr. as their securities entered into and acknowledged a bond in the penalty of sixteen thousand Dollars
Conditioned according to law certificate is granted them for obtaining probate of said will in due form.


William H. Tunstall Ck.  
Smith, George Kendrick (I28304)

"First, my will and desrie is that all my just debts be paid. I then leave unto my daughter, Beheathaland Lawrence, 30 pounds in cash, to my daugher, Lucy Watson, I leave 15 pounds in cash to be paid to them or their legal representatives in 18 months after my decease by my executors hereafter name or if property valued at cash price taken out of my estate would suit better to be valued to them in three months after my death they are to have their election which to choose. I then give my dutiful son, Jabez Smith, all and singular my plantation lands and tenements which I possess or own either by deed or patent of whatsoever description to his and his heirs forever. I give unto him all all of my slaves." George Smith July 29, 1808.

Note: The tidewater area of Virginia including Pittsylvania County was noted for the production of tobacco.

Revolutionary War Public Service Claims Court Booklet p. 21, 59 certificate 1 Commissioner Book V p. 27

posted by: Michelle Taunton Date: April 27, 2001 at 19:02:04
Will of George Smith
Will and Deed Book I, page 325 Pittsylvania County, VA
July 29, 1808

Daughter-Beheatherland Lawrence thirty pounds in cash, daughter Lucy Watson 15 pounds in cash to be paid to them or their legal representatives in eighteen months after my Decease by my Executor. To Dutiful son Jabez Smith all my plantation land and Tenements I possess or own either by Deed or Patent. Also all my slaves: Lymie, Ruben, Stephen, Dick, Easter, Vilotte, Nanie and Judi with their increase. Also my stock of Horses, cattle, hoggs, sheep, household furniture, all debts due me on Books, Bonds and other specialties with all and every other part of my property real or personal.
Dutiful son Jabez Smith and my much Esteamed Friend and Acquaintance James Hopkins Executors.

George Smith
Wit: George K Smith, Joseph Reynolds, James Hopkins, Hartwell Allen
Proven May 15, 1809 with Henry J Calloway, Hartwell Allen and James

Hart Security in bond of $9000

AGE 94 
Family F18626
4934 Will of Jacob Smith - Carter County, Tennessee:

State of Tennessee, Carter County: I, Jacob Smith, of the County and State aforesaid, being of sound mind and body, do make this my last will and testament, in the name of God, Amen:
I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Smith, the land where I now live on and one tract adjoining the same, and all my household furniture of every description and all my stock of every kind, and four Negroes, namely Reuben, Susanah, Minton and James, during her natural life, and then at her decease the said Negroes to be my son, Daniel Smith's, the balance of all to be equally divided between my two sons, Daniel and Ezekial Smith.
I will and bequeath to my oldest son, Daniel Smith, that tract of land where he now lives, and two adjoining tracts also.
I will and bequeath to my son, Ezekial Smith, that tract of land where he now lines on, and two Negroes, Nathaniel and Justice.
I will and bequeath to my daughter Selah George, ten dollars.
I will and bequeath to my step-daughter, Nancy Vaught, fifty dollars at her mother's death to be paid in property.
I will and bequeath to my grand-daughter, Selah Smith, her bed and furniture, mare and cow which she claims.
I also will and bequeath to my beloved wife, Mary Smith, my wagon and all farming tools. In the presence of us, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal of the 7th day of October, in the year of our Lord 1822.
N.B. - I do hereby dominate and appoint my trusty friends, Daniel Smith and Ezekial Smith, executors.
Day and date above written. Jacob Smith

Lawson White.
Thomas Barry.  
Smith, Jacob (I22421)
4935 Will of John Smith "These presence testifie and declare unto all Christian people that I John Smith of Lancaster in the Countie of Midlesex in new England Planter being sicke and weake in body but of good and perfect memorie, doe by this my Last will and testament Comitt and Comend my soule to allmightie god that gave it and my body to the Comon burying place in the aforsaid Lancaster. And as for those Lands and other goods the Lord in his mercy hath intrusted me with, it is my desir that my debts if any bee shall be paid out of them, and the Charg of my sicknes and buriall, And that my sonn John Smith shall have an old blak Cow that hath sum whit upon her Rumpe, And it is my mind and will that my daughter Ann More shall have a Red pied cow, And I give to my sonn Richard Smith two shillings to be paid him if he demand it and two shilling to my daughter Ales, And furthermore I desir and also impower my beloved sonn in Law John More my sole executor to se this my Last will and testament truly and faithfully performed, unto whome I freely give the overpluse of my goods if any be. witness my hand this twelft of the 2: mon: 1665.
..............................................................................John [mark] Smith
witness Jacob Farrer his mark
Daniel Gaines
Ralph Houghton"
-Middlesex County Probate Records Probate Packet 20,654 -from Geneamusings- trascription by Randy Seaver 
Smith, John (I4659)
4936 WILL of Nathaniel Smith -- Washington Co., TN Nov. 8, 1824
In the name of God, Amen, I Nathaniel Smith of Washington Co., and the State of Tennessee, be in sick and weak in body, but in perfect mind and memory, thanks to God calling into my mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed unto all men, once to die.
Do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is today principally, and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hand of almighty God, who gave it and my body to be buried at in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors, do nothing doubting that I shall receive the same, again at the great resurrection by the power of mighty God, and as touching such world by estate as it has pleased God to bless me with wisdom in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner, and form.
First: I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Susannah all my household and kitchen furniture, together with a certain black mare, and all my cattle, hogs, and sheep, together with my poultry and bees.
I also constitute and appoint her, and my son Solomon to be my Executors.
I give and bequeath to my
daughter Ann, one dollar, to be paid by my executors, and to my ( Ann )
daughter Lewcy I bequeath one dollar, and my ( Lucinda, Lucy )
daughter Jewly, one dollar, and to my ( Julia )
son Ezekiel, one dollar, and to my ( Ezekiel )
daughter Charlotte I bequeath one dollar, and to my ( Charlotte )
daughter Betsy, one dollar, and my ( Elizabeth, Betsy )
son Solomon one dollar, also to my ( Solomon )
daughter Jewriah, one dollar, ( Jewriah )
which payments to be raised and paid by my Executors.
And I do hereby utterly disallow and remove and disannul all other wills, legacies, bequests and Executors by me in any way made willed and bequeathed, published, pronounced this my last will and testament in witness so here of I set my hand and seal, this Eighth day of Nov, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Four

Nathaniel Smith (Seal)

Signed, Sealed, published and pronounced in presents of us, John Blakely (mark)Levi Hartman (mark)
James (mark) Shields 
Family F22250
from Surry County, Virginia Wills & Deeds 1715-30
Book 7, Page 227

In the Name of God Almighty Amen. I Nichl Smith of Southwark Parish being in perfect health sence and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it but considering the frailly and uncertainty of mans life do make appoint and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as followeth.

First and above all I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it me trusting on the merits of blessed Savior Jesus Christ for a full and free pardon of all my sins commited in this frail life and my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my executor hereafter named and for what worldly estate God hath been pleased of his mercy to bestow upon me after all my just debts paid I give and bestow as followeth.

I give unto my son, Nichl Smith, five schillings and what he owes to me.

I give unto my son, John Smith, fifty acres of land as it is marked out by me upon the head of the Cross Swamp where he first built being more or less to him and his heirs forever.

I give unto my son Lawrence Smith my horse bridle and sadle.

I give unto my son William Smith my plantation and land belonging to it whereon I now live with all houses, orchards, as it now lies to him and his heirs male lawfully begotton of his body and if it shall be that he die and leave no heir male of his body then my will is that my grandson Arthur Smith the son of my son John Smith shall possess my plantation and his heirs forever.

I give unto my daughter Mary my feather bed and bolster and my bed cloathes belonging to it.

I appoint my son William Smith my Executor of this my Last Will and Testament avoaking all others made by me. As Witnesses my hand & seal this 18th day of February 1718/19.

/s/Nichl Smith SEAL

Signed Sealed and Acknowledged to be his Will & Desire in presence of us:
Zacharia Madderra, John Deberry, Pricilia X Madderra

At court held at Southward for the County of Surry November 18, 1719. the above mentioned Will of Nichl Smith deced was presented in court by Wm Smith Extr thereof who made oath thereto and being proved by the oaths of Zacharia Maddera and John Deberry Witnesses thereto the same was ordered to be recorded and is recorded by John Allen, Ct. Cur. 
Family F8997
4938 Will of Richard Smith 24 Feb 1712 prob: 20 May 1713 Surry Co VA
-- to wife, Mary Smith, my whole est. and make her Exerx.
-- to Elizabeth Boon and Richard Sessoms each a cow.
-- to son Richard Smith, the Plantation I live on at my wife's decease
-- to sons Thomas Smith and Nicholas Smith, the land where Thomas Smith now lives.
-- the rest of est to wife, Mary
WIT: Will Davidson, Robert Booth Bk 6 p 144 
Smith, Richard (I23456)
4939 Will of Robert Smith 
Smith, Robert (I21546)
4940 Will of Sarah Leigh 1770
Granville Co NC Will Book 1 p 246
Sarah Leigh of the County of Gloucester, Virginia... will dated May 18, 1770 proved August 1779. $500 given to Petsoe Parish wherein I formerly resided for the eduction of orphans and poor children within ad parish who are not able to pay for their schooling, remainder to be divided between Thos Starks & Wm Starke my brothers Lawrence Smith, Guy Smith, Eliz Lewis and Ann Smith. The four last mentioned are sons & daughters of Constantine Smith & Frankey Smith my sister. To Dr Wm Ridley for prof services 500 a. My exors to make ample satisfaction to Turner Starks for bringing me from So Carolina to this place. Brother Wm starke of King William County whole & sole Exr . Wit Robt Burton, A Barker, Richrd Edwards 
Smith, Reverend Guy (I42755)
4941 Will of Thomas Ballard Smith Louisa Co VA Will Bk 2 pg 309
Wife Anne dtr Ann, Susanna, Sally and Rosanna Son William. To son William Smith my silver hillted sword, my silver spurs, my gun called Old Hollands, the Bullet Gun and etc also to William 2/5 of my estate including plantation whereon I now live, whereas 200 acres of land was given by David Meriwether, gent to all my children in common, if said son should desire this, each of my dts to convey their interest to him. The money my sister Susanna Fox willed me at her death to be laid out by my executors in plate with my Coat of Arms and name engraved thereon, equally divided between my dtr Ann Smith and my niece Caty Fox. To my dtr Susanna and Sally Smith my two great Looking Glasses. To dtr Rosanna all my silver spoons. To my dtrs the other 3/5 not left my son. If I recover 25,000 acres of Granville Co I bequeath to my grandsons Thomas Ballard Wyatt, Francis Wyatt, John Waytt 3000 acres of said 25,000 to be equally divided among the, Exors trusted friends William Duvall, James Meriwether, William Meriwether and George Meriwether. 13 Aug 1776 Wit: Thomas B. Wyatt, George Meriwether, John Moore, Ansalem Clarkson, Richard Phillips, Ann Phillips.
Codicil: sister Susanna Fox 6 Oct 1777. Wit: Wm Phillips, Richard Phillips. Rec 12 Jan1 778.

Louisa Co A Will Bk 3 pg 462
Settlement of estate of Thomas B. Smith
Mrs Anne Smith widow her dower. Miss Caty Smith now wife of Richard Paulett, Susanna Smith wife of Elijah Dickerson, Miss Sarah Smith wife of Robert Kimbrough, Wm Smith guardian for Roxanna Smith wife of Edward Dudley. Due Wm Smith. Received Francis smith Exors. Miss Ann Smith. 14 Nov 1791 Rec. 19 Nov 1791 Wit: Thomas Barret, Charles Barret, John Poindexter.
Smith, Capt. Thomas Ballard (I56716)
4942 Will of William Smith, Barren County, Kentucky, will Book 3, p240:
Know all men by these present that I, William smith, Senior, of the county of Barren and the state of Kentucky believing that my depolution is at hand, appoint this to be my las will and testament. I bequeath to my beloved wife, Margaret Smith, all that I possess during life or widowhood and after her death or marriage the farm on which I live containing two hundred twenty four and three quarter acres by survey with eight acres I bought of Captain Pace. I bequeath to my son George Washington Smith the balance of all my estate. I wish to be divided between my eight living children: Susannah M. Lemon, Frances Ferguson, John C. Smith, David C. Smith, Elizabeth S. Harlan, Nancy Y/T.? Park, Jeremiah M. Smith and George Washington Smith, after paying out to my granchildren who fathers are dead the sum of ten dollars to each as follows viz the children of Josiah C. Smith deceased, William S. Smith, John M. Smith, Rebecca Murphy, George W. Smith, Susannah Smith, Almera Smith, Frances Smith, David C. Smith, and James C. Smith. The children of William s. Smith deceased, Thomas C. Smith, Eliza Smith and Frances Smith. The land which I have given to my children is not included in the estate to be divided. I have given to Josiah 50 acres, to my daughter Frances I gave 230 acres; to my son John I gave 100 acres; to Jeremiah 300 acres; these lots of land I intend to secure by deed, but if I am no permitted to do so I wish it distinctly understood to be my will that they hold the lots of land which I gave them. I appoint my sons David C. Smith and George Washington Smith to be my executors of this my last will and testament. In testimoney whereof I do here unto set my hand and seal this 21st day of Jun 1844, his William X Smith Senior mark in presence of G. W. Taylor, Isaiah Godby page 241. By way of codicil to my 1st will and testament heretofore written and publish I do hereby declare it to be my will and desire that at the death of my wife Margaret Smith or at my death if I should survive her my Negro man slave called Walker nearly forty years old for his long and faithful services be emancipated and set free from all servitude to any and all persons whatsoever.
Signed in the presence of the undersigned witness this the 16day of September 1844 his William X Smith Senior mark.
Test: David C. Smith, George W. Smith
Barren County Court
January term 1845
Smith, William Jr (I32168)
4943 Will of Zebulun Smith ( the weaver ) Liber E page 325
Hempstead Apr. 10,1824

To eldest son Thomas Smith, eldest daughter Almy Edwards & second
daughter Phebe Bedell, $5.00 each to be paid one year after my death.
To third daughter Harriet Smith outright one feather bed & furniture
complete immediately after my death. The use of the balance of my
estate to wife Amy Smith during her widowhood. Executors to dispose of
real estate as is most advantageous, and buy a small farm for the
sustanence of wife Amy, during widowhood and children Harriet and
Stephen Smith. Upon wife?s death or remarriage, estate to go two
thirds to son Stephen and one third to daughter Harriet outright.
Executrix, wife Amy; executor Smith Mott of Westbury, North Hempstead.
Zebulon Smith

Richard Post
Smith Mott
Harry Southard

Sur. John W. Seaman
Proved Aug. 24,1825 
Smith, Zebulon (I20789)
4944 Will proved May 1822 Smith, William (I19674)
4945 Will proved May 8 1693 Smith, Thomas (I38992)
4946 Will Records of Green County, Kentucky 1796-1824
Green County Wills Book 2
Name John Smith
Written 19 Aug 1809 My daughters: Polly Sublett, Susanah Lasley, Silvia Smith, Malinda Smith and Jane Jarrett Smith My sons: William T., John, Jr., Samuel, and Jarret W.
My wife, Sylvia, Liberty Green, and John Y. Taylor, Exe.
Witnesses : Gabriel Chisholm, John T. Winston, H. Buckner, and Robert Bailey Probated: 28 April 1817 
Smith, John (I33618)
4947 Will written 18 Mar 1826; filed in GA:Jones Co. 02 Jul 1827; names wife Nancy; sons, John Jr., Nathan, Willis, Joseph, Asa, Bassel, James, William, Henry; daus Prudy Smith, Nancy Cook, and Sarah Gammon. [Source:Smith Bible, Louisiana Gen. & Hist. Soc., Bible Records, Vol.4.]
Smith, John (I28177)
4948 Will: 14 Dec 1773 prov May 1775 wife Annate
Sons: Cornelius- Andrew-Thomas- Daughters: Catherine - Rebeckah - Turner- Grandsons: Andrew Turner and John Bussell Exor Brother James Smith and son Thomas. Wit: William Moore, David Gage, X Chloe Smith X mentions John Turner and Samuel Freeman - Rowan Co Will Blk A p 204 
Family F23848
4949 will: York Co. 18 Mar 1750 Smith, Edmund (I46047)
4950 Willey’s Book of Nutfield: A History of that Part of New Hampshire Comprised within the Limits of the Old Township of Londonderry, From Its Settlement in 1719 to the Present Time, Family F31822

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