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Alexander Smith

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  • Name Alexander Smith 
    Born 30 Nov 1767  Abingdon Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WILL 25 Jul 1846  Knox Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    June Session 1850 380


    Alexander Smith

    The Last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased, was produced
    to court for probate, where upon Philip D. Bell and Andrew C. Coupland [sic]
    made oath that they saw the said Alexander Smith sign and seal said instrument
    of writing and heard him pronounce, publish and declair [sic] the same to be
    his last Will and Testament and that he was at the time of publishing the same
    of sound mind and memory to best of their knowledge and belief which Will was
    there upon admitted to record and is in the words and figures following to
    wit:
    I, Alexander Smith, do make and publish this as my last Will and
    Testament hereby revolking [sic] and making void all other Wills by me at any
    time made.
    First, I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as
    soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed of
    or may first came into the hands of my Excutors [sic].
    Secondly, I give and bequeath to my wife Catherine Smith, all my
    property that I may _________ and possess of both real and personal during her
    natural life or widowhood.

    381 June Session 1850

    Thirdly, I give to my daughter Jane Smith and Margaret Snodgrass and
    my son Henry Smith and my daughter Matheny Johnson and the heirs of my son
    John F. Smith and Amanda Jackson and William D. F. Smith and Alexander Smith,
    to each of my children named in this third bequest one dollar to each.
    Fourthly, I give and bequeath to my son James H. Smith all the balance
    of my property both real estate and personal property to go to him at the
    death of his mother provided the said James H. Smith takes care and provides
    for me and his mother during our natural lives.
    Lastly, I do nominate and appoint William D. F. Smith and James H.
    Smith my two sons to be my Executors.
    The witnesses where of I do to them my Will, set my hand and seal this
    25th day of July 1846.
    Alexander Smith

    Dated Signed, Sealed & published in our presence and we have signed
    our names hereto in the presence of the testator this 25th day of July 1846.
    Philip D. Bell
    Andrew C. Coupland [sic]



    The last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased having been
    pronounced and admitted to Record in which William D. F. smith and James H.
    Smith are appointed Executor and the son James H. Smith having appeared in
    open court and entered into hand with security to wit. Wm D. F. Smith and
    Adam F. Smith as his securities in the penal sum of two thousand dollars and
    was duly qualified as such, the other Executor William D. F. Smith having
    refused to qualify as such and thereupon Letters Testamintory [sic]were
    awarded and issued which Letters are in the words and figures following to
    wit:

    State of Tennessee
    To All persons Greetings
    Whereas, at our County Court, held for the County of Knox at the Courthouse in
    Knoxville and the first Monday of June 1850, it appeared to the court that,
    Alexander Smith late of said County had died having first made his last Will
    and Testament in which William D. F. Smith and James H. Smith are appointed
    executors and the said will having bee proved and admitted to record, and the
    said James H. Smith qualified as Executor. It was ordered that Letters
    Testamentary issue on the therefore empower the said James H. Smith to take
    into his possession all land singular the goods and chalet, rights, and
    Credits of the said Testator wheresoever [sic] the same may be found and all
    just debts of said Testator and all the legacies specified in said Will, will
    and truly to pay, so far as the said goods and chalets, rights and credits may
    incure [sic] and in all things to administer said goods and chalets rights and
    credits according to the letter of said Will and the law of the land.
    Witness, Geo. W. C. Cox, Clerk of said court at office the first
    Monday of June Anno Dommine [sic] one thousand eight hundred and fifty and of
    the American Independence the 74th 1850.

    http://files.usgwarchives.net/tn/knox/wills/smith07.txt 
    Died c 1850  Knox Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Family Catherine Lowen 
    Married 25 Jun 1799  Knox Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family C e n s u s 1830  Knox Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family C e n s u s 1840  Knox Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family C e n s u s 1850  Subdivison 15, Knox Co, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Transcriber's note: This will and Court record belong to my maternal ggg- grandfather, Alexander Smith. Alexander Smith was born 11/30/1767, in Abingdon, VA and died before June in 1850. However, Alexander is listed in the Knox Co., TN 1850 census records. Note: This Will and Settlement is transcribed exactly as written. Spelling errors are identified by [sic]. June Session 1850 380 Alexander Smith The Last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased, was produced to court for probate, where upon Philip D. Bell and Andrew C. Coupland [sic] made oath that they saw the said Alexander Smith sign and seal said instrument of writing and heard him pronounce, publish and declair [sic] the same to be his last Will and Testament and that he was at the time of publishing the same of sound mind and memory to best of their knowledge and belief which Will was there upon admitted to record and is in the words and figures following to wit: I, Alexander Smith, do make and publish this as my last Will and Testament hereby revolking [sic] and making void all other Wills by me at any time made. First, I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed of or may first came into the hands of my Excutors [sic]. Secondly, I give and bequeath to my wife Catherine Smith, all my property that I may _________ and possess of both real and personal during her natural life or widowhood. 381 June Session 1850 Thirdly, I give to my daughter Jane Smith and Margaret Snodgrass and my son Henry Smith and my daughter Matheny Johnson and the heirs of my son John F. Smith and Amanda Jackson and William D. F. Smith and Alexander Smith, to each of my children named in this third bequest one dollar to each. Fourthly, I give and bequeath to my son James H. Smith all the balance of my property both real estate and personal property to go to him at the death of his mother provided the said James H. Smith takes care and provides for me and his mother during our natural lives. Lastly, I do nominate and appoint William D. F. Smith and James H. Smith my two sons to be my Executors. The witnesses where of I do to them my Will, set my hand and seal this 25th day of July 1846. Alexander Smith Dated Signed, Sealed & published in our presence and we have signed our names hereto in the presence of the testator this 25th day of July 1846. Philip D. Bell Andrew C. Coupland [sic] The last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased having been pronounced and admitted to Record in which William D. F. smith and James H. Smith are appointed Executor and the son James H. Smith having appeared in open court and entered into hand with security to wit. Wm D. F. Smith and Adam F. Smith as his securities in the penal sum of two thousand dollars and was duly qualified as such, the other Executor William D. F. Smith having refused to qualify as such and thereupon Letters Testamintory [sic]were awarded and issued which Letters are in the words and figures following to wit: State of Tennessee To All persons Greetings Whereas, at our County Court, held for the County of Knox at the Courthouse in Knoxville and the first Monday of June 1850, it appeared to the court that, Alexander Smith late of said County had died having first made his last Will and Testament in which William D. F. Smith and James H. Smith are appointed executors and the said will having bee proved and admitted to record, and the said James H. Smith qualified as Executor. It was ordered that Letters Testamentary issue on the therefore empower the said James H. Smith to take into his possession all land singular the goods and chalet, rights, and Credits of the said Testator wheresoever [sic] the same may be found and all just debts of said Testator and all the legacies specified in said Will, will and truly to pay, so far as the said goods and chalets, rights and credits may incure [sic] and in all things to administer said goods and chalets rights and credits according to the letter of said Will and the law of the land. Witness, Geo. W. C. Cox, Clerk of said court at office the first Monday of June Anno Dommine [sic] one thousand eight hundred and fifty and of the American Independence the 74th 1850.-cmbarger51
    Children 
     1. Jane Smith,   b. 18 Apr 1799, Knoxville,Knox,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1888, Polk Co, TN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Margaret Smith,   b. c 1805, Knox Co,TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Henry Smith,   b. c 1802
     4. Matheny Smith,   b. c 1803
     5. John F Smith,   d. Before 1850
    +6. Amanda Smith,   b. c 1808, TN,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alexander Smith
     8. James H Smith
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2013 14:40:09 
    Family ID F3556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1767 - Abingdon Co,VA,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jun 1799 - Knox Co,TN,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily C e n s u s - 1 m 5-9 2 m 15-19 1 m 60-69 1 f 50-59 - 1830 - Knox Co,TN,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFamily C e n s u s - 1 m 15-19 1 m 70-79 1 f 60-69 - 1840 - Knox Co,TN,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWILL - June Session 1850 380 Alexander Smith The Last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased, was produced to court for probate, where upon Philip D. Bell and Andrew C. Coupland [sic] made oath that they saw the said Alexander Smith sign and seal said instrument of writing and heard him pronounce, publish and declair [sic] the same to be his last Will and Testament and that he was at the time of publishing the same of sound mind and memory to best of their knowledge and belief which Will was there upon admitted to record and is in the words and figures following to wit: I, Alexander Smith, do make and publish this as my last Will and Testament hereby revolking [sic] and making void all other Wills by me at any time made. First, I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid as soon after my death as possible out of any moneys that I may die possessed of or may first came into the hands of my Excutors [sic]. Secondly, I give and bequeath to my wife Catherine Smith, all my property that I may _________ and possess of both real and personal during her natural life or widowhood. 381 June Session 1850 Thirdly, I give to my daughter Jane Smith and Margaret Snodgrass and my son Henry Smith and my daughter Matheny Johnson and the heirs of my son John F. Smith and Amanda Jackson and William D. F. Smith and Alexander Smith, to each of my children named in this third bequest one dollar to each. Fourthly, I give and bequeath to my son James H. Smith all the balance of my property both real estate and personal property to go to him at the death of his mother provided the said James H. Smith takes care and provides for me and his mother during our natural lives. Lastly, I do nominate and appoint William D. F. Smith and James H. Smith my two sons to be my Executors. The witnesses where of I do to them my Will, set my hand and seal this 25th day of July 1846. Alexander Smith Dated Signed, Sealed & published in our presence and we have signed our names hereto in the presence of the testator this 25th day of July 1846. Philip D. Bell Andrew C. Coupland [sic] The last Will and Testament of Alexander Smith deceased having been pronounced and admitted to Record in which William D. F. smith and James H. Smith are appointed Executor and the son James H. Smith having appeared in open court and entered into hand with security to wit. Wm D. F. Smith and Adam F. Smith as his securities in the penal sum of two thousand dollars and was duly qualified as such, the other Executor William D. F. Smith having refused to qualify as such and thereupon Letters Testamintory [sic]were awarded and issued which Letters are in the words and figures following to wit: State of Tennessee To All persons Greetings Whereas, at our County Court, held for the County of Knox at the Courthouse in Knoxville and the first Monday of June 1850, it appeared to the court that, Alexander Smith late of said County had died having first made his last Will and Testament in which William D. F. Smith and James H. Smith are appointed executors and the said will having bee proved and admitted to record, and the said James H. Smith qualified as Executor. It was ordered that Letters Testamentary issue on the therefore empower the said James H. Smith to take into his possession all land singular the goods and chalet, rights, and Credits of the said Testator wheresoever [sic] the same may be found and all just debts of said Testator and all the legacies specified in said Will, will and truly to pay, so far as the said goods and chalets, rights and credits may incure [sic] and in all things to administer said goods and chalets rights and credits according to the letter of said Will and the law of the land. Witness, Geo. W. C. Cox, Clerk of said court at office the first Monday of June Anno Dommine [sic] one thousand eight hundred and fifty and of the American Independence the 74th 1850. http://files.usgwarchives.net/tn/knox/wills/smith07.txt - 25 Jul 1846 - Knox Co, TN, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - c 1850 - Knox Co,TN,USA Link to Google Earth
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