Will of David Weaver

Dated 31 May 1811
Recorded 2 Mar 1813, Will Book B, p. 79, Oglethorpe Co, GA
Transcribed by William D. King 6 Sep 1999

In the name of God, Amen, this thirty first day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven. I David Weaver of Oglethorpe County & State of Georgia, being of perfect mind & memory, do make this my last will & testament, first I recommend my Soul to God who gave it me, my body to the earth to be entered in christian burial, & the Expenses thereof arising with other just debts to be paid.--

1st. Item. I give & bequeath to my daughter Sally Wright five dollars as her sole legacy of my estate, both real and personal.--

2nd. Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Polly Patmon, one negro Girl by the name of Fanney, she & her increase, to her and her heirs for ever, also, one hundred dollars to be paid unto her at the time of dividing my Estate.--

3d. Item. I give and bequeath to my two sons Isham & Andy the tract of land whereon I now live, to be equally divided between them, when the youngest comes of age. I also give to my son Isham Weaver one negro boy by the name of Thornton, also I give to my son Andy Weaver one negro girl by the name of Easter, she & her increase to him and his heirs for ever.--

4th. Item. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife all the rest of my property, that shall or may be considered as my inheritance at the time of my decease to be held by said wife Masinbird Weaver enduring her natural life or widowhood & at her decease or marriage, I give and bequeath to the rest of my children an Equal portion to be divided by them by lot, and to be executed by my wife Masinbird, John Davenport, James Colley, & Thomas Stephens, Senr, whom I do hereby appoint my sole extrx & extors of this my last will & testament in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixt my seal, this day & date above written.--

acknowledged in presence of                                                                    David Weaver, Senr. (Seal)
Wyatte Hewell
John Thornton
Rich. J. Goolsby

Probate of Will--

You do solemnly swear that you saw the written named David Weaver deceased sign seal publish and declare the written instrument of writing to be his Last will and testament, & at the time of his so doing he was of sound mind & memory to the best of your knowledge & belief, so help you God.

                                                                                                                    Wyatte Hewell
                                                                                                                    Rich. J. Goolsby

Sworn to & subscribed in open Court )
Ordered to be Recorded )
March Term 1813. )

/s/ Mat ?? Rainey (?), C.C.O.                                                          Recorded 2nd march 1813
                                                                                                          /s/ Mat ?? Rainey (?), C.C.O

 

Note: David Weaver's will was recorded in Will Book B, p. 79, and also in Will Book AB, p. 98, Oglethorpe Co, GA.

 


Submitted by
William D. King


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