Meador, Thomas to John Gilmore, 1829 -- Power of Attorney

Contributed by Sharon Clark

Source: Albemarle Co., VA Deed Book 29, Page 118.

These are from early Sumner Co. residents. These are from early Sumner Co. residents. The document is a Power of Attorney for THOMAS MEADOR to his brother-in-law, JOHN GILMORE in VA. Apparently they were for the settlement of the Estate of JOSEPH GILMORE, father of the GILMORE boys and of FRANCES GILMORE MEADOR, Thomas Meador's wife. He was also the father of ELIZABETH GILMORE WEATHERRED, wife of JOHN WEATHERRED.

Power of Attorney -

Know all men by these presents that I THOMAS MEADOR of the State of Tennessee and County of Sumner have made ordained, constituted and appointed, and by these presents do constitute and appoint JOHN GILMORE of the County of Albemarle and State of Virginia my true and lawful Attorney for me and in my name, but to my use to ask, demand, sue for, recover and receive all moneys that may be coming to me from BENJAMIN CHILDRESS Executor of JOSEPH GILMORE deceased in the aforesaid County & and State, and upon payment of any monies or any part thereof, for me and in my name, to give acquittances and discharges for the same, and the monies so received by him the said JOHN GILMORE, to be paid over to me or my representative or to my order. And further to execute and perform all and every other lawful act and acts needful for recovering and receiving and obtaining all and any moneys that may be due me as one of the legatees in the estate of said JOSEPH GILMORE deceased as if I were personally present hereby ratifying and confirming whatever my said attorney shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty fourth day of November one thousand eight hundred & twenty nine.


Albemarle County to wit

Be it known that on the twenty fourth day of November one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight, THOMAS MEADOR whose name is subscribed to the within Power of Attorney, personally appeared before me and acknowledged the within power of Attorney, to be his act and deed.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the day and date above written.

At a Court held for Albemarle County the 3rd January 1831

This power of Attorney was produced into Court and being duly certified was ordered to be recorded.

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