I John Hargrove of Sumner County do dispose of all my estate . . . in the following manner. In
consideration of the fidelity and attachment which my Negro P___? has shown to me I give him
his freedom . . . after my decease . . . I give to Polly Hargrove daughter of my brother William
of the State of North Carolina a Negro . . . I give to my other niece Nancy Hargrove the second
daughter of my brother William Hargrove of the State of North Carolina a Negro boy . . . I give
Nancy Hargrove the daughter of my sister Anna Hargrove of this county a Negro named Daniel. I
give to my niece Polly Hargrove the second daughter of my sister Anna Hargrove of this county a
negro girl . . . I give Doakes Prewett of the State of Kentucky a Negro woman named Catherine
child Winney ___? Negro which Sarah having a husband ___ ___ who belonged to my neighbor
Daniel Smith if his son George Smith choices to give __ five hundred dollars . . . I give to Sally
Singleton? a _?. . . do appoint my friend and neighbor Thomas Preston the Executor of this my
will and testament . . . this first day of October 1815.
Signed, sealed published. . .
State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court November Term 1815
The last will and testament of John Hargrove . . . by the oath of Daniel Smith and William Pittman.