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Harrison L. Martin

    Will or probate of Harrison L. Martin, was written or filed on Friday, August 23, 1831. Surnames listed in will or probate: MARTIN

      Ellen Martin - wife
      John H. Martin
      Thomas L. Martin

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William McGinsey

    Will or probate of William McGinsey, was written or filed on Thursday, December 22, 1830. Surnames listed in will or probate: COFY, DOBBINS, ERVIN, HOWARD, IRVINE, MCDONELL, MCGINSEY, RUTHERFORD, TATE, WAKEFIELD, WHITE

      unnamed wife - deceased
      unnamed child - deceased
      Patty Howard of Watauga - named in suit
      R. White - named in suit
      Robert V. McGinsey - minor son
      Flora M. McGinsey - mother
      Robert McDowell Tate - inherits
      William F. Tate - inherits
      James S. Tate - inherits
      Eliza G. Tate - inherits
      William J. Tate - inherits
      Thomas Cofy - named
      Mary L. Cofy - wife of Thomas
      John W. P. McGinsey (of Maury Co, TN) - brother, executor
      Charles McDonell (of Burke, NC) - executor
      John Rutherford Jr. (of Burke, NC) - executor
      T. James Dobbins (of Maury Co, TN)
      O. B. Irvine - witness
      John Wakefield - witness
      Abner H. McKenzie - witness
      J. J. Ervin - clerk of Burke, NC

      Slaves:
      Sarah, Matilda, Marcus, Edmund

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Elias M. McKay

    Will or probate of Elias M. McKay, was written or filed on Tuesday, November 4, 1836. Surnames listed in will or probate: HENDERSON, JONES, MCKAY, YOUNG

      Catherine McKay - wife
      Dr. Lawson F. Henderson - executor
      W. F. Jones - witness
      John Young - witness

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    Will or probate of Ann McWillie, was written or filed on Friday, June 11, 1839. Surnames listed in will or probate: GARRARD, KISTON, MACKEY, MARTIN, MCCULLOCK, MCWILLIE, STOVER, WILLIAMSON

      Abram A. McWillie - son
      Sarah Stover - daughter
      John McWillie - son, executor
      William McWillie - son
      Tiszah Ann Williamson - daughter
      Ann Jane Mackey - grand daughter
      Margaret McCulloch - daughter
      Robert Kisten, Nathaniel M__, Eliza M__, Bailey Martin, David Garrard - witnesses

      Slaves:
      Jinci and children Abram, Spencer, June and Sarah. Bill, Rachel, Hannah, Preston, Dick, Wesley, Admiral, David, Elias, Jim, Charity and Tony. Bob, Blind Polly and her children Clarissa, Synn, George and Andrew. Spencer and his son Burgess; Fanny and daughters Nancy and Hannah. Sylvia and children Mynta, Caesar, and Willis; Mynta the sister of Sylvia Paul, Louisa and her child Matilda; Lill's daughter Alyce; Lucy Rachel's daughter Mana; Big Harry and Little Harry; Frank; John, Polly the cook, Hannah Harry's wife; Matilda and her children, Kitty, Martha, Polly & Wilson; Rachel and her children Mary, Georgianna & Betsey; Tom; Lucy; Cloe; Patience and Aiken

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    Will or probate of B. W. M. Minters, was written or filed on Friday, March 19, 1839. Surnames listed in will or probate: MINTERS, PEARCE, SMITH, STEWART

      Nancy M. Minter - wife
      George W. Stewart, Levi Pearce, H. W. Smith - witness

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A. Barry Moore

    Will or probate of A. Barry Moore, was written or filed on Wednesday, January 15, 1857. Surnames listed in will or probate: CALLIHAN, GOODLOE, HENDERSON, LEWIS, MONTGOMERY, MOORE

      Amanda M. Henderson - sister
      Lawson F. Henderson - executor
      Nicholas Callihan - executor
      N. H. Lewis - witness
      Henry R. Goodloe - surity
      John Montgomery - surity

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Charles Moore

    Will or probate of Charles Moore, was written or filed on Tuesday, March 17, 1848. Surnames listed in will or probate: BARRINGTON, BROWN, CHAFFEE, DINKINS, FINLEY, GALLOWAY, HALL, MCKEE, MOORE, NEWELL, RUSSELL, SMITH, WHITEHEAD

      Will:
      Hester C. - wife & executor
      Sarah B - ?
      E. O. Chaffee
      Margaret C. Moore - adopted daughter
      Col. Dickson Hall - owed money to Charles
      Lewis Finley - executor and witness
      S. W. Finley - witness
      Isaac W. Whitehead - witness

      Probate:
      Hester C. Chaffee (late Hester C. Moore)
      E. O. Chaffee - executor in right of wife
      A. Galloway
      J. J. Smith
      J. R. Russell
      R. Barrington
      A. H. Dinkins
      Daniel Moore
      Morgan Brown

      Guardianship of Margaret C. Moore:
      Lewis Finley - guardian
      Daniel Moore - boarded Margaret
      H. J. McKee
      R. B. Newell - husband

      Slaves:
      Hanna, Harriet and all her increase, Emma, Lewis, Clary, Lamb, and Albert, and my interest to Rhubin; Cambridge, Rosanna, and her increase, Clarisa, Henry, Willis

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Elizabeth Malinda Moore

    Will or probate of Elizabeth Malinda Moore, was written or filed on Monday, December 5, 1874. Surnames listed in will or probate: CATHEY, FLEMING, LATIMER, MOORE, SIMPSON, STEBBINS

      Catherine Francis [?] Moore Simpson - daughter
      John L. F. Moore - son
      Fannie (also spelled Fanny) W. Moore - granddaughter (dau of John)
      Josiah Malinda Stebbins - daughter
      William Moore - son
      Rachel June Moore Cathey (deceased) - daughter
      Nancy Eliza Moore Latimer - daughter
      Mary Fleming Moore Simpson - daughter
      J. F. Stebbins - witness
      S. C. Simpson - witness
      John A. Fleming - witness

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James Moore

    Will or probate of James Moore, was written or filed on Sunday, January 27, 1839. Surnames listed in will or probate: CRUMP, DUFFELL, FINLEY, HANDY, MCDONALD, MOORE

      Sarah Moore - wife
      James E. Moore - son and executor
      Lewis Finley - appraiser
      Thomas O. McDonald - appraiser
      Samuel Duffel - appraiser
      William G. Crump - surety
      A. H. Handy - surety
      Charles Moore - son

      Slaves:
      Flora 60 years old, Ginney 55, Jacob 45, Jesse 25, Peter 24, Marry 30, Pourry chintd, Retter 2, Adaline, Jefferson 4, Prince 10.

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Russell Moore

    Will or probate of Russell Moore, was written or filed on Saturday, November 24, 1979. Surnames listed in will or probate: MAGRUDER, MITTEN, MOORE, SINGLETON

      William Singleton - son
      Charles Singleton - son Mary Singleton - granddaughter - child of Joseph Singleton - son (deceased)
      Joseph - grandson - child of Joseph Singleton - son (deceased)
      William - grandson - child of Joseph Singleton - son (deceased)
      Francis Singleton - wife of William Singleton - son
      James Singleton - son
      Archie Singleton - ?
      Saml. Mitten - witness
      H. A. Magruder - witness

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T. R. Moore

    Will or probate of T. R. Moore, was written or filed on Thursday, December 13, 1876. Surnames listed in will or probate: GILLAUD, HARGON, MOORE, POSTELL, ROBUISON, ROSS, WINTER

      Mrs. Nancy Winter - sold land to Moore
      E. C. Postell - executor
      L. W. Gillaud - witness
      J. A. Ross - witness
      J. J. Moore - witness
      J. L. Hargon - witness
      J. F. Robuison - witness
      F. L. Robuison - witness

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Thomas J. Moore

    Will or probate of Thomas J. Moore, was written or filed on Wednesday, October 10, 1839. Surnames listed in will or probate: FECUNSTER, HENDERSON, HILL, IRVINE, MOORE

      Mary Ann - wife
      A. Barry Moore - brother
      Amanda Henderson - sister
      John Irvine (of Charleston, NC) - executor
      Geo. W. Henderson - executor
      S. L. Fecunster [?]- witness
      W. R. Hill - witness

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Joseph Z. Mower

    Will or probate of Joseph Z. Mower, was written or filed on Friday, January 17, 1832. Surnames listed in will or probate: ALLEN, BALFOUR, CAMPBELL, LIVINGSTON, MATTHEWS, MCGEHEE, MOWER

      (Actual will not dated. Date was estimated by the wills listed before and after it.)
      Samuel D. Livington - county clerk ?
      Wm. L. Balfour - county clerk ?
      Charles Allen - mentioned
      Susan Campbell - unnamed son inherits
      Archibald McGehee - business partner, inherits
      ___ Matthews - business partner

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Madison G. Nash

    Will or probate of Madison G. Nash, was written or filed on Friday, June 10, 1834. Surnames listed in will or probate: BOLE, LEE, NASH, RICHARDS, TUPPER, YOUNG

      Mrs. Evaline Young - sister
      Elijah Young - brother in law, executor
      Stephen Lynch Nash - minor nephew
      T. C. Tupper - witness
      John J. Bole - witness
      R. Richards - witness
      Wm. Lee - witness

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Wilson Nash

    Will or probate of Wilson Nash, was written or filed on Sunday, September 22, 1833. Surnames listed in will or probate: ELDER, HANDY, MOORE, NASH, ROSS, WALKER, YOUNG

      Madison G. Nash - son, executor
      Edwin Franklin Nash - son
      Stephen Lynch Nash - grandson
      Ann Eliza Ross - daughter
      William F. Walker - property co-owner
      Elijah Young - relative, named as guardian of grandson, executor
      John Martin Elder, James Moore, S.S.S. Handy, A.H. Handy - witnesses

      Slaves:
      Sarah, Madina, Bill, Lourette, Timothy, Andrew, Lucinda, George, Aleck, Elizabeth, Wesley, Easter, Ezekiel, Sally, Jack, Isaac and Sandy. Betsey, Floyd, Mississippi, Ellen, Jim, Bob, Jane, Edy, Nancy, Kitty, Andrew, Tanner, Alice, Tennessee, Maria, Louisa, Washington, Alfred, Charles, Presilla, Nat and Delphy. George, Violet, Martha, Caroline, Taylor, Henry, Manny, Lee and Frank Sall (sic), Grenville, Susan, Harriet, George, Auplice, Thomas, John Daniel, and Dick

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Ameriah Nichols

    Will or probate of Ameriah Nichols, was written or filed on Friday, August 8, 1837. Surnames listed in will or probate: LUMAND, NICHOLS, SEWALL, TRABER

      Malinda - wife
      Elizabeth - child
      Mary Ann - child
      Susan - child
      Obadiah - child
      Martha Jane - child
      Cassandra - child
      Lucinda Caroline - child
      H. Lumand [?], Joseph Sewall [?], Joshua Nichols, G. J. Traber [?] - witnesses

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    Will or probate of Alfred Noble, was written or filed on Saturday, September 25, 1837. Surnames listed in will or probate: HENRY, NOBLE

      Ann H.P. Noble - wife
      Isaac Henry - witness

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