Jacob Holshouser1

M, b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 March 1885
     Jacob Holshouser was born on 11 May 1806 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Rachel Brown, daughter of Jacob Brown Sr and Catherine Roseman, on 10 January 1829 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Jacob Holshouser died on 4 March 1885 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 78.1

Family

Rachel Brown b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Milas Alexander Holshouser1

M, b. 18 November 1829, d. 6 December 1908
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Milas Alexander Holshouser was born on 18 November 1829 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 He married Sophia Lovina Peeler at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 13 April 1854.1,2 Milas Alexander Holshouser died on 6 December 1908 at Rockwell, Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 79.1,2

Family

Sophia Lovina Peeler b. 28 Jan 1831, d. 16 Feb 1915

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, NCBunch 22 May 2009.

Eli Holshouser1

M, b. 22 January 1829, d. 20 October 1906
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Eli Holshouser was born on 22 January 1829 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Laura Clementine Miller, daughter of Paul Miller and Lisa E. Brown, on 7 December 1859 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Eli Holshouser died on 20 October 1906 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 77.1

Family

Laura Clementine Miller b. 8 Nov 1838, d. 26 Feb 1903

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Otho Holshouser1

M, b. 1837, d. May 1864
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Otho Holshouser was born in 1837 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 He married Laura M. Brown, daughter of James Brown Jr and Sarah Rendleman, on 10 March 1864 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Otho died in May 1864 at Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Battle of Spotsylvania.2

Family

Laura M. Brown b. c 1837, d. 1916

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Alario/ Strange Family Tree.

Benjamin Holshouser1

M, b. 1839, d. 17 November 1862
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Benjamin Holshouser was born in 1839 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 He died on 17 November 1862 at Richmond, Richmond Independent City, Virginia; of disease while in Confederate Army.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Benjamin Holshosuer in the US Civil War Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.

Catherine Lavinia Holshouser1

F, b. 30 June 1843, d. 30 October 1924
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Catherine Lavinia Holshouser was born on 30 June 1843 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She married John Valentine Fisher on 14 February 1866 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Her married name was Fisher.1 Catherine Lavinia Holshouser died on 30 October 1924 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 81.1

Family

John Valentine Fisher b. 13 Apr 1843, d. 7 Apr 1928

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Sophia Lovina Peeler1

F, b. 28 January 1831, d. 16 February 1915
     Sophia Lovina Peeler was also known as Lovina Sophia Peeler.2 She was born on 28 January 1831 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2,1 She married Milas Alexander Holshouser at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 13 April 1854.2,1 Her married name was Holshouser.2 Sophia Lovina Peeler died on 16 February 1915 at Rockwell, Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 84.2,1

Family

Milas Alexander Holshouser b. 18 Nov 1829, d. 6 Dec 1908

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, NCBunch 22 May 2009.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Laura Clementine Miller1

F, b. 8 November 1838, d. 26 February 1903
FatherPaul Miller1 b. 23 Dec 1811, d. 24 Feb 1859
MotherLisa E. Brown b. 4 Jan 1812, d. 26 May 1895
     Laura Clementine Miller was born on 8 November 1838 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She married Eli Holshouser, son of Jacob Holshouser and Rachel Brown, on 7 December 1859 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Her married name was Holshouser.1 Laura Clementine Miller died on 26 February 1903 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 64.1

Family

Eli Holshouser b. 22 Jan 1829, d. 20 Oct 1906

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Laura M. Brown1

F, b. circa 1837, d. 1916
FatherJames Brown Jr2 b. 1805, d. bt 1862 - 1870
MotherSarah Rendleman2 b. 28 Jan 1809, d. bt 1851 - 1860
     Laura M. Brown was born circa 1837 at North Carolina.2 She married Otho Holshouser, son of Jacob Holshouser and Rachel Brown, on 10 March 1864 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Her married name was Holshouser.1 She witnessed Otho Holshouser's death at Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, in May 1864. Battle of Spotsylvania.2 As of 7 February 1867,her married name was Bailey.2 Laura M. Brown married Milas Mcclelland Bailey on 7 February 1867 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Laura M. Brown died in 1916 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2

Family 1

Otho Holshouser b. 1837, d. May 1864

Family 2

Milas Mcclelland Bailey b. 23 Jul 1841, d. 1 Feb 1925

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Alario/ Strange Family Tree.

Calvin Holshouser1

M, b. 1842, d. 15 April 1863
FatherJacob Holshouser1 b. 11 May 1806, d. 4 Mar 1885
MotherRachel Brown1 b. 1805, d. bt 1860 - 1870
     Calvin Holshouser was born in 1842 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 He died on 15 April 1863 at Rowan County, North Carolina; while in Confederate Army.1

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Calvin Holshouser.

John Valentine Fisher1

M, b. 13 April 1843, d. 7 April 1928
     John Valentine Fisher was born on 13 April 1843 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Catherine Lavinia Holshouser, daughter of Jacob Holshouser and Rachel Brown, on 14 February 1866 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 John Valentine Fisher died on 7 April 1928 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 84.1 He Was flag bearer during the entire Civil War. 'Color Corporal Jon V. Fisher was captured at Roanoke Island on Feb 8 1862 - paroled at Elizabeth City on Feb 21 1862 - exchanged Aug 1862 - aptd Ensign Sep 30 1864, Co H 8th Regiment, NC State Troops.1

Family

Catherine Lavinia Holshouser b. 30 Jun 1843, d. 30 Oct 1924

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

George Henry S Brown1

M, b. circa 1814, d. 20 August 1870
FatherJacob Brown Sr2 b. 1775, d. 13 Dec 1843
MotherCatherine Roseman2 b. 1780, d. 29 Dec 1844
     George Henry S Brown was born circa 1814 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3,1 He married Margaret McClintock at Laurens County, South Carolina, on 29 October 1843.3,1 George Henry S Brown immigrated in 1846 to Mississippi; Rev. George Henry Brown was licensed by the South Carolina Synod of the Lutheran Church in 1842. In 1846 he resigned his Betheden Charge to commence a mission field for the South Carolina Synod in Mississippi. From his conscientious conviction of duty, he felt himself called to labor the Ch in this promising field. This new missionary enterprise was not a mere experiement for after many discouragements and severe trials, it became eminently successsful. The Lord blessed the labors of his faithful servant, The Rev. George Henry Brown. He died and is buried in Mississippi. This is taken from pages 553 and 547-548 'German Settlement and the Lutherna Church in the Carolinas' by Bernheim. All effort failed to learn anything further concerning Rev. Brown or his family, if he had one., p. 107.4 George was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Township 14 R 5 E, Attala County, Mississippi. 284 284 GH Brown 36 male minister 160 NC; Margaret 33 female SC; Nancy 7 female MS attending school; John 1 male MS.5 He died on 20 August 1870 at Sallis, Attala County, Mississippi; Burial New Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery Attala County Mississippi.1

Family

Margaret McClintock b. 4 Mar 1817, d. 15 Nov 1896
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Barker - Lawson - Back and Related Families.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: G H Brown Age: 36 Estimated birth year: abt 1814 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Township 14 R 5 E, Attala, Mississippi.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  5. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: G H Brown Age: 36 Estimated birth year: abt 1814 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Township 14 R 5 E, Attala, Mississippi.

Henry Brown1

M, b. 1820, d. 1894
FatherPhilip Brown2 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Henry Brown was born in 1815 at Washington County, Tennessee.2 He was born in 1820 at Ohio; 30 OH 1850 census.3 He married Mary J Boltin circa 1849 at Ohio.3 Henry was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio. 146 146 Henry Brown 30 male farmer 500 OH attended school within the yr [!]; Mary Brown 25 female OH attended school within the yr; Catherine Brown 65 female PA; Adam Brown 33 male OH.4 He died in 1894 at Darke County, Ohio.2,5,6

Family

Mary J Boltin b. 1828, d. 1901

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Catharine Brown
    Name:
    Catharine Brown

    Age:
    65

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1785

    Birth Place:
    Pennsylvania

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Neave, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Adam Brown
    33


    Catharine Brown
    65


    Henry Brown
    30


    Mary Brown
    25.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Catharine Brown
    Name:
    Catharine Brown

    Age:
    65

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1785

    Birth Place:
    Pennsylvania

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Neave, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Adam Brown
    33


    Catharine Brown
    65


    Henry Brown
    30


    Mary Brown
    25.

  5. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  6. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Henry Brown.

Isaac Brown1

M, b. circa 1805, d. 21 February 1862
FatherJohn Brown2 b. 1757, d. bt 23 Sep 1830 - 1832
MotherMolly Roarke1 b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
     Isaac Brown was born circa 1805 at Surry County, North Carolina; no evidence in Ancestry World Tree that 'this' Isaac Brown except that the Chandler family was also from Surry County, NC.3 John Brown mentioned Isaac Brown in a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)4 He married Pernecia Feeney Chandler on 29 April 1850 at Hendricks County, Indiana.3 Isaac was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Madison Township, Morgan County, Indiana. 20 20 Isaac Brown 45 male farmer NC married within yr; Pernecca 33 female NC married within yr; Wesley Ritter 11 male IN attending school; Mary 7 female IN attending school; Alonzo 5 male IN; Jonathan Priest 37 male laborer KY.5 He died on 21 February 1862 at Indiana.3

Family

Pernecia Feeney Chandler b. 25 Aug 1813, d. 4 Mar 1890

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S772] Mary Ellen Yost, January 2006; uploaded Feb 2004.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  5. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Isaac Brown Age: 45 Estimated birth year: abt 1805 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Madison, Morgan, Indiana.

Polly Brown1

F, b. 1788, d. between 1792 and 1881
FatherJohn Brown2 b. 1757, d. bt 23 Sep 1830 - 1832
MotherMolly Roarke1 b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
     Polly Brown was also known as Nancy Brown.3 Polly Brown was also known as Polly Brown.2 She was born in 1788 at North Carolina.3 She died between 1792 and 1881 at Surry County, North Carolina.2 As of 15 December 1811,her married name was Jones.3 She married Thomas J Jones on 15 December 1811 at Surry County, North Carolina.3 John Brown mentioned Polly Brown in a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)4

Family

Thomas J Jones b. 1788, d. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Jones Family Tree.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

Elizabeth Brown1

F, b. between June 1799 and September 1799, d. between 1871 and 1880
FatherJohn Brown2 b. 1757, d. bt 23 Sep 1830 - 1832
MotherMolly Roarke1 b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
     Elizabeth Brown was born between June 1799 and September 1799 at Surry County, North Carolina.3,4 As of 4 March 1817,her married name was Jones.3 She married Burrel Jones on 4 March 1817 at Surry County, North Carolina.3 John Brown mentioned Elizabeth Brown in a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)5 She died between 1871 and 1880 at Independence County, Arkansas; "By August of 1870, the federal census shows her [Elizabth] living in the home of her son-in-law Nathaniel P Jones and daughter polly, and being under the care of her recently divorced granddaughter Lucy Gist. From this point forward, the remainder of Elizabeth's life becomes a mystery. Federal census records would seem to indicate that she died sometime prior to 1880." Jones Isaac.2,4

Family

Burrel Jones b. bt Jun 1795 - Aug 1795, d. 1868

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, The Descendants of Johann Christian Braun.
  4. [S1181] The Real Isaac Jones, online therealisaacjones.blogspot.com.
  5. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

James Brown1

M, b. 1801, d. between 1851 and 1860
FatherJohn Brown2 b. 1757, d. bt 23 Sep 1830 - 1832
MotherMolly Roarke1 b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
     James Brown was born in 1801 at North Carolina; 49 NC 1850 census.3 He married Sarah Sally Russell at Surry County, North Carolina, on 6 October 1817.3,4 James and John was listed as John Brown's neighbor on the 1830 Census at Surry County, North Carolina; 1830 United States Federal Census
about John Brown
Name:
John Brown

Home in 1830 (City, County, State):
Surry, North Carolina

Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:
1

Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69:
1

Total Free White Persons:
2

Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):
2.5 John Brown mentioned James Brown in a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)6 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at the South Division, Surry County, North Carolina. (no evidence that this James Brown is the son of John Brown nor that this Mary is the mother Molly Brown)
167 168 James Brown 49 male farmer 600 NC; Levisa 50 female NC; Jinney 24 female NC; Mary A. 12 female NC; Alexander M 9 male NC; John C 5 male NC; Mary 86 female PA.3 He died between 1851 and 1860 at Surry County, North Carolina.2

Family

Sarah Sally Russell b. 17 Aug 1799, d. 22 Jun 1889

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: James Brown Age: 49 Estimated birth year: abt 1801 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): South Division, Surry, North Carolina.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Bonds.
  5. [S67] 1830 census, online www.ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census
    about John Brown
    Name:
    John Brown

    Home in 1830 (City, County, State):
    Surry, North Carolina

    Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:
    1

    Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69:
    1

    Total Free White Persons:
    2

    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):
    2.

  6. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

Thomas Brown1

M, b. 16 August 1803, d. 20 February 1847
FatherJohn Brown2 b. 1757, d. bt 23 Sep 1830 - 1832
MotherMolly Roarke1 b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
     Thomas Brown was born on 16 August 1803 at Surry County, North Carolina.3 John Brown mentioned Thomas Brown in a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)4 He died on 20 February 1847 at Brown County, Indiana, at age 43.3

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Bachman Family Tree.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

Gershom Heald1

M, b. 23 March 1646/47, d. 13 May 1717
FatherJohn Heald1 b. c Jun 1611, d. 24 May 1662
MotherDorothy Royle1 b. 3 Sep 1615, d. 29 Oct 1694
     Gershom Heald was born on 23 March 1646/47 at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; VR p. 5.2 Gershom Heald was also known as Gershom Held. He married Ann Vinton at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, on 6 May 1673.2 Gershom Heald died on 13 May 1717 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, at age 70.2

Family

Ann Vinton b. 4 Apr 1656, d. 4 Sep 1698
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Gershom Heald.

Ann Vinton1

F, b. 4 April 1656, d. 4 September 1698
     Ann Vinton was born on 4 April 1656 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.2 She married Gershom Heald at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, on 6 May 1673.3 As of 6 May 1673,her married name was Heald.3 Ann Vinton died on 4 September 1698 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, at age 42.2

Family

Gershom Heald b. 23 Mar 1646/47, d. 13 May 1717
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Ann Vinton.
  3. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Gershom Heald.

John Heald1

M, b. circa June 1611, d. 24 May 1662
     John Heald was also known as John Halde.1 He was christening adult circa June 1611 at Mobberley, County Cheshire, England.2 He married Dorothy Royle at Alderley, County Cheshire, England, on 3 December 1636.2 John Heald died on 24 May 1662 at Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.2

Family

Dorothy Royle b. 3 Sep 1615, d. 29 Oct 1694
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Person: John Heald.
  3. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Dorothy Royle.

Dorothy Royle1

F, b. 3 September 1615, d. 29 October 1694
     Dorothy Royle was born on 3 September 1615 at Ecclesfield, County Lancashire, England.2 She married John Heald at Alderley, County Cheshire, England, on 3 December 1636.3 As of 3 December 1636,her married name was Heald.2 Dorothy Royle died on 29 October 1694 at Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 79.2

Family

John Heald b. c Jun 1611, d. 24 May 1662
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Dorothy Royle.
  3. [S36] Www.werelate.org, online www.werelate.org, Person: John Heald.

Robert Gray1

M, b. circa 1634, d. 5 September 1718
     Robert Gray was born circa 1634 at England.1 He married Hannah Holt, daughter of Nicholas Holt and Elizabeth Short, on 8 March 1668 at Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 Robert Gray died on 5 September 1718 at Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts; VR 2:456.1

Family

Hannah Holt b. 1634, d. 30 Mar 1728

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Nathaniel Geary1

M, b. 1631, d. 28 January 1678
     Nathaniel Geary was also known as Henry Geerey.2 He was born in 1631 at Little Hadham, County Hertfordshire, England.1 Nathaniel immigrated, in 1639. Destination: an unknown place .1 He married Anne Douglas at Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, on 14 October 1658.1 Nathaniel Geary died on 28 January 1678 at Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1

Family

Anne Douglas b. 1637, d. 16 Sep 1691
Child

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Carpenter Family Tree.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Martha Cross1

F, b. 15 March 1642/43, d. 11 January 1726/27
FatherRobert Cross1 b. 26 Jun 1613, d. 8 Feb 1692/93
MotherSusannah "Anna" Jordan1 b. 1617, d. 29 Oct 1669
     Martha Cross was born on 15 March 1642/43 at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.2 She married William Durkee at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, on 20 December 1664.2 Her married name was Durkee.1 Martha Cross died on 11 January 1726/27 at Windham County, Connecticut, at age 83.2

Family

William Durkee b. 1630, d. 1704

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S1292] Minerdescent.com, online minerdescent.com.

William Durkee1

M, b. 1630, d. 1704
     William Durkee was also known as William Durgy.2 He was born in 1630 at County Meath, Ireland.2 He married Martha Cross at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, on 20 December 1664.2 William Durkee died in 1704 at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts.2

Family

Martha Cross b. 15 Mar 1642/43, d. 11 Jan 1726/27

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S1292] Minerdescent.com, online minerdescent.com.

Ralph Albert McCotter1,2

M, b. 20 May 1882, d. 29 April 1968
     Ralph Albert McCotter was born on 20 May 1882 at Hartford, Van Buren County, Michigan.1,2 He married Mona Mae Wommack at White Bluffs, Benton County, Washington, on 1 June 1915.1,2 Ralph Albert McCotter died on 29 April 1968 at Yakima, Yakima County, Washington, at age 85.1,2

Family

Mona Mae Wommack b. 27 Nov 1894, d. 25 Jan 1982
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Brickey/ Warren Family Tree.

Mona Mae Wommack1,2

F, b. 27 November 1894, d. 25 January 1982
     Her married name was McCotter.1 Mona Mae Wommack was born on 27 November 1894 at Bickleton, Klickitat County, Washington.1,2 She married Ralph Albert McCotter at White Bluffs, Benton County, Washington, on 1 June 1915.1,2 Mona Mae Wommack died on 25 January 1982 at Richland, Benton County, Washington, at age 87.1,2

Family

Ralph Albert McCotter b. 20 May 1882, d. 29 Apr 1968
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Brickey/ Warren Family Tree.

Sarah Munford1

F, b. 20 January 1787, d. 21 April 1868
FatherWilliam Munford1 b. 1763, d. May 1804
MotherMary Boyd1 b. 29 Apr 1767, d. s 1799
     Sarah Munford was born on 20 January 1787 at Berkeley County, West Virginia.2 She was 4 children in p. 35.2 John Boyd mentioned Sarah Munford in a will on 4 April 1800 at Berkeley County, West Virginia; then Berkeley County VA;
"In the name of God amen I John Boyd of the county of Berkeley commonwealth of Virginia being weak in body but sound in mind and memory do on this eighth day of April in tye year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred make publish pronounce and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby revoking all wills heretofore made by me.
Imprimis my soul I recommend to the supreme ruler of the worl & my body I recommend to be buried in a decent and chistian like manner at the direction of my executors herein named and the Estate of which I may die possessed I will & dispose of in the following manner
it is my will and I do direct that my beloved wife Sarah Boyd shall possess and enjoy all my Estate both real and personal during her natural life in the following manner and upon the following terms
that is to say my said wife Sarah Boyd is to live on my plantation in the said county of Berkeley or rent the same out as she may think most proper and from the product of the said place and the annual interest of the money arising from the sale of such of my personal estate as is hereafter directed to be sold by my Executors she is to support my oldest son Charles Boyd during her natural life.
Item it is my will and I do diret that after the death of my wife Sarah Boyd my plantation on which I now live shall be sold and the money arising from the sale thereof to be divided in the following manner
one thousand dollars thereof to be laid out in bank stok or put to interest at the direction of my executors and the annual interest thereof to be applied by my executors to the support of my son Charles Boyd during his natural life and at his death the said one thousand dollars to be equally divided between my four sons John Boyd William Boyd Elijah Boyd and Elisha Boyd.
Item it is my will and I do direct my Executors to pay to my grand children sons and daughters of Mary Munford now dead the following sums out of the money arising from the sale of my said plantation, to wit, to Sarah Munford four pounds Virginia currency to Mary Munford four pounds of like currency to John Munford eight pounds Virginia currency to James Munford four pounds of like currency & to Margaret Munford four pounds of like currency to be paid to them & to each of them by my Executors at the time of their marriage or at the arrival at the age of twenty one years provided the land should be sold and the money received for the sale thereof before the several periods at which they may marry or arrive to the age of twenty one years then & in that case the said legacies are not to be paid until the money should be received and if any of my said grandchildren should die before they arrive to the age of twenty one years or before they should marry then the share of such I gave and bequeath to my four sons John William Elijah and Elisha to be equally divided amonst them.
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Rachel Bailey eighty dollars to be paid to her and of the money arising from the sale of my land in five annual payments aftter the same may be received but if she should die before the whole or any part thereof should be received then it is my will that the same may be equally divided between her children as they may marry or arrive at the age of twenty one years if the money arising from the sale of my lands should then be received if not then said legacy is not to be paid until the said money shallbe received
Item it is my will that all my personal or moveable estate (except two cows two featherbeds and bedding and such other parts of my household and kithen furniture as my wife Sarah may wish to keep) be sold at the direction of my executor and the money arising from the sale be put to interest for the purpose as before mentioned until the death of my wife & my son Charles of the longest lives of them and after their death to be equally divided amongst my four sons John William Elijah and Elisha.
Item it is my will if any Debts should be owing by me that they should be paid and of the first money arising from the sale of my personal estate
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret the sum of thirty dollars to be paid to her by my executor out of the money arising from the sale of my lands as soon as the same may be received and if she should die before that timethen I will & bequeath the same to her son John Sutton and if he should die beforethat period then the said sum of thirty dollars to be equally divided between my four Sons John Wililiam Elijah and Elisha.
Item it is my will that mulatto Mill shall be free atthe age of twenty one years which period it is my will that she shall belong to my wife Sarah Boyd and be entirely at her disposal in case should die before the said Mill arrives at the age of twenty one years
Item I will and bequeath all the balance of the money arising from the sale of my lands and all the rest & residue of my estate of whatsoever kind to my four sons John Boyd William Body Elijah Boyd Elisha Boyd to be equally divided amongst them and it is my intent and meaning that the several Devises before mentioned to my four sons John Willliam Elijah Elisha shall be to them and each of them and each of their heirs forever.
Item I will and direct the cows, featherbeds, household and kitchen furniture before mentioned devised to my wife Sarah during her natural life to besold after the death of my wife Sarah Boyd and the money arising from the sale thereof to be put to interest for the benefit and support of my son Charles Boyd during his natural life and after his death principal sum to be between my four sons John William Elijah Elisha and their heirs forever.
Item I will and bequeath to my son Charles during his natural life one feather bed and bedding and lastly I do constitute and appoint my son Elisha Boyd sole Executor of this m last will and testament and do by this my last will authorize and impower him to sell my lands whereon I liv as before mentioned contained and decribed in three different patents or Deeds and do impower him the convey the same to the purchaser or purchaser my said Executor being authorized to sell the said lands for ca or upon a credit as he may think proper.3 Sarah Gryfyth mentioned Sarah Munford in a will on 22 October 1805 at Berkeley County, West Virginia; In the name of God Amen. I Sarah Boyd of the county of Berkeley and commonwealth of Virginia being of Sound disposing mind & memory do make this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all other wills by me heretofore made.
Imprimus I recommend my soul to Almighty God hoping to receive forgiveness of all my sins and it is my wish that my Executors hereinafter named should cause my body to be buried in a plain and decent manner. As to my worldly estate I will and dispose of the same in the following manner.
I give to my son Charles Boyd the sum of Twenty dollars and one hose called Chesnut and also a Mulatto Mill who was bound to my husband John Boyd while she waS twenty one years of age to serve him and his Heirs and willed by my said husband to me during my life and at my death to be disposed of as I should think proper. It is my will that she shall serve my son Charles Boyd while she is twenty one years of age and provided that he should die before she is twenty one years of age she is to serve my son Elisha Boyd and his heirs. I also give to my son Charles Boyd one piece of pulled cloth and five yards of Flannel whih it is my will that he shall have to be made up into Clothes for him as he may want them.
I give to my son John Boyd and his heirs he sum of one hundred dollars and one black mare called Til.
I give to my daughter Margaret Sutton the sum of twelve dollars and my Silver Shoe Bukels to her and her heirs.
I give to my daughter Rachel Bayley & her heirs twelve dollars and my silk cloak.
I give to my granddaughter Sarah Boyd daughter to my son John Boyd 3 Table Spoons made of silver and Six Tea Spoons made of silver to be delivered by my Executors hereine after named to my son John Boyd to be kept by him for my said grand daughter until she marries or arrives at the age of 21 years, and if she hould die before that period then I give the said spoons to my son John Boyd and his heirs.
I give to my granddaughter Sarah Boyd daughter to my son Elisha Boyd the sum of one hundred dollars which said sum it is my will shall be put to interest as soon as convenient after my decease & so reman until my said granddaughter arises to the age of twenty one or marries at whih period it is to be paid to her with interest thereone by my Executor and if she dies before she marries or arrives at the age of twenty one years then it is my willand I give the same to my son Elisha Boyd and his heirs.
I do also give to my grand daughter Sarah Boyd daughter to my son Elisha Boyd three silver table spoons to be kept for her by my son Elisha Boyd or His Heirs until she marries or arrive at the age of twenty one years and if she should die before that period then I give the said spoons to Elisha Boyd and his heirs.
I give to my grand daughter Sarah Baily daughter to my daughter Racheal Bailey twenty Dollars to be paid to her by my Executors when demanded after she marries or arrives at the age of twenty one & if she should die before she marries or arrivs at the age of twenty one it is my will that her said sum of twenty dolars should be equally divided between my grand sons John and Elisha sons of my son Elijah deceased or the survivor of them and the heir of such survivor of either of them should die before the age of twenty one years and without legal issue to be ;paid them when demanded after they arrive to the age of twenty one years.
I give to my grand daughter Saran Munford daughter to my daughter Mary Munford deceased & one brown heifer with a white fae one spinnng wheel and one of my gowns to her and her heirs.
It is my will and I give the remaining of my clothes not before disposed of to be equally divided between my daughters Margaret Sutton and Rachel Bailey whih with the money beforementioned and devisd to them they are to receive from my Executors when demanded. It is also my will that my just debbts if I should owe any should be paid and my personal expenses in preference to anything else. It is my will that my Executors should ____ after my Death, sell all the personal property which shall belong to me and fromthe money arising from such sale and what money I may have then at the time of my death,my just debts and burial expenses & Legacies before mentioned are to be paid and the balance if any be put to interest and the interest arising therefrom be paid my son Charles o applid by my Executors acuraely to his support dring his natural life and t his death the principal sum if any I give to my son Elisha Boyd & his heirs. It is not to be understood it is my will than any of my clothes or other specific Legacy hereinbefore mentioned shallb sold or apraised but delivered by my Executors to the several persons however they are agreeable to the Executors of this my will. Lastly I appoint my sons John Boyd and Elisha Boyd Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. In wtness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 22nd day of October 1805. Sarah Boyd her mark.4 Her married name was Weaver.1 She married Abraham Weaver at Nicholas County, Kentucky, on 20 June 1814.2 Sarah Munford died on 21 April 1868 at Pleasant Township, Switzerland County, Indiana, at age 81.2 She was buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, Craig Township, Switzerland County, Indiana.2

Family

Abraham Weaver b. 1 Nov 1784, d. 27 Dec 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia, p 35.
  3. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia, p 448.
  4. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia, p 451.

Mary Munford1

F, b. circa 1789, d. between 1833 and 1850
FatherWilliam Munford1 b. 1763, d. May 1804
MotherMary Boyd1 b. 29 Apr 1767, d. s 1799
     Mary Munford was also known as Polly Munford.2 She was born circa 1789 at Berkeley County, West Virginia.2 She was 3 children p. 35.3,1 John Boyd mentioned Mary Munford in a will on 4 April 1800 at Berkeley County, West Virginia; then Berkeley County VA;
"In the name of God amen I John Boyd of the county of Berkeley commonwealth of Virginia being weak in body but sound in mind and memory do on this eighth day of April in tye year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred make publish pronounce and declare this to be my last will and testament hereby revoking all wills heretofore made by me.
Imprimis my soul I recommend to the supreme ruler of the worl & my body I recommend to be buried in a decent and chistian like manner at the direction of my executors herein named and the Estate of which I may die possessed I will & dispose of in the following manner
it is my will and I do direct that my beloved wife Sarah Boyd shall possess and enjoy all my Estate both real and personal during her natural life in the following manner and upon the following terms
that is to say my said wife Sarah Boyd is to live on my plantation in the said county of Berkeley or rent the same out as she may think most proper and from the product of the said place and the annual interest of the money arising from the sale of such of my personal estate as is hereafter directed to be sold by my Executors she is to support my oldest son Charles Boyd during her natural life.
Item it is my will and I do diret that after the death of my wife Sarah Boyd my plantation on which I now live shall be sold and the money arising from the sale thereof to be divided in the following manner
one thousand dollars thereof to be laid out in bank stok or put to interest at the direction of my executors and the annual interest thereof to be applied by my executors to the support of my son Charles Boyd during his natural life and at his death the said one thousand dollars to be equally divided between my four sons John Boyd William Boyd Elijah Boyd and Elisha Boyd.
Item it is my will and I do direct my Executors to pay to my grand children sons and daughters of Mary Munford now dead the following sums out of the money arising from the sale of my said plantation, to wit, to Sarah Munford four pounds Virginia currency to Mary Munford four pounds of like currency to John Munford eight pounds Virginia currency to James Munford four pounds of like currency & to Margaret Munford four pounds of like currency to be paid to them & to each of them by my Executors at the time of their marriage or at the arrival at the age of twenty one years provided the land should be sold and the money received for the sale thereof before the several periods at which they may marry or arrive to the age of twenty one years then & in that case the said legacies are not to be paid until the money should be received and if any of my said grandchildren should die before they arrive to the age of twenty one years or before they should marry then the share of such I gave and bequeath to my four sons John William Elijah and Elisha to be equally divided amonst them.
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Rachel Bailey eighty dollars to be paid to her and of the money arising from the sale of my land in five annual payments aftter the same may be received but if she should die before the whole or any part thereof should be received then it is my will that the same may be equally divided between her children as they may marry or arrive at the age of twenty one years if the money arising from the sale of my lands should then be received if not then said legacy is not to be paid until the said money shallbe received
Item it is my will that all my personal or moveable estate (except two cows two featherbeds and bedding and such other parts of my household and kithen furniture as my wife Sarah may wish to keep) be sold at the direction of my executor and the money arising from the sale be put to interest for the purpose as before mentioned until the death of my wife & my son Charles of the longest lives of them and after their death to be equally divided amongst my four sons John William Elijah and Elisha.
Item it is my will if any Debts should be owing by me that they should be paid and of the first money arising from the sale of my personal estate
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret the sum of thirty dollars to be paid to her by my executor out of the money arising from the sale of my lands as soon as the same may be received and if she should die before that timethen I will & bequeath the same to her son John Sutton and if he should die beforethat period then the said sum of thirty dollars to be equally divided between my four Sons John Wililiam Elijah and Elisha.
Item it is my will that mulatto Mill shall be free atthe age of twenty one years which period it is my will that she shall belong to my wife Sarah Boyd and be entirely at her disposal in case should die before the said Mill arrives at the age of twenty one years
Item I will and bequeath all the balance of the money arising from the sale of my lands and all the rest & residue of my estate of whatsoever kind to my four sons John Boyd William Body Elijah Boyd Elisha Boyd to be equally divided amongst them and it is my intent and meaning that the several Devises before mentioned to my four sons John Willliam Elijah Elisha shall be to them and each of them and each of their heirs forever.
Item I will and direct the cows, featherbeds, household and kitchen furniture before mentioned devised to my wife Sarah during her natural life to besold after the death of my wife Sarah Boyd and the money arising from the sale thereof to be put to interest for the benefit and support of my son Charles Boyd during his natural life and after his death principal sum to be between my four sons John William Elijah Elisha and their heirs forever.
Item I will and bequeath to my son Charles during his natural life one feather bed and bedding and lastly I do constitute and appoint my son Elisha Boyd sole Executor of this m last will and testament and do by this my last will authorize and impower him to sell my lands whereon I liv as before mentioned contained and decribed in three different patents or Deeds and do impower him the convey the same to the purchaser or purchaser my said Executor being authorized to sell the said lands for ca or upon a credit as he may think proper.4 She married John Alfrey at Nicholas County, Kentucky, on 11 April 1815.2 Her married name was Alfrey.1 Mary Munford died between 1833 and 1850 at Switzerland County, Indiana; John Alfrey appears alone in 1850 census.2

Family

John Alfrey b. 1797, d. bt 1851 - 1860

Citations

  1. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  2. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia, p 35.
  3. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia.
  4. [S256] Gordon W. Paul, John Boyd of Berkely County, West Virginia, p 448.