Elijah Adamson ca 1799
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Wills and inventories 1824-1832 FHL US/CAN Film 430842
Wilson County, Tennessee Wills Page 376.
In the name of God Amen.
I Elijah Adamson Wilson County and State of Tennessee Being in sound
mind and perfect memory do make this my last will & testament in
manner and form as follows: My soul to God who gave it and my [boddy]
to be buried in a decent manner my wish and will is that if my just
debt can be paid and of my personal property and then should be so much
left. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Susannah Adamson a red
faced cow, one feather bed & furniture it is my will that she
should live on the land and log house as long as she lives or remains
my widow but when married or dead the property to be sold & the
money equally divided between my two sons Jesse & Joseph Adamson
also the land if saved to be equally divided between them two. It is
also my will and wish that the cleared land be equally divided between
my mother Mary Adamson & Susannah Adamson my wife during the
lifetime of my mother and do by these presents appoint Admon: Simon
Adamson and Jesse Pugh executors to this my last will and testament
& do revoke all other wills heretofore by me [maid] in Witnesses
where of I have hereto set my hand and seal to this my last will and
Testament this 11th day of October 1826.
Signed, sealed, and acknowledged
Elijah x Adamson [his mark]
Simeon Hathaway [seal]
George R. Pugh [seal]
Recorded 24 Dec 1826
Other related information:
Jerry F. Adamson
located in Wilson County Tennessee Will Books
ELIJAH ADAMSON Inventory. 24 December 1826. Adminstrators:
Simon Adamson and Jesse Pugh. (Pp. 352-353)
ELIJAH ADAMSON Sale. Recorded 28 May 1827. (Pp. 451-452)
SUSANNAH ADAMSON Widow's Allotment. 6 January 1827. (P.
ELIJAH ADAMSON Settlement. (Pp. 271-272)