Elijah Adamson ca 1799 - 1826

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Elaine Justensen

This page created on 12 October 2004.

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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:

furnished by
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. 441)

ELIJAH ADAMSON Settlement.  (Pp. 271-272)