i see it is not a will but a deed. but it does list the heirs of joseph ake. bedford co. tn. deed book d pages 136-137 this indenture made on the 26th day of sept. in the year of our lord 1812 between john gage of the county of bedford and state of tenn. of the one part and WILLIAM AKE,MILEHAM LUN AKE,MARY AKE,CALLELOW BROOKS HARPER AKE,JOSEPH HENDERSON AKE,NANCU SEVIER AKE,JEFFERSON HALEY AKE, and RUSSELL GRUNDY AKE a live and heirs at law of JOSEPH AKE deceased and of the county of state aforesaid of the other part. witnesseth that for an in consideration of the sum of $1000 to me in hand paid the receipt whereof do hereby acknowledge i have this day bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the aforesaid heirs a certain tract or parcel of land. containing be estimation 100 acres lying and being in co. of bedford in state aforesaid on mill creek the waters of the barron fork of duck river on which 2 grist mills and a sawmill. beginning at 2 white oaks running north 160 poles to a bank thence west 100 poles to an elm tree thence south 160 poles to a black oak thence 160 poles to the beginning. comes which said premises together with the appurtenances thereunto belong. i do for myself my heirs executors the against the legal title and claim of every person or persons whatever. in testimony whereof i have have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and date above written. signed by john gage.
note: callelow in really caselton. nothing about milelam lun. the russel is felix grundy ake.
i have some hargis people on my ake tree but no shadrack. i do have a martha m. epperson who marr amos eaker ( he b. 1854 in ky. he later married clementine ake.
i have a HUGEbook of akes that i put on a userpage in familytreemaker.com.
i am assuming joseph was dead in 1812 sincs his heirs are doing the deed. are you doing the ake family ? martha