Abstract of Joseph Hale's will - 1843 - Washington Co, TN:
JOSEPH HALE July 17, 1843
Son BENJAMIN - 150 acres adjoining JOHN KINCHELOE and DUNHAM.Daughters LUCY and SUSANNA - remainder of land divided.Wife ISABELLA.Daughter LOUISA, wife of LANDON HALE - to live with wife and take care of her.Daughters:MARTHA JACKSON, NANCY GUESS, MARY BILLINGSLEY, ANN HALE, SARAH BILLINGSLY, SUSANNA CADE.To daughter MARTH - 8 acres in Tenn., Perry County on southern branch of Coles Creek.Executors:Son BENJAMIN HALE and LANDON HALE.Wit.:JOSEPH CROUCH, SAMUEL SHERFY.Probated March Term, 1844.Codicil - Paid $24 in Western District.
Signed:JOSEPH (X) HALE
Source:"Washington CountyTennessee Wills 1777 - 1872" by Golden Fillers Burgner