Could anyone tell me what happened with the two Hodge children who married the children of Alexander McKee?Did they go to Rutherford Co TN?Did Elizabeth Hodge McKee, wife of John McKee, live and have children?The date of their marriage appears to be the same month his father's, Alexander McKee,LW&T was probated.In the LW&T of Francis Hodge, Elizabeth Hodge McKee seemed to be living in the home of her parents - does anyone know what happened in that situation?Was Francis Hodge from Augusta Co VA before Mecklenburg Co NC?John Hodge and Ellizabeth McKee Hodge take two of her minor siblings into their care - did they raise these children in Meckenburg?Thanks for any information here.
1798 LW&T ALEXANDER MCKEE OF PROVIDENCE, MECKLENBURG CO NC (Earlier posted to Mecklenburg Co NC and McKee GENFORUM)
MECKLENBURG CO NC WILL ABSTRACTS 1791 - 1868, BOOKS A - J by HERMAN W. FERGUSON
TAX LISTS, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1806, & 1807 Transcribed by RALPH B. & HERMAN W. FERGUSON
WILL BOOK B PAGE 29
152, p 77.ALEXANDER (X) McKEE. 8 MAR 1798, PROBATE IN APRIL 1798 CT.
I Alexander McKee of Providence Settlement, being weak and sick in body, give to my sons JOHN, ALEXANDER, WILLIAM AND THOMAS the tracrt of land bought from Mr. BARR which is to be equally divided among them. My wagon and two horses bought from JOHN PATTERSON are to be sold and the proceeds divided among my four sd sons. The remainder of my movable property and livestock is to be appraised and that not taken by my heirs after sd appraisement is to be sold and the proceeds apportioned as follows. I give to my grandson ALEX. HODGE, son of JOHN HODGE, $20.00 to be put to interest by my exrs for him; to my grandson ALEXANDER GUYER $20.00 also to be put to interest for him; to my dau SARAH wife of WILLIAM HALL, five sh; to my dau KATY (CATHERINE?), wife of JOHN HODGE, five sh; to my dau MARY wife of JOHN GUYER, five sh; to my dau JANE, wife of WILLIAM GRAHAM, five sh; and to my dau KILSEY a mare and her saddle. I give to my dau ELIZABETH a horse to be paid to the estate by JOHN PATTERSON by September first. I also give to my dau RUTH a horse to be paid to the estate by JOHN PATTERSON by September first, and sd horse is to be sold and the money put to interest for her until she comes of age. The remainder of the money arising from the sale of my property, after payment to debts is to be divided equally among my following children living with me: JOHN, KILSEY, ELIZABETH, ALEXANDER, RUTH, WILLIAM, AND THOMAS. “Excepting the Debt which is paid and all that the Estate will be charged with to ROBERT OSBURN which shall be taken off JOHN’S part of the money.” Exrs: JOHN HODGE AND JOHN PATTERSON. WIT: JAMES (X) CURRY, ADAM ORMOND, AND ALEXANDER HODGE.