I WILL INSERT A FEW MORE FOLLOWUPS TO BETTER QUALIFY SOME OF THIS. All have the lower field next the river.Also said Negro woman named Franky during her life then Nancy to have her with all her increase.All my land I have sold to Parris for the sum of three hundred dollars to be paid in five years at equal annual installments and hereby otherwise and appoint my beloved wife and Parris as executors to this my last will and testament ratifying and confirming this, and revoking all others.In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 25th day of July 1815.
Signed sealed and delivered by the said George Teater.
NB [?]My Negro woman Milley at my death is to be her own free woman.
As his last will and testament in the presents of us and in his presents and in presents of each other have here subscribed our names.
John W. Griffiths)
Garrard County Set
August Court 1815
I hereby certify that the last will and testament of George Teeter decd was exhibited in court at the court afs [?] and proved by the oath of James Epperson, John W. Griffiths and David Reynolds subscribing withnesses therto and ordered to be recorded and the same is truly admitted to record.
Benj. Tethcher, Cl Co above is a excerpt o fgeorge teaters will Washington Co, VA Surveys, Page 419 - James HERON - 62,800 ac - treasury warrants - 50,000 by #972 and 12,800 by #973 dated December 13, 1794 excluding 1630 ac of John GRIFFITHS surveyed April, 1792 - on the waters of New River and the south fork of Holstein River - on the south side of a branch on the Wyth County line - crossing Fox Creek and others branches of new River - between Virginia and North Carolina - corner to Samuel HUNT'S land - passing HUNT'S corner - crossing several branches of the Laurel Fork, a branch of the south fork - opposite RAFFERLY'S [RAFFERTY?] Nob - passing Sibens MAINS land - February 25, 1795 (ibid.)
Washington Co, VA Surveys, Page 395 - John GRIFFITH - 1630 ac - called the Balsom Mountain formerly Piney Mountain - treasury warrant #16765 - beginning on the north side of the mountain - to the south side of the mountain where the briar ridge joins the mountain on the west end - on the west side of the Cabbon ridge - on the dividing ridge between WILLSON & HILTON waters, branches of New River - crossing Balsom Mountain on the north side - April 2, 1792 (ibid.)
Here again John Griffith signed off on George Teaters will. George Teaters daughter married Samuel Griffith. The son of Jonas Griffith .Not only did George Teater travel back and forth between Washington co but so did his inlaws the Griffiths. The family letter written by the son of Samuel Teater Griffith notes that Jonas was captured and raised by the shawnee on daniel boones 1st trip another letter also states George Teater was also on Daniel Boones 1st trip. Jonas Griffith was 1st taxed in Burke North Carolina then his listed next to George Teater 1786 Madison tax list. REGARDS