Phillip Burrow will of 1829 Carroll Co. Tenn.
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Phillip Burrowk, Jr. was born on 20 July 1741 in Dinwiddie , Albemarle County, Virginia Colony. He sighned a will on 16 MARCH 1829 in Carroll County, Tennessee.
State of Tennessee
March the Sixteensth in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and Twenty Nine in the of God, Amen. I, Phillip Burrow condering the uncertainty of this mortal life, and of sound mind and memmory blessed be God for the same. I Phillip Burrow do herby make and publish this my last will and Testament in the manner and form following , first I do will and bequeath that my body be decently buried. I also will that all of my just debts be paid, first I will and bequeath to my son Ishmael Burrow Two dollars that is to say his legal representatives and no more. I also will and bequeath to my son James Burrow two dollars and no more. I also will and bequeath my son Sterling Burrow One Seventh part of my estate. I also will bequeath my son Sterling Burrow One other seventh part of my esatge making two equal sevenths and no more. I also will and bequeath my Son Ephraim Burrow one Seventh part of my estate and no more. I also will and bequeath my son Phillip Burrow One note of hand of Sixty dodllars on James Kelly transferred to me from my son Banks M Burrow and no more. I also will and bequeath my Daughter Patsey Cobb Two dollars and no more. I also will and bequeath my Daughter Polly Burrow one seventh part of my estate and no more. I also will and bequeath my son Banks M. Burrow One seventh part of my estate. I also will and bequeath my Son Banks M Burrow and one other Seveth making in all two equal Sevenths of my estate. Also one bed and furniture and no more.I also will and bequeath my Son in Law Robert Wood two dollars and no more. I also Will and Bequeath one seventh part of my estate to be equally divided between Frances Woods four children and no more. I also will and bequeath that all my estate personal and real be sold at Twelve MonthsCredit and divided according to my above devised will. I hereby appoint my Son Banks M Burrow my sole executor of this my last Will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made., in witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and fixed my seal published and declared in and by the above named Banks M Burrow to be his last will and Testament in the presence of us who have here-unto subscribed our names as Witness in the presence of the Testator.
Test: John J Burrow
Banks M Burrow
State of Tennessee
Carroll County CourtDecember Term 1829
Then the last Will and Testament of Phillip Burrow deceased was produced in open court and the execution therof proven by the Oathes of Banks M Burrow, Jr. and John J. Burrow witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
A Copy Test
Edward Gwin Clerk
Recorded 28th day of January A.D. 1830
Note: Edward Gwin Clerk. He died on 11 November 1829 in Carroll County, Tennessee.
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Linda GlausI ask to be forgiven for any misspellings that I have made. I have read thru this twice but still need forgiveness for any oops!!