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Will for 1223 Charles Robertson
Charles Robertson Decd his Will Apr 10 th 1806
my Still Also to have fifty Dollars paid him at my Beloved / Wife's Death or Division Thirdly I Give and Bequath / to my beloved Son Christopher Robertson the Tract of Land / Whereon Benjamin Dunn now lives and to be Bounded as / follows: Beginning on the East Boundery line of my Survey / and runing a Northwestwardly Direction so as to go Between / the School house and the Spring then so as to have the whole / of the farm now Occupied by Charles Robertson on the south / and to Take the Point of a Ridge near the corner of his / Pasture then near a West Course to a west boundery of the said old Survey then North to James Robertson's Corner / then with his line to the East Boundery of said Old Survey and / South to the Beginning and one third part of my Still one Cow / and two Calves known by the name of his and one white face / Cow Sister to the said cow known to be his also to have an Equal / Division of the Stock of all kind horses Excepted at my beloved / Wifes Death or Division Fourthly I Give and Bequath / to my Beloved Daughter Polly Robertson one Negro Girl / named Jenney and one Feather Bed and furniture now / Called hers also one Gray mare and Colt with her Bridle / and Saddle and Three Cows and Calves known now as hers / and Ten Dollars worth of Household Furniture at her Mar / riage Fifthly I Lend to my beloved Wife Susanna / Robertson the Plantation that I now Occupy / with all the property of Every kind or Description whatsoever / belonging thereon and not Other wise Disposed of During / her natural life or widowhood Sixthly I desire that all / my Just Debts be paid With the notes Bonds and Accounts which / is now due to me and Such Property as my Executors shall think / can be best Spared of my farm Seventhly After my / beloved Wifes Death or Marriage I will that the Tract of / Land I now live on be Equally Divided in Equal value between / my beloved Sons Elijah and Mark Claiborne Robertson / Also I give unto my son Elijah Robertson two Cows / and Calves also one heifer at my death Eighthly I Give and Bequath to my Beloved Daughters Rhoda and / Susanna Robertson all my Interest on two Tracts of Land / which I located for them one half one lying on Brush Creek / and the other on Turn Bulls Creek Ninethly After my beloved Wifes Death or Marriage I Give and
Bequath to my four Last named Children Elijah, Mark / Claiborne, Rhoda and Susanna Robertson all the Property / lent to my wife the Land Excepted to be Equally Divided amon / gst them Reserving Enough of said Property in the hands of / my Executors to pay for the Schooling of the said Children / Tenthly I Give and bequath to my beloved Daughter Elizabeth / Evans fifty Dollars to be paid at my beloved wifes Death / or Division Eleventh I do Nominate and Appoint / my Beloved Wife Susanna Robertson, my son Christopher / Robertson, and John Davis Executors I the said Charles / Robertson hath hereunto set my hand and Seal this Twenty / seventh day of July in the year of our Lord 1805.
The Execution of which Will as before Recorded was in Court / held for the County of Davidson January Sessions 1806 / was Proven to be the Last will and Testament of the said / Charles Robertson Deceased by the Oath of Benjamin / Dunn and Gordon Reaves Subscribing Witnesses thereto / and at the Same Sessions Christopher Robertson & John / Davis Executors and Susanna Robertson Executrix of the Decd / Quallified According Law [sic]
Source: Davidson County (Tennessee) County Clerk, Wills, 1784-1941, Wills, vol. 1-4, 1784-1816, FHL microfilm 200252.
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