Will of Anthony Holland, 1702
Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 3
Holland, Anthony, Herring Ck., A. A. Co.,
12th Feb., 1702;
2nd Aug., 1703.
Testator sets forth that he has 4 tracts lying in Herring Ck. Swamp, obtained as follows:-120 A., "Goldsborough," purchased from Robt. Goldsborough by deed 10th May, 1677; 50 A., part of the "Great Neck," given to testator's dec'd wife Isabell by will of her father, Thomas Parsons; 120 A., "Holland's Range," purchased from Geo. Yates 13th May, 1679, and 18 A., part of "Locust Neck," purchased of Robt. Lockwood 8th Aug., 1682. The following disposition is made of sd. tracts:-
[p.10] To son John and hrs., 116 A. (For description see will).
To son Benjamin and hrs., 100 A. (For description see will).
To son Anthony and hrs., residue of afsd. tracts.
To son Thomas (16 yrs. of age on 20th Jan. last) and hrs., 180 A., part of "Holland's Choice," Balto. Co., patented 12th May, 1670.
To son Richard at 16 yrs. of age (1st Mch., 1703), and hrs., 100 A. of the afsd. "Holland's Choice."
To dau. Eliza:, wife of Richard Gott, Herring Ck., 100 A. of "Holland's Choice" afsd.
To son Jacob at 16 yrs. of age (2nd May, 1706), and hrs., 100 A., part of "Holland's Choice."
To son Capele at 16 yrs. of age (10th June, 1708), and hrs., 100 A., part of afsd tract.
To dau. Susanna at 16 yrs. of age (24th Apr., 1710), and hrs., 80 A., residue of tract afsd.
In event of death of any afsd. last named 6 child., survivor or survivors to inherit deceased's portion of estate.
To young. son Abraham at 16 yrs. of age (13th June, 1714), and hrs., dwelling plantation purchased of son Richard Gott.
To Judith Deavour, personalty.
Residue of estate to child. afsd.
Exs.: Benj. Capele, Mordecay Price, Wm. Richardson, Sam'l Gassaway. Test: Rich'd Chesheir, Jno. Anderson, Jno. Chesheir, Wm. Taylor, Chris. Vernon. 11. 316.
Will of Thomas Parsons, 1684Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 1
Parsons, Thomas, A. A. Co.,
10th Oct., 1683;
31st May., 1684.
To dau. Eliza:, personalty (1 shilling)
" dau. Isabelle and hrs., 50A
" daus. Mary and Susanna and Hrs., plantation equally at death of mother (unnamed).
Sd. plantation to pass to young. daus. (unnamed) in event of death of Mary and Susanna without issue.
" daus. Sarah and Hannah, personalty
Exs.: Anthony Holland, Benj. Capell.
Test: Jas. White. Jno. Mayhew, Nich. Grose, Rose Grose
Will of Benjamin Capell, 1711
Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 3
Capell, Benjamin,A. A. Co.,
9th May, 1711;
20th Aug., 1711.
To Capell Holland and hrs., dwelling plantation; should he die without issue, sd. plantation to pass to Jacob Holland and hrs., and in succession to Susannah Holland and hrs.
To Benja. Price and hrs., old plantation bought of his father, Mordecai Price; he dying without issue, sd. plantation to pass to Mordecai Price, Jr., and hrs.
To Eliza: Lilly and hrs., certain negroes; she dying without issue, sd. negroes to pass to Benja. Norris and his hrs.
To Thos. Holland, Mary Carter, Eliza: Norris, Mary Price, Sr., Capell Gott, personalty.
To Thos. and Jacob Holland afsd., all testator's portion of estate of Anthony Holland. Wife Isabel, extx., and residuary legatee.
Test: Thomas Holland, Richd. Gott, Alex. Tanzey. 13. 333.
WILLS & INVENTORIES 1808-1876
Richard Holland Will. 26 Dec 1835
Heirs: wife Elizabeth Holland;
son Greenberry Holland;
daughters Polly, Sarah, and Susannah Holland. (Page 146-147):
"In the name of God Amen. I Richard Holland of the State of Tennessee and county of Franklin calling to mind the mortality of the body being weary and infirm in body but sound mind and of a disposing a memory make constitute and ordain this my last will and Testament as follows
Item the first I give my body to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner and my worldy goods and chattels and t___ments is my Will that they be disposed of as follows Liz,1 The tract of land whereon I now reside containing two hundred and thirty acres I will to my well beloved Wife Elizabeth during her natural life of Widowhood, afterwards I Will it is my beloved son Greenberry I also will all my household and kitchen furniture together will all my present stock of mares and their increase (names of horses) to my said wife Elizabeth during her natual life of widowhood as also all my cash and cash notes and all my stock of horses cows hogs sheep, ect.
It is also my will that on the marriage of any or all of my children who are unmarried Liz, Polly and Sarah and Susannah each and share reserve as follows, Liz each one a horse bridle and saddle to be worth one hundred dollars one bed and furniture each one cow and calf two sheep and lamb and pigs each which is to be given out of the Stock (reseaved to the widow during her Widow hood or natural life and at her death or marriage all my property not otherwise desposed of my will is that it be equally divided between all my lawful heirs my will also is that my wagon and farming tools and machinery be left and disposed in this like manner.
Item second. I will to my youngest Daughters Susannah one negro boy named Lewis which said Lewis is to be valued at the time of the equal division of my estate among my heirs and the value thereof held out of her The said Susannah divided share and should said boy die before the time of said equal division in that case said Susannah is to recieve an equal share with the rest of my heirs. My will is that the eighty acre tract of land purchased of Coln Anderson and also one hundred and fifty acres of School land lying on the side of Cumberl and ____ and be disposed of according to that tract of land mentioned.
First my desire and will is that my beloved son Greenberry run on the premises and take care of and to supertend the affairs of his father. It is also my will that all my corn wheat and oats fodder upon and on the premises for the benefit of my family the present ____.
Item the third. I constitue and appoint my well beloved sons Sam and Greenberry Holland my lawful and legal executors to this my last will and testament hereby revolking all former wills before, this be my last will and testament. In witness where of I have herewith my hand and seal this 26th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five and in the fifty nineth year of the soverty and Independance of the United States of America.
Signed sealed and acknowledged in presence of who in presence of each other
!Witnessed the same Mitchell K. Jackson and Joseph Miller.
State of Tennessee at a court of Pleas and quarter session held Franklin County on the 22nd day of February AD 1836.
This day the last will and Testament of Richard Holland deceased was processed in open court by the executors therein named Thereupon come Mitch K. Jackson and Joseph Miller subscribing witness being first sworn before and say that the said Richard Holland assigned the same in their presence and at the time of assigning same he the said Richard Holland was of sound disposing mind and memory and that they signed the same as witnesses at his request whereupon this ordered by the court to be recorded in testimony whereof I Miller B. Wagoner clerk of said court be hereunto set my hand at office on the day and year aforesaid.
W. B. Wagoner - clerk.
Deed Book O 1834-1840 (pages 430-431)
"The heirs to Richard Holland, to wit, Joseph Little, Samuel Holland, Greenberry Holland, Elizabeth Sr, Ephraim Pitts, Mary Holland, Madison Williams, Sarah Holland, and Susanah Holland to Jacob Sanders 100 acres. 11 Jan 1840."
"This indenture made this eleventh day of January one thousand eight hundred and forty Between the heirs of Richard Holland deceseased, Joseph Little, Samuel Holland, Greenbery Holland, Elizabeth Holland, Sr. Ephraim Pitts, Mary Holland, Madison Williams, Sarah Holland and Susannah Holland all of the state of Tennessee and County of Franklin, of the one part and Jacob Sanders of the State and County as aforedsaid, Witnesseth that for and inconsideration of the sum of four hundred dollars in hand paid by the said Jacob Sanders The heirs of Richard Holland as above mentioned have bargained and sold and by these presence do bargain sell and confirm until the said Jacob Sanders his heirs executors, administrators, and asigned forever and certain tract or parcel of land, situate lying and being in the state and Couty of aforesaid, bordered as follows, beginning at a post oak it being a corner of Edward Sevan Senior and Nathaniel Wilder, then south one hundred poles to a red oak, then one hundred and eighty poles to a black oak hickory. Thence crossing the branch forty poles to several small maples thence north forty-five degrees east eighty ples to post oak and pointers. Thence east one hundred and twenty poles to the beginning. Containing one hundred acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold all and sigular the said tract or parcel of land on above mentioned do together with all and sigular the rights profits benefits previledges thereunto belonging or in the least wise incident or thereunto essertaining unto the said Jacob Sanders his heirs and assigns for ever and the said heirs of Richard Holland as above mentioned do for themselves their heirs and assigns. warrant and forever defind the above mentioned tract or jparcel land unto the said Jacob Sanders his heirs and assigns against themselves their heirs and assigns forever and against the claim of every person or persons lawfully claiming the same or any part of parcel thereof. In witness thereof the heirs as above mentioned have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above mentiond. Signed sealed and delivered in persence of Jos., Huddletone.
(Signed and sealed by):
Ephraim Pitts by
Green B. Holland
John B. Hawkins, guardian of Sarah Holland
Lewis Perkins, guardian of Susanah Holand.
State of Tennessee Franklin County Personally appeared before me William W. Brazelton clerk of the county court, of said county, Joseph Huddleston, Jr. and Spruce M. Woods the subscribing witness to the within Deed of conveyance who being duly sworn dispose and say they are personally acquainted with Elizabeth Holland and Mary Holland two of the bargainers named in said Deed and that they acknowledge it to be their act and Deeds, in their presence, upon the day it bears date, and also personally appeared before me Joseph Little, Samuel Holland, Ephriam Pitts by his agent Samuel Holland Green B. Holland Madison Williams John B. Hawkins Guardian of Sarah Holland and Lewis Perkins, Guardian of Susannah Holland, the balance of the barg____ named in the said within Deeds of conveyance, with whom I'm personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed said deed for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office, the 13th day of January
William W. Brazelton, Clk
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