Hardy County Wills

Will of Daniel Tevebaugh 1801, 1803
This document was transcribed by John L. Tevebaugh from the original records in Hardy Co., WV: Will Book 2, pp. 245-246.
Daniel Tevebaugh's will was not dated, nor the exact date of his death recorded. See how documentation narrows the possible period for these events in John Tevebaugh's analysis: Dating Daniel's Death and Will.
Daniel Tevebough will
The Last Will & Testament of Danl Tevebough Decd.
1801 Fy 11 prod by Jos OBannon & wife
Feby 1803 furr pvd by A Baker Sr.

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In the Name of God Amen I Daniel
Tevebough of Hardy Count and State of Vir-
ginia being in A low State of health at present
but in my Perfect Senses and Memory and
Considering the uncertainty of human life
and that Necessary for all persons so to Dispose
of their affairs in their life time as may prevent
any disputes amongst their Relations after their
death to prevent the same as much as may be
in my own family I think proper to dispose of
my estate in the following Manner
First I direct that my funeral Expenses &
all my Just debts shall be paid

My will is that Negro Jack and Jim and all
my Moveable Estate Shal be Sold by My Exer
                             Sons Solomon John & George
and the Money Divided between my three ^youn
gest Sons Equally only a bond John owes to Dan-
-niel is to be paid over and Above his Equal propor
allso I Give and devis to my son John my Negro
Girle Caled Rose
Allso I Give and devise to my son Jacob my Negro
Boy Called Chance
Allso my Will is My son Jacob Sell his land
on the Creek that he Purchised of Croose and
that the Money Arising from the Sale be paid
to my three Sons Solomon John and George
and in * Concideration thereoff
My will is that he Shall have two thirds of the
place I live on and my Son Danniel one third
my Son Daniel to have the Upper end both
of the Bottom and upland

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But if My son Jacob Shall Refuse to
part with his Creek land and pay the
Amt as I have directed My Will is that he
and my Son Daniel Shall divide My home
place Equal between them and and pay the
Amt of the purchise to my three Sons
Soloman John & George one half and my son Jacob
the Other half of the Cast of the Creek land
Allso my Will is that the tract of land I
hold above Michal Naff Shall be Equally
between my two sons Daniel and Jacob
Allso I do hereby Constitute and appoint
George Harness Jun & Abel Seymour my
Executors to this my last will and do
hereby Revoke all Other Wills declaring
this and no Other to be my last will &
Testamen Signd and Acknowledged
in presence of
          Daniel       X       Tevebaugh

Anthony Baker Senr
Joseph Obannon
Martha Obannon

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At a Court held for Hardy County the 11th day of February 1801
This last Will and Testament of Daniel Tevebough deceased
was this day proved by the Oaths of Joseph Obannon and
Martha Obannon two of the witnesses thereto and at a
Court held for the said County the 9th day of February
1803 The said Will was further proved by the oath
of Anthony Baker Senr. the other Witness thereto and is
Ordered to be Recorded Teste
E A Williams Ct. Court

The Last Will &
Testament of Danl
Tevebough Decd
1801 Fy 11 prod by Jos
OBannon & wife
Feby 1803 furr pvd by
A Baker Sr oath
Recorder & Exd.
No. 1 folio 245

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