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Absalom Adams[1]

Male Abt 1760 - Abt 1836  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Absalom Adams 
    Born Abt 1760  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1836  Chambers County,Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2193945150  Earnest
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2013 

    Family Elizabeth Unknown 
    Notes 
    • _STATMARRIED
    Children 
     1. William Adams
     2. Lucinda Adams
    +3. Mary Ann Adams
    +4. Jesse Adams,   b. Abt 1786, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Coweta County,Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +5. John S. Adams,   b. Abt 1787, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1848, Chambers County,Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Family ID F2616347902  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • IN THE NAME OF GOD
      I Absalom Adams of said County and State being weak in body and advanced in years and knowing that it is appointed unto all men to die yet being entirely sound in mind and memory do hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
      Item lst: My will first of all is that all my just debts be paid out of my estate before there is any distribution of my property in any way.
      Item 2nd: My will further is that after me debts are paid that my sonJohn Adams have my four negro boys, viz" Nepton Jacob Willis and Green to haveand to hold as his own right and property after complying with the following conditions and paying out the following sums of money viz: To my daughter Polly Jimersons three youngest children which are now living William Jimerson and Lucinda Jimerson with me viz: Martha Jimerson the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to them as they become of age. My will further is that the above named children be maintained clothed and educated by my son John Adams clearof cost and charges to them, also their heir (at my decease) all the remainderof my perishable property consisting of household furniture hogs, cattle and horses (if any there be) and that it be disposed of in the most prudent and profitable manner and the effects thereof be paid to them as they become of age.
      Item 3rd: My will further is that me daughter Lucy Phillips and heirs have the sum of two hundred dollars to become due and be paid unto them at my decease.
      4th: To my son William Adams I give and bequeath only the sum of five dollars having given the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars to aid in getting out of some difficulties previously which is considered as his part of my estate.
      Item 5th: To my son Jesse Adams I give the sum of five dollars only which I consideras his part of my estate.
      Item 6th: To my wife Elizabeth I give and bequeath my negro woman Amy during her life and at her death I give her to my son John Adams and his heirs forever. The afore mentioned negroes after complying with the terms of this will shall belong to my son John Adams and his hers forever asfully and effectiveally as if he had bills of sale for them under my hand.
      6th-My will lastly is that my son John Adams act as my executor to put this my will in force. Signed, sealed and acknowledged in the presence of
      December 3rd.1836
      his
      /s/XAbsalom X Adams LS (Mark)
      Signed, sealed and acknowledged
      in the presence of
      /s/John Adams, Jr. LS
      /s/George E. Hodge LS
      Certified copy typed sent by O. O. Alsobrook, Judge of Probate Chambers Co., Ala. 31 May 1966.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1132439995] Personal Files of Patsy Archer, Patsy Archer.