1774 Jane “Jincey” Chisolm b. abt 1774 m. Levi Lyles

Jane “Jincey” Chisolm b. abt 1774 m. Levi Lyles



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1789 Jan 24 – William Chisolm’s last will and testament – Will book 2, p 24. Charlotte County, Virginia
… I William Chisholm of the County of Charlotte and State of Virginia …. do make and establish this to be my last Will & Testament …
… I give to my son William Chisolm my negro man Amos, whoe he now has in possession.
… I give to my son John Chislom’s children, Janesy, William, John, Alexander, and Andrew my negro man Jack.
… I give my daughter Margaret Davis the following negroes viz: Fann a woman, Tom a man, and Ned a man, which negroes she has now in possession.
… I give to my daughter Sarah the following negroes viz: Phillidia a woman and her increase whom she has now in possession, and Moses a man whom she is to have after the death of my wife Debrah.
… I give to my daughter Anna my negro woman Lucy the mother of my negro woman Fann, whom she is to have possession of after the death of my wife Debrah, but as the said negro is not equal in value with the portions of the rest of my children, I desire that the woman Lucy may be valued and the deficiency made up by the other legatees of this will, she is to be valued at the death of my wife.
… I give to my daughter Mary Easter 30 pounds to be laid out in buying a negro girl, which money is to be paid out of the money arising from the sale of the land sold Langston Bacon and John Petty. But if the said negro when purchased is found of less value than the portions of the other legatees of this Will I desire that she shall be made equal by the legatees of this will.
… I give to my wife Debrah during her life the following negroes, viz: Jack a man, Lucy his wife, and Nate a man and after the death of my wife its my will that the said negroes, Jack, Lucy & Nate shall be equally divided among my children, William, Margaret, Sarah, John Chisolm’s childrenJincey, William, John, Alexander, and AndrewAnna my daughter, Mary Easter and Elizabeth Terrill.
… Lastly I do appoing my friend Edward Almond, executor of this my last Will & Testament as witness my hand & seal this 24 day of January 1789.
Signed: William Chisholm
In presence of John James, Burnley Callicott, Bartlett James.
At a court held for Charlotte County the 4 day of June 1792 this last will and testament of William Chisolm decd was presented in court and the same was proved by the oath of Burnley Callicott and Bartlett James and ordered to be recorded and Edward Almond the executor herein named renounced in open court the burthen of execution of the said will. Teste Thomas Read.

1793 June 9 – Levie Liles and wife v. The admns of John Chisolm decd. Wilkes Co, Georgia
… Petition of Levie Liles and Jane his wife … about the 13 day of Aug 1788 John Chisolm of the County of Wilkes, (the father of the wife of your petitioner) died intestate possessed of a considerable property consisting of negroes, norses, household furniture, debts outstanding etc to the amount of 600 pounds sterling leaving at the time of his decease the wife of your petitioner and several other children (Towit) William, John, Alexander &etc, as the heirs … after the decease of him the said John letters of admin were obtained by and grant to William Chisolm and Elisabeth Chisolm the widow of the said John (who has since been remarried to a certain Adam Willie) and since her said marriage is known by the name of Elisabeth Wilie… William Chisolm and Adam Wilie and Elisabeth his wife as admins … of the said John decd, did take into their possession the estate of him the said John … became liable to pay and apportion to your petitioner within a reasonable time … doth aver to be worth 200 pounds sterling … the said Adam & Elisabeth his wife and the said William notwithstanding …have not yet paid to your petitioner the said distributive share of the estate …
Wilkes County Court Records, ac. 1978-0528M, Georgia Archives. Record ID: 06-09-1793