William Allison, of Augusta County, VA
Facts and Events
William Allison was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- In the name of God, Amen, I William Allison of Pickaway County and State of Ohio, being in health and of a sound mind, blessed be God, but knowing that it is appointed for all men to die, make and ordain, this to be my last will and testament, and to give and bequeath what God has pleased to bestow on me, in the following manner. To Wit.
- First, I give to my daughter, Darkes Mills 400-dollars, and I give to my daughter, Pheebe Early 400-dollars, and I give and bequeath to my adopted son, John Loucks, 400-dollars, he will be of age the twentieth of August, 1822, the land I have in the Illinois.
- I give to my 4 grandsons, William, John, Daniel and name not known, sons of John Early, and he is to have the care of it to they come of age, and I give the land I got of Mr. Piffin to my 4 grand sons, William, Samuel, Andrew and James Mills and their father, John Mills is to have the care of it till they come of age, and the profits of it is to help to school them and then I think it will be best to sell it and divide the money but I leave to thediscretion of my executors, and I give 20 dollars to my old black woman, Anah if she is alive and the rest of my money, when collected, I allow to be laid out in Congress land, and to be equal divided among all of grandchildren.
- My bedding and books is to be equally divided between my 2 daughters and what moveable property I have is to be sold, and all my debts punctually paid and my burriel expenses.
- I do name and appoint Charles Clack/Clark,Cade Esquire, and John Mills, my Executors and in confirmation hereof, I have set my hand and seal this tenth day of February, year of our Lord, Eighteen hundred and twenty one.
- (Signed) William Allison Seal
- Vis: Abraham Halstead
- Alexander Coe
- Jacob Terwilliger
- CODICIL TO WILL OF WILLIAM ALLISON
- Old Book - Vol. 1, pg. 240
- Whereas, I William Allison of Pickaway County and State of Ohio, have made and have? Executed my last will and testament in writing, bearing date the tenth day of February, Eighteen hundred and twenty one, which said last will and testament and every clause, bequest and devise therein contained, I do hereby ratify and confirm with the following addition which I am desirous to make thereto, do therefore hereby make this my codicil which I will and direct shall be taken and held as part of my said will and testament, in manner and form following, that is to say, in the first place.
- I give and bequeath unto John Mills the sum of two hundred and ten dollars and ___ John Early the sum of three hundred dollars, and unto ___(looks like jno) the sum of 5 dollars, and further I give and bequeath unto William Allison Mills, my bay mare until he raised a colt and then unto Samuel Mills until he raises a colt, and so on in succession and I bequeath unto William Allison Early my sorrel mare and twenty dollars until he raises a colt, and then to John Early and so on in succession and give and bequeath unto Nancy Mills daughter of Robert Mills the sum of twenty dollars, and I will and direct that my waggon and my hogs and cattle to be sold, and the grain and hay I leave in the care of John Mills for him to dispose of as he may think proper, and the balance of my said estate, I leave in the care of my Executors for them to dispose of as they may think to the best advantage. In testimony whereof, I william Allison have to this my codicil, set my hand and seal this seventh day of August, Eighteen hundred and twenty three
- (Signed) William Allison
- Signed and acknowledged In the presence of us.
- James Mills
- Abraham X Cade (his Mark)
- James X Furnis (his Mark) (Seal)
Records in Augusta County, VA
- Vol. 2 LIST OF DELINQUENTS - Insolvents and Delinquents, 1791: William Allison, removed to Kentucky; Sampson Allen, to Kentucky; Herman Lovingood, to Georgia; John Tennant, in the army; Arthur Conaway, removed to Kentucky; Christopher Graham, to Kentucky; James Knowles, to Kentucky. [Note: it appears that William Allison left Augusta County sometime in 1791 after the death of his first wife Sarah Robertson who is buried in Stone Church Cemetery in Augusta County. This is confirmed by the place of birth of William's son Jeremiah Allison, who in census records was born in Kentucky in 1801].
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States. GenWeb.
Williamsport, Deer Creek Township,
Pickaway County, Ohio
Allison •William. From Augusta County VA. Father of Dorcas Allison Mills. Died 15 Aug 1823. Age 75 y.
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