m. ABT 1741
Facts and Events
NameWilliam BEATTIE, 5G UncleBirth4 Apr 1760, Carr’s Creek, Rockbridge, VirginiaDeath4 Apr 1860, ?, Washington, VirginiaFatherJohn BEATTIE (1711-1790)MotherElinor (Ellen) GILMORE (GILMER) (ca1722-) Misc. Notes Will:
I, William Beattie, Sen’r of the County of Washington and State of Virginia do hereby make this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say;
1st, I give to my son Fountain F. Beattie one half of the money as proceeds of the sale of my land lying in the County of Rockcastle and state of Kentucky, my negro man named Elick, one bed and its furniture, also a horse worth seventy five dollars.
2nd, I give to my son Madison Beattie, the farm on which I now live with all its appurtenances together with all my farming tools, kitchen and household furniture, also half of my horses, half of my sheep, all my hogs and one third of my cattle every description - also all of my hay and grain that may be on the place or due, he also my negro man, Tom, my negro man Owen, my negro woman Peggy, my negro boy Ike, and my negro girl Leah, and waggon and its gearing.
3rd, I give my daughter Nancy, now the wife of R. B. Edmonson, my negro girl Harriet.
4th, I give to my son Josiah N. Beattie five hundred dollars out of the sale of my Kentucky land mentioned. My land lying in Rockcastle County and state of Kentucky.
5th, I give my son William Beattie two hundred dollars out of the sale of my Kentucky land mentioned.
7th (as recorded - not know if there was a 6th in original will), I give to my son James G. Beattie, two hundred dollars out of the sale of my land in Kentucky before mentioned.
8th, I give to my daughter, Elizabeth, now the wife of William Byars, one dollar.
9th, All that remains of my property in and above my house, not before devised, such as books and C I design shall be the property of my son Madison.
10th, all that remains of my estate of what nature or kind soever it may not be herein before particularly disposed of I desire may be equally divided amongst the following of my children namely, my son Robert Beattie, Absolum Beattie, my daughters Eleanor White and Nancy Edmonson.
11th, if any money or property be yet remaining out of the sale of my land in Kentucky, after paying the above devisees it shall be applyed by my son Madison pay all my just debts, and it is my wish he shall pay my debts out of his portion of my estate holding any balance that may remain from the sale of my land in Kentucky as his property. Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint Robert B. Edmonson and my son Madison Beattie executors of this my last will and testament
14th day of October, 1834
1850-Living in Madison Beatie household, listed as 87 years old
He refused to be executor of brother David’s estate
Sept. 14, 1790 - William Beattie named guardian of Margaret Buchanan, orphan of robert Buchanan, deceased. Bond: 600 pounds. Surety: James Duffey.523 Military Served in the Revolutionary War as a Private from Virginia; listed in the DAR Patriot Index. Spouses 1Mary ALLISONDeath16 Apr 1830 FatherRobert ALLISONMotherElizabeth ChildrenElizabeth (1784-1834) John (1786-1851) Robert (1787-1870) James Gilmore (1790-1874) Samuel (1795-1831) Josiah N. (1797-1845)
Eleanor (1801->1850) Absolom (1802-1880) William (1804-1873) Fountain Fox (1807-1863)
Nancy Dysart (1808-1872)