Person:Francis Carter (11)

Francis Carter
b.abt. 1748/55 England or Virginia
d.bef. 10 March 1815 Baldwin County, Georgia
m. bef. 1781
  1. Isaac H. Carter1781 - Aft 1860
  2. John A. Carter1785 -
  3. Joseph Carter1787 - 1866
  4. Francis CarterAbt 1791 - 1851
  5. Ruth Carter1792 -
  6. Esther Carter1793 -
  7. Mary C. 'Polly' Carter1795 - 1870
  8. Nancy Carter1796 -
Facts and Events
Name Francis Carter
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1748/55 England or Virginia[needs research]
Marriage bef. 1781 Virginiato Margaret Taylor
Death? bef. 10 March 1815 Baldwin County, Georgia

Will Transcription

Baldwin County, Georgia
In the name of God amen, I Francis Carter of said county and state being weake in body but through mercy of a sound mind and memory calling to mind that it is appointed for all men to die, I therefore constitute ordain and make this my last will and testament in the following manner:
Item. I will that the land I now live on be sold at public sail and the money arising from the said land I will that it be equally divided among my wife and my eight children: my wife Margret Carter and my sons Isaac, John, Joseph, and Francis Carter and my daughters Ruthey, Easter, Polly and Nancy jointly and severally. . .
And after my just debts being paid, I will and bequeath all my moveable property Horses, Cattle, Hogs, and all kinds of stock household and citching [kitchen ?} furniture I give to my wife, my son Francis Carter and daughters Polly and Nancy to be equally divided among them. And I also appoint my sons Isaac and Joseph Carter to be my Executors to act on behalf of my wife and heirs in all respects.
In witness whereof I the said Francis Carter hath hereunto set my hand and seal this 21st of June 1813.
(Signed) Francis Carter X [his mark]
In presence of
A. Gholson
S. T. Perdue
John Miles
[Record of Wills, Baldwin County, Georgia 1806-1932, Book A, p.81]
Abner Locke’s probate of the will – at bottom of will and Recorded 10 March 1815
Appointment of appraisers of FC estate: Thomas More, Clement More and James Carter.
[Baldwin County, Georgia Minute Book B 1812-1819, pp. 112-113 (3 June 1815) by James C Humphries].
Estate valued at $1224.10