Person:Henry Franklin (10)

Henry Franklin
b.1715
d.BEF 17 SEP 1792 Amherst County, Virginia
m. ABT 1716
  1. Henry Franklin1715 - Bef 1792
  1. Sarah Hensley Franklin1737 - 1777
Facts and Events
Name[1] Henry Franklin
Gender Male
Birth? 1715
Alt Birth[1] 1717
Death[1][2] BEF 17 SEP 1792 Amherst County, Virginia

Virginia, Amherst County, "Will Book 3, 1786-1800", page 233, as printed in Reeves, Emma Barrett. "Three Centuries of Ballingers in America", 1977, pages 397, 398.

Will of Henry Franklin.

I Henry Franklin of Amherst County being weak in Body of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament and first I give my Soul to God and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried at the descretion of my Executors hereafter to be named and as touching my worldly Estate I give devise and dispose of the same in the manner and form following. I give to my son in Law Joseph Ballinger all the commodities I lent him some time ago to wit one Dun coloured Mare with her increase some cows Feather Bed that he has now in possession. I give to my son John Franklin one Dun Horse one Cow and Calf and her increase with one Feather Bed the which things he has now in his possession. I give to my daughter Elizabeth Ballinger one Dun Horse and Saddle and Cow and Calf with her increase & one Feather Bed the which things she has now in possession. I give to my son Henry Franklin one Brown coloured Horse one Cow and Calf & their increase and one Feather Bed the which things he has in his possession. I give to my son James Franklin one Feather Bed and furniture which things he has in his possession. I give to my daughter Phebe Franklin one Feather Bed and furniture one woman's riding Saddle & one Cow and Calf which things she has now in possession. I give to my son Joel Franklin one Black Horse Colt one Feather Bed and furniture and one Cow and Calf which he has in possession. I give to my son Samuel Franklin my Tract of Land whereon I now live to be freely possessed and enjoyed by him at the decease of his mother. I give to my daughter Philadelphia Smith one Dun coloured Mare Colt likewise what other things I have heretofore given her which she has in her possession. All the remainder of my Estate after paying my just debts I give to my Beloved Wife Margaret Franklin during her natural life and at her decease it is my will and desire that the said Estate so remaining be equally divided between my son Samuel and my daughter Judith Franklin. And Lastly I constitute and Appoint my two sons vizt Joel Franklin and Samuel Franklin Executors to this my Last Will and Testament and do hereby disavow every other Wills and Legacies & Executors Radifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will & Testament. Given under my hand and Seal this Tenth day of April one thousand seven hundred and ninety two. The will was proved September 17, 1792.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Reeves, Emma Barrett. Three Centuries of Ballingers in America, 1977, page 397, 398.
  2. Virginia, Amherst County, "Will Book 3, 1786-1800", pages 233.