Person:Peter Ussery (2)

Watchers
Peter Ussery
m. est. 1797/1800
  1. Sylvester UsseryAbt 1800 - 1873
  2. John W. Ussery1801 - 1870
  3. Peter Ussery1805 - 1891
  4. Calvin UsseryAbt 1817 - 1870
  5. William H. Ussery1820 -
m. 1825
Facts and Events
Name Peter Ussery
Gender Male
Birth? 27 November 1805 Montgomery County, North Carolina
Marriage 1825 Maury County, Tennesseeto Catherine Dianna Adkinson
Death? 23 January 1891 Norwood, Wright County, Missouri

Will Transcript

Will of Peter Ussery of Wright County, Missouri
State of Missouri, County of Wright
I PETER USSERY of the County of Wright in the State of Missouri,being of sound mind and memory but knowing that according to the way of nature I cannot live long and wishing before I die to make a fair, and just and equitable division of my property among my heirs according to their respective rights and merits do make, publish and declare this my last Will and Testament.
1st I do hereby give and bequeath to the heirs of my deceased son ANNUAL USSERY, LOUISA (LAVINIA) USSERY, his widow who has intermarried with GODFREY TAYLOR since his death. The following named children: JOHN, JESSE, JULIETT, JANE, WILLIAM AND LUTHER children of same ANNUAL USSERY, One dollar each to be given to them or their legal representatives by my executor whom I shall here after name and appoint within one year from my death, out of any in their hands belonging to my estate.
2nd I do give and bequeath to my Grandchildren HENRY M. USSERY,THOMAS B. USSERY AND DIANNA KILLION who intermarried with Moses Killion, one dollar each,to be paid them by executor as aforesaid in last section.
3rd I do give and bequeath to my Grandchildren PETER MOSES USSERY, heir of BOWLIN USSERY, one dollar to be paid to her by my executor,within one year after my death.
4th I do give and bequeath to my granddaughter S.E.ALLEN, who intermarried with Samuel Allen, one dollar to be paid to her by my executor, within one year after my death.
5th I do give and bequeath to my wife NANCY USSERY, if she should survive me, One hundred dollars, to be paid by my executor, within one year after my death.
6th I do bequeath to my grandchildren, PETER BREECH, CHARLES M. BREECH, JOHN B.BREECH and HARMON S. BREECH, the sum of one dollar each,to be paid to them within one year after my death, by my executor.
7th I do give and bequeath to my son MARTIN V. USSERY, one dollar to be paid to him by my executor.
8th I do bequeath all the rest of my property, both real and personal, and mixed to be equally divided between the following named heirs of mine: SYLVESTER USSERY,WILLIAM USSERY,D.B.F. USSERY, and heirs of JACKSON USSERY and JESSE PETER PRESTON provided that JESSE PETER PRESTON stays with me until my death or until he is twenty-one years of age then he is to have only one dollar.
It is my will for the purpose of carrying this my will into effect, that WILLIAM USSERY be appointed the excutor of this my will and testament.
I do hereby name, make, constirute and appoint WILLIAM USSERY the executor of this my last Will and Testament and authorize him to carry my will into effect and to dispose of and distribute my property in this will.
In witness,I PETER USSERY have hereto set my hand this 27th day of August 1887.
(Witness: Harvall Allen, T.J. Allen and Elisha Owens)
This agreement between me and my wife NANCY USSERY is that each one holds the property that we had at the time we were married and that this Will does not include property or any other property that may come lieu of the same.
Signed: PETER USSERY and NANCY USSERY (their marks)
File for record Feb. 28 1894 ar 4:12 pm.
References
  1.   Information from Ussery bulletin (John Usry) - "Peter Ussery was born in North Carolina, probably in Montgomery County. He moved with his parents to Maury County, Tennessee, before 1820. He was united in marriage about 1825 with Miss Dianna Adkisson (could be Atkins or Atkiss), who was born May 24, 1806 (according to the information by Mildred Chapman) and died 20, May 1886. Peter Ussery and his family are in the 1830 U.S. cencus for Maury Co., Tennessee. They are next found in the 1840 U.S. census for Greene County, Missouri. Later the family lived in Dallas County, Missouri, and in Wright Co., MO. Some time after his wife died in 1886, Mr. Ussery is reported to have married Mrs Nancy Allen. Peter Ussery died in 1889. He was buried in the family cemetery on a farm in Wright County, Missouri."

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