Gill Document No. 11
Transcribed by Daniel B. Olds from a copy of the original generously provided by Jim & Brenda Hicks
State of North Carolina
Buckner Ray Admr of
Jesse Gill decd Pltff
Terrell Gill, John Gill Et als
John H. Gill being duly sworn says-
That Jesse Gill, before his death, gave to Terrell Gill, his son, a tract of land worth about $400 and bed and furniture worth $30 and household articles, one negro girl worth $400 or $500 and ? ? of age.
John H. Gill, myself, received from my father Jesse Gill one bed worth about $10 and a C? worth about $40. A tract of land worth $400.
Mary Parham received about $30 or $40 worth of personal property.
Burton Gill received a tract of land worth $675, one horse worth $50 and horse worth $50. 2 beds worth $20. One steer worth $30.
Buckner Gill received a tract of land worth $400, one ? worth $75, one riding horse $85, one cow & calf $125, one sow & pigs $6, one bed & furniture & other household articles worth about $30, one half years provisions worth $50.
Betsy ship received articles to the amount of $30.
John H. Gill
Sworn and subscribed
Before me this 8th day
Of November 1870
Mary A. Tate being duly sworn says that she does not remember what Terrell Gill received from his father Jesse Gill but she does remember a tract of land worth $400, one Negro girl worth I dont know how much.
John H. Gill received about the amount as given in by Mr. John Gill himself.
Agness Jones received articles to the amount of $30 & Mary A. Tate, received bed, furniture & other articles worth from $25 to 30.
Nancy Parham received about the same as contained in Mr. John Gills evidence.
Burton Gill received I do not know how much.
Buckner Gill received about the amount contained in Mr. John Gills evidence.
Mrs. Mahala Bailey received a good tract of land. I dont know the value of it. She received double the amount of household furniture worth about $60, one Negro girl worth about $400, one cow and calf.
I do not know what Payton Gill received except a tract of land worth about $675.
Mary A. Tate
Sworn & subscribed before me
This 8th day of November 1870
? H. Snow
Mr. John H. Gill upon examination says Peyton Gill received a tract of land worth $675, 2 beds & furniture worth $30, one horse worth $80, about $300 in money.
Mahala Bailey received a tract of land worth $400, bed & furniture $50, one Negro girl worth about $400, cow 7 calf worth $12, sow & pig $6, one half years provisions worth about $10.
John H. Gill
Sworn & subscribed before
Me this 8th day of November
Sources: Wake County courthouse records, Federal Census records.
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