Will of
Tobias JOHNSON, 1851

Contributed by Verna Quick, 22 March 2000


Will of Tobias Johnson


In the name of god  Amen
I   Tobius Johnson being of sound mind and perfect memory blessed be god for 
the same    do on the 5th day of november and in the year of our lord one 
thousand eight hundred and fifty one do make and ordain this my last will and 
testament in the manner and form following
Viz)  I give and Bequeath to my beloved wife Margaret all of my lands and 
tenaments (sic) together with the house and improvements thereon and all my 
house hold and kitchen furnature (sic) except such as shall hereafter be 
mentioned together with all my stock of cattle, hogs and sheep and horses 
with the Exception of one for my son Daniel when he becomes to the age of 
twenty one and to my daughter Caroline for her to have an Equal proportion of 
the land and stock to be paid her in money as soon as can be be (sic) 
collected Except the horses and I forther (sic) Desire for the rest of my 
daugters (sic) Namely harriet, anny, lucy, Jane and margaret one feather bed 
Each to be pointed out by my wife.  I do further Request that the lands and 
stocks Except the horses shall be valued and that my Daughter caroline to 
Receive an Equal proportion of the same I do give all my crop of corn cotton 
(sic) fodder and peas and such hogs as are up for the present year and all of 
the money and notes and Accompts (sic) that is due or will hereafter Become 
Due to my wife margaret after all of my Debts is paid all of the above named 
articles to remain my wifes (sic) her natural life and then to be Equally 
Divided Amangs (sic) the rest of my heirs Except caroline wich (sic) is to 
Receive her Equal share of the above Named property after all of said Debts 
is paid and as to all of the farming and woking (sic) tools and cart and 
potatoes to be my wifes (sic) during her Natural life.
I do farther nominate Margaret my wife my sole and lawfull (sic) Executor to 
this my last will and Testament.


Signed and sealed
In the presents of                              The Day and
Masten Quick                                    State above written
Joel Hall (name unclear, may be Toel or Jack Hall)
Tristram Quick                                                                
           
                                                his
                                           Tobias Johnson
                                               mark


Recorded in Will Book A.
Page 295  Case 1  Box 30
Recorded 24 Nov. 1851
Joe David. Ordy.    


[Additional Notes:  Probate papers were filed in 1870 which identified the 
daughters, Caroline, wife of Isaac Brigman: Lucy, wife of Alexander Williams; 
and Margaret, wife of Solomon Quick.  Son, Daniel had died by 1870 leaving 3 
children.]                              

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