Make your own free website on Tripod.com

You're listening to "Green Grow The Lilacs".....

PEEVEY WILLS

<bgsound src="lilacs.mid">

ALABAMA
PEEVEY-File 1224 To the Hon. F.L. Hammond Judge of the Probate court, Madison County, State of Alabama. Your petitioner WILLIAM D. PEEVEY represents that he is the administrator of ROBERT W. PEEVEY deceased, who was in his life- time administrator of DIAL PEEVEY, by virtue of which he is now administrator of said DIAL PEEVEY. Your petitioner further represents that the following described tract of land belonged to the estate of said DIAL PEEVEY, dec'd, and that it cannot be equitably divided between he heirs of said DIAL PEEVEY,dec'd, without a sale. To wit, the north west part F???ctional Section 15 Township Range 2 east situated in that part of Madison County called "old madison" containing 42,000 acres. Your petitioner further states that it may be necessary to sell said land for the payment of debts. Your petitioner further represents that the following is a list of the heirs of said DIAL PEEVEY, dec'd. THOMAS L. PEEVEY, Madison County, Ala, WILLIAM W.PEEVEY, MARTHA JANE KING, CAROLINE MCGAHA,Wife of JAMES MCGAHA,JOHN C. PEEVEY, a minor seventeen years of age, JAMES K. PEEVEY, a minor over 14 and under twenty one years of age, GEORGE M. D. PEEVEY, a minor over fourteen and under twenty one years of age, all of Madison County, State of Alabama, ELIAS W. PEEVEY, of the State of Texas, A.M. BOHANNON, SAMANTHA E. BOHANNON, WILLIAM S. WRIGHT, MARY C. WRIGHT, all of the State of Texas and heirs of R.W. PEEVEY, dec'd. LEROY M. PEEVEY, ANGELINE PEEVEY, SUSAN PEEVEY, ISAAC PEEVEY, a minor under twenty and over fourteen years of age, all of Madison County, State of Alabama. PARLEE BROCTER, WILLIAM BROCTER of the State of Arkansas, DIAL PEEVEY of the state of Texas, ROBERT W. PEEVEY, of Limestone County, State of Alabama,ISAAC PEEVEY of the State of Missouri, TILMAN PEEVEY of the State of Arkansas, RODY NETTLES, SELINA FLOID, JAMES N. FLOID, SUSAN LINCH, JAMES LINCH, all of the State of Arkansas, heirs of WADE H. PEEVEY. WILLIAM PEEVEY of the State of Arkansas, DAVID PEEVEY of California, FRANCES PEEVEY of Arkansas, TILMAN PEEVEY, ROBERT W. PEEVEY, both of the State of Arkansas, heirs of WILEY PEEVEY. Your petitioner further states that he is informed that WILLIAM PEEVEY of Ark. and DAVID PEEVEY of California have assigned their interest in said estate to WILLIAM WRIGHT of Madison County, State of Alabama. Your petitioner therefore asks that an order for the sale of said land for distribution and for payments of debts be granted by your honor. J.C. HUMPHREYS Atto. for petitioner ********************************************************************** PEEVEY-File 1229 The Orphan's Court Madison County January Term 1847 TO THE HONORABLE, THE JUDGE OF THE ORPHAN'S COURT Your petitioner, WILLIAM D. JOHNSON, shows to your honor that he is the son of MASTIN JOHNSON, who interm married on the blank day of bland in the year blank with one ELIZABETH PEEVY, the daughter of DIAL PEEVY, formerly of Madison Couny. That in the year blank the said DIAL PEEVY removed to the State of Arkansas, and there died intestate, leaving a large property in that state, consisting of land and negroes and other property-that the said DIAL PEEVY also left considerable property in this state consisting of land and notes and other property-that WADE PEEVY, administered on said DIAL PEEVY'S estate in this County-that said WADE PEEVY died in the year blank and now one ROBERT W. PEEVY has attempted to administer on said DIAL PEEVY'S estate-your petition further shows to your Honor, that his mother ELIZABETH JOHNSON, formerly ELIZABETH PEEVY and daughter of said DIAL PEEVY, died in the state of Mississippi leaving your petitioner, the ???? of her said marriage, with the said MASTIN JOHNSON-Your petitioner further shows that he is an heir of the estate of said DIAL PEEVY, in sight of his mother ELIZABETH JOHNSON, formerly ELIZABETH PEEVY and daughter of the said DIAL PEEVY. Your petitioner further shows that he has not received anything from the estate of his grandfather DIAL PEEVY either in the state of Arkansas or this State and that he is entitled in sight of his mother to his equal distribution of said estate, with the other heirs. your petitioner does not know who is the administrator of said DIAL PEEVY'S estate in Arkansas but is informed and believes it to be true that said property in the state of Arkansas has been divided out, and your petitioner's rights neglected-Inconsideration of the premises and that justice may be done, your petitioner prays this Honorable Court to force the said ROBERT W. PEEVY to complete his bond and to appear on a citation, which is here asked and to show cause, why said pettioner distributive should not be given unto him, and how he has settled said and on failure of his giving bond to remove him, and appoint some other person in his stead, to have said estate finally settled, and distribution thereof made according to law. Pro.Rec.Bk.31 p.36 WM D. JOHNSON by his attorney JN.A.S.AKLEN ********************************************************************** Book 12-518 - ORPHANS COURT- September 25, 1846 Appraisement of the perishable property belonging to the estate of WADE H. PEEVY, dec'd: We, the undersigned having been appointed by the Orphan's Court of Madison County, Alabama to value the Perishable Property and Real Estate belonging to the estate of WADE H. PEEVY, dec'd, have agreeably to the order of this court proceeded to value the same as shown us by WILLIAM WRIGHT, Administrator as following towit: 200 acres of Land appraised to $800.00 One Negro Woman named Jane about 19 years old and her child Andrew about 1 years old 650.00 One Negro Girl named Matilda 14 years old 300.00 One Bay Mare Appraised 40.00 One Brown Mare Appraised 30.00 One Small Wagon Appraised 20.00 Six Head of Cattle Appraised 20.00 Five Work Oxen Appraised to 13.00 One Lot of Hogs Appraised to 8.20 One Lot of Sheep Appraised to 10.00 Two Pair of Hino Gear for Waggon appraised to 2.00 One Lot of Pcoms? appraised to 6.00 One Lot of Hoes? appraised to 2.00 One Lot of Angus, One Hand Tan?,Lay the & Craves? appraised to 3.00 Two Red Favoles? appraised to 3.00 One Lot of Asces & Iron Wedge appraised to 2.00 Thirty Barrels of corn more or less appraised in the field 30.00 Three Thousand Pound Seed Cotton in the field appraised to 30.00 One Lot of Castings & C appraised to 10.00 Three Spinning Wheels, One Reel and Side Loom appraised to 6.00 One Lot of Coppers Ware appraised to 2.00 One Lot of Delf Ware Knives & Forks appraised to 2.00 Two tables appraised to 6.00 One Lot of Bureaus and Desks appraised to 33.00 Three pair of Hand Irons & Wooden Clock appraised to 12.00 Five Beds and Furniture appraised to 55.00 _________ Carried forward 2304.20 Brought forward 2304.20 Eighteen chairs appraised to 5.00 One Lot of Books appraised to .20 __________ Amount 2309.50 Mr. JOSEPH COLLIER, JOSEPH P. ALLISON and CLEMENT T. BALDWIN after having been duly qualified did value the foregoing Perishable Property and Real Estate belonging to the estate of WADE H. PEEVY, dec'd contained on the first and second pages as was shown to us by WILLIAM WRIGHT, Administrator of said Decedent's Estate. Given under out hands, this 25th day of September, 1846. JOSEPH COLLIER JOSEPH P. ALLISON C.T. BALDWIN ********************************************************************** ORPHANS COURT - October, 12th, 1846 An appraisement of the perishable property belonging to the estate of WADE H. PEEVY,dec'd having been returned by a majority of the persons appointed to appraise the same is ordered to be recorded (??? Minute BK No.11, Page 375) pursuant to said order and appraisement was duly recorded on the 8th of July, 1847. ********************************************************************** ORPHANS COURT- February 15th, 1847 An account of the sale of the perishable propery belonging to the Estate of WADE H. PEEVY, deceased. The following is the list of the perishable property sold on the 18th day of December, 1846, belonging to the Estate of WADE H. PEEVY, dec'd ????? ????? ???? months after Dabe?. NAME OF PERSON ARTICLE AMT JANE PEEVY One Wagon $ 11.34 1/2 MILLS JENKINS One Bay Mare 41.00 JANE PEEVY One Bay Mare 6.25 DANIEL WILKINSON One Yoke of Oxen 10.50 WILLIAM WRIGHT One Cow & Calf 6.25 WILLIAM WRIGHT Two Heifers 5.25 JANE PEEVY Cow & Calf 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Cow 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Lot Of Sheep 2.50 JANE PEEVY Two Pair of Hens? .50 SAMUEL COLE One Peon,Singletons &Clivise 1.00 C. PUBLEN One Peon & Gofer .75 JANE PEEVY One Peon .25 JANE PEEVY One Harness Singletres Shoes .50 _______________ 88.12 1/2 ESHAM COLLIER(Paid) One Angus .68 3/4 JANE PEEVY One Lot of Angus .12 1/2 JANE PEEVY One Hand Saw .12 1/2 JANE PEEVY One Scythe & Brudle .12 1/2 JANE PEEVY One Side Saddle .25 G.W. MOON One Iron Wedge .75 T.L.PEEVY One Man's Saddle 4.00 JANE PEEVY One Lot of Axes .37 1/2 WILLIAM ELLIOT(Paid) One Lot of hoes & Mattock .87 1/2 WILLIAM WRIGHT One Spade .62 1/2 WILLIAM WRIGHT Five Barrels of Corn 8.00 WILLIAM WRIGHT Five Barrels of Corn More or Less 5.12 1/2 WILLIAM BOLINGER Five Barrels More or Less @ One Dollar per barrel 5.00 JANE PEEVY One Table of Furniture .50 _______________ 23.56 1/4 88.12 1/2 _______________ Carried Forward 111.68 3/4 JANE PEEVY Two Wheels & Reel .12 1/2 WILLIAM WRIGHT One Wheel 2.00 JANE PEEVY One Loom .12 1/2 JANE PEEVY One Lot of Water Vessels .12 1/2 TOS. K. JINKINS One Table 5.87 1/2 MILLS JENKINS One Desk 4.50 JANE PEEVY One Cupboard .50 C. BUTLER One Bureau 8.50 JANE PEEVY One Bed and Furniture 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Bed and Furniture 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Bed and Furniture 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Bureau 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Clock .50 JANE PEEVY One Small Table .25 MILLS JENKINS Six Chairs 1.87 1/2 JANE PEEVY Twelve Chairs .50 WM PEEVY One Bureau 6.50 JANE PEEVY One Bed and furniture .50 JANE PEEVY One Bed and Furniture .50 JANE PEEVY One Set of And Irons 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Set of And Irons 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Set of Books .12 1/2 JANE PEEVY One Lot of Castings 1.00 JANE PEEVY One Lot of Pork Hogs 1.00 ______________ 152.18 3/4 JANE PEEVY Hire of Jane & Child 30.00 LEROY PEEVY Rent of Balance of land besides Domer 10.00 LINDSAY C. HINDS To hire Matilda 85.00 EDMUND WILLIAMS Rent of Land 26.00 WM. WRIGHT Cotton Crop 46.00 _______________ 299.22 3/4 WILLIAM WRIGHT, Admt STATE OF ALABAMA MADISON COUNTY Before me JOHN W. OTEY, Clerk of this County court of said County this day personally appeared WILLIAM WRIGHT Adm. of the Estate of WADE H. PEEVY, deceased and made oath that the foregoing ap. of value is correct. Sworn to and subscribed WM WRIGHT before me this 15 Feby 1847 JNO. W. OTEY, Clk.c.c ********************************************************************** ORPHANS COURT - February 11th, 1847 An account of the sale of the perishable property belonging to the estate of WADE H.PEEVY, dec'd, having been returned by WM.WRIGHT, Adm. of said decedent is ordered to be recorded (Dec? Minnbe? Bk. no. 12, Page 74) Pursuant to said order said account was duly recorded on the 25th Day of September 1847. JNO. W. OTEY, Clk c.c. ********************************************************************** ORPHANS COURT - Monday, August 11th, 1851 In the petition of WILLIAM WRIGHT, Administrator of the Estate of WADE H. PEEVY, late of said County deceased. it is ordered that he sell at public auction the slaves belonging to the estate of said decedent, on a credit of twelve months and report the same to this Court agreeably to law.

ARKANSAS

State of Arkansas County of Crawford I Tilman Peevy of said County and State do hereby make my Last will and Testament in Manner and form following that is to say. 1st I desire that my Executors herein after named shall immediately after my decease take and sell at private sale enough of my perishable property to pay and satisfy my just debts and funeral expenses. Should the perishable part of my property prove insufficient for the above purposes, then I desire that my executors may sell enough of my real estate and out of the money arising there from pay and satisfy such of my just debts as my remain unpaid. 2nd After the payment of my debts and funeral expenses, I give my wife Annie Peevy the balance of all my estate both real and personal for and during the term of her natural life and after her decease, I give the same to my children herin after mentioned to be divided amongst them as follows and to be enjoyed by them forever. 3rd I desire that after the decease of my wife Annie Peevy my executors shall sell all my estate both real and personal of what nature or kind ever it may be, at private sale according to the best of their judgment thereby saving the unnecessary expenses of private sales, and out of the money arising there from, I give and bequeath to my son Matthew B. Peevy in trust for my two grandsons Bennett H. Edmonds and John William Edmonds two hundred dollars for their benefit to be used by him in raising them and educating them. 4th I give and bequeath unto my son Gilbert Washington Peevy one dollar. 5th I give and bequeath unto my daughter Angelina one dollar. 6th I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Jane one dollar. 7th I give unto my daughter Minerva Catherine dollar. 8th I give unto my daughter Francis Adeline dollar. 9th And not forgetting but being mindfull of the kindness and patience with which my daughter Abigail wife of John C. Betten and my son Matthew B. Peevy have stood by me and ministered to my wants during my sickness and suffering I hereby give unto them the balance of all my estate both real and personal moneys arising there by virtue of(page folded under) by my executors to be equally divided between my said daughter Margaret Abigail and son Matthew B. Peevy which I give to them, their heirs, executors, administrators and their assigns forever. 10th And lastly, I do hereby appoint and constitute my son Matthew B. Peevy and my son in law John C. Betten executors of this last will and testament, and I do hereby revoke any and all other and former wills or testaments set by my hand this 19th day of December 1876. Tilman Peevy his X mark This instrument of writing was signed and acknowledged for the last will and testament of the within named Tilman Peevy in the presence of Davidson Dickson Joshua Teague

GEORGIA
42 Georgia Warren County In the name of God, Amen. I JOSEPH PEAVEY SEN of the State and County aforesaid, being weak in body but of perfect mind and memory but knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. First & principally, my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent manner at the descretion of my executors herein named, & my soul I recommend to Almighty God, that gave it nothing doubting at the general resurection to receive the same again by the almight power of God. And as touching such worldly estate which it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with in this life. I demere and dispose in the following manner & form. - Item. - I give to my beloved wife, ANN PEAVEY, the tract of land I now live on, with all my stock of all kinds, also all my plantation tools, household and kitchen furniture ???? during her natural life, and at her death to equally divided betwix all my children. Item - I give to my grandson WADE HAMPTON PEAVEY one sorrel filly, also one brindel heifer, to him and his heirs forever. Item - I give to my Daughter MARY PEAVEY one Bed to be given her by my wife, to her and her heirs forever. It is my wish and desire for my wife to sell the wagon & horses also the land, and any of the stock she may think proper, after paying my grandson WADE HAMPTON his legacy. And I do constitute and appoint my son ABRAHAM PEAVEY and my beloved wife ANN PEAVEY, Executors to this my last Will and Testament, ratifying this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, and also revoking all other former wills heretofore by me made. - In witness whereof I have herein to set my hand and seal, this 25th day of August, 1810. Signed, Sealed and delcared his to be the last Will of JOSEPH T. PEVAY (SEAL) JOSEPH PEVAY SEN in the mark presence of _______________ STEPHEN W. BURNLEY her PARTHENEY BURNLEY mark ********************************************************************** Georgia, Warren County, Court of Ordinary November Term, 1817 Personally appeared in open Court STEPHEN W. BURNLEY, one of the subscribing witnesses to the within will, who being duly sworn as the law directs disposeth and saith "that he saw the within name JOSEPH PEAVEY, sign, seal, publish and declare the within instrument ???? to be his last Will and Testament. And that at the time of his so doing he was (in his opinion) of sound & ????? mind and memory and at the same time he saw PARTHENEY BURNLEY.

BARTHLYNN'S HOMEPAGE


You are visitor # since March 7, 1998. Thanks for coming by! Come again!

barthlynn@earthlink.net