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Descendancy and Will of Samuel Hughes

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Descendancy and Will of Samuel Hughes

Posted: 28 Oct 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Jul 2002 6:39AM GMT
Surnames: Hughes, Watson
Samuel Hughes married the Keziah Watson, dau of John and Grissell Watson of Lousia and Pittsylvania Cos. VA.

Descendancy Narrative of Samuel Hughes
I. Samuel Hughes
A. Mercy Hughes

1. John Watson Hughes
B. John Hughes
C. Rees Hughes

1. Mary Hughes

2. Abijah Hughes

3. Hezekiah Hughes

4. Eleanor Hughes

5. Jane Hughes

6. Samuel Hughes

7. Rice Hughes

8. Sarah Hughes

9. Keziah Hughes
D. Abijah Hughes
E. Nancy Hughes
F. Keziah Hughes
G. Samuel Hughes Jr.

Birth Date and place taken from Rev. War Pension File No. R 5356. Photocopy in my files.

1785 tax List Pittsylvania County, Virginia; Page 100; Samuel HUGHES 8 white souls, 1 dwelling and 1 other building.

Any interested person may contact me for WATSON family history.

In the name of God Amen I Samuel Hughs Senior. of the County of Cooper and the State of Missouri being sound of mind but infirm in body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make this my last will and testament Whereas in a former period in the State of Tennessee I Samuel Hughes Senior Excuted unto Rice Hughes senior my son, a bill of Sale for the persons of Lewis and Amy my negroes and some other property the intention of which bill of sale was for the maintainance of myself John Hughes my son and Mercy Hughes my daughter after the death of my wife moved to my son Rice Hughes in conformity with the before mentioned bill of Sale and remained there about 12 months, during of which period he sd Rice Hughes Senior frequently and repeatedly told me to take her Mercy Hughes away from his house that she Mercy should not stay at his house for one thousand Dollars per year I therefore deemed it impossible to live there any longer in peace and consquently removed myself and family where I now live I therefore will that Amy my negro shall live with and take care of my daughter Mercy Hughes during her natural life and if Amy should live longer than my daughter Mercy Hughes I will that she Amy be free I also bequeath unto my Daughter Mercy Hughes and John Watson Hughes son of Mercy Hughes my negro man Lewis during there natural life and should Lewis live longer than my daughter Mercy Hughes and her son John Watson Hughes I then and in that case will and bequeath him the sd Lewis unto my son Rice Hughes Senior I also will and bequeath unto my daughter Mercy and unto her son John Watson Hughes all my personal property whatsoever I also will that in case that my daughter Mercy Hughes should marry that then and in that case she as a legatee to the above will and testament do loose her right of dowery that there would have been confered on her the sd Mercy Hughes and her right of dower in that case to revert to her son John Watson Hughes and whereas I anticipate that there probably will be a law suit for the affore sd property I make and constitute and appoint Harmon H. Bailey my lawful agent to defend all and every claim or claims whatsoever that come against the afore sd negroes after my decease and for defending against the aforesaid bill of sale I will and bequeath the labour of Lewis my negroe man unto Harmon H. Bailey the term of ten years and at the expiration of which term the sd Lewis is to revert back to my grandson John Watson Hughes and son of Mercy Hughes and I do hereby disanull and revoke all other wills and do make this my last will and testament in testamony wherof I have here unto set my hand and affixed my seal this 18th day of Sep 1837.
Samuel (X) Hughes
Signer Wit: John Miller, Jeremiah Phillips, Martin J. Phillips [Clerk's note" This will was proved in the lifetime of the testator and was afterwards revoked by a subsquent will which was _____ to probate. Emmens Femy [sic) Clk.] Photocopy in file. <

Another will in Cooper Co., Missouri page 49-D dated 01 Mar 1841 as being recorded 25 Nov 1842.

Originally posted on 06 May 2000 to Cooper County MoGenWeb
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bbonham1 28 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
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