Will of George Peay 1803

George Peay was my 6th great grandfather. He was born in King William County, Virginia in 1734, and died in Rockingham County, North Carolina in 1804. The Elias Peay mentioned in the will is my 5th great grandfather. Will of George Peay written 7 June 1803 and Proven in August Court 1804. Book A, page […]

Will of William Lanier 1811

William Lanier (1756-1811) was my 5th great-grandfather. I found his will on Rootsweb. The primary source listed is: Davidson Co. TN Wills and Inventories, Vol I, 1783-1816, though I have not seen the source myself yet. I am posting the will primarily for the Slave Name Roll Project. See slave names in bold, below. David Parker, […]

Will of Robert Shaw 1823

Copied from the Sumner County GenWeb page. Sumner County, Tennessee, 7 July 1823 LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ROBERT SHAW, DECEASED I, Robert Shaw of Sumner County, and State of Tennessee, do make and ordain and declare, this instrument which is subscribed with my name to be my last Will and Testament revoking all others. First: […]