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Will & Estate of SAMUEL THOMAS ALSTON -1860
Warren County Will Book 49, Page 328
(Samuel T. Alston was born 1806 in Warren Co., died July 16, 1860 Warren Co.,NC, the son of Samuel Alston & Elizabeth Faulcon; he was married to Ruina Temporance Williams, b. 1814/d. Feb. 25, 1897)

 

Know all men that by these presents that I, SAM'L T. ALSTON SR. of the County of Warren and State of North Carolina this the 22nd day of June A.D. 1860, being of perfect mind and memory for which I feel thankful to Almight God but knowing th uncertainty of life do think proper to make this my last Will and Testament.
In the first place, I wish my executor to pay all of my just debts out of my estate of such property as he may think best for the interest of the estate.
Secondly- I give to my beloved wife RUINA T. ALSTON all the property I possess of every description real and personal to her and her heirs forever and I hereunto appoint my son ROBERT W. ALSTON Executor to this my will - and I have this the day and date above written put my hand and seal.
SAM'L T. ALSTON

Test
R. E. WILLIAMS
SOLOMON WILLIAMS


Warren County August Court 1860
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of SAMUEL T. ALSTON, decease, is exhibited for probate in Open Court by ROBERT W. ALSTON the executor therein named and the due execution thereof by the said SAMUEL T. ALSTON is proved by the oath and examination of ROBERT E. WILLIAMS and SOLOMON WILLIAMS, the subscribing witnesses thereto. It is therefore considered that the said paper writing is the last will and testament of the said SAMUEL T. ALSTON and the same is ordered to be recorded and filed. And thereupon the said ROBERT W. ALSTON Executor as aforesaid duly qualifies as such, by taking the oath required by Law.

Test
JNO. W. WHITE, Clerk

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November Court 1860
Recorded Page 428

Some of the names of people I'm researching found in the Estate of Samuel T. Alston (1860) owing money, including year/status of possibility of debt being repaid:


Daniel Richardson - 1856/ doubtful
Alfred Richardson -1859/ doubtful
Jerry Richardson - 1855/doubtful
Bryant Rudd - 1853/extremely doubtful
Benjamin Copelin - 1854
Stephen Hedgepeth - 1853/desperate
Nancy Hedgepeth - 1852, 1854,1855/ desperate
Sally Hedgepeth - 1855/desperate
William Harwell - 1853/ desperate
Jack Harwell - 1851/ desperate
Thomas Harwell - 1852,1853/desperate
Nancy Copeland - 1853/desperate
Albert Carr - 1854/doubtful
Maria Eavans - 1855/doubtful
William Eavans - 1853,1860
James Eavans - 1852, 1853/desperate
Stephen Hedgepeth -1853/desperate
George Fog - 1855/doubtful
Amous Pettyford -1851,1852,1854,1857
Absolom Richardson -1851
Willis Linch - 1851,1852,1853/doubtful
Thomas Linch - 1854/doubtful
Charles Linch - 1852/doubtful
James Linch - 1852,1853/doubtful
James Mills- 1853,1854/doubtful
John Mills - 1852,1853/doubtful
Rubin Pettiford- 1852, 1853
Brant (Bryant?) Rud- 1852,1854
James Rudd - 1852
Mason Richardson- 1852
Alfred Richardson -1851
Nicholas Richardson -1851
Littleton Richardson- 1852/doubtful
Abner Richardson -1855/doubtful
John Richardson -1852
Absalom Richardson -1852
Joseph Silver- 1855
Susan Silver- 1852,1854
Willis Silver- 1852
Reese Richardson -1855
Jesse Richardson -1853
John Wilkins - 1852
Dorson Wilkins - 1854
Joseph West- 1853/doubtful

 

Slaves of Tusculum

A List of all the good chattles &c belonging to SAM'L T. ALSTON at the time of his death and given in by me as Executor of his Estate-

Slaves:

  • Bob
  • Patience
  • Mourning & 4 children
  • Fanny & 4 children
  • Manerva
  • Patsy
  • Mat
  • Kintchen
  • Stephen
  • Jim
  • Aggy
  • Matilda
  • Penny & 3 children
  • Sam
  • Ally & 4 children
  • Henry
  • Gabriel
  • Neoh(?)
  • Washington
  • Harry
  • George
  • Penelopy & 2 children
  • Cary
  • John
  • June
  • Eliza
  • Lucinda & 2 children
  • Guilford
  • Westley
  • Mary
  • Harry
  • Rebecca
  • Leander
  • Charity
  • Medicus
  • Aaron
  • Cornelius
  • Robert
  • Willcox
  • Joe
  • Albinas
  • Chany
  • Esther & 5 children
  • Betsy
  • Cenis
  • Hartwell
  • Amous
  • Amy & 3 children
  • Harrison
  • Sallie
  • Lovett
  • Tom
  • Jerry
  • Emily
  • Sarah
  • Betsy

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State of North Carolina
To the Sheriff of Warren County, Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to Summon JOHN G. YANCEY Admr. of JAMES GREEN*, and CHARLES J. JONES.
If to be found in your County, to be and appear before the Judge of our Superior Court of Law, at the next Court, to be held for Warren County, at the Court House in Warrenton, on the third Monday after the fourth Monday in March next, then and there to answer ROBERT W. ALSTON, Executor of SAMUEL T. ALSTON to use of SAMUEL W. EATON, Guardian of LAFAYETTE B. EATON of a plea that they render unto him the sum of Sixty four & 25/100 dollars, which &c, damages Seventy five Dollars.
Herein fail not and have you then and there this Writ.
Witness: BENJAMIN E. COOK, Clerk of our said Court, at Office, the third Monday after the fourth Monday in September A.D. 1867.

Issued 7th day of March 1868

BENJAMIN E. COOK, Clerk
by WILLIAM A. WHITE, Dept.



R. W. ALSTON, Executor &c to use of SAM'L W. EATON.
                            vs
JOHN G. YANCEY Adm'r of JAMES GREEN, col'd and CHARLES J. JONES

Writ Debt

To Spring Term 1868
Warren Superior Court

To served 9th March 1868
Executed as to C. J. JONES on the 10th March 1868. JNO. G. YANCEY adm'r &c not to be found in Warren County. N. R. JONES, Shff.

Judgment August Term 1869
B. F. MOORE

We acknowledge ourselves bound unto JOHN G. YANCEY Adm'r & CHAS. J. JONES the defendant within named, for the payment of the Costs of the within suit, agreeable to Act of Assembly, in such Case, made and provided. Given under our hands and seals, this 7th day of March A.D.1868.
SAM'L W. EATON
H. W. EATON


State of North Carolina
To the Sheriff of Warren County, greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon JOHN G. YANCEY, adm'r of JAMES GREEN, and CHARLES J. JONES if to be found in your County, to be and appear before the Judge of our Superior Court of Law, at the next Court, to be held for Warren County, at the Court House in Warrenton, on the 2nd Monday after the 2nd Monday, in February next, then and there to answer ROBERT W. ALSTON, Executor of SAM'L T. ALSTON to use of SAMUEL W. EATON Guardian of LAFAYETTE B. EATON of a plea that they render unto him the sum of Sixty four dollars and 25/100 which &c damages seventy five dollars.
Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ.

Witness:
WILLIAM A. WHITE, Clerk of our Court at Office, the 2nd Monday after the 2nd Monday in August A.D. 1868.

Issued 15 day of December 1868
WILLIAM A WHITE, Clerk
by C. W. SPRUILL, Deputy


R. W. ALSTON Executor &c
To use of SAML. W. EATON
vs
JOHN G. YANCEY Admr.
of JAMES GREEN col. and CHAS J. JONES
Writ Debt Alias
To February Term 1869
Warren Superior Court

Execute as to YANCEY
Service admitted

J. G. YANCEY

To hand 13 January 1869
Service admitted by Deft as will be seen above
N. R. JONES Shff
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*James Green mentioned here was b.abt 1778/d. 1867, former slave of John Christmas Green (son of William Green & Mary Christmas), who freed him abt. 1825. John C. Green, b.1777, moved his family to Dallas Co, Arkansas, abt 1848. James was married to Nancy Evans, and they were the parents of Mary Polly Green (1825-1882), who married William A. Green, son of Thomas & Priscilla Green. Read more here

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