Tennessee Documents

 
Inventory of the Estate of  Isaac Marable 20 April 1820 Rutherford Co. TN
Will of Travis Marable 1 December 1825 Rutherford Co. TN
Will of Rev. Henry Hartwell Marable 17 December 1833 Rutherford Co. TN
Inventory of Estate of Henry Hartwell Marble 24 February 1834 Rutherford Co. TN
Guardian Report, Estate of Isaac M. Marable May 1834 Rutherford Co. TN
 
 


Inventory of the Estate of Isaac Marable
Rutherford Co., Tennessee
20 April 1820

(Courtesy of James Leon Marable, Jr.)
An Inventory of Isaac H Marable Deceased  as  returned to December Seven 1819.  One  hundred and seventy five  acres of land six  negroes, four head of horses six head of Cattle fifty  two hogs seven sheep 3 Beds bedsteads and  furniture 1 China press  [?] two sets of cups & saucers three pitchers 1 set of knives & forks 1 set of silver table spoons 1 set of  silver tea spoons [illegible] Dishes ten  pewter plates two sets of [??] plates three Bowls 1  pr Brass Candlesticks with snuffer 1  pr Iron Dº one lrg Kettle  seven sitting chairs three trunks two stone jars one Lrg stone  bottle  two tumblers one Rifle Gun one mans saddle one womans Dº and Bridles two  pots  one  oven and spider five pails  1 flour tub one pickle Dº two Kulers [?] three  cider Barrels two powdering tubs  one Coffee pot one  Basan  one Chamber pot one Bible and other books two sides of leather one ox cart three plows  four stacks of oats fodder  a quantity of corn Cotton & Tobacco saw and Drawing [?] knife three auger four hoes Cutting Knife & Box one churn one cradle one groundstone two Riddles one sifter one  pair of saddle bags 
Elizabeth Marable Adm.
Recorded 20th April 1820
 
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Will of Travis Marable
Rutherford Co., Tennessee
17 August 1824
1 December 1825

 
(Courtesy of James Leon Marable, Jr.)
August 17th 1824.  In the name of God, Amen! 

I Travis Marable of the county of Rutherford and State of Tennessee, calling to mind that it is once appointed for all men to die, and being in my right mind and memory and being desirous to settle my worldly affairs according to my own desire do make and ordain this my last will and testament, disposing of my worldly goods in the manner following;  After payinng all my just and lawful debts. 

I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha Marable, one negro man named Jeffrey, and his wife Cloe [?], one negro boy named Daniel, also one  named Bob and one body named Tom, also one girl named Molly all of the above negroes I lend during her natural life or widowhood, also with all the stock that belongs to the plantation with all the plantation utensils & household furniture, and it is also my will and desire that upon the proceeds of this property my wife would raise and educate the children free from [illegible] also my desire I will that the plantation should remain as hers, whereon I now live, during her natural life or widowhood, it is also my will and desire that should my wife marry she shall be entitled to  one third of all the above named property -- It is also my desire that my debts be paid out of my present  crop and the balance for the benefit of the family.  It  is also my will and desire that one negro boy Joe, one negro boy and Abel, also one negro woman Mary shall be equally divided  amongst my five children, Mary Anna, Martha Jane, James Alexander, Isaac, John.  It is my desire that when my youngest child John becomes of age the above negroes  shall be divided equally and at my wife's death all the property that is given to her shall be equally divided amongst the above named children.  Confiding in the Justice and faithfulness of Henry H. Marable and Benjamin Marable I do appoint them executors to this  my last will and testament -- In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and year first before written. 

Travis Marable
Amze  Jones 
Carey James 
Samuel Watkins 

State of Tennessee  } 
Rutherford county   } County court: October term 1825 

The foregoing last will and testament of Travis Marable decd. was duly proven in open court at the above term, by the oath of Carey James and Samuel Watkins, subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded. 

John R. Laughlin, Clk
Recorded 1st Decr. 1825
 
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Will of Rev. Henry Hartwell Marable
Rutherford County, Tennesse
27 June 1831
17 December 1833

(Courtesy of James Leon Marable, Jr.)
In the name of God Amen, I  Henry H. Marable of Rutherford  County,  Tennessee, do make and ordain this my last will and Testement. 

In  the first place I desire that all my just debts be fully paid and satisfied as soon as Convenient after my decease. 

Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth my black man Edlod, and his wife Sukey and also William Bennetts and James Mortimbind fer [?] four hundred dollars, together with all my household furniture  to her and her heirs forever. 

Item I  give and bequeath unto my son Benjamin Benjamin [sic] Marable after his  mothers death, the sum of five hundred dollars to him and his heirs forever. 

Item I give and bequeath unto my two grand daughters Martha L. and Elizabeth Isaac  Marable, at the death of my wife the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars each to them and their heirs forever. 

Item I give unto my daughter Elizabeth H. Jones at the death of her mother,  the Sum of five hundred dollars to her and her heirs forever. 

Item I lend unto my aforesaid beloved wife Elizabeth during her natural life, my land and plantation, all my negroes, horses, cattle, and Stock of every Kind together with all my plantation utensils, Kitchen furniture, tools of every Kind also my Corn, wheat, oats and  fodder, together  with every other article belonging to me, whether named or not. 

Item at the death [of] my beloved wife aforesaid I will and direct  that all the above enumerated property (in the last item) be divided as followeth viz. one Seventh part thereof to my son Benjamin to him and his heirs forever.   One Seventh part unto my Son John H  Marable to him and his heirs fer [?] one Seventh part unto the Sons of my Son Travis H Marable to them and their heirs forever, one Seventh part unto my Son  Henry H Marable to him  and his heirs forever, one Seventh part unto the heirs of my Son Isaac Mason Marable to them and their heirs forever, one  Seventh part unto my daughter Elizabeth H. Jones  to her and her heirs forever. And one Seventh part thereof unto my son John H. Marable in trust for the use and benefit of my son Braxton Marable and his wife and after their death for the benefit of their children. 

I nominate, Constitute and appoint my Son Benjamin Marable John H Marable and Henry H. Marable  executors of this my last will and testement.  I do hereby utterly revoke all former wills by me at any time made, confirming this and no other. In witness whereof I have herewith Set my hand  and affixed my Seal this 27th day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one. 

Henry H Marable {Seal}
Signed, Sealed & acknowledged 
in presence of E Macgovern 
                      Cary James 
                      Hen. James 

State of Tennessee 
Rutherford County Court November Term 1833 

                     The foregoing last will and testement of Henry H Marable was presented in open Court  & the  execution thereof duly proven by the oath of E Macgovern and Cary James two of the Subscribing witnesses  thereto & ordered to be recorded. 

Jn R Laughlin Clk
Recorded 17 Dec 1833 
 
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Inventory of the Estate of Henry Hartwell Marable
Rutherford County, Tennesse
24 February 1834

 
(Courtesy of James Leon Marable, Jr.)
State of Tennessee   } 
Rutherford County   }  Inventory of  the estate of H. Marable, decsd. 

37 Slaves.  Hannah, Abraham, Bob, Jane, Lucy Chloe Joseph, Wilder, John, Felix, Andrew, Dayfayillo, Moriah, Will, Lucinda, Dinah, Matilda, Willy, Mary, Clem, Daniel, Willis, Ailey, Chany, Samuel, Judith, Frank, Vilet, Booker, Mira, Jacob, Hannah, Jn: Bob Jn: Tennessee, Esther, Bird, Winney. 

9 head Horses. 33 head Cattle, 50 head Hogs.  24  head Sheep, 6 ploughs, 16 hoes, one ox cart.  4 ovens, 2 pots, 2 Kettles.  7 axes, 1 Laddle & Gridle one gun. 

One bond on John Nelson  for 200$ due 26th Oct. 1832 with a credit of 50$ 4th August 1832.  One bond on Charles Wlapole for  $20 due [?] december 1832.  one do on Thomas James for 13.12 due 26th apr. 1832. one do  on Cary James for $50.00 due 24th April 1833.. one on James Atkinson  $26.16 due 25th december 1832.  one on William Forbes for 7.00 due 1st day April 1832. one book a/c against Shl[?] Richardson for 4.62 dated April 1828.  one  do against Henry Haley for 2.54 dated 1828.  one do against James Atkinson for 15.22 dated 20th July 1832.  one do against Right Gregory for $28.00 dated 1828.   one  against William Phillips for 15 Cents dated 24th March 1832.  One against Amze Jones for 13.12½ dated  9th August 1827.  1  Bond on Silas Tucker for 200$  due the 4th Octr 1833 with a credit on [???]  bond for 100.00 the 8th Febr 1834.   four  hundred dollars in Cash.  42343 [??] Seed Cotton. 

Benjamin Marable Exect.  of
the estate of H. Marable decd.
Inventory of the property given by H. H. Marable decd. to his wife Elizabeth. 

2  negro Slaves Edloe and Susanna.  10 feather beds & furniture,  1 desk, 1 Bureau, 1 Sugar Chest,  4 tables, 1 cupboard, 5 trunks, 17 Sitting Chairs. A Small Sugar chest, Dishess, Platess, Cups & Saucers. dishes [?] Tea & Table Spoons, Knives & forks. 1 Case & bottles, 2 clocks. 

24 th Feby 1834: 
         Rec'd above Items  agreeable to  the will  of Henry H. Marable decd. 

Elizabeth Marable
Surviving  widow of 
H. H. Marable decd.
 
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Guardian Report, Estate of Isaac M. Marable
Rutherford Co., Tennessee
May 1834

(Courtesy of James Leon Marable, Jr.)
A return made to  the worshipful Court of Rutherford County May Term 1834 of the Estate of Isaac M. Marable decd.  To Wit.  The plantation rented to Wm. D. Nelson for  50.00.  Simon Negro man hired to Jillon & Elliott  Seventy five dollars.   Mariah hired to L. Williamson for  20.00 
  Dº Eliza I. M. Marable To M[??] with Spencer[?] & Lusser[?].         52.24
To [???]     with H. T. Christy                                                             18.09
To      do      "  Morton a/c                                                                   5.75 
                           Clerks fee                                                                   .50 
L. Williamson guardian
 
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