Frederick Jordan

Frederick Jordan

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  • Name Frederick Jordan 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1557  avefamily
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2007 

    Father Charles Jordan 
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wineford Avent,   b. 1739, Northhampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1753 - 1833  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will of Frederick Jordan
      Dated October 14, 1791

      In the Name of God, Amen, the 14th day of October 1791 I Frederick Jordan of Wayne County in the State of North Carolina being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to god for the same calling mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this instrument to contain my last will and testimony in manor to witt:

      I give my son Aven Jordan my Negro boy Tim that he now has in his possession and what other things I gave him at his marriage to him and his heirs for ever

      --- Item I give to my daughter Pryor Lane my Negro woman Hanner that she now has in her possession and her increase during her natural life and after her death my desire is that the wench and her increase should be equally divided between all her children and also the other things that I gave her at her marriage I give to her and her heirs forever

      ---- Item I give to my Daughter Penny Smith forty acres of land as patented myself joining the land she now lives on and the Negro boy Jacob and what other things I let her have at her marriage to her and heirs for ever

      --- Item I give to my Daughter Dicey Hamm the girl Easter and what other things I let her have at her marriage to her and heirs for ever

      ---- Item I give to my Son Frederick Jordan one horse, bridle and saddle, one feather bed and furniture, five cows and calves I let him have at his marriage to him and his heirs for ever

      ---- Item I give to my Daughter Elizabeth Holmes my Negro girl Creasey and one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs for ever

      ---- I give to my son Matthew Jordan my three Negro boys Peter, Little Harry and Hampton and the horse that is called his and one bridle and saddle to him and his heirs for ever

      ---- Items I give to my Daughter Clarkey Jordan my Negro girl Jane one feather bed and furniture at her coming of lawful age or marriage to her and her heirs for ever

      ---- Item I give to my Daughter Vicey Jordan my Negro girl Little (Leo) one feather bed and furniture at her coming to lawful age or marriage to her and her heirs for ever

      ---- Item I give to my son Charles Jordan one Negro boy named Lewis to him and his heirs for ever

      ---- Item I give to my Daughter Amey Jordan my Negro girl Sarah one feather bed and furniture at her coming to lawful age or marriage to her and her heirs for ever

      ---- Item my will and desire is that what money is due me should go to pay my lawful debts and if there should lack any my desire is that my Executors should sell such things as they think proper to settle my debts and my desire is that my Children that is in their manage should live together on my Plantation until they arrive to lawful age or marriage and for my wife to keep them to school and raise them and if my wife should die before my daughter Amey comes to twelve years of age then for my Executors to continue the living as shall hereafter (find) my wife and children living such as be under age at her death until my Amey comes to twelve years of age all to be continued on my plantation until the above mentioned time also all the rest of my estate as have not already mentioned such as lands, Negroes, household furniture, stock ???

      --- Item to my beloving wife Winneford during her widowhood and if she should marry my desire is that Jack and Bob and Jim should be sold by my executors and twenty five pounds apiece should be given to my five youngest daughters meaning Dicey Hamm, Elizabeth, Clarkey, Vicey and Amey Jordan and the rest of the money to be divided amongst all my daughters and Aven Jordan and Frederick Jordan,

      and the rest of the living which I lent my wife for her to have it during her natural life with this reservation allowing my son Charles to have two hundred acres of land at the lower part of my plantation next to the creek, if he should want to settle before my wife should die, and after my wives death I give all my lands as I lent her to my son Charles Jordan to him and his heirs for ever and likewise after my wives death my desire is that if any of the Negroes should die that I have given to any unmarried daughters before they come to lawful age or marriage, that their Negroes should be made good out of the estate I lent my wife, then my desire is the rest of my estate I lent my wife be sold the money equally divided betwixt all my daughters and my son Aven Jordan and Frederick Jordan,

      except old Harry and old Jim and my desire (is) ,that they should choose their master to serve who they choose, so it be one of my children and ??? falls to my daughter Pryor Lane my desire is that she should have it her life time and at her death to be equally divided betwixt all my children and if any of my daughters should die without heirs my desire is that their legacy should be equally divided betwixt those that should remain alive,

      and lastly I constitute nominate and appoint loving friend John Spann, Frederick Jordan and Erastus Hamm executors of this my last will and testament disannuling all other wills by me made(.)

      In witness I, the said Frederick Jordan, have with my hand and fixed my seal the day and date of the year above written. Signed, Sealed and delivered in the presence of His

      Henry Johnson
      Frederick Jordan
      James Smith
      Henry Spann
      Mark Probated in the January Term 1795 Court of Wayne County, North Carolina