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Will of William Scarbrough Sr.

Will of William Scarbrough, Sen
    In the name of God I William Scarbrough
Senior of the county of Anderson and the state of
Tennessee, being weak in body but of Sound
memory do make and ordain this my last will
and testament.  Hereby revoking all former wills.
    In the first place I recommend my Soul to
Almighty God and my body to be directly com
mitted to the earth.
    Secondly, It is my wish and command that
all Deeds of lands hereafter made by me to my
respective children together with all reasonable
property whatsoever which I have from time
to given to them be hereby confirmed to them
now and hereafter reconciled by law or
otherwise.  In the next place all the
property that I am now proffitted with I require may
be sold on a reasonable credit and the
proceed thereof to be equally divided
amongst my children.  In writing whereof
I have hereunto Let my hand and Seal this
4th day of June in the year of our Lord one
thousand and eight hundred and thirty.
Signed Sealed and            >
delivered in presence of     >        his
Geo. Gordon                  > William x Scarbrough
Henry Peters Sen.            >        mark
Thomas Peters                >
    I do moreover appoint as an appendage
to the within mentioned Will Charles Y. Ali
son and Nathan Crozier Esq. Executors of
this my last Will & Testament.  Witness my
hand & seal this 4th day of June 1830.
In presence of               >
                             >        his
Geo. Gordon                  > William x Scarbrough
Henry Peters Sen.            >        mark
Thomas Peters                >
State of Tennessee           >
Anderson County              > ???? ??? 1830
    I certify that the within Will was duly
proven in open court by two of the Subscri
bing witnesses thereto and ordered to be re
              H.U. Barton, Esq. (?)

William Scarbrough Sr. was not my ancestor.  He married Margaret Peters.  She was the daughter of my fifth great grandfather Henry Peters Sr.  The will was witnessed by Henry Peters Sr. and his son Thomas Peters who was my fourth great grandfather.  Henry and Thomas were William Scarbrough's father-in-law and brother-in-law, respectively.

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