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Rev Jesse Buckner, Sr
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Birth: 1737
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1826
Siler City
Chatham County
North Carolina, USA

Will of Jesse Buckner

The county and state aforesaid being in a low state of body but of perfect mind and memory to make the following to be my Last Will and Testament. That is first I resign mySoul to God who gave it, and my Body to be decently interred in ChristianBurial, and as to my worldly estate I dispose of in the following manner, to wit, I give unto my daughter Aquilla West a Negro girl name Cinda to her and her heirs forever. I give unto my son Jesse Buckner a Negro man named Peter to him and his heirs forever. I give unto my daughter Sarah Jones a Negro girl named Prissy to be her property for lifetime then to be equally divided between her daughters Fably Austin and Fanny Johnson to them and their heirs forever. I give unto my daughter Peggy West sixty dollars to be paid out of my estate by my executors. I give to my Grand-daughter Susannah Buckner one hundred dollars to be paid as above named. I also, give ten dollars to be equally divided between the hairs of my son Nathaniel Buckner dec’d, Susannah excepted as to her part of the ten dollars. I also give unto my son Martha Johnson (probably means daughter) one side board together with the contents attached to it. I also give unto Nancy Hogan one hundred dollars to be paid out of my estate by my executors. I also give unto my son John Buckner a certain tract of land wherever he now lives together with another small tract adjoining the same containing one hundred and eighty acres in all to him and heirs forever. I also give unto Wesley Buckner son of Jesse Buckner and Buckner Johnson son of Jesse Johnson my tract of land wherever I now live to be equally divided between them at my decease. I also give to Nancy Hogen two chests, one walnut and one pine chest which is now in my house. I also give unto the heirs of my son Elisha dec’d five dollars to be equally divided between them, to be paid out of my estate. I also give unto my son William Buckner five dollars to be paid as above, I also give unto Riche Buckner my son five dollars to be paid as above named. I also give unto my son Edward Buckner five dollars to paid as above named. I also give unto my son Edward Buckner five dollars to be paid as above named: I also give unto the heirs of my daughter Polly Street decd five dollars to be equally divided between them to be paid out of my estate as above. I also give unto my grand son Samuel Jones sixty dollars to be paid out of my estate. The balance of my estate after paying all my just debts to be divided in the following many, viz, to my daughter Peggy West sixty dollars to her and her heirs, and also to my daughter Aquilla West I give sixty dollars to her and her heirs in addition to what was before mentioned. I also give to my son Riche Buckner sixty dollars in addition to what was before given the balance of my estate if any to be equally divided between my three youngest children., John Buckner, Jesse Buckner and Martha Johnson and I do ordain and appoint Jesse Buckner andJesse Johnson my whole and sole executors. In witness where I have set my hand and seal the twenty sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty six. Signed and delivered in JesseBuckner (seal)The presents of witness Absolom Rogers Proved May Sessions 1826 Recorded in Book B, pgs 122-123 in Chatham County Courthouse, Pittsboro, NC
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Jesse's parents were probably John Buckner III 1712-1778 and Sarah Morgan Buckner.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Mary Pyle Buckner (1755 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  Elisha Buckner (1777 - 1826)*
  Edward Wesley Buckner (1784 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buckner Cemetery
Siler City
Chatham County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Originally Created by: Ron Cornwell
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39837484
 

My 4 th great-grandfather, rest in peace.
- Joyce English
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
LOVING 4X'S GREATGRANDDAD R.I.P.
- regina null family
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