WIL: VA-LO: 1879 Will of Susannah (Tate) Corker

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  • Title WIL: VA-LO: 1879 Will of Susannah (Tate) Corker 
    Short Title WIL: VA-LO: 1879 Will of Susannah (Tate) Corker 
    Source ID S55 
    Text [Will of Susannah A. Tate 4.12; 18 June 1879, Virginia Wills Not Fully Proven. Returned for probate 15 February 1881].

    I Susan Corker of the County of Louisa and State of Virginia being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.

    1. I desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid.

    2. I give to my son Thomas J. Corker and to my daughter Catharine Strong each one dollar in money.

    3. I leave to my son Daniel Corker the five acres of land which I purchased of L. W. Hill and wife, for a home during his life and after his death to be equally divided between my grandchildren.

    4. I give to my son Daniel Corker 8 bed quilts, 2 sack bags, 1 goose feather bed & bedstead, 9 sheets, 3 bolsters, 4 pillows, 4 cotton counterpains, 3 checked counterpains & 1 yarn counterpain, 3 bed steads, 2 tables, 2 blankets, 1 turkey feather bed, 1 safe, 12 cups & saucers, 4 dishes, 6 table & 6 teaspoons, 12 knives & forks, 3 tin buckets, 3 tin pans, 2 pitchers, 12 plates, 8 glass tumblers, 1 sugar dish, 2 axes, 1 churn, 2 coffee pots, 1 butter pot, 3 hilling hoes, 1 horse cart & harness, 1 carry all & harness, 2 grub hoes, 1 plow, 2 dinner pots, 2 skillets, 4 pad locks, 2 frying pans, 1 oven, 1 salt cellar, 1 pair andirons, 1 pr smoothing irons, 2 jugs, 1 hammer, 1 saddle, 2 drawing knives, 1 pr wedges, 2 water buckets, 1 little boiler, 2 pr pot hooks, 4 new baskets, 1 pr tongs, 2 shovels, 1 ladle skimmer, 5 flour barrels, 1 pr cotton & 1pr wool cards, 2 cows, 1 horse, all my fowls, all my hogs & all the money I may have on hand at the time of my death, and any and all property which may be acquired by me after the date of this will, with the request that all or as much of it as he may need may be kept together for his use and support, and it is my wish and request that whichever of my children, Catharine Strong or Thomas J. Corker my said son Daniel may choose to live with, may live with him and enjoy the use of the property aforesaid for and during his life, or so long as he may be satisfied for them to remain with him.

    Lastly, I appoint Archibald Anderson & Jackson Anderson or either of them Executors of this my last will and testament. In testimony hereof I hereunto set my hand this 18 June 1879.

    Susan (X) Corker

    J. B. Anderson
    Jas H. Lerner
    Jos. T. Smith

    Returned Feb. 15, 1881 partly proved by oath of Dr. J. B. Anderson and cont'd for further proof.
    Linked to Catherine J. CORKER
    Daniel CORKER
    Thomas J. CORKER
    Susannah A. TATE