Frances Ware Will, 1845, North Carolina

I Frances Ware of the County of Caswell and State of
 North Carolina, being of advanced age, but of sound
 mind & memory do make and publish this my last will 
and testament revoking all wills at any time heretofore 
by me made ~
1st    I will and devise that my executor hereinafter 
named, pay my funeral expenses and my just debts out 
of the first money that may come into his hands ~
2nd    I give and bequeath to my son William Ware 
all the money that may be on hand at my death, after 
paying my funeral expenses and debts, all the bonds,
notes and accounts that may be due me, and all my property 
and effects of every kind and description, to him and 
his heirs forever ~
3rs & Lastly ~ I appoint my son William the Executor to 
this my last will and
testament ~
          In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand 

and Seal this the 
4th day of October A.D. 1845.
Signed, Sealed and Published  }                      her
In the presence of            }               Frances + Ware  (LS)
N. H. McCain                                         mark
John Gunn Sen

Additional Comments:
Frances Perkins Ware was the wife of William Ware (1759-1836) 
of Caswell County, North Carolina.  Their children were Celia, 
Huldah, Robert, William, Jesse, and Martha. 

Source:  Original In The Manuscript Collection Of The North 
Carolina State Archives, Raleigh Written: October 4, 1845
USGenWeb Archives by: Barbara Ware May 24, 2009


Frances Ware Will, 1845, North Carolina — 2 Comments

  1. Robert Ware, son of William and Frances Perkins Ware, was one of the pioneers of Cuba, Tennessee having settled there as early as 1831. He had three sons, Most of the Wares in Cuba area are descended from Alfred Ware, his oldest son. Robert P. Ware married but had no known heirs and Lafayette Ware remained single.
    Robert Ware married Sarah Watson Coleman. They married in North Carolina and most of their nine children were born there. They were Alfred, Robert P. Missouri Ann, Sarah, Hulda, Lucy, Parthenia, Celia, and Lafayette.
    Robert Ware is listed in the 1830 census of Shelby co., Tn. and a deed dated 1831 shows Robert McBride paying him with his Cotton crop, 19 barrels of corn and on gray mare.
    Robert died before 1841 and his will was recorded Jan. 10. 1841. John Ralston and William Shelby were executors. Sarah W. Ware died before 1851 and left 263 acres and five slaves to her children.

    History of Cuba, Tennessee with family accounts and genealogy
    Shirley Sigler Chamberlin

  2. Does anyone know the parents of William Ware born about 1725 in Orange, Virginia? Thank you!!

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