|Creator:||Pate, James -- Will|
|Title:||James Pate, Sr. will|
James Pate Sr. was from Fayette County, Georgia.
The collection consists of the last will and testament of James Pate Sr. of Fayette County, Georgia. Pate divides his estate amongst his wife, Cathy and his children John, Thomas, James, Charles, William, and Seaborn, as well as his son-in-law Squire Posey for the care of his daughter Phoebe Yancey and his other daughters, Frankey Harrison and Ellinney Bland. The will stipulates that all property is to be divided into equal shares amongst the children after his wife has received five dollars, his son James has received three cows, calves and a bed and furniture, and Thomas his son has also received three cows, calves, a bed and furniture.
James Pate, Sr., will. MS 856. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.