James Pate, Sr. will

James Pate, Sr. will

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Pate, James
Title: James Pate, Sr. will
Dates: 1831
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms856

Biographical/Historical Note

James Pate Sr. was from Fayette County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

Bland, Ellinney
Harrison, Frankey
Pate, Cathy
Pate, Charles
Pate, John
Pate, Seaborn
Pate, Thomas
Pate, William
Posey, Squire
Probate records--Georgia--Fayette County.
Wills--Georgia--Fayette County.
Yancey, Phoebe

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Pate, Sr., will, ms856, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Will, 1831