John Corder, Jr.1735 - 1815 (80 years)
Name John Corder Suffix Jr. Born 1735 Fauquier Co, Virginia Gender Male Other-Begin 28 Nov 1800 Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina guardianship, Lewis Anthony
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North Carolina State Archives
Raleigh, North Carolina
Know all men by these presents that we John Corder Sr. and Joseph Anthony, Milner Bennatt & James Yancey are held and firmly bound unto Robert Parker, David Gooch and Nathan Williams, Justices of the County Court of Caswell in the just and full sum of One Thousand Pounds to be paid to the said Justices of the Peace Essuire and their Sessions in office and assigns to the which payments is well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our Heirs Executors and Admins. Jointly and Surrally and firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and dated the 27th day of Janu ary 1800 AD
The contition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounded John Corder Sr. & Joseph Anthony is constituted and appointed Guardian for Lewis Anthony---a Minor Orohan. If therefore the said John Corder & Joseph Anthony shall well and truly execute his said Guardianship by Securing and Improving Such estate or estates which shall come in to their hands or possession belonging to the said orphan, and render a true and perfect account of their said Guardianship by Oath before the Justices of our County Court within one year from the date of these presents, and deliver us pay to the possess the Said Orphan with all such estate or estates as he ought to be possessed of when he shall arrive to full age or be Sooner thereto requiered in all things complying with the act of our General Assembly in Such case made and provided, then the above Obligation Shall be void Otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
Signed, Sealed & John Corder (Seal)
in presence of Joseph Anthony (Seal)
A. Murphy, D.C. Milner Bennatt (Seal)
----------------- James Yancey (Seal)
Will 23 Feb 1815 Smith Co, Tennessee
- In the name of God Amen, I John Corder Jr. of the county of Smith a nd the State of Tennessee sensible of the uncertain duration of human li fe and desirous while of sound mind and memory to dispose of my worldly pr operty do hereby and herein make and constitute this my last will and test ament in manner following:
In the first place my will is that all my just debts may be paid.
Second: I give and bequeath unto my wife Gracy Corder the following property viz: a negro woman named Nancy and a negro boy named Major, one bay mare, one cow and a featherbed and furniture together with such apart of my household furniture as she may think proper to take to her us and benefit during her natural life -- and at her death, my will is that the said negroes together with the other property remaining at her death be sold and equally divided amongst all my children except Heirs of Joel Corder,(deceased) and Elizabeth Carthright my daughter.
Third: my will is that my land together with every other proper ty be sold in the most advantageous manner and divided in equal shares amongst all my children besides those above, except to the too heirs of my son Joel Corder deceased. I give and bequeath unto them five shillings a piece, also to my daughter Elizabeth Cartright I give five shillings if alive and if not alive I give five shillings apeace to each of her heirs.
Fourth: by remember I also cut of William Parks with five shillings that I have already given. To my son Lewis Corder sixty five dollars which is to be considered so much in his legacy; also to my son Bayless Corder I have given one hundred and five dollars which is to be considered that much paid in his legacy.
Fifth: And last I constitute and appoint Lewis Corder and Jarrett Powell Executors of this last will and testament.
In witness of all and singular the previous preceding premis I have hear unto set my hand and seal this 28th day of September 1814 in the year of our Lord on thousand eight hundred and fourteen.
Signed: John Corder Jr.
Sealed and published as and for his last will and testament by the said John Corder in the prescence of us Hiram Casey and Martin Cooper, Benjamin Ellis, and John Wiseman Executor. (Recorded in Book 1814-1816, Page 1 6-17, Roll 104)
JOHN CORDER WILL
State of Tennessee
County of Smith
February term 1815
Then the last will and testament of John Corder deceased was produced in open court and the due executor thereof proven by the oaths of Martin Cooper and Benjamin Ellis witness thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded__________and John Wiseman executor therein named appeared and qualified and gave bond and security as the law directs. Letters testamentary is therefore granted him accordingly. A copy Test Robert Allen, Clerk
Reference: All notes on this family are from information sent to me by the late Ethel Corder in 1995.
Individual Source: Will of John Corder, Smith Co. Tennessee, Book 1814-18 16 Page 16-17, Roll 104
Inventory, Estate of John Corder, dec'd Book 1814-1816 Page 30-31 Ross 10 4
Settlement, Estate of John Corder, dec'd Book 1816-1820, page 6-8, Roll 1 04
Sale, Estate of John Corder, dec'd Book 1814-1816 Page 195 Roll 104
From the holdings of Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Photo copy of Will of John Corder in possession of Irene McCommon
Died 23 Feb 1815 Smith Co, Tennessee Notes
- John & Gracy Corder and their families moved to Crab Orchard, Williamson Co., IL, and they are buried in the cemetery there.
Some of the family of John and Gracy Corder had lived at one time in Rutherford County before 1850.
Person ID I37073 Roots Last Modified 10 Dec 2011
Father John Corder, Sr., b. 1700, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 1760, Fauquier Co, Virginia (Age 60 years) Mother Patience (..) Corder, b. 1712, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 1815, Smith Co, Tennessee (Age 103 years) Married 1728 Fauquier Co, Virginia
- Marriage Reference LDS Church Records with the following numbers Batch--F5 13325, Sheet--34, Source # 1553581
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Family ID F12730 Group Sheet
Family Gracy Barker, b. 1735, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 23 Feb 1815, Smith Co, Tennessee (Age 80 years) Married 1754 Fauquier Co, Virginia Children + 1. Joel Corder, b. 1758, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 26 Mar 1793, near Bryon Beans Station, Kentucky (Age 35 years) + 2. Elizabeth Corder, b. 1759, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. Bef 1856, Edenburgh, Scotland (Age 97 years) + 3. John Corder, III, b. 1761, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 24 Jan 1849, Amissville, Rappahannock Co, Virginia (Age 88 years) 4. Lewis Corder, b. 1763, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 1833, Crab Orchard, Williamson Co, Illinois (Age 70 years) + 5. Bailis Bailey (Bell) (Bayless) Corder, b. 1767, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 8 Aug 1822, St Helena Parish, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Age 55 years) + 6. William Corder, b. 1771, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 3 Mar 1844, South Carolina (Age 73 years) + 7. E.R. Corder, (son?), b. Between 1771 and 1780, Virginia , d. Aft 1840, of, Blythe, Caldwell Co, Missouri (Age ~ 70 years) 8. Charity Corder, b. 1783, Fauquier Co, Virginia , d. 1822 (Age 39 years) Last Modified 20 Dec 2011 Family ID F12727 Group Sheet
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