From the will of Thomas AVERY of Chambers County, Alabama, probated Nov. 4th, 1850.
"... I give and bequeath unto my daughter Anna FRENCH,one negro woman named TEMPA, and all of her children, which are now in her possession
... unto my daughter Martha POOR,one negro woman named MARY, and her child which are already in her possession.
... unto my daughter Emily CHAMBERS,one negro woman named MARIA and her child which are now in her possession.
... unto my daughter Sarah Grandberry,one negro girl named CHARITY, which is now in her possession, ... and desire my son B.B. Avery to make her good titles to same girl."
Contributed by: Marcia Shepard, Hshepard@aol.com
Marcia Shepard - BUSH (Ala.), AVERY (Ala.), HUBBARD (Miss., Tenn), SHEPARD (Ark, Miss), BOUIE (Miss), PRYOR (Miss), JACKSON (Miss.)