Love-Allen-MS-1829
Deed of Gift from Betsy Love to Sally Allen & Others
Deed Book #2, Pontotoc County, MS-Pages 196-197
14 November 1829
												
	Know all men by these Presents that I Elizabeth Love of 
The Chickasaw Nation from natural & affection & other good
causes me here
unto moving Do hereby voluntarily give, grant, alienate,
infe off & confirm
unto my children the following property - 

Viz. 1st. to my beloved daughter Sally Allen the following
Slaves - 
Viz. MARY ANN, a negro woman age about 20 years & her
Children Viz. MINNY,
EDWARDS, & VILET.  BILL a negro Boy age about 18 years and
RUTHY, a girl
aged about 14 years. 

2ndly To my beloved son George Allen the following named
Slaves, towit, 
CHARLOTTE, a negro woman aged about 30 years, and her child
JOSHUA also
JOSIAH a Boy commonly called SY. 

3rdly To my beloved son Alexander Allen, the following
Slaves Viz. CALLUS
a boy aged about 18 years & JOHN a Boy aged 15 years. 

4th To my  beloved daughter Mississippi Allen, the following
Slaves, 
Viz. ANIKA, a negro Girl aged about 18 years and LOUIS, a
negro boy aged 
about 12 years.  

5thly. To my beloved Daughter My daughter Louisiana Allen,
the following
Slaves Viz. SANDING, a negro boy aged 10 years and DICY, a
negro Girl aged
about 8 years. 

6thly To my beloved Daughter Susan Allen to following
Slaves, Viz. TONY
a negro boy aged about 8 years and DELPHIA a negro Girl aged
about 6 years.

7thly To my beloved daughter Tennessee Allen, the following
Slaves, Viz. 
Sam a negro Boy aged 5 years and DAVE, a Boy aged about 5
years. 

8thly. To my beloved Daughter Polly Allen, the following
Slaves, Viz. 
EMANUEL, a negro Boy aged about 2 years and NELLY, a negro
woman aged about
40 years. 

9th To my beloved daughter Elizabeth Allen, the following
named Slaves, Viz.
GEORGE, a negro man aged about 45 years and RACHEL, a negro
woman aged about
45 years. 

10th To my beloved Son Samuel Allen the following Slaves
Viz. BILL a negro
man aged about 50 years and SENICA, a man aged about 35
years. To have and to
hold the said slaves to them & their heirs forever. And I
the said Elizabeth
Love do hereby revoke all former Gifts or Grants of said
Slaves & do by these
presents Confirm the Same to my Children in the manner above
detailed. To 
the end that they may enjoy all the advantages, profits or
benefits accruing
or to accrue from said property. In testimony where of I
have here unto
affixed my hand & seal, this 14th day of November in the
year of our Lord one
thousand Eight hundred and twenty nine.  

Her 	Betsy 	    Love {seal}
						Mark
Witness Present John L. Allen, Sub Agent for the Chickasaws G. W. Long Martin Colbert The State of Mississippi } } Monroe County } Personally appeared John L. Allen and Gabriel W. Long before me the undersigned Justice of the Peace for said county and made oath that they saw Betsy Love Sign, Seal and deliver the above deed of conveyance & for the purposes therein expressed and that they together with Martin Colbert Subscribed the same as Subscribing Witnesses. Sworn to and Subscribed before me the 2nd day of November 1830. John Fisher {JP} John L. Allen G. W. Long The State of Mississippi } } Monroe County } I Stephen Cocke clerk of the County Court in and for said County do Certify that the with in and foregoing deed was deposited in my office to be recorded on the second day [p.198] of November 1830 and that the same together with the acknowledgment there of did well and truly record in the records of My office in volume 3rd and pages 17-18. Given under my hand and seal at office this 8th day of July 1831. Stephen Cocke Clerk By his Deputy S. H. Buckingham ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Estate of Elizabeth [Love] Allen, deceased, Probate Proceedings-August 1837 Will Book #1, Pages 23-28-Pontotoc County, MS "Bond of Robert A. Miller administrator Of Elizabeth Allen's Estate" Known all men by these presents that we Robert A. Miller, William H. Duke & John Davis are held & firmly bound to Joel Pinson, Judge of Probates in & for the County of Pontotoc & State of Mississippi, and his successors in office, in the penal sum of Sixteen Thousand Dollars; for the payment of which Sum well and truly to be made to the said Joel Pinson Judge & & his Successors in office, we bind our selves, our and each of our heirs, executors, administrators & assigns, jointly & Severally, firmly by these Presents: Sealed with our Seals and dated this 28th day of August A.D. 1837. The Condition of the above obligation is such, that if the said Robert A. Miller administrator of the goods, chattels & credits of Elizabeth Allen deceased, do make a true & perfect inventory of all and Singular the goods, Chattels & Credits of the said deceased, which have or shall Come to the hands, possession or knowledge of Robert A. Miller, administrator as aforesaid or in the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him, and the same so made do exhibit into the Probate Court of Pontotoc County when he shall be there unto required by the said Court; and Such goods, chattels & credits do well & truly administer according to law and further do make a just & true account of his actings & doings there in when thereto required by said Court: And all the rest of the said goods, chattels & credits which shall be remaining upon the account of the said administrator, the [p.24] same being first examined and allowed by the said Court, Shall deliver and pay unto such persons respectively as are entitled to the same by law: And if it shall here after appear that any last will and testament was made by the said deceased, and the same be proved in Court and the executor or executors obtain letters testamentary, and the said Robert A. Miller do in such case, being required, render & deliver up his letters of administration, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force & virtue. R. A. Miller {seal} Wm. H. Duke {seal} John Davis {seal} ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Letters of Admr. R. A. Miller Estate of E. Allen dec." The State of Mississippi To all whom these presents shall come -- Greeting Know ye, That whereas Elizabeth Allen late of Pontotoc County departed this life Intestate having at the time of her death divers goods, chattels and credits, within the said State, as we are informed in our Probate Court of Pontotoc County: We, therefore, desiring that the said goods, chattels and credits may be well and truly administered, according to law; do hereby grant unto Robert A. Miller, full power, by the tenor of these presents, to administer all and singular the goods, chattels and credits, where of the said Elizabeth Allen at the time of her death [p.25] hereby authorizing the said Robert A. Miller to demand and recover the same by all legal means, to pay all debts for which the deceased was bound at the time of her death, so far as the said effects will extend and the law charge the Administrator; to make a true and perfect inventory of all the said goods, chattels and credits, and return the same to our said Probate Court, and also a just and true account of his actings and doings herein, when there unto required by the said Court: and in general to do and perform all such acts and things as pertain to the office of administrator, as aforesaid according to law. Witness, the Honorable Joel Pinson, Judge of the Probate Court of Pontotoc County this 28th day of August A.D. 1837 and seal of said Court. Issued the 28th day of August 1837. Test. J. J. Wilson clerk Of said Probate Court ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- "A memorandum of the appraised property on the Estate of the deceased Mrs. Allen, Tockapulla, September 27th 1837" Two white and red Cows 15.00 Each $30.00 1 Brown Do 12.00 One red heffer 10.00 1 dun Stear one year old 8.00 1 Red Stear 3 years old 20.00 Carried over $80.00 [p.26] Amount Brought forward $80.00 1 Brown Bull 12.00 3 yearlings five Dollars each 15.00 1 red Steer one year old 8.00 2 Bay horses fifty each 100.00 3 Bed steads up stairs 3.00 1 Clock [__?__] .25 Loom Geers 2 sets 2.00 Three Stens 1.50 Three Bedhcks fifteen Dollars 45.00 One Do 8.00 five Pillows 50 c. each 2.50 1 Hare mattress 2.00 1 Bed stead and Cords 4.00 2 Mack a na Blankets each 4.00 8.00 2 Rose Blankets 3.00 each 6.00 1 Coverlit 10.00 1 do 8.00 18.00 2 Quilts 6.00 each 12.00 1 do 3.00 3.00 9 Pillow cases 25 Cents each 2.25 5 Domestic Sheets 2.00 each 10.00 4 Counterpins 2.00 each 8.00 1 Corded do 3.00 2 Table Cloths 3.00 each 6.00 1 Do Do 50 cts. 1 Trunk 3.00 4.00 1 long Chest 4.00 amt. forward $367.00 [p.27] Brought forward $367.00 2 Bowles 75 each 3 chairs 50 Cts each 3.00 1 Chock taw pouch 1.00 1 looking Glass 1.50 2.50 26 plates 18 3/4 each 487 1/2, 7 dishes 1.00 each 11.87 1/2 2 Bowles 50 each, 1 Tea pot 1.50, China do 3.00 5.50 2 Preserve dishes 2.00, 1 set Cup plates 1.00 3.00 1 Lot of Cups & saucers 25 cts, 2 Sugar bowles 1.25 ea 2.75 1 Cream pot 50 cts, 2 Salt Sets 31 1/4 each 1.12 1/2 1 Castor 1.00 8 flasks 1.00, 1 lot knives, forks & spoons 1.00 3.00 1 Grater 50 cts, 1 pair of shears 1.00 1.50 1 Corner Cubbard 15 dollars, 1 Candle Stick & snuffer 1.00 16.00 1 Shovel & tongues 2.50 one pair of fire dogs 3.00 5.50 1 Dem e gon 3.00 1 Small Table 1.00, 1 [__?__] box 50 cts 4.50 1 pr of Sittets 1.00 1 Spindle powder horn & shattles 1.00 2.00 1 Spicket 75 cts Bible 1.00 Dictionary 1.00 2.75 1 lot of old Books 1.00, the life of Washington 1.00 2.00 1 Sugar Chest 3.00, Clock 15.00, Bedstead 12.00 30.00 1 Writing Desk 2.00 1 trunk 3.00 1 Do 4 9.00 1 Set of hand mill rocks 15.00, 2 Buckets 2.00 17.00 2 flat Irons 2.00, 6 pot vessels 18.00, 1 Kettle 1.00 21.00 1 Rack 3.00, pot hooks 50, set loom geers 2.00 5.50 1 Cradle sythe 2.00, 3 Diggin ploughs 9.00 11.00 3 half shovel ploughs 2.00 each 6.00, 1 Bull tongue 2.00 8.00 2 Stone gugs 1.00, lom & riggins 5.00 6.00 1 Auger 50 cts Draw Knife & Chissel 1.00 1.50 3 Single trees 1.50 3 Clevissy 1.50 3.00 3 Cows & Calves 15 each, 1 two year old Steer 10. 55.00 Girl FANNY & CHILD 900 dollars, 1 yoke of Steers 50 D. 950.00 1 Ox waggon 30.00 Boy LEWIS 1000 1030.00 Girl NANCY 800, Child MARTHA 125 925.00 Boy DAVID 650.00, Boy DAN 550.00 1200.00 Girl JUDY 200.00 Girl TILDY 350 550.00 Girl BETSEY 550.00 Boy BILL 300.00 850.00 $6105.50 [p.28] Brought forward $6105.50 1 Bar sheer plough 3.00, 1 shovel plough 2.00 5.00 1/2 of a field of Corn 300 Bushels at 1.00 per Bushel 300.00 12 Geese 12.00 3 Cows & calves 20.00 each 72.00 A large wash pot 5.00, one mare & mule colt 100.00 105.00 Girl RASHAL 100.00, 2 Axes 2.50, 3 Stacks fodder 30.00 132.50 $6720.50 The State of Mississippi } } Pontotoc County } We the undersigned do hereby Certify that the foregoing list of articles & property with the valuation thereto annexed, contain a full and true account of all the goods, chattels & personal Estate of Elizabeth Allen deceased which have come to our sight and knowledge on this 28th day of September 1837. Given under our hands & seals, the day & date above written. R. N. McKnight {seal} Wm. McKeon {seal} Thos. Williams {seal} The State of Mississippi } } Pontotoc County } I, Joel Pinson, Judge of Probate of said County do certify that Robert N. McKnight, William McKeon & Thomas Williams whose names are Subscribed to the foregoing Certificate of appraisement were duly sworn before me according to law. Given under my hand & seal this 28th day of September 1837. Joel Pinson {seal} ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Estate of Elizabeth {Love} Allen, deceased Probate Proceedings July 1839 Will Book #1, Pages 191-194-Pontotoc County, MS
"A list of the articles taken into possession on December 15th 1837 by R. A. Miller as administrator of the Estate of Elizabeth Allen & an account of sale January 1st, 1838" 1 Large White Cow purchased by W. Thomas 11.55 1 Brindle Cow & Calf " A. B. See 15.00 1 Speckled Cow & calf purchased by Dr. Thomas 11.50 1 Light speckled Cow & Calf purchased by R. Kinzey 14.50 1 Red cow & calf " R. Kinzey 14.50 1 Red Steer " Sol Clark 22.50 1 Small Dun Cow " E. E. Miller 11.00 1 Black Cow & Calf " S. Massey 17.00 1 Small Steer & Heifer " Sol. Clark 13.75 1 Yoke of Oxen " R. Kinzey 62.75 1 Waggon " J. R. Carter 41.25 1 Bay horse " Aaron Root 40.00 1 Bay horse " S. Thirlkill 16.00 1 Large Tin pan " John McEwen .50 3 Small Bowles " S. B. Allen .62 1/2 1 Sugar Dish " S. B. Allen .50 1 Cream pot, salt cellar &c " L. Clements .37 1/2 1 Steak Dish " L. Clements 1.00 1 Castor, Flask &c " M. E. Aycock .62 1/2 1 Tea pot " John McEwen .62 1/2 1 Lot of Dishes " Geo. Mann .75 1 Box of vials &c candlesticks " J. R. Carter .87 1/2 1 Dish & 8 plates " Jesse Milliford 1.31 1/2 1 Dish & 4 plates " S. Massey 1.00 1 Pair Sheep Shears & horn " J. R. Carter .75 1 Table " Chas. Colbert 3.12 1/2 2 Buckets & 1 Pail " A. Root 1.25 1 Pair And irons " Hiram Gillespie 4.00 1 Plough & single tree " S. Daggett 1.25 $309.92 1/2 [p.192] Amount brought forward $309.92 1/2 1 Large Cupboard purchased by Benjamin Godfrey17.00 1 Small Table " W. B. Davis 1.00 1 Large Kettle " A. B. See 3.87 1/2 1 Large Pot " Thos. James 2.00 1 Oven & lid " S. Daggett .87 1/2 1 Large Oven " Geo. Mann 1.37 1/2 1 Shovel & Tongs " S. McEwen 1.37 1/2 1 Pr. Sad Irons " E. E. Miller 1.37 1/2 1 Large Chest " Benj. Godfrey 1.37 1/2 1 Bed & furniture " Chas. Colbert 25.50 1 Bed & furniture " J. H. Parker 37.00 1 Bed & Do " Chas. Colbert 12.00 1 Bed & Strad " Chas. Colbert 2.62 1/2 1 Bay horse " Chas. Colbert 77.50 1 NEGRO BOY hired " T. B. Parks 191.00 1 Girl NANCY & Child " T. B. Parks 30.00 1 Girl FANNEY " Chas. Colbert 65.00 1 Girl BETSEY " A. Root 55.00 1 Boy DAVY " A. Root 129.00 $964.73 3/4 The above sale was on a Credit of Twelve months. R. A. Miller, Administrator N. B. Davis Clerk "Accounts of Sale August 8th 1838." 1 Yellow Cow purchased by Ivy Russum 18.00 1 Red Do " Enoch C. Bell 18.50 1 Brindle Cow " Ivy Russum 20.00 1 Dun Steer " Geo. Mann 12.00 1 Heifer " Geo. Mann 12.50 $81.00 [p.193] Amount Brought forward $81.00 1 Large Steer Purchased by W. H. Duke 24.50 1 Bull " E. C. Bell 10.00 1 Looking glass " E. C. Bell .50 1 Lot of sundries " Fredrick Ragland3.25 $119.25 The above sale was on a credit of six months. R. A. Miller, administrator The following is a list of notes drawn January 1st 1838 & payable Twelve months after date to R. A. Miller, administrator of the Estate of Elizabeth Allen deceased. Chas. Colbert & Thomas Kinzy 234.37 1/2 Aaron Root & Joel Root, drawn January 17th, 1838 224.00 Samuel Massy, Thos. Kinzy & L. M. Sledge 18.00 Sol. Clark & B. M. Bradford 36.25 John Lindsey & A. B. See 18.87 1/2 T. B. Park & Simon Jeffreys 221.00 Alexander T. Brown, John M. Parker & R. C. Handly 37.50 S. Thirlkill 16.00 $806.00 The following is a list of notes due at different times. Wm. B. Davis & A. B. Davis drawn February 22nd 1838 & due January 1st 1839 12.00 E. E. Miller & Jas. W. Drake drawn 16th January 1838 & due 1st January 1839 12.37 1/2 A. Handly & D. K. McEwen drawn September 4th 1838 & payable on day after date to Wm. H. Duke & transfered to me. One hundred Dollars being for the estate of Elizabeth Allen 100.00 $124.37 1/2 [p.194] The following is a list of notes given for the hire of negroes 14th day of January 1839 & payable 25th day of December 1839 to R. A. Miller, administrator of the Estate of Elizabeth Allen Deceased. Wm. H. Jennings & John Davis 45.00 John Davis & Wm. H. Jennings 36.50 Chas. McDonald, C. F. Dandridge & C. W. Martin 176.00 Wm. J. Hancock & Wm. L. Dugan 81.00 Judgment obtained against Geo. Allen 1044.00 Interest from the 16th Nov. 1838 _____ __ $1382.50 A list of notes against the Estate of Elizabeth Allen Deceased To Chas. M. Hannah 67.00 A note of hand in favor of Thos. James 150.00 $217.00 Total amount due the Estate of E. Allen deceased $2312.87 1/2 State of Mississippi } } Pontotoc County } I, Robert A. Miller, administrator of the estate of Elizabeth Allen deceased, do solemnly swear that the annexed & foregoing Inventory contains a full & true account of all & singular the personal Estate of said Deceased by me administered upon & sold at the times therein set forth, with the price & purchaser of each article annexed; and also a true account of all claims of every description & nature whatever, belonging to said Estate which have come to my knowledge together with all the claims against said Deceased which has been presented, duly authenticated, to me for payment. R. A. Miller Sworn to & subscribed in Open Court & ordered to be recorded this 2nd day of July 1839. J. I. Wilson Clerk ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Estate of Elizabeth [Love] Allen, deceased Probate Proceedings November 1840 Will Book #1, Pages 316-318, Pontotoc County, MS
"Bond of B. M. Bradford Admr. Of Estate of E. Allen" Know all men by these presents that we Benjamin M. Bradford, John D. Bradford and Wm. D. Bradford are held and firmly Bound unto Simon Jeffrys Judge of the Probate Court for Pontotoc County, and State of Mississippi, and his successors in office, in the Penal Sum of Sixteen Thousand Dollars for the payment of which sum well and truly to be made, we bind our selves and each of our heirs, heirs Executors and administrators Jointly and Severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated this 19th day of November 1840. The Condition of the above obligation is that if Benjamin M. Bradford, Administrator De bonis non of the Goods Chattels and Credits of Elizabeth Allen deceased, Do make a true and perfect inventory of all and Singular the goods Chattels and credits of said Decd. Which have or Shall come to the hands, possession or knowledge of the Benjamin M. Bradford, or in the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him and the Same so made, do Exhibit unto the Probate Court of Pontotoc County, When he shall be thereunto required, by the said Probate Court, and such goods, chattels and credits not all ready administered do well and truly administer, according to law; and further do make a just and true account of his acting therein when thereunto required by the said probate court, and the remainder of said goods chattels and credits which shall be found remaining on account of said administration, the same being [p.317] first examined and allowed by Said Probate Court, Shall deliver and pay to such persons respectively as are entitled to the same by law, then this obligation Shall be void, otherwise remain in full force and effect. B. M. Bradford {seal} J. D. Bradford {seal} W. D. Bradford {seal} ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Letters of Admr. On the Estate of E. Allen Decd." State of Mississippi To All to whom these presents Shall Come -- Greeting: Know you that Whereas Elizabeth Allen late of Pontotoc County, departed this life Intestate, having at the time of her death diverse goods chattels and credits within Said State, as we are informed in our Probate Court in Pontotoc County: We therefore desiring that the Said goods, chattels and Credits may be well and truly administrated according to law, do hereby grant unto Benjamin M. Bradford full Power and authority by the tenure of this presents to administor all and singular the goods, chattels and credits, which were of the said Elizabeth Allen, at the time of her death: hereby authorizing and requiring the said Benjamin M. Bradford to demand and receive the same by all legal means, to pay all debts for which the said deceased was bound at the time of her death which has not been paid, so far as said effects will extend and the law charge the administration, to make a true and perfect of inventory of all the said goods, chattels and credits, and return the same to [p.318] our said Probate Court, and also to make a just and true account of his actings and doings herein when thereunto required by our said Court; and in General to do and perform all such acts and things as pertain to the office and trust of Administrator, as aforesaid according to law. Witness the Honorable Simon Judge of the Probate Court of Pontotoc County, this the 19th day of November A.D. 1840 and Seal of Said Court. Issued the 10th day of December 1840. J. T. McNeil Clerk of the Probate Court Anonymous Contributor