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Estate Records of John J. Hendrick-1847
Transcribed from photocopy of original will by
Albert C. Hendrick, Jr.



State of North Carolina, Granville County

Know all men by these presents, That we, PEYTON V. DUKE, LUNSFORD A. PASCHALL & DONALDSON P. PASCHALL are held and firmly bound unto the State of North Carolina, in the sum of ONE THOUSAND dollars current money, to be paid to said State, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents.  Sealed with our seals, and dated this THIRD day of NOVEMBER A. D. 1847. 

The condition fo the above obligation is such, That if the above bounden PEYTON V. DUKE, Administrator of all and singular goods and chattels, rights and credits of JOHN J. HENDRICK deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect inventory, of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, knowledge or possession of the said PEYTON V. DUKE or into the hands or possession of any person, for HIM and the same so made, do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, to the Court of the County aforesaid, within ninety days from the date of these presents; and the same goods, chattels and credits, and all other goods, chattels and credits of the deceased, at the time of his death, which at any time hereafter shall come into the hands or possession of PEYTON V. DUKE or into the hands or possession of any person or persons for HIM  do well and truly administer according to law; and further do make or cause to be made, a true and just account of HIS said administration, within the time prescribed by law, after these presents; and all the rest and residue of the said goods, chattels and credits, which shall be found remaining upon the said administrator's account--the same being first examined and allowd by the Court of the said County--shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively, to which the same shall be due, pursuant to the true intent and meaning of the act, in that case made and provided; and if it shall appear that any will or testament, was made by the said deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named, do exhibit the same into Court, making request to have the same allowed and approved of accordingly; if the said PEYTON V. DUKE above bounden, being thereunto required, do render the said letters of administration, approbation of such testament being first had and made in the said Court--then this obligation to be void and of no effect; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed and sealed in the presence of                                                  

                                                                                                      P. V. DUKE      Seal

JAS. M. WIGGINS                                                                    L. A. PASCHALL      Seal

                                                                                               D. P. PASCHALL      Seal

(NOTE--Capitalized items are handwritten entries in a pre-printed form)

List of Property belonging to Jn. J. Hendrick dec'd, sold by P. V. Duke--Administrator on the 3rd Day of Dec. 1847.

1 Foalding(sic) table George J. Hendrick  $  2.75  
3 Chairs                  "        .60  
1 Tea Kettle                         "        .10  
1 French Bedsted                  "       2.50  
1 Trunk (unreadable) Peter Evans         .25  
1 Dressing Table George J. Hendrick         .15  
1 Trunk                  "        1.50  
1 Gun                  "        5.00  
1 Oven & Lid Peter Evans          .25  
1 Pot  George J. Hendrick          .65  
1 Pair Hand Irons                  "          .30  
1 Frying Pan                  "          .20  
1 Pitcher   D. P. Paschall          .35  
1 Lot Tin George J. Hendrick          .75  
1 Cubboard (sic)                 "        2.25  
2 (unreadable)                  "          .40  
1 Tin Pan & Bucket                 "          .50  
1 Pan & Baker                 "          .30  
1 Lot Tools                 "          .65  
1 Lot (unreadable)                 "          .30  
Brace & Bitts(sic)                    "         1.50  
                  $   21.35  
The above sold on acct. of six months.    
Negro boy Solomon sold the 1st day of January 1848 on a credit of six months.  Sold for Two Hundred & Eighteen dollars.

1 Note due the same Estate on W.D. Chatman for Ninety Dollars & 25 cents with a credit of Twenty One Dollars & 43 cents 29 July 1846--Oct. 12-46 rec'd Twelve dollars & 93 cents--March the 15-1847 rec'd Seven Dollars & 50 cents--one a/c on the same for Sixteen Dollars & 50 cents due 1 day of Feb. 1847 and rec'd on W.D. Chatman for Five Dollars and 62 cents March 16-1847

One Note-Tignal Jones for Twenty Dollars due 12 Oct 1846.  The fourgoing(sic) debts are considered bad and doubtful.

                                                                                     P. V. Duke   Administrator of J. J. Hendrick

North Carolina--Granville County--February Court AD 1848

The forgoing Inventory & account sales were duly returned on oath in open court by R. V. Duke, Administrator and ordered to be recorded.


Jas. M. Wiggins, Clk.


Will and Estate Records of Stephen Hendrick-1848
Transcribed from photocopy of original will by Albert C. Hendrick, Jr.

In the Name of God Amen.
I, Stephen Hendrick of the County of Mecklenburg & the State of Virginia, being of sound mind and disposing memory do make this my last will and testament in manner & form following.
Item 1st-I give and bequeath unto George & Alexander Hendrick, sons of John J. Hendrick my negro woman Mehaly and her three children, to wit: Martha, Solomon & Swan & their future to them and their heirs & assigns forever. Nevertheless I give the use of said Negro and their future increase to my son John J. Hendrick as long as he lives if he thinks proper to keep them in his possesion(sic) for his own use only, but he may at any time, at his own option give them up to the said George & Alexander or their heirs if he thinks proper to do so.
Item 2-I give and bequeath unto my grand children William Hendrick, Thomas Hendrick, and John Hendrick who are the children of my deceased son Thomas Hendrick the following Negro. (viz.) Lewis. The said Negro Lewis to be sold to the highest bidder & proceeds arising from the same to be eaqually (sic) divided between the aforesaid children & also one bond due from Hartwell W. Hargroove for Three hundred Dollars to be paid at the death of my wife, Mary Hendrick, which amount is to be eaqually(sic) divided between said children as asforesaid. The above mentioned is for the purchase of a negro boy named Wiley. If the said negro boy should die before my wife Mary Hendrick, then the above mentioned bond to be null & void if not to remain in full force & virtue. Also I give & bequeath all of my perishable estate to the three aforesaid children which is to be sold to the highest bidder & the proceeds to be eaqually(sic) divided between said children. In the event nowever that William, Thomas and John should die before they get the aforesaid property in possession then & in that case the same is to go to my Grand daughter Lucy W. Hargroove.
It is my wish & desire that there shall be no inventory or appraisement of my estate. I hereby appoint John Read executor to this my last will & testament with a desire that when this will is proved or recorded that the court may not rule him to give security for his faithful performance as executor. Witness my hand & seal this the 27th day of May 1839.
Stephen Hendrick - Seal
William A. Chapman
Robt. H. Read
M.A. Burnett
North Carolina
Granville County February Court - AD 1848
The execution of the Last Will and Testament of Stephen Hendrick, dec'd., was duly proven on oath in open court by Wm. A. Chapman and Robert H. Read subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. At the same time John Read named as Executor in said will came forward and duly qualified as such.
Jarell Wiggins, Clk.

Dr. John Read - Executor of Stephen Hendrick - Cr.
March 2nd By Acct. of sale of Negro man Lewis $240.00 
  Less by disbursements      51.20
Sept. 1st To Amt. of Jn. Read's a/c $   26.87
August 6 To Amt. pd to Jarrell Wiggins          .95
  "        " To Amt. pd A. Sanders - Clk.          .80
 "         " To Amt. pd Robr. B. Gilliam      10.00
    $   38.62
  5% commissions of disbursements of $11.75 $       .58
  5%         "                 on receipts of        $240.00   $   12.00
    $   12.58
    $   51.20

North Carolina - Granville Co.

We the undersigned having been apppointed at August Dom. 1851 of Granville County Court commissioners to audit and settle the accts. of John Read, Excr. of Stephen Hendrick, dec'd report that we have reviewed the accts. of said Excr. and find that hee has received $240 - and disbursed $38.62 and after allowing him 5% on receipts and disbursements there remains in his hands for distribution $188.80.  The above is supported by proper vouchers and we reccommend(sic) the court to allow him the said commissions.

All of which is respectfully submitted

R. A. Jenkins    
H. H. Burwell  coms.

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