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Rev. Timothy Carrington

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Rev. Timothy Carrington

Posted: 957700800000
Classification: Will
Edited: 1137718420000
Surnames: Carrington
Rev. Timothy Carrington died intestate in Madison County, Georgia, in September 1822. His eldest son, Daniel, became administrator of his father's estate. The tax digests from 1825-30 show that Daniel as the trustee of Timothy's estate administration and that Timothy owned 250 acres in Early County, Georgia, land lot 240 of the 11th district-land probably received in a land lottery.

The estate settlement papers were filed in October 1822 in Madison County, and were recorded Oct. 17, 1822, in Book B-C-D, p 266-268.

GEORGIA, Madison Co. We the undersigned being the heirs and legal representatives of the Reverend Timothy Carrington late of said County deceased do agree as respects what worldly estate the said Timothy Carrington died possessed of in the manner following. To wit in the first place we agree that Micajah Carrington shall have the horse, saddle, and bridle commonly known as his horse also one bed & furniture and one cow and calf with the present crops on the plantation. We agree that Charles Sorrells, James Thompson, Henry P. White, Sen., Stephen Smith and Dennis Hopkins shall and are hereby appointed any three of them to say wether [sic] a yoke of oxen which was broke and worked by the said Micajah shall be and belong to the said Micajah Carrington or weather [sic] they shall be and become a part of the estate of said deceased & the decission [sic] of the above arbitration shall be final and conclusive. We also agree that Sally Carrington shall have one cow and calf, one bed & furniture, one pine chest, one cotton wheel, and one chair. We also further agree that the plantation whereon the deceased formerly lived as well as a lot drawn in the land lottery, also tools of every description, stock and everything belonging to said estate excepting two beds & furniture shall and is hereby given up unto the hands of Daniel Carrington for the purpose of selling to the highest bidder on a reasonable credit the money arising from the sale of said estate in the first place to the payment of all just debts in the next place to the support of Winneford [sic] Carrington the widow of said deceased and the third place at the death of said Winneford {sic] Carrington widow of said deceased we agree that the balance of the said estate or money belonging to said estate shall be equally divided between the lawful heirs and legatees of said deceased and provided all sale of said land cannot be affected then to be rented out until such time afterwards a sale can be affected either by publick [sic] or private sale which he the said Daniel Carrington may consider to the most advantage of said estate and we also agree that at whatever time a sale of said land may take place we authorize the said Daniel Carrington to make use of and sign each and every one of our names to any instrument of writing which may be necessary for securing the title thereof to the purchaser of said land or lands the same as if we were present and acted for ourselves hereby ratifying and confering whatever the said Daniel Carrington may do in the premises. We also further agree that the two beds & furniture already excepted shall be given up unto the hands of said Winneford Carrington widow of said deceased to have and to use as her own right and property during her natural life & at her death to despose [sic] of in any way or manner she may think proper. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seals this the 24 September 1822. (Interlined with the word (& one & calf between the ___ & seventh lines from the top before). [This last sentence must refer to the wording of the document.]
Done in the presence of

Test:

Stephen Smith

Burrell Orr

David Evans JP

Signed:

Winnifred Carrington

Daniel Carrington

Henson Carrington

Sally Carrington

Osborn Carrington

Winnifred Thompson

William Carrington

Micajah Carrington

Thomas J. Nash

John Carrington

N B & also we the undersigned to the foregoing agreement touching all the matters & things relative to the management & arrangement of the estate of the Reverend Timothy Carrington late of Madison County deceased do by these presents firmly bind ourselves each to the others in the just & full sum of five hundred dollars to be recovered as all other legal demands may be if default be made by us or any of us in the aforesaid agreement as hereto have entered on the 24th day of September 1822. Given under our hands this the 28th day of September 1822.

Test: Signed

Stephen Smith

Burrell Orr

David Evans JP

Signed:

Winnifred Carrington

Daniel Carrington

Henson Carrington

Sally Carrington

Osborn Carrington

Winnifred Thompson

William Carrington

Micajah Carrington

Thomas J. Nash

Recorded 17th October 1822.

(For some reason, John Carrington's name was left off of the last portion of this document.)

Children listed in birth order with the following exceptions: As was the custom of the times, Thomas J. Nash signed on behalf of his wife, Mary "Polly" Carrington (the tenth child ). Daughter and sixth child Winny's husband, Alexander Thompson, had either abandoned his family or died by this time. Second child, Nancy Carrington, was not mentioned in either document nor did she sign either one; therefore, she must have died before her father did. [dcb]

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