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Forehand, Cornelius

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  • Name Forehand, Cornelius 
    Born Jan 1835  North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1837  Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 14 Jul 1870  Middle Township, Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Census 05 Jun 1880  Middle Township, Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 12 Jun 1900  Middle Township, Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 190029 
    Will 1904  Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Transcribed from the Original
      Located in the State Archives, Raleigh, NC
      By Ben Askew, Jr.

      Will of Cornelius Forehand, 1904

      In the name of God, Amen I Cornelius Forehand of the County of Chowan and
      State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory and considering the
      uncertainty of this frail transitory life do therefore make, ordain,
      publish, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament that is to say:

      First-I loan to my wife my Modkie Forehand, in lieu of her dower interest
      in my estate. The west end of the field were I now live to the middle
      ditch. Twenty acres more for less, parallel with ditch to back line to her
      her lifetime, and then I give and bequeath same to Dossy Cornelias
      Forehand.

      Second-To my daughter Doria Virginia Saunders, I give and bequeath the east
      end of the field were I now live to the middle ditch, adjoining the piece
      above mentioned and all my swamp land adjoining Henry Saunders and others
      consisting of eight acres more for less.

      Third-To John Calvin Forehand and William Gurney Forehand I give and
      bequeath to be equally divided between them my entire track of land in
      Poplar Neck, adjoining the lands of E Burkes estate, Henry Welch and
      others, with the exception of the small piece which I bought of L D
      Chappell. Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint William Kemby Lane to be
      executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former
      wills by me made. In Witness whereof .I have hereto subscribed my name and
      affixed my seal this ninth day of July, in the year of our Lord one
      thousand nine hundred and four.

      Witness marked by Cornelius Forehand
      J P Chappell
      Timothy White
      O E Lane
      All of Tyner, NC
    Person ID I190029  Goodwin
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2009 

    Mother Ward, Mary,   b. Abt 1810, Chowan County, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2848] Jan 1835 per the 1900 census.

    2. [S2848] age 13 on the 1850 census, 1 year younger than Calvin.