Mary Doak

Female Abt 1755 - Aft 1835  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Mary Doak 
    Born Abt 1755  Augusta Co, Virginia (prob) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Other-Begin 1828  Rutherford Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Donnell 
    • she witnessed will of Eden Burr Donnell in 1828 in Rutherford. Eden's mother Jane Donnell was a witness to Mary Weatherford's will in Apr 1835.
    Will 19 Apr 1835  Rutherford Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    written 
    • Mary Weatherly Will:

      "In the name of God Amen. I Mary Weatherly of the County of Rutherford and the State of Tennessee being in a less state of health but of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.

      I give and bequeath to my step son James M Weatherly my negro woman Ann & her child Mary. Also my silver watch, two silver table spoons and one knife and half my bed stead & furniture

      2nd I give and bequeath to my step daughter Frances Weatherly one bureau and half my feather beds and stead & furniture two silver table spoons and three silver tea spoons and one half my wearing clothes.

      It is my will that James M Weatherly should be my Executor to put in execution this my last will and testament. Given under my hand & seal this 19th day of April, 1835.

      Mary Weatherly

      In the presence of
      Charles Ready
      Jane Donnell
      State of Tennessee
      Rutherford County Court May Term 1835
      The foregoing last will and testament of Mary Weatherly was duly proven by the oath of Cks Charles Ready & Jas Donnell subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered recorded.
      Recorded January 12, 1836 John R. Laughlin Clerk
      Recorded Book 9 Pg 203 Rutherford County, Tennessee"
    Died Aft 19 Apr 1835  Rutherford Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • French in "Notable Southern Families" Samuel arrival date (Shenandoah valley VA) as about 1740. Says Samuel Doak received grant in Beverly Manor 23 September 1741.
      Children of SAMUEL DOAK and JANE MITCHELL are:
      8. MARY DOAK, b. Abt. 1755, possibly Augusta, Co, Virginia; m. ABNER WEATHERLY, Abt. 1775.
    Person ID I99273  Roots
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2016 

    Father Samuel Doak, Sr. (Immigrant),   b. Abt 1716, Ballynure, Co Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 May 1772, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Jean (America Jane) Mitchell, (immigrant),   b. Abt 1717, Ulster, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1772, Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Abt 1738  Lancaster Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abner Weatherly,   b. Between 1766 and 1774,   d. Abt 1834, of, Jefferson, Rutherford Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Aft 1818 
    • She was named in her father's will, dated 5 Nov 1771, Augusta Co, VA as child, listed first names, indicating she was not yet married.
      Samuel Doak's will, farmer -- To wife, Jane; to daughter, Elinor, unmarried; to wife, to have disposal of all household furniture at her Pleasure to her 3 daughters, Elinor, Mary, Isbel; to son, John; to oldest son, David, plantation David now lives on.

      If she was born abt 1755 and children born by 1818 were her step children, then she had to be 63 when she married Weatherly. Was she married before?
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F33341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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