Name: John Bryant Hylton
Given Name: John Bryant
Birth: 1775 in , Montgomery, Virginia
Death: 28 Mar 1815 in , Montgomery, Virginia
Burial: 1815 Old Topeco Cemetery, Floyd, Virginia
Probate: 14 Feb 1826 , Montgomery, Virginia
Division of Estate, John B. Hylton
Change Date: 3 Jul 2009 at 14:54
In obedience to the written order to us directed, we met on the 14th day of February at the house of William Hancock in the said county of Montgomery and proceeded to execute the same and in the first place to value the other two slaves belonging to the estate of John Hylton dec'd whose names & valuation we have inserted, and in the first place, we aprised [sic] a Negro man by name of Dave at $500, the other an old infirm Negro woman by the name of Jenny at $20. The valuation of which were added unto the other 14 slaves which fell to the said estate by the will of George Hylton, dec'd of Nelson county, the value on them as set by the commissioners there.
We, by consent of the parties, let stand the whole of the 14 slaves as above stated by the commissioners, amounts to the sum of $4005 to which we added the amount of the other two valued by us as above. $4005 + $520 = $4525.
The parties then asked leave to make an attempt to divide the said slaves themselves respectively, which we consented for them to do.
And first to Nancy Hancock, late widow of the said John Hylton dec'd her full third part amounting to $1508.33 1/3 cents.
The slaves allotted to the said Nancy as agreed to among themselves in our presents are: 1st David at $500.00
2 Daniel at $600.00
3 Mimey $400.00
4 Franey $100.00
Her dower $1508.33; Over & above $91.67; After which done leaves the amount of $603.33 cts. to each legatee.
1st. lot, No. 1 To Jacob Slusher a Negro boy Moses at $350.00
No. 2 a Negro girl Annaca $250.00
Coming to this lot $3.33
Lot 2, No. 1 to Burwell Hylton a Negro boy named Edmund at $400.00
No. 2 a Negro man named Jasper at $200.00
Total: $600. Coming to this lot $3.33
3rd. lot to Briant Hylton or his guardian, he being a minor.
No. 1 a Negro man named John at $525.00
No. 2 a Negro woman named Jenny at $20.00 Total $545.00
Coming to this lot $58.33
4th. lot to Gordon Hylton or his guardian, he also a minor.
No. 1 a Negro girl named Caty $300.00
No. 2 a Negro girl named Aggey $300.00
Coming to this lot $3.33
5th. lot to Mary Hylton or her guardian, she also being a minor.
No. 1 Cealey a woman $400.00
No. 2 Lucy a child $50.00
No. 3 John a child $100.00
No. 4 an old woman by name of Molley $30.00 Total: $580.00
Coming to this lot $23.33
All of which is respectfully submitted unto the worshipful court of Montgomery County. Given under our hands this 14th. day of February, 1826. Signed by us your commissioners.
David Weddle Andrew Weddle David Howell
At Montgomery March court 1826: This report of the division of the slaves belonging to the estate of John Hylton deceased, was returned to court and ordered to be recorded.
Teste: Charles Taylor Clk.
Source: Montgomery County Will Book A, pages 213 & 214
Nancy Howell b: 7 Nov 1777 in Caseyville, Botetourt, Virginia
4 Oct 1798
in , Montgomery, Virginia 1
- Change Date:
3 Jul 2009
- Gordon Hylton b: 18 Feb 1809 in , Montgomery, Virginia
- Abbrev: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
Title: Early Adventurers on the Western Waters
History of SW Virginia's earliest settlers
Author: Kegley, Mary B. & F.B. Kegley
Publication: Green Publishers, Inc. Orange, VA, 1980
Name: Family History Library (FHL)
35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400 USA
Page: vol. 2 p. 137
Text: "1798, Oct. 4, John Hilton and Nancy Howell, sur. David Howell; consent of father Joshua Howel for daughter to marry John Helten."