Name: James Benjamin Ingram
Birth: 27 DEC 1797 in Franklin Co.,VA
Death: 01 APR 1865 in Franklin Co.,VA (See Notes)
Discovered this on web site: "Franklin Co., VA was formed in 1786 fromBedford, Henry, and Patrick Counties."
In 1850 Nov. 6th, Franklin Co., VA Census, Age 53.
In 1860 Franklin Co., Long Branch, P.O., VA Census, James, 63 and 2ndwife, Jane, 35 have only 1 person residing in their abode (VirginiaBryant, 16, W from VA)
WILL OF JAMES INGRAM - S O U R C E D F R O M:
"STONES IN VA
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WILL OF JAMES INGRAM
FRANKLIN CO., WILL BOOK 14, P. 175
February 19, 1865
I, James Ingram of the County of Franklin, State of VA, being in proper rmind and disposing memory do make and publish this my last will and testament revoking all wills made heretofore by me as to such worldly as pleased God to bless one with in the manner and form following.
1st--I assign my sole to God who gave it and my body to the grave to be buried in a plain Christian manner I wish my just debts to be paid thebalance to be disposed of in the following manner that is having two children by my last will, Washington T. Ingram and Abraham Monroe, I bequeath to them the following property, two negro, men Buck and David, a negro woman, Susan Dashy, an Cerena, they to have and to hold the said negroes forever, the said negroes to be placed upon my plantation the John Lavinder and Nixon Landes in the case of my son Alexander Ingram to raise their own support and the support of my two children not to be hired or rented unless they fail to make a support for themselves and mytwo children if they fail to make aq support I will leave it to my Executor to do as he thinks proper. I don't want my Executor to rent any of my lands to any person or persons unless he has the utmost confidence in the renter and not for more than one year at a time as to the Wade houses no one to live in them except the negroes.
I give to my seven daughters, Rosanah Conner, Malinda Turner, Zilpha Gates, Elizabeth Adams, Oney Corn, Adaline Spencer and Martha Jane Martin, my tract of land I bought from Thomas B. Green bounded by Johnn J. Hales land and others to sell or divide the land and to dispose ofequally between themselves as they may think proper I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Jane Martin four hundred and fifty dollars to bepaid out of any money I may have on hand or when collected out of bonds or claims due my estate whenever my executor may think proper to pay itnot to make too much of a sacrifice on account of the currency I wish mys even daughters to have all of my wife clothes I bought her since we were married to be divided equally among them. I give my two children Washington T. Ingram and Abraham Monroe all the balance of my estate of my lands on state consisting of my lands on Stony Creek the John Lavinder Nixon, Peter Saunders and Peter Young lands also household furniture named: ten cover lids, ten, counter pains white, fourteen bed quilts,nine sheets, four checked counter pains, two blankets, two rugs, two bedruffles, six table clothes, six feather beds, six pillows, and six bedsteads. This property at my death I wish my executor to have appraised and taken care of till my children become of age, also my two stills,kitchen furniture, plantation tools, horses, work oxen, all other cattlehogs, sheep and blacksmiths tools including the 3whol of my personal estate. If either of my two children Washington T. Ingram or Abraham Monroe should die before they become of age the other is to have all. If both should die before they become of age the whole of their property isto be divided equally between my children by the first wife both sons and daughters. I want all the property mentioned be equally divided among the children I desire my little son Washington T. Ingram to be placed in the care of my daughther-in-law Elizabeth A. Ingram for safekeeping also my executor to furnish the said child with the necessary support and clothing and if necessary a bed all money I have in hand and due to my estate after taking out the four hundred fifty dollars I give to mydaughter Martha Jane Martin to be equally divided between my two children Washington T. Ingram and Abraham Monroe Ingrum to remain in the hands of Mrs. Turner till my executor and daughter-in-laws Elizabeth A. Ingrum may think proper to take away then for to be put together and educatedt ogether. I give to my daughter-in-law Elizabeth on satchel (?).
I appoint my son Alexander Ingrum, my Executor if he fails to act I will appoint my son Isaac or William Ingrum.
Acknowledged and subscribed in the presences of us this the 22day of Feb,1865.
James Ingram (seal)
Robt. H. Saunders
J H Cannaday
Wesley Ray Sr.
At a Court held for Franklin Co., on the 3 day of April 1865 by the oathsof Robert H. Saunders and James H. Cannaday two of the subscribingwitnesses hereto and admitted to record and on the motion and ofAlexander Ingrum the Executor mentioned in the said will who made oathand executed bond with surity according to law certificate is granted himto obtain a probate of said will in due form.
Testee Roy A. Scott
Father: James Benjamin Ingram b: ABT 1750 in VA
Mother: Martha (Patsy) Hill b: ABT 1755 in Franklin Co.,VA
Elizabeth Hall b: 01 FEB 1801 in Franklin Co.,VA
14 NOV 1816
in Patrick Co.,VA
- Note: VA Marriages 1740-1850
- Rosanah Ingram b: 11 OCT 1817 in Franklin Co.,VA
- James Benjamin Ingram b: ABT 1819 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Alexander Ingram b: NOV 1820 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Solomon Ingram b: 20 NOV 1823 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Hardin A. Ingram b: 13 OCT 1825 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Isaac Thomas Ingram b: NOV 1827 in Franklin Co.,VA
- William P. Ingram b: DEC 1829 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Malinda Ruth Ingram b: ABT 1831 in VA
- Zilpha (or Zilpah) Ingram b: DEC 1833 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Elizabeth Ingram b: JUN 1836 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Naomi V. (Oney) Ingram b: 13 AUG 1838 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Adeline Ingram b: ABT 1840 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Martha Jane Ingram b: NOV 1842 in Franklin Co.,VA
Jane Turner b: 04 JUN 1825 in VA
14 APR 1859
in Patrick Co.,VA
- Washington Turner Ingram b: 20 AUG 1860 in Franklin Co.,VA
- Abraham Monroe Ingram b: 31 JAN 1865 in Franklin Co.,VA