Family of Dorcas SMITH (1) & James DOUGLAS
3. Abel DOUGLAS. Born about 1778. At the age of 79, Abel died on 24 Nov 1857.
Abel married Martha ?. Martha died on 3 Jun 1830.
They had the following children:
4. James DOUGLAS. Born about 1780. At the age of 41, James died in Granville County, North Carolina in Aug 1821.
Inventory of the effects of James Douglas, brother of Abel, Archibald Gray, and John Rabon Douglas
Inventory of the Estate of James Douglas, dec'd, taken by Nancy Douglas, his wife, 1st September 1821 - Viz, Negro woman Delia, and child - woman Amy & Moses - 44-1/2 acres of land - 5 head of horses - 12 head of cattle - 30 head of hogs - 3 head of sheep - 16 Geese - Interest in still - 5000 lbs. of tobacco -50 barrels of corn - 1200 lbs. of pork - 2 stacks of fodder - 4 stacks of oats - 1 hay stack - 2 grain cradles - 9 axes - 7 grubbing hoes 13 Hilling and weeding hoes - 1 Foot adze - 1 Handsaw - 1 Drawing knife - 3 Augers - 2 chizels - 8 plough hoes - 3 Coutters - 1 Dagon Plough - a parcel of Mason's tools - parcel of shoemaker's tools - parcel of Cooper's tools - 3 wedges - 1 Desk - 1 Bureau - 2 walnut tables - 1 pine table - 1 Cupboard - 4 beds & furniture - 1 Cradle - 10 chairs -2 chests - 4 Dishes - 22 plates - 10 table spoons - 5 tea spoons - 1 Soup spoon - 10 knives & forks - 1 set of cups and saucers - 1 pr. salt sellars - 1 bowl - 2 basins - 1 pitcher - 3 jugs- 1 decanter - 1 sugar dish - 1 cream pot - 5 baking pans - 1 Looking Glass - 1 pr. Andirons 1 pr. Steelyards - 1 man's saddle - 1 crank- 1 shovel - 1 pr. Smoothing irons - 1 shot gun- 2 Bibles - 2 Hymn books - 1 slate - 1 small trunk, 1 On Cast[ors] - 1 gigg shanny - 2 pr. Iron traces - 2 Iron pots - 2 Ovens - 2 skillets - 1 tea kettle - 2 pr pott hooks - 2 Iron pottsacks - 2 spinning wheels - 3 pr. cotton cards - 4 raw hides - 7(bales?) Cotton - 4 pr. Harness - $400 in Cash
(signed) Nancy Douglas
State of North Carolina
Granville County February Court AD 1822
The foregoing Inventory was duly returned on oath in open court by Nancy
Douglas and ordered to be recorded -----
NC Archives [CR 044. 508. 44] (Located by Alvis Clegg)
Will: Will of James Douglass of Granville Co., NC
2 Aug 1821
James Douglass wills to have his body interred after the Methodist form of which fraternity he belongs and my debts paid; all remaining to be kept together for the support of my wife and six children, John Gray, Susanna Turner, James, Terrisha Len Henly, William Abel, and Archy Young Douglas, and my wife Nancy to have a child's part if she remarry and divide the rest to my six children. Exrs: my brother-in-law Len Henly Johnson, wife, Nancy Douglass.
Jno. Sommerville, Dennis L. Kendrick, John D. Hanks, James Kendrick.
On 21 Oct 1808 when James was 28, he married Nancy F. JOHNSON, daughter of Terisha JOHNSON (1762-) & Susannah TURNER (1773-), in Mechlenburg, VA. Born about 1793 in Virginia. At the age of 69, Nancy F. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Nov 1862. Buried in 1862 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.
Henderson Carroll Petty made Nancy Johnson Douglas's coffin on 29 November 1862. The cost of the coffin was $5.00.
They had the following children:
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