b. 20 Aug 1731 Prince Georges, MD
d. 1816 Jan 15 Harriman, Roane, Tenn.
Nicks 1754 Guildford, North Carolina
b. 1738 Talbot, Maryland
d. 1811-12 Harriman, Roane, Tenn.
her father: John Nicks mother: Margaret ?
|Philip Brashears||b. 17 Dec1755 NC||d. prior to 10 Nov 1815 (Rev. Vet)||m. Elizabeth|
|Margaret Brashears||b. 27 May 1758 NC||d.||m.|
|Isaac Brashear||b. 23 Oct1760 NC||d. 25 July 1833 Perry, Tenn.
||m. Elizabeth Conklin
|Capt.Samuel Brashears||b. 6 Aug 1763 NC||d. 25 Dec 1829 Sullivan Co., NC (now Tenn)||m. Margaret Eakins|
|Phoebe Brashears||b. 8 Jul 1769 NC||d.||m. Stephen Rice|
|Rebecca Brashears||b. 9 Jan 1771 NC||alive in 1807||m. Elias Roberts|
|Nancy Brashears||b. 11 May 1773 NC||d. 12 Jul 1850 Roane Co., Tenn||m. Zaccheus Roberts|
|Mamey (Polly) Brashears||b. 13 Mar 1776 NC||d.||m. Daniel Mason|
|Basil Brashears||b. 8 May 1781 Sullivan Co., NC||d. 10 Aug 1826 Roane Co., Tenn||m. Peggy Horton|
1731 -Although born in Maryland he moves with his father when he was eleven years old to North Carolina. When he was fifteen he moved with his family to Fairfax Co, VA.
1760 - He was issued a patent for 381 acres "North of South Buffalo" in Orange County, North Carolina.
1779- He was living in Eastern Tennessee.
He obtained land warrant for a survey of 300 acres tract on which he was then living, located on "the north side of the Holeston River & on the north branch of Reddy Creek" in what is now Sullivan County, Tennessee.
1785 - He was in South Carolina.
He received a patent for 402 acres on the Saluda River in Ninety-Six District, South Carolina.
1800 - He moved to Roane Co., Tennessee where he secured a farm on which he died fifteen years later. On his death he left a considerable estate.
I give and bequeath my Worldly estate as follows, to wit: To my beloved son Bazzel Brasher the tract of land wheron I now live: beginning on a White Oak, thence North forty-five East one hundred &* forty to a Red Oak, thence a direct line to a forked Red or Black Oak on the top of the Black Oak Ridge, the gap of the said Ridge to James Toddy thence with extreme hight of said Ridge to where said Roger S. Brasher's line crosses the same, thence with the sever lines, courses and corner of said Robert S. Brasher's grant to beginning.
I give and bequeath to my Daughter, Elizabeth Satterfield, and the heirs & legal representatives of my son, Philip Brashers, the heirs of my Daughter, Peggy Mahan, each the sum of one dollar to be divided equally amongst then, and to be paid by my Executors on application any time twelve months after my decease.
I give and bequeath to my beloved son Bazzel Brasher and my two Daughters, Nancy Roberts and Polly Mason, All my personal estate and landed property of which I may be possessed of at my decease, after paying my just debts, funeral charges and the legacies herein bequeather, too by equally divided amongst them.
I give and bequeath to by two Sons, Isaac Brasher and Samuel Brasher, and my daughter, Phebe Rice and Rebecca Toverts one hundred and fifty dolars each to be paid by my Executors on application any time twelve months after my decease or as soon as the Executors can collect the money due the state for the purpose.
And for the Executors of this my last Will and Testament, I hereby nominate, constitute & appoint my beloved Son, Bazzel Brasher, my sole Executor, hereby reboking the disanuling all former Wills by me heretofore made. In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand & seal this fourtheenth day of October, 1815.
Signed sealed, published and declared as the last Will and Testament of the Testator in presents of us:
Henry Breazeale Robt. S. Brasher (Seal)
John McH Breazeale
[Estate Book A, page 74, County Court Clerk's Office, Harriman, Tennessee]
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