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Hyatt, Shadrick

ALOB, Vol. IX #3, p. 88-31 & 88-32:
“p. 118.  I Shadrick Hyatt, being of sound & perfect mind and memory.  This 25 Nov. 1845.  After paying all my just debts & funeral expense I give unto my beloved wife Mary all that tract of land on which I now live containing 114 acres during her natural life or widowhood and after her death to be equally divided between Anna Hyatt & Neoma Hyatt to share & share alike during their life or marriage and in that case I give unto my grand-son Tobe Hyatt to have forever.  I give unto my son Robert Hyatt a tract of land containing 100 acres adjoining the land I now live on the North side forever.  I give unto my son Shadrick Hyatt a tract of land lying on Kitle branch where he now lives forever.  I give to my son Peter G. Hyatt a tract of land adjoining the land where I now live on to the East forever.  I give unto my wife all my farming tools to wit:  plows, hoes, mattocks & axes & I direct my executors after my wife death to divide all the tools equally amongst all my chn.  I also give my wife all household & kitchen furniture, two feather beds and furniture during her natural life or widowhood then to be divided among my chn.  I also give my beloved wife one sorrel horse named Ball with all my stock of cattle, hogs & sheep and poltry[sic] of every kind during her natural life or widowhood & at her decease to be equally divided among my chn.  I also give my son John Hyatt one bay mare forever.  I also give my son Shadrick one set of blacksmith tools forever.  I also give my son-in-law James H. Pendland my cross cut saw forever. 
I hereby make & ordain my friend James H. Pendland executor. 
Wit:  R. Williamson, Jurrat, & William Aloway.
Signed, Shadrick X Hyatt.. 
Proved in open Court by the oath of R. Williamson.  Dec. Term 1845 & admitted to record.  A. Henry, Clk..”

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