John Clendenen, Junior

Male 1785 - 1833  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name John Clendenen 
    Suffix Junior 
    Born @1785  Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1833  Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WILL 16 Oct 1833  Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    John Clendenen's Will
    State of Tennessee )
    Jefferson County ) October 16 1833 -
    In the name of God, Amen. I, John Clendenen of the County and State
    aforesaid being indisposed in body, but of sound mind and disposing (p.
    249) memory and calling to mind my mental state do make and ordain this
    my last Will and Testament- 1st. I give and bequeath to my wife
    Katharine Clendenen the plantation on which I now live with the addition
    of the several adjoining entries in the said County until my youngest
    son Pleasant W. Clendenen becomes twenty one years of age and she shall
    enjoy all the profits arising from said land for the purpose of raising
    and educating the children yet under age, provided however that in the
    event of her marriage or death or any other change which might arise by
    her departure from the character of a virtuous widow she with such
    decendants are to be excluded from any interest in the above bequest.
    Then the profits arising from the above farm with its appurtenances
    shall be used for the raising and Education of the above named children.
    Education of the boys to include (should they desire it) a knowledge of
    the English Grammar and three or four of the most useful English
    Sciences. The Girls to include the English Grammar should they wish it-
    I will also that my wife Katharine shall have the use of all the farming
    tools as they are with the household and Kitchen furniture - together
    with a Sorrel horse names Gill, her side saddle- & 4 hd of milk cows -
    25 hd. Of my best hogs-1 yoke of work steers, my wagon with all its
    gears - 6 hd. of sheep - with all the poultry on the farm, all which
    property she shall have the use of for the raising and education of my
    children as above named and not to sell off from the said use and to
    hold the possession and use thereof upon the same tenure by which she
    holds the farm and to forfeit the same principles by which she would
    forfeit the farm &c. I also will that my said wife shall have my Negro
    woman Jane, while she lives, provided however that she shall not have
    power to sell said Negro or any of her decendants and provided also that
    she does not forfeit her right by marriage or a departure from virtue
    should said Negro girl have 3 children after the present dot - then my
    daughter Teresa to have the first daughter Penelope the second - Betsy
    Ann to have the third, should said Negro girl have less than three
    children then said Negro with her said children to be sold and the
    amount thereof to be equally divided between said three daughters,
    should said Negro have more than three children from the present date
    all over said three to be sold with herself and the amount divided
    equally amongst all my children should said Negro have just 3 children
    she is then to be sold and the amount to be equally divided among all
    the children. In the phrase -all my children- I include my son Albert W.
    T. Clendenen - 2nd. I give and bequeath unto my son Albert W. T. a
    certain Sorrel horse called Mike - saddle & bridle and Negro fellow
    called Frank - provided said Negro is permitted to stay on the farm and
    assist the family to shell and mill sufficient corn to procure whisky
    enough to pay off what store debts are now contracted - 3rd. I give and
    bequeath to my son John one Sorrel Stud horse - my new saddle and bridle
    and a last Spring colt called Irenbald with a Negro boy called Tennessee
    all which his Mother is to have in safe keeping until he shall become of
    age. 4th - I give and bequeath to my son James a Negro boy called
    Perkins which his Mother shall have in safe keeping until he comes of
    age. (p 250) I give and bequeath to my son Pleasant W. a Negro boy
    called Curnell Nelson which his Mother shall have in safe keeping until
    he comes of age. 6th - I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Melissa
    one Negro boy called Aron which her Mother is to have in safe keeping
    until she comes of age or marrys - 7th - I will that all the Negroes
    belonging to my children who are under age shall serve my wife free of
    cost till the children come of age, provided however their services
    shall be appropriated to the support of the family and Education of the
    children without her being accountable for their natural or accidental
    death. 8th - I will that all my goods & chattels not named in this will
    shall be put to sale agreeable to law on a credit of fifteen months. It
    is Expressly understood my present crop is exempted from sale so much of
    it as may be necessary to use in payment of all my present store debts
    included shall be used in that may balance shall go to support of my
    Family and the monies arising from said sale shall be divided amongst my
    three daughters Teresa Penelope & Betsy Ann, provided however that
    should the sale amount to more than four hundred and fifty dollars then
    the overplus to be equally divided between my four daughters - As there
    will be som Dr's fees to be paid - I will that so much of the sales of
    my goods and chattels as may be necessary to pay aid fees shall be used
    for that purpose after which the balance to be divided amongst my
    daughters as above named - 9th I will that at the death of my wife all
    the household plunder shall be divided amongst my four daughters and
    what stock and out door tools may there be left to be put to sale and
    the proceeds to be equally divided amongst all my children. 10th - I
    will that when my youngest son shall come of age my fours sons Viz.
    Albert W. John - James and Pleasant W. shall possess equally my land
    with its improvements and shall afford there from a decent and
    comfortable support to there Mother while she lives or is a widow - 11th
    - as I have on hand a quantity of Notes not yet collected which are due
    which are as follows vz. One cash Note on John Moore - James Haggard for
    forty dollars - one on James Haggard and Thomas Atchley for ten dollars
    - one on McCampbell Atchley for Ten dollars - one on Thos. Atchley Jr.
    for Twenty five dollars 19 cts. - one on James Sutliff for upward of Ten
    dollars - one on Wm Canterbury which is small - I will and bequeath to
    my wife the above mentioned Notes with all the money I now have in hand.
    In case there should not be enough of money arising from the sale of my
    goods and chattels to pay the Dr's fees and advance one hundred and
    fifty dollars to each of my three daughters vis. Teresa, Penelope, and
    Betsy Ann then the deficiency is to be supplied from above Notes and
    money provided it does not exceed fifty Dollars. All other notes
    accounts and Judgements which I have now on hand, I will that they be
    collected agreeably to Law, & divided equally amongst the heirs except
    there should still be some Doctor's Bill yet unsettled, which must first
    be paid - 12th I will that a certain tract of land which I have on
    Millican Creek, containing seventy five acres on which Jane Wood (P 251)
    and her children now live, shall be possessed jointly by two of Jane's
    children Vis. Commodore R. Wood & John J. Wood should sd. Jane choose to
    reside on said land until Boys come of age, she can do so, and enjoy the
    Benefits thereof otherwise said land shall be rented for the use of said
    Boys till they come of age and said Commodore is to keep a certain young
    horse which he now has without Liberty to sell until he comes of age and
    both of the Boys are to keep Jointly a yoke of oxen which they have also
    said Jane's daughter Chelnessee is to keep a certain red cow which she
    now has in her possession - Also some other cattle which the Family now
    has they are to keep, none of which can be sold until said Boys come of
    age, who are then to possess said cattle, also two entries of Land being
    on the waters of Flat Creek - one containing 100 acres, known by the
    name of the Burial placen and another containing 50 acres known by the
    name of the Rock Lick all in Sevier both of which must be sold according
    to Law, and appropriated to the use of said Jane's five youngest
    children Vis. Calloway, Gallatin, Chelnessa, Cindilla, & Tabitha - The
    money put to interest till they come of age, also a plantation on Flat
    Creek with an entry of 50 acres adjoining N including a Mill seat on
    Flat Creek on the lower end of said tract, where Martin Shoulse now
    lives, to be divided equally between Euratina Shoulse and Matilda Wood
    and Martin Shoulse consideration shall pay to the Executors for the use
    of my two daughters Penelope & Betsy Ann fifty dollars on a credit of 3
    years should said Shoulse refuse to do so then his part of the land
    shall go to sale and the money be divided equally between Emelina
    Shoulse an my four daughters, also Matilda Wood if she keep her part she
    shall on a credit of 3 years pay to her 3 sisters at home Jointly thirty
    dollars, otherwise her part sold equable to Law, and she have all the
    proceeds except thirty dollars which I have equally divided between her
    3 sisters at Home. 13th - I make and appoint M.C.Rodgers of Sevierville
    and my son Albert W.T. Clendenen Executors of this my last Will and
    Testament - And now having relieved my mind of worldly care I commend my
    soul to God, who gave it and my body to be buries in a decent Christian
    like manner. Amen.
    Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
    Test-
    Samuel George John Clendenen
    William Wood

     
    PROBATE 09 Dec 1833  Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    State of Tennessee ) December Sessions 1834
    Jefferson County )

    The Last Will and Testament of John Clendenen deceased was presented in
    open Court for probate and thereupon came Samuel George and William Wood
    the subscribing witnesses to said Will who being duly sowrn deposeth and
    saith that they saw John Clendenen sign his name to said Will and
    acknowledge it to be his last Will and Testament for the purposes
    therein expressed and at the time of signing the same he was of sound
    and disposing mind and memory and at his request and in his presence and
    also in the presence of each other signed our names as subscribing
    witnesses to the same, which Will is admitted to record and thereupon
    came M.C.Rodgers and Albert W.T. Clendenen (p 252) the Executors therein
    named and entered into Bond with security for the faithful discharge of
    their duty therein and was qualified and there upon said Estate which
    was received in open Court and admitted to record.

    A true copy form the records of my Office
    Joseph Hamilton Clerk.



    Executors:
    M.C.Rodgers
    Albert W. T. Clendenen

    Wife: Katharine
    Sons: Albert W. T Clendenen (Executor)
    John
    James
    Pleasant W. Clendenen (youngest)

    Daughters:
    Teresa
    Penelope
    Betsy Ann
    Mary Melissa

    Heirs:
    Jane Wood
    Children:
    Son Commodore R. Wood
    Son John J. Wood
    Daughter Chelnesse
    Five youngest children:
    Calloway
    Gallatin
    Chelnessa
    Cindilla
    Tabitha

    Martin Shoulse
    Euratina or Emelina Shoulse (has three sisters at home)
    Matilda Wood


    Inventory of the property of John Clandenen Dec'd.

    1 Note on Thos. Atchley fo rTwenty five dollars ninetten cents
    1 Note on James Sutliff twelve dollars with a credit of one dollar
    eighty six cents - Doubtful
    1 Note on James Langston two dollars twenty five cents - Doubtful
    1 Note on James Langston ten dollars - Doubtful
    Receitt on George Rodgers for the collection of two hundred gallons of
    whisky
    A note on Andrew Chambers - Doubtful
    1 Note on John Moore & James Haggard for forty dollars - Doubtful
    1 Note on Jas. Haggard and Thos. Atchley for ten dollars
    1 Note on Isaac Clark for two dollars eighteen cents
    1 Receit from Joseph Gaut for the Collection of five dollars of a Note
    Executed to David Breckner by Thos Manon.
    1 Note on McCampbell Atchley for ten dollars.
    1 Note on M.C. Rodgers for seven dollars Eighteen & three fourth cents
    1 Note on Thos. Richards for ten dollars - Doubtful
    1 Note on John Rogers for one hundred dollars - doubtful
    1 Note on John Rogers for three hundred & fifty dollars - doubtful
    1 Note on Samuel Moyers for four dollars Eighty six & one fourth cents.
    1 Note on Green B. Scogens seventy nine dollars credit $40 - Insolvent.
    ...
    1 Note on Anderson Boyd for twenty six dollars and forty cents - doubtful
    Six dollars & twenty cents of Book accounts against David Lewis - doubtful
    9th Dec 1833
    M.C. Rodgers &
    A.W.T. Clendenen - Exrs.  
    Person ID I50  Root Tree
    Last Modified 5 May 2009 

    Father John Clendenen, Senior,   b. 1744, Cowpasture River, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Sevier County or Green County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Mary 
    Married @1768 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Unknown Unknown,   b. Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married @1809 
    Children 
    +1. Albert William T Clendenen,   b. 08 Apr 1810, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1884, Bonham, Fannin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2009 15:37:06 
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catharine Clark,   b. @1794, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 May 1812  Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Records Volume I page 1008
      Bond John Gant
    Children 
    +1. John Clendenen, III,   b. @1813, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Melissa Clendenen,   b. 1815, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Bonham, Fannin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Teressa Jane Clendenen,   b. Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Penelope Aminicus Clendenen,   b. 25 Aug 1820, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1904, Grady County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +5. James C Clendenen,   b. @1824, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Pleasant W Clendenen,   b. @1829, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Betsy Ann Clendenen,   b. @1833, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2010 16:59:59 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Census
    1830 Census
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    1830 Census Jefferson County, Tennessee John Clendenen Junior
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    1830 Census Jefferson County, Tennessee John Clendenen Junior page 2