Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameAndrew Hartsfield 1001,1002, 6G Grandfather
Birth3 Jan 1713, Philadelphia PA
Deathaft Nov 1761, Wake Co NC Age: 48
FatherGodfrey Hartsfielder (1685-1743)
MotherCatherine Walker (1654-)
Spouses
1Sarah Lynn 1001, 6G Grandmother
Birth1717, MD
Deathaft 1761, Johnson Co NC Age: 44
Marriageca 1736, Baltimore Co MD
ChildrenJames (1735-1820)
 Jacob (1737->1813)
 Mary Olive (1739-)
 Rebecca (1741-)
 Godfrey (1743-1808)
 Andrew (1746-<1823)
 Richard (1748-~1828)
 John (1751-1821)
 Sarah (1753-)
 Elizabeth “Betty” (1759-1843)
Notes for Andrew Hartsfield
Kevin Skoglund gives Andrew Hartsfield’s place of birth as Wales,1003 but this is incorrect, as his baptismal record appears in the records of Christ Church, Philadelphia:1004

Baptized Anno dom: 1714
Andrew Son of Godfree & Katherine Hatfield
Bap. Nov. 3 Aged Eleven months

WILL OF ANDREW HARTSFIELD, I
(3 Jan. 1714 - 1761)1005

In the Name of God, Amen. I, Andrew Hartsfield of the county of Johnston and province of North Carolina, Planter, knowing the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die - do hereby make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following - that is to say: Principally, I bequeath my soul in the hands of God Almighty who gave it me, not doubting - but my best wishes __________ Will __________ to me again at the day of general resurrection and my body to be buried in a decent and Christian manner at the discretion of my executors, to be hereafter named. And as to what worldly substance it has pleased God to bestow upon me, after paying all my lawful debts and funeral expenses - I have and bequeath it in the following manner:

Imprimatur: I leave and bequeath my two plantations and the tract of land pertaining to them to my three beloved sons Godfrey, Richard, and John to be equally divided among them - only it is my will and desire that the plantation whereon I now live may be included in the share of my son Godfrey; and the plantation whereon Thomas Smith now lives may be included in the share of my son John.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my beloved son Godfrey my rough gun and one cow and calf, and one sow and one mare which I formerly gave him.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my beloved son Richard my best smooth gun and one cow and calf and one sow and mare which I formerly gave him.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my beloved son John my other smooth gun and one cow and calf and one sow, and it is my will and desire that my said son John may have the first colt that my own mare brings.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my beloved son Andrew one sow and a mare and colt which I formerly gave him.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my beloved daughter Rebecca a horse which I formerly gave her.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Hartsfield one third part of my whole remaining moveable estate to be by her enjoyed during her natural life.

ITEM: I leave and bequeath the other two thirds of my moveable estate and all my other estate; both real and personal that I have not already hereby disposed of to my following beloved children: Jacob, Mary, Rebecca, Andrew, Sarah and Betty to be equally divided among them.

And I hereby appoint William McElroy and my two beloved sons Jacob and Godfrey executors of this my last Will and Testament revoking all former wills by me made and declaring this to be my only last Will and Testament. Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 18th day of November 1759.

Andrew Hartsfield
"A" his mark

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presents of us:
James Martin, Thomas Smith, Elizabeth Cook.
. Taken from "The Hartsfields of America" by Nell Clover W
Last Modified 31 Dec 2016Created 27 Dec 2020 using Reunion for Macintosh
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