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Sarah Nancy Oglesby

Birthplace: North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Wife of Nathan Thomas Harrison
Mother of Thomas Harrison; Margaret Farrington; Rachael B. Ellis; Jeremiah Morrow Harrison; Samuel Robert Harrison and 3 others

Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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   Title: Martha K. Harrison
   Note: Book
   Page: Pension Papers of William Brittain Witnessed by Nathan Harrison
   Born February 7, 1762 in Orange County, NC. Enlisted there under Col. McCauley as 2nd Sergeant and was at the capture of Hillsborough and the taking of Gov. Burke by the Tories.
   He removed to Burke County, NC and enlisted there under Col. Joseph McDowell and went into the battle of Cowpens and served a three month tour at the upper Fort near the head of the Catawba River in Burke County under Captain Daniel Smith and Samuel Patton was in this tour with him. He lived in Burke County until about 1789 then moved to Buncombe County, NC. In 1832, age 72 years
   His pension papers were witnessed by Nathan Harrison (clergyman), Samuel Davidson, Samuel Patton, William Kimsey (clergyman), and James M. Smith. He is buried near Dula Springs, north of Weaverville, NC. /s/ Willyam Brittain
   Title: Last Will And Testament of Nathan Thomas Harrison
   Page: State of Georgia, Murry County
   Text: Last Will & Testament of Nathan Thomas Harrison
   State of Georgia
   Murray County
   In the name of God, Amen. I Nathan Harrison being of sound mind make this my last will & testament.
   Item 1: I will my body to the tomb and my soul to God who gave it.
   Item 2: I will that my body be decently buried in some graveyard near here.
   Item 3: I will that all my just debts be paid, which are not many.
   Item 4: I will and bequeath to beloved wife Nancy the following property and effects. Viz: My black mare, All my stock of hogs and all my cattle, which consists of one cow and calf. To zyarlin (sic) all my household furniture together with all and singular the beds and bedding and all other plunder about the house. Also I will to my said wife, Nancy a note of hand I hold on John Bailey for twenty-five dollars. Also a note I hold on Mary Adair for Twenty dollars, also ten dollars being a part of a note I hold on R. M. McCamy, all of which it is my will that she shall have and enjoy as her own.
   Item 5: I will to my son Thomas all my wearing apparel of whatever kind I possess. And thirty dollars cash, he being blind. Said thirty dollars being a part of a note on R. M. McCamy.
   Item 6: I will to my son Jeremiah a note I hold on him for five dollars. Also I will to my blind son Thomas an obligation I hold on my son Samuel R. Harrison for fifty dollars it being part of the price of a piece of land. Except so much wherein after paid. Vis: My will is that each of my children each have one dollar a piece out of said fifty dollars provided they ever call for it.
   Item 7: I will to my son-in-law E. F. Farrington the following items to wit: one iron wedge one pair of plow framing, hames and chains and collar, my riding saddle and bridle, and all my axes except one axe which I want for my wife Nancy to have. I hold two notes, one of W. W. McCoy and one of Jube Dill, which I desire to be collected and paid over to Joseph Terrell towards paying him for leather I bought from him.
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   Title: Martha K. Harrison
   Note: Book
   Page: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations.
   Text: Calvin Jones Papers, 1785-1929,
   Hardeman County, Tennessee; also North Carolina
   1819: John Taylor of Caroline, Port Royal, Virginia, to Jones about his advancing age and curtailing his agricultural activities. 15 January, James D. Massenburg of Southampton County, Virginia, to Jones. 24 January, Moses Mordecai to Jones regarding arrangements for collecting from the firm of the late John M. Johnson. 28 June, James Madison to Calvin Jones about purchasing a subscription to the Farmers Magazine. 6 August, letter from George Swain of Asheville to Jones, requesting his assistance for the Rev. Nathan Harrison and his blind son Thomas. 24 August, Thomas Watson of New Bern concerning a rolling press and a printing order for Jones. 8 December, John Beckwith of Salisbury about a medical case, his desire for digitalis seed for planting, and geological specimens. 
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Sarah Nancy Oglesby's Timeline

North Carolina, USA
Age 21
Asheville, Buncombe, NC, USA
Age 23
Haywood Co, NC
Age 28
Age 31
Age 38
Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA
Haywood Co, SC, USA