William A. Allgood, Sr.

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William A. Allgood, Sr.

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
Death: September 24, 1870 (85)
Paulding, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Paulding, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Young Allgood; Samuel Allgood; Sarah 'Sally' Allgood and Mary Ward
Husband of Mary W. Allgood
Father of Sarah (Sally) Hudson Willis Hogue; Rebecca Matthews; Nancy Allgood; John Young Allgood; Mary W. Smith and 3 others
Brother of Holwell Edward Allgood; Asa Allgood; Edward Allgood; Nancy Elizabeth Morris; John Young Allgood and 3 others

Managed by: Willis Garrett
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About William A. Allgood, Sr.

During the War of 1812, William Allgood served in Booth's Regiment under Captain Gaines Thompson at the Battle of Mobile. In 1815, he was discharged at Fort Hawkins and was later granted 80 acres in Paulding County, GA, where he established the Allgood Methodist Church, the oldest in the county.

Last Will and Testament of William Allgood, Sen.~

State of Georgia Paulding County

In the name of God amen I William Allgood Sen of Said County being of advanced age and knowing that I must shortly depart from this world deem it right and proper both as respects myself and my family that I should make a disposition of the little property with which a kind providence has blessed I therefore make this my last will and Testament. Item 1st, I desire and direct that my body be buried in a descent and Christian like manner suitable to my circumstances and conditions. My soul I trust shall return to rest with God who gave it as I hope for eternal salvation through the blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ whose religion I have professed and as I humbly trust have enjoyed for forty years. Item 2nd, I desire that all of my just debts be paid. Item 3rd, After the expenses is paid I will and bequeath to my six children all of my estate both real and personal to be sold and equally divided each according to what they have had for the last twelve months my land situate in the 19th nineteenth District of now Paulding County known as lots nos 977 and 985 nine hundred and seventy seven and nine hundred and eighty five One half acres reserved which is in the Grave Yard. Personal Property consisting of all my Household Kitchen furniture and accounts all to be equally divided between John Y. Allgood, William Allgood Jr, Peter P. Allgood, Sarah H. Houge, Rebecca Matthews, and Mary W. Syth. Item 4th, I constitute and appoint my three sons John Y. Allgood, William Allgood, and Peter P. Allgood Executors to this my last will and Testament.

This July the 26. 1870

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William A. Allgood, Sr.'s Timeline

March 10, 1785
Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States
August 4, 1805
Age 20
Elbert Co., GA, United States
February 22, 1807
Age 21
Walton County, Georgia, United States
May 31, 1809
Age 24
GA, United States
July 16, 1811
Age 26
GA, United States
June 18, 1813
Age 28
GA, United States
May 15, 1816
Age 31
GA, United States
February 8, 1819
Age 33
March 22, 1820
Age 35
GA, United States