Thomas Vickers, Montgomery Co., AL

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Thomas Vickers married in Laurens Co., GA

Will of Thomas Vickers

The Estate of Alabama} I Thomas Vickers being of a sound and disposed mind memory and
   Montgomery County} understanding do make this my last will and testament in the manner following viz: I give will and devise to my wife Piety Vickers a negro woman Liz[?] and her five children, viz: Simon, Mclinda, Joe, David and Caroline. To my Daughter Olive Jane Vickers (viz:) Bob, Roby, Anna, Phillis, Harriet, Nelly, George and Louise. To my son Thomas Vanallen Vickers viz: Louis, Haney, big John, Leo, Hudson, Little John, Julia, & Terry, the remainder of my estate both real and personal to be divided into three equal parts. One portion of my wife Piety Vickers. One portion to Jane and the remaining portion to Thomas. This is my desire that Jane's portion should be settled on her that in case of her marriage the same should not be liable for the debt of her husband contracted before or after marriage. It is my will and [?] that if one of the aforenamed should die before my wife Piety Vickers his or her portion shall be equally divided between my wife Piety Vickers and the surviving heir or if both should die before my wife Piety Vickers the property shall remain hers. It is my wish that the whole of my property should remain together under the entire control of my wife so long as she may remain a widow or until the children should [?] or arrive at the age of twenty one years, then his or her portion shall be allocated to them as they shall respectively marry or arrive at age. I hereby nominate constitute and appoint my wife sole Executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making null and void all wills by me heretofore-- Thomas Vickers Signed sealed published and delivered in the presence of us who at the request of the testator have witnessed the same in his presence and in the presence of each other this 12th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and thirty eight.

Test: I. B. Taylor, Edward Cunningham, Tho's G. Vickers--

The State of Alabama} Personally appeared in open court Thomas G. Vickers one of the
  Montgomery County} subscribing witnesses to the last will and testament of Thomas Vickers deceased and maketh oath that he saw the deceased execute the same for the purpose therein exposited that he was at the time of a sound disposing mind and memory that I. B. Taylor and Edward Cunningham signed with himself as witnesses in the presence of each other and the presence of the deceased and at his request--
Sworn to and subscribed before me}                    Tho's G. Vickers
Feb 1, 1838 B.G. Bibb--Judge Appeared and ordered to be recorded-- "Recorded 20 September 1839"--B.G. Bibb--Judge

Probate Court, Montgomery County, Alabama. Will of Thomas Vickers Wills 2 1820- 1845, pages 191-192

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Marriage Records of Montgomery Co., AL 1817-1850, Pauline Gandrud, 1973

Thomas G. Vickers and Piety Vickers, August 12, 1841 by H. W. Hilliard. (In 1850, he was 42, b. NC; she was 48, b. GA; 2 chn., 19 and 6. See Gandrud Vol. 190 for will of one Thomas Vickers, 1839, naming wife Piety, son Thos. Van Allen Vickers, and others.) E-102.

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Thomas Vickers m. Piety Beaty February 6, 1817 in Laurens Co., GA

Two children mentioned in his will at his death in January of 1838 in Montgomery Co., AL are

1. Olive Jane Vickers
2. Thomas Vanallen Vickers

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