Penelope MCLENDON[1, 2]

Female Abt 1739 - 1821  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Penelope MCLENDON 
    Born Abt 1739  Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1821  Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10439  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2012 

    Father Jacob MCLENDON,   b. 1723, Rayle, Wilkes, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767, Macon, Bibb Co, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Martha TRAVIS,   b. 1721, Dawson, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1752, Dawson, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1741  Macon, Bibb Co, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William SPEIGHT,   b. Abt 1745-1751, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1809, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Children 
     1. James SPEIGHT,   d. 1835
     2. Rebecca "Rhody" SPEIGHT,   b. 1760, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Saline, Saline County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Tabitha SPEIGHT,   b. Abt 1767, Wake County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William SPEIGHT,   b. Abt 1778, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1829, Dickson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F5192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Wake County, NC - Will & Estate Records File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Norma N. Diggs In the Name of God Amen I Penelope Speight of the county of Wake and State of North Carolina widow being in perfect health of body and mind and memory thanks be given to almighty God but calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will & Testament in manner & form following, Imprimus I bequeath my body to the earth to be buried in a descent Christian like manner and my soul I recommend into the hands of almighty God not doubting but that I shall by his almighty power receive the same again at the General Resurection and as to what Worthy estate that hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I dispose of thru manner & form & all owning. Item, I bequeath to my daughter Tabitha Edwards the stock of cattle which she has of mine in her possession to her and her heirs & assigns for ever also one Ginnea (?). Item, I give and bequeath to my Grand daughter Penelope Edwards one Feather Bead now in the possession of Uriah Edwards o her & her Heirs for Ever. Item, I give and bequeath to my son James Speight one bay mare one cart and work glass one bead and Furniture to him and his heirs forever. Item, I bequeath to my grand daughter Rebecah Speight one Gray year old Colt to her and heirs forever after. I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Polly Rose my riding Saddle to her & her heirs forever Item, I bequeath to my Grand Children that is the surviving children of my son wiliam Speight all the rest of my property of every kind after paying my just debts to be sold and equally divided among them and their heirs and assigns for ever. I do hereby appoint my truste friend Matthew McCullers and my son James Speight Executors to this my last will and Testament Revoking all other wills by me here to fore made in Testamony whereof I the said penelope speight have hereunto set my hand and seal the 2nd day of December one thousand Eight hundred and twenty one. The word Children Interlined before assigned. Signed sealed and acknowledged in the Penelope Speight {Seal} presence of us Her mark "H" (unusal, looks like a wide italic capital) G. Huckabee Jos. Huckabee

      Cannot confirm parents at present... lots of erroneous stuff on ancestry.com that is not possible.

  • Sources 
    1. [S829] Terrance Richard Mills, Terrance Richard Mills.

    2. [SAuth] Jim Carney, compiled by James H Carney [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Minyama, Queensland 4575 AUSTRALIA.