Thomas was one of six Allred men living in North Carolina in the 1750's from which most Allreds can trace their roots.
John's first land grant names Thomas, leading us to believe Thomas was living with him at the time (March 15, 1755). A land record dated March 10, 1788 (Guilford Co, NC Deeds, Book 4, Page 13) tells us that Thomas had bought 144 acres from John Allred sometime prior to the date and was now selling it to Jeremiah York. A land record dated September 1, 1788 that shows Thomas Allred and his wife, Elizabeth, sold land to James Allred. Again, this is part of the land that Thomas bought from John Allred prior to this date.
Will dated 8 Nov 1809, proved May 1810, (Book 3, p. 188) names wife Elizabeth, children James, William Elias, John, Mose, Levi, Eli, Rachel Brown and Elizabeth Jones, grandson William, son of Elias.
Thomas Allred's Will: (transcribed as written) In the name of God Amen I Thomas Allred of Randolph County and State of North Carolina being in a low state of health but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it calling to mind the mortality of the body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die and touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to Endow me with I give and dispose of the same in manner and form hearin after mentioned hearby revoking and disanuling all former wills and testaments by me made allowing and confirming this to be my last will and testament principly and first of all I recommend my Soul unto the hands of Allmighty God who gave it to my body to the Earth to be buried at the discretion of my friends. I give and bequeath to Elizabeth my well beloved wife all my stock of cattle (except one cow and calf) and all my hogs and sheep, and one bed and bedsted and furniture the dressors in the kitchen and all the articles on them and one iron pot and dutch oven Item I give to my sons and daughters James, William, Elias, John, Moses, Eli, Rachel Brown, Elizabeth Jones each the sum of twelve shillings to be raised out of the stock bequeathed to my wife. Item I give to my Grandson William Allred, son of Elias Allred my bay horse Iten I give to my son Levi the tract of land wherean I now live containing 150 acres reserving to my aforesaid wife the priviledge of living in the home and enjoying the plantation during her natural life and the remainder of my estate I give to my son Levi I appoint my son Levi Executor of this my last will and testament witness my hand and seal this 8th day of November 1809 signed, sealed and delivered by the said testator as for his last will and testament in presents of Joseph Allred his Enoch Davis Thomas Allred (seal) mark
State of North Carolina Randolph County May Sessions 1810 The foregoing last will and testament of Thomas Alred was duly proven in open Court by Joseph Alred and admitted to record. Teate: Jesse Harper CC
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