Robert Hall Jarman owed 4,800 acres of land between Murfreesboro and Lebanon, TN. The home place is located on the Cainesville
Road about a mile before the Wilson Co., line. This property was probably located in both Wilson and Rutherford County.
seems to have been the intention of Robert Jarmon to divide his estate equally between his children by giving to each as they
married or came of age a tract of land and articles of household and kitchen furniture. This intention was only partly carried
out. After debts, there was for distribution $4471.19.
He died without a will leaving a large estate. Petition to assign
dower and sell land: Susan Jarman, widow of Robert Jarman, is entitled to dower. She is willing to take the whole of her said
dower in the homestead tract containing about 496 acres of which she is content to take the whole tract except that part of
the tract designated by the said Robert in his life time for said John J Martin which said portion so taken by him lies west
of the said Martin tract running east to the line designated by the said Robert in his lifetime, containing 250 acres. Dower
agreed. Sell the Martin Tract, the Browning tract, the Patterson tract, the Cason tract, the Medlin tract, the Barlow tract
and the cedar tract. (7-4-1850, p. 301) Chancery Court Records, Rutherford Co., TN.
The Medlin tract was divided, the
larger tract containing 85 acres. The cedar tract adjoins H. S. Jones and Amos Jarman and old Mill road. Both were sold to
Granville T. Medlin for $15 per acre. The Cason Tract sold to Joseph T. Cason for $12 per acre. The Martin tract sold to R.
H. Jarmon for $7.05 per acre, there being 244-1/2 acres. The Patterson tract, containing 170 acres and 105 poles sold to Horace
Patterson for $18.55 per acre. The Browning tract containing 102 acres and 46 poles sold to John J. Martain for $14.05 per
acres. The Cedar tract contains 16 acres and was sold to Joseph T. Cason. The Medlin tract with it cedar tract of 26 acres.
1-8-1851, p. 326
Petition for sale of slaves: Robert Jarmon bought George for $715; Susan Jarmon bought Big Charles
for $500, also Will and Bob at $400; John Brown bought Sally for $200; Nathaniel S. Overall bought Solomon for $400; Harrison
Lester bought Little Charles for $806; John Hall bought Abe for $522; Joseph T. Cason bught (?) for $215; Robert H. Jarmon
bought Sarah and child for $726 and also a small girl, Ally, for $160. 1-8-1851, p. 330.
Susannah Jarman died by October
4, 1852 intestate. There were three slaves: Betty, Will and Charles and thirteen distributees. Two tracts in Wilson and Rutherford
County. The first 286 acres joins the land of Robert H and Amos Jarmon, Burrell Patterson, Jacob B. Lasater and others. The
second joins the lands of Robert H and Amos Jarman and Dr. Baird and others containing 34 acres. Robert H Jarman bought both
tracts for $15 per acre.
J. T. Cason bought Charles for $721. Harrison Lester bought Will for $270 and H. Jarman bought
Betty for $221. 12-6-1852, p. 12.
Deacon - Bradley's Creek Bapt Church - 1832