CAMDEN WILLS

 

HEZEKIAH BRITE Junr.

THOMAS FERRELL

WILLIAM GRAY

ELIZABETH GREGORY

WILLOUGHBY JONES

JOHN KELLY

SALLY SANDERLIN

WILLIAM SAWYER

MOURNING SEYMORE

JOHN WHITEHURST

 

 

 

 

THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

ELIZABETH GREGORY

March 3, 1823

Will Book C

Pages 18, 19

In the name of God Amen! I ELIZABETH GREGORY being in sound mind & memory but weak in body hath this day March 3, 1823. make this my Last Will & Testament in the following manner.

First of all I recommend my Soul to God who gave it me and my Body to the earth from whence it come. And as Touching such worldly goods as it hath pleased God to bless me with I give in the following manner to wit.

Item. I gave and bequeath unto my four Sons ISAAC GREGORY, DORRIS GREGORY, NELSIN B.GREGORY, and CASIN M. GREGORY all that land and plantation where in I now live to be equally divided between them, share and share alike to them & their heirs.

Item. I give my Son ISAAC GREGORY one Roan horse Callia(?) his to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son DORRAS GREGORY his choice in the spring the old mare or the colt which she is now with fold with—and I give my Son NILSON B. GREGORY the other after his Brother takes his choice and the colt to stay with the mare until weaned at the expence of my estate.

Item. I give my Daughter POLLY GILBERT one linnen wheel that is to say the use of it.

Item. Give unto my Grand Son FRANKLIN GILBERT 1 feather bed & furniture one cow & calf, but her mother to have the use of both.

Item. I give my Son FRANCIS MITCHEL one looking glass to him and his heirs.

Item. I give my Son JOHN MITCHEL four bushels of wheat to him & his heirs.

Item. I give my Daughter ANN GREGORY four bushels wheat to her & her heirs.

Item. I leave all the balance of my estate to be sold by my Exec. At private sale, and after paying all my just & lawful debts the balance to be applied as follows

First for my three children to have a quarters schooling each, and I want my Son ISAAC GREGORY to purchase one & half acres of land for the use of my Grand Son FRANKLIN GILBERT but his Mother to have the use of it her life and the balance to be equally divided between my four Sons ISAAC GREGORY, CASIN M. GREGORY, DORRAS GREGORY, and NELSON B. GREGORY share & share alike.

Lastly I nominate my Son ISAAC GREGORY & my friend CALEB PERKINS my whole & sole exec. To this my Last Will & Testament.

ELIZABETH GREGORY seal

Her x mark

Signed & sealed in

Presence of us

SALLY WHITE

HANNAH GODFREY

Camden County Court

May Term 1823

This was exhibited in open Court & proved to be the Last Will and Testament of ELIZABETH GREGORY dec’d by the oath of HANNAH GODFREY a subscribing witness thereto and ISAAC GREGORY one of the Executors therein named appeared & qualified as Executor thereto. Ordered to be Recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK.

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

HEZEKIAH BRITE Junr.

January 14, 1820

Will Book C

Pages 16, 17

In the name of God Amen. I HEZEKIAH BRITE Junr. Of the County of Camden & State of North Carolina of perfect, sound, disposing mind and memory do make this my Last Will & Testament in the following manner to wit.

Item 1st. I leave to my beloved Wife ELIZABETH as long as she lives my widow, the use of fifteen thousand corn hills adjoining the houses---Also I give to my Wife ELIZABETH one bed & furniture, one linen wheel to her and her heirs forever.

Item 2nd. I give desire & bequeath to my Son ALMOND BRITE a certain tract or piece of lands containing twenty five acres more or less according to the following bounds beginning at a Red Oak a corner tree in the new survey then runing down a branch to WILLIAM JONES heirs line then along the line to SPENCE’S line, then along SPENCE’S line to the line of a piece sold to JESSE EASON then binding the same to ANNEY RHODES line then binding ANNY RHODES line to the first station to him and his heirs forever.

Item 3rd. I give devise & bequeathed to my Son MALACHI BRITE a certain piece of land containing fifteen acres more or less according to the following bounds---beginning on the road at the Gap then runing along the Causeway road leading to the house to the corner of the cyder roof then a streight course toward Sycamore stump, then runing down the old to the end slew(?) of & thence southerly to an Elm near the corn of the Island Tract then binding an old ditch to causeway or Big Ditch then binding the big ditch & ANNY RHODES line to the road then binding road to the first station to him & his heirs forever.

Item 4th. I give devise & bequeath to my Son SILAS BRITE a certain piece of land lying over the road called the Old Wheat Tract, according to the following bounds, beginning in ANNA RHODES line at the three corner Beaches then binding ANNA RHODES line to the road then along the road to JOHN JONES line then along his line to the first station or Beaches to him & his heirs forever.

Item 5th. I give devise & bequeath to my Son CHARLES BRITE all the personal estate of every description within doors or without that I may be possesed of at the time of my death, after paying all my just debts to him and his heirs forever.

Item 6th. I give devise & bequeath to my two Sons MALACHI & SILAS BRITE a small slip of land lying between the three corner Beaches & the Red Oak (being all the balance of my lands) to be equally divided between the two, to them & their heirs forever.

Item 7th. It is my will & desire that my Son ALMOND BRITE should have water course of aproper width & depth across the lands of his Brothers to the River Swamp & Big Ditch which ever he may find most convenient for the purpose of draining his lands.

I nominate & appoint GEORGE FEREBEE Executor to this my Last Will & Testament revoking all other Wills & Bequeaths heretofore made. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand & seal this 14th day of January Anno Dom 1820.

HEZEKIAH BRITE seal

His x mark

Signed, sealed, published,

Pronounced & declared in

The presence of

J. EDNEY

JONATHAN RICHARDSON

Camden County Court

May Term 1823

This was exhibited in open Court, & proved to be the Last Will & Testament of HEZEKIAH BRITE by the oath of J. EDNEY a subscribing witness thereto and GEORGE FEREBEE an Executor therein named appeared & qualified by taking the oath prescribed by Law. Ordered to be Recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

JOHN KELLY

October 1, 1822

Will Book C

Pages 13, 14

In the name of God Amen! I JOHN KELLY of Camden County and State of North Carolina, being of sound mind & memory & knowing that I have to die, think proper to make this my Last Will & Testament---commencing with resigning my soul to God that gave it with a full hope in my redeemer and as to my worlaly(sic) goods, I give and bequeath as follows.

Item. I give and bequeath unto my loveing Wife NANCY, the use of one half of the plantation, whereon I now live, beginning at the south end at the Swamp, and running northerly the width of the plantation, say all to the eastward of the Mill, until it comes half way or includes one half the said lands, with the use of rail timber and firewood off of any of my land to support the same, likewise I give her the use of one half of my mills, until January, Eighteen Hundred & Thirty two, should she live so long, and after that period one third part of the mills during her natural life which is understood to be the case with the plantation. Likewise I give her the choice of two beds & furniture, one green chest, one trunk her choice of two tables, six chaires all the crockery & glass ware, and all the kitchen furniture, one loom, one spinning wheel, one bay mare, two cows & calves her choice, one doz. Steer, four sheep, seven dry (?) hogs her choice two breeding sows, eight shoats her choice, all the poultry, all the crop of flax & two hundred weight rough cotton, one half the present crop of corn & peas, one plough her choice, with harness, two hoes, one ox, one meat stand, & two barrels in the smoke house.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Son JAMES the half of the plantation I live on at the north end to be divided by a direct line between him and his Mother, and twenty five acres of Juniper Swamp, one sorrel horse, to him & his heirs forever----Likewise one half of the mills and my Lake land to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give to my Son EDMEN BAXTER, the half of my plantation, given to his Mother, that is after her death, and likewise the half of the mills after January, eighteen hundred & thirty two, he allowing his Mother, the one half of his half during her life---likewise twenty five acres of juniper swamp, & one half of my Lake land to him & his heirs forever-----and should either of my Sons die without heir legally begotten, the survivor to take the property devised to them both.

Item. I give to my Daughters BETSY, PEGGY, BELINDA, & NANCY all the remainder of my property real & personal to be equally divided among them with the exception of one dollar to be paid by my executor out of my property to my Daughter SALLY EARLE, with this reserve, should either of the four first mentioned Daughters die without lawful issue, that share of the property to be equally divided among the other three, and so on in rotation with the girls.

It is to be understood that if my property to be collected by my Executors falls short of paying my just debts that the residue shall be paid out of the part devised to my four first mentioned Daughters.

And lastly I leave my trusty friend, GEORGE FEREBEE Esqr. my sole executor to this my Last Will and Testament revoking all other wills, heretofore made. In testimony whereof I set my hand & seal this 1 Oct. 1822

JOHN KELLY seal

Signed & sealed in

Presence of

CHARLES GRICE

MILLER SAWYER

Camden County Court

November Term 1822

The foregoing was exhibited in open Court & proved as the Last Will & Testament of JOHN KELLY dec’d. by the oath of CHARLES GRICE a subscribing witness thereto and at same time GEORGE FEREBEE an Executor therein named appeared & qualified as Executor thereto. Ordered that testamentary letters issue and that the same be recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

JOHN WHITEHURST

July 10, 1822

Will Book C

Pages 14, 15

In the name of God Amen. I JOHN WHITEHURST of the County of Camden & State of North Carolina. Being in a reasonable state of health in body & of perfect sound mind & memory thanks be given unto God for the same. Calling to mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in the manner following.

Item the First. I give & bequeath unto my well beloved Son JOHN WHITE one half of my land where I now live where my houses are to him & his heirs forever.

Item the Second. I give & bequeath unto my well beloved Son SIMON WHITEHURST the other half of my land the same to be equally divided between my two Sons JOHN & SIMON WHITEHURST and to begin at JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN’S line & run diametrically across to JOSEPH WHITEHURST’S line, with a free privilege to drain each others land through either parts of said JOHN WHITEHURST’S & SIMON WHITEHURST’S land, and one cow & calf that he claims to him & his heirs forever.

Item the Third. I give & bequeath to my well beloved Daughter MARY WHITEHURST one feather bed & furniture and one cow and calf to her & her heirs forever.

Fourthly. I give and bequeath unto my well beloved Daughter SALLY WHITEHURST one feather bed & furniture and one cow & calf to her & her heirs forever.

Lastly. I leave all the remainder of my property to be sold to pay my just debts any should remain after paying my just debts to be equally divided between CHARLES WHITEHURST, JANE TAYLOR, SALLY BRITE, MARY WHITEHURST and JACKY WHITEHURST. Furthermore it is my will and desire should either or both of my Sons JOHN WHITEHURST or SIMON WHITEHURST die without an heir lawfully begotten by their body for my two Daughters MARY & JACKY WHITEHURST to have the said deceased land.

I also appoint & constitute my Son CHARLES WHITEHURST & my Son in Law JOHN M’ALLEN BRITE Executors to this my Last Will and Testament to do according to the legacies bequeathed in witness I have hereunto set my hand & seal this the 10 of July 1822.

JOHN WHITEHURST seal

His x mark

Signed, sealed in the

Presence of

IRA McPHERSON

FANNY GRIMES

Her x mark

Camden County Court

November Term 1822

This instrument of writing was exhibited in open Court & proved as the Last Will & Testament of JOHN WHITEHURST dec’d. by the oath of IRA McPHERSON a subscribing witness thereto-----And at same time CHARLES WHITEHURST one of the Executors therein named appeared & qualified as an Executor thereto Ordered that Testamentary letters issue, & that the same be Recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

MOURNING SEYMORE

May 19, 1823

Will Book C

Pages 21, 22

In the name of God Amen. I MOURNING SEYMORE of the County of Camden & State of N. Carolina, being in a low state of health but in perfect mind & memory, calling to mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed for all once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament principally and first of all I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body to be buried in decent christian burial, at the discretion of my exer. Hereafter to be named, nothing doubting but I shall receive the same, and as touching such worldly estate where with it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with in this life I give, devise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son SETH SEYMORE, one gun & one large powder horn to him and his heirs forever, and also my crop that is now planted on his part of the plantation.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son JOHN SEYMORE the sum of Five dollars to be paid him out of my estate by my Exe. At his arriving to Twenty One Years, and two small powder horns to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my two Daughters MELENY BRAY and DINAH SEYMORE all the residue of my estate within doors & out to be sold & all the proceeds after paying all my just debts to be equally divided between my Daughters aforesaid, share & share alike to them & their heirs forever.

Item. Lastly of all I nominate, make and appoint SETH BELL my whole & sole Executor to this my Last Will and Testament entirely disannuling and revoking all other hitherto by me made in any wise ratifying, confirming & acknowledging this & this only to be my Last & true Will In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 19th day of May Anno Dom 1823.

MOURNING SEYMORE seal

Her x mark

Signed, sealed & acknowledge

In presence of

ABEL SEYMORE

His x mark

SALLY SEYMORE

Her x mark

Camden County Court

August Term 1823

This was exhibited in open Court & proved to be the Last Will & Testament of MOURNING SEYMORE dec’d by the oath of SALLY SEYMORE a subscribing witness thereto in due form of law and SETH BELL esqr. an Executor therein named & qualified as Executor thereto by taking the oath prescribed by law. Ordered to be Recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK.

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

SALLY SANDERLIN

December 11, 1822

Will Book C

Page 21

In the name of God Amen ! I SALLY SANDERLIN of the County of Camden & State of N. Carolina, being sick & weak in body, but of sound mind & memory thanks be to God for the same, do this Eleventh day of December, One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty Two, make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament in manner & form following that is to say.

Item. I give & bequeath to my Daughter POLLY SANDERLIN one trunk to her & her heirs forever.

Item. I leave all the remainder of my estate within & without to be sold on six months credit and after paying my just debts & the remainder to be equally divided between my five children that is to say ISAAC SANDERLIN & BETSY SANDERLIN & CALEB SANDERLIN Son of my Husband FERBY SANDERLIN dec’d POLLY SANDERLIN, WELTHY SANDERLIN BRITTANIA SANDERLIN to have an equal share with my five children as above named.

Lastly I appoint my friend CORNELIUS WRIGHT my Executor to this my Last Will & Testament disanulling all others before this made & acknowledging this to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day & year above written.

SALLY SANDERLIN seal

Her x mark

Sealed, signed, published & declared

By the testator to be her Last

Will & Testament in presence of us

JOSE BURGESS

ABIGAL FORBES

Her x mark

LEDY GODFREY

Her x mark

ELIZABETH GRIFFIN

Her x mark

Camden County Court

May Term 1823

This was exhibited in open Court & proved as the Last Will & Testament of SALLY SANDERLIN by the oath of JOSE BURGES a subscribing witness thereto----and CORNELIUS WRIGHT an Executor therein named appeared & qualified by taking the oath prescribed by law. Ordered to be recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK.

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

THOMAS FERRELL

April 5, 1822

Will Book C

Pages 17, 18

In the name of God Amen! I THOMAS FERRILL being weak of body but of sound and perfect mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for it do this 5th day of April One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty Two, make, ordain, constitute and appoint this my Last Will & Testament in manner and form as follows.

First of all I give to my beloved Wife SALLY FERRILL the use of all my lands during her life or widowhood and after her death or marriage to be divided between my two Sons WILLIAM FERRILL and THOMAS FERRILL to say WILLIAM FERRILL to have the piece of land I purchased of ANN BELL together with all my land on the west side of the branch and all my lands in the east side of the branch to my Son THOMAS FERRILL.

Item. I give the use of all my chattle property to my beloved Wife SALLY FERRILL during her life or widowhood and at her death or marriage after paying all my just debts to be equally divided between my three Daughters SUSANNAH FERRILL, PEGGY FERRILL, and MARY FERRILL.

Last of all I make ordain and appoint my beloved Wife SALLY FERRILL and loving Son WILLIAM FERRILL Executors to this my Last Will and Testement.

THOMAS FERRILL seal

Signed, sealed & delivered

In the presence of

WM. MERRY

MARY LITTON

Camden County Court

February Term 1823

This was exhibited in open Court & proved as the Last Will & Testament of THOMAS FERRELL dec’d. by the oath of WM. MERRY a subscribing witness thereto & at same time WM. FERRELL one of the executors therein named appeared & qualified as Exer. Thereto by taking the oath prescribed by Law. Ordered that the same be recorded & that testamentary letters issue.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

WILLIAM GRAY

May 14, 1821

Will Book C

Pages 24, 25

In the name of God Amen! I WILLIAM GRAY of the State of North Carolina and County of Camden being of sound mind & memory this 14th day of May 1821 do make this my Last Will & Testament in manner & form following Viz.

Imprimis. I give & bequeath unto my Daughter LENA CHAPLIN one dollar to her & her heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son PETER GRAY one dollar to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give unto my Son EDMUND GRAY one dollar to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son NATHAN GRAY one dollar to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son NATHANIEL GRAY one dollar to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Daughter SALLY GREAVES one dollar to her & her heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Daughter SOPHIA GRAY one dollar to her & her heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Daughter ELIZABETH GRAY one feather bed & furniture not to be delivered to her till she marries or comes of age to her & her heirs forever.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son WILLIAM GRAY one gun to him & his heirs forever.

Item. I lend all the remainder of my estate after paying all my just debts & funeral expences to my Wife POLLY GRAY during her life or widowhood & if she marries I give her one third of the said remainder to her & her heirs forever (with this Promise) that she shall take care of & support the small children (viz) CHLOE GRAY, JANE GRAY, WILLIAM GRAY, & CYNTHIA GRAY till she or they come of age.

Item. I give & bequeath unto my four following children viz CHLOE GRAY, JANE GRAY, WILLIAM GRAY, & CYNTHIA GRAY at the marriage or death of my wife the two thirds or the whole of the said remainder of my estate as the case may be, to be equally divided between them.

Lastly. I nominate & appoint my two friends CALEB PERKINS & MY Wife POLLY GRAY my Executors to this my Last Will & Testament REVOKING ALL FORMER Wills by me made heretofore, In witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day & date above written

WILLIAM GRAY seal

Signed & sealed in presence of

LUKE G. LAMB

JON H. ROBERTS

State of North Carolina

Camden County

November Term 1823

This Last Will & Testament of WILLIAM GRAY dec’d was exhibited & proved in open Court by the oath of LUKE G. LAMB one of the subscribing witnesses thereto CALEB PERKINS one of the Executors therein named appeared & qualified agreeable to Law. Ordered that the Will be Recorded & Letters Testamentary Issue.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK.

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

WILLIAM SAWYER

October 14, 1822

Will Book C

Pages 19, 20

In the name of God Amen ! I WILLIAM SAWYER of the County of Camden and State of North Carolina being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God, do this 14th day of October, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty Two make and publish this my Last Will & Testament in manner following that is to say.

1st Item. I give & bequeath unto my Son STEPHEN SAWYER the South end of my plantation, wheron the houses stand that is to say, beginning at the swamp side, near a large Beach, so as to run straight course to the end of an old ditch, that runs from the road about one third across the plantation a straight course, and then turns to the west but the line is to be straight from the swamp, with the straight part as it runs from the road so as to make the line straight from the swamp by running a straight course as the above mentioned ditch to the back line to the HOLLOWELL OLD’S land. One bed and furniture, one desk, one beaufet, one table, one case & bottles, one iron pot trammel, one woolen wheel, and two cows & one calf the ones that he claims, one hand mill to him and his heirs forever.

Item 2nd I give & bequeath unto my Grandson JOHN SAWYER the North end of my plantation that is to say from the ditch up to NEHIMIAH RIGGS’ line and to run from the swamp a straight course to HOLLOWELL OLDS’ line being the remainder of my land beside the peace that I have given to my Son STEPHEN SAWYER to him & his heirs forever, with the exception of my Son WILLIS SAWYERS’ lifetime in the land that I have given unto my Grandson JOHN SAWYER the Son of WILLIS SAWYER and I also give and bequeath unto my Son WILLIS SAWYER one chest to him & his heirs forever.

Item 3rd. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter POLLY SAWYER one bed and furniture, one chest, one red table chest & drawers, two cows and one calf that she claims, one pewter dish, one iron pot, one loom and harness one linnen wheel to her & her heirs for ever.

Item 4th. I give and bequeath unto my Grandson LEWIS SAWYER one horse to him & his heirs forever.

5th Item. I give & bequeath unto my Grandson NELSON SAWYER one bed to him & his heirs forever.

6th Item. I give & bequeath unto my Grandson STEPHEN SAWYER one bed to him & his heirs for ever.

7th Item. I give & bequeath unto my Grandson WILLIAM SAWYER one heifer and her increase to him & his heirs forever.

The remainder of my property not given away I wish my children to divide among themselves, and I hereby make and ordain my Son STEPHEN SAWYER Executor of this my Last Will & Testament. In witness whereof I the said WILLIAM SAWYER have to this my last Will & Testament set my hand and seal the day & year above written.

WILLIAM SAWYER seal

His x mark

Signed, sealed & published

& declared by the said WILLIAM

SAWYER the testator as his

Last Will & Testament in the

Presence of us who were present

At the time of signing & sealing thereof

Test. MILES CARTWRIGHT

CHLOE CARTWRIGHT

Camden County Court

February T. 1823

This was exhibited in open Court & proved as the Last Will & Testament of WILLIAM SAWYER dec’d by the oath of MILES CARTWRIGHT a subscribing witness thereto---and at same time STEPHEN SAWYER an Executor therein named appeared & qualified as Exec. Thereto by taking the oath prescribed by Law. Ordered that Test. Letters issue

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK.

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF

WILLOUGHBY JONES

August 16, 1822

Will Book C

Pages 12, 13

The nuncupative Will of WILLOUGHBY JONES dec’d. made & declared in his Last sickness in his own habitation & dwelling house----wherein he had resided for several years previous to his death. In the presence of JOHN FERRELL and DANIEL TUTTLE, who was both specially required to bear witness thereto by the Testator himself on the night of the Sixteenth day of August in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty Two, which was reduced to writing on the 19th day of the above stated month.

In words as follows which was spoken by the said Testator aforesaid in the presence of the afore named persons who was specially required by the testator to bear witness of the same----namely.

It is my will & desire that my beloved Wife shall have all my estate of every denomination whatsoever, after paying all my just debts,

Also It is my wish and desire that my worthy friend JOSEPH BROWN should take my business in hand & see to it as I think he is most best acquainted with my affairs the same being published and declared by the said WILLOUGHBY JONES the testator as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who was present at the time of the testator making declaration thereof.

Test.

JOHN FERREL

DANIEL TUTTLE

Camden County Court

November Term 1822

The within was exhibited in open Court & proved as the nuncupative Will of WILLOBY JONES dec’d. by the oaths of JOHN FERRELL & DANIEL TUTTLE the subscribing witness thereto in due form of Law in motion Ordered to be Recorded.

Test.

M.S. LEWIS CLK

Submitted by: Judy Merrell Brickhouse

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