Book NC Early Records of NC
|Early Records of North Carolina (from Secretary of State Papers)
|Abstracted by Dr. Stephen E. Bradley Jr.|
|Wills 1663 - 1722
294. Henry(x)King 24 Feb 1714 875/100 (no probate)
"in good health"
3 sons Micall, Henery, & Charles - land in Chowan Precinct in Albemarle Co. called the Loghouse Land. 2 sons Michael & Henery - land in Nansemon Co. Virginia between Flat Swamp, Third Swamp & Second Swamp. Daughter Elizabeth - 100 acres in Chowan Precinct. Daughter Catryen - 100 acres. Daughter Ann King - 200 acres. Daughter Mary - 200 acres.
Wit. Crison(x)Johnson, Christop.(x)VanLuen, Judy(x)Fox, John Hays
[Note: The original difficult to read.]
461. Rober Snell ..? Jul 1708 O 26 Nov 1708(before Thomas Cary)
"Sick & weak"
Wife - [torn] "named Negro", mare. Daughter Katherine - bed, etc. Son Roger - [apparently the legacy lent to his sd mother], carpenters tools. Son John - crosscutt saw, file, etc., & he to teach my son Roger the coopers trade. Wife Elizabeth - rest of my personal estate.
Ex. wife Elizabeth
Wit. Wm. Whidbe, William(x)Bouler[probate says Grealy], Nicholas Tylor
566. Henry(x)Woodnot 29 Dec 1718 O 29 Jun 1719(before Charles Eden)
"Sick and weak in body"
Robert Bell of Chowan Precinct - negro man Henry. Isabell the daughter of Anne Ferguson "now the wife of Robert Bell" [note: antecedent unclear] - remainder of my estate, land in "this countrey" & Virginia, negro woman Betty & her children; should she die before age 16, then reversion to Robert Bell & his children.
Ex. friends Robert Bell, Isabell Ferguson
Wit. Arthur(x)Dugall, Thomas(x)Rogers, James Castellaw
Wills 1723 - 1736
236. John(x)Jernagan 10 Jan 1733 O Feb Ct. 1733(before Rt. Forster)
Of Bertie Precinct. "weak of Bodey"
Son Henry Jernagan - my plantation to the branch. Son(s) Thomas & George Jernagan - 200 acres. Son David Jernagan - 20sh. Son James Jernagan - 100 acres over Ahotskey Swamp. Wife Temperance Jernagan & Benjamin Hill - rest of my personal estate.
Ex. wife, Benjamin Hill
Wit. John(x)Carol, Barzilla Hewitt, Benjn. Hill
237. Henry Jernigin planter 9 May 1736 O Aug Ct 1736
Of Bartie Precinct, Albermarl Co. "very Sick and weak in body"
Wife Phebe - 140 acres joining land I purchased from Henery Overstreet & William Jones; bed she now lies on, quilt, rug; use of negro man Roben for 4 years & then he to my son Jacob. Son Henery - 90 acres where he now lives joining Joseph Blackman, John Blackman; negro woman Rose; etc; also land on north side of Summerton Creek in Virginia. Son Jacob - 80 acres where I now joining Joseph Blackman, James Tuder, Pine Iseland, reserving 1/2 its use for my wife; negro woman Hannah, horse I purchased from Thomas Buntin, mare now running at Horskey; also 100 acres; etc. Daughter Ann Jones - girl Jude, 2 sheep. Son Jesse - 80 acres whichis the remainder of my land between Henery & Jacob; boy Arnold, bed quilt, girl Sue (but her first child to my son Dempsie. Son Dempsie - 200 acres on Kashi I purchased from Thomas Watson; boy Charles, bed, etc a mare that runs at Horskey. Henery Dublen - his freedom, clothes, bed, 100 acres which was part of land at Cashi. Wife, sons Jesse & Dempsie - cattle & sheep when Jesse is age 16. Son Jacob to have use of son Dempsie's planation until he [antecedent unclear] is age 16. Other legacies.
Ex. son Jacob with his brother Henery.
Wit. Theophilus Williams, John Jernigan, Bennet Blackman
Wills 1737 - 1749
271. Michael King 20 May 1741 O 29 Oct 1741(before J. Montgomery)
Of Bartie Co. "very Sick of body"
Wife Isbell - negroes Hary, Towerhile, Bes, Hannah, Murrear, for her lifetime. My children - 3 sows & pigs when they come of age. Son Michaell - negroes Green & Isbell; 250 acres that I bought from Richard Byrd. Son Henry - negroes Robin & Pegg; 225 acres my manor plantation. Son John - negroes Jack, Taffey & Frank. Daughter Catherine King - negro girl Pat. Daughter Isbel King - negro girl Sary. Daughter Penelope King - negro girl Vilet (but should she die of her present sickness then Bes' unborn child). Daughter Mary King - negro Prissella.
Ex. wife, Col Robt West & his son Robt West
Wit. Roger Snell, Jno. Hill, J. Hollbrook
Wills 1756 - 1794
395. Roger Snell planter 27 Oct 1758 882/170 11 Apr 1759(before John Dickson)
Of Duplin. "Very Sick and Week in Body"
Son James - negro boys Ben & Nat; 150 acres on east side of Six Run Swamp, joining Abraham Herring; negro fellow Lue after my wife's decease. Daughter Partheny Snell - negro boys Seser & Lonon. Son Roger - negro boys Andrew, Green, Harry; 100 acres where I now live. Wife Ann - lend to her negro Lue, wench Bety, wench Bes, during her widowhood. Daughter Mary King - negro wench Bes. Daughter Rebaca Herring - negro wench Bety. Son-in-law Abraham Herring - 150 acres. Daughter Ann King - negro boy Need. Son-in-law Michael King - lands not otherwise given away. Other legacies.
Ex. Michael King, George Ball
Wit. John King, John Caneday, Jesse Bell