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North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1660-1790
Name Location Will Date Probate Date Joseph Howell Edgecombe County 10 Jan 1749 - May 1750 Will
Sons: Joseph, Thomas (land on Herricks Creek). Daughters: Mary, Murphrey and Martha. Wife and Executrix: Margett. Executors: Joseph Howell (son), Coll. J. Dawson, Samuel Ruffin, Thomas Howell and Joseph Henderson. Witnesses: Jos. Williamson, Jas. Barran, Thos. Barran. Clerk of Court: Benjamin Wynns.
Thomas Jackson Bertie County 15 Mar 1746 - May 1753 Will
Sons: Thomas ("plantation known as Mount Garriot, together with my ferry"), William (plantation bought of Richard Martin), John (plantation in Northampton County), James (plantation in Bertie County). Wife's daughter: Elizabeth Hammond Griffin. Wife: Hester. Executors: John Brown, son of Dr. Jas, Brown, dec'd, Benjamin Wynns and Hester Jackson. Brother: Jeremiah Jackson of Boston. Codicil dated April 9, 1749, changes division of land among sons, and appoints as Executors: Benjamin Wynns, William Wynns and Hester Jackson. No witnesses or signature to codicil. Witnesses to will: Wm. Power, James Griffin, Betty Griffin, Cathern Conner. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns.
Henry Jernigin Bertie Precinct 09 May 1736 - Aug 1736 Will
Sons: Henry (80 acres of land), Jacob ("my plantation"), Jesse (80 acres of land), Dempsie ("plantation I bought of Thomas Watson"). Daughter: Ann Jones. Wife: Phebe. Executors: Henry and Jacob Jernigin. To Henry is also given land in Va. in north side of Summersetts Creek. Witnesses: Theophilus Williams, John Jernigan, Bennett Blackman. Clerk of the Court: John Wynns.
John Johnson Brunswick County 01 Mar 1750 - Feb 1752 Will
St. Andrews Parish in Brunswick County. Son and Executor: William ("my land and plantation"). Daughters: Amey Mitchell and Ann Jelks. Granddaughters: Martha and Anne (daughters of William). Witnesses: John Carrell, William Holloway and William Moseley. Clerk of Edgecombe Court: Benj'n Wynns.
Isam Jones Edgecombe County 24 Apr 1753 - Nov 1753 Will
Wife: Mary. Daughter: Creacy. Executor: Wallis Jones. Witnesses: Richard Burd, Matthew Jones. Clerk of the Court: Benj'n Wynns.
Sr. John Jones Bertie Precinct 17 Mar 1735 - May 1736 Will
Sons: James, Frederick ("my plantation"), John, Joseph. Grandson: Abraham Jones. Daughters: Ann Cotten, Mary Bonner. Wife: Martha. Trustees: John Brown, John Battle, William Mears. Executor: John Jones (son). Witnesses: P. Hanford, James Douglass, Elizabeth Oquin. Clerk of the Court: John Wynns.
Thomas Jones Bertie County - - 1754 Will
Petty Shore in Bertie County. Legatees: Margret Webb (widow of Samuel Webb), Samuel Webb (son of Margret), Henry Hill, John Campbell (of Lazy Hill). Executor: John Campbell. No signature. No witnesses. Will proven before Arthur Dobbs by Benjamin Wynns, Alexander Ford and Joseph Heron, who made oath as to the handwriting of the testator.
William Jones Edgecombe County 27 Nov 1749 - Aug 1750 Will
Sons: Dreury, Peter ("plantation whereon I now live"), Isam (grist mill). Arbitrators to divide land: Thomas Hill, George Nicholson, John Clark, Wallis Jones. Executors: Sarah Jones (wife) and Wallis Jones. Witnesses: Thomas Thrower, William Atkison, Winnifred Atkison. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns.
John Keeland Edgecombe County 21 Jan 1752 24 Mar 1752 Will
Executor and sole legatee: James Carter. This is a nuncupative will proven by William Hornsby, William Taylor and Cattren Carter. Clerk of Court: Benj'n Wynns. Proven before Gab. Johnston.
Christian Lane Edgecombe County 05 Oct 1747 - May 1748 Will
Daughters: Sarah and Mary Lane. Son: Abraham. Other legatees: Christian Hill. Executor: Abraham Hill. Witnesses: Stephen Jackson, Sarah Hill. Clerk of the Court: Benj'n Wynns.
Without documentation, I'm just a "name collector", not a "family historian".