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North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1660-1790
Name Location Will Date Probate Date Samuel Williams Bertie Precinct 16 Apr 1736 - Nov 1736 Will
Legatees: Elizabeth and Samuel Williams (children of George). Brother and Executor: George. Witnesses: Jno. Simpson, Edward Herrin, Walter Pitts. Clerk of the Court: Jno. Wynns.
Samuel Williams Edgecombe County 18 Nov 1748 - Feb 1748 Will
Sons: Sampson and William (land "adjoining to the Taylor's in the Island as I leased of Mrs. Johnston"), Jacob and George ("the manner plantation" and land on Beaverdam Swamp), Samuel. Daughter: Creese Williams. To sons and daughter are bequeathed five negroes. Wife and Executrix: Jane. Witnesses: John Pope, John Crudup, Mourning Crudup. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns.
Samuel Williams Edgecombe County 21 Oct 1753 - Feb 1754 Will
Sons: William, Solomon, Samuel (land on Mush Island bought of Robert Lang), Joseph John Williams (about 800 acres of land bought of John Burt and John Egerton, and adjoining Yancey's line and the Reedy Branch). To two last named sons are devised 11 negroes. Grandson: Samuel Williams. Wife: Elizabeth. Executors: Philip Alston and Benjamin Wynns. Witnesses: Thomas and Edmund Kearny, James Alston. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns. Coat of arms on seal.
Moses Wood Bertie County 08 Mar 1757 - Apr 1757 Will
Brother: James Wood, Executor. Sister: Sarah Baker. Witnesses: Thomas Baker, Jonathan Wood, Joseph Farmer, Thos. Crew. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns.
Joseph Wotsford Bertie County 27 Jul 1737 - Nov 1739 Will
Sons: John ("my mannor plantation"), Joseph. Daughters: Mary Wotsford, Elizabeth Vallentine. Other legatee: Martha Maynor. Wife and Executrix: Elinor. Trustee: Wm. Wesson (brother). Witnesses: Jno. Wynns, Benjamin Hargrove, Edward Tidmon. Clerk of the Court: John Wynns.
William Wynns Bertie County 03 Dec 1757 - Apr 1758 Will
Wife and Executrix: Elizabeth. Daughter: Penelope. Son: "unnamed." Executors: Benjamin Wynns (brother), John Harrell. Witnesses: Thomas Bonnifant, Geo. Wynns, William Barton. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns. Coat of arms on seal.
George Wynns Bertie County 02 Feb 1750-1751 - May 1751 Will
Sons: John (two negroes), Joseph (one negro), Benjamin (three negroes), William (three negroes), George (lands and five negroes, copper brandy still). Daughter: Mary Sessums, wife of Culmen Sessums (one negro); Sarah, wife of Peter Evans (one negro). Wife: Rose. Executors: Benjamin and William (sons). Witnesses: Jno. Baker, Thos. Lee, Jno. Harrell, Jas. Boon. Clerk of the Court: Samuel Ormes.
John Wynns Bertie County 10 Feb 1750 - May 1753 Will
"Winnson." Sons: James Boon ("the mannour plantation" and two negroes), Watkin William (Ferry plantation, and land called Blind Islands), John Augustus (land called Bridge Neck, 400 acres of "lightwood land" and two negroes). Daughters: Mary Anne (lands bought of Peeke and Hallum, and two negroes), Sarah Amelia (plantation called Morrises and Cuba, and two negro slaves), Wynney Caroline (land called Sharpe's Neck, and two negroes). Wife and Executrix: Sarah. Executors: Benjamin and William Wynns (brothers), James Boone and Watkin William Wynns (sons). Witnesses: Jos. Wynns, Stethn. Hooker, William Hooker, Junr., Ephraim Hunter, Benjamin Basker. Clerk of the Court: Benjamin Wynns.
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