Will of Thomas Walker

1821 Beaufort Co NC


In the name of God Amen I Thomas Walker of Beaufort County in the Province of North Carolina being weak in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory and considering the uncertainity of this life blessed be Almighty God for the same do make and Publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say,


First. My will and desire is that all my Debts and funeral Charges be paid and discharged.


Secondly. I give and devise to my Son Mark all my Land and my Gun and Junting Materials.


Thirdly. I give my Daughter Fanny one Heifer extraordinary from the rest at the Death of my wife.


Fourthly I give and bequeath unto my loving Wife Ansley all the rest of my property until her Death then if any remaining then to be equally divided among all my Children except my son Mark.


Sixthly. I nominate Constitute, appoint and ordain my Son Thomas and my Son John Exor's to this my last Will and Testatment by me heretofore made in Witness whereof I have herunto set my hand and seal this 16th. day of February in the Year of our Lord 1821.


Signed Sealed published and declared by the above named Thos. Walker to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses in the presence of the Testator.


Lemuel Cherry
Thomas Walker (seal)


Jas. McKeel


March Term 1821.


Then was the last Will and Testament of Thomas Walker dec'd proved in Court in due form of Law by the Oath of Jas McKeel a Witness thereto - and ordered to be Recorded - and Thomas Walker came into Court and Quaified as Exor. Thereto. Tho. Smaw C.


Submitted by Alissa

 

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