1801 WILL OF JOHN MORRISON
(Bladen County)

Transcribed & Contributed by Trisha London      Posted February 29, 2008 by Myrtle Bridges


Will John Morrison 28 Mar 1801/No Probate date Bladen County Book 1 Page 134

	In the Name of god "Amen"
	I John Morrison of the County of Bladen being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed 
	be god do this the 28th day of March in the year of Our Lord 1801 make and Publish this my 
	last will and testament in manner following that is to say -
First	I give and bequeath to my dear and loving wife Flora Morrison her life time of the 
Plantation on which I now live and also all my horses cattle and hogs except as much as will 
be given to others hereafter
	I desire my mare to be sold when convenient and the proceeds to be converted to her use as 
	she thinks proper.
2nd	I give to my Son in Law Benjamin Miles [Mills?] my plantation after my wife's decease only 
that he shall obligate himself to pay to my grandson Daniel Campbell and Neill Morrison the sum 
of twenty dollars each when they come to the years of maturity.
3rd	I will that my daughter Marion gets as much as the rest of her sisters got heretofore.
4th	I will that my son Kenneth Morrison have one cow after his mother's death.
	And I herby make and ordain my worthy friend John Campbell and Daniel Campbell Executors of 
	this my last will and testament.
		In witness whereof I the said John Morrison have hereunto set my hand and seal
Signed Sealed and published in the presence of us

		His
		John X Morrison (seal)
		Mark
N H Bride
Jeremiah Willis
Benjamin Willis

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