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Daniel Lindsey, Sr.
1837 - Aug. Term 1837
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 40-42
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The Last will and Testament of Daniel LINDSEY Ser. decd. was Exhibited at August Term 1837 and proven by the oaths of Isaac BAXTER Caleb T. CHAPLAIN and Samuel FIREBEE JUR. and ordered Recorded.

   In the name of God Amend I Daniel LINDSEY SR. of the County of Currituck and State of north cairlina and in reesinbll state of health and of sound disposing mind thanks thanks [sic] be to god for the saim caling to mind that it is apointed for all men to di dow make and ordance this for my Last will and Testament in maner and form as follows.

   Item I give unto my Son Johnathan B. LINDSEY the plantations on whair he now lives on with all the land belongens to said tract and the half of the head of the swamp land joinding of it and all of my paint of grounds I bout all so all of the land on northriver that he has now in his pershan that is to say the land bought of John BROMSEY and Thos. GIPSON and the land bought of the hairs of Thos. WHITE dest. that is to say the land formely belonging to William HARRISS dest. and all of the march and swamp laying to the south of the Duck pond that I own to him and his hairs all so I give unto my son the negrows by the names as follows one negro man Jones one man March one boy Elick an old man Tomus one negrow woman Hariet and her children that is with hir Jonson and all the rest that she has with hir one negrow woman by the name of Nancy to him and his hairs all so I give him out of my estate one Thoughsen dolrs to be paid him in good notes of hands to him and his hares.

   Item I lend unto my Daughter Susan BARNARD the plantashon on the ridge joinding the land whair on Caleb CHAPLIN now livs on that is to say the land bought of the HEATHs and the land bought of Wm. LUNN that is to say the lands that lays to the south of the correll down to the line pine between my self and my Daughter and Law July LINDSEY as it now stands to hir during her natril life and after hir death to go as will be given hir after.

   Item I give unto my Daughter Susan one negrow boy by the name of George one negrow woman Nancy one gail Melisse one by the name of Pegey which negrows she now has in pushon and one old man David and one thoughsen dolers in good notes of hand out of my estate to hir and hir hairs.

   I give unto my Daughs Elisebeth REEDE wife of Willson REEDE the plantashon and marsh and all that belong to the said tract of land that I bought of James M. SANDSON to hir and hir hairs also one negro man Richard Wife Beckey and her children that is to say Jessee Mairy boy Wilson gairl Gracy Esbel and one negrow lad Thomas son of old Becky and one boy Robard and one thoughsen dolers out of of [sic] money left on hand to hir and hir hares.

   Item I give unto my Grand Son Daniel LINDSEY son of Daniel B. LINDSEY dest. the plantashon whair on Brigit WHITE live on and all the land belonging to said tract and fifty ackers joinding of it bought of Hairdey WOODHOUS and one negrow by the name of Abell and two hundred dolers in notes of hands out of my easte to him and hairs.

   Item I give unto my Grand Daughter Grasey LINDSEY Daughter of Daniel B. LINDSEY dest. the tract of land bought of Daniel J. RUSSELL dest. and the swamp bought John BAIRNARD joinding of it and one gail Nancy in pirson of her mother July LINDSEY and two hundred dolrs to hir and hir hairs.

   Item I give unto my Daughter in Law July LINDSEY and to hir two daughters Mairey and Sairy Ann LINDSEY the land and plantation whair on she now lives to them and thair hairs to be euquely divided the southend and bildings to the widow all so one negrow woman Rachall and all of hir children that is with hir except the one give to Grassy and one old woman Pirsiler and all of the propety that the widow has in hir pirshon of mine and six hundred dolers out of my easte to them and thair air to be equley divided shir and shir a like.

   Item I lend unto my Wife Elisebeth the plantatshon with all the improvement thair on for and during hir natril lif whair on we now live and after hir death to go to my son Edman LINDSEY to my son Edman LINDSEY the plantashon and land whair on old Mr. Elick SIMSON now lives and clock and book case and side bord to him and his haires.

   Item I give unto my Daughter Jain LINDSEY the plantashon on the shour nown by the name of the GRAY land or tract to hir and hir hairs.

   Item I give unto my Daughter Ann Metildy LINDSEY the land and plantashon and all the swamp that joinds it cald and nown by the name of the PERRY place and Narrows Ilant to hir and hir hairs.

   Item It is my will that after the death of my daughter Susan BAIRNAIRD the land lent to hir to go to my two daughters Jain and Ann Metedy LINDSEY and thar hares to be eckly divide between them.

   Item I give unto my Son Johnathan B. LINDSEY one negro woman by the name of Ally to him and his hairs.

   Item I give unto my Daughter in Law July LINDSEY and her Two Daughters Mairey LINDSEY and Sairy Ann LINDSEY one negro man Reubin and old man Jack to them and thar hairs to be eckley divid between them.

   Item It is my will that after giving and paying of the legises as is above given of them all the remander of my property of every sort or kind negrows money notes that is to say all the remaning of my property to bee euquly divided sdhdir and shir a like between my wife Elisebeth LINDSEY and Daughters Jain LINDSEY and son Edmond LINDSEY and Ann Mitilda LINDSEY to them and thair hairs in witness whair of I have here unto set my hand and sell in the presents of us this the ______________ 1837  [No month & day given, no witnesses and no signature written.]

Recorded and Examioned September 22 day 1837.
   
Attest: John W. HUGHS, CCC

NOTE: Daniel Lindsey, Sr. is buried on the old Poyner Farm in Poplar Branch, NC.  His tombstone reads "Died Aug. 16, 1837 in the 68th year of his age".]

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse.  No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!

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