Franklin County Wills

Will of Sally Dales-1859

 

Will of SALLY DALES
Franklin County, North Carolina
Book U, Pg. 6

This my last Will and Testament
I will and bequeath to my daughter SALLY one loom and gear, on Bed and Bedstead, one cow and calf, one ox and cart, one red painted chest, one table and one dinner pot. All my things in the press and my hogs, I also wish her to have, all my property that not specified in this will at my death.
I will and bequeath to my daughter WINNIE, one bed and bedstead, and bed clothes, and two red painted chairs.
I will and bequeath to my daughter ELIZABETH, one red painted table, one cow and calf.
I never want any of my property sold at my death, I want my three daughters, SALLY, WINNIE, and ELIZABETH to have it as I have left it. This March 12th 1859
SALLY DALES ("X" her mark)
Witness
A. N. HAMLET
ARCH. GUPTON


The within will is this day proved before me by the Oath of A. N. HAMLETT, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto. Nov. 23, 1868.

R. H. TIMBERLAKE, C.S.C.
by W. H. FARNUM, D.C.

 

(Note: Sally Dales was the widow of William Dales, Free Persons of Color who first showed in Franklin County in the 1830 Census. Her daughters were Elizabeth, wife of John Henry Mills; Winnie, wife of Isaac Evans, a.k.a. West; and Sally, unmarrried, the mother of eight children.  Not mentioned in the will was son, Henry, who was married to Mariah King.)