Franklin County Wills:

Will of Matthew Ing

Matthew Ing Last Will and Testament


In the name of God Amen, the twenty-fourth day of May one Thousand Eight hundred and fourteen. I Matthew Ing being sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory Thanks be given unto God therefore Calling to mind the mortality of my body I do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul unto the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give and dispose of in the following manner and form-
First. I Lend unto Martha my beloved wife a Small tract of land that Same During her natural life for her sole use and benefit the land running or laying in form as follows, Beginning at Anna Cooks line and running thence a South course to a persimmon tree then strait along the fence as it now stands the same Course Contains a cross to Richard Forces line I also Lend unto my wife all my household furniture together with all my goods and chattels whatsoever-
Secondly I give unto my beloved Son John Ing the whole of my tract of land on which I now live Exclusive of the part which I lend unto my wife to him and his heirs forever.
Third. I give unto my well beloved son Christopher at the death of my wife the tract or parcel of land which I lent her during her natural life to him and his heirs forever -
Fourth It is my wish and desire at the death of my wife Martha that all my movable property should be Equally divided between my two Daughters Elizabeth and Mary Ing-
Fifthly and Lastly. I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannul all and every other former testament wills Legacies bequests and Executors by me before named - ratifying and confirming this to be my last will and testament and no others by which I do constitute make and ordain my well beloved wife Martha and my beloved son John my sole Executors. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and year above written.
Signed in the presence of us Matthew Ing (Seal)
Thomas Wise
Abner Layton
June Court 1814 - June 6, 1814 Franklin County, North Carolina.


North Carolina Franklin County Wills
LDS FHL Microfilm #1571223
Matthew Ing of Franklin County


Submitted by Valerie J. Tice