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BENJAMIN RICHARDSON - Will
Halifax County, North Carolina 1809
Will Book 3, Page 506
Transcribed by Deloris Williams

 

(Benjamin Richardson, a soldier in the Revolutionary War, died on July 14, 1809; he was married to Mary Bass in Granville Co., in 1783, apparently his 2nd wife, who outlived him by 35 years. He was included in the 1786 State Census in Halifax, and the 1790 & 1800 Halifax Co. Census, listed as Head of Household in a family first of 12 Other Free)

 

In the Name of God Amen BENJAMIN RICHARDSON being very sick but in his proper senses give to his children his Estate to JAMES RICHSON daughter NANSE give that parsel of land liing on the South Side of the Spring Bransh the rest of his land to be dvided betwene BENJAMAN RICHSON JESSE RICHSON ABSOLUM RICHSON when devided equelly JESSE Is to take his choice of three lots and rest of property sold after paying the dets is to be devided amongst all his children.

BENJAMAN RICHSON (X his mark)

MATTHEW GILBERT
JAMES GILBERT, Extor.

July 10, 1809

JAMES GILBERT Qualifies

 

Halifax County
August Session 1810

This will which appears to have been proved at November Session 1809 but was never registered was exhibited this Session and duly proved by the oath of MATTHEW GILBERT the subscribing witness thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded. Whereupon JAMES GILBERT the Executor therein named came into Open Court and qualified thereto.

Witness
H. J. BURGESS, CCot

 

 


 

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