Return to Hyde County
Aug. 11, 1806 - Nov. Term 1806
Will: NC Archives, Hyde Co. Wills 1760-1906; CR.053.801.14
Inventory: NC Archives, Hyde Co. Record of Wills; Vol. 3; pg. 228; CR.053.801.6
In the name of God amen. I, Christopher Migget, of the county of Hyde & State of North Carolina being week in body but of Sound and perfect mind & memory, do make & ordain this my Last Will and Testament In manner & form following:
First I lend unto my beloved wife Marey [Marcy?] the plantation I now live on with all the houses & buildings and I Lend unto hur all my plantation tooles and I Lend unto hur my Negro fellow peter the property that I Lend to my wife I Lend to hur during hur Natural Life & I Lend unto hur two Beads and furneture..
Item I give and bequeth unto the heirs of Jessey Miggett five pounds to them and their heirs for Ever.
Item I give and be queath unto Robert Midgget twenty Shillings to him & his heirs for Ever.
Item I give and bequeath unto Micajah Midgget five pounds to him & his heirs for Ever.
Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Hudson one heffer & one yew and lam to hur and hur heirs for Ever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Christopher Midgget one half of my woodling land It being the back part of my land to him and his his heirs forever & one half of my marsh Land I give and bequeath unto my Son Christopher Midgget one half of my marsh Land to him and his heirs for Ever.
Item I give & be queath unto my Son Christopher Midgget one bed and furneture to him and his heirs for Ever.
Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Christr Migget my oald gun to him and his heirs for Ever.
Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter Marey [Marcy?] Midgget, one heffer & one linning wheel & one wooling wheel & one half Dozen plates & one pare of flat Irons to hur and hur heirs for Ever.
Item I give & bequeath unto my son Richard Midgget one half of my woodling land it being the plantation part & I give and bequeath unto him one half of my marsh Land to him and his heirs for Ever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Rchard Midgget one gun to him & his heirs for Ever.
Item I give & bequeath unto my Son Richard Midgget one pare of fire doges to him and his heirs forever & after the death of my wife, I give and be queath my Negro fellow peter unto my two Sons Christopher Migget & Richard Migget, to them & their heirs for Ever.
Item my will and desire is that my bote Should be sold and my part of a whipsaw belonging be tween me and Thomas foddery.
Item I Lend unto my wife Marey all my Stock & all my household furneture that I have not all ready given of in Legiceys and my will and desire is that after the Death of my wife that my daughter Marey Midgget Should have one of the beds that I lent to hur and Richard Miget the other to them and their heirs for Ever and my will and desire is that after the [torn] and not given away in legacies Shall be equealley divided between my three children that is to Say Christopher Midggit & Marey Midgget & Richard Midgget to them and their heirs for Ever & lastly I Constitute and appoint my wife marey Extx and Abel Lot Tuley Executors of this my Last will and testament in Revokeing all other wills by me made. In witness where of I have heare unto Set my hand and Seall this Eleventh day of august 1806.
In the presents of us
Test: Abel Lot Tuley /s/ Christopher [his x mark] Midgget
Jobe [his x mark] Tuley
Hyde County--Nov. Term 1806
The due execution of this Last will & Testament of Christopher Midyet Decd was recorded in open Court by the oath of Abel L. Tooly an evidence. Thereto let it be registered. Recorded in Book C; page 228
Feb. 12, 1807 - An inventory of the property of Christopher Midyett, decd
3 beds and furniture, 1 chest, 1 trunk,1 wheel, 14 chairs, 2 guns, 2 tables, 1 hand _______, 1 drawing knife, 7 dishes, 21 plates, some earthenware, some pewter, some tin ware, 3 pieces of glass, 1 coffee mill, 1 pair of steelyards, 1 pair of dogs, 1 pair of tongs & shovel, 1 pair of flat irons, 2 pot tramels, 4 goblets, some knives & forks, 4 pots, 1 dutch oven, 2 kettles & skillet, 2 fat pots, 4 axes, 1 adds (adz), 7 tubs, 2 pails, 1 candlestick, 1 case of bottles, 1 pair of snuffers, 1 pair of sheep shears, 4 chisels, 1 guage, 3 jugs, 1 loom, 1 hand mill, 5 hoes, 5 reap hooks, 1 bread tray, 2 platters, 2 pails, 2 pigens, 1 half bushel, 1 peck, 1 graving? iron, 3 caulking irons, 5 barrels, 1 hogshead, 2 piece rigging, 1 plow, 1 mare, 1 saddle, 5 head of cattle, some sheep, 25 hogs, 1 case bottle, 3 hammers, 1 tool box, 3 pair of cards, old iron, 3 slays, 1 square, 1 pair of compasses, 1 grind stone, 2 pair of rakes, 1 old cart, 1 sword, 1 sifter, 1 guage shakles, 1 flax brake, 1 stack of bees, 1 negro man, 1/2 whipsaw, 1 canoe,,2 spades, some tar, 1 2-mast boat
/s/ Mary [x] Midyett
This inventory was returned into court by the executrix on oath and ordered to be recorded.
/s/ Ben Foreman, Clk.
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