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Contributed and Submitted By Janice McAlpine

07/04/03

 
 Will of Leonard Adcock

Granville County
North Carolina
Record of Wills
Vol. 4, 1796-1799

p. 210

In the name of God amen I Leonard Adcock of the County of Granville and State of North Carolina being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament in manner and form following.

I give and bequeath my soul to God that gave me being and my Body to this earth from whence it was taken to be decently buryed by my Executors hereinafter named

Imprimes. I lend to my loving Wife Mary Adcock the whole of my Estate both real and personal during her life or Widowhood she not debaring my two sons Linson and Leonard from making uses of such part of the Land that I shall devise to them as she does not cultivate.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Son Linson Adcock fifty acres of land at the upper end adjoining Jeremiah Bullock and my saddle to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Son Leonard Adcock the other part of my Land that is not already devised to my son Linson Adcock and one cow to him and his heirs forever.

Item. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Adcock one bed and furniture at my Wifes death or marriage ---

Item. I give and bequeath to my Daughters Chlo Adcock, Elizabeth Adcock, Susanna Adcock, Edamiah Adcock and Mary Adcock all the rest of my estate that is not already devised of what nature or kind soever at my wifes death or marriage to them and their heirs forever. ---
I do appoint my loving wife Mary Adcock my Executrix to this my last Will.

In Testamony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day February 1790.

Leonard Adcock X his mark

Signed sealed and published to be his last will and Testament in presence of

Wm. Webb
John Young Jr.
John Adcock, Jr.

State of N. Carolina
Granville County
May Court A.D. 1798

The foregoing last Will and Testament was proven in open Court by the oaths of Wm. Webb and John Adcock two subscribing witnesses to the same and ordered to be Recorded at the same time came Mary Adcock and qualified as Executrix

Test. Step. Sneed Clk.
 
 

Will of Robert Adcock


Granville County
North Carolina
Record of Wills
Vol. 4, 1796-1799

p. 158

I Robert Adcock being perfectly in my senses do ordain this my last Will and Testament.

First that all my just debts be paid for which purpose I leave to be sold two heads of cattle viz. a steer and a Heifer my crop of corn, four heads of sheep together with a part of my hogs and a Horse.

Secondly I give and bequeath by bay mare and saddle all my wearing apparel two cows and [?] one bed and furniture to my son Solomon Adcock.

Thirdly I give and bequeath one bed and furniture to my daughter Elizabeth Adcock.

Next I give and bequeath one cow four head of hogs two wheels and one pair of cotton [?] a small pot one pewter bason a desk and three plates to Mary Hester the rest of my household and kitchen furniture I give & bequeath my two children Sollomon and Elisabeth Adcock in virtue whereof I have caused my hand and seal to be affixed this 27th of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Seventeen Hundred and ninety Seven in the presence of

John Russell X his mark
Job Scallen X his mark
Mary Hester X her mark

Robert Adcock X his mark

Be it ordained by the same Robert Adcock that Abner Russell shall be my lawful Executor.

Robert Adcock X his mark {seal}

State of N. Carolina
Granville County
November Court 1797

The foregoing last Will and Testament of Robert Adcock decd was duly proven in open Court by the Oaths of John Russel, Job Scallen and Mary Hester subscribing witnesses to the same which was ordered to be Recorded. At the same time Abner Russell qualified as Executor to the same.

Test. A. Henderson, clk.
 

Will of Bolin or Bolling Adcock:


Granville County
North Carolina
Record of Wills
Vol. 6, 1803-1808

p. 168

October the twenty eighth 1804, The State of North Caroliner, Granville County

Bolen Adcoke his last will and testament.

My land to Jesse[?] Adcoke and if her sells the said land he equally divides it amonkes his two brothers.

My younger mare to Henderson Adcoke. I leve my mare to William Adcoke until she bring a colt. Then after that to Petey Adcoke.

I leve one cow and Bed and fornitur Petey Adcoke. Unto Henderson Adcoke one Bed & two heffers, unto William Adcocke one Bed & cow.

Nancy Moor one Shilling. Aseneth Adcoke one Shilling unto Geosey Adcok one Shilling.

Test.

James Haskins
Luke Tippit

State of N. Carolina
Granville County
May Court A.D. 1805

The foregoing Nuncupative Will of Bolan Adcoke was proven in open court by the Oaths of James Haskins & Luke Tippit and ordered to Be Recorded.

Test.
Step. Sneed Clk.
 

 

Will of Susanna Adcock:


Granville County
North Carolina
Record of Wills
Vol. 6, 1803-1808

p. 370

In the name of God amen. I Susanna Adcock of the County of Granville and State of North Carolina do make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament in manner following (To wit) I give and bequeath my sole to almighty God that gave it me and my body to the earth from whence it was taken in hope of the resurrection after death to be decently buried by my Executor here after named --

I give and bequeath to my two Sisters Eady Adcock and Mary Adcock all the Estate I possess both real and personal of what [?] or kind source to be equally Divided to them and their heirs forever.

I constitute and appoint my friend David Parker Executor to this my last will in Testamony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this eighteenth day of August 1806.

Susanna Adcock
X her mark

Signed, sealed and Published to be my last will in presence of

Wm Webb
Jeremiah Bullock


State of No. Carolina
Granville County
August Court A.D. 1807

The foregoing last Will & Testament of Susanna Adcock was proven in open court by the Oath of Jeremiah Bullock a subscribing Witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Witness
Step. Sneed, Clk.

 

Will of Edward Adcock
Submitted by
Janice McAlpine

Edward Adcock signed a will 2 Feb 1798 in Granville County, North Carolina. The will was proved February 1799.

Granville County
North Carolina
Record of Wills
Vol. 4, 1796-1799

p. 279

In the name of God Amen I Edward Adcock of Granville County and State of North Carolina being of sound mind & memory (blessed be god) and well knowing the uncertainty of this life do this Second day of February in the year of our Lord 1798 Make Ordain Publish & declare this Instrument of writing to be my last Will and Testament.

I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Tabitha Adcock after paying all my Lawfull Debts all my Estate both real & Personal during her Widowhood afterwards to be equally divided amongst all my children to them and their Heirs forever. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.

Edward Adcock X his mark {seal}

Signed Sealed published and declared in the presence of
William Dickins
Elizabeth Fawler (?) X her mark

State of N. Carolina
Granville County
February Court 1799

The foregoing last Will & Testament of Edward Adcock Decd was duly proved in open Court by the Oath of William Dickens as subscribing Witness thereto & ordered to be Recorded. And as there was no Executor named in the said will Adm with the Will [?] Granted to Tabitha wife of [?] of the decedant.

 

 


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