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Will of Mary Eastwood

Contributed by  Anne Washburn


Granville Co. Book 7, p.172, will written 30 Dec 1810, proved May Court 1811

In the name of God Amen I Mary Eastwood of the County of Granville State of North Carolina being a low state of helth [sic] tho of a sund [sic] mind & memory doth make & ordain this my last Will & testament in manner & form following Viz First I will that my Land be sold and a Credit of twelve Months to the highest bidder consisting of the hundred & Nineteen Acres [laying?] on to the waters of the Knap of Reeds Creek and the Money arising therefrom to be equally divided between my following daughters---(Viz) Liday Eastwood Rebecka Eastwood Elizabeth Eastwood Mary Eastwood Cesey [Kesiah] Eastwood. I also Will that my horse be sold on a Credit of twelve Months & the money to be equally divided between the above named Children & my two sons, Charles Eastwood and Abraham Eastwood.---

I do hereby appoint my sons Charles Eastwood & Abraham Eastwood sole Executors to this my last will & Testament & do [?] & [revoke?] all other Wills heretofore made by me in Witness Whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 30th of Decem. 1810

Signed Sealed & acknowledged his [sic]
In presents [sic] of ……………                                                                                        Mary X Eastwood
Test mark
Thomas Webb Jurat
Garrison [?]
Charles Eastwood Qualified

State of North Carolina
Granville County May Court AD 1811

The Execution of the foregoing last Will & Testament of Mary Eastwood Dec’d was duly proved in Open Court by the Oath of Thomas Webb a subscribing witness thereto and Ordered to be Recorded—Then came Charles Eastwood named Executor in Said Will & qualified as such agreeable to Law.

Witness [?] Clk


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