Will of Eady Adcock, 3/4/1839
I Edy Adcock of the County of Granville and State of North Carolina being of sound and disposing mind do make and publish this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills. My immortal spirit I recommend to God under the firm hope and trust that he will accept of it through the merits and mediation of my Blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and as to these worldly goods which it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I dispose of in the following manner to wit –
1st I give to Nicholas G. Jones son of Henry W. Jones one choice bed and furniture, one chest; seven chairs, one pot, one oven, all my stock of hogs, sheep and cattle to him and his heirs forever.
2nd I give to David P. Jones one colt and the sum of twenty dollars to him and his heirs forever.
3rd I give to Sollomon W. Jones the sum of twenty dollars to him and his heirs forever.
I give to William H. Jones one bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever. I give to Sary Jones wife of Henry W. Jones one sorrel mare and my earthen ware, knives & forks, and my clothes to her and her heirs forever. I give my side saddle to Nancy Jones daughter of Henry W. Jones to her and her heirs forever. ---
I give to Henry W. Jones all my crop and all other property that I possess at my death that is not otherwise disposed of in the foregoing clauses of my will, and if I should not leave money enough on hand to pay the sums given in 2nd and 3rd clauses of my will, the said Henry W. Jones is to pay the said sums or sell so much of my crop as will discharge the aforesaid gifts.
Lastly I do hereby appoint my friend Henry W. Jones my Executor to this my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of March 1839.
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In the presents [sic] of
The execution of the last will and Testament of Eady Adcock decd was duly proven on oath in open court by Wm Clement & L. Bennett subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded a the same time came forward Henry W. Jones named Executor in said will.
Jas M. Wiggins clk
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