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Will of Mithias Miars 1770
Submitted by Peggy Bruckner


Granville County Original Wills NC 1749-1968 CR.044.801.27
Mithias Miars 1770

Transcribed by Peggy Reece Bruckner, April 27, 2000,
from copy at the North Carolina Archives, Raleigh, NC
(all spelling and punctuation is as found in the original)


In the Name of God Amen. I Milhias Miars of the County of Granvell being vary sick and week in body, but of perfekt Mind and Memory thanks be given unto God Calling unto mind the Mortality of my body and knowing thatt it is appointed for all men once to die do Make & ordaine this my last will & Testament that is to say ______ and first of all I give and recomend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God thatt give itt and my body I recomend to the Earth to be buried in Desent Christian buriall att the discresion of my Executors doubling _____but att the generall Resureckshon I Shall receive the Same again by the Mighty power of God And as touching ____worly Estate with wish itt has pleased God to Bless me in this life I give demise & dispose of the Same in the following Mannor and form

Item I Give and bequeath to my well beloved Granson Milhias Cockelreace Son of Tabolt Cockelreace one hundred acres of land liing in the County of Granwell on the North Side of the mill Crick and joyningShearmons Land to him and his heirs and asignns for Ever

Item I Give and bequeath to my Loving wife Mary Miars all the Rest of my Estate Riall and personall Except what I have before given to her and her heirs or asigns for Ever and after She the Said Mary Mithias Departs this Life thatt itt is my Desire thatt Michall Cockelreace Shall have this plantation and Mill and also the said Michall Cockelreace to have one negor boy called Tomas and a negor fellor cald Isack and Jabold Cockelreace to have a nigor _____called Nell as also that the Rest of my Estate __ Horses hogs Sheepe & __ to be Equally Divided betwicks the two Boys Michall & Tabolt for Ever

and I further Conssitute my Son Michall Cockelreace And my wife Mary Mathias Miyers Execuketers to this my Last will & testament & Do here by userly Disalow revoke and disanull all & every other former Testaments wills legasis Bequest and Excutors by me in any ways before nameed wiled & bequeathed Ratified & Continued this & no Other to be my Last will & Testament in withess whereof I have hereunto Sett my hand & Seale this first Day of March 1770 Signed Sealed & acknowledge this my last will and testament in the presents of us
Thos Oakley
Jacob V Mothnioaw?
Naham (T) Saunders

Mithias (M) Miars (Seal)

provided by Oakly & Saunders

Execs qualified

Mithias Myars
Last Will &

Granville County April Court 1770

This Will was Prov'd in Open Court by the Oaths of Thomas Oakley & Nahum Sanders ___Subscribing Evidences thereto and on motion was Ordered to be Recorded, then Mary Myars Qualified as Executrix and Michael Cockelreece as Executor thereto

J. Edwards C. C.

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