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Thomas Hilliard Jr. Will - 1821
Warren County North Carolina Will Book 23 p. 215


This is to certify that I Thomas Hilliard, this the 19th day of July the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and twenty one being sick and weak but perfectly in my right mind and since, do make this my last will and testament in the following manner, to wit, after my just debts being paid.  It is my will that all the money due me, by notes and accounts be collected, and all the rest of my property to be sold, and the whole of the money is collected, to be equally divided between my six brothers and two sisters.  Namely John Hilliard, Bartlet Hilliard, Micajah Hilliard, Dandridge Hilliard, Jeremy Hilliard, William Hilliard and Polly W. Hilliard and Patsey B. Hilliard to them and their heirs forever.

Item,  I give to my father Thomas Hilliard Sr. all the money he is owing me and my riding saddle to him and his forever.

N. B.  Tis my will also that my sister Polly W. Hilliard shall have five dollars extra money when collected.

It is my will and desire that my father Thomas Hilliard Sr. and John Hilliard my brother should be executors to this my last will and testament. Given under my hand and seal the day and date above written.

Thomas Hilliard Jr. {seal}

Test:  Pleasant Ellington and James Ellington

Probate caused for word.

Warren County August Court 1821

This last will and testament of Thomas Hilliard Jr. deceased was proved in open court by the oath of Pleasant Ellington a subscribing witness thereto, and on motion is it ordered to be recorded.  Whereas Thomas Hilliard Sr. qualified as Executor thereto in due form of law.

Caswell Drake  CWC


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