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SIMON WILLIAMS

Warren County, North Carolina

Will Book 14, Page 304

Probated February Court - 1809

(son of Robert Williams, d. 1772 Bute Co.,NC)

Transcribed by Deloris Williams

In the name of God Amen

I Simon Williams of the County of Warren and State of North Carolina being of sound mind and disposing memory to Constitute Declare and Ordain this to be my last Will and Testiment in manner and form that is to say and do hereby Revoke all other Will or Wills made by me

Item -I lend Unto my Beloved Wife Ann Williams during her natural life the following Negroe sls and there future increse Harry Pompey Tom Bet Suck Joseph Winney Tiney and Boson, also the land and plantation wheron I now live containing 640 acres     also all my stock of Horses Cattle Sheep & Hogs also all my household and kitchin furniture Except one Bed and furniture    also all my plantation Utensels of every kind   Likewise the crop of every kind the crop or crops Nevertheless is subject and lyable for the payment of my debts & my will is that the property lent to my wife at her death, be Equally divided amongst all my children with its future increase except my daughter Betsy Payne whose part shall be desposed of as hereafter worded

Item -I give and Devise Unto my son William Williams the following Negros and there future increse Ben Rachel Hannah Solomon and Burwell also the tract of land wheron I now live containing 640 acres Except the mill and 2 acres adjoin'g thereto the 2 acres to be laid off in the most suitible manner to him and his heirs and assigns for ever

Item -I give and devise unto my son Simon Williams the following Negros and there future increse   Cate  Anthony William Sandy Marina & George also one half of the mill and half of the two acres of land after the death of his said Mother to him and his Heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my son Allason Williams the following Negroes and there future increse    Sarah Jerry Nelley Nelson Effey Peter also one half of the mill and half of the 2 acres adjoing therto after the death of his said Mother to him and her heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my daughter Peggey Sale the following Negroes and there future increse   Nan Wallace Rolf Lucey Charles Warren Tenah Moses and Mariah to her and her heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my daughter Catey Dodson the following negroes and there future increse Lank Beck Silviah Green and Caswell to her and her Heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my daughter Polley Towns the following Negroes and there future increse     Harry and Molly his wife Frank Easter Nelson Austin Lewis Matilda and Benjamin to her and her Heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my daughter Dediney Green the following Negroes and there future increse    Elijah Ephraim Aron Nancy Raney and Fanney to her and her Heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I lend unto my son Allason Williams and my son in law Anthony Sale in trust for the only use and benefit of my daughter Betsy Payne during her natural life against the claim or control or use of her present or future husband the following Negroes and there futur increse Thena and her two children the names not known, Daniel Ransom and Cresey my will and desire is that the Negroes and there future increse lent to my son Allason Williams and Anthony Sale in trust for the use and benefit of my said daughter Betsey Payne against the claim or controle of her present husband or husbands during her natrl life shall be equally divided amongst the heirs of her boddy for ever but for wants of such my will and desire that the said Negroes and there future increse be equally devided among my other children or there representatives
Item -I give and devise unto my grand daughter Nancy Williams Dodson one Negro girl named Milley and her futur increse One fether bed and furniture to her and her heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my grand daughter Hapsey Sale one Negro girl named Jinney and her future increse to her and her heirs and assigns for ever
Item -I give and devise unto my grandson Robert Jones Williams son of Allason Williams one Negro boy the name of Joe son of Suck,  to him and his heirs and assigns for ever
I constitute and appoint my son Simon Williams and my son in law Anthony Sale my Executors to this my last will and Testiment   in testimoney whereof I have herunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 22nd day of August 1808
(signed) Simon Williams
Signd Seald and approved in presents of us who being call on to witness the same
Wm Person
Lundy Sims
Terisha Turner
Edmd. G. Brodie


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