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Will of
Chambers HUMPHREY, 1788


Contributed to Robeson County NCGenWeb by Lynn Prettyman, Sept 2000




The Last Will and Testament of Chambers Humphrey



In the name of God amen.  I, Chambers Humphrey, of Robeson County and State of

 North Carolina, being of sound and perfect mind and memory, blessed be God,

 Do this 15th day of March in the year of our Lord 1788, make and publish this

 my Last will and Testament in manner as following, that is to say, first I 

give and bequeath to my Well Beloved son William Humphrie one cow and calf  

to him and his heirs forever.



Item  I give unto my son John Humphrie 100 acres of land of Burnt Swamp 

including the plantation John Humphrie now lives on, and 50 acres of land on 

the lower part of the land I had of Jesse Oliphant to him and his heirs forever.



Item  I give unto my son Thomas Humphrie one hundred eighty acres of land on 

the Path toward John Clyborn's including my own improvement to him and his 

heirs forever. 



Item  I give unto my son James Humphrie 100 acres of land I had of James Biggs 

in the Raft Swamt [sic]  ?aferset  (aforsaid?) of James Edwards plantation to 

him and his heirs forever.



Item  I give unto my Well beloved wife, Lucy Humphrie, 100 acres of Land 

including the plantation I now live on With all my stock and movables within 

doors and without,  to her during her natural life and then the Land and 

plantation to my youngest son, Samuel Humphrey to him and his heirs forever 

and the Stock and movables that shall be at the time, to be equally divided 

amongst my six youngest children.



And I hereby make and ordain my well beloved wife, Lucy Humphrie and my son, 

William Humphrie, executors of this my Last will and Testament. In witness 

whereof, I, said Chambers Humphrie, have to this my Last will and testament 

Set my hand and Seal this Day and the year above Written. Signed, Sealed and 

published and Declared by the said Chambers Humphrie, the testator, as his 

Last will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the time of 

signing and sealing thereof.

                                                

Chambers (his mark) Humphrie   (Seal)

James Biggs (his mark)

Samuel (unable to read last name clearly) ? Bigs





Will

Chambers Humphrey

1788

Recorded in book on page 13, July 1826               


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