Will Records of Sampson County, NC

Byus Boykin Sarah Ford Lott Gregory Lott Gregory-2 Ephraim Johnson Soasbe Johnson
William Johnson Alice Robinson William Robinson John Wright, Sr. Edward Vann  


Jason Bordeaux
Jason Bordeaux
Jason Bordeaux
Sampson County, NC Will of W. Robinson May term 1843 Recorded in Will Docket Pages 264 & 265. Thomas I. Faison, Clk. In the name of God Amen - May 15th 1841 I William Robinson of the State of North Carolina and County of Sampson having got considerably in years and being desirous to direct how my small property is to be distributed, do make and ordain this my last will and testament. And first I give to my John Robinson in addition to that I have already given and delivered him the sum of four hundred dollars to be pay'd out of my estate by my executors as soon as may be convenient. 2nd I give to my son George W. Robinson a negro nam'd (name not given) and the sum of five hundred dollars. 3rd I give to my daughter Elizabeth Ward the sum of five hundred dollars in addition to what I have given formerly. 4th I give unto my daughter Marget a negro girl nam'd Julian and the sum of five hundred dollars. 5th I give to my daughter Mary Ward a negro girl nam'd Meriah and the sum of five hundred dollars. 6th I give to my daughter Avabella Mosly a negro man nam'd Virgil and two hundred dollars. 7th I give to my daughter Nancy Herring a negro girl namd Clarry and five hundred dollars. 8th I give and bequath to my son William L. Robinson this land on which I live containing about four hundred acres with the appurtanances thereunto belonging also the household furniture plantation tools, and four cows and calves. The property not nam'd above I will to be distributed among all the above nam'd heirs, and the money (if any) and if the means to pay the above legacys should fail viz, the money due or bonds and notes, each is to lose in proportion to his or her legacy. I constitue and appoint my sons George and William L. Robinson executors of this my last will revoking all others. W. Robinson (seal) Sign'd Sealed publish'd and declar'd by the testator as his last will in presence of (no names given). Will was probated Monday, May 15th, 1843. Jason Bordeaux


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In the name of God amen April the forth day one thousand seven hundred and seventy I EDWARD VANN of Bartie County being Sick and weak of Body but of sound and perfect memory praised be almighty God for it do make and ordain this my last will and testament and form following that is to say first and principally I Commend my Soul into the hand of almity God that gave it having the Death and merits of my Savior Jeasus crist to have free pardon and forgiveness of all my Sins and to inherit Everlasting Life and my body I Commit to the Earth to be buried in A Decent manner according to the Decression of my Executors hereafter Named and as touching my Temperal Estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with I Give and Dispose as folloeth
Item I Give my son WILLIAM VANN my Plantation and Land that I live on also Reserving the use of the mentioned Land and plantation to my wife MARY VANN
Item I lend my Loveing wife MARY VANN one Negro woman nane During her life:
Item I give my Daughter MARY VANN after my wifs Death the Negro woman Nane that I lend to my wife:
Item I Lend my Son WILLIAM VANN these Negros named Dick & tarte nat and Beck tel my Son King Vann coms to be twenty one years Old Only I give my Daughter ELISABETH the Negro gall Beck to receive her when maried or comes to twenty one years of age:
Item I Leave my Son WILIAM VANN all that is due to me and the use of them Negros that I lent to him to Pay all my Debts & funal charges and mentain his mother and younger children
Item I Give my Son KING VANN one Negro tarte
Item I Give my Daughter SARAH VANN one Negro name nat
Item I Give my Son WILIAM VANN One Negro named Dick
Item I Give my Son CADER VANN One peice of Land lying on the South of Rockquis Swamp Lying between Thomas Pearys line & Hary Hills line
Likewise I Give my Son CADER VANN one Negro woman named Pat:
Item I Give my Son KING VANN one peice of Land lying on Cashi Swamp:
I Give CADER VANN one cow and Calf one heffer & one bed & firneture one Iron pot
Item I Give my Loving wife MARY VANN one Bed & firneture
I Give my Son WILLIAM VANN One bed and firneture I also lend him the Use of my Stock during the time as he has the Negros lent to him after that the Stock is to be Devided Amonghts WILLIAM VANN ELISABETH MARY SARAH & KING and
Lastly nominate & appoint my Son WILLIAM VANN my Executor of this my last Will and Testament Utterly revkeing all Other will or wills that hath beean made by me hear to fore in witness Whareof I have hear unto Set me hand and fixed my Seal
Signed and Delivered in the presence of us

Michael King
William King EDWARD VANN
Charles King

Leighton Turner, 10 Sep 2011
John Wright, Sr. Jason Bordeaux
Image of will In the name of God Amen _ I John Wright Senior of the County of Sampson in the State of North Carolina, being in health, and of sound Memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in form following - Viz - First I give to my Wife Penelope for and during her Natural Life all of my Estate Real and Personal Second- I give and Bequeath to my son Isaac Wright the following Negroes Viz Miley Cato Amos & Peter, Five Hundred and forty acres of land including my Plantation Dwelling, and out Houses & Hill- allso two other Tracts of Land which I purchas'd from Lany Freeman containing two Hundred and Eleven acres-Deed bearing date 20th Oct. 1821 - I allso give said Isaac my Household furniture except Beds, Kitchen Furniture & Plantation Tools a yoke of Oxen, a Log Carriage & Chains-the Oxen to be chosen by said Isaac - the above property & Lands are given to said Isaac Wright his Heirs and assigns, but not to take affect untill the death of my Wife Penelope thirdly I give and bequeath to my Grandaughter Penny Brown one Feather Bed _____ All the property belonging to my estate not namd above that may be and Remain after the death of my Wife, I will to be equally Divided between my Son John, My Daughters Rebecca, Polly, Betsy,the Children of my deceas'd Daughter Nancy, and my son Isaac - said children of Nancy to have one share ______ I appoint my sons John and Isaac Wright Executors of this my last Will and Tetament and do hareby Revoke all former Wills - In Testimony of the above John Wright has hereunto let his hand & seal this 20th day of Nov 1835 Sign'd Seal'd Pulish'd and declar'd by said John Wright as his last Will in presence of W Robinson David Smith Raiford Carrole John Wright Senr -SEAL- State of North Carolina Court of Pleas and Quarter Sampson County Sessions Nov. Term 1848 Then exact the forgoing Will duly proven in open Court by the Oaths of David Smith and Raiford Carroll, two of th subscribing witnesses and ordered to be Recorded. Thomas J Faison Clk J Wright's Will Recorded in Will Docket Pages 344 and 345. Thomas J Faison Clk