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Wills of Tryon County Found at the NC State Archives -

Name Date Call Number MARS ID Contents Index Info
LANHAM, John ca 1765 - Date will was signed 094.901.1(AR) 294.75.1.1(Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives;

Will was probated in Tryon Co, NC

Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.)Personal Names: Lanham, John

McFADIN, John 1777 Orig. Only (AR) 294.75.1.2.(Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives; Will probated in Tryon Co, NC

Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.); Personal Names:McFadin, John

POTTS, John 1771 094.901.1(AR) 294.75.1.3.(Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives; Will probated in Tryon Co, NC

Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.) Personal Names: Potts, John

ROBERTSON, David 1771 094.901.1(AR-Copy) 294.75.1.4 (Item) Copy of the will is in the NC State Archives; Will probated in Tryon Co, NC

Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.) Personal Names: Robertson, David

RUTLEDGE, George 1779 094.901.1(AR) 294.75.1.5(Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives; Will probated in Tryon Co, NC

Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.)Personal Names:Rutledge, George

TWITTY, William 1775 094.901.1.(AR-Nunc.) 294.75.1.6 (Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives; Will was probated in Tryon Co, NC Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.)Personal Names: Twitty, William
WILSON, William 1778 094.901.1(AR) 294.75.1.7 (Item) Original Will is in the NC State Archives; Will was probated in Tryon Co, NC Geographic Names: Tryon County (N. C.)Personal Names: Wilson, William
           

Abstract of the Will of John Welch, 1769


         This info comes from Kathy Gunter Sullivan 
Complete transcriptions of all Tryon County wills were published in Tryon County
Documents. The Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County has this volume for sale.
It is also available in many libraries.

The transcriptions also include reproductions of signatures of testators and witnesses.

In addition to the wills now listed on the Tryon County page, the following wills are also available
and appear in Tryon County Documents. Note that * on some of these indicate that the
original will no longer exists. 

Robert Abernathy Sr., 1772
Christian Aker, 1776
John Beatty, 1774
George Bounds, 1771
John Bradley, 1778
William Cleghorn, 1775
John Collins, 1774
James Gordon, 1774
Samuel Gray, 1775
Joseph Green, 1771
*William Hager, 1773
John Hannah, 1767
John Harman, 1774
William Little, 1764
James McAfee, 1769
John McCormick, 1770
William Moore, 1770
Owen Murphy, 1775
John Oaks, 1774
*John Summy, 1771
James Watson, 1771
James Watson, 1771
*Alexander Wells, 1773
William Whiteside, 1777
*Jacob Wilfong, 1770
Gerhard Will, 1778

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