In the name of God amen: I Elias Liverman of Tyrrell County being of sound and perfect mind & memory blessed be God, do this fourth of March 1839, make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following. That is to say.
First - I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth one negro boy by the name of Ellie also one bead and furniture one loom, one wheel and cards, one chest, one table also a sufficent quantity of corn pork and bacon and other articles sufficent for one years consumption, to have and to hold during her life time or widowhood - the balance of all my property to be equally divided amongst all my children John, Polly and Martha after all my just debts is paid.
Also I make and ordain Jno. A. Cooper and Wilson Liverman my worthy friend to be executors of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said Elias Liverman have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Signd Seald, Publishd and declard by the said Elias Liverman the testator of this last will and testament in presence of us who were present at the time of signing and sealing.
Elias Liverman (Seal)
Christop C. Hoyleton
April Term 1839
The last will and testament of Elias Liverman was exhibited in open court and proved by the oath of Jos. Pledger one of the subscribing witness thereto, at the same time came Jno. A. Cooper one of the executors named therein and qualified - then appeared in open court Elizabeth Liverman widow of Elias Liverman and dessented from the will of her husband, which dessents is recorded by order of court. Ordered that the will be recorded.
Test Jos. Halsy Clk.
Return to Tyrrell County Wills Introduction