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12 Israel Roberson's Will
Granville County Unrecorded Wills, No. 53

In the Name of god this forth Day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven / hundred and fifty Eight I ISRAEL ROBBERSON Senr. of Granvill county in North Carrolinar Being of perfect / Sense and memory thanks be to [sic] given to God But colling to mind to mind [sic] the mortallity of my Body and Knowing / That it is appointed for all men to dy do makke and do ordain this my last will and Testemant / That is to say Principally and first of all I give and Recommend my Sole in to the hands of god that made / it and my Boddy I Recommend to the Earth to be Buried in a Decient manner at the Discaion of / my Exrs Not Doubting but at the General [Resurrection] I Shall Receive the Same a gain and touching Such Worldly / Estate Where with it hath pleased god to give me in this Life I give Divise Bequeathe and / Dispose of the Same in the following manner and form

IMPRIMIS I give to my Son MATHEW ROBERSON five Shillings Starling.
ITEM I give to my grandafter MARY ROBERSON Daughter of my Son MATHEW ROBERSON Twenty Shillings.

ITEM I give to my Son JOHN ROBERSON five Shillings Starlng.

ITEM I give to my Son ISRAEL ROBERSON five Shilling Starling.

ITEM I give to my son DAVID ROBERSON five Shilling Starling.
I give to my Granson ISRAEL ROBERSON son [of] DAVID ROBERSON Twenty Shillings.

ITEM I give to my Son NICHOLAS ROBERSON five Shillings Starling
I give to my grand Daughter ABEE ROBERSON Daughler of my Son NICHOLAS ROBERSON Twenty Shillings.

I give to my Son CHARLES ROBERSON five Shillings Starling.
I give to my granson JULES Son of CHARLES ROBERSON Twenty Shilling

f. 2

ITEM I give to my Daughter SUSANNAR KENDRICK a Neagro Boy Named gimme

ITEM I give my Son GEORGE ROBERSON three Neagroes a negro womman Named Doll a Neagro Named Tonla a Negro gall Named frank Sixteen head of Cattel three feather / Beds all thother [ ] goods that Belongs to the house my plantashon I now live / on and mill and all the Land Belong[ing] to me and SARAH ROBERSON my beloved wife / The mother of GEORGE to have a Living In the Estate

LAST to GEORGE During his Life and there by apoint my Son DAVID ROBERSON and my Son GEORGE ROBERSON Executors / that this my will be preformed to the Trew Intent and meaning there of

The Day and year                                       Israel Robertson (his mark)
first above Written
Signed Sealed and Declared
In Presence us
John King his mark Jurat
Robert King his mark

At a court held for Granville County 12th August 1760 / This Will was proved by the oath of John King one of the Subscribing / Witnesses thereto and was Ordered to be Recorded

                                                                     Test Danl Weldon

Source: North Carolina County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Granville County), Loose Wills, 1749-1771, FHL microfilm 306193 / Item 2.




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