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Will for 122 John Robertson
Johnston County, North Carolina Original Wills
february ye 20 1761
In the Name of God Amen I JOHN ROBERTSON of Johnson / County and St. Stephens parrish and provence of north / Carolina planter Being very Sick weak in body but of / perfict mind and memory thank be to god for in there / fore Calling to mind the morality of my Body and Know / = Ing that it is appinted for all men once so to die do make / ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to Say / prencebly and first of all I give and Recommend my / my [sic] Soul to god that gave it and my body to the Earth to be / Buried in a Decent Christian [buri]al at the Discrition of / my Execs nothing Doubting but at the General / Resurrection I Shall Recve the Same again by ye mighty / power of God and as touching Shuch Worldly Estate where / with it hath pleased god to bles me with in this Life I give / Dismis and Dispose of the Same in the following namer / that is to Say first I give bequeath Lend to MARY my well / beloved wife my hole and Sole Estate Dureng hir Life or / or [sic] widowhood after my Lawfull Debts being payed and then / to be Equilly Devided amonkst my Childrin and / She having a Childs part with them only the land / whereon I Live shall not be Sole During her Life then to be Sold and divided also yt / [ ] I have in LuningBerg [to be so]ld [and] D[evided] / amonkest my Children as be fore mesoned and I hereby / Disanull all other Wills testaments before named Reallsin / and Confirming this to be my Last will and testament / in witness I have heare unto Set my hand and Seal the / Day and year above writen
NB Enter Lined before John (his X mark) Robertson (Seal)
asind with these word:
then to be Sold and Devided
and the word Lend
Proved Apr Court 1761
Source: North Carolina County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Johnston County), Wills, 1760-1830, Wills, Loc-You, FHL microfilm 19193.
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