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Will for 1226 Mark Robertson
Davidson County, Tennessee Will Book 1, 53, 54.

The Will of Mark Robertson / I MARK ROBERTSON of ye County of Davidson in the / State of North Carolina Do this Twelvt day of August in the year of our Lord 1784 / Do make this my last Will and Testament: That is to Say / ITEM – I give & devise to my Sister ANN COCKRILL Three Daughters / To Wit, MARY, ELIZABETH, & CHARITY JOHNSON Five Thousand Acres / of Land lying on ye Waters of Duck River Entered in my Own / Name in the Land Office at Hillsborough Which Land / Shall be Equally Divided Among the Three Sisters Affsd / ITEM – and 640 Acres of Land of a Military Claim Lying about / A Mile & Quarter Above ye Mouth of Wills Creek Entered in / JAMES ROBERTSON?s name, To my Brother CHARLES ROBERTSON / Devided & Bequeathed to him ye sd CHARLES – / ITEM – And 320 Acres of Land Lying on Little Harpeth it / Being that half of John Drakes hunters Claim; I bequeath to my / SISTER CASH – And all other Lands & Properties to Which / I Am now entitled to or Shall be, I give Devise & bequeath To my Wife MARY ROBERTSON – / I also do hereby Constitute & Appoint my Brother / JAMES ROBERTSON & MARY ROBERTSON my Wife my Exrs / of this My Last Will & Testament hereby Disannulling

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[-----] / N.C. Davidson County – / Know all men by these Presents that We James Lucas & Anthony Carothers / [ ] both of Davidson County was held and firmly bound unto / Mark Robertson of sd County & State into the Last & full Sum / of One Thousand Pound Currencyof sd State Which payment / Well & Truly to be made. We bind ourselves our heirs Exetrs / and assigns Jointly and Severally firmly by these presents / To the sd Mark Robertson or his heirs. Given Under our / hands This 16 day of July 1787 / The conditions of this obligation is Such that of the / Above bond on James Lucas & Anthony Carothers or to the / of heirs do Pay or Cause to be paid to ye sd Mark Robertson / Or his heirs by the first day of March Ensuing Twenty Eight / Liberly Giving Cows & Twenty Eight Calves & if not / Partially paid at ye Time mentioned They are to Pay / The [-----] of ye sd Cows Untill they are paid then this / Obligation to be Void Otherwise to Remain in full force Given under / our hand the date Above Mentioned / To which Obligation as Above [-----] was Marked the / Names James Lucas & Anthony Carothers Seals Affixed Wth the Names [-----] Richman, Edward [Covigton?] & James [-----] / Lucas as Subscribing Witnesses thereto. The Latter of Which in / Court held for ye County of Davidson July 3d 1787 Made / Oath that the Said James Lucas & Anthony Carothers Sign / and Seal to ye Above Instrument of Writing

                                                                        Mark Robertson

Know all men by these presents that We Eusebius Brickwell and / William Dobbins both of Davidson County & State of No. Carolina / [-----] and firmly bound Unto Mark Robertson his [-----] /[-----] his heirs Exetrs Admtrs as ye [-----] in the full Sum of / Eighteen hundred pounds Virginia Money Paid in Gold or Silver / In the Payment Well and Truly to be made and [-----] We [-----] / [-----] our heirs Extrs & Admtrs Jointly & Severally Firmly / by these Presents [-----] and Affx our Seals and Dated this 8 day / of [-----] 1785} The Consideration of this Obligation is Such / [-----] bound Eusebius Brickwell or William Dobbins as [-----] / [-----] Well & Truly pay to ye Afsd Mark Robertson / [-----] hundred pounds Virginia Money in Gold or Silver.

Source: Davidson County (Tennessee) County Clerk, Wills, 1784-1941, Wills, vol. 1-4, 1784-1816, FHL microfilm 200252.

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