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Primary Evidence of 122 John Robertson's Relationship to
Births of Six of 12 Israel Roberson's Sons from the Bristol Parish Register
Matthew son of Israel & Sarah Robinson born 22th Nov: last bapt April 30 1721
Source: Bristol Parish Register, 1720-1794; at Bristol Parish (Dinwiddie and Prince George Counties, Virginia; Episcopal), Parish Register, 1720-1794, and Vestry Book, 1720-1789, FHL microfilm 30625.
12 Israel Roberson's Will
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 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.
ITEM I give to my Son NICHOLAS ROBERSON five Shillings Starling
I give to my Son CHARLES ROBERSON five Shillings Starling.
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)
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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