Will of Reden Williams ~ 1850

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

  Source: N C Archives Written: 1850 Reden Williams Last Will and Testament Recorded April Term 1850 In the name of God Amen. I Redding Williams of the State of North Carolina and County of Duplin being of sound mind and memory (unreadable) be God do make and declare this my last will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say.. First - that my executor herein after named.. Shall provide for my body a decent burial.. and pay all funeral expenses together with my just debts how soever and to whomsoever owing out of the money that may first come in to his hands as a part or parsell (parcel) of my estate Item 2 I give and devise to my son Barachias Bell and my Daughter Mary..Elizer.Bell children of Deborah Bell, deceased all of my Land and my negroes..(unreadable) Chany Lonnou Bosom Silvy Edward and the increase of Chany and Silvy together with my Stock of all Kinds of house hold and Kitchen furniture and every thing that I die (unreadable) (unreadable) (unreadable) of to be equally divided between my above named Son & Daughter and if one of them should die before they arrive at the full age of twenty one years old..The one living is to have all.. Item 3 and lastly I do here by constitute and appoint my friends Daniel Bowden my lawful executor to all intents and purposes to execute this my last will and testament hereby revoking and declaring utterly void all other will and testaments by me heretofor made in witness whereof I the said Redding Williams do here unto set my hand and seal this the 30 day of December eighteen hundred and Forty nine Signed under the present of By Reden Williams (Seal) P..B..Newton B..Bowden Nouth Carolina Duplin County Court April Term 1850 The due executor of the foregoing will is known in open Court by the oath of D B Newton & B Bowden (unreadable) (unreadable) thereto I order to be recorded (unreadable) clk By (unreadable) (unreadable)

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