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Anson Co., North Carolina Will Book A, Pg 32, Last Will and Testament of John Jackson 

In the name of God Amen.  The twenty eight day of March and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety four I John Jackson of Anson County and in the State of North Carolina, being weak in body tho of a perfect mind and memory, thanks be unto almighty God, therefore call unto mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is princibly and first of all I give my Soul to God that give it and for my body I recommend to the Earth to be Buried in a Christian Manner at the Discretion of my Executors, nothing Doubting but I shall Receive The same again at the general resurrection by the mighty power of God and as Touching Such things as it has pleased God to bless me with in this Life, I Give Devise and Dispose in the following manner: first for My Lawfull Debts to be paid out of my Estate by my Executors and then I give to my Dearly Beloved Wife a childs part of my Estate, I give to my Daughter Sarah Stanfill five pounds and to my son Jonathan Jackson one hundred and thirty pounds upon Isaac Jackson accompt and to my son Samuel Jackson five Shillings and to my Daughter Huldah Hill five Shillings and to my Daughter Phebe Shaw five Shillings and to my Daughter Mary White five Shillings and to my Daughter Elisabeth White thirty pounds and to my Daughter Rebecca Jackson forty pounds paid be my Executors at the time of her being eighteen years of age and My will and Desire is that all my Estate Should ne sold by my Executors and after the above Legices is paid Remainder to be Devided Equally amongst all my children. Lastly I constitute and make and ordain Isaac Jackson and John Stanfill my sole Executors of this my last will and Testament and Do Disalow and Revoke all other wills and testament, Ratifying and confirming no other but this my last will and testament in witness where of I have hereunto Set my Hand and affixed my Seal the Day and Year first above written. John Jackson (Seal)

Signed in the presence of William Gulledge and Elias Haney, October Court 1794


Anson Co., North Carolina Will Book 1, Pg 79, Last Will and Testament of Hulda Jackson

This the 25th day of March 1804 in the name of God Amen. I, Hulda Jackson being sick but in my perfect mind and memory I do hereby make my last will and testament.  First, I give my self to the Lord to be buried in a decent manner and than all my lawfull dbts to be paid out of my Estate, then I give and bequeath- to my daughter Sarah Stanfill, I give my Chest and cask of bottles, then I give to Jonathan Jackson, Sixty Dollars that John Stanfill oes me and a small bed and furniture, then I give Samuel Jackson Fifty Dollars that Samuel Nixon oes me and my hat and Bible, then Isaac Jackson I give what Thomas Shaw oes me with the interest, then I give to Huldah Hill my bed and Bedquilt blanks and two shoats, then I give Polly White my pot and two largest Basons, Shovels and Tonques, then I give Phebe Shaw apart of my cloes, then Patsy White I give five Shillings, then I give Beckky Miller my little pot and duch oven and tea cittle, three small basons and a dish and half a dozen plates.  My cattle and saddle to be divided between Jonathan Jackson, Samuel Jackson and Isaac Jackson.  Samuel Jackson and Isaac Jackson my executors. Signed Hulda Jackson  Witnesses, Rowland Ledbetter, Elizabeth Macdaniel

Anson Co., North Carolina April Session 1804

Then the within deed was admitted to probate and proved in open court by the oath of Elizabeth McDaniel, a witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.  Tod Robinson, Clk

These wills transcribed and contributed by Bob Mitchell 2008.

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