Will of William Robinson

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Will of William Robinson

Page 1 Sampson County, NC Will of W. Robinson May term 1843 Recorded in Will Docket Pages 264 & 265. Thomas I. Faison, Clk.

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Page 3 In the name of God Amen - May 15th 1841 I William Robinson of the State of North Carolina and County of Sampson having got considerably in years and being desirous to direct how my small property is to be distributed, do make and ordain this my last will and testament. And first I give to my John Robinson in addition to that I have already given and delivered him the sum of four hundred dollars to be pay'd out of my estate by my executors as soon as may be convenient. 2nd I give to my son George W. Robinson a negro nam'd (name not given) and the sum of five hundred dollars. 3rd I give to my daughter Elizabeth Ward the sum of five hundred dollars in addition to what I have given formerly. 4th I give unto my daughter Marget a negro girl nam'd Julian and the sum of five hundred dollars. 5th I give to my daughter Mary Ward a negro girl nam'd Meriah and the sum of five hundred dollars. 6th I give to my daughter Avabella Mosly a negro man nam'd Virgil and two hundred dollars. 7th I give to my daughter Nancy Herring a negro girl namd Clarry and five hundred dollars. 8th I give and bequath to my son William L. Robinson this land on which I live containing about four hundred acres with the appurtanances thereunto belonging also the household furniture plantation tools, and four cows and calves. The property not nam'd above I will to be distributed among all the above nam'd heirs, and the money (if any) and if the means to pay the above legacys should fail viz, the money due or bonds and notes, each is to lose in proportion to his or her legacy. I constitue and appoint my sons George and William L. Robinson executors of this my last will revoking all others. W. Robinson (seal) Sign'd Sealed publish'd and declar'd by the testator as his last will in presence of (no names given).

Page 4 Will was probated Monday, May 15th, 1843.

Page 5 This will is not to be copied and posted on any other site!

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