Saturday, September 9, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA, Robeson County: Godfrey (1806)

Will Godfrey McNeill – recorded in Robeson County, NC Will Book A Page 97, Jul 1826, Neill Buie, Clerk.

Written 16 Oct 1806.

To Beloved Wife Cathrine, 50 acres of land between and joining Land granted by patent to his son Neill, including a part of his [new feets??]; she shall enjoy possession of two Negroes Jack and Juny and receive the benefit of their labor during life; four cows; a Sorrel Filley; the sheep.

To son Malcom $1.

To son John three cows.

To son Alexander $1.

To son Donato[?] $1.

To son Hector a Negro man named Jack after his mother’s death.

To daughter Nancy a Negro girl named Patience and two cows.

To daughter Betsey a Negro boy named Jim and two cows.

To daughter Cathrine $1.

To Daniel and Margret Stuart $1 each.

To son Neill 185 acres of Land joining his own; 50 acres after his mother’s death and the remaining stock cattle and hogs.

[Ordain my son Neill to pay to my son James $100 at the expiration of three years, it being his Portionable part of my Estate.  I ordain that Neill shall have Juny and her issue after his mother’s death.

Son John, Son Malcom, wife Cathrine Exrs.
Signed by Mark.

Wit:  Jas McNeill, Neill McNeill

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