Posted By:judy lewis
Subject:Re: Index from "Beaufort County Will Abstracts 1720 - 1868"
Post Date:March 04, 2008 at 07:19:39
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Forum:Beaufort County, NC Genealogy Forum
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I find only two Keech listed and they are:

Will of John Keech, deceased
August 7, 1759
In the name of God, Amen. I , John Keech, of Beaufort County and province of North Carolina, being very sick and weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God, therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say, Principally and first of all, I give my soul into the hands of Almighty God, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. I give and bequeath to my well beloved sons Jasper Keech and John Keech and Joseph Keech, all and singular, all my lands messuages and tenements. I give and bequeth to Rhode Keech, my dearly beloved wife, debts and moveable effects, during her widowhood. After her widowhood, I give to my well beloved sons Jasper Keech and John Keech and Joseph Keech, all my lands, messuages and tenements, with all my household goods and moveable effects, to be equally divided between them. I make and ordain Rhode, my dearly beloved wife, my whole and sole Executrix. Witness my hand. John Keech
Test: Samuel Corprew
Will of William Price, Sr., deceased
...eleventh day of March one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. I, William Price, Sr., of the county of Beaufort and state of North Carolina... two children, that is to say, Mary and Absalom... well beloved wife, Mary Price...
...daughter Elizabeth Price
...sons William and Absalom
...son William Price
...daughter Allis Price
...daughters Luresha Price and Mary Price
...grandson ABRAM KEECH
...daughter LETTUCHEY KEECH, that is now dead
...desire that my son Absalom, when he comes to be sixteen years old, be bound to Joseph Palmer.
I nominate, constitute, appoint and ordain my well beloved and trusty friends, namely James McCabe, William Clark and JASPER KEECH, Executors...
William Price, Sr.
Test: John Hammon, Jr. and John Burtenshal

Good Luck with your research....Judy