|Posted By:||Marta Johns(t)on Patterson|
|Subject:||Sally Jordan Will-1830|
|Post Date:||February 05, 2005 at 08:04:15|
|Forum:||Nash County, NC Genealogy Forum|
In the Name of God Amen. I SALLY JORDAN of the county of Nash and State of North Carolina, knowing that it is once appointed for all to die and being in a weak state of health, but thank Almighty God in sound mind and memory do make and consitute this my last will and testament in manner following to wit:
Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved son DAVID JORDAN, one mare, called Lepard, one bridle and twelve dollars and fifty cents in money to purchase his a saddle, one bed, bedstead and furniture, one gun, one walnut table, also the state called his and books. (?)
I give and bequeath unto my beloved son JESSE JORDAN, one horse, bridle and saddle, one bed bedstead and furniture, one walnut chest, also the state called his and books, also fifteen dollars in cash to purchase him a gun.
I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter ELIZABETH JORDAN, one bed, bedstead and furniture, one pine chest, one pine table, also sixty five dollars in cash to make her equal with her brothers. It is my will and desire that all my children stay together and have the use of all my stock, farming utensils, household and kitchen furniture, until they finish and house, the crop now begun, and at the expiration of such time for my executor to sell all my property not given away in this my last will, and after paying my just debts, the balance of the money arising from the sale of my property of every nature whatsoever to be equally divided between all my children to wit: DAVID, JORDAN, JESSE JORDAN, and ELIZABETH JORDAN. I nominate and appoint Isaac F. Wood my executor to this my last will and testament this last day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal.
Sally Jordan (Seal)
Test. Eli Mercer, his mark.
Joshua Jordan, his mark
State of North Carolina court of pleas and quarter session
August Term 1830
The foregoing will was exhibited in open court for probate and proven by the oath of Joshua Jordan, a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded and is recorded in obedience thereto.
Attest Benj. H. Blount, C.C.C.
Pages 370, 371
Nash County, North Carolina
Record of Wills, Book 1