Robeson County Wills, Vol. II, by Dr Morris Britt, page 14 lists the abstract of the will of James Smith. The will, p. 67 - 68 was dated 22 Sept 1854 and probated Nov. Term, 1855, Oath of Benjamin Freeman and John W. Branch. Sdh. Howell, Clk.
Esther - dwelling house; slave woman Chloe
John Smith - slave man Moses and $l00.00
Sally Baker - slave woman "Rachael and her three children
Orra Mercer slave woman Susan and her six children
William Smith - slave man Simon
Alfred Smith - slave man George
Ellen Willis - woman Adaline and her children
Joseph Smith - woman Mary and her children
Anna Howell - woman Eliza
Jemima Walters - woman Aggy and her two children
Stephen Smith - woman Nelly and her three children
Ordered the sale of slave woman Rachel.
Signed: James Smith
Exrs: (sons)John, Willliam an Stephen
Wit: Ben. Freeman John W. Branch
Note: Hope this helps
Also have abstract of John Smith is anyone interested. It is quite long.
Would love any info on Glare family. Please help.
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