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Will-Alex. Little, Lincoln Co., NC 1783
Posted by: Douglas Little Date: November 21, 2000 at 01:08:23
  of 2014

This is the will of Alexander LITTLE of Lincoln Co., NC
dated Sep 13, 1783

In the Name of God, Amen,

I Alexander Little of the county of Lincoln and State of
North Carolina, being of sound and perfect mind and
memory (Blessed be God) do this Thirteenth day of
September in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Eighty Three, make and publish this my Last
Will and Testament in manner following;
Viztů..

And first I will that all my just debts be paid and discharged
and my body to be decently buried by my Executors herein
after namedů..

Secondly I will and demise to my nephew John Little eldest
son of my brother James Little all my lands to be entied?
upon him or his guardian on the payment of Twenty Five
pounds specia as a legacy to Elizabeth Little youngest
daughter of my mother Jane Little,

Thirdly I will and bequeath to my loving mother Jane Little
one black cow with a white face and Ten dollars specia,

Fourthly I will and bequeath to my brother James Little
four head of young cattle, a plow and tackling,

Fifthly I will and bequeath to John Little son of my brother
Archibald Little one black mare,

Sixthly I will and bequeath to my nephew John Henry one
bay mare with a blaze face,

Seventhly I will and bequeath to Elizabeth Little youngest
daughter of my mother one dark bay mare and one black
cow,

Seventhly I will and bequeath to my nephew Henry Little
second son of my brother James Little one spring colt,

And Lastly I do make ordain constitute and appoint my
brothers Archibald Little and James Little executors of this
my Last Will and Testament, In witness whereof I the said
Alexander Little have to this my Last Will and Testament,
set my hand and seal the day and year above written,

Alexander Little
(seal)

Signed, Sealed, Published and Declared by the said
Alexander Little as his Last Will and Testament in the
presence of us who were present at the time of Signing and
Sealing thereof;

James Johnston
David Chiney?
John Davis

Notes:
Alexander is the son of "Ancient" John and Jane Little of Anson Co.,
NC. John's will was dated 1755
This will was signed on: Sep 13, 1783 and Alexander died
____________
Transcription of Xerox of original will by A. Douglas Little on Nov 15,
2000
The below stamp was on the reverse side of my copy of the will:

XEROGRAPHIC COPY BY
OCT 13 1987
NORTH CAROLINA
STATE ARCHIVES



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