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Wills

Index of Wills and Probates

Will of Moses Babb

Will of Jacob Shipman

Will of William Langworth Husband of Ann Hussey

Thomas Hussy (Hussey)

Will of Samuel Luckett of "Hussey's Discovery"

Lancaster Co., PA Will Books and Intestate Records on the Myers Name

Will of Mary Knight

Capt. Babb

Will of Daniel Shipman

Will of John Babb I

Will of Thomas Babb of New Castle on Delaware

Will of Thomas Babb, Mariner of Limehouse 1620

Will of Peter Babb, Chester, PA- 1773

Will of John C. Smart

Will of James W. Morrow



Lancaster Co., PA Will Books and Intestate Records on the Myers Name

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35
  • Name: Myers, Abraham
  • Year: 1791
  • Book: F
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 270

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, Christian
  • Year: 1849
  • Book: U
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 647

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, George
  • Year: 1840
  • Book: S
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 234

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, George
  • Year: 1842
  • Book: T
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 6

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, Henry
  • Year: 1781
  • Book: D
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 139

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, John
  • Year: 1821
  • Book: Y
  • Volume: 2
  • Page: 484

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.35

  • Name: Myers, Susan
  • Year: 1850
  • Book: U
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 957

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.91

  • Name: Myers, Ann
  • Year: 1833
  • Book: G
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 40

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.91

  • Name: Myers, Ann Elizabeth
  • Year: 1826
  • Book: C
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 272

Will Books and Intestate Records, p.91

  • Name: Myers, Barbara
  • Year: 1843
  • Book: L
  • Volume: 1
  • Page: 138

Capt. Babb

English Origins of American Colonists, p.80

Thomas Johnson of Hingham, Mass., 1635, came in the Hope-well, Capt. Babb, from London (aged 25) and was drowned in Boston Harbor 29 May, 1656, leaving widow Margaret but no children.

Will of Mary Knight

English Origins of American Colonists, p.26

10 November, 1644, I MARY KNIGHT of Wapping, co. Middlesex, widow, being sick…give and bequeath unto my mother in law Sarah Knight, now resident in New England (in case she be living), twenty pounds; to my brother Robert Knight now resident in Holland £20 and all my late husband's wearing apparel, his sea clothes only excepted, and if my said brother die before the proving of my will, the said £20 shall be divided amongst his children then living; to my brother Philip Knight £5 and all my husband's sea clothes and instruments; to my brother William Bradbank £10; to my brother Henry Harris £10 at 21; to my father in law William Harris £5 he oweth me; to my sister Anne Wilson £10 by 20s. per year; to the putting forth of my kinswoman Anne Chamberley to be apprentice £15; to the poor of Gravesend 40s. and to the poor of Wapping £3; to Katherine Townsend 20s.; to Goodwife Scamity and Goodwife Cock 10s. each; to Goodwife Armstrong and her mother 15s.; to Anne wife of John Babb 5s.; to my friend Francis Caly, scrivener, 20s.; to John Waterton, shipwright, a piece of black silk to make him a dublet, and to his wife my best scarlet peticoat with galoone lace; to Samuel Waterton his son 20s.; to Richard Elstone his son in law 20s.; to Jonathan Meridith £5, and to his wife linen; to my sister Anne Bradbank all the rest of my goods, and her I make executrix. Overseers: John Waterton, Francis Calley and Jonathan Meredith. To William Chamberley my kinsman £5 when he come out of his time or be married. Witnesses: Henry Ward, Robert Mutton. Proved 5 Feb., 1644-5, by the executrix. (Commissary of London, Vol. 30, f. 15.)

Will of Peter Babb

13 May 1773, Proved 27th October 1773, Chester County, Pennsylvania. (Son of Thomas and Bathsheba Hussy Babb)

In the name of God Amen May 13th 1773—I PETTER BABB of the township of West Caln, County of Chester and province of Pennsylvania Being weak & fraill of Body but of perfect mind & memory praised be god for all his mercies & Calling to mind the mortality of my Body Do make this my Last will and testament VIZ principally and first of all I Recommend my soul to God that gave it and my Body I bequeath to the Earth to be Buried in a Christian like & Decent manor at the Discretion of my Executors & as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this Life I give and Devise & Dispose of the same in the following maner & form------------------------

Imprs I give & Bequeath to my well beloved MARY BABB all my whole Estate Real & personal During her widdowhood--------------------ITEM I give to my son THOMAS BABB ten Shillings he being already advanced---I give & Bequeath to my Daughter BATHSHEBA TREGO five shillings She being already advanced------ITEM I give to my Dauter MARY WILLSON one Hundred pounds to be paid after my wifes decease---------ITEM I give to my son PETTER BABB all that part of my plantation where on I now live Containing by Estimation one Hundred & fifty acres more or less to be subject to my wife as above, he or his Heirs Execrs Admrs or either of them paying to my Daughter ELIZABETH BISHOP one hundred pounds to her other heirs after my wifes decease-----------ITEM I give to my grandson JOSEPH now living with me fifty pounds to be paid out of my son PETTERS part as above---------ITEM I give to my Daughter ANN PEIRSOLL five shiligs She being already advances.-----ITEM I give to my Daughter SHUSANA BABB one Hundred pound to be paid out of my son SAMPSONS part of my Estate after my wifes Decese----

ITEM I give & Bequeath to my Son SAMPSON BABB all that part of my Estate whereon he now lives to him & heirs or assigns for Ever, he paying or Causeing to be paid the above one hundred pounds to my Daughter MARY WILLSOn or her heirs as allso the above one hundred pound to my Daughter SHUSANNA to her or her Heirs.

And my will is that my Son PETTER BABBS part of my Estate Shall go to him his Heirs or Assigns—and my will is that there shall be no waste nor Destruction on my Reall Estate During my wifes naturall life the Sd Lands Lying & Being in the above Sd township of West Caln---------- My wife MARY BABB and my Son THOMAS BABB I likewise constitute & ordain my only & Sole Executors of this my Last will & testament & I do utterly Disalow Revoke & Every Disanull all former wills or Executors by me in any ways by me made will or ordained Ratifying & Confirming this & none other to be my Last will & Testament. In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand & Seall the Day & Year first above written--------Published Pronounced & Declared by the Sd PETTER BABB as his Last will & testament in presence of us the under subscribers: William Kennedy, William Neely & Robt Brown. Octr 27th 1773

Will of Thomas Babb, Mariner of Limehouse 1620

London Commissary Court
Orig Will 1620 23 431v
[17 49]
Guildhall Microfilm 9171/23
IN DEI NOMINE AMEN C# Thomas Babb of Limehouse in the county of Middlesex Marriner, being sick of body yet of good and perfect memory thanks be unto God therefore doe therefore make and ordeyene this my last will and testament in mannyer and forme following that is to saye

First I comit my soule into the hande of Almighty God my only Saviour and Redeemer by whose most precious death and passion I doe faithfully trust and believe to give full pardon and forgiveness of all my sinnes by me comitted and my body to the earth from whence it came in the full confidence that both soule and body shall be joined againe together at the resurrection and be made p’taker of that blessed kingdome which Christ hath purchased for his elect, and for all other of my goods and chattles whatsoever it hath pleased god to lend me I will give and bequeath as followeth ITEM I will give and bequeath unto my sonne JOHN BABB thesomof fower pounds of good and lawfull money of England and all and every mye wearinge clothes whatsoever ITEM I give and bequeath unto my sonne THOMAS BABB the som of five pounds ITEM unto my sonne WILLIAM BABB five pounds ITEM unto my sonne PHILLIP BABB the like some of five pounds of like lawful money of England ITEM I give & b.q. unto my daughter JOANE BABB the some of 25 S lawful money of England ITEM I give and bequeath unto my sonne ANDREW BABB the some of twenty pounds of warrant money of England and my will intent and meaninge is that my sayde wife shall enjoye and possesse all and singular the legacyes before bequeathed,…whether…but if she shall marrye or be married that then the sayde Legacy to be payde within six monthes after her marriage. And I do make and asseyne MARYE BABB myloveinge wife my full and sole Executrix of this my sayde last will and Testament In witness whereof I the sayde THOMAS BABB have hereunto putt my hand and seal dated the eighth day of September Anno Dni 1620 and in the eighteenth yeare of the reigne of oure Souveraigne Lord Kinge James…that the sd THOMAS BABB doth make Richard Philipe the overseer of this his last will and testament. THOMAS BABB/Sealed subscribed published and confirmed for the last will and testament of the sayde THOMAS BABB in the presence of me James Hull Sr. The mark of William Bley witnes/

Probatum finit hmo…Testatis cor inro Thomas Cwin Leyn Here Surroto vene lis vert mei & sicholai Lingford artin mei Cwin Ferij generalis het ultimo die mense ottoger millino…mas…inramento MARIE BABB Executricher cui hs debu.

Will of Thomas Babb

August 1748, New Castle on Delaware, Proved 13 August 1751. Will Record G, Vol. 1, pg 484, Wilmington, DE.

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, the seventeenth day of August Anno Domini 1748. I Thomas Babb Senr. Of Brandywine hundred in the County of New Castle on Delaware Yeoman being sick and weak in Body But of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God therefore calling into mind the mortality of my Body, And knowing that it is appointed for 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 and recommend my Soul into ye hands of God that made it and my Body I recommend to ye Earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at ye discretion of my Executor nothing doubting but at ye general Resurrection I shall receive of 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 Devise and Dispose of the same in the following manner and form.

IMPREMIS. I give and Bequeath to my son PETER BABB all my land and Plantation in aforesaid County and hundred above mentioned with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging forever. ITEM, I likewise give to my well beloved son PETER BABB all my stock with all the rest of my general Estate to be disposed of as shall be here after mentioned and the remainder if any there be to himself. ITEM I give and bequeath to my well beloved son THOMAS BABB all that tract of land in Virginia Government where on he now lives, As it stands and is divided between him and his Brother, PHILLIP. I likewise give to my Son THOMAS BABB the sum of five shillings more than what he has had already to be paid by my Executor hereafter mentioned. ITEM I likewise give too my well beloved son PHILLIP BABB the remainder part of the land in Virginia Government, joyning to his Brother Thomas Land to be and remain as its divided at this Present. I likewise give to my son PHILLIP BABB the sum of five shillings to be paid to him by my Executor and give to my daughter MARY the sum of forty shillings to be paid her by my Executor. ITEM I likewise give to my daughter REBECCA the sum of forty shillings to be paid her by my Executor. ITEM, I likewise give to my daughter LYDIA the sum of forty shillings to be paid her by my Executor. ITEM I give to my grandson JOHN GREGORY the sum of one pound Current money to be paid to him by my Executor. I likewise give to my Granddaughter REBECCA GREGORY the sum of ten shillings to be paid by my Executor. ITEM I likewise give to my Granddaughter LYDIA GREGORY the sum of ten shillings to be paid her by my Executor. I likewise Constitute make and ordain my well beloved Son PETER BABB sole Executor of this my last will and Testament, all and Singular and I do hereby utterly disalow, revoke and Disanull all and every other former Testament, Will, Legacies and Bequests and Executors by me any ways before mentioned. Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament. In WITNESS whereof I have here unto set my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written. /s/ Thomas Babb (Seal) Wit: Richard Grubb and Andrew Hudson.

Personally appeared before me John Curtis, Esq. Registrar…for the County of New Castle upon Delaware, Andrew Hudson, one of the subscribing witnesses…and on his oath saith that he was Present and saw Thomas Babb sign and Execute the same…13 August 1751.

Will of John Babb I

3 June 1868
A 3644 exect.
Clark Co., OH

In the name of the Benevolent Father of All:
I John Babb of the city of Springfield Clarke County in view of the uncertainty of life and the certainty of Death do hereby make and publish this my last Will land testament:

1st I desire my Executor to pay all my legal and honest debts including my funeral expenses; and a tombstone to be erected at my grave and a lot in the cemetery not exceeding in value of the sum of sixty dollars.

2nd I desire and I hereby give and bequeath all the Balance of my property to my children, Joanna Clemmens, Jane Stitsel, John H. Babb and Jacob S. Babb to be divided equally between them so that each one shall receive one fourth of the whole said balance.

Third I desire my Executor to appraise, my bedding and clothing and other household goods and furniture that I may have, and to allow my aforesaid children to elect such articles as they may prefer but I desire him to see that the amount of such household goods shall be taken by them in such a manner so that each shall as far as possible share alike with the others. I desire S.B. Clemmens to have my watch and it is to be regarded as a part of Johanna Clemmens share.

4th I hereby nominate and appoint J. William Coles as my Executor and I desire the Probate Court to direct my executor to dispense with any sale of my property; and I hereby authorize my Executor to adjust, compromise, and collect all my outstanding indebtedness, to execute this will with as little expense as possible to my Estate. And to God I give my soul. Signed and acknowledged by said John Babb as his last will and testament in our presence; and signed by us in his presence this 30th day of May 1868. John Babb (his mark); J.K. Moroer and Eevilla Toland.

Will of John C. Smart

Data given to Doug Leonard by Bill and Gene Morrow April 6, 1997. Was obtained by Bill and Gene during their visit to Butler Co., MO. Transcribed to the best of my ability this day of April 13, 1997 in as much as it is readable by Doug Leonard.

In Summary, this Will recorded July 15, 1861, sets forth from John C. Smart's estate, should he die, to the children of Sarah Smart (formely Sarah Morrow) children being John Morrow and Ester Catherine Morrow an amount in cash equal to the value of their portion of their fathers estate at the time John C. Smart married their mother. Also within this will is the giving the power of attorney to James W. Morrow while John C. Smart is at war. Also assigns James W. Morrow Executor and Administrator of will should John get killed in the civil war.

To all to whom these presents may concern be it known that owing to the confused condition of State and Government affairs and the fact of civil war in our midst I have deemed it my duty which I owe to myself and my family to volunteer in defence of what I deem to be my rights intending to to defend those rights to the best of my abilities: in view of all these matters and the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death at home or abroad and all these things being considered I have determined to make an agent to attend to all my public business and in all cases to act as my attorney in fact to sue and for me and in my name to accept service of process and defend or compromise all in any suits according to his best discretion and in case of my death to be my Executor and Administrator until the appointment hereby made shall be worked either by my dismisal from Military Service or by document of revocation under my hand and Seal upon request of such agent or otherwise and to ? the Ends and interests and for the purposes aforesaid I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint James W. Morrow of Butler County Missouri and his executors and administrators my true and lawful agent and agents attorney and attorneys in their or his own name or names or in any name as circumstances may require to ask demand sue for recover and receive ( & on receipt of all in any part to give sign and execute and acknowledge all necessary acts receipts or discharges for) all Money debts dues and demands now owing due or becoming due to me and stand ( ? ) thereof upon the following trusts ( ? ) First To pay all my just and lawful debts so far as he may be in ( ? ) of the means.

Secondly, In the event of death or any casuality to see that my wife's two children John Morrow and Easter Catherine Morrow get from My Estate as much in value of property in cash as they had from their Father's Estate when I married their Mother!

Thirdly I desire my said agent to do the best he can towards giving all my childred such advantages of education as may be in his (power?): and (Pervish?) My Thomas Cannon to have the same advantages of Education as my own Childred and an Equal share of my Estate with my own children after providing for said John and E Catherine Morrow as above mentioned in at least on hundred and fifty dollars;

Fourthly I desire My wife Sarah Smart to have my home farm during her natural life and that at her death the same be Equally divided among My children the above Cannon to have no more than above forwiled

Fifthly- I desire and empower My said agent to use and Excercise his discretion in all things relating to the matters and hereby intrusted to him and all things that may in future arise

Lastly- I declare that my said agent his heirs Executors and Administrators Shall Not be answerable or responsible for any lose which may happen to the ( ? ) ( ? ) Nor for any more Money than he or they shall actually receive Nor for any loss or injury happening Escept by his or Their willful or default I mean in all above that my present wife and children by her Shall have the farm on which I now live

Attest ( ? ) John C. Smart (Seal)

State of Missouri
County of Butler

I the undersigned I Samuel H. Thomson a Justice of the Peace acting in and for the County aforesaid do certify that the 13th day of July A.D. 1861 before me cames John Co. Smart who is personally known to me to be person described in and who Escecuted the forgoing instrument and whose name is subscribed to the same as the Maker thereof and he acknowledged that he Esecuted the same for the purposes therein set forth

Sammuel H Thomson
Justice of the Peace

Filed for Record in My Office on the 15th day of July A.D. 1861.
Transcribed from Book C. & Page.s 125 & 126 September 22nd A.D. 1870 Isaac B. Tubb, Clerk and Records

Will of James W. Morrow

Data given to Doug Leonard by Bill and Gene Morrow April 6, 1997. Was obtained by Bill and Gene during their visit to Butler Co., MO. Data also includes a "Administrator's Deed Public Sale" which looks to be the Elias Brannum Administrator of James W. Morrow's Will. Book E page 329; July 16, 1868 James W. Morrow deceased.

Administrators Deed Public Sale
To all to whom these presents shall come I Elias Brannum Administrator of the Estate of James W. Morrow, deceased and greeting:

Whereas, on the day of October A.D. One thousand eight Hundred and sixty Seven the Probate Court of the County of Butler, in the State of Missouri: at the January Terms, one Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Eight of Said Court, ordered by an entry of Record, that I, as Administrator of said Estate, Sell at Public Sale, on the following terms, to wit: Subject to the Widows dower and one fifth cash and the remainder on a credit of twelve months, from date of sale, the purchaser securing the same, with note and good security, the following described Real estate, situate in the County of Butler and State of Missouri, to wit: The South West quarter of the North West quarter, And the North West quarter of the south west quarter, and the South half of the South West quarter of Section Number Ten (10) Township Twenty Three (23) North of Range Five (5) East containing One hundred and sixty acres or so much thereof as May be necessary to pay the debts of the Estate of James W. Morrow Deceased, and Whereas, previously to the day of sale hearinafter mentioned I, as such Administrator, caused a notice that said Real Estate would be sold at Public sale, on the 13th day of April A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and sixty Eight, while the Probate Court of said County of Butler was in session, at the Court House door in the Town of Popular Bluff in said County of Butler on the following terms, to wit, subject to the Widows Dower and the purchasers paying One fifth of the purchase money in cash, and the remainder on a credit of twelve months from the date of sale, securing the same, by note and good security to be published by posting up ten writen hand bills in said County of Butler, put up in ten public places in said County twenty days before the day of sale.

And whereas, previously to such day of sale, I, as such Administrator, had said Real Estate appraised in due form of Law, by A.B. Tomkin Steven Scaggs and Jael Rushin, three disinterested house holders of said county, who, on the Eleventh day of April A.D. 1868 having first made the affidavit required by law, appraised said Real Estate to be of the value of Eight Hundred Dollars $800 Dollars, and so certified in their Certificate of appraisiment by virtue of which said order of sale, notice and appraisement and of the power in me vested by law, so to do, I, as such administrator, did, on the thirteenth day of April A.D. One Thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Eight, between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and five o'clock in the afternoon of that day at the Court House door in the Town of Popular Bluff in said County of Butler while the Probate court of said county was in session, expose to sale, openly, at public auction, on the terms mentioned in said order and notice all the right, title and interest which said James W. Morrow deceased had in and to said Real Estate at the time of his death; and James Brannum being the highest and last bidder for said Real Estate, at the price and sum of Five hundred and fifty One Dollars the same was stricken off and sold to the said James Brannum for that sum.

And whereas, at the term of the Probate Court of said County of Butler next following the sale of said Real Estate being the July Term, A.D., 1868 of said Probate Court, and on the 4th day of the Term A.D. 1868, I, as such Administrator, made to said Court a report verified by my affidavit as the law directs and accompanied by the certificate of appraisement, and a copy of the advertisement of sale & proceedings touching such sale, including the manner time, terms and place of sale, and of the property sold and to whom sold, all as heretofore set forth, and which report was thereupon approved by said court, by its proper order.

Now, Therefore, in consideration of the premises, and of the said sum of Five Hundred and fifty One Dollars to Me, said Administrator, paid by the said James Brannum (the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge), and by virtue of the authority in me vested, by law, I Elias Brannum Administrator as aforesaid, do hereby Grant, sell and convey, to the said James Brannum all the right, title and interest which the said James W. Morrow deceased had [at at the time of his death] (D.L. that in [ ]'s was scratched out) of in and to said Real Estate at the time of his death; to Have and to hold the right, title and interest hereby conveyed unto the said James Brannum his heirs and assigns forever, with all the right and previlejes thereto belonging subject to the wisows dower, In witness whereof, I, Elias Brannum Administrator as aforesaid, have hereto set My hand and affixed My seal this 16th day of July, A.D. One thousand Eight Hundred and sixty eight.

Elias Brannum seal

(Document continues)
State of Missouri
County of Butler ss

Be it Remembered that on this 16th day of July A.D. One Thousand Hundred and sixty eight, before Me, Isaac B. Tubb, a clerk of the County Court in and for the County aforesaid duly commissioned and sworn personally Came Elias Brannum Administrator of the Estate of James W. Morrow, deceased, who is personally known to me to be the same person whose name is subscribed to the forgoing deed of Conveyance as Administrator aforesaid, and acknowledge the same to be his act and deed as Administrator as aforesaid, for the uses and purposes therein mentioned. In Testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and affixed my official seal Done at offics in Popular Bluff, the day and year aforesaid Issac B. Tubb. Clerk.

Internal Revenue Stamp attached One dollar
Filed for Record on 16th day of July 1868, and truly (entered?) of Record on 18th day of July 1868. Isaac B. Tubb Clerk

Will of Samuel Luckett of "Hussey's Discovery"

Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 3 VOLUME III.

Luckett, Samuel,Chas. Co., 5th Mch., 1705; 18th July, 1705.

To wife ––, 150 A., “Smootes Chance,” at Port Tobacco. To eld. son Samuel, 200 A., “Hussey's Discovery,” also 150 A. adjacent to the land formerly knowne to be Capt. Josias Fendall's and now adjoining the widow Eliza: Hawkins. To son Thomas, 500 A. in Virginia, near Quanticott. To son Ignatius, 100 A., “Thompson's Square.” To young. son Thomas Hussey Luckett, personalty. In event of death of any son or sons afsd. during minority or without issue, survivor or survivors to inherit deceased's portion. Residue of estate to wife and child. afsd., including money due in England. Exs.: Wife and son Samuel. Test: Philip Briscoe, Sr., Jos. Venom, Michaell Waterer. 3. 649

Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 2 VOLUME II.

Hussy (Hussey), Thomas
,Chas. Co., 6th Feb., 1699; 14th Oct., 1700.

To grandson Thomas Hussey Lucket, 1310 A. in Chingamuxon. Dau. Eliza: Luckett, extx. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal.
Test: Thos. Wheechardly, Henry Harman, Philip Harrall, Ann Varnum. 11. 43.

___________________________________________________________

William Langworth

Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 2 page 70
Langworth, William,St. Mary's Co., 7th Feb., 1693; 1st May, 1694.

To wife Ann, plantation, 150 A., and 150 A., “Mills Marsh. To dau. Agatha, 240 A., “Highpark.” To dau. Eliza:, 120 A., “St. Barbaries Addition.” To dau. Mary and hrs., residue of land in St. Mary's Co. Land in Charles Co., 600 A., “Widow's Mite,” testator orders to be sold. To Sarah Bower, personalty. Residue of estate, real and personal, wife's dower excepted, to 3 daus. afsd., viz., Mary, Eliza:, and Agatha, equally. To brother Sampel Lucket's 3 sons, viz., Samuel, Thomas, and Ignatins, estate bequeathed sd. daus. in event of their death during minority. Ex., Father-in-law Thos. Hussey.

[p.70] By memorandam attached to will, testator decrees that certain personalty belonging to dec'd wife Mary and given to her by her mother, –– Hussey, shall not be appraised with his estate, it having already been given to three daus. afsd. by their mother Mary. Test: Walter Ross, Mary Dorrell, Chas. Charles. 2. 282.


Will of Jacob Shipman

See family page

In The Name of God Amen I Jacob Shipman of Rutherford County in North Carolina being low in state of bodily health but of sound mind and memory considering the frailty of Nature and uncertainty of this present life Do make this as my last will and testament. First and above all things: My soul I give unto God that gave it and my body I commit to the Dust from whence it came to be buried with a Decent Christian burial and as for my worldly Estate with which the Lord has been pleased to bless me I give and bequeth in the following manner viz. I give all my Estate Real and personal to Sarah my beloved wife dureing her life to Raise and educate the Children at her descretion and after her Death to be equially Devided among the Children as follows to John Shipman my son, give five shillings and to Elizabeth Burleson my Daughter five Shillings and to Edward Shipman and Abraham Shipman and Daniel Shipman and Isaac Shipman and Jacob Shipman and Simon Shipman and James Shipman and Matthew Shipman my sons five Shillings each to be paid to them when they arrive to the age of Twenty one years or when they Marry and it is my will and Desire that at the Decease of Sarah my beloved wife that what Remains of my estate Real and personal be Equially Devided among all (all) my sons____mentioned and if what I have allready given to John Shipman my son and Elizabeth Burleson my Daughter shall not be Judged Eaquel Share with the Rest that it be Made unto them out of the Estate and I Do heretto Make Ordain Constitute and appoint Sarah my beloved wife exceutrix and Edward Shipman My Brother Executor of this My last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Ninth Day of ___Anno Dom one thousand Seven hundred and Ninety four.
Jacob Shipman (his mark) Seal
Signed and Sealed in the Presence of ______Riggs, Alexander Davis______, Simon Kuykendall

____________________________________________________

Will of Moses Babb

Chatham County, NC Wills, Book A, Page 39

"In the name of God amen. I Moses Babb of Chatham County and State of North Carolina being in a low state of health but through the mercy of sound mind and memory do ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows, viz.
Item - All my accounts left my be are collected and all my just debts are paid of leaving my wife Elisabeth her life as widowhood a quiet possession but if the Executors c___ the estate is awaiting by unlawful usage there too take care of the Estate for the sake of the heirs.
Item - I give and bequeath to my son John Babb one hundred and twenty acres of land on the west side of the Indian branch all joining to Joseph Wheelers line and along Molly Kelley line and up the Indian Branch to David Wimberlys line and then along David Wimberlys line to Joseph Wheelers line again one c___ .
Item - I bequeath to my well beloved son William Babb after his mothers death two hundred acres of land the remaining part of my land and one bed and one sorrel mare and colt.
Item - I give and bequeath to my daughter Christian Babb one feather bed and furniture and one cow.
Item - Give and bequeath to Elisabeth Cousins forty shillings current money and Green Cousins forty shillings current money by there grandfather by cutting out there mother of her part. After my wife Elisabeth deceased or widowhood also my will and desire is that the remaining part of my estate shall be left to my son William Babb to him and if he his heirs forever.
Item - Also, I constitute my too worthy friends William Yeats and William Babb, my only and sole executors be this my last will and testament and do utterly disallow and revoke and is annul all other wills and testament by me here to fore made.
In witness where of I have here unto set my and seal this the 28th day of December 1799.

Moses Babb
Witnesses: David Wimberly Joseph Kelley Thos. Lewter