Hugh Henry Will
Hugh Henry Will, 1790.
Source: Probate Wills & Inventories Volume 1, page 291.
Transcribed by Jerry Wilson
In the name of God Amen. I Hugh Henry of North Carolina and Tennessee County, being of sound & perfect mind and memory blessed be to God, do this 3rd day of Febr'y and the year our Lord One Thousand and Seven Hundred and Ninety make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following that is to say.
First. I will and bequeath to my sons Hugh, David and Isaac a parcel or tract of land laying on the south side of Cumberland River contains 640 acres, and I likewise give and bequeath to my daughter Mary one bed & furniture and her riding saddle and flax wheel, as for my son Thomas he has already received his portion, and as for my daughter Catherine she has already received her portion.
Next. I will and bequeath to my wife Mary the residue of my estate during her life and after her decease for my daughter Mary to have of my estate one negro boy named Joseph and further I will and bequeath to my three sons Hugh, David and Isaac and daughter Mary all the residue of my estate. And I do also constitute and appoint my two sons Hugh & David my Executors.
Signed, Hugh Henry (seal)
Signed, sealed and published
in the presence of,
Robertson County Court July Term 1801.Test. Thos Johnson, Clk
This Will was proven in open court by the oaths of Samuel McMurry and Andrew Irwin subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
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