Beeson Wills

BENJAMIN BEESON (1714 - 1794)



I Benjamin Beeson of Randolph county and State of North Carolina being advanced to old age and calling to mind that it is appointed for all men once to die and now bing in but a poor state of health but of a sound mind and memory thanks to the auther of all good for same, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say first all of my just Debts and funeral charges to be paid by my Executors hereafter to be named. First I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth all my Personal Estate Except the Cash notes during her widowhood, the house she now lives in, the barn and Building with one half orchard and five or Six poles Round the Dwelling home to make her a garden with wood and wather or as much as she Shall think best. Twenty five Bushels of bread stuff one fat hogg every year During her widowhood and four or five of cleared land when she Shall think best if she needs so much bread paid by my son Edward Beeson. 2nd at the end of her widowhood to be Equally Divided Amongst my five sons Isaac, William, Richard, Edward and Benjamin. 3rd and lastly at the end of my wifes widowhood all the Rest of my Movable Estate to be Equally divided amongst all my children that is living (to wit) Isaac, Benjamin, William, Richard, Edward, Frances, Ann, Charity, Betty, Mary. I do Constitute and Ordain my two sons Isaac & Edward Beeson Executors of this my last will and testament and revoke all others heretofore by me made.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presents of us this 2nd day of the 4th Month 1794.

Benjamin (B) Beeson (seal) his mark

William Beeson
Henry Lamb
Benjamin Lamb

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