Last will and testament of Absolom Hinshaw;
North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Manuscripts; Original Wills, Randolph County; microfilm #1578527 in the LDS FHL.
In The name of God amen.
I Absolom Hinshaw of the County of Randolph and State of North Carolina
being weak in Body but though of sound mind and memory do Declare
this my will and testament
after paying all my just Debts do Dispose of the Ballance of my Estate
as follows to witt |
I give to my wife Elizabeth Hinshaw the House wherein I now live with all the other buildings with the orchord with one hundred acres of Land including the afforesaid also Two Hundred dollars in Mony one Horse Called Ball with all the House hold Furniture also Two Cows and Calves and four Sheep her Choice all my stock of Hogs
I give to my son Stephen Hinshaw the Ballance of my Home Tract Containing Two Hundred acres and also at his Mothers Death the whole Tract containing three hund acres [-unclear-] to the Deeds to him his heirs and [-unclear-] forever also my sett of Smith Tools and the woodwork of one Waggon also Forty Dollars in Cash
I give to my grand daughter Elizabeth Upton one pine chest and one big [-unclear-]
give to my five grand children my Daughter Ann Upton's children fifty cents Each
All the Ballance of my Estate both Real and personal I will that it shall be made sale of to the highest bidder and the proceeds thereof shall be Equally Divided amongst my children share and share alike that is to say Elizabeth Cox John Hinshaw Rebecah Macon Jacob Hinshaw Joseph Hinshaw Stephen Hinshaw & Abel Hinshaw
I Do ordain Constitute and appoint my son Stephen Hinshaw and Hugh Moffett Executors to this my last will and Testament declaring all former wills and Testaments to be void in witness whereof I have herunto sett my hand and seal this 13th day of January 1829
Signed Sealed & Delivered
An Inventory of the Estate of Absalam Hinshaw Decd,
26 of February 1835.
Record of the sale of the personal property of Absolom Hinshaw; sold February 26, 1830, yielding a total of $99.79, certified May 1, 1830 by his executors Stephen Hinshaw and Hugh Moffett.
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