Name: Abner Aycock Sr
Given Name: Abner
Death: 1789 in Warren County, North Carolina
In the name of God, Amen. I Abner Aycock of the County of Warren, State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory thank God for the same, but considering the uncertainty of life, and that it is appointed for all men to die, do therefore make and declare this instrument my last will and testament. In the first place I by leave to recommend my soul to God who gave it me and my body to the Earth to be buried as my executors may think proper and direct as to my property which is to be divided and disposed of in the following manner.
Change Date: 18 Nov 2008 at 00:00:00
I lend unto my beloved wife Sally Aycock during her natural life the plantation where now live also three Negroes George, Daffany, and Julia, one gig and harness, one boy man called Polly, two cows or calves of her choice, two beds and furniture, one set of walnut dining room tables, one pine table, half a dozen large silver spoons, also half a dozen small silver spoons, one dozen sitting chairs, one burro, one of ???, one candle stand, one safe, and six hair trunks of her choice, and at her death it is my will that the land be equally divided between my children.
Henry, Richard, Samuel, Claybourn, Abner, William, Susan, Polly, Sally
And that the balance of the property which I have loaned my wife ??? and Negroes ??? equally divided between all of my children. I also give unto my wife one years maintenance to be allotted to her by my executors.
I give unto my daughter Sally Aycock one Negro woman named Sylvin and her increases. Also one Negro boy named Turner and one years maintenance to be allotted to her by my executors. I also give unto my daughter Susan Lancaster the Negro girl Girdy and her increase and all the other property I have prospered her with and also one Negro boy named Eaton.
I give unto my daughter Polly Shaw the Negro girl Elisa and her increase and all of the other property I have prospered her with, also one Negro boy named Haywood.
I give unto my daughter Temperance King all of the property I have prospered her with, also three hundred dollars to be raised out of my estate and disposed in cash ??? William Williams at to be given unto her as ???. I also lend her fifty acres of land during her natural life including and adjoining the plantation where she now lives and at her death I give the same land unto her daughter Temperance.
I give unto my son Ransom Aycock all of the property I have prospered him with.
I give unto my son Abner Aycock one bed and furniture.
I give unto my son William Aycock one bed and furniture also my smith tools.
I also give to my wife that my blacksmith tools be sold together with all my stock, crop, plantation, including household and kitchen furniture not here before given away at the discretion of my executors and the proceeds thereof be applied to the payment of all past against my estate and the surplus, if there should be any, should then its my wish that it will be equally divided among my children. The remainder of my Negroes and their increases I wish a general division between my sons Henry, Ransom, Richard, Samuel, Claybourn, Abner, and William, but the part which may be drawn to the allotment of my son Henry is only bound during his natural life and at his death I give the Negroes so drawn to my daughter Eliza to her and her heirs forever.
It is further my will that the crop which may be growing or in cultivation at my decease be made and bound before division of my estate takes place. I hereby nominate and appoint my son Ransom Aycock and my friend William Williams executor to this my last will and testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and affixed my seal this twenty fifth day of March, 1823.
Father: Richard Noble Aycock Jr b: 16 Jan 1708 in Johnston County, North Carolina
Mother: Mary Claiborne
Sarah Harper b: 1758 in Halifax County, Virginia
7 Jul 1778
in Bute County, North Carolina
North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
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Bride's Name: Sarah Harper
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Marriage Date: 07 Jul 1778
Marriage Place: Bute,North Carolina
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51600-1
System Origin: North Carolina-ODM
Source Film Number: 6330285
Collection: North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
- Temperance Aycock b: 1778 in Warren County, North Carolina
- Ransom H Aycock b: 3 Apr 1785 in Warren County, North Carolina
- Susan Aycock b: 1785 in North Carolina
- Richard Aycock b: 1790 in North Carolina
- Abner Aycock Jr b: ABT 1798 in North Carolina
- Sally Aycock b: 1802 in North Carolina
- Henry Aycock b: 1802 in North Carolina
- Claybourn Aycock
- Samuel Aycock
- Polly Aycock
- William Aycock
- Eliza Aycock