George Adamson ca 1774
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Record of Wills, Book A
Onslow County, North Carolina
In the name of God: I, George H. Adamson, being in perfect memory and
health will and bequeath all of my estate that the Lord my Savior has
blessed me with as follows, it being for the love I assure her, Mary
Averett, now called M Adamson.
Item: I will and bequeath to Mary Averett, now called M Adamson, that
is first of all, I lend to her during her life, one Negro woman called
three feather beds and three bed steads, one mare and colt, ten head of
sheep, thirty head of hogs, six head of cattle, two potts and hooks and
handels, one frying pan, two large pewter basons, six sitting chairs,
two woolen wheels and two linen wheels, one chest, one loom and four
cogs and gears and all of the rest of my estate real and
personal. I lend to Mary Averett, now called M Adamson, as above
mentioned and furthermore, I give Penelope Adamson one
Item: I give to John Adamson one English shilling of my estate and no
more and Peter H. Adamson one shilling of English money and no moreand
Mary M Adamson I give one English Shilling and no more.
Item: and after the death of Mary Averett, now called M Adamson, I give
all of my estate real and personal to my son and daughter (viz) George
H. Adamson that was born of Lelah H. Bullock and Lelah M. Adamson, born
of Mary Averett, now called M Adamson, to be equally divided between
the aforesaid George and Lelah. And furthermore I appoint John
Wilkins to see that after the above Mary is deceased that George above,
Lelah above, that the above estate that I have given them be equally
divided between the two or on executors as witness my hand and affixed
my seal the six day of November, One thousand seven hundred and ninety
two (6 Nov 1792).
-----George H. Adamson (seal)
Signed sealed and delivered in present of us
Margeret (X) Turner
Onslow: In court April term 1796
This will of George H. Adamson was proven by Henry Haynes, L. John
executor qualified thereto.
R. W. Mead (Snead?)
The within will is a true copy from the original in the clerk office of
County of Onslow, this 20 Feby 1805.
Nathaniel Loomis, C.S.C.
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