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Mary Dickinson

Female - 1763


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  • Name Mary Dickinson 
    Gender Female 
    Died Oct 1763 
    Notes 
    • CNIDR Isearch-cgi 1.20.06 (File: dick1753.txt)

      Northampton County, NC - Wills - Dickinson, Mary-1753

      File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by
      Vikki Highfield

      In the name of God Amen the Sixth day of October in the year of our Lord
      1753 I MARY DICKINSON of Northampton County in North Carolina being Sick and
      weak in body but of Sound and perfect memory thanks be given to God
      therefore Calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is
      apointed for all men one to Dye do Make and Ordain this my Last will and
      testament that is to Say princible and first of all I Recommend my Soul into
      the hands of God that gave it as for my body I Recommend it to the Earth to
      be buryed in a Christian like and Decent Manner at the discretion of my
      Executors nothing Doupting but at the General Resurrection I Shall Receive
      the Same again by the Mighty power of God and as touching Such wourlly
      Estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life I Give
      Devise and Dispose of the Same in the following Manner and form Viz, Item. I
      Give and bequeath to my brother DANIEL DICKINSON one Negro Girl Called Dinah
      he paying my Brother DAVID DICKINSON half the Value that the Said Girl Shall
      be Deemed to be worth. Item I Give and bequeath to my brother JOHN DICKINSON
      ten pounds Current money of Virginia. Item I give and bequeath to my brother
      ISAAC DICKINSON one feather bed and furniture and four head of Cattle and
      Seaventeen Yards of Cloth and Eight pounds Virginia Currency. Item I Give
      and bequeath to my Kinsman WILLIAM NEWSUM six punds Virginia Currency. Item
      I Give and bequeath to my Sister CHARITY PEELLE all my wareing Clothes and
      five pounds Virginia money and as to the Rest of my Estate to pay my Just
      Depts and after they are Discharged to be Equally Divided between my two
      sisters SARAH DANIEL and ELIZABETH FUTROL and of this my Last will and
      testament I Nominate Constitute and appoint my two brothers DAVID DICKINON
      and ISAAC DICKINSON my whoe and sole Executors Revoaking and Annulling all
      Other wills by me heartofore made Ratifying and Confirming this and No Other
      to be my Last will and testament Signed Sealed Published and Pronounced and
      Declared to be my Last Will by me the testator. MARY (X) DICKINSON (Seal).
      In the presents of us JOHN BROWN, SUSANAH (X) PARKER, SUSANAH (X) HORTON.
      No. Hampton County / November Court 1753. The above written Will was proved
      in open Court by the Oath of SUSANAH PARKER one of subscribing witness
      thereto; at same time DAVID DICKINSON was qualify'd Executor thereto which
      on motion was ordered to be Cortify'd. Test. L. Edwards, Clerk Proved 4th
      December 1753. (From Secretary of State, North Carolina Wills, 1663-1789, SS
      855, Mary Dickinson, 1753).
    Person ID I0337  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2009 

    Father John Dickinson,   b. 1700, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1748/49, Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Rebeckah Dickinson,   b. Abt. 1705,   d. 1 Jul 1753, Northampton County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Family ID F0146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart