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The Last Will and Testament of Enoch Hinshaw


Last will and testament of Enoch Hinshaw;
North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Division of Archives and Manuscripts; Original Wills, Randolph County; microfilm #1578527 in the LDS FHL.

State of North Carolina
Randolph County Sept 27 ...
Know all men by this present ...
Enoch Hinshaw of the Co ...
and state affour said being ...
and memory but considering ...
of my earthly existance do m...
this my last will and Testam...
memory and form following ...
First That my Executor Sylva ...
shall provide for my body ...
suitable to the wishes of ...
pay all funeral expenses to ...
just debts howsoever and to ...
out of the first moneys that may ...
into her hands as a part ...
estate

Then I give and divise to my ...
Sylvania Hinshaw the tract ...
on I now live containing two ...
togather with all the improvements ...
have and to hold to ...
Sylvania Hinshaw for and during ...
her natural life in satisfaction ...
of her [-unclear-] and thirds of all my ...
Then I give and bequeath to my son ...
wife Sylvania Hinshaw all my ...
embracing Horses Cattle Hogs & ...
Wagons & Farming tools all Househ...
furniture not embracing Hannah's ...
also my wood and smith shop to ...
Sylvania Hinshaw all of my ...
[-unclear-] land during her natural life

... her death I will that my
... shall have the home tract of
...ing two hundred acrs to hold to
... Heirs for ever

... and bequeath equal to my two daughters
... Beersheba my tracts of land lying
... containing three hundred & sixty
... use ther lifetim then to there
... The parcel of land lying on polecat
... sold & one hundred dollars of the
... my wife Sylvania and the
... be equally divided betwene the
... Hew, Clark, Hannah, Beersheba
...at Clark shall have after
... of my beloved wife Sylvania all
... personal property willed & bequeathed
... may be left on hand after

... I do hearby constitute and appoint
... Sylvania Hinshaw my lawful Executrix
... and purposes to execute this my last
...tament according to the true intent
...of the same and every part and [-unclear-]

... where of I the said Enoch Hinshaw
... set my hand and seal this 27 of
... A D 1863

Enoch Hinshaw
his mark
seal

... and declared by
... Hinshaw to be
... and testament in
... who at his
... presence do subscribe
... there to


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