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GOSWICK GENEALOGIES

by: Henry H. and Keuttah (Goswick) Kennemore
copyright 1986
 

Will of
Nicholas Jefferson Goswick
"Jeffery"


WILL OF NICHOLAS JEFFERSON GOSWICK "JEFFERY"

RECORDED FRANKLIN CO.N.C.

WILL OF RAL AND PERSONAL ESTATE OF JEFFREY GOSWICK OF THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN AND STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA BEING OF SOUND MIND AND MEMORY, BUT CONSIDERING THE UNCERTAINTY MY EARTHLY EXISTANCE DO MAKE AND DECLARE THIS MY LAST WILL AND TESTMENT IN MANNER AND FORM FOLLOWING THAT IS TO SAY FIRST THAT MY EXECUTOR HEREIN AFTER NAMED SHALL PROVIDE FOR MY BODY A DECENT BURIAL SUITABLE TO MY FAMILY WISHES AND PAY ALL BURIAL AND FUNERAL EXPENSES TOGETHER WITH MY JUST DEBTS AND OF THE MONEY FIRST COMES IN HIS HANDS OUT OF M Y ESTATE.

ITEM:THE FIRST I GIVE AND DEVISE TO MY BELOVED WIFE, MY LAND, STOCK, PLANTATION, TOOLS, HOUSEHOLD AND KITCHEN FURNATURE, HER LIFE TIME AT HER DEATH I WANT MY LAND DIVIDED EQUAILEY BETWEEN MY THREE GIRLIES TO WIT, JANE, MARY AND LUCY.  ALSO ALL THATS LEFT THOSE AT MY WIFES DEATH I WANT EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THE THREE GIRLS MENTIONED.

I GIVE MY SON JOHN GOSWICK TWO  DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS, I GIVE MY SON LISHA "ELIJAH" GOSWICK HIS AIRS TWO DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS IN WITNESS.  I THE SAID JEFREY GOSWICK DO HEREINTO SET MY HAND AND SEAL THIS 15TH DAY OF MAY 1874.

PRESENCE OF:
JAMES W.SWANSON
JOSEPH G.SWANSON

JEFREY GOSWICK


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