Will of Hardamon Abington - 1813
Transcription provided by Becky Dozier

 

Northampton County Courthouse
Will Book 3, Page 142

In the name of God, Amen. I, Hardamon Abington of the county of Northampton, and state of North Carolina, being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, do make and publish this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following, will and desire is that all my estate be kept together in a common stock under th direction of my Executors hereafter to be named, until the expiration of the year on thousand eight hundred and fifteen. And that they pay out of the profits arising frou said estate, such lawful debts as may from time to time come against it. And after the expiration of the said term, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Clarissa Driver, the sum of five shillings North Carolina currency. Item, after the expiration of the a: time, I then give, devise and bequeath unto my two sons James Abington and Henry Abington, all the remaining part of my estate, both real and personal to be divided between them, share and share alike, to them and their heirs forever. But if either of my said sons should die without a lawful heir, then and in that case, it is my will that the surviving son should heir all my real and personal estate, to him and his heirs forever.

And I do hereby nominate and appoint my two sons, James Abington arc Henry Abington, whole and sole Executors of this my last will and testament, witness whereof, I, the said Hardamon Abington, have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this day of July 1813. Test: R. Whitaker J. P. Haughton James Watson

H. Abington Will was proven in open court at the March term of 1815, and ordered to be recorded, with Henry and James Abington qualifying as Executors.

J. C. Harrison, Clerk

 

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