Will of NANCY CURRIE
Recorded in Robeson Co. Original Wills, 1763-1935, CR 083.801.3
This will was written August 10, 1861.
Shared by Emma Lou Weldon in Gainesville, FL
In the name of god Amen: I Nancy Currie of the county of Robeson and the State of N.C. being
of sound disposing mind, but weak in body and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and
being desirous to dispose of all such worldly estate as it hath pleased god to bless me with,
do make and ordain this my last Will in the following manner,
1. I order that immediately after my decease that all my just debts and funeral expenses be
paid out of my money.
2. I order that my Executor have grave stones put up at my grave, out of my money also.
3. I bequeath that all my money after paying my above mentioned debts and expenses and purchasing
the grave stones, to be equally divided between my brother Neill D. Currie of Florida and sister
Jennet Ray wife of Angus Ray of Georgia, the latter also shall possess all my wearing apparel,
and everything else which I possess, not otherwise disposed of, to be also divided between the
above mentioned brother and sister, which shall be done by my executor
Lastly I nominate and appoint Angus D. McLean Executor to this my last will and Testament. In
testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my Seal this 10th day of August A.D.
1861. Nancy Currie X her mark
X Daniel Johnson Currie
X John Graham Brown
State of North Carolina Court of Pleas and Quarter
Robeson County Session August Term A.D. 1861
This paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Nancy Currie deceased
is exhibited for probate in open Court and the due execution thereof by the said Nancy
Currie is proved by the Oath and examination of Daniel Johnson Currie and of John Graham
Brown the two subscribing witnesses thereof. It is therefore considered by the Court
that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of
the said Nancy Currie and the same is ordered to be recorded and filed.
Mr. A. Rowland, Clerk
Nancy Currie was born in Scotland. Bible page from her brother Neill D. Currie states "Nancy
Currie departed this life 15 Sept 1861"
Her sister, Jennet Currie Ray was married to Angus Wilkinson Ray.
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