Orange Co., NC Will - George Reeves, Sr.

1821 Will - George Reeves, Sr.

Will - George Reeves, Sr.

Orange County, North Carolina
Will Book D, Page 6o5
30 May 1821, Proven Aug 1821

Will of George Reeves, deceased
In the name of God, Amen. I, George Reeves, being in a low state of health, and sound mind and memory, do make and constitute this to be my last will and testament, after my debts and funeral charges is paid. I give unto my son John Reeves, my negro man named George, and young negro woman named Dilcy, and a girl named Judy. I give unto my son George Reeves, a yellow boy named Jim, and a girl named Brena, and a boy child named Jesse; and my home plantation containing two hundred acres. I give unto my son James Reeves, one negro man named London. I give unto my son Frederic Reeves, one negro man named Pompey, and one boy named Jeremiah, and one boy named Wilson, and ninety acres of land, being a part of the said tract he now lives on. I give unto my daughter Sarah Durham, one negro woman named Jude. I give unto my daughter Nancy Baldwin, one negro woman named Hillis, and one negro boy named Lewis. The remainder of my estate to be equally divided between John Reeves, George Reeves, James Reeves, Frederic Reeves, Sarah Durham, and Nancy Baldwin. I do also constitute and appoint John Reeves and George Reeves, Executors to this my last will and testament, this thirtieth day of May one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one.

s/George Reeves Reeve

William Brown
Sarah Bishop
John Brown

Will was proven in open court at the August term of 1821, and ordered to be


Recently obtained copy of what appears to be the original will signed by George Reeves, shows he signed his name as REEVE.


Orange County, NC Will Book D, Page 6o5 online at Family Search
Estate File with copy of original will online at Ancestry.com

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