| Last Will and Testament of Julius
ALFORD of Bute, St. John's Parish, wife Lucy, horse bridle and
saddle, feather bed, furniture . . .
Son John, all land in Bute County on south Crooked Creek and north side (and other items) . . .
Son Isaac, the land and plantation on north side Crooked Creek below Ferrells Road, and to mouth of Bright Branch, 6 cows, calves, Piggs, 1 Breading Mare. . .
Son Goodrich, plantation John ROSE lives on.
Son Jacob, land and plantation where I live, on Rar River.
Son Job, 50 pounds.
Daughter Patty, bed and furniture.
Daughter Sarah, bed and furniture.
Schooling of my children . . . after wife's death equal division.
My brother Lodowick, an Executor and his son James, an Executor. Witnesses: James ALFORD, Thos. X GAY, John X ARRINDELL
Julius X ALFORD
Probated Nov 1771, Bute Co., NC; Will of Julius ALFORD, deceased, was presented in Bute County court November 1771 by James ALFORD and Thomas GAY. Letters Testamentary were granted to Lodowick ALFORD and James ALFORD, his Executors.
Franklin Co., NC
Will of JOHN POPE: To son William POPE I have already given his full legacy of 7 cattle, 1 feather bed and furnite, 1 rifle gun. To daughter Ann SMITH I have already given her full legacy of 2 cows and calves, 1 feather bed and furniture, some pewter. To son Charles POPE I have already given his full legacy of 400 acres, 1 mare, 7 cattle, 1 feather bed and furniture. Lend to wife the rest of estate during her life or widowhood; at her death it to go to son-in-law John ALFORD who is to pay debts and funeral expenses. Executors: Son-in-law John ALFORD, Richard SMITH. His mark. Witnessed: R? Norris, Richd. SMITH. Recorded 1794.