Caswell County North Carolina
Will Books 1777-1814

Katharine Kerr Kendall
1979


[pg 6][Book A 1780-1781; March Court 1781]
126 Sales estate of Thomas Wisdom. Buyers: Thomas Yates, Martha
Wisdom, Baze Newman, David Culbertson, Larkin Wisdom.

[pg 25][Book B - 1788; April Court 1788]
228 Estimate of debts paid for estate of Thomas Wisdom. Paid to
James Watkins, William McCraw, Thomas Carson, James Turner,
Marmaduke Stanfield, Isaac Reaves, David Blair. By Martha Wis-
dom
, adm. Payments to John Graves, William Shelton.

[pg 47][Book C 1794-95; January Court 1795]
106 Letter of Attorney: James Wisdom to Brother Larkin Wisdom to
recover estate due from Francis Wisdom decd. of Pittsylvania
County, Va. 6 Jan 1795. Test: William Rainey JP, John McMullen.

[pg 47][Book C 1794-95; January Court 1795]
106 Letter of attorney: Sarah Wisdom and Martha Wisdom to Brother
Larkin Wisdom to recover from estate of Francis Wisdom their
decd. grandfather of Pittsylvania Co. Va. such property now in
possession of Dr. Crawford Williams. 26 Jan 1795. Test: James
Robinson.

[pg 54][Book C 1797; January Court 1797]
200 Sales estate of James Smith by D. Dickie adm. Sales to:
Sarah Smith                  George Farley        Benjamin Warren
David Dickie                 James Greer          Sol. Smith
William Culbertson           James Currie         John Atkinson
John Dickie                  George Eubank        Aquilla Compton
John Hightower               William Howard       William Warren
Thomas Jackson               Larkin Wisdom        William McMan
Samuel Motheral
[pg 56][Book C 1797; October 1797]
248 Larkin Wisdom's ear mark for his stock "A carap and underkeel
in each ear."

[pg 61][Book C 1798; July Court 1798]
327 Sale estate of Buckner Wall to:
John Whitlow                 Nancy Wall           John Whitlow
Larkin Wisdom                William Whitlow      Jesse Whitlow
Daniel Malone                Lewis Ashburn
  By John Whitlow adm.

[pg 63][Book C 1798-99; January Court 1799]
355 George Farley - Will - w. 30 Nov 1798. Wife Catherine; daughter
Parthenia Farley; if Parthenia dies before she comes of age,
land to go to brothers John Farley and Henry Farley; brothers
and sisters; sister Mary Farley. Exec: wife, Henry Burton, and
David Mitchell. Wit: H. Burton, Mary Farley, Martha Wilson,
Kesiah Burton, John Wisdom.

[pg 67][Book C 1799-1800; January Court 1800]
423 Sale estate of George Farley by H. Burton and Catharine Farley,
exec. Buyers:
Catharine Farley             William Mansfield    Bayly Byrd
Thomas Neely                 Henry Fuller         Jeremiah Brooks
David Mitchell               James Warren         James Birk
Abraham Holsonback           Thomas Barnett       William Stewart
Henry Burton                 Hackley Warren       Alexander Wiley
John Wisdom

[pg 82][Book D 1802-1803; January Court 1803]
135 Sales estate of Thomas Simmons decd. after the death of Pris-
cilla Simmons by Thos. Simmons exec. Sales to:
William Moore                Thomas Yancey        Thomas Gooch
Zephaniah Tait               James Yancey         John Jones
Thomas Compton               Bartlett Estis       James Birk Sen.
Aquilla Compton              Fanny Gooch          James Wisdom
William Jopling              John Love            John Yancey
William Farrar               Benjamin Sewell      Milner Bennett
Jacob Graves                 Alex Murphey         James Birk Jun.

[pg 85][Book D 1803; April Court 1803]
160 Inv. estate of Thomas Langley decd. taken on 3 Feb 1803 by
Mary Langley adm.
Accts. due to Thomas Langley for 1802-3 from:
Allen Burton                 James Wisdom         Matthew Tanner
Robert Donaldson             John Westbrook       James Richmond
Thomas Roberts               James Nelson         Daniel McGillvery
Abner Wisdom                 John Waterfield

[pg 87][Book E 1803; July Court 1803]
8 Allotment for one year to widow and family of Thomas Langley.
Commrs. Gabriel Lea, James Nelson, Abner Wisdom, Joseph Dameron.

[pg 91][Book E 1804; January Court 1804]
48 Acct. of property and sale of estate of Thomas Langley taken
18 Aug 1803. Sales to:
Mary Langley            Johnson Birk            John Hightower
Abner Wisdom            David Thomas Jun.       Benjamin Warren
Thomas Johnson          Mordecai Burgess        William Whitehurst
Jesse Womack            William Brooks          Joseph Chandler
Moses Langley           John Waterfield         William Brandon
Joseph Langley          Thomas Turner           Elizabeth Roberts
James Nelson            William Turner          Thomas Jackson Sen.
Daniel Malone Jun.      Jacob Graves            James Richmond
Samuel Motheral         Daniel Hightower        Charnal Hightower
Bartholomew Dameron Sen.Charles Gordon          John Yancey
Matthew Tanner Jun.     Staples Malone          William Forrest
James Wisdom            James Birk Sen.         Daniel McGillivery
Richard Maleer          Henry Burch             Frances Brandon
Benjamin Suit           Jesse Morton            Alexander Wiley
Robert Martin           Lot Egman               Joseph Carney
Jordan Whitlow          William Oen             Thomas Miles
Lewis Shepherd          Larkin Wisdom           Thomas Bowan
Matthew Tanner Sen.     David Haddock           James Burress
John Graves Jun.        Lewis Wisdom            Nancy Roberts
William E. Fox          Thomas Jackson          Daniel Darby
William Evans           David Burton
Jeremiah Samuel         John Langley
  By Mary Langley adm.

[pg 92][Book E 1804; January Court 1804]
71 Second sale of John Lea on 16 Nov 1803. Sales to:
James Wisdom            William Parker          John Lea Sen.
Jesse Carter            Mary Hipworth           James Lea
Bart Dameron            Isaac Jackson           Jeremiah Lea
Lott Egman              Free Robin Watkins      Benjamin Lea
Robt. Dameron           Thomas Lea              Capt. John Graves
Nicholas Coils          Ephraim Nowel           Frances Lea
James Peterson          Elisha Evans            William Winters
John Johnston           John Long               Hearndon Lea
Thomas Peterson

[pg 104][Book E 1806-1807; October Court 1806]
287 Insolvants for 1805 {74 names including John Wisdom}

[pg 107][Book E 1807; July Court 1807]
342 Mordecai Burgess - Will - w. 10 July 1807. Wife Mary;
son Joseph is under age; my 3 sons; my 6 children: Elinor,
Elizabeth, William, John, Joseph, and Jenny. Exec: John Lang-
ley and wife Mary Burgess. Wit: Joseph Langley, Abner Wisdom.

[pg 110][Book E 1808; January Court 1808]
384 Sale property of Mordecai Burgess to Thomas Burton, Mary Burgess,
Larkin Wisdom, John Price, John Langley, David Brandon, David
Haddock. By John Langley and Mary Burgess exec.

[pg 117][Book F 1809-1810; December Court 1809]
99 Sales property of William Terry to Nancy Terry, Reuben Jones, Wil-
liam Brumit, William Hughes, Samuel Evans, John Buttery, Abner
Wisdom, George Houston, Thomas Matthews, Jeremiah Broughten,
Rollin Terry, et. al.

[pg 126][Book F 1812; April Court 1812]
276 Sales estate of William Muzzall on 25 & 26 Feb 1812. Sales to:
Nathaniel and Joseph Muzzall, James Barnwell, Richard Arwin,
Thomas Compton, William Currie, Thornton Malone, Thornton Banes,
James Rudd, Samuel Greer, Henry Turner, Thomas Coleman, Robert
and David Barnwell, William Fitch Jun., Polly Muzzall, Alsolem
Lea, Nathaniel Norfleet, James Yancey Jun. bought 2 dozen marbles
for 12 1/2 , Jonathon Terrell, John Roan, Robert Faucett, Miles
Wells, James Bird (Stiller), Caswell Tait, Abraham Villines, James
Vaughan Sen., Barzillai Graves Sen., Richd. and Charnell High-
tower, Robert Scott, Christopher Thomas, Salley & Betsy Muzzall,
Abner Wisdom, William Jopling, Jepthah Parks, Hasten Bartlett,
William Turner, et al.

[pg 129][Book F 1813; January Court 1813]
335 Sales estate of John Hightower decd sold 5 Nov 1812. Sales to:
Agness Hightower, James Nelson, Eppy Moore, John Jackson:
Daniel, Devereu, James Hightower; John Thomas, Alexander Wiley,
Abner Wisdom, Barnett Kemp, Elijah Morton, Nicholas Thompson,
Joseph Langley, et al. By Daniel Hightower adm.

[pg 132][Book F 1814; January Court 1814]
404 Sales estate of Phebe Lipscomb taken 4 Nov 1813 by John and Joseph
Richmond adm. Sales made at plantation whereon she died.
Among buyers: {43 people including Abner Wisdom}

[pg 139][1784 tax list Gloucester Dist]
Wisdom Martha 150 - 1 - 0
Wisdom Larkin 0 - 1 - 0