Caswell Co North Carolina
Will Book R - 1854

October Court 1854

I Abner Wisdom of the county of Caswell
and state of North Carolina do make and publish
this my last will and testament in manner
following that is to say

Item 1th It is my will and desire that my Execu-
tor here in after named shall sell all of
my property both personal and real and
divide it as follows

Item 2 I give to my son William Wisdom Twenty

Item 3 I give to James Wisdom my Grandson, son
of my son William Wisdom the choice of my
horses or the value of horse

Item 4th It is my will that the ballance of my property
or money be equally divided between all of my
children here in after named, Nancy Warren,
Sally Roberts, Polly Warren, Caly Vezley, Tavner
Wisdom, William Wisdom, children to have
one sharewith the rest of my children, Burd
Wisdom who is Dead It is my will that his chil
dren shall have one Share as if he was Living
and Jessey Wisdom who is now dead. It is my
Will that his children shall draw one
Share as if he was living

Item 5th I do here by appoint James Currie
my Executor to this my Last Will and
Testament This 31st of January 1854

Signed in the presents of
Samuel H Smith . . . . . . . . . Abner Wisdom {seal}
Ips Mop[illegible, probably Epps Moore]

North Carolina
Caswell County

This will was duly proved in open
court by the oaths of Samuel Smith
& Epps Moore & ordered to be recorded

Thos Graves Clk