Excerpt from Warren County, North
Carolina Will Book #3
April 1779 - May 1783
Even though it is number "3" this is the first Will Book in Warren Co. Registry containing recorded documents of Warren Co. Volume I of this series contains abstracts of Will Books 1, A & 2 which contain records of Bute Co., N.C. from which Warren Co. was formed in 1779. The May Session 1779 was the first session of the Warren Co. Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions.
Will Book 3 contains 194 manuscript pages and all documents are certified by THOMAS MACHEN, C.C. until the May Court 1782 and then by MARMADUKE (MDUKE) JOHNSON, C.C. All documents executed in "Open Court" are witnessed by the Clerk unless otherwise stated in the abstracts.
Index Number 102
28 Sept; 1781; (Aug. Ct.1781). Sale Est. RICHARD SHERRY, dec'd., by JOHN HAWKINS, Sheriff. Purchasers: DIONITIA SHERRY, DAVID CRAWLEY, DAVID HARDY, JEHUE STOKELEY, JOHN SHERRY, Gen. THOMAS EATON, JOHN HAWKINS, Shf., JOHN EZELL, THOMAS GROSE & SAMUEL WILLIFORD.
All records are held in the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh