In the name of God, Amen. I, Moses Stegall, being in sound mind, blessed be God, doth this tenth day of April in the year of 1835 make and publish this my last will and testament in manner as follows:|
First, I give to my son George Stegall, one dollar to be raised out of my estate
-2- I give to my son, James Stegall, one dollar to be raised out of my estate
-3- I give to my daughter, Martha Sharp, one dollar to be raised out of my estate
-4- I give to my daughter, Nancy Griffin, one dollar to be raised out of my estate
-5- I give to my daughter, Elizabeth Treadway, one dollar to be raised out of my estate.
I will that my property as follows to wit:
One Negro Man named Jacob, one hundred ninety-five acres of land on the crooked prong of Jack's Branch, 10 acres on Negrohead Creek, one horse beast called Dick, four cows, three calves, three sows and twelvepigs, two brds (beds?) and furniture and all my work tools and c and c (corn and cotton) to be sold after my deathand equally divided among my sons and daughters as follows: Solomon Stegall, William Stegall, John Stegall, Thomas Stegall, and Frances Griffin, and I hereby make and ordain my friend, Thomas Griffin,executor to do this my last will and testament, set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said, Moses Stegall, the testator, as his last will and testament in the presence of Enoch Griffin.
Copied from Dept. of Archives, Raleigh, N.C. by Mrs. Cora Stegall Rice. Recopied by Elizabeth Stegall (Ala.) and John A. Stegall (Ky.)|
"A note in some information on Moses, et al (said to have been 'copied from Stegall, Steagal, Stigall genealogy by Charles Stegall on Microfilm in the LDS Genealogy Library in Salt Lake City, Utah') stated the following:
|'Nichodemus, son of Moses married against will of Moses and in consequence was disowned by Moses. He is not named in the will of Moses on file in Anson Co. Courthouse, N.C.'"|
|Link to Stegall Descendants Chart|
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