Wife Rebekah: I give my riding Horse and Bridle and Saddle.
Daughter Lucy Spring: I give one dark bay mare, one Cow and Calf.
Daughter Dorcas Spring: I give one younger Mare and one Calf.
Daughter Elizabeth Spring: I gave one Cow and Calf and one large new pewter Dish.
Son Zacheriah: I give my gun and one three year old Heifer. The increase of the above mentioned Cattle may be delivered to all my Children with the principal.
Wife's Brother William Adams: I give one three year old Horse.
Son Zacheriah: I give one
plantation with three hundred and thirty three Acres of Land lying on Pungo River near Woodstock Town.
Wife Rebekah: I give what hogs I now have.
Wife and Children: Remainder of Estate to be Equally Devided during the time that my wife Shall Remain a widow, and at her Marriage to Return to my Children again.
Exectors: John Winfield and Francis Gallowell.
Probate: HYde County March Inferior Court 1763. This will was proved in open Court in Due form of Law by the Oath of Abbet Beloat. It is Ordered that Mr. Secretatry have Notice that Letters may Issue to Francis Galloway, Executor, who hath taken the Oath by Law appointed for his Qualification. Stepn Denning, Clk Inferior Court.
Source: Hyde County Orphans Book, 1756-1762.
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