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4 NOV 1787: Will of John Nichols, prb. Feb. 1788. Wife: Bidey. Sons: Field, Allin, and John (land on Hogan's Creek). Daus: Nancy, Temperance, Elizabeth, Frances, and Bidey Nichols. Exr: wife, son Field, and friend Boyd Parrot. Wit: Mager Brock, William Nighting, and John Arnett. [From: Rockingham County, North Carolina, Will Abstracts, Vol. 1, 1785-1865 by Irene B. Webster, 1973.]
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF CONRAD STRADER OF CASWELL COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, OCTOBER 7, 1808. PROBATED MARCH COURT 1809. WILL BOOK "F," PAGE 19: "I give to my three grandchildren Marget Nichols John Nichols and Frances Nichols twenty three pounds six and eight pence apiece to be collected of Elijah Withers and given to them when they marry or arrive at the age of twenty one years."