3 brothers JAMES EVERITT, JOHN EVERITT, and SAMUEL EVERITT all my land and money to be divided equally between them PEGGY FOREMAN daughter of EDWARD FOREMAN cow, calf, etc. Rest of movable estate to be equally divided between my brothers and sisters (names not given)
Wit.: MATTHEW BURNET x his mark, FLORENINIA CARTY, JOHN HEADY
Extrs.: my 3 brothers JAMES, JOHN, and SAMUEL EVERIT
Halifax County, NC Will of Wm. Everitt-This is correct-Feb 1762.No.54,p.74:William Everitt's Will: In the Name of God Amen, I, William Everit in the Province of North Carolina and of Halifax County being very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory,Thanks unto God for the same and remembering the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all ment ___die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say, first and principally, I recommend my soul in the Hands of God who gate it and my body I commit to the earth to be buried in a decent manner according to the discretion of my Executors, and as for what Worldly Goods, God has been pleased to endue me with I give and dispose of in manner and form following. Item, I give unto my three brothers, James Everit and John Everit and Samuel Sumer? Everit all my Land and Money debts, to be equally divided between the three and their Heirs forever. Item, I give unto PEGGY FOREMAN(Margaret), Daughter of EDWARD FOREMAN, one cow and calf and one yearling heiffer to her and Heirs. Item, I give and bequeath the rest of all my movaables to be equally divided between all my brothers and sisters to them and their Heirs forever. I likewise appoint my three Brothers James Everit and John Everit and Samuel Sumer Everit, Excutors and Dividers of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 26th day of February 1762.
Sealed, Pronounced and Declared to be his last Will and Testament in Presence of us; MATTHEW BURNET(his mark); Floreninia Carty, John Heady.
Halifax--June Court 1762
This will was exhibited in open court on date by the Exors and duly pvo'd by the Oaths of Floreninia Carty and John Haddy , two of the subscribing Winesses thereto who on their oaths did say they saw Matthew Burnett sign thi sd. Will as a Witness; Wherupon James Everit and John Everit, two of the Exors in the Sd. Will named___?duly qualified by taking the Oathy by Law directed; Order'd the said Will be Recorded.
Test: John Montfort.