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Husband: Edward "Ned" Wilson
Born: 1765/1766 in SC
Married: before 1793 in SC
Died: APR 1863 in Yancey Co, NC
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Wife: Mary Gilbert
Born: 1760/1770 in SC
Died: 1840/1850 in Yancey Co, NC
Father: John Gilbert
Mother: >>>
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): William Wilson
Born: 1792/1793 in Pendleton Dist, SC
Died: 1872 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: Mary
02 (F): Mary "Polly" Wilson
Born:
Died:
Spouses: McMahan
03 (M): John Wilson
Born:
Died:
Spouses:
04 (M): George D Wilson
Born: 1803/1804 in Pendleton Dist, SC
Died: after 1880 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: Mary L
05 (M): James Wilson
Born: 1806/1807 in Buncombe Co, NC (now Madison Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: Mary
06 (F): Cecelia Wilson
Born: 1809/1810 in Buncombe Co, NC (now Madison Co, NC)
Died: after 1880 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: William J Lewis
07 (F): Lucinda Wilson
Born: 1811/1812 in Buncombe Co, NC (now Madison Co, NC)
Died: 1852/1859 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: Calvin Edney
08 (F): Sarah Wilson
Born:
Died: before 1850 in Yancey Co, NC
Spouses: LIVING
Additional Information

Edward "Ned" Wilson:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1790;

!CENSUS:1800 * Pendleton Dist., SC pg 108 Edward Willson age 26-44 (1755/74)
"20010-20010";

!CENSUS:1810;

!WILL:1859
Will of Edward Wilson, 1859
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Will of Edward Wilson, 1859
Transcribed by: Sandra Allen Fender
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From microfilm # C.107.50011
Yancey County
Settlements of Estates, Wills, Inventories, & Accounts
1855-1869, Volume 1A, pages 15 & 16.

In the name of God Amen I Edward Wilson of the County of Yancey and
state of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory but having far
exceeded through the pleasure of heaven
the number of years usually alloted to men and ____ at my advanced age of
approching desolution do make and declare this last will and testament
commanding my soul to its maker I desire that my Executor hereinafter
named shall provide for my body a decent burial and pay all funeral
Expenses together with my just debts if any Exist against me.
And whereas my four sons William, John, George, and James and my
daughters Lucinda Edney deceased Received advancements invested in land and
whereas my daughters Ceilia Lewis, Polly McMahan, Sarah Angel Received a
negro the two latter of whom without my consent or appreciation deprived of
or having parted with said property I dispose of all my Right Title and
interest in and to said slaves as follows.
I give and bequeath to my daughter Polly McMahan during the term of her
natural life to her sole and separate use not subject to the control or
debts of her husband a negro girl by name Harriett heretofore Placed in her
possession and the increase of said girl and at the death of my said
daughter said girl and increase to be equally divided between her children
share and share alike.
2. I give and bequeath to the children of my decd. daughter Sarah Angel
a negro girl named Winne and her increase if Ever Recovered, to be divided
equally between them share and share alike.
3. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ceilia Lewis during the term of
her natural life a negro girl, Jane now in her possession together with the
increase of said girl Jane and at the death of my daughter Ceila said girl
Jane and her increase I give and bequeath to the four children of my
daughter Cecila.. Rufus, Oscar, Louisa (Woodfin) and Mary to be equally
divided between them share and share alike and in case any one of the four
die before their Mother leaving no children then the share of him or her to
go over to his or her surviving Brother or brothers sister or sisters.
Having made there dispositions and taking into consideration that my
daughter Lucinda Edney and her family have been advanced during my lifetime
at least one thousand dollars additional over and above the advancements
received by my other children with the Exception of my daughter Cecilia
Lewis and family by whom a similar advancement has been Received,, and
wishing to make an Equal division of all my worldly goods and chattels
lands and tenements among my children and the descendants of my deceased
children Representing their parents. I dispose of all my Earthly Effects
as follows.
I wish and will that my Executors here inafter named shall sell all the
Estate remaining at my death Perishable Personal and Real of whatever kinds
or nature and whether in Possession or Expectancy both legal and equitable
and whether specifically mentioned here in or not including all the crops
that may be on hand household and kitchen furniture. farming utencials
wagons stock of all kinds sheep cattle horses hogs all my lands where ever
situated The home place and all other tracts all the negros
of which there are some nineteen. 1. Gabe 2. Jacob 3. Tilly and her
children 4. Tempie 5. John? 6. Clerisa 7. Rob 8. Neely 9. Jordin 10.
Andy 11. George 12. Madison (2 words unreadable)
13. Eliza 14. Hester 15, John 16. Millard 17. baby Clerissa's children
18. Jacob 19. Columbus. together with all their increase.

I wish and will futher that ______ Executors collect all debts owing
to me all notes and accounts and _____ Proceeds of sales and collections
after all expenses cost and _____settlement are defrayed shall constitute
____ to (Bottom line of page unreadable).
Charges against my daughters Cecila and the children of my deceased
daughter Lucinda as a clous? for illustration dispose my Estate amount in
value to twenty two thousand dollars then add two
thousand. each of my sons and also my daughter Polly McMahan would receive
three thousand where as my daughter Cecila would receive two thousand only
and the children of my deceased daughter Lucinda a like sum.
With this Explanation and my Entire Estate converted into money or its
Equivolent with the Privilege to my Executors of biding at the sale and to
the Entire value two thousand dollars added as afore said I give and
bequeath there of and thereout as follows.

1. To my son William one Eighth a full part or share to him and his heirs
forever.
2. To my son John one Eighth a full part or share to him and his heirs
forever.
3. To my son George one Eighth a full part or share to him and his heirs
forever.
4. To my son James one Eighth a full part or share to him and his heirs
forever.
5. To my daughter Cecila Lewis one Eighth less or deminished by one
thousand dollars to be hers and at her disposal absolutely for ever.
6. To my son James One Eighth a full part or share in trust to pay to my
daughter Polly McMahan during the term of her natural life upon her sole
and separate receipt the annual interest of said one
Eighth and at her death the Principal together with any interest accrued
and unpaid to be devided Equally among her children and the representatives
of any deceased child or children as a _____or
_____ to stand in the place of any so deceased parent.
7. To the children of my deceased daughter Sarah Angel one Eighth a full part or share to be
devided Equally among them share and share alike and as in item number 6.
8. To the children of my deceased daughter Lucinda Edney. One Eighth less
or diminished by one thousand dollars to be devided among them share and
share alike. Those of them who are twenty one years of age or married to
Receive there respective shares at the first division of the Proceeds of
my Estate and since several of them are minors my will and desire is that
my son James is hereby constituted guardian of all such to have and to hold
the custody and guardaniship both of there Respective persons and portions
until they severly arrive a the full age of twenty one years and he
hereby Empowered to expend in his discretion in the Education of Each and
all a portion or the whole of the dividend to which such minor may be
Entitled and I especially commend to his care my little grand daughter
Jane,,
And I hereby constitute and appoint my sons James, William, and George
Executors of this my last will and testament in witness where of I the said
Edward Wilson do hereunto set my hand and seal this the 21st day of January
AD 1859
Ed. Wilson {seal}

signed sealed Published and declared by the said Edward Wilson to be his
last will and testament in Presence of us who at his Request in his
Presence and in the Presence of Each other do Subscribe
our names as witnesses thereto
W. Gardner
R. Dan? Wilson

Mary Gilbert:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1790;

!CENSUS:1800 * Pendleton Dist., SC pg 108 w/Edward Willson age 26-44 (1755/74);

!CENSUS:1810;

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