Anne Payne Ware

“James Richardson – will- w. 2 July 1826. wife Nancy (Anne Payne Ware) to use all proceeds for benefit of children; plantation purchased of Henry Sergeant and land on Hogan’s Creek.  If wife re-marry she should have one-sixth part of estate and balance to children, if she does not re-marry to have one-eighth part.

Exex: brother in law Robert Payne Ware and he be advised by wife,  John P. Harrison, Henry Sergeant and Edward Rudder.  Wit: Harrison, Sergeant, Rudder.”

Reference Data:

Caswell Co. North Carolina Will Books 1777-1814 Tax List, by Katherine Kendall and Mary Francis Kerr Donaldson, 1983, page 82

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