Sunday, January 24, 2016

Will of William Cook-- Surry County, North Carolina April 1801

Reading through some early Cook wills and thought this one contained a good deal of information on the family of William Cook of Surry Co., North Carolina so have put some of the information contained in the will below.  The image of the will in its entirety can be found at in the North Carolina Wills and Probate Collection

Name William Cook
Probate Date 27 Apr 1801
Probate Place Surry, North Carolina, USA
Source Information
Item Description Wills, Vol 1-3, 1771-1827

Image 491 of 626 Book pg 44 North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts.

Wife:     Keziah


  • Samuel Cook (listed in the first portion of the will)

  • Mary(eldest daughter)  Her Children:  Nancy, Polly and  Elizabeth Shores.
  • Benjamin Cook
  • David Cook

  • John Cook
  • William Cook
  • Hannah Meridith
  • Elizabeth Cook
  • Sarah Jones
  • Frances Cook
  • Keziah DeJarnete

Also listed in the will are the following listed as Negros
Negros: George, Tom, Rachel, Berry, Susey, Old Sam, Jane, Hale? and Ransome

Benjamin Carter
Keziah Cook

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