Richard Wright

Richard Wright, Jr. Will


In the name of God Amen - I Richard Wright of the Co. of Davidson and State of North Carolina, being of Sound mind though weak do ordain & make this my last will & testament, that is to say I will & bequeath to my beloved wife Cary after my just debt are paid, all of my property to be hers during her life or widowhood, and if she marries then to be equally between her and my lawful begotten children by her namely: Nelson, Silas, Burges, Mary, Micajah, and Milas,  I also will & bequeath to my Lawfully begotten children by my first wife, namely Sarah, Amos, Jane, Susannah, Delila, Reuban, Isaiah, Elijah, Nancy, Isom and Gilly, one dollar each, I do will & bequeath to Nelson & Silas, the two young colts that the mare now has sucking, I do constitute and appoint my worthy friend Spencer Clark Executor to this my last will & testament in witness whereof I hereunto set my hand & Seal in the presence of us May 12th AD. 1833.

            His                                 His
   John X Cashatt        Richard X Wright
              mark                           mark

Burgess Wright


The forgoing is a true copy of the will of Richard Wright.  This 24th day of April 1929.


(signed) John E. Raper

Deputy Clerk, Superior Court

Davidson County, North Carolina