Will, Nathan Brisco
5 Sept 1803. Proved Oct term 1807. Rutherford
I, Nathan Briscoe, calling to mind the certainty of death but uncertainty
of the time. First I give to my wife Elizabeth all my land during her life
time or widowhood, also all stock of cattle, hogs, sheep also household
man Phillip and enough money to buy a negro girl between the ages of 10
& 25 years. The money to buy said to me from my brother James Southern
Briscoe, decd., estate. At my wife death or remarriage the above property
to go to my two chn. Phillips and Sarah Briscoe. I give to three dtrs.
Mary Crawford, Elizabeth Morros, Nancy Robbins. Nancy to recd. first £12
and the balance to be equally divided among the last three named dtrs.
I appoint my beloved wife Elizabeth, Philip Robbins, and my son Phillip
Briscoe, executors. Wit: Daniel Maddin, Wm.(X) Robbins, Philip (X) Henson.
Signed: Nathan Briscoe