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Robbins Family

Photo: Phillip Lawson Robbins
Photo: Obediah Robbins family
Obit: John Earle Robbins
Headstone: William Robbins (Phillip, William) in Walker County, GA
Will, William Robbins
Will of William Robins
Rutherford Co., NC, Original Wills, vol. III, unp. (NCSA film C.086 80002):
In the name of God amen I William Robins of the County of rutherford and state of north Carolina being sick in body but sound in mind and memory & calling to mind the mortality of my body & knowing that it was appointed for all men once to die make and ordaine this my last will and testament that is to say principally as touching such worldly Estate whare with it hath pleased God to bless me with In this life I Give demise [sic] and dispose of the same In the following manner maner and form. first I Give and Bequeath to Sary my beloved wife all my lands and houshold furniture and stock as long as she remaines my widow and if she
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also my negro woman sela and child tompson [end insert] Chouses to mary then to have a Childs part as one of the Children ---- I also give to my two sons Joseph robins and thomas robins my land to be equally divided at my widows death I also give to henry McKinny twenty shillings also I give to philip Robins and James robins and tarlton smith & James splawn & Joseph steadman & John Cole & also my grandaughter Sary McKinny an Equal part of my the [sic] property at my widows death and now I appoint James Robins and John Cole my sole Executors of this my last will and testament the whare unto I have sat my hand and seal this the 25th day of december 1815 and in the presents of his Go McKinny (Jurat) William X Robins (Seal) Char Simmons (Jurat) mark
[?]cidames Simans
proven in open court and Recorded
John G Rowland DC
State of North Carolina}
Rutherford County } January Session 1816
I ceritfy that Geo McKinny & Charles Simmans proved the within to be the last will and testament of William Robins in Open Court and is Regestered in Book C at full lenth page 40.
Richard Lewis CC by John G Rowland DC
Rutherford Co., NC, Court Minutes 1813-1817 (Jan. Ct. 1816), unpaged (NCSA film C.086 30002):
"On motion the last will and testament of William Robbins Decd was admitted to record and proved in open court on the oaths of Geo. McKenny and Charles Semmonds suscribing witnesses thereto and James Robbins and John Coal exers therein named were duly qualified."
Will, Thomas Robbins
2 April 1857. Recorded Aug. Court .
I, Thomas Robbins, being in proper mind and memory, but somewhat paralyzed in body. I give unto my beloved wife Nancy Robbins all my property to hold during her life time. At her death the land to be divided as, begining at father's old corner SW to speculation line all below to belong to P. Briscos line to be for Joseph Robbins, Philip Robbins, Chesterfield Robbins and their heirs. The remaining part to on both sides of river to Margaret Nodine, Iby Flyn & Sarah Splan and Jane Hester and their heirs. I appoint Joseph Robbins and John Nodine my executors. Wit: A. Padgett, A. Lancaster, jurat. Signed: Thomas Ronnins