Abstract of North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1760

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Abstract of North Carolina Wills [1663-1760]. J. Bryan Grimes. (1910). This invaluable work of reference contains abstracts of every will found in the office of the Secretary of State of North Carolina.

While it covers the period 1663 to 1760, it does contain a few later wills. The work is arranged alphabetically according to the name of the testator. The abstracts give the name of the testator, place of residence, names of wife, children, legatees, witnesses, and probate officers, names of plantations mentioned, and remarkable items or noteworthy passages in wills. The extensive 200-page index contains all the names mentioned in the will abstracts--nearly 20,000! An appendix containing indexes to each of the will books is yet another outstanding feature of this monumental work. "A valuable work that goes back to the very beginning of records in this State..."--Wm. D. Kizziah, "Sources of North Carolina Research," in DAR Magazine [December 1961].Genealogical.com publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, Genealogical.com can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. Genealogical.com is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.




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