Hardy Hooker 1885
* 1779 Anson County, North Carolina petition to cut Richmond County from Anson
* 1781 & 1786 Deeds in Anson County, North Carolina
* 1840 Will recorded in April Session
Will of Hardy Hooker, deceased
The last will and Testament of Hardy Hooker, of the state of North Carolina, Anson County. I, Hardy Hooker of the county and state aforesaid, being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainy of the mortal life, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form as follows, that is to say. I give and bequeath to my daughter Hannah Hooker, six hundred dollars at the death of my wife, and fifty dollars worth of furniture at my death. I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Hooker, six hundred dollars in cash, to be paid at the death of my wife. Also fifty dollars worth of furniture at my death. I give and bequeath to my two youngest sons, say Benjamin G. and James Hooker, the tract of land whereon I now live, except my wife's dower, and at her death, all to belong to them. And if one of them should die without an heir, the other to have it all and each of them, a horse, saddle and bridle; and fifty dollars each in clock and furniture. AlsoI give and bequeath to my beloved wife Delila Hooker, after discharging all my just debts, all my estate consisting of negroes, horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, etc., during her natural life and at her death, to be equally divided among all my children, viz, to the heirs of Abram Belgin, in right of their mother Sarah, Samuel Hooker, William Hooker, Hannah Hooker, Job Curtis, in right of his wife, Jemima; Benjamin G. Hooker, James Hooker. I do hereby appoint my two sons William and Benjamin Hooker my sole Executors to this my last will and testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal. N. B. My son Benjamin Hooker has had his horse, bridle and saddle. January 10th 1839.
Recorded this April Session of 1840.
N. D. Boggan, Clerk
Source: Anson County, N.C. Wills Volume Two (1834-1846)
Will Book B, Page 105
Transcribed & Typed by: Laura Willis
Indexed by: Doris Dublin
Published 1996 by Simmons Historical Publications
Melber, KY 42069 613
Hardy married Delila ?.