Lucy HOLLOWAY and William WHITAKER
Lucy HOLLOWAY, the daughter of Thomas HOLLOWAY Sr, and Joann (Johanna) CAINE. She married William WHITAKER on 04 May 1791 in Orange Co., NC. They had nine children: Thomas (B-Abt. 1798), Isaac (B-1799 in Orange Co., NC), William Jr. (B-Abt. 1802 in Orange Co., NC), Burton (B-Abt. 1804 in Orange Co., NC), Polly (B-Abt. 1805 in Orange Co., NC), Nancy (B-Abt. 1806 in Orange Co., NC), David (B-Abt. 1807 in Orange Co., NC), Ann (B-Abt. 1809 in Orange Co., NC), and John (B-Aft. 1810 in Orange Co., NC).
William WHITAKER had a Will made up on 05 February 1832 in Orange Co., NC. It says the following:
Orange County Will Book E, Page 270
In the name of God amen. I do hereby constitute this my last will and testament in the following words and figures towit:
I desire my debts to be paid out of the Sale of such property as my executor thinks can be best Spared. It is my desire that by wife Lucy Whitaker remain in possession of the plantation on which we now live her life time free of any encumbrance. I give to each of my daughters Polly Cardin, Nancy, & Ann Whitaker 1 Cow and Calf, 1 Bedstead Bed & furniture when Called for. I give to my two sons Burton & John each 1 Horse Saddle & Bridle the value of which Shall be fifty or sixty dollars. I have already given to Thomas, Isaac, William & David Whitaker 1 Horse Saddle & Bridle which I now mention to prevent any charge being made against Them. It is my desire that my son John shall receive one years schooling. It is my desire that my wife Lucy Whitaker have all my stock, grain farming utensals, House hold and Kitchen furniture her life time and at her death the Plantation together (p 271) with farming utensals, Stock, Grain, House hold & Kitchen furniture shall be sold and the money ensuing therefrom divided equally between my sons Thomas, Isaac, William, David, Burton & John Whitaker.
I appoint my son William Whitaker my executor to this my last will.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this 5th day of February AD 1832
Signed Sealed & acknowledged )
in presence of us ) William Whitaker (Seal)
Orange County May Term 1832
The Execution of the foregoing last will & Testament of William Whitaker, Decd was duly proved in open court by the oaths of Robert Gresham and James Horn the subscribing witnesses there to and ordered to be Recorded at the same time the Executor there in named appeared in open court and qualified Accordingly.
William died in April of 1832 in Orange Co., NC.