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NANCY (HAWKINS)  GREEN (1824-1906)
Warren County
Will Book 52, Pages 108- 109


North Carolina
Warren County

I, NANCY GREEN, of the County and State aforesaid, do hereby make declare and publish my last will and testament, revoking all such heretofore made by me, as follows - to wit:

Item 1st. I devise and bequeath to my Nephew HAWKINS W. CARTER in fee simple all of my real and personal property.
2nd. Such articles of personal property as I have given my Grand child NANCY GREEN, it is my will that the same shall belong to her in her own right.
3rd. I hereby appoint and constitute my said nephew HAWKINS W. CARTER my executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this the 7th day of August 1895.
NANCY GREEN ("X" her mark)

in whose presence the above will was this day signed, and signed in the presence of each other.

State of North Carolina
Warren County

In Superior Court, Before J. R. RODWELL, Clerk

In Re Estate of NANCY GREEN, deceased
Order for Probate of Will

A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of NANCY GREEN dec'd is exhibited in open court for probation by HAWKINS W. CARTER, Executor therein named; and the due execution thereof by the said NANCY GREEN dec'd. is duly proven by the oath and examination of JNO. W. HARRIS SR. and BURREL THORNTON subscribing witnesses thereto and it is further shown to the satisfaction of the Court by said witnesses that the said NANCY GREEN was, at the time of making said will of sound mind and memory, of full age to execute a will and under no restraint to their knowledge information or belief.
It is therefore considered, adjudged and decreed, that said proof is sufficient and according to law and that said paper writing is and contains the last will and testament of NANCY GREEN dec'd. And on motion it is ordered that said Will be admitted to probate and recorded in the Book of Wills of Warren County. It is further adjudged that said H. W. CARTER is a suitable person to act as Executor and that he be allowed to qualify as Executor as provided by law and enter upon the discharge of the duties enforced by said trust.
Dated this the 13th day of Jany. 1906.
J. R. RODWELL, Clerk Superior Court

H. W. CARTER having qualified as Executor as aforesaid Let Letters Testamentary issue accordingly.
This 13th day of Jany. 1906.


Estate of Nancy (Hawkins) Green, 1906

Application & oth of Hawkins W. Carter, Extrs., of Nancy Green, dec'd.
Jany 13, 1906

The State of North Carolina
Warren County
In the Superior Court

I, HAWKINS W. CARTER do solemnly swear [or affirm] that I believe this writing to be and contain the last Will and Testament of NANCY GREEN deceased, and that I will well and truly execute the same by first paying her debts and then her legacies, as far as the said estate shall extend, or the law will charge me; and that I will well and faithfully execute the office of an executor agreeable to the trust and confidence reposed in me, and according to law, so help me God.


Sworn and subscribed before me, this 13 Day of Jany. 1906.

J. R. RODWELL, Clerk Superior Court

Warren County- In the Superior Court.
In the matter of the will of NANCY GREEN
Before J. R. RODWELL, Clerk Superior Court

HAWKINS W. CARTER being duly sworn, doth say:
That NANCY GREEN, late of said County, is dead having first made and published her last Will and Testament; and that he, the said HAWKINS W. CARTER is the executor named therein.
Further, that the property of the said NANCY GREEN consisting of Household Goods is worth about $25.00 & 63 1/2 acres of land more or less - valued at 330.00 so far as can be ascertained at the date of this application, and that HAWKINS W. CARTER & NANCY GREEN are the parties entitled under said will to the said property.


Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 13 day of Jany. 1906.
J. R. RODWELL, Clerk Superior Court.



Nancy Hawkins, born March 1824, died January 1906 Warren County, was the daughter of Matthew Hawkins (1783-1855) & Mahaly Mushaw (1783-1862) of Warren County, NC. She was married to Henry Green (b.1826) son of Allen Green & Lucretia Evans on December 21, 1858, who preceeded her in death. Matthew Hawkins was a former slave of Philemon Hawkins who had been freed in 1801 by him. Hawkins W. Carter was the son of her deceased sister, Amy, and Plummer Carter. Nancy Green, her granddaughter was the daughter of her son, Lazerus Green & Roxanna Wester. 

See also:  Matthew Hawkins    and    Hawkins Wesley Carter 




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