Monday, April 14, 2008

Bruce, Peter, Halifax Co., NC 1760

Peter BRUCE Sr. , 4 Jan. 1760, Mar. Ct. 1762 lend wife Mary BRUCE use of Estate and after her death the same to be divided amongst my 5 children: Peter BRUCE, Ann FOUNTAIN, Elizabeth CRATS, Jean BRUCE, Sarah BRASWELL and Alice HUETT at the discretion of Peter BRUCE and John BATES and Robert FOUNTAIN. Wit.: Daniel DUNKIN, Mannel (?) GORDON, William BRUCE. Trustees: aforesd. Peter BRUCE and John FOUNTAIN. Extrs.: wife Mary and Peter BRUCE (Halifax Co., NC Abstracts of Wills 1758-1824 Margaret M. Hoffman; Will Bk. 1, p 69)

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