- Born: 1745, Chatham, North Carolina
- Marriage: William Moffitt on 2 Apr 1763 in Cane Creek, Orange County, N. Carolina
- Died: Feb 1822, Randolph Co., N. Carolina aged 77 1268
Last will and testament of Mary Moffitt, dated 23rd day , 9th month, 1820.
Wills book 5, pages 56-57, Randolph County, N. Carolina. probated Feb, 1822
I, Mary Moffitt of Randolph County & State of North Carolina, being weak in body but perfect in senses & memory do make this last will & testament.
I leave unto my daughter Naomi Mackie, one Pewter dish, six pewter plates, & two Basons & my saddle & my best cloak & a coverlet, blue & white small spots & three sheets & one blanket and one Check Sheet & Fifty Dollars & clothes ---?,
I leave to my daughter Catherine Cox, one pewter dish, six plates and two Basons, & my Dse-ins & Cubboard & one pewter quart, one flowered coverlet blue & white, three white sheets, one Check Sheet & one blanket & Fifty Dollars.
I leave to my daughter Hannah Cox, one pewter dish, six plates @ two basons & one cloak, a blue bed quilt, three sheets & one blanket, one Check Sheet & my Walnut Chest & my big bible and Fifty Dollars.
I leave to my son Robert Moffitt, one coverlet blue border, two sheets & one sheet cloth & Fifty Dollars.
I leave unto my son William Moffitt one coverlet blue & white Red in the Border & two sheets & one Short? cloth & Fifty Dollars.
I leave unto my daughter Mary Wilkerson, one pewter dish, six plates & two basons, one coverlet & four sheets, one blanket, one Check Sheet & my copper kettle, one five or six gallon pot and Fifty Dollars.
I leave unto my Daughter Margaret Moffitt, one Pewter dish, six plates, two basons, one feather bed & bed spread boulster and pillows, one coverlet blue & white double dimond & four sheets, one blanket & my Case of Drawers, one pewter teapot, one coffee mill & one half my Cattle, Sheep and Hogs & all my Flax & Cotten & a Square Walnut Table & all my provisions & my Scales & Weights & Fifty Dollars.
I leave unto my son David Moffitt my Still and my ovel Table, one coverlet close busdie? & one half my Cattle, Sheep and Hogs, Two Sheets, one feather bed boulster and pillows, one Table Cloth & one Shirt Cloth & all my plantation utentials & all my Cider Apels & One Hundred & Fifty Dollars.
And it is my will that if there is any more money that it be Equally Divided amongst all my Children, & if lacking, Equally diminished & that the rest of my bedding & house hold furniture, Wearing Clothes and Spun Shirts be Equally Divided amongst my daughters according to Value and that my three sons have my Jackscrew and it is my will that my daughter Margaret Moffit be Executrix and my son David Moffit be Executor of this my last will and testament. This 23rd day of the 9th month 1820.
signed Mary Moffitt (x) her mark.
William Cox, Stephen Cox
State of North Carolina, Randolph County, February 1822. The Execution of this will was proven in open court by William Cox, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded.
Mary married William Moffitt, son of Robert Bruce Moffat and Margaret Stuart, on 2 Apr 1763 in Cane Creek, Orange County, N. Carolina. (William Moffitt was born about 1740 in Donegal, Ireland 1265 and died in 1797 in Randolph Co., N. Carolina 1266,1267.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Alt. Marriage, 2 Apr 1763, Chatham Cty, N. Carolina, USA.