WILLIAMS, DREWRY will 1831, will date 29 Nov 1830, proved May ct. 1831; In the name of GOD, Amen, I Drewry Williams...to my son, William Williams, one negro girl by the name of Vilet; to my Josiah Williams one negro boy named Jack; to my granddaughter Sally Curl one negro girl named Jinny; to my granddaughter Polly Curl one negro girl named Betty also feather bed and furniture; to my grandson David Williams one negro girl named Rose, one negro boy named Amos and one negro man named George, also the land whereon I now live together with my still and all my cider casks; I lend to my wife, Elizabeth Williams three negroes, to wit Pink, Nan and Peter during her life and after her death to be divided between my sons, William, Josiah and David (John) lend to her George during her natural life and after her death to my son, David as before named also two horses, (four) cows and calves, three sows and pigs, ten shoats, two feather beds and furniture; the rest of my estate to be sold on a credit of six months and out of the money arising from the sale all my just debts to be paid and the remainder to be divided equally between William, Josiah, David; I appoint my son David Williams and my friend, Egbert Williams executors of my will, signed Drewry Williams (X), wit. John Mercer, David Cherry.
Abstracted 2-17-04, EDGECOMBE WB F/125, Archives file CR.037.801.33, CTC.
Curl, Redmun, estate records,1847.Petition of Sarah, widow of Redmun Curl for dower, vs. John Mears and wife, Sally, James Williford & wife, Polly, Thomas Curl, Elizabeth Curl, Nancy Curl, Martha Curl and Mourning Curl, the two last named infants without guardian, Redmun died seized and possessed of a tract of land adjoining William B. Ricks, Isaac Braswell, the heirs of Robert Barnes, and others, about 300 acres, defendants are children and their husbands; children and husbands consented to allotment; dower recorded in deed book 24, page 297.Petition of Robert R. Braswell vs. Jno. Mears and wife, Sally, James Williford and wife, Polly, Thomas Curl, Elizabeth Curl, Nancy Curl, Martha Curl (infant), Mourning Curl (infant), Kinchen Curl and Willis Curl, living out of state, children of Redmun Curl, 15 Jan, 1840.NC State Archives, Edgecombe Co. estate records, CR.037.508.31.