OLD FULCHER WILLS
FOUND IN THE NC STATE ARCHIVES
ELLEN FULCHER CLOUD
FULSHER, MAXMILLION 1784 OWB/190
FULCHER, JOHN. 1871 WB-B/63
FULCHER, WALLIS L. 1889 WB-B/178
FULCHER, FANNY 1900 WB- F/452
FULCHER, JOHN 1766 ORIG. ONLY ARCHIVES
FULSHER, BENJAMINE 1809 WB-B/343
FULSHER CASON 1821 WB-C/195
FULSHER JESSE 1795 WB-A/342
FULSHER JOSEPH 1845 ORIG. ONLY ARCHIVES
FULSHER JOSHUA 1796 WB-B/16
FULSHER LEVI 1805 WB-B/229
FULSHER PEREGRIN 1811 WB-C/33
FULSHER SHADRACK 1790 WB-A/212
FULSHER THOMAS 1744 ORIG. ONLY ARCHIVES
FULSHER WILLIAM 1778 ORIG. ONLY ARCHIVES
FULSHIRE, EPHRAIM 1810 WB-C/1
FULSHIRE LEVI 1.857 WB-D/292
FULSHIRE MARY 1844 WB-D/109
FULSHIRE WILLIAM 1818 WB-C/160
FULCHER, DICY 1867 WB-1/94
FULCHER HARRIET J. 1899 WB-2/234
FULCHER, FRANCIS 1899 WB-1/151
FULCHER, ELIZA 1862 WB-18/275
JESSE FULSHER JULY 1, 1795
SON--JESSE land & houses on BAY RIVER, one negro boy. dau.-SALLY negro girl EASTER, negro girl AILAS dau.-BETSY RENNIPLE ?? negro girls Easton & Ailse daii.-POLLY HARKER --- 20 shillings dau.-ANNA BROUY ----- 20 shillings dau.-POLLY HALL --- negro Sidney, one cow & calf wife-GILLY--dwelling for life--after death or marriage to go to son JESSE. also to wife--negro woman NAN, man JAMES, boy DAVID & all stock, cattle, horses, hogs, sheep, plantation tools
LEVI FULCHER SEPT. 14, 1805
To my dear loving girl RUTTY SMITH, by me called RUTTY FULSHER--7 negroes, CEASER & GINNIE his wife and SILVERY their daughter. JOSH & BAB his wife and their daughter and boy MARCH --- ALSO 1/2 of all land and premises where I now live at Slocumb Creek, during her natural life, then to her heirs, if no heirs then to go to my brother EPHRAIN FULCHER. Also to RUTTY $500 out of my estate, also 300 acres called my new survey, situituated on Tucker Creek and Coleman Creek.
I give to ANN PENDER, by some called ANN FULCHER and by some called my wife, but I deney her being my wife, but I leave to her seven negroes, LYNDER, CHRISTOPHER, JACK, SAMPSON, EDWARD and TAMER for life, also the other half of my land. $250 after her decease to ROBERT TRANSLY?? her grandson. Is not my will and desire that she gives her grandson not aw cent out of my property. My will and desire is that it goes to RUTTY SMITH, RUTTY FULCHER or RUTTY MY WIFE.
JOSHUA FULCHER SEPT. 27, 1796
All to wife for life--then to: nephew SHADRACK FULSHER all plantation land brothers LEVI & EPHERIM all land on Davison Creek and. Brown Creek.
JOSEPH FULSHER 4 FEB. 1845 CRAVEN COUNTY
WIFE, HITY FULSHER, all the propity I on now, her life time or widow hood fore to raise my children on, as if I were here and after her deth or widow hood, I wante the rest for to be equeali devided a mun my children, this is my will.
JOHN L. GASKINS JOSEPH FULSHER JAMES G. GASKINS his X mark
LEVI FULSHIRE 1857
WILLIAM FULSHER 6 APRIL 1778
CRAVEN COUNTY ORIGINAL ONLY, ARCHIVES
I WILLIAM FULSHER of Craven Co., State of No.Car. being very sick and weak of body..
I give to my dearly beloved.
Wife ELIZABETH, the use of my land and plantation where on I now Live, all my household goods and stocks of every kind and the use of my two Old Negroes JAMES and BRIDGET during her natural life and no longer.
SON-IN-LAW ROBERT BURNEY one shilling sterling.
Daughter ELIZABETH WHORTON all that I have given her and also I leave her the use of a negro woman LETTIE and her increase during her natural life, then to be equally divided among her children
SON, JOSHUA FULSHER, my land and plantation where on I now live, and one negro man JAMES.
SON, SHADRACK FULSHER, land and plantation where on my FATHER lived, and one negro boy WINSON.
to ALEX CARRELBOUS ?? my land on PINEY POINT & my land on the head of WHITEHURST CREEK onto the North Side of BAY RIVER.
ELIZABETH TRUCKELTON?? a negro girl SALL, feather bed.
BENJAMINE FULSHIRE NOV. 13, 1809
EPHRAIN FULSHIRE JAN. 7, 1810
son JAMES, plantation on river--also negroes
son THOMAS all land West side of MILL POND--also
son LEVI--old MOSES, young MOSES and JESSE
dau. BETSY BURNEY n.b.
land--PEA --- CREEK divided amoiing daughters. land--Forest--bivided amoung sons son THOMAS --- youk and oken children of LEVI--young oxen and cart wife--all cattle, mare and rideing horse.
PEREGRIN FULSHIRE 1811
SON-IN-LAW READING SQUIRE--ALL
SON, EPHRAIM FULSHER, land and plantation he now lives on and all I gave him, my negro girl NANCY, and after his mothers death, my two negroes JAMES and BRIDGET.
SON. LEVI FULSHER, the plantation land I own up the head of Pearees ? Creek, my negro boy SEASAR.
DAUGHTER, DEBORAH SPARROW, a negro woman FERBE, and her increase, all except her older boy ASA, which I intend for my son THOMAS and if he should die without issue then my will and desire is that the negro boy ASA should go to my daughter DEBORAH.
SON, THOMAS FULSHER, the land and plantation that my Brother JOSEPH FULSHER lived on, also my negro boy ASA after his mother dies I also leave him my household goods and all my stock of every kind.
GRAND DAUGHTER, MARY CARRAWAY, my negro woman HANNAH, and her increase, all except her oldest child that she raises, which I intend for my GRANDSON WILLIAM BURNEY. but if she dies without increase, my will is that the negro be equally divided between my sons EPHERIM FULSHER and THOMAS FULSHER.
GRANDSON, WILLIAM BURNEY, the oldest child of my said. negro HANNAH raised by HIM.
EXECUTORS, SONS, JOSHUA FULSHER and SHADRACK FULSHER.
Witness, WILLIAM FULSHER
MAXMILLION FULSHER 27 MAY 1784
BEAUFORT COUNTY PLANTER
WIFE, SEBBE, my Plantation on which I now live, during her natural life or widowhood.
SON, JESSE, my plantation and two hundred acres of land, with it also one hundred acres of land joining WILLIAM HARRISES LAND
SON, one hundred acres of land joining JAMES COORS land.
DAUGHTERS, MARY & PRUDENCE, three hundred and fifty acres of land on the head of CHAPEL CREEK to be divided equally
DAUGHTERR, SARAH, two hundred acres of land back of my old patent.
I give two hundred acres of land in Craven County to be sold and money equally divided amoung my children.
To wife SEBBE, my negro winch BECK and her increase, and all my moveable estate during her lifetime, then to be equally divided amoung all my children.
EXECUTORS - JOSEPH BROOKS & BENJAMIN FULSHER
WITNESS; MAXMILLION FULSHER
JESSE FULSHER his X mark JOHN C
SHADRACK FULSHER 6 NOV. 1784 TOWN OF NEW BERN
WIFE, MARY FULSHER - & - SON, WILLIAM H. FULSHER
to have equal right to my house and lot in NEW BERN, and my negro WINSOR, and the profits of my land and. plantation down the river, if any should arise, also my household furniture.
my working tools to be kept at the discreption of my executors for my negro WINSOR to work with, for the support of my wife and raising and edducating my son till he reaches the age of twenty one.
SON, WILLIAM FULSHER - my land and plantation down the river, also my house and lot in New Bern, household furniture and negro after the death of my wife.
If my son should die before he reaches the age of twenty one or has no heirs, then I give my land and plantation down the river to JOSHUA FULSHER, my Brothers EPHRIAM FULSHER.S Eldest
and if he has no heirs to go to my Brother EPHERIAM FULSHER'S next Eldest son with heirs.
THOMAS FULSHER, son of my Brother EPHERIAM FULSHER to have my negro WINSON after the death of my wife.
wife MARY FULSHER, brothers JOSHUA FULSHER and LEVI FULSHER
TO BE EXECUTORS.
Witness; SHADRACK FULSHER
WILLIAM FULSHIRE 1818
wife MARY all estate, then to be divided amoung children
CASON FULSHER FEB. 29, 1820
all the rest be divided smoung the children I had by my
last wife--JOSHUA, DANIEL, BENJAMINE, THOMAS, JOSEPH & the one she now goes with.
MARY FULCHER 1844
To grandaughter MARY ANN FULCHER dau of SHADRACK FULCHER & his wife SARAH now living in the State of Tenn.$I,000.
to son--SHADRACK $500 and a negro to SARAH wife of SHADRACK $250.
grandaughter--LOUISA THOMAS dau of JOHN & MARY THOMAS. son --- JAMES D.
CRAVEN CO. (ORIGINAL ONLY--STATE ARCHIVES)
TO WIFE - SARAH -
I give my best feather bed and furniture, my -(torn)and best narrow axe and my truck and iron - (torn) - and head of hogs, three eus and a ram, my young gray horse named smokey, and three bushels of corn, and all the estate that come by my wife, during her life and then to her daughter Elizabeth. (the estate of her father),
To son WILLIAM FULSHER my pereangos ? and sails and my great bodied coat.
To son JOSEPH FULSHER ONE SHILLING
To son BENJAMINE FULSHER my close bodied coat, my largest gun and ninty-five acres of land, part of old patent and part of new.
to son THOMAS FULSHER 100 acres of land laying on the head of and on the side joining to BENJAMINE FULSHERS, it being a part of conveyed by JOHN FORBUSH.
To son JAMES FULSHER 150 acres of land on the West side of creek, joining the lands I bought of TULL WEST, bound out by marked trees.
To FERNAFOLD MY SON, ONE SHILLING To MARY BROOKS ONE COLT YEARLING. To MARTHA CASION ONE SHILLING.
To SARAH FULSHER MY BOX IRON AND TWO EWS.
To SUSANNA FULSHER ONE FEATHER BED AND FURNITURE as she now lies on in the plank house, and one spinning wheel
To JOHN FULSHER MY STOCK OF CATTLE, at ARROWMASCEE ?? and one cow and yew, and -torn
To my daughter MARY torn ONE FEATHER BED AND
FURNITURE as she now lies on. a cow and calf and -torn
and one gray mare and her colt, one large puter dish and. two
plates, and torn iron pots.
I give to my sons RICHARD FULSHER AND CASON FULSHER ALL THE
REST OF MY PERSONAL ESTATE, both household and stock,
excepting fifteen head of hogs torn- and all
my care of my family sisteen years of age.
WIFE AND SON WILLIAM FULSHER EXECUTERS.
26 NOVEMBER 1744
JOHN TOLSON THOMAS FULSHER
JOHN FULCHER 9TH MARCH 1766 CRAVEN COUNTY
ORIGINAL ONLY, ARCHIVES
I JOHN FULCHER, of the provence of North Carolina, County of Craven.. I bequeath my Soul to God my Maker.. My body to the earth from which it was taken..
I give to;
MY WIFE, ELLEN FULCHER all my personal Estate and the plantation on which I now live duri.ng her widowhood, a small gun and as many of my working tools as she may see proper to be sold. At my wife's marriage or death, then all my personal estate to be equally divided between my three children, MATHER, CASEN, CATHREEN.
MY SON CASON FULCHER, the land and my large gun, to him and his heirs.
Wife ELLEN and my Brother JAMES FULCHER Executors
CASON FULCHER his C mark
JOHN BOARD his J mark
his I MARK