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||3 Nov 1734
||Balquhidder, Perthshire, Scotlandd/o Pat. Steuart
||27 Sep 1804
||Cumberland co., North Carolina, United StatesMargaret Carraway, a “widow, being weak of body, but of sound mind and memory,” made her last will and testament in the presence of Elizabeth Stewart and Nancy Bumpuss (made her mark). Her sons James and Thomas were appointed as executors. She made bequeaths to her granddaughters Elizabeth and “Jeannet” (both daughters of her son James), and her son Thomas received the residue.
||Abt Mar 1808
||Cumberland co., North Carolina, United StatesMargaret's will was proved by Nancy Bumpuss and recorded by the court in the March term of 1808.
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- ↑ Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Balquhidder. Parish registers, 1696-1854. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978), FHL #993518 or 102689. From record indexed in “Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950”, database, FamilySearch. The original source has not been verified.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Will of Mrs. Margaret Carraway.
Dated 27 September 1804. The will of Margaret Carraway, widow, of Cumberland co., North Carolina, bequeaths to granddaughters (by son James) Elizabeth Carraway and Jeannet Carraway, and son Thomas Carraway (receiving the residue). Execs. sons James Carraway and Thomas Carraway. Witnessed by Elizabeth Stewart and Nancy (X) Bumpuss. “Proved March Term 1808 by Nancy Bumpuss and Recorded in Book A folio 120”
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Cumberland County), and North Carolina. Superior Court (Cumberland County). Wills, 1761-1942. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1942), FHL # 18727, Record of Wills 1796-1817, A: 120, admitted to record in March term of 1808.