Michael Junior Day

Birth: 28 SEP 1774, Rowan County, North Carolina
Death: 18 JAN 1828, Rowan County, North Carolina

Married Catherine Michel on ABT 1795

Michael Senior Day Catherine ? Grubb
Michael Junior Day
m.Catherine Michel

Anna Eve Day

The following wills were submitted to probate & registration at March Sessions

In the name of God Amen. I Michael Day Sen. of the State of North Carolina &
County of Davidson being in a ___ state of health, but of perfect mind &
memory, calling to mind the mortality of my body. And knowing that it is
appointed for all men once to die do on the eighteenth day of January in the
Year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred & twenty eight make and ordain
this my last will & testament that is to say I give my soul unto the hand of
the Almighty God that gave and my body to the earth to be buried in decent
Christian burial at the discretion of my executors and as ____ such worldly
estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life. I give
demise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form ~
Will of Michael Day, 1828, Davidson Co. NC
File compiled and contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives by: Lorri Hill


First I give will & bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Caty my mansion house &
land whereon I now live, with about one hundred & forty two acres land more or
less, together with all household & kitchen furniture, stock of horses,
cattle, hogs & sheep, 1 wagon & gears, 1 still & tubs & every other article
belonging to distillery, all money & notes found with the negroes Cate & Sal
and every other article in any use belonging to me as it now stands.
(excepting articles that shall be hereafter particularly named and disposed of
otherwise), to be enjoyed by her as long as she remains my widow, with the
privilege of selling any part of the property, excepting the land to enable
her to pay my debts & raise the younger children, and if she should marry
again the whole of the property, (excepting what shall be hereafter named),
be sold & the money arising from such sale be equally divided between my eight
their mother giving her a child's part, and if either of my daughters, POLLY,
SUSANNA, MARY now living with their mother, choose to leave her, by marriage
of otherwise, they are to have, each, one cow & heifer & one bed & furniture &
one chest & one spinning wheel, to make them equal to those in legacy that is
already gone.
Secondly, I give will & bequeath to my beloved son VALENTINE 80 ac. of land on
the South end of the tract that I now live on bounding the lines of MARY MIKLE
& JOHN MCCRARY, including the improvements, whereon the said VALENTINE now
lives, and also one young mare 3 years old & one bridle & saddle to be enjoyed
by him & his heirs forever. Also I do appoint my two sons Michael and
Valentine the sole executors of this my last will & testament and I do hereby
utterly disallow and disannul all and every other former wills and testaments
by me in any wise before named willed and bequeathed ratifying and confirming
this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have
hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed pronounced and declared by Michael Day Sen. {Seal}
the said Michael Day as his last will and testament in the presence of us, who
in his presence and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our
David Berrier
George Thomason Sen.

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