Will of David Bradford, Mecklenburg County, NC - 7 May 1779 (abstract)
After 17 years of searching for a will for David Bradford, I finally found an abstract of it (not the original....yet!). I've seen death dates for him ranging from 1750 to 1810.Now we can finally pin it down! Below is the abstract I found.
Will of DAVID BRADFORD of the County of Mecklenburg. 7 May 1779
Husbandman . . . to my wife the whole of my moveable estate, household
furniture, with her living on my plantation on which I now live, at her death
or marriage, to be vandued [?] and divided among my children my oldest
son James Bradford excepted who is at my decease to receive his part . . .
my sons David Bradford, Michael, and Samuel Bradford, my two younger
sons, wife Mary & friends & neighbors James Barr & James Findley, exrs.
David Bradford (seal)
Witness: James Findley