John Thompson to George Lockhart

Bertie County, NC -- January, 1739/40

January 8, 1739/40. --- 333 £. 6sh. 8p.

For ½ estate of David Henderson. "...John Tomson... Son to John Thomson farmer (?) in Cambusdenny in North Brittain....whereas David Henderson deceased did by His Last Will & Testament...(dated February 13, 1735) bequeathed to His Nephew George Henderson & to the Six children which his Sister Jennett Henderson had in Scotland by Andrew Thompson all his Estate both real and personal to be equally divided...whereas George Henderson one of the Legatees is since Dead...John Thompson is duly constituted lawfull attorney to (sell) all (David henderson's) lands Tenaments Negroes & all effects & Estate whatsoever..."

Legatees represented by John Thompson are:

  1. John, son of Andrew and Jennet Henderson Thompson.
  2. Thomas Wingate of Micklewood in North Brittain & Grizal his wife, daughter of Andrew & Jennet Thompson.
  3. Walter Aikman in Kersebonny in Scotland & Isabell his wife, daughter of Andrew & Jennet Thompson.



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