Elizabeth Daniel (Lanier) (1698 - 1752)

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Birthplace: Surry, Virginia
Death: Died in Chowan, North Carolina
Managed by: William Chandler Lanier Jr.
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About Elizabeth Daniel (Lanier)

Elizabeth was born in Virginia in 1698; her will was dated June 9, 1752, Tyrrell District,

     married about 1716 in Chowan District, N. C. to Thomas Daniel.  It is reported that he
     was baptized September 25, 1675, St. James Parish, Barbados.

Wayne D. Lanier

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In the name of God amen. I, Elisabeth Daniel of the County of Teril in the province of North Carolina Widdow being of weak and low condition of body but of a sound mind and memory praised be Allmity God but caling to mind the uncertainly of this life and knowing that it is apointed for all men occ to die do make ordain constitute and apoint this to be my Last Will and Testament that is to say my Soul I bequeath to God that gave it to me my body I commit to the Earth from whence I was taken to be interned in a Cristian like manner and now touching my worldly goods I do order give bequeath and dispose in manner and form following that I first I order and disire that all my just debts and my funeral charges be fully paid discharged and satisfied and legases paid.

Imprimis - It is my will to give and bequeath to my beloved son Robert Daniel one stear yerling

Item - to my daughter Sarah Willson I do give and bequeath one stear yerling

Item - to my son Thomas Daniel I do give and bequeath one large Bible

Item - to my daughter Elisabeth Daniel I do give and bequeath one young cow and calf and a fore year old stear a large chest a wollen wheale and a pare of cotten cards and a linen wheale

Item - to my daughter Mary Ward I give and bequeath one stear yerling and a linnen wheale

Item - to my son John Daniel I do give and bequeath my manner plantation and a fore year old horse a large iron pot and a gun and five dolors

Item - to my son Wm Daniel I do give and bequeath my Bay horse caled Crumel and a duble lune and a large _____

Item - to my son Aron Daniel I do give and bequeath my black horse caled Smoaker and a Dublelune a case of bottels and a chest

Item - to my daughter Ruth Daniel I do give and bequeath one puter dish and three plates

Item - to my daughter Pricilah Daniel I do give and bequeath one puter dish and three plates

Item - to my son Josiah Daniel I do give and bequeath one puter dish and thre plates

Item - to my daughter Ruth and Pricilah and my son Josiah afore mentioned I do give and bequeath two cows and yerlings and seven cows and calfs thre five year stears farther more it is my will to give to my daughter Ruth Pricilah and my son Josiah one ew and ew lamb and two weathers(?) To be equaly devided when the said children Ruth Precilah and Josiah do arrive at the age of sixteen years farther more it is my will all my cattel should be equaly devided that is left ungiven betwen my son John afmd and Aron(?) Daniel afore mentioned

Item - to my grandaughter Elisabeth Daniel I do give and bequeath one two year hefer

Item - to Jerimah Willis the daugher of Wm and Mary Willis I do give and bequeath one yerling hefer

Item - to my daughter Ruth Pricilah and my son Josiah I give and bequeath the two mares and their increase to be equaly devided when they arrive at the age of sixteen years farther more it is my will all the rest of my household furniture and all the utentils one foreland feven shep should be equaly devided between my daughter Elisabeth my sons John Wm and Aron afore mentioned I do nominate chose and apoint my beloved sons Thomas and John Daniel to be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament and I farther will and desesire that there may be no misinterpetations or wrong constrictions put on this my Last Will and Testament Sined Sealed published and Declared this Sixth day of March in the years of our Lord God everlasting one thousand seven hundred fifty and two. Interlined before sined.

Elisabeth (her -x- mark) Daniel

In the presence of

Wm Willis

John (his -x- mark) Brown Senr

Mary (her -x- mark) Willis

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Beaufort County

At a court held for the said county at

the Court house in Bath Town on the

second Tuesday in June and 9th day of

the same month Anno Domi 1752

Present his Majesty's Justices

These are to certify that William Willis one of the subscribing witnesses to the within Will appeared in open Court and made oath on the holy evangelist that he was present and saw Elizabeth Daniel sign seal and declared the within instrutment of writing to be her last will and testament and that the said Elizabeth Daniel was at that time of sound and disposeing mind and memory and that he also saw John Brown and a Mary Willis the other subscribing witnesses sign their names thereto at the same time then Thomas Daniel and John Daniel Executors of the said will appeared in Open Court and took the oath of Executors in due form whereupon it was ordered by the said Court that M. Secretary have notice thereof that Letters Testamentary issue thereupon as the law directs

Test Will Ormond Clerk Court

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Elizabeth Daniel's Timeline

1698
1698
Surry, Virginia
1716
1716
Age 18
Chowan, North Carolina, USA
1718
1718
Age 20
Chowan, North Carolina, USA
1720
September 25, 1720
Age 22
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA
1722
1722
Age 24
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA
1730
1730
Age 32
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA
1730
Age 32
Chowan, North Carolina, USA
1732
October 1, 1732
Age 34
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA
1734
1734
Age 36
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA
1735
1735
Age 37
Tyrrell, North Carolina, USA