14 AUG., 1795.
NC Will Book I, Clerk of Court's Office, Robeson County, NC. Pages 39-40. 14 Aug. 1795. The Will reads as follows: In the Name of God, Amen. I, Ralph Regan, of the County of Robeson and State of North Carolina, Planter, being very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be unto God. Calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it and my body, I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the direction of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general resurrection to receive the same again by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. First, I give and bequeath to my well-beloved son, Joseph Regan, 400 acres of land in two surveys on the North side of the Ten-Mile Swamp by him to be freely possessed and enjoyed. Secondly, I give and bequeath to my well-beloved son, Samuel Regan, 400 acres of land in two surveys on the Wildcat Branch by him to be freely possessed and enjoyed. Thirdly, I give and bequeath to my well-beloved Daniel Regan all my part of the Plantation now possessed by Anne Regan by him to be freely possessed and enjoyed. Fourthly, I give and bequeath unto my dear wife Millie Regan the Plantation whereon I now live and all the rest of my property which is not before mentioned by her to be freely possessed and enjoyed for the support of her family during her life or widowhood and at that end of that period to be divided as follows: To my son, Richard Regan the Plantation whereon I now live and all the land adjoining to it, and to my daughters Olive Powers, Sarah Regan, Nancy Regan, and Martha Regan, 100 pounds each to be paid them in negros and the rest of my property to be equally divided among all my children, and further constitute and ordain my son, Joseph Regan and my son-in-law, Matthew Powers [Record #31] sole Executors of this Last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke, and disannull all and every other former Testaments, Wills, legacies, bequests, and Executors by me in any ways 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 fourteeth day of August one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, signed, sealed, published, pronounced and declared by the said Ralph Regan as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in this presence and the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names. Ralph Regan (seal) Witness: John Regan[ Ralph's brother] her Ala Regan mark.
NC Will Book I, Clerk of Court's Office, Robeson County, NC. Pages 39-40. 14 Aug. 1795. Millie is mentioned in her husband's, Captain Ralph Regan, Will. Millie was bequeathed the Plantation her and Ralph lived on for the rest of her life or widowhood.