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Lockerman / Lockamy Wills of Sampson and Cumberland Counties, NC

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Lockerman / Lockamy Wills of Sampson and Cumberland Counties, NC

Posted: 1205254147000
Classification: Will
2 wills were found in the Sampson Co., NC file boxes and 1 will was found in the Cumberland Co., NC file box. The following wills were found at the North Carolina State Archives, 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC. They are the actual wills contained in file boxes separated by county, then alphabetical by last name. (1) Sampson County, NC, Series of Original Wills, 1778-1953, Lee - Matthews Box No. 12 in series of fibredex boxes (call no. 087.801.12); (2) Cumberland County, NC, Series of Original Wills, 1757-1967, Levy-Lyon, Box No. 30 in series of fibredex boxes; (Call no. 029.801.30).

contact info: Ginger Smith,, Durham, NC.


Not dated, but really old, probably 1700s: To well beloved wife MARY LOCKERMAN the whole of my goods and chattels which is all my furn, horse, cattle, during her lifetime and then the said property to be given to my two grandchildren SUVIAH and CATHARIN LOCKMONS, provided RUTH LOCKERMAN should not marry untill the said children arives to the age of 20 if she should marry under their age as above said, then the cattle put out upon stock and the other property sold and money put out on invest. Also to my well beloved son one rifle gunto JAMES LOCKMON SENR. Also I appoint John SIMONS SENR exec. Wit: John SUMMONS, A. COLLINATH? and Ruth LOCKMON;

Wife: MARY


JACOB LOCKERMAN, (xx-1846), Sampson Co., NC

3 June 1845: Son ODAM LOCKERMANS heirs one dollr cash beside what I gave him in the lifetime of the said ODAM LOCKERMAN. Also I gave and bequeath unto my son AARON LOCKERMANS heirs one dollar besides what I gave him in his life time, also I gave untio my dau BELLSYANN one dollar in cash; son DENNIS LOCKERMANS heirs one dollar in cash besides what I gave him in his lifetime. To loving wife SARAH LOCKERMAN all my stock; also they be eq divided bteween her two sons RAIFORD HAIR and THOMAS HAIR also I give to my wife SARAH my house hold and furn and all the rest of my property that I am possessed of to be hers during her lifetime or widdowhood then to be eq. divided between her two sons as before. wit: JAMES CALHOON and THOMAS HAIR. Aug term 1846, proved in open court by oath of JAMES CALHOON and THOMAS HAIR. RAIFORD HAIR ordered as admin.

AARON (married Rachel Godwin, dau of Elizabeth Godwin)

Sarah’s two sons:

Strickland Estate: Ordered that Archibald CALQUOHOON, Phillip TEW, Samuel PETERS, Sherod HOLLEY, Jonathan HOLLEY, Jacob LOCKAMY, James JACKSON, John JACKSON, Odom LOCKAMY, William JACKSON, Reddick HOLLEY and John WILSON be a jury to lay off the dower lands to Mary STRICKLAND, widow of William STRICKLAND, dec'd. 21 May 1810, p. 199 [Source: A Portrait of Nineteenth Century Sampson County as revealed by Sampson County Court Minutes 1800-1810]


JOSEPH LOCKAMY, (18xx-1874), Cumberland Co., NC

That my land be divided into two parts, 75 acres in one part and 25 ac in the other; 25 ac to be taken off the north east corner of said land which adjoins Beaver creek Co Fayler JOHNSONS and William JOHNSON lands; the 25 ac is to be subdiv into 5 eq parts and one part to go to his daughter PATIENCE one part to his dau SARAH, one part to his son WILLIAM, one part to his son DANIEL, and one part to his dau MARY. To my wife TEMPY I leave the other part cont. 75 ac to use or sell; then to descend to her children Mary Ellen COLE, LIVINA LOCKEMY, and ARCHABALD L LOCKEMY or such other land or she may have substitued for said 75 acres. Furn, cow to son ARCHIBALD; To daughter DIONNE a heifer and cow. To MARY ELLEN COLE...not finished. 31 Mar 1869, witness AE PATTRISAD? and Neill GRAHAM. Codacil A and B: A to leave wife TEMPY all cattle not given to anyone; and B 10 Apr 1871 Revokes no. 3 and gives all land to wife TEMPY LOCKEMY; instead give 5 children $5. Probate court document lists TEMPY LOCKAMY; DIANNAH LOCKAMY, ARCHD LOKAMY, PATIENCE LOCAMY, SARAH LOKAMY, WILSON(WILLIS is marked out) LOCKAMY, DANIEL LOCAMY, MARY ANN LOCKAMY are entitled as heirs, 14 Sep 1874.

Wife: Tempy LOCKAMY
Children: Patience, Sarah, William, Daniel, Mary
Children: Mary Ellen COLE, Livina LOCKEMY, Archabald L. LOCKEMY
Probate: Diannah, Archilbald, Patience, Sarah, Wilson, Daniel, and Mary Ann LOCKAMY


Other Sampson County LOCKERMAN / LOCKAMYS:

p. 14: Little Coharie: Ordered the the following hands, to wit: Barnabas Hall, overseer, Willis Magee, overseer, and Smithwick Faircloth, Needham Vann, Jesse Nealms, William Hairr, John Hairr, John Williams, Samson Dees, Luke Butler, Robert Butler, Southy Fisher, John Fisher, Thomas Owens, Enoch Hall, James Hall, John Parker, Luke Parker Owen Owen, ELI LOCKERMAN and Thomas Hall, and their hands work on the river called Little Coharie under the verseers aforesaid, agreeable to a petition filed. [Source: A Portrait of Nineteenth Century Sampson County as revealed by Sampson County Court Minutes 1800-1810, 1801]

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