Will of John Wright Sr

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Will of John Wright Sr

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In the name of God Amen _ I John Wright Senior of the County of Sampson in the State of North Carolina, being in health, and of sound Memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in form following - Viz - First I give to my Wife Penelope for and during her Natural Life all of my Estate Real and Personal Second- I give and Bequeath to my son Isaac Wright the following Negroes Viz Miley Cato Amos & Peter, Five Hundred and forty acres of land including my Plantation Dwelling, and out Houses & Hill- allso two other Tracts of Land which I purchas'd from Lany Freeman containing two Hundred and Eleven acres-Deed bearing date 20th Oct. 1821 - I allso give said Isaac my Household furniture except Beds, Kitchen Furniture & Plantation Tools a yoke of Oxen, a Log Carriage & Chains-the Oxen to be chosen by said Isaac - the above property & Lands are given to said Isaac Wright his Heirs and assigns, but not to take affect untill the death of my Wife Penelope thirdly I give and bequeath to my Grandaughter Penny Brown one Feather Bed _____ All the property belonging to my estate not namd above that may be and Remain after the death of my Wife, I will to be equally Divided between my Son John, My Daughters Rebecca, Polly, Betsy,the Children of my deceas'd Daughter Nancy, and my son Isaac - said children of Nancy to have one share ______ I appoint my sons John and Isaac Wright Executors of this my last Will and Tetament and do hareby Revoke all former Wills - In Testimony of the above John Wright has hereunto let his hand & seal this 20th day of Nov 1835 Sign'd Seal'd Pulish'd and declar'd by said John Wright as his last Will in presence of W Robinson David Smith Raiford Carrole John Wright Senr -SEAL- State of North Carolina Court of Pleas and Quarter Sampson County Sessions Nov. Term 1848 Then exact the forgoing Will duly proven in open Court by the Oaths of David Smith and Raiford Carroll, two of th subscribing witnesses and ordered to be Recorded. Thomas J Faison Clk J Wright's Will Recorded in Will Docket Pages 344 and 345. Thomas J Faison Clk This will is not to be copied and posted on any other site!

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