Crashly, Peter (Will dated 1717)

Transcribed and submitted by Mike Schoettle

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Princess Anne County, Virginia Deed Book 3, p. 177

In the name of God Amen ye last will and testament of Peter Crashly being weak in body but in perfect (unreadable) mind and memory I give my soule to all mighty God that gave it in hopes of a joyful resurrection through (unreadable) the merits of my only redeemer and my body to the Earth in hopes of a joyfull resurrection March ye 13th day (unreadable) 1706/7:  I give and bequeath unto Sarah Eaton my grandchild ye daughter of Michaell Eaton seven head of (unreadable) cattle with theire increes male & female being in North Carrolina on ye south side of neuce river at (unreadable) Hutsons now in his possession I give and bequeath unto my daughter Ann ye wife of Michael Eaton (unreadable) all my land belonging to my plantation at muddy creek to her and the heirs of her body lawfully begotten (unreadable) by Michael Eaton

William Dyer                                       Princess                                               Peter (the mark of) Crashly & seale

John (ye mark of) Eaton                                Ann

 

At a court held ye 3d July 1717

Then ye above last will of Peter Crashly

Decd: was presented in court by Michael Eaton

Who made oath thereof & being proved by ye oaths of the

Evidences thereto is admitted to record

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