Samuel Davis Will


Source: Duplin County
Written: May 21, 1838
Recorded: September 1838

                 WILL OF SAMUEL DAVIS

Written May 21, 1838           Probated October Court 1838

 To my wife, CATHARINE - home plantation and land on north side of Matthews 
Branch consisting of 900 acres; Negro, CHLOE, a bed, furniture, horse, 
harness, tools, horses, cattle, hogs, sheep for life-time.

 To my daughter, ELIZABETH PIPKIN - $10 and property previously given to her

 To my son, CALVIN - $10 and property previously given to him.

 To my son, JAMES P. - stock already given to him and bed and furniture.

 To my daughter, HEPSZIBAH ADELIA JERMAN, negroes AMA, TENOR and JOE, property
    already given.

 To my sons, SETH and IRA - Towerhill Plantation, lands on Burncoat and Sutton
Branch being about 1,000 acres and negroes: PETER, LANEY and ELF; two    beds  
and furniture; $100 when IRA reaches age of 21.

 To my son: JOHN EDWARD T. - the land lend his mother (900 acres) and
 negroes: BILL, ROBBIN, MARTHA; bed & furniture; $50.

 To five daughters: NANCY, WINIFRED, EMMA, MARIA C. and SEPHRONIA E. -
 NEGROES: ISAAC; ARON; BOBB; ROSE; PHILLIS, LIZZA; HANNA; LUCINDA; RICHMON;
 EDIE; JENNY; HENRY, when each comes of age and each a bed and furniture.

 Executors: son, JAMES P. DAVIS ; JAMES H. JERMAN

 Witnesses: HEPZIBAH TUTLE, J. E. SWINSON
                       SAMUEL (X) DAVIS

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