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James Miles (about 1839)
In the name of God Amen I James Miles of Orange County North Carolina being of perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament. My wordly estate I give and bequeth in the following manner. It is my will that my wife Nancy Miles enjoy the use of the plantation whereon I now live with two hundred and ninety five acres of land belonging there to during her life I give and bequeth to her my wife two head of horses all my stock of cows all my stock of hogs all my stock of sheep with all my household furniture and kitchen utinsels all my farming utinselsall my growing crop all my corn and all my bacon that is on hand all my fodder I further bequeth to my wife Nancy.
Will Book F, page 41, Orange County, Hillsborough, NC