Jasper Hardison Will
May 8, 1733

In the Name of God Amen the 8th Day of May 1733      I Jesper Hardison of ye County of Albemarle~ Planter being Very Sick and Weak in Body but of Perfect mind & Memory thanks be given to God for  Therefore Calling Unto Mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing that is Apointed for all men once to Dye Do Make and Ordain this my Last will and Testament that is to Say Principally & first of all I give & Recommend my Soul unto ye hands of Almighty God who gave it and my body recomend to the Earth to be buried in Decent Christian Burial at the Disresion of my Executors nothing Doubting but at the Gernerall Resurection Shall Receive the Same again by the Mighty power of god and as touching Such Worldly Affairs & Efsate wherewith it hath pleased god to bless me in this Life I Give Devise and Dispose of the Same in the following manner and form

I give  and bequeath to my well and Dearly beloved Wife Mary Hardison Negro and all my Goods and Chattel & all and Singular Debts and Moveable Estates Excepting what is hereundor mencioned.

I give and bequeath to John Hardison a tract of Land Containing 640 acres on South Side of Loop. 1 horse 1 Dish a bason a café of bottles 1 pot.

Imprimis: to Mary Carkeet Cow and Calf.

Impimis:  I give and bequeath to Judah Sutton Fifty pound Current money of Carolina and a mare Branded B

Imprimis: to Jasper Hardison my Son a parcel Contain 200 acres on Cheat Neck

Imprimis: to Charles Hardison a piece of Land Called Cheat Neck Island

Imprimis: to Joshua Hardison and Tho: Hardison a parcel of Land from ye upper part of Mr. Carkeats Line to Cheat Neck Branch

Imprimis: to Richard Hardison and Joseph Hardison the plantation and ? part of Land after Deceass of my beloved Wife known by the name of Roses Plantation

Item: I Desire my Beloved wife Mary Hardison and John my Son to be whole and sole Exectutors of this my Last Will and testament and allowing this this my Last will and Testament in Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the Date and your over wishes.
                                                                                                    Jasper [x] Hardison 

Signed Sealed and Delivered In ye presence of
Joseph Hudson
Samuel Durrance


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