William Raman Will

Oct. 12, 1713

Know all Men by these presents that I  Wm Raman of North Carolina In the County of Albemarle being of sound mind and of Perfect Memory but sick in body considering the uncertainty of death Do make And ordain this my last will and Testament In Manner and Form as Followeth------

I will that all my Just Debts be paid which in concioues is and or Owing

Then  I give And bequeath unto my Son Tho: Raman that whole tract of Land as I bought of Simon Rice containing one hundred acres to him that the said Tho: Raman  and to his heirs for ever.

Item  I give and bequeath unto my youngest son Edward Raman the plantation as I now live upon containing two hundred Acres to him the said Edward Raman and his heirs for ever if my dafter (daughter) Elizabeth Scarbrough dies without Issue then that fifty acres of Land which Wm Scarbrough now lives upon shall return unto my youngest son Edward Ramon And his heirs for ever

I give and bequeath unto my son Tho Raman one bay hors and one cow and calf with all their increase for ever with too sows and their increase

There of and to my son Edward Raman I give And bequeath one young Mare and Cow And Calfs with all their Increase for ever like wise

I give unto my Daughter Elizabeth Scarbrough one yearling hoffer And to my Daughter Margrott Talkey one yearling hoffer And to my daughter Sarah Raman I give and bequeath one cow and Calf with all their Increase likewise I give And bequeath unto my true And loving wife Sarah Raman all the rest of my goods and Chattels…  I do hereby nominate And Appoint my true And Lawful wife to be sole Executrix of this my last will  And Testament          

                                                                               Wm. [x] Raman

Signed sealed and delivered

in presence of us

Jno. Hawkins

Tho: Passingham


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