Brunswick County NC Genweb

Will of John Sullavind 1782
Brunswick County, North Carolina
contributed by Dan Sullivan

Will of John Sullavind
Brunswick County NC
20 September 1782

In the Name of God Amen, I John Sullavind of North Carolina Brunswick County being very Sick and Weak in Body, but of perfect Mind and Memory, Thanks be given unto God Calling unto Mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to Say, Principally and first of all, I Give and Recommend my Soul into the Hand of Almighty God that gave it and my body I Recommend to the Earth, to be buried in decent Christian Burial, at the Discretion of my executor: nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I Shall receive the Same again, by the Mighty Power of God, and as touching Such Worldly Estate Wharewith it has pleased God to bless me in this Life I Give divise and dispose of the Same in the following Manner and form: First I Give and bequeath to Agga my beloved wife one mare Cauled Fan and bridle and Saddle allso I Give to my well beloved son Hamton Sullavind one Shilling Sterling also I give to my beloved son John Sullavind one Shilling Sterling allso I give to my beloved son William Sullavind one Shilling Sterling also I give to my beloved daughter Nanny Sullavind and my son Calib, and my son Robbin, and my son Archer, and my son Elcany, and my Daughter Paully, all my stock of Cattle and what Cattle some of them had before to be Equally devided with my stock and for every child to have a part not one to have more than the other - also I give to my son Mical Campeal one Hundred acres of land joining Bengamin Outlaw old___ part of the land that I bought of John Sullavind and for him to pay to the Estate five hard dollars on the account ________ Sullavind and my son Thomas Sullivan and my Son Archer and my son Elcany and my daughter Paully all my ____________ that the said lands may be sold and the money to be Equally divided among them and all the Dets thats Dew to me, I will that fore horses may be sold for the Use of the family, I will that three Guns may be devided amung the four youngest Boys, and all my houshold furniture to be the the property of my Loving wife Agga Sullavind to make use of and dispose of it at her own descretion further I will that if Either of the five youngest Children above mentioned should die, what Estate thay have shall be Equally devided amung the Rest of the Same Youngest Children, in Witness Whareof I halve hereunto put my name and Seal this twentieth day of September One Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Two

John Sulavint seal
Request Abraham N (ott? Miller?) [ William Sullav-Executors]
Sullavint Exetor
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of
Richard I Harriss his mark
Peter Hanseli + his mark
Ann (I) Harriss
(bracketed words crossed out)

Notes from contributor:
Transcribed by D. Ziegler
I have additional information on this line but it is not directly connected to my Sullivan line (so far).