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William G
lasgow
Oct. 14, 1805 - Jan. 22, 1806
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, pp. 279-280

In the name of God Amen, I William GLASGOW of the County of Currituck being very sick and porely in body but of sound and disposing memory thanks be to God for it, knowing that it is once appointed for all men to die, I do make this my Last Will and testament Viz.

I leave to my beloved Wife Sarah GLASGOW my mare and riding chair and harness, one feather bed, one linen wheel and two barrels of poark and ten barrels of corn for the years provision.

I give and bequeath to my Son Caleb GLASGOW the new ground field and clearing and lands of joining each side of the road straight of from the run beginning of (unclear) tree standing in the said run that I and Mitchell SIMMONDS marked for a corner tree and from thince to a beach we marked on the high ground betwixt said run and main road and from thense running a straight course as we marked or made a line to a beach that stands along Willoughby DAUGEs line formerly called that I marked for the other corner tree to him and his heirs forever.

I give and bequeath to my Son Isaac GLASGOW the fork field and lands of from the herring run to the head of the ash branch and then down the middle of said branch through the plantation to said run.

I give and bequeath to my Son Samuel GLASGOW a small piece of land beginning at the main road upon the side of this road along Caleb line at a pine stump at crook of the road running the same course of Calebs and same width of it from said line to said stump into his other land that I gave him which consist half the remainder of my land upon this side of said road the back part to him and his heirs forever.

I give and bequeath to my Son John C. GLASGOW the other part of land and plantation and houses upon this side of the road and all ????? the said road up to Caleb line to him and his heirs forever

I give to my Daughter Ruth GLASGOW one feather bed, one linen wheel and one cow and calf and one chest

I give to my Daughter Love BRIGHT one feather bed one linen wheel and one chest that she has ??????? and got in her possession and one ewe and lamb

I give to my Daughter Sophia GLASGOW one feather bed and the rest of my moveable property to be sold and equally divided between my three Daughters within mentioned and one hundred dollars worth to be sold for twelve months credit and Jack my Negro boy I give to my three Daughters Ruth, Love, and Sophia GLASGOW all equal parts.

And I do constitute and appoint Willis SIMMONS my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and testament given under my hand and seal this the 14th day of October 1805.
    /s/ Will GLASGOW     seal

Test.
    Caleb GLASGOW jurat
    Isaac BRIGHT      jurat
    Isaac GLASGOW jurat

Recorded and examined the 22nd day of Jany. ann. Dom 1806

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