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In the name of god Amen I Julian HEATH County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being weak in body but of a sound and disposing mind and memory bless God for the same do recommend my soul to almighty God as it is his will to take me and as touching of such worldly goods were with he has blessed me with in life dispose of in the following manner and form viz----
Item: I give and bequeath to my Son John HEATH one negro man name Jim and one feather bead and furniture and one low beadstead the bead that formely belonged to Mary HEATH and also the one half of my pork one of the new counlepins to go in as part of the furniture of said bead to him and his heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Daughter Julian HEATH one negrow woman named Peg and one feather bead and furniture and one bead stead and one of the new counleepin and one riding chear and herness one chist of draws walnut and as many of my cattel to be sold to the amount of eighty dollars and the money to go to my said Daughter Julian use to buy her a horse with if she think proper at six months credit to her and her heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Son Thomas HEATH one feather bead and furniture and bead stead one ovel table and one horse named Pructia and one negro woman Abbey to her(sic) and her(sic) heirs forever.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Daughter Julian HEATH one loom and one linen wheel her first choice and five barrels of corn to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath to my Grand Daughter Julian BARNARD one blue chist one linen wheel
Item: I give and bequeath to my Son John HEATH one desk walnut
Item: I give to my Daughter Dinah TAYLOR two calico countepin and one wool one I give also all my Daughter Mary HEATH wouring apparel to my Daughter Dinah TAYLOR except a pare or two to be disposed of as I have ?????? to them and all my coffee and sugar that is in the house.
I give to my Son John HEATH five barrells of corn.
I give to my Son Thomas HEATH all the remainder of my corn which I have not all ready given away also all the remainder of my estate of all kind ??????? to the within doors and without his paying all my just debts to him and his heirs forever.
I do nominate constitute and appoint to my Sons John and Thomas HEATH my whole sole executors of this my Last Will and tetament in testimony where of I have here unto set my hand and fixed my seal this 12th day of December in the year of our Lord Ano. Domno 1809
/s/ Julian [Her x mark] HEATH seal
Signed sealed published and declared to be Her Last Will and testament in the presents of us
T. ADAMS jurat
[Note: There is no probate date or clerk's name given in this will. Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. In court minutes, testator's name is given as "Julia" HEATH and witness is "Thomas" ADAMS].
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