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Thomas
Sanderson
Jan. 30, 1778 - May 28, 1778
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, pp. 136-140

In the name of God Amen, I Thos. SANDERSON of Currituck County in the state of North Carrolina being weak in body but sound and disposing mind and memery do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

Imprimis: I give and recommend my soul to Almighty God and as touching such wourldly estate whare with it hath pleased God to bless me with in life I give devise and dispose of in the following manner and form,

I give and bequeath to my Son Thomas SANDERSON a negro woman called Generous to him and heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter Mary SANDERSON one negro girl called Darkist to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Son Thomas SANDERSON all the children an increas of a negro woman which he hath in his possession called Generous to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my grandson Tho. SANDERSON one negro boy cal Juperter to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my Grandson Thomas SANDERSON Son of Thomas, a peace or percel of land known by the name of Dews Quarter as also twenty five acres of land on the main that ____ most convenient for timber to the afsd. Dews Quarter as also one grey mare which he hath now in possession to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son Thomas SANDERSON the plentation wheron he now lives and the remainder of my land adjoining thereto to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I giv and bequeath to my Son Jesse SANDERSON the plantation whereon I now live with the out land thereto belong- ing as it lays marked out by devision line as also an island called Grandys Island to him and his heirs for ever.

Item: I give and bequeth to my Son Jesse SANDERSON an island called the Narrows Island as also twenty five acres of land lying to the westward of the manner plentation lands and adjoining thereto to him and his heirs forever

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON my plantation on the ridge with the lands therto belonging lying between Benjamin POYNER and Rich. SANDERSON to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON one negro woman called Tariken one negro man called Cuise one negro man called Charls one negro woman called Sarah one negro man Quash one negro lad called Menus one negro woman called Nell one negro boy called Icamus one negro woman called Bess one negro child called Juath to him the said Jesse and his heirs forever.

Item: I giv to my Grandson Thomas SANDERSON Son of Lemuel my plantation whereon Jesse SANDERSON now lives with the out lands and marshes thereto belonging as it lays marked out by devision lines, as also three cows and calves and three ewes and lambs to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son John SANDERSON my plantation on the Ridge whareon he formely lived with the lands thereto belonging as they lay marked off as also the stock of cattel thereto belonging to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son John SANDERSON one negro man called Jonas one negro woman called Dinah and all her children as also two stears on the Narrows Island also one brown mare and one walnut desk to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON fifty acres of land lying on the banks adjoining Nathen POYNER bank land to him the said Jesse and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grandson Thomas SANDERSON Son of Lemuel, one negro man called Cass one negro woman called Juda one negro boy called Sam one negro boy called Caso one negro boy called Tom and one negro man called Tom to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Daughter Anne POYNER one negro woman called Tab and her two children one negro girl called Sal one large Black mar and her colt to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter Nanny POYNER Daughter of Nathen one negro girl called Finiah to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter Mary POYNER the plantation wheron she now lives with the out lands thereto belonging as it lays marked off one small walnut desk one negro woman called Pug and her four children and one sorrill mare with a blase face to her and her heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter Anne POYNER Daughter of Benjamin one negro girl called Jemimah to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter Julia Barntt (sic) one cow and calf and two sheep to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter Ann BARNETT one negro girl called Hannah to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Grand Son Thomas BARNETT one negro boy called Pompy to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Grandson Lemuel SANDERSON the plantation whereon my Son Lemuel formly lived and the woodland thereto belonging as it lays marked out also one negro lad called Dick to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grand Son Thomas SANDERSON Son of Lemuel my plantation on the Ridge whereon William MITCHEL formly lived with the out land thereto belonging as it lays marked off to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter Anne POYNER one hundred acres of land lying between Robert GIPSON and Sarah GIPSONs to her and her heirs forever.

Item: It is my will and desire that my old negro woman Hannah have the liberty of gowing to which of my children she thinks proper.

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON all my cattle belonging to the manner plantation as also all my hogs and all my sheep excepting such as I have already hereto for given to said Jesse and his heirs forever

Item: I give to my Grand Son Thomas SANDERSON the Son of Lemuel one small mehogany desk one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to Caleb SANDERSON one feather bed provided he should ever return to injoy it.

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON one large mehogany desk and also all the rest and residue of my household furniture of what kind soever to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON all my cooper tools and all my black smiths tools to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Son John SANDERSON eight pounds in ____ of one half of smith tools

Item: I give to my Son Jesse SANDERSON one sorrell mare and one yearling ditto to him and his heirs.

Item: I give and bequeth to my son Jesse SANDERSON all the rest and residue of my estate of what kind soever both within and without real or personal which hath not been before mentioned to him the sd. Jesse SANDERSON and his heirs forever.

Lastly I do herby nominate constitute appoint my Son Jesse SANDERSON to be whole, sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoaking and disallowing all former will or wills hereto for by me made ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whareof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 30th day of January Anno Dom. 1778.
    /signum/ Thomas SANDERSON

Signed sealed published and declared by the testator to be his last will and testament in the presents of
   Joseph ENNALLS
   William DOWDY
   David JONES


Recorded and examined this 28th day of May 1778

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