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Thomas Whitehall
Sept. 29, 1828 - Feb. Term 1829
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 241-243

State of North Carolina
Currituck County

In the name of God Amen I Thomas WHITEHALL of the State and County afsd. make and constitute this to be my Last Will and Testament.

First of all I recommend my emmortal soul unto the hands of God that gave it and my body to be buried in desant manner at the discretion of my friends and my worthy goods I lind and give in the following manner.

I lind to my beloved Wife Sally this plantation where on I now live and one negro man named Brister and one negro boy named Tom and two feather beds and furniture of the first choice and one hundred dollars in silver and all the crop as it stands and all the hogs and one horse and all the rest of the house in furniture except what beds I shall hereafter mention, three cows and calves of the first choice and all the farming tools and as many barrels as she wants the above articles and she must keep my Son Robert WHITEHALL free from any charges and my Son Thomas WHITEHALL she must keep two years free from any charges.

Itam. I give to Thomas JARVIS one negro girl named Silve and his heirs forever.

Itam I give all the property that I have lind unto my Wife to be equally divided between my two Sons Robert and Thomas WHITEHALL.

Itam I give unto my Son James WHITEHALL and Thomas WHITEHALL the lands that I bought of Thomas SIMMONS to be equally divided between them and to be divided by Daniel LINDSEY, D S HESS (Heff?), Alex and L. WHITEHALL and Thomas JARVIS JR. and I give unto James WHITEHALL one negro boy named Jacob and one feather bed and furniture.

Itam I give three hundred dollars in cash unto Thomas WHITEHALL and Robert WHITEHALL and all my Grand Children now living to be equally divided between them when Thomas WHITEHALL shall come with age and the above money to be put out on interest and the interest to go to the schooling of my two Sons Robert WHITEHALL and Thomas WHITEHALL.

Itam I lend unto Thomas POYNER and his Wife Polly one negro boy named Dempsey and after their death to be equally divided between Kisiah POYNER, Earthdy BURT, Devany POYNER and Latimore Horais POYNER to them and their heirs forever.

Itam I give unto my Son James WHITEHALL one negro boy Spence to him and his heirs forever.

Itim I leave negro woman Ratchel and one child named Honioh? And Amia and one child Chloe to be sold for six months credit and the land which I bought of James THOMAS to be sold for six months and the balance after the estate is settled to be put in with the amount of the above sales.

Itam I give unto Thomas WHITEHALL and Robert WHITEHALL one hundred dollars each to be laid out to the benefit of schooling them and the balance of the above ails I give unto my two Sons Robert WHITEHALL and Thomas WHITEHALL and all my Grand Children to be equally divided among them that is now a living to them and their heirs forever.

Itam I give unto William VOLAVA one negro girl named Martha unto him and his heirs forever.

Itam I lind unto my Daughter Peggey VOLAVA the land whereon she now lives and after her death I give it unto my Grand Son Thos. VOLAVA to him and his heirs forever.

Itam I give unto Peggy VOLAVA one negro man Cader to her and her heirs forever.

Itam I give unto Alexander L. WHITEHALL and Thos. POYNER all my Bank land to them and ther heirs forever and all my black smith tools to Alex. L. WHITEHALL and his heirs forever and I give unto my Thomas WHITEHALL one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever. I give unto my Son Robert WHITEHALL one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever.

Itam I give unto my beloved Wife Sally all the sugar that I have all the coffee, and what whiskey I have I give unto Polly POYNER, Peggy VOLAVA, Alexander WHITEHALL and my Wife Sally and Thomas JARVIS.

Itam I give unto my Wife Sally all the cattle on Churches Island I lind unto my Wife half of all my stock of sheep.

Itam I give unto my Son Thomas WHITEHALL one stear to him and his heirs forever.

Itam I give unto my Wife Sally ten of them hides at Elizabeth City. I give unto my Wife Sally one stear and the balance of what I have not given away I leave to be sold for six months credit and what it amounts to I give unto Robert WHITEHALL Thomas WHITEHALL and all of my Grand Children to be equally divided among them and their heirs forever that is now living.

Lastly I leave Alexander L. WHITEHALL and Thomas JARVIS JR. as my executors to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereon I have herunto set my hand and seal this the 29th day of Sept. in the year of our Lord 1828.
    /s/ T. WHITEHALL   seal

Attest Samuel TATUM
Attest Jacob LITCHFIELD

State of N Carolina}    Currituck SS February Term 1829

This Last Will and Testament of Thomas WHITEHALL decd was exhibited in open Court in proved in due form of Law by the verdict and finding the jury and the oaths of the subscribing witnesses and ordered registered. When the executors there in named came into open Court and qualified in due form of law.
    /s/ S. HALL CCC

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