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In the name of God Amen. I Sally WILLIAMS of State of North beaing of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God do this ealeventh day of May 1825 in thee year of our Lord bearing thee forty ninth of America Independenc mak and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following maner that is to
First. I give and beaqueat to Son Jonathan one negro boy name Luis and one negro named Tamer and one mare and colt and one featheur bead and all my hogs, half of my cattle to my Son Jonathan and tha things above menchend thereafter I give to my Daughter Dina the other half of my cattle and one feathear bead and one chist, then I give to my Son William one dollar. Then I give to my Son Gideon one dollar then furthear I give to Son Jonathan all that remains of my eastat out dors and in dors and out dors to have and to hold foreave and I hereby mak and ordan my worthea Son Joanthan BONNY excuter to this my Last Will and Testament.
In witness whearof I the sade Sally WILLIAMS have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and sealed published and declared [here follows a word or two that is illegible to the clk] by the said Sally WILLIAMS Testator as her Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who were present at the time of signing and sealing thearof.
/s/ Sally [Her x mark] WILLIAMS
Recorded and examined the 21st of June 1826 by Ja. G. HALL DClk for Spence HALL Clk
The above Last Will and Testament of Sally WILLIAMS was exhibited in open court and proved by the oath of STEWARD WILLIAMS a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded (as above). When Jonathan BONEY the executor therein named came into open Court and qualified in due form of law and ordered that letters testamentary issue.
Spence HALL Clk R
James G HALL DClk
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