John Carawan, Senr. Dec. 14,1770 - March Court 1771
Item Give and Bequeath unto my son Joseph Carawon half of all my land which I now live on which half is to be the Est end of my plantation to him and his Heirs Lawfully Begotten of His Body forever and my will is that my son Joseph Carawan pay to my son William Carawan six pounds Prov. Money for his part of the Land.
Item I Give and Bequeath unto my son John Carawan the Other half of all my Land which is the Westard end to him and his heirs Lawfully Begotten of His Body forever and my will is that my son John Carawan shall pay to my son Patrick Carawan five Pounds Proclamation Money for his part.
Item I Give and Bequeath unto my son Patrick Carawan won mair, won heffer, won Buckennear gun to him and his heirs forever.
Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Son William Carawan won feather Bed and furniture, won horse, won Bridle ans One Saddle, won Plough and Plough harness, all my axes and all my hoes and Iron Widges and Ditching Spade and all my crop of Corn and Tobacco and my wheat and won Jacket (Pattern?) And all my wearing appearels and all my Ready Money to him and his Heirs forever.
Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Gibbs won feather Bed and furniture Item I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Rachal Carawan won cow & calf and won cow earling, won breading Mair, all the Increafe that shall come form the said Breading Creators to her and her heirs Lawfully Begotten of her Body forever, also two Ews and Lambs, won feather Bed and won New Linnen Wheel, won Lume and all the Lume harness.
Item I give unto my two Grand Sons Joseph and Efrom Carawan Each of them won Ew lamb a (peace?) At the next (Shering?) And to be Marked in thair own proper mark.
Item I give My Hand mill Between my Two sons Joseph Carawan and John Carawan.
Item I give and Bequeath unto my son William Carawan all my stack of Loggs.
Item I give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Rachal Carawan won Wooling Wheel and won par of wool Cords.
Item I give and Bequeath unto my Son William Carawan my Other gun. Item I give and Leave all the rest of my whole Estate both within and without to be Equally Divided among and between my four youngest children, that is Elizabeth Gibbs, Rachal Carawan, Patrick Carawan and William Carawan after all my Debts is paid. And Last of all, I Do Constitute and appoint my son William Carawan to be my Sole and Whole Executor to this My Last Will and Testament In Writing. his Sealed, Signed, Published John (x) Carawan Pronounced in Presents of Us: mark John Lockhartt Hyde County March Court 1771 Saml Selby Present his Magestys Justices this William Selby Will was Proved in said Court & Ordered to be Recorded. Recorded pr George Barrow, Clk Test George Barrow, Clk
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