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Will of Seth "Ty" Pettypool
Dated Nov 12, 1838, Proved Nov 1843
N.C. Dept. of Archives - Granville Co., NC wills - CR 044.801.31
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Betty Poole Rose

In the name of God Amen. I Seth Pettypool of the county of Granville and state of North Carolina being in a low state of health but in perfect sound mind, do by these presence make and ordain this my last will and testament seting (sic) aside all others.

1. It is my wish and desire that my beloved wife Elizabeth Pettypool should have all my estate during her life to hold in peaceable possession so long as she should live, consisting of land, stock, negroes, house hold and every thing that I possess.

2. It is my wish and desire that after the death of my said wife Elizabeth Pettypool all my land estate(?) much or little should be eaqueally (sic) divided between my son Seth Pettypool and my son Alexander Pettypool.

3. It is my wish and desire that the remainder of my Estate after giving my son Seth Pettypool and Alexander Pettypool one bed and furniture each, and also unto my daughter Dosha Pettypool one bed and furniture and one side saddle and to my daughter Patsy Tailor Pettypool one bed and furniture and one side saddle, to be sold and after paying all my just debts to be divided in the following manner.

4. It is my wish and desire that my son Thomas Pettypool should have the sum of one dollar.

5. It is my wish and desire that my granddaughter Elizabeth Daniel be paid the sun of one dollar and the remainder of my estate to be eaqually (sic) divided between my other six children in the following manner:

1. that my daughter Sally (Averett or Avery?)'s part shall be eaually (sic) divided between all her children.

2. and also that my daughter Elizabeth Melton's(Milton?) part be eaqually divided between her two sons, Stephen Melton and William Melton.

3. also one portion to my son Seth Pettypool

4. and also one portion to my daughter Dosha Pettypool

5. and also one portion to my daughter Patsy T. Pettypool

6. and also one portion to my son Alexander Pettypool

I also leave my son Seth Pettypool and my son Alexander Pettypool my executives to my last will and testament as witnessed I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this day and date above mentioned.

Seth Pettypool (his mark)

Witnessed by Gabriel Jones and William P.______?

The execution of this will took place in November Court, 1843. Gabriel Jones came forth as a witness, and Seth P. Pool, named as an executor, was duly qualified as such.


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