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Will of Seth P. Pool
Dated Oct 9, 1850
N.C. Dept. of Archives - Granville Co., NC Wills - CR 044-801.31
Contributed by
Betty Poole Rose

 

In the name of God Amen, I Seth P. Pool of the County of Granville and state of North Carolina, being of sound mind and ____ memory, do make and declare this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all other wills by me heretofore made.

Item 1st that after paying my Burial and funeral expenses out of the first money coming into the hands of my Executor he my said Executor shall pay off immedially (sic) out of any money I may have or leave in bonds or otherwise, all of my just debts should I owe any at my decease.

Item 2nd, I give and bequeath to my Beloved Brother Noble Alexander Pool, my tract of land containing one hundred acres lying on the Waters of Aarons creek. I also give and Bequeath to my said Brother NA Pool my two negro boys, Ralph and Thomas.

I also give to him my said Brother all the stock of hogs, horses, cows, sheep and plantation tools all my household and kitchen furniture, and all and every pieces (?) of property whereof I may be seized and processed at my death whether it be in land, negroes, money, bonds account, stock, household or any other property whatever.

So that it is my intention to make him my said Brother Noble A. Pool my sole heir. I also appoint my said Brother Noble A. Pool my executor to collect and pay off my Debts and for any purpose in which it will be necessary to act. Witnessed my hand and seal this 9th Oct., 1850.

Seth P. Pool (his mark)

Witnesses: ___F. Royster and W. A. Philpot


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