John BLOUNT, 1790
Contributed to Robeson County NCGenWeb by
Lynn Prettyman, Oct 2000
The Last Will and Testament of John Blount
In the name of God amen. I, John Blount, of the County of Robeson in the state of North Carolina,
being sick and weak of body but of perfect sense and memory to make and ordain this my last will and
testament and do dispose of my worldly effects in matter and form following.
After my just debts of funeral charges are paid and discharged, I do divide, give and bequeath unto
my well beloved son in law, John Stogner, the plantation whereof I live, together with all the land
that I die possessed of, with a horse called Bawcus, two steers, four oxen, 1 cow and calf, one
weaving loom and one safe to him and his heirs forever.
Item, The Remainder of my Estate of every Kind whatever, I do give to equally divide among the rest
of my children, my sons, and son-in-law, to them, their heirs and assigns forever and I do by
Constitute and Appoint my two sons, Jacob and Philip Blount, and Edmund Baxley to be my only and
whole executors to this my last will and testament.
And do hereby utterly disanull (sic), disallow, revoke and make void all and every other former
Testament, Bequests, Legacy or Wills by me heretofore made hereby Ratifying and Confirming this and
no other, to be my last and only Will and Testament.
Witness my hand and seal this seventeenth day of December one thousand seven hundred ninety.
John Blount (seal)
Signed, Sealed, Published
Pronounced and declared by
the said John Blount, as his
last will and Testament, in presence
of Abraham Barnes
J. Willis (his mark)
John Blount's Will 1790
Recorded in Book A p.22 July 1826
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