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Will of
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.

Inprimus,
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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