BLOUNT, EDMUND SENR.

North Carolina
Tyrrell County
Original Will at N. C. Archives
December 1, 1793


In the name of God Amen. I Edmund Blount Senr. of the state of North Carolina and county of Tyrrell, being weak of body but of sound disposing mind & memory thanks be to God do this first day of December one thousand seven hundred & ninety three make & ordain this as my last will and testament in manner and form following -

Imprimis - I will that all my just debts & funeral expenses be all satisfied and paid -

Item - I lend unto my beloved wife Hannah Blount the use & occupation of all my lands during her natural life or widowhood & at her decease or marriage I give said land unto my son Joseph and if my son Joseph should die without lawfull heirs begotten of his body I will said lands shall descend unto my son Martin and if my son Martin should die without lawfull heirs of his body I will said land shall descend unto my son Luke to them and their heirs forever -

Item - I lend unto my beloved wife Hannah Blount during her natural life or widowhood all the rest of my property of every kind whatsoever for to raise my young children & at her decease I will all said property may be equally divided amongst my children then living to them and their heirs forever -

Item - I will that fifty pounds in money be given unto my four youngest sons to give them education at the discretion of my executors hereafter named - And I hereby nominate constitute & appoint my beloved wife Hannah Blount executrix & my son Levi Blount & Wiliam Fagan executors of this my last will & testament disanuling all other wills by me before made ratifying & confirming this & no other as my last will & testament - In witness whereof I Edmund Blount Senr. the testator have set my hand and affixed my seal the day & year heretofore written -

Edman (his mark) Blount

Signed sealed published
& pronounced by the said
testator as his last will
& testament in the presence of

Ed. Blount Junr.
Benjamin Walker


Tyrrell County Apl Term 1794
The last will and testament of Edmund Blount deceast was proved in open court by the oath of Col. Edmund Blount one of the subscribing witnesses ordered to be recorded.

S. Chesson Clk


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Updated July 12, 2013
Charles W. Barnes