State of North Carolina
Tyrrell County, N.C.
Book 3, Page 12
Dated (not dated)

I Abel Cahoon North Carolina, Tyrrel County do make, and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner & form following Viz. I give my son John Cohoon & Joseph Cohoon my land where I now live I give to William Cohoons two sons James & Abel the piece of land I bought of John Halfield- I give my son James Cahoon one gun & one bed I give my daughter Polly one cow & calf & one ewe & lamb I give my daughter Sally one cow & calf & one ewe and lamb I give my daughter Charlott one cow & calf & one ewe & lamb & one pot & one spider & one kettle & one loom & one woollen wheel, & I leave one negro girl to be sold & the balance of my property & equal divided between Jos. Cahoon & James Cahoon & John Cahoon & Polly Spruill & Sally Sitizen & Charlott Overton & William Cahoon's children is to have ones part the part of Wm. Cahoon my lawful heirs to them & there assigns forever whom I appoint & constitute Jos. Cahoon & James Cahoon and John Cahoon sole exers. of this my last Will & Testament hereby revoking all others & former Wills by me at any time heretofore made in Witness whereof I hearunto set my hand & seal. Signed sealed and declaired by the testator Abel Cahoon as & for his last Will & Testament in presence of us who have subscribed our names as witness thereto in presence of said testator

Abel (his -x- mark) Cahoon (Seal)

Test: B. B. Hathaway
J. A. Spruill

State of North Carolina
Tyrrell County
Court of Pleas & Quarters Session
Proved Jany term 1847

then was this paper writing duly proved by the subscribing witnesses thereto as a will passing real & personalty let it be recorded-

Jos. Alexander Clk.

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Updated May 3, 2001
Mike J. Schoettle