HASSELL, SOLOMAN Senr.

State of North Carolina
Tyrrell County
Book 2, page 38
Dated 3 July 1811

In the name of God amen: This the 3d day of July 1811 I Soloman Hassell Ser. am low in flesth but I am in my perfect senses this my last Will and Testament my will and desire is that my dear beloved wife Sarah Hassell shall have the use of my whole estate real and personal during her widdowhood and if she never marries during her natural life I give and bequeath to my son John Hassell one pair of shot moulds to him and his heirs forever.

I give and bequeath to my son Joshua Hassell one pair of spoons mould to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my son Soloman Hassell one samll looking glass to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my son Elisha Hassell one coffee mill to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Anne Valvely one pewter bason to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my son Isaac Hassell one case with 12 bottles one feather bed the second choice to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sara Cohoon one shilling sterling to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Walker one pewter bason one small pewter dish to her and her heirs forever.

I give and bequeath to my son Joseph Hassell the plantation whereon I now live with all the lands thereun belonging and also fifty acres in the pattern known by the name of the stamping plate and also my will and desire is that my swamp be equally divided between my son Isaac and Joseph Hassell and to them and to their heirs forever. I give and bequeath to my grandaughter Elizabeth Cohoon daughter of Abel Cohoon one chest and one bed and furniture and one pewter bason to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath to Soloman Creed my hunting gun to him and his heirs forever and lastly my will and desire is that my son Joseph Hassell shall have all the reaminder of my estate to him and his heirs forever.

I do hereby appoint my dearly beloved wife Sara Hassell & my son Isaac Hassell my lawfull executors to this my last will and testament. I do hereby revoke all other wills by me made and other executors by me appointed and do acknowledge this to be my last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 30th day of July 1811.

Soloman Hassell (Seal)

Spencer (his -x- mark) Armstrong
Enoch Hassell


North Carolina
Tyrrell County
October Term 1811

Tyrell County October Term 1811 Enoch Hassell proved this will agreeable to due form of law in open court and that he saw Spencer Armstrong the other witness sign also.

Charles Spruill Clk.


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