State of North Carolina
Tyrrell County
Book 2, page 21
Dated 19 October 1805

In the name of God amen: 19th day of Oct. 1805 I William Livermon of the County of Tyrell and State of North Carolina Farmer being in low state of health of body and of perfect sound mind and memory but calling to mind the mortality of my body and it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament, and first of all I recommend my soul in the hands of God that gave it and as touching such worldly goods as it has been pleased God to bless me with I demise and dispose in the following manner and form.

I lend the use of my Manner Plantation with one third part of all my parishable estate to my beloved wife Sarah Livermon and the first choice of my negroes have thirds during her natural life or widdowhood and no longer likewise one negro boy Ganza and one negro girl Fillis I give by beloved wife Sarah Livermon to dispose of as she my think fit, I give unto my sons William and Thomas Livermon James Liverman and Asea Livermon all my lands Cyprus and Juniper swamp to be equally divided between my sons before mentioned to them their heris and assigns forever ---

I give unto my son William Livermon John Livermon and Thomas Livermon James Livermon and Asa Livermon and my daughter Mary Banks and Patsey Livermon and Sarah Liverman all my negroes to be equally divided amougst them their heirs and assigns forever after my wifes thirds is laid off as above ---

I give unto my daughter Susan Clayton a legacy of ten pounds to her be paid at the discretion of my executors, also I give Thomas Clayton Rebecca Clayton James Clayton and William Clayton ten pounds each to be paid to them by my executors as they become of age ----

I give unto my sons John Livermon William Livermon Thomas Livermon James Livermon and Asa Livermon the intentent and meaning of this Will is in as ample a manner as the leanes test in the law could devise and do hereby constitute and appoint my beloved wife Sarah Livermon executrix and John Livermon William and Thomas Livermon my true and lawful executors this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke disanul and disallow all other former Gifts Wills Leans by oaths whatsoever and acknowledge this and no other to be my last Will and Testament

William Livermon (Seal)

Signed Sealed published and recommended
by the Testator his last Will and Testament
in the presence of us.

John A. Patrick
Stephen Alcock
Tart White

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Gordon L. Basnight