North Carolina
Tyrrell County
Original Will at N. C. Archives
December 3, 1825

In the name of God Amen

I Zellah Pleadger of the state of No. Carolina and county of Tyrrel being in low state of health at present but of sound mind and memory reflecting on the certainty of death and a judgment to come do think proper to make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following first of all I commend my soul into the hands of a just God who first gave it me and my body to be buried at the discretion of my executers here after named and as for the worldly goods which it has pleased God to bless me with I give and bequeath of in manner and form following

My will and desire is that all my just debts should be paid -

I give and bequeath my land to my son Joseph Caroon one negro boy by the name of Luke two feather beds one plough one ax one spade to him and his heirs law fully begotten of his body -

I give unto my daughter Mary Pleadger two beds and furniture one loom one cup board one linnen wheal one chest one heffer to her and her heirs forever and the remainder of my estate to be sold and the money arising there from to go to pay my debts if any money left of paying my debts the balance to be given to my daughter Mary Pleadger I nominate my beloved brothers John Mydyett and Joseph Mydyett executers to this my last will and testament and I the said Zellah Pleadger do by these presents acknowledge this to be my last will and testament revoking all others that have been my me heretofore made in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 3th day of December 1825

Zellah (her mark) Pleadger

Signed sealed and delivered
in presents of

Wm. (his mark) Wesketts
Joseph Evans

(No probate information.)

(Transcriber's Note: Tyrrell marriage bond of undetermined date for Jno. Pledger and Zilla Caroon with John Midyett security.)

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Updated April 20, 2014
Charles W. Barnes