Wills: Mary Jennings

"In the name of God Amen, I knowing the certainty of death and at this time being weak but of sound mind, I recommend my soul to almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be buried at the chaple, near either of my late Husbands, in a descent manner. 1st I desire all my just debts and funeral charges be paid. 2nd I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Sinclair, to be paid by my executors, one pound current money and a gown. 3rd I give and bequeath to my daughter Margaret Donohew, to be paid by my executors, one pound current money. 4th I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Foutch, to be paid by my executors, six pound, a gown and a cloak. 5th I give and bequeath to my daughter Jean McDowell, all the tract land laying on the north side of the Kitocton Mountain containing 200 acres more or less, I give to her and her heirs forever. 6th I give to my daughter, Ann McDowell, the plantation I now live on during the whole term of my (jeas) express and her heirs.

I desire that fifty pounds due to my daughter Rebecca Janney may be put to interest in good hands. 7th I give and bequeath to my daughter Rebecca Jenning my side saddle and a bed and a young roan horse. 8th I give all the rest of my cattle and my goods of any kind whatsoever to be equally divided between my daughters Jean and Ann. I also desire that there be no appraisement of my estate. I also renounce all other wills and testaments but this only one, and I further desire that my daughters Jean and Ann McDowell may be my executrixes of this my last will and testament. Wit:

Anaeas Campbell
John McCarty
Elizabeth (X) Davis
Mary (X) Janney

 

 

 

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