Amos London, Sr Will of 24 May 1805

 

Transcription by Jack London 25 Mar 2004 and contributed to the TNGENWEB Marshall County for Free Genealogy

 

 

State of North Carolina

Surry County

 

In the name of God Amen, I Amos LONDON Sr. of the county aforesaid being weak in body but of sound sense and memory and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament,

 

1st I give and recommend my soul into the hands of almighty God that gave it and Secondly my body to be burried in a decent Christian manner, and as touching such worldly estate with which it has pleased god to bless me with I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form viz.

 

I give to my daughter Sally SUMMERS all my moveable estate of every kind whatever to her and heirs forever.

 

I give and bequeath unto Thomas W. LESTER at tract of two hundred acres land joining my old line and John SUMMERS to him and his heirs forever, provided when he come of age he gives his sisters, Polly and Sally two dollars each

 

Hereby revoking all former wills and acknowledging this to be my last will, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 24th day of May AD 1805

 

Signed, Sealed, published and pronounced in the presence of

 

Jesse LESTER } Jurat Amos LONDON {Seal}

M ARMSTRONG}

 

Will and Codicil recorded and examined Surry County North Carolina Will Book 3, p. 77