ALLEN, William, Wake County, NC, Oct. 29, 1774

"Item. I lend to my Loving Wife, Martha Allen, two Negroes (to wit) WILL and MAJOR, until the year One Thousand and Seven Hundred and ninety and after the expiration of the above date and term of 1790, my will and desire that the above said Negroes, WILL and MAJOR and their increase together with two other Negroes (to wit) JACK and DINAH, with all and singular the other movable estate be equally divided between all my children."

NOTE: children named in the will were: Coleman Allen, Robin Allen, Young Allen, Drury Allen, Josiah Allen, William Allen and David Allen.

Contributed by: Julie O. Perkins,, by way of LBALL


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