BLACK-NC-1835

The following - on microfilm.
**Page 22 of the Moore County North Carolina Superior Court
Minutes Fall Term 1835
(Please note that this is a will, it was offered as evidence concerning the above case)
Saturday September the 5th 1835
Moore Superior Court of Law Fall Term 1835

The following is a copy of Hugh Blacks will viz:

State of North Carolina Moore County April the 18th 1807 I Hugh Black being very tender but of good and sound memory do in the name of God make this my last will and testament To God I commit my soul and my body to be buried in a Christian manner, and my worldly goods to be disposed of as follows to my dearly beloved wife Effy Black I bequeath my negroe fellow Toney my negroe wench Isan and a girl named Hanah and my horses and one half of my cattle my hogs sheep and household furniture my plantation with all the lands ajoining to it during her life time To my Brother John's widdow Flory Black I leave a negroe girl as long as she liveth and the other half of my cattle excepting four of the the cattle and after her death to be equally divided among John sons and my negroe boy Simon I leave to my brother Keneth son Arch'd Black and Duglad Black to be equally divided among them and the four above mentioned she cattle I leave to said Archd and to Hugh & Malcom Black my brother Keneth sons I leave my land after my wifes death or if they would rather my negro boy named Robin then the land to become my brother Archd sons Malcom excepted to my Brother Archd sons Malcom Black I leave a negroe girl and to my Cousin John Ray son Neil Ray I leave a cow and yearling to be taken out of my stock of cattle before they be divided my Negroe boy Sam to be left with his mother and my wife till he will be twelve years old then to be divided according to their need among the heirs mentioned in this will I appoint Malcom Black Senior and my Brother in law Archd Ray executors of this my last will

Signed Sealed and acknowledged in the presence of Lauchlin Currie, Archd Ray

Hugh Black (seal)

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