Paine, Thomas-Hyde County-Probate
Page 110,   29th November 1826

...Wife:  Dorothy Paine to have 2 Negro men named BENJAMIN &
JAMES

   7 sons:  John, Edward, Saunderson, Benjamin, Thomas,
William, & Cornelius
one Negro man named BOAZ?

...At my wife's decease or when the youngest child comes of
age, then Negroes
BENJAMIN & JAMES to choose their masters among my sons:
John, Edward,
Saunderson, Benjamin, Thomas, William, & Cornelius.
signed Thomas Paine


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