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Will of Christian Farmer, 1764-1836

In the name of God Amen.

I Christian Farmer of North Carolina State Guilford County Being of Sound and perfect mind and memory (Blessed be God) do this 20th day of July in the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and Twenty Six Make This and publish this my last will and Testament in Manner Following (illegible).

First I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth Farmer all my land and possessions and any individual article that is belonging to me and all my premises as long as she keeps in my name but then if she (illegible) by marriage or the like then the Land and possessions is to fall back into the (illegible) after his death the Land and possessions are to be sold (illegible).

The heirs equally Henry Farmer has had $120 Samuel Farmer has had $100 each must be taken out of their part of money after the Sale.  Peter Farmer has had $116 which he must have four dollars more to be equal with the two first.  Polly Farmer had $100 which she must have $20 dollars made to be equal with the two first.  Levi Farmer has had none which he must have $120 when he gets 21 years of age to be equal with the two first and I hereby make this my trusty friend John Clark executor.  Last will and Testament (illegible) the land Christian Farmer have to this my last will and testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed sealed published and Delivered by the said Christian Farmer the Testator as his last will and Testament in the (illegible) of us were present at the time of signing and seal there of

Christian Farmer

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his mark

Henry Turkenette

State of North Carolina

Guilford County

August (illegible) 1836

The foregoing will was duly proven as (illegible) by the oath of Henry Turkenette the (illegible) thereto.

Ordered to be recorded

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