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Agnes B. Stout

Will of Agnes B. Blackshear


This my Will and Desire in the Name of God. After my Death. That after all just Debts is paid I give unto Elisha Blackshear, my son, one Stone Jug for the service he hath done. To my Son Abraham Blackshear one barrel of Vinegar and my Garden and to my Granddaughter Ages, Elisha Blackshear's Daughter I give eight barrels of Corn that will be due at gathering time form John Gilbert Jr. and my pockits and Silver Clasps, and to my two daughters and Grand-daughter, that is Elender Baley, Sarah Clifton and Susana McKinsey I give all my wearing clothes and all other things belonging to me except what is above mentioned according to my husband Alexander Blackshear Will and my will and desires is that Ellender Baley, Sarah Clifton and Susana McKenzie should have my shear of the crop after made, all, both clothers and Corn equally to be divided among them, except two barrels of Corn out of my part, I give to Sarah Blackshear, My Grand daughter for Service Done by her for me. Given Under my hand & seal this sixth day of July 1793.

Agnes B. Blackshear

Witness present
John Gilbert
State of North Carolina
Jones County Court August term 1793

Then was the aforegoing last Will & Testament of Agnes Blackshear dec's. duly proved by the oath of John Gilbert the subcribing evidence and ordered to be recorded at the same time Administration on the estate of the said Agnes Blackshear dec'd. was granted to Elisha Blackshear.

Len Bryan C.C.
Cit. Jones Co. Records, Wills 1760-1842 Vol. 1. pg.11
Department of Archives & History, Raleigh, N.C.