Abner Phillips Will-dated 1812-Surry County, NC

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Dated Nov. 10, 1812; recorded Feb. term, 1813 Surry Co., NC, Will Book 3, p.103

In the name of God Amen this tenth day of November in year of our lord 1812

I ABNER PHILLIPS of Surry County & State of North Carolina being sick and weak in Body but in perfect mind memory thanks be given to God For the Same Calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die I do make and ordain this my last Will & testament that is to say first of all I give and Recommend my sole unto the hand of the Almighty God that gave it and Body I recommen to Earth to be Buried in decent manor at the discresion of my Executors Nothing douting but at the general resurrection I Shall Receve the Same again by the mighty power of God And as Tuching Such Worldy Estate whare with it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give and dispose of the land in the following manor and forme

I give and Bequeath to my beloved wife ELISABETH all my Rail and Parsonabel astat her natural life and at hir death I give and bequeath all my land and property that my wife at death holds to my Son PHILLIP and he shall give to Each and Every of my children Thirty dollars in trade Except my Son CORNELIUS he shall give him one dollar all to be paid in one year after my wifes death. And I do apoint my beloved wife Excecutress and PHILLIP my son Executor to pay and collect all my just debts.

In witness were of I have set my hand and seal the day above wrote in presence of


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