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Will and Testament of Samuel Flake
Last Will and Testament of Samuel Flake
Transcribed and submitted by Vicki Burress Roach
Will Book A 1854-1902 (1861)

Filed Aug. term probate court 1861

The state of Miss.-Tish. Co.

I, Samuel Flake of the county of Tish. in the state of Miss. being of sound and disposing mind and memory but weak in body do ordain make constitute and publish this my last will and testament as follows to wit:

1. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Petty, the wife of Addison Wesley Petty the following named slaves-a negro woman named Sila and her children, Lydia & Malinda, also Mariah and her children, Dick Scott and Jim, a girl named Harritt also a girl named Caroline and a girl named Hannah, a boy named Bill and a girl named Adranna to have and to hold the above named slaves unto my said daughter Mary Petty in her sole and separate right for her separate and sole use and benefit and unto her heirs forever.

2. I give and bequeath unto my son Andrew Jackson Flake the following named slaves to wit: a woman named Nelly and her children Isaac Jane and Melvina, ald also a negro man named Bob and a boy named Nespoleon and a negro woman named Agga to have and to hold the above named slaves, and to his heirs forever

3. I give and bequeath unto my son Martin Vanburen Flake the following named slaves to wit: a negro man named Nelson and his wife Violet and their children John, Andreson, Clark and Violett's female infant child also a yellow boy named Bill a boy named Tom and a woman named Esther and her child named Bett

(Note: Not my lines. This is on the bottom of another document. I don't have the rest of the will copied.)

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