ASSORTED BONDS, ESTATES, and WILLS
Wilkinson County, Mississippi

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BARROW, Olive  (Will)  

page 93
In the name of God Amen I OLIVE BARROW of New Felicianna fourth District being sick of body but of sound mind and memory do ordain this my last Will and Testament as follow with .  I bequeath my soul to God that gave it & my body to the Earth to be there decently buried according to the directions of my Executors here after named, and as for what
Worldly Estate it hath pleased God to intrust me with it being in the limits
of the United states in the Mississippi Territory I give devise & bequeath in the following manner, fist I will that all my just Debts & funeral charges be
satisfied & paid. 

Item I give and bequeath unto my son ROBERT BARROW nine Negroes name by the following names, RACHEL, TILLER CHARITY LUCY IShAM PLINTH? ARCHER JOE & ISAAC.  & also
to him all the money that s'd Negroes has hired for since the year Ninety
seven to this date.  I also give him three other Negroes more by the following names POMP?, HARRY & TOM and Eight hundred dollars all the above property I give to him His heirs and assigns for ever, Itim the remainder part of my Negroes that I shall hear after give a way I wish to be hired out at the discretion of my Executors until they rase money enough with the money due me for their past hire to satisfy the bequest I shall here after give away.

Item I give & bequeath unto my son BENNETT BARROW fifteen hundred dollars tohim his heirs & assigns forever  Item I give & bequeath to my son BARTHOLOMEW BARROW nine hundreddollars to him his heirs and
assigns for ever  Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter SARAH DAWSON one feather bed and furniture to her her heirs and assigns for ever 

Item I give & bequeath unto my grand
daughter PATTEY LANE three Negroes Viz: CHARLES, SUE and her child EDMOND to her her heirs and assigns for ever  

Item I give &
bequeath unto my grand daughter NANCY RUFFIN BARROW my Negro fellows JOE & SILLER to her her heirs and assigns forever. 

Item I give & bequeath unto my grand son  ROBERT HILLARD BARRAW two Negroes Viz my Negro boy DICK & RHEYNE to him his heirs and assigns forever


Item I give & bequeath unto my grand son RUFFIAN BARROW five Negroes viz my Negro boy NELSON, my Negro Woman VILET & her
three children HASTY DINER & GIM to him his heirs & assigns for ever  

Item I give & bequeath unto my grandson  WILLIAM BARROW LANE one Negro girl VILET & three hundred dollars to him his heirs &
assigns for ever  Item I give & bequeath unto my son WILLIAM BARROW my Negro fellow DICK to him his heirs & assigns for ever

Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter MARY LANE my Negro woman DINAH to her her heirs & assigns for ever Item I give and bequeath unto my son ROBERT BARROW six six hundred and fifty dollars the money my Negro fellow DAVE sold for to him his heirs and assigns forever

Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter MARY LANE all the remainder part of my estate that I have not before given away to her her heirs and assigns for ever. 

Lastly I here by appoint ROBERT BARROW & WILLIAM BARROW
Executors of this my last Will and Testament revoking all former Wills here
to fore made by me. 

In Witness
where of I have here unto set my hand & affixed my seal this twenty ninth
day of October one thousand eight hundred & two.
OLIVE BARROW

Signed Sealed published & declared to be the last Will & Testament of the
Testator in presence of Wits:
WILLIAM HUNTER, HENRY HUNTER JUNR, WILLIAM FORT, JOHN FORT.

  
Wilkinson County, MS Territory, Inventory and Accounts,
Volume one.  1808-1816
Microfilm #0877094

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