Second I give and bequeath unto my daughter Serena C. Wilds, wife of John A. Wilds,
one half of the tract of land on which I formerly resided in said county of Washington on the head waters of Brush Creek joining the land of Elijah Boren, to be divided off from the lower end of said tract by the following line.
Beginning at a post Oak on the North East line of said survey near the old road,
Thence South thirty three degrees West crossing the branch below the barn, and in a direct line till it strikes the Wood land
thence South sixteen degrees West till it intersects Cassaday's line, which part & cut off the ? to be two hundred acres or upwards.
I hereby give and bequeath to my daughter Serena C Wilds aforesaid and her heirs forever,
also I give and bequeath to her one Hundred Acres of land to be taked from the upper end of the Douglas Tract by a line running parrallel with the upper line of said survey.
Also, I give and bequeath unto her one negro girl named Milly now in her possession,
also the following that she heretofore received. I hereby confirm unto her (viz)
one horse beast,
one saddle and bridle,
one bed and furniture and
fifty dollars in cash
Thirdly I give and bequeath unto my daughter Cassandra M. Lyle wife of Samuel Lyle
a tract of Land on Sinking Creek in said County of Washington on which said Lyle formerly resided containing one hundred and nine acres,
Also I give and bequeath unto her one hundred and three acres of the tract commonly called the Mill Tract on said Creek joining the aforesaid, running parrellel with the lower line of said survey yet & as to include the Mill and Water necessary for said Mill as it now runs,
Also I give and bequeath unto her the following that she has already received (viz)
one Negro girl named Harriet,
one horse beast saddle and bridle,
one bed and furniture and
fifty dollars in Cash.
Fourthly I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sabrina A. Young wife of Thomas L. Young,
a tract of land on Sinking Creek in said County of Washington joining the lands of John Howard and Samuel Wright containing One Hundred Acres more or less,
also I give and bequeath unto her all the right title interest and claim, that I have to a tract of Land on which Benjamin Drain now lives on the waters of Brush Creek supposed to be Seventy five Acres or thereabouts.
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sabrina A. Young aforesaid fifteen Acres on the Upper end of the Mill tract before-mentioned, to be cut off by a line running parrelel with the lower line of said survey. Only the use of the water for the Mill as it now runs is not to be interrupted,
Also I give and bequeath unto her Sixty two Acres to be taken from the Douglas tract joining the hundred Acres formerly bequeathed to Serena C. Wilds to be cut off by a line running parreller with the upper line of said survey all to her and her heirs forever.
Also I give and bequeath unto her a negro to be valued as near equal to those of her sisters as may be.
Also I give and bequeath unto her the following that she has already received , one horse beast and saddle and bridle, two cows one bed and furniture and fifty dollars i n Cash-
Fifthly I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lucinda P. Lyle wife of John Lyle
twelve acres of Land on Brush creek in said County of Washington to be cut off from the lower part of the Douglas tract joining the Sixty two acres heretofore bequeathed to Sabrina A. Young by a line running parrelel to the upper line of said survey.
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lucinda P. Lyle aforesaid that part of a tract of Land on the head waters of Brush Creek including the house in which I formerly lived supposed to be upwards of two Hundred Acres, joining that part formerly bequeathed to Sabrina C. Wilds, also joining the lands of Mordecai Price and James Cassaday.
Also I give and bequeath unto Lucinda P. Lyle one Negroe to be valued equal to those received by her elder sisters.
Also I give and bequeath unto her the following that she has already received,
One horse beast saddle and bridle
one bed and furniture and
fifty dollars in Cash----
Sixthly I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lauretta P. Boren after my wife's death or Marriage as the case may be,
all that part of the tract of land on which I now live which was before devised to my wife included in several parcels and supposed to contain one hundred and seventy acres as aforesaid.
Also I give and bequeath unto my daughter Lauretta O. Boren aforesaid one negroe valued equal to those of her elder sisters.
Also I give and bequeath unto her
the choice of My Stock of Mares,
one saddle and bridle
two cows t
wo beds and furniture complete and
fifty dollars in Cash
Seventhly My Will is that, that part of my household property not devised to my wife, and all my remaining effects not hereby bequeathed be exposed to public sale in due form by my executors and that all the debts due the Estate be collected as soon as may be, and after paying all my just claims that may be against me, the balance to be disposed of as follows.
Two Hundred dollars John Dorsey Boren grandson of Nicholas Boren,
and the balance to be divided as follows except that my daughter Cassandra M Lyle is to receive Nine Hundred and eighty dollars less than either of the Legatees in consequence of receiving the Mill on Sinking creek
One fifth part to Serena C. Wilds,
one fifth part to Cassandra M Lyle with the exception of Five Hundred and eighty dollars above mentioned
One fifth part to Sabrina A. Young,
One fifth part to Lucinda P Lyle, and
One fifth part to Lauretta P Boren.
Also it is my will that my executors should reserve in their hands the sum of three Hundred dollars for the purpose of defraying the expenses of educating and supporting my youngest daughter Lauretta P Boren, if said executors should think the same nessary and if not to be divided as before mentioned.
And I hereby appoint John A. Wilds and Abraham Hoss executors of this my last Will and testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 8th day of April in the year 1834.
...whereas in my original will dated 8th day of April, 1834 I gave and devised to my two daughters Sabrina Young & Lucinda Lyle two litle Negroes to be equal to two that I gave to my daughter Carroline Wilds & Cassandra Lyle this codicil witnesseth that I do hereby give & bequeath to my two daughters Sabrina Young & Lucinda Lyle the two boys now in the possession that is to say the negro Boy named Thomas in the possession of Sabrina Young & the yellow Boy names Charles in the possession of Lucinda Lyle, and which two Boys I do hereby give & deviset o them in the room & Stead of those named in my original Will.
And where as in said will I gave & devised to my two aforesaid daughters property to be equal to that given to my two daughters Carroline Wilds & Cassandra Lyle which property my daughters Sabrina Young & Lucinda Lyle has received..
And also in said will I gave and devised to my said daughters Sabrina Young and Lucinda Lyle fifty dollars in money which amount I have paid them in the room & Sted of the fifty dollars gave & devised to them in my original will.
And whereas in said will I gave & devised to my wife a negro man named Peter and believing said boy not to be a Suitable one for her I do hereby give and bequeath to my said Wife a negro Boy now owned by me named Adam in the Room & Sted of Peter which boy she is to have So long as She remains a widow and at the death of my wife the Said boy Adam must have the liberty of choosing him a master
Signed Sealed and acknowledged as a cotticil to my last will and Testament
this 24 day of April 1838