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Patton, John

from ALOB, Vol. VII, #1, p. 86-4:
“p. 1-4, 18 Apr. 1827 John Patton:  Being of sound mind & memory.  I will unto my belove wife Ann Patton one negro woman named Deady and her increase forever, also to my wife Ann one negro boy named Will & his wife Celea & her increase.  The tract of land where I now live, with all household & kitchen furniture (except three feather beds and furniture) four cows & calves her choice, two horses, one waggon[sic] & gear, all farming tools of every kind.  All corn and provisions at my death during her life.
I will unto my dtr. Elizabeth McClocky all the property heretofore given her by me, valued at $1200 and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Hannah McKee all the property heretofore given her by me valued at $1200 also one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Sarah Jarrett all the property heretofore given her by me, valued at $1000, also one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my son Malery B. Patton all the property heretofore given him by me and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Polly Smith all the property heretofore given her by me and valued at $1000 also one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my son Robert H. Patton all the property heretofore given to him by me and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Harriett D. Siler all the property given to her by me and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my sons Fidilio and Montraville Patton the tract of land whereon I now live and all land joining, being six tracts, also two tracts on the French Broad River, known as the Matlock place to be divided between them.  I will unto my son Fidilio 4 negroes, Sam, Hulda, Cassa and Dila Dick’s wife, one feather bed & furniture, five cows & calves, household items, one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Lucinda Roberts all the property heretofore given her by me valued at $1000, one negro boy named Jim given in consideration that my son Montraville may remain with Joshua Roberts in studing his profession, and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my son George D. Patton the tract of land known as the Gash place and all joining lands containing 320 acres, valued at $1500 also a tract on the French Broad River at Roberts Branch, below the mouth of Flat Creek, Also three tracts on Avery Creek and negroes Jeff, Clary, and Acquella, five cows & calves, one feather bed & furniture and one share of Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I give unto my son Montraville one horse, saddle & bridle valued at $100, one bed & furniture, five cows & calves, three negroes, Henry, Campbell, and Martha, one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I will unto my dtr. Ann A. Gilelean all the property heretofore given her by me, valued at $1000 and one share of the Buncombe Turnpike Co.
I desire at my death my negro Dick to be set at liberty and my son Fidilio let him settle on the property and cultivate the same free of any charges.
The balance of my property to be sold and the proceeds to pay my just debts and the over divided amongest my seven dtrs.  I appoint Fidilio Petton[sic] & Joshua Roberts executors..  Wit:  James Patton, Fidilio Patton & Samuel X Patton..  Signed.  John Patton..  Proved in April Session 1831 by Samuel Patton & executors sworn….”

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