Will of Ann Jennings

THE WILL OF ANN (MAYO) JENNINGS (1675-1720) Daughter of Edward Mayo and Sarah Maggs Wife of Richard Pope, Francis Delamare, and John Jennings (From: NC State Department of Archives and History, North Carolina Will Book 2, 1712--22, p 225) In the name of God amen I Ann Jennings widow of John Jennings being sick and weak of body but of sound and perfect mind & memory---. ITEM - I give and bequeathe to my son Setphen Delamar one negro boy named Aron & feather bed and furniture 4 pewter dishes 2 puter basons---. ITEM - I give and bequeath to my son Isaac Delamar one negro boy named Abraham feather bed and furniture 4 pewter dishes---. ITEM - I give to my daughter Ann Delamar two negro girls viz: Moll and Hannah & a Mulattor girl called Judith my chest of drawers & all that is therein my cedar chest and all that shall be therin at my death the two beds whereon I lye and furniture to them 8 pewter dishes one doz: 1/2 of plates pewter one pewter tankard marked FD one large Iron pot one small ditto all my fine eathern ware and glasses one large--(torn) knife and my limbook my looking glass one pr of bellows one spice marter and pestle my box Iron cheaters and silver spoons & three of ye large shers that be in my stock at my death and my large quilt that I had by my husband Scarborough my large trunck and a small hair trunck and what is in them to her the sd Ann and her assigns forever and also I give the said Ann and her assigns forever my warming pan. ITEM - I give to my son Edward Pope - stock - - -. ITEM - I give unto Mary Reading - stock - - -. ITEM - I give to my son Edwd Pope - 2 silver spoons. Residue of estate to be equally divided between my 3 children Stephen Delamare, Isaac delamare & Anne Delamare except one doz: of pewter plates to each of my sons Stephen Delamare and Isaac Delamare. Appoint son Edwd Pope and my loveing brother Edwd Mayo to be my whole and sole Execurs of this my last will and testament. This 20 day of Febry 1719/20 Test: Danll Richardson Robt Loury David Linsey Whereas Jno Jennings my late husband decd did by his last will & testament bearing date 13 day of Augst 1718 - - give and bequeath unto me one Negro boy & ye remaining part of his estate - - - made me whole & sole Executrix, whereby I deem myself to be his residuary legatee - - - and whereas by my will within written and duly executed by me this day I omitted nominateing & appointing any execur or Execux to my sd late husbands last will and I have not proved yr same - - - I appoint the Execurs my aforesd will to be Executors to said husbands will - - - . This 20 of Febry 1719/20. Test: Danl Richardson, David Linsey Willm Griffin Proven in Pasquotank Court Letters granted May ye 2d 1720 ****** From the John A Clark, Jr. Collection No. 427, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. For research and study only. (Spelling as found in the transcript)

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