Will of Thomas Casse

In the Name of God, Amen. The eighth day of March one Thousand seven hundred & eighty, I Thomas Casse of Pasqt.County & State of No. Carlina being sick and Week in Body but in Perfect mind & memory thanks be given unto God & Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Dye do Make & Ordain this my Last Wil & Testament that is To say Principally & First of all I Recommend my Soul into the Hands of God that gave it & my Body I Recommend to the Earth To be buried at the descreation of my Executors Nothing doubting but at the General resurrection I Shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God & as Touching such Worldly Estate Wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me in this life I give demise & dispose of the same in the following manner & form------ Impermise, I give & Bequeath to Ruth Casse my well Beloved Daughter Two Cows & Calves one small steer & Heffer one three yeaar old heffer the same called here, & their increase, one large Iron Pott Two large Puter dishes One Iron Kettle & frying pan. Two Puter_____one long & one small, one grid iron & trivet one ___cup on _____(line is unreadable) glasses One pair fire tongues One Box__&____One Horse called sorrel side saddle & bridle one Red Chest One Ewe and lamby. One Feather Bed & the furniture thereto belonging One linnen wheel one woolen wheel Six Plates & Six ___One wooden sofa One Square Tabe one washen Tub One Tigg__Six maplee chairs one case of knives & forks As also all the Remaining Part of all the goods & Effects of or belonging to Miriam Casse my Deceased Daughter to Her the said Ruth Casey & her heirs forever As also all that she has bought & Brought to my house since she has grown up Impermise, I Give & Bequeath to my Daughter Charity Casse & her heirs one Shilling Sterling money for her Share of my Estate----- Impermise, I Give & Bequeath part of my Estate to be Equally Divided as follows,. Viz; Between my Beloved children John Case Dorcas Scott Mary Barrot Ruth Casse & Elizabeth Jackson & their heirs---- I do hereby Disalow & Revoke my other former Testament Will Legacies & Bequeaths and Executors by me in any ways & before named Willed & bequeathed Ratifying & Confirming this & no other to be my last Will & Testament in Writing------ Furthermore I Constitute & appoint Willis Casse Assa Jackson & Samuel Scott Executors to this my last Will & testament in Witness whereof I hereunto sett My Hand & seal this day & above written----------- Signed Sealed & Delivered in the Presents of us: Test:Joseph Madren Jurat Lishey "x" Willet Thomas Casse [seal] Samuel "x" Madren

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