WILL OF SUSANNAH HILL - WAYNE COUNTY, NC, WILL BOOK 4, page 220

(Copied by Virginia W. Alexander – (Mrs. Charles C.), 903 Myers Ave., Columbia, TN)

In the Name of God Amen:  I Susannah HILL of the County of Wayne and 
State of North Carolina being weak of body but of perfect mind and memory, 
blessed be God for the same, and calling to mind the Mortality of my Body, 
and Knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do therefore make 
and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows,(to wit)

I recommend my Soul to the hand of Almighty God that first gave it  my body 
to the Earth to be Buried in a decent Christian like manner at the discretion 
of my Executors herein after to be mentioned not doubting but at the General
resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God and 
as touching my worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with 
in this life I leave and dispose of in the following manner.

Item:  I give to my daughter Jemima HASTY ten shillings.

Item:  I give to my daughter Delila DAVIDSON ten shillings.

Item:  I give to my daughter Rhoda HASTY ten shillings, to them and their Heirs.

Item:  I give to my grandson Wills HASTY one feather bed and furniture 
to him and his heirs forever.

Item:  I also give to my daughters, Polly, Sally and Cintha HILL, my land 
and Plantations together with all my stock household and kitchen furniture and 
all the remainder of my Estate which I may died seized or possessed with to 
them and their heirs forever: to be equally divided as they may think proper.

I nominate and appoint my three daughters, Polly, Sally and Cintha HILL 
my sole Executors to this my last Will and Testament, in Witness whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 18th day of February 1818.

Signed and acknowledged	in presence of us 
                   
                  Susannah  her(X)mark  HILL

A. DARDEN						
Sarah DARDEN			


Wayne County – Feby Term 1819 – Then was the within Will of Susannah HILL 
proved in open court by the oath of Abraham DARDEN one of the Subscribing
Witnesses thereto and at the same time Polly HILL one of the within 
named Exrs. Quald. only.
                      Test. P. Hooks,  Clk.
	


SUSANNAH HILL’S ESTATE INVENTORY WAYNE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA A true Inventory of the Estate of Susannah HILL deceased. taken Feby 15TH 1819 110 acres of land 1 horse 6 head of cattle 2 sows & pigs, 5 shotes 12 Geese & Ducks Some Dunghill Fowls Quantity of Corn Quantity of Bacon 3 Cotton Wheels 1 Linen Wheel 1 pr. of Cards 2 Hackles * 3 Pewter Dishes 2 Pewter Plates 1 Bason “ 8 Spoons 1 Earthen Dish 10 Earthen Plates 5 Earthen Bowls 1 Tin Coffee Pot 1 Pepper Box 2 Tin Tumblers 1 Jug, 1 knife & Forks 1 Pot, 1 kittle 1 Dutch oven & skillet 2 prs of Pothooks & 1 Rack 3 Washing Tubs, 2 Pails 2 Buckets, 4 Bread Trays 2 Meal Sifters 1 Table, 1 Chair, 4 Slays? 1 Spice Morter 4 Baskets 1 Barrell & Meal gum 2 Flat Irons 1 Bed & Furniture & Stead 3 Axes, 1 Grubing Hoe 4 Weading Hoes 2 Plow hors (?), 1 Cutr. 1 Weg, 1 Hammer 1 Cart & Gerses (?) Quantity of Slat (?) Quantity of Flaxseed Quantity of Flax Quantity of Cotton Some Wool Some Hogs Lard Some Fodder Some Leather 1 Cowhide 1 pr. of Fleshforks 1 Saddle & Bridle 2 pr of Cotton Cards 1 pr of Wool Cards 1 Trumpit 3 Bells 1 pr of Sissers 2 Earthen Pitchers 1 Jug. I Weading hoe 1 pr. of Winding Blades 1 Churn, some cups & sassers Some spun cotton 1 Gimblet, ** 1 Piggin *** 3 Dollars in Cash 35 Dollars & Accts? Signed Polley (X) HILL, Execr. * Comb for dressing flax or hemp * * Tool for boring holes *** Small wooden pail or tub Help Please: I would like to know the meaning of: *slay and *gerses? Virginia Alexander

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. THE ESTATE OF SUSANNAH HILL Decd. In Acct. Current with Polly HILL her Executrix 1819 SUM PAID $ Cts SUM RECEIVED FROM $ Cts Feb Clk: Will Probate 001 20 James BARTLETT 002 00 Mar 29 Moses PERKINS 001 90 John MOORING 001 00 Apr 16 James MINSHEW 004 00 John EDMONDSON 002 00 1820 Feb 17 DAVIS & BOGUS 002 00 John LANE 002 00 Mar 25 Willie J. STANTON 025 80 Ethd. YELVERTON 002 00 Jun 2 Jesse HOLMES 002 40 Solomon BARFIELD 002 00 Jun 2 Elizabeth HOLMES 001 70 Mark HEATH 002. 00 Jun 17 John EDMONDSON 001 00 Penelope EDMONDSON 002 00 Jun 17 BRYAN LANE , COST (?)000 40 Abm. DARDEN 002 00 Dec 8 Pearcy WESTBROOK 008 00 Exum NEWBY 002 00 Dec 8 Britton SMITH 003 00 William ROSS 002 00 For salt used in family 001 00 Anne BRADSHAW 002 30 Services of Exrs in settling Estate of Decd, say 5 perct on one side 007 68 Matthew GRACE 000 25 060 08 Cow sold to W.J. STANTON 012 00 2 Sows & Pigs sold to H.J.G. RUFFIN 014 00 049 55 Jemimah HASTY, her legacy 001 00 Property sold by consent of legatees 104 08 Sintha HILL per rect. 046 27 Total amt. of rects. 153 63 Sally BRIDGER, formerly HILL 046 27 Total amt. of Expenditures 153.63 In Obedience to an order of Court to us directed February term 1821. To settle the Estate of Susanah HILL. We the Exrs. of sd. Decd. Estate We the undersigners find as above stated. This April the 13th 1821 Jno. DAVIS William MORRIS Zachariah MORRIS

WAYNE COUNTY, N.C. ACCOUNT OF SALES OF PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE ESTATE OF SUSANAH HILL, Decd. – which was sold by mutual consent of the Heirs or legatees of said Decd. for the purpose of effecting a Division thereof. TO DOLLARS CENTS 1 Horse Polly HILL 040 01 5 Head Cattle Sintha HILL 026 50 8 Head Hogs Sally BRIDGER 006 50 1 Woolen Wheel Polly HILL 000 60 1 “ “ Sally BRIDGER 002 00 1 “ “ Polly HILL 000 10 1 Linnen “ Sally BRIDGER 002 80 1 Hackle “ “ 000 95 1 Pewter Dish “ “ 001 51 1 “ “ “ “ 001 00 1 “ “ Sintha HILL 001 00 2 “ Plates Polly HILL 000 40 1 “ Bason Sally BRIDGER 001 20 1 Lot Spoons “ “ 000 20 1 Earthen Dish “ “ 000 75 2 Boals Polly Hill 000 25 3 “ Sintha HILL 000 25 2 Tin Tumblers “ “ 000 13 8 Earthen Plates Sally BRIDGER 000 40 1 Pepper Box “ “ 000 13 1 Jug “ “ 000 01 1 Pot & Hooks Sintha HILL 001 70 1 Kettle Polly HILL 000 05 1 Dutch Oven Sally BRIDGER 001 13 1 Skillet “ “ 000 05 1 Pair Pot Hooks “ “ 000 15 1/2 1 Pot Rack Polly HILL 000 37 1 Washing Tub “ “ 000 10 1 Washing Tub Sintha HILL 000 05 ½ 1 Washing Tub Sally BRIDGER 000 50 ½ 1 Pail Polly Hill 000 10 1 Pail Sintha HILL 000 10 ½ 1 Bucket Sally BRIDGER 000 05 1 Bread Tray Sintha HILL 000 19 ½ 1 “ “ Polly HILL 000 11 1 “ “ Sally BRIDGER 000 13 10 Head Geese “ “ 003 05 2 Sifters & 1 Tray “ “ 000 06 1 Table B. BRIDGER 000 50 4 Slays Polly HILL 000 40 1 Spice Mortar Sally BRIDGER 000 16 ½ 4 Baskets Polly HILL 000 10 1 Meal Gum “ “ 000 02 1 Flat Iron B. BRIDGER 000 15 1 “ “ Sintha HILL 000 40 1 Axe Polly HILL 000 60 1 Axe Sintha HILL 000 50 ½ 1 Grub Hoe Polly HILL 000 25 1 Weed Hoe Sally BRIDGER 000 06 ½ 1 “ “ Polly HILL 000 10 2 “ “ “ “ 000 10 2 Plow Hoes “ “ 000 40 1 Cutter Sally BRIDGER 000 05 1 Iron Wedge “ “ 000 21 1 Hammer “ “ 000 10 ½ 1 Cow Hide “ “ 000 61 1 Saddle Polly HILL 003 28 1 Trumpet Sally BRIDGER 000 07 ½ 2 Bells Polly HILL 000 25 1 Brown Pitcher Sally BRIDGER 000 01 ½ 1 Pitcher Polly HILL 000 01 ½ 1 Set of Cups & Saucers Sally BRIDGER 000 00 ½ 1 Coffee Pot Sintha HILL 000 70 1 Pair Flesh Forks Polly HILL 000 12 1 Gimblet B. BRIDGER 000 02 1 Bridle Polly HILL 000 26 1 Plow Bridle Sintha HILL 000 01 Total Amt. 104 08 ½ Given under my hand this 8th Feby 1821 Polly (X) HILL, Executor of Susanah HILL, Decd.