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Will of Bazzle Human
10 January 1795
Elbert County, Georgia
Will Book A, Page 66
In the name of God, Amen, I Bazzle HUMAN of Elbert County and State of Georgia being very sick and weak in Body but of perfect mind and memory --thanks be given unto God -- Calling unto mind the mortality of my body --and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament. That is to say Principally and first of all, I give and Recommend my soul into the hand of almighty God that gave it and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discrestion of my Executor. Nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God -- And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this Life, I give, demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form -- First I will that Four Hundred and Eighty acres of my land beginning at the mouth of a branch at the foard of Holly Creek with the mill, one horse and waggon and what rye I justly have shall be sold to pay all my lawfull debts and the remain ing part of the money, if there be any, to be equally divided among my Dear Children, Peggy WELLS, Anny HUMAN, Rutha HUMAN, Susannah HUMAN and my Dear Wife, Issable HUMAN -- Also I will that the other remaining four Hundred acres of my land be equally divided between my Dearly Be loved wife Issabel HUMAN and my son Alexander HUMAN -- for her freely to possess and use in her Natural Life and then the same to fall to my son, Bazzle HUMAN, him and his lawfull heirs forever. And in case of Death or no such heir the said land shall be equally divided among his other brothers and sisters, my son Alexander HUMAN to have his Choice of the above mentioned land. Also give unto my dear wife Issabel HUMAN one bed which she now lies upon and furniture and at her discease the said bed to be Susannah HUMAN's right and property. Also I give unto my daughter Susannah HUMAN one cow and calf, also I give unto my daughter Anny HUMAN one cow and calf which was formilly called hers and one feather bed and furniture, Also I give unto Rutha HUMAN one cow and calf which was formilly called hers, Also I give unto my Son Alexander HUMAN whom I likewise constitute, make and ordain the soul executor of this my last Will and Testament, one cow and calf With all the Working Tools which justly belongs to me as his Right and Property -- Also I will that all my Remaining Household stuff and moveable affects that shall remain after the above Legisays are paid shall be equally divided among my Dear Wife and Children, that is to say Alexander HUMAN, Peggy WELLS -- Anny HUMAN, Susannah HUMAN, & Rutha HUMAN, & my Dear Wife Issabel HUMAN and at her death her part to be Equally Divided amongst the above named children for them freely to possess & enjoy with all the Rest -- and I do hereby utterly Disallow, Revoke, and Disannul all and Every other former Wills testaments wills Legacies Bequeaths, Rattifying and confirming this and No other to be my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this 10th of January In the Year of Our Lord Christ one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninty Five.
Signed Sealed and Published to be his Last Will and Testament
In presence of
Record this Will the 12th day of March 1795.
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