Peter Efland's Will Names John Noe's wife, Catharena Efland Noe.
From the Book "The Noe, Noah Families of N.C." by K. Paul Holt
NOTE: A John Elfand b 1762 d 1844 is buried in Stoner's Cemetery

                  PETER EFLAND'S WILL 4 January 1793

In the name of God Amen I Peter EFLAND of the County of Orange in the
Sate of North Carolina, being weak in body and under _____anding do
make this my Last will and Testament  First of all I recomend my Soal
into the hands of Almighty God that gave it to me hopeing through the
merits of my blessed Saviour Jesus Christ to receive Full pardon for
all my sins, and as for my Body I Commit it to the Earth to be
Decently buried at the descretion of my Executors herein after
mentioned and as for what worly Goods it hath pleased God to bestow on
me  I give devise and dispose of in the following manner and form

Item   I give and bequeath to Catharena EFLAND my Dearly beloved Wife
Twenty five pounds One Cove One bed bed stead and Furniture my Will
and Desire is that it be the bed that we Lie on One Large skillet One
Iron pot Rack allso What She pleases to Take out of Orchard and from
the Cows and out of the garden, and further is is my Will and Desire
that she shall have all that she Brought with her to me , and it is
allso my Will and Desire that she keep all that I have given her
Dureing her Natural Life and to Dispose of them at her Deceas as she
thinks Proper, and Further my will and Desire is that What Ever is
Laid in for our years provision and Cloathing be my Wifes and that
None of it be Taken from her

Item I give to my son David EFLAND Five Shillings Sterling it being
all that Ever I intend he shall have of my Estate.

Item I give and Beqieath to my Son John EFLAND Catharena NOE Mary GIBS
Elezabeth HANIE Sarah GRAVES and Philis SHARP an Equal Shear Each of
them of all that part of my Estate which is not allready given

Item I do hereby Appoint my Friends John ALLBRIGHT and Obed GREEN my
hole and _________ Executors of this my Last Will and Testament hereby
Revoakeing all Other wills by me here to fore made and do acknowledge
this and this Only to be my Last will and Testament in Witness Where
of I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal the 4 Day of January 1793

Signed Sealed acknowledged
and Pronounced by me to be                    his
my Last will and Testament              Peter  x  Efland  Seal
In the presence of                            mark
John BULLOCK  ______
James HOLMES

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