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In the name of God amen, I, William Geddy of the county of New Kent, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory, make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament in the manner following.  Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Susanna P Geddy, the following Slaves to wit, Silvey and Davy, Who are her heirs forever, Item I loan to my beloved wife during her widowhood a boy named Aron now in the possession of Allen Lindsey, and at my wife mariage or death the said Boy Aron to be the [property?] of my [illegible] Smith, and his heirs forever. Item I loan to my beloved wife during her natural life, a yellow girl Sister and twin to the yellow girl now in the possession of Henry Smith; also a Negro man by the name of Charles, a Black Smith and the Smiths Tools, also Charles's wife by the name of Eliza, and at the death of my wife, said Charles the aforesaid black Smith is to go free, but his wife Eliza and her increase to be sold and the money arising from the value to be equally divided in three parts, my son Edward Geddys' children to have one part, and my daughter Sallys' [illegible] children another part {illegible} Elizabeth Lindsey's children the other part. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife one Silver Table Spoon, and Tea Spoon and Silver Ladle, also one horse and gigg and Harness, and two yoke of oxen and cart, six cows and calves or cows that are now with calf, where and her heirs forever, I also give my beloved wife twelve hundred dollars to buy her a piece of Land and utensils to work it. Item I also desire my wife to have the thousand pounds and the Negro slaves named in the marriage contract entered into between us before we were married, bearing date the twenty fourth day of May one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and recorded in the county of New Kent, Item I give and bequeath unto my son Edward Geddy, my Tract of Land in James City County, known by the name of Jacks, the Tract contains two hundred acres more or less, unto him and his heir forever. Item I loan to my daughter Sally Smith a negro woman by the name of Alles and her increase (now in the possession of Henry Smith) during her natural life, and at her death to be equally divided between her children, and their heirs forever, Item I loan to my daughter Elizabeth Lindsey a negro woman by the name of Lucy and her increase (now in the possession of

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In the name of God amen, I, William Geddy of the county of New Kent, being weak in body but of sound mind and memory, make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament in the manner following. Item I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Susanna P Geddy, the following Slaves to wit, Silvey and Davy, Who are her heirs forever, Item I loan to my beloved wife during her widowhood a boy named Aron now in the possession of Allen Lindsey, and at my wife mariage or death the said Boy Aron to be the [property?] of my [illegible] Smith, and his heirs forever. Item I loan to my beloved wife during her natural life, a yellow girl Sister and twin to the yellow girl now in the possession of Henry Smith; also a Negro man by the name of Charles, a Black Smith and the Smiths Tools, also Charles's wife by the name of Eliza, and at the death of my wife, said Charles the aforesaid black Smith is to go free, but his wife Eliza and her increase to be sold and the money arising from the value to be equally divided in three parts, my son Edward Geddys' children to have one part, and my daughter Sallys' [illegible] children another part {illegible} Elizabeth Lindsey's children the other part. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved wife one Silver Table Spoon, and Tea Spoon and Silver Ladle, also one horse and gigg and Harness, and two yoke of oxen and cart, six cows and calves or cows that are now with calf, where and her heirs forever, I also give my beloved wife twelve hundred dollars to buy her a piece of Land and utensils to work it. Item I also desire my wife to have the thousand pounds and the Negro slaves named in the marriage contract entered into between us before we were married, bearing date the twenty fourth day of May one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and recorded in the county of New Kent, Item I give and bequeath unto my son Edward Geddy, my Tract of Land in James City County, known by the name of Jacks, the Tract contains two hundred acres more or less, unto him and his heir forever. Item I loan to my daughter Sally Smith a negro woman by the name of Alles and her increase (now in the possession of Henry Smith) during her natural life, and at her death to be equally divided between her children, and their heirs forever, Item I loan to my daughter Elizabeth Lindsey a negro woman by the name of Lucy and her increase (now in the possession of