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In the name of God amen I Andrew Gibson being sick and weak in body but in perfect sence and memory the Lords name be praised for it Doe make this my last will & testament as followeth -

First. I bequeath my souls to God almighty who I hope is my saviour & my redeemer & my body to the earth to be [illegible] buryed.

Secondly. I give to my sonn & daughter Buckner two negroes by name Kofee and Janine.

Thirdly. I give to my sonn & daughter Buckner my silver Flagon.

Fourthly. I give unto Alexander Doniphan junr. one mare & her increase forever.

Fifthly. Give unto Anne Doniphan one mare & her increase forever.

Sixthly. I give unto Mary Mountjoy Allen Mountjoys wife twenty shillings to buy her a ring.

Seventhly. I give unto my son Starke's two children twenty shillings a peace to buy [illegible] a ringe.

Eighthly. I give unto my Cozn. John Kildermore one mare.

Ninthly. I give all the rest of my negroes & mulattoes & their increase unto my well beloved wife & to my son Thomas Gibson & his heirs forever.

Tenth. I give unto my well beloved wife & to my son Tho.Gibson all my estate of cattle & all my sheep & horses & mares & their increase unto them and ^to my sons heirs forever.

Eleven. I give unto my wife and my sonn Tho. Gibson all my goods within doors & without into them & my sons heirs forever.

Twelve. It is my will that all this estate shall be removed off the plantation without [y'd?] consent of both [illegible] & that it shall joyntly goe between [yn.?] as long as please God my wife shall live and after he decease than it is my will that the estate shall goe to my sonn & his heirs forever.

Thirteen. I give unto my wife and to my sonn my English woman.

Fourteen. It is my will that my sonn Tho. Gibson & my well beloved wife be Executors of this my will.

In witness whereof I have hereunto to set my hand & fixed my seale this 2d day of Apl. 1697. Andrew Gibson {seale} Signed, sealed & delivered in [yr?] presence [illegible] Jno. Penniwell, Susanna Ardle & Jno. Kildermore. Proved in court & recorded [yr?] 10th Augst. 1698.

From the record, A copy, Test, V. Peyton C.S.C. (Examined.)