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

First. I bequeath my soule to God almighty who I hope is my saviour & my redeemer & my body to the earth to be desently 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 ye. 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 unto them & my sons heirs forever. Twelve. It is my will that all this estate shall be removed off the plantation without ye consent of both partyes & that it shall joyntly goe between ye. as long as please God my wife shall live and after her decease then 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 set my hand & fixed my seale this 2d day of Apl. 1697. Andrew Gibson {sealed} Signed, sealed & delivered in ye presence of us Jno. Penniwell, Susanna Ardle & Jno. Kildermore. Proved in court & recorded ye. 10th Augst. 1698. From the record, A copy, Teste, V. Peyton C.S.C. (Examined.)