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Know all men by these presents that I Ezekiel Haydon of the County of Lancaster for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I bear to my six following children. to wit Armistead Haydon, Abner Haydon, Mary Haydon, Judith Haydon, Shapley Haydon, and Ezekiel Haydon as well as for the further consideration of one dollar to me in hand paid by each of my aforesd. children at or before the ensealinig & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given and granted and by these presents do give and grant unto my aforesaid children severally and to their several Heirs exectr.admr. and assigns the following property to wit. to my son Armistead Haydon I give my negroe Thoman Tabb. my mare colt, and first choice of two cows, to my son Abner Haydon I give my negroe boy Tom, second choice of two cows, & one bed & firneture [furniture] first choice, to my Daughter Mary Haydon I give my negroe girl Lucy, second choice of one bed & firneture and one cow third choice, to my Daughter Judith Haydon I give my negroe girl Sarah and two yearling first choice; to my son Shapley Haydon I give my negro girl Pegg and one yearling, & to my son Ezekiel Haydon I give my negroe boy Jacob my yoke of oxen one bed third choice and my old mare to have and to hold the above recited property to them severally hereby given & to their several Heirs Exectr admr. and assigns for ever and the said