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  1. Elizabeth Jarvis: Birth: WFT Est 1784-1809. Death: WFT Est 1838-1898


Sources
1. Title:   roberts.GED
2. Title:   ralphroberts.ged

Notes
a. Note:   [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [roberts.GED] An instrument of writing purporting to be the last Will andtestament of Jabez Jervis Deceased was produced in open courtand admitted to probate upon the Testimony of John Holcombe andRobert Ponder two of the Subscribing Witnesses Thereto. The willis in the words and figures following To Wit: In The name of God Amen- I Jabez Jervis of the County in the State of North Carolina,being of sound and perfect mind and memory. but, in feeble health. have this day constituted and appointed and by thesepresents do ordain constitute and appoint This my last Will andTestament in manner and form as follows. I first give or resignmy body to the dust from whence it came and recommend my soul toalmighty God, who gave it to me hoping it will be received bythe same almighty power. first. I give and bequeath to mybeloved wife Peggy Jervis at my death all and Singular, thegoods and chattels that I possess during her natural live tohave and to enjoy as her own after all my Just debts are paid. Ialso give unto my said wife all enjoyments of any of the notesor accounts which is due or owing to me, for her support duringher natural life & I also give unto my said wife Peggy, my tractof Land which I now live on lying on Laurel, and the tractadjoining the same, which I bought from Jesse Rice. I also giveand bequeath unto my said wife all three pieces or parcels ofLand, lying on west fork of Little Ivy, the place on which Wm.Smith now lives and a twenty five Acre tract adjoining thereto.I give and bequeath unto my said wife all of my personal Estate,as well as my real Estate for her use and Enjoyment during hernatural life, then after her death my will and desire is, thatThere be an equal division of all the property then left, bothreal and personal among all my children or their legalrepresentatives. Except my land on Laurel as above mentioned,and after the death of my said wife, my will and desire is thatmy son Levi Jervis Should have said Lands on Laurel as beforementioned and my will and desire further is, that all The beforementioned Lands is to be under the Entire control of my saidwife Peggy, during her life as aforesaid and after her death mywill is for Mary Hooker to have one Bed and furniture, then tobe disposed of as before mentioned. I do also by these presentsConstitute and appoint. my wife Peggy Jervis as executrix ofthis my last will and Testament, revoking and disannuling allformer wills heretofore made. Ratifying and confirming This asmy last will and Testament__ Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of the subscribing witnesses- interlined before signed Jabez Jervis {seal} Test John Holcombe Robert (x) Ponder Mary (x) Holcombe The said Executrix was duly sworn according to law and LettersTestamentary issued Test Wm. Garland, Clk.


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