ALLIN will In the name of God the twenty sixth Day of October in the year of our Lord 1750 I Ann ALLIN of York Hampton Parish in the County of York being very Sick and weak in Body but Perfect Mind and Memory thanks be given to almighty God but calling to mind the mortality of my Body and knowning not it is appointed for men once to dye do make this my last Will & Testament that is to say Principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of God that gave it and for my body I recommend it to the Earth to be buried in a Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter mentioned and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form Imprimis I give and bequeath to my Son Hudson ALLIN these six Negros as Viz: a Negro man Bob a Negro man called Quauh, a Negro Boy called Jawney, a Negro Boy called Jeney, a Negro Boy called Jemmy a Negro girl called Grace with their increase to him and his assigned Item I give to my Son Hudson ALLIN all my right Title and Interest of all and every part of the Estate which is now in his possession or on or belong to the Plantation on which he now lives. Item I give to my Son William ALLIN and his assigns these six Negroes as following Viz: A Negro man called Young Ned, a Nergro man called Jam a Negro Boy called Dick a Negro Boy called called Anthony a Negro women called Jary a Negro Girl called Jary and their increase likewise on a copper ---- & also all the cattle and sheep that came from Hadden Plantation, Marked with two crops and two holes and the stock of cattle and sheep and all other Estate whatever Real and Personal which is now in his possession him and his heirs. Item I give to my daughter Mary BROWN these six Negros as follows viz: a Nergo man called Peter which is now in her possession a Negro Boy called Phill also in her possession a Negro Boy called Frank a Negro Boy called Jack a Negro woman called Young Judy a Negro Girl called Moll with their Increase to her and her Heirs. Item I give to my daughter Ann CHAPMAN and her assigns these Six Negros as follows Viz: a Negro man called Toney a Negro Boy called Jeffery a Negro Boy called Tom a Negro Boy called Ben a Negro woman called Betty a Negro Girl called Lucy with their increase alsoten Pounds Sterling Money. Item I give unto my Grandaughter Mary CARVER One Shilling Sterling Item I give unto my grandaughter Ann CHAPMAN a young gray mare branded with a single A with my saddle and furniture also my will and desire is that my two Negros Old Jimmy and Old Judy may live with which they please of my four children. Item after all the above Legacies and bequest and my just Debts and Funeral Expenses are paid and deducted from my Estate I give and bequeath to my four Children Viz: Hudson ALLIN William ALLIN Mary BROWN and Ann CHAPMAN all the rest and residue of my Estate both real and Personal to be equally divided among them Also my Son Hudson ALLIN and my Son William ALLIN do appraise my said Estate so as to make an equal distribution thereof and further my will and desire is there may be no other appraisment upon my said Estate Lastly I do hereby appoint my Son Hudson ALLIN and my Son William ALLIN my only Executors of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby revoke and disannul all other former will or wills by me in any ways before this made Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testate In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
Ann ALLIn (L.S.) Signed Sealed Published Pronounced and declared by the said Ann ALLIN as her last will and Testatment in the Presence of us Robert SMITH her Ann xHOBDAY mark Isaac HOBDSY
At a Court held for York County the 18th day of March 1750 This will was proved by the Oath of Robert SMITH andIsaac HOBDAY Witnesses thereto Sworn by Hudson ALLIN and William ALLIN the Executors therein named and ordered to be recorded and certificates granted the Executors for obtaining a Probate thereof ~ in due formTeste ExamdThos EVERARD