Will of Catharine King Blair

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I Catharine Blair (Widow of James Blair Deceased) of Grainger County in the State of Tennessee, being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, with intent that what property I may be possessed of at the time of my Decease may after my Death be distributed and Applyed in the ways and manner Following To Witt

1st I Give and bequeth unto my son Robert Blair my Negroe woman Named Queen,
I also Give and Bequeth unto Catharine Blair daughter of Robert Blair, my side sadle scarlet cloak and a pot,

I also Give to Robert Blair’s Children two Cows,

Also I give To the Daughters of Robert Blair Two Feather Beds and furniture,
and also all my Wearing Apparel to be given and divided amonst the Children of Robert Blair,
I give unto Samuel Blairs daughter Sally one Black Habbit,

and all my Sheep to be equally divided between my Son Saml Blair and my Grandson James Son of Alexander,

I Give to my Son James Blair one Cow, and the remainder of the Kitchen furniture that has not been specially mentioned above,

and whereas there is Thirty Dollars of my money in the hands of my grandson James Blair, now if the same or any part thereof remain in his hands at the time of my Decease, my will is that it be equally divided between my Sons Alexr, William, James, Robert, Samuel and Solomon

In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this fifteen day of November AD Eighteen Hundred and fourteen

Mark of Catharine Blair

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Catharine [Her Mark] Blair {seal}

Signed Sealed published and Declared in presence of

Thos Henderson
Jno Boyd [?]


Transcribed from the original document by Billie McNamara.

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