Dennis, I am wondering if you can help me out. I am trying to find out the name of the Lewellan that married a Susannah Scarlett in Randolph Co., NC about 1800. Susanah had passed away before August of 1808 when her fathers will was probad. Her father was John Scarlett. Susannah's brother John Scarlett married an Orpha Hasket who was Dis. for mou in 1793. Here is a transcription of the will:
A copy of the last will and testament of John Scarlett, Dec'd.
State of North Carolina
Know all men by these presents that I JOHN SCARLET of the county and state aforesaid do think proper to make and order this to be my last will and testament in manner and form as followith.
Being 1st it is my will and desire that all my just debts and funeral expenses should be paid by my Executors herafter mentioned.
2nd I give and bequeath unto my loving wife, SARAH SCARLET, one horse and saddle, one cow, and calf, one bed and furniture, one puter dish, one basin, half dozen puter plates, onr iron pot, half dozen spoons to her and her heirs forever. It is my desire that she shall have the privelidge of the house wherein I now live during her life or widowhood and it is my will that she have her comfortable maintenence out of my estate during her life or widowhood.
3rd Item. I give unto my son, JOHN SCARLET, five shilling besides what I have heretofore given him.
4th Item. I give unto my daughter ELIZABETH DAFFERN five shillings besides what I have heretofore given her.
5th Item. I give unto the heirs of my daughter SUSANNA LEWELLING (Lewellan), Dec'd, five shillings besides what I have heretofore given them.
6th Item. I give unto my son LEWIS SCARLET five shilling besides what I have heretofore given him.
7th Item. I give unto my son, STEPHEN SCARLET the remainder of my real and personal estate and lands together with all the improvements thereto belonging to him and his heirs forever.
And lastly I nominate and appoint my wife SARAH SCARLET, STEPHEN SCARLET and WILLIAM HOBBS to be my executors to fulfill this my last will and testament as witness my hand and seal. This the Seventeenth day of the Twelth month ont thousand eight hundred and seven.
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