In the name of God amen. I Mary Sanderlin of Pasquotank County and in the Province of North Carolina being in sound mind and memory and knowing the uncertainty of this life do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows. First of all I give my Soul to God That gave it me and my body to be buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter to be named.
First--I give and bequeath to my son James Sanderlin a certain plantaion or tract or parcel of land beginning at a poplar on James Deshers line and running up Lauydens Creek Swamp by a line of marked trees to a gum in a slash there along a line of marked trees across broad neck and then binding on Robert Morgans line to the first station it being one hundred acres of Land, the same being more or less to him and his heirs forever, also two sows to him and his heirs.
Item--I give and bequeath to my son Joseph Sanderlin a certain plantation or parcel of Land Containing one hundred acres be the same
more or less beginning at a gum in Williams branch and running up the middle of the said branch to a black oak then by a line of marked trees to a hickory and then running by a line of marked to a white oak and from hence to a beach by ye said back line, then binding on the back line to a beach on James Sanderlin's line then running down a line of
marked trees to the first station given, the same to him and the heirs of his own and fer want of such heirs to my son Maximillian Sanderlin and his females. I give to my son Joseph Sanderlin a set of Turning tools and one grind stone and all my other tools, also three stocks of bees and one sow and piggs, to him and his heirs.
Item--I give and bequeath to my son Ezekiel Sanderlin the plantation whereon I now live lying on the north west side of Williams Branch beginning at a white Oak Willis Lufmans corner tree and running down the
middle of the said Branch to the creeks swamp and then up the creek swamp to sandy Ridge. There binding on Willia Lufmans line to the first station. Containing sixty acres more or less to him and the heirs of his own body and for want of such heirs to my son Devotion Sanderlin and his heirs. also I give to my son Ezekiel Sanderlin one sow and five shoats, two stocks of bees and two young sows to him and his heirs.
Item--I give to my son Maximillian Sanderlin one horse and saddle one gun and one cutlass, one heifer of four years old and one heifer of three years old and my feather bed and furniture, two pewter dishes. three plates, Eighteen spoons, one iron pot, one frying pan, two young sows. also one sow and five shoats to him and his heirs.
Item--I give to my son Devotion Sanderlin one feather bed, bedstead and furniture, two young sows, one Iron pot and one skillet, one hand mill, one Soprano? Table, one cow, and one young heifer, two pewter dishes, one pewter bason. and three plates to him and his heirs: I order my Executor after my just debts be paid that the remainder part of my
personal Estate be sold and the money to buy a man for my Son Devotion not breaking in on any Legacies in this my Will already Given or that I am about to give in the latter part of this my Last Will.
Item---I give to my friend William Williams, Senior the remainder part of my land contained in my pattent. That I have not already given the same beginning at a black Oak. standing at Sanderlin house bridge
running up a branch and binding Kners lline and Thomas Sawyers Pattent line and from thence running and binding on the Pattent line of the said Land to a beach. Joseph Sanderlins Corner tree, Thence by a line of
marked trees to a pine and from thence to a white oak and from thence by a line of marked trees to a hickory and from thence to the black oak of Sanderlin's bridge it being the first Station. to him and his heirs forever.
Item--I give to my daughter Mary Sanderlin one yearling Cow, one young heifer of five years old. one of two years old, one Bell, Kettle, Mortar and pessel one wollen wheel one linen Wheel, two yound sows, one feather
bed and furniture, and a parcel of Earthern and Delf ware to her and her heirs.
I do hereby appoint my friend Thomas Sawyer Esq. to be Executor of this my last Will and Testament ordering him my Just debts to pay and will to execute. Revoking all other wills by me formerly made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and fixed my seal this day of August anno Dem 1762.
Signed , sealed and delivered in the presence of us.
Isaad Murden?, Abner Harrison, Tulle Williams Mary X Sanderlin SEal
Proved January inferior Couurt 1765 by Abner Harrison and Tulle Williams.
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