Last Will and Testament of Susanna Beloat - 6 July 1806 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
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In the name of God Amen, I Susanna Beloat of the County of Northampton and of the State of Virginia being sick and week of body but of perfect sense and memory thanks be to almighty God for the same hath a mind to settle all my wordly affairs in manner following

First and principally I give my soul unto almighty God who gave it to me hoping for salvation through the merits of Jesus Christ and my body to the Earth from whence it came to have a Christian like burial at the descresion of my Executor's and as to that worldy Estate it hath been please God of his great goodness to bless me with I give in manner following.

Item, I give to Laban Beloat's son Hezekiah Beloat the Land that I bought of Michael Dowty called thirteen acres or thereabout be the same more of less with all the appentenance's thereon to belonging to it. I give to my sister Abigail Beloat my negro boy Natt. All the remainder of my Estate be of whatsoever kind it may be I give to be equally divided between my Sisters Mary Cobb, my sister Leah Smith and my sister Peggy Smith. I also appoint my trusty friend John Brickhouse Senr. my whole & sole Executor to this my last will & testament. In witness whereof I here unto set my hand and affix my Seal this 6th day of July one thousand eight hundred & six
Susanna Beloat
Signed, sealed & acknowledged in presence of
Joseph Odear
Sarah Joynes

At a Court held for Northampton County the 9th day of February 1807. This will was proved by the oaths of Joseph Odear & Sarah Joynes Witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded; and on the motion of John Brickhouse Senr. the Executor therein appointed and he having taken the oath and entered into Bond with Security according to Law a certificate is granted him to obtain a Probate thereof in due form.
Teste
Tho. Lyt. Savage Clk 

Sources
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_____. Northampton County Virginia Wills etc 1802-1807, p. 594.


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