Gdn. of James A. Jennett, etc. vs. Gdn. of James A. Jennett, etc.: Chancery Cause, Halifax County (Part 2 of 2)
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In the name of Almighty God. Amen, I John Jennett of Halifax County and State of Virginia, being confident of the uncertainty of this mortal life and possessing a sound mind do make this my last will & testament in the following form & manner to wit; 1st I direct that all my just debts and my funeral expenses be paid; 2nd I loan unto my beloved wife Elizabeth Jennett during her natural life one third part of my estate both real and personal and after her death to be equally divided between all my children to them and their heirs forever;- - 3rd I loan to my daughter Permelia Ann Borum one negro woman Judy which I price at $400. one negro girl Ballinda price $250. and their increase, one horse saddle and Bridle price $75. one chest Bed & furniture price $20. one cow and calf price $10. one sow & pigs price $5. to have during her natural life and after her death to be equally divided between the heirs of her body to them and their heirs forever; 4th I loan to my daughter Susan P Davenport one negro woman Charlotte which I price at $500 one negro boy Jerry price $250, one horse saddle and bridle price $60. one chest Bed & furniture price $20. one cow & calf price $10. one sow & pigs price $5. together with their future increase during her natural life and after death to be equally divided between the heirs of her body to them and their heirs forever; 5th I give and bequeath to my son James H Jennett one negro man Ned which I price at $600. one negro woman Milly price $400. one negro girl Manervy which I price at $300 one horse saddle & bridle price 90$ one table Bed and furniture price $20 one cow & calf price $10. one sow & pigs at $5. and cash which I have advanced two hundred & ten dollars to him and his heirs forever; - 6th I give and bequeath to my Grand son John Thomas Torian, who is the son of my daughter Nancy Torian Decd. one