Will of John Perigo
Submitted by Pattie Causey

John Perigo,
 Book 5, 21 Feb 1796
"In Gods Name I John Perigo of Baltimore County being sick and weak of Body but of a sound mind and memory Do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in the following manner to wit
First I Give my soul to the Author of its being hoping for his mercy through the merits of Jesus Christ.  I Give and bequeath to my daughter Rebeckah Perigo all my land being part of a Tract of Land Called Burman's Forrest Containing and laid out for one Hundred acres more or Less which said land I Give to my said daughter Rebecca Perigo and to her heirs and assigns forever.  I further Give and bequeath to my said daughter Rebeckah Perigo Negroes Dick Ceaser Priss and Sy Together with all my stock of Horses, Cattle Sheep hogs farming Utensils, Implements of Husbandry household and Kitchen furniture with every thing on my above named land Except what shall be by me otherwise Bequeathed.  I Give and Bequeath to my daughter Ellender Perigo Negroes Nan, Juno Phil Shade Easter and one Sorrel Colt, named Lightfoot.  I Give and Bequeath to my daughter Deborah Curtis Negroes Kenny Jerry and Jin.  I Give and Bequeath to my Grand daughter Ellender Baxter one shilling sterling and no more of my real and Personal Estate.  And Lastly I do nominate and appoint my daughter Rebeckah Perigo and my Brother William Sollers? my sole Executors of this my Last Will and Testament revoking all other wills by me heretofore made.  In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Twenty first day of February one Thousand seven hundred and ninety six, Signed sealed and published pronounced and declared by John Perigo to be his Last will and Testament in presence of us
John Battee
Josias Green
Abrh. Mons
(probate 5 Mar 1796)

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