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Will of DAVID TOOL Dallas County, Alabama 1822 Will Book A, pages 6-7.

I DAVID TOOL of the State of Alabama and county of Dallas do make and
declare this my last will and testament in the manner and form
following viz. I give and bequeath to my dear and beloved wife all of my estate
goods and chattels during her natural life. And at her death I give and
bequeath unto my daughter Judith Futch my Negro girl Nelly. I give and bequeath
to my daughter Penelope Works my Negro man Rike(?). I give and (sic) unto my daughter Telitha Waller my Negro woman Phillis. I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Jesse Works my Negro man Sey all my land being the west half of Section of N 19 township N 17 in range N 12 -
also all of the money I have at this time and one bed.
All of the rest and residue of my goods and chattels to be equally
divided between my Four daughters Judith Futch, Penelope Works, Telitha
Waller, and Anna Parker and my Grandson Jesse Works after all just
demands are paid. I nominate constitute and appoint Peter Parker and
Jesse Works my executors in this my last will and testament thereby
making all other and former wills by me at anytime heretofore made.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this
30 September in the year of our Lord 1822.
his
DAVID X TOOL SEAL
mark
Signed sealed published and declared by the said testament DAVID TOOL
as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have
subscribed our names as witnesses thereto in presence of the said testator.
N B. I give and bequeath unto my son Eli Tool the sum of Ten Dollars.
I give and bequeath unto my son David Tool Junr heirs Ten Dollars.

his
DAVID X TOOL SEAL
September 30, 1822 mark
Thos N. Gardner
Jesse Garrett
Henry Moss
State of Alabama

Dallas County

On this 21st December 1822 Personally came before me the subscriber Judge of the County Court of
said county Thomas N. Gardner and Henry Moss who being duly sworn say they
signed the Instrument on the other half of the sheet as witness to the same
and that they saw DAVID TOOL sign seal publish and declare said
instrument to be his last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand
N. Sergeant J.C.C.

State of Alabama

Dallas County

On this 23rd December 1822 personally appeared before me the subscriber Jesse Garrett being sworn says that he saw David Tool sign seal publish and declare the instrument on the other half of this sheet to be his last will and testament and that he signed said instrument at the time as a witness.

N. Sergeant J.C.C.