928. Amos TRUEBLOOD was born 20 Jan 1691 in Perquimans, Albemarle Province, NC. He died 20 Dec 1759 in Pasquotank Co., NC. Amos married Elizabeth CARTWRIGHT on 18 Jan 1715 in NC.
16940000 John and Amos Trueblood land grant
17590714 Amos Trueblood will page 1
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Land Grant to John and Amos Trueblood, 1694
Know Ye that We have granted unto John Trueblood and Amos Trueblood, between them the s'd John Trueblood and Amos Trueblood to be holden severally a Tract of Land containing Six hundred Acres lying on the Westward side of the Northermost branch of Aranuse Creek in Pascotank prc. & Beginning at a Beech by the S & Branch side the corner tree of John Archdale Esq. thence up ye s'd (said and aforesaid) Branch by Various courses to a White Oak, then West twenty degrees North two hundred and eighty poles to a Gum, then South five degrees East three hundred forty six poles to a Maple, then East twenty degrees South three hundred and twenty poles to the first Station, To Hold Ye Giver from the first day of Janry 1694. Witness Ye Philip Ludwell, Tho. Harvey, Paul Akehurst, Francis Tomes, Thos. Pollock ‑ ‑
Amos and his brother were raised by Thomas Symons after parents death.
RELIGION: Old Puritan Doctrine.
Amos and Elizabeth were readmitted to the Societyof Friends sometime before 1738.
Pasquotank County Know all men by these Presents That I Amos Trueblood of the County & Province aforesaid Planter do make and ordain these Presents to Contain my last Will & Testement for the Disposal of such wordly Estate wherewith it hath pleased
God to bless me with in this life in manner & form Following (vic) first I will that all my Just Debts & Funeral Expenses be paid out of my Estate in Conveniant time after my Decease ‑‑‑ I give to my son Thomas Trueblood a Tract of Land & Plantation lying on Mill Creek in Pasquotank County being the place where he now lives, which Thomas Cartwright Gave to his Daughter Elizabeth the Late wife of me the P. Amos Containing by Estemation one Hundred & thirty acres be the same more or less to him his heirs & assigns forever also one Negrow Girl Called Levina with all her increase to him his
heirs & assigns ever‑‑‑‑‑I Give to my son Abel Trueblood one negrow woman Called Phillis & one Negrow Girl called Pleasant (Daughter of Rose) with all the Increase they shall happen to have after the date hereof to him his heirs & assigns forever‑‑‑‑‑
I give to my son Josiah Trueblood a Tract of Land & Plantation which I bought of John Riggs Lying on Nobs Cook Creek Containing by Estemation Ninety Nine Acres more or Less to him his Heirs and assigns for ever; also a negrow man Called Nero ?, & a negrow woman Called Indith, & negrow Girl Called Sillah, with all the Increase they shall happen to have after the Date hereof to him his heirs & assigns forever.
I give to my son Joshua Trueblood, a Parcel of Land & Plantation in Pasquotank County joining in the Tray Tree branch that I bought of Caleb Coen, Containing by Estamation Thirty Acres, more or Less to him his Heirs and assigns for ever; also one negrow boy Called Larone ?, one negrow woman Called Rose & her child called Phebe, also one negrow Girl Called Hannah Daughter of Rose one negrow Girl called Mender & one negrow Girl Caled Patience Daughter of Rose with all the Increase they Shall happen to have after the Date here of also two Cows & calves to him his Heirs and assigns for ever‑‑‑‑
I Give to my Daughter Miriam Overman wife of John Overman six head of Sheep to her & her Disposal I give to my Grandaughter Elizabeth Symons one Negrow woman named Patience with her increase and to my Grandson John Symons one Negrow boy Called Bob, and to my Grandson William Overman one Negrow Girl called Phill with her Increase & to my Grandson James Overman one negrow Girl Called Hannah Daughter of Patience with her Increase, and to the Heirs of their Bodies, only my Will is that their Mother Miriam Miriam Overman shall have the use of ___ Labour of these Negrows & their Increase During the term or time of her Natural Life and further it is my will & True Intent and meaning that in Case Either of the before mentioned Grand Children Should
happen to ___ childless, or without Heirs if thier Body that then the Negrow or Negrows hereby Given to them shall fall to be Equally Divided among the heirs of my Body ‑‑‑‑‑‑
I give to my son Caleb Trueblood all my Land & Plantation which I bought of Robert Kingham on Little River in Pasquotank County on which I now Live, Containing by Estemation One Hundred & Eighty fore Acres be it more or Less, to him his heirs & assigns forever—Also one Negrow boy Called Charles one negrow boy called Tommy, one Negrow woman Called Hannah, & her Daughter Called Patience & one Negrow
Girl Called Doll, with all the Increase they Shall happen to have after the Date hereof to him his heirs & assigns for Ever‑‑‑
I give all the Residue or Remainder Part of my Estate to be Equally Divided between my Sons Thomas, Abel, Josiah, Joshua & Caleb Trueblood them and their Disposial ‑‑‑‑
Lastly I do hereby Nominate my Sons Joshua & Caleb Trueblood Executors of this my last Will & Testemant, Hereby Disannulling & Disallowing all & Every other former Will or Wills Leguires ? Bequests or Executors before this time by me named Willed & Bequeathed Rattifieing & Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will & Testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto lett my hand & Seal this Fourteenth Day of the 7th month Called July one Thousand Seven and Fifty Nine.
Signed Sealed Published Pronounced
and Declared by the P. Amos
Trueblood to be his Last Will
and Testement in the presence of
Aaron Morris Jurat Amos Trueblood (seal)
John Morris Jurat Ecers Luallised ??
929. Elizabeth CARTWRIGHT was born 03 Mar 1694 in Pasquotank Co., NC. She died 03 Oct 1757 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
Quaker. Disowned from the "Friends Church". Later reinstated, about 1738.