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Warren County, North Carolina
Will Book 35, Page 341

(Daughter of David H.Newell & Nancy Cheek)


In the name of God Amen I, ARABELLA F. A. NEWELL of Warren County being of sound and perfect mind and do this the 8th day of March 1830 make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say
Impr. I give and bequeath unto my beloved mother NANCY NEWELL the following Negroes known by the names of SOLOMON, ROSE, CATHARINE, EMELINE and CATHARINE to her and her heirs forever.
Item- I give and bequeath to my niece NANCY T. D. NEWELL one Negro girl, HANNAH and her increase forever, but should she die without lawful heir then and on that case, it is my wish and desire that the same be equally divided among the lawful heirs of WM. P. NEWELL and JAS. A. NEWELL to them and theirs forever.

Item- I lend to my brother WILLIAM P. NEWELL during his natural life, the one half of my interest in the Negroes now undivided and at his death to be equally divided among his children, lawful heirs of his own body, to them and their heirs forever.

Item- I lend to my brother JOHN A. NEWELL, the one half of my Interest in the Negroes now undivided, and if he shall have lawful issue, then I give and bequeath it to him, her or them. And should he not have lawful heir, then and in that call, I give and bequeath the same to the lawful heirs of WILLIAM P. NEWELL, to them and thier heirs forever.

Item- It is my wish and desire, that all the property that I may die in possession of every description whatever and which is not heretofore given away, be equally divided between my brothers WILLIAM P. and JOHN A. NEWELL to them and their heirs forever- and I do hereby appoint WILLIAM C. CLANTON & JOHN A. NEWELL Executors to this my last Will and Testament.

In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand & seal the day and date above written. Signed, Sealed, published & declared by the said ARABELLA F. A. NEWELL the Testator.


in the presence of us who were present at the Signing & Sealing thereof
X. SNOW Jurat

Warren County November Court 1836
This last Will and Testament of ARABELLA F.A.A. NEWELL was exhibited in open court for probate, and the due Execution thereof being proved by the oath of XANTHUS SNOW the subscribing witness, it was ordered to be recorded.





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