This being the twenty fourth day of August In the year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred and Eighty Two. I Elizabeth L. Roney of the Town of Durham and the State of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory, do this day make my last will and testament. First of all I will my body to the grave, and my soul to God who gave it. It is my will after paying all my burial expenses and all my just debts what little of this worlds good I have left I will try to advise the best I know how God being my helper. Item 1st I will and bequeath to my Great Neice Mary Washington Lyon Three Hundred Dollars in Money and my best bed and bedding. Item 2nd I will and bequeath my widowed sister-Mrs. M. J. Rogers. One Hundred and Fifty Dollars Item 3rd I will and bequeath to Jennie Proctor. One Hundred Dollars in Money and one bed and bedding. Also the set of Furniture in the room I now occupy. Item 4th I will and bequeath to my sister Annie Five Hundred Dollars in Money and anything else about the house that belongs

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