Item 2. I give and bequeath to my son-in-law William Love a Negro boy named Tom now in his possession together with such other property as I have heretofore given him.
Item 3. I give and bequeath to my son-in-law George Larue a negro girl named Nan, now in his possession together with such other property as I have heretofore given him.
Item 4. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Sapphira Chilton during her natural life all my land and the benifits arising there from with the exception of a part leased to my son-in-law George Larue. I also bequeath to her during her life my negro slave Harry and his wife Sill ---- and Charles . also all my personal estate, consisting of stock and household furniture, farming utensils.
Item 5. I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Chilton at the death of his Mother, the one half of my land to include the house, wherein I now live together with the above named slaves Harry and his wife Sill.
Item 6. I give and bequeath to my son James Chilton at the death
of his Mother, the other half of my land to include the place now leased
to George Larue. I also give him at the above named time, my negro
It is also my will that my above named sons at the death of their Mother should they both survive her, should make a fair and amicable division of all the estate left by her and not here-in bequeathed, to be left to good and impartial men to be by them chosen and their division to be final between them. It is also my will that if either or both of my above named sons should die before their Mother, then and in that case the property herein devised should be equally divided between all my children that may survive. It is my will and I do hereby appoint my son-in-law John Inman Executor and my beloved wife Sapphira Chilton Excutix of this my last Will and Testament. In testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this forth day of January, in the year od our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and seven.
In presence of
Thomas X Chilton SEAL
Baldwin Harle mark
contributed by Christina Sharp Mollahan