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"Nash County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Wills 1777-1848"

ABRAHAM BASS - 17 June 1803 Aug Ct 1805
ANN ROSE wife of THOMAS ROSE - 10 pounds. ANN MORE wife of
CALLUM MORE - 10 pounds. CHARROTY ROGERS daughter of ROBERT
ROGERS dec'd - 10 pounds. MOURNING ROGERS daughter of
ROBERT ROGERS dec'd -10 pounds. ZONA ROGERS daughter of
ROBERT ROGERS -10 POUNDS. Grandson JORDEN BASS - 1 still.
THOMAS HAMMILTON - negro woman LITTLE ROSE, 1 blue chest.
Daughter ELIZABETH BRIDGERS - 1 horse, etc. Negro girl
SYLVIA to be free & THOMAS HAMILTON to have care of her
until she is 21 years. Rest of estate to be divided among
ELIZABETH BRIDGERS, SION BASS heirs, JOHN BASS heirs: 1/2
to ELIZABETH BRIDGERS; 1/2 to JORDEN BASS, POLLY PARKER,
GINNE BASS, ALDIN BASS, KITCHEN BASS, JOHN BASS, MOURNING
FLOYD. If FED. FLOYD husband of MOURNING FLOYD brings suit, he to
receive 40 shillings only.
Ex. WILLIAM BRIDGES, JESSEE BASS, GEORGE BODDIE
Wit. DAVID SILLS, LUCY BODDIE

State of North Carolina, Laws of the State of North Carolina
1803-1816, Chapter XCVII, Pg. 38
1811. An act to emancipate a Negro called SILVIA
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North
Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the
same, That a certain Negro girl named SILVIA, belonging to
the estate of ABRAHAM BASS, late of the County of Nash, be,
and she is hereby emancipated and made capable of taking,
holding and possessing property of every kind, and of
enjoying all such priveleges as all othe free persons of
colour.
And be it further enacted that the above named girl shall be known
and called by the name of SILVIA SPEARS: Provided

always, that this act shall not affect the right which any
person or persons may have to the service of and property
in said girl SILVIA, except such person or persons as may
claim by, from or through the said ABRAHAM BASS.
And be it further enacted, that nothing in this act
contained shall be construed so to authorise the
emancipation of the said girl SILVIA, until THOMAS HAMILTON
shall have entered into bond with sufficient security, in
the sum of two hundred and fifty pounds, make payable
to the Chairman of the County Court of Nash and his successors
in office, to be void on condition that the said SILVIA will never
become a charge or burthen to any of the counties of this State.




Chapter LXL, Pg. 24
1812. An act to emancipate a Negro girl named VIOLET.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North
Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the
same, that a certain Negro Girl named VIOLET, late the
property of ABRAHAM BASS, late of the County of Nash,
daughter of SILVIA, who was emancipated by an act of the
Legislature at its last session, be, and she is hereby
emancipated and made capable of taking, holding and
possessing property of every kind, and enjoying all such
privileges as all other free persons of colour.
And be it further enacted, that this act shall not affect
the right of which any person or persons may have to the
service of, and property in said Girl VIOLET, except such
person or persons as may claim by, from, and through the
said ABRAHAM BASS, deceased.
And be it further enacted, that nothing in this act
contained shall be so construed as to authorise the
emancipation of the said VIOLET, until THOMAS HAMILTON
shall have entered into bond with sufficient security in the sum of
two hundred and fifty pounds, made payable to the Chairman of the
County Court of Nash, and his successors in office, to be void on condition,
that the said VIOLET never become a charge or burthen to any of the Counties in this State.
And be it further enacted, that the above named Negro Girl
called VIOLET, shall be known and called by the name of
VIOLET SPEARS.