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Not sure if this is him as the name is not spelled correct.

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC - WILL BOOK A - Henry Horn, 7 Dec 1810
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Record of Wills, Book A
Onslow County, North Carolina

In the name of God, Amen: I, Henry Horn of the County of Onslow and State of
North Carolina, being sick in body but in perfect mind and memory and calling
to mind the mortality of mankind and knowing that it is appointed for all men
once to die, I make and ordain this my last will and testament and first of
all, I recommend my soul to Almighty God who gave it and my body to be buried
in the earth in a Christian like manner at the discretion of my executors, and
after all my just debts and funeral charges is paid, then the rest of my
worldly estate that it hath been pleased God to endow me with, I give,
bequeath, demise and dispose of as follows:

ITEM: I leave to Hillkiah Horn fifty dollars in money to be paid to him when
raised out of my estate or collected, it being the full part of my estate that
I intend to give him.

ITEM: I lend to my beloved wife Sereanne Horn the privelage of all my land and
plantation enduring her natural life and also as many of the best of my
plantation tools as may be sufficient for the support of the plantation and
her family. Also, my two mares, my best saddle and her side saddle, also my
still and four cows and calves and two feather beds and furniture and one
horse cart, all of which I lend to my beloved wife enduring her natural life
and no longer and after her decease, all the above mentioned property that I
have lent to her, I then leave to be sold together with all my lands and the
money arising equally devided amongst my children as they shall come of age,
to wit: Hardy, Alfred, Seraney, Javie, Boney, Thomas, Benjamen, Writa, Sinna,
Rella, and the remainder part of my estate that is not mentioned herein my
will, I leave to be sold and the money equally divided amongst my ten children
last mentioned and paid to them as they shall come to age. I also appoint my
trusty friends Nathan Waller and John Waller the sole executors to this my
last will and testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and
fixed my seal this the 7th day of December 1810.

                                   Henry (his X mark) Horn (seal)

Signed sealed and pronounced in the presents of:
John (his X mark) Bradom
David Horn

Proved by the oath of both the witnesses.