In the Name of God Amen. I JUDITH BISSETT being in a low state of health but of sound mind and memory blessed be God for the same do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and for following.
Item: I give and bequeath to my firend PENNY SHERROD, one feather bed and all the furniture, one chest all my waring clothes, one note of hand on JOHN BISSETT, for fifty dollars and forty five cents. A parcel of spun cotten and all other articles that belong to me of every sort to her the said Penny Sherrod and her heirs forever. I consititute and appoint MATHEW JOINER my executor to this my last will and testament. I witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 17th day of June, 1826.
In presence of Amos Gandy, Mathew Joiner
State of North Carolina, Nash County court February term 1827. The foregoing last will and testament of Judith Bissit was duly proven in open court by the oath of Amos Gandy, a subscribing witness thereto and on motion ordered to be recorded.
Attest H. Blount, C.C.C.
And is recorded H. Blount, C.C.C.
*Bissett has been spelled in two different ways.
Nash County, North Carolina
Record of Wills, Book 1
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