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Ephraim Bass

Male 1750 - 1823  (73 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Bass 
    Born 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 May 1823  Wayne County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • W I L L O F E P H R A I M B A S S


      In the name of GOD Amen I Ephraim Bass of the State of North Carolina and County of Wayne being weak in body But in perfect mind and memory thanks be to God and calling to mind he mortality of my Body and Knowing that it appointed for all men Once to die do make and Ordain this to be my last will and Testament in Manner and form following Viz) in the first place I recommend my body to be Buried in a Christian like and Decent manner and my Soul into the hands of GOD that gave it - - - -
      Item 1st I give to Son Jonathan Bass one Feather Bed and Furniture to him and his heirs forever - - - -
      Item 2nd I give to my son Doctor Bass thirty Dollars to him and his heirs forever - - - - - - - - - -
      Item 3rd I give to my son Isaac the whole of my land containing the plantation whereon I now live with all improvements and appurtenances thereunto belonging One horse, Bridle and Saddle of his choice one Cow and Calf of his choice and one Heafer of his Choice and four head of Sheep One feather bed and Stead and furniture and one new home made Rug Two large pewter plates and two mugs and Six Earthen plants and One wool wheel and one Flax wheel and One painted Chest and one Table of his Choice and one gallon pewter Bason One Brass Teapot and Three setting Chairs and Six quart jug and one pot of his Choice and one Black Silk handkerchief and one Spoted Shall and one Wheat box to him and his heirs forever, and one pair of Flat Irons.
      Item 4th I give to Penelope and Wm. Hosea one Feather Bed betwixt them and I give Sd Penelope one legged Chest to her and her heirs forever - - - - - - - -

      The Ballance of my estate I leave to be sold and after paying my Just Debts and legacies I give to be equally Divided among the Whole of my children to them and their heirs forever,
      I constitute and appoint my Son Jeremiah Bass and my Friend Jacob Fulghum Executors to this my last will and Testament in Witness whereof I have set my hand and Seal this 29th day of May 1823
      his
      Ephraim X Bass
      mark
      Signed Sealed and acknowledged
      in the presents of

      Jacob Fulghum
      Elizabeth Fulghum
    Person ID I46696  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2021 

    Father Edward Bass,   b. 1698 
    Mother Elizabeth Going 
    Family ID F8700  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Nancy 
    Children 
    +1. Jeremiah Bass,   b. 1783
    +2. Jonathan Bass,   b. 1785
    +3. Absolom Bass,   b. 1790
     4. Penelope Bass,   b. 1794,   d. 1820  (Age 26 years)
    +5. Doctor Bass,   b. 1790
    +6. Isaac Bass,   b. 1808,   d. 8 Mar 1856, Wilson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F17012  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart