In the Name of God Amen I Lewis Mullican, Snr. of Rowan County and State North Carolina being of sound mind and perfect memory, blessed be God do this fourthteenth day of July in the year of our Lord 1796 do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, in the manner following (to wit) I give & bequeath unto my son Benjamin all my goods & chattles that he has in possession, only my bed & furniture & the first heifer calf that a certain heifer have I give & bequeath unto my daughter Margery Bowyer unto them forever. My right to a tract of land that my father lived upon in his lifetime in the state of Maryland in Prince Georges County I give the profit to all my children as forthwith, one third to my son Lewis & one third to Benjamin, the other to be equally divided. I hereby make and ordain my son Lewis Executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereunto I set my hand & seal the day and date above written.
Signed sealed published and declaired by the sd. Lewis Mullican Snr.
the testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the time of signing and sealing there of.
Lewis LM Mullican
Test. Butler Stonestreet, jun.
Test. Jonathan Markland
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