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In the name of God, Amen! I John Dunnuck Sen'r. of Baltimore County, State of Maryland, being very sick and weak in Body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be to God, calling unto mind the mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last Will and testament, that is to say, principally and first of all, I give und --comend my Soul unto the hands of Almighty God, that gave it, and my Body I reccommend to the Earth to be buried at the discretion of my Executors; nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection. I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God; and as touching such wordly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to Bless me with in this life, I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.

1st I give and bequeath to Catharine my beloved Wife the Plantation on which She now lives, known by the name of part of Sutton's Delight, with House, Barn, and all out houses (buildings) and all privileges thereunto belonging, during her widowhood or natural life.

2nd I devise and request that my well-beloved son
Joseph Dunnuck shall have one hundred acres of Anderson's Hills and Dales over and above his equal share of the movable Property.

3rd I devise and request that my well-beloved daughter
Ruth McGaw shall have one hundred pound good and lawful money over and above her equal share of all my estate that is to be sold.

4th I devise and request that my well-beloved daughter
Dorcas Almony shall have her equal share of all the property that is to be sold after my decease.

5th I devise and request that my well-beloved daughter
Elizabeth Dunnuck shall have $100. over and above her share of the property to be sold.

6th I devise and request that my beloved daughter
Rachel Ayres shall have $70. over and above her equal share of all my saleable property.

7th I devise and request my son
John Dunnuck and daughter Sarey Wiley and son JOSHUA DUNNUCK and son Thomas and daughter Katturah Kauffelt and daughter Catharine Gott these six children I have named one after the other are to settle up
the accounts that I leave and if they have not had their full share it shall be made up to them from the saleable property.

8th And last, I do ordain my son
Joseph Dunnuck sole executor of this will.

Witnesses: Signed John Dunnuck
Edmund Rockhole June 3, 1819
Thomas Sutton
Stephen Gorsuch

N.B. Forgot by Testator - John Dunnuck
My black girl Hannah, shall fall into the hands of my wife Catherine to dispose of at her death.
My mulatto boy Lewis Crage (born 3-20-1814) and my mulatto boy Eli Crage (born 7-26-1816) shall be in bondage until age 30 and both of them shall go free.
Also a deed conveyed to the testator by
George Caufelt and wife Katurah, I request same returned to them.


 Renunciation of the will of John DUNNUCK

I Catharine Dunnuck, widow of John Dunnuck, late of Baltimore County, deceased, do hereby renounce and quit all claim to any bequest or devise made to me by the last will of my Husband exhibited and proved according to Law, and I elect to take in liue hereof my dower or legal share of the Estate of my said Husband. December 1819. Caterine Dunnuck.

Received to be Recorded the 17 day of December 1819, same day Recorded and examined.