From the book Abstract Wills of Edgecombe Co. NC 1733-1856
the will of John Dunn, father of Stephen.
Jan 26 1793 Aug Ct. 1793
Wife & Extx: ANN, plantations whereon I live during widowhood, all stock, druing years of raising and maintaining my children, also negroes; dau: MILLY CARR, 5 shillings.; dau: LURANEY DUNN, 1 heifer; dau: MILLY CARR, 5 shillings. Son : JACOB, 5 shillings; son & exr: NICHOLAS, 1 cow and my cabinet of joyner's tools. son: STEPHEN, 110 acres of land, with plantation where he now lives, etc; granddaughter: NANCY DUNN, 1 cow; son : PHILIP, 1 cow and 1 filly; dau: SEALY/SALLY DUNN, heifer; son & exr: LAMON DUNN, 130 acres on Great Branch, joining the old line and STEPHEN'S lines, and half my 4estate after my debts are paid and decease of my wife; son : JONAS DUNN, 240 acre plantation where I live, at 19 yrs of age ad other 1/2 my estate I have not given away, and negroes. executors sell barell apple brandy and thee barrels cider to apy lawful dets.