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Richard Barrott
April 13, 1793; June 24, 1793
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, pp. 16-17

In the name of God Amen, I Richard BARROTE of Currituck County in the State of North Carolina being weake in body but sound and disposing mind and memory do make this my Last Will and Testament in the manner and form following

Imprimius I give and recommend my soul to Almighty God and as touching such worldy estate wharewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in life, I give and devise and dispose of in the following manner and form.

I give and bequath to my deare Wife Elisabeth BARROT all of my goods and shattels within doors and without during her state of widowhood with her mentaning my two children of the same, and at the day of her marrage or death I give my above goods and chattels to my Son Nathen BARROTT to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son William BARROTT the land and plantation whareon I now live to him and his heirs forever

Item: I lend to my Wife Elizabeth BARROTT the plantation whareon I now live during her widowhood with her mentaining my children thereof without wasting the same.

Lastly I do hereby nominate constitute appoint my dear Wife Elisabeth BARROTT to be hole sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoking and dissanulling all former will or wills heretofore by me made confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whareof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 13th day of Apriel Anno Domno 1793.

Richard [his mark] BARROTT     and a seal

signed sealed published and declar by the testator to be his last will and testament in the presents of us
    Thos. SANDERSON     jurat
    Samuel SALYER SEN.  jurat
    William TOWNSHEND jurat

Recorded and examined the 24th day of June 1793.

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