Return to Currituck Co.
Currituck County Wills
no date on will; July 14, 1784
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 187
In the name of God, Amen.
I, Maurice BAUM, of Currituck County in the State of North Carolina, being well in health of body & of sound mind & memory & calling to mind the mortality of the body & knowing that all flesh must Submit unto death doe make my last Will & Testament in manner & form following that is to say first & principally I commend my soul to Almighty God that gave it & my body to the Earth in sure & certain hope of the resurrection to Eternal life at the last day & as for such worldly goods as it hath pleased God to bestow upon me I give & devise in manner & form following: Viz.--
Imprimis--I give bequeath & devise unto my two sons Abraham BAUM & Maurice BAUM, all my Estate both real & personal, all credits, dues, and demands wheresoever the same may be found be they of what nature or kind soever appertaining to me & it is my will & desire ye same should be Equally divided between them, ye said Abraham and Maurice BAUM as they shall see proper and agree between themselves.
Item--For divers causes me hereunto moving be it known that from this my last Will & Testament I exclude & cut off Elizabeth DOLBE with one shilling sterling.
Signed, sealed and delivered Maurice BAUM
in presence of us:
Matt Driver GREVES }
Joseph T. MIDGETT } Jurat
Recorded & examined the 14th day of July, A. D. 1784
Wm. FEREBEE, c.c.
This will was contributed by Elizabeth Baum Hanbury. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!
© 2001 Marty Holland