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Peter Baum
November 28, 1770; November 23, 1771
Currituck Co. Will Book 1

North Carolina Currituck County in the name of God Amen I do make this my last will & testament as follows I give to my beloved wife the use of said plantation where I now dwell the use of it her life time & two horses & ten head of cattle & eight head of sheep. Iteam I give to William SMITH fifty acres of land on the Eastern line & to him & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten & if the said William SMITH dies without a heir lawfully begotten to return to the Giver & one cow & calf to the said William SMITH Iteam I give to the Elizabeth DUKENS one cow & calf a parcel of feathers that is now in the house I give to Abram LITCHFIELD & Jacob LEATCHFIELD & their heirs forever all my lands and an the plantation after the death of my wife to be equally divided between Abraham LEATCHFIELD & Jacob LEATCHFIELD & I give to Abraham LEATCHFIELD & Peter LEATCHFIELD & Jacob LEATCHFIELD all the rest of my estate to be equally divided betwixt them three; and I do leave Abraham LEATCHFIELD my Executor In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & Seal the 28th day of November in the year of our Lord 1770

William SMITH                                     Peter BAUM     and a Seal
Samuel SAUNDERS, Jurat                    Recorded & Examined the 23rd of Nov. 1771
                                                                    Test Hollo. WILLIAMS, 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!




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