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Tully Bell
July 25, 1839 - Nov. Term 1843
Currituck Co. Will Book 4, pg. 101
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The Last Will and Testament of Tully BELL deceased was exhibited in open court at November term 1843 and the execution of the same proved by the testamoney of Samuel FEREBEE and Wallis BRAY subscribing evedences there to in due form and the executrix qualified ordered registered.

   I Tully BELL being of sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament.  My will and desire is that my beloved wife shall keep together all the property I have for the purpose of raising my children and that she have liberty to sell all surpless as she shall think to the interest of my children.  If any of them shall get married and she thinks fit she can make an advancement not more then their share and that she have entire control so long as she shall remain my widow and if she shall get marred then to make a division and give her a childs part and her dower where the house stands running along the canal North and South as near as may be so as not to lay it in bad form.  And I constitute and appoint my beloved wife and Samuel BELL my Son my whole and sole Executor and Executrix to this my last will and Testament and that they pay all just debts due by me, given under my hand and seal this the 25 day of July 1839.

    /s/ T. BELL seal

Wallis BRAY    jurat

Recorded and examined this 8 day Decr. 1843

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