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Currituck County Wills
Feb. 16, 1787; April 27, 1787
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 222
In the name of God Amen, I Moses BENNETT of Currituck County being in a pour state of health, but in good memory I do make this my Last Will and Testament
Item: I give and bequeath my plantation I now live on to equaly be divided between my four Sons Solomon BENNETT, John BENNETT, Moses BENNETT, Matthew BENNETT to them and their heirs forever, onlay [sic] my desire is that my Sun [sic] Matthew BENNETT should have that part a jining the lands of John STANDALYN and all houses beeing thar on.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary BENNETT one cow and calf one fether bed and furniture one linen whell and two basons, six pewter plates to her and her ars forever.
Item: I give and bequeath all the remainder part of my a state after detes is pade to be equaly divided betwext all my children to them and ther ars forever.
Likewise I constitute and ordain this my Last Will and Testament and James POYNER my whole sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament uterly disalowing revoke and disannulling and every other testaments wills and legasies and ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness where of I have set my hand and seal this sixteen day of febuary one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven.
/s/ Moses BENNETT seal
Peter BALLENTINE jurat
James BALLENTINE jurat
William GUILDING jurat
Recorded and examined the 27th day of April Anno Dom 1787
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