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Thomas Brown
May 24, 1814; Aug. 30, 1814
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 39

May the 24, 1814

Know all men by these presents, that I the said Thomas BROWN, being in a low state of heath(sic), but in my right mind and senses, before my blessed Lord and maker, and in these presants consideren the shortness of life and the certainty of death, here agree to make my Last Will and testamen(sic) I here leave enough of my property to be sold to pay all my just debts and demands and the balance I want my beloved Wife Elizabeth BROWN to have the use of to live upon and to raise my children, during of her natural life, and then to be equally divided amongst all my children, and I also leave my beloved Wife Elizabeth BROWN wholy and soly executror to this my Last Will and Testament.
    /s/ Thomas [his x mark] BROWN     seal

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of
Test.
    Zebulon KEMP     jurat
    Luke BROWN

Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)

[Note: Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. Also in court minutes, Eliza BROWN relinqished her right as executor in favor of Levi W. HALL with the will annexed].

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