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Julia Brumsey
Jan. 26, 1870 - Jan. 1, 1872
Currituck Co. Will Book 5; pg. 23-24
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Will of Julia BRUMSEY Dec’d

In the name of God Amen.  I Julia BRUMSEY of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being in reasonable health and of sound disposing mind and memory blessed be God do this the 26 day of January in the year of our Lord 1870 make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following:

   Item I give and bequeath unto my nephew Samuel B. HUGHS and my niece Lydia Ann TATEM all my lands that is to say all my interest in the lands undivided which is owned by me and my sister Marina BRUMSEY it being the land and plantation whereon my sister MARINA and myself now lives, the said tract containing fifty acres more or less, one half or my interest in said lands I leave to be equally divided between the said Samuel B. HUGHS and Lydia Ann TATEM and the said Samuel B. HUGHS after said lands or my interest is divided to have his choice of said lots to them their heirs executors administrators and assigns forever.

   Item I give and bequeath unto Lydia Ann TATEM one linning wheel and all of my wearing apparel to her and her heirs and assigns forever also one chest.

   I leave one feather bed and furniture to be sold to pay my burial expences and all the remainder of my estate not already given away in this will I give unto the above named Samuel B. HUGHS and his heirs and assigns forever. Witness my hand and seal the day and date above written named.

    /s/ Julia [her x mark] BRUMSEY seal

    George W. SIMMONS
    Dallas SIMMONS

 Currituck County}    In Probate Court
   A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Julia BRUMSEY Dec’d is exhibited in this Court for Probate by S.B. HUGHS a legatee therein named and the execution thereof by the said Julia BRUMSEY is proved by the oath and examination of George W. SIMMONS & Dallas SIMMONS subscribing witnesses thereto.  It is therefore adjudged and decreed that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of Julia BRUMSEY dDc’d and the same is ordered to be recorded & filed.

Recorded Jany 1- 1872
    A.O. DEY P.J.

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