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John Bryant
June 4, 1802; June 22, 1803
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 222

In the name of God Amen, the fourth day of June one thousand eight hundred and two. I John BRYANT of the State of North Carolina and Currituck County, being sick and weak of body but of good sound memory Thanks be given unto God and knowing the uncertainty of this transitory life and that is appointed for all men once to die have a mind to settle my worldly business in manner and form following Viz.

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Lydia BRYANT one mare colt named Queen to her and her heirs forever.

Item all the rest of my estate I give to be equally divided between my beloved Wife Mary BRYANT and Son William BRYANT and Daughter Lydia to them and their heirs forever.

Lastly I constitute and appoint my beloved Wife Mary BRYANT and John GWIN whole and sole executors of this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day and date above writen.
    /s/ John BRYANT     seal

signed sealed published and delivered in presence
    ( first name torn off) WILLIAMS
    (first name torn off) DUDLEY
    (first name torn off) BESELEY     jurat
her mark

Recorded and examined the 22nd of June 1803

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