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Embley Bunnell
Nov. 12, 1802; Jan. 31, 1803
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 211

In the name of God Amen, I Embley BUNNELL of Currituck County and State of North Carolina, being of a sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God, do this 12th of November in the year of our Lord 1802, make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following, that is to say,

I commend my soul to God and my body to the earth to be burried in a christian manner in confidence of a sure and certain resurrection through the attoning blood of a dear redeemer and my goods that kind heaven hath blessed me with I give in manner and form following.

Imprimis I give unto my Sons John and James and Thomas BUNNELL all my land joining William WARDs land and the main road and if the child my Wife is with child with is a boy then four to be equally divided between them and if a girl child to be equally divided between first three named to them and their heirs forever.

Item I give the child my Wife is with child with if a girl child, one bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.

Item I leave all my land over the creek to be sold to pay my debts.

Item after my debts is paid I give the remainder of my property to be equally divided between the children living when they are at age, to take it them and their heirs forever.

I hereby make and ordain my worthy friend Edw. BUNNELL executor to this my Last Will and Testament I set my hand and seal the day and year above writen
    /s/ Embley BUNNELL     seal

signed sealed published and declared by the said testator his last will and testament in the presence of us who were present at the time signing and sealing thereof
    MOSES BUNNELL     jurat
[her S mark] JERVISE

Recorded and examined this XXX1 day of January 1803

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!




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