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Samuel Burnham
Feb. 12, 1798; Feb. 5, 1799
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 138

I Samuel BURNHAM, being sick in body but of sound and perfect memory Thanks be to God for the same, and calling to mind the uncertianty of life and that it is appointed for man to die and as turching my worldly estate whereof it hath pleased god to bless me with I do give and dispose of the same in manner and form following, that is to say------

Item I give unto my beloved Wife Charlotee one sow and nine pigs and alls one feather bed to her and her heirs forever.

I give unto my Son James BURNHAM one sow and three pigs to him and his heirs forever-----

I give unto my Son Samuel BURNHAM one sow and five pigs to him and his heirs for ever.

and after my just debts are paid the remainder of my estate to be eaquelly divided betiwixt my Wife and three children.

holy disannulling all other wills by me made acknoleg this to be my Last Will and Testament and herby appoint my beloved Wife to be my whole and sole exec. in witness whereof I have unto I have set my hand and seal this the twelvth day of Feb. 1798
    /s/ Samuel BURNHAM     seal

    Max. BOWREN     jurat
    Richard ETHERIDGE

Recorded and examined this 5th day of Feb. 1799

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