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Feb. 13, 18__ - May Term 1816
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 82
In the name of God Amen. I Robert BURRUS of Cape Hatteras Banks in Currituck County, being sick in body, but of perfect mind and memory calling unto mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament.
First of all I recommend my soul to God who gave it me, and my body to the dust to be buried in a decent manner at the discretin of my executors, and as touching such worldly estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bless me with, I give and dispose of them in the following manner and form, and first of all my just debts to be paid and then, I lend to my dearly beloved Wife Barbara BURRUS all the property I possess in the world, to her benefit to raise the children upon during her widowhood, and at the expiration of her widowhood to be divided amongst all my children Viz. Roassa BURRUS, Christian BURRUS, Margaret BURRUS, Courtney BURRUS, Barbara BURRUS, to them and heirs forever. And I do appoint my Brother Zachariah BURRUS sole executor to this my Last Will and Testament, and I do disallow and disannul all other wills and Testaments acknowledgeing this to be my Last Will and Testament.
/s/ Robert BURRUS seal
Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of us, this 13th day of February
Reuben BURRUS Jurat
Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)
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