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Cornelius Butt
Dec. 18, 1800 - Feb. Term 1801
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 172

In the name of God Amen, I Cornelius BUTT Currituck County, being sound and perfect mind and memory blessed God do this 18th day of December in the year of our Lord 1800 make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say.

First I give and bequeath to my Brother James BUTT all my land to him and his heirs forever.

I give and bequeath to my Sister Elizabeth BUTT my negro boy Will to her and her heirs begotten on her body for ever if she has any and if she dies without such heirs then said negro boy goes to my Brother James and his heirs forever.

I leave the rest of my property to be sold to pay my debts and resudue of all my money to B equley divided between my Brother James and my two Sisters.
    /not signed/

Lepeted (sic) and acknowledged in the presents of us
    Mitchel SIMMONS  jurat
    Caleb SEARS             jurat

State North Carolina}
        Currituck         }    February term 1801
The foregoing noncupative will of Cornelius BUTT dec. was proved in due form of law in open court by the oath of Mitchel SIMMONS and Caleb SEARS and is ordered to be recorded

Recorded and examined this 10th March 1801

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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