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I James M. CAFFEE, of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being of sound mind and memory, do make, declare and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other wills heretofore made by me.
First. My executrix hereafter named shall pay all funeral expenses, together with all my just debts out of the first moneys which may come into her hands belonging to my estate.
Second. My entire estate real and personal, I give to my wife Virginia C. CAFFEE, to do with as she pleases, after complying with item first.
Third. I hereby constitute and appoint my wife Virginia C. CAFFEE, my lawful executrix to execute this my last will and testament, according to the true intent and meaning of the same.
In witness whereof, I, the said James M. CAFFEE, do hereunto set my hand and seal this 26th day of October 1916.
/s/ James M. CAFFEE seal
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said James M. CAFFEE to be his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request and in his presence do subscribe our names as witnesses thereto.
PROBATE OF WILL
State of North Carolina}
Currituck County } SS. In the Superior Court
A paper writing purporting to be the last Will and Testament of James M. CAFFEE, deceased, is exhibited before me, the undersigned, Clerk of the Superior Court for said county, by Arthur L. CAFFEE for Virginia C. CAFFEE the executrix therein mentioned, and the due execution thereof by the said James M. CAFFEE by the oath and examination of H.D. WALKER and W.A. SNOWDEN, the subscribing witnesses thereto, who being duly sworn, doth depose and say, and each for himself deposeth and saith, that he is a subscribing witness to the paper writing now shown him, purporting to be the last Will and Testament of James M. CAFFEE; that the said James M. CAFFEE, in the presence of this deponent, subscribed his name at the end of said paper writing, which is now shown as aforesaid, and which bears date of 26th day of October, 1916.
And this deponent further saith, that the said James M. CAFFEE the testator aforesaid, did, at the time of subscribing his name as aforesaid, declare the said paper writing so subscribed by him and exhibited to be his last Will and Testament, and this deponent did thereupon subscribe his name at the end of said Will, as an attesting witness thereto, and at the request and in the presence of said testator. And this deponent further saith, that at the same time when the said testator subscribed his name to the said last Will as aforesaid, and at the time of the deponentís subscribing his name as attesting witness thereto, as aforesaid, the said James M. CAFFEE was of sound mind and memory, of full age to execute a Will, and was not under any restraint, to the knowledge, information or belief of this deponent: And further these deponents say not.
/s/ H.D. WALKER
/s/ W.A. SNOWDEN
Severally sworn and subscribed, this 19th Day of October, 1918 before me.
/s/ E.W. ANSELL Clerk Superior Court
North Carolina }
Currituck County} SS. In the Superior Court
It is therefore considered and adjudged by the Court, that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last Will and Testament of James M. Caffee, deceased. Let said Will, together with the probate, be recorded and filed. This 19th day of October, 1918.
/s/ E.W. ANSELL Clerk Superior Court
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