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Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 220
Currituck County, In the name of God Amen, I Dennis CAPPS of said County being in a low state of health but of a sound disposing mind and memory Thanks be to God for the same, as it is appointed one for all men to die I make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form.
First I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my body to be burried at the discretion of my executor hereafter mentioned
I give to my Son Caleb CAPPS the land and plantation that I now live with all the land I own to him and his heirs forever.
I give to him my hand mill to him and his heirs with one bull yearling and all the cattle I lent to him before.
I give to my Daughter Mary MILLER one bed and furniture which she has in possession likewise I give to her one red heifer the calf of Cherry to her and her heirs forever.
I leave one cow Cherry to be sold to pay my funeral expenses the remainder if any to be equally divided between my three children with all the remainder of my property not given.
I constitute and appoint my Son Caleb CAPPS my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament revoaking all other wills by me made given under my hand and seal this 17th day January 1803
/s/ Dennis [his mark] CAPPS seal
In presence of
Caleb [his mark] CAPPS SEN. jurat
Caleb [his mark] CAPPS JUN. jurat
Recorded and examined the 25th day of May 1803
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