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Currituck County Wills
Sept. 23, 1876 - June 5, 1882
In the Name of God Amen.
I Tully CAPPS of the State of North Carolina and the County of Currituck do on the 23rd Day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy six I do publish and declare this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following to wit first I give my soul to the God who gave it and my body to buried in Christian like manner.
Item first I give unto my wife Nancy CAPPS all of my interest in the land that I now own or may own at the time of my death to her and her heirs forever.
Item 2nd I give unto my wife Nancy CAPPS all of my moveable property that I may own at the time of my death in witness whereoff I set my hand and seal the day and year mentioned above. I also appoint my wife Nancy CAPPS my whole soul executor to this my last will and testament.
/s/ Tully CAPPS Seal
North Carolina } In the Probate Court
Currituck County } June 5th 1882
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Tully CAPPS is offered for probate by Henry WHITE for Nancy CAPPS executrix thereto, and the execution thereof proved by the oath and examination of Henry WHITE and C.D. WHITE subscribing witnesses thereto and it appearing upon said examination that the said Tully CAPPS was of full age to make a will was of sound mind and was under no restraint or undue influence.
Therefore it is adjudged by the Court that the said paper writing and every part thereof is the last will and testament of the said Tully CAPPS and the same with this certificate is ordered to be recorded and filed. Date first said.
/s/ H.B. ANSELL, Probate Judge
[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]
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