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John Capts
Jan. 28, 1795 - March 26, 1795
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, pp. 39-40

In the name of God Amen, I John CAPTS of Currituck County being of sound and perfect mind and memory blesed be God, do this 28 day of January in the year of our Lord 1795 Make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say-----

Imp; First I lend my grese mill to my Wife till my eldest Son Obediah CAPTS arrives to the age of eighteen years old and when arrives to that age for my Wife to have half the prophets of said mill till my Son arrives to the age of twenty one years of age then for my Wife to injoy one third of said mill during her natural life then to my Son Obediah and his heirs for ever-----

Imp; I give to my Son Moses CAPTS fifty acres of land cald the new house to him and his heirs forever-----

Imprimis I give to my Daughter Frankey one feather bed and common furniture to her and her heirs forever.

Imprimis I give to my Daughter Saley one feather bed and common furniture to her and her heirs forever.-------

I leave to be sold all my black smiths tools and some quanty of jarman steel and my mear and cart and some quanty of old iron and one teestand and all my books one kittle.

Impris. all the rest of my property in dores and out dore I give to my Wife durering her natural life.

And I do hereby mak and ordain my worthy friend Edwd BUNNIEL executor to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whearof I the said John CAPTS have to this my Last and Testament set my and seal the day and year above written
    /s/ John CAPTS     seal

signed sealed and ecknoledge in the present of us
Test.    Jesse HOLSTEAD
           Thomas FEREBEE
     jurat

Recorded and examined this 26th day of March 1795

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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