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James Caroon
Feb. 3, 1845 - Feb. Term 1845
Currituck Co. Will Book 4, pg. 110

State of North Carolina}
     Currituck County     }
   The last will & testament of James Caroon was exhibited in open court at February term 1845? and the execution of the same proved by the oath of Nathan Poyner, one of the subscribing witnesses there to in due form.  Ordered recorded.

State of North Carolina}
     Currituck County    }       February the 3 Day 1845

I, James Caroon, feeling & knowing that I am mortal and that it is appointed for men to die being in my right disposing mind and memory do affix this my last will and testament.

Item: I leave to my wife Crisey Caroon one-third part of my land, the one-third part on where the house stands, during her widow.

Item: I give to my son Thomas Alexander S. Caroon, the one-third part of my tract of land that I have lent to my wife, being that part of my land that the house stands on, to him & his heirs forever, after the marriage or death of my wife.

Item: I give unto my two sons William Caroon & Joseph R. Caroon the balance of my land that I live on which is two-thirds of it, to them and their heirs forever.

Item: I give to my daughter Fanny Caroon one bed.

Item: I give to my daughter Sally Caroon one bed and also my chest.

Item: I give to my daughter, Mary Midgett, that bed I left with her when moved from Croatan.

Item: I give to my wife one feather bed and stead that I am now lying on and the chest that she calls hers.

Item: It is my wish that my horses, hogs, sheep, farming utensils & all the rest of my estate that I have not given away is to remain here for the use of my family.
    /s/ James [his x mark] Caroon

Nathan Poyner   Jurat
Magar Edenton

Recorded & Examined this the 14 day of March 1845
/s/ B.S. Simmons, CCC

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