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Cornelius Caves
Jan. 15, 1801 - March 9, 1801
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 166

I Cornelius CAVES of the County of Currituck State of North Carolina, being weak of body but of sound disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

I give to my Grand Daughter Elizabeth CAVES two heiffers and two ews

I give to my beloved Wife two feather beds and furniture and my sail boat and sails and cannoe, one learge chest, and cubbard, two cows and yearlings, three iron pots and half my houshold furniture and sixteen head hogs and half the remainder my sheep.

I give to my Daughter Elizabeth HOLT one horse and all my farming utentials and all the remainder of my cattle and hogs and the remainder my sheep.

I give also to my Daughter Elizabeth all the remainder of my household furniture and all the remainder my property within doors and without.

I do nominate and appoint my beloved Wife executrix to this my Last Will and Testament disannulling all former wills by me made this 15th January 1801.
    /s/ Cornelius CAVES

signed sealed pronounced published and declared by the testator to be his Last Will and Testament in presents of us
    John CHURCH
    Wallis BRAY

Recorded and examined this 9th day of March 1801

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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