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William J. Chaplin
June 5, 1842 - May Term 1844
Currituck Co. Will Book 4, pp. 106-107

Last Will and Testament of William J. CHAPLAIN was exhibited in open court at May Term 1844 and Execution of the same recorded by the oath of William JARVIS, John SIMMONS, and Uegene MARTIN.  Ordered and recorded.

In the name of God Amen I William J. CHAPLAIN of the County of Currituck being of sound and perfect mind and memory. Blessed be God do this the 5th day of June in the year of our Lord 1842 make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in the manner as follows that is to say first-

I give all my lands that my father and brother Edmund L. CHAPLAIN gave me in their wills to my brother Jasper CHAPLAIN to him and heirs for ever.

Item I give to brother Jasper our Beaufat and furniture to him forever. And all my property brother Jasper CHAPLAIN has got in this case. Small shot gun and silver watch to him and his heirs ever-

Item I give to my brother Caleb T. CHAPLAIN my two fowling pieces. And all my wild geese and all the rest of my property at his house to him and his heirs for ever.

I hereby make and ordain my brother Caleb T. CHAPLAIN Executor to this my Last Will and Testament.

In witness where I the said William J. (or I.) CHAPLAIN have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written signed sealed published and declared by the said William J. CHAPLAIN the testator as his Last Wills and Testament in the presence of us who are present at the time of Sealing there of
    /s/ William J. CHAPLAIN         Seal

Attest
    Joseph BAUM

Recorded and examined B.T. SIMMONS C.C.C.

This will was contributed by Stuart Chaplin. 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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