Return to Currituck Co.
Currituck County Wills
Sept. 6, 1801 - March 18, 1807
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 302
In the name of God Amen, I Sarah CHERRY of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being sick of body but of sound mind and memory do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form that is to say.
Item: I give and bequeath unto Olive McCOY my mare bridles and saddle to be hers the said Olive McCOY forever also one iron pot and two pewter dishes to be hers the said Olive McCOY forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto Salley BALLANCE one bed and furniture to be hers the said Salley BALLANCE forever also one cow by the name of Stroke to the said Salley BALANCE forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto Salley POWERS one heifer and my trunk to be hers the said Salley POWERS forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto Salley POWERS daughter of James POWERS one heifer to be hers the said Salley POWERS forever.
Item: I give and bequeath unto James HAWKINS one heifer to be his the said James HAWKINS forever.
And the rest of my estate after my just debts and funeral charges is repayed to be equally divided between Olive McCOY and Salley BALLANCE.
Finally I nominate my trusty friend Samuel BALANCE to be my sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the sixth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one
/s/ Sarah [her x mark] CHERRY seal
William [his x mark] HAWKINS
Recorded and examined the 18th day of March Anno Dom 1807
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!
© 2003 Marty Holland