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Peter Chittum
Sept. 12, 1823; Feb. Term 1824
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 166

In the name of God Amen.
I Peter CHITTUM sick man but in perfect mind and memory knowing that tis appointed once to die and after to be buried in christian like manner,

First I give to my Brother John CHITTUM the plantation whereon I now live containing fifty acres more or less joining the land of James DOZIER orphans also I give all the negroes to my Brother John CHITTIM named Clarissy, March, Harry, Jesse, Nancy & Elisa also three head of horses, all my hogs all the sheep eighteen head, all of the household furniture to my Brother John CHITTUM also thirty three acres & 1/3 of land joining the land of Caleb GREGORY also all the farming utential. I give to William LAMB and his children one dollar a piece to be raised out of my estate also apoint Willoughby D. BARNARD & my Brother John CHITTUM my hole and sole executors to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and fixed my seal the 12th day of September 1823.
    /s/ Peter CHITTUM seal

Witness
    William ANDERSON
    Peter DOZIER


This part is considered as part of my Last Will and Testament. I give to my Brother John CHITTUM all my crop of corn on hand also all my stock and cattle in witness I have set my hand and fixed my seal the 12th day September 1823.

Witness
    William ANDERSON
    Peter DOZIER
    Polly
[her x mark] ANDERSON

Peter CHITTUM     seal

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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