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Polly Chittum
April 3, 1816; Nov. Term 1819
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 116-117

In the name of God, Amen. I Polly CHITTUM being sick and likely to die, but in perfect mind and memory, knowing tis appointed once to die and death to judgment, and to be buried in a christian like manner.

First. I give to my beloved Mother Winneford CHITTUM one horse called Sentenell

Item. I give to my beloved Brother John CHITTUM one feather bed and furniture, also one case of knives and forks

Item. I give to my Brother Peter CHITTUM one feather bed and furniture, half dozen windsor chairs, one chest, I give one riding chair and harness and all my cattle to be equally divided between my Brothers John CHITTUM and Peter CHITTUM.

Item. I give six dollars to be equally divided between William LAMB and his children Cornelius LAMB, William LAMB, Enoch LAMB, Gideon LAMB and Peter LAMB. And all the rest of my money to be equally divided between my Mother Winneford CHITTUM and my Brothers John CHITTUM and Peter CHITTUM. I leave my Brother John CHITTUM whole and sole executor to this my Last Will and Testament, whereof I have set my hand and seal this 3d day of April 1816.
    /s/ Polly CHITTUM     seal

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of
    Charles PERKINS     jurat
    John
[his x mark] BRIGHT

Recorded and Examined the (blank) day of (blank)

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