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Sarah Chittum
No date - Aug. 20, 1785
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 208

In the name of God Amen, I Sarah CHITTUM of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being very sick and weak in body but sound and perfect in memory considering that it was appointed for all once to die and after death the judgement and as for my worldly goods which it has pleased God to bless me with I leave as follows-----

I give and bequeath to my Son James CHITTUM one bed and furniture, one dish and three plates, one case bottle, one half of the hogs, one mare----

I give and bequeath to my Son John CHITTUM one bed and furniture, one dish and three plates, one table, one case bottle, two chairs, one half of the hogs-----

I give and bequeath to my Daughter Elisabeth CHITTUM one linnen wheel and one heifer, one dish, three plates, one pott hooks and tramels, one box iron, one pair of steelyards, two chairs, one bason, and plat, one loom, one greas wheel-----

I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah one hand mill, one hackle-----

I give and bequeath to my Daughter Sarah BAXTER and Elisabeth CHITTUM all the remainder of my houshold goods to be equally divided---------

I give and bequeath to my Son William HARRIS one chest.

JAMES Chittum and John CHITTUM executors
    /s/ Sarah [her mark] CHITTUM     seal

    Joshua BAXTER
    Anne [her mark] PHILLIPS
     jurat
 
  (worn off ) DAUGE
Recorded and examined August 20th 1785

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