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George Clark
Sept. 24, 1783 - July 15, 1784
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, pp. 190-191

In the name of God Amen, The twenty forth day of September in the year 1783. I George CLARK planter in the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being in perfect mind and memory Thanks be to God therefore cauling unto mind mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament that is to say first of all I recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it, and body to be buried in a cristian (sic) like and desent manner at the deserction (sic) of my executors and as touching my worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and dispose of in manner as follows after paying all my debts and creditors satisfied I gave unto my deer and beloved Wife Bethior CLARK all my moveable estate likewise the one third of my lands during of my Wifes life, I gave unto my Son Henry CLARK all my land to him and heirs forever reserved I gave unto Daughter Elisabeth CLARK one maire colt to her and her heirs forever.

I also appoint my well belove Wife Bethior CLARK and Major CLARK my hole and sole executors ratifying this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal the day and year above mentioned.
    /s/ George CLARK     seal

signed sealed published pronounced
and declared by the said George CLARK as his
Last Will and Testament in the presents
of us the witnesses
    Jacob FARROW JR.
    William WHIDBEE


Recorded and examined July 15, Anno Dom. 1784

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