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Currituck County Wills
Aug. 26, 1841 - May Term 1846
Currituck Co. Will Book 4; pg. 122
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The Last Will and Testament of Arthur CULPEPPER was exhibited in open court at May Term 1846 and the execution of the same proved by the oath of Duren E. GARRETT and Henry CULPEPPER subscribing witnesses to the same ordered registered
August the 26th 1841
I lend to my beloved wife the land that lies this side of the barn with the shed on the north side and my stock that is on hand that I possess at home with the house and furniture excepting one bed for my Son Jesse CULPEPPER.
I lend all the land with all the rights that I bought of Cornelius POWERS heirs on the east side of the road to my Son Jesse also all appertainences. Again I give the said lands to my son Jesses heirs lawful begotten by his body and all the land lying on the south side then down to VINCENTs ditch thence down to Sandford POWERS line all south.
I lend to my Daughter Jane again I give this land to my Daughter Janes heirs lawful begotten by her body.
The land on the north side of the plantation where I now reside I lend to my Daughter Lovey again I give this land to my Daughter Loveys heirs
Again I lend the SAWYER tract and the HAWKINS tract both to my Daughter Ann. Again I give these two tracts above mentioned to my Daughter Anns heirs.
Again I give these lands above mentioned to my childrens heirs lawful begotten by their bodies.
Again at my wifes decease I give the property that I lent to her to my four children.
I do hereby acknowledge the above mentioned contract to be my last will and Testament.
/s/ Arthur CULPEPPER seal
In the presence of these persons
Duren E. GARRETT jurat
Henry CULPEPPER jurat
Recorded and examined
Benj. T. SIMMONS, CCC
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