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John Daniel
March 26, 1827; May Term 1829
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 2

IN THE NAME OF God, Amen. I John DANIEL of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, in my right mind and memory, do make this my Last Will and Testament.

Firstly, I leave my land and tenements whereon I now reside to be sold at the discretion of my executor, and my land at Black Hall likewise, and as much of my chattle property as my executor and Wife sees proper. I likewise want my just debts to be paid, afterwards I want all the nett proceeds of my property to be my beloved Wifes, to hold forever for her use and benefit, to dispose of as she pleases only a resonable support for my Mother as long as she lives, which is to be delt out at the discretion of my executor and I furthermore leave my beloved friend Adam ETHERIDGE whole and sole executor to this my Last Will being in my right mind and memory as witness my hand and seal this 26 of March 1827.

John DANIEL    His x mark    seal

Willis WHITHEAD      His x mark
Peggy ETHERIDGE    Her x mark

I hereby renounce my right as executor of Jno. DANIEL to execute his said Will as contained on the side of this piece of paper.
May 28, 1827

State of North Carolina
Currituck County
    Superior Court of Law held for the County of Currituck at the Court House in said County on the sixth Monday after the fourth Monday in March 1829 before the Honorable John R. DONNELL esquire Judge of said Court.

Petition for probate of Will
    Anni and Nancy DANIEL legatees of John DANIEL Dec’d.
    James M. and William PROCTER by their Guardian William MEEKINS

    1.William ETHERIDGE 2. Hamilton W. COTTER 3. Josiah JOLLIFF 4. William BELL JR. 5. Isaac BERRY 6. Cartwright BELL 7. Leven BALANCE 8. William WOODHOUSE JR. 9. Alfred PERKINS 10. Benjamin TATEM 11. Lancelot WOODHOUSE 12. Thomas WROTEN(?) being impannelled and sworn say that the paper writing exhibited as the Last Will and Testament of John DANIEL Dec’d, is the Last Will and Testament of said John DANIEL Dec’d, so executed as to pass both real and personal estate. Ordered that the will be sent down to the County Court, together with the records of this Court, that the Court below may grant letters of Administration etc. I Samuel FEREBEE clerk of the Superior Court of Law for the County of Currituck do certify the above to be a true copy of the records and proceedings in the above case.
    Test    S. FEREBEE Clk.
              18th May 1829

Currituck County Court May Term 1829
    Letters of Administration with will annexed was granted to Nancy DANIEL on the estate of John DANIEL Deceased. Who qualified and bonded in due form of law with Adam ETHERIDGE and Mathias TOLER in the sum one thousand dollars.

Recorded Jany 11 1830 by Jas. G. HALL DCLK

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