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Peter Dauge
Nov. 30, 1771 - Nov. 9, 1778
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, pp. 146-148

In the Name of God Amen [faded words] County of Currituck & Province of North Carolina [faded words] weak of body but of sound & perfect Memory thanks [faded] calling to mind this Transitory life [faded] for all men once to die [faded] God that gave it & my body to be [faded] Christian like manner as shall be to the decression of my exetor hereafter Mentioned and as for my Worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased [faded] God to bless me with I do bestow [faded] followeth Viz...

Imprimis I give to my son James DAUGE a Piece of Woodling Land lying on the Cypress Run on the west side beginning at the cawsway [faded] side and then Southwardly a long the Run to a fence between the aforesaid Peter DAUGE and James DAGE corner fence [?] then Easterdly [?] to James DAUGEs old Plantation line then Northwardly along that line and along [unclear word] to the [faded] of MORRISET land then Esterly [?] to the first station for twenty acres of land more or less.

Item. I also give to my son James DAUGE a Certain Plantation whreon I now live after my Decease and my Wife lying on the Indian Ridge and beginning as followeth at a Corner Maple between the said DAUGE and William PARS [?] southardly a long the said swamp to James Dauge line then Easterly a long his line to the Rhode then Norwardly a long the Rhode to a Mapel then westerly to the first station for fifty Acres of land more or less to him and his heirs for Ever.

Item. I give to my son Peter DAUGE a Certain piece and Parcel of Land lying up North River, and known by the name of Long Ridge, being the Land as is marked & binde [?] of to him for one hundred Acres of Land more or less to him and his heirs for Ever.

Item. I give to my Two sons Willoughby & Peter DAUGE a Certain Tract of Land lying up the North River and joining the Land as is given to Peter DAUGE as aforesaid being the land that was marked of to John DAUGE and Goes by the Name of John DAUGEs claring [?] four hundred & Fifty Acres more or Less [faded].

Item. I Give to my son Dennis DAUGE a certain piece & tract of Land lying up the North River known by the name of [faded] Knowl bounded [faded] by a line of marked trees being all the rest of my Land I own up the North River for two hundred acres of land more or less to my son Dennis DAUGE and his heirs for Ever.

Item. I Give to my Three Daughters Mary DAUGE [faded] Linner BRAY & Angiloco DAUGE two hundred and fifty [faded] lying in the East Swamp between Thomas SEARS the land of Henry PERKINS the Land that is Given to James DAUGE in the afore said will on the west side of the Run and the south lines of the said Land to be Equally divided between these Daughters Mary DAUGE to have her third part joining Thomas SEARS, Jacque Linner BRAY her third part joining her & Angiloco DAUGE her third part joining her and the said land Given to James DAUGE on the west side of the Run for two hundred and fifty Acres of Land more of less.

Item. I Give to my son John DAUGE Two pounds proclamation money and no more.

Item. I Give to my Daughter Sarah SORY Two yews and Lambs and no more.

Item. I Give to my Daughter Susannah SIMMONS heirs Twenty Shilling Proclamation money and no more.

Item. I Give to my Daughter Rhoda ETHERIDGE heirs five shillings Proclamation money and no more.

Item. I Give also to my son Dennis DAUGE one feather bed & furniture one Gun, one mare & Increase, and half the still one ax & hoe.

Item. I Give to my Daughter Mary DAUGE one fether bed & fur____[faded].

Item. I Give to my Daughter Jaque Linner BRAY one Feather Bed and furniture.

Item. I Give to my Daughter Angiloco DAUGE one Feather bed and furniture.

Item. I Give [faded] my wife Angiloco DAUGE all the Rest of my [faded] both within doors and without during her widowhood [faded] she shall have but one third part of [faded] estate to be Equally divided [faded] Willoughby DAUGE Peter DAUGE [faded] BRAY & Angiloco DAUGE but if she never [faded] the Estate to Remain in her hands During [faded] divided as aforesaid.

[Faded] Angilloco DAUGE and [faded] ____oughby DAUGE to be my Soul Executors of this my [faded] ___ament, and I do hereby Disannull and [faded] former Testament, wills, Legacies, Bequests [faded] me in any wise before this time named, willed and Bequeathed Ratifying and Confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testatment in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and afixt my seal this Thirtieth day of Novr. In the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and seventy one.
    /s/ Peter DAUGE     (Seal)

Signed Sealed & Delivered In the Presents of us
    Alis MORISET
    Peter MORRISET
    Solo. PERKINS
    James DAUGE
    Mary DAUGE


Recorded & Examined Novr. 9th 1778
Test Sam. JARVES C.C.

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