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Joab Dozier
Jan. 15, 1844 - Aug. Term 1844
Currituck Co. Will Book 4; pg. 106
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The last will and Testament of Joab DOZIER deceased was exhibited in open court at August Term 1844 and the execution of the same proven by the oaths of Jessee B. LEE and Lazarous FLORA subscribing evedences thereto in due form and Daniel L. DOZIER executor thereto quallifyed ordered recorded.

   I Joab DOZIER of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being in sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following:

   I lend to my wife Mary six negroes as follows viz. Maranda, Milbia, Peter, Richard, Wilson and Tamer also three beds and furniture and house hold and kitchen furniture three cows and calves, choice of a horse, five head of sheep first choice to have during her natural life or widowhood.

   I give unto my Son Daniel the tract of land upon which he now lives also a piece or parcel of swamp land containing Eighty Seven acres adjoining the lands of James MORSE, Caleb. J. ETHERIDGE and others also two negroes Robert and Phillis and the six negroes I lent unto my wife Mary.

   I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Thirza MARCHANT one cow and calf after my wife Marys death all the residue of my estate whom I nominate constitute and appoint sole executor in witness where of I have here unto set my hand and seal January the 15, 1844.

    /s/ Joab DOZIER seal

Signed & sealed in the presence of
    Jessee B. LEE jurat
    Lazarous FLORA jurat

Recorded and examined the 6 day of Septer 1844.

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