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In the name of God Amen, I Samuel EDY being weak of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory and coling to mind the uncertainty of humon life and that it is appointed for man once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and testement in manner and form following viz.
Imprimis: I give and bequeath to my Son Wilson EDY fifty dollars to be bestowed on him in schooling.
Item: I give and bequeath to my beloved Wife Gemime EDY all the remainder of my estate as land stock and during her natural life.
Item: I give and bequath to my Sons John EDY, Samuel EDY, Spence EDY, Caleb EDY, William EDY and Willson EDY all my land to be equaly divided between them to them and their heirs for ever.
Item: I give and bequeth to my Daughters Mariam EDY and Frances EDY all my movable estate to be equally divided between them to them and their heirs.
Lastly I will and desire that my beloved Wife Jemime EDY be and are hereby appointed and ordained hole and sole executor to this my Last Will and Testament given under my hand and seal this sixth day of September Anno Dom 1807
/s/ Sam EDY seal
Signed Sealed and delivered in the presents of us
Hosea BALL jurat
[Note: There is no probate or clerk's name given in this will. Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes. In court minutes, surname is also spelled "Edey"; widows/exec.'s name is Jemima].
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