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Edith Etheridge
Feb. 14, 1818 - Nov. Term 1838
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 56-57
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The Last Will and Testament of Edieth ETHERIDGE was Exhibited in open Court at Nover. Term 1838 and duly proved By the oaths of Josiah W. FOREMAN and David ETHERIDGE two of the subscriben Evedences there to in due form of Law and ordered Recorded.

   In the name of God amen I Eidieth ETHERIDGE do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following.

   Item I give and bequeath unto my Son Caleb ETHERIDGE the South side of my Plantation beginning at HOPPERs? line and running to Caleb ETHERIDGE so as to make an equal division between my two Sons Caleb and Abner ETHERIDGE.

   I give and bequeath unto my Son Abner ETHERIDGE the north Side of my Plantation whereon the House Stands So as to make one half of my Land to Both of them and there Heirs for ever.

   I leave all my waring to be Equally divided between all my daughters Deborah, Sally, Phebee, Nancy & Edith ETHERIDGE.

   I give and bequeath to my daughter Edith ETHERIDGE all the rest of my property with in doors and out of doors to her and heirs for ever.

   Lastly I nominate and appoint Mathias ETHERIDGE to be my Executor to this my last will and Testament Revoking all former wills by me made.   In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 14th day of Feby. 1818.

        /s/ Edith ETHERIDGE     seal

Signed Sealed Published and declared to be the last will and Testament of the Testator in presence of
    Joseph JOLLIFF
    Mathias ETHERIDGE
    James G. HALL
    Josiah W. FOREMAN
    David [his x mark] ETHERIDGE

Recorded and examined this 21th January 1839

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