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Sept. 24, 1879 - no probate attached to this will but folder dated 1888
State of North Carolina}
Currituck County }
I John T. ETHERIDGE of the County and State aforesaid being of sound mind and disposing memory do hereby make this my last will and testament in maner as follows, to wit -
Item first - I give and bequeath unto Royal J. ADAMS the tract of land he now lives on it being on the east ridge road.
Item 2nd - I give and bequeath the tract of land I now live on to Elly E. ADAMS it being situated on Narrows Shore the above tracts of land I give to Royal and Elly ADAMS and to their heirs forever.
Item 3d - I will that all my chattle property be sold to pay my lawful debts and any thing left to be eaqually divided between Royal & Elly ADAMS.
Item 4th - It is my will that Royall ADAMS and Elly ADAMS pay lawful rent off of each one of the places I give to them for the support of my wife Margaret if living at my death. This Sept. 24th AD 1879.
/s/ John [his x mark] T. ETHERIDGE Seal
Sarah M. WOODHOUSE
[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]
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