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Currituck County Wills
Sept. 28, 1872 - no probate attached
In the Name of God Amen
I California EVANS (whose maiden name was California TOLER) of the County of Currituck in the State of North Carolina knowing of the uncertainty of life and of the certainty of death and having a desire to dispose of my earthly possessions before death overtakes me, being of sound mind and memory - Do give and bequeath unto my dear husband John W. EVANS of County & State aforesaid, a certain piece or parcel of land (which I hold in my own right, inherited from my father Mathias TOLER) lying and situate in state & county aforesaid. Bounded as follows - Beginning at a pine stump on the South Side of Reedy Branch, on the Main Road, running thence North 82° East 29 chains 80 links to a chincapin post; thence South 5° 16 chains, thence West 31 chains to the Main Road, thence North along the said Road to first station together with the improvements thereon forever, to be to his sole and separate use.
I further give and bequeath unto my said husband any amounts or residues to which I may be intitled from the personal estate of my said father or any reversions. I also nominate my dear husband John W. EVANS to be executor of this my last will and testament revoking all others.
/s/ California EVANS Seal
Signed sealed & published and declared in presence of
George P.D. BRICE
Jas. B. EVANS
who were present at the time of signing and sealing thereof. This 28th day of September 1872.
[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]
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