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Henry G
ibson
will not dated - Feb. 26, 1811
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 3

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County

In the name of God Amen. I Henry GIBSON being very ill and weak, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it was once appointed for all men to die, make this my Last Will and Testament, and as for these worldy goods it hath been pleas God to bless me with I give and bequeath in the following manner.

Item: I give and bequeath all my goods within doors and out to my beloved Wife Margaret GIBSON, during her natural life, and after her decease to be equally divided between Thomas GIBSON and Henry GIBSON and John GIBSON and Fanny DAVENPORT and Chloe CHANDLER and Peggy SAWYER and Nancy PHILIPS.

Item: I give and bequeath to my Son Jasper GIBSON five shillings to be raised out of my estate
    /s/ Henry [His x mark] GIBSON     seal

I make and appoint my Wife my whole and sole executor

Witness
    Henry WOODHOUSE
    T. WHITEHALL


Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)

[Note: Probate date is from Currituck Co. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. Also in court minutes, executrix is called Peggy GIBSON and witness is Thos.WHITEHALL].

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