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James G
reen
Jan. 28, 1812 - Feb. 24, 1812
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 12-13

State of N. Carolina
Currituck County

In the name of God Amen. Or be it remembered that I James GREEN of the County and State aforesaid, being weak in body, but sound and perfect mind and memory, thanks to god for the same, do make and ordain this my Last Will and testament in like manner as follows.

Item: I lend to my Wife Luranar GREEN my horse and all my land during her natural life or widowhood at her death or marriage the said land to belong to my Son Jasper GREEN, and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body, for want of such heirs the said land to return at his death to the rest of my children.

Item: I lend also the rest of all my personal property after paying my just debts, to my Wife Luranar GREEN during her natural life or widowhood, at her death to be equally divided amongst the rest of my children. Also I hereby appoint William DOUGH executor to this my Last Will and Testament, this 28 day January 1812.
    /s/ James [His x mark] GREEN

Signed, sealed and declared in the presence of us
    Joshua(sic) ______    jurat
    Luke GREGORY

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, witness' name is Joshua GIBBINS, with the name "James" written just above the name "Joshua"].

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!

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