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In the name of God Amen, I Griffeth GREGORY of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being sick of body but of sound and disposing mind and memory calling to mind the mortality of man, do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows viz.
Imprimis I give unto my three Sons Willis, Griffeth, and Gideon five shillings each with what they have already received to be their proportion of my estate to them and their heirs forever.
Item I give unto my Son Enoch GREGORY all the lands I now am now possessed of as they are butted and bounded and that with what he has already received to be his proportion of my estate to him and his heirs forever.
Item the use of all the residue of my estate to my Wife Molleky GREGORY during her life and after her death to be equally divided between my three children Chloe, Sarah, and Dempsey and to them and their heirs forever.
I nominate and appoint my Wife Molleky GREGORY and my Son Enoch GREGORY executors to this my Last Will and Testament revoking all others whatever heretofore made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 23 day of February Anno Dom 1797.
/s/ Griffith [his g mark] GREGORY seal
signed sealed published and pronounced to be my Last Will and Testament in presence of
Christopher [his mark] HUTCHINS jurat
Tho. C. FEREBEE jurat
Recorded and examined this 18th May 1797
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