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Currituck County Wills
Feb. 24, 1834; May Term 1834
Currituck Co. Will Book 4; pg. 1
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The Last will and Testament of Elihu HALL deceased Exhibited at May Term 1834 and proven by the oaths of James R. MERCER and Jessee R. MERCER witnesses thereto and ordered Recorded.
In the name of God amen I Elihu HALL of Currituck County and State of North Carolina Being of Sound mind and memory Blessed be God do make and publish this to be my last will and testament as Following.
First I lend to my Wife Mahala HALL all my land Laying on the Estern side of the main Rode During her natural life with all the privilages belonging thereto and after the death of my wife I Give all the land above mentioned to be Equally to be divided between the heirs of William JARVIS I also lend to my wife Mahala HALL all my Land laying on the west S of the main Rode during her natural life and at her death I Give the Land on the west side of the Rode to Bannister H. JARVIS.
I Lend to my wife one negro man by the name of Averner and at her death to the heirs of Wm. JARVIS Equally to be divided between them. I Lend to my wife all my chattle property of stock of horses and cattle sheep and hogs house hold and kitchen furnature with Every other article Belonging to me during her natural Life and at her deth to the heirs of William JARVIS Equally to be divided between them.
I make and appoint my worthy friend William JARVIS Executor to this my last will and testament in witness whereunto I have set my hand and affixed my seal this the 24th February 1834,
/s/ Elihu HALL seal
Signed in presents of us
Atest James R. MERCER jurat
Jesse [his x mark] MERCER jurat
Recorded & Examined 16th day of June 1834
S. HALL CCC
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