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William W. Hampton
Sept. 23, 1899 - Mar. 7, 1900
Currituck Co. Will Book 5; pg. 284-285
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I William W. HAMPTON of Narrow Shore the County of Currituck & State of North Carolina being of sound mind & memory do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament, to wit:

   First all my just debts and burying expencess shall be first fully paid.

   Second I give devise & bequeath to my Grand son J.T. HAMPTON one half of the east side of my land & houses beginning at Mason PARKER South side, running thence South along said road

   Third Also I give him privilege to get wood & manoer [manure] of all kinds on the west side of my lands

   Fourth I give & bequeath my Grand son J.T. HAMPTON one half of the cattle & hogs and all of my chattle property and all of the growing crop for the year of my death.

   Fifth I give devise and bequeath to my son Haywood HAMPTON one half of the east side of my land binding N.N. HAMPTON North west corner running east to Currituck Sound, thence North half way of the field also privilege to wood and manouer [manure] on the west side of my land.

   Sixth I give devise and bequeath to my son J.D. HAMPTON the west side of my cleared land, beginning at the Main Road running to the back fence along said Mason PARKER South line and binding J.F. SAUNDERS north east line a privilege to get wood and manouer [manure] in said woods.

   Seventh I give, devise and bequeath to my Dartor Linda ADAMS one half of my cattle & hogs.

   In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23 day of Sept. A.D. 1899.

/s/ William W. [his x mark] HAMPTON

Signed, sealed, published and declared as and for his last will and testament by the above named testator in our presence who have at his request and in his presence and in the of each other signed our names as witnesses thereto.
    William H. PARKER     seal
    J.C. PARKER     seal

       North Carolina  }    In the Superior Court
     Currituck County}    Before E.W. ANSELL, Clerk

                In Re Estate                      }
                       of                              }    Order for probate of Will
William W. HAMPTON, deceased}
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of William W. HAMPTON, dec’d is exhibited in open court for probate by J.T. HAMPTON JR. one of the heirs at law, there being no executor therein named; and the due execution thereof by the said William W. HAMPTON dec’d is duly proven by the oath and examination of W.H. PARKER and J.C. PARKER subscribing witnesses thereto; and it is further shown to the satisfaction of the court by said witnesses that the said William W. HAMPTON was at the time of making said will of sound mind and memory of full age to execute a will and under no restraint to their knowledge information or belief.
   It is thereupon considered adjudged and decreed that said proof is sufficient and according to law and that said paper writing is and contains the last will and testament of William W. HAMPTON dec’d and it is ordered that said will be admitted to probate and recorded in the Book of Wills of Currituck County and as such filed as provided by law in the Office of the Clerk of Superior Court of said County. Dated this the 7th day of March 1900.
    /s/ E.W. ANSELL, Clerk Superior Court

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