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Willis Harris
Jan. 3, 1881 - Mar. 7, 1881

Knotts Island in the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina.
In the Name of God Amen.

I Willis HARRIS being with sound mind and memory to make and declare this to be my last will and testament revoking all others by me made there fore I acknowledge this to be the my will written in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty one.

First I give my body to be buried in a Christian like manner and my soul to god who gave it and wishing to dispose of my property to be benefit of Amy my wife I here by gave unto Amy HARRIS my wife all of my property as my wife Amy is good and kind to me therefore it is my will that she my wife Amy HARRIS should have all of my property as witnes my hand and seal this January the 3rd AD 1881
            /s/ Willis [his x mark] HARRIS   Seal

     Samuel D. WATERFIELD
     Samuel J. WATERFIELD

Currituck County - In Probate Court
    A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of Willis HARRIS, deceased,  was exhibited for probate by Samuel J. WATERFIELD, and the execution of the same  duly  proved by the oath and examination Samuel J. WATERFIELD & Samuel D. WATERFIELD, subscribing witnesses thereto.
    It is therefore adjudged by the Court that the said paper writing and every part thereof, is the last will and testament of the said Willis HARRIS and the same is ordered to be recorded and filed, this 7th day of March 1881.
     /s/ H.B. ANSELL, P.J.

Recorded March 9th 1881

[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]

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