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Currituck County Wills
January 5, 1826; Feb. Term 1827
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 224-225
In the name of God Amen, I Amey HAYNES of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being of a sound and perfect mind and memory, blessed be God for the same, do this fifth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty six make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say.
First I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Amey BATES the following land so much the tract she lives on, joining Tulls Bay and Tulls Creek beginning at the main road running a strate corse to the Northwest Creek leaving out so much land joining Moses BUNNILLs as shall be valued to the amount of my Judgment and cost: I obtained against the estate of Andrew BATES Deced. And my Daughter Amey BATES and Ann T. HAYNES is to chuse any two men, they may think proper to appraise the land joining Moses BUNNILL to the amount of Judgment aforesaid and run the line if they can agree and if they cannot agree the persons appointed by my Daughters may choose a third person and appraise and divide the land and their division or decision shall be each of their boundaries, and I also give to my Daughter Amey BATES my loom and harness and one stear yearling and one heffer yearling to her and her heirs forever.
Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Ann T. HAYNES that part of my tract of land before mentioned joining Moses BUNNILLs land and one negro girl by the name of Nanny, two bed and furniture, one small mahogana table, one burrow one bible to her and her heirs forever.
Item. I give and bequeath to my Granddaughter Mary Ann BATES one bed and furniture and one blew chest to her and her heirs forever.
After all my just debts is paid I give to my Daughter Amey BATES one third of the residue of my estate and the other two thirds, I give unto my Daughter Ann T. HAYNES, to them and their heirs forever.
And I hereby make and ordain my two Daughters Amey BATES and Ann T. HAYNES executors of this my Last Will and Testament, in witness whereof I the said Amey HAYNES have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal, the day and year above written.
No signature given
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Amey HAYNES the testator as her Last Will in Testament in the present of us
Nancy LEE Her x mark
This Last Will and Testament of Amey HAYNES Dec. was exhibited at February Term 1827 of Currituck County Court and proved by the oath of Hollo. WILLIAMS one of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. At May Term 1827 Ann T. HAYNES one of the executors to said will came into open Court and qualified in form of law and ordered that letters testamentary issue.
Recorded Oct. 11th 1827
James G. HALL DCLK for Spence HALL CLK
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