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Thomas
Heath
June 4, 1813 - Nov. 30, 1814
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 29-30

In the name of God Amen.
I Thomas HEATH of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, thanks be to God for the same and calling to mind the mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament, in manner and following to wit.

Item. I give and bequeath unto Julia HEATH, Daughter of John HEATH one negro girl Silvey, to her and her heirs forever, also one feather bed and furniture, to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give unto John HEATH one horse called Practice to him and heirs forever.

Item. I give unto Julia HEATH one feather bed and furniture to her and heirs forever.

Item. I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH, one feather bed and furniture to her and heirs forever.

Item, I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH one feather bed and furniture to heirs forever.

Item. I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH, one mare called Poll Move to her and heirs forever.

Item. I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH one colt to her and her heirs forever.

Item. I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH and my Sister Julia HEATH all my cattle and hogs to be equally divided between them to them and their heirs forever.

Item. My will and desire after my decease all my just debts be paid out of the notes and judgments, that I leave, and the remainder after my debts are paid, I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH and my Sisters Julia HEATH to be equally divided between them.

Item. I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH one looking glass the one on the east side of the room

Item. I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH, one looking glass on the west side of the house.

Item. I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH, six silver tea spoons, also all the plates in the beaufat, that was my Mothers

Item. I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH one small chest, also all the remainder of the beaufat furniture, that I have not already given away, to her and her heirs forever.

I give unto my Brother John HEATH one watch to him and his heirs forever, also one man's saddle to him and his heirs forever, also all my clothes that he can get on.

I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH one table.

I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH all my settin chairs that was my Mothers.

I give unto Jessee BEARNED, all the remainder of my wearing appearel.

I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH all the remainder of my setting chairs to her and her heirs forever.

I give unto my Sister Julia HEATH one chair whip.

I give unto my Wife six pewter plates, also one red table, also one bowfat.

I give unto my Wife Sally HEATH and my Sister Julia HEATH, all the remainder part of my property, that I have not already given away to be equally divided between them.

Item. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint Thomas POYNER my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 4th day of June 1813
    /s/ Thomas [His x mark] HEATH     seal

Signed sealed pronounced, published and declared by the testator to be his last will and testament in presence of us
    Thomas POYNER
    Edward
[His x mark] TAYLOR

Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)

[Note: Probate date is from Currituck County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions].

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse. No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!

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