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March 25, 1805 - June 12, 1805
Currituck Co. Will Book 2, p. 269

In the name of God Amen, I John HOLMES of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being weak of bodily strength but of a sound mind and memory calling to mind that it is appointed of God for all men once to die, do make ordain and appoint this my Last Will and Testament.

First I recommend my Soul to Almighty God, that gave it and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in a Christian like burial and as touching my worldly affairs I give and bequeath in manner and form following Viz.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my beloved Brother Isaac HOLMES the whole of my property boath real and personal after paying my just debts and funeral expences.

Item: I do constitute my beloved Uncle John WILLIAMS my whole and sole executor of this my Last Will and testament, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 25th day of March 1805.
    /s/ John HOLMES seal

Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of us
    Manliff ROBERTSON
    John SCURR

Recorded and examined the 12th June Anno Dom 1805

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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