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Amanda E. Hughs
Sept. 15, 1838 - Nov. Term 1838
Currituck Co. Will Book 4 ; pg. 58
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The Last Will and Testament of Amanda E. HUGHS was exhibited in open court at November term 1838 and duly proven by the oath of John C. HETFIELD and Joshua W. BAXTER subscribing evedences there to in due form and ordered Recorded.

   In the name of God amen I Amanda E. HUGHS of the County of Currituck State of North Carolina, being of sound and Perfect mind and memory Blessed be God do this day the 15 of September in the year of our Lord 1838 make and ordain this to be my last will and Testament in the following manner viz.

   Item First I Give and bequeath to my Son Isaac B. HUGHS one Blew chest containing waring apparel etc. to him and his heirs and assigns for ever.

   Item Second I Give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary F. W. HUGHS my best Teaster Bedsted and furniture one black chest containing containing [sic] all my waring apparel etc., one Green chest containing Blankets Sheets table linin etc one sett of china and six silver Tea spoons to her and her heirs and assigns for ever.

   I hereby make and ordain my beloved Father Isaac BAXTER to be Executor to this my Last Will and Testament. I do hereby make and appoint my Brother Isaac N. BAXTER to be guardian to my Son Isaac Baxter HUGHS and Daughter Mary F. W. HUGHS until they Both arrive to the years of Lawful age.

   In witness whereof I the said Amanda E. HUGHS have here unto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.

    /s/ Amanda E. HUGHS seal

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Amanda E. HUGHS the Testatrix to be her last will and testament in presence of us
    John C. HETFIELD    jurat
    Joshua W. BAXTER

Recorded and Examined this 21th Jany 1839

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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