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Timothy Ives
Aug. 5, 1845 - Nov. Term 1848
Currituck Co. Will Book 4; pg. 136
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The Last Will and Testament of Timothy IVES deceased was exhibited in open court at November Term 1848 and the execution of the same proved by the oath of Caleb T. CHAPLAIN one of the subscribing evedences thereto and Jesse IVES executor there in named quallifyed in due form ordered recorded.

In the name of God Amen.

Be it known that I Timothy IVES of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being in good health sound mind and memory do this day the 5th of August in the year of our Lord 1845 make and constitute this my last will an Testament in the following manner.

   Item 1  To my Son Jesse IVES I give and bequeath all of my lands one beaufat one bed and furniture and horse that much and no more.

   Item I lend unto my wife Polly the house and land with everything there unto belonging during her lifetime after the death of my wife Polly my will and desire is that the residue of all my property which I have not given away I give unto my daughter Malissa of the aforesaid residue one half the other half I give to my four Grand children namely Emerson IVES, Nelson IVES, Edmund SPRY and Lovey SPRY and in conclusion I do make and appoint my Son Jesse IVES my Executor to this my last will and Testament in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal and seal [sic] the day and date above written

    /s/ Timothy IVES seal

In the presence of
    C.T. CHAPLAIN jurat
    William F. HOLLOWELL

Recorded and Examined this the 8 day of Decr. AD 1838 [sic]

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