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Ephraim Jarvis

Sept. 15, 1813 - Nov. Term 1816
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pp. 77-78

In the name of God. Amen. I Ephraim JARVIS of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being sick in body but of good perfect mind and memory, blessed be God for the same, do this day the fifteenth of September in the year of, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen, make and ordain this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form as follows, that is to say, in the first place. I give and bequeath unto my Wife Mary JARVIS the young bay mare, by the name of Cate, and two beds and furniture her first choice, two cows and calves, first choice, six hogs first choice, twenty barrels of corn, four sheep first choice. I give and bequeath unto Richard HUTCHINS one bay horse colt. I give unto my Daughter Lydia one wheel first choice. I give and bequeath unto my Wifes Grandaughter one wheel second choice, and also I give my Wife one wheel third choice, and then the residue of my property to be sold, and after paying all my debts and demands out of that, divide the balance if any between my two Sons Miles and William JARVIS, and it is my earnest desire that my Wife and my friend Mitchael SIMMONS SEN. to be whole and sole executors and settlers of my estate, and this being my Last Will and Testament, I hereunto set my hand and seale, assigned and delivered in presence of the subscribers underneath assigned as witnesses.
    /s/ Ephraim JARVIS     seal

    James BELL     jurat
    William ETHRIDGE

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

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