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Currituck County Wills
Dec. 3, 1868 - no probate attached but recorded Oct. 29, 1870
I William A. JARVIS of Currituck County and State of North Carolina being of sound mind memory thanks be to allmity God but considerg the uncertinty of Life do make and proclaim this to be last will and testament in maner and form as followig
First I lend to my beleoved wif Sally JARVES apotian [a portion?] of my land to wit during her life time to commence at the cross fence to the North of my house runing down said fenc westley as far as my land extends west thenc along the main rode to a read oke tree thenc dount the ditch to the creek to contain all my possesion South of the above name line to geather with the win mill and houses now on the land. Also I give hir for ever all my house hold furniture all so one gray horse and buggy to geather with all my stock of everykind and all my cartes and farmings tools and all provisins that may be on hands or crop groing at my death and all my kitching furniture and all my promisary notes or money that may be on hand except the notes I hold on hand against my own children and all the pork stand and barels of every kind to be found on the land and all the poltry on hand and at the death of my wife I give to my daughter Elizabeth SHEARS all my land laying on the west side of the main rode togeather with all the improvements and the ballance of my lands lands [this word written twice] lying on the East side of the main rode to be eaqualy devided betwen all my lawful heirs except Elisabeth SHEARS heirs - and lastly I do make and appoint my trusty friend Thomas J. JARVIS Exetor to this my last will and testament December 3th day 1868.
/s/ W.A. JARVIS Seal
Wit. Elizabeth M. JARVIS
to be stamped $3
Recorded Oct. 29, 1870 in Will Book page 12
/s/ A.O. DEY, Probate Judge
[NOTE: Cemetery records reveal that William A. Jarvis died in 1870 and Sarah (Sally) died on Dec. 29, 1877 at the age of 60.]
[Source: Microfilm G.030.1548672 - Currituck Co., NC Wills (original) 1841-1924; Vol. Ansell-Woodhouse]
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