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June Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Session 1775
The Last Will and Testament of David JONES deceased was in open Court exhibited proved and the respective executors qualified by takeing the oath by law prescribed all in due form of law and was ordred to be recorded as follows.
In the name of God Amen, March the 22 day 1775. I David JONES of the County of Currituck being sick and weak of body but of a sound and disposing memory do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say----
Imprimis: I leave all my estate within doors and without doors both real and personal to be by my executors herin hereafter named sold at publick vendue for six months credit and the money arising from such sale after my just debts paid to be divided in the following manner that is to say two thirds thereof to my Son William Henery JONES and his heirs forever--- and the other third to my Wife Elisabeth JONES and her heirs forever.
Item: I leave my Son William Henery JONES under the emediate direction care and tuition of Frances WILLIAMSON untill he my said Son shall arrive to the age of twenty one years I likewise will and desire that my Son William Henery JONES his estate shall be by his said tuter(?) let out on lawfull interest for the benifeit of my said Son.
I likewise nominate and appoinnt Francis WILLIAMSON and Solomon PERKEINS to be my whole and sole executors to this my Last Will and Testament revokeing and disanulling all former and other will or wills by me made in witness whereof I sign seal pronounce and declare this to be and contain my Last Will and Testament.
/s/ David [his mark] JONES and a seal
In presence of
Recorded and examined the 3 day of July 1775
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