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In the name of God Amen, April the 10th 1786 I Evan JONES SEN. of North Carolina, Currituck County, being of sound and perfect sences and memory blessed be God for the same and knowing the uncertainty of this transitory life am minded to to settle my affairs in manner and form as followeth that is to say, First and princably I give and bequeath my soul to God who gave it hoping that at the general resurrection I shall through the presuss blood of Jesus Christ my redemer receive full pardon and remission for all my sins, and as for what worldly goods God in his mercy hath bestowed me I give and bequeath as followeth----
Itam: I give unto my well beloved Son Evan JONES and his heirs lawfully begotten of his body the land I now live on and also the tract of land on Joneses Island.
Itam: I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Rodey CAPPS one bed and furniture and also one chest.
Itam: I give and bequeath unto my Grandson David JACOPS twenty shillings
Itam: I give and bequeath unto my Son Evan JONES one chest of drawers.
Itam: I give and bequeath unto five of my children Evan JONES, Elisabeth CAVES, Mary FANSHIR, Amey GRIMSTEAD, Rodey CAPPES, all my moveable estate that has not been give to be equally divided between the five children above menshened.
I do make and ordain constitute and appoint Evan JONES my hole and soul executor of this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
/s/ Evan [his mark] JONES seal
signed sealed and delivered in presents of us
John HILL jurat
Recorded and examined the 25th day of Sept. Anno Dom 1786
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