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Lydia Jones
Feb. 26, 1826 - May Term 1826
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 215

In the name of God Amen. I Lydia JONES of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being sick though of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God, do this day the twenty sixth of February in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and twenty six make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say. I do give and bequeath to my Son John B. JONES the following negroes viz. Gout(?) Tamer and her three children viz Cornelia and boy Moses and her sucking child Amey and also her increase and negro man Daniel to him and his heirs forever.

I lend to my Granddaughter Lydia BROWN one bed and furniture, curtains excepted, one flower pot, one set of Liverpool china, one red cow and yearling, one sow and pigs, to her during her natural life and after her death to her lawful heirs forever, also one note on Edward HARDY for twenty four dollars,

I give and bequeath to my Son John B. JONES the balance of my estate after paying funeral expences to him and his heirs forever.

Lastly I do constitute nominate and appoint my Son John B. JONES my executor to this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have here to affixed my hand and seal the day and date above-- the words eight hundred was interlined befor assigned.
   
/s/ Lydia Jones        Seal

Witnessed by
    Caleb D. BONNEY
    Rison WHITE

Recorded and examined June 21 1826 S. HALL CLK by Jas. G. HALL DCLK

The Last Will and Testament of Lydia JONES was exhibited in open Court and proved by the oath of Caleb D. BONNEY in due form of law and ordered to be recorded. When John B. JONES the executor therto came into open Court and qualified in due form of law and ordered that letters of Testamentary issue.
    Spence HALL Clk R
   
James G. HALL DCLK

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