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Benjamin C. Kallam
Aug. 3, 1833; Nov. Term 1833
Currituck Co. Will Book 3; pg. 331-332
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The Last will and testament of Benjamin C. KALLAM decd Exhibited in open Court at Novr Term 1833 & proven by the oath of N. POYNER a witness thereto the Executor Qualifyed and is ordered to be Recorded.

In the name of God amen I Benjamin C. KALLAM being week of body but of Sound mind and memory do make and ordain this my Last will and testament in formE following.

   Item I Give and bequeath unto my son James B. KALLAM one bed and furnature and bed sted one chest my saddle the half of my young mare one read heifer two years old Last spring and all my land west of the crop fence running from nere Simmons ONEAL house northerly neer Nathan POYNERs house also all the woodling land that is easterly of sad fence inside of my plantation.

   Item I give and bequeath to my Wife Nancey KALLAM all of my parishable estate that I have not all ready given away unto her and her lawful heirs forever. I also lind my wife Nancey KALLAM all the clerd land from sad Crop fence before mentioned easterly with in my boundelys together with all the houses during her natural life and then I give after her death I gave unto my son James B. KALLAM the sad Land which have lent to my wife after my lawful debts are paid together all the rest of my land I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife Nancey and John JARVIS S.G. Executors to this my Last will and testament revoking all former will here unto made.  Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 3th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & thirty three.

    /s/ BC KALLAM     seal

Signed in presents of us
    Test. C. TAYLOR
    Nathan POYNER

Recorded & Examined March 10th 1834
    S. HALL  CCC

This will was contributed by Judy Merrell Brickhouse.  No part of this document may be used for any commercial purposes. However, please feel free to copy any of this material for your own personal use and family research. If you find anything in these records that pertains to your families, it is strongly suggested that you look at the original record on your own to check for errors or possibly other additional and helpful information. Thank you!

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