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Thomas Lee
April 25, 1783 - June 26, 1783
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, p. 177

In the name of God Amen, I Thomas LEE of the County of Currituck, being in sound mind and memory Thanks be to Almighty God for the same do therefore make and ordain this to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following Viz.

First of all I recommend my soul unto the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me, and my body I give to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in a christain like manner by and at the descretion of my executors hereafter named and as for my temporal estate I dispose of as followeth----

Imprimise: I give and bequeath unto my Son Zebah LEE sixty five acres of land to him and his heirs forever, also one cow and calf, also my hunting gun also one ewe and lamb to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son Demsey LEE one cow and calf and one ewe and lamb to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son Thomas LEE one cow and calf and one ewe and lamb to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give and bequeath unto my well disposed (sic) Wife Lattishe LEE all things within dors and without during her natural life and then to be equally divided between my to Sons Demsey LEE and Thomas LEE.

I also appoint my well beloved Wife Lettishe LEE and Richard BRENT to be my executors of this Last Will and Testament, in testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of April one thousand seven hundred and eighty three.
    /s/ Thomas LEE     seal

signd sealed pronounced and delivered in presence of
    Nathan LEE
    Ezekiah
[his E mark] DAUGE     jurat

Recorded and examined this 26th day of June Anno Dom 1783

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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