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Thomas Luffman
July 5, 1823 - Nov. Term 1825.
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, p. 202-203

In the name of God Amen. I Thomas LUFFMAN of the County of Currituck and State of N. Carolina being in sound mind and perfect memory thanks be to God for the same, do make and ordain this as my Last Will and Testament annulling all other and former wills by me made in word or writing first my will and desire is that all my just debts be paid.

Secondly I give and bequeath to Edward GARRETT all the wright and title which I have in or to the tract of land whereon he now lives.

Thirdly I give and bequeath to my well beloved Wife Sarah LUFFMAN all the remainder of my estate real and personal after my said debts be paid and I nominate and appoint my said Wife my executrix to this my Last Will and Testiment in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 5th day of July 1823.
    /s/ Thomas LUFFMAN

    H. W. COTTER

State of North Carolina
Currituck County
County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
November Term 1825

Personally appeared in open Court Hamilton W. COTTER and Aaron D. BRIGHT, who being sworn depose and say that the will on the other side of the piece of paper of Thomas LUFFMAN deceased, was found by them in the Secretary and among the valuable papers of him the said Thomas LUFFMAN after the death of the said LUFFMAN and that they believe the same and every part thereof to be in the hand writing of him the said LUFFMAN.
    H. W. COTTER
Sworn to in open court Nov. Term 1825

Personally appeared in open court John COX, Josiah JOLIFF, Joseph I. BALLENTINE and John W. HUGHES who being sworn say that the Will of Thomas LUFFMAN on the other side of this piece of paper and every part there of they believe to be in the hand writing of him the said Thomas LUFFMAN deceased.
    John COX
    Josiah JOLLIFF

Sworn to in open Court Nov. Term 1825
    James G. HALL DCLK

The Will of Thomas LUFFMAN was proved in open Court by the oaths of H.W. COTTER. A.D. BRIGHT, John COX, Josiah JOLLIFF, Jos I. BALLENTINE and J. W. HUGHS in open Court and on motion ordered to be recorded. When H.W. COTTER came into open court and qualified and entered into bond as administrator with the will annexed of the said Thomas LUFFMAN and on motion it is ordered that letters of administration issue. The above will was duly recorded and examined on the 14th day of February 1826.
    Spence HALL CLK R
    James G. HALL DCLK

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