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In the name of God Amen.
I John MACOY of the State of North Carolina and County of Currituck, being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, thanks be to God and knowing it is appointed for all men to die, do make and establish this instrument of writing to be my Last Will and Testament in manner and form to wit. And first I commend my soul to God, and my body to the care of my executors in hopes to be buried in a christian like manner and as touching such worldy estate as it hath be pleased God to bless me with my will is to be disposed of in the following manner to wit, after all my just debts is paid my will and desire is that all my estate both real and personal, be sold at twelve months credit, all but my negro man George, which I have sold back to my friend Thomas GARRETT, which he is to pay to my estate two hundred dollars, it being the same sum of money that I give him for said negro, and all the monies that arises from the sails of my estate my will and desire is that it be divided into four parts and one fourth part I give to William SNOWs children that is to say, William and Leady, and one other fourth part, I give to Caleb GANITT [sic] and Wife, and one other fourth part, I give to John GARRETT Son of Thomas GARRETT and one other fourth part I give to Daniel PADRICK son of Daniel to them their heirs forever, only I give to Poley CAMP twenty shillings and no more, to her and heirs forever.
And I also constitute and point my trusty friend Thomas GARRETT my whole and sole executor to this my Last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this (in presence of us) twenty third day of January 1813.
/s/ John [His x mark] MACOY seal
Recorded and examined the (blank) day of (blank)
[Note: Probate date is from Currituck Co. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions minutes].
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