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Currituck County Wills
Jan. 24, 1832 - Feb. Term 1832
Currituck Co. Will Book 3, pg. 314
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The Last will and Testament of Elizabeth MATHIAS was exhibited in open court FebyTerm 1832 and Proven by the oath of David B. MOSE [Morse] a subscribing witness thereto the Executor therein named Qualifyed & ordered to [be] Recorded.
In the name of God Amen. I do this instrument of writing on the twenty fourth of January one Thousand Eight hundred and thirty Two I Elizabeth MATHIAS of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina being weak in body but of perfect sound mind and memory blessed be God for the same first of all I recommend my soul to God that gave and my body to the earth to be buried in a decent christian burial and this instrument of writing to be my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say.
Item 1st I give and bequeath unto John COX one young mare one whiter sow and nine piggs Ten barrels of Indian corn to him and his heirs for ever.
Item 2nd I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Aby DOXEY one bay horse all my corn pork fodder to her and her heirs for ever.
Item 3 I give and bequeath unto my Three Grand daughters viz. Jain MORSE, Aly MATHIAS & Frances BRAY the sum of five dollars Each.
Item 4th. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Aby DOXEY all the property not willed a way all within doors and without that I have accumulated sence the death of my husband to her and her heirs for ever.
I nominate constitute and appoint my son in Law Wm. DOXEY hole Executor to this my last will & testament I disannul all other instruments of writing and all other wills do certify this to be my last will and testament signed sealed and acknowledged in the presents of
Davis B. MORSE
Elizabeth HALL /s/ Elizabeth [her x mark] MATHIAS seal
Record & Examined
/s/ S. HALL CCC
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