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In the name of God Amen, I Frankey NICHOLS, of the County of Currituck and State of North Carolina, being of sound and perfect mind and memory blessed be God do this tenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six, make and publish this my Last Will and Testament in the following manner that is to say, First.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Nance COX one negro woman named Din to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Pegy NICHOLS one negro man named Tom and one negro woman named Bridget to her and her heirs forever to live where she lives and to work for her maintance.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Pegy NICHOLS all my new clothes and one feather bed and furniture to her and her heirs forever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Pegey NICHOLS all the remainder of my estate both within doors and without to be sold by my executor for six months credit the same for the maintenance of the said Pegey NICHOLS yearly.
And lastly I make and ordain my worthy friend John NORTHERN exec. of this my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I the said Frankey NICHOLS have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and seal the day and year above written.
/s/ Frankey [her mark] NICHOLS and a seal
signed sealed and delivered in presence of
Tho. COX jurat
John NORTHERN jurat
Recorded and examined this 2nd day of February 1797
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!
© 2002 Marty Holland