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Polly Owens
Feb. 23, 1850 - Aug. 2, 1851
Currituck Co. Will Book 4, p. 158

State of North Carolina
Currituck County

In the name of God Amen. I Polly OWENS of Currituck County and state of North Carolina being of sound mind and memory blessed be God, do this day make and ordain this to be my last will and testament as follows.

Item 1st I give to my son Hezekiah OWENS one bed and stead and furniture.

Item 2nd I give to my son Benjamin OWENS one bed and stead and furniture.

Item 3rd I give to my son Frederick OWENS one bed and furniture.

Item 4th I give to my daughter Amy FORBES one safe.

Item 5th I give to my daughter Nancy OWENS one black woman by the name of Fibney also one bed and furniture also one bureau and one _______ and all in it, also one _____ _____ also half what provisions I may have on hand, and the other half to my son Frederick OWENS.

Item 6th It is my will that all the rest of my property not willed away shall be sold and equally divided between all my children that is to say Washington OWENS, Hezekiah OWENS, Benjamin OWENS, Frederick OWENS, Nancy OWENS and Sivilty MERCER.

In testament where of I have set my hand and seal this the 23rd day of February 1850.
    /s/ Polly OWENS

Signed in the presence of us
    William A. JARVIS
    Robert WHITEHALL


Examined, recorded August 2nd 1851 by B.J. SIMMONS C.C.C.

This will was contributed by J.A. Owens. 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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